Fitting: NYT ‘Journalist’ Charles Blow issues report that totally blows

The quality of journalism produced by New York Times reporter Charles Blow can largely by described by his last name. Just to give you an idea, his recent work includes a gem about how Mitt Romney is not an actual person, but rather a robot without a heart.

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Well, Blow is at it again, this time saying that Americans oppose Obama because of his ‘otherness.’

BLOW: Sununu is basically just tapping into this otherness idea that persists of Barack – about Barack Obama. If you look at the people who say that they are for Romney, they're actually not for Romney at all. They're just against Barack Obama.  And a large part of those people are, as Joy was saying, just bitter. They hate the idea of this guy.

Since the whole racism card didn’t work out too well for the left, it looks like they are now using the claim that people just hate the President’s ‘otherness’ – whatever that may be.

This morning on radio Glenn explained his personal opposition to the President has nothing to do with the color of his skin or bitterness, but it does have everything to do with Obama’s blatant disregard for American principles.

“He doesn't think that America's exceptional. I do. I don't think our President has ever sought out – any other president has ever sought out Marxist professors, radical feminists, anti-colonialists ever before,” Glenn said.

Other than Woodrow Wilson, what president has ever referred to the Constitution in the way that Obama has:

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  That generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties, says what the states can't do to you, says what the federal government can't do to you, but it doesn't say what the federal government or the state government must do on your behalf.

“Most Americans like the way, you know, the Constitution was written,” Glenn responded.

Maybe Americans aren’t big fans of President Obama because of his feelings about individualism and success. Remember the speech from last week when the President slammed business owners:

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  You got a business, that – you didn't build that… Somebody else made that happen.

Who made that happen then, Mr. President? Was it the government roads and bridges and sewer systems?“I know we have got great sewer systems and I know that we have great roads and I – you know, somebody else invented the telephone, but I think I built my business. I think along with a lot of people who I employ and pay, I think I built my business. That is a big deal,” Glenn asserted.

Maybe Americans are frustrated with the President because they are all too familiar regulations and taxes that do not help their businesses, but hurt them.

“This is crazy,” Glenn said. “Anyone with half a brain knows better. The government doesn't share the credit for our success because they built the roadways with our tax money. It's ludicrous.”

“Mr. Blow, I mean you're blowing chunks. I find it amazing that your name is Blow because it sounds – everything you're saying sounds like you're vomiting out things that you have no clue about,” Glenn concluded.

“And Americans don't see that as otherness. They see that as Marxism. They see that as un-American. That doesn't come from our racism. It comes from the background of Marxism in this President.”

Ezra Levant, founder of Rebel News, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to describe the shocking footage he and his team captured of Canadian police harassing and even arresting Rebel News reporters during a protest in Montreal.

Video clips show officers making remarks about the "Jew" reporters and calling Rebel News "Jew media." Reporters are pulled out of crowds, handcuffed, slammed against vehicles and arrested. Some have been fined "thousands and thousands" of dollars "because they had cameras pointed at the police," said Levant.

Another video clip shows Canadian police demanding entrance to a rented Airbnb houseboat without a warrant.

"They the claimed it was an illegal gathering. It was just a B and B," Levant explained. "I told them to get a warrant. I went out there ... and they wouldn't let me back in.... It turned into a ten-hour standoff. They couldn't find a judge willing to give them a search warrant, so to punish us, they called the whole thing a crime scene. They actually wouldn't let any of my team off the boat unless they submitted to a personal search, which is illegal. And the craziest part, is that they arrested one of my guys, took him to jail, and they said this to us: We will hold him in jail until you let us search the Airbnb without a warrant."

Levant said nearly all Canadian media have ignored the insane attacks, warrantless searches and seizures, and the jailing of journalists, and warned Americans to take note and protect our First Amendment rights.

"If you do not protect your First Amendment, if you do not hold those hard-won freedoms, you will be like what we are," he said. "This is your future if you don't protect your First Amendment."

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On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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