That escalated quickly: 'Roseanne' Barr-ed from the airwaves

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Yesterday, ABC canceled the rebooted version of their hit sitcom 'Roseanne' after its star, Roseanne Barr, racially insulted Valerie Jarrett on Twitter. Roseanne's talent agency, ICM, also dumped her.

But here's the real newsflash about Roseanne Barr — she's always been a total nutcase.

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The only surprise about this story is that it took Roseanne two whole months to self-destruct after the new version of her show debuted to huge ratings. She's always been a ticking time bomb — the only suspense is in how she's going to go off next time.

If Roseanne had insulted Condoleezza Rice or Candace Owens — no problem. That would just be crazy Roseanne getting her kicks! But she picked on Valerie Jarrett, former President Obama's senior advisor — one of three women you don't pick on if you hope to have any sort of career. The other two are Michelle Obama and Oprah.

This is the hypocritical part of ABC suddenly growing a conscience about Roseanne. Not to downplay her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, but remember, Roseanne has done worse. Like posing for a magazine spread in 2009, dressed as Hitler while holding a tray of burnt, people-shaped cookies. Yeah, this is not the kind of person you would invite over for dinner. ABC knew all along what they were getting with Roseanne and they were completely fine with it. Until now.

The Hitler thing aside, there is plenty of other bizarre stuff to keep a commonsense company from doing business with Roseanne. She's an insane conspiracy theorist who believes George W. Bush orchestrated 9/11, Obama perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombing, and that commercial airlines spray us daily with mind-altering chemicals. She has called Israel a “Nazi state" and has gone on Russia Today (RT) multiple times to spread her bizarre beliefs. She is violently opposed to US banks and joked on RT that bankers should be beheaded. Hilarious — someone give this woman a sitcom!

The tragic underlying issue here is character and how little we value it.

Unfortunately, because all the buzz surrounding the relaunch of her sitcom was about how Roseanne on the show is such a huge Trump supporter, her latest meltdown will be construed as typical conservative behavior. See? Trump supporters are all kooks!

Roseanne may have voted for Trump in real life, but she is no Republican, much less a Conservative, and has never even pretended to be either one. She is proudly her own weird version of a socialist. She ran for president in 2012, first trying to get the Green Party nomination, but when she failed, switched to the ultra far-Left "Peace and Freedom Party," with Cindy Sheehan as her running mate. On the campaign trail, her main issues were single-payer health care and legalizing marijuana — you know, real pillars of conservatism.

This latest real-life Roseanne episode is a microcosm of major cultural problems. But the tragic underlying issue here is character and how little we value it. Both the Left and the Right now believe character only matters depending on the situation, and on whether or not their team is winning.

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.

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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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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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