Bob Costas: Redskins a 'slur’ and ‘insult’ to Native Americans

During last night’s Sunday Night Football broadcast on NBC, veteran sportscaster Bob Costas decided it was his turn to weigh in on controversy over the Washington Redskins moniker. We already know how President Obama feels about the NFL franchise’s suddenly controversial name, so it was only natural that Costas interrupt the dual between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins to offer his two cents on the topic.

“Well, I want to talk to you about somebody I think is a very smart man and I've had a lot of respect for over the years. But… I think he's gone full-fledged senile,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “But the nice thing is, in his senility, he still has remained wildly arrogant. Here is the one, the only, Bob Costas on the Redskins:”

“He goes on for about two minutes on the Redskins,” Pat explained. “You know, there are some names, like the Braves and the Seminoles that are really legitimate tributes to Native Americans. And he goes on and on and on.”

So what is the takeaway from Costas’ couple minutes of blabbering?

COSTAS: ‘Redskins’ can’t possibly honor a heritage or noble character trait, nor can it possibly be considered a neutral term. It’s an insult, a slur, no matter how benign the present-day intent.

“Wouldn't it have been nice if Bob had done a little research on that,” Pat asked. “And part of the set up was that he said a majority of Native Americans are offended by it. 90%, Bob [are not offended by the name]. Technically that's a majority.”

On Friday, Glenn released a video that explained how overblown this situation as begun. The outcries of President Obama and those in the media seem to suggest a majority of Native Americans are offended by the Redskins moniker. In reality, that is simply not the case:

“It's, again, the arrogance of the white man,” Glenn said of this controversy. “And again, where does that arrogance come from? From Manifest Destiny, it came from the government. It came from people who were in control… Look at George Washington. He was a friend of the Indians. So was Davy Crockett. He brokered most of the deals we had. The reason he left Congress is because Congress said, ‘Well, those deals aren't working.’… And he left Congress because he couldn't take it anymore. He figured out that the guys in Washington are all about power and they don't have any honor. That's who it always is, the people in power or those who are protecting those in power. Bob Costas is trying to make us hate each other even more.”

“It is the progressive way. They know better than you,” Glenn concluded. “This time, they happen to be in the 10% of really smart people. And 90% are wrong.”

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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