This is what racism looks like to Oprah

Oprah is once again speaking out about race. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, she shared a story from her recent trip to Switzerland for Tina Turner’s wedding, in which she believes she encountered racism.

Oprah explained that she was shopping in a Swiss store (that shall remain nameless) and the associate refused to let her see handbag. Oprah assumes this is because the woman believed she would not be able to afford the pricey bag.

The Swiss national tourism office has since apologized to Oprah for the incident, taking to Twitter to declare, “this person acted terribly wrong.”

While racism of any kind should never be tolerated, it is interesting to see the reaction the American media has had to the incident. “Like Mitt Romney was mocked constantly for not being in touch with America,” Stu noted. And yet no one has questioned the fact that Oprah – who at one point was the highest paid television personality and the most influential celebrity in the world – was in Switzerland to attend a star-studded wedding while trying to purchase what has been described as a expensive handbag.

Glenn took the opportunity to describe his own experience. “It happened to me in New York. They wouldn't wait on me, because I was dressed like a slob and I was in a very nice store. It was before I was famous and I had the cash in my pocket, and I said, ‘I really want to see…’ And they would wait on everybody else,” Glenn explained. “Finally I said, ‘Excuse me. Can I see your manager?’ And the manager came out and I took the wad of cash out of my pock and I said, ‘See that? This is the money to buy that. I have been waiting to buy that for a couple of years. Here's the money. I just want you to know that person judged me as somebody who couldn't afford it.’ And I loudly said, ‘Don't ever judge someone on the way they look or the way they are dressed.’ Took my money off the table and never went back. And the guy was like, ‘No, no.’ I'm like, ‘You blew it. See ya.’”

“I guess that does happen in general,” Stu said. “I don't think that's racial. I could think of some case with myself as well. I didn't assign it to race, because obviously it wasn't in that case. Maybe that's the difference. She is assigning every one of those incidents.”

Ultimately, as Glenn has learned, prejudices come in many forms. “How about political differences,” Glenn asked. “How many places do I walk in [and people say], ‘No, sir’ and treat my like garbage because of my political opinion, Oprah?”

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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