Glenn Beck

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    June 27, 2014

    South Florida Wingnuts Host David Barton, Glenn Beck's Favorite Pseudo-Historian

    Leave it to South Florida 9-12, the local offshoot of political charlatan Glenn Beck's 9-12 Project, to lasso a fraud like David Barton and bring him here to preach his bogus version of American history. See also: Tea Party Warns Palm Beach County of Takeover by Regional Planning Group Texas nativ ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Eight Reasons San Antonio Is the Worst Place Ever

    So last night didn't exactly go as planned. Thanks to some Globetrotter gymnastics on the part of Tony Parker, San Antonio took the lead in the NBA finals 1-0. Something certainly kick-started the old-ass Spurs on the court. It might have just been the fact that they were playing for all the marbles ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Palm Beach Tea Party to Challenge School Board on Common Core Education Standards

    Ever vigilant, Florida's Tea Party stalwarts have (metaphor alert) a new target in their crosshairs: Common Core. Depending on whom you believe, Common Core is either 1) "a set of standards that stops the regurgitation of facts and starts the critical analysis and problem solving in our classrooms" ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    State CFO Jeff Atwater Courts Glenn Beck Fans, Rick Scott

    It was not as thrilling as, perhaps, the sight of Dick Cheney on trial for war crimes, but Wednesday's meeting of the South Florida chapter of weepoid conspiracy monger Glenn Beck's 9-12 movement was quite the satisfying experience. This is particularly true because it comes under the looming shadow ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    Palm Beach GOP Chair Dinerstein: "It's Not Our Country"

    By 11 last night at the GOP "victory" party at the Palm Beach Kennel Club, it was all over but the shouting -- and there hadn't even been any shouting. The networks having called the show for Obama, all that remained were a few stragglers packing up bunting and party favors, an inflatable elephant c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Crackpot Deathmatch: Creationist Loons Trounce Palm Beach Dem Chair

    Just when things were going so well. Bill Clinton lit up the Democratic National Convention this past week. Then Barack Obama came through with a slow-building heart launcher of a speech. Yet in between the two, the news broke that under questioning by one of the right wing media's interchangeable b ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Glenn Beck's Liberal Restaurant Hell (Video)

    Something so heinous and insidious happened to conservative ranter Glenn Beck over the course of the Labor Day weekend, that he has been forced to not only boycott the company behind the incident...he is sharing it with the world, lest others be treated in this fashion.You see, what was intended to ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Video Released of Black Woman Set on Fire at a Boynton Beach 7-Eleven; Glenn Beck's Website Responds Quite Predictably

    We told you yesterday about the first-degree murder charges levied against 52-year-old Roosevelt Mondesir, who police say attacked his baby mama and set her on fire before hiding in a bush for, like, three hours before getting arrested.Police haven't released anything new about the condition of the ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Allen West: Iran Could Threaten South Florida With "21st Century Cuban Missile Crisis"

    Rep. Allen Bernard West​There are two things Rep. Allen West is trying to sell this week -- war, and war propaganda.West did yesterday what he typically does -- take to Newsmax or Fox News to call people names and speak without any hint of fact, this time claiming President Obama's "incompeten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Glenn Beck, Bruno and Dogs: Ten Best Lederhosen Models

    Lederhosen - for when you totally want to ruin a family portrait.​It's that time of year again - there's a chill in the air (in south Florida that amounts to being able to go outside without being instantly vaporized by the sun), kids are back at school, and our thoughts turn to Oktoberfest. The ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    May 12, 2011

    Allen West, Uncut

    From his war on Islam to his thoughts about being Donald Trump's running mate, a candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Allen West Interview: Florida Tea Party Favorite Talks About Islam and Donald Trump (Part 1)

    Photo by Michael McElroy​The light is dim and smoky inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8182 in Pompano Beach. Red, white, and blue slogans brighten the low walls and ceilings, urging patrons to "Thank a Vet" and to remember "Freedom Is Not Free." At the far end of the small, bunker-sized roo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Glenn Beck Endorses Allen West For Presidency

    Beck, teaching.​Glenn Beck has endorsed Allen West for the presidency. Also, he's endorsed Michelle Bachmann for veep, Ron Paul for Treasury Secretary, and "Rambo for everything else." (America must hope Beck would rethink the latter notion if he sees the last John Rambo flick.) This came during t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Glenn Beck and Allen West Saved America From Japan

    ​Today marks the one-week anniversary of the day that Glenn Beck saved America from the imperialistic Japanese humility, which briefly threatened our fine standing in the global community. Yes, I'm a week late on this story, but only because many high-priced mental health specialists strongly advi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: Meatballs With Ricotta and San Marzano Tomato Sauce From Deck 84

    As a countdown to the Best of Broward Palm Beach 2011, coming in June, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to 89: Meatballs With Ricotta and San Marzano Tomato Sauce From Deck 84 Like any unco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Ann Coulter: If You're Reading This, You're Probably a Traitor

