What made Glenn want to hang himself?



Operation Porchlight

GLENN: We're bailing out states. California is now today starting to issue IOUs. I don't know about you, but I think they're good for it. New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Massachusetts, Indiana, Arizona. States on the edge. Arizona may fold tomorrow. Indiana's not far behind. New Jersey, well, New Jersey, they are turning things around because they have Operation Porchlight. Stu, I'm serious. I need somebody to teach me how to make a noose. I need rope and I need somebody to teach me how to make a noose. If I could learn how to make a noose, I may kill myself.

STU: The government won't need to ask for volunteers on this one.

GLENN: They won't.

STU: They will be flooding the ‑‑

GLENN: Send me a noose. Send me a noose so I can hang myself. What?

STU: I don't want that we want nooses sent.

GLENN: You don't want a noose sent?

STU: I don't know, I just don't know that we would want nooses sent. I don't ‑‑ it doesn't strike me ‑‑ I mean, I haven't thought it through because you just brought it up.

GLENN: Right.

STU: But it doesn't strike me as something we should do and it's one of those things that, like, with the cap and trade ‑‑

GLENN: What, you think a noose is going to go off?

STU: Think of cap and trade ‑‑

GLENN: If I had a whole bunch of nooses, for every color, every occasion, I could go, I don't know, I'm wearing a blue shirt today, give me the blue noose. And I could just hang myself with a blue noose.

STU: Like, for example ‑‑

GLENN: You want to go out fashionable.

STU: That's true. You've got to match your outfits. You've got to accessorize but you figure there's ‑‑ like yesterday we had people calling sand they called their representatives about the cap and trade bill. And they said, well, I haven't read the whole bill yet, so I'm not sure where I'm going to come down. This is the thing, I haven't thought this through fully yet ‑‑

GLENN: Send me a noose right now. Don't think it through. Send me a noose. We're going to get into all nice colors, I'd like it in different kinds of rope. Enough that I can just ‑‑ enough that I can get my feet up off the ground. That's all I need. That's all I need. Send a noose.

STU: Going to have to be ‑‑

GLENN: To the Glenn Beck program.



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STU: ‑‑ strong rope.

So Project Porchlight: Change within reach. This is what's hanging now on doorknobs all across the State of New Jersey. It's a little box. "Change a bulb and save. A CFL bulb uses up to 75 less energy than old‑fashioned bulbs. Save up to $30 in energy costs. Every light bulb change means less pollution, lower cost and reduced demand for electricity which means healthier, cleaner air, environmental and public health benefits. Be the light in your community. This lamp contains Mercury." Swear to you that's what it says. And "being a light in your community" is smaller than "This lamp contains Mercury." So what it is is it's a ‑‑ this is with tax dollars. By the way, this government money ‑‑

STU: Because this comes from, what, the New Jersey Board of ‑‑

GLENN: This comes from NJcleanenergy.com, the New Jersey board of public utilities.

STU: Government entity. Because that's what the ‑‑ the overall organization is like a charity it seems like and then the ‑‑

GLENN: Oh, no. Wait a minute. You are not saying that this is a public/private partnership, do you?

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Is this like ‑‑ this isn't like ACORN, which is a public, you know ‑‑ I mean a private, you know, group, just a community organization that's getting federal dollars to be able to go door to door and do things? That's fantastic.

STU: No way.

GLENN: How much, how much money are we saving in New Jersey by spending money on these light bulbs? Think of the money we're saving. This ‑‑ you know what? You know what I did this weekend? This weekend ‑‑ no, it was two weekends ago, I changed all of the fluorescent light bulbs on my front porch.

STU: You actually changed to fluorescent light bulbs?

GLENN: No, I changed from fluorescent light bulbs. I bought a smart house and then it had dumb lights in it and so I took the dumb lights out and I put the incandescent lights in.

STU: You actually went out ‑‑ because I know how work‑averse you are.

GLENN: Oh, no.

STU: You went outside.

GLENN: I did.

STU: You are outside‑averse as well.

