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The Reason Why Glenn Beck Stormed Off CNN Interview Shows Everything Wrong With Mainstream Media

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Conservative radio personality Glenn Beck made a splash in the news on Sunday after he stormed off during an interview with CNN, an incident which sent the media into their usual form of hysterics as they attempted to paint Beck up as some sort of crazed, angry lunatic.

Beck had agreed to speak with CNN host Brian Stelter on h is show, “Reliable Sources” about Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy and how the mainstream media is playing a huge roll in keeping America divided along political lines.

Things slowly dissolve over the course of the interview, ending with Beck storming off.

Beck began the interview by issuing an indictment of the mainstream media’s coverage of the Trump administration, its immigration policies, and explained why the media are unable to reach Trump voters.

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“You have become me, circa 2009 — and you don’t see it … none of you [in the media] are willing to listen to what you’re doing, and you’re dividing us even more,” Beck said. “We’ve had two people threaten the lives of either a congressman’s child or the president’s child. Where are the people who were so worried about language and the tone on television?”

“Don’t you understand what you’re doing? You’re driving people into the arms of Donald Trump,” Beck explained.

Stelter replied wanting to know “what is the right answer, then, if we don’t point out the lies?” The exchange that followed exemplified Beck’s point about the media:

BECK: Well, first of all, you have to recognize the mistakes of the past. I can’t take this border issue, because I wasn’t allowed into anybody’s circle after my audience raised $3 million, and we risked everything to go down to the border, and we brought churches together, we actually fed the homeless. I was mocked for bringing them soccer balls, which people now say is a good thing, because at least they have soccer balls at summer camp. And on the other side, no one in the media would even listen. No one would listen when I said —

STELTER: Glenn, that’s not true. There was lots of coverage —

BECK: I had DHS people coming —

STELTER: I remember you going to the border in 2014. Obama policy might have been ugly. It’s a lot worse now.

BECK: Was there this kind of coverage —

STELTER: Of course not. There weren’t as many kids in jail.

BECK: Of course — oh, stop it. Stop it.

STELTER: Stop what? There were not as many kids in jail.

BECK: You’re telling me — so, it’s the number. So, what’s the number, Brian, that we care about putting kids in cages? What’s the number that we start caring about when we’re separating families?

STELTER: The more there are, the more we care.

Believe it or not, the interview actually got worse from there as Stelter responded to Beck calling for the media to be more self-reflective by mocking his use of a chalkboard and made things more personal by asking a business related question concerning layoffs at his company.

“Wow, Brian, thanks a lot. I think that’s the most ridiculous question I’ve ever heard. I’m sitting here ready to talk to you about the detaining of children and parents … we want to stop it and you want to play those games? Have a nice day,” Beck said as he walked off camera.

This is the stupidity of the left-wing media put on full display right here. These folks do not at all care about having hard discussions. They just want to insult and belittle instead of actually creating arguments of substance to back up their twisted and sickeningly depraved worldview.

Kudos to Beck for not taking this garbage from Stelter.

Source: TheBlaze

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Brooklyn Bridge Shut Down by Anti-Vax First Responders’ Protest

Is the liberal left paying attention yet?

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For many on the left side of the aisle, there appears to be a false yet pervasive stereotype of the anti-vaccine crowd.  They see the un-inoculated as an amalgam of wild, unkempt Americans clutching their guns and gadsden flags, mixed in with a few of the holistic backwoods types who use homemade deodorant as well.

This is because the left can only see the right as inferior to them, and this gross oversimplification of the issue helps them to process the situation at a level of intensity that suits their cognitive capacity.

But they are wrong, and this ugly characterization is one of the most potent reasons for America’s current political divide.

In fact, the anti-vaccine movement is a highly diverse one, embodied by Americans from all walks of life, including a vast number of fist responders and healthcare workers, who are, by definition, some of the folks at the highest risk for coming into contact with COVID-19.

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They, along with others, made their voices heard in New York City on Monday.

New York City municipal employees are marching across the Brooklyn Bridge Monday against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

The protest, which is set to end in front of City Hall on the Manhattan side of the bridge, is billed as an anti-mandate protest on behalf of nearly 50,000 NYC employees who have yet to be vaccinated with a deadline just days away.

Traffic is shut down on the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan as of 11:49 a.m., according to police.

The scene was captured by a great many social media users.

How the left is going to spin this is still a mystery, but there is no doubt that they’re going to try.

