Brad Thor Explains Facebook Firestorm for Not Backing Trump

New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor is used to ruffling feathers --- and he's done it again with an open letter posted on his Facebook page. Thor joined The Glenn Beck Program on Tuesday to explain his very vocal opposition to a Trump presidency and where his loyalties lie.

"I wrote a piece on my Facebook page saying that, throughout history, at pivotal moments, charismatic people have appeared," Thor said. "Some of them have been good and led their nations forward. And some have been bad and taken their nations backwards. And I said that our greatest responsibility as Americans is not to ourselves, not to political parties, but to the future generations of America."

While he's very much opposed to Trump, Thor does not see a bright sunny next term either way --- whether it's Hillary or Donald.

"My job in this election as a steward of this Republic, as a voter, is to say, what is the safest harbor for liberty in the storms that we are going to experience over the next four years, whether it's president Hillary or President Trump. It will be dark. It will be stormy. And liberty needs to be safe. And that was the basis for my essay on Facebook," Thor said.

Thor is facing significant pushback over what he wrote, but Glenn couldn't help notice how civil the complaints have been compared to his own Facebook page when posting about Trump.

"Holy cow, are people polite to you. But they are saying the same thing time and time again, and that is, well, you've got to pick one, Brad. Because one of them is going to win," Glenn said.

"Well, that's what - that's what they say. One of them is going to win. I take a longer view of this, in my view, is that history will judge all of us and what we do... Trump has all the historic hallmarks of becoming a dictator. That's not a safe harbor for liberty. And I hate Hillary Clinton's guts, but the safest place for liberty may be a Hillary Clinton presidency," Thor said.

"And I closed my essay talking about Alexander Hamilton, who hated his choices in the election of 1800. And Hamilton said, 'Better we have somebody in the Oval Office who we all can oppose and who we are not responsible for.'"

All things considered, does that mean Thor will be voting for Hillary come November?

"I am not -- no. It would be -- first of all, I was on Fox with a Democrat strategist, Jessica Tarlov. And she said, 'I'll drive you to the polls.' I said, 'Yeah, I know you Democrats do that.' I said, 'I'm going to need a driver if I vote for Hillary. I'll be so drunk as I roll in,'" Thor said.

He won't be voting for her, but --- drunk or not --- he still stands firm in the "devil you know is better than the devil you don't."

"Listen, Hillary is a Progressive," Thor said. "We know what Hillary will do. We know that Hillary will attempt to enlarge the state and enlarge its power. She is Obama in a pantsuit. I get it. She's about herself. She is conniving. I know what Hillary is. I know what we'll get with her."

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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

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Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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