Media Matter Blames Beck!

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    Media Matter is trying to shut down any dissent from the Obama Ministry of Truth by holding, wait for it, Glenn Beck responsible for the actions of an individual who tried to attack the Tides Foundation.

    Beck's crime? He did...a story!!! on the Tides Foundation!!! Is that even legal?!

    Beck denies being "responsible" for planned massacre at office of group he demonized | Media Matters for America

    Then Media Matters sent this out this afternoon:

    "Dear Friend,

    On Sunday, July 18, unhinged ex-convict Byron Williams loaded his truck with guns and headed up a California highway with the intention of starting a revolution. If he hadn't been stopped by brave officers -- two of whom were wounded in the confrontation -- he could have carried out a plan to kill staff at progressive organizations, including the Tides Foundation.

    What is the Tides Foundation? It's the nonprofit that Glenn Beck brags about "turning the light of day" on by constantly attacking it as part of a socialist conspiracy to destroy our government. The Tides Foundation isn't the shadowy political influence of Beck's fantasies -- it's a transparent organization known in the philanthropic community for doing good public service. Make no mistake: Beck's intention was to paint the Tides Foundation as a dangerous, increasingly powerful threat to freedom that must be stopped. And Williams set out to stop them. ..."

    What?????????????????????

    Were the Beatles responsible for Charles Manson?
     
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    Defending your god huh frankie
     
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    Do you understand what the First Amendment means?
     
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    "As hard as it is to believe, most days I intentionally ignore Glenn Beck posts and videos on the blogs. My recurring reaction is generally twofold. One: he's exhausting to watch because just as I'm wrapping my head around one line of googly-eyed horseshit, he belts out another ridiculous, melodramatic or dangerous line, and before I know it, I'm faced with a log-jam of crazy, forcing me to scramble for either an oxygen mask or a stiff drink. And, two: why pay attention to the television equivalent of an escaped mental patient screaming gibberish on the median strip at a busy intersection?"

    Bob Cesca: Exposing Glenn Beck as a Dangerous Fraud


    Just Words: The Results of Hate Speech Part II | Joe Wood's Blog
     
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    There was an attack on the TIDES Foundation?

    Ironic, a group dedicated to revolution, being threatened by a counter revolutionary.

    Oh and btw. Name calling really doesnt disprove anything he says.
     
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    So I just read that Cesca article, and I don't see how he "exposed" Glenn beck as a fraud. He compared him to a mental patient. Pointed out how he makes a lot of money. Funny though, he didn't mention one thing that Beck said this is untrue. Didn't give examples of Beck's countless lies. Why do you think that is?
     
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    Media Matters doesnt matter
     
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    It matters to people who are careless in their investigative work.
     

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