Why it’s time to start calling it “Psychotic Islam”

For the past couple of days, Glenn has started to used a new term to refer to those who would murder in the name of Islam “Psychotic Islam”. What made him decide to use the new, much harsher term to describe the extremists? He explained on radio today.

GLENN: Welcome to Hour 2 of our Islamic radicalism or Psychotic Islam special on radio. We all know that the Islamic caliphate is real now and that there are psychopaths in the Middle East that are doing everything they can to make the Islamic caliphate a global reality. We are dealing with Islamic terrorists, plain and simple. Just look at their name. Islamic state. The Muslim Brotherhood; but from Day 1, this administration has refused to identify our enemies by name. It's amazing, it's like watching Cirque du Soleil, the trapeze artist that the president becomes to do everything he can to avoid using any kind of phrasing that would identify these radical psychotic killers for what they are, psychotic Muslims.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: I don't quibble with labels. I think we all recognize that this is a particular problem that has roots in Muslim communities.

GLENN: Okay, our president has no trouble going after Christianity. But Islam? Not a chance.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the crusades and inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow, all too often was justified in the name of Christ.

GLENN: A hard time getting through this special, man. Comparing the events of today with the events of 1,000 years ago. How does that make sense to any thinking human being? And when the NPR reporter noticed the way the administration avoids using the phrase radical Islam, this is how it sounds.

VOICE: The leader of France, your ally in this effort has put a name on this ideology, which he calls radical Islam. You have bent over backwards to not ever say that. There must be a reason.

VOICE: I think the reason is two-fold: One is I certainly wouldn't want to be in a position where I'm repeating the justification that they have cited that I think is completely ill-legit, that they have invoked Islam to try to justify their attacks.

VOICE: Calling it radical Islam, you feel, would be playing into their hands?

VOICE: Well, I think what I'm trying to do is describe to you what happened and what they did.

GLENN: Again, Cirque du Soleil. Watch him again. The expert trapeze.

VOICE: The allies have described the ideology that you call a warped view of Islam -- by calling it radical Islam. They are not saying we are at war in Islam. They agree with you totally and every word you just said. But they are calling the ideology, the warped view these people adhere to by a name, and it seems that the White House has gone to great lengths to avoid ever calling it anything other than, you know, warped view. I'm wondering is there a reason for that.

VOICE: I'm going my best to try to explain that to you. It's violence. Act of the terrorism.

VOICE: Almost --

VOICE: I'm not going to criticize anyone to use that label. What we are trying to do is be as specific and as accurate as possible in describing what exactly occurs?

GLENN: So the president refuses to call radical Islam, radical Islam. And so does his administration. I believe radical Islam no longer goes far enough. I believe we, as a nation and a world, should unite and begin using the phrase psychotic Islam. There's surely a common thread in these crazy attacks.

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.

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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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