White House sends more officials to Michael Brown funeral than Margaret Thatcher’s

After two weeks of violence and riots in Ferguson, Missouri, a funeral was finally held on Monday for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed by a police officer on August 9. According to reports, some 2,500 people attended the service at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church – including three White House officials.

“Do you realize that the White House sent more representatives to the funeral of Michael Brown then they did to the funeral of Margaret Thatcher,” Mike Broomhead asked on radio this morning. “There were no White House representatives at the funeral of James Foley. None. That’s not a criticism, just an observation.”

As Fox News reported, the White House sent Broderick Johnson, chairman of the My Brother's Keeper Task Force, and two officials from the White House Office of Public Engagement to Brown’s funeral. In contrast, no White House officials were part of the presidential delegation sent to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral last year.

“Sometimes it's strange what moves a country… For whatever reason, the death of Michael Brown has captured the attention,” Broomhead said. “It's not necessarily a unique situation… [with] a white police officer and a black suspect [where] the suspect ends up dead. It happens often, unfortunately. Even if the police officer turns out to have been wrong, we've not seen this kind of response from the entire country.”

If you have seen any footage or reports from the funeral, you may have noticed the activist tone of the event. Al Sharpton, who – along with Jesse Jackson – has been ratcheting up rhetoric in Ferguson for weeks, delivered a fiery 10-minute address to those gathered that included critiques of both the police force and black community.

Broomhead described Sharpton’s remarks as a “fire and brimstone sermon.” While parts of the speech left him “hopeful,” other aspects were frustrating.

“I don't know how much of it was a eulogy,” Broomhead said. “It was a message I've not heard at a funeral… I don't know what to make of it.”

Watch Sharpton’s address below:

Ultimately, Broomhead wondered what will come of the investigation into the events that led to Brown’s death. Sharpton referred to “seminal moments” in history that have changed people’s minds or at least begin a conversation. But what kind of change will take hold if the officer involved in the shooting is exonerated?

“What I'm really curious about here is: Will the final results of this investigation dictate the changes, or will the changes that are going on right now dictate the results of this investigation,” he asked. “If that's the case, that's the biggest travesty of all. This should be an honest investigation about an isolated incident, in which a police officer had to shoot a suspect… Justice in this country is supposed to blind.”

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There is no transparency when it comes to the Biden administration, and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's recent exchange with the FBI’s Jill Sanborn is just another example. When questioned about alleged involvement the FBI had on January 6, 2021, Sanborn refused to answer almost every single time.

Do our government officials still work for us? Take a look at the latest headlines: The DOJ and U.S. Army are preparing for possible conflicts with "domestic terrorists," Biden's education secretary allegedly requested the NSBA letter that suggested treating upset parents like domestic terrorists, and President Biden said if you're not with him on the Democrats' voting bills, then you're with the Confederacy. Meanwhile, the FBI won't tell Congress whether it was involved in the the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and the corporate media insists that there's nothing to see here, especially concerning Ray Epps.

The American people are concerned, and it’s "extraordinarily disturbing" how far the federal government goes to avoid answering our questions, Glenn Beck said on the radio program. There's a very odd growing trend here: Our leaders, including the unelected ones, no longer answer to the people. This must stop now.

"The question that I have is, where is the transparency? And is anyone going to be held accountable? They are not afraid of our senators. They are not afraid of Congress," he stated. "This has got to stop. They have got to answer to the law. This is an oversight committee. Who is in charge, the FBI or the people? Once the people are not in charge and are not allowed to see the secret documents, we are toast. Toast!"

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Have you ever wondered why so many insane things are happening simultaneously RIGHT NOW? Big corporations are going woke. The stock market got red-hot during a FORCED recession. Stores like Walmart and Target were allowed to stay open during the lockdown, but mom-and-pop stores on Main Street had to close, some of them forever.

On Wednesday's "GlennTV" special, Glenn Beck explains it all in this sneak-peek episode — a primer to his new book and the upcoming explosive, in-depth special: “The Great Reset: Joe Biden & the Rise of 21st-Century Fascism.” Co-author Justin Haskins joins along with Glenn’s head writer and researcher, Jason Buttrill, to answer audience questions about a topic that the media has tried to censor and “fact-check.” You will be equipped with everything you need to know about what the global elites of the world have planned for the transformation of society and YOUR life.

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After new information came out that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci intimidated and bribed scientists into dismissing the COVID-19 lab-leak theory, Sen. Rand Paul and Fauci got into a heated debate in a Senate hearing. But instead of providing answers, Fauci accused Sen. Paul of endangering him.

Sen. Paul joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Wednesday with his response and explained why he believes "people live in fear of what [Fauci] will do to them."

"It's all about money. If you cross Tony Fauci, you don't get your money. He controls the purse strings for the entire country, the entire university system. And he's been doing it for forty years," Sen. Paul began.

"It's consistent with his arrogance, this level of arrogance that he's developed. He said several weeks ago, that he is science and any attack on him is an attack on science. Yesterday, he said anybody who opposes him is encouraging death threats," he added.

"Look, I've been on the receiving end of semi-automatic gunfire. I was 20 yards away from Steve Scalise when he almost died. I was 10 feet away from a staffer that was shot. And, you know what? The guy doing the shooting was a Bernie Sanders supporter. But not one of us, not one of the Republicans on the ball field, said, 'Oh, it was Bernie Sanders' fault.' But that's the juvenile level of personal attack that Fauci is now stooping to. He is saying that the personal threats he gets are actually the fault of his critics."

Sen. Paul continued, "But the thing is, [Fauci] needs to answer the question. Everything he did in the committee yesterday was misdirection so he didn't have to answer the question. The question was, why did he smear three scientists from Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard? Why did he smear them as fringe epidemiologists? And why did he conspire against Francis Collins to take them down in a very public way? He wouldn't answer the question."

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Over the past year, an increasing number of voices on the left have pushed for radical changes to our way of life, from reforming capitalism to enacting strict vaccine mandates. But are the American people behind these changes? A recent poll from the Heartland Institute and Rasmussen sought to find out, and the results are startling. The three-part poll asked likely voters for their thoughts on the Great Reset (half said they don't know what that is), COVID-19 authoritarianism, and whether they prefer former President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden.

The Heartland Institute's Justin Haskins joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to break down the results of this exclusive poll, including the disturbing revelation that roughly half of Democrats polled supported shockingly authoritarian COVID-19 policies. For example, nearly half of Democrats polled said they think federal or state governments should require unvaccinated people to live in "designated areas or facilitates," or essentially camps. Nearly half of Democrats supported a proposal "to fine or imprison individuals" just for questioning the efficacy of the existing COVID-19 vaccines on social media, television, radio, or in online or digital publications. And, when asked if people who refuse to get vaccinated should lose custody of their children, 20% of Democrats answered "yes."

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