Uh Oh...first case of Ebola in the U.S. diagnosed in Glenn's town

Glenn is a proud resident of Dallas, TX. He loves the people, the freedom, the community. It's a great place to be a business owner and raise a family. In fact, very little could make Glenn nervous about returning home, especially after a week in New York City and Dallas, TX. But there could be one thing. Ebola. And the first case in the U.S. just got diagnosed...in Dallas.

Crap.

TheBlaze's Pete Kasperowicz, author of 'The Furnace' blog, reported:

A patient in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola, the first time the virus has been diagnosed inside the United States.

A report from Fox News said the Dallas County Health Department said the patient was recently in Africa, where the virus has claimed the lives of thousands in an epidemic that has spread across country borders.

In a late Tuesday briefing, Tom Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director, said he believes officials will be able to quickly minimize the spread of the virus.

In his daily briefing this morning, Glenn discussed the possibility of an Ebola outbreak in the United States.

"Who had Ebola in Dallas on the pool? Who had Ebola in Dallas?" Glenn joked. "Don’t worry, that Ebola thing, that’ll never happen. That’ll never happen. It’s fine. It’s fine. We’re going to have half a million people in Africa. It’s going to stay in the hospital or a petri dish."

Glenn recalled the story of Typhoid Mary, an asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever suspected of infecting 53 people with the disease. She was forcibly isolated on an island off the coast of Manhattan and later at a New York City hospital to control the spread of infection.

"Nothing’s changed, and if you don’t think that Ebola would happen, and we wouldn’t just start fencing people up, you lose your right, you’re darn right we would, darn right we would," Glenn said.

Dan Andros, Glenn's Head Writer, was especially disturbed by the news. He said, "I'm not comfortable with the fact, here, I just moved to Texas, and I’ve seen West Nile virus. Ebola is coming here. What is with Texas and all the disease?"

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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.

Don't miss the full interview with Eric Weinstein here.

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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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