Alex Jones plays right into the hands of anti-gun crowd

Glenn reacted to the various tapes surfacing of Alex Jones, who made a complete fool out of himself on CNN with Piers Morgan. Not only does he have insane points, the way he communicates them are 100 times crazier, which makes him the perfect candidate for mayor of CrazyLand.

"Yesterday we spoke about the media and how's the media's broken and I used an example of something that was happening on CNN on gun control. And it's so clearly apparent what was going on. CNN Piers Morgan who is not a friend of the Constitution, not a friend of freedom as Americans have traditionally understood it...He comes over and he clearly has an agenda and that is to ban all guns," Glenn said.

"So what does he do? He tries to make a monster out of anybody who believes in the Second Amendment and so he picks a guy (Alex Jones) who's easy to make into a monster and he picks a guy who he knows he can set off."

"Now whether you like this guy or don't like this guy is up to you. He has proven himself to be a dishonest conspiracy freak. I mean to the point ‑‑ he's the guy who is ‑‑ he is the author of the 9/11 conspiracy theory. Anyone who thinks that Popular Mechanics is a CIA front probably should ‑‑ probably should get a nap in, maybe around 4:00 this afternoon."

Glenn explained that Alex Jones has a history of crazy ramblings and crackpot conspiracy theories, and the fact that he occasionally touches on things with truth doesn't mean that he is spreading lies and disinformation.

"I mean, even the devil speaks truth from time to time," Glenn said of Jones.

"But they were going to try to make conservatives and gun‑lovers look crazy and look like something you should fear. He (Jones) did everything ‑‑ Piers could not have done it better himself. He couldn't have hired an actor to play Alex Jones and be better than Alex Jones was, if you're trying to do what Piers Morgan was trying to do."

But the craziness didn't end on Piers Morgan, Jones continued it on his website:

Glenn explained that he has received a lot of hate mail and attacks after criticizing Alex Jones on radio yesterday, but the hate only reinforces his point.

"Now listen. If you ever, ever are a supporter of mine and you ever threaten anyone, if you are ever rude, I reject you. I have said this over and over again. If you are rude to somebody, if you don't approach them and just say, you know, I really think you're wrong and here's why," if you ever use any of the tactics of the left or this guy, I reject you. I don't want you as a fan or a supporter. This guy will never say this. And his supporters are over the top. Over the top."

Glenn warned conservatives and libertarians not to be swept up by Alex Jones just because he sometimes touches on truth. Because he points out the invasiveness of the TSA, it doesn't mean that the government was involved in 9/11 or that kidnapped children are being leased to corporations or any of the other craziness he spouts.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck and Stu Burguiere were joined by Pat Gray to discuss "woke" Olympic athletes.

In this clip, the guys discussed how "bravely" some athletes are for threatening to protest the national anthem, for twerking on stage, and for showing off how woke they are.

Glenn reminded America of actual bravery at the Olympics when Jesse Owens won the gold medal at the Berlin Olympics. "He [Owens] was oppressed," Glenn said.

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Political commentator Bill O'Reilly joined the Glenn Beck radio program on Friday made an important prediction about President Joe Biden's chance of reelection in 2024.

O'Reilly told Glenn that former President Donald Trump was brought down because of COVID. "if COVID had not appeared, O'Reilly stated, "he [Trump] would have won reelection."

O'Reilly went on to predict that like Trump, President Joe Biden would lose reelection because of COVID. People saw a president who could not put out an intelligent fact-based message about COVID and people will remember that," he explained.

O'Reilly later added that "Trump and Biden are one-termers because of COVID."

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

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The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the collusion between the Biden administration and Big Tech to surveil, root out, and silence America's deplorables – all in the name of national security.

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