Glenn Beck: Potterville or Bedford Falls?



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GLENN: So, we have we have we have a choice to make. We have a we have a we have a choice to make. Who are we? Who are we? What is it we believe? What is America? Last night I played the clip of Potter from It's A Wonderful Life. George, you once called me a bitter, twisted old man. And I watched that clip. That is George Soros, trying to buy up Bedford Falls and turn it into Potterville. And I was thinking about this late last night and I thought, you know, the story of It's A Wonderful Life is really the story of what we're doing today. It's the same people in both Potterville and Bedford Falls, the same people. They just went a different direction. One is a town where they were told, no, it's not good, you're not good. It's about money. It's about powerful it's about Potter. The other one was a good town. They worked together and they might have had a broken down house with a banister, with a big what do you call those big balls at the bottom of the banister? broken off, a drafty old place and the people in the town don't even know what they have and they kind of resent it because they haven't gotten to do what they wanted to do, but they stood there and they did what they had to do and they were better off because of it.

I tell you vote George Bailey. I tell you that Bedford Falls is real and they want to turn us into Potterville. Frank Capra who made that movie was ridiculed. He also made Mr. Smith Goes To Washington. He was ridiculed for that. He was told by the New York Times and all the rest of them, That America doesn't exist. Schmaltz. I tell you, it's real. I tell you felt it on 8/28, you felt it on 9/12. That's who we are!

The Mr. Potters of the world come and go. It's not about our houses. It's not about our car. It's not even about the old big tree that sits in our front lawn. It's about people and who we choose to be.

Press release dated Wednesday, October 20th. Soros announces first ever contribution to Media Matters. Despite years of right wing lies, Soros has never been donated to Media Matters. Date line, Washington DC, today George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society foundations and David Brock, founder and CEO for Media Matters for America are issuing statements on Mr. Soros' decision to support Media Matters with his first ever contribution. Despite repeated assertions to the contrary by various FOX News commentators, I have not to date been a funder of Media Matters. However, in view of recent evidence suggesting that the incendiary rhetoric of FOX News hosts may incite violence, I now have decided to support the organization. Media Matters is the one few group that attempts to old FOX News accountable for the false and misleading information they so often broadcast. I am supporting Media Matters in an effort to more widely publicize the challenge FOX News posing to civil and informed discourse in our democracy.

A statement from David Brock, from the moment in early 2009 that Roger Ailes enlisted Glenn Beck to the FOX News channel's new agenda, the battle to overturn the 2008 election results that Ailes likened to the Alamo, FOX has transformed itself to a 24/7 GOP attack machine dividing Americans through fear mongering and falsehoods and undermining the legitimacy of our government for partisan political ends. Worse still, in recent months FOX has allowed Glenn Beck's show to become an out of control vehicle for the potential incitement of domestic terrorism. No American should be quiet about these developments. The degradation of our media and the reckless endangerment of innocent lives, George Soros, a philanthropist of the highest integrity, unfortunately, knows firsthand what it is like to be grossly characterized and flatly lied about on FOX. Media Matters is grateful that he has decided to lend his voice and support our goal of greater journalistic accuracy and accountability. We are especially pleased that in this moment of hidden right wing billionaire money corrupting our democracy, Mr. George Soros, upon deciding to support our efforts, quickly and transparently has made that support public.

George Soros has, indeed, made contributions to Media Matters in the past. It has just been laundered through other sources. This is the first time that his name appears on a check, but this is the way shadowy figures do it.

I am offering Mr. Soros an hour on my broadcast. George Soros and I can sit down and he can explain his one world government. He can explain how he's not connected at all to the Tides Foundation, how he rejects extremism. We could talk about transparency. Mr. Soros has so far declined. I would like to ask Mr. Soros to reconsider because I am going to explain what has happened between Mr. Soros, his people, and me and he probably should be there to explain his side of it.

I am telling you, quite honestly, I am making this information public because you need to know. Exposed, his danger goes down, but he has made some unbelievable moves that you should know about. The question is: Are you prepared to stand? Have you decided I have been watching my country be dismantled. I told you recently that, you know, when they were looking for toxins in my test, the first thing that popped in my mind was I know what the poison is. There is no poison. It's that I have been looking at this hideousness, this awful, hidden connection, this shadow organization. I've been looking at the early 20th century progressives who are evil and I know what that word means. I don't use it lightly. It is evil, the people that stood for eugenics, and I see the traces of it alive today.

I feel like George Bailey in Potterville. It goes against everything in me. Some people can't see Bedford Falls. I can. Those people who cannot are those who are going to write about this monolog and say, He gets all choked up over a stupid black and white Christmas movie. That's the difference between us. I believe Frank Capra saw America for what she really was, not what she had allowed herself to become. So do I. Let's just be those people. And it ends. It just ends when we choose, when we're standing on that bridge and we choose I want to live again, I want to live again.


