They Want to Silence You




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In Friday's New York Times, economist Paul Krugman took some nasty shots at me, Bill O'Reilly and other commentators, saying: "For the most part, the likes of FOX News and the RNC haven't directly incited violence," which suggests in a small part we have.

He also said: "And at this point, whatever dividing line there was between mainstream conservatism and the black-helicopter crowd seems to have been virtually erased."

He just linked conservatives to conspiracy theorists.

In other words, this is not attacking just me, it's attacking you — because if you're a conservative, you're a crazy person.

Here's the one thing: If offering opinions on the news can be linked to hate and extremism, then Krugman should be in the cell right next to me.

For years Krugman has spoken in drastic terms about the grave danger posed by global warming.

On October 15, 2007, he wrote in his New York Times column: "It's in the interest of most people (and especially their descendants) that somebody do something to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, but each individual would like that somebody to be somebody else. Leave it up to the free market, and in a few generations Florida will be underwater."

Why isn't Krugman blamed every time there's a bombing by the Earth Liberation Front? Why isn't he responsible for ELF's 2,000 acts of arson, fire bombings, vandalism, intimidation, assault, stalking and $110 million worth of property damage all done in the name of protecting the environment?

Why isn't he responsible for people who chain themselves to redwood trees or who vandalize big SUVs? Aren't those people just "doing something" to promote their cause, just like Krugman suggested or, I believe, incited.

By the way, ELF and ALF, the top domestic terrorists, are both surprisingly on the left.

Then there are his statements on the Iraq war and torture. In October 2006, Krugman wrote: "Iraq is a lost cause. It's just a matter of arithmetic… American forces there are large enough to suffer terrible losses, but far too small to stabilize the country."

Isn't he inciting Iraqi suicide bombers to target our troops? After all, he told them that they were close to winning the war, that we were in a "lost cause."

When you combine that with this line from earlier this year: "There is now no way to view the people who ruled us these past eight years as anything but monsters," you realize that Krugman is also obviously responsible for the killing of an Army recruiter about a week ago in Arkansas.

The Muslim convert who did it said he was opposed to the U.S. military and how can you blame him considering that their commander in chief for the last eight years was a "monster"?

Of course, all of this is ridiculous. No rational person would ever blame Paul Krugman for environmental attacks, suicide bombings or murders of soldiers. Yet that's exactly what Krugman and others are trying to do to those on the right, linking commentators like me and Bill O'Reilly to the murder of late-term abortion Dr. George Tiller and the shooting by a white supremacist at the Holocaust Memorial Museum.

I can sum up the only ones responsible in one sentence: Crazy people are just crazy people.

For those who refuse to listen to what I actually say, I'll say it again: Anyone who thinks violence is the way to get their message across is a nut-job who is discrediting their own cause.

But recognize this for what it is: This is an attempt to shut you up, not me.

Yes, crazies are acting out. But you need the rest to differentiate from the crazies, because if they don't, we'll find ourselves in a box that Americans have never been in.

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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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