Hopefully people can see the video.
The heart of conservatism is libertarianism. As people have more and more debates,people's eyes are opened more. All people have seen the last 12 years is Neoconservatism. This was good.
2 faux libertarians
3 libertarian guests that disgusted me and proves that GB is and will remain a complete control freak egomaniac.
His "chart" of anarchy to totalitarianism is just a way for him to label people so that he can control what his audience believes about them.
He will continue to promote (endorse) people that he chooses which is a chip he will undoubtedly hold over their heads and denigrate people which he will use to strong arm those he wants something from or to slander.
He makes me sick.
One of the things that I always respected Ron Paul for was his commitment not to slander or endorse people but just speak for himself. He did of course endorse people but even those he disagreed with he didn't denigrate.
He speaks only for himself and for all individuals that he believes deserve liberty.
He stands on philosophy and intellectualism and conviction not on throwing labels and casting aspersions and accusations.
These are the principles to look for in good leaders and good people. They are as rare as Ron Paul himself. Beck doesn't come within lightyears of that.
History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
RE Lord of the Rings
Frodo's reasoning was that he felt, much like Gandalf, that Gollum had some part to play and he did if you remember.
At the end Frodo was unwilling to part with the ring and if it were not for Gollum biting Frodo's finger off the ring would have never been destroyed.
The point of that is power can corrupt anyone without someone/something to keep one in check (checks and balances).
i guess glenn beck is the final last resort equalizer
G.B. is a master at deception, and so is that other windbag sitting to the right of him. They lie about our strength and our numbers. They are going by the fraudulent 2 million establishment vote totals, or in another instance G.B. was claiming we only had 1%. He is a distraction, and divider and proven not to be trusted. BUT, I think even a worm like Beck understands that the libertarian philosophy is winning out in the youth and Beck still has some life ahead of him so he wants to suddenly seem open minded. This new open mindedness just goes to show that WE are winning. These people are afraid, they don't want to be held responsible for all the fraudulent wars in the end. The movement of liberty lovers simply should ignore G.B. Neither praise him, nor attack him. Remaining neutral to an adversary that might be trying to help us now, even if opportunistic and self serving still helps the movement. These worms are the very first to change sides when they start to feel the anger of society and potential for revolution, and that is EXACTLY what this worm is doing.
and he wants a piece of it for himself.
Let him run for office and put in a couple of decades of standing up for the constitution and defending people's liberty while being a virtual outcast in politics the media and congress. THEN I may have some respect for him.
Just having a bunch of libertarians over for coffee doesn't make someone a libertarian (or peace loving or freedom loving) anymore than flying as a passenger in a plane makes someone a pilot.
but if he wants to provide a venue for libertarian speakers so be it, who cares. Not sure why the down vote....some people here get way too emotional about these windbags and the politics around it.
The fact that all there is left to debate is drug policy is a sign that the Libertarian movement is doing very well. Five years ago, we Libertarians were trying to get people to agree with us on spending, monetary policy, eliminating departments, abolishing regulations, following the Constitution, etc. Now it's pretty much down to gay marriage, drugs, and foreign policy. And those last three topics are rapidly moving in our direction. Also, it's a shame that slashing taxes is often forgotten. We need to make sure and follow up the spending cuts with deep tax cuts.
"Where liberty is, there is my country." -Benjamin Franklin
Whenever I see Rand Paul, Glen Beck, etc. brought up in a thread I find myself thinking about an aspect of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Sam Wise was a constant reminder with good reasons and intentions that Gollum was evil but Frodo while carrying the burden of the Ring of Power taught that it was important to believe people can change. Frodo extended Gollum grace and mercy right up until his finger was bit off and he was under the influence of the ring.
There's a skull on the side table. A skull and crossbones pillow on the couch and in the background is a poster with skull and crossbones that says "1791". Is Beck a mason?
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How to Handle POLICE STATE Encounters
Here he is wearing a skull and bones cumber-bun http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3qibv9Vwmw
at the 4 second mark
OH but he announced that he wants to start a clothing line for charity that has a skull and crossbones on it
at the link just above there is a video where he shows his clothing ideas and one of the emblems is a drafting compass paired with a heart... REally Glen? All the symbols in the world you can choose from an the two you gravitate toward are the compass and the skull and bones?
Either he's skull and bones...or maybe he's just a dirty pirate.
thanks for the info printersguy2. I also see that Beck went to Yale, home of the Skull and Bones Society.
"He even enrolled at Yale, with a written recommendation from an alum who was a listener at the time, Senator Joe Lieberman"
Are drop-outs typically accepted into S & B?
Skull and Bones makes so much sense. Can't believe I didn't think of that before.
"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain
maybe he's really just a skull and bones wannabe....a groupie.
Maybe he's hoping they'll let him in the club?
I'm not buying that it's just an accident that he chose these symbols
complete interview?? Part 2 leaves you hanging. Wait...is Glenn Beck teasing us again?!
The Libertarian Party, irrelevant since 1971.