    Surrounded by enemies, but smiling.​Tuesday on Coulter Watch, I tried defending SoFla's sexiest pundit for her Q&A performance at last week's CPAC. I stand by my defense. In those twenty minutes, she seemed to honestly wrestle with issues of concern to both her and her audience. And if she cam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Putting the Whoop in Whoopie: Aphrodisiac Foods for Valentines

    ​In the days when "modern medicine" meant bleeding, leeches and sacrifices of small animals, there was no little blue pill to turn a limp noodle into a Large and Terrible Shaft of Rigid, Throbbing Steel. So our primitive ancestors had to rely on more, ah. . .. natural means to vanquish the la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Political Money Man Mendelsohn's Sentencing Pushed Back

    Wild art: The first edition of the official Tea Party mag. ​Hollywood lobbyist and political fundraiser Alan Mendelsohn won't be sentenced on his federal conspiracy conviction next week after all. The sentencing has been pushed back to April 28, according to court records. Sounds mundane ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2011

    Keith Olbermann Calls Out Conservatives for Inciting Tucson Shooting, Includes Allen West, Repents

    ​Political extremism, loose-cannon comments, and politicians who vaguely or directly imply violence in their rhetoric have occupied airwaves for some time, and finally, the media is calling out the geyser of intolerance for indirectly causing yesterday's Tucson, Arizona shooting of ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    Must-See TV: Six Food Shows We'd Like to Watch in 2011

    ​Anyone who's watched food TV since its inception has seen a steady evolution of the medium, from a staid Mario Batali cooking for three friends to Gordon Ramsay going batshit in Kitchen Nightmares to the snarky food soap opera that's Top Chef to Adam Richman snarfing down burritos as thick and lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Michael Moore Invades South Florida, Answers Questions at Film Fest

    ​Acclaimed scruffy documentarian Michael Moore showed up, clean shaven, to Cinema Paradiso on Saturday night for a sold-out appearance at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. Beforehand, he answered questions from reporters (and a smattering of film-dazed Florida socialites) about his ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    Famous Tokers

    From an Olympic champion to an honest-to-goodness queen, everybody has smoked pot.

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    June 24, 2010
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    June 2, 2010

    Allen West Has Solution to Oil Spill: Ask an "Average American"

    Congressional candidate Allen West gave what might be his most absurd speech yet Friday at a meeting for a local chapter of Glenn Beck's 912 Project. Jump ahead to about the 3:30 mark. This is what you'll hear:The American way is that if you challenge us, we'll figure it out. I was flippi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Ten Dishes We'd Like to See 86'ed

    TooFarNorthCaesar salad gone horribly, horribly wrong. ​There's something to be said for knowing when to quit.  Although longevity and persistence have their place, in time that thing or person who refuses to give it up (Larry King), gracefully fade away (Bret Farve), or drown himself in his ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Pie in the Face: A Year After Pizza Party, GOP Slipping Further From Jeb Bush

    FlickrIn today's GOP, Jeb Bush sits on the sidelines.​It's been about one year since Jeb Bush teamed with Rep. Eric Cantor and Mitt Romney to throw a pizza party with the hope of bringing the Republican Party back from its extremist brink. How'd that go for you, Jeb?Not good, according to this art ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Sun-Sentinel Tries for Middle Ground in Tea Party Coverage

    Flickr: Pargon​Trying to reason with the tea party is an exercise in futility, but that didn't stop outgoing Sun-Sentinel editor Earl Maucker from making it the subject of his Sunday column, the point of which is... (I'm struggling here)... to show how hard it is to please readers? Writes Maucker: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Video Highlights From Last Week's Broward Tea Party​It's almost impossible to describe the sights and sounds of last Thursday's Tax Day Tea Party without making it seem like it was a crowd of angry, government-hating, probably-racist religious nuts willing to exploit their children to convince people the federal government should stop sp ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Sights From the Soggy Tax Day Tea Party in Fort Lauderdale

    Michael J. Mooney​Despite the rain, the threat of intentionally misspelling infiltrators, other silly-but-hot conservative options within driving distance, and some intense taxpayer-funded security (what we like to call irony), hundreds of people showed up at yesterday's Tea Party at the federal c ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    December 17, 2009

    Wait, Is it Cash4Gold? Or Gold4Cash?

    According to such sober-minded media types as Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly and Stephen Colbert, the best investment you can make in this slumping economy is in gold. This week on The Colbert Report:The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cPrescott Financial Sells Gold, Women & Sheepwww.colber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale Tea Party Fight Caught On Tape

    Most weekends, at the corner of Oakland Park and US-1, there are some colorful protests. This is a regular spot for self-proclaimed "tea partiers" to tell the world (and the luxury cars going to and from Galt Ocean Mile) about their conservative beliefs (like Obama is a socialist Muslim terrorist w ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 3, 2009

    What Does Glenn Beck Eat? Nuts.

