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Trump Supporter Tells Glenn Beck That If Trump Doesn't Build A Wall, 'We're Going To Come After Him Personally'

On his radio show today, Glenn Beck asked Donald Trump supporters to call in and explain how they feel about reports that Trump is "softening" his hardline stance on illegal immigration, especially since many Trump supporters praise him for supposedly saying what he means and never backing down from his controversial positions.

Beck's first call came from "Nate in Virginia," who said that Trump is the only candidate in the last 20 years who has excited him enough to actually go out and vote because "he speaks a common tongue language" that can only be properly understood by those who can decipher the code.

That code, according to the caller, is that 80 percent of the stuff that Trump says is pure lunacy, but the core 20 percent of his message is that "he is going to fix the problem" and that is the only part that matters. 

As such, Nate said he was not worried about Trump's apparent flip-flop on immigration because that is just what he has to say in order to get elected. Provided that Trump actually follows through on his pledge to build a wall along the Southern border, he said, then "he's not going to have people like me coming after him."

But if Trump doesn't build the wall, Nate said, "he's in so much trouble, you don’t even understand the backlash of us, the ones who are so frustrated and angry and tired of all the political stuff. We're going to come after him personally. You know what I mean? We're going to get him."

Beck said that he didn't know quite what Nate meant and asked if he was talking about simply impeaching President Trump or perhaps something more violent.

"[Trump] has condoned violence in that past, hasn't he?" Nate said. "He's appealing to people who are very frustrated and angry. Their frustration and anger can only be subsided if he makes his promises true. And he has a lot on his shoulders; maybe he himself doesn't even know how much. But if he doesn't come true for us, he's going to have bigger problems, bigger problems than what you know."

"Okay," Beck said, ending the call. "Thank you for one of the spookiest phone calls I think I've ever received."

True The Vote Warns Of 'Flood Of Illegal Voters' In 2016 Election

Shortly after Donald Trump declared that if he loses the presidential election, it will probably have been “rigged,” his campaign announced that it would be recruiting poll watchers to “stop crooked Hillary from rigging this election.”

True the Vote, a group that has led the way in promoting the myth that massive voter fraud by undocumented immigrants is shifting election results, is heeding the call.

In an email to supporters yesterday, True the Vote president Catherine Engelbrecht, a former Texas Tea Party activist, asked for donations to train poll workers and relaunch the organization’s poll-watching app. The email linked to a video appeal in which Engelbrecht warns that a “flood of illegal voters” could “turn over the Senate, the House and thousands of down-ballot elections, with the Supreme Court as the ultimate prize.”

She warns that people registering to vote when they get coverage through the Affordable Care Act and the movement to provide drivers’ licenses to undocumented immigrants are part of the “assault on freedom” that will result in undocumented immigrants stealing elections.

In-person voter fraud, which is what voter ID laws are supposedly meant to combat, is exceedingly rare, as are cases of noncitizen immigrants casting ballots. Even those rare cases often involve legal immigrants who are confused about the rules, rather than undocumented immigrants, who could risk even harsher penalties.

The chaos that has marked this election cycle will soon culminate in a perfect storm, a storm that will mask an underlying flood of illegal voters. Obamacare has registered millions since 2014. A year ago, illegals were given drivers’ licenses in states ranging from California to Maryland. A few months ago, leftists sued in federal court asking the judge to prevent states from stopping illegal aliens who are trying to vote. And the assault on freedom has continued into this summer, when Soros-funded leftists attacked voter ID laws in courts nationwide.

Now, while the American people are screaming to stop the madness, the Republican Party has chosen to cower and zero resources have been committed to election integrity. True the Vote is preparing to stand in that gap, stand against the storm that threatens to turn over the Senate, the House and thousands of down-ballot elections, with the Supreme Court as the ultimate prize. We plan to deploy thousands of people trained to keep watch for fraud, illegal voters and hackers bent on stealing the election, but we must raise $250,000 during August to ensure implementation.

As elections expert Rick Hasen has explained, while it’s common for campaigns to deploy observers to polling places, Trump’s “incendiary” rhetoric “seems to be an invitation to go and make trouble.”

