French Foreign Minister: ‘500 days left to avoid climate chaos’

Speaking in Washington before a meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius started the countdown to “climate chaos.”

“We have 500 days to avoid the climate chaos,” Fabius said in French.

After Kerry asked if Fabius would like to say anything in English, he spoke briefly about Iran, Syria, and Ukraine before returning to the climate change topic.

“And very important issues, issue of climate change, climate chaos,” the foreign minister said. “And we have – as I said, we have 500 days to avoid climate chaos, and I know that President Obama and John Kerry himself are committed on this subject and I’m sure that with them, with a lot of other friends, we shall be able to reach success on this very important matter.”

On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to Fabius’ dire warning – explaining that we must point out the lunacy of the climate change fear mongers in order to ensure these arguments do not gain credence.

“The French foreign minister has started the countdown Tuesday to the climate change disaster… You laugh, but your days are numbered,” Glenn said. “I want a countdown clock on the show. I want to be able to [illustrate] 499 days to climate chaos. And I mean this sincerely… We could put this up on GlennBeck.com.”

As Stu pointed out, the left has spent years criticizing and mocking Glenn for what they consider to be his doomsday, apocalyptic approach, and yet you don’t see anyone poking fun at the French Foreign Minister starting a countdown to global chaos.

“This is what they used to do to you. They used to say, ‘He's apocalyptic.’ ‘He's doom and gloom,’” Stu explained. “When these guys can come out and say all of civilization is at an immediate risk – Al Gore was saying it's already here. So I don't know where this guy gets his optimistic timeline of 500 days. I would say this guy is a ‘flat earther’ compared to what Al Gore was saying the other day. He was saying it's already here, it's already happening.”

Glenn explained the global warming, climate change, climate chaos argument has been relatively successful over the years because the message – whether it is true or not – is constantly reinforced until people have no choice but to accept it.

“Why doesn't anybody think that this is effective? You just keep saying it enough and people will believe it. You just keep saying it enough and people will [believe it],” Glenn said. “People don't push back anymore. People don't mock them… If you don't make it into a joke, it becomes real.”

Whether it is with your children at home or your colleagues at work, people must begin to point out the insanity of this climate argument before it becomes commonplace.

“If you you don't make it into a joke in your own home with your own kids, it will become real. They're going to school and they are hearing this nonsense,” Glenn concluded. “Climate chaos? What are you talking about? Explain what happened to the damn dinosaurs. Explain what happened to the ice age. Climate chaos? Where was man during the ice age? Where was he? Was he in his SUV? Was he using too many fossil fuels? No. How exactly did this happen? Climate chaos? Mock them.”

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Monday, Harvard Law professor and lawyer on President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team Alan Dershowitz explains the history of impeachment and its process, why the framers did not include abuse of power as criteria for a Constitutional impeachment, why the Democrats are framing their case the way they are, and what to look for in the upcoming Senate trial.

Dershowitz argued that "abuse of power" -- one of two articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House Democrats last month -- is not an impeachable act.

"There are two articles of impeachment. The second is 'obstruction of Congress.' That's just a false accusation," said Dershowitz. "But they also charge him, in the Ukraine matter, with abuse of power. But abuse of power was discussed by the framers (of the U.S. Constitution) ... the framers refused to include abuse of power because it was too broad, too open-ended.

"In the words of James Madison, the father of our Constitution, it would lead presidents to serve at the will of Congress. And that's exactly what the framers didn't want, which is why they were very specific and said a president can be impeached only for treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors," he added.

"What's alleged against President Trump is not criminal," added Dershowitz. "If they had criminal issues to allege, you can be sure they would have done it. If they could establish bribery or treason, they would have done it already. But they didn't do it. They instead used this concept of abuse of power, which is so broad and general ... any president could be charged with it."

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On Friday's radio program, Bill O'Reilly joins Glenn Beck discuss the possible outcomes for the Democrats in 2020.

Why are former President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama working overtime to convince Americans they're more moderate than most of the far-left Democratic presidential candidates? Is there a chance of a Michelle Obama vs. Donald Trump race this fall?

O'Reilly surmised that a post-primary nomination would probably be more of a "Bloomberg play." He said Michael Bloomberg might actually stand a chance at the Democratic nomination if there is a brokered convention, as many Democratic leaders are fearfully anticipating.

"Bloomberg knows he doesn't really have a chance to get enough delegates to win," O'Reilly said. "He's doing two things: If there's a brokered convention, there he is. And even if there is a nominee, it will probably be Biden, and Biden will give [him] Secretary of State or Secretary of Treasury. That's what Bloomberg wants."

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Friday, award-winning investigative reporter John Solomon, a central figure in the impeachment proceedings, explained his newly filed lawsuit, which seeks the records of contact between Ukraine prosecutors and the U.S. Embassy officials in Kiev during the 2016 election.

The records would provide valuable information on what really happened in Ukraine, including what then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter were doing with Ukrainian energy company, Burisma Holdings, Solomon explained.

The documents, which the State Department has withheld thus far despite repeated requests for release by Solomon, would likely shed light on the alleged corruption that President Donald Trump requested to be investigated during his phone call with the president of Ukraine last year.

With the help of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Solomon's lawsuit seeks to compel the State Department to release the critical records. Once released, the records are expected to reveal, once and for all, exactly why President Trump wanted to investigate the dealings in Ukraine, and finally expose the side of the story that Democrats are trying to hide in their push for impeachment.

"It's been a one-sided story so far, just like the beginning of the Russia collusion story, right? Everybody was certain on Jan. 9 of 2017 that the Christopher Steele dossier was gospel. And our president was an agent of Russia. Three years later, we learned that all of that turned out to be bunk, " Solomon said.

"The most important thing about politics, and about investigations, is that there are two sides to a story. There are two pieces of evidence. And right now, we've only seen one side of it," he continued. "I think we'll learn a lot about what the intelligence community, what the economic and Treasury Department community was telling the president. And I bet the story was way more complicated than the narrative that [House Intelligence Committee Chairman] Adam Schiff [D-Calif.] has woven so far."

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Carter Page, a former advisor to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, found himself at the center of the Russia probe and had his reputation and career destroyed by what we now know were lies from our own intelligence system and the media.

On the TV show Thursday, Page joined Glenn Beck to speak out about how he became the subject of illegal electronic surveillance by the FBI for more than two years, and revealed the extent of the corruption that has infiltrated our legal systems and our country as a whole.

"To me, the bigger issue is how much damage this has done to our country," Page told Glenn. "I've been very patient in trying to ... find help with finding solutions and correcting this terrible thing which has happened to our country, our judicial system, DOJ, FBI -- these once-great institutions. And my bigger concern is the fact that, although we keep taking these steps forward in terms of these important findings, it really remains the tip of the iceberg."

Page was referencing the report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, which revealed that the FBI made "at least 17 significant errors or omissions" in its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) applications for warrants to spy on Page, a U.S. citizen.

"I think this needs to be attacked from all angles," Glenn said. "The one angle I'm interested in from you is, please tell me you have the biggest badass attorneys that are hungry, starving, maybe are a little low to pay their Mercedes payments right now, and are just gearing up to come after the government and the media. Are they?"

I can confirm that that is the case," Page replied.

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