Glenn Beck: Going green = killing bats

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GLENN: The exploding bats I think we have to I mean, it's a very big problem, the wind turbines now, the environmentalists. And don't laugh. What's wrong with you people? It's not cool to laugh at exploding bats. The wind turbines, the environmentalists have come out and said you can't use wind power, it makes bats explode and it's not because they run into the blades. Those are birds that do that. What, are you happy killing the birds? Now, because of the change in the wind or something, it makes the bats' lungs explode.

Yes, Stu?

STU: It's like the bends, Glenn. You know the bends, when you're like SCUBA diving.

GLENN: Sure.

STU: And then you have the whole bends thing with the lungs.

GLENN: Sure.

STU: And they don't and then the that's what's happening.

GLENN: Do you know what country kills more bats than any other country on planet Earth? Think about, which country, which country which country cares the least about animals?

STU: The least about animals, that would be the United States of America.

GLENN: And do you have any evidence of that?

STU: Yeah. President Bush.

GLENN: Dick Cheney, Point 2, Dick Cheney, George Bush.

STU: Donald Rumsfeld.

GLENN: Let me give you those are all great answers, okay? But let me give you this for those who want to go the unnecessary. Even mentioning this kind of stuff after you've said George Bush and Dick Cheney, it's almost what did Keith Olbermann say? It's almost foolish to have to say it out loud. But let me go a step further, okay? What is the problem with bats? Why are the bats exploding?

STU: The wind power.

GLENN: Wind power. What country is the number one generator of wind power on planet Earth?

STU: Oh, obviously France.

GLENN: No. No, no, no. Number one.

STU: Oh, the Netherlands.

GLENN: No. No, no, no. Number one. More wind generated power than any other.

STU: Finland. Finland.


STU: Sweden? Switzerland?


DAN: You are thinking too small. It's got to be a big country.

GLENN: Put these together. Who is killing bats faster than anyone else?

STU: Iceland is killing bats?

GLENN: No, Iceland is not it.

DAN: Australia.

GLENN: Guys! Let's start over. Stu?

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Why are the bats dying?

STU: The bats are dying because of wind power.

GLENN: Okay. What country kills more bats than anybody else? What country hates animals more than any other country?

STU: Spain.

DAN: Thailand.

GLENN: Okay.

STU: You are saying wait. Maybe I'm misunderstanding the question. You are saying because we know wind power is clean. It's clean energy.

GLENN: It's clean. So okay, let's try that. Okay, let's go that way. Because that means let me speak your language. Okay. What country, what country generates more clean energy from the wind.

STU: Right, okay.

GLENN: Than any other country, because it's because we're the leaders in the world, because the rest of the world waits for this country to lead the way. What country is leading the way on clean wind power?

STU: You keep putting it some weird way but when you say it that way, obviously Belgium.


DAN: Stu, you missed it. He obviously meant England.

STU: Oh, the U.K., was it Ireland? Or is it oh, idiots, idiots, idiots. Greenland!

DAN: Oh.

STU: Greenland.

DAN: Our bad.

GLENN: Am I being produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon? Okay, here's the deal. I'm just going to come clean with you. Surprisingly enough the largest generator of wind power, the country leading the way for the rest of the world is... America. The United States of America. That's this one. That's crazy. Who knew. You'd think that the rest of the world would be moving in that direction since we're leading the way. It's crazy. You'd think somebody would point that out. "Hey, good for us. We're leading the way." Hmmm. I didn't know that.

Here's when I found it out. Killing bats. Wind power's changing the pressure of the air around the windmills. I don't know. It might have been the aroma of tulips that stopped this from happening in Holland when they did it oh, so many years ago. But wind power here in the United States is actually killing bats. I'd like to know why you hate bats so much. I'd like to know how you can where you get off of saying, "I want to run my toaster. I want, I want my " well, why don't we just squeeze bats and use bat juice to run your microwave oven, Mr. Animal hate monger. Why don't we just torture bats so you can get to work in an air conditioned car. You clearly are not truly for the Pickens plan, are you? Oh, and you're going to destroy the bat population.

By the way, there was another study out that said that the vibrations are causing headaches and nausea and all kinds of things with people. Whatever. The bats are dying. And let me tell you something. You may not take the bat population seriously but maybe that's because you've never met a bat. Oh, you just think of them as this animal that has been made to dress up like a vampire. Sure, sure. Let the movie be your stereotype, okay? These are God's only handicapped creatures, all of them. Did you know this? All of them born blind. Oh, you think it's funny. "Oh, you're blind as a bat." Really? Funny, Mr. Hate monger that wants to kill them with wind power? That's why on tomorrow's program we're going to be asking for people who have sick mice or gerbils to ship us their eyes so we can transplant your dying gerbil eyes into bats. It's Bat Doctors Without Borders. It's a new program. It's a new program. We'll debut it on tomorrow's show. Just leaving it there, hate monger. I'm just leaving it there.

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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