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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:21 PM
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Glenn Beck - really dumb and really proud of it
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from ThinkProgress:



Beck Links Abbas To Radical Islam, Falsely Claims Palestinians Are Being Run Now By Hezbollah

This morning on CNN, anchor Kiren Chetry discussed Sen. Barack Obamas (D-IL) current trip to the Middle East with fellow CNN host Glenn Beck. Asked for his thoughts on the trip, Beck said there is never going to be peace in the Middle East until you wipe out radical Islam.

When asked if Obamas meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was a bad idea, Beck said that it is because seeming to lump Abbas in with radical Islam you cannot bring people together with an extremist ideology:

CHETRY: So you think that it was a bad move for to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas?

BECK: I think it is. () But if youre sitting down and youre talking to people, as he has said that he wants to do, and try to bring everybody together, you cannot bring people together that have extremist ideology. () You do not get into bed with people that want to destroy you and run you into the sea.


Watch it: http://thinkprogress.org/2008/07/23/beck-palestinians /


So it seems that Beck is taking his fear of talking to our enemies to a whole new level. Even President Bush and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) both of whom have linked direct diplomacy with appeasement havent gone that far. In fact, Bush and McCain have not only met with Abbas but they have also lavished him with praise for his efforts in the Israeli-Palestine peace process.

Bush has said Abbas is a man of courage, a man of peace, and a leader who is willing to speak out and act on behalf of people who yearn for peace while McCain has said Abbas is someone capable of settling differences in a peaceful and amicable fashion.

Further demonstrating his ignorance of the region, Beck later added that the Palestinians are being run now by Hezbollah. Actually its Hamas, not Hezbollah.

Apparently, as long as youre Muslim, Beck considers you an enemy. In other words, Beck wouldnt want the U.S. to talk to nearly 20 percent of the worlds population.


http://thinkprogress.org/2008/07/23/beck-palestinians /

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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:26 PM
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1. War on Terror not going so good? UP THE ANTE BABY!
Make it a war on a RELIGION.
"wipe them out" Hellz Yeah! That'll work!
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silverojo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:39 PM
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6. I think there should be a war on any religion....
...that holds as one of its premises that women should be subjugated.

Let's start with Christianity. :evilgrin:
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Hugabear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:28 PM
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2. Beck has always been an outspoken Islamophobe
What Hal Turner is to the African-American community, Glenn Beck is to the Islamic community. Except the difference is that Hal Turner doesn't have his own show on CNN, or his own nationally syndicated radio show to spew his hate.
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muntrv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:31 PM
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3. Glenn Beck's ratings are in the shitter, yet he's still on the air.
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burythehatchet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:33 PM
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4. That's what you have to love about CNN. Shitstain Beck has 6 hours a day
to spew his bile, but CNN feels that he needs to be interviewed on another segment. As Jon Stewart would say, "giving voice to the already voiced". What a horrible excuse for news media.
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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:35 PM
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5. They should be fined a half a billion dollars for giving Julius Streicher's ghost a platform
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 09:44 PM by kenny blankenship
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Gabi Hayes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:43 PM
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7. more like his great grandson
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scarface2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 02:59 AM
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8. how is this asshole on the air?!?!
what the fuck is cnn s problem...can t get a donkey dick to do a show?? cnn is so fucking stupid!
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Cobalt-60 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 03:05 AM
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9. He's a dirtbag
Sometimes I like to imagine what this paragon of ignorance's place in a healthy society might be.
I see him in white, tending a small rubber room.
But then there's blue, tending a cement room behind a stylish steel grille.
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