Glenn Beck: Union fires worker over military T-shirt

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Union Fires Stagehand for Wearing ‘U.S.S. George H.W. Bush’ Shirt & Hat

GLENN: Let me ask you this. When we have the president giving a speech some

place and, you know, for instance in California and some union worker, a union

worker is building the stage and putting things together, hours before the

president arrives, and he has a son who is serving in the military and so he

wears a George H. W. Bush, not George Bush 43 but George Bush 41 and he's

wearing, you know, the blue cap with the, you know, yellow writing that military

wears that says USS George H. W. Bush and then CVN and has the number on it,

he's wearing the carrier cap and he's wearing a carrier jacket because his son

is serving on that ship, since when in America do you lose your job for showing

up working to work in that outfit, hours before, where you can't even build the

stage for the president of the United States wearing a jacket and a hat that

reflects an aircraft carrier that your son is stationed on? I've never heard

that before. Could we play the audio, please, of this dismissed worker?

REPORTER: He is a stagehand, a union stagehand who is working to put up the

Obama rally stage here on campus this morning. He was wearing a hat that said

George H. W. Bush and a sweatshirt that said the same thing. Now, the George H.

W. Bush is the name of an aircraft carrier that Dwayne's son is serving on. His

son has been in the Navy for the last three years. Dwayne says his union fired

him from his job here this morning setting up the stage because he was wearing

clothing with the name Bush on it.

GLENN: When, since when is our president so thin skinned that he can't even have

somebody hours before he arrives working there with a sweatshirt and a hat that

says the name of a carrier? America, where are we headed? Anybody who says that

they are not interested in they are not interested in, you know, voting, they

don't know who to vote for, they don't know what to vote for, get the hell off

your ass. Find out. You are, you are entering a time in America unlike any other

time we've ever seen. No, I can't say that. We haven't seen it since Woodrow

Wilson. We haven't seen it since FDR. Remember what I told you about the Supreme

Court. I said, mark my words this is a year ago: Mark my words. They are going

to go after the Supreme Court. They are going to attack the Supreme Court. When

Obama attacked them during the state of the union address, that was a sign that

that is the next place to attack. And what are they doing? Now the left is suing

the Supreme Court Justice John Roberts. They are suing him. Not the other five.

Just him. They are sending signals. America, you have to understand the

progressive left sends signals. Why do you think they fired Juan Williams? To

send a signal. Do not treat Fox News as anything other than an enemy. They are

an enemy, and if you want to be a friend of ours, you will treat them as an

enemy. You do you cannot have loyalties to both them and us. They are sending a

signal not to America but to journalists. "You better choose carefully" is what

they're saying. Because only one side will stand. And if you stand with them,

you will be done with us. This is a hostile, hostile regime. And America needs

to wake up and know what you're facing and know the way out.


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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