Haters gotta hate: No love from the left for black conservatives

Glenn took a call during this morning's radio program from someone the left likes to pretend doesn't exist: an African American who is opposed to the policies of Barack Obama and bigger government.

Russ, from Connecticut, is in his mid-40's and grew up in a time when a lot of people living in his community were dependent on the government to get by.

"In my community you have a lot of people on welfare, a lot of people were dependent on the government.  And at some point people were skeptical, but over time you have more people who were dependent on the government," Russ explained to Glenn.

Russ believes that dependency lead most of those individuals to trusting the government — thinking it was "their friend".

"I think that's what Barack Obama is trying to do now," he said. "Basically get more people trusting the government who are dependent on him saying, 'look, we're your friend. We're here for you.' Look at what it's don't to the black community?"

He went on to point out that 90% vote Democrat.

"When he first came out, during his first election, he said something critical about black men. He said they need to take care of their kids."

After Barack Obama made that statement, Russ noted that he was attack by Jesse Jackson on cable news.

"You step out of line and start talking about personal responsibility and they [the far left] snap you back," Russ added.

The same figures snapping at anyone preaching personal responsibility are the same ones complaining about how bad government is. Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, even Reverend Wright — they all like to point a finger at big government…until that government check comes through, Russ noted.

"Once they write that check, they're good," he said.

Russ's main point was this: 90% of the black community is voting for Democrats, but they haven't delivered anything but food stamps, government housing, and welfare for as long as her could remember. Combine that with a horrible public education system teaching kids to look to the government when you need help.

People who do know the truth need to start speaking up, Glenn noted. He told Russ that he no longer cares what the media says about him — it's time people are no longer afraid of what is going to be said about them if they're on the side of the truth.

Deion Sanders experienced the media backlash of standing with a conservative . Sanders, who didn't do or say anything politically charged, simply tweeted out a picture with Glenn when he saw him in the Dallas studios one day last week. Since then, he has been on the receiving end of an enormous amount of backlash from the left on twitter.

They've tried to make him into a horrible person because he was standing next to "racist" Glenn Beck. The comments that have been made about him and tweeted to him on Twitter have been nasty. Twitchy highlights a few of the attacks HERE.

It seems that the "diversity" the left is always promoting does not apply outside of their particular narratives.

"People have to realize that our freedom is at stake and that we are going to lose money, we are going to — we're going to be broke in the end and we're going to — we're not going to have a reputation in the end," Glenn said. "But that happens, whether you stand or not.  I would rather be free with nothing than beholden to somebody."

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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