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.

Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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