Hysterical: The left is having the wrong debate about 3D-printed guns

A federal judge ruled Tuesday night to temporarily block the release of blueprints to make 3D-printed guns.

In June, a Texas-based gun rights organization called Defense Distributed reached a settlement with the U.S. government to legally post blueprints for 3D-printable guns. Cody Wilson, the founder of Defense Distributed, first posted designs for a 3D-printed handgun in 2013 but was forced by the U.S. government to remove the posts.

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Wilson sued the federal government in 2015, and the suit was settled in June. On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik blocked the settlement, stating, "There is a possibility of irreparable harm because of the way these guns can be made."

Catch Glenn Beck's interview with Cody Wilson here.

On Wednesday's show, Glenn pointed out that while the left is focused on attacking the Second Amendment over 3D-printed guns, the real conversation should be about the First Amendment right to publish controversial materials.

"We have seen recently that the left's allegiance to the First Amendment seems to apply only to leftist controversial texts or actions. They feel differently about the texts or material that have its origins in the right. For example, the distribution of the plans for 3D-printed guns," Glenn said. "At the heart of this whole ideological standoff is an important idea … this isn't about the Second Amendment, this is about the First Amendment. This is about free speech."

He also noted the importance of protecting copyrights and patents — another conversation no one else is having:

Watch the video clip below to get the full explanation.


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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.

Watch the video below to hear the conversation:

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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.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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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.

Watch the video clip below for details:


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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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