'American Sniper' crosses $200 million, haters get even worse

It’s hard to believe that anyone could watch American Sniper and come away disliking our military, but that appears to be what’s happening. In the wake of it’s success, scores of liberal blogs are popping up questioning the veracity of the film. The haters aren’t even trying to look like sane, rational human beings anymore.

"So Chris Kyle movie, "American Sniper", still number one at the box office. What has it made so far? $200 million," Glenn said on radio this morning.

"People love this movie. It's really resonating and it's driving the left out of their minds," Pat said.

"I think it's not the American soldier that's driving them nuts. It's the fact that Americans are now going to 'American Sniper' and they are seeing it and they are seeing the animals, and I use that word -- in full recognition of how much trouble that word will cause, but there's no other way to describe. There's full recognition now of the American people, if you go see that movie, of the animals and the degenerates that we were going in and fighting against. And by the way, if you see -- [Chris Kyle's] not going in there just to save American soldiers. He's going in there, he's trying to stop -- a good portion of this movie is all about him going to try to stop the butcher of Baghdad, a guy who was using a drill to the heads of [Iraqi] children," Glenn said.

Glenn said that the left is especially upset because the movie exposes their own hypocrisy. Every anti-war leftist has pushed the narrative that the War on Terror is a big misunderstanding, the people in the Middle East just have a different culture.

"This is why the left is so crazy about this movie, because it shows all of the nonsense that they have been saying," Glenn said.

When Bill Maher discussed the movie on his HBO show, several of his guests jumped on the anti-'American Sniper' bandwagon.

"There’s a lot of anger in this country, and the people who go see this movie are people who are very angry. This guy basically says, ‘I’m going to fight on your side.'" Howard Dean said. "I bet you if you looked at the cross-section of the tea party and people who see this movie there’s a lot of intersection."

"I want you to listen carefully to me, America. Listen carefully. Whose families are being decimated by this never-ending war? Is it the Harvard elites? Is it the media elites? Is it the politicians? Whose families are being decimated? Is the gang culture? Is it a culture of those in Hollywood? The families that are being ripped apart right now with this never-ending war are the Tea Party people. It is the middle of the country. It is the NRA member. It is the person that believes in generally common sense constitutional ideas," Glenn said.

"We're going to see this movie because we have a friends and loved ones that are in the military who have fought and are currently suffering."

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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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The less-than-favorable reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's bid for governor of California as a Republican has shown that leftists and so-called "transgender rights activist" care more about political party than actual transgender rights. Despite the fact that if she wins, Jenner would be the first trans governor in our nation's history — and prove that Republicans aren't 'transphobic' — Leftist activists would rather back Gavin Newsom — a cisgender, white male.

"Make no mistake: we can't wait to elect a #trans governor of California. But @Caitlyn_Jenner spent years telling the #LGBTQ+ community to trust Donald Trump. We saw how that turned out. Now she wants us to trust her? Hard pass," tweeted Equality California, one of the state's largest LGBTQ-rights groups.

"With all due respect, @Caitlyn_Jenner, you are running as a Republican?! Republicans deny your existence and are trying to erase trans youth. HELL NO," tweeted leftist activist and actress Alyssa Milano.

"Well done Caitlyn Jenner, running for governor wins you the one medal you never got: stupidest mother***ker on earth. Running as a Trump Republican & entering a world that hates you," tweeted "Sons of Anarchy" star Ron Perlman.

In this clip from the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere discussed the Left's hostile reaction to Jenner's candidacy for California governor and agreed that leftist trans activists are showing themselves to be more "leftists" than "trans activists."

"If Caitlyn Jenner did, let's say, run for governor and win as a Republican, wouldn't that go a long way to advance what [trans rights activists'] goal supposedly is? Like, if you really believe Republicans hate trans people and what you want is for society to have trans people accepted more broadly, what better way to accomplish that than having a Republican trans candidate?" Stu asked.

"Yeah, see, but you just said the key words: 'If you really believe.' They don't really believe anything. I don't think they even really believe that Republicans hate gay people. I don't think they actually believe that. That's just a slogan that's been drilled in their head," Glenn said. "It doesn't have anything to do with race or gender, or really anything else. It has everything to do with politics. That's it."

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