Bill Clinton and Ray Lewis Tackle Black Lives Matter

Do black lives really matter? Of course they do. So do all the other colors of the rainbow, but don’t say that to Black Lives Matter.

Typically it’s the right that deals with protests from groups like this, but former President Bill Clinton was their target this time on the campaign trail. Defending his wife, Clinton stood up to their shouts, proving he still has the chops that, in part, made him so popular.

“I don't know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them onto the street to murder other African-American children," Clinton said. "Maybe you thought they were good citizens. She didn't. She didn't. You are defending the people who killed the lives you say matter.  Tell the truth.”

Former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis has also voiced his opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement, questioning their sincerity on Facebook.

“I'm trying to figure out if black lives really matter. In Chicago alone, the murder rate soared 72 percent in 2016. Eighty-eight percent in the first three months of 2016 compared to last year.  I'm trying to ask the question if --- to an organization of black lives is if they really mattered, then why not riot now?"

What's the true intent behind the Black Lives Matter movement? Is it really to protect black lives or to foment unrest? One need only follow the money to answer those questions.

“If you are part of Black Lives Matter, you're lying to yourself. Black lives don't matter," Glenn said. "You're being used . . . you know what they're doing?  Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter have teamed up and taken money from George Soros to march in Washington and Philadelphia in what is being described as the largest civil unrest and civil disobedience since the 1960s --- organized and paid for by George Soros."

The theme of the summer's planned protests is, "Money out of politics."

"You've got to be kidding me," Glenn said. "An old white guy is buying you.”

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

Featured Image: Former President Bill Clinton mingles with the crowd at Freedom Temple Ministry while campaigning for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton February 25, 2016 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The South Carolina Democratic Primary will be held Saturday, February 27. (Photo Credit: Sean Rayford/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.

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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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