Media shocked to learn Glenn is willing to stand with GLAAD

During his appearance on Piers Morgan Tonight in December, Glenn reiterated his decision to stand with GLAAD when it comes to speaking out against disgusting comments made by Russian actor Ivan Okhlobystin.

“I’d put them all alive in the oven,” Okhlobystin told fans in Novosibirsk in Siberia, according to quotes published in the Moscow Times. “It’s a living danger to my children.”

Okhlobystin’s comments did not receive a tremendous amount of press in the United States. Instead, the media was consumed with reports about Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson’s remarks on homosexuality in an interview with GQ that may have been crude but were certainly not heinous.

It was that snowball of events that prompted Glenn to go on CNN and say:

GLENN: Do you know what happened last week in Russia? One of their biggest stars on television said that homosexuals should be put into the ovens alive. I didn’t think you could make the Holocaust worse but he’s like ‘Why the gas chamber? That seems a little too humane. Let’s put them alive in the ovens.’ I said on the air this week, I will stand with GLAAD. I will stand with anybody who will stand up and say that’s crazy. That’s dangerous. That’s hetero-fascism. That’s what that is. And we’re talking about Duck Dynasty. Really? Really?”

On radio this morning, Glenn questioned what our society has come to that we are so surprised people from opposing sides of the aisle can actually come together on certain issues.

“People on the left are saying they are shocked by my opinion. How sad is that,” Glenn asked. “Do we really not see each other as people anymore? Do we really believe that the other side is so awful they will celebrate gas chambers? Do we have no respect for each other? Or is it that we just don't believe that the other side means anything that they say… What have we become?”

In keeping with a theme Glenn has been discussing for quite some time now, the only way to move forward is to begin to look for the things that can unite us instead of harping on the things that divide us.

“Let's go find the things that unite us and don't divide us. And that's why I said I’ll stand with GLAAD on this Russia thing… But that’s not even a gay issue. Every church, every political organization, every civic organization should be standing up and saying, ‘Gee, what’s happening in the Soviet Union is really, really disturbing.’ This has all the earmarks of Weimar, Germany. They know fascism over in the former Soviet Union. They know gulags. They know how to kill people with wholesale slaughter. This is really disturbing,” Glenn explained. “Again, they are making it into a gay issue. It's not a gay issue. It's a human issue.”

“We better check ourselves,” Glenn concluded. “We need to make sure that we don't lose our humanity because apparently a lot of people make everything a political issue. It's not. It's not who you sleep with. It's who you love.”

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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