    ​Conservatives eat PB&J, pizza, and mac 'n' cheese for lunch. Liberals eat Thai and Indian cuisines. For dinner, conservatives chow down on fried chicken, meat loaf and steak; liberals go for green curries, Ethiopian food, and veggie burgers.  Conservatives like McDonald's fries. Liberals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Note to Charlie Crist: In Making Case to Party's Right Wing, Best to Avoid Quoting Daily Kos

    Flickr: delusion256A baby performing its Crist impression.​Anxious to break Marco Rubio's momentum in their Senate race, Charlie Crist gave one of those "wide-ranging" interviews to the St. Petersburg Times yesterday, during which he invoked the sacred ancient text of The Gipper: I believe in Reag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Frank "The Fist" Ortis Tells Nation's Mayors to Play Nice

    That's video from August 29, when Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank Ortis climbed in the ring with NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor. Considering that LT could have crushed Ortis' skull with one swing, I suppose we shouldn't be surprised that the rolly-polly mayor is an advocate of civility and g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2009

    Five Things Lou Dobbs Will Do With His Time In Florida

    flickr.comCNN's loss is probably NOT Florida's gain.​This week Lou Dobbs the last of the original CNN anchors, announced he was leaving the station and ending his show on that network to "go beyond the role here at CNN" and "engage in constructive problem solving."While this could mean many things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Lolapalooza, Low 'n' Slow Holiday Drive, Turkeys at the Biltmore

    ​We've all got a lot to be thankful for: The recession is over (supposedly), the world is still spinning, and Glenn Beck's communist appendix finally escaped its dank cell. Hollywood eatery Lola's on Harrison has a pretty good list too: Michael Wagner and company are going into their third season ... More >>

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    October 3, 2009

    Seeing Capitalism: A Love Story with a Real-Life Capitalist

    ​Near the beginning of Michael Moore's new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, the filmmaker calls upon Wallace Shawn, an actor/writer friend of his, to explain our economic system in terms he could explain, presumably because Shawn is one of the more knowledgeable people Moore knows when it ... More >>

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    September 12, 2009

    Your 912 Project Scavenger Hunt

    Pretending Obama is a Muslim might never get old. ​Here's a fun way to look at today's so-called 912 events. But first, some background: Eight years ago, this country was struck in the worst terrorist attack in our history. In the days and weeks following, Americans felt a sense o ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Media Spins Survey to Find Racial Divide Between Obama, Whites

    Flickr: uncletony063​This past weekend, the major newspapers in the Tribune company chain, including the Sun-Sentinel, ran this article, originally from the Los Angeles Times, about how Obama is "fast losing white voters' support."And judging by the mostly white tea party types who've been hecklin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Do You Believe in Skeptics?

    Randi has a geek-chic following of intellectual skeptics. ​In last week's cover story, about "The Amazing Randi" and the skeptic culture he has helped foster over the past 40 years, we gave you 5,000 words on the man, his adventures, his detractors, and his future (not in the Sylvia Brown/Ur ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Health Care Demonstrators in Boca Eerily Calm

    Yesterday in Boca Raton, demonstrating for health care reform. Now there's a thought! Also, interesting strategy not to mob a town hall meeting and chant about how we should deprive immigrants of health care.  Now compare that political participation with the style that health care opponents p ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Will Tea Party-Types Take Their Show on the Phone?

    Photo: house.govWasserman Schultz​As the district staff of Congressman Ron Klein learned this week, South Florida legislators are at risk of having their town hall meetings mobbed by people who think Glenn Beck is sane. This group's current source of hysteria is the Democrats' health care reform p ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009

    Florida GOP Leads a Lamb to Slaughter

    Don't. Jump!You're right about one thing, Joyce Kaufman: The mainstream media are not likely to take the congressional candidacy of Dennis Lamb seriously. Here's my best effort: Dennis Lamb? Seriously?This Hollywood man -- who either has no political experience or simply forgot to mention it on his ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    UC Berkeley Study: Carbon Cap Good for Florida's Economy

    If maps with red don't convince you global warming is bad, maybe money will do it. It's trendy to go green these days. Fashionable to recycle, not waste water or litter, and help keep the planet what we like to call "inhabitable." But a new study from the University of Calif ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Fort Lauderdale, You Have Tea on Your Face

    Who would have guessed that witnessing a tea bagging would be so hard to swallow? Honestly, I thought yesterday afternoon was going to be funny. I figured I'd stroll a few blocks from the New Times the Juice office down to the federal courthouse at Broward and NE Third Avenue and see a few dozen ... More >>

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    March 29, 2007

    Amnesty for Somalis!

    They're dissed 'cause they're not across the border

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