True the Vote has a history of skirting this line. The group, which like Trump has suggested that Clinton could steal the upcoming election, sends volunteers to polling places, often in minority neighborhoods, leading to some charges of intimidating voters. When True the Vote launched its poll-watching app in 2014, it uncovered little evidence of even potential fraud but did unveil one case of an “African American woman” poll worker standing in a polling place in what one user thought was an intimidating manner.

In her email to supporters yesterday, Engelbrecht claimed that the Republican National Committee is powerless to “coordinate a ballot security program because of a consent decree they signed with the federal court.” She was referring to an agreement that the RNC signed after it was caught running a “voter caging” operation in minority neighborhoods in New Jersey in the 1980s. The agreement prevents the RNC from conducting such operations targeted at minority neighborhoods, but does allow the party to conduct “normal poll watching” activities.

Trump Adviser: 'The Lord Is Raising Up' Trump To 'Make America A Leader Again'

Last week, televangelist Jim Bakker invited pastor Ramiro Peña of Christ the King Baptist Church of Waco, Texas, onto his program to discuss the upcoming presidential election.

Peña has been a vocal supporter of Donald Trump: He is a member of the National Hispanic Advisory Council for Trump and prayed at an event for Hispanic conservatives at the Republican National Convention and at a meeting between Trump and Hispanic leaders.

After Bakker claimed that Trump will rebuild America’s infrastructure, noting that “Jesus was a builder,” Peña declared that God “is raising up spiritual leaders across the land.”

“I believe the Lord is raising up one such as Mr. Trump to lead,” he said, “to give leadership to the nation and make America a leader again.”

Bakker, for his part, has repeatedly praised Trump and has promoted a prophetic message that God will put Trump in the White House.

Trump: US Built On Judeo-Christian Values, Things 'So Different From What Our Country Used To Be'

After a recent event in Orlando in which he tried to wooChristian nationalists and anti-gay activists, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Steve Strang, the founder of the conservative Christian magazine Charisma, which Strang released as a podcast yesterday.

Strang, who has provided Seven Mountains dominionist Lance Wallnau with a platform to repeatedly claim that Trump has been anointed by God for the presidency, ended his podcast by urging Christians to vote for Trump and similarly claiming that the candidate has been “raised up” by God. He said that Trump would be on the cover of October’s issue of Charisma, which will include a transcript of the interview.

In the interview with Strang, Trump repeated many of the talking points he has used to win over conservative evangelicals, including boasting of his vow to repeal IRS rules that prevent churches from retaining their tax-exempt status if they openly endorse or oppose candidates, talking about how he told his children to stay away from drugs and alcohol, and claiming that he would be better for Israel than President Obama.

Trump further attempted to polish his evangelical bona fides when he agreed with Strang that the U.S. was built on “Judeo-Christian values,” a loaded term coming directly after a meeting organized by an activist who argues that the U.S. was founded explicitly to advance the Christian faith.

“Before you spoke [at the Orlando meeting], they had a speaker talking about Judeo-Christian values in the founding of the nation and so forth,” Strang said. “In our secular society, a lot of people discount that. Do you believe that America was founded on Judeo-Christian principles?”

“Yeah, I think it was,” Trump responded. “I think, to a large extent, when I look at football coaches being fired because they held a prayer on the field, like yesterday, I think it’s absolutely terrible, I think it’s a terrible thing. I see so many things happening that are so different from what our country used to be. So religion’s a very important part of me and it’s also, I think it’s a very important part of our country.”

When Strang asked Trump to give conservative pastors advice on how to advocate for his candidacy, Trump gave a typically vague response.

“Well, I’m going to get the job done,” he said, “I’m going to do a great job for religion and for the evangelicals. I’m going to do a great job. And that’s why we got a standing ovation from pastors, who don’t give much standing ovations because they’ve heard a lot of people speak, so that was a great honor. But I will do a great job, I’ll get the job done and I’ll get it done properly and that will be a great thing for the evangelicals.”

Earlier in the interview, Strang asked Trump whom he would “reach out to for spiritual guidance” as president.

Trump replied that he has “so many friends” within the evangelical community, and named a few of the small cohort of evangelical leaders who have been supporting his candidacy since the GOP primary, including Robert Jeffress and Paula White, a prosperity gospel televangelist who Trump said was at the Orlando event. He also mentioned evangelist Franklin Graham, who has not made a presidential endorsement.

