Glenn Beck: Environmentalists beef on beef


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GLENN: When the government finally gets around to coming after me and I'm put on death row, my last meal, I promise you, will have meat in it. Oh, I love meat, whether it's a double quarter pounder with cheese from McDonald's or those new Burger Shots from Burger King. It's like meat popcorn. I mean, there's nothing better, so yummy. I love steaks, too. Have you ever had an Allen Brothers steak? Mmm. I eat so much bacon that I think I'm actually about 27% bacon. I think that is my makeup. I have a little bit of muscle, some blood and about 27% bacon. Meat's great, love it. And just look at the people who don't eat it. You know, those people. You know you're on the right side of the issue just by looking at them, like Stu, no meat. Know what I'm saying? I'm just trying to remind you how great meat is because restrictions on meat are coming. And, you know, call me crazy. I am the guy that a year ago said we're going to nationalize, we'll nationalize our financial industry and then we'll nationalize our transportation industry and, of course, our, you know, our manufacturing. We'll nationalize all that, and it was crazy. That didn't happen, socialism. Barry M. Popkin can't believe we're listening to a guy named Barry M. Popkin, he's a professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina. He writes in the archives of internal medicine that meat is linked not just to heart disease and other health issues but also with worldwide consumption of energy and water resources. Oh, and global warming. Mr. Barry M. Popkin says that water use is two to five times greater worldwide for animal source food than for basic crops like grains and legumes. I could just have a big heaping helping of legumes. Mr. Barry M. Popkin says that livestock production accounts for 55% of the erosion process in the United States. Wow. It sucks. But have you had those I mean, it's like meat popcorn. It's fantastic.

I was driving completely unrelated driving down the highway just, what, last Sunday and Raphe was sitting in the back seat and he was in his car seat and he was kind of sleepy and I said, Raphe, Raphe, look, look, look outside, look at all the turkeys. And there were all these wild turkeys that were all across the road and everything. We had to stop and look at them. And he just kind of opened his eyes a little bit and just really sleepy, he said, "Dad, we should get a gun and shoot one and eat it," and then he fell asleep. Oh, kids. Anyway, he says that livestock production accounts for 55% of the erosion process in the United States. So the environmentalists think that global warming is going to kill us all and as a result they're forcing cap and trade down our throat so we can have higher prices at the gas pump. And now they're saying that meat and livestock are one of the main causes of global warming, the thing that's going to kill us all. Hmmm. I wonder what the government might do next. Boy, you better stop by McDonald's while you still can. Oh, I know, I'm crazy. These things will never happen. They'll never do that. It's weird because I think that I said about three years ago, look out, the next thing that's going to happen is they're going to come after your meat. It's just, look. The reporter on this article really gives the other side on this issue and he gives it real credibility. I mean, I just, I want you to listen how they wrote the opposing view into the story. Quote: Not surprisingly the Center For Consumer Freedom which describes itself as a nonprofit coalition supported by restaurants, food companies and consumers issued a press release this week disputing Mr. Barry M. Popkin's editorial. Oh, I see. So it's one of those evil coalitions of those bastards who make food and those even greedier bastards who eat all the food! I hate those people! Kill them! Anyway, Mr. Barry M. Popkin responded to the dispute by saying, "This is what the food industry always does. It's just like the tobacco industry. They obfuscate without ever looking at any of the facts. They just, they don't pay attention to the facts." Oh, that damn big food industry, I hate they are just like the tobacco industry, constantly trying to get people to eat food, eat food, eat food, eat food, three times a day, eat food. Oh, what hate mongers. Thankfully the government is here to tell you that you, you know, you don't have to eat a lot of the things that you like. You know, you can eat other things and, you know, if you don't eat those other things, well, there's going to be trouble. I mean, look, there's other things you can do. I mean, otherwise you'd just be going, you know, about your life not knowing that you're being assaulted by big food, and that's a problem that the government's here to solve for you.

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Several months ago, at the Miss Universe competition, two women took a selfie, then posted it on Instagram. The caption read, "Peace and love." As a result of that selfie, both women faced death threats, and one of the women, along with her entire family, had to flee her home country. The occasion was the 2017 Miss Universe competition, and the women were Miss Iraq and Miss Israel. Miss Iraq is no longer welcome in her own country. The government threatened to strip her of her crown. Of course, she was also badgered for wearing a bikini during the competition.

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In an interview, Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan, said:

When I posted the picture I didn't think for a second there would be blowback. I woke up to calls from my family and the Miss Iraq Organization going insane. The death threats I got online were so scary. The director of the Miss Iraq Organization called me and said they're getting heat from the ministry. He said I have to take the picture down or they will strip me of my title.

Yesterday, Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan, posted another selfie with Miss Israel, during a visit to Jerusalem.

In an interview, she said that:

I don't think Iraq and Israel are enemies; I think maybe the governments are enemies with each other. There's a lot of Iraqi people that don't have a problem with Israelis.

