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    Among other notable sources, even the New York Times front page story supports Beck's statements:

    Here are a few quotes from the article:

    Gee, yes, I guess Glenn Beck was right after all.

    This whole thing feels like Iran 1979 all over again, with the same inadequate leadership in Washington.
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    "ZOMG!!!! ... I watch every night, and Glenn Beck was actually 'right' about something! Quick! Get me to a computer so I can pwn Patriot libruls about it!!!!"
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    If you say enough crap, eventually he will hit on something....Its also not schocking that some political movements in our own country start with tactics of the bait and switch like they claim the Muslim Brotherhood is doing.

    'scuse me, I hear the tea pot .....




    Didn't Glenny Beck also that Janet Napaletano met secretly in the muslim brotherhood....?


    I can't find that in this article....
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    Did Beck say this was 1979 Iran all over again? I honestly don't know, because I don't pay attention to him.

    If his point is that people of differing backgrounds and political persuasions are coming together to overthrow a tyrant, that's not exactly news. It's a characteristic of populist revolution throughout history. If he's saying that the government response to this and 1979 Iran are similar, he's woefully misinforming everyone and perhaps even deceiving himself. Obama's handling of this situation probably has as reasonable a tone as possible, given the forces at work in Egypt, and our own ineptitude in the years leading up to this. Carter's handling of Iran was abysmal, but putting Obama's response in that category is wholly inaccurate and the product of poor or lazy analysis.
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    This article also does not mention the fact that the Bush Men (Sr. and Jr.) are in on the plot (along with all the "lefties") since they are the ones who conspired with The Muslim Brotherhood to protect Babyon so that the Caliphate has it's proper seat of power.

    Guess they forgot.
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    I read somewhere that his ratings were dropping and there was speculation that Fox may let him walk as he's been a bit too out of the box. Plus I think they want to distance The Sarah from him a bit. Personally I think he's a shill but it's fascinating to see how entrenched corporate media is with our govt, and how influential they are as well.
    One thing Beck got right was exposing the role of Valerie Jarrett.
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    the worst thing that happened to Beck was the GOP Congress - Obama will meet them halfway at times and that is bad for Beck's schtick.
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    It'll be interesting to see if Fox does anything as some claim they might. If they do I'd find that disturbing really. Lou Dobbs met a similar fate not so long ago:cool: Even Keith Olberman, as bad as he could be they can him but isn't Tingly Legs is still around somewhere? Chris Matthews:rofl: He's epic really. LOL
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    Read somewhere that he experienced a 40% drop in viewers last year.. have to remember that even a broken clock is right twice a day.

    As far as the comments of how entrenched the corporate media is with our government, if no one knew this no one was paying attention.. spend some time at open secrets.com. Spend some time viewing the who's who of lobbyists, and where retired generals, admirals and congressmen go after retirement..

    Spend some time reading C. Wright Mills, "Power Elite"...
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    I think you mean opensecrets.org. OpenSecrets.com is something else.
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    This from another Beck-type, Benny Hinn,

    April 2nd, 2000 - TBN Praise-a-thon

    "Ladies and gentleman, Jesus is shaking the world! Now something else is happening that is to me awesome! Absolutely awesome! The Lord is physically appearing in the Muslim world. I'm telling you, Paul, I am hearing it now more and more and more. Since we preachers cannot go there, Jesus is - just going there Himself. Since we preachers are not permitted to go in, He is just showing up - Himself. You know the Scriptures says clearly that the Lord did appear, did He not? ...
    ...The reason the Lord had to appear to Paul is because He knew Paul wouldn't listen to nobody else. ... So He went and knocked him right off his horse and preached the Gospel to him.

    He's doing the same thing today in the Muslim world. He's appearing, hear this, He is appearing to Muslims, saying I am Jesus of Nazareth! And they're coming to know the Lord! Why are those things happening? It's the last days! Saints, this is why we need to give to the Gospel now more than ever. You know naively say well I gave last year. Forget it! Last year it's gone! That cycle is over with! Seed time - harvest of last year is gone. Every season is a fresh season. We are in a fresh season. What, what you gave last year will not reap you anything this year. What you gave even a few months ago is gone, you got the harvest for that."

    - Benny Hinn


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    Beck kinda jumped the shark tonight. Even for him. I usually enjoy his show, in a red pill down the rabbit hole kinda way. He tells us to look it up for ourselves. Sometimes when we do, we find conflicts with his references, sometimes we dont, but always, if we like to investigate and explore the issue in depth, its a red pill adventure.
    Down the rabbit hole. Into the Matrix. Kinda fun for an inquisitive mind, whether you agree or not.

    But he lost it tonight. I hope he gets it back together. Its obvious he is under pressure. Cuz I like to go down the rabbit hole and follow all those links and the links to the links, to really dig into stuff.

    If he doesn't I will miss my Morpheus. Although I dont usually find my opinions coinciding with his, I like the intellectual adventure.
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    Democracy is a scary thing. Imagine how the monarchy must have felt during our revolution. While our revolution resulted in a nation that was among the last of the western nations to end slavery (and only through a Civil War, no less), ultimately the lesson of history is that democracy leads to a more tolerant, accepting, fairer society. The challenge for Egypt is to stabilize the situation and install democratic reform, not to allow another dictator to seize control. If Egypt becomes a democracy, eventually the conservatives will lose, as they always do, and the nation will become more liberal and tolerant.

    I think the real reason righties are upset is that Egyptians were chanting Obama's name in the street, and that the righties were mostly on the losing side.
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    Beck was right, because the Muslim Brotherhood is not studiously absent from the mass movement that overthrew Mubarak?

    I don't get it, what was Beck right about? That leaves socialists and liberals. You mean the socialists and liberals shouldn't have been there either?

    Look, I don't know who was supposed to overthrow an authoritarian dictator if you get rid of the left and his enemies on the right (the theocrats.) Exactly what real-life Egyptian grouping is supposed to have been in the crowd that wasn't, to make this revolution not fit Beck's being "right"?

    Did Beck expect Mubarak to be toppled by a crowd consisting 100% of people chanting "Convert to Christianity! No more taxes on the rich!"

    Were they supposed to march East and throw tea in the Suez Canal?

    You guys are just silly.

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    Thanks, that's kind of what I was thinking. I'm not really sure what the rant is all about. The last two huge democratic revolts were Iraq and Egypt. One was an unprecedented attack on a country which "we" bombed the infrastructure to shreds to install democracy. Today, a revolt for democracy is happening which for the most part has been non-violent by it's own people..........and this is being criticized?
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    Conservatives mostly solve problems by propping up the military industrial complex. The conservative movement has long been the puppets of the rich in that way. It's interesting how already today Beck's meme is falling apart, with the Egyptian military announcing they will honor all existing peace treaties. Wow, peaceful Muslims! What could be scarier for the righties!
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    I think what all this proves beyond a doubt is that "Party" doesn't matter any where in the world...especially here in the United States.

    It's beyond idiotic to support any party fully because no party stands for anything....

    WITHOUT EXCEPTION
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    Yep, I can agree with that on a certain level. The arc of the Democrat and Republican parties during their history in American politics is a good example of shifting ideologies whenever the winds change enough to push them. Alliance to a single party, and subscription to its world view, is a disturbing thought, yet too many people, even intelligent people, get caught up in it. Sad, really.

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