History Decoded: Brad Meltzer explains the conspiracies surrounding Area 51 & Leonardo Da Vinci

Brad Meltzer’s new book, History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time, provides fascinating insight into 10 of the greatest conspiracies of all time. From D.B. Cooper to the fate of John Wilkes Booth to Area 51, Brad investigates the claims behind some of the most notorious conspiracies in American history.

After talking about D.B. Cooper, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the conspiracy behind the Confederate gold, the White House Cornerstone, and the Spear of Destiny over the last few weeks, on radio this morning, Brad joined Glenn to talk about Leonardo da Vinci and Area 51.

Brad began with a recap of Leonardo da Vinci.

“So Leonardo da Vinci is the number 4. We're counting down the top greatest conspiracies of all time. We all know the Da Vinci Code, and it sells a lot of books and that's great.  This is the real version,” Brad said. “This is a guy, you know, talk about the great, true Renaissance thinker, right? He invents the submarine. He invents SCUBA. He invents a pre-helicopter, all the times when nobody in the whole world should be thinking of these things… But what he has is this book called the Codex Atlanticus. And a codex is really just a collection of ancient works. That's what it is. And it's really a collection of his notes… It's almost like a file cabinet of da Vinci's brain. So all the things he was working on, all the sketches, all the notebooks, all the papers, they all get put together.”

The value of a da Vinci codex is in the tens of millions of dollars, but what makes the Codex Atlanticus unique is that it is missing a page. At some point in history, page 1,033 was removed and believed to be lost. A few years ago, while going through an old Italian library, a woman found what appeared to be a da Vinci drawing. The sheet of paper was later verified to be page 1,033 of the Codex Atlanticus.

So why all the fuss about this particular page?

“And what was so fascinating about it and why people were so obsessed with this one page is it was the only page in Leonardo da Vinci's entire codex, in his entire book that was about prophecies,” Brad said. “And now you have a real mystery, right? Why hundreds of years ago, centuries ago does someone go and rip out the one page on prophecies that Leonardo da Vinci writes about?”

In History Decoded, Brad explores a lot of the different conspiracies surrounding the page. Since we all know that da Vinci liked to hide symbols and messages in his works of art, people have tried to decode the drawing on page 1,033. Others have made the case that da Vinci actually had prophecies in many of his paintings (i.e. the flood in the Mona Lisa). But none of this truly explains why the page was removed from the Codex Atlanticus.

To learn more about Brad’s research on Area 51, watch the clip below:

By now you've probably heard all about former Vice President Joe Biden's alleged corruption in Ukraine with his son, Hunter, and the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. But as it turns out, the Biden family's dubious dealings weren't limited to Ukraine, but extended to China as well.

In this clip, Glenn Beck explains Hunter Biden's four primary "problems" in China, including partnering with criminals, working with Chinese companies accused of stealing and spying on the U.S. military, as well as some very sketchy investments.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

Don't miss next Wednesday's TV special on the coronavirus in its new time slot at 9PM ET.

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Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged in the polls in the past month.

With former Vice President Joe Biden dropping below far-left presidential candidates such as the unapologetically socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), and the almost equally extremist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Democratic voters seeking a more moderate alternative are setting their sights on Mayor Pete.

But are Buttigieg's policies actually moderate? Not even close, Glenn Beck said Thursday on the radio program.

"[Pete Buttigieg] wants people to see him as a moderate. The mayor of a Midwest city in a red state ... and he's going for the middle, even though he is not a moderate candidate in any way," said Glenn.

Here are just a few example of where Buttigieg stands on the issues:

  • Supports late-term, partial-birth abortion
  • Eliminate the Electoral College
  • Buyback program for assault weapons
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
  • Expand Medicare
  • Decriminalize illegal immigration
  • Pay for infrastructure through changing taxes on corporations, the wealthy
  • Study reparations
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Increase existing taxes on upper-income Americans
  • Cancel some student debt
  • Don't use tariffs to pressure countries
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