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 a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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The prices of our houses and food are already rising fast, but they will skyrocket to record highs if we don't fix the problem soon. So what's causing the inflation?

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck said he doesn't believe it's the fault of our loggers, farmers, or truckers — many of them are really struggling. But the big corporations that control these industries are making record profits, all while the Biden administration is making some very odd decisions that could make the crises even worse.

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The crisis at the border continues to worsen, with the U.S. Border Patrol recently releasing some shocking statistics that illuminate just how bad the situation has become. But Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is doing everything he can to prevent any additional unlawful crossings into the Lone Star State.

Abbott joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to describe recent action he has taken to ensure that those who do cross into Texas illegally know they came to the "wrong state."

After noting that both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris "have completely abandoned post as it concerns the Texas border," Abbott explained how "Texas is stepping up" to combat the flood of dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers and drugs he says are pouring into border communities.

"Beginning in March, I deployed a thousand Texas Department of Public Safety officers to the border. I deployed the National Guard to the border. And they made well over a thousand arrests of some of these criminals we talked about. They've apprehended more than 33,000 illegal immigrants coming across the border." Abbott said. "But because of the way the Biden administration has abandoned the border, we are now elevating our game. What I did yesterday, in response to more than a dozen counties along the border ... I granted their request for a disaster declaration," he added.

Abbott went on to describe how his disaster declaration gives Texas the authority to toughen penalties for lawbreakers, including criminal trespassing, smuggling, and human trafficking.

"We're going to begin arresting everybody coming across the border and charging them with criminal trespass and putting them in jail. They are coming in here, thinking they'll get the Biden free-ride, and go wherever they want to go. Not in the state of Texas. We'll start arresting them right and left, and putting them behind bars, and saying they came in to the wrong state."

Asked by Glenn if he is prepared for the inevitable "media onslaught", Abbott simply answered, "We're prepared to see a reduction in the number of people coming across the border — because Texas is enforcing the law, period."

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California has gone to hell. Homelessness and violence have spiked. Civil liberties and businesses have been destroyed in the name of "COVID safety." Children have been brainwashed with racist critical race theory. And yet, Democrats want to use California as the test model for the entire country. Your state and your town are next. They want their FAILURE to become YOUR FUTURE.

Dave Rubin, host of BlazeTV's "The Rubin Report," moved to Los Angeles about a decade ago. In that time, he's watched it descend into absolute chaos. While most of his news and comedy friends have fled, Dave tells Glenn Beck why he's riding it out and how the rest of the country must save itself from progressive policies and "evil" governors like Gavin Newsom — or else the great American experiment will be over.

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