New information links Sandy Hook tragedy to violent video games

A New York Daily News article published on Sunday finds new evidence suggesting Adam Lanza, the perpetrator of the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, was tremendously influenced by the culture of the violent video games he played.

“I don't know if you saw the latest in the Sandy Hook story,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “Pat sent me a story yesterday that is absolutely phenomenal to me, and it's phenomenal to me because nobody is covering it.”

The Daily News’ coverage corroborates the idea that Lanza’s attack was not a spur-of-the-moment decision, but rather a well-calculated and thoroughly thought out attempt to carry out a mission similar to the video game persona he had created.

The article cites an anonymous source described as a “law enforcement veteran,” who claims authorities recovered a massive spreadsheet – a 7 foot long and 4 foot wide document written in nine-point font – from Lanza’s home. The document contained “obsessive, extensive research… about mass murders of the past, and even attempted murders.”

“It was the names and the number of people killed and the weapons that were used, even the precise make and model of the weapons. It had taken him years,” Glenn explained. “Now, they don't believe this was just a spreadsheet. They believe this was a ‘score sheet.’ This was the work of a video gamer and this was his intent, to put his own name at the top of that list. They believe he picked the elementary school – this is the police, believe he picked the elementary school because he felt it was the ‘point of least resistance’ where he could rack up the greatest number of kills.”

All of this information and more was reportedly shared by Colonel Danny Stebbins, of the Connecticut State Police, during the International Association of Police Chiefs and Colonels mid-year meeting in New Orleans last week.

The source in the Daily News article explained:

“The fascination (Lanza) had with this subject matter, the complete and total concentration. There really was no other subject matter inside his head. Just this: Kill, kill, kill.”

“It really was like he was lost in one of his own sick games. That’s what we heard. That he learned something from his game that you learn in (police) school, about how if you’re moving from room to room — the way he was in that school — you have to reload before you get to the next room. Maybe he has a 30-round magazine clip, and he’s only used half of it. But he’s willing to dump 15 rounds and have a new clip before he arrives in the next room.”

“They believe he learned the principles of this — the tactical reload — from his game. Reload before you’re completely out. Keep going. When the strap broke on his first weapon (the AR-15), he went to his handgun at the end. Classic police training. Or something you learn playing kill games.”

“The thing you need to understand is he laid this out years before, and it all is from being murder obsessed because of video games,” Glenn said. “Now, where is the President on this?”

“You're not going all Bloomberg on my video games, are you,” Stu interjected.

“No. No, I'm not,” Glenn continued. “I'm not coming to your house and confiscating, I'm not telling anybody not to make them. I'm not doing anything. I'm telling you get away from them… There's a big difference between Pong and what, like, Adam Lanza is getting into.”

“We’re not saying that all video games or, you know, or any video game will make all kids evil. Nobody's saying that,” Glenn clarified. “And I'm not saying also that you need to go shut them down or anything else.”

“You're an adult,” he concluded. “I believe in maximum liberty, maximum personal responsibility.”

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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