Where's the Love? If 'Love Trumps Hate' Then Why All the Violence?

In the wake of Donald Trump's historic win, the left has gone on a full-blown temper tantrum --- and their hypocrisy is on full display. Love Trumps Hate is a familiar catch phrase at Trump protests, but evidently, it's only rhetoric with no real meaning.

"How hyperbolic can all of this get? How exaggerated can we expect this to become?" Buck Sexton asked Monday, filling in for Glenn on The Glenn Beck Program. "The guy is not even president yet, hasn't done anything yet, and there's all this Love Trumps Hate stuff out there."

Alongside the Love Trumps Hate signs are those with profanity or vulgarity. Chants that tend toward full-on profane are not uncommon. In some instances, Trump supporters have been beaten, threatened and verbally abused. Evidently, love only trumps hate when you share the same beliefs.

"There's no trace of irony with some of these protesters, when they say things like Love Trumps Hate and then they start cursing at somebody who doesn't agree with them on a matter of policy," Buck said. "If the Love Trumps Hate people are serious about making sure that Trump shows love and isn't this horrific dictator-in-waiting . . . I think they should also avoid beating people up for speech."

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Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors:

BUCK: Buck Sexton here in for Glenn Beck today on the Glenn Beck Program. Thank you so much for joining.

So President Obama is president for a little while longer, and there are a lot of people who want to know how he will handle dealing with a Trump administration, post-Obama's own presidency. Is he going to be somebody who tries to hold Trump to account? Or is he going to pull a more George W. Bush maneuver, where he doesn't want to meddle in his successor's plans?

Obama was in Peru over the weekend, meeting with a bunch of world leaders, talking about trade deals, talking about all kinds of stuff. And he was asked specifically about whether he would weigh in on a Trump presidency right off the bat.

Here's what our current president had to say about how he will perhaps criticize or not our next president.

OBAMA: As an American citizen who cares deeply about our country, if there are issues that have less to do with the specifics of some legislative proposal or battle, but go to core questions about our values and our ideals, and if I think that it's necessary or helpful for me to defend those ideals, then I'll -- I'll examine it when it comes.

BUCK: Once again -- the assumption is where the condescension comes in. Just with the Hamilton actors making the assumption that they need to remind Mike Pence to defend their children, and the planet, by the way, President Obama feels the need to say that he will only step in basically if Trump takes the dial to 11, if Trump just goes wild, man. If he just does some crazy stuff, and casts off all respect and dignity. I don't know -- Trump -- dogs and cats living together. Mass hysteria. Bad things happen because of Trump.

Can we wait until the guy gets into office before we freak out about everything?

The sort of collective hysteria from the collectivists. The left's constant proclamations that they need to get ahead of the coming catastrophe, is really in a sense a self-fulfilling prophecy. Because no matter what Trump does, they're going to think that it's horrific. Because they've been told now, ever since he won, that it was going to be horrific.

I've been saying from the beginning, they're so lucky that a hard-lined Republican, who is a bedrock foundational conservative didn't win. They're going to be able to get Trump to meet them halfway on a whole bunch of issues. It's much less frightening than they seem to think that it is.

Part of this is that they're upset that they no longer have the ability, the sort of secret weapon of shutting down speech they don't like by making claims of racism or xenophobia or misogyny. The misogyny one has never worked well for them, by the way. The War on Women even with Mitt Romney didn't work particularly well. Mitt Romney just wasn't going to beat Barack Obama in that election.

But they have President Obama coming out here and speaking on the world stage, saying that the door is open for him right after he leaves the White House to criticize the next document of the White House, if things get really bad.

Why do we have to -- why do we have to get ahead of things here? Why is there the suggestion that things might get so terrible that President Obama would have to weigh in right away?

I was wondering -- how hyperbolic can all of this get? How exaggerated can we expect this to become, given that I've had to wade through already some protests in New York City? The guy is not even president yet, hasn't done anything yet, and there's all this love trumps hate stuff out there. And a lot of placards and signs and chants that tend towards or are full of the profane, so I can't even repeat them on-air. I was taking photos of them. I was listening to some of them. Pretty nasty stuff out there.

And there's no trace of irony with some of these protesters, when they say things like, "Love trumps hate," and then they start cursing at somebody who doesn't agree with them on a matter of policy.

There have been some Trump supporters that have been attacked. There are actually people who wear make America great again gear, and that has been a symbol of -- or, that has been a target on them, and they have been assaulted because of it.

If the love Trumps all people are serious about making sure that Trump shows love and isn't this horrific dictator in waiting that they seem to think that he is, I think they should also avoid beating people up for speech. Just going to put that out there as an idea. I think it would probably be best that they didn't take the position that -- they have so much love in their heart, they have such kind people, that if you don't understand that and agree with them, then I'm going to punch you in the nose.

Whoa, settle down, everyone. This is not where things need to be. This is what -- the -- everyone from center left in this meltdown over Trump mode just needs to chill. But it's going to be hard. It's going to be hard. Because as you see, even with the transition, which you would think is a sort of boring -- and I'll talk about some of the picks and what's coming and the policy, that will be sort of more hour three today, although we'll get into maybe some of it coming up before then.

Transition team picks should be a pretty much straightforward process. Nothing to get anyone all that upset. You're looking at long-serving government officials. You're looking at people that are in many cases quite well-known to a vast majority of Americans. Trump is rewarding those who are loyal to him in the primary and the general, as I think any president would, and, quite honestly, should. Loyalty is important, especially given that he knows he's going be an embattled position from the very start.

Featured Image: A demonstrator holds up a placard during a protest against Donald Trump's US presidential election victory, at City Hall in Portland on November 11, 2016. Demonstrators took to the streets in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and other US cities to oppose Donald Trump's election as president for a third straight night of nationwide protests. (Photo Credit: ANKUR DHOLAKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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