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Originally posted by SpectreDC
reply to post by hawkiye
Bu...but where am I suppose to get my thoughts from then?
Originally posted by cityhunter
OK, so you want real critisicm?
Apart from that, that he seems to me like a mere actor/entertainer (listen to how Noam Chomsky or any other scholar conveys his informations and perhaps you'll get what I mean) with his oh-so concerned voice & gestures, the first thing on this show that I found peculiar was this:
"For instance, a year ago, if I told you there was a 9/11 truther in the White House or a communist..."
Mr. Beck maintaining the official 9/11 conspiracy of Osama & his 19 thieves? I was like: What!? Oh, I forgot, this guy believes in the official 9/11 story... because well he said, that if the official story wasn't right, the New York Times would have told us about it. The fact that he can't even do proper research on 9/11 should signal that he probably won't be able to do any research on the "NWO". Watching the rest of the show, he confirmed me.
When this guy shows us the "group of people" who try to undermine the government... I wasn't sure if I should be laughing or crying? He's talking about such unimportant people... I thought he would talk about the power of the Bush family, or about the Rockefellers and Rothchilds who own a good part of the planet-- and he comes up with "Van Jones" who is a 9/11 truther... OH MY GOD... and the other people he lists are just as dangerous people as he is. But PLEASE don't ever mention people with real power!
And then he mentions the deficit.. but he fails to mention that it is interconneted with the illegal wars of his government. Michel Chossudovsky and Andrew Gavin Marshall put it in a very clear way... something you won't ever hear from Glenn Becks mouth, because he actually believes in the "global war on terror":
War is inextricably linked to the impoverishment of people at home and around the world. Militarization and the economic crisis are intimately related. The provision of essential goods and services to meet basic human needs has been replaced by a profit-driven "killing machine" in support of America’s "Global War on Terror". The poor are made to fight the poor. Yet war enriches the upper class, which controls industry, the military, oil and banking. In a war economy, death is good for business, poverty is good for society, and power is good for politics. Western nations, particularly the United States, spend hundreds of billions of dollars a year to murder innocent people in far-away impoverished nations, while the people at home suffer the disparities of poverty, class, gender and racial divides.
But he himself says what this is all about... at the beginning he says:
"You don't want to miss a single episode"
That's what it's all about. Viewer figures.
Originally posted by OLD HIPPY DUDE
If anyone were to believe in conspiracys , that any group is trying to take control of the world, how could you not believe that they already control all media sources, TV,radio,news papers and the internet.
If we get any truth it is molded and twisted to fit their need.
To think that people believe any news source because it leans to the left or right I would ask you to listen to the adjectives (you do know what an adjective is ?) used in the news, and then separate it from the news.
The only time we might get the whole truth if at all, it will be to late.
Originally posted by Thirty_Foot_Smurf
I've recently started listening to Glenn Beck. Became an insider. Got my hands on archives going back years. This man has been nothing less than a modern day prophet with his predictions concerning the current financial meltdown.
All I can say is refuse to listen at your own peril.
Excellent, Thirty_Foot_Smurf. Which reminds me, Glenn Beck was not the only one who knew the housing market/stock markets were going to crash in the fall of 2008. I got an email entitled "The Mother of All Meltdowns" way back in February of 2008 warning of the coming market collapse.
My point being, if people in the financial world were well aware of the coming collapse more than six months before the event and warning those who would listen, then you know the really rich & powerful silently pulled out before it tanked. Which left the majority of investors (mostly small) with their tailfeathers burnt. As usual.
Glenn Beck is worth listening to, even if you don't agree with everything he says.
[edit on 16-5-2010 by Thirty_Foot_Smurf]
Originally posted by Frith
reply to post by Resurgam
I've already posted in this thread about Glenn's idea that Obama is a racist who hates "white people" and the non-existant "white culture". One person posted a fake quote attributed to Obama to try to show me that Obama was indeed a racist. Which means I have yet to see Glenn Beck's idea that Obama is a racist show any merit whatsoever.
Glenn Beck is a liar who hates Obama and liberals in general and he has some people eating his sh** right up. Glenn may even be trying to incite violence with the level of crazed rhetoric he spews.
The only thing that has actually changed since Bush got out of office is that some people who used to be unable to obtain health insurance might now have that ability. Is that reason to go out of your mind and ramble on about "progressives" and the alleged evils they want to do to us all?
[edit on 16-5-2010 by Frith]