GLENN: And I dropped one of the Mercury‑filled light bulbs and I just swept it off the porch and buried it right there by the well water.

STU: You didn't use a vacuum cleaner, did you?

GLENN: No, uh‑uh.

STU: Okay, good. Because that would kill 25 people in Bangladesh.

GLENN: I know. So why I do that. But no, I took the light ‑‑ they were all working and I couldn't take them anymore. I was tired of coming home. I had to change a couple of incandescent light bulbs because they burn out faster, use more energy, not as efficient, don't last as long. And so I had to change them, and I actually did the right thing. You know every night, you know, when I tuck my kids in, I have them give me a seal hug which, they put their arms around me and then they kind of clap their arms, you know, on my back and they go arrr, arrr, arrr, arrr. That's a seal otter. And then every night I say to them, who eats baby seals? And then they say, polar bearies. And then I, you know, I am teaching them that polar bears are bears! And they eat baby seals! Every night I do that.

STU: Right. Because most children in America right now, if they saw a polar bear, would go to hug it, then they die.

GLENN: My kids, they know polar bears will eat you and they will eat baby seals. You can't save both. So now my son is a little older now. He's 5, or about to be. So I decided it was time for some man work and I decided to teach him about the porch lights and so I said, we're going to go change the porch lights. And he said, okay. I turn the porch lights on, middle of the day, and I opened up the porch lights which, by the way, were killing a lot of bugs because I opened up the little lantern thing. A lot of bugs had died from those lights.

STU: Where's PETA.

GLENN: Where's PETA on the light bulbs? I have no idea. So I took the dead insect, the animal graveyard, and I swept that into the bushes right where I later swept in the broken Mercury bulb and I gave my son the package of light bulbs and all the light bulbs were on, but you can take fluorescent light bulbs out because they don't get hot. And my son's ‑‑ I said, these are the bad light bulbs and he said, but Daddy, they work. And I said, yes, they do. But see the way they're shaped? That's the shape of a bad light bulb. See the new ones? And he said, yes. And I said, what do they look like? And he said round. And I said, yes; what do these look like? And he said, like squiggly lines. And I said yes, like rope, and bad things can happen with rope. And so I took the fluorescent light bulbs out and I said, now, give me the good light bulb. And I put the incandescent light bulb in there. And then I told him to be very, very careful with these bad light bulbs because if you drop one, everyone might die.&nbs p; He cried a little bit after I dropped one because I said, we're immune from that; only the Earth is going to get very sick. That was my Project Porchlight. That's what I did with my spare time and my son.

STU: And he didn't cry when you said the Earth was going to get sick?

GLENN: Nope.

STU: He is your son.

GLENN: Nope. I said, the Earth will heal itself because the Earth is big, bigger than us. It would swallow us up and eat us if we would really be bad to it, and we're not ‑‑ is it swallowing us up and eating us? "No, Daddy." That's right. But who can swallow us and eat us? "Polar bears?" Yes.

STU: That story actually has more science in it than the climate bill.

GLENN: Well, there you go. So Stu, can you give me the ‑‑ did you do a two‑minute investigation on the light bulb?

STU: Yes, two‑minute investigation, Glenn.

GLENN: This is when Stu just does two minutes, just, I only give him two minutes to do the work. He's got to do a quick two‑minute investigation, see if he can find out more than what anybody in the press has found out. Here's our two‑minute investigation, Project Porchlight.

STU: Right. On the box it explains to everyone that if everyone in America changed just one incandescent light bulb to an energy‑star qualified CFL like this one in this fancy box with the rubber band, the reduction in pollution would be like taking 800,000 cars off American roads. And you might ask yourself, why would they express it like it's 800,000 cars? Why not give us some actual representation instead of some crazy number, 800,000 cars? What does that even mean? Well, there's a reason for that. Now remember, we're talking about 100% of people, 100% going along with this program, 100%.

GLENN: So would that mean about 300 million light bulbs?

