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Tom Woods on Glenn Beck 6/8/2010

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Tom Woods to appear on Glenn Beck today 5pm Fox News to discuss Road to Serfdom by Friedrich von Hayek.



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When Lorenzo Da Ponte wrote the libretto for Don Giovanni, he..

had people like Glenn Beck in mind. Beck is the great seducer, which makes him so dangerous. He is the devil incarnate. Listening to him from this perspective helps.

The Daily Paul Seems More Purist than the Libertarian Party

As a poster said, there are way too many negative comments. It's time we start treating our fellow travelers with respect. Politely point out where we disagree, but also stress the things on which we agree, like healthcare.

If we don't do that, our influence will be limited to the Daily Paul/Info Wars/Libertarian Party echo chamber.

Glenn Beck used to attract positive comments on here.

Then he started denouncing Ron Paul supporters as domestic terrorists.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuM5ZSqet1s

Good fruit cannot come from a corrupt tree...

'G' Beck is a liar and a manipulator. He reminds me of those ridiculous televangelists who use fake emotions to influence viewers. He wraps up his lies in half-truths and sells them as fact. Just disgusting. Steer clear of this charlatan.

Sure, the style he uses may not

appeal to all, but is very powerful for some.

In this case, he says over and over and over again:
read this book,
read this book,
read this book.
In other words don't take it from me, decide for yourself.

This is exactly the opposite of the typical televangelist who claims he knows the only truth, to be revealed in return for a generous donation.

Way too many negative comments

A whole hour promoting Hayek with real dramatic living examples and repeated mention of von Mises as well on a widely viewed TV program, leading to a huge burst of sales of his book.

This is cause for rejoicing, even for fornication in the streets!!!

And people are whining?

What a great chance we'll have when folks come and mention this book and we can all say that RP taught us this years ago, where were you? And welcome to the Revolution, here's what we can do.

Most people could not read

Most people could not read that book. The language in "The Rode to Serfdom" is incomprehensible.

Beck looks like he is stumbling through this.

Hundreds of thousands or millions

(counting the condensed version)of Americans read this book when it was first published here 65 years ago. IQs have not fallen that drastically since then.

ya but they didn't have

ya but they didn't have computers or television back then, they had nothing else to do besides read.

i agree that average Beck-watching Americans are not going to enjoy/understand road to serfdom.

Well... which one is it?

Well... which one is it? Hundreds, Thousands, or Millions?

You are probably talking <5% of the population.

Widely described

as one of the most influential books of the 20th century, credited with creating a sea change in political debate, so the absolute number may not be important.

More recent history, and the Rap video:

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/shortstack/2010/02/the_secr...

Hayek #1

FA Hayek's Road to Serfdom is atop of Amazon's bestseller list. I'd never thought I'd see this day!!

Frankly, I don't care

if it is Donald Duck, Bozo the Clown or Goofy promoting Hayek to the general public. If the general public is starting to THINK and READ and understand the freedom philosophy it is a good thing!

If this is a set up it is a BIG RISK given the current social scepticism of everything the govt says.

The glass is half FULL here guys!

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He is a 1000 times more readable and 100% Right on the Money.

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In the time of the chimpanzees, he was a monkey....

The only bad part about this video was having to listen to Glen Beck (he's annoying). I have no illusions about Beck, I know very well he is only interested in the things that Hayek said that will make good rhetoric to sell the mainstream of the Republican party to the American people.

It's incumbent upon us to not let him and the neocons use this as a springboard to sell their phony version of conservatism and to run around pretending they are fiscally responsible while they spend us into destruction.

This of course has happened before (Beck mentions in the video that Ronald Reagan loved the book), but this is an opportunity to learn from our past mistakes.

And to those of you who poo-poo Hayek for not going as far as the other Austrians.... uhmmm... you do realize that reform happens in steps, right? I think Hayek is a good start-- SO LONG AS WE DON'T LET THE REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHMENT RUIN IT FOR US.

"Soyyyyy un perdedooooor... I'm a loser baby, so why don't ya kill me?"

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mondo bizarro

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WTF ~ The Drama Queen's new book promo video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBoeHgy7svg

Ask yourself why someone like Beck is promoting Hayek

http://mises.org/journals/jls/12_2/12_2_6.pdf

Because Hayek provides watered-down principles, not true liberty. Hayek even supports the Fed.

Beck

must, one day, come to terms that he is Dr. Paul's biggest fan.

BTW, Glenn is doing some sort

BTW, Glenn is doing some sort of theater show in the near future and he has Judge Andrew Napolitano as a guest on stage with him.

I'm sure they're both preparing for that show and I would wager that the Judge is heavily influencing Glenn.

Tom Woods was clearly introduced to Glenn through the judge.

Man, how I love the Judge! Seriously, that guy would make a great statesman. Perhaps in 2016?

Excellent show

but I'm with Kev about Beck's whiney, near breakdown in tears delivery.

So, somebody gave stalin a bust. Sick puppies.

