FAIL: Group attempts to rehabilitate the swastika

On Glenn’s radio program this morning, The Blaze’s Robin Walensky reported on story about a pro-swastika banner that flew over a New York City beach this weekend.

“And a swastika banner flies over a New York City beach,” Walensky said. “New Yorkers stunned to see it. The enormous sign sponsored by ProSwastika.org. It shows the Jewish Star of David with a swastika in the middle of it.”

The Huffington Post released a story last week in advance of Swastika Rehabilitation Day (June 23) that included a propaganda video from the pro-swastika group.

“Today it is shunned in the West due to a lack of understanding of the swastika's true origins, but mainly because it was hijacked by the Nazis which gave the swastika a tarnished reputation which it does not deserve,” the video explains.

The nearly five minute video also discusses the peaceful origins of the symbol, and how for thousands of years the swastika appeared on Hindu and Buddhist temples, in Native American artwork, and Jewish synagogues in Israel.

“Can you imagine getting that e-mail as a voiceover person that this is your gig for the day,” Stu asked. “Like you're voicing swastika rehabilitation propaganda… The economy must suck if people are taking those gigs.”

Regardless of its peaceful origins, it is nearly impossible to imagine a world in which the swastika is associated with anything other than the Nazi party and its atrocities.

“I was giving a talk to a group, a small group a couple of weeks ago, and I brought in a book and it has a swastika on the back – on the cover – on the spine,” Glenn added.

“And I put my hand over the titles of the book. I said, ‘good book or bad book?’ All of them, all of them said bad book. It was Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling used to use the swastika, before the Nazis used it, as a good thing. He had to have it all removed off of all of his books and he was very upset.”

“I mean, I understand its heritage, I understand yada, yada, yada, but really I don't think you come back from the whole gas chamber thing on any kind of symbol,” Glenn concluded.

“You kind of close the door on the swastika.”

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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