'Utter chaos': Glenn explains why energy independence is the only answer to the crisis in the Middle East

From our southern border to the Middle East, chaos is all around. With ISIS on the move in Iraq and targeting oil refineries in the country, energy prices will necessarily skyrocket. Given the strength (or lack thereof) of the global economy, $150 to $200 per barrel oil is a frightening reality we may soon face. On Thursday's Glenn Beck Program, Glenn took an in-depth look at the situation in the Middle East and the possibility of energy independence.

Saudi Arabia is predicting the Middle East will devolve into a civil war, and if that is the case there is no limit to how high crude oil prices would soar. But it doesn't have to be this way.

As Glenn explained, America was not a military superpower on the eve of World War II. Designing sophisticated aircrafts and weaponry simply wasn't a priority, and yet the country rose to the occasion when faced with no other option.

The U.S. is facing a similar dilemma today. As it is, North Dakota is already producing 1 million barrels a day, while Texas leads the nation with 2 million barrels daily. Looking to our neighbors up north, only 19 Canadian provinces have a similar capacity. While the pipelines and fracking operations would be not be able to handle the level of production needed to allow complete independence in their current state, incremental changes now could help stave off "utter chaos" later.

"Now is the time to make sure we can remain free and not intervene in the Middle East," Glenn said. "We don't have the resources, and we don't have the passion for it anymore."

Remaining "free" is going to require a chance of strategy. Glenn brought in energy expert Chris Martenson, co-founder of Peak Prosperity, to discuss what exactly an energy independence strategy would entail.

Martenson was very pragmatic in his thinking about the situation. He explained that even with an all out blitz, energy independence is at least five to 10 years away. He was quick to clarify, however, that there are questions as to whether the necessary supply is actually there.

"People need to understand: This is a complete game changer," Martenson said. "We have to get serious… We have to have a vision… And I don't see any of those things right now."

Ultimately, Martenson did admit that the United States and the rest of the world needs to start taking a serious look at energy and economy and recognizing how one impacts the other.

Glenn Beck: Here's how YOU can fix the Great Reset's housing crisis

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How's the housing market looking these days? Because under Build Back Better (aka the Great Reset), investors are grabbing up homes at a record pace.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn discussed a recent Redfin News report, which shows that almost one in five homes sold in the U.S. during the third quarter of 2021 was purchased by an investment firm, and many are paying tens of thousands of dollars over the asking price.

"Think of that, one in every five homes that are sold are going to a big investment firm," Glenn said. "Investors bought more than 90,000 homes, totaling more than $63 billion, representing 18% of all homes sold in the quarter. The numbers broke all records."

"The same factors have pushed more Americans to rent, which also creates opportunities for investors, because investors typically turn the homes they purchase into rentals," he continued. "And now they can charge higher rents. Rent for single-family homes surged by more than 10% in the 12 months, through September. The fastest annual rent inflation in 16 years."

"And nearly 77% purchased were bought in an all-cash transaction," Glenn added. "That's not your average person. These investment firms, like BlackRock, are going in and buying entire neighborhoods. They are the people that come in, and say, 'I'll give you $70,000 over the asking price.' ... Now, why would investment firms think they will just be able to make money paying $70,000 over the asking price? What is it that they know, that you don't know? Could they know, as the Great Reset states, that by 2030, you will own nothing and you'll like it?"

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn offer his thoughts on how you can solve the Great Reset's housing crisis:


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On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck exposes the radical plan to flip the United States from capitalism to socialism and into a lawless nation. It's an old strategy that mirrors a communist Cold War playbook. The goal now, as it was then, is this: How do they get a revolution without all that civil war stuff? It’s a five-step plan, and we're deep into several of the main steps RIGHT NOW.

Our justice system has been infiltrated by woke leftists, and something called "the progressive prosecutor movement" is methodically transforming Main Street USA into Main Street Gotham City. We can see it all over the country in places like San Francisco, with the Waukesha massacre as a terrifying glimpse into more of what's coming. And the media? They're currently running interference in one of the largest misinformation operations in history.

It’s happening at the city, state, AND federal levels. And President Trump might be one of the biggest victims of them all, a fact that even Trump critic Joe Rogan has realized on the Russia collusion hoax: “No one is being held accountable!” That ends now, as Glenn calls on Americans to push back on the lies that keep us divided in a cold civil war.

Watch the full episode below:

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A "one-world government" is being formed right now and it’s called the Great Reset, Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. And now, rebuild plans for the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral hint at the formation of a global church, too.

In this clip, Glenn detailed plans for the iconic, 850-year-old church’s "woke" renovations that sound more like a 'politically correct Disneyland' complete with a "discovery trail," "emotional spaces," and 14 themed chapels.

"Notre Dame is now being built back better as a 'woke theme park' dedicated to environmentalism and social justice," Glenn explained.

"There will be several different chapels within, [for example] a chapel for social justice, and then chapel for environmental justice," he continued. "Which leads me to this point. The 'one-world government' is being formed, right now. One-world government. It is being formed and it's called The Great Reset."

Glenn went on to predict that one of the first steps in the direction of a one-world government will be a push for a global religion.

"I think we're seeing the first church now being dedicated to the new global religion — and it is social justice, environmental justice, and all this gobbledygook. We all know, it's not just wrong, it is dangerous. That's the first church, the cathedral of Notre Dame, in France, is the first global church. Mark my words. Christian, Jews, Muslims ... this global church will bring darkness unlike you've ever seen."

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The Omicron COVID-19 variant: Should we ACTUALLY panic?

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As the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus approaches, it seems like those in power want everyone to be terrified, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program Monday.

The chair of the World Medical Association's Council, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, is already comparing the variant to Ebola and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) has declared a state of emergency, despite the doctor who announced its discovery describing the new variant's symptoms as "unusual, but mild." So, should we really be worried or not?

In this clip, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere reviewed what we know about the Omicron variant so far and gave a few reasons why we should wait for more information before succumbing to panic.

Note: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-related questions & concerns.

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