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78-year-old woman gets death threats after Beck shouts conspiracy


A 78-year-old professor from New York became the target of death threats after Fox News conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck began castigating her as the source of what he called a communist plot to destroy America.

Prof. Frances Fox Piven, who's long taught sociology at the City University of New York and served as an honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America, became the target of Beck's ire in recent weeks after he accused her of authoring a plan to overthrow the government in the 1960s.

On Beck's personal news website The Blaze, which has persisted in its pursuit of the professor even after its readers erupted with threats against Piven, one commenter by the name "superwrench4" ominously wrote, "I have 5000 rounds ready and I'll give My life to take Our freedom back."

Another, Jst1425, declared: "ONE SHOT...ONE KILL!" And a third insisted the only "redistribution" needed was "that of a precious metal.... LEAD."

The comments were captured by The New York Times and The Nation in reports last week.

Beck's selection of Piven was apparently due to her recent editorial in liberal magazine The Nation, where she cited her 1966 paper outlining a strategy to form a coalition movement between "civil rights organizations, militant anti-poverty groups and the poor."

In times of a down economy, she proposed, such a group would be so irrefutable that it could force Congress to act on legislation aimed at eradicating poverty in the United States.


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Mark my words ...

During Ron Paul's 2012 campaign, the MSM is going to pull threatening posts off the Daily Paul and use them.

Glenn Beck

Mission Accomplished.

So they are blaming Glenn

So they are blaming Glenn Beck? Whatever you think of Glenn Beck, he is not responsible for other peoples’ actions. People on their own accord decided to threaten her; Glenn Beck, to my knowledge, did not advocate this. But considering the recent attacks on lack of civility in speech, this is right up the alley of the smear bunds.

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke

She is an old hag

She deserves to be called out. As for death threats I think its over stated. But if there was ever an aurguement for euthinasia well . . .

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They deserve each other...

Thankfully this garbage has nothing to do with us...

As we all know...

posters often bleat, bloviate and bluster. I wouldn't read too much into their "perceived" threats. Oten these fellas are only 14-15 years old. Beck has more to worry with the fellow who doesn't say a thing...

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I know major allies who fund them" Gen. Dempsey


Where's the video of Glenn (when he was on Headline News - CNN) interviewing Dr.Paul and tells him HIS supporters where threatening HIM (Glenn told him during a commercial break) ?

This isn't

This isn't a recent focus by Glenn Beck. He's been discussing the Cloward-Piven strategy of overloading the system for some time now. This woman is in fact a manipulator and hardcore socialist.

Whatever you think of Beck, trying to pull a guilt-by-association based on some extremists who post on his site is like doing the same to Ron Paul and the Liberty movement. It's a ploy and one we shouldn't fall for.

Ron Paul doesn't attack . . .

individuals, no matter what their political involvements--

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

That's not the issue

I'm not defending Glenn Beck on the way he's gone about anything. I'm pointing out that just saying this woman is 78 years old is like saying Dick Cheney is an old man and shouldn't be held accountable for his crimes.

Read the basics of what she came up with:

It was a dirty, manipulative tactic that cost tons of jobs and burdened everyone with higher taxes.

I looked at it . . .

yes, it was dirty--

it was despicable--

as have been so many thousands and thousands of things that the 'elite' have done on all fronts--

I understand your argument about Dick Cheney, too, but I'm not hunting for his head, and, again, Ron Paul isn't either--

that is the difference, and I guess we'll just have disagree about tactics here, though it's obvious we agree about the monstrosity of these "elite planners" at all levels and in all areas--

Until Glenn Beck starts talking about supporting what is right instead of going after individuals, I won't be able to take him seriously. He does not condemn the present, pre-emptive wars, for example--

condemn bad policy, by all means and reveal all the bad 'plans' (not using the 'c' word)--

but to single out individuals is not effective.

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Beck has to be exposed...

