Glenn Beck: Media countdown to Chelsea's wedding

GLENN: Quiet, quiet, quiet. ABC is right now running final wedding countdown: Inside Chelsea Clinton's big day.

PAT: 3, 2, 1...

GLENN: Does the ball come down at the end?

PAT: I don't know.

GLENN: This is going to be so great.

PAT: It's tomorrow, isn't it?

GLENN: I don't ‑‑

PAT: I think it's tomorrow.

GLENN: I don't want to say. I don't want to say. I would say I don't know but I want to ‑‑ that would sound ridiculously uninformed. I want to just say, I don't want to say.

PAT: All right.

STU: I think it is tomorrow.

GLENN: Shhh. Don't release that information.

STU: I'm just saying I think it is.

GLENN: $3.2 million. Now, they say that that might be because of security. That's the spin on it: Well, it's security.

PAT: I heard $200,000 of it was security.

GLENN: Uh‑huh. And how much of that was being paid for by the taxpayers?

PAT: I think all of it.

GLENN: Oh, okay. All right. So you have that. I don't think that's the big ‑‑ I don't think, when you have $500,000 in flowers, I don't think security is the big piece. The wedding cake is $11,000.

PAT: How much ‑‑

GLENN: Which again, if you want to spend that on a wedding cake ‑‑

PAT: That's great.

GLENN: I am all for it.

PAT: Just don't preach to me that nobody's doing enough, the rich don't do enough in any country, that there's got to be redistribution of wealth. What was it Bill Clinton said just recently about wealth?

GLENN: I was at the Time, I was at the Time 100 thing and he spoke and I was vomiting in the back, but he was speaking and he said that our lifestyle is becoming grotesque and it is unsustainable.

PAT: That is unbelievable.

GLENN: I don't think that ‑‑

PAT: Our lifestyle is grotesque and then you spend $3.2 million on somebody's wedding, your daughter.

GLENN: You can do that!

PAT: That's great, but don't preach to us.

GLENN: How much are they worth? About $100, 150 million if I have one child and it's my daughter and I've got ‑‑

PAT: I still wouldn't spend $3.2.

GLENN: I don't think I would, either, but I can see, I could see that maybe ‑‑

PAT: Well, you know what W spent on Laura's wedding, his daughter Laura?

GLENN: Oh, it was out of control, out of control.

PAT: Out of control. It was silly, it was ridiculous, these rich people.

GLENN: You remember at the time how they reported it, too.

PAT: Oh, yeah.

GLENN: They reported it as rich, opulent.

PAT: Opulent.

GLENN: Opulent, blah, blah‑blah.

PAT: Ostentatious. $100,000. $100,000. I mean, you know, that's a lot of money, but ‑‑

GLENN: $3.2.

PAT: And the thing was George W. Bush was never preaching to us, don't be spending money; the rich have too much.

GLENN: And look at this. Look at this. Good Morning America is actually, is actually ‑‑ oh, no, they're at Central Park. Okay, I thought they were actually broadcasting from the Clinton ‑‑

STU: They are tomorrow.

GLENN: Are they?

STU: I don't know if it's that show but I know CBS will be broadcasting live from Rhinebeck, New York, the newscast will feature a piece examining the interest in presidential children and commentary from historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Isn't that delightful?

PAT: Doris Kearns Goodwin? Anybody with three names you know is much smarter than the rest of us.

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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We're going to be doing an amazing broadcast on Thursday, July 2nd, and we will be broadcasting a really important moment. It is restoring truth. It is restoring our history. It is asking to you make a covenant with God. The covenant that was made by the Pilgrims. And it's giving you a road map of things that we can do, to be able to come back home, together.

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