WELCOME - Fusion Magazine, July/August 2010




To say that I’m “involved” in every aspect of my business would be a pretty dramatic understatement. I don’t just like to know what is going on, I need to know. The thing is, when your business and your name are one in the same, you really have to keep your eye on things. So while keeping my eye on Fusion, I also get the pleasure of having the first and last word (and all of the other ones in between). You can write things and then rewrite them until you get it just right… making sure the ideas ring true and accurately represent your point of view. The reason I bring all this up is because Fusion has always been my baby, and you know you don’t hand your baby over to just anybody. This month though, I have handed it over, but not to just anybody.

First and foremost, David Barton is a friend. Lucky for me, he also happens to be a brilliant writer. When I say that, I don’t mean brilliant in the sense that someone writes something you don’t really understand, but they did it in such a fancy pants way that you think they must be super smart. No, David’s brilliance comes from the clarity of his writing. He never lets his expertise get in the way of concise ideas and simple explanations. But more than that, it’s not so much how David says things, but what it is he says.

I believe David Barton may be the most important writer on spirituality for this time in our nation’s history. Ironic- ally, it’s a message that’s hundreds of years old. Officially speaking, "David Barton is the Founder and President of WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America’s forgotten history and heroes with an emphasis on our moral, religious and constitutional heritage." OK, you caught me; that’s from the WallBuilders web site but I couldn’t say it any better.

You should also know that David holds the largest private collection of papers from the Founding Era, and a good deal of those writings deal with matters of faith. David has a profound understanding of divine inspiration. The Founders knew we wouldn’t stand a chance without the tenets of their abiding faith as the cornerstones of their new nation.

Too many have forgotten the role that God and His teachings had on the creation of our nation. During a recent appearance on my radio show, David relayed the following story:

Well, this is where it’s really fun to go back with those old documents, because we have thousands and thousands of those pages of sermons that shaped the American Revolution. One was a great sermon on taxes from 1766 after the Stamp Act. The Stamp Act came down. Charles Taltsy said, "Okay, what does the Bible say about taxes? Because here’s what scripture says about tax policy." They did the same thing on governments. They did the same thing on military. We have a lot of their sermons… they would talk about any- thing that was in the newspaper, they would comment from a scriptural perspective. And so I’ve got sermons of theirs on architecture. I’ve got sermons of theirs on earthquakes and fires and floods and railroads. You name it.

These days, the government seems to think it’s their job to silence the voices coming from spiritual leaders across America, trying to tell them exactly what is and isn’t appropriate for them to talk about from the pulpit.

Washington has forgotten (or they’ve chosen to ignore) that you cannot discuss the past, present and future of America without also discussing God and faith. Our Founding Fathers knew we’d never make it unless we were a nation of faith, and you need only look at the absence of those ideas to see how our great nation has stumbled. But we have not fallen, and it is the renewal of our faith that shall strengthen our footing! David Barton knows what he’s talking about, and he’s got something important to say. So this issue is all his, and you and I are all the better for it. Read every word.


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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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