Glenn Beck: Science! Revised

GLENN: Man, I am so glad that we're restoring science to it was like we were living in the Dark Ages there for a while. You know what I mean, when everybody was afraid of science, science was evil and we had all those scientists locked up into those towers and we were torturing people: Confess! Confess! I'm so glad that those days are behind us now. Now we're going to swap our beakers for some telescopes today, satellites and some other fancy space equipment because we had an article now from NASA. So let's take a second here and get... lost... in... space! Actually lost in the sun, which is kind of I mean, technically, I'm not a scientist but I think it's in space.

So an international panel oh, jeez. It's never good when we start with an international panel. An international panel has released a new prediction. The solar cycle will peak May 2013. But they are saying it's going to bottom out, 2013, with a below average number of sun spots. For us thinkers and for those of us who have not yet completed our astronomy degree, and I well, I honestly haven't flipped through the endless studies about space, but this makes perfect sense for us thinkers. For you, the nonscientists, I mean, you may be confused by the term "Cycle" since we basically ignore that concept in order to blame things on man and, you know, the things that probably aren't caused by man and then we look at other things like the economy and do the same thing. But anyway, don't focus on that. Focus on the sun and space! NASA experts are now predicting that you dummies won't even understand that a massive space storm is coming our way, one similar to the one that happened in the 1800s that was described as, quote, a solar flare that produced northern lights so bright that people could read newspapers by their red and green glow. Wow. I didn't know that happened. That is so weird. People used to read newspapers. Who knew? The National Academy of Sciences found out that if a similar storm occurred today, it would cause $2 trillion in damages to society's high tech infrastructure. By comparison, Hurricane Katrina caused only $80 to $125 billion in damage. Oh, my goodness. Is the question that needs to be asked, Dick Cheney or George Bush currently up on the sun, breaking all of the dams that are keeping the solar flares in place. Some would say this sounds like fear mongering, I know, but when we scientists make predictions like this and I do include myself as a scientist we have to look at past results, which is pretty unnecessary since we're scientists and even politicians follow us blindly. But whatever. This forecast that a solar storm is going to happen by 2013 actually listen carefully revises an earlier prediction issued in 2007 that the solar storm would come March 2008, followed by a strong solar maximum in 2011. So some might say we were wrong. They are not scientists now, are they? If we're not you know, if I wasn't a brilliant scientist, I would say, gee, like you, but you're not one of the elite. Doesn't sound like one of those end of the world predictions, you know, when the date comes and goes, the end of the world's still here: Good news, we recalculated. Guess what, solar storm coming in 2013. Panic, everyone! Yeah. Well, Dean Pesnell, good, close, personal scientific buddy of mine, he's from the Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA's lead representative, NASA's lead representative on the panel, he says, "Turns out that none of our models were totally correct." Huh. Who would have he said, go ahead and mark your calendar for May 2013, quoting, but use a pencil. This is the guy they put in charge, you know, the lead representative? "Yeah, we were wrong. We were totally, we were wrong. And we're going to be wrong again." You're a scientist, damn it; start acting like one! You are 100% certain about things that you're 100% uncertain about. And when you're wrong, you don't admit it; you just revise it.

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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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