'We are not going to concede': Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel talks about Tuesday's runoff result

On radio this morning, Mississippi State Senator (R) joined Glenn for the first time since his loss to incumbent Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) in Tuesday’s runoff. McDaniel explained why he is “disturbed” by Tuesday’s election results and why he has thus far refused to concede.

A day removed the surprising results, McDaniel admitted he “doesn’t feel much better” about how things turned out. McDaniel believes that Republican primaries should be decided by Republican voters, but, unfortunately, those are not the election rules in Mississippi.

“I thought Republican primaries were about Republicans,” McDaniel said. “I'm not pleased about the fact liberal Democrats decided the U.S. Senate nominee for the state of Mississippi. I think it's disturbing.”

As Glenn has reported, the GOP establishment and Cochran campaign stopped at nothing to ensure the balance of power was maintained. McDaniel was all too familiar with the questionable tactics.

“They did every dirty trick in the book, behaving just like liberal Democrats do. That was one of the things that was so disturbing. Here's a party I have fought for my entire life. I have been fighting for these guys… I have been out there doing everything the way they always wanted me to do it,” McDaniel said. “I find that strange, the very ideology that they are going to be proclaiming to fight against was the very one they embraced to put a conservative out of the race. That's wrong, under anybody's level.”

McDaniel has decided not to concede the race and is currently considering legal action because of “irregularities” in the voting.

“We are not going to concede because there were so many irregularities. We know if someone did vote in the earlier June 3rd primary on the Democrat side, it is illegal for them to cross over and vote. But we also know that if you have no intention of supporting the candidate, you should not vote for him in the primary,” McDaniel explained. “So where do we go from here? That's a great question. We are talking to lawyers now, trying to move forward the best way we know how. And we'll make some tough decisions here the next five or six days.”

Ultimately, McDaniel, much like many Americans, is disappointed with the direction of this country and the direction of the Republican Party. He hopes this race will light a fire under conservatives everywhere to speak out against the GOP.

“If you were to ask me if I'm pleased with the direction of this party, I will tell you absolutely not. I think conservatives all across the country have reason to be outraged with what happened in Mississippi,” McDaniel said. “The Mississippians hearing this, you can't be pleased with the direction of this party. You may take some consolation that Senator Cochran won, but how he won is absolutely improper from our standpoint.”

“Best of luck, Chris, and don't harden your heart,” Glenn concluded. “I was so angry, and a lot of America was really angry. But we win in the end, if we remain decent and good and righteous people.”

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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