You might be surprised to learn Scotland is not the only place in Europe looking for independence

On Thursday, the Scottish people voted against independence, preserving its 307-year-old union with England. 84% of the 4.2 million people who had registered to vote showed up at the polls. Ultimately, the independence referendum was defeated by a 55 percent to 44 percent margin.

As it turns out, Scotland isn’t the only European territory itching for independence. On Friday’s radio program, Glenn ran through some of the other cities/provinces looking to break free.

“Well, I will tell you, there are other places that are going to try for independence now,” Glenn said before running through a list of eight places in Europe that could push for independence next.

According to the Washington Post, both Venice and South Tyrol are looking to separate from Italy; Catalonia and the Basque region want to cut ties with Spain; the Faroe Islands have considered seeking independence from Denmark; Corsica wants to break free of France; Flanders could soon leave Belgium control; and Bavaria would like autonomy from Germany.

The Post also references “other regions” that have independence movements including: Wales, Cornwall, Northern Ireland (The United Kingdom), Galicia, Aragon (Spain), Silesia (Poland), Frisia (Netherlands, Germany), Sardinia (Italy), Brittany, Occitania, Alsace, Savoy (France), and Aaland (Finland).

Glenn and Pat were particularly surprised to learn about the Venetian quest for independence from Italy.

“I had no idea,” Glenn said. “[In March], 89% of Venetians voted for independence on an online petition.”

The motive behind the split is not cultural but economic. The Post reports northern Italy is responsible for two-thirds of Italy’s GDP.

“They're responsible for two-thirds of the GDP of Italy in the north,” Pat said, “and so they're like, ‘We are supporting and producing for the whole country, and yet we're paying the same taxes and being taken advantage of by people in the south.”

“That doesn't sound familiar at all,” Jeffy joked.

“Exactly right,” Glenn added. “It’s happening all over the world.”

What Glenn found most interesting about this list of places looking for independence is what it says about the state of the world. While world leaders are pushing for global governance, the people are asking for more self-determination via increased autonomy.

“It's amazing that the world elites are pushing yet for more power and more control,” Glenn concluded. “And the people are saying, ‘No, I want more self-control, more self-determination.’ It's the oldest story in the book.”

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Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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