This is, of course, quite an understatement: Iraq, home to roughly 15,000 Palestinians, refuses to acknowledge Israel as a legitimate country, as it is technically at war with Israel. The adages says that a picture is worth a thousand words. What are we to do when many of those words are hateful or deadly? And how can we find the goodness in such bad situations?

No political bias. That's the catchphrase you're likely to see blasted all over the news today. The Office of the Inspector General found no evidence that political bias played any role, either with former director Comey or other FBI agents, during the Hillary Clinton email investigation. So is it "all good now"... "carry on"... "nothing to see here"? Hardly. Here are a few of the highlights from the 568 page report.

The report makes it clear that there's no evidence that political bias influenced this investigation, but why did they take five hundred and sixty eight pages to make that point? Well, after reading it, I kind of think they want us to understand how difficult it is to prove political bias. I think the Inspector General wants us to read this report in its entirety, and read between the lines. Here are a few of the highlights.

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First and foremost, this report straight eviscerated James Comey. You know one of the most controversial decisions of President Trump's tenure - so far - has been his decision to fire the former FBI director. Let's imagine for a second that Trump never did that and Comey was sitting at his desk at the Hoover Building yesterday. I can almost guarantee you that after the release of this report yesterday, Comey would have been fired by this morning anyway. Here are just a few quotes describing his behavior:

"Extraordinary and insubordinate"... not "reasonable"... "engaged in ad hoc decision making"... "serious error in judgement"

So the Hillary train keeps on rolling. She'll escape a courtroom for the fourteen thousandth time.

It goes on and on. This report just destroys Comey's behavior. There's no way he could have remained FBI Director.

The report goes on to analyze the behavior of several FBI agents that were involved in the Clinton investigation. Strzok and Page were but two of five employees that showed questionable behavior, either through text messages or instant messaging. If you read the texts and transcripts, they're pretty damning. In Strzok's case, his bias could have caused a delay in analyzing the contents of Anthony Weiner's laptop. I say again, it could have, but as the OIG alludes… political bias is hard to prove. Another agent that had been caught saying questionable things on an instant messaging service, was actually one of the agents that conducted Hillary Clinton's interview. In that interview, the OIG seems to acknowledge that the FBI had caught Hillary in a lie, and still they let her go. But… political bias is hard to prove.

See the theme here?

So the Hillary train keeps on rolling. She'll escape a courtroom for the fourteen thousandth time. But, as is the common theme for the entire Clinton family, it is those around them that suffer the most. The FBI has been tarnished. People have lost their jobs. Agents have been humiliated. All this for an arrogant and corrupt politician.

Attention earthlings: a "climate emergency" exists. It's official now, because the Berkeley City Council declared it. So, it must be true.

Frankly, you must be living under a rock if you didn't already know that a state of climate emergency exists. And if you don't do something about it, like now, you could be living under a rock very soon. Because according to the foremost authority on climate doom — the Berkeley City Council — this emergency is as dire as World War II.

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Council Member Cheryl Davila warns that global warming is driving us toward, "…the sixth mass extinction of species, which could devastate much of life on earth for the next 10 million years."

The city council resolution says:

During World War II, the Bay Area came together across race, age, class, gender and other differences in an extraordinary regional mobilization, building and repairing Liberty ships, converting car assembly plants into tank manufacturing facilities…

The Berkeley City Council says the only way to avert World War II-level disaster is if Americans mobilize in the same way now to confront climate change as we did in 1942 to confront Nazism. Because climate change and Nazism are definitely the same.

It gets worse. The resolution calls our current climate emergency "the greatest crisis in history."

Seriously, their resolution sounds straight out of the Galactic Empire handbook — "mobilizing workers" to build and install "renewable energy infrastructure."

Technically, that means Berkeley will have to completely transform into an Amish community in 12 years.

Berkeley committed itself to becoming a "carbon sink" by 2030. For the uninitiated, that means they want the city's greenhouse gas emissions to be in the negative. Technically, that means Berkeley will have to completely transform into an Amish community in 12 years. Except they won't be able to use any farm animals, because you know, too much methane.

Becoming a carbon sink is not their only strategy. Their resolution also mentions that earth has too many people screwing up the atmosphere, so we must "humanely stabilize population." Interesting — there were some World War II-era figures also interested in "stabilizing" population. They just forgot the "humane" part.

This weekend, June 15-17, Glenn Beck and Mercury One will be hosting the "Rights & Responsibilities" pop-up museum at Mercury Studios. Private tours through the museum will be led by Glenn Beck, David Barton, Doc Thompson, Stu Burguiere, Jeffy Fisher and Brad Staggs, each providing their own unique perspective on our rights and responsibilities.

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Glenn Beck and Mercury One will be hosting the "Rights & Responsibilities" pop-up museum at Mercury Studios.