Glenn Beck: Just for Jill

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GLENN: Let me go to Jill in Ithaca. Hello, Jill, you are on the Glenn Beck program.

CALLER: Yes, why don't you really tell people the choices they would have under the proposed healthcare plan. Why do you make it sound like it's a dictatorship? Why do you do that?

GLENN: Well, because I happen to believe that we are headed towards a dictatorship.

CALLER: Well, you couldn't ‑‑ could you prove that in court?

GLENN: No, but I could make a very strong case, Jill.

CALLER: Well, you haven't yet. You are just trying to scare the American people.

GLENN: Okay. What is ‑‑ take away ‑‑ take some of the things that I have talked about and challenge them. Go ahead and take them piece by piece on the case that I have made that we're headed towards a dictatorship.

CALLER: Why don't you give me one to start, Glenn.

GLENN: Okay, because see, what I'm doing here, Jill, is just proving to the audience that you don't listen to this show. You don't know who I am.

CALLER: I listen occasionally. I don't listen to you ‑‑

GLENN: Oh, it's occasionally.

CALLER: Yes. It's annoying, number one. Number two, I just listen to see what you guys are up to to scare the American people.

GLENN: No, I'm not trying to scare them. I'm making a case, Jill, and I have said on this program, which you would have known if you had listened to me. If you disagree, I would like to hear the argument. And please, take the things that I have presented and show me where I'm wrong because I want to be wrong, Jill. I do want to be wrong. I wanted to be wrong about George W. Bush, but I wasn't. And it's weird because, Jill, you would have agreed with me on George W. Bush. But now that it's your guy ‑‑ pardon me?

CALLER: Excuse me? You weren't wrong about him? Or you were wrong about him?

GLENN: Oh, no, I wasn't wrong about George W. Bush. I thought George W. Bush was taking us into a nightmare scenario. I warned about George W. Bush on the border, I warned about his spending, I warned that he was a progressive president, that he was opening the door. He's the guy that opened the door for all of this.

CALLER: Did you encourage people to vote for him in 2004?

GLENN: Oh, sure, I absolutely did. And then got on the air in 2005 and said what a terrible mistake I had made. Yeah.

CALLER: And you couldn't figure that in the first four years? You didn't see that the first four years?

GLENN: No, I didn't quite honestly, Jill, because I have blinded ‑‑ Jill, Jill, Jill, Jill, Jill, Jill, would you like to have a conversation and hear this? Or do you just want to spew your propaganda points?

CALLER: No, I don't want to practice your ‑‑ I'll have a conversation.

GLENN: Okay, good. I didn't see it because quite honestly I was blinded by September 11th. And I believed that we were ‑‑ and I still do ‑‑ that we have gigantic enemies across the sea that would like to destroy us. And I didn't believe ‑‑ excuse me, Jill. I think this is my time. I didn't believe that the Democrats even understood the enemies that we faced. I still don't think they do. I think quite honestly I think Barack Obama is in bed with some of our enemies. He's at least encouraging them. We're making deals with Syria? What is that all about? So I was blinded by September 11th to some of the other things that I wasn't for. I made a choice, and that was really the wrong choice. And I at least had the courage to say those things on the air because, see, I'm not about parties, Jill, but apparently you are.

CALLER: No, I'm about American rights and not being spied on by FISA, things like that.

GLENN: Oh, you're about ‑‑ FISA. So in other words, the ‑‑

PAT: That's still going on, by the way.

GLENN: Does the same thing that Obama, the thing that Obama said he was against but then went and renewed, you are against?

CALLER: I'm not about parties, either. So ‑‑

GLENN: Okay, so wait a minute. So you're against Obama for that same thing?

CALLER: I guess we agree on that one.

GLENN: So you'll admit your mistake for going after George W. Bush and voting for Obama because he was against that? You'll admit that mistake?

CALLER: No. Because I was ‑‑

GLENN: Oh! What a surprise double standard.

PAT: I didn't see it coming!

GLENN: I admitted my mistake but you won't do that on yours.

CALLER: It's a mistake. I'm admitting that single mistake.

GLENN: So it was a mistake for you to come out against George W. Bush and support Obama on that. Were you blind or did he just lie to you?

CALLER: I guess he wasn't as ‑‑ he wasn't honest, you are right. Or he had other ‑‑

GLENN: No, no, he wasn't as honest. He either lied to you or he did not. Did he lie to you?


GLENN: He lied to you? Okay, good.

CALLER: On that one.

GLENN: So then we've got one. We have one that we agree on. Look at this. [ APPLAUSE ]. We're coming together, bringing people together, Jill. Now give me one topic ‑‑

CALLER: Let me about ask you lying. Did you lie on The View about what happened?

GLENN: Oh, wow. Jill, you missed the independent investigative reporter that proved that I was telling the truth!

STU: From Amtrak, a statement from Amtrak.

GLENN: A statement from Amtrak.

STU: You should listen more than occasionally, shouldn't you, Jill?

GLENN: Isn't that weird.

CALLER: No, I can do what I want because I'm an American.

GLENN: Right.

STU: Be stupid. That's what ‑‑

GLENN: No, you can go ahead and be ill informed and then come and bring bogus facts to the table.

CALLER: Where is that independent ‑‑ I'll look it up.

GLENN: Okay, go ahead. Fine. Stu, where would she find the independent ‑‑ where would she find that report?

STU: We'll put it in our free e‑mail newsletter that we want your e‑mail address on.

GLENN: That we would love e‑mail address on at You can find it through Breitbart News.

STU: It was only 17 minutes long. So it might not have been in‑depth for you.

GLENN: Yeah, it might not have been in‑depth enough.

CALLER: Well, you don't know me. You shouldn't make a comment like that, Glenn.

GLENN: Oh, well, I'm sorry. I just thought you were making a comment about me being a liar on The View.

STU: The only problem is we only listen to Jill occasionally. We don't have all the facts apparently.

GLENN: So Jill, may I ask you this question?

CALLER: You can ask.

GLENN: Oh, well, thank you very much.

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: I'd like to know that when you see the evidence by an independent investigative reporter and it shows that Amtrak made special accommodations for Whoopi Goldberg, et cetera, will you then apologize to me? Hello?

CALLER: (Inaudible).

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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