Typical: Big Government trying to cut off one of the few energy life lines left

With everything going on in the world, it's surprising that our energy costs haven't started to skyrocket. What's saving us from rising costs? Fracking! But, of course, the EPA and big government are doing all they can kill this industry. Surprised? You shouldn't be. Glenn explained on radio this morning.

"I read something amazing last night on why we are paying so little for our energy costs.  With everything that is going on, why has our electricity bill not skyrocketed more than it already has?  The answer is fracking.  Fracking is so incredibly important to the United States of America, especially with everything else that is happening in our country.  When they're taking apart energy left and the right, the only thing that has saved us is natural gas.  The natural gas industry has pulled off a miracle.  You want to talk about divine providence, here it is:  Natural gas and fracking," Glenn said.

"Fracking unleashes natural gas in untold units.  We had no idea how much energy we really sat on.  We all guessed that we were an energy leader in the rest -- for the rest of the world, but it's absolutely true."

Glenn explained that when entrepreneurs first started fracking, they expected to reduce costs by about a third and as a result generate more natural gas that they could sell a lot of for a better price.

"They unleashed much more than they ever thought possible and it made the price of natural gas plummet to where it's almost free.  They can't pump it out of the ground.  They can't get -- they can't afford to do it.  Now these smaller companies are starting to go under because they invested in all of this infrastructure and because the price of natural gas is so low, they can't pay the mortgage payments on all of their infrastructure.  Some of them are going out of business.  Others are just starting to turn everything down, turn the pumps down, because they can't afford to pump it.  And so now our natural gas prices are expected to rise.  They have to," Glenn said.

"Here is American ingenuity and entrepreneurs showing you how to find clean and plentiful energy and to do it not with the government, in spite of the government and look what's happened."

"Now the government, of course, can't help them.  In fact, states are trying to stop fracking.  The EPA is after everybody now.  Anybody who's trying to produce energy, fracking is dangerous.  Is it, really?  Here's the additional problem:  The coal industry, which is -- the Obama administration is trying to put out of business, a lot of them took their coal fire plants and converted them over to natural gas-fired plants, knowing that fracking had just changed the game entirely, but now that natural gas has to necessarily skyrocket, what do we do with the coal fire plants that are no longer coal fire plants, they're natural gas plants?"

Glenn explained that EPA Region 1 Administrator Curt Spalding had even been caught admitting how Obama's policies are killing whole communities!

Spalding was caught on tape saying:

But know right now, we are, we are struggling. We are struggling because we are trying to do our jobs. Lisa Jackson has put forth a very powerful message to the country. Just two days ago, the decision on greenhouse gas performance standard and saying basically gas plants are the performance standard which means if you want to build a coal plant you got a big problem. That was a huge decision. You can’t imagine how tough that was. Because you got to remember if you go to West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and all those places, you have coal communities who depend on coal. And to say that we just think those communities should just go away, we can’t do that. But she had to do what the law and policy suggested. And it’s painful. It’s painful every step of the way.

"I want you to understand what he just said," Glenn said, "He's talking about an actual community, towns.  You just have to go away."

"Yeah, but he's the victim," Pat joked. " I'm destroying your life completely and it really hurts me to do that.  Oh, I'm in pain!  Don't you people understand my pain?!  Yes, you're without a home and a community.  I had to tell you that!  I hurt.  Okay?!"

"This is not just shutting down an industry.  This is stomping out the entire community," Glenn said.

Glenn heavily criticized the media for not covering this story and blamed it on a bias against the rural communities, and warned that if the Obama administration and the EPA are successful at killing energy industries that use fossil fuels, the impact will be irreversible.

"This isn't something like you make this mistake and go, 'Oh, man, we shut down the coal industry.  That was a mistake.  You know what?  Call them back up and tell them we're going to buy some more coal'."

"Wake your neighbors up.  Another four years of this is going to kill us.  It's going to absolutely kill us," he said."

Straight from the Marxist con of critical race theory are three big lies about "systemic racism" in America that are debilitating to our nation: the lie that policing in the U.S. is thoroughly racist, the lie of voter suppression, and the lie of equity as the solution to solve "racism." Despite the evidence disproving these lies, they grow stronger, thanks to Democrats and activists with selfish interest in these narratives, who, along with their media partners, spread the sinister message that everything in America is racist by default and only massive government intervention can save us from ourselves. President Biden, Vice President Harris, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi – every Democrat on the national stage sees racism in literally everything at this point.

In this precarious time for America, Glenn Beck and North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson join together with data and the truth to fight back against the race-baiters ripping us apart.

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America has always been the land of the free. But as the line fades between the socialist, woke Left, and the Democratic Party that controls our government, are we diving headfirst into Marxism?

On his BlazeTV exclusive show, Glenn Beck spoke with Li Schoolland, who grew up under Mao's cultural revolution in China, and never did she think she would see the same warning signs in America. But now, she has a horrifying warning for us all.

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Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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