iOS app Android app

Restoring Honor Rally

The Christian Right in Context: The Obama Years

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

The "Christian America" vision pushed by the Christian Right stands in stark contrast with the biblical vision of the kingdom of God.

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...

Did Glenn Beck Fool Taylor Branch -- or What?

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Taylor Branch is a progressive to be reckoned with when it comes to documenting the history of the American civil rights movement. That's why I was so shocked to read his account of Glenn Beck's Fox-hyped rally in Washington.

ED VS. BECK

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There's a new war of words between Ed Schultz and Glenn Beck. Schultz, who — like Beck — hosts both a radio show and a cable news show, d...

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...

The Awful Price for Teaching Less Than We Know

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

In its despair and confusion, a large segment of the American populace is prepared to believe anything it's told, in part because we are a country less and less educated in basic essential knowledge about America and the world.

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 Rally Attendance: How Many Attended 'Restoring Honor'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tens of thousands of people were in attendance for the Glenn Beck rally "Restoring Honor" this past weekend in Washington, D.C., which largely deliver...

Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin Are Restoring Dishonor to America

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin are constantly talking about restoring our Constitution. They want to get our Constitution back. I did not know that it had gone away.

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.

Glenn Beck Rally Results In Sandwich-Throwing Incident At GWU

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Saturday, thousands converged at the Lincoln Memorial for the "Restoring Honor" rally, lead by Fox News pundit Glenn Beck. The rally fell on the ...

The Genius of Glenn Beck: Pushing Rivals to Restore His Ratings and Relevance in Rally Coverage

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Deggans

If CNN wanted to serve its brand as an unbiased news source, it had to cover Beck's rally significantly. Indeed, as the rally was unfolding Saturday, C-SPAN and CNN covered the rally more than Fox News.

PHOTOS: The Messages Sported At Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck urged attendees at his Restoring Honor rally this weekend not to bring signs and posters. So how did many of the hundreds of thousands of ...

The Content of our Foolishness

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

As much as the enlightened, historically correct bunch of us would hate to admit, Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor rally was a masterful stroke of PR geni...

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream: Are We Killing It?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John W. Whitehead

Those truly wanting to honor King's memory would do better to take part in a peace march or go work in a soup kitchen. Or if you need inspiration from the man himself, read King's "Silence Is Betrayal" speech.

Black Leaders Criticize Timing Of Glenn Beck's Rally In Washington

The Wall Street Journal | Louise Radnofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some African-American leaders are criticizing talk show host Glenn Beck for the date and location of his planned rally in Washington this weekend. The...

Greta: Beck 'Should Move' Rally Planned For MLK Anniversary

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Greta Van Susteren says her Fox News colleague Glenn Beck should move his rally planned for the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of Ma...