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.

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.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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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.

Watch the full episode below:

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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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