"Glenn Beck has a dream. On Thursday, the former Fox News host, gold bug, survival-seed guru, movie star, and bestselling author unveiled plans for a new planned community—inspired by the Ayn Rand novel ‘Atlas Shrugged’—to be built at an undisclosed location somewhere in the United States."
"Glenn Beck’s new novel, ‘Agenda 21,’ is set in a dystopian future in which in the implementation of a United Nations treaty on sustainable development has turned the United States into a police state where workers spend their waking hours attempting to minimize carbon emissions and to have children with as many different partners as possible, as ordered by the central government."
Glenn Beck has announced that he “intends to transition off of his daily program” on Fox News later this year. It’s not clear what killed The Glenn Beck Show—perhaps it was the fleeing advertisers or the shrinking audiences. Or perhaps it was the increasingly bizarro obsessions and labyrinthine conspiracy theories, which we’ve attempted to catalog in this map of the inner workings of Beck’s brain.
From Holy Taco, the 2011 Douchebag Tournament Final Four:
Titans have fallen in their wake, dinguses have been all “dude, wtf?” and you, dear reader, have helped it all come to life because you cared enough to vote and make douche history. Huzzah! On to the winners of yesterday’s bracket!
Westboro Baptist Church 84.8% defeated The Hipster Movement 15.6%
The Situation 67.0% defeated Mel Gibson 33.0%
Ben Roethlisberger 54.8% defeated NFL Owners 45.2%
"Some have asked if there aren’t conservative sites I read regularly. Well, no. I will read anything I’ve been informed about that’s either interesting or revealing; but I don’t know of any economics or politics sites on that side that regularly provide analysis or information I need to take seriously. I know we’re supposed to pretend that both sides always have a point; but the truth is that most of the time they don’t. The parties are not equally irresponsible; Rachel Maddow isn’t Glenn Beck; and a conservative blog, almost by definition, is a blog written by someone who chooses not to notice that asymmetry. And life is short …"