'Crappy' rhetoric emerges in Wisconsin Recall as left reveals themselves as cowards

Today is the Wisconsin recall election between Governor Scott Walker and Tom Barrett. For over a year, the media has reported on the seemingly endless protesting that has gone on outside the State capital and around the country over the steps Governor Walker took to limit the power of the labor unions that were crushing the state.

“Today is a very, very big day for the republic,” Glenn said to start the radio show.

“Where do we stand in the end,” Glenn asked. “Are we a country that is lost in lies? Are we a country that is able to be purchased by labor unions? Are we a country that is intimidated?”

And since it is such an important day, Attorney General Eric Holder and members of the Department of Justice are on the ground in Wisconsin to make sure everything is on the up-and-up.

“Voters – you are as safe there as you would be if you, you know, had, like – I don't know – say, the Black Panthers on the ground,” Glenn joked.

Because of the nature of the race, the rhetoric coming out of Wisconsin, especially from those calling to end of Governor Walker’s term, is particularly heated.

On radio this morning, Glenn played the audio of an exchange between a reporter and a Walker-detractor:

VOICE 1: Yeah. That's the view of an elephant defecating Scott Walker's head or on Scott Walker's head.

VOICE 2: It's just past Scott Walker's head.

VOICE 1: Don't you think that may be a little crude and diluting your message a little


VOICE 2: Who are you to judge me? What's your message?

VOICE 1: I'm not judging you.

VOICE 2: You come here and stick a microphone in my face. What's your message? Please, don't judge me.

VOICE 1: All right.

VOICE 2: This is true.

VOICE 1: Elephants poop on Scott Walker?

VOICE 2: Yeah. This is a criminal.

VOICE 1: That's an elephant.

VOICE 2: Yeah, this is a criminal.

VOICE 1: That's a criminal elephant. Got it.

VOICE 2: The elephant has actually got criminal overtones.

VOICE 1: I see.

VOICE 2: But I'm not here to -- you have no right to just stick a microphone in my case like I owe you a thing.

VOICE 1: I'm doing it. You can't have my microphone.

VOICE 2: Yeah. Leave me alone.

VOICE 1: Okay. Later.

After listening to the exchange, Glenn only needed one word to describe the protester: coward.

“Now, you would normally say, ‘No, he's not.’ I mean, look at him. He's out fighting,” Glenn said.

“He's a bully. He's not a coward. No. He is a coward because he cannot defend his position. He doesn't want to defend his position. He's not capable of defending his position, and so he does what all cowards do. They go out, and they bully.”

This behavior is not just characteristic of local protestors, but Glenn contends it describes the organizations and politicians who seek to deaminize regardless of the facts and rarely offer any solutions.

“Why is it that the White House has engaged in such cowardice? Because they can't make their case. Why is it they're dividing us? Because they can't make their case. Why is it that union thugs have to intimidate at the polls, the Black Panthers have to intimidate at the polls? Because they can't make their case. The only thing they can do is bully.”

Cowards are not confident in themselves or what they have to offer because they are not committed to what they actually believe.

“Why is it that so many people will say one thing but do another? Why is it you elect politician after politician that they will say all of the things that they see in a focus group, and they won't tell you what's really on their heart, what's really on their mind,” Glenn asked. “I contend because they're cowards.”

“Cowards. They come in all shapes and sizes.”

Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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On last week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck revealed where the Black Lives Matter organization really gets its funding, and the dark money trail leading to a cast of familiar characters. Shortly after the program aired, one of BLM's fiscal sponsors, Thousand Currents, took down its board of directors page, which featured one of these shady characters:

Ex-Marxist professor and author of "Beyond Woke," Michael Rectenwald, joined Glenn Beck on the TV show to fill us in on the suspicious change he discovered on the Thousand Currents webpage and the Communist terrorists who is now helping run the organization. (Fortunately, the internet is forever, so it is still possible to view the board of directors page by looking at a web archive from the WayBack Machine.)

Rectenwald revealed the shocking life history of Thousand Currents' vice chair of the board, Susan Rosenberg, who spent 16 years in federal prison for her part in a series of increasingly violent acts of terrorism, including bombing the U.S. Capitol building, bombing an FBI building, and targeting police for assassination.

"Their whole campaign was one of unbelievably vicious, murderous cop killings, assassinations, and bombings," explained Rectenwald of Rosenberg's terror group known as the May 19th Communist Organization or M19.

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