Has NBC News completely sold out?

"It is mind‑boggling to me how the media is desperate to make Mitt Romney look absolutely dead in the water," Glenn said this morning.

Glenn believes the media is dead-set on making conservatives and the grass roots movements feel like they don't have a chance, they don't have any power, and that no one is listening to them.

In the last four years, the Tea Party has changed the course of politics. They've defeated Democrats and thrown out established GOP Republicans, yet these accomplishments continued to be ignored by the majority of the media. Why is that?

Glenn believes much of the media — NBC/MSNBC is particular — are in the bag for Barack Obama. Glenn recalled the number of tapes that have been "selectively edited" that NBC has been called out for.

"If you think you can trust anything from the Today Show, the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams or, of course, anything on MSNBC, you're a fool," Glenn noted. "I've never seen anything like it. How many, how many tapes have they doctored now? Four? Five? How many tapes?"

They've done this with the 911 tape in the Trayvon Martin case and multiple tapes of Mitt Romney.

Pat noted NBC did with the tape of Mitt Romney at the Wawa, making it look as if he had never been to a convenience store in his life.

"All he was doing was saying, look at the difference between the private sector and the public sector," Pat said.

"And they wouldn't play Andrea Mitchell wouldn't play [on NBC News] an actual recording of the president talking about redistribution of wealth, because she couldn't independently verify," Glenn added.

Never mind that the White House would verify the tape.

And now, just last week, Joe Scarborough and MSNBC attempted to mock and expose Mitt Romney as an "egomaniac," with an edited video where Romney supposedly looks like he is trying to get a crowd to shout his name when they were shouting Ryan's — completely disregarding the fact that Mitt Romney was the one leading the chant-change to include Ryan.

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It was Pat and Stu who actually broke the truth behind this video after listeners and viewers called in who actually attended the rally. From there, The New York Times went on to report the truth, as did other journalists and the Huffington Post.

Alleged "conservative" Joe Scarborough, in an attempt to "set the record straight" addressing the controversy on Twitter over the weekend:

 

Note that Joe Scarborough makes a specific note that he will not dignify the site that is "fanning the lie," but he will be "making note of those who link to the lie."

The point of this isn't that Joe Scarborough or even MSNBC has made another "error", biased claim, or selectively edited something to smear a conservative.

"The only reason why I bring this up is because you I want you to know, I know you think you know who NBC is; you don't. They are Pravda," Glenn said. "Get that into your mind — NBC News has completely sold out from top to bottom. They're Pravda. Period."

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?

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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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