Glenn Beck: Hayworth self destructs

JD Hayworth Infomercial: Free money! You never have to pay it back!

VOICE: And, now, time for Glenn Beck's amazing predictions update.

STU: And yes, Glenn, if you remember last week, late last week after hearing the J. D. Hayworth infomercial audio --

GLENN: Hang on. Do we have the J. D. Hayworth infomercial audio, because it just doesn't get any better than this? Here's a guy who is running as a different kind of politician in Arizona and, boy, boy, do I wish it were true because I think this audience know how I feel about John McCain, but to replace John McCain, a guy, a devil you already know and he's a devil, with a guy that you're going, well, wait a minute.

STU: Not the devil. A devil. Just want to make sure.

GLENN: No. The devil is located somewhere else. Here is J. D. Hayworth in a commercial that he did.

VOICE: $80,000 in grant money and I don't have to pay it back.

VOICE: We award this grant for up to $1.3 million. Is we don't have to pay any of it back.

VOICE: How much money -- I mean, did I hear right, billions?

VOICE: Hundreds of billions.

VOICE: Hundreds of billions of dollars. Wow. Forgive me if I sound like a sceptic, because that's a lot of money. Sounds too good to ve true. Is it for real?

VOICE: It is for real. Now, I understand the skepticism in part because President Reagan used to say the greatest contradiction ever uttered was, I'm from the Government and I'm here to help. But I'm --

GLENN: (Laughter.)

VOICE: This is really true. About 25 years ago a decision made to get money in the hands of the American people and we talk about it as if it's free money. Let me remind you, it's not free money. It's your money.

GLENN: Oh.

VOICE: It's money you've already surrendered to the government in terms of taxation.

GLENN: Oh. Okay. Stop, stop, stop. So, the guy who in this infomercial says, I just got a million and a half dollars from the Federal Government and the best part is I don't have to pay it back, he had given a million and a half dollars in taxes?

STU: Yes. He's a multi billionaire who had paid --

GLENN: That's fantastic. So, what was my prediction last week?

STU: You may or may not have predicted the end of his political career after this infomercial was uttered.

GLENN: No. I do believe I did say -- I said his career is over. I'm declaring his career over.

STU: Yes. And the first poll taken after this infomercial popped its ugly head up has John McCain leading J. D. Hayworth, 52 to 29, a 23-point lead and this had been a close race up until about that point.

GLENN: So, J. D. Hayworth now is going to do the honorable thing -- if he were, indeed, a different individual, he would do the honorable thing and stick to his story that he did nothing wrong. So --

STU: Well --

GLENN: That's what he's going to do.

STU: No.

GLENN: Here's what J. D. Hayworth will not do

STU: Okay.

GLENN: He will not come out and defend what he did. He's already done that. He'll not come out and defend what he did in this ad and then, when he starts to see the poll numbers get soft, he will not come out and say, You know what? Look. I do need to apologize for this. It was wrong of me and here's my wife and she's standing by me.

STU: Well, unfortunately he released a statement on the ad, a new one. This is not the first one which basically did sort of defend it. The second one said, I believe this to be a rep table firm but I did not completely check out the organization. As a former broadcaster, I often made ads for clients but I regress my association with this firm.

GLENN: I don't have a problem with his association with this firm. Do you have a -- do you have a problem with the firm? Is there something going on with the firm?

STU: There may be. I don't know.

GLENN: I mean, I think the problem here, J. D. Is you're, like, get some of this cash.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: Get some of this free money!

Stu: It's not them taking free money in some different, unethical form. It's the idea that taking the free money in the first place is the problem.

PAT: We'll take the taxpayers for hundreds of billions of dollars month after month after month, from my one-bedroom apartment, and you can, too. Never pay it back.

GLENN: This guy is -- this is great.

PAT: This is great.

GLENN: This is great. You've got a guy who says he's going to cut down the deficit and he's going to be different in Washington. You're right. That would be different. To make an infomercial saying how you can take people's money in taxes, instead of cutting the budget, here's the infomercial I would -- and I believe, Arizona, this is what you are hoping you would get in a candidate.

So, is this true, Congressman? Yeah. Unfortunately it is and that's why I'm going to Washington, because I'm going to shut all these damn programs down.

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: Congressman, that's not really helping our infomercial.

STU: But the free book is great.

GLENN: I didn't -- look. You know, nobody can know -- you know, when you're doing a commercial for somebody, you've got to be careful. We do our due diligence here, but there's -- I can't know everything about every company. You can't be held responsible for everything that's happening in every company. I make a deal with everybody I take. If you screw my listeners, if you screw them, I am going to turn on you so hard and I will -- not only will I cancel, I will also expose you and we've never had one, because they all know before they have that meeting with me, they're warned. Okay. Glenn's going to give you a warning and you might want to -- you know. And they do. And we have -- that's why we have great clients. That's why we have people that have -- the people that I endorse have been with me for a very long time, because we have a very clear understanding. I'm not going to screw them. They're not going to screw you. And that's the deal. But can a company go bad? Sure. But that's not what we're talking about here, now, is it? Is that what we're talking about? We're talking about a guy who -- I don't care if he did a commercial with somebody. It's what the commercial was selling.

STU: It's not this specific dealer of free government grant books. It's the idea that the free government grant books get your free money and never have to pay it back is a bad concept if you're supposed to be some guy who's fiscally conservative.

GLENN: That's like me saying, Do you know what? Do you know what the biggest problem is in America is? Hookers. Hookers. And everybody knows the biggest problems are hookers and prostitutes and I'm a different kind of guy. I'm going to go and I'm going to clean those hookers up and then you're watching at 2:00 o'clock in the morning and you see an ad, Get your hookers. You can get all these hookers for free. It sounds crazy. Is that crazy, Congressman? Well, I know it sounds crazy, but it's true. Free hookers. All you have to do is call this number for all these free hookers. What? Call now and get a free hooker tote bag.

So, I'm sorry to say that prediction is coming true. Of course, he -- you know, I guess he could come out with something else. What else could he try? What else have these weasely politicians tried?

PAT: He could sell tiny classified ads out of his one-bedroom apartment. He could try that.

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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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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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