Zuckerberg's embarrassingly arrogant testimony proves he's the poster boy for young leftists

It was awkward. Funny. Occasionally tense. Sort of dramatic. Then awkward again.

I’m talking of course about the marathon hot-seat session that Mark Zuckerberg sat through in front of 44 Senators yesterday.

It was almost as entertaining as the movie about Facebook, The Social Network. Except it was twice as long, with worse lighting and way more elderly people. Oh, and no Winklevoss twins. Speaking of those guys, they must’ve been laughing it up and toasting to the fact they have all the dough, with none of the hassle.

There are a lot of discussion points after a four-hour Senate committee hearing. Like how much of it felt like a social media tutorial for senior citizens.

Or that Senator Durbin made probably the first decent point he’s made in his entire Senate career, when he asked Zuckerberg whether he’d like to share the name of the hotel he stayed in last night as a way of demonstrating Facebook’s failure to protect users’ privacy.

Then there was the grilling by Ted Cruz in which he listed examples of conservative content censored by Facebook. Zuckerberg didn’t deny Cruz’s allegation and claimed ignorance about whether Planned Parenthood ads were similarly censored.

But perhaps the most revealing moment of the whole four-hour session came when Republican Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska began his questioning with a tip of his hat to Zuckerberg, the young man who went from tinkering in his Harvard dorm room to building one of the most valuable companies on the planet. Sullivan was marveling at Facebook as an example of the ultimate American dream. But Zuckerberg refused to agree with Sullivan’s “only in America” sentiment.

An utter lack of gratitude and humility.

Zuckerberg couldn’t bring himself to acknowledge the nation he was born into and the large role it played in making him a billionaire. He also felt the need to toss a bone to communist China. This trend, especially among the younger generation of leftist Americans, to blush at the idea that America might be the greatest nation on earth, is disturbing and, frankly, arrogant. Arrogant because it demonstrates an utter lack of gratitude and humility.

As Zuckerberg squirmed under the spotlight, I wonder if any part of him wanted to slink out of that room, crawl into a time machine, and travel back to 2003 to stop his young, naïve Harvard self from ever creating Facebook.

Life would just be a bit simpler that way.

Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

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Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged in the polls in the past month.

With former Vice President Joe Biden dropping below far-left presidential candidates such as the unapologetically socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), and the almost equally extremist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Democratic voters seeking a more moderate alternative are setting their sights on Mayor Pete.

But are Buttigieg's policies actually moderate? Not even close, Glenn Beck said Thursday on the radio program.

"[Pete Buttigieg] wants people to see him as a moderate. The mayor of a Midwest city in a red state ... and he's going for the middle, even though he is not a moderate candidate in any way," said Glenn.

Here are just a few example of where Buttigieg stands on the issues:

  • Supports late-term, partial-birth abortion
  • Eliminate the Electoral College
  • Buyback program for assault weapons
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
  • Expand Medicare
  • Decriminalize illegal immigration
  • Pay for infrastructure through changing taxes on corporations, the wealthy
  • Study reparations
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Increase existing taxes on upper-income Americans
  • Cancel some student debt
  • Don't use tariffs to pressure countries
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An official at the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations' health agency, has issued a warning, calling the coronavirus "the worst enemy you can imagine" and more of a threat than "any terrorist attack," during a media briefing on Tuesday.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO's director general, said that a vaccine for the coronavirus will likely take 18 months to develop. The virus has reportedly killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands of people, primarily in China.

"To be honest, a virus is more powerful in creating political, social and economic upheaval than any terrorist attack. It's the worst enemy you can imagine," added Ghebreyesus.

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck noted that the same agency in charge of developing this life-saving vaccine, has taken the time to officially change the disease's name to COVID-19, citing the concern of "stigmatizing" any specific geographical location, individual, or group of people.

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