Beck urges viewers not to become "a slave" to Washington Video ››› March 18, 2010 5:51 PM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the March 18 edition of Fox News' Glenn Beck: Loading the player reg... Previously: Beck says "progressives" were previously known as "tyrants," "slave owners" After ranting about how "illegal immigration is modern-day slavery," Beck compares himself to Ben Franklin Beck: "modern day slave state" being constructed out of ACORN, SEIU, student loans, census and service initiatives Beck: "The government's irresponsible spending is turning us into slaves" Beck says he can "make a case" Rathke brothers are "enslaving people through ACORN" Tax deduction change latest Obama proposal Beck claims "involves enslaving people" Beck: "You know what this president is doing right now? He is addicting this country to heroin-the heroin that is government slavery." Beck says of stimulus package: "It is slavery" Beck again compares recovery bill to slavery Short Link copy link Network/Outlet Fox News Channel Person Glenn Beck Show/Publication Glenn Beck show Stories/Interests Attacks on Progressives We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.