Skip to comments.Glenn Beck Reveals a Story He Hasn’t Been Able to Share for Over a Year (GOPe coup)
Posted on 10/10/2013 6:10:47 AM PDT by The_Victor
Glenn Beck shared a story with viewers on Wednesday that hes been keeping close to the vest since before the 2012 election, explaining that hes been waiting for the right time to say what exactly happened, and what it means for the country.
It all began, Beck said, in what he believes was late August when he was getting ready to do a number of events with FreedomWorks.
Its about 4:00 in the afternoon and I get a call from the president of FreedomWorks, Matt Kibbe, and I can hear the distress in his voice, Beck said. [Kibbe said], Glenn, Ive just been escorted out of my office by armed guards and told not to come back.
Kibbe added that he wasnt the only one forcefully escorted out, and that they had been hijacked, so to speak, by the old guard GOP establishment.
There was a coup during the election, and it was powerful, Beck said. They were trying to get rid of the libertarian, Tea Party-minded power players, and first and foremost on that hit list was Matt Kibbe and his allies. They didnt like the fact that FreedomWorks was cleaning house in the GOP that they were targeting people like Orrin Hatch. It didnt sit well with the Karl Roves of the GOP world
Beck said that shortly thereafter he got a call from the man inside FreedomWorks who had ordered the hit, who explained how the whole situation was really good because now he was the face of FreedomWorks and people trust him.
His face never saw the light of day on my program, Beck said. I hung up the phone with him, the next day I called board members of FreedomWorks and we said we support the libertarian voice, and if you allow this coup to sit, were done and well expose it.
It wasnt even a week later the board took a vote and decided to reinstate Matt Kibbe as president, Beck said. Put in the half of the staff all the libertarians that had been escorted out reinstated all of them, and then escorted the leader of this coup and his cronies out the door for good.
Beck spoke about the ramifications of the coup for the 2012 election, and said now is the right time to share the story because the exact same thing the same people really are doing this now in the GOP.
Anyone in Congress or the Senate who associates with FreedomWorks, the Senate Conservatives Fund, the Tea Party, anybody, anybody is being targeted by the same class of establishment Republican progressives, Beck said. They do not like it when you organize. They do not like it when you choose the candidates that you actually want.
Beck said its the same reason why lawmakers are not truly pursuing the IRS targeting of small government groups, because progressives on both sides want that tool in place to come after people like you.
This has never been about left and right, Beck said. This is about freedom, freedom, and tyranny.
Beck has said multiple times that he has no desire to see a third party, and reminded how the Republican Party began.
Before the GOP was in existence, it was a two party system the Democrats and the Whigs, Beck said, noting that many Whigs and a fair number of Democrats were frustrated that both parties were offering much of the same.
Charles Sumner was one of the most hated people by the Whigs and the Democrats
so much that he was literally beaten within an inch of his life on the House floor because no one stepped in to stop it, Beck continued. Within four years, Sumner wasnt the most hated anymore he was the most beloved man in the Republican Party, and the Whigs were extinct. Im telling you thats whats coming if we stand.
Glenn is no Breitbart—but we need some folks on our side.
He is very weird that way. He revealed info about an Oval Office meeting he had with George W. Bush in 2007 just this past June.
Perhaps Dick Armey, who was removed as head of FW around the time he describes. Armey is pro amnesty, and FW has shifted to being against it.
If you’ve used a groups charter to hijack it and have official control, you can remove someone from the offices. Dick Armey was part of the group because Freedomworks believed he believed in the same goals. Armey’s goal was instead have a group meant to whip up support for the GOP elite.
It’s a good lesson in watching who you give power to.
I drummed on about this for sometime. I always believed the GOP was behind the IRS going after Tea Party groups. They are despicable and will never receive a dime or support from my family. Get away from these two parties if you are a true conservative.
Freedom works vs Cornyn
Cornyn flip flopped on his position to defunding Obamacare. Freedom works is running adds against him to try and get a conservative. In July Cornyn hired ex-Freedomworks worker for his re-election. He is claiming she helped get Cruz elected, implying he is also conservative
Was just going to post this. Glad to see it’s already up.
When you hear of a Tea Party organization making a sudden WTF!? endorsement, you can suspect something like this may have happened.
(libertarian being the small l variety, what could aldo be called the classical liberalism advocated by the Founders and Framers)
Correct, and that is why we see so much antagonism aimed at all of the anti-statists, whether they are Sarah Palin, Sen. Cruz, Sen. Paul, or even the big L libertarians like Ron Paul himself.
There are always a range of ideas among people who have similar ideas about one issue, in this case being against an ever increasing role for the government in society. To the leftists however they all must be ridiculed and rendered irrelevant. That's one reason you see so many attacks against the ideas of freedom loving conservatives and small l libertarians, and attempts to associate them with other political ideas held by some folks who also oppose an ever growing intrusive federal government.
There is no such thing as big l little l libertarianism, that is yet another lie created by social leftists as another approach to defeating conservatism, change the language.
Just ask Beck who embraced gay marriage and every poll that measures libertarianism, they all recognize that libertarianism is social liberalism.
There is a difference. The difference is that on one end of the spectrum you have the Libertarian Party. On the other you have Randian Objectivists.
Just like the statism spectrum is defined by Marxism and Communism on one end, Fascism on the other.
Looking one-dimensionally, either Liberal/Conservative or Libertarian/Statist is too simplistic. It has to be looked at two-dimensionally.
That is just a lie, a new lie to sell the left’s agenda.
There is no war between the libertarians and the party they created, the party represents libertarianism in an actual political party agenda.
The war is between the libertarians fighting to destroy conservatism and conservatives, to overcome the Christian roots of America.
When Glenn Beck says that he is embracing the atheist Penn Teller’s libertarianism, Beck doesn’t mean that he just suddenly discovered conservatism’s economic and limited government goals.
“”Glenn Beck And S.E. Cupp Agree That GOP Must Accept Gay Marriage, But How?””
“Beck closed by noting that he recently had a conversation with libertarian entertainer and outspoken atheist Penn Jillette. He was encouraged by their agreement on the essential governing principles which would bridge the religious divide between them on the issue of same-sex marriage rights.”
“The GOP is getting there. That thought leaders like Cupp and Beck are warming to the notion of a more libertarian approach to the vexing social issues of the day is encouraging. There is plenty of work to be done, but the Republican partys opinion leaders are on the right track.”
Amen...agree with your thoughts. Glenn dreams of being the next Walt Disney, but suffers from lack of focus. He has the talent and the drive if could just channel it.
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