Glenn explains the real endgame in Syria

After boldly declaring yesterday that the United States would not survive a war with Syria, this morning on radio Glenn explained why he believes the Obama Administration is so desperate to get involved.

“Russia says we are on the eve of war. Russia is currently saying that we will strike Syria by Thursday. Don't know if that's true or not,” Glenn said. “I know that the Australian papers came out yesterday and said that the President was reaching out to the Western Allied powers and convincing them that we had to stand against Syria and we had to go in. It doesn't make any sense at all.”

Who in the region will benefit most from Western intervention? Glenn contends it is Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.

“The ones that will benefit the most from our action, the ones who are fighting Assad Al Qaeda. The ones who will benefit, al-Qaida and the Muslim Brotherhood,” Glenn said. “I have been trying to figure out who wins, how does this possibly work? I mean, what is wrong with us?”

Glenn believes this situation has very little to do with war and very much to do with implementing a new world order. After speaking to a friend of his who is deeply familiar with the situation, Glenn realized this isn’t about war. It’s about what comes after war.

“This isn't about war. This is about peace. It led me back to remember what the progressives did in World War I. They weren't talking about World War I,” Glenn said. “What they were talking about was the end of the war: What would Europe look like at the end? Sure we're going to have to break a few eggs. We're going to have to kill some people. It's going to be a horrible thing ,but we can fundamentally transform all of Europe in this war.”

“I've told you before that war comes at the end of dark periods in an empire's life, a final blow comes. And what happens is those who are still hanging on, they do two things to them,” he continued. “We wear them out with war or you kill them with war, but you wear them out. And you get them so fatigued that they will accept because they can no longer remember what we really even looked like by the end of it. They will accept whatever it is at the end. That's what happened in Europe both times. They were just so tired of it, they accepted it.”

“I hope I'm wrong on this. I probably am wrong on this. But it is far more plausible to believe this than it is to believe that anyone with any kind of common sense believes that the United States getting involved in Syria – against China, Russia, and Iran,” Glenn said. “Against all common sense we would get involved where it would aid and abet our enemy of al-Qaida and the world's enemy of not just al-Qaida but also the Muslim Brotherhood. I'm sorry, but this crazy, crazy theory is more plausible than the one those in Washington would have you believe.”

Ezra Levant, founder of Rebel News, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to describe the shocking footage he and his team captured of Canadian police harassing and even arresting Rebel News reporters during a protest in Montreal.

Video clips show officers making remarks about the "Jew" reporters and calling Rebel News "Jew media." Reporters are pulled out of crowds, handcuffed, slammed against vehicles and arrested. Some have been fined "thousands and thousands" of dollars "because they had cameras pointed at the police," said Levant.

Another video clip shows Canadian police demanding entrance to a rented Airbnb houseboat without a warrant.

"They the claimed it was an illegal gathering. It was just a B and B," Levant explained. "I told them to get a warrant. I went out there ... and they wouldn't let me back in.... It turned into a ten-hour standoff. They couldn't find a judge willing to give them a search warrant, so to punish us, they called the whole thing a crime scene. They actually wouldn't let any of my team off the boat unless they submitted to a personal search, which is illegal. And the craziest part, is that they arrested one of my guys, took him to jail, and they said this to us: We will hold him in jail until you let us search the Airbnb without a warrant."

Levant said nearly all Canadian media have ignored the insane attacks, warrantless searches and seizures, and the jailing of journalists, and warned Americans to take note and protect our First Amendment rights.

"If you do not protect your First Amendment, if you do not hold those hard-won freedoms, you will be like what we are," he said. "This is your future if you don't protect your First Amendment."

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On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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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?

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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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