Matt Walsh: Police brutality is a serious problem, but is it really about race?

There's no question that police brutality is a serious problem, but is it really a racial issue?

The Daily Wire's Matt Walsh joined the Glenn Beck Radio Program Friday to tell the story of Tony Timpa, a 32-year-old, white man from Dallas who was killed by police in a similar situation as George Floyd.

Body camera footage from the 2016 incident shows Timpa pleading for help repeatedly as police officers pinned his shoulders, knees and neck to the ground. When Timpa fell unconscious, officers laughed and cracked jokes while precious minutes passed. By the time first responders had him in an ambulance, he was dead.

Timpa had apparently called police himself, saying he was afraid and needed help because he suffered from schizophrenia and was off his prescription medication.

"He called the police to come help him, and they killed him instead. I mean, it's just totally horrifying ... And yet, this is not whataboutism or anything like that. I'm not trying to score points or trying to make this into a racial scorecard thing. We're just pointing out that these sorts of things happen all the time, to people who are not black," Matt said.

"If we're serious about addressing the problem, then we have to first diagnose it correctly. And if we're insisting on this racial narrative, we can't possibly diagnose it correctly," he added.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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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.

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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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