Tim Tebow’s prayers are controversial, but not these

Tim Tebow’s journey from 3rd stringer to playoff winning quarterback has obviously been impressive, despite getting blown out by New England this weekend.  The odds of taking over a team that is 1-4, bringing it to the playoffs, and winning a playoff game are less than one percent.  That’s not an exaggeration, that’s the actual percentage.

But, while his unorthodox play in an unorthodox offense is somewhat understandably controversial on the field, I can’t quite figure out the controversy around his faith.  I think the popular answer for conservatives is to blame the media and their well documented slant against Christians.  But, I don’t think that fully explains it here.

 

For example, Victor Cruz. Cruz is arguably a bigger and better story than Tim Tebow.  He was a complete unknown coming into this year, his second season.  Last year, he had exactly zero catches.  This year he had 82 catches, finished 3rd in the league in yards, and is leading the New York Giants to another potential Superbowl (in media market number one, no less.)   He has been a phenomenon.   Down the stretch of the regular season, when the Giants had to win, he played some of his best football--including a catch that wound up being the 14th 99 yard play from scrimmage in NFL history.

 

What does Cruz believe has caused all of this?

A: I guess it is just God-given ability. When I get the ball in my hands I try to make the most out of every play. I try to make the maximum yardage I can get every time I touch the ball. God's blessed me with some ability to do some good things and to be able jump and run and run good routes. It's a testament to God.

 

That’s three God references in one answer folks.  Even “testament” thrown in there for good measure. In fact, this isn’t the most overtly religious I’ve seen Cruz in an interview, and I have never seen one in which he didn’t thank God.  It’s usually not a passing mention either, and most importantly—he actually seems to believe it.  He wants you to know he’s a Christian, and that God is a big part of his life.  Good for him.  As much as I hate the Giants (as an Eagles fan), I can’t help but like him.  Even though that 99-yard catch was singlehandedly responsible for me coming in second in my Fantasy Football League. (I should have been praying for Fantasy success, I guess.)

 

Here’s another example—as uncovered by the Blaze this weekend.  It is being called the greatest knockout in UFC history.  It starts with the knockout, but look at what comes next, at about 15 seconds in.

The winner, Edson Barboza, kneels in the ring, points at himself and his ridiculous muscles and shakes his head no.    Then he points at the sky, and shakes his head yes.  Then, he does it again for good measure and even mouths the word “nothing” when pointing at his physical strength. He is taking his moment in the sun, and trying to use that to communicate his faith.*

 

 

Now, I don’t know how much God intervenes to help you kick the crap out of other fighters, but the point is clear.  Whether it’s a UFC fighter, an NFL receiver, or even Albert Pujols who spoke eloquently about his love for Jesus Christ during our 8-28 event---public displays of faith have always been a part of sports.

 

Why is Tebow so controversial?

*Editor's note: The original video with the 15 second celebration was pulled. THe current video only has a fraction of the celebration.

With cops under fire, businesses destroyed, and innocent civilians beaten and killed, where is the justice that well-meaning protesters were seeking for George Floyd?

On Wednesday night's special, Glenn Beck goes one on one with Blexit founder and "Blackout" author Candace Owens about what's really driving the riots, white privilege in America, and why it sickens her that Floyd has become a martyr for Black America.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan told Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday that a network of radical extremist terrorist organizations, which includes Antifa, are coordinating and escalating many of the violent riots in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Lara, who has done extensive reporting on Antifa, said it's "extraordinary" that so many Americans in the media and politics are defending the "very violent terrorist organization."

"[The media is] pretending that they care about journalism. They don't. They care about silencing, intimidating, destroying, annihilating, and getting us all to self-sensor so we don't cover any of the subjects they don't want us talking about," she said.

"For those of us who've followed [Antifa] for a while, and know what they're doing and what their agenda is, what has always been troubling is the way so many people in the media and in the political establishment have given them cover to operate," Laura added. "These are extremists. And you see a lot of parallels between extremists on the left and the right ... they pretty much operate the same way, exactly. And there's no difference between what Antifa is doing and the 'Brown Shirts' of Nazi Germany. Or the 'Black Shirts' of Mussolini."

She read the 10 points of action listed by an extremist group called the "Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement", which culminates with "Liberation begins where America dies."

Glenn recalled a prediction he made approximately 15 years ago, that "socialist, communists, radicals, anarchists, [and] Islamists would all work together ... they would all see the opportunity and work toward the same goal. And that's destruction of capitalism, and destruction of the Western world."

"A few years ago, I probably would not have agreed with you on that," Laura responded. "But I now see that you're absolutely correct."

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The Trump-deranged media is calling the president a "coward" because he was moved to an underground bunker as riots erupted outside the White House over the weekend.

Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to set the record straight. He told Glenn that under Title 18, US Code 3056, the Secret Service has the authority to protect the president however they deem necessary, with or without his consent.

Dan explained that the severity of the White House riots, which resulted in at least 50 Secret Service agents being injured, would very likely have warranted overriding the president's preference on whether or not to take shelter.

"Shame on the media ... for painting this as some kind of situation where Trump ran like a coward," Dan said. "Which is totally false and made-up. [...] They're morons. These are imbeciles with double digit IQs who are only in this to aggravate an already-bad situation. And it's a shame, because they're really incentivizing this kind of stuff to happen."

He also made it clear that the so-called protests over the death of George Floyd were actually "very strategic" riots organized by "Antifa terrorists."

"It was not even a protest. It should have been, and could have been ... but that's not what it was. It was an insurrection. It was a riot," Dan stated.

"I can tell you, from sources of mine that were there, [who are] more than credible and unimpeachable, that the attack at the White House -- and that's what it was over a period of days -- was very organized. It was done using very strategic tactics," he added. "I want to be crystal clear, this was organized by Antifa terrorists. It's not a joke. It's not hyperbole. These were people that were committed to an insurrection that was thankfully put down."

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The media has been trying to discredit BlazeTV's Elijah Schaffer after he recorded a disturbing video of a man being brutally beaten and stoned almost to death by rioters Saturday evening in Dallas.

Elijah joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Monday to set the record straight.

"The very dishonest far-left media is working tirelessly at the moment to completely, not only discredit myself, but they always say, 'Elijah Schaffer who works for Glenn Beck's BlazeTV.' As if that's an insult. So I'm going to clear the air right now," he told Glenn.

"There was a group of about, I would say 150 rioters. They were not protesters. They were breaking windows. They broke into a bank. They broke into a bar. They were looting alcohol and partying on the streets while breaking glass. These were not people who were grieving over black lives," he added. "The police had lost control of the city."

Elijah went on to describe the violent scene, detailing the events leading up to the brutal beating of a man who was apparently trying to defend a local bar. Elijah posted a video of the incident on Twitter Saturday night.

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"Rioters with rocks and bricks and bats and weapons, 150 or more, were accosting him as he stood in front of the bar," Elijah said. "Then they started stoning him, Glenn! Medieval! Throwing rocks and bricks.... We're in America. This is 2020. We do not stone people in the United States of America!"

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