Harvey Is a Long Way From Over – Here’s What Happens Next

Even though it’s been downgraded from hurricane status, Tropical Storm Harvey continues to douse Texas and the southern coast as torrential rain adds to the flood waters.

On radio Wednesday, Glenn thanked the audience for their incredible support and asked them to continue to help as flood victims try to recover. In the last 48 hours, people have given over $500,000 to help Texas; unfortunately, the storm is far from over.

“It’s going to have a chain reaction that you’re going to probably feel in your community,” he said of the huge storm that has flooded tens of thousands of homes. “I’m humbled by what you have already done.”

Teams working to rescue people and keep them fed and safe need supplies, including satellite phones. Because the satellite phones sent to the disaster site aren’t waterproof, communication has been going down.

“We need more boats. … We also need your help on communication devices,” Glenn said. “This is a long way from being over.”

UPDATE: Total funds are now over $1,000,000 in donations.

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GLENN: So there is -- there's some good news. Yesterday, just in the last 24 hours, you have stepped to the plate in an unbelievable way. Over $500,000 was raised just on yesterday's program. And we -- we can't thank you enough for that.

This is going to be something that goes for a very, very, very long time. And I think it is going to -- it's going to have a chain reaction. That you're going to probably feel in your community.

And I am -- I'm humbled by what you have already done and how many people are just giving like $5. Yesterday, I got an email. And people -- and we're going to talk to Jason who is down yesterday in Houston.

He said he could not believe the number of people who were driving their own personal cars and bringing their boats from all over the country. And he said, they were just leaving their car. And as they were leaving, they were like, "Buy, car." They just knew they were never going to see their car again. And Jason almost got stuck a couple of times because they're driving around. And they're trying to find a place to launch the boats. But the water is coming in so fast, that the cars are -- you know, when they drive down a street, if they can't launch it there, by the time they were turning around to try to get out the same way, they were blocked. I mean, they almost got trapped yesterday.

Just, you know, they didn't have a boat.

JEFFY: Wow.

GLENN: They were following the guys who had the boat. At one point, they got separated. And they were like, we are -- we're going to be asking them to rescue us.

JEFFY: Right.

GLENN: We need more boats. And we also need your help on communication devices. The satellite phones that we dispatched yesterday, unfortunately not waterproof. And so we're losing a lot of satellite phones, the communication devices are going down.

We really need your support to believe just to communicate. This is a long way from being over.

You have to remember the waters were receding in -- with Katrina, really quickly.

And you were able to go -- by this time, they were going door-to-door, and they were spray painting X's and numbers on doors of how many people were dead in those homes. We're not even there yet.

And this is a long, long way from being over. And we really need your support at mercuryone.org.

We are trying to be as transparent as we possibly can be so you know exactly where the money is. I'll give you an update on what was happening yesterday. But we have -- I think it's Project Barbecue yesterday, finally was able to get to the -- to the location, which is the convention center.

PAT: George R. Brown Convention Center.

GLENN: The convention center, they're the ones that are going to be supplying 25,000 meals a day. Last night, they finally were able to fire things up. I think they served only 2500 last night. They'll be up to ten or 15,000 by today. And by tomorrow, they'll be at 25,000 meals.

STU: And in a real moment of graciousness, we have offered, when they're done, they can come back and stage here. Any barbecue facility actually that wants to come and stage themselves here, is welcome at any time.

GLENN: But there's no one to rescue here.

JEFFY: There's plenty of room in the parking lot to --

STU: Thank you, Jeffy. Lots of room.

So just think of this. This is all donations. Think of the amount of beef you need and pork. Thank God we're in Texas.

Think of the amount of food. For 25,000 people, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, at that one location. If you can help us, five bucks makes a world of difference. Go to mercuryone.org.

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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