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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 /Christian Newswire/ -- BOND Action, Inc., a national cultural action organization, has come out in support of FOX News Channel broadcaster Glenn Beck. Beck has been under attack from the radical left-wing group ColorOfChange.org after he said last month that he believes President Obama is "a racist."
ColorOfChange.org was founded by Van Jones; a self-described "rowdy black nationalist." Jones now serves as White House environmental advisor ("green jobs czar"). So far advertisers including Geico, Ally Bank, and Sargento Cheese have been intimidated into pulling ads off The Glenn Beck Show. "BOND Action, Inc., will be working to expose the source behind the boycott and counter it," said Founder and President, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson.
"Glenn Beck is right, Obama is a racist!" added Rev. Peterson. "Where were the boycotts and outraged activists when President George W. Bush was being falsely maligned as a 'racist'? This is a blatant double standard. This boycott is an attempt to silence Beck from continuing his expose' of Barack Obama's socialist agenda and his radical 'green jobs czar' Van Jones."
ColorOfChange.org claims some 33 advertisers have pulled their ads off The Glenn Beck Show, but that number is reportedly exaggerated. ColorOfChange.org has a checkered past. The group reportedly endorsed outrageous statements by rapper Kanye West that former President Bush gave troops permission to go to New Orleans and shoot black people during Hurricane Katrina. Beck's television program draws more than 2 million viewers and BOND Action, Inc., is calling on advertisers not to cave in to pressure.
Rev. Peterson said, "ColorOfChange.org claims that it exists to 'strengthen Black America's political voice'--but it's clear that they are a left-wing, racist political group that deal in lies. This attempt to silence Beck is an attack on free speech and must be countered."
BOND Action, Inc. is a 501 (c) (4) cultural action organization, which exists to educate motivate and rally Americans to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our great country. Contributions to BOND Action, Inc. are NOT tax-deductible, but are confidential. For more information call (877) WE-ACT-77 (932-2877) or visit www.bondaction.org.