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GLENN: Putting the radio back into Radio City, this is the third most listened to show in all of America. So glad that you have tuned in today. Dan, do we have the global warming song? It's been a while since we've done the global warming song and there's an awful lot of news on global warming, lot of news on global warming that is just too tremendous to pass up the opportunity to play the global warming song because I think this song really says it all. It's the song that I think when you hear the lyrics, you are like, wait a minute, I thought global warming might be a scam but no, no, no, now that I've heard this....

(Global warming song playing.)

GLENN: Stop the music! Because there's some very important news now. Over the weekend Sir Richard Branson took Virgin Atlantic Airlines and he flew it on biofuels. It was a few months ago I sat down for an hour with Richard Branson and he said, "I'm going to tell you I'm going to change the world. What I'm going to do, I'm going to change the world. I'm going to fly a jet plane on biofuel." I said, really? How are you making that? "All out of natural stuff, you know." I said, wow. Like, how are you making that? "Off natural stuff. Can't tell you now. You'll know about it soon. Watch for your local news, love." I said, all right. So I watch. It's fantastic. They flew a 747 -- well, actually it was to the a 747. It was an Airbus but a big Airbus. God forbid we use an American plane. They used a big Airbus and they put this synthetic fuel in it. Now, it was 80/20. It was 80% jet fuel and 20% -- and they flew it. They said it flew fine. In fact, they discovered that they could fly now a commercial jetliner with this particular mixture 60/40, 40% synthetic fuel. It's cleaner, you don't have to worry about oil. It's great. It's fantastic... or is it. The problem is he's making -- he got the fuel. The biofuel is made from some sort of a nut only found in the rainforest. Sir Richard Branson, I've never been knighted by the queen, but I am a thinker. You don't think that's going to piss off the environmentalists? I don't care how much CO2 you're not putting in the air. You're making it from a nut you get in the rainforest? What, are you crazy? I can't believe you even got away with this far. Can you imagine if some conservative said, "You know what, I bet there's a nut we could find on a tree in the rainforest. All we need to do is build a road and go start gathering up all them nuts in the rainforest." They would kill you! Well, not only was it made out of a nut in the rainforest, environmentalists already have protested because, they say, that doesn't go far enough. And he said, "But wait a minute. I can cut emissions down by 40%." Yeah, yeah. Even if you could -- and this is a quote from the environmental whackos out in England. Even if you could cut the emissions all the way down, use all biofuels, it's still not enough. Wait, I could use all biofuels and it's still not enough? Nope. We have to reduce air travel. This is -- I mean, Stu, do a Google search. I know I've read some place Bill Clinton saying something like the only really way to solve it is to stop or arrest the global economy, or something like that? Do you remember that?

STU: Not specifically but I'll look it -- yeah, he said slow down the economy.

GLENN: Slow down the economy.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: That's what it was, I've got to slow down the economy. No thank you. No thank you, uh-uh, no. "Well, we can slow down the economy but then we can bail everybody out that doesn't have a job anymore." Bill, let me ask you a question. Did you grow up behind a tree in the Brazilian rainforest, you nut! It won't work.

STU: Yeah, that's exactly what he said, Glenn. He said, "We just have to slow down our economy and cut back our greenhouse gas emissions because we have to save the planet for our grandchildren because..." and I'm adding this part, because the sun will kill us all. That's me.

GLENN: Okay.

STU: I'm adding that part, I want to be clear because I heard it in a song. But the first part of that is 100% accurate.

GLENN: Stu, talk me down from this tree. How do you not think that these people are intentionally bringing down our economy? How can you possibly think otherwise? Here's the former President saying we have to slow down our economy.

STU: I mean, you're honestly asking me how -- you're telling me that I'm the crazy person; how can I possibly not believe that everyone is trying to slow down and equalize our economy so we have one-world government?

GLENN: No, no, no. I know that sounds crazy.

STU: Do you?

GLENN: Oh, yeah, I absolutely do. Honestly.

STU: I just --

GLENN: Do you really think, do you really think I want to be this guy? Really?

STU: Because as you said, you said you had a theory you weren't ready to disclose. Let me think about that. Let me noodle that for just a second. Do I think that you're the guy who once --

GLENN: (Whistling). Do you know, Stu, do you think I think that makes me mainstream or popular for the long run in America? Do you think that makes me popular? Do you think I --

STU: Well, I think you think if you're right it would make you popular.

GLENN: And if I'm wrong?

STU: Well, I don't think you think you're wrong.

GLENN: Oh, come on.

STU: You committed to crazy stuff. You commit to crazy stuff all the time.

GLENN: What do I say all the time? "I hope I'm wrong."

STU: I'm sure you hope you're wrong but I don't think you think you're wrong.

GLENN: Yeah, I don't.

STU: See?

GLENN: No, but I mean, look. I didn't stumble onto this and go, oh, there's what I want. I am the opposite of most global warming activists. They don't care if they're right or wrong. It doesn't matter if they're wrong, oh, well, we've done good anyway.

