Glenn Beck: Surprised Massachusetts Race Is Close?





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All eyes are on Massachusetts for the big election Tuesday. Who's going to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate seat? Oh, the suspense!

Everyone in the media seems shocked that a Republican is on the verge of winning in Massachusetts. It's weird — I mean, "Republican from Massachusetts" doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. But not only are they shocked, but the media is horrified at the prospects of a Republican winning there:

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AMY ROBACH, 'THE TODAY SHOW': All right, well, we want to talk about a crisis potentially looming here at home. Massachusetts, the president is making a last-minute trip to Boston tomorrow to campaign for Democrat Martha Coakley.

DAVID SHUSTER, MSNBC: Has Democratic-leaning Massachusetts lost its mind?

SAVANNAH GUTHRIE, MSNBC: With just four days to go in the race for Teddy Kennedy's Senate seat, a new poll is terrible news for Democrats. The 60th vote in the Senate; maybe health care hanging in the balance. Chuck, I'm interested now. NBCs deputy political director, Mark Murray, joins us now. This is bad.

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The media may be surprised, but I'm not. Because I think the days where people just vote Democrat or Republican no matter what are seeing the beginning of the end. For so long we've bought into the Republicans and Democrats' game; identified ourselves as one or the other, and put that label ahead of a much more important one: American.

Progressives have put their agenda into hyper-drive and it's so crystal clear that their final goal is anything but American:

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THEN-PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE BARACK OBAMA: We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.

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Both Republican and Democratic voters have snapped out of that slumber. Because if there is one thing that can unite people of all political persuasions, it's that we do not want to be like France. Even Michael Moore agrees with that.

It's an insult to the people of Massachusetts to react with shock because they put some actual thought into their vote. Maybe they are discovering who Martha Coakley is?

Just last week, a journalist was pushed to the ground while trying to ask her a question. Whether or not it was on purpose, who knows? But Coakley's response was telling. She claimed: "I'm not sure what happened. I know something occurred, but I'm not privy to the facts."

But she apparently knew enough "facts" to say that "Republican stalkers" caused it. Unfortunately for Coakley, one of those pesky photographers caught a photo of Coakley watching the incident take place.

Oops.

When talking about Catholics, Coakley said this:

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MARTHA COAKLEY, CANDIDATE FOR U.S. SENATE: You can have religious freedom but you probably shouldn't work in the emergency room.

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Coakley is yet another politician who made an "honest mistake" on finances. On her financial disclosures for her senate run, she claimed to have no personal assets. Turns out she was off by over $200,000 — oops.

And then there was Coakley's involvement in the Fells Acres Day Care Center preschool trial — a case that garnered national attention. Three daycare workers were convicted on very weak accusations of child abuse. Even when judges overturned convictions and the governor's board of pardons and paroles unanimously voted to commute Gerald Amirault, Coakley stuck by the story despite the lack of evidence. She's trying to look tough on crime.

But, there's one more: Coakley is the attorney general, the head law enforcement figure in the state. And not only does she fail to get the support of the State Police Association of Massachusetts and several police unions, she fails to get the support of the Cambridge Police Patrol Officers Union — her husband, is a retired Cambridge police officer. I mean, is her husband going to vote for her?

It's amazing the race is even close considering how bad of a candidate she is. Public Policy Polling has her trailing Scott Brown by a 51-46 percent margin. Suffolk has it at 50-46 percent — this is within the margin of error. With the progressives' dream of mandated health care possibly on the line, you can only imagine how ugly this thing will get if it's — God help us all — "too close to call." Coakley supporters have friends in high places.

If it's close enough for a recount, I don't want to see some idiot looking at a hanging chad trying to figure out the intent of the voter. I think that was the first time America was clued in to the fact our voting system had serious problems.

I was there in Florida during that re-count debacle in 2000 and I was in favor recounting the whole state. But Democrats thought that by cherry picking certain areas, by manipulating the system, they would have a better chance winning. Of course, that backfired and by all accounts if Democrats would have recounted the entire state, Gore would have pulled it out.

The loss was their own fault; they were so incompetent, they didn't even know how to cheat. But mention the 2000 election to someone on the left and it's still: "George W. Bush stole the election!"

Do you know who this is?

