The Dangerous Marxist Terrorist Obama Released From Prison

While most everyone is talking about President Obama commuting the sentence of traitor Bradley Manning, there's another release that should garner as much attention.

"Yesterday, the president released Oscar Lopez Rivera. Who is he? A Puerto Rican nationalist and one of the leaders of FALN (Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional or Armed Forces of National Liberation)," Glenn said Wednesday on radio.

In 1981, Lopez was convicted and sentenced to 55 years in federal prison for seditious conspiracy, the use of force to commit robbery, interstate transportation of firearms and conspiracy to transport explosives with an intent to destroy government property. In 1988, Rivera was sentenced to an additional 15 years for conspiring to escape from Leavenworth. He was one of the 14 convicted FALN members offered conditional clemency by Bill Clinton in 1999, but rejected the offer.

"Let me tell you how bad this guy is," Glenn said. "In 1980, a robber breaks into an apartment. He's so freaked out by what he finds, he goes to the police and says, Hey, I want to tell you something. I was trying to rob this guy's house. You guys need to know what I found."

What did he find? Oscar Lopez Rivera's apartment, full of high-end explosives and plans of government buildings in Chicago.

"Why is this guy so important to pardon? Who is influencing the president to bring him up on his radar? Why does he even know about this guy? I don't keep track of the Marxist terrorists that are in prison," Glenn said.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Okay. I have a few things to say today about Barack Obama and about the release of prisoners.

Everyone is paying attention to who is being called Chelsea Manning. I'm sorry. It's Bradley Manning. You can identify. But that doesn't mean I have to identify. It doesn't mean I have to play into your madness. You want to have the surgery, have the surgery, and I will say you're a woman. But until you have had the surgery -- and even then, I'm giving you a gift. You're still biologically a man.

But I'll go with it. But I'm not going to go over the cliff with the rest of humanity and deny science. Don't call me a science denier. I'm not going to deny science.

So, anyway -- why we're even talking about that is irrelevant, except I think that's why the president released Bradley Manning because he's struggling with his sexuality. Is that why we released him? Why did we release this guy? Seriously.

STU: That was not part of their justification for the move.

GLENN: Okay. Good. I'm glad to hear that. The op-eds I read about it yesterday or last night were all saying they thought that was what played the big role.

JEFFY: Yeah.

GLENN: I can't believe that. I don't want to believe that.

PAT: Oh, I absolutely would believe that.

JEFFY: Oh, me too.

PAT: Wouldn't you believe that?

JEFFY: Me too.

GLENN: I don't want to believe it.

PAT: Can you believe that? That makes perfect sense. That makes perfect sense in this mad world of Barack Obama.

JEFFY: Yes.

GLENN: I don't think that's what played.

PAT: It may or may not have, I don't know.

GLENN: The other guy -- we'll get back to Bradley Manning. Because that is offensive.

PAT: Even Democratic senators are speaking out against that. And we'll play some.

GLENN: The other guy he released at the same time, not the general, the Marxist terrorist --

PAT: From Chicago.

GLENN: And nobody is talking about him. And I want to have a -- a conversation with those on the left that now fear Donald Trump, that say you can't compare the two, I want to show you why you're wrong, next.

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GLENN: Yesterday, the president released Oscar Lopez Rivera.

Who is he? A Puerto Rican nationalist and one of the leaders of FALN. F-A-L-N. In 1981, Lopez was convicted and sentenced to 55 years in federal prison for seditious conspiracy, the use of force to commit robbery, interstate transportation of firearms, conspiracy to transport explosives with an intent to destroy government property. He was also in '88 sentenced to an additional 15 years for conspiring to escape from Leavenworth. He's one of the 14 convicted FALN members, offered conditional clemency by Bill Clinton in '99, but he rejected the offer. Why?

First, let me tell you how bad of a guy this guy is. In about 1980, in Chicago -- Chicago, huh. Another connection to Chicago. And that circle of friends of Barack Obama that exists. I'm sure he knows about this guy because of his connections to the circle of old Marxists in Chicago. I could be wrong.

But that is something that if the media took serious, we could dismiss. So in 1980, a robber breaks into an apartment. He's so freaked out by what he finds, he goes to the police and says, "Hey, I want to tell you something. I was trying to rob this guy's house. You guys need to know what I found."

Now, that takes something, doesn't it? So what did he find?

He found an apartment full of explosives. High-end explosives. And plans of government buildings in Chicago.

This is a group that is a communist, Marxist, radical group that wants freedom for Puerto Rico to become a communist state. Cuba. And this is one of them.

He's one of the 14 convicted members. He was tied directly to the bombing of one federal building and to the -- the explosives and the plans in that apartment.

He said he's a freedom fighter. He's an avowed communist. He's an avowed -- I would call him terrorist. But he says everything that he has done, he has done and was justified.

He said this is a -- an illegal court. I'm not going to participate in this trial.

He didn't participate. He's admitted it. He has stood on that he was right and that he would do it again. In '99, will you take the deal and say you don't have anything to do with it, you're not going to be involved? No. In '99.

He has been an avowed Marxist, communist terrorist since the 1970s. And Barack Obama decides to pardon him.

Now, what are the details of this? Who is this guy? Why is this guy so important to pardon?

Who is influencing the president to bring him up on his radar? Why does he even know about this guy? I don't keep track of the Marxist terrorists that are in prison.

Who is? They obviously influenced Bill Clinton because Bill Clinton, I don't think, was hanging out with Marxist revolutionaries. Maybe he was. But he didn't have a history of it.

Barack Obama does. And then when he does things like this, it makes people who think that Marx was wrong, always wrong, and every time it's tried, it ends in violence and massive graves, were concerned.

And because everyone on the left dismissed it, mocked, and ridiculed, we started to think, gosh, everybody is. Everybody on the left, everybody who is a Democrat must be a Marxist, because they don't care.

I don't believe that's true. But as you're trying to figure out, why? Why does nobody trust the press? Why was everybody so freaked out about Barack Obama?

And Donald Trump, you know, he's clearly a bad guy. This guy had nothing. He was just a great guy and a hero and an all-American guy.

No. There were many things he said and more things that he did that verified concern that he has serious Marxist tendencies and surrounded by bad people.

I can understand why you fear the next guy. Please, if we're going to make progress, you have to understand why we feared the last guy.

If you can admit that and say, "Ah, I see and your fears are valid," just like I say, "I see and I can -- I can validate your fears. I may not agree with them, but they're valid," then and only then can we make progress. But somebody on the left has got to step forward and say that. But it will take massive, massive cojones because you're not going to be popular with your side.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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