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  •  Clearly Beck is mentally ill (7+ / 0-)

    He now claims to being inspired by god. That is insanity.

    Clearly he has a movement inspired by his rantings.

    Glenn Beck has a cult following. He could get people to do anything. He is trying to get someone to attempt an assassination.

    He is the exact same thing as Charles Manson.

    But he's got a much bigger following.

    O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives. ::: Jim Morrison :::

    by Kevanlove on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 12:21:34 PM PDT

    •  or coked up out of his mind (1+ / 0-)
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      •  He has admitted to being schizophrenic (1+ / 0-)
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        Now he hears the voice of god.

        I agree with his own diagnosis. Probably the only thing I agree with him on.;-)

        O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives. ::: Jim Morrison :::

        by Kevanlove on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 12:27:34 PM PDT

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    •  Fall to your knees and thank God for Fox (0+ / 0-)

      Those folks who are trying to get in the way of progress - let me tell you, I'm just getting started. I don't quit. I'm not tired; I'm just getting started.

      by Unenergy on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 03:03:30 PM PDT

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    •  to play dummy's advocate..... (0+ / 0-)

      first off, personal revelation is an accepted tenant of mormonism, so despite how odd it sounds, it isn't a quirk specific to Beck.

      Second,  to his credit he ends every show with a Ghandi quote extolling non-violence,  he may send messages to the contrary throughout the show, but you have to give credit where it's due.

      To paint him as Manson, to argue that he purposefully incites violence, it sort of gives away leverage.  He hasn't seriously called for violence, he's spoken out against violence explicitly, and his listeners haven't been violent.

      Why give away the leverage of being reasonable by shouting down violence that doesn't exist when you can just as easily shout down the inaccuracies and stupidity that does exist?

      Check out "The Glenn Beck Program Program" on Youtube. We watch every day.....pray for us. http://www.youtube.com/user/theGBProgramProgram

      by The Hoi Polloi on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 04:48:30 PM PDT

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      •  His listeners HAVE been violent (0+ / 0-)

        People who have killed police and church goers and abortion doctors have his books in their possession.

        That's just a coincidence? It's just a coincidence that  a guy shoots some police because he heard that the government was coming to get his guns from Beck?

        I don't think so.

        He's Jack Lucas, only he's getting more and more bizarre.

        "Edwin! I told you about these people.
        They only mate with their own kind. It's yuppie inbreeding. That's why they're retarded
        and wear the same clothes.

         They don't feel love. They only negotiate love moments. They're evil, Edwin.

         They're repulsed by imperfection, horrified by the banal.....everything that America stands for!

        They must be stopped before it's too late. It's us or them."

        O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives. ::: Jim Morrison :::

        by Kevanlove on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 10:10:50 PM PDT

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