Glenn Beck: John McCain's 'Musical Woes' ??



VOICE: Barack Obama, John McCain, two candidates, one winner fighting to the bitter end. The Battle of the News Headlines starts... now.

STU: Well, yesterday was a very interesting day as John McCain steamed get two mildly positive headlines but I'm sure that's going to turn around. We're looking for some very -- some attacks that have no substance for them. I think that's what I'd like for in the first half.

GLENN: All right. Let's go with John McCain, headline number one from today's paper, McCain calm over cancer scare. I don't even know what headline number two means: McCain's musical woes. Dan, you've got to look up that story. I can't even imagine. What is John -- did he go see Mamma Mia? John McCain headline number three: John McCain's negative attacks against Barack Obama hit a low mark. John McCain says media is biased towards Obama but it's McCain who's been getting a free ride. Here we are at the half, about ready to go in and see the next four headlines. These headlines will be for Barack Obama.

STU: That's basically exactly what we expected for McCain. Looking forward to Obama, we expect positive embrace from the media. That's what he gets on a daily basis.

GLENN: And here we go, headline number one for Obama: A hug for Obama, a handshake for McCain. Headline number two: Obama says he's becoming competitive in red states. Headline number three: Obama, new sheriff in town. I mean, what does that -- oh, does he think he's a cowboy? And the third. Mr. President? Not quite, but quite presidential.

VOICE: Once again Barack Obama comes out on top, glowing headline after glowing headline. Gee, what a frickin' surprise.

GLENN: Dan, what is John McCain's musical woes? What is that?

DAN: Give me one second. Hold on.

GLENN: I mean, that's just -- oh. And here's another one. I'm assuming this one, John McCain's negative attacks against Barack Obama hit a new low mark? Is that the one where he won't -- he will go to the gym but he won't go visit the soldiers in Germany?

STU: That's, I'm sure that's that, yeah. You know what, I -- look. Barack Obama's going to run 15,000 terrible ads and 527s will do it, too, but John McCain's ads stink so far. I don't understand this. Like, I -- it's not his place to be criticizing Barack Obama that he's going to the gym instead of going to visit the troops. It just seems like a silly sort of hackish attack. And then --

GLENN: Well, it's -- compared to like, for instance, he says he won't take on Jeremiah Wright.

STU: Right. That's something of substance. Like, he --

GLENN: Well, no. Because John McCain sees it the wrong way. John McCain sees the Jeremiah Wright thing: Oh, that's race and that's religion. No, it's not. His theology is political theology. It is a Marxist theology. And if somebody would stand up and say, look, I don't want to talk about anybody's religion, I don't really care about anybody's religion. But this is a Marxist theology. And look, here is this phrase from this individual called Lenin, here's this phrase from Marx, here's this phrase from Castro, here's this phrase from Jeremiah Wright. Now let me give you the phrase from Berlin that's awfully familiar. You know what I mean? If you would just take on and say, look, this has influenced the man. No matter what he says, it has influenced the man. And it's not about religion and it's not about race and it's not about loud, flashy preachers. But he won't do it.

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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