San Francisco Is Suddenly for States Rights When It Comes to Deporting Illegal Aliens

San Francisco has long been a liberal safe haven and has more government intervention than just about any city in the nation. Thursday on radio, Glenn and the guys talked about the hypocrisy as the city is suddenly for states rights when it comes to deporting illegal immigrants and the life they are "forced" to live. Unfortunately, it's the illegals who suffer, living in the shadows it makes it hard to enjoy the safety the light provides.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: There's a story out today about San Francisco, about how the city is standing up and saying, "We're a sanctuary city, and we are --

PAT: They're suing the Trump administration.

JEFFY: Yeah.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: They claim it violates federalism.

GLENN: How?

PAT: And makes their city less safe. Both Seattle and San Francisco.

GLENN: Wait. Wait. They're suddenly for state rights? Is that what I'm hearing?

JEFFY: Yes, they are.

PAT: Yes, they are.

GLENN: I thought that was racist. I thought that was very racist for them to say that.

PAT: Both Seattle and San Francisco were saying that it makes their cities less safe to enforce --

GLENN: That doesn't make any sense.

PAT: It's so ridiculous. They claim that people won't report crimes if they're afraid that they'll be arrested and deported.

GLENN: Well, I can see that. And it is less safe for the -- for the illegal aliens, which is a reason why you don't come to a country illegally.

PAT: Illegally.

GLENN: Yes, you're right. If you're here illegally, you won't -- you won't report a crime of somebody who has done something to you. You're right. I've seen that in a million movies. When you've done something wrong, the bad guys will play on you. Yep. Yep. That's right.

PAT: Well, and that's what happens in every case with illegal aliens. They're taken advantage of, aren't they?

GLENN: Yes, they are.

PAT: They're taken advantage of with poor wages. They're taken advantage of in housing. They're taken advantage of with the law.

GLENN: And that's true. That's true.

STU: Yeah, but it's true.

PAT: But they put themselves in that situation.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: Somehow, it's the nice side of this argument to say that that should continue. They should be able to continually be taken advantage of with lower wages.

PAT: Right. It's madness.

STU: And all of these things that are true. Wouldn't the proper way to go is to make sure that people don't come here illegally, and then you don't have to deal with that?

PAT: Yes.

STU: That's probably the better option. Probably the better option.

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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