BECK IS NO FRIEND OF LIBERTY..

GLENN BECK EXCEPTS BIG MONEY FROM RUBERT MURDOCK IN EXCHANGE FOR HIS SOUL. SO NOW BECK'S RATINGS HAVE GONE DOWN BY A LEAST 1/3 RD, SO NOW THE STRATEGY IS TO INTERVIEW CREDIBLY MEN LIKE TOM WOODS TO TALK ABOUT ENLIGHTENED MEN LIKE HAYEK IN ORDER TO WIN YOU OVER TO HIM AND HIS TV SHOW. ONCE HE WINS YOU OVER HE CAN GO BACK AND TRASH RAND AND RON PAUL AND THE LOVERS OF LIBERTY, SPINNING TRUTH AND PROPAGANDA.

IT'S ALL A GAME..THE INSIDERS CONTROL THE FLOW OF INFORMATION, WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AND HOW MUCH..

THE NEW YORK TIMES ONCE STATED THEIR MOTTO, "ALL THE NEWS FIT TO PRINT."

THE CAT IS OUT OF THE BAG AND HE AIN'T GOING BACK IN..

STAY AWAY FROM THAT SHOW AND READ BOOKS BY THOMAS WOODS, VON HYACK, AND RON PAUL AND WHATEVER ELSE YOU NEED TO READ TO GET EDUCATED..THE TV MEDIA IS CORRUPT AND DANGEROUS, ESPECIALLY TO THE NAIVE.

I GET MY INFO FROM THE INTERNET. MY AIM IS TO STARVE THE CONTROLLED MEDIA OUT OF EXISTENCE.

LOVE, HONOR PEACE AND LIBERTY,

"THE PEARL"

RON PAUL IS INDEED MY PRESIDENT !!

Beck is a master of deceptions

JewiI see there are many on the DP who believe Beck is on our side, but I will assure you he isn't. His job, as well as all the other so called conservative talking heads is to control the opposition. They will talk a good game of sLiberty and Constitution, all while selling you on anti-Liberty methods of the Patrioet Act, torture, and foreign entanglements. A perfect example of foreign entanglements, is their total spin on the Israeli crimes commited last week. Even with all evidence pointing to Israeli crimes, with a ex-Massad agent agreeing with the fault, they continue to praise Israel and make them as the victims. It seems they are, like congress, owned by the Jewish lobby. I also here them praise the Federalist Papers, which read like they were written by present day neocons, that Jefferson fought so hard to defeat. Beck says he is for Liberty, but his hero is the greatest Liberty killer, Abe "the tyrant" Lincoln, who carried out the Federalists goals of Federal control and taxes, on the independent states. I don't want here about the freeing of slaves crap, because Lincoln was extremely anti-black.

Always nice to hear T. Woods

... however i can't stand the voice of Glenn Clown; I simply can't.

bump

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This was an amazing GB show.

This was an amazing GB show. I think he has grown a lot. I think he is working in the right direction now. If he can suggest people read something and they run out and read it, and it is what it IS, then he is an ally. We do not have to like, trust, or agree with him, on everything. His thinking surely slips as has our own, many times..Maybe that book freaked him out, and his own motives have changed. I am starting to see him as an ally, misdirected as he has been in the past.

I will second that!

I still find it difficult to forgive him for what happened in 08. but he does seem to be doing some good and pointing people in the right direction at least, and that is a very good thing.

He seems to have gone through

He seems to have gone through the same evolution that many RP supporters go through.

First, they start out as part of the sheeple, believing whomever the man on TV labels an "expert".

Then they start questioning, but initially fall for the "easy" answer, that some distinct group of evildoers are to blame, and that if "the people" could only replace the evildoers with "better" people, everything will be OK.

But after a while, they, or at least some of them, start digging deeper, and wonder how come noone is ever doing anything about the evildoers. This is when they start looking for clues about what structural properties of current society causes the "evil people" to always be on top and in charge, and how come "the people" put up with it. And that's when they start digging into economics, as that is the science that attempts to deduce and explain how humans inevitably act.

Glen Beck seems finally to be well on his way towards this final stage. Let's hope he neither terminates nor reverses his journey for a long, long time.

There's the bait.

It won't be long before the switch.

Hayek and Woods books get major bumps today on Amazon

Hayek Collected Works
3. Ranking has gone up in the past 24 hours 31,801%
Sales Rank in Books: 66 (was 21,055 yesterday)

Road to Serfdom (latest edition)
4. Ranking has gone up in the past 24 hours 29,400%
Sales Rank in Books: 1 (was 295 yesterday)

Road to Serfdom
5. Ranking has gone up in the past 24 hours 18,153%
Sales Rank in Books: 77 (was 14,055 yesterday)

Nullification
9. Ranking has gone up in the past 24 hours 1,645%
Sales Rank in Books: 96 (was 1,676 yesterday)

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that's really cool. This

that's really cool. This definitely will change the mindset of a few million people.