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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Either there is a place where these camps exist or they simply don't. You can't debunk something and then say that you can not debunk it. They aren't some supernatural entity who's existence is questionable and appears to only some.
    He said he couldn't debunk it.....Then debunked it after he found evidence.
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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    I didn't think you would. I just wanted to point out it goes both ways.
    I'm well aware of this. Always have been.

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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Strucky View Post
    He said he couldn't debunk it.....Then debunked it after he found evidence.
    Then my statement stands. He made a claim. Was proven wrong. And retracted.
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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    He admitted on the view that he's not a reporter or a journalist or a newscaster but rather a commentator and a comedian.
    "I do not claim that every incident in the history of empire can be explained in directly economic terms. Economic interests are filtered through a political process, policies are implemented by a complex state apparatus, and the whole system generates its own momentum."

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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    He admitted on the view that he's not a reporter or a journalist or a newscaster but rather a commentator and a comedian.
    He also admitted he doesn't do research. Which makes any claims of doing 'research' to debunk things quite suspicious.
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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    How many concentration have you visited lately? Because according to Glenn Beck that is what we're facing. You know. The left. Eugenics. The Final Solution. No. Glenn Beck gets exactly what he deserves.
    He's covered substantive issues with perfect accuracy before and the left, in staying true to their play book, did one of the following things:

    a. Downplayed it.
    b. Dismissed it.
    c. Ignored it.
    d. Made excuses for it.
    e. Blamed Bush for it.

    So, if you weigh Beck's hyperbole against the left's bile, things come out looking pretty even.

    Anyway, it's not like the left is listening to reasoned critiques of their policy initiatives. Those, too, are often dismissed or ignored, so I'm forced to remain silent in regards to people like Beck.

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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    I'd also like to add that I do not watch Glenn Beck, as I generally cannot stand his show. I just find the left's seething hatred of him (and Sarah Palin) quite telling. Anyone who dares to speak out forcefully against liberal policies is instantly smothered in vitriol.
    You know, pretty much the only Glenn Beck I've ever watched has been in the YouTube videos posted by his haters, on this site -- and if that's the most "damning" stuff he does, then you're totally right.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post

    Anyway, it's not like the left is listening to reasoned critiques of their policy initiatives.
    Who is "the left"? I find broad generalisations like this are counterproductive if you want to have a reasoned discourse.

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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    So, if you weigh Beck's hyperbole against the left's bile, things come out looking pretty even.
    Glenn Beck gets exactly what he deserves.
    Are you arguing just to argue?
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    Re: Is Glenn Beck a reporter or an entertainer

    Quote Originally Posted by roderic View Post
    Who is "the left"? I find broad generalisations like this are counterproductive if you want to have a reasoned discourse.
    In this forum? Anybody who doesn't like Ron Paul (ie. Freedom) or stands to the left of Navy. So pretty much all of depending on who you're talking to.
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