2012: The world is over

The radio show took a dark turn away from the holiday cheer this morning when Glenn, Pat and Stu spent a few moments discussing one of the most pertinent issues facing, not just America, but the world. No, not the fiscal cliff...the Mayans. In just 12 short days the end of the world could be upon us.

Okay, Glenn and crew aren't really worried about the Mayans being right, like some around the globe are. Like Glenn pointed out on radio, he saw the movie 2012, so he's prepared.

"I don't think it was accurate in the manner in which the world ends," Pat jokingly pointed out to Glenn.

"It's a documentary," Stu quipped.

"I don't think you could get John Cusack in a movie that wasn't accurate," Glenn responded sarcastically.

All joking aside…well most joking aside, there are people preparing for the world ending in twelve(ish) days.

Stu told a story about a man who sells underground shelters. He used to sell about one per month, but now they're going at about one per day. Even the man selling them plans to go underground from the 21st to the 23rd, just in case.

"You're telling me that the Mayans are getting it within three days?" Glenn asked. "I mean, how long has this calendar around? I think they got it done. If they say it's going to end on a Tuesday, they're not going to be wrong by three days.  Come on."

That said, if the world ends…is being underground really all that helpful?

 

As laughable as the situation is, Glenn couldn't help but point out that out of all of the threats facing the country and the world today, NASA has apparently decided to take this one seriously.

NASA did a training film on how the Mayans don't know what they're talking about (which you can watch tonight on The Glenn Beck Program).

"Now, I don't know how much time or money we took away from telling the Muslim world how great they are, but they spent some time and some money at NASA trying to prove to this to the world."

Not exactly money well spent.

"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below:


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Glenn Beck and The Nazarene Fund have been working tirelessly to evacuate Americans and our allies from Afghanistan, thanks to the U.S. government's failure to do so. But it's been far from easy. A recent Newsweek article, titled "Taliban Holds Up Glenn Beck Group's Planes," addressed some of the most recent challenges. The article claimed that six planes — filled with Americans and SIVs ready for takeoff — were "grounded by the Taliban amid negotiations with the U.S. State Department." So, what's actually going on? Why is the State Department meddling in the rescue? And what are the next steps to get these Americans home?

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn breaks down the whole story:

UPDATE: Leaked Email Shows State Department STILL Blocking Afghanistan Rescue Flights


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Bill O'Reilly joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Friday to discuss a recent House Homeland Security Committee briefing on the impact of the 9/11 terror attacks, during which "national security experts" claimed "right-wing" groups pose a greater threat to the United States than groups like the Taliban or Al-Qaeda.

Glenn played two video clips from the briefing that showed Senior Fellow Brookings Institute Center for Middle East Policy, Daniel Byman, and former National Intelligence Council Chair during the Obama administration, Christopher Kojm, in apparent agreement that "right-wing extremists" are a bigger threat to Americans today than "jihadists."

"I'm someone who has written extensively on both jihadist groups, but also right-wing, white supremacist groups," Byman says in the first video clip. "And in my mind, there's no question that today in the United States, the right-wing and white supremacist violence is a much greater risk."

"I agree with your assessment and those of my colleagues who have spoken already, there's little doubt that the domestic terrorist threat from white nationalists and right-wing extremist groups is greater than the jihadist threat today," Kojm states in the second clip.

"Who are those idiots?" O'Reilly exclaimed. "It's just unbelievable ... they're not even in the same universe. Yeah, there are bad neo-Nazi Americans running around, yeah, but there are very few of them. I mean, the jihadists are causing death and destruction, death and destruction all over the world. Not just in the United States. These people are so blatantly irresponsible and ignorant, it's just staggering."

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation:

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The Biden administration was recently caught lying about the White House dog, Major, and his history of biting Secret Service agents, according to newly released emails.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn argued that, if the current administration is willing to lie about something so meaningless to the American people, what else are they willing to lie about? For instance, the State Department claims that there are only about 200 American citizens left in Afghanistan who want to be evacuated. But Glenn has heard very different reports from people on the ground. Is it safe to assume they're currently lying to us about all kinds of things — from the "new and improved" Taliban, to the number of Americans left behind in Afghanistan?

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