Huh? Minneapolis man detained by TSA for additional screening AFTER making it to his destination

At this point, we are all accustomed to taking off our jacket, shoes, and belt to make it through the TSA checkpoint at the airport at which point you are treated to a full body scan and pat down. Once you make it through the screening process, however, you can breath a sigh of relief and get on your way, right? Not exactly.

Earlier this month, 22-year-old Kahler Nygard safely flew from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to Denver International Airport on a Spirit Airlines flight. When he landed in Denver, he was immediately greeted by the TSA and told he needed to undergo a second screening. Nygard, who hadn’t even disembarked the plane yet, filmed the incident:

As KMSP-TV reports, Nygard’s name appears on a ‘watch list’ that ranks below the ‘no fly list.’ Security officials in Minneapolis did not realize he was on the so-called "SSSS" passenger (i.e. Secondary Security Screening Selection) until his flight had already departed. SSSS passengers are supposed to get a physical pat down and their bags are supposed to be subjected to an additional check, which usually involves bomb-detecting sensors.

Nygard also filmed his encounter with the TSA agent, which occurred once he exited the place. The agent says they need to re-examine "his body and his bags" immediately, and threatens to call Denver police if he does not comply.

The man refuses to agree to the additional screening and leaves the airport after retrieving his bags. Denver police did not apprehend Nygard. According to KUSA-TV, Nygard “flew back to Minneapolis Thursday. Besides another pat-down, he said "there were no issues.”

On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to Nygard’s “unsettling encounter” with the TSA and praised his poised response given the circumstances.

“The TSA is conditioning us to just continue to take it,” Glenn said. “Don't take it… If I am getting on a plane and they need to screen me, I got it. But if I have just flown someplace – I'm at my destination – get your hands off me. I put up with your nonsense on the way here.”

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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