In an amazing stroke of empathy, Bill Maher comes to Laura Ingraham's defense

Bill Maher is no fan of conservatives. In fact, he pretty much can’t stand them. He spouts a lot of crazy, left-wing stuff on his long-running HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher. But if there is any redeeming factor about his show, at the very least, he sometimes allows opposing viewpoints.

Of course, when he does allow them, it’s mainly so he can try to belittle, intimidate and shred them. But it’s his show, and at least he occasionally allows different views, which is more than you can say about a lot of TV these days.

And once in a blue moon, Bill Maher actually veers into common sense and takes a stand on something conservative Americans can get behind. Friday night was one of those rare occasions.

He defended Laura Ingraham on principle.

It was refreshing to hear, even though he still felt the need to qualify his defense by saying he knows this “sounds ridiculous,” and calling Ingraham a “deliberately terrible person.”

After almost two months of conservatives pointing out that the Parkland Brat Pack should be willing to take some criticism if they’re going to launch their attacks on conservatives through big media, someone on the Left finally made the same argument. And it turned out to be Bill Maher.

Empathy is a huge missing ingredient in our national dialogue. But it’s what allowed Bill Maher to defend Laura Ingraham because he knows exactly what she’s going through. After the 9/11 attacks, he disagreed with characterizing the hijackers as cowards and said, “we have been the cowards, lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away.” That comment ultimately caused advertisers to flee and ABC canceled his politically incorrect show.

For once, Bill Maher got it right.

For once, Bill Maher got it right. This is about principle. The worst lesson that the Parkland Brat Pack and the rest of America’s youth are learning from all this is an inability to agree to disagree.

That’s not enough for the Left anymore --- if they don’t like your viewpoint, their only response is to try to destroy your livelihood. That is ultimately more dangerous to society than any number of guns.

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.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

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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