Rob Schneider calls out comedians, says vitriol is making Americans bitter

SNL creator Lorne Michaels has said that the show lambastes Republicans more often because "Democrats tend to take it personally; Republicans think it's funny." In other words, leftists can be offended if their ideas are challenged and ridiculed, but conservatives can’t.

Jokes about President Trump have become the airplane food comedy of our time. As in, “Can you believe how bad the food on airplanes is, am I right?” It’s the work of a hack comedian, and, at this point, it’s tacky and, sometimes, downright embarrassing. Rob Schneider, former cast-member of SNL, spoke for much of America when he told the New York Daily News that the Trump schtick has gotten tired and pathetic. Worse, it is making Americans bitter.

"Comedy needs surprise,” Schneider said. “It must keep the audience guessing. It should not be afraid to shock or offend. It should attack the powerful and arrogant. But it must come from a place of inspiration where it made the writer laugh. If there are ideas of justice, morality and righteousness even better but they must always take a backseat to actually being funny. The loyalty should reside in the joke, not in some political identity."

I’m not joking when I say that Schneider’s assessment contains the depth and force of writings by philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, who revolutionized the field of aesthetics within comedy. Because, yes, parody by nature is divisive. Satire is the weaponization of humor, a tactical fusing of comedy and politics. It’s the tactical use of humor to voice political insurgency. Satire involves adding judgement and attack to humor, inherently negative. Its basis is anger. But, in order to be effective, it has to, above all, be funny. Add the media to this mix, and you’ve got the potential for joke-driven warfare.

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Not only are Left-leaning audiences unable to laugh at themselves, they’re unable to laugh at a growing list of topics that they’ve deemed offensive. Of course, there’s a difference between offensive and unfunny. It’s one thing for a person to dislike a joke because they find it unfunny, but the progressive argument against humor is instead that they consider it offensive. As Jordan Peterson said during his Channel 4 interview, “It’s not okay for someone to tell me that I don’t have the right to offend them.” Especially amid a culture which has determined that “micro-aggressions” are an actual thing, that a person’s intentions can be offensive, and that language is a form of violence.

A person’s ability to laugh often reveals a lot about them. And maybe conservatives are sick of the school-yard bully schtick from leftists. Because the jokes aren’t even funny anymore. And no one is really laughing. It’s more of a sick cackle. A sick noise that indicates loneliness and creepy rage.

The best thing you can do is avoid the rage that’s expected.

Smile. Laugh. As Mark Twain wrote, “Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.” Show the clowns that you’re blessed. Blessed in many ways, but especially with a sense of humor.

Once again, the media has failed to carry out even the most cursory investigation when it comes to allegations against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). But investigative journalist David Steinberg has been piecing together "32 new, verifiable, archived pieces of evidence" that indicate Omar conducted the "most extensive spree of state and federal felonies by an elected congressperson in U.S. history."

Steinberg joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail how the pieces fit together in his latest report available on TheBlaze.com.

"It's over," Steinberg told Glenn. "There's really nothing left. It's all ... the publicly available documentation that anyone would need to be convinced that, for eight years, [Omar] married her brother to commit immigration fraud. And this marriage fraud also was in the service of education fraud/student loan fraud. And along the line, we have evidence, that she filed at least two years of fraudulent tax returns, possibly eight [years]. We have evidence that she perjured herself eight times during her 2017 divorce from this man. And along the way, of course, we know she was living in public housing. We also know she was likely receiving subsidized child care.

"Essentially, almost everything she put her name on for eight years was perjury or fraud. And it all adds up to likely the most extensive spree of state and federal felonies by an elected congressperson in U.S. history. I really have no other way to put it. That's how big this is."

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The extreme-left idea that gender is "fluid" is a complete denial of science, according to sex researcher and neuroscientist Dr. Debra Soh.

Dr. Soh joined Glenn Beck on his latest podcast to talk about her new book, "THE END OF GENDER: Debunking the Myths about Sex & Identity in Our Society" and to offer a hard dose of objective truth about gender and sexual orientation based on scientific facts.

She also explained why she had to leave academia to be able to speak freely about sex and identity, and how — despite being a liberal — the far-left is actively trying to cancel her for saying there are biological differences between men and women.

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In February 2020, Glenn Beck and his research team uncovered an alleged multi-billion dollar money laundering scheme which lead to a missing $1.8 billion in U.S. aid sent to Ukraine during the Obama administration, all of which pointed to Igor Kolomoisky, the corrupt Ukrainian billionaire at the center of it all.

If you missed Glenn's February special, "Ukraine: The Final Piece," you can find it here.

This week, the FBI raided the offices of U.S. companies owned by Kolomoisky in Cleveland and Miami. Additionally, the Department of Justice accused the Ukrainian oligarch of stealing billions of dollars from PrivatBank and then laundering the money through a network of companies all over the world. Kolomoisky and partner, Hennadiy Boholyubov, owned PrivatBank until December 2016, when Ukraine nationalized the bank because billions of dollars had gone missing.

Kolomoisky has ties to the Ukrainian gas firm Burisma, former Burisma board member Hunter Biden, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whose phone call with President Donald Trump was central to the Democrats' now-failed impeachment attempt.

On the radio program Friday, Glenn spoke with chief researcher Jason Buttrill about these latest developments.

"Yeah, $1.8 billion of [taxpayer] money that just vanished has now been found, or at least part of it, in Miami and Cleveland," Glenn said.

"I can't believe it's taken this long," Jason responded. "You said in February that [Kolomoisky] was the key to finding out where the money went. And we're talking about $1.8 billion dollars — $1.8 billion! That could finance a small war."

"That money went to PrivatBank — that's Kolomoisky's bank," he continued. "It was later nationalized after they found out all this money was mysteriously going missing. But it went through a bank in Cypress then, poof, it was laundered all over the world. [...] We also showed, in one of the previous shows, that there were wire transfers going from Burisma, which Kolomoisky is the managing principal of, to Hunter Biden."

Glenn and Jason also talked about recent reports from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) alleging ties between American revolutionaries, such as Antifa, and Marxist terrorists in Syria, which BlazeTV exposed back in June. Find out more here.

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The Federal Reserve is now doing two things it has promised never to do: purchasing our national debt, which has never been higher, and printing money, which leads to deflation. As a result, your money in the bank has already lost 10 percent of its value in recent weeks.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck explained how, thanks to the fed's poor decision making, our deficits have another dangerous effect: The United States' credit score has been downgraded, putting our country at risk of becoming an untrustworthy borrower. He also advises Americans to have at least a week's worth of cash at home, because a banking crisis could happen soon.

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