Glenn declares today "the beginning of miracles" at fiery FreePAC speech

On Saturday, thousands of conservative and libertarian grassroots activists gathered in Louisville, Kentucky for FreePAC Kentucky. Hosted by FreedomWorks, the event featured conservative pundits, politicians, entrepreneurs, and community leaders offering solutions to the problems that face our nation. From TheBlaze's Andrew Wilkow to Kentucky senate candidate Matt Bevin, FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe to Reverend C.L. Bryant, the day's speakers sought to provide the tools and techniques needed to "take America back from the Washington establishment."

Glenn delivered an impassioned keynote address to an enthusiastic crowd in which he outlined why we must learn to understand our history before we can work to restore our nation.

"We don't know our own history," Glenn said as he showed the audience a handful of historical artifacts from his collection. "We have seen these times before. History tells the story."

The story of Iva Toguri (aka Tokyo Rose) is one that has been lost and distorted many times over. But, as Glenn explained, it is important to teach our children the truth so that we can understand she was in fact a hero not a traitor. How did her story become so sensationalized? The government and media needed a scapegoat during a trying time in our nation's history.

"This happened because the media and big government decided they needed food. They needed some story to tell," Glenn explained. "Unless you have people in media who are true to the truth, unless you people in government who are true to the truth, it happens again."

As Glenn worked his way through the collection, it became clear that history is easily manipulated. History is easily changed. But we cannot blame the United States as a country. Instead, it is the American people who are corruptible.

"It was the people that lost their way," Glenn said as he shared the story of Toguri, "not the principles behind the country."

Glenn read an excerpt from a book written by Thomas Edison around the time funding for motion pictures was being sought. In the book, Edison explains the power of motion picture, for he believed with video capturing history in real time nothing could be distorted. Sadly, we have come to realize that this is not the case. And Glenn blames the persistence and foothold of the progressive movement for the manipulation. Edison didn't truly understand the progressive movement or the influence of the media and university system.

Today, we have seen the progressive movement infect both parties. But, as the FreePAC event so wonderfully demonstrated, there is a talented, passionate, and articulate crop of small government, liberty minded Americans who are willing and ready to go to Washington and fight the good fight.

"These are the people we have begged for. These are the men and women we have prayed for. We need to go and convince our friends and our neighbors they are here. We cannot get tired," Glenn said. "Big government is a philosophy in both parties, period. It is antithetical to the American system, period. These are the beginnings of miracles. It requires us to stand. It requires us to get hit."

Glenn concluded his remarks by quoting a passage from the Disneyland Prospectus he won at auction in 2010:

Disneyland will be based upon and dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and hard facts that have created America. And it will be uniquely equipped to dramatize those dreams and facts and send them forth as a source of courage and inspiration to all the world.

"I challenge you to know what you believe in and then hold fast to it," Glenn said. "I challenge you to know the hard facts, the ideas, the ideals that founded this country. Internalize them, live them, preach them, and send them forth as a source of inspiration to the world."

Throughout the speech Glenn referred back to a theme found in the Gospel of John in which Jesus reveals himself to his disciples and his miracles are discussed. Glenn emphatically stated that if we continue to stand exactly where we are supposed to stand, God will take care of the rest.

"I testify to you today," Glenn declared. "This is the beginning of miracles."

Watch Glenn's speech below:

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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