"They'll stop at nothing": The very simple problem at the heart of the Israel/Gaza conflict

It's clear that the Middle East is a war zone, and the media has been taken avery one-sided approach in how it has told the story of the conflict. For decades, America and Israel were the closest of allies. While no one wants to see the innocent people in Gaza suffer because their leadership is dedicated to the destruction of Israel, we also have to recognize that Israel has a right to exist and to defend itself. But in the media, Israel is the bully. How did that happen? And what should the United States be doing to end this conflict, support our democratic allies, and protect the innocent people on both sides of the conflict? Caroline Glick, writer for the Jerusalem Post and author of The Israeli Solution, joined Glenn to discuss the Israel/Gaza conflict on TheBlaze TV.

"The reality is that none of the Arab conflict with Israel, the Islamic conflict with Israel, the Palestinian conflict with Israel, has ever been about territory.  It’s always been about a desire on the part of Israel’s neighbors to annihilate the Jewish state, to prevent it from even being established, you know, years ago in 1948.  And so it’s never been about land, and it’s never been about how much land Israel has," Glick explained. "It’s just about whether or not Israel exists."

"And so when people say oh, it’s Israel’s fault, it’s Israel’s fault only to the extent that Israel exists, no matter how large Israel is or how small Israel is.  And we see with Hamas that are willing and forcing their people really to sacrifice their own lives in order to protect Hamas missiles that are being used to barrage Israeli cities.  They’ll stop at nothing," she continued.

"It’s not that they want to build anything.  They took the cement that they used to build the tunnels that IDF forces, Israeli military forces, have been destroying over the past several weeks, could have built 100 schools, three hospitals, numerous clinic, you know, you name it.  It was there for the taking.  They were there, they got all of this concrete in order to build Gaza.  They claimed it was for humanitarian assistance, and they used all of it to build machinery of death and murder."

So what should the United States be doing? First and foremost, Washington needs to rethink their approach to foreign policy and willingness to push a cease-fire resulting in open borders for Gaza.

"The Obama administration since Gaza, since the Hamas terrorists who run Gaza began their current round of assaults against Israel with their missiles and with their attempted infiltration through their tunnels of death, the Obama administration has been shooting for a cease-fire that would abide by all of Hamas’s extortionist demands of Israel," Glick said.

"And the most important demand that they have of Israel is that they want their borders opened.  Those borders have been sealed, particularly the most importantly the border with Egypt, for the past year since the Egyptian military overthrew the Muslim Brotherhood government there, because the Egyptian military understands Hamas is part of the Muslim Brotherhood, and if they’re allowed free entryway and exit from Gaza and transport from Gaza into Egypt, then it is a strategic threat to Egypt."

Glick urged the American people to call their congressmen and encourage them to stand with Israel and keep the borders of Gaza closed so the threats of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood can't continue to spread.

"I think the most important thing that Americans can do is side with Israel by telling their congressmen, by telling their communities, by explaining both to one another and most importantly to their congressmen that the most important stand the United States has to take is to support Israel and Egypt in insisting on keeping Gaza’s borders closed in order to destroy Hamas through attrition, to prevent them, to starve them out, to prevent them from resupplying, to prevent them from rebuilding their infrastructure of terrorism that Israel has fought to destroy at such great cost to our soldiers over the past month," she said.

Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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Top officials at the Federal Reserve are doing what they can to sugar coat what's ahead for our economy, telling Americans we may hit a "transitory" period of inflation that will settle by 2022. But Bank of America is saying something different. The bank's latest earnings call commentary warned "at the very least" transitory hyperinflation is ahead.

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Straight from the Marxist con of critical race theory are three big lies about "systemic racism" in America that are debilitating to our nation: the lie that policing in the U.S. is thoroughly racist, the lie of voter suppression, and the lie of equity as the solution to solve "racism." Despite the evidence disproving these lies, they grow stronger, thanks to Democrats and activists with selfish interest in these narratives, who, along with their media partners, spread the sinister message that everything in America is racist by default and only massive government intervention can save us from ourselves. President Biden, Vice President Harris, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi – every Democrat on the national stage sees racism in literally everything at this point.

In this precarious time for America, Glenn Beck and North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson join together with data and the truth to fight back against the race-baiters ripping us apart.

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America has always been the land of the free. But as the line fades between the socialist, woke Left, and the Democratic Party that controls our government, are we diving headfirst into Marxism?

On his BlazeTV exclusive show, Glenn Beck spoke with Li Schoolland, who grew up under Mao's cultural revolution in China, and never did she think she would see the same warning signs in America. But now, she has a horrifying warning for us all.

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