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GLENN: Down on the picture of the day on the website at there is a, America, I apologize. You've got to be so sick of me. USA Today Weekend, the big, you know, like Parade magazine has me on the cover: Ten things you never thought you'd hear from Glenn Beck. In fact, I read it and there are like four things in there I never thought I'd hear from Glenn Beck because I don't think I said them.

PAT: Yeah, there's four things we haven't heard from Glenn Beck. And so

GLENN: Did you did you find four? Because

PAT: Well, I know at least the Reagan thing, which is bizarre. What?

GLENN: Totally bizarre.

PAT: When did you say Reagan wasn't even a Republican? I don't remember that.

GLENN: I have no idea.

STU: I guess he was saying something like, you know, he really cared about principles over parties although, you know, he definitely they

GLENN: But I don't think that's the way it was written. I mean, it was written in a way that I was like, yeah, I mean, we had a couple of things in common, but I don't even think he was a Republican. What?

PAT: What?

GLENN: Reagan was the only one in the last hundred years. Just think about that. Really I think he was the last one in maybe no, no, no. Coolidge.

PAT: Oh.

GLENN: Have to go back to Coolidge. He was the only one that didn't have real progressive roots in him. So, you know, I don't know what they I don't know what context that was said in or anything, but it wasn't the way it was printed.

STU: At least not how you meant it if it was said.

GLENN: No. And then it also talked about how I put fluorescent light bulbs in my house? No, I bought my house with fluorescent light bulbs. I took them all out.

STU: (Laughing).

PAT: The CFLs, the compact fluorescent?

GLENN: Yeah, there's no way I put those fluorescent light bulbs in my house. I hate them. And then there was something else that was weird in it that, you know, ten things that you never thought you'd hear from Glenn Beck.

STU: Yeah, interesting read anyway. There was a lot of good stuff in there.

PAT: Yeah, I thought it was really good.

GLENN: The only photos of my children that I think have been in anything in I don't know how long.

STU: Yeah, you usually have them in Michael Jackson kid masks.

GLENN: Yeah. But it's one of my favorite pictures. One of my favorite pictures of me and the kids and because you can't see their faces, I allowed it to be printed. But it's

STU: Why do you keep talking over Michael?

GLENN: Hmmm?

STU: Michael's trying to speak here and you keep trying

GLENN: Because I'm trying to avoid him talking about my children as Michael Jackson.

STU: That's a very good point. You really are thinking, aren't you?

GLENN: I'm a good dad. I'm a good dad.

PAT: Raphe would have enjoyed the juice, the juicy juice that we served, he would have enjoyed that. What kind of freak would not want their child to come over? I love the children.

GLENN: I think everybody. Everybody, yeah.

PAT: That's horrifying.

The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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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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