Starbucks is learning the hard way what liberal outrage really means

Starbucks is learning an important lesson. Despite every attempt at easing the progressives’ outrage following the recent arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, they simply can't win. Starbucks’ decision to close all locations on May 29 for “racial-bias training” has only led to further demands, deeper outrage.

And the mainstream media have baited it at every turn. The Washington Post, naturally, made the incident about police brutality: "Yes, we need to retrain Starbucks employees. But we also need to restrain the police."

The Huffington Post blamed white people, and even brandished a poll that somehow proves white people are out-of-touch. Before we cash in on a Huffington Post poll, just remember that HuffPo predicted Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 Presidential election with electoral votes by 98 percent, so their methodology is clearly in need of improvement.

Once again, progressives have made America out to be a festering, hate-filled KKK rally, funded by the patriarchy.

This shouldn’t be a story about race. It’s not a racial issue.

This shouldn’t be a story about race. It’s not a racial issue. Two people went into a business that has a “bathroom is for customers only” policy. They didn’t buy anything and were therefore not customers, but they still used the bathroom. Yet, the shrill progressives have stomped around, throwing tantrums, demanding things like a spoiled child. And like a spoiled child, nothing will ever be good enough for them.

The mayor of Philadelphia wrote a letter to the editor in the Philadelphia Inquirer, groveling in a plea for retribution. He uses the word “pain” every other sentence. Instead of standing up for his police, who were only doing their jobs, and who followed protocol --- there was no rude behavior. But that doesn’t matter.

No training, no apology, no public evisceration or self-flagellation will ever be good enough for this modern brand of Neo-Marxist Social Justice Warrior. They just don't stop being victims. Ever. And every time someone pays attention to them, every time someone caves, they grow a little stronger.

This calculated victimhood, however, is exactly what gives them their power.

This is textbook Neo-Marxism. By forcefully demanding that the SJWs, the Have-Nots --- aided by the mainstream media --- are powerless and that everyone else must shut up and do as they say, they are able to rise to the position of power that their entire ideology is hellbent on destroying. But, in doing so, they are able to become the Haves while enjoying the benefits of the Have Nots without taking any responsibility.

Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek has said the Left often dwells on past failures in order to “maintain a moralistic position” of powerlessness. This calculated victimhood, however, is exactly what gives them their power.

It is, in a word, ironic.

President Joe Biden and world leaders are spending the week discussing the biggest issues across the globe. But Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of State during the Trump administration, believes more needs to be done.

Pompeo joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to talk about President Biden's upcoming meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, and to explain why he believes it's not just "appropriate," but necessary to hold Putin accountable for the recent cyberattacks on the Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meat processing company.

Pompeo said it's likely that "at the very least" Putin turned a blind eye to the major attacks against U.S. infrastructure. He stressed that the Biden administration should not abandon private businesses in the face of these ransomware hacks, but rather do everything possible to make sure those businesses' assets are secure from future invasions.

"This is an attack on America," Pompeo said. "It came through an attack on a commercial enterprise, but the capacity for pipelines to move product around on our east coast is an American national security interest.... We have to help these businesses protect their systems, and then there has to be a national effort to impose costs on those who put American lives at risk by denying available product around our country.

"Putin, at the very least, is turning a blind eye to [the cyberattacks], probably more. So, it's appropriate to hold Vladimir Putin and the Russians accountable for the actions taking place inside of their country," he added. "We have to do it, and there are tools by which we can."

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On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn read from the Bible's II Timothy 3, in which Paul warns of "perilous times" to come and describes a generation that will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, and the list goes on. Sound familiar?

But Glenn said the times we're facing — which will likely become more and more difficult — are not any graver than what our Founders faced. We can overcome, and while it won't be easy, it will be worth it.

"Just like George Washington and the badge of merit, we will not be able to conquer this evil unless we are on God's side. If we don't have Divine Providence, we will not be able to survive. The things that are arrayed in front of us, are no greater no less than what our Founders had arrayed against them," Glenn stated.

"So, what will we do? You must make those decisions, as a family, right now. What is the line for you that you and your family will not cross? Because if you don't know it now, you will cross it," he warned. "You have to speak out, be that voice. You have to be strong enough to lead."

Glenn went on to thank and praise his audience, saying, "This is the kindest, most generous audience I have ever encountered."

"You will stand. This audience could be the extra 5% that is needed to change things, for the better," he added. "We have great and glorious times, when I believe we will see the hand of God. We will see miracles. Expect them. And live in such a way where you can call them down."

Watch the clip to get Glenn's take on what's coming next and how to prepare yourself and your family.

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How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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