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GLENN: Let me talk a little bit about -- I want to talk a little bit about Barack Obama. Let me play the clip here from Good Morning America where he was going on and on about Bill Clinton and how unfair Bill Clinton is. Listen to this quote.

OBAMA: The former President who I think all of us have a lot of regard for has taken his advocacy on behalf of his wife to a level that I think is pretty troubling. He continues --

GLENN: Stop, stop. Okay, first of all, why is it troubling? If you take -- if he is outspoken for his wife, he has that bully pulpit, he's good at it, he's just out helping his wife just like everybody else, John Edwards has his wife out there, he just happens to be more effective because he's the former President of the United States. Why would it be disturbing to be an advocate for your wife or for your husband if you are campaigning or she's campaigning for the President of the United States? Everybody does it. Well, it's not on the surface. Listen to the -- listen to where he says he's taking it too far. Listen to this.

OBAMA: You know, he continues to make statements that aren't supported by the facts, whether it's about my record about position to the war in Iraq or our approach to organizing in Las Vegas. You know, this has become a habit and one of the things that I think we're going to have to do is to directly confront Bill Clinton when he's not making statements that are factually accurate.

GLENN: I love that. I love that. Who knows now what it feels like to be a Republican. You do! I mean, I love that. Wait a minute, hang on just a second. Bill Clinton is less than accurate? He's not using accurate statements to describe you, Bill Clinton? No! I find that hard to believe.

Now, you couple the Clintons doing whatever they have to do or doing whatever they have to say to destroy you and no one holding their feet to the fire, you couple that with the media attacking you and welcome to the world of a conservative. Now you know exactly what it's like, where we scratch and you go, well, how is this happening? So Barack, congratulations. You now know what it feels like to be a conservative. Well, you're halfway there. You're halfway there.

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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