Why does Glenn think Ebola is the "ultimate weapon"?

Terrorists are more than willing to use unconventional weapons in order to attack the Western way of life, and yet no one seems to think they could use the outbreak of Ebola to their advantage. The effects of a pandemic could be disastrous for the United States, but our leaders have been handling the situation with unheard of arrogance. Why are flights still going back and forth to infected areas? Why is the threat being downplayed? Is it arrogance? Glenn discussed the effect an Ebola outbreak could have and how Americans can spiritually prepare on radio this morning.

"I have to tell you, I can see saying to my family: We're staying home. We're just staying home. That's it. This stuff starts to spread, and we're all going to be doing that," Glenn said.

Glenn said Ebola was the second "ultimate weapon" only trailing an EMP.

"You drop an EMP over the skies of the United States of America, and we're done, and three-quarters of the nation dies within the first year. An EMP is the ultimate weapon with us."

"The second is a plague. This one affects the entire world. But you want to talk about an economy that goes south, you got nothing. You got nothing. Who's going grocery shopping? You want to have a reason to have gold? You want a reason to have guns? You want a reason to have God? You want a reason to have food storage? It's called Ebola."

Glenn has been saying for a while that he thinks something is coming to America, and that it disease will be a part of it. But what is it? Glenn described it as a humbling.

In a dinner with Gov. Bobby Jindal, Glenn told him "we're headed for a humbling, a massive humbling."

"We refuse to humble ourselves. Look at the secret service. Look at the way we're dealing with everything in the Middle East. Looking at the way we're still dealing in the financial sector. We haven't learned anything. We've become more arrogant."

"The arrogance is getting worse," he continued. "Think about how the things that are said and done in our society now, they don't make sense. We all know that doesn't make sense. 'Our borders are the most secure they've ever been.' No, it's not. And we all know that. 'Well, this was a workplace violence situation.' No, it wasn't. We know it's Islamic extremism. Your arrogance tells you that we're going to believe that, but none of us do, but we accept it.

"'Common Core math', no, that doesn't work. Your arrogance. 'Don't worry. We can bring Ebola in, and we don't have to close the airspace.' I have news for you, gang, a humbling is coming. And unless we turn now and start to be more humble, more kind, more gentle, and reroute ourselves in common sense in the things that we learned from the gods of the copybook headings, to quote Kipling, if we don't start routing ourselves to things that all men once found self-evident, a humbling is coming. And I fear this might be the beginning of one. And you should prepare."

"Now is the time. Hopefully all of this passes, but now is the time to prepare. One way or another, whether it's this or something else, a humbling is coming."

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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