Wednesday, March 10, 2010

From Media Matters

Glenn Beck advertiser offers "survival seeds" as defense against "emerging totalitarianism"
March 08, 2010 6:17 pm ET by Oliver Willis

With all the companies that have pulled their advertising from Glenn Beck, it's understandable that many of those still advertising with him aren't exactly blue-chip enterprises. Regardless, you've got to give it to the folks at Survival Seed Bank - who advertised on Glenn Beck's March 8 broadcast - for meshing quite nicely with the host's apocalyptic visions of the future.

There's nothing wrong with a business that serves some kind of demand in the marketplace, but it goes without saying that fearmongering about economic collapse followed by food shortages and citing World Net Daily for "strong evidence" is big time black helicopter stuff.

No wonder they're advertising on Glenn Beck.


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According to the Daily Kos:

With over 100 advertisers (and counting) abandoning Glenn Beck's show, it's obvious that what's left is the dregs of the world, like these guys.

Yup. All those Beck viewers are suckers, because their gold stockpile will be worth less than seeds! But that's not all! You know how Obama wants to steal your guns and sh*t? That's not all he's trying to confiscate!

Phew! That's a relief. Because as we all know, the Second Amendment protects an American's right to bear arms ... and seeds! Then again, no seeds are truly indestructible. They are, after all, living things. The Glenn Beck patriots can't just wait for the apocalypse, and then plant them in the ground.

Of course, they don't need to wait long. Obama is obviously a one-termer, so will need to trigger the end of the world before Sarah Palin can take him out in 2012. So we're pretty much talking two years before the End of Times. Better to start planting now, before the first nukes strike.

They they better hope the apocalypse happens during rainy season, because it'll be tough to irrigate a whole acre without electricity. (And that's assuming they don't need municipal water.)

On the plus side, they won't have any trouble with fertilizer.

p.s. Given that they are a Glenn Beck advertiser, this should go without saying, but yes, they're a scam.

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