TIME person of the year: Glenn Beck?

TIME person of the year: Glenn Beck?

STU: I am at Time.com right now and let me tell you what I see there. A list of the top 25 people to be listed for the person of the year.

GLENN: Uh huh.

STU: 2010 person of the year. There's a lot of people you would recognize on there. The guy from wick key leaks is on there.

GLENN: Is the person of the year, well, I guess he is huge.

STU: Lady Gaga is on there, Barack Obama who is the President of the United States.

GLENN: Uh huh.

STU: In case you didn't know that.

GLENN: Man of the year. That's actually legitimate.

STU: Yeah. Sure. Then you have let's see. Hu Jintao from China.

GLENN: Probably the man of next year.

STU: Nancy Pelosi. A lot of people

GLENN: Clearly the man of

STU: Certainly. Tony Hayward from BP. LeBron James and then another guy, Glenn Beck.

PAT: Nominated for Time's person of the year?

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Here's the thing. My wife woke me up last night or we were actually just laying in bed and she I'm answering e mails and stuff and she said, Hey, Time person of the year. Congratulations. And I said, what? She said, yeah. I just got a note, you were nominated for Time's man of the year. And I said, no, no, no. They wrote me a few days ago and asked if I wanted to nominate somebody and she said, No. You were just nominated for it. I said, no, honey. They just asked if I wanted to nominate somebody and I didn't respond. And she said, well, they no. Hang on. And then she showed it to me and I couldn't believe it. It was really I mean, that's amazing.

STU: Yeah. It is really cool. There is actually a poll up at time.com in which you can vote who you think should be the person who should win person of the year and it's interesting because I guess you vote and then you also give a rating. So, like, you vote and it goes by total votes and then you also rate them on how influential they were, how important they were. There are 25 people on this list. Dead last in the average rating is Glenn Beck. You have an 18 out of 100 so far.

GLENN: So, I'm dead last.

STU: Yes. Number well, you're no. You're number 9 right now in the total votes, which is the one they're ranking them by, but then you can also when you vote, you rank them. So, people are going there to vote against you. So, I guess I don't know if anyone has a computer. Perhaps they can change that around, but I will note that you are

GLENN: So, I'm, like wait, wait. So, I'm the they're voting for me but they are voting that I am not influential.

STU: Right. Not influential.

GLENN: That is funny. How much George Soros money is being spent there?

STU: The second lowest rated person is LeBron James. He's one point ahead of you at 19 and then you are 9 points behind Tony Hayward from BP.

GLENN: Who is the No. 1 least influential?

STU: The highest rating right now is Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert who are apparently a couple. You vote for them as a couple in this poll.

GLENN: Unbelievable

STU: Which is they have 89.

GLENN: Unbelievable.

STU: Sarah Palin also very low. You're 9 points behind Sarah Palin.

GLENN: Let me tell you something. If I would have responded to Time to nominate somebody, I would have nominated Sarah Palin or the Tea Party. I hate I hate when they do groups, but it's good to see that Sarah Palin was nominated

STU: Yeah. You were also a 41 points behind the President of China.

GLENN: That's probably accurate

STU: Well, yes. That's true.

GLENN: That is accurate.

STU: That's things all become popularity contests, don't they? So

GLENN: The voting, does that even factor in to their

STU: I don't know that it actually factors into their formula for who gets it, but it's certainly a show of

GLENN: Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, that's what it is. It's a show of

STU: They probably will have the most votes at the end, but they have a little and then you have you are just you're just inching about 30 points behind Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. So, I think if you can just

GLENN: Unbelievable. Unbelievable. Unbelievable. Well, the good news is that Sarah Palin and I have been recognized not because we should be recognized but that is as close as they're going to come I think to the Tea Party which is still a slam on the Tea Party. I mean, 6 out of every 10 voters was a Tea Party member. Last year Time magazine didn't even include the Tea Party or the 9/11 project or the 9/12 project as anybody at all in the year in pictures, not one photograph of it, not one and this year at least you have a little bit of recognition but not for the right people. Sarah Palin actually much more influential on, I think, on the election. She went out and she actually campaigned, where we barely even talked about the elections

STU: But really going to beat the influence of Paparazzi by lady Gaga? You're not beating that. The bottom line is you're going to win if you're Lady Gaga and you want to win.

GLENN: I know.


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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