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Glenn Beck Restoring Honor Rally

WATCH: Beck Chokes Up In Israel

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck choked up at his first "Restoring Courage" event in Caesarea, Israel on Sunday. The conservative radio host was making his opening rema...

Michael Calderone

Romney, Gingrich Not Planning To Attend Glenn Beck's Jerusalem Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.15.2011 | Media

Are Republican 2012 presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, and Newt Gingrich really heading to Jerusalem in August for Glenn Beck's "R...

Palin Brings the Cookies -- Then Starts a Holy War Over 2012

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

Sounding more like a potential 2012 candidate than ever, Palin bets the winning argument in two years will be an emphasis on restoring American exceptionalism in the world and on faith -- specifically, Judeo-Christian faith -- at home.

Beck's Rally: Thousands To Attend, Civil Rights Leaders Protest Event

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and NAFEESA SYEED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Conservative commentator Glenn Beck and tea party champion Sarah Palin appealed Saturday to a vast, predominantly white crowd on the Na...

Amanda Terkel

POLL: Fewer Than 1 In 5 Americans View Glenn Beck As A Religious Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Fox News host Glenn Beck held his Aug. 28 Restoring Honor rally on the National Mall, many observers noted that it seemed more religious than pol...

Fired up for the Restore Sanity Rally in DC

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

When we heard Jon Stewart make his big announcement about the Rally to Restore Sanity, we signed up immediately. Why would two older people like us want to go to Washington DC for a "comedy rally"?

Glenn Beck Goes After HuffPost For Mocking A T-Shirt Quoting Washington -- But It's A Fake Quote!

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Mr. Beck, I would never call a quote from George Washington ridiculous, but I will call the one on that t-shirt what it is -- a fake! Even your new pal David Barton tells his followers not to use this quote.

How Democrats Can Harness the Public Anger (and Madness) for November

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

It's always a mistake to let a ranter rant. Without pushback, the anger takes flight. The question now is: With the public now inflamed in anger, th...

The Obama Blues, the Boehner Tans, and the Beck Grays

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Obama needs more than a redecoration of his oval office; he needs a rediscovery of the man so many looked to with hope and respect. I say this not to discount the good he has done, but to redirect him towards the good he must do.

A Grand Gesture of Reconciliation for the Ground Zero Mosque

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Arthur Goldwag

When I was in elementary school, a bully used to spit on me and my Jewish friends and call us Kikes and Christ killers. I wrote to the ADL and Abe Foxman himself answered my letter to tell me what to do.

Beck Admits Lying During Rally Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After being called on a white lie he told during his Restoring Honor rally, Glenn Beck admitted Thursday that he stretched the truth because he "thoug...

A Champion of Federal Power

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Horwitz

This ideological dichotomy in our body politic has become the defining feature of the upcoming November elections, and it was put on full display this past Saturday at two mass rallies in our nation's capitol.

Pujols and LaRussa Shouldn't Mix Baseball With Beck

Thomas Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

Tony LaRussa and Albert Pujols have put their feelings and need for adulation above the other 24 players on the Cardinals.

Glenn Beck the Faith-Healer Continues to Scam His Followers

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

While everyone is focused on the crowd sizes or Glenn Beck's tall tale about holding in his bare hands George Washington's inaugural address at the National Archives, the more important questions ought to be about the money.

Open-Minded Evangelicals Answer Mormon Beck's Call for Revival

Eric Sapp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eric Sapp

In a scene that would make Unitarians shout in joy, standing beside the Mormon Glenn Beck were conservative Christian icons like Palin and Bachmann and even Richard Land, the spokesman for the Southern Baptist Convention.

Beckfest of Champions

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

The best part of reclaiming is that you don't actually have to have had anything to do with the original claim. All you need is a rally permit and a vivid imagination.

Want to Promote Glenn Beck? Keep Bashing Him

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Glenn Beck owes a great deal of thanks to the legion of Beck haters on the Left who have bought his con and have done much to make him the flavor of the day on the media and national scene.

Honoring Martin Luther King: Reflections on the 'Restoring Honor Rally'

Terry Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

Any rally on the mall honoring King must acknowledge that the government, rightly led, can be a force for good. Hating the government, to King, was no less despicable than hating one's fellow human being.

Sharpton: Beck Wants Theocracy, Not Equal Rights

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Al Sharpton, who held a competing march in Washington on the same day as Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally, appeared on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News sh...

Race Baiting Rumblings

Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto

Politicos and journalists are keenly aware of how racial cuing is one of the most potent messaging tools. Today, racial animus can be cued ever so delicately

Christopher Hitchens: Glenn Beck Rally Was 'Waterworld Of White Self-Pity'

Slate | Christopher Hitchens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck's rally was large, vague, moist, and undirected--the Waterworld of white self-pity....

Glenn Beck, President Obama, and the Hunger for Purpose in Times of Transition

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The president's stepping back from his promise to call us to a higher form of civic engagement means that a vacuum has been left during this historic moment of transition in America.

Interviews with Participants at Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" Rally (VIDEO)

Chase Whiteside | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chase Whiteside

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Glenn Beck, the Faithful, and the Second Coming

D. Michael Lindsay, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
D. Michael Lindsay, Ph.D.

Secular observers may wonder why Beck devoted so much of his rally to communicate an overtly religious message. Why didn't he use such an occasion and venue to mobilize the multitudes for political action? Actually, he did.

The Myth of Beck's 'Apolitical' Event

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

But just because Beck didn't bring his campaign of hysterical fear-mongering to its logical conclusion doesn't make the event apolitical.