'An American nightmare': Glenn reacts to the resignation of Mozilla CEO over support of Prop 8
After several weeks of public outcry over his support of traditional marriage, newly minted Mozilla Corporation CEO Brendan Eich has succumbed to the pressure and chosen to resign. Eich, who was promoted from CTO to CEO last month, came under fire for a $1,000 donation he made in support of California's Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot proposition defining marriage as being between one man and one woman. On radio this morning, Glenn explained why what happened to the Eich should send chills down the spine of every American. WATCH
Don't miss the season finale of 3-Gun Nation!
This Saturday, don't miss the explosive season finale of 3-Gun Nation. The top eight shooters in the world will go head to head in their final shoot-off in Las Vegas. Does underdog and first time 3-Gunner, Tommy Thacker, have what it takes to win it all? Find out who will take home the $50,000 grand prize and the championship title Saturday at 4:30pm ET only on TheBlaze.
EXCLUSIVE: How easy is it to wipe out an entire U.S. city?
The Glenn Beck Newsletter has a brand new feature called Off the Record, which features candid interviews with people who are making a difference. This week, #1 bestselling thriller author, host of History Channel's Decoded, and award-winning comic book writer Brad Meltzer opens up about the high school teacher that changed his life, what it was like to brainstorm terrorist plots with the Department of Homeland Security, and why his favorite superhero is Batman. Check out the fascinating interview HERE.
What you're about to hear may rattle some of your belief systems. It involves the rise of the most powerful new economic union (a 54-nation bloc region rumored to become "the next USA!"). So threatening is this development to the American way of life, that the powers that be saw it fit to wage war on them… one an award-winning journalist recently dubbed: "History's greatest crime"… the blowback from which is about to hit our shores… impacting almost everything you own… to view this shocking video, click here.
Two veterans explain why more guns are needed to stop shootings like Fort Hood
In 1992, Donald J. Atwood, deputy secretary of defense under President George H.W. Bush, signed Department of Defense Directive 5210.56 effectively creating a "gun free zone" on military bases. The policy came under fire after Army Maj. Nidal Hasan killed 13 people in a 2009 attack at Ft. Hood, and it received renewed attention this week in the wake of Wednesday's shooting. Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford and Retired Lt. Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin joined Glenn on Thursday's Glenn Beck Program to discuss the issue. WATCH
Is Glenn gunning for David Letterman's timeslot at CBS? When Jay Leno bid farewell The Tonight Show in February after 22 years hosting the program, Glenn believed the late night landscape lost a true icon. Yesterday, David Letterman, the longest serving late night host, announced he will retire in 2015 as host of the Late Show. On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu discussed why Letterman has overstayed his welcome and who could possibly take over. WATCH
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Glenn agrees with… Andrew Sullivan and Slate Glenn has been talking about the importance of finding common ground with people of all ideologies. As a result, you may find yourself aligning with strange bedfellows every once in a while. After hearing the news that Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned, Glenn passionately defended Eich's right to free speech and free expression. As it turns out, openly gay leftist author and blogger Andrew Sullivan and Slate's William Saletan have both condemned the movement that led to Eich's ouster as well. MORE
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Mitch McConnell reaching new lows Glenn is particularly excited about the year's crop of Republican candidates because they represent and articulate small government principles in a remarkable way. Matt Bevin, who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, is a candidate Glenn has vocally lent his support to for quite some time now. While the poll numbers aren't great for Bevin ahead of the May 20 primary, on radio this morning, Bevin joined Glenn to explain why the race is far from over. Check out the interview HERE.
Glenn talks to Flipboard about the stories the mainstream media misses The success of TheBlaze has drawn more and more mainstream attention, and "Inside Flipboard" sat down with Glenn during his recent trip to New York to discuss what makes TheBlaze different from other media outlets, the most important stories being missed by the mainstream media, and the impact of technology on individual freedom. WATCH
Tonight's primetime lineup on TheBlaze TV:
5pm ET - Dana: Dana is joined by a panel of experts and an audience of women to discuss the 'real war on women.' Topics include the wage gap myth, guns, healthcare, and more.
6pm ET -Real News: In the wake of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich's resignation, the panel discusses the 'attack of the thought police. Should the consequences of Eich's thoughts mean the loss of his livelihood?
7pm ET - Wilkow!: When it comes to the politically correct crowd, those who claim to have been bullied have actually become the biggest bullies. Andrew explains.
9am ET - Liberty Treehouse: Head under the sea with Raj and Amy as they discuss the history of deep sea submersibles in the 'Hot List.' Plus, check out the super cool shipwreck exhibit at Discovery Times Square.
4:30pm ET -3-Gun Nation: Explore the high octane sport of 3-Gun competition. Follow amateur and professional shooters as they compete to win the grand prize of $50,000.
10pm ET - Wonderful World of Stu: This week's 'Antisocial Monologue' explains why we know Al Gore did not invent the Internet. Plus, enjoy the latest edition of 'Letters to Woodrow Wilson in Hell.'