It's not that I don't want to give him a shot it's just I remember how he completely Sh%t on Debra Medina for Rick Perry. I just don't trust the guy.
the guy a shot....see a lot of negative comments. Tom Woods used to be a neocon...he admits to it. Lets be open and invite anyone who wants to learn into the movement...even if we vehemently used to disagree with them.
If we don't let anyone into the movement we used to disagree with....there goes about 95% of the population. None of us were born perfect...we learn and adapt as we go through life...Beck is trying to do that here....and like it or not has a ton of listeners and influence that could bring massive amounts of people on board.
But, I will never trust a CIA psyop expert - which is what Beck is.
It's not so much about trusting Beck as it is having a national audience of neocons listening to LP speakers who get a shot to actually talk. The more people here the message the better this World becomes. Beck's interview today was polite and conversational. He didn't cut them off or make rude comments. He's got a large audience and I say it's a good thing to have a larger sounding board for Liberty even if Beck can't be trusted. Here's a serious question. Would you turn down a regular spot on Hannity or Limbaugh if you were guaranteed not to be debated and belittled by the hosts? You may have to hold your stomach to be in the same room with them, but think of how many people we could reach.
It is more about what message is being put out there. These people are being paraded by Beck as representing 'us'. Then, he steers the conversation, albeit nicely, in a way that avoids the big stuff and makes 'us' look like all we care about is the drug war and gay marriage. No one on the panel challenges him on his Neocon ways and his handlers. No one pushes him to admit he is a communist, no one has the chance. Etc...
He is very skilled at his craft. And yes, I would turn down a spot on Hannity or Limbaugh - because they are almost as skilled at diversion and "new speak" (Limbaugh more so). If I was able to make some very good points, they would just spin it before or after the segment. And, I would need a long time to prepare just to learn to counter their techniques. Was Ron Paul ever on Rush?
It is set up this way. Rush is the "conservative" and tells his people what to do - he is amazing at spin and doing the bidding of the GOP/DNC polit bureau. Hannity is the bombastic "Republican" guy - specious arguments and fear-mongering. Anyone who has an IQ above 50 leaves him and finds solice in Rush. Then, you have Beck, the "thinker". He leads all those people who think Rush is a water-carrier and Hannity is a propagandist to his show with sincerity and "probing" the constitution, etc... It makes this group feel really good that they are 'libertarian' and so much more educated that the Rush/Hannity crowd. But, meanwhile, Beck leads them to the exact same actions and conclusions.
I listened to Beck once in a while during the primaries to check out the latest propaganda. Beck would say things like-I love a lot about Ron Paul, but you just can't trust voting for him would protect your family-. It was obvious if you were listening.
Yes. Those are all very real dangers when engaging a professional debater. They can edit what you say, run video/audio against you, turn off you mic, tackle you on non important topics, use gotcha questions, smear your character, etc. Alan Combs must have gone through a lot being Hannity's punching bag. I wouldn't agree to be on a show that changes the messages after my segment is over either. But, I would be on a show that gave me my time and didn't do hit and runs after I was off the air.
I know exactly what you mean that Beck has a history of leading people down the path to Liberty and then drops them off at the neocon doorstep at the conclusion. It's very frustrating. However, this video panel didn't do that. They did talk about FP and it seemed that Beck didn't attempt to critique a defensive FP. He may be setting us all up for a hit and run latter on. However in the mean time, I say it's a good thing to have a larger sounding board for Liberty if Beck is willing to do polite interviews.
For example, Dennis Miller is one of the right wing radio hosts I enjoy, because he is very respectful and funny. Every time I've heard his show he gives his guests a say and then at the end either says I agree or disagree. However, he doesn't attack them with gotcha questions and go for the kill. Bill Moyers is another example from the "left" who I don't agree with, but does an excellent job of listening to his guests and having a conversation.
Bottom line is that we need to spread the message of Liberty, non aggressive military, and sound money principles. I say we support anyone who respectfully allows us to broadcast those ideas to the World. I still don't trust Beck, but that doesn't mean we can't help him spread our message.
away from lame populists who arrogate to themselves the title of "guardians of liberty."
In time, Tea Party and Glenn Beck will understand that religious dogma and socialists share the same morality. Pro-Israel Americans will also understand that Libertarian ideas are harmless to Jews and Israel (but do harm socialists and Sharia law fans.) Then Tea Party will take the correct stance. Our populists will join David Duke or Louis Farrakhan or Tarpley or stay with anarchists.
Just bought a year subscription to 'The Blaze'. They do a good job I am happy with my purchase. I used to despise Glenn Beck, but he really is waking up. People need to give him another chance.
Sorry. Hope you enjoy your subscription. Get ready for Beck's knife in your back.
I can't believe this many people are falling for his schtick. Have we learned nothing?
fuck beck and any beck links will never click this liar's bs again. may he burn in hell.
Ron Paul 2016
Glenn Beck's motive.
Glenn doesn't even think about the addiction to debt fed by the Central Banking system and how that System is used to define 'America's' enemies.
Thanks for posting. I think this is the best GB can ever do, and I think it's an act of desperation.
I'll never click on a link that includes 'theblaze' again.
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