 

Blaze TV hosts Glenn Beck , Chad Prather, and Steven Crowder weighed-in with similar but different thoughts on the fascism associated with canceling Dr. Seuss.

Glenn Beck can't help but wonder, "What is wrong with us?" in light of the Dr. Seuss books that have been cancelled due to "hurtful and wrong" illustrations — that takes America one step closer to complete insanity.

Chad Prather approached the issue from a comedic perspective, stating that "Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment."

Steven Crowder explained that Dr. Seuss books were banned for being offensive and insensitive to some. So Steven decided to parody the six banned children's books with progressively titled and hilariously inappropriate versions.

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"They are banning Dr. Seuss books. How much more do you need to see before all of America wakes up? ... This is fascism!" Glenn said. "We don't destroy books. What is wrong with us, America?" - Glenn Beck. Download the podcast here.

Chad Prather's comedic take on why Dr. Seuss got canceled

"Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment'"- Chad Prather. Download the podcast here.

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In this 7+1 segment-- Crowder uncovers, new, unreleased Dr. Seuss titles that will be released in the near future (parody). Download the podcast here.

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"What's your climate credit score?" That's a question Americans may have to answer if the green global elites get their way.

While the media has distracted us with Orange Man Bad! and Russia, Russia, Russia!, the Left has been busy working on the fundamental transformation of America with a primary pressure point — YOUR money through YOUR bank. Democrats, forgetting the words of MLK, like to group people into categories. They judge you based on what skin color you have, your religion, occupation, your ideology, and now … your carbon footprint.

On his Wednesday night TV special this week, Glenn Beck exposes how they're now planning, not only to categorize you, but to give you a score. It'll determine everything for you: whether you can buy a home, get a new car, open a business … EVERYTHING. And if you don't bend the knee? You'll be blacklisted. But this isn't some far-off conspiracy theory. Multiple big U.S. banks are part of a private U.S. financial group enacting these policies now. It's here, and we're ALL at risk.

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Unlike the mainstream media, we at the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" decided to actually do the research and get to the bottom of CPAC's controversial stage design, which many on the Left have suggested was purposefully shaped like an obscure Nazi symbol. We got our answers straight from the source — and it's not what the media is suggesting.

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp joined Glenn on Wednesday to share the real story of the stage design, who designed it, and why he's taking legal options against those smearing the Conservative Political Action Conference's name seriously.

Matt told Glenn he'd never heard of the alleged Nazi insignia, noting that even a staff member who "studied anti-Semitism in college" did not recognize the obscure symbol. He went on to explain how the stage designing firm, Design Foundry, and Hyatt Hotels worked collaboratively with CPAC event organizers for months throughout the designing and construction of the stage. However, when pressured by the cancel culture mob on social media, both companies "ran for the tall grass."

"Both the Hyatt and [Design Foundry] looked to CPAC and said [they] had nothing to do with this stage. That's outrageous," Matt stated. "This whole process takes months ... everybody saw this. Everybody had to figure out how to construct this. Everybody had eyes on it from every angle. And nobody in that process ever raised their hand and said, 'Oh, you know, I took a European history class, and I noticed [that the stage design looked like a Nazi symbol.] Nobody."

Matt went on to add that, while CPAC expects attacks from the Left, they also have every intention of standing up for themselves, the conservative community, the Jewish community, and all the people who love America.

"We're fine with taking the hits. We always take the hits, it's part of being a prominent conservative group. We'll take the hits, but we won't let people lie," Matt said.

"I can't tell you how many people have called me during the course of this most tumultuous of years and said, at what point does the conservative community, do the 74 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump, do the people who love America, and think it's okay to read Dr. Seuss, and love Thomas Jefferson and Mount Rushmore, at what point do they start pushing back on the cancel culture? At what point do they say, this is a line you can't cross? I think we're at that line," he added.

"We called our conference, 'America Uncanceled.' The whole thing became about them canceling us. At what point do we not have the right to say,' you can't treat us this way'? You're disparaging us. You're destroying our reputation. You're destroying our ability to be respected members of our community. So, I'm taking your challenge of pursuing our legal options very seriously. And I think we have to go broader. We can't let these companies just follow the woke mob. We can't do it."

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at CPAC by The Federalist reporter David Marcus with a valid question: "When are you guys going to start covering Cuomo?" His answer — or, really, lack of an answer — perfectly demonstrates why he was earlier surrounded by CPAC attendees chanting, "CNN sucks!"

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere react to a video clip of the exchange with Acosta, as well as the mainstream media's double standards when it comes to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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