Glenn Beck SLAUGHTERS Arianna Huffington (not literally)

fivepoint

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I had to specify 'not literally' in case Arianna was reading this forum and got confused. :)

Anyway, for anyone who's been following this hilarious display of stupidity on Arianna Huffington's part for the last few days, starting with her appearance on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday when she confronted Roger Ailes about Glenn Beck's supposed comments indicating he thought that Obama was going to literally "slaughter" Americans... Beck nailed her to the floor during his show tonight.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsf86QSwhYc
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfyeo63Q0HE

The sad part, is that this even needed to be done by Beck. It's hilarious to watch all of the blinded liberals, Fox News haters, and HuffPo lovers go nuts on this issue calling for Beck to be terminated and much more because of something he said about the ECONOMY, and not about Obama.

If you need to catch up, go ahead and read Arianna's point of view of the whole issue before Beck's slaughtering of her on tonight's show... but make sure you go back and watch the clip... definitely entertaining. I wish I could have seen Arianna watch it.

"Glenn Beck goes after me..."
"The backpedaling begins..."

It's too bad Arianna has to reduce herself to making up false claims about Beck to try and defame him. I'd like to see her use some actually substantive arguments so we could see a real debate instead of an intellectually dishonest biased lie-off.
 

fivepoint

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It's too bad I never will watch a sociopath who has his own TV show.
Looks like you might have something in common with most of the HuffPo readers. Too busy being blinded to even take a second to listen to the facts! Just listen to Arianna... she'll tell you what to think! :) Hahaha.
 

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Looks like you might have something in common with most of the HuffPo readers. Too busy being blinded to even take a second to listen to the facts! Just listen to Arianna... she'll tell you what to think! :) Hahaha.

I don't watch her show either. Nor do I ever visit her website.

I think for myself. Thank you.:)
 

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Nobody really cares about the guy or what he has to say. He is even less credible than that other guy who is the subject of at least two current threads here.
 

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Nobody really cares about the guy or what he has to say. He is even less credible than that other guy who is the subject of at least two current threads here.
Really? Because I think he's probably the #1 or #2 show on all of Cable news. He has like 10x the viewership of CNN or MSNBC in the same time slot. I'd say a LOT of people care about what he has to say. ;)
 

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Anyone who listens to either Huffington or Beck is a mindless drone, regardless of their political viewpoint.

I hate opinion journalism, it is ruining America. I wish we could use the entire staffs of Fox News and MSNBC to plug the hole in the ozone or something.
 

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Anyone who listens to either Huffington or Beck is a mindless drone, regardless of their political viewpoint.

I hate opinion journalism, it is ruining America. I wish we could use the entire staffs of Fox News and MSNBC to plug the hole in the ozone or something.
I guess I'm a mindless drone... I read HuffPo and watch Beck from time to time. Probably read HuffPo more. I like opinion journalism... the only difference is that the opinion isn't veiled in a thin attempt at 'fairness'. Journalism has never been opinion free. In fact, it's almost always been liberally biased.



No. A lot of people watch him for entertainment, like SpongeBob Squarepants. He is a self-confessed rodeo clown and does a good job making people laugh.
I doubt many people watch him "for laughs". If you want to laugh, you watch the Daily Show (which I always watch). People watch Beck because he talks about issues that no one else on TV is talking about. They watch him because he's actually doing in-depth analysis on the economy, on the constitution, and more. He has guests on that aren't spewing the same driven you get everywhere else. He actually talks to libertarians and economists who PREDICTED the economic collapse. They watch Beck because he offers things they can't find anywhere else.
 

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I'm anxious to see how Arianna tries to play this one off tomorrow. One thing is for sure... she won't be linking to this video. How could she? It clearly and explicitly explains why her entire argument is bunk and baseless. She'll most likely ignore that it ever happened and continue on with her attacks. Drama! Hilarious stupid drama!
 

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I'm anxious to see how Arianna tries to play this one off tomorrow. One thing is for sure... she won't be linking to this video. How could she? It clearly and explicitly explains why her entire argument is bunk and baseless. She'll most likely ignore that it ever happened and continue on with her attacks. Drama! Hilarious stupid drama!
We've turned the running of our country into a giant soap opera. We are truly doomed.
 

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I guess I'm a mindless drone... I read HuffPo and watch Beck from time to time. Probably read HuffPo more. I like opinion journalism... the only difference is that the opinion isn't veiled in a thin attempt at 'fairness'. Journalism has never been opinion free. In fact, it's almost always been liberally biased.





