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GLENN: By the way there is here in New York ‑‑ hurry while you can. Here in New York Bloomberg has a way to save money. Now, a lot of people will say government always just solves one problem, but the problem that they are solving was a problem that they created when they tried to solve another problem. I think that's ridiculous, and here's the example. Bloomberg has decided that it would behoove the city of New York to give moving expenses, bus fare, airfare to the homeless people if they would move out of the city. So in other words, I always wanted to live in Florida. They send you to Florida. Congratulations. You are now moving to Florida. If you have a relative some place else that will promise they will take you in, they will send you there, for free.

Let me ask you this. Your relative that allowed you to live on the street. So that's either a relative who is not probably the best caregiver, doesn't really care about you, or a relative that is so poor, they couldn't afford a bus ticket, southwest airlines, some way train ticket, anything to get you off of the street to have them live with you.

STU: Hitchhiking.

GLENN: If they couldn't afford the ticket to get you there, how are they going to afford the monthly expense of having you join them at their house?

STU: Well, Glenn, as you know the dividing line between homelessness and nonhomelessness is always a bus ticket cost.

GLENN: That's what it is.

STU: That's what it is. It's always ‑‑

GLENN: That's what it is. I wish we would have thought of this one earlier. Now, here's where I think, if we just say this to the politicians, they will go there. Let's solve two problems. Vegas is having a problem becoming conventions because President Obama said whatever you do, don't go to Vegas or Orlando. He said that to the business community. So then when the government became the business community, they can't book anything there. So now Vegas is dying. Translation: They have all of these empty hotel rooms. Why doesn't Bloomberg send all the homeless to Vegas?

STU: The venetian's very nice.

GLENN: Very nice. If we give them a few spending dollars, some of them might hit it big.

STU: Homeless night at the Bellagio. I like it.

GLENN: I'm just thinking out loud here.

STU: That new hotel could be the largest shelter in the world.

GLENN: Now, let me solve another problem. Bloomberg, you got me going here. I think that's a good idea.

STU: But this is a problem‑solver, Glenn, remember, we're closing streets to stop traffic. We know the problems can be solved by this guy. You think you can do better?

GLENN: See, a lot of people, the rest of the country will say, that's ridiculous. What do you mean closing a street to solve the traffic problems? That's what Bloomberg has done. The studio windows look right into Times Square. It's beautiful, especially this time of year when the smell of vomit goes up 54 floors. So it is the crossroads of New York.

STU: Of the world.

GLENN: Crossroads of the world. Pat, you moved here two weeks ago. We drive through Times Square every day and what is it that you say every day?

PAT: How much I hate?

GLENN: No, no, no, no. Shhh. No. The sea of humanity.

PAT: Yes, true.

GLENN: Every day he's like, there are so many people here.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: It is so crowded. It takes us 10 minutes just to get across Times Square. Okay?

PAT: Easily.

GLENN: The way to solve that, according to Mayor Bloomberg, is to close one of the streets that run parallel in Times Square.

PAT: Perfect solution.

GLENN: You've got Seventh and Broadway, right? They run in through Times Square. He closed one of them off. Now, I'm trying to figure out exactly how closing a street helps with congestion on traffic, but he's obviously smarter than I am. So let me just hear from Punyville. Speak up to the big Lord man in the sky named Michael Bloomberg. Well, he's kind of like the son. The father, of course, is Barack Obama, but the son, Michael Bloomberg, he's such a genius. Michael, here's what you do. You are going to solve Barack Obama's problem of destroying Vegas by getting into business to solve another problem. But let's not track that tree down. You are going to solve his problem of destroying Vegas if you will just send all the homeless people to Vegas. Now, may I suggest you also seem to be mighty fearful of guns. I hope we don't find out, Mayor Bloomberg, that you have a concealed carry permit or you have a gun. Oh, I just hope that never happens. I ‑‑ oh, no, we never will find that out.

So anyway, Mayor Bloomberg, I would just like to say you have this fear of guns and you are so right. People don't kill people. Guns do. So what you do is you give all of the guns from New York, give those to the homeless people. Put them on planes. Send them to Vegas because you can carry guns in Vegas! Nevada, you can carry guns. You can't in New York. So let's get all those guns and have them carry them to Vegas. Now, that may cause a problem, to use his own words, when people can just carry guns into movie theatres and restaurants. I know. It's weird, isn't it? But maybe all of those irresponsible homeless people that you just can't wait to get rid of will be so irresponsible, they will just kill each other with the guns, in another state which will make your state look even better. Prove your point on guns and solve the homeless and Vegas occupancy laws. This is fantastic. I'm just trying to help you out.& nbsp; I know you're working overtime on closing streets to solve congestion.

STU: You are also a magician, Glenn.

GLENN: That's what you need to be now to be a politician.

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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