Move over Ocasio-Cortez, the left has a new rock star

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez better start working on some new viral dance moves because she's not the only it-female Progressive on the block anymore. The media is starting to fall for Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

Granted, freshman Representative Omar's story is a good one on paper. Born in Somalia, she spent four years in a Kenyan refugee camp before immigrating to the U.S. as a teenager. Now she's the first woman to wear a hijab in Congress, which means automatic rock star status in the media.

But if you're an elected official who checks the right boxes, anti-Semitic tweets get a pass.

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There is however a slight problem with Omar and her potential anti-Semitism. Just a tiny bit of anti-Semitism. But she's the first hijab-wearing congresswoman in U.S. history so it's okay. Everybody makes mistakes.

Still, one of her old tweets is raising some eyebrows. In 2012, during Israel's bombing of Gaza in retaliation for Hamas rockets being fired into Israel, Omar wrote:

Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.

This week, Omar was asked about the tweet on CNN. Here's what she had to say:


Dem Rep. Omar Defends Invoking Allah To Expose The “Evil Doings" Of The Jewish State Of Israel youtu.be


Maybe you can technically draw a line between criticizing a people and their country's government, as Omar is trying to do. But no other nation on the planet is so tightly associated with its religion and ethnicity as Israel. So, Omar is really tip-toeing around anti-Semitism here.

While Omar was running for office last year, she also affirmed her support of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel. Despite her anti-Israel stance, yesterday Omar told another CNN show:

I don't know how my comments would be offensive to Jewish Americans.

If you're an elected official who checks the right boxes, anti-Semitic tweets get a pass.

There are definitely double-standard issues at play here. Kevin Hart can't host the Oscars because of old tweets. James Gunn can't direct the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie because of old tweets. As we continue to see, digging through old tweets is one of the best ways to earn your virtue signaling badge. But if you're an elected official who checks the right boxes, anti-Semitic tweets get a pass.

Apparently not all bad tweets are created equal.

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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