Glenn Beck: What's in a climate bill?


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GLENN: Did you know that some people actually think our government's completely honest efforts at controlling global temperatures has something to do with socialism? That's crazy. I hate those people. Anyway, it's not like they're trying to micromanage every aspect of our lives from Washington or anything like that. This is from the Wall Street Journal about the new climate bill. Kids, kids! The new climate bill is here! This bill is oddly silent on some pretty big issues but willing to wade into the regulatory minutia that it just doesn't aim to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The bill also aims to curb electric consumption by people who just want to unwind after work. The 648 page bill that nobody's going to read did not dedicate a single line to addressing big picture questions such as how carbon emission permits are going to be distributed or what are you going to do with all the money you're making off of cap and trade. We'll get to that later. 648 pages. Huh. And no one in that time to address the two important parts of Cap'n trade. I'd like to make that into the new Cap'n Crunch with blueberries, Cap'n trade. In fact, the emission permit distribution was one of the main reasons for the failure of the European system which, of course, was only implemented because the previous system had also failed. And isn't it odd that $2 trillion coming into the government and yet no word on how they're going to spend that $2 trillion. That's not suspicious. I just want to make that clear.

So what's in the 648 pages? Well, the bill's authors took the time to dictate new efficiency standards in excruciating detail. For instance, if you are planning on putting a slanted roof on a house who's going to put a slanted roof on their house? That's crazy talk! If you're planning on putting a new slanted roof on your house, get ready for one standard for initial solar reflectants for fiberglass asphalt shingle roofing and a different standard for all the other types of shingles. Or take your light fixture. The bill found 10 pages just for portable lighting, 10 pages. Lighting... in your house. Portable, not what you have in the if you're curious, that means a new raft of standards for things like artwork fixtures and, yes, those are the lights affixed to the bottom or top of a picture frame. Regulation on those now, for the environment. I mean, but just the picture frame things... and then 10 other pages. One subsection is dedicated to something called portable electric spas. "Is that the hot tub they're talking about?" I think so. Sensing that middle America's populous rage is secretly dictated at new energy consumption of hot tubs, the bill laid down the law. In its own way it says effective January 1, 2012, portable electric spas shall not have a normalized standby power greater than 5(V2/3) watts, where V equals the fill volume in gallons. Oh. Well, for a minute there I thought you were getting a little fancy here with my hot tub. Are you ready for the government to tell you how shiny your shingles will be, how brightly your paintings will be lit, how bright your hot tub can be? No.

Let me ask you this. Why is it you hate the Earth so very much?

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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