Is Glenn Beck Overreacting against the GOP?

Glenn Beck says he is “done with” the Republican Party. Dylan Byers at Politico.com posted the headline yesterday: “Glenn Beck ‘done’ with Republican Party.” “I’ve made my decision – I’m out. I’m out of the Republican Party,” Beck said on his radio show. “I am not a Republican; I will not give a dime to the Republican Party. I’m out. I highly recommend – run from the Republican Party. They are not good.” Beck’s apparent frustration lies with the GOP’s inability to defeat Read more […]

The Role That Bible Prophecy Plays in Conservative Politics

One of the reasons conservatives lose politically and socially is because a majority of them (mostly Christians) are preoccupied with Bible prophecy and the soon end of the world. They believe they’re living on the precipice of some great eschatological event that is always on the horizon — an any-moment rapture that will leave behind a screwed up world. They look at world events, like generations of Christians before them, and conclude that the end must be near. I heard Glenn Beck say something Read more […]

Does Barack Obama look like Satan?

Always looking for a conspiracy, the mainstream entertainment media has taken a tweet from Glenn Beck and ran with it. On Sunday, Glenn Beck tweeted: “Anyone else think the Devil in #TheBible Sunday on HIstory Channel looks exactly like That Guy?” Beck refuses to use Barack Obama’s name, preferring to refer to him as “That Guy.” And for the record, Beck is right; Satan does look like Obama. Or maybe I should say that Obama looks like Satan. Either way, it has caused The History Channel and Read more […]