Chicago Violence: Is 2016 Turning Into 1968?

Our family prayers for all those who remained peaceful in Chicago are that they will be protected and their hearts will expand in love and grace.

For all those who hate and rage, our prayers for you are the same, but also that you may open your eyes and see that you are being used and lied to. Bill Ayers is a terrorist.

We do not battle flesh and bone.

What is happening to us is a direct result of tolerating evil, looking for revenge and giving in to hate.

We all have played a role in this, either a large part by actually calling for violence, revenge or street justice, or by being silent in the face of evil.

Silence in the face of evil is evil itself.

There will be no innocent bystanders in what is to come.

We must all do the hard thing and follow Jesus, Lincoln, Bonhoeffer, Mother Theresa, Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela.

These are the leaders we must find and follow.

If you can't find one --- BE ONE.

What is happening now in Chicago is something I've warned against.

Bottom Up: The people riot and others call out for someone to make it stop.

Top Down: The top (which has its own agenda that is not constitutional or about the people) or a strong man on the outside provides the solution for the problems they in part created. The people embrace and welcome them with relief. "Finally, this person or group will fix it and put these people where they belong."

Inside Out: The help that arrives is not help. It is a totalitarian crackdown. It is a revolution and everything is turned inside out and lost.

I have been warning for quite some time that 2016 would be 1968.

It sadly looks as though that observation is going to play out the same way the caliphate prediction played out.

It is not too late.

The GOP must turn itself around and recognize what is happening and listen to the people!

RUN TO THE CONSTITUTION.

Reject hatred, anger, revenge.

Look to principles, not people.

Blessed be the peacemakers, not the strong men.

Many will rise to "help you." If they don't follow the Constitution and God, they may turn out to be your worst nightmare.

Please listen to this warning. It happens this way every time. Don't be duped. Run the other way.

Featured Image: Demonstrators taunt supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as they leave a rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago which was postponed on March 11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Organizers postponed the rally citing safety reasons after hundreds of demonstrators were ticketed for the event. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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.

Don't miss the full interview with Eric Weinstein here.

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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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