Supreme Court upholds ohio’s voter registration policy

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If it has been years since you've actually exercised your constitutional right to vote, does a state have the right to clear your name from its voter registration roll? According to the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision yesterday, the answer is, yes.

The five conservative-leaning justices on the Court ruled in this case that Ohio's practice of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls does not violate federal law.

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Ohio says the policy is needed to keep voting rolls current by removing people who have died or moved away. Makes sense.

But how does the Left view this? The same way it views everything else in American life now – through the outraged lens of minority oppression. Justice Sonia Sotomayor says the ruling endorses the disenfranchisement of minority and low-income Americans.

Top Democrats are already saying this decision will give a boost to Republican voter-suppression efforts. Actually, Democrats who know their history will remember that the Democratic Party invented voter suppression after the Civil War, when the KKK roamed the South intimidating, attacking, and frequently killing black voters.

The Ohio policy is not harsh.

The Ohio policy is not harsh. If you don't vote for two years, you get a registration confirmation notice in the mail. Then, if you don't reply to the notice, and if you still don't vote for four years in a row, then you're purged from the rolls. So, you have a six-year window to make sure your registration is current. In many parts of the world, this would be considered a generous policy.

Clearly, more people need to vote in Ohio. And if Ohio has this problem, you know pretty much every other state has it too. We want our elections to have integrity, yet the Left can't stand this concept, or voter ID laws, which they say targets minorities and the poor who may not have the means to acquire an ID. These kinds of laws also unfairly target dead voters, which, let's face it, have been known to be the Left's favorite kind of voter.

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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The former ambassador to Russia under the Obama Administration, Michael McFaul, came up with "7 Pillars of Color Revolution," a list of seven steps needed to incite the type of revolution used to upend Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Georgia in the past two decades. On his TV special this week, Glenn Beck broke down the seven steps and showed how they're happening right now in America.

Here are McFaul's seven steps:

1. Semi-autocratic regime (not fully autocratic) – provides opportunity to call incumbent leader "fascist"

2. Appearance of unpopular president or incumbent leader

3. United and organized opposition – Antifa, BLM

4. Effective system to convince the public (well before the election) of voter fraud

5. Compliant media to push voter fraud narrative

6. Political opposition organization able to mobilize "thousands to millions in the streets"

7. Division among military and police


Glenn explained each "pillar," offering examples and evidence of how the Obama administration laid out the plan for an Eastern European style revolution in order to completely upend the American system.

Last month, McFaul made a obvious attempt to downplay his "color revolutions" plan with the following tweet:

Two weeks later, he appeared to celebrate step seven of his plan in this now-deleted tweet:



As Glenn explains in this clip, the Obama administration's "7 Pillars of Color Revolution" are all playing out – just weeks before President Donald Trump takes on Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the November election.

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