I doubt many people watch him "for laughs". If you want to laugh, you watch the Daily Show (which I always watch). People watch Beck because he talks about issues that no one else on TV is talking about. They watch him because he's actually doing in-depth analysis on the economy, on the constitution, and more. He has guests on that aren't spewing the same driven you get everywhere else. He actually talks to libertarians and economists who PREDICTED the economic collapse. They watch Beck because he offers things they can't find anywhere else.
I could not read that and held my self in with laughter wow :rolleyes:

Beck does not do any indepth things he just takes random thins and says oh wait this ancient dictator did something or make up random bullSh*t that its not even funny heck he even Compaired Hitler to todays "liberals"
 

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The problem is that Glen Beck communicates at the intellectual level of an oxygen starved high school student. Clearly he wasn't talking about literal slaughter, but his unfortunate choice of metaphors conveys much more than the message he claims he intends to convey. Frankly, this is how 'news' operates in this country.

As to the point about 'opinion free' journalism, I would be surprised, fivepoint, if anyone would claim that news doesn't have or didn't have a bias. Are reasoned arguments also the domain of 'liberals'? I ask because as a representative of a 'conservative' (right wing) 'news' outlet, Fox fails to find time for reasoning. I guess reasoning is the reserve of the liberal elite out to slaughter America with socialism.
 

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Really? Because I think he's probably the #1 or #2 show on all of Cable news. He has like 10x the viewership of CNN or MSNBC in the same time slot. I'd say a LOT of people care about what he has to say. ;)
Porn is the most popular thing on the internet, does that make it the most credible thing on the internet? No.... :rolleyes:
 

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Transcript of the smackdown (or should I say 'slaughter')

GLENN BECK, HOST: Good news - the left is getting desperate. When they throw out ridiculous attacks against you or me - usually when it's about me I don't ever bother responding on this program. But sometimes, it's just kind of fun. And I know they just do it to get attention and I kind of feel bad for them. I think they need it.

If I may show you, these are the ratings - these are the ratings of this program against its competition. Here is where the GLENN BECK PROGRAM started. Remember a year ago? Uh-oh. This is one is CNN. I like Wolf Blitzer. He is a nice guy.

And here is the other network. I love that. Kind of flat-lining there - you know what I mean? If you notice the hard core left-wing network, some might say this show is slaughtering them. But if I did, I'd want to point out I didn't mean "slaughter" literally. After all, you can't kill something that is already dead.

Bit that being said, Arianna Huffington, a.k.a. - I like to call her Media Matters after a few drinks - went on national television answer claimed that we are saying on this program that President Obama is going to slaughter people. Watch.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, FOUNDER, "HUFFINGTON POST": Aren't you concerned about the language that Glenn Beck is using, which is, after all, inciting the American people. There is a lot of suffering out there, you know. When he talks about people being slaughtered, about who is going to be the next -

ROGER AILES, CHAIRMAN FOX NEWS NETWORK: Well, he was talking about Hitler and Stalin slaughtering people. So I think he was probably accurate -

HUFFINGTON: No, he was talking about this administration.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

BECK: She went on, "He was talking about this administration." I actually had to look this up. I didn't think I had said anything. But she was so offended by this that she went on television to talk about it again, on the same network. May show?

The same network that had the flat-line - this one right here. So nobody watched it, so we are giving them a public service announcement right now. This network - they just had a guy compare the Republicans to the genocidal government of Cambodia just the day before she went on. So that's classy.

Now, she bases this claim on one TV segment. Now, remember, I want the play this segment for you. This is a serious point. This is no joke. I want to show you the segment here.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): I told you yesterday buckle up your seat belt, America.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

OK. Wait a minute. I want you to know I don't actually mean - I'm not talking about buckling a literal seatbelt here. I'm saying get prepared because we're in for a bumpy road on the economy. Next.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): Find the exit. There is one here, here and here.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

OK. I want you to know - I should point out here - not literally talking about exiting the country. We're talking about exiting the economic path we're headed on.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): Find the exit closest to you and prepare for crash landing.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

Oh, boy. Please, Arianna, I want you to know I'm not actually talking about a plane crashing here. I'm talking about a downturn in the economy.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): Because this plane is coming down because the pilot is intentionally steering it into the trees.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

Oh, my goodness. I have want to point out here I'm not actually talking about Barack Obama literally, you know, going to pilot school and becoming a pilot and loading Americans onto a plane and intentionally crash it into trees. No, no.

