Glenn Beck: Arizona protests 'grassroots'?

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GLENN: Well, I will tell you this. I am very impressed, in Phoenix with the hard working Americans who just want to be here.

PAT: Because they love the country.

GLENN: Correct.

PAT: They are just looking for a better life for their families.

GLENN: Sure.

PAT: That's all they want.

GLENN: Sure. And I appreciate that it's the tea parties that are violent.

PAT: Yes.

GLENN: And they are the radicals. They are the radicals.

PAT: Yeah. Mean, hateful.

GLENN: Well, not exactly.

VOICE: There's a somewhat chaotic scene out in front of the Maricopa County jail in downtown Phoenix. We'll take live pictures from sky fox here. You can see it is a sizable crowd that has gathered, a Mexican flag out front and a lot of protestors holding up signs really expressing, you see them kind of chanting?

VOICE: But what I can tell you is that several protestors have been arrested at this time that I can tell. It seems that some more could be heading in that direction. What were expected to be peaceful protests today is turning in another direction.

GLENN: I wouldn't have seen that. I wouldn't have seen that coming. Now, what's really interesting is some of the protestors are members of SDS. That's

PAT: Some others are SEIU members.

GLENN: I'm sorry, what?


GLENN: Now wait a minute. SEIU, that's where Andy Stern was, right?

PAT: Yeah, it is.

GLENN: SEIU, the union SEIU. And wasn't Andy Stern, when he was in college, wasn't he in SDS?

PAT: A member of SDS? Yeah.

GLENN: A member of SDS. Hey, the Weather Underground, they came from SDS, didn't they?

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: And then ACORN came from SDS.

PAT: Sure did.

GLENN: Cloward and Piven came from SDS.


GLENN: That's weird and so

PAT: Now these people

GLENN: SEIU and SDS members were arrested.

PAT: Yeah.

GLENN: What are the odds?

PAT: Isn't that interesting.

GLENN: We should go to Vegas because we're just hitting incredible odds because that's definitely not orchestrated, nor is it something that we said would happen. No.

STU: You've got to take into account, though, that everybody knows a couple dozen people who are in SDS. Everybody---


PAT: We've seen that at live rallies lately where

GLENN: Yeah.

PAT: You've asked. And how many hands have gone up?

STU: Oh, it's just flooded with people.

PAT: I mean, in crowds of thousands of people, I'll bet three hands have gone up.

GLENN: May I just say with Bill O'Reilly, we were at Kansas City on Friday and I did a luncheon Friday. There were 1400 people there. And I asked, and nobody's hand went up. Then I went to Long Island.

PAT: That wasn't a diverse crowd, though.

GLENN: No, it wasn't.

PAT: Saturday night we had a diverse crowd.

GLENN: And I said, who is a member of SDS. And one hand went up. And it was a lady in the front row. And I joked with her and I said, from the New York Times? And she just shook her head. And I said, oh. You're from


GLENN: CBS? And she said no. I started walking I was making a comedic point and she said, CNN.

STU: (Laughing).

GLENN: She was from CNN. And I said, ah, okay.

STU: That's real?

PAT: Oh, yeah. That actually happened.

GLENN: And she hated me.

PAT: Oh, my gosh.

GLENN: Hated me like poison.

STU: But she was there to cover the event?

GLENN: No. She was there because her husband is a fan and her husband wanted to see it and so it was his birthday --

PAT: That's a lot of love.

GLENN: That's a lot of love.

PAT: That's a lot of love.

GLENN: And she was poison darts coming my way like you wouldn't believe for the entire show.

PAT: Now, how did you know? How did you know the story behind that? How did you find that out?

GLENN: She said it. I asked her.

PAT: Okay. Right there on the stage?

GLENN: I asked her at the end. In the second half she was just still killing me with her eyes. And I am like, honestly, why are you here? I mean, was this a penalty of some sort? Did you go to some progressive judge where they are like, "Bad you! Voting for a conservative! You now have to go to the penalty box and see Glenn Beck and Bill O'Reilly." I said, how did this happen? And so she told me. Now, there's something else I asked, who has ever been for the violent overthrow of the United States government?

PAT: This was amazing.

GLENN: This was amazing. About four people raised their hand in Long Island.

STU: That's a lot for that question. And there was none in Kansas City?

GLENN: They were together no, there was none in Kansas City. They were together and they were hostile hippies.

PAT: I don't know why they were there.

GLENN: I don't know why they were there. They weren't there by the second half. I think they were there just maybe to disrupt because they were very disruptive. The second half I brought them a plate of warm cookies and they were gone and I was kind of disappointed because I had the kitchen backstage make these warm cookies for the hippies. I figure, I know the way I can get to hippies. I can talk to hippies.

PAT: By the second half, they got the munchies.

GLENN: They are all stoned. Just bring them hot cookies and they will be fine. They are like, hey, I'm for capitalism, rah, rah.

PAT: Doritos, dude?

GLENN: Yeah, that's the way it works. But you ask yourself, how many people, how many people do you know have called for the violent overthrow of the United States government? How many people do you know have blown up the Pentagon, wanted to kill police officers, call them pigs? How many people do you know are members of SDS? How many people do you know were members of the Weather Underground? How many members or how many people do you know are avowed communists? Avowed revolutionaries? How many people do you know? This White House has tons of them. It's time to wake up and see what is coming, and what is coming is what was happening there in Arizona. And I want to address that because violence is coming, but the left will blame it on me, as they already are today and my German ancestors, I love that one. It's important that you understand what they are doing and why they are doing it.

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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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