Glenn weighs in on Trayvon Martin murder, "Stand Your Ground" laws

On radio today, Glenn discussed the tragic shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American teen who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman. As more and more evidence emerges, it appears that Zimmerman may have been motivated by race to pursue Martin, yet he remains free in Florida under a "stand your ground" law.

"It appears to be that he was shot by a racist," Glenn said, "Things are coming out now and phone recordings, et cetera, et cetera, and the guy looks like he just killed this kid, maybe because he's a racist."

Glenn noted that no evidence that he has seen points to Martin as having been the agressor.

But while Glenn says justice needs to be served, he sees progressive organizations using this to push their agenda.

"It looks like this kid was killed in cold blood. So, justice needs to be done, but now we have this extremist African-American militia group that says they're just going to come in and handle it. You're got Al Sharpton winding everybody up. You've got Color For Change winding everybody up. You've got it already in the Occupy movement," Glenn said.

"This guy is going to be the poster child for police brutality and racism, even though their charge on the police is that they did a sloppy job," Glenn explained.

While the police in Florida are coming under scrutiny for not arresting Zimmerman, they were in no way involved with the killing of Martin. Zimmerman was not a police officer.

"They don't care about the facts. All they care about is can I use it to further my own agenda." Glenn said.

"If their goal is actually justice, there's no need to wind people up. We're all with you on that. Everybody on the right is standing with you," Stu explained.

"We're with you," Glenn added.

Glenn then took a call from Floridian Brett, who said that the left will use this to squash "Stand your ground" laws. According to the AP, "Florida is among 21 states with a 'Stand Your Ground Law,' which gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight. The self-defense law helps explain why a neighborhood watch captain has not been arrested in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager."

"It doesn't apply.  You can't just go follow somebody down the street and claim the 'Stand Your Ground' law," Glenn said.

"With everything that is going on right now, the last thing you want is to have people disempower you anymore.  You have to have a rate to stand your ground.  You have to have a right to say this is my property.  You are in violation.  Not to be able to shoot people but to protect yourself and that doesn't include going down the street and following the guy a block.  That's not what you do," Glenn said.

 

 

 

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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