World War 3: Who are the players and how is it happening?

World War 3 could be right around the corner, and Glenn laid out how he thinks it's going to happen and why based on the news in the Middle East and around the globe on Tuesday's TV show.

Opening the show, Glenn pointed out that throughout history countries come and go and empires rise and fall - no nations have truly been made to last, with one exception: America. When the Founders conceived of America, they built it with the Constitution and based it on principles of freedom and liberty so it could adapt to any problems or issues. Since it was created with freedom at its core, it could always be reset back to freedom if America ever went down the wrong path. That's why George Washington rejected the title of "King" and three branches were established with checks and balances.

Today, however, the ideas of freedom and the self-evident truth that all men are created equal has come under attack while hatred and evil rise. Glenn pointed to the rising destabilization in the Middle East with first the Arab Spring and now Syria plunging into chaos as the early signs, and predicted that Europe would soon be in trouble as well.

Glenn said that as destabilization occurs, three groups will be left vying for power: The Caliphate (Radical Islamists), The Controllers (Also known as the Communists, Socialists, Progressives), and the Survivors (the 90% who don't fall in the other categories).

In a World War 3 scenario, Glenn explained that the Caliphate is really the end goal of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders, whom fall into Sunni Muslim ideology. They are often in conflict with Shi'a Islamic faith, and these are the ones who believe in the Twelfth Imam, an Islamic messiah who will return only during a period of great chaos and is often portrayed beheading non-believers. Radicals within both Sunni and Shi'a, however, believe in a a single,unified,  Islamic state - The Caliphate.

The other group vying for power in this scenario are The Controllers, which are the groups looking to expand their own power. These Controllers have come in different forms over the years: Socialists, Communists, and Progressives - even the drug lords and gangs of today.

The last group is the Survivors. These are the 90% who just want to feed their family, but they'll also do almost anything to maintain normalcy. Glenn warned that when it's time to be tested, many of these people will give up their own control to the people who will offer stabilization, even if it means a loss of freedom.

Glenn said that right now, the world is being destabilized and remolded. He pointed to Benghazi, where he believes the United States was running guns to support the rebels against Syrian president Assad. President Obama also signed a secret order giving support to Syrian rebels, and John McCain visited them and gave them credibility as well. Meanwhile, the Shi'a are flooding Syria to support Assad and fight the rebels America has supported.

So that's the United States aligned with the Syrian rebels, who are also supported by the Muslim Brotherhood, on one side.

On the other? Russia and the Shi'a Muslims. Russia has been a staunch ally of the Syrian leadership and Assad, providing them weaponry and political support.

Glenn believes that there is already a cold war underway, and pointed to Secretary of State John Kerry's awkward visit to Russia where he waited three hours at the Kremlin before Putin showed up. Glenn believes you don't do that to a high ranking official unless you are sending a message.

Glenn warned that the 90% in the survival group can't just survive, they have to stand for something. He said it will be up to Americans to stand for freedom in the coming global conflict, otherwise it will be lost in exchange for stability as the Caliphate and the Controllers seek to grab power.

How will the world be reshaped? Glenn looked at the map:

Political commentator Bill O'Reilly joined the Glenn Beck radio program on Friday made an important prediction about President Joe Biden's chance of reelection in 2024.

O'Reilly told Glenn that former President Donald Trump was brought down because of COVID. "if COVID had not appeared, O'Reilly stated, "he [Trump] would have won reelection."

O'Reilly went on to predict that like Trump, President Joe Biden would lose reelection because of COVID. People saw a president who could not put out an intelligent fact-based message about COVID and people will remember that," he explained.

O'Reilly later added that "Trump and Biden are one-termers because of COVID."

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Critical race theory: Marxism is a religion

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Marx didn't actually tell his followers that the system needed to be destroyed. And it's not what Marx actually believed. Very few Marxists actually understand what Marx laid out.

Marxism isn't a list of demands and instructions. It's Marx's attempt to tell the future. Some of it he got right, most he got wrong. For example, he predicted the rise of automation.

Believe it or not, Marx was not an anti-capitalist. If anything, he revered it.

In a letter to Engels, he complained that too many people misunderstood his message, that his plan is to merge with capitalism. To make it new. He wanted to reify his brand of socialism, reify is a Marxist term, actually. It basically means to make an abstract idea concrete.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary. And he knew communism would never happen without the aid of capitalism.

Marx didn't hate capitalism. He actually thought it was necessary.

From there, he takes these ideas to some weird conclusions. Horrible conclusions. The main one being revolution.

What does the first phase of the Marxist revolution look like? How will we know if it has started? How can we tell if it's already begun? Marx's idea of the "dictatorship of the proletariat," where the working class would rise up in revolution and earn their freedom.

But what did Marx mean by freedom? Like so much of Marxism, it involves giving up your individuality, in service to the collective: "Only in community with others does each individual have the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible."

That's from his book The German Ideology, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Engels, the guy who paid all of his bills: "Free competition, which is based on the idea of individual freedom, simply amounts to the relation of capital to itself as another capital."

His idea here is that capital ruins any idea of freedom or individuality. And competition is what he uses as proof. In other words, Marx's definition of freedom has nothing to do with actual freedom, freedom as we know it.

He wrote, in Capital: "It is not individuals who are set free by free competition; it is, rather, capital which is set free."

He's saying that Capital manipulates our individual freedom and forces us to exploit ourselves. For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

For someone who didn't believe in God, he sure had some fanciful ideas about the forces that control the universe.

Marxists have always argued that capitalism is a religion. That our debt to capital is no different than our debt to God. Critical Theorist Walter Benjamin wrote an entire book called Capitalism as Religion, and wrote that capitalism is "the first case of a cult that creates guilt, not atonement."

There were many strains of socialism before Marx. There were entire movements, named after socialist and anarchist philosophers. But Marx was the one who figured it out, with the help of a rotating cast of people paying for his sloth, of course.

Marx's influence on socialism was so profound that socialism was practically re-named in honor of Marx. Marx has been deified.

He created a utopian society. Very hypothetical. It requires a working class that is devoted to daily readings of The Communist Manifesto.

This assumes that people who work all day — at a real job, where they can't just sit on the couch all day as Marx did — even have the energy to read dense theory when they get home.

Marx made a religion.

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The Capitol riot was foolish and tragic, but Pelosi's Select Committee "investigation" on the January 6 "insurrection" has devolved into a show trial complete with bad tears and bad acting. But this is just a charade designed to distract us.

What's going on behind closed doors is truly nefarious. The Biden White House and the U.S. national security apparatus are seizing that event to redefine domestic terrorism and expand the powers of government to prevent it. There is an alarming blueprint for sweeping government action called the "National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism," put together by the National Security Council.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the collusion between the Biden administration and Big Tech to surveil, root out, and silence America's deplorables – all in the name of national security.

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Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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