STU: Well, it would be I guess probably per household. So it's probably less than that. But it's 100% playing along with this. If you remember, about 94% of people believe we landed on the moon. So you realize how difficult that would be to do. But let's just say magically we're able to do it anyway. 800,000 cars. Well, there's over 205 million cars in America, which means that if everyone did this, you'd save 0.4%, 0.4% of the emissions that come from cars in America.

GLENN: Wow. 0.4.

STU: 0.4% of the emissions that come from cars in America. Now remember, though, that cars are only about 20% of America's emissions. So now we're down to 0.08% of America's emissions. But remember America is only about 20% of global emissions. Remember this is a global problem, Glenn.

GLENN: Right.

STU: Think locally but act locally or something like that. Something like that. So now we're down to, the reason they say 800,000 cars in case you are wondering is because the other way they could say it is 0.016% of global emissions. If every household in America did what they are asking you for. By the way, that would be ‑‑

GLENN: That would what?

STU: I just can't, I can't believe in America, just in America you are talking ‑‑

GLENN: Give me the light bulb.

STU: I can't.

GLENN: Give me the light bulb. I would like you to do another two minutes.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: I'd like you to find out how much money New Jersey or the federal government is giving to Project Porchlight.

STU: Usually they don't put those things in a two‑minute access. There's a reason why they don't advertise that part of it on the front page.

GLENN: I'd like to find out onechange.org. I'd like to find out, simple actions matter. How about some transparency? I would love to know exactly how much money the State of New Jersey is giving to some community group to hand out light bulbs for free. Remember, who eats baby seals.

The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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If we learned nothing from the media over the past 4 years it's that colluding with a foreign entity to either win an election or for personal gain is absolutely grotesque. Well, that depends on whether you have a (D) or (R) before your name anyway. President Trump was impeached on rumor and innuendo yet Joe Biden has all but skated on his corruption up to this point.

Below is a timeline that shows the level of corruption and the lengths the Biden's went to in order to build that family's wealth and influence internationally.

2009

In 2009, Joe Biden was the brand-new Vice President and John Kerry was a U.S. Senator. Just five months after Joe was sworn in, his son Hunter, and Kerry's stepson, Christopher Heinz, formed an international private equity firm called Rosemont Capital. It had several different branches, including one called Rosemont Seneca Partners.

2010

Just nine months after Rosemont Seneca opened its doors, Hunter Biden went to China for meetings with executives from China's biggest banks, and its sovereign wealth and social security funds. That's unheard-of access for a brand-new firm. Was it just coincidence that at the same time Hunter was meeting these Chinese bigwigs, his dad was meeting with China's then-president Hu Jintao in Washington DC at a nuclear security summit?

2011

In May 2011, Joe Biden met with Chinese officials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue conference in Washington. Just two weeks later, Hunter Biden went to Taiwan for meetings with the same Chinese financial giants he'd met in China in 2010, plus some new ones.

2013

By December 2013, Joe Biden was enjoying his second term as VP, and John Kerry was now Secretary of State. That's when Joe traveled to Beijing on an extended official trip and Hunter traveled with him on Air Force Two.

During their stay, Vice President Biden met with President Xi and Hunter was mostly out of sight. We don't know exactly what he was up to, but the deal finalized between Rosemont Seneca and the Bank of China just ten days after the Bidens' trip pretty much gives it away. The most powerful financial institution in China formed a joint venture with tiny Rosemont Seneca to create a giant new investment firm called Bohai Harvest RST – the "RS" stands for Rosemont Seneca.

The firm is often called "BHR" for short.

Hunter Biden was a member of the Board. Remember, the Bank of China is government-owned, which means its business is completely intertwined with the goals of the Chinese Communist Party. BHR also got the freedom to operate in the newly created Shanghai Free-Trade Zone where, over the next six years, it would use $2.5 billion of Chinese government money to invest in China, as well as in other countries, including the U.S.

During their Beijing trip, Hunter also introduced Jonathan Li to his dad. Li is Hunter's business partner – he's CEO and Director of BHR.

