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John Stossel goes after Glenn Beck for claiming to be libertarian

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I'm sorry

I'm sorry but, anyone who still believes that Rick Frothy Santorum was the best candidate is no Libertarian.

We are Ron Paul purists.

He would welcome anyone coming in our direction. To me Ron is right about almost everything and everyone else has to discover that. Almost all of us have changed. So welcome Beckites.

RE "Welcome anyone coming in our direction."

Perhaps that point needs clarification since it comes up now and again. It is typically used as a sword type argument.

When Ron has control or influence of the content or message, (ie. political campaign, Ron Paul Channel, Ron Paul Institute, Campaign For Liberty) yes, welcome anyone because they are supporting your content or message. We do know Ron Paul financially supports The Mises Institute but you never hear about Ron giving money to progressive organizations. So ... when they are coming to your message welcome them ... when you are supporting the message or content of someone else ... discriminate like hell.


this should get more 'legs'...
What Would Ron Paul Do ?

Lets get to the truth here

When Stossell asks "why Santorum?" we should know the answer to that. Santorum was AIPAC's guy and it is no secret that Beck’s has full allegiance to the Israel Lobby.

So Beck--when we say “ we don’t want you” here are the real reasons:

1. Full Israel support against We the People
2. Could not get behind Ron Paul (because of Israel lobby)
3. Debra Medina.

Becks support for Tarp, Patriot Act etc….are secondary to the above.

With that said—Glenn Beck can not be trusted.

Beck sure has those

Beck sure has those libertarian talking points down. Does he have a handle on the DP? I am certain that they all watch this forum like hawks on a wire.

This is a year old

Has Beck made a public apology to Ron Paul yet?

The problem with Beck is he keeps feeeeeeling

like he's had some huge paradigm shift. But when the elections come around, he is vulnerable to the fear tactics thrown around about the scary Democrats.

Or maybe it's all an act so he can round up the stragglers when election time comes. It sure does seem well-timed for that.

Defend Liberty!

When elections come around

Beck becomes the most loyal soldier and goes with whoever his masters --the Israel lobby--tell him to support.

The last election was proof of this.

1-show some love to Michelle Bachman
2-Bachman doesn't work out --show some love to Santorum
3-All the while smear and ridicule Ron Paul when ever possible.


I've said here before that when Beck gets through a presidential election without reverting from his latest paradigm shift, I'll believe it's real.

Defend Liberty!

Glen Beck

A huge pile of GMO DUNG. Worthless sold out scum bag sold out Debra Medina and assisted Rick Perry NWO criminal to continue to dictate in Texas.

GB you are worthless.


Going Green with Glenn haha

"This is a really evolving, and really solid understanding now" Lmao yea that makes sense. Go go Glenn rearranger.

You just got PAULED!

ecorob's picture

Glenn who?

He is irrelevant.

Plus, I don't trust anybody who dresses like they are from China.

From his shirt to his shoes, this man is everything BUT American.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

lol, you're right he does.

lol, you're right he does.

"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

Its easy being a libertarian

Its easy being a libertarian in retrospect. The whole what movement am i stealing?! by Glen Beck is a slap in the face of the remnant who fought long and hard for hundreds of years to keep free market economics alive. Mises, Hayek, Menger, Rothbard, Frederic Bastiat, John Stuart Mill eetc etc

Made me dig up my old post

It's funny, because I made a post about this in response to this very same issue over a year ago.
Original post: http://www.dailypaul.com/274648/the-talking-heads
Link to my opinion piece: http://doseofluka.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/the-talking-heads/

Sorry, you don't get one. Read the post. ;)

Ron Paul nailed it on Beck

a long time ago, calling him a "demagogue." He said it with a kind of chuckle. It was awesome..

John F

Ron Paul was refering to

Bill O'Reilly.

It is hard to tell...


