Bono: 'Capitalism is a wild beast'

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Bono has made some incredible music. The Joshua Tree alone is an iconic album. But, outside of the music, he can be a bit...preachy. The latest example is especially jaw dropping.

Killiney is just south of Dublin, and it is easily the wealthiest part of Ireland. Christina Aguilera has a mansion there. So does Enya. And Bono. A massive castle of a home. You can see the large copper gates from the road. It's one of his homes, obviously. He's got them all over the world. Which is great. He's earned them.

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Through hard work and extraordinary talent, he has made a name for himself. He lives among the rock-n-roll gods. And all his homes and jewelry and cars and $10,000 cowboy hats are all just a reward.

So it's a little weird to hear his recent remarks about the evils of capitalism.


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A few years ago he went to Italy, and realized he'd forgotten his hat at home. He loves that hat. So he had it loaded onto one of his private jets and flown to him. A full crew flew a hat from Dublin to Italy. If that's not capitalism gone mad, I don't know what is.

So maybe, Bono doesn't have a problem with capitalism. Maybe Bono has a problem with Bono.

Because he definitely does not have a problem with capitalism.

He's literally a venture capitalist. He's invested in the Forbes Media group, as in the company that owns Forbes Magazine, which is pretty much the magazine version of capitalism.

And, the thing is, no matter what he says, it's clear that Bono is a fan of capitalism.

Over the years, he's been caught up in all sorts of shady tax evasion cases, so I can imagine he hates the whole "taxes" part of money, but that should be all the more reason he's a fan of capitalism. And, the thing is, no matter what he says, it's clear that Bono is a fan of capitalism.

Or else he'd give up his mansions and castles and private jets and his cowboy hats that cost more than many people make in a lifetime. Because he is the epitome of capitalism. Why do people have such a hard time with that?

This isn't Faust. He hasn't sold his soul for a Stetson.

How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

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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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