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Glenn Beck Tells Audience He Might Be Going Blind

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He is already 'dumb' :roll:

During a tearful and passionate speech at his "American Revival" meeting in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Fox News host Glenn Beck revealed that he may be going blind.

During his speech (video below), Beck told the audience, "I can't focus my eyes."

Taking a shot at health care reform, Beck said, "I went to the best doctor I could find, while I could still go to the best doctor I can find."

Beck, 46, says he has been diagnosed with macular dystrophy, and joked that the doctor told him, "You could go blind in the next year . . . or you might not."


YouTube - Glenn Beck - American Revival Pt 3 of 6 Keynote Speech 7-17-10
 

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I cannot stress how much of a jackass this guy is.
 

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**** - he makes me want to go to Church
*raises hands* hallelujah - sweet Jebus.

Ok - because he sounds like my Dad back in his fire-n-brimstone days I couldn't actually watch it. At what mark does he start discussing the focus of the OP?
 

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Its not a result of him putting crap in his eyes for his crying sessions?
 

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He announced this on the radio a couple weeks ago. Not new news.
 

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He is already 'dumb' :roll:

During a tearful and passionate speech at his "American Revival" meeting in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Fox News host Glenn Beck revealed that he may be going blind.

During his speech (video below), Beck told the audience, "I can't focus my eyes."

Taking a shot at health care reform, Beck said, "I went to the best doctor I could find, while I could still go to the best doctor I can find."

Beck, 46, says he has been diagnosed with macular dystrophy, and joked that the doctor told him, "You could go blind in the next year . . . or you might not."


YouTube - Glenn Beck - American Revival Pt 3 of 6 Keynote Speech 7-17-10
you know what's funny? beck pretending he wouldn't be able to go to the best doctor at some point in the future. ****wad.
 

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As much as I detest this propagandist blowhard, I can't bring myself to rejoice in his blindness. I kinda feel sad for him.

But, then, it dawns on me. He's probably lying about this too. He is, after all, a ratings slut going toe to toe with Limbaugh and O'Reilly. he have seen the levels they have stooped to before.

I predict he'll do a "Saul-to-Paul" knock-off. Claim he went blind and Jesus personally healed him. He's already on the verge of claiming to be a prophet.

He's already cried wolf too many times. I do hope for his sake it just a another Beck publicity stunt.
 

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I really would hesitate to mock someone's serious and debilitating illness like some are doing, even if it was someone I despised.

In forty-some years I've too often seen individual's mockery of someone's misfortune come back to bite them.

Whether you believe in God, Karma, the Threefold Rule or the Theory of the Ironic Universe, I'd really think twice about mocking a man for going blind, or or reveling in it.
 

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Im betting he has nothing wrong with him. The guy is a shock-jock and a attention whore. If Im wrong I shall appologize
 

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I really would hesitate to mock someone's serious and debilitating illness like some are doing, even if it was someone I despised.

In forty-some years I've too often seen individual's mockery of someone's misfortune come back to bite them.

Whether you believe in God, Karma, the Threefold Rule or the Theory of the Ironic Universe, I'd really think twice about mocking a man for going blind, or or reveling in it.
Agreed. Assuming he's being truthful. You never know with that guy. And if it is a Beck publicity stunt, I'm sure it will come back to bite him.

Perhaps I am a bit sympathetic towards him as I find myself having to use my "reader" glasses more and more. Vision is such a precious thing.
 

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Agreed. Assuming he's being truthful. You never know with that guy. And if it is a Beck publicity stunt, I'm sure it will come back to bite him.

Perhaps I am a bit sympathetic towards him as I find myself having to use my "reader" glasses more and more. Vision is such a precious thing.

Yeah well, if it actually turned out that he was lying about it for attention, I'd be passing out the tar and feathers. People who fake grave illness for attention are scum.
 

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Even though I really despise this guys intellectual dishonesty, its never cool when someone goes blind. Hope he keeps his sight.
 

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Whether you believe in God, Karma, the Threefold Rule or the Theory of the Ironic Universe, I'd really think twice about mocking a man for going blind, or or reveling in it.
Maybe it is karma that this is happening to Beck?

I despise the man, but I wish him no ill will. He is figuratively blind, but I do hope he won't lose his sight.
 

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I wish him best health and a speedy recovery... :shrug:

I love the use of shrug here, Rev... like you're shocked Beck is despised. I've seen you post the most rabid hatred for some who have died, so don't act like you're on a pedestal with your good manners on full display.
 

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He already is blind. His body is just catching up.
 

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Can this thread get an award?

Most snarky thread... or something similar?

The guys a moron that is either a liar and is trying to drum up fear by acting like Obama is going to come and kill him and his family in his sleep or he is a deranged loon that thinks Obama is going to come kill him and his family in his sleep.
 

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*waiting to see how he will connect this to Obama's fault pocket . . . and then be healed by the power of the founding fathers*
 

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I can't believe people are praising and happy about Beck's possible blindness. So if Obama goes blind should all conservatives rejoice and say he deserves it? I pray Beck has a swift recovery and doesn't go blind even though I disagree with him on many things.
 
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I really would hesitate to mock someone's serious and debilitating illness like some are doing, even if it was someone I despised.

In forty-some years I've too often seen individual's mockery of someone's misfortune come back to bite them.

Whether you believe in God, Karma, the Threefold Rule or the Theory of the Ironic Universe, I'd really think twice about mocking a man for going blind, or or reveling in it.
Most likely its Karma...the threefold rule and theory of the ironic universe that is paying him back.
 

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I can't believe are praising and happy about Beck's possible blindness. So if Obama goes blind should all conservatives rejoice and say he deserves it? I pray Beck has a swift recovery and doesn't go blind even though I disagree with him on many things.
I'll feel bad when he's authoring in brail.

Until then - it's all BS and parables.
 

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I can't believe are praising and happy about Beck's possible blindness. So if Obama goes blind should all conservatives rejoice and say he deserves it? I pray Beck has a swift recovery and doesn't go blind even though I disagree with him on many things.
I've always disliked the whole notion of loving your enemies. It's just plain immoral imho.

I don't wish him bad health or the like but honestly I feel that he's bad for the country, not cause i disagree with him, but because he's so damn nutty and is getting people to buy his snake oil.

Sorry, I just don't feel bad for the guy. I would never do anything to hurt the guy or ever break any laws or wish him bad health, but some people deserve the mockery that they get.
 
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