Glenn Beck's Battle of the Headlines: Obama on a roll

Voice: Barack Obama, John McCain, two candidates, one winner, fighting to the bitter end, the battle of the news headlines starts now.

Glenn: Here we go, the battle of the headlines. This is where we pit Barack Obama and John McCain up against each other to see who's going to win, just based on the headlines of the day. We take the headlines of the paper every day, pit them 4 against 4. Is it 4 or 5 today? Pit them against each other and see who's going to opinion and, Stu, it's been a long haul for John McCain. We've been doing this for a couple of weeks and things aren't looking good.

Stu: Yeah. That's right, Glenn. I'm trying to remain completely unbiased here, but it's so hard because Obama is flawless. How I mean, the guy doesn't make a mistake.

Glenn: Oh, my gosh. I just got a tingle up my leg.

Stu: How can you possibly print a negative headline I got goose bumps. Obama.

Glenn: Oh, oh. I just got another. Do it again.

Stu: I don't want to.

Glenn: Say it like you're a hot chick.

Stu: I'm not going to do that for you.

Glenn: Say Obama. Just say Obama. Oh, yes. When your girlfriend, you know your girlfriend is, like, just let me call you Obama, when your wife is like, Obama, yes, we'll know we have found our man. All right. So, Stu.

Stu: Yes, Glenn.

Glenn: Looking like a good day for Obama or McCain.

Stu: The man is flawless. Obama has to be the guy.

Glenn: Here we go. Here we go. Headline No. 1: Obama's start status frustrating McCain. Headline No. 2: Obama gains on McCain in Arizona fundraising. Headline No. 3: The stars align for Obama. No. 4: Obama wins applause for delicate dance through Mideast political mine field. May I just point out here I don't think anyone should dance through a mine field but maybe it's just me. And finally the last headline for Barack Obama, Berlin awaits the new JFK. (Applause.) All right. We're her at the half. What are you seeing, Stu?

Stu: Well, you know, a couple of weeks ago I thought those headlines would have been bad with McCain having a clear edge on foreign policy but now we have seen Obama can travel across the oceans. The man is walking on water.

Glenn: Here we go, the next set of headlines. These are for John McCain in our headline battle. Headline No. 1: McCain denies misstating timetable of surge in Iraq. McCain credits Bush for drop in oil price. Iraq veteran takes on McCain in new ad. McCain's foreign policy frustration, and, finally, just so we can show a little ageism, the final headline for John McCain, McCain's confusion on Iraq.

Voice: Once again, Barack Obama comes out on top, glowing headline after glowing headline. Gee, what a freaking surprise.

Glenn: Hang on just a second. Stu, is that the second or third or fourth day that we have had a McCain headline that is ageist, that is confusion, he's mixed up?

Stu: Yeah. There's been a big

Glenn: Slow?

Stu: That's the new push lately is that he can't remember which country is which and he can't remember when things started or when dinner is being served, things like that.

Glenn: I think we should talk to him. If you're in the press corp, you should say, Mr. McCain, could you answer a question for me? How great is Obama?


I think you should just shout and speak slowly for the old and infirmed.

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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