Another Glenn Beck prediction comes true? David Petraeus resigns as head of the CIA

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CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus has resigned from his post citing an extramarital affair.

According to CNN, he submitted his resignation to President Barack Obama on Thursday and the letter was accepted on Friday.

"After being married for more than 37 years I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair," Petraeus wrote in a letter to President Obama. "Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as ours."

The CIA and the Obama administration have been under intense scrutiny for weeks following the attacks on the Libyan embassy in Benghazi. During the attacks, four Americans were killed including Ambassador Chris Stevens. For weeks, the White House pushed a narrative of the events that framed them as a result of a spontaneous protest that erupted in response to an anti-Islam YouTube video. Many questioned this response, and recent evidence has shown the attack to be an act of terrorism and that the CIA played a key role in the response.

TheBlaze has been pursuing the Libyan story since it first broke, both on it's television programming and a series of articles on TheBlaze.com under the banner of "Libya: The Truth".

While Petraeus has only cited an extramarital affair as the reason for leaving the CIA, some are already noting the suspicious timing of the event. Petraeus was scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week on the Libyan scandal and the CIA's role. The resignation also came three days after President Obama won his campaign for re-election.

Former CIA operative Bob Baer told CNN that while people do step down from the agency for affairs, they are rarely given as the official reason.

"I think there's a big story behind it," Baer said.

National Security expert Buck Sexton told TheBlaze, "“While the military officially condemns adultery under its regulations, I’m not aware of a similar prohibition in the intelligence community,” Sexton said. “One could argue an affair creates a threat of blackmail, but the Petraeus resignation, coming so soon after Obama’s re-election, seems to leave many unanswered questions. Something is not right here.”

On October 26th, Glenn went on Pat & Stu and said that he predicts that David Petraeus would take the blame on Libya.

"Who have they tried to sell down the river every step of the way? The intelligence," Glenn said. "You watch. Petraeus is going to be the fall guy. They're going to have him step down.  They're going to point all fingers to him."

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Read Petraeus' resignation letter below:

Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position as D/CIA. After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. This afternoon, the President graciously accepted my resignation.As I depart Langley, I want you to know that it has been the greatest of privileges to have served with you, the officers of our Nation’s Silent Service, a work force that is truly exceptional in every regard. Indeed, you did extraordinary work on a host of critical missions during my time as director, and I am deeply grateful to you for that.

Teddy Roosevelt once observed that life’s greatest gift is the opportunity to work hard at work worth doing. I will always treasure my opportunity to have done that with you and I will always regret the circumstances that brought that work with you to an end.

Thank you for your extraordinary service to our country, and best wishes for continued success in the important endeavors that lie ahead for our country and our Agency.

With admiration and appreciation,

David H. Petraeus

 

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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