Glenn: Trump a 'bully,' 'unpresidential' and a 'part of the problem'

Trump supporters claim to be finished with politicians and want someone who speaks the brutal, politically incorrect truth. But anyone fed up with the broken system in Washington needs to take a long look at some of the comments coming from The Donald at last night’s debate. He admitted to giving money to politicians in exchange for favors - including Hillary Clinton! Even worse, he was proud of it. Can someone who takes advantage of the broken system really do anything to change it?


Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it may contain errors:

In the adult table, the big loser was Donald Trump. And while he continued to say things in a way that Americans will connect with, I think he showed himself as a bully. As very unpresidential. As somebody who could not back up his big words with actual facts. More importantly, he demonstrated that he is actually part of the problem.

When he was asked about immigration and he was asked about, why isn't this happening? Can you tell us about Mexico? What he said was, because our politicians are stupid.

That's not true. Our politicians are not stupid. Some of them are. They're corrupt. They are bought off by big business, big donors, and they don't listen to the people because they want the cash, they want the power. They want the position. And Donald Trump in a most amazing paragraph I've ever heard any presidential candidate say, identified himself as the problem. But he's so lacking self-awareness, that it didn't connect with him. But I do believe it connected with the American people. Listen to this.

VOICE: Fifteen years ago you called yourself a liberal on health care. You were for a single-payer system, a Canadian-style system. Why were you for that then, and why aren't you for it now?

DONALD: First of all, I'd like to just go back to one -- in July of 2004, I came out strongly against the war with Iraq because it was going to destabilize the Middle East. And I'm the only one on this stage that knew that and had the vision to say it, and that's exactly what happened.

VOICE: But on Obamacare.

DONALD: The Middle East became totally destabilized, so I just wanted to say.

GLENN: Rand Paul was against it.

DONALD: As far as single-payer, it works in Canada. It works incredibly well in Scotland. It could have worked in a different age, which is the age you're talking about here. What I'd like to see is a private system without the artificial lines around every state. I have a big company with thousands and thousands of employees, and if I'm negotiating in New York or in New Jersey or in California, I have like one bidder. No one can bid. You know why? Because the insurance companies are making a fortune because they have control of the politicians. Of course, with the exception of the politicians on this stage. But they have total control of the politicians. They're making a fortune. Get rid of the artificial lines, and you will have yourself great plans. And then we have to take care of the people that can't take care of themselves. And I will do that through a different system.

RAND: News flash, the Republican Party has been fighting against a single-payer system for a decade. So I think you're on the wrong side of this, if you're still arguing for a single-payer system.

DONALD: I'm not -- I'm not -- I don't think you heard me. You're having a hard time tonight.


VOICE: Mr. Trump, it's not just your past support for single-payer health care. You've also supported a host of other liberal policies. You've also donated to several Democratic candidates. Hillary Clinton, included. Nancy Pelosi.

GLENN: This is it. Listen to this.

VOICE: Explaining those donations, saying you did that to get business-related favors. And you said recently, quote, when you give, they do whatever the hell you want them to do.

DONALD: You better believe it.

JEFFY: You better believe it.

DONALD: If I ask them, if I need them -- you know, most of the people on this stage, I've given to, just so you understand, a lot of money.


RAND: Not me.


VOICE: Not me.

VOICE: But you're welcome to give me a check, Donald, if you would like.

DONALD: Many of them. But I have --

VOICE: Donald if you end your campaign, I hope you will give to me.

DONALD: Good. Sounds good. Sounds good to me, Governor.

I will tell you that our system is broken. I gave to many people. Before this, before -- two months ago, I was a businessman. I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And, you know what, when I need something from them, two years later, three years later, I call them, they are there for me. That's a broken system.

VOICE: So what did you get from Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi?

DONALD: Well, I'll tell you what, with Hillary Clinton, I said be at my wedding, and she came to my wedding.

PAT: What?

DONALD: You know why? She had no choice because I gave. I gave to a foundation that frankly that foundation is supposed to do good. I didn't know her money would be used on private jets going all over the world. It was.

GLENN: Okay. Stop. He has proven himself as being part of the problem. Up until two months ago, well, do you have any principles? He talked later about his bankruptcy. And in his bankruptcy, he said, yes, I used the system. I used the system. Well, we're looking for somebody who says, I know this is the system. But I'm not doing it. Because this is wrong. I care about my country more than I care about my success. And if anybody believes that this man gave, you know, half a million dollars or whatever he gave to the Clinton Foundation, if you think he did that so he could have the Clintons come at his wedding, there's two problems. One, he is fiscally irresponsible. Two, he's so friend-less he has to buy his friends. That doesn't make any sense at all.

We do not want somebody who buys their way into the system. And he's proud of it. He is proud of it.

The big loser last night was Donald Trump. Clearly the big loser.

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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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