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Published: Saturday, July 6 2013 11:00 p.m. MDT

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South Jordan, UT

We love Glenn Beck. Thanks for coming to Salt Lake City with your show. Come back soon! And, thanks for helping us remember and realize that each one of us can make a difference even though society looks so bleak right now.

Los Angeles, CA

How interesting: Glenn Beck delivers a message of love. A few years back I watched Mr. Beck on Fox for a solid week. All I heard was vitriol and anger. I am glad to now hear he has found "love." While this hard turn to agape love smacks of opportunism, at least it is an improvement. History is replete with political charlatans and we are fortunate to have one of the better ones on exhibit. May Mr. Beck continue to emerge once in a while if nothing else then for comedic relief for most and inspiration for few.

West Jordan, Utah

What hidden gem of paranoid inspiration has Beck found for us now? We in Utah hold our breath for another new Beck side dish. Under what rock will it come from this time? How will it taste? My guess is bitter.

Salt Lake City, UT

Glenn Beck is simply another form of affinity fraud so prevalent in Utah. It is very sad.

Salt Lake City, Utah

" He envisions growing kindness across America, and specifically, faithful members of various religions who respect and admire one another."

Call me skeptical, but the man who wants "faithful members of various religions"... spends 3 hours a day, five days a week, complaining about Islam and how it is trying to bring down the American way of life...

Maybe if he practiced what he tries to preach I could take him seriously, but I guess I will wait and see.

play by the rules

Funny how those who know Beck is full of hate, never offer examples. I found that he encourages love and respect. I watch him and listen to him and when I get frustrated about the direction of the country he reminds us to use the tactics of Ghandi and Martin Luther King Jr.

play by the rules

Fantastic week of wonderful and uplifting events.

Hey Baby
Franklin, IN

At the end of the first quarter:

Attendees: 15,000+
Detractors/TMR: 1

TMR, what is so comical to you about a message of lightening governments load by being more charitable?

Cedar City, UT

@TMR Nicely put.

I don't understand the ardor that people have for Glenn Beck. I get the whole small government thing but some of his ideas on how to get there are a little bewildering if not downright loony.

Sugar City, ID

"I don't think there's a more patriotic state on the Constitution. It may rival Texas. I know that hacks off my home state of Texas, but I don't think there's anybody who upholds the Constitution and love of country as much as Utah," Beck said.

Wow! What praise for a state that uses a caucus system instead of allowing its citizens to choose candidates. A state that upholds weird and funny redistricting so that one party will control that district.

Murfreesboro, TN

You hear what you want to hear. Too bad you can't open your eyes and ears to the words and message Glenn has been stating for quite a while now....

Somewhere in Time, UT

Most of the people who attack Glenn have never really seem him. Mostly they go by what they hear on MSNBC, etc., I don't agree with Glenn on everything, but one thing is very clear--he is very sincere about everything he believes and does what he does for that reason. I appreciate his bringing his show to Utah and hope he will continue.

The Skeptical Chymist

Glenn Beck: Goldmonger and Godmonger to the gullible.

Clovis, NM

I am not a Glen Beck fan. However, his popularity reminds me that there is a huge division in our country. Much of that division focuses on the constitution and our liberties. Some focuses on our role in other nations. And then there is the rift over taxes,Obamacare, families, global warming and entitlements. Add to that unemployment, social security and immigration and we have a recipe for hostility.

It is sad that the elected officials pay more attention to the self-serving "mainstream" press than to the concerns of their mainstream constituents. While I abhor revolution, the number of citizens aligning with conservatives and constitutionalists points toward what founding fathers declared. "...mankind is more disposed to suffer while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the form to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty to throw off such government and to provide new guards for their future security."

Good luck America. Hopefully we won't need a revolution to bring the president and congress back to their senses.

San Diego, CA

Glenn Beck on the far Repub right = Michael Moore on the far Dem left. Michael Moore's "Farhenheit 9/11" was skewed and unfair to George W. Bush. I guess there were some people on the far, far left who took it seriously as "truth". And then in 2007 or 08 we have Glenn with his "expose" of George Soros on Fox "Fair and Balanced" news, complete with creepy music, dark shadows and other props...but no more "fair and balanced" than Michael Moore on George W. Bush.

Both Glenn Beck and Michael Moore are carnival acts.

the truth
Holladay, UT


You have OBVIOUSLT never listen to any Glenn Beck show.

There has never been any vitriol or anger on any Glenn Beck Show.

If there is any vitriol or anger it is purely from the left.

Funny how someone who bothers to comment from LA about anger and vitriol, and their comment is only filled with anger and vitriol and hate and derision and lies.

Glenn Beck's shows are only filled with love for country and family and church, and good values and principles,

and hate for those that would and want to destroy any of the above.

So which side are you on?

St.George, Utah

Interesting how Glenn Beck's "love" coincides with his big paychecks from these events.
If Glenn is so worried about our nation and so hot to change the government to his way of thinking, why does he not run for political office? He would be putting his money where his mouth is.
Romney did it.
Glenn Beck and Donald Trump...now there's a ticket no one could ignore!

Kings Court
Alpine, UT

Glenn Beck's definition of patriotism is basically agreeing with Glenn Beck's politics. You are unpatriotic if you disagree with his politics.


Glenn Beck, while informative on the issues of today, is laughing all the way to the bank with the money people give him. He is a good show to tune into when one wants to feel paranoid, and wants to wring their hands with the next profound thing Beck says. He has studied scripture and writings, we can have the same knowledge if we just read.


One thing is for certain. Those who spend their time putting down Glen Beck could find way more constructive things to do with their time and energy. Whether you like him as a person or not he has been behind many worthwhile projects to help people. If our nation is to survive it will be the people like him who are working to make it a better place to be that get the job done. While those on the sidelines griping only add to the problem. If he gets rich doing it then more power to him and those who help. Love of fellow man is much more worthwhile than finding fault with everything that is done. It is also important to be able to discern the difference between good and evil and he along with thousands of others works to promote good and point out the evil.

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