I can't figure out whether he's referring to Beck or O'Reilly here, actually. The interviewer is clearing referring to Glenn Beck but Ron's response is not clear. Either way, it seems funny to me that he kind of lumps them all together, probably, as the same thing. Ha!!! What's the difference? They are all demagogues!

John F

Ron Paul

talks to Glenn Beck, he's been on Beck's show.


I can only remember one visit to the Bill O'Reilly show and O'Reilly tried to bully Dr. Paul.


He said "I was wrong about ..."

My question to GB is "why do you have a radio show about politics if your ideology keeps changing?" I wish Stossel asked him if he would've voted for Ron Paul in retrospect (just to see him squirm)

Beck pulled the same 180

Beck pulled the same 180 degree turn in 2010. Don't be fooled again. I don't believe it for one second. After what he did to Debra Medina, I will NEVER trust this douche bag again.

There is no Left or Right -- there is only freedom or tyranny. Everything else is an illusion, an obfuscation to keep you confused and silent as the world burns around you." - Philip Brennan

"Invest only in things that you can stand in front of and pr

Keep in mind...

That plenty of people who eventually gravitated to Ron Paul shared the same neo-con beliefs as Glenn Beck and many others at some point. I'd like to believe he's sincere but I guess we'll have to see that sure doesn't mean I'll give him the benefit of the doubt but at the same time I won't be pushing him away either. And if he isn't well so be it, at least he's pushing his audience in the right direction and in the process is converting them to libertarianism.


I did

I used to be a Neo-Con. Hard to believe it now. I may have heard the name Ron Paul prior to 2010, but that was when I started to learn more about him and Libertarianism.

While many believe you instantly change your belief system once you eat the Red Pill, this is not the case for most people. Most people realize that say the War on Drugs is a failure, but fail to see the War on Prostitution is a similar meme. You let them ponder on it for a while, help them make a few connections and the next thing you know they reverse that belief system as well.

Trust but Verify. I trust GB is on the path to Liberty, but with someone in his position, and who has held his positions, we should be welcoming but a little wary.

ecorob's picture

I could watch about half of that FAKE liberal...

If someone has to "evolve" that is, they are changing their views daily well, I don't trust them.

Very few of my views have changed over the last 30 years WHEN it comes to Liberty.

Yes, I have grown and learned but I don't changed with the wind or whoever happens to be paying me this year.

If you trust glenda beck you will be left out hanging to dry. Just wait.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.


I know some people here hold out hope for him to see the light or whatever else, but he has proven himself to be nothing more than a double-talking BS artist, in my view at least.

Or maybe he's just nuttier than a fruitcake, who knows. /shrug

A signature used to be here!


...I said it before...and I'll say it again:


"..To "Legitimize" Glenn Beck as a Libertarian.
STOSSEL!...HOW could you do THIS?

You can't trust ANYBODY any more!

Glenn...Gary...Roger Stone....
...and now Stossel?

Follow the money...a FoxNews Paycheck is blood money.

And for all you "bleeding hearts" that want to welcome GB with "open arms"?
A snake is a snake,is a snake in the grass.
An addict (albeit a recovering one) is normally a manipulator, and these days GB is hooked on being a "media-messiah".

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

judge Andrew napolitano??

There all traitors for trying to spread the word? Dude your rhetoric is beyond.

Who is REALLY Being "The Dude"?

..and speaking of "rhetoric" do you understand what that is?

I'll spell it out for ya:

P.S. Never was "The Judge" mentioned...he is the only "Fox-contributor" who ever spoke with true conviction.
P.S.S. I never used the word "traitor"...that's YOUR misinterpretation and obfuscation.
Finally....It's "They're" or "they are", NOT "there".
Get it? Got it? Good!

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

I Guess Glenn Beck

...or his minions monitor this site, possibly posting his disinfo.

AND casting negative votes in lieu of being made to look foolish is just another cheap shot, a cowardly thing.

'nuff said.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!