Beck undermines the Liberty movement "that's his job" do we remember what he did to Debra Medina?

here is a good recent article exposing him and others:

part about Beck:

"My first Patriot Pied Piper, is none other than Glenn Beck. My first experience with Glenn Beck, was when he was a nationally syndicated radio host and said that he thought the 9/11 Truthers “are dangerous.” I later ran across him when he said that “he hated the 9/11 victims families.” I wrote this off as a low level “shock jock” who was just trying to stir up some ratings with his asinine comments.

I really started to take an interest in this rising star, when Glenn Beck attacked Ron Paul and his supporters. Ron Paul raised a record $4.2 million dollars with his November 5th “Money Bomb.” This was a direct assault on the Elite’s establishment politics, which use the power of the “purse strings” to bring political hacks to the forefront. Ron raised the money through a grassroots effort and the internet. This could not continue to happen according to the Elite. They tapped Glenn Beck to put a shot across the bow at the birth of the of the Freedom Movement and the Tea Party.

Glenn had a “Divided We Fall” segment, where he insinuated that Ron Paul’s supporters were a “domestic threat.” He even had political shape shifter, David Horowitz, who was once a Communist and now a Neo Con Conservative to prove his point. (Remember the Lenin quote about the best way to control the opposition…) Glenn saw the disenfranchisement of the people frustrated with this controlled paradigm as a growing domestic threat. So here at the very beginning of the Freedom Movement, Glenn did not get it. What he did get, is that this group was one that was growing and like any good salesman, he eventually changed his Magic Flute to win more ratings, just like his buddy David Horowitz.

After the election was over, Glenn got an extreme make over when he signed a $50 million dollar deal to go and work for Fox News. Ruppert Murdoch, is without a doubt, an intelligent and dangerous globalist tool, with his world wide media empire. His Fox News provided a powerful voice to the Right side of the False Political paradigm. Fox News used their aggressive , Neo Con agenda, to solidify people into the “group think” of the right, or piss them off and send them to the left. Either way, the Elite win. After the Republican’s crushing defeat in the 2008 election, Ruppert Murdoch saw the rising tide of the Freedom Movement and he made a huge $50 million dollar investment of his new bobble head..a.k.a., Glenn Beck.

Glenn Beck was transformed overnight, from quirky political commentator on CNN, to Uber-Patriot rock star on Fox News. Now, instead of questioning the motives of the Freedom Movement, he seemed to define it with a new show, books, websites and even his own March on Washington. Glenn Beck took the Freedom Movement by storm. Beck, despite his seemingly born again Revolutionary stance, is nothing more than a shill for the Elite.

CoIntelPro or Counter Intelligence Programming, was used extensively by the establishment in the 60′s and 70′s to put down subversive groups in the U.S. While the tactics are not used as much today overtly, they are still effective. They can range from spying on organizations, planting false evidence, fomenting dissent in the ranks, legal harassment by police and tax collectors, to even beatings and assassinations. All with the goal of limiting any challenge to the establishment.

CoIntelPro is much more refined today and Glenn Beck is a perfect example of it. Beck is a well paid actor that can evoke emotions with his contrived tears of patriotism. He is well produced and for the most part, right on the money. But like the Pied Piper, his Magic Flute may play a tune to get you to follow him, in the end, when it counts he will lead you down the wrong path.

I am going to give you two glaring examples of his deceitful ways. The first thing is the Patriot Act. This single piece of legislation has been called by Judge Andrew Napolitano, “the most dastardly act Congress has ever passed since the Alien and Sedition Act of 1798.” Here is where the Republicans went against their smaller government mantra and exploded it with unconstitutional power grabs. Beck, our new leader of the Freedom Movement, was for this! Again I can hear the little voices of dissent,”But Glenn is now against this…” Gee thanks Glenn, after years of unconstitutional intrusion and the inevitable TSA Gestapo tactics, you now change your mind?! Did you really need 9 years to figure this out?!

The second major decision he supported was the $700 billion bankster bailout. This was by far the worst financial crime ever perpetuated on the American people and you guessed it, ole’ puppet patriot was for it! On this particular issue , he has not turned tail on it… yet. Beck is there to deceive the people when the chips are down for the Elite and the people start to get upset. He can weigh in to quell dissension with his sanctimonious commentary. When the bailout was still in debate and even when the Congress voted against it, he supported it. He said even though he did not like it, it was the right thing to do. If he was really with us, he should have put the whole corrupt system on trial, instead of rewarding the criminals that play games with our world.

