Obama rodeo clown sparks outrage from the left

A rodeo clown is in deep trouble with liberals for daring to make fun of Obama. All he did was wear an Obama mask during the rodeo and the left is reacting as if it was a crime against humanity. On radio, Glenn reminded the angry leftists that Obama is not God.

TheBlaze picked up on a liberal attendees outrage over the rodeo clown which was posted on Facebook:

Last night, Lily and I took a student from Taiwan to the rodeo at the Missouri State Fair. Just prior to the start of the bull riding event, one of the clowns came out dressed in [an Obama mask]. The announcer wanted to know if anyone would like to see Obama run down by a bull. The crowd went wild. He asked it again and again, louder each time, whipping the audience into a lather. One of the clowns ran up and started bobbling the lips on the mask and the people went crazy. Finally, a bull came close enough to him that he had to move, so he jumped up and ran away to the delight of the onlookers hooting and hollering from the stands. We then left quickly and quietly. Lily’s student is an inquisitive boy and asks a lot of questions about what he sees, and though he had never been to a rodeo he asked nothing about it, nor anything about America this time. We rode the sixty miles home in silence. In a way I’m glad. I had no answers for him.

A writer for The Daily Kos, a progressive blog, responded by saying: "Silence is not an appropriate response to this 'entertainment' on grounds owned by all Missourians. I can't write anymore at how disgusting this is. All I want is some heads to roll."

The Governor, the Lt. Governor, and U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill from Missouri have all come out and condemned the incident.

In response to the incident, Glenn was left wondering when we reacted to cartoonish portrayals of the President with the same anger that radical Islamists have reacted to portrayals of the Prophet Muhammad. In the past, creators of cartoons that mocked Muhammad have been met with death threats, and some creators have been forced to censor their work for fear of violent retaliation and outrage.

"You can have an opinion on this and you can write your opinion on this. Let me just address those in positions of power. You should read the United States Constitution. Since when did we begin to treat the president of the United States like frickin' Mohammed! He's not the Prophet Muhammad. He is not God, he is not Allah. He is not the Prophet Muhammad. Stop treating him as he is God. He is not God," Glenn said.

"Did we hear anything about the Bush masks that people wore? Did we hear anything about the Nixon masks that people wore, the Ronald Reagan masks that people wore, the Ronald Reagan puppets and Muppets that they used you to make in the Eighties?"

Glenn said that progressives have used race as a firewall to stop people from criticizing President Obama.

"Just because he's black," Glenn said. "He is dismantling and reversing the Constitution of the United States. And don't take my word for it. Take his word for it. He says he wants a charter of positive liberties, not a charter of negative liberties. Here is a scholar of the Constitution that wants to reverse what the Constitution is. He's a danger to the Constitution. It has nothing to do with him being black. It has nothing to do with where he was born."

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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