Hunter arranged for Joe to meet Li in the lobby of the hotel where they stayed during their Beijing trip.

2014

In 2014, one of BHR's first major investments was in the China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

CGN is a Chinese government-owned nuclear power company that sold off a stake of the company to outside investors. Problem is, CGN was under FBI investigation for paying informants in the U.S. to steal nuclear secrets.

In 2016, the FBI arrested the ringleader of this nuclear espionage, a man named Allen Ho.

When they arrested Ho, he was using a random code generator to access funds being provided to him from – where else? – the Bank of China.

Yet while this FBI probe was going on, the son of the Vice President owned a stake in the company being investigated. And even after arrests were made, Rosemont Seneca did not alter its relationship with BHR, nor did it divest from CGN, even though it was stealing U.S. nuclear secrets.

2015

In 2015, BHR partnered with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to buy an American company called Henniges for $600 million.

AVIC is a gigantic military contractor in China – think Lockheed Martin – that makes fighter jets, bombers and drones. BHR bought 49% of Henniges and AVIC bought 51%.

Henniges is a precision parts manufacturer specializing in anti-vibration technology. The stuff they make is known as "dual use" by the U.S. State Department, which means the technology can also have a military application.

Because of that, the deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) since it could have national security implications. The thing is, the American side of BHR – meaning Hunter Biden and his pals – had to know there were serious national security implications with AVIC.

The year before they formed a partnership with AVIC, the Wall Street Journal reported how AVIC stole technology related to the U.S. Air Force's F-35 stealth fighter and used it in its own stealth fighter for the Chinese.

How the Committee on Foreign Investment approved that deal remains a mystery. CFIUS does not publicly disclose any information regarding its decisions. Their findings are not publicly announced.

Interesting that China accounted for the largest share – with 74 transactions – approved by CFIUS during Obama's second term (2013-2015).

Under the umbrella of Rosemont Capital was a real estate company called Rosemont Realty. In 2015, a Chinese company called Gemini Investments bought a 75% stake in Rosemont Realty. The company was renamed Gemini Rosemont

Gemini brought $3 billion to the partnership with Rosemont, with the aim of buying "Class A institutional-quality commercial office properties in U.S. markets."

Red flag (literally) – Gemini Investments is a subsidiary of the China Ocean Shipping Company, a.k.a., "COSCO."

COSCO is a Chinese government-owned company. Its headquarters in Beijing is actually next to the headquarters of the Bank of China. COSCO is well-known for its close military ties. It's essentially a branch of the Chinese Navy.

2017

In 2017, BHR invested in Face++. That's the facial recognition phone app built by a Chinese company that is incorporated in a separate app built by the Chinese government. Police in the Xinjiang [Sin-jong] region of China use that app to keep tabs on citizens, and track and detain Uiguhr [Wee-ger] Muslims.

The app allows police easy access to data about Chinese Muslims including things like religious activity, blood type, and even the amount of electricity they use.

2018

In March 2018, a spokesman (Chris Bastardi) for Christopher Heinz (John Kerry's stepson) emailed The Hill to say that Heinz had "no operating role" in Rosemont Seneca, and that he was not involved in any of Rosemont's deals in China (which contradicts Schweizer's report in his book Secret Empires).

Chris Heinz was involved in Rosemont Capital. Rosemont Seneca was established under the same GP as Rosemont Capital, but Chris Heinz had no operating role in it. Chris and his family have no financial interest or investment in Bohai Harvest RST, he has never traveled to China, and he has never met with the firm's Chinese management team or investors.

2019

In October 2019, Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires, said Hunter did not conduct any business on that 2013 trip to Beijing with his Dad.

Mesires said the timing of BHR's business license getting approved was purely coincidental because the paperwork had been submitted months before the Bidens' China trip.

According to Hunter's lawyer, the approval " was not related in any way, shape or form to Hunter's visit."

Hunter Biden finally stepped down from the BHR board last October (2019), but he DID NOT give up his 10% stake in the company.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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