Rebel or Artist? Meet the anonymous man driving the left crazy in Los Angeles

Glenn has been talking about the vital importance of conservative voices infiltrating the liberal-dominated cultural landscape for quite some time. On Monday's Glenn Beck Program, Glenn spoke to one man who has taken that message to heart - Los Angeles-based artist SABO. SABO has been creating conservative art for more than a decade now, but it was in the last few years that SABO began plastering his controversial posters all around LA. Because his work is illegal, SABO's face was not shown during the interview and his real name was not used.

To begin, Glenn asked SABO to run through some of his most iconic works. From a poster of a tattooed, smoking Ted Cruz to the 'Abortion Barbie' poster featuring Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis.

"Ted Cruz, you know, that was a fluke," SABO said. "He was coming into town, and what I knew about Ted Cruz visually was a little boring, but the way he acts is kind of bold. And I’d seen a poster of Marilyn Monroe with tattoos all over, and I said you know what, I’m going to try to do that. I did that for him."

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While SABO said the Cruz poster received a "lukewarm response," the Senator has been photographed autographing the image. He did point out, however, the one glaring problem with the poster - the cigarette in his mouth. Cruz is not a smoker.

SABO and Glenn moved the interview to Glenn's office where the artist opened up about his frustrations with the current culture.

"It’s like, the Republicans, you dare not say anything without fear of getting hit over the head," he said. "I live in Los Angeles, and I know my share of Republican...They have their Ferraris, their Aston Martins, their Bentleys. They bitch, moan, and complain about the state of politics. And my thought is man, if I only had one night of the money that you spend on hookers and booze, I could change the narrative at least a little bit. And it’s like, and they never do. You know, they’ll never donate."

Glenn asked SABO, a former Marine, if he is concerned about being arrested. While he has no desire to be arrested, he understands what he does is illegal.

"What I do is illegal," he said. "But at 46 years old, I have a little bit of bark on me."

Ultimately, Glenn asked SABO what advice he has for young people looking for a creative outlet.

"When you’re young, and you decide you want to be a creative, you’re almost indoctrinated into the belief that you have to be a liberal or a progressive… They own the narrative. They own Hollywood. They own the education system," SABO concluded. "Anything that reaches your eyes, ears, or heart is coming from the left. That’s why the Republicans have no creative people to push their message. And the thing is we have a great message, we just don’t have anyone to tell it because they’ve all been indoctrinated to the left."

You can learn more about SABO's work HERE.

The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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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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