I was talking about the president intentionally implementing policies that are putting us on an unsustainable economic path. But watch.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): Most likely, it will happen sometime after Christmas. You're going to see this economy come up - we're already seeing it. And now, it's going to start coming back down again.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

I should point out economies don't actually go up or down. They're not objects affected by gravity. Who knew? "Up" and "down" are terms describing the typical economic measures, expansion and contraction.

Now, just to review the topics that we've covered here so far, because we haven't gotten to this thing (UNINTELLIGIBLE) - we've talked about the economy. Then the economy. The economy. The economy. And again, the economy. Watch.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): And when you see the effects of what they're to the economy, remember these words.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

I'm going to speak slowly. This sentence signifies that the words to follow refer to the economy.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): We will survive.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

We're not talking about heart function here. We're not talking about all of us collectively continuing to breathe. No, no, no. We're still talking - don't want you to be confused - about the economy.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

(on camera): We'll do better than survive. We will thrive as long as these people are not in control. They are taking you to a place to be slaughtered.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

BECK: There is the gotcha moment. Now, some would say that by introducing this last sentence, by saying, "When you see the effects on the economy, remember these words," that this last sentence might also be about speaking of the economy as well.

No. With 30 plus years of broadcast to pick from, Arianna Huffington makes this her main point. She is claiming that it's a reference to literal slaughter being carried out by our president.

So what she is saying in a nutshell is that we made this point. Let's first talk about the economy. Then the economy. Then the economy. Then the economy. And then I seamlessly moved to genocide without any kind of warning. Genocide by our president without any kind of transition or notice.

Now, if I were that talented of a TV host, I think I'd be winning by 20 times - back to the truck, please. I think I'd be winning by 20 times, instead of the measly 13 times that we're currently winning by.

The left is so desperate because you're winning. They're annoyed that they can't shut you or me up. Bask in it for a moment. All of this is a very, very good sign.
 

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when she confronted Roger Ailes about Glenn Beck's supposed comments indicating he thought that Obama was going to literally "slaughter" Americans...
Just trying to point out the facts without any bias - she actually said "this administration" not Obama and you stated. Ailes in reply said Beck was talking about the Nazi regime. There seems to be quite a disconnect between videos in question.
 

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What I, as the simple thinking man on the street, find funny about the entire lot (And no, I haven't seen Huffington's interview, and I'd rather clean floors with spit and a toothbrush than watch Glenn Beck's drivel) is that obviously it affected Beck. Otherwise he wouldn't have gone to such lengths to get back at her in such a dramatic fashion on his show. If he were as mature (or as egotistical) as he could be, he would have just brushed it off his shoulder like dust from a moth, and not give it a second thought.

But he didn't, so he wasn't, and quite obviously, it bothered him. So he decided to try to get even with a reponse salvo at Huffington's expense. Will she take the bait? Don't know. If she doesn't, then you know that she has bigger balls than he ever will.

What people don't understand is that in entertainment, yes, it is all about the ratings. But in life, it's all about the type of person you are, and that you can look back at your life with no regrets. I doubt Beck could ever do that.

BL.
 

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I doubt many people watch him "for laughs". If you want to laugh, you watch the Daily Show (which I always watch). People watch Beck because he talks about issues that no one else on TV is talking about. They watch him because he's actually doing in-depth analysis on the economy, on the constitution, and more.
Actually, he's said himself he's an entertainer, not a reporter:

Beck has referred to himself as an entertainer,[95] a commentator rather than a reporter,[96] a rodeo clown,[95] and identified with Howard Beale "When he came out of the rain and he was like, none of this makes any sense. I am that guy."[97] For a Barbara Walters ABC special, Beck was selected as one of America’s "Top 10 Most Fascinating People" of 2009.[98] Time Magazine describes Beck as "[t]he new populist superstar of Fox News" saying it is easier to see a set of attitudes rather than a specific ideology, noting his criticism of Wall Street, yet defending bonuses to AIG, as well as denouncing conspiracies against FEMA but warning against indoctrination of children by the AmeriCorps program.[99] What seems to unite Beck's disparate themes they note, is a sense of siege.[99] Time further describes Beck as "a gifted storyteller with a knack for stitching seemingly unrelated data points into possible conspiracies", proclaiming that he has "emerged as a virtuoso on the strings" of Conservative's discontent ... mining the timeless theme of the corrupt Them thwarting a virtuous Us."

It's all footnoted over on Wikipedia if you want the source references.