What is really happening in Baltimore?

What happened to Freddie Gray? Every hour there seems to be a new story that contradicts the “facts” that everyone accepted the hour previous. Freddie Gray was beaten by police officers on his way to jail. No, Freddie Gray threw himself against the wall of the police van, damaging his own spine. Wait, that may not be it either. But the cops are racist - except half of them are black. What’s really going on? What are you supposed to do? Glenn gave his thoughts during Monday’s radio show.

Let me go to Baltimore. Another confusing situation, I guess. I guess he broke his spine before getting into the van, except that wasn't true. He was pounding his head on the wall of the van, trying to inflict injuries on himself. He had a witness that is a criminal, now says that wasn't true.

The cops were arrested as a sacrifice, or was it the cops were arrested because they're guilty? Or were the cops racists? Except half the cops are black, and almost every city official I see in Baltimore is black.

Protesters should wait until all the information is out and let the system work before they judge the case or riot. And yet, the internet is ablaze with the authors of the last point now saying it's an injustice and time for people to take the streets.

I don't know what to believe anymore. I don't even know who we think we are anymore. I watched CNN. I got one side. I watched Fox. I got the other side. But I don't think I got the truth in either of them.

There are no good guys. No bad guys. Nobody really wanting to find out the facts. Are those who support the police any more patient than the protesters? Yes, they didn't burn down the city. But I have read the calls for violence, haven't you?

I believe in the system. I believe the vast majority of people in Baltimore are good. I believe the vast majority of cops are good. I don't have faith in our federal system, and I don't have faith in the old media. But I do have faith in people.

We've screwed things up in the last hundred years, it's going to take time for this unravel. But if we all have the same goals of truth, justice, and unity, we will prevail.

I pray for the Gray family. I pray for the city of Baltimore. I pray for the policemen involved. I pray for their families. All the cops around the country that know this is coming to their city, because it is. It already is. In Seattle. In Oakland. In Dallas. This weekend. There were protests all around the country. It's coming. The truth must prevail. The Democratic socialists that have run these cities for decades are at fault in a big way.

If this police force is bad and racist, who didn't do their job to clean it up a long time ago? The African-American Democratic socialists.

The only ones I'm afraid that will get out without paying any price are the so-called leaders in these cities and in our country.

We have to look to clean up our own cities, and our own police departments have to police themselves. We have to clean up our own families. We have to clean up our own churches. We do it now before there's trouble. Because this story will play itself out over and over again in America. And how do I know? I know because I read The Coming Insurrection. I listened to those radicals who led Occupy Wall Street. I read what ISIS is currently tweeting. I look at what Iran is saying. I listen to those leaders in Russia. I've listened to Frances Fox Piven and Al Sharpton and the Black Panthers and the Nation of Islam or any of the other leftists who have been planting these seeds for a very, very long time. Now is the time to be wise as serpents and gentle as doves.

Speak truth. Find joy.

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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