Glenn Asks Callers How They'd Feel About Cruz Endorsing Trump

Now that Trump has become the presumptive Republican nominee, Glenn wondered Friday on The Glenn Beck Program where Cruz stands on voting for or endorsing Trump.

"I would hope he would say, 'I can't do it. Each of you can make up your own mind, but I can't do that,'" Glenn said.

Curious about listeners thoughts on the topic, Glenn posed the question to several who called. They quickly dispelled any doubts he might have had.

Linda in California

"I would feel so betrayed after contributing specifically to his campaign and talking to people about him and trying to get their vote. I'm in California. We haven't had our say yet, but I can't vote . . . I would feel so betrayed. I just couldn't function. I just couldn't function."

Greg in Indiana

"I would be . . . I would be disappointed, Mr. Beck. But on the other hand, I cannot judge. And that is his constitutional right. ...I would be disappointed."

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Gail in New Jersey

"I would be absolutely astounded. That's not who he is. Absolutely astounded. It would absolutely say, he deceived me, absolutely. But I would still be with my principles of the Ten Commandments that was a gift from God, and I would look for somebody else who could be a representative of his, to fight back. Because it's not the man. It's the Ten Commandments which was a gift from God that I support. And that's how I live my life."

Patty in Connecticut

"I think Senator Cruz being the principled, honest man of integrity, very deep principles that he lives by and he rules his whole life involved in, he will never do that because he couldn't live with himself because he couldn't be true to himself because he is the principled, honest man. And I don't think he would ever vote for Donald Trump or endorse him because he doesn't see him as good for the country or the world. The American people, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights and everything Senator Cruz fights for every single day is in complete contrast with every single thing Donald Trump stands for."

Mike in Georgia

"There's no way that I feel that Ted Cruz would support Donald Trump. He's just such a man of character. My first and I first saw Ted at Restoring Love. And we were finally hopeful that it was somebody we could finally vote for. And when I got home from work yesterday, there was a prerecorded message I got from Ted thanking us for all the support, for the donations, for everything that we'd done, and not for him, but for the country. It just shows the character of the man that we were hoping to elect."

Kim in Illinois

"I'm kind of at that point where I'm standing on the edge. And if he were to endorse Donald Trump, I just think that would be just the push I needed, you know, just to go on over the edge . . . I'm not sure. But I just . . . with Cruz's principles, I mean, that was the whole reason why I was all in for him. And if he decided to endorse Donald Trump, I would question everything."

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Featured Image: Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during an election night watch party at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station on May 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cruz lost the Indiana primary to Republican rival Donald Trump. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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On last week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck revealed where the Black Lives Matter organization really gets its funding, and the dark money trail leading to a cast of familiar characters. Shortly after the program aired, one of BLM's fiscal sponsors, Thousand Currents, took down its board of directors page, which featured one of these shady characters:

Ex-Marxist professor and author of "Beyond Woke," Michael Rectenwald, joined Glenn Beck on the TV show to fill us in on the suspicious change he discovered on the Thousand Currents webpage and the Communist terrorists who is now helping run the organization. (Fortunately, the internet is forever, so it is still possible to view the board of directors page by looking at a web archive from the WayBack Machine.)

Rectenwald revealed the shocking life history of Thousand Currents' vice chair of the board, Susan Rosenberg, who spent 16 years in federal prison for her part in a series of increasingly violent acts of terrorism, including bombing the U.S. Capitol building, bombing an FBI building, and targeting police for assassination.

"Their whole campaign was one of unbelievably vicious, murderous cop killings, assassinations, and bombings," explained Rectenwald of Rosenberg's terror group known as the May 19th Communist Organization or M19.

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