Glenn Beck: I’ll save more people than Schindler


I used to kind of like Beck in small doses, despite or possibly because of his rather pronounced hysterical tendencies, but obviously he’s completely lost it on immigration.

UPDATE via warrenzoell: Beck’s Nazarene Fund, for which he’s trying to raise $10 million, is focused on relocating Christians. That does put things in a different light. Thanks Warren.

  • Censored_EG

    Indeed, BCF. His crocodile tears and pure 100% emotional BS re: immigration makes me wanna puke my guts out. Glenn Beck, stay out of this issue.

    • He is a bit much.

    • I think he’s sincere. Just nutty.

      Oh, and check the byline. I don’t get no regard 🙁

  • Dana Garcia

    Beck lost me with his program of welcoming illegal alien kiddies from Central America with teddy bears and soccer balls.

  • The Butterfly

    He’s morphed into Oprah.

  • Oracle9

    Rarely mentioned by anyone is our need to discern between Muslim and Christian refugees. Absolutely, Christians will integrate since they share the same basic value system as Westerners. People of Christian background do not represent a threat in the same way as those who subscribe to supremacist Islam.

    • Alain

      Doing so is not as easy as it may appear. How to tell who really are Christians as opposed to Christians of convenience, and then how to gage whether their Arab culture trumps Christian beliefs and practices? I am not saying they are all like this, but I recall how the Israeli system was abused when taking in those claiming to be Jews fleeing the Soviet Union. Plus I have known more than one Christian from the Middle East whose Arab culture and beliefs clearly trumped his Christianity.

      • Oracle9

        Good points. It saddens me that no one in my circle wants to lift a finger to help the REAL victims.

        I know some Arab and Armenian Christians from the Middle East and have not seen Islamic effects as you have described, however the macho Middle Eastern mindset plus the Islamic influence I am sure rubs off on many to the point where it doesn’t work well here.

        As far as the conversion for convenience, that is a valid point as well. What I have learned over the last few days is that a conversion of convenience also can be used to avoid deportation, since Islamic law prescribes death to apostates. That motive, to use our compassionate and generous social programs by feigning Christianity is quite disgusting.

  • Yusuf_Al_Kafir

    His over-the-top prose reminds me of that over-the-top, and entirely fictional, scene at the end of Schindler’s List when Schindler is given a ring by the Jews he employed at his factory.
    The crying, the hysterics? Never happened.

    I wonder how recently Glenn Beck has watched Schindler’s List. Just a thought…

    • Exile1981

      He lost me a few years back after his illness episode. After that he started drifting left.

  • barryjr

    Beck has lost it since he left Fox. I listen to him occasionally at work and have to shake my head he has become a whiny crybaby that doesn’t speak on real issues.

  • I remember him saying something ages ago – it must have been when he was on CNN, I haven’t listened to him much at all since – about having felt guilty all his life for being of German ancestry. Nutty, since apparently his family came over in the 19th century. He’s not exactly little Skippy Hitler. But, hey, maybe this Schindler business is something to do with that.

  • Ron MacDonald

    I watch once when he was on Fox News Channel, I changed the channel within 10 minutes.

  • Clink9

    Why doesn’t he fly over to these shitholes and sprinkle the streets with his millions of dollars.

    He would rather saddle the American taxpayer with these criminals.

  • edlancey

    The word “Unctuous” might have been invented for him.

  • simus1

    Beck is better at praising the Lord than passing the ammunition.
    Both are required in this sad world.
    Otherwise you are just another virtuous virtuoso
    full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
    Might as well be a RINO.

  • warrenzoell

    He’s trying to bring as many Christian families that are fleeing persecution from the middle east as he can into the US and he’s asking for donations and volunteers. It’s called the Nazarene Fund. The US has yet to provide direct assistance to these fleeing Christians. Plus the UN and the US have yet to declare the atrocities that are happening to Christians in the middle east a genocide. When it clearly is. Something has to be done.

    His Schindler comment if he pulls it off will be quite literally correct.
    He may or may not be misguided, I don’t know, but a least he’s trying to do something. To all of you who mock him, what are you doing?
    “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?”

    • Where does he specify Christians?

      • warrenzoell
      • Everyone Else

        Here’s the lead sentence from the article you posted:

        “I asked if my audience could raise $10 million before Christmas to bring the Christians in from Syria,” Beck explained.

        • Yes, I did see that. From the same article: “What I’m trying to do right now is work on uniting people of different faiths,” Beck explained. “We don’t have to mix, nor should we mix, our theologies or disregard the differences we have in theology. But [God is] calling all of God’s people together to stand right now. And I’ve done enough homework and enough history to realize what point we’re at right now, and I refuse to be the church that stood and said, ‘Sing louder’ when the trains packed with the Jews go by.”

          From the piece at HotAir: “He mentions Christians specifically there when asked whom he’s planning to smuggle but elsewhere he’s less clear. “When we can watch them and see a boy laying face down in the sand and we don’t accept them into our country,” he told the Caller, “we don’t have a light that we’re holding by that door anymore.” That’s a reference, I take it, to Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old boy from Syria who drowned off the coast of Turkey en route to Greece and washed up on the beach, where his body became the subject of a now famous news photo. If I’m not mistaken, Kurdi and his family are Muslim, not Christian; they also appear to be migrants, not refugees…”

          So unless you can produce some other statement to that effect I think you’ll have a hard time making the case that he’s particularly focused on Christians.

  • Xavier

    The border patrol, which doesn’t seem to stop anyone, will be out en masse to stop a right wing evangelical nutcase smuggling Syrians into the U.S. illegally. If they’re Christian, so much the better for Obama. If they put Beck and his cargo in jail, good. Break the law, pay the price. There are legal ways to accomplish this without grandstanding.