STU: Yeah, the hard core activists certainly.

GLENN: They don't care. They don't care. And it makes them popular to be for it. This makes somebody a pariah and they certainly don't want to believe that people are intentionally orchestrating our economy. But I cannot -- you know, you listen to David Walker, the GAO guy. Here's the chief comptroller. "Explain it to me, David." You can explain how we are not going to be able to pay for anything by 2040.

Now, I saw another stat that came out this weekend that says 2028 it's over because everything's accelerating so rapidly. So tell me, are these people just so incredibly stupid, do they know exactly what they're doing? What's the answer? Or do they just, against all evidence, believe that they can just spend us into -- I mean, that doesn't make any sense. Think of that. In anybody's economy, spending more money when you have no more money, it doesn't -- it's not like a circle where, you know, genius and insanity are part of the same circle. It's not that circle. The economy doesn't work that way. It's a hole that just keeps going down. So tell me how these people think that we can do all of these things and survive in the economy. I don't believe they believe it. I believe they are moving us towards a social, socialist government. They are moving us into the exact position of Vladimir Putin. They are moving us into the exact position of China. They believe a benevolent dictator, a nationalized industry, a socialized country is the way of the future. They've believed it since Lincoln Steffens when he came back and said, "I have seen the future and it works; it's the Soviet Union." They believe it!

STU: I mean, I think maybe this is a different question than earlier, but I mean, if you are asking me do I think Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton look at this economy, "No, we don't have any money," are spending us into oblivion because they believe in a different society than what we currently have which is one that is based on some sort of higher --

GLENN: Socialism.

STU: Yeah, socialism but based on, they think it's better morally and it's okay if it slows our economy.

GLENN: Yes, yes.

STU: All that's stuff I agree with.

GLENN: That's all I'm saying.

STU: Then I'm with you on that. That's not a conspiracy. That's --

GLENN: No, that's -- well, it was a conspiracy. I mean, when it was Fabian socialism, it was a conspiracy. But they've got a website out. The Fabian socialists have a website where they talk about it!

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: I mean, it was a conspiracy at one point but it's not anymore. It's right out in the open. They believe that global government, the UN, et cetera, et cetera is the way it should be. And so they are taking us there.

STU: Yeah. I think, you know, there's different levels of it. Some of the people basically want us to move to a semi-socialist sort of, you know, where your taxes are just 70% and, you know, when they take most of your money but there's still some people that make -- you know, have nicer houses than other people and then there's that group and then there's the hard core group which I mean, again you look at the activists. There's no question what camp they're in.

GLENN: Yeah, yeah. And that's why there's no -- that's why the left wins in this election. John McCain will sign these giant global warming treaties. He'll sign them.

STU: Oh, yeah.

GLENN: He will give our sovereignty away under the guise of global warming.

STU: He's bragging about it at campaign events in the Republican primary.

GLENN: Yes. Hillary Clinton will do the same thing. Barack Obama will do not only that, he'll also, it was his bill. It passed. He'll sign it. The Global Poverty Act. This guy will take us to one-world government in the blink of an eye. But what they need to happen is they need people to be hungry. They need the New Deal. They've got to be able to have that hunger. If they have that hunger, they can scare people and they can move them and say, "Government, help me, help me, help me, I'm afraid." That's exactly what they're doing.

The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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If we learned nothing from the media over the past 4 years it's that colluding with a foreign entity to either win an election or for personal gain is absolutely grotesque. Well, that depends on whether you have a (D) or (R) before your name anyway. President Trump was impeached on rumor and innuendo yet Joe Biden has all but skated on his corruption up to this point.

Below is a timeline that shows the level of corruption and the lengths the Biden's went to in order to build that family's wealth and influence internationally.

2009

In 2009, Joe Biden was the brand-new Vice President and John Kerry was a U.S. Senator. Just five months after Joe was sworn in, his son Hunter, and Kerry's stepson, Christopher Heinz, formed an international private equity firm called Rosemont Capital. It had several different branches, including one called Rosemont Seneca Partners.

2010

Just nine months after Rosemont Seneca opened its doors, Hunter Biden went to China for meetings with executives from China's biggest banks, and its sovereign wealth and social security funds. That's unheard-of access for a brand-new firm. Was it just coincidence that at the same time Hunter was meeting these Chinese bigwigs, his dad was meeting with China's then-president Hu Jintao in Washington DC at a nuclear security summit?

2011

In May 2011, Joe Biden met with Chinese officials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue conference in Washington. Just two weeks later, Hunter Biden went to Taiwan for meetings with the same Chinese financial giants he'd met in China in 2010, plus some new ones.

2013

By December 2013, Joe Biden was enjoying his second term as VP, and John Kerry was now Secretary of State. That's when Joe traveled to Beijing on an extended official trip and Hunter traveled with him on Air Force Two.

