Glenn Beck: Mother of all snakes

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GLENN: Of course, you know, this show has won all kinds of science awards over the years. Like we've got plaques and plates and stuff like that that are hanging on all the walls, a lot of ribbons and stuff. But we like to also, we like to also bring you some of the science, you know, for people who are toting their guns appeared reading their Bibles. Scientists today have made another discovery. It was the mother of all snakes. A nightmarish behemoth as long as a school bus, as heavy as a Volkswagen Beetle that ruled the ancient Amazonian rainforest for two million years before slithering into nonexistence. Now this monster which weighed in at 2500 pounds has resurfaced in fossils taken from an open pit coal mine in Colombia. A startling example of growth gone wild. We should have -- why are we disrupting this snake seminary to dig for coal? The snake is estimated at 43 feet long. That is the size of the largest T-Rex that scientists currently know of. "This is amazing. It challenges everything we know about how big a snake can be," says herpetologist -- hang on, side note here, your Honor. Did you ever introduce yourself as a herpetologist? Spelled herpetologist? "So what do you do for a living?" "I'm a herpetologist." Okay, thanks. I've got to go wash my hands. So he's a herpetologist and also a Holocaust denier obviously. Jack Conrad of the American Museum of Natural History who is apparently denying that science on snakes has been settled a long time ago. Scientists identified hundreds of specimens that have been dug from the mine including the largest freshwater turtle ever known and beautifully preserved skeletons of an extinct species of crocodile known to have been in South America but never seen there before. Wow, finally science is back in her rightful place, huh? The fact that they had no idea these crocodiles were ever there is just proof that they really did know that they had always been there. You know, you read your Bible, you don't understand.

The find not only sheds new light on snake evolution but it also provides telling insights on climate. Wait a minute. Insights on climate? Hello, Mr. Flat earther, there are no insights left on climate. The debate is over; the science is settled. The snake flourished about 58 million to 60 million years ago, because it was cold-blooded. The tropical climate was 6 to 8 degrees warmer than it is today. Hold it just a second. The climate was 6 to 8 degrees warmer? What? I thought nine out of the ten warmest years have all been within the last six months. Isn't that what Al Gore said, something like that? Or maybe it's 99% of the warmest 100 minutes have all been within the last 120 seconds. I have the ice core some place. I don't know exactly, but I do know my 12-year-old understands this so much better than I do. I still can't get past this. The tropical climate had to be 6 to 8 degrees warmer than it is today for a snake that large to survive. What Holocaust denier came up with that kind of information? Hello, Dick Cheney. That wasn't Dick Cheney. It was actually evolutionary biologist Jason Head of the University of Toronto. "This sheds some light on the current theories about what happens at the equator during periodic bouts of natural global warming." Wait a minute. University of -- evolutionary biologist Jason Head of the University of Toronto: What happens at the equator during periodic bouts of natural global warming? Natural global warming? Impossible! Oh, and I'm sure the Jews weren't burned by the Nazis!

"One school of thought" -- quoting -- "one school of thought holds that temperatures at the equator are buffered, staying relatively constant while more northern and southern latitudes heat up." Schools of thought? The debate is over, scientists. Stop thinking! But really, seriously what do the Holocaust deniers believe happened to the snake? I mean, remember it had to be 6 to 8 degrees warmer than it was now just to survive. Researchers now believe -- quoting from the article -- that the climate got even hotter, hastening. Wait a minute. So temperatures have never been warmer than they are today except when they're 6 to 8 degrees warmer and when they're warmer than that. But this one degree of warming that we're dealing with now definitely going to set the Earth on fire. By the way, the 1 degree of warming that we really don't have now because it's been going down in temperature for the last few years.

Oh, my gosh, see, this is why we win awards in science on this program. Because you flat earthers probably don't -- you know, you don't think in the scientific way. I just realized these scientists had to be paid by big oil, big tobacco and big snake, you know? Come up with a fake study that they won't even have peer review.

By the way, you can read this paper in that hard core right-wing blog known as Nature.

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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