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Glenn Beck Reveals a Story He Hasn’t Been Able to Share for Over a Year (GOPe coup)
The Blaze ^ | Oct. 9, 2013 8:21pm | Erica Ritz

Posted on 10/10/2013 6:10:47 AM PDT by The_Victor

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To: MNlurker

Glenn is no Breitbart—but we need some folks on our side.

41 posted on 10/10/2013 7:19:32 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: 1rudeboy
Ok, so if the story is public knowledge and a year old, why did Beck feel the need to keep it “close to the vest since before the 2012 election,” why did he wait “for the right time to say what exactly happened,” and why did he give us an incomplete version when he finally did?

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.

42 posted on 10/10/2013 7:23:57 AM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW *
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To: 1rudeboy
So who is the “leader of this coup,” and why is Beck protecting his identity? Did I miss something in the column?

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.

43 posted on 10/10/2013 7:24:57 AM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW *
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To: Wiser now

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.

44 posted on 10/10/2013 7:43:16 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: The_Victor

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.

45 posted on 10/10/2013 7:47:35 AM PDT by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: The_Victor

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

46 posted on 10/10/2013 8:00:44 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: The_Victor

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.

47 posted on 10/10/2013 8:41:20 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: DeWalt

Damned straight.

48 posted on 10/10/2013 8:51:01 AM PDT by esoxmagnum
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To: tanknetter
There’s a transformational shift underway in US politics. Away from the traditional understanding of Liberal vs Conservative to somthing more along the lines of statist vs libertarian.

(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.

49 posted on 10/10/2013 8:58:02 AM PDT by freeandfreezing
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To: freeandfreezing; tanknetter

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.

50 posted on 10/10/2013 10:14:24 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12

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.

51 posted on 10/10/2013 11:10:04 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: tanknetter

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 party’s opinion leaders are on the right track.”

52 posted on 10/10/2013 11:31:50 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: montag813

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.

53 posted on 10/10/2013 4:45:30 PM PDT by CreviceTool (A Good Samaritan with a handgun saved my life...)
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