During their stay, Vice President Biden met with President Xi and Hunter was mostly out of sight. We don't know exactly what he was up to, but the deal finalized between Rosemont Seneca and the Bank of China just ten days after the Bidens' trip pretty much gives it away. The most powerful financial institution in China formed a joint venture with tiny Rosemont Seneca to create a giant new investment firm called Bohai Harvest RST – the "RS" stands for Rosemont Seneca.

The firm is often called "BHR" for short.

Hunter Biden was a member of the Board. Remember, the Bank of China is government-owned, which means its business is completely intertwined with the goals of the Chinese Communist Party. BHR also got the freedom to operate in the newly created Shanghai Free-Trade Zone where, over the next six years, it would use $2.5 billion of Chinese government money to invest in China, as well as in other countries, including the U.S.

During their Beijing trip, Hunter also introduced Jonathan Li to his dad. Li is Hunter's business partner – he's CEO and Director of BHR.

Hunter arranged for Joe to meet Li in the lobby of the hotel where they stayed during their Beijing trip.

2014

In 2014, one of BHR's first major investments was in the China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

CGN is a Chinese government-owned nuclear power company that sold off a stake of the company to outside investors. Problem is, CGN was under FBI investigation for paying informants in the U.S. to steal nuclear secrets.

In 2016, the FBI arrested the ringleader of this nuclear espionage, a man named Allen Ho.

When they arrested Ho, he was using a random code generator to access funds being provided to him from – where else? – the Bank of China.

Yet while this FBI probe was going on, the son of the Vice President owned a stake in the company being investigated. And even after arrests were made, Rosemont Seneca did not alter its relationship with BHR, nor did it divest from CGN, even though it was stealing U.S. nuclear secrets.

2015

In 2015, BHR partnered with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to buy an American company called Henniges for $600 million.

AVIC is a gigantic military contractor in China – think Lockheed Martin – that makes fighter jets, bombers and drones. BHR bought 49% of Henniges and AVIC bought 51%.

Henniges is a precision parts manufacturer specializing in anti-vibration technology. The stuff they make is known as "dual use" by the U.S. State Department, which means the technology can also have a military application.

Because of that, the deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) since it could have national security implications. The thing is, the American side of BHR – meaning Hunter Biden and his pals – had to know there were serious national security implications with AVIC.

The year before they formed a partnership with AVIC, the Wall Street Journal reported how AVIC stole technology related to the U.S. Air Force's F-35 stealth fighter and used it in its own stealth fighter for the Chinese.

How the Committee on Foreign Investment approved that deal remains a mystery. CFIUS does not publicly disclose any information regarding its decisions. Their findings are not publicly announced.

Interesting that China accounted for the largest share – with 74 transactions – approved by CFIUS during Obama's second term (2013-2015).

Under the umbrella of Rosemont Capital was a real estate company called Rosemont Realty. In 2015, a Chinese company called Gemini Investments bought a 75% stake in Rosemont Realty. The company was renamed Gemini Rosemont

Gemini brought $3 billion to the partnership with Rosemont, with the aim of buying "Class A institutional-quality commercial office properties in U.S. markets."

Red flag (literally) – Gemini Investments is a subsidiary of the China Ocean Shipping Company, a.k.a., "COSCO."

COSCO is a Chinese government-owned company. Its headquarters in Beijing is actually next to the headquarters of the Bank of China. COSCO is well-known for its close military ties. It's essentially a branch of the Chinese Navy.

2017

In 2017, BHR invested in Face++. That's the facial recognition phone app built by a Chinese company that is incorporated in a separate app built by the Chinese government. Police in the Xinjiang [Sin-jong] region of China use that app to keep tabs on citizens, and track and detain Uiguhr [Wee-ger] Muslims.

The app allows police easy access to data about Chinese Muslims including things like religious activity, blood type, and even the amount of electricity they use.

2018

In March 2018, a spokesman (Chris Bastardi) for Christopher Heinz (John Kerry's stepson) emailed The Hill to say that Heinz had "no operating role" in Rosemont Seneca, and that he was not involved in any of Rosemont's deals in China (which contradicts Schweizer's report in his book Secret Empires).

Chris Heinz was involved in Rosemont Capital. Rosemont Seneca was established under the same GP as Rosemont Capital, but Chris Heinz had no operating role in it. Chris and his family have no financial interest or investment in Bohai Harvest RST, he has never traveled to China, and he has never met with the firm's Chinese management team or investors.

2019

In October 2019, Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires, said Hunter did not conduct any business on that 2013 trip to Beijing with his Dad.

Mesires said the timing of BHR's business license getting approved was purely coincidental because the paperwork had been submitted months before the Bidens' China trip.

According to Hunter's lawyer, the approval " was not related in any way, shape or form to Hunter's visit."

Hunter Biden finally stepped down from the BHR board last October (2019), but he DID NOT give up his 10% stake in the company.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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