He noted that “I really like to stay with people who have been so loyal.”

Matt Barber: 'We Shouldn't Be Surprised' That Gay People Commit Suicide Because 'The Wages Of Sin Is Death'

On today's "Faith and Freedom" radio program, Matt Barber asserted that gay people have a higher rate of suicide because they know in their heart that they are rebelling against God.

Pointing to a study that reportedly found that "homosexuals who 'marry' each other are almost three times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts," Barber said that "the wages of sin is death" and so it should not be a surprise that gay people eventually break under the pressure of their own sinful behavior.

"There's a biblical explanation," Barber said. "Scripture says the wages of sin is death and folks who are engaged in the homosexual lifestyle, even if they rationalize and kid themselves and enter into a pretend marriage kind of situation, something that looks like a marriage between two men or two women, they know inherently in their heart it's not marriage; it can't be because it's missing the requisite binary male-female relationship that defines marriage."

"The sin that they're engaged in, they're engaged in disordered behavior that is in violation of God's natural law, His natural order, and His moral law and His moral order," he said. "That weighs heavy on the heart that has the truths of God and the truths of His natural law and moral law written on their hearts. So they know inherently, intuitively that they are engaged in immoral, sinful behavior, notwithstanding the fact that they try to convince themselves otherwise and so we shouldn't be surprised that they finally, many of them ultimately end up breaking under the pressure of that self guilt, knowing that they're engaged in sinful behavior."

Right Wing Round-Up - 8/23/16

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 8/23/16

  • Joe Messina declares that "the mainstream media wouldn’t call out Hillary or Obama or any other high-ranking official if they were caught beheading Christians themselves, or if they hand carried the ransom money to Iran, or if they had video of Hillary giving the order to erase, erase, erase."
  • Michele Bachmann says Huma Abedin "may certainly use her position of influence to turn Hillary Clinton toward a decidedly pro-Shariah law view in the U.S."
  • Phyllis Schlafly proclaims that Donald Trump is "the only presidential candidate who understands the immigration issue and how to solve it. Trump has the boldness and willpower to make countries take back their criminals. That is the kind of boldness and willpower that we need in the oval office to handle immigration policy."
  • Brian Camenker says that lawmakers in California "want to force Christian colleges to help the LGBT movement humiliate them, harass them, and ultimately destroy them."
  • Finally, Richard Land says that "if I didn't vote for Donald Trump in order to defeat Hillary Clinton, I would have to apologize to Jesus."

Ben Stein: 'I Am Not A Doctor' But…

Hillary Clinton health truthers have lots of “evidence” that the Democratic nominee for president is sick: a Diazepam pen held by a Secret Service agent (actually a flashlight); the seizure that wasn’t; the slip; the railing and the pillow.

Now, Newsmax host Steve Malzberg has found more proof that Clinton is gravely ill: She wore “a long coat with black pants” while addressing an event in Nantucket.

Malzberg’s guest, Ben Stein, said that he is not a doctor, but went ahead and diagnosed Clinton anyway.

“Well, I think part of that is the story is that she’s always wearing a bulletproof vest, so that may have something to do with it, but I don’t think she looks well,” he said. “When you see pictures of her face, I hate to say this, but my dear departed mother had lupus and she was taking a powerful hydrocortisone and Mrs. Clinton looks to me like she’s taking hydrocortisone. I am not a doctor but I sure pay a hell of a lot of attention to the effects of drugs and I’d like to know what meds Mrs. Clinton is taking and what she’s taking.”

Stein’s evidence?

“Wrinkles, puffiness, a flushed appearance and a kind of very slight, furry, furry look on her face, a very slight furry, not like she’s Santa Claus, but a very slight furry look on her face.”

Kevin Swanson: 'It's Amazing That God Has Not Judged America' For Gay Rights & Legal Abortion

Kevin Swanson, the Colorado pastor and homeschooling activist who last year hosted three GOP presidential candidates at a conference in Iowa, hosted an event near Cincinnati over the weekend to help families prepare their children to avoid cultural pitfalls and be prepared to enter the metaphorical Noah’s ark of Christianity. Among the speakers were Ken Ham, the Creationist activist who just completed a life-sized replica of Noah’s ark near the site of the conference, and GOP favorites David, Jason and Flip Benham.

