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Federal Reserve: Why Glenn Beck Was Fired From Fox

Some of you don't like Glenn Beck. Regardless, did you know that Glenn Beck aired a show on Fox about the Federal Reserve on March 25, 2011, and was fired about 3 weeks later? His final show aired in June, but his contract was until December and he was cut off early, right after airing the FR show.

Interesting.

Also, I had never seen this show before, and maybe some of you haven't, either. He interviews G. Edward Griffin and Mark Carbilia (?) from the Cato Institute.

There was one tidbit Beck said that I now remember I heard a long time ago, but now I understand it in a different context.

If you talk with anybody about the Fed (probably online since most people in the real world don't have a clue about the Fed), you will come across people who claim that it cannot be controlled by a few people behind the scenes.

But Beck reminded me how they do it. The Board of Governors has a lot of the power within the system. The POTUS appoints the members of the BOG and confirmed by the US Senate. This makes it seem like the US government has control.

Not so.

The POTUS is not "allowed" to nominate anyone he wants. President Rand Paul could not appoint Ron Paul to the BOG. Instead, the POTUS is given a list of candidates BY THE FED ITSELF, as people who can sit on the BOG -- and who, therefore, can have power.

THAT is how they maintain control.

Also, Beck had by FAR the highest ratings in his time slot when he was fired. He had 2 million viewers at 5:00 ET. The show in that time slot now, "The Five," only has 1 million and it is still leading its slot. So, Beck was really popular compared to anything else out there during or since.

Anyway, good overview for anyone who doesn't know a lot about the Federal Reserve:


http://youtu.be/vB5LK-jihgk

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Why

Do we to talk about Glenn "Now which way is the political wind blowing" Beck...

I call BS

If Glenn Beck does something, it is not without the blessing of his CIA handlers. This move was "allowed" to happen on FOX because it would be very easy to co-opt a movement that was growing. It worked too. Beck has real people actually believing he is interested in liberty and smaller government.

Notice he only had Ron Paul on his show after Romney was nominated.

He is a very well trained propagandist and manipulator, one of the best.

"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

When

When GB aired a program supporting Israel.. the Bigotry Movement rejected him.

Why would i support a hate

Why would i support a hate filled warmongering Apartheid Fascist Xenophobic Theocracy at the expense of my tax dollar?

Defend your bigotry statement, asswipe.

Be Your Own Media!!!

I have no clue

I'm not a bigot like you.

Glenn Beck Is Rat Poison

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

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I second Glenn Beck is a

I second Glenn Beck is a stooge comment. If Beck is a freedom warrior, I am mickey mouse.

Be Your Own Media!!!

Merry Christmas Mickey !

Nice to meet you.

Wow, that comment was a very

Wow, that comment was a very intelligent and articulate response.

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"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

G. Edward Griffin

Gracious and Grounded

Beck didn't expose

Beck didn't expose anything... He is a stooge and still is. This interview was little more than TPTB testing the waters of public opinion and knowledge with their herd still watching Fox through Beck as a mouthpiece as Ron Paul's message was resonating strongest. The timing of the lead up to to 2012 fight is telling enough to me.

“Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.” ― Henry Ford.

...And then he suddenly realized...

Watching the "infamous clip", there is a point where Glen is talking about what the Fed does, and this look of fear flashes across his eyes for a second. In that moment, he realized what he had done: got himself fired and inadvertently exposed his bosses' bosses.

I guess he just needed to say it out loud to himself. Classic Beck.

$$$$$$$$$$$

yes he had great ratings--- that is a fact

but ratings are not money,, income for fox

money comes from the ability to charge huge premiums to air commercials reaching that huge audience

if no one will buy it, that air time,,, where's the money????

there ain't and equals beck getting shown the door

good ratings mean squat if nobody will buy the commercial slots
I think rush is also dealing with this as well, huge audience but limited advertisers

High ratings means that the

High ratings means that the entertainment company can charge higher premiums.

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"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

yes

but if no one will buy it fox is screwed and has to discount it til sold
ratings mean squat if no one will buy the airtime

Right and gold value means

Right and gold value means squat if no one wants the rock

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"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

WRONG< WRONG< WRONG

I don't doubt beck would like us to believe this,,, it helps his cause and ego

http://www.dailypaul.com/283933/real-reason-glenn-beck-depar...

A Fox News spokesperson explained Monday that conspiracy theorist Glenn Beck left the network not because he was safeguarding his spirituality, but because “he was trying to save his ass” after a massively effective advertiser boycott.

“Glenn Beck wasn’t trying to save his soul, he was trying to save his ass,” a Fox News spokesperson told Allen in an email. “Advertisers fled his show and even Glenn knows what that means in our industry. Yet, we still tried to give him a soft landing. Guess no good deed goes unpunished.”

beck can not garner mainstream advertisers,,, listen to the blaze,,
it's all smaller advertisers and they run repeatedly
goldline, freedomworks every commercial break, survivalist stuff etc

the left can be effective in the boycott area and scaring advertisers
just look at the duck dynasty fiasco,,,i think A&E jumped the gun in fear of what they thought was gonna come,,,, and it backfired