I mean for Pete’s sake, comedian Jon Stewart did more than Glenn Beck when he tore TV clown Jim Cramer a new one on an extended show. Rick Santelli did more with a 5 minute outburst on live TV about the Tea Party, then Glenn Beck ever did. Hell, even this guy that held up this sign on Wall St. did more than Glenn Beck to fight this crime of the Century. But none of those guys have $50 million dollars of Ruppert Murdoch’s money behind them. That is why he is constantly jumping in our faces, like an attention whore.

Glenn’s/Ruppert’s final goal is to keep us in the False Left Right Paradigm of the elite. Keeping the Freedom Movement under the Republican umbrella strengthens the Elite’s power and add legitimacy to their system. He does this by acting as a pressure relief value and redirecting our anger from the whole corrupt system of Collectivism. He points out Socialism as the problem or leftist Elitist tools like George Soros. He does not explain that both sides are bought and paid for by the same Elites. George Soros is just as much a tool for the Elite as Glenn Beck is. The only difference is that George Soros does not have a cable show, a radio show, multi book deals, political websites, and even his own special rally.

We should be using this time to stand on our own two feet and really stand for something other than the lesser of two evils. We all know the Dollar Debt Paradigm is on the verge of collapse. When it does, we will need real answers that will never see the light of day in the False Left Right Paradigm of the Democrat/Socialist and Republican/Fascist parties.

Glenn Beck I feel will continue to find more of a following as he speaks about what is really going on with inflation, TSA and other issues. Just like any good liar he will give you 90% of the truth to lure you in. But at the crucial stage for the Elite, he will be there to quell the opposition. Just like the Patriot Act or the $700 Billion Bankster Bailout. The next big one could be supporting a Elite controlled Tea Party Presidential candidate, another unconstitutional power grab, another bailout or supporting another war based off of lies. I don’t know what it will be but just beware."

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15


excellent post.
I got banned fomr Glenn's 9/12 site about a year ago for saying what you did only not nearly as eloquently.

Frankly, I wonder if Ron Paul should consider distancing himself from the Tea Party.

Jackson County Georgia

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Thomas Jefferson

Beck working hard to discredit

the Liberty minded.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

Quilting... that woman is not

Quilting... that woman is not liberty minded.

Sorry, I wasn't clear

I wasn't referring to her as Liberty minded. I was referring to Beck who is pretending to be.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

key part --

key part:

"Celente's prediction was later echoed by Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), a famed libertarian, and Ralph Nader, a well-known progressive. Appearing on a Fox Business program with libertarian host Judge Napolitano recently, both agreed that libertarians and progressives share much political common ground and could form a coalition to achieve shared objectives.

Beck, on the other hand, appeared to be engaging in rhetoric designed to drive the two groups apart."

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

I think everyone here knows how I feel about Beck

He's the real terrorist.

we have to be real careful

we have to be real careful with this. Yes we need their votes and help but we can not trash the Constitution and give into all these socialist programs the "progressives" would want. This lady is no friend of liberty.


However, Im not sure there'd be much difference between the "progressives" and what we have now.
We either dump our money into Welfare or WARfare right?
At least with welfare, were not killing Muslims year in and year out creating a powder keg our kids will have to live through by 2025.

Jackson County Georgia

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Thomas Jefferson

in Europe

Nader and Ron are right --
in Europe it is normal for coalitions to form governments...

"we could form a coalition to achieve shared objectives"...

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

and how much of the

and how much of the Constitution arte going to crash?
We want to get away from the dummies that crash it now. Ron has said you have to have a period of time where you need to transition. But no way in Hell will go along with something so these "progressives"
can keep taking my money and liberty. They have to understand that we are taking our government back but that the Rule of law will still apply. Otherwise we are just like democrats and republicans again.. look at their great coalition and what it did.