Swanson started things off by impressing upon attendees the need to prepare their children to fend off and avoid God’s wrath by declaring that it’s “amazing that God has not judged America” already for gay rights and legal abortion.

“It’s amazing that God has not judged America in 1973,” he said, “hard to believe that God didn’t judge America in 2001 [sic] with the Lawrence v. Texas decision, it’s hard to believe that God didn’t judge America with Obergefell.”

“It is amazing that God has not brought judgment upon this world shortly after [the Obergefell decision] happened in July [sic ]of 2015 or in August of 2015 or even in September of 2015 or maybe even October,” he added.

“So be assured, my friends,” Swanson said, “judgment is coming. I have no idea when it will come. Will it be 120 years from 1900? Will it be 120 years from 1890? Will it be 120 years from 1973, Roe v. Wade, the decision to eliminate hundreds of millions of babies in America and of course all around the world, same thing has happened since the 1960s? Will it be 120 years from 2015, the day on which the most powerful court in the world ruled against God’s institution of marriage in one of the most radical, arrogant insults against Almighty God? When will God’s judgment come? I have no idea, but I will tell you, it will come.”

(It took Noah 120 years to build his ark before the Flood came, thus the 120-year delay in judgment that Swanson is suggesting.)

Five Revelations About The Culture Of Fox News From Andrea Tantaros’ Sexual Harassment Suit 

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros filed a suit yesterday against Fox News and Roger Ailes, along with numerous other defendants, accusing the conservative network of operating “like a sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult, steeped in intimidation, indecency, and misogyny.” The suit delves into the culture at the conservative news channel and the way it treats its employees, particularly women.

Here are five allegations raised from Tantaros’ court filings:

1.     The network’s executives ordered on-air talent not to defend anchor Megyn Kelly after she was attacked by Donald Trump:

Further, after Donald Trump attacked Megyn Kelly for allegedly treating him unfairly in an August 2015 Republican Presidential Debate, Fox News publicly backed Kelly in the dispute. However, Shine executed Ailes’s tactic of playing both sides of the fence by instructing all on-air talent that none of them should defend Kelly against Trump.

2.     Fox News has a yearly “trunk show” during which female employees are forced to dress and undress in front of other staff:

In addition, each year Fox News conducts a “trunk show” at which female on-air personalities pick out their wardrobe. Fox News’s “trunk show” requires its female employees, including Tantaros, to dress and undress in front of Fox News’s wardrobe personnel in the middle of a room without even the benefit of a curtain to act as a dressing room.

3.     Ailes, the network’s former chairman and CEO, was apparently obsessed with the sexual orientation of his employees, repeatedly and in separate meetings asking Tantaros:

“Is Greg Gutfeld gay?”;

“Is Dana [Perino] a lesbian?”

4.     Tantaros accuses former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (also a former Fox News contributor) of sexual harassment:

On or about August 18, 2015, former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (“Brown”) appeared on Outnumbered. Brown made a number of sexually inappropriate comments to Tantaros on set, including, and in a suggestive manner, that Tantaros “would be fun to go to a nightclub with.” After the show was over, Brown snuck up behind Tantaros while she was purchasing lunch and put his hands on her lower waist. She immediately pulled back, telling Brown to “stop.” Tantaros then immediately met with Shine to complain, asking him to ensure that Brown would never be booked on the show again. Shine said that he would talk to Scott. Thereafter, Shine and Scott ignored Tantaros’s complaint, and continued to book Brown on Outnumbered.

5.     Fox News, according to the suit, operates a number of sock puppet accounts it uses to attack its own talent:

At or around this same time, there was a large increase in negative social media posts about Tantaros. On information and belief, Fox News was the source of these negative comments, by posting them on its numerous “sock puppet” accounts. A “sock puppet” is a fake identity created to promote or tarnish someone through blogs and social networking sites which appear to be independent. It has been widely reported that Fox News maintains a large number of “sock puppet” accounts. On information and belief, media relations was also shopping negative stories about Tantaros, and leaking baseless and harmful information about Tantaros to discredit her and cause reputational harm.