Newtown Truthers not happy with Glenn Beck

On last night’s show, Glenn took on the conspiracy theorists who claim the massacre that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month was some sort of inside job in attempt to set the record straight.

“Last night we debunked the conspiracy theorists because they are everywhere, and it is important that we know, you know, what the truth is,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “It's important that you know where the line is. And conspiracy theorists, all they want to do is get you to doubt something. They don't need to convince you. They cause just enough reasonable doubt.”

Needless to say, this small but vocal group of individuals was not particularly happy with Glenn’s debunking of their claims. Comments after the show ranged from people claiming Glenn is towing the government line to posts that he is ignorant to the truth.

“Like others said, if the mainstream media and the government were more honest, there would be no conspiracy theories,” Glenn said. “I quite frankly quit believing anything they said decades ago. You reap what you sow.”

While Glenn by no means trusts the government that is slowly stripping away the rights of the American people, he refuses to cross into the “insane idea” that President George W. Bush planted bombs in the levees to drown the people of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina or that President Bill Clinton and President Bush were responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Center.

“I don't believe the media either, but I don't believe crazies on the Internet just because they said it,” Glenn said. “You have to have something that anchors you in reality. Just because you're on the Internet and not part of the mainstream media doesn't make you right. Just because you're in the mainstream media doesn't make you wrong. It's what you report that makes you right or wrong.”

“Yeah, you can't necessarily believe either absolute,” Pat continued. “Just because the government said it doesn't make it true but just because the government said it doesn't necessarily mean it's untrue, either.”

When you think of the amount of people who were involved with or affected in some way by the Sandy Hook shooting, it becomes harder and harder to believe that such a situation could be successfully manipulated by anyone, let alone the government.

“The government is not at the point to where they're killing children,” Glenn said.

“Recognize what you're saying is everybody who was on the fire truck, everybody who was in the paramedics, everybody who's in the hospital, everybody who did the mop up on the floor, everybody who was in the school, all of the children. I mean, it's insane. All of the reporters, anybody who says, ‘No, it's real, it happened,’ you're all in on it.”

The media has tried to paint the ‘Newtown Truthers’ has right-wing crazies, but history shows conspiracy theories are not simply a left-right issue. “And what people now in the media try to paint these conspiracy nuts as right wingers and it's amazing because it's only because of the president, the current president that we have happens to be left,” Stu said. “So they oppose that. They'll always oppose everybody. And it's not a liberal/conservative thing at all.”

Glenn took issue with the fact that anyone who tries to debunk the theories is painted as being “in on it” and part of the government operative. In reality, there are writings from people who have been in government promoting the spread of conspiracy theories.

“We have writings from Cass Sunstein, who talks about conspiracy theories, and he says the government should infiltrate those groups that promote conspiracy theories to be able to push them out even farther,” Glenn said. “I mean, the evidence, you want a conspiracy theory, here's a conspiracy fact: Cass Sunstein, former member of this White House, says that the government has a responsibility and should infiltrate these conspiracy realms and help them, promote it, and bring it out.”

Ultimately, Glenn made it clear that he believes the progressive government may one day be capable of such grand schemes, but we are simply not there yet.

“What you have are progressive steps,” Glenn said. “Those are the absolute killers at the end of the line. And that's what you get to. In revolution that's what you get to at the end of the line. We're not at the end of the line.”

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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