Glenn Beck: March to Socialism - Cap & Trade?


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VOICE: The Glenn Beck program presents more truth behind America's march to socialism.

GLENN: Well, you probably heard of the Kyoto protocol. Basically to limit carbon dioxide that each country emits and then they designed a cap and trade system. It was so fantastic, this Kyoto protocol, that Bill Clinton wouldn't sign it. Anyway, so what they can do is they can limit the amount of energy a country can use and if you're under your limit, you can trade your excess to the countries that are over theirs. So in other words, we get X number of pounds of carbon dioxide and Nigeria gets a whole bunch of carbon dioxide credits. They ain't using very many. So why don't we take our money and buy those credits for that invisible gas and give that money to Nigeria? That's helping the planet. It's such an invasion into a country's sovereignty that Jacques Chirac called it, quote, the first step toward genuine global governance. Those are boots that I hear marching, right? Global governance? He was happy about it. By the way, it doesn't sound socialistic at all, but with this economy there's no way that cap and trade could come here now, right? No politician is going to promote raising energy prices in this climate, pardon the pun. Well, Senator Barbara Boxer, the California Democrat, promised to draft a cap and trade legislation for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in as little as the next few weeks and definitely before the end of the year. Oh. Finally a promise from a politician that I actually believe.

Ms. Boxer laid out the following six broad principles but didn't provide specific details concerning future legislation. She said, here they are: A commitment to reducing emissions to levels guided by science to avoid global warming. Translation: This is science being put in its rightful place. And if you agree, if you agree that, you know, it shouldn't happen, then you're a Holocaust denier. The debate over whether dissent is allowed is over.

Setting an enforceable short and long-term emission target. Translation: Less energy for you and higher prices for what you do use. What recession? Establishing a carbon market is goal number three for Ms. Boxer. I don't know exactly what happens to the extra money for the same amount of energy. I mean, what goes into the hands of traders and companies who know how the game of carbon credit system, that's what happens? Remember, the biggest proponent of cap and trade in the U.S. was... Enron, that great -- they didn't play any games. Oh, seriously, they weren't playing with invisible numbers.

Next goal for Barbara Boxer: Investing in clean energy. People are starting to understand that green equals hype. So now they are just saying, they are not saying green energy anymore. They are saying clean energy. You notice that? It was global warming and then it was climate change. Actually I met the individual that actually was responsible for changing it to climate change. It was an advisor for George Bush. They thought it would be less hype, they thought it would be less frightening than global warming. Climate change. Believe it or not, supporting efforts by local and state governments to deal with climate change. What this means is all the states with giant green programs are going to be bankrupt from having green programs, but the federal government luckily can step in because they have unlimited money to help those states that just get along. And then the final one: Supporting developing nations. Now, who's saying we're marching to socialism and the redistribution of wealth? The supporting of developing nations, spreading the wealth in this country just isn't enough. We've got so much growth, let's spread it around the rest of the world, too.

VOICE: That was even more overwhelming evidence that we are destined to be a bunch of socialist pigs very, very soon on the Glenn Beck program.

How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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