Glenn Beck: Goldman Sachs

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GLENN: Here's the first shot. This is how it's going to come apart. What was his name? Clayton? Stu, do you have this? Clyburn. Congressman Clyburn is leading the charge. Congressman Clyburn, by the way, one of the guys that they credit with Obama's win. He helped save Obama's campaign. He has just filed a letter to the administration saying these minority broadcasters, they need help. They can't get funding normally. But now they really can't get any funding. What is Telemundo going to do? Well, they are these Hispanics that just would want to have a radio station so badly and they can't get any funding. Oh, the African American community, there needs to be more African American radio stations owned by minorities! Can't we help them? Of course we can. Companies like Clear Channel just got too big and they're all white. We should break them up and then sell those stations to minority broadcasters and we'll help fund that. Oh, that is great. Congressman Clyburn, thank you so much for that idea. That's fantastic! Oh, by the way, it's a complete coincidence that congressman Clyburn, his daughter was just appointed to the FCC. Complete coincidence. Complete coincidence today that Goldman Sachs has their profits go up by 65%. Goldman Sachs. Well, let's just take you down this tree. I'm going to do this tonight at 5:00. You call everybody you know and you tell them you watch because this is a web and this is the way our entire government is being structured. When you see it, you'll be amazed. Let me just give it to you here. I'll tell you it. See it at 5:00. Secretary Paulson runs the treasury. Secretary Paulson comes from Goldman Sachs. Secretary Paulson is saving all of these institutions, but Lehman Brothers, no, no, no, Lehman Brothers, that's got to fail. They gotta fail. Lehman Brothers, who was Lehman Brothers' biggest competitor? Oh, Goldman Sachs. Who is Goldman Sachs' biggest competitor? Oh, Lehman Brothers. Lehman Brothers, they can fail. The very next day AIG, they can't fail. AIG needs to be saved! So the former employee of Goldman Sachs, now secretary treasury Paulson decides to bail out AIG. Who is one of the first companies that get the money from the bailout from AIG? Who does AIG pay off, one of the first ones in line? Oh, my goodness, what a coincidence. Goldman Sachs. So AIG pays Goldman Sachs. Then the former Goldman Sachs employee, now treasury secretary Paulson says we've got to appoint somebody to really oversee and design this TARP thing; who could I get, who could I get, who could I you know what? I'm going to hire somebody from Goldman Sachs. He will design TARP. At the same time Goldman Sachs calls their former employee who is now designing TARP and their former employee who's now the treasury secretary and says, you know what, we should be a bank holding company. A bank holding company? What? Are you kidding me? In the coming months that will take GE almost two days to have that happen. What, are you crazy? Wal Mart's been trying for years! "Okay, we'll do it." So the two former employees from Goldman Sachs now allow Goldman Sachs to be a bank holding company. Well, why would they want to be a bank holding company? Well, now they can get even more funds from the government. They cannot only get the TARP funds but they can also get FDIC funds. Oh, and there's also this other little pesky thing. The SEC, the SEC doesn't oversee bank holding companies. The Federal Reserve oversees a bank holding company as long as it's the Federal Reserve where what town is Goldman Sachs? Oh, New York? Yeah. So you'll be overseen by the Federal Reserve chairman of New York who, oh, my gosh, what a coincidence! He's on your board of directors! Oh, well, that's great because he will know all of the stuff and he will be able to see if there's any kind of wrongdoings going on. The guy overseeing is on your board of directors, which is against the law. Boy, that's a bad thing that that's against the law. What are we going to do? Oh, oh, I just remembered. Not a problem! Because former Goldman Sachs employee is now the treasury secretary. So he just has to sign a waiver that says, "Don't worry about that! He doesn't have to get off the board. He doesn't have to sell any of his stocks. He will just have the former Goldman Sachs employee write a waiver to the Federal Reserve so the Federal Reserve chair can stay on the board and not only keep his stock but he can buy hang on just a second 52,000 shares of additional stock." Yeah. So now the guy who's overseeing Goldman Sachs, the watchdog, buys 52,000 shares more which up until today only made him three million dollars. I can't even imagine with a 65% profit increase how much money he's made. That's fantastic. Oh, by the way, the biggest thing that Goldman Sachs was doing was derivatives. Derivatives, derivatives, what are derivatives? Oh, my gosh, derivatives, why do I know that? It seems like a bad thing. Is that CBO, isn't that the D and the C he owes? Isn't that what caused all of this mess? Wait a minute, wait a minute. No, the derivatives didn't cause that. That was the oil. Wait a minute, hang on just a second. Goldman Sachs was the biggest derivatives and also weren't they the biggest in oil speculation as well? Wow, they were in two of those. Huh. Well, it's a good thing that we're out of derivatives and oil and energy. They've learned their lesson. They've learned their lesson because they are onto something brand new. They are onto cap and trade. They are the biggest supporters of cap and trade next to GE, which is also weird because that's part of the government now, too. But anyway, they've gotten out of the derivatives and they've gotten out of oil speculation because they learned their lesson. Now they are just going to start creating the biggest derivative market of invisible gas for energy. That doesn't sound like there's a problem there at all. Wait until you see this web, and this is what's happening to our government. There is a web that is being created and you are the fly. And they are just, they have stuck their fangs in you just to make you sleepy enough to put silk around you and then once you can't move, they will suck every bit of blood out of your body. More importantly because I meet enough people who say you could suck all the blood out of my body if it would leave my children alone. Your children will not have a chance if we continue to allow the spending, if we continue to allow people like Sotomayor getting in when she says I rule we all know you rule from the bench. You make laws on the bench. But then yesterday saying, "Oh, no, it's fidelity of the law." Which one is it? Why are we accepting things that we know are lies? They have lied to us over and over again and yet we do nothing! Is it because they have put that little sleepy juice into our necks? Slap your neighbor across the face and say wake up, man; you're caught in a web.

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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