Of course you do: She was Florida's Republican secretary of state, Katherine Harris, who certified presidential theft! She committed a crime against American democracy! Even John Stewart parodied Harris:

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JON STEWART, 'THE DAILY SHOW': Katherine Harris made it official by signing the certification papers. Then she passed the papers on to a second commissioner. Finally, they got the ultimate seal of approval signature from Lobster Boy.

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She was on "SNL" all the time.

Now, let me ask you: Do you recognize this face?

Of course you don't. Because Democrats don't consider it a crime against democracy when they win — like Al Franken's Minnesota senate race. He's Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie; an ACORN-supported guy — handpicked by the George Soros funded SOS Project. SOS is designed specifically to have control of the power in close elections. Lesson learned, apparently.

So if it's close in Massachusetts, William Francis Galvin will "decide" the election. But don't plan on seeing him called stupid or parodied on "SNL." Even thought Galvin has said that if Scott Brown wins, it will take "a while" to certify him. That's weird, because in 2007, as the Boston Herald points out, Representative Niki Tsongas was sworn in at the U.S. House of Representatives on Oct. 18, 2007 — just two days after winning a special election.

I don't believe, as an American, regular Democrats or Republicans steal elections. But progressives do. It's practically a bylaw in any of their many manifestos.

Over the weekend, Ed Schultz said this:

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ED SCHULTZ, 'THE ED SCHULTZ SHOW': I tell you what, if I lived in Massachusetts I'd try to vote 10 times. I don't know if they'd let me or not, but I'd try to. Yeah, that's right. I'd cheat to keep these bastards out. I would.

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Of course he would. His partner in crime also longed for some good old-fashioned cheating:

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CHRIS MATTHEWS, MSNBC: You know in the old days, maybe I shouldn't be harkening back to the old days, if the Democrats faced this kind of a disaster in the works, you'd go back to your ones, the people you were sure are going to vote Democrat, and you'd make sure they got to the polling place, you'd get them lunch, you'd get them a car. You'd make sure they got there.

And in some cases you'd be buying people to get them, not officially buying them, but getting them there as block secretaries, as block captains, you'd be getting them there with street money, legitimate but it's a little bit old school.

But I hear, talking to somebody, today there aren't people up there in Massachusetts like that anymore. There aren't those automatic Democrat votes out there, those ones anymore.

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Oh, the horror! You mean they can't buy votes in Massachusetts anymore? What's next: ACORN won't allow underage prostitution?

It doesn't matter to them because they've been told it's OK by people like Saul Alinsky, a hero to the extreme left. How do I know he's a hero?

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MATTHEWS: Well to reach back to one of our heroes from the past, from the '60s, Saul Alinsky...

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Saul Alinsky is the "ends justify the means" guy. Do what it takes, no matter what. And here's the most important thing to understand: It's not just about elections. It's about all of it:

• Steal $2.3 million from banks like Robert Creamer did? Hey, if you were spreading that wealth around to the poor then it's OK

• Health care reform: Behind closed doors, shady deals, bribing politicians, bankrupting America? Just get it done

• And remember those whale protestors who actually attacked and rammed into a Japanese whaling ship? (ADD moment, your honor: Whales? I mean, they're great and everything, but when you are risking life and limb to stop someone from catching a whale — wow. Who's daddy didn't love them?) Anyway, the boat that sunk the Japanese ship is from Paul Watson's organization.

Watson's a great guy — a progressive. He's the guy who was featured in that "Whale Wars" reality show, where he routinely resorts to physical violence against humans to save an animal. He has reportedly said that if you don't know an answer, a fact, a statistic, then... make it up on the spot. And "there's nothing wrong with being a terrorist, as long as you win. Then you write the history."

Attacking a civilian boat, ramming a bill through, voting 10 times in Massachusetts — they can spin it in the history books. They saved the whales. They achieved health care for all. They fundamentally transformed America.

Americans are starting to wake up to it, even Democrats — even Democrats in Kennedyville. They know something isn't right. And that something is the uber-left. The Van Jones, communist-loving radicals. The Chairman Mao admirers in the White House, like the Ron Blooms of the world, who says he agrees with Mao about power coming from the barrel of a gun.

I don't believe the majority of Americans think like these people do. But they don't care. If you don't believe these radicals think they are superior to you, that they will run you over if you get in the way of their do-gooding for greater good, then you don't understand history.

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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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