These are the cartoons that led to the terrorist attacks in France

Glenn spent a lot of time on radio this morning talking about the terrorists attacks in France and the importance of free speech, even when it's uncomfortable speech. While he strongly disagreed with the content of the cartoons that provoked a terror attack resulting in the death of 12 people, he believed that you have a right mock religious figures. It might be offensive, it might even be despicable, it doesn't mean it should be censored. To illustrate his point, he showed the front page of the magazine on the radio show.

"This is quite possibly the beginning of some really nasty stuff," Glenn said of the attacks. "I think this stuff is going to increase in frequency, and I think it's sad. AP has proven themselves now to be liars and dishonest and disingenuous. Associated Press has said they're not going to show the Islamic cartoon, but they did show Piss Christ."

"Yeah, even though they claim to have a long-standing policy for years that we refrain from moving deliberately from provocative images," Pat said.

Editor's note: The AP has since removed the photos following a story from 'The Washington Examiner'.

"I want to make this clear," Glenn said. "I think the cartoons that this newspaper printed are not funny. You know, in the 'MAD Magazine' sort of way, they're just not funny. And they are offensive. They are offensive to -- to anybody. I mean, you know, we all have to understand it. People hold things sacred. There are such a thing as things that should be held sacred. And what people believe and hold in sacred nature, we should not mock," Glenn said. "However, you can mock."

Glenn pointed out that comedians have had their livelihoods attacked because of satire, pointing out that Bill Maher lost his job at ABC because of a joke about Muslims. It's certainly not of the same scale, but a similar issue.

"Comedians make horrible comments, stupid jokes, we always stand with them because you should always have the right to go out there even when it offends your side and make these comments," Stu said.

"We think that mocking the sacred is wrong.  But you have a right to do it.  We don't want to do it, but it is -- it is your right to do it. I personally think it was wrong for of the newspaper to print these things.  But I'm conflicted because they were only printing them, supposedly, because people said, you can't post them.   And I don't want to live in a society where one segment of the population scares others into silence," Glenn said.

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 2.40.45 PM Glenn shows the offensive magazine cover on TheBlaze TV.

"Today I am Charlie.  We are all Charlie today.  That's what we should be doing, even though I find this reprehensible and offensive," Glenn said.

'Charlie Hebdo' has published cartoons mocking many religious figures, not just the Prophet Muḥammad.

To illustrate his point, Glenn showed the offensive cartoons. You can see them in the video below:

Front page image courtesy of the AP....notice how they cropped the photo?

Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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