For many on the left side of the aisle, there appears to be a false yet pervasive stereotype of the anti-vaccine crowd.  They see the un-inoculated as an amalgam of wild, unkempt Americans clutching their guns and gadsden flags, mixed in with a few of the holistic backwoods types who use homemade deodorant as well. This is because the left can only see the right as inferior to them, and this gross oversimplification of the issue helps them to process the situation at a level of intensity that suits their cognitive capacity. But they are wrong, and this ugly characterization is one of the most potent reasons for America’s current political divide. In fact, the anti-vaccine movement is a highly diverse one, embodied by Americans from all walks of life, including a vast number of fist responders and healthcare workers, who are, by definition, some of the folks at the highest risk for coming into contact with COVID-19. They, along with others, made their voices heard in New York City on Monday. New York City municipal employees are marching across the Brooklyn Bridge Monday against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The protest, which is set to end in front of City Hall on the Manhattan side of the bridge, is billed as an anti-mandate protest on behalf of nearly 50,000 NYC employees who have yet to be vaccinated with a deadline just days away. Traffic is shut down on the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan as of 11:49 a.m., according to police. The scene was captured by a great many social media users. https://twitter.com/gregkellyusa/status/1452679656944058375?s=20 https://twitter.com/RSBNetwork/status/1452693221889376259?s=20 https://twitter.com/JoshuaPotash/status/1452691150310187012?s=20 How the left is going to spin this is still a mystery, but there is no doubt that they’re going to try.

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Facebook Leak Demonstrates Social Network’s Brazen Depravity

More trouble has arrived for the social media leviathan.

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The jig appears to be up over at Facebook, as a number of damaging revelations about the social media giant continue to make headlines.

Most damning, of course, is the fact that Facebook routinely put their profits ahead of user safety, as first noted by a prominent whistleblower during her testimony in front of Congress.

Now, with a massive trove of leaked documents to bolster the case, Facebook appears to be headed toward disaster.

Facebook has long been accused of playing favorites on multiple sides of the political spectrum, and it’s now clear just how much of that uproar extends to the company’s ranks. A Wall Street Journal report based on internal Facebook documents shows the social network’s leaders and staff have reportedly clashed numerous times over its approach to conservative content, particularly from outlets like Breitbart. Rank-and-file employees have accused Facebook of making “special exceptions” from policies for right-wing outlets, while senior-level staff warned of potential pitfalls.

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Workers argued that Facebook kept Breitbart in a second tier of the News Tab, a section meant to focus on reliable news, despite very low trust and quality scores as well as misinformation violations. Facebook was not only making exceptions, one employee said, but “explicitly” endorsing outlets like this by including them as trusted partners. Staff claimed Facebook was “scared of political backlash” if it enforced policies equally, and believed the site let conservative influencers Diamond and Silk lobby fact checkers to avoid punishment for spreading misinformation.

But it gets worse:

Higher-ups countered with justifications for those decisions. They argued that booting a news outlet for trust scores would risk booting more mainstream outlets like CNN, for instance. When staff asked Facebook to intervene over Breitbart‘s alleged attempts to dodge sites’ advertising blocks, a director said Facebook had to resist the urge and “rely on our principles and policies.”

Other messages from within the company appeared to directly attack Mark Zuckerberg and other high level decision makers over their wanton disregard for safety in pursuit of profits.

The jig appears to be up over at Facebook, as a number of damaging revelations about the social media giant continue to make headlines. Most damning, of course, is the fact that Facebook routinely put their profits ahead of user safety, as first noted by a prominent whistleblower during her testimony in front of Congress. Now, with a massive trove of leaked documents to bolster the case, Facebook appears to be headed toward disaster. Facebook has long been accused of playing favorites on multiple sides of the political spectrum, and it’s now clear just how much of that uproar extends to the company’s ranks. A Wall Street Journal report based on internal Facebook documents shows the social network’s leaders and staff have reportedly clashed numerous times over its approach to conservative content, particularly from outlets like Breitbart. Rank-and-file employees have accused Facebook of making “special exceptions” from policies for right-wing outlets, while senior-level staff warned of potential pitfalls. And also: Workers argued that Facebook kept Breitbart in a second tier of the News Tab, a section meant to focus on reliable news, despite very low trust and quality scores as well as misinformation violations. Facebook was not only making exceptions, one employee said, but “explicitly” endorsing outlets like this by including them as trusted partners. Staff claimed Facebook was “scared of political backlash” if it enforced policies equally, and believed the site let conservative influencers Diamond and Silk lobby fact checkers to avoid punishment for spreading misinformation. But it gets worse: Higher-ups countered with justifications for those decisions. They argued that booting a news outlet for trust scores would risk booting more mainstream outlets like CNN, for instance. When staff asked Facebook to intervene over Breitbart’s alleged attempts to dodge sites’ advertising blocks, a director said Facebook had to resist…

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