Glenn: 'Selma' is a movie every American needs to see

We saw Selma tonight. I really wanted to see it but at the same time I worried about the spin of the story. It is an Oprah movie. She attended Jeremiah Wright's church. If she could sit through those sermons, God only knows what she really believes. The last thing I want to do is be preached to about how racist America is.

Would it be a message movie or would they tell the whole truth and let it speak for itself?

I am thrilled to say, this is a movie that every American should see.

First. Every cop killer, looter, liar and "take it because I've been wronged and I am owed good things" American needs to watch. Listen in particular to what a friend of Coretta Scott King says to her before she goes in to speak to Malcolm X.

"We come from a proud and noble people. People who have struggled and fought and survived slave ships. But created great civilizations. We were the first people. We can overcome anything. We are Noble."

They need to watch to see what people went through so they COULD VOTE! They just wanted to have control of their lives and make their own way fairly. They were educated against all odds, brave for no reason and had tremendous faith even though God hadn't be clearly present for a long time.

Inspiring and damning of today's attitude and behavior.

I was also shocked and glad they told the truth about mlks personal flaws, I am glad that they did not harp on it, but they did address it. I thought this was important. It shows that he was not perfect and that if we just are willing to obey Him, he will not be thwarted. He will use anyone who says, I may be afraid, but I will do as you ask. Watch the kneeling scene on the bridge, powerful God moment. Again, willing to be unpopular because a God told him.

Important to note that 1/3 of those marching were white.

Every progressive should see LBJ in all his racist glory. Notice the painting of Andrew Jackson on his wall. Anti hero. Read up on how the civil right act was originally a republican bill that LbJ blocked in the senate in the late 1950s. That it was the republicans who were the champions not the democrats. *kennedy's were the exception. Especially RFK.

Don't let the movie fool you on one very important point: George Wallace was a DEMOCRAT. HIS ENTIRE LIFE. The only flaw,beside historical nit picking (Resolute desk was in the Smithsonian after JFK and not in the Oval etc), was the fact that they tried to make Wallace look like a Republican. He was against LBJ, liberals and progressives. He was a Democrat. It can happen just as I am against the progressives in the Republican Party but it bothered me.

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***I am not saying all Democrats are bad and Republicans are good. That is clearly not true. However let's make sure we are telling history correctly.

The important thing for those on the left to see is the role of God in the civil rights movement. They could have skated around this but they didn't. I was really pleased to see how much of a role they allowed God to play in this movie. It makes all the difference if you really want to tell the truth.

Now, it is equally important for those on the right to see this film. Many think we are living the civil rights era again... I do not believe we are, yet there are some of the same roots. The targeting of king and anyone who stands against the power in DC. The loss of rights although no where to the extent of what blacks went through.

To me this film tells me it will be our children, black and white - left and right, that will fight this battle and not us. Will they be prepared, educated and humble enough to stand for "all men are created equal,"

*note the opening scene with Oprah's character. How she handled herself was much more like a Tea Party person than an Occupy Wall Street or 'Black Lives Matter' protestor.

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These people were heroes. We should be so lucky to be this brave, restrained and smart.

The movie also shows the want of many to run to violence and guns. The Malcolm X character is important. You hear many things that I have heard from the outer fringes of the people who think the Tea Party doesn't go far enough. You will see why the right lost at the Bundy Ranch.

Humility, a non violent posture at all times is critical and the only way to win.

*****Important note: the right has not been violent. OWS was. Unions (SEIU) were. However, look at the images here. The bad guys were the ones shouting, pointing and pointing guns. The good guys were quiet, humble, open, meek, God fearing, kind, defenseless.

***I don't think it was needed but the film did only hint to Malcolm X's change of heart as he fell away from the Nation of Islam. I think this is important to address somewhere as the NOI is growing in the black community once again.

It is not a coincidence that Sirhan Sirhan killed RFK over Israel, JFK was killed by a communist, Malcolm X was killed by Islam and MLK was killed by a hate filled racist.

BE NONE OF THOSE THINGS AND CHANGE THE WORLD.

If you want to understand history, see a compelling movie, great acting and directing, a message we can all learn from WITHOUT IT BEING A MESSAGE MOVIE, and you want to see what real struggle is like, how Americans can and do come together when they see real injustice and how NOBLE and God fearing people who seek to love change the world: SEE SELMA.

Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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