Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘glenn beck’

Beck Gets Into The GOP’s Grill

imageSo what happens when media mogul, Glenn Beck makes a big show of leaving the Republican Party?  The establishment GOP, or RINOs as I prefer to call them, decide to send out the Architect (of now two consecutive presidential losses), Karl Rove! To poke a stick in Beck’s eye.

“On Friday, Rove appeared on The O’Reilly Factor and mocked Glenn Beck’s announcement earlier in the week that he was leaving the Republican Party.  ‘The Republican Party is largely united on its philosophy,’ Rove told O’Reilly, an assertion with which many conservatives vehemently disagree.”

Miracles and Massacres

miracles“I am growing increasingly fearful that our history is being lost to time…As time goes by and new generations come through our public schools, history will continue to fade.  It just doesn’t seem to be a priority anymore.  Most schools teach kids only to memorize dates and places and names.  In 1492 Columbus  sailed the ocean blue.  We no longer take the time to understand the why and how of anything because of the exaggerated importance placed on the where and when.”

Control

controlThis is a very good book by Glenn Beck that will be devoured by his fan base and heartily ignored by most everybody else as he exposes the truth about gun control.  In Control, Beck and his coauthors use the most common arguments of the gun control crowd and not only questions the “data” that they love to quote, but shows that their data is wrong.  He also uses many of their direct quotes as an introduction to the sections.  Glenn Beck’s purpose was to give us the ammunition (I couldn’t resist that one) to respond to the lies often used by the Michael Bloomberg’s of our world.

Agenda 21

Glenn Beck’s new book with coauthor Harriet Parke has two parts so I’ll review it like that…

First the novel.  In Agenda 21 the authors depict a 1984ish feel of a dire future world or somewhat like the Hunger Games series.  A world very different from what we have.  A world that is frankly hard to imagine where a young women struggles with understanding her world and the bits and pieces she learns of the previous world.  The story follows the life of this women as she comes of age and faces difficult challenges.

Rules for Radical Conservatives

“Ivan is thrilled.  Mikhail is devastated.  All their lives, they have been equal, the way good Soviet Men should be.  They had nothing, and nothing is what they shared equally.  You could not have asked for a purer expression of true communism.  As Mikhail watches Ivan’s lot improve, he seethes.  He complains to the local soviet, but there’s nothing they can do, because even in the U.S.S.R., it’s not against the law to have a cow.  Mikhail briefly considers reporting his friend to the Cheka, but finally decides against it; after all, he’s not a bad man, just a poor man…he does something he’d almost forgotten how to do.  He prays…’All my life I have striven to be a good atheist and not believe in you.  But now, I humbly come to you directly.  Please, God, please hear my prayer.  Please make us equal again.’  For a moment all is silent.  Then, to his utter amazement, a voice emerges out of the clouds, a voice that only he can hear, ‘Mikhail,’ says God, ‘your prayers have been answered.  You shall be made equal again.’  Mikhail leaps to his feet in disbelief.  A look of transfigured radience plays across his noble Slavic peasant features.  He cannot believe his good fortune. ‘Oh good!’ he exclaims. ‘You’re going to kill Ivan’s cow!”

Wimpy Washington Economics

“Top Democrats and Republicans in Congress prepared new proposals to avert a government debt default and a potential global financial crisis.”

That’s the lead paragraph from a story in today’s paper.  What should scare you is when Democrats and Republicans agree on something the public generally gets screwed.  I believe that both sides realized that they set up this “battle” and now that the public is watching they are not sure how to get out from all of the rhetoric that they have been spreading.  What both sides agree on is that they both want desperately to get re-elected and regain power.  Even a little power is better than none and they are more than willing to squander our money, our children’s money, and our grandchildrens’ money to maintain their power.  Here are few facts as I see them:

Tangled Web

Many media/political pundits love to make fun of Glenn Beck calling him many name from clown to chicken little.  There is little doubt that Mr. Beck gives them pleny of ammunition as with his frequent reports on “spooky dude” or George Soros.  The media seems like they want to portray Soros as this wealthy grandpa figure who has nothing but good intentions.  Beck and his staff have done yeoman’s work compiling information about Soros’ behind the scenes machinations as he seeks his goal of a global economy headed by his inner circle.  Soros the billionaire certainly has the resources to pursue this goal and Beck seems to have convinced fellow Fox host Bill O’Reilly of Soros’ intents.

Fox Hunt

Perhaps there is no greater proof that talk radio host and Fox News personality Glenn Beck has uncovered the truth and exposed much of the inner workings of the George Soros project.  Like a spoiled child the left doesn’t like when it’s own tactics (read Alinsky) are used against them.  Glenn Beck has perhaps mastered the techniques and has enough dedicated staff to take on the Soros machine; additionally Beck admits to his desire to expose the left and does not fear losing anything.  He is very dangerous to the left as a crusader for what’s right.

Broke

Before I get into the meat of Glenn Beck’s latest book (although I think he has since released another) I would like to thank him for the quality of the books that he releases.  Forgetting the message for a moment, Beck’s books are printed in a quality unsurpassed by others. 

My Name is Mitt and I’m a…

I have recently noticed a slick advertising campaign that has been running on television and radio.  They advertisements usually feature “normal” people doing cool activities and end with the catch-phrase, “My name is blank & I’m a Mormon.  One night my daughter asked why the church “advertised” on television.  It always seemed to me that the Church of Later Day Saints (Mormons) had always run some family-oriented ads, but these new ones were quite different and more frequent.  I have even started to see billboards along my commute from work.  Jeff Decker, who is a Mormon and adorns the billboard along the highway near my work, rides his motorcycle sans helmet, sculpts and loves his family.