Glenn Beck: What's missing from the AZ lawsuit?

GLENN: Remember Barack Obama is about hope and not fear. We're past the politics of fear, or are we? The Arizona law, I have one of my chief researchers looking at this now. We have a report from Washington about the lawsuit that has been filed. In the lawsuit that has been filed by the federal government in Arizona, it is my understanding currently, and I will get verification on this, I have enough verification where I feel comfortable with it but I haven't personally verified it, that in the lawsuit for Arizona — well, before I tell you, Pat, why are they filing this lawsuit? What is the big problem with this Arizona law?

PAT: Oh, it's discriminatory.

GLENN: Discriminatory.

PAT: You know, they are going to be pulling people over for driving while Hispanic. I mean, it's just an ugly — you go out for ice cream and wind up in the slammer.

GLENN: It's discrimination.

PAT: Sure it is.

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: Sure it is.

GLENN: Do you know what's not in this lawsuit?

PAT: Spoons?

GLENN: No. The government doesn't make the case in this lawsuit that it's discriminatory.

PAT: What? I thought that was the government's case.

GLENN: I thought that is — exactly right. No, no, no.

PAT: That it's discriminatory?

GLENN: No, no, that's not the case.

PAT: Really?

GLENN: No. They don't make that. They are not making that case.

PAT: What's their problem then?

GLENN: Isn't that ‑‑ pardon me?

PAT: What's their problem?

GLENN: Well, you can't have ‑‑

PAT: They're trying to do the job we're not doing?

GLENN: No, you can't have the cities or states go up against the federal government and have a competing law. You can't do that. That is for the federal government to decide, not for Arizona to decide. But it's not discriminatory. They don't make that case in the lawsuit. You see, that's only for the public consumption. That is to — could you — do you remember the, who was it, Gerald from — Gerald what's his name from SEIU that said, you know, all you have to do is you say this to African‑Americans and they know. They're on it. You can just whip them up into a frenzy. Do you have that by any chance?

PAT: I don't know.

GLENN: We played it last night. It's SEIU. They're basically saying we've got to whip people up against white people, and we can get the African‑Americans just by saying discrimination. So that's what's happening now. That's for the public consumption. But that's not, that's not actually the case. They are not trying to make that case at all.

So Gibbs was asked this question, and this question is extraordinarily important because if you're not making the case of discrimination, you're saying now that, well, it's just that, you know, this is the federal government's job, and you can't have that. This is a powerful question. Listen yesterday, press conference with Robert Gibbs.

REPORTER: Now there are dozens of so‑called sanctuary cities that have their own policies that might potentially conflict with federal law supplements like Governor Brewer to say that if Arizona's in violation of federal law, then so are these localities. So my question is why did the president then ask DOJ to look at Arizona and not everywhere?

GIBBS: Let me — I don't know the answer to that but I will try to seek some answer on — some answer on that.

GLENN: Some —

PAT: Let me...

GLENN: Some... I'm going to — I'm going to get a — you know, I think it's appropriate when you don't have an answer to anything and you — I mean, you just... uh... Michelle Obama might be able to help out.

MICHELLE OBAMA: And Barack knows that we are going to have to make sacrifices, we are going to have to change our conversation, we're going to have to change our traditions, our history. We're going to have to move into a different place.

GLENN: We should just move to a different place because we're going to have to change everything. Just change the conversation. Can we change the conversation a bit? Let's just talk about discrimination. Can't we change the conversation just a little bit? Let's change our history a little bit. We stole that land. Let's just change our history. Let's just change the conversation.

So what about the sanctuary cities? How come the federal government didn't go after the sanctuary cities?

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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