Glenn Beck: New Survivalism

GLENN:  Just incredible.  And I don't know if you saw this in the New York Times.  God bless you for not reading the New York Times.  It was out yesterday in the New York Times.  The headline was "Duck and Cover."  It's the new survivalism.  "The traditional face of survivalism is that of a shaggy loner in camouflage holed up in the wilderness and surrounded by cases of canned good goods and ammunition.  But that's not what comes to mind with Barton M. Biggs.  He is the formal chief strategist at Morgan Stanley.  He sounds like a nut already, doesn't he?  Yet in Mr. Biggs's new book, "Wealth, War and Wisdom," he says people should "assume the possibility of a breakdown of the civilized infrastructure.  I'm sorry.  The former chief strategist for Morgan Stanley said, what again?

Assume the possibility of a breakdown of the civilized infrastructure.  Your safe haven must be self-sufficient and capable of growing some kind of food.  Well, this guy's crazy.  It should be well-stocked with seed, fertilizer, canned food, wine, medicine, clothes, etc. Think Swiss Family Robinson.  Even in America and Europe there could be moments of riot and rebellion when law and order temporarily completely breaks down.  The article by Alex Williams says survivalism is not just for survivalists anymore.  Faced with a confluence of diverse threats — a tanking economy, a housing crisis, looming environmental disasters, and a sharp spike in oil prices — people who do not consider themselves extremists are starting to discuss doomsday measures once associated with the social fringes.

Motivated by a belief that the credit crunch and a bursting housing bubble might spark widespread economic chaos, he began to take measures to prepare for the unknown over the last few years:  Buying old silver coins to use as currency; buying G.P.S. units, a satellite telephone and a hydroponic kit; and building a simple cabin in a remote West Texas desert.  If all of the planets line up and things do get bad, those who have not been prepared will be trapped in a city with thousands of others needing food and propane and everything else.  Esteemed economists debate whether the credit crisis could result in a complete meltdown of the financial system.  Former vice president of the United States informs that mass flooding could result in disease and starvation.  Perhaps -- the former vice president of the United States informs us that global warming could result in mass flooding, disease and starvation.  You heard all that, right?

STU:  I certainly have.

GLENN:  Or perhaps even a new ice age.

STU:  I'm sorry.  You said --

GLENN:  Sorry.  I missed that part of Inconvenient Truth.  No, to say that Al Gore is saying it's going to be either really, really hot or really, really cold.

STU:  Or really, really the same.  It's going to be one of the three.

GLENN:  Or go back between really, really hot or really, really cold.  They are not sure.  It will be some sort.  One thing about the temperature, too, is it's constantly changing but it's going down right now.

STU:  And you can read the temperature anywhere in the world and you'll find there is a temperature that exists there.

GLENN:  I have to tell you because in the East the sun is still rising and I have to tell you that we have projected the temperature from 5:00 this morning to this time right now and there has been dramatic change upward in the temperature.

STU:  In one day?

GLENN:  In one day.

STU:  I bet people --

GLENN:  No, no, no.

STU:  People are waking up and thinking --

GLENN:  No, they are in denial.  And we have projected that if this continues to rise like it is right now in New York City because we've already seen an 8 degree temperature change and it's in the winter.  So if this continues to happen over the next two weeks, we believe that it will be over 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit here in New York City.

STU:  And this is the intraday climactic shift you talk about.

GLENN:  Yes, I talk about it every day.  Now, later on this afternoon I may be talking about how we could all freeze to death.

STU:  We're headed towards an ice age.

GLENN:  Ice age.  Because I don't know if you've noticed this.  Around 7:00 it starts to cool a little bit.

STU:  You know what's weird.  It's because it all seems to correspond with that giant ball of fire in the sky.

GLENN:  No, please, the sun has nothing to do with it.  It is man.

STU:  Just because something --

GLENN:  It is man.  It is not the sun.  It is man.

STU:  Just because the sun can --

GLENN:  Man is the one that's going around the Earth.  Not the one.

STU:  I understand that but what I'm saying is that just because the sun --

GLENN:  Stop.

STU:  -- can change the temperature here definitely has nothing to do with the .7 degrees over the last few years.  Nothing.

GLENN:  Stop it right now.  So here's my favorite part.  Here you have the chief global strategist for Morgan Stanley in a new book saying, hey, listen, things could break down and the whole country could look like Katrina because of this global economic thing that's happening.  So you should just be prepared.  Then they go into -- and Al Gore says it could get really, really hot or really, really cold.  And then they go into, hey, it's not just for crazy people.

You got the guy who was the chief global strategist, finances for Morgan Stanley.  Hey, it's not just crazy people like him.  It's also -- I love this -- Joyce Jimerson of Bellingham, Washington.  She was a coordinator for a recycling composting program affiliated with Washington State University in Bellingham, Washington.  She's made her yard into, quote, an edible garden.  So it's not just crazy people like the guy from Morgan Stanley.  It's also -- what was her name?  Joyce who's got the edible lawn.  Now, Joyce, I just want to say -- because she's worried about global climate change and how you are going to need food.  Let me just ask you this in Bellingham, Washington.  Do you have a fence around your yard?  Do you own a gun?  Because if you've turned your whole front yard into a garden and there's no food, I don't think people are going to obey the keep you have the garden sign that you've put there in your front yard.  I'm just saying.  And I'm wondering how you are going to defend -- just assuming that somebody who used to run the composting program for a university is a liberal.  I'm also wondering how you are going to defend yourself when you say, I was just prepared.  And they say, no, you are hoarding all the food.  It's evil people like you that just don't want to share all your food.  How you are going to defend yourself.  I'm just wondering.

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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