Glenn on Paula Deen firing: “All you’re doing is silencing people”
Food Network personality Paula Deen was fired after admitting she has used the N-word in the past. Obviously using such a hateful word is never condoned, but should Deen have been fired? She claims to not have used the word in a long, long time and says she used it to describe a man who held her at gunpoint in 1986. Glenn has more on the bizarre story on radio today. WATCH
Ken Hutcherson on Paula Deen: “This is so stupid”
Pastor Ken Hutcherson joined Glenn on radio today to give his unique perspective on the Paula Deen controversy. He grew up during the height of the Civil Rights movement in Alabama, where he was regularly called the N-word. Hutch explained he hated white people so much, he actually took up playing football for the sole purpose of legally hurting his sworn enemy. While using the N-word is “terrible,” he explains what this story boils down to. Check it out HERE.
WATCH: Dem Congressman’s scathing critique of Obama’s $100 million trip
You know things are bad for President Obama when his own party turns against him. Democratic Congressman John Barrow (D-GA) made headlines over the weekend for his scathing critique of Obama’s upcoming trip to Africa. The trip carries a whopping price tag of $100 million! Glenn played Rep. Barrow’s remarks on radio this morning. WATCH
Unbelievable: IRS sends $46 million in tax returns to 24,000 ‘unauthorized alien workers’ in Atlanta
As though the IRS couldn’t get any more bad press, a new audit report shows that in 2011 the IRS sent more than $46 million in tax refunds to 23,994 “unauthorized” alien workers who all listed the exact same Atlanta, GA address. So law abiding members of the TEA Party get audited, while tens of thousands of illegal aliens scam the government for millions of dollars? Glenn has more on the “unconscionable” storyHERE.
Attention College Students: You’re invited to be a part of Glenn’s studio audience!
If you’re a college student and will be in the DFW area tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25th, Glenn wants you to be a part of the studio audience for the Glenn Beck Program. Arrive to the studios by 3pm CST for a special live show with Glenn and Alveda King starting at 4pm CST. Interested? Email email@example.com for all the details.
Civil war coming to Egypt?
Buck Sexton just returned to the United States after a trip to the heart of the Middle East, where he surveyed the ever-crumbling situation on the ground in the region. Buck visited war torn regions and refugee camps, and this morning on radio, he shared his thoughts on a possible civil war breaking out in Egypt very soon. WATCH
Don’t miss a brand new episode of For The Record!
On August 6, 2011, the Taliban shot down a Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan’s Wardak Province leaving 30 American soldiers dead, including 17 members of the elite Navy SEAL Team Six. It was the largest American loss of life since the Afghan war began. Next Thursday, For The Record, Episode 3: Fallen Angeltakes an unflinching look at how tactical errors and mismanagement of our Special Forces factored into this tragedy. Plus, hear from the victims’ family as they share memories and celebrate the extraordinary lives of these fallen heroes. Don’t miss For The Record: Fallen Angel next Thursday, June 27th at 8pm ET only on TheBlaze. Not a subscriber? Start your 14-day free trial HERE.
Have you seen the first backstage footage from Man in the Moon?
With just over a week to go until the Man in the Moon event, Glenn is finally pulling back the curtain and sharing some remarkable footage from the planning of the event. Watch the first backstage footage HERE.
Are the FISA courts even more secretive than we thought?
According to a report in the Washington Post, there are secret FISA courts deep in the bowels of the U.S. Capitol building. Secret courts hidden beneath the ground – what could possibly go wrong? Certainly no orders would be approved down there on who can be monitored by the NSA or attacked with a drone strike. Nothing like that. Needless to say, Glenn is a little uneasy about this revelation. Reaction from radio today.