Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Letters: Glenn Beck was right, progressives
First Published Jun 23 2014 04:51 pm • Last Updated Jun 23 2014 05:20 pm

Glenn Beck was disdainfully dismissed as a loon and a fool when predicting the rise of a radical Jihadist caliphate in the Mideast. That event is now unfolding before our eyes.

Those grinding their feet upon Beck are the real buffoons, yet they remain in their prominent positions as pontificators of public opinion.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Glenn’s "progressive" critics now advocate the legalization of marijuana, but lament our students’ poor test scores. ("Stoned students cannot learn.") Ignoring history and the laws of economics, the progressive insists the national debt can be increased indefinitely without incurring inflation or insolvency; he embraces the failed tenets of socialism but vehemently denies being a socialist; he states, "There is no God, and thus no sin, then wonders why our prisons are overcrowded."

Tenure has become a shield protecting the philosophies of fools. The concept should be re-examined.

Frank Gardiner

Provo




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.