Apocalypse Later: Net neutrality was the end of the world, but was the Left ever in danger?

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How are you dealing with the apocalypse? Is it as terrifying for you as you imagined? Have the planes fallen from the sky? Have the skyscrapers fallen over like dead trees? Are people resorting to cannibalism or, worse, capitalism?

Those are the words of your average leftist fatalist. They think the apocalypse happened on December 14, 2017, when the FCC repealed net neutrality—they didn't realize that the apocalypse did not in fact happen because they've bunkered themselves into a safe room and pulled their Women's March beanie over their eyes.

Flashback: People Are Freaking out Over Net Neutrality. What Should I Know?

I'm only slightly joking, too. If you used the internet in November and December of last year, especially social media platforms like Twitter or Reddit, you were inundated with alarmist rhetoric about how repealing net neutrality would be a death blow to modern civilization—for a solid month, the entirety of Reddit was full of these appeals. The ACLU warned the repeal could lead to "erosion of the biggest free speech platform the world has ever known."

Net neutrality was one of Obama's supposed achievements. It would ensure that the internet remained free and open…by being regulated by the government. When net neutrality was repealed, it was like Trump being elected all over again—how were they ever going to get their DRUMPF BAD cartoons ever again! Then there was Kavanaugh! And tax cuts! Guys, it's been a tough few years for them. They can't handle this much American greatness. Go easy on them. Or at least wait, don't ask them to start acting like adults until after their daily naptime and their apple juice in a sippy cup.

The ultimate irony is that people on the left can complain about internet censorship at all.

The ultimate irony is that people on the left can complain about internet censorship at all. Their voices aren't being silenced online, but conservative voices are. Just ask Ben Shapiro or Dave Rubin, who regularly have their videos de-monetized by YouTube for expressing "controversial content." Here's Dave Rubin's on-point take on the matter:



Imagine what would happen if YouTube did the same to The Young Turks or Linda Sarsour. Well, actually, I know what the left would have to say about it. They'd see it as the end of all mankind. The apocalypse, for real this time.

As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation, or enjoy the full interview with Dr. Ben Carson here.

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Does parody even exist anymore? Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently went to Yale University to ask students to sign his 'petition' to repeal the U.S. Constitution — and they actually did it!

Ami joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" recently to describe how this wasn't just a few people — this was 65 percent of those he asked, and NO ONE seemed to think it was a bad idea.

Watch the video below to hear more from Ami Horowitz:

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

Watch the special in full below:

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