Glenn Beck: Dem's laugh off Gustav




Don Fowler Amused by New Orleans Hurricane



Michael Moore Thanks God for Hurricane Gustav

GLENN: Also, something else that I find absolutely incredible. Can we play the audio, please, of Michael Moore on Keith Olbermann. Here's the dynamic duo.

MOORE: Good evening, Keith, thanks for having me back. I was just thinking, this Gustav is proof that there is a God in heaven. To have it planned at the same time. I

GLENN: Stop. We don't need to hear anymore. Here is Michael Moore laughing about Gustav. I mean, I love the fact that the only time there's proof that there's a God is when he kills a bunch of people, apparently for an election. Can you imagine? I mean, what was it after 9/11 when somebody came out and said who was it that came out and said was it Falwell that came out and said, this is punishment, yet it's a funny joke when they say it. They are, of course, the party of real compassion, but behind the scenes and now apparently in front of the camera, and nobody seems to care, they can say whatever they want. They can joke about people dying as a payback during the election. It's amazing.

Now, the former chair of the DNC, he was the chairperson of the DNC between 1995 and 1997. His name is Donald Fowler. He was on a plane and he was coming back from the convention and this audio is very, very difficult to hear, but we should include this in the newsletter today so you can actually see it, but here is the audio of him on the plane talking about the hurricane.

(Audio plays).

GLENN: Okay. What he's saying here is, plus I think the hurricane's going to hit, and he starts to laugh New Orleans about the time the Republicans start. The timing, at least as it appears now, it will be there on Monday. That just demonstrates that God is on our side. You want to talk about arrogance, it's not just the arrogance that he would say something like this but he would also say it in a public space on an airplane coming back from the convention. I don't know, but he's probably not the only political person on the plane. Sitting right behind him is Caleb Howe. He's from redstate.com and Caleb is on the phone with us. And Caleb, you are the guy, you were sitting right behind Fowler.

HOWE: I was.

GLENN: How did that did you switch seats? How did that happen?

HOWE: That was just coincidence. I was just sitting in my seat and Congressman Spratt sat directly in front of me and Fowler sat across the aisle in front of me.

GLENN: Okay. And did you have like a little Flip Video or how did you record this?

HOWE: Just a handheld camera, you know, a single shot camera.

GLENN: Okay. So you're and did you position it some place? Where did you position the camera?

HOWE: I just, yeah, I just sat it right on my knee. You know, when they came on the plane, they were clearly holding the audience, speaking very loud. Fowler was the one to whom all they were deferring and they were putting on a show. So I thought, well, this is going to be good. So I pulled out my camera and turned it on.

GLENN: Okay. And how much conversation happened prior to what you captured?

HOWE: Just a few minutes. Mostly trashing Sarah Palin.

GLENN: And what were they saying about Sarah Palin?

HOWE: Congressman Spratt called her just terrible. Fowler said she really had nothing to offer; they picked her just because she was a female, she was he called her Quayle on steroids.

GLENN: All right. So you had that. And then you heard Fowler say what he said.

HOWE: That's right.

GLENN: And what was the describe the scene a little bit.

HOWE: Well, you know, he had people sitting around turned paying attention to him and he was putting on his big show and he started laughing and everybody said along with. And, you know, when he said this is just proof that God is on our side, everybody was nodding in agreement and chuckling to themselves widely and everybody generally seemed to accept the premise.

GLENN: Did you ever introduce yourself?

HOWE: I did not, no. Although Congressman Spratt's wife did notice my Reagan shirt I was wearing at the time and give me a funny look. So...

GLENN: Now, you went right away and you posted this video.

HOWE: Correct.

GLENN: And then you were called how long was it before you were called a right wing nut job?

HOWE: A little less than 48 hours. It was about a day and a half.

GLENN: So it took a day and a half for them to come up with something as clever as that.

HOWE: That's right.

GLENN: So all you did, all you did was post the video of them saying, "God is on our side, that's why he's sending a hurricane to New Orleans" and you're the nut job.

HOWE: That's right.

GLENN: Just wanted to make sure I got that right.

HOWE: Yeah, that's exactly how it happened.

GLENN: Caleb, what has has there been any actual reaction from this other than just name calling? Has there been any reaction on either side? What are people saying?

HOWE: Well, I mean, I'm up here in St. Paul and a lot of people have seen the video. Most of the people who I'm with think he was being a real jerk, and the South Carolina GOP chairman made a statement. So, you know, it's got a little bit of splash. But you don't see a lot of outrage, certainly not online. I mean, you go to the left wing websites, they are not on there decrying him the way it would be if it was a reverse situation.

GLENN: Sure. Can you even imagine, imagine.

HOWE: I know, imagine that.

GLENN: Caleb, what do you think of the you know, the blog, the blogosphere is just on fire today and has been all weekend with Sarah Palin.

HOWE: It is, yes.

GLENN: And the pictures of her daughter which came out over the weekend. And I mean, I looked at it. My wife and I, we sat next to each other and we were looking at the Internet and we looked at the pictures and I mean, I think my wife almost broke out in tears. And I did as well as a dad. Then I come to find out that the pictures that they were showing of Sarah Palin's daughter were two years old. So not even possible that she was even pregnant at the time. So her daughter just had a little belly fat there.

HOWE: Right, right, which they were shredding her for online.

GLENN: Absolutely unbelievable. As a blogger, where's the line here, Caleb?

HOWE: Well, you know, I mean, this story originated at Daily Coast and my experience is they really don't have a line if it involves Republicans. I mean, they will cross any line. They will certainly attack a 17 year old if they think it's going to benefit them in even a small way during the election which is you know, which is exactly what they did.

GLENN: Do you believe that there's a line? Is there something that you have come across, let's say on the other sredstate.comide that you've said and don't tell me what it is, but you've said, absolutely not.

HOWE: I've never come across anything like that, but I know there is a line and I think most of the bloggers on our side, certainly at redstate know that there's a line that we wouldn't cross. This is one of those. I mean, we certainly wouldn't be attacking a child and saying, "You know, I don't know, she's pretty fat, she must have been pregnant, I think Sarah Palin's a liar."

GLENN: Unbelievable.

HOWE: When they have to know it was a ridiculous story but they posted it anyway.

GLENN: They are not even saying "We think." They're saying "We know."

HOWE: Right.

GLENN: In fact, I just read something from Andrew Sullivan from The Atlantic and he is I mean, he is just he's demanding the medical records for Trig. He is saying, let's have them, let's let us talk to the obstetrician, let's have the medical records. Oh, my gosh, you've got to be kidding me.

HOWE: He's really gone off the edge. You know, he's in the tank for Obama so bad that that's his new religion and I mean, I'm not even surprised with anything Sullivan does anymore.

GLENN: All right. Well, Caleb, just unbelievable video and, of course, that's not going to get any you know, it's not going to get the kind of play that it would be if that video were having the Republicans say something like that.

HOWE: That's right. Of course not.

GLENN: Yeah. All right, Caleb, thanks a lot.

HOWE: Thank you.

GLENN: You bet, bye bye. That's from redstate.com.

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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We're going to be doing an amazing broadcast on Thursday, July 2nd, and we will be broadcasting a really important moment. It is restoring truth. It is restoring our history. It is asking to you make a covenant with God. The covenant that was made by the Pilgrims. And it's giving you a road map of things that we can do, to be able to come back home, together.

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