Author, radio host and television personality Glenn Beck is perhaps the poster boy for outspoken conservatives and ridiculous political pundits, and the most controversial Glenn Beck quotes prove just that. Appearing on the radio since 1983 and on TV since 2006, Glenn Beck has spared few in his constant rants about politics, foreign policy, natural disasters and other worldly matters.Though it won't stop him from making such remarks, Beck finally reached a point where he lost sponsors due to his crude and reckless banter. On June 30, 2011, Beck hosted his final program on Fox News, taking time not to apologize for calling Hurricane Katrina victims "scumbags" or for claiming Barack Obama is a racist and fascist, but to explain all the good he's done throughout the years. Gosh, it must be pretty awesome to be as oblivious as Glenn Beck appears to be.
Shut Up 9/11 Victims
"It took me about a year to start hating the 9/11 victims families. It took me about a year. I had such compassion for them and I, you know, I wanted to help them and I was behind, you know 'let's give them money,' let's get started,' all of this stuff. And I really didn't, of the 3,000 families, i didn't hate all of them, I hate probably about 10 of them. When I see a 9/11 victim family on television, or whatever, I'm just like, 'Oh shut up' I'm so sick of them because they're always complaining."So Glenn Beck has the right to complain about whatever he'd like on television or on the radio, regardless if what he's complaining about is real or fantastical, but families that lost their loved ones in terrorist attacks, even 10 of the 3,000 families, have no right to complain about anything? High five for double standards!
Roosevelt was a Dictator
"Roosevelt... Am I wrong by saying there was a good portion of people that thought, 'Holy cow, I'm glad he's dead. He was turning into a dictator.'"Using a page from Sarah Palin's history books, Glenn Beck took a moment to discuss how awful Franklin Delano Roosevelt was and how, according to him, so many felt he abused his power. In reality, FDR was very popular among the American people, winning four elections, serving during World War II and helping the country return after the Great Depression.
Japan's Earthquake is a Message From God
"I'm not saying God is causing earthquakes - well I'm not not saying that either! What God does is God's business. But I'll tell you this, there's a message being sent. And that is, 'Hey you know that stuff we're doing? Not really working out real well. Maybe we should stop doing some of it.' I'm just saying... You know, a couple of days after the health care bill had been signed into law Obama ran around all over the country saying, 'Hey, you know, I'm looking around. The earth hadn't opened up. There's no Armageddon out there. The birds are still chirping.' I think the earth has opened up. God may have replied."So let me make sure I understand this one. Glenn Beck is saying that because the United States passed a bill to reform health care, that now God is angry and taking out his frustration on the people of Japan by causing a horrific earthquake? Really Glenn Beck?
Californians Deserved It
"I think there is a handful of people who hate America. Unfortunately for them, a lot of them are losing their homes in a forest fire today."Once again showing how great he is at connecting two things that have nothing to do with one another, Glenn Beck spoke on his radio program in October 2007 about how the Southern California residents that lost their homes or were displaced due to the forest fires deserved it because they "hate America." It must be one heck of a coincidence that all those who hate America live together in California so forest fires don't have to travel around the country destroying their homes.