Handcuffing the police is a bad idea for everyone

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In the final days of the Obama administration, then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch set her sights on the Chicago Police Department. Lynch led a 15-month inquiry into possible racism and police brutality by police in Chicago, where murder has become a daily struggle. Lynch's investigation argued that Chicago PD "fails to properly collect and analyze data, including data on misconduct complaints and training deficiencies" and does "not give officers the training they need to do their jobs safely, effectively and lawfully," and the Department of Justice "identified serious concerns about the prevalence of racially discriminatory conduct by some CPD officers."

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In pursuit of further justice, State Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago. The lawsuit seeks to institute a "consent decree," which would "make the simplest police duties and actions rife with ambiguity, and set up officers for discipline no matter how professional or appropriate their conduct." The exact wording: "Any time a CPD officer points a firearm at a person, the incident should be documented in a written report containing: the subject's actual or perceived race, ethnicity, age and gender; the officer's badge number, rank, and unit; the date, time and location of the incident; the outcome of the incident, including whether an arrest or citation was issued; and a narrative describing the reasons for the officer's actions."

The decree would require police to file a report every time they point their gun at someone, which, for officers in particularly deadly neighborhoods, is near-daily.

Police in Chicago have warned that this decree would be catastrophic to the safety of Chicago police officers, and, consequently, to the people they are duty-bound to protect.

How far will the anti-police narrative go? And what do the anti-police crowd expect?

Chicago FOP President Kevin Graham said, "I think they're putting our officers in a safety problem – immediately. I think that you are going to see that officers may be hesitant and we are not going to let our officers be injured or killed simply for a policy that makes other people feel good."

How far will the anti-police narrative go? And what do the anti-police crowd expect?

Few people have said it better than Dallas Police Chief David Brown, following the July 7th 2016 ambush and murder of police officers:




Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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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."

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