Why net neutrality is a terrible idea

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The push for net neutrality is on and it is the typical progressive issue. Given a name that sounds fair and logical, what it really boils down to is government giving itself an access point for more regulation, power and money. What will happen if this passes is disastrous - Glenn has more details on radio today.

"This is truly about control. When you look at what they've tried to do, they've tried to take away your guns. They're trying to take away your voice. They need control of the internet. Now, I hope to God they don't it get. I don't know how you get around this. But -- but there are a lot of people on the left and on the right that have bought into this that are good, decent people. They don't know what they're doing -- they don't what an they're doing. God forgive them for they know not what they do. They don't know what they're doing," Glenn said.

"Some of these companies know exactly what they're doing, like Netflix. They know exactly what they're doing and they're doing it because of their own corporate interests."

"I'm telling you, I no longer believe that a man -- this is a big thing for me. I no longer believe a man can chart his own course in the media world. I do not believe that a guy can start with nothing and end up Rupert Murdoch in this nation. You can't do it. There are too many corporate interests. And there's too many legal games that are played."

"You cannot do it. If we lose the internet and the government takes control of the internet, you will not be able to chart your own course online either."

WATCH:

Below is a rough transcript of this segment:

GLENN: Here. You go to -- right now, you can go to GlennBeck.com. And there is a place for you to put your name and your public comment, and you can sign and it goes to the FCC.

PAT: Please do this.

GLENN: You have to have it in, the last day is February 26 is the vote. Say no to the Obama FCC internet takeover.

PAT: Look at the left-wing outlets that are lined up in favor of net neutrality. The center for media justice.

GLENN: Oh, my gosh.

PAT: Media Matters. Color of Change.

GLENN: That's Van Jones.

PAT: I mean, on and on. Lesbians for Tech.

STU: They're a great organization. I do like them. Your sexual preference matters a lot in technology. I only want bisexual and transgendered IT people. It's important you go to --

PAT: Thank you. Common Cause. On and on. They're all -- this is just --

GLENN: Yes. This is a big one.

STU: It really is. Think about the arguments we made back in the health care. Back in those days. When we're saying, they're looking to take control of one-sixth of the economy here. Well, the internet is highly intertwined in one hundred percent of the economy.

GLENN: From the people who brought you Obamacare.com. The people who brought you --

PAT: Which cost $2.2 billion. Just for the website.

GLENN: They now say they'll be able to help you navigate the internet and make it better.

STU: How does anyone fall for this? This is inexplicable.

GLENN: I don't know. But listen to me, it's minorly about taxes. They'll come after you with taxes on everything. This is truly about control. When you look at what they've tried to do, they've tried to take away your guns. They're trying to take away your voice. They need control of the internet. Now, I hope to God they don't it get. I don't know how you get around this. But -- but there are a lot of people on the left and on the right that have bought into this that are good, decent people. They don't know what they're doing -- they don't what an they're doing. God forgive them for they know not what they do. They don't know what they're doing.

Some of these companies know exactly what they're doing, like Netflix. They know exactly what they're doing and they're doing it because of their own corporate interests.

PAT: I'd like to boycott them right now.

GLENN: But I can't. I love their service.

PAT: I love them too much.

[laughter]

But they're all over this.

GLENN: I want you to go to GlennBeck.com and sign this petition. They just said in Congress, you know, 30,000 people -- 30,000 people, that's a lot of people to listen to. So far, 16,000 people have signed this petition and sent it in. It's at GlennBeck.com. But we've got to let our voices be heard.

I'm telling you, I no longer believe that a man -- this is a big thing for me. I no longer believe a man can chart his own course in the media world. I do not believe that a guy can start with nothing and end up Rupert Murdoch in this nation. You can't do it. There are too many corporate interests. And there's too many legal games that are played.

You cannot do it. If we lose the internet and the government takes control of the internet, you will not be able to chart your own course online either. That leaves us exactly, where? With a mimeograph machine.

Say no to the FCC takeover of the internet. Go to GlennBeck.com.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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