The Radicals on the Left Want You to Shut Up


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I've been watching the media watch the town hall protests — remember the initial reaction: "Astroturf! Fake grassroots!" Sen. Boxer said the last time she saw such nicely dressed fake protests was in 2000 in Florida with Al Gore.

Fast forward to today: The "fake grassroots" are obviously not fake. So, the media has bailed on that strategy and have changed their opinion from "this is fake anger" to "man, these people are so angry, they are dangerous!"

Here's the One Thing: The radicals of the left, many of whom now work or meet at the White House, have co-opted the media and they want you to shut up; and they'll do anything to make it happen.

This is a game. And people like you are new to this game. We are used to having lives and working. But the community organizers are doing what they do best and this protesting stuff is right in their wheelhouse.

For regular Joes like you, it's "OK, we're here. Now what?"

But the media sees you as anything but a regular Joe; more like a regular "BTK" or a "typical rich, white person."

You're nuts. You're evil. You're crazy. You're annoying. You're racist — even "un-American" according to the speaker of the House! That's quite a departure from 2003:

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SEN. HILLARY CLINTON: I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you're not patriotic. We should stand up and say, we are Americans and we have a right to disagree with any administration.

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Now, let's take a look at one of the violent protests of President Bush in 2002; here's what happened, as Bill Sammons reports on FOXNews.com:

"Protesters stalked his motorcade, assailed his limousine and stoned a car containing his advisers. Chanting 'Bush is a terrorist!', the demonstrators bullied passers-by including gay softball players and a wheelchair-bound grandfather with multiple sclerosis."

There were also signs that read "Christian fascism," complete with a swastika in place of the letter "S" in each word. And of course, angry demonstrators wielding "9/11 — you let it happen" signs.

But remember: You're crazy, you're violent, for having a couple of overzealous idiots who yelled a bit much.

I don't advocate yelling — be respectful and polite — but a little yelling compared to what happened to Bush in 2002 doesn't exactly measure up. Yet, here's how the media reacted back then to the violent protests of Bush — first from NPR:

"The residents of southern Oregon who came out to see the president unveil his plan are clearly fed up with living next to wildfires. People here say they are sick of the road closures, the threatened evacuations and the five weeks of brown haze that has filled the valleys."

And this one from "The Today Show:"

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CAMBPELL BROWN, NBC: The demonstrators were protesting against fires, President Bush's foreign policy and also his new forest initiative.

MATT LAUER, NBC: That's right. About 500 protesters in all. There were five arrests.

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The people who needed to be pepper sprayed and were arrested by police don't get called crazy, like you do. No, the issues they are angry about get brought up. You're crazy — even though President Obama's approval rating is now down to 47 percent and 50 percent disapprove of how he's handling health care, while only 43 percent approve.

Why are you being attacked? Because you are ruining that universal health care dream and you will pay a price for that. Because you must understand there are billions of dollars at stake and massive control of power.

There are a couple rules in Saul Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals" being used against you, right now:

"Ridicule is man's most potent weapon. It's hard to counterattack ridicule and it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage."

"Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it and polarize it. Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy."

"Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions."

Sound familiar? Have you heard anyone talk about what's in the bill lately? Yeah, me either.

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President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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This is a moment "Cynical Theories" author James Lindsay probably hoped would never come. The liberal mathematician and host of the "New Discourses Podcast" recently came out as "unhappily" voting Republican, including for President Donald Trump, because the Democratic Party is now being controlled by a far-left movement that seeks to destroy our country and the U.S. Constitution.

He joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain why this election isn't "Trump versus Biden." It's Trump versus a "movement that wants to tear apart American society at its very foundation." Lindsay warned that if it isn't stopped, the left can toss out our rights by rewriting the Constitution — or abolishing it altogether.

"A lot of people don't understand what's happening with the election we have right now," he said. "They think it's a choice between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. And at the surface level, of course, it is. We're voting for each candidate to be duly put into the office of president. But that's not what we really have going on. We have, in Donald Trump, a man who's going to govern as we've all seen — the way he feels like he's going to govern. And we have in Joe Biden, a man captured by a movement that wants to tear apart the American society at its very foundation."

Lindsay noted the popular leftist narratives that call to "abolish anything they don't like," which now includes the U.S. Constitution. He added that "this is the movement that is controlling the Democratic Party."

"It is my belief, that there has been a largely effective kind of silent coup of the Democratic Party, that's turned it completely under the control of this movement. And that's what we're going to be electing with Joe Biden. So I can't do it," he said.

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Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT, Glenn Beck goes straight to the source of the biggest story in the country with Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who takes us directly into Hunter Biden's alleged laptop.

Despite Big Tech's attempts to squash this story, there should be a mad scramble in the media to get to the bottom of major corruption allegations, but they're willfully ignoring it. However, this is not just a story about Hunter Biden. This is all about Joe Biden. It's a story Glenn has been investigating for over a year that traces back to Ukraine and China. It goes directly to the root of corruption within our political system: How politicians use their family members to enrich the entire clan and sell out their country. While the media looks the other way, Glenn asks Mayor Giuliani to show us the evidence. Giuliani details the chain of possession of the laptop and reveals news that he only had possession of the laptop days before the New York Post story broke. He says, "I reported this the day after I saw it."

He also drops a major bombshell on the show and says Big Tech doesn't want you to see evidence that "establishes with texts, documents, contracts" that "Joe Biden was a 10% partner with a Chinese communist … and there are witnesses that will come forward and testify to it."

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The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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