Glenn Beck: John McCain's 'Musical Woes' ??

VOICE: Barack Obama, John McCain, two candidates, one winner fighting to the bitter end. The Battle of the News Headlines starts... now.

STU: Well, yesterday was a very interesting day as John McCain steamed get two mildly positive headlines but I'm sure that's going to turn around. We're looking for some very -- some attacks that have no substance for them. I think that's what I'd like for in the first half.

GLENN: All right. Let's go with John McCain, headline number one from today's paper, McCain calm over cancer scare. I don't even know what headline number two means: McCain's musical woes. Dan, you've got to look up that story. I can't even imagine. What is John -- did he go see Mamma Mia? John McCain headline number three: John McCain's negative attacks against Barack Obama hit a low mark. John McCain says media is biased towards Obama but it's McCain who's been getting a free ride. Here we are at the half, about ready to go in and see the next four headlines. These headlines will be for Barack Obama.

STU: That's basically exactly what we expected for McCain. Looking forward to Obama, we expect positive embrace from the media. That's what he gets on a daily basis.

GLENN: And here we go, headline number one for Obama: A hug for Obama, a handshake for McCain. Headline number two: Obama says he's becoming competitive in red states. Headline number three: Obama, new sheriff in town. I mean, what does that -- oh, does he think he's a cowboy? And the third. Mr. President? Not quite, but quite presidential.

VOICE: Once again Barack Obama comes out on top, glowing headline after glowing headline. Gee, what a frickin' surprise.

GLENN: Dan, what is John McCain's musical woes? What is that?

DAN: Give me one second. Hold on.

GLENN: I mean, that's just -- oh. And here's another one. I'm assuming this one, John McCain's negative attacks against Barack Obama hit a new low mark? Is that the one where he won't -- he will go to the gym but he won't go visit the soldiers in Germany?

STU: That's, I'm sure that's that, yeah. You know what, I -- look. Barack Obama's going to run 15,000 terrible ads and 527s will do it, too, but John McCain's ads stink so far. I don't understand this. Like, I -- it's not his place to be criticizing Barack Obama that he's going to the gym instead of going to visit the troops. It just seems like a silly sort of hackish attack. And then --

GLENN: Well, it's -- compared to like, for instance, he says he won't take on Jeremiah Wright.

STU: Right. That's something of substance. Like, he --

GLENN: Well, no. Because John McCain sees it the wrong way. John McCain sees the Jeremiah Wright thing: Oh, that's race and that's religion. No, it's not. His theology is political theology. It is a Marxist theology. And if somebody would stand up and say, look, I don't want to talk about anybody's religion, I don't really care about anybody's religion. But this is a Marxist theology. And look, here is this phrase from this individual called Lenin, here's this phrase from Marx, here's this phrase from Castro, here's this phrase from Jeremiah Wright. Now let me give you the phrase from Berlin that's awfully familiar. You know what I mean? If you would just take on and say, look, this has influenced the man. No matter what he says, it has influenced the man. And it's not about religion and it's not about race and it's not about loud, flashy preachers. But he won't do it.

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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