Caught on tape: Philadelphia Eagle drops the N-word at a concert

Philadelphia Eagle wide receiver Riley Cooper is in some serious hot water after being caught on camera using the N-word during an angry outburst at a recent Kenny Chesney concert. Cooper has since apologized and accepted a fine from the NFL, but this is not the end of the issue as some people are calling for his days in the NFL to be over.

“He's a Philadelphia Eagles player, he went to a Kenny Chesney concert, apparently got in a fight out in the parking lot a little bit potentially, went inside, had an altercation with a black security guard and was angry and on a camera phone used the N word in his anger,” Stu explained on radio this morning. “Obviously horrible and nobody's happy about it, including seemingly him who has, you know, been very apologetic about it.”

Considering Cooper has apologized and taken full responsibility for his actions, you would think this story would be over and done with– but political correctness has once again run amuck with many calling for Cooper’s head.

Stu, however, was able to share a remarkably refreshing piece of audio from the NFL Network. While flipping channels last night, he was treated to this commentary on “race relations” from Dr. Harry Edwards, a sociology professor at the University of California.

NFL NETWORK: If you had a chance to talk to Riley Cooper right now, a chance to advise him, what would you say?

EDWARDS: Well, I would wish him well. I would be more interested in talking to the Eagles team because it is they who will determine the outcome of this thing more than anybody else. They have a choice now between becoming frayed and divided and confused and falling apart as opposed to choosing not to be offended any longer by this situation. This is something that African Americans do quite frequently. They choose not to be offended when the N bomb comes up in a personal conversation between blacks. They choose not to be offended when they hear it on rap records. They choose not to be offended when black comedians use it in some of the most vicious and degrading types of scenarios. We simply choose not to be offended. And I think that that's the choice that this team is confronted with, the team leaders. African American team leaders have to step up and accept that apology which seems to be heartfelt, which seemed to be sincere and we have to move on.

Watch the NFL Network segment HERE.

“Thank you. This guy is in Berkeley,” Glenn asked. “How did he get in? He's going to lose his job. I hope he has tenure.”

“You want to talk about taking power back from that word,” Stu said. “That is how you do it. You sit there and you are not offended by it. You let it go. You don't let it change your life and make you angry.”

 

Michigan barber Karl Manke isn't a troublemaker. He's a law-abiding citizen who did everything possible to financially survive during the COVID-19 lockdown. pandemic. Eventually, he had no other option: he had to reopen his business in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders.

In an interview on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Manke, 77, told Glenn, "I'm not backing down" despite Whitmer's seemingly vindictive attempts to shut down his business.

Shortly after reopening, Manke was ticketed for violating Whitmer's stay-at-home order and charged with a misdemeanor. When he still refused to close his doors, the governor's office went a step further and suspended his barber license.

"It's kind of a vindictive thing," said Manke. "I've become a worm in her brain ... and she is going full force, illegally, when legislatures told her that she was out of place and this was not her assignment, she decided to take it anyway."

On Thursday, the Shiawassee County Circuit Judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against Manke. Read more on this update here.

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Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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