Operation Underground Railroad leader discusses the group’s efforts to end human trafficking

If you've been watching the show for a while, then Tim Ballard should be a familiar name to you. A former agent for the Department of Homeland Security, Ballard left his career in law enforcement for a higher calling: the rescue of children from sex slavery through his organization Operation Underground Railroad. The group recently completed their biggest mission yet, rescuing 55 children in Colombia. Ballard joined Glenn on TV Monday night and radio Tuesday morning to discuss the dangerous mission.

"There were three operations going on separately. The one that I was at…Dutch was in Medellin. He can talk about that. I met these traffickers, this group, in the Rosario Islands, which is a place that people, they don’t even know it exists," Tim explained. "Within a half-hour of being there, we’re approached and solicited. I have 10, 11, 12-year-old girls, are you interested? And I thought to myself this is one of these places where these guys have been working with impunity for decades. And people from America and Western Europe, these travelers, they know about it. They go there, which is why it was so easy."

What kind of people would go to these foreign countries for to have sex with young children? As Tim explained, the sheer number of children trapped in this situation shows a scary level of demand.

"There’s two million children being exploited commercially for sex, so what kind of demand would that create? There are so many people that want this. It’s something that I know it’s hard to understand, but it’s anybody, it’s everybody. It’s teachers, doctors, lawyers, you know, people that walk amongst us, and they have this sex addiction, and they start growing it. It stems from porn use, and it becomes an addiction that grows out of control, and these guys end up wanting to buy ten-year-old boys and girls. And boys were on this too. They were selling us boys, these traffickers," Ballard said.

So how did it all go down? On the show, Tim explained that they work in conjunction with local government and law enforcement to bust

"One regret that I often have is that I get taken away in these operations in handcuffs, and the kids see me, and they think he’s that monster, I’m so glad he’s leaving. And I want to tell them no, we were here for you, but I’ve never been able to do that. On this operation, when the family services came in…and we had great cooperation. I need to give credit to the Colombian government and to the U.S. government in the embassy who came in and helped us in a big way," he said. "Ambassador Whittaker, U.S. Ambassador to Columbia, unbelievable, just everything he could do to help us."

"And so as the dust was settling, someone accidentally in the family services, I assume, told the kids those Americans out there, they’re good guys. They were posing as bad guys to rescue you. And as we were walking out and marching out to the boats to be taken away, the kids, we were alerted that they knew who we were, and it was the first time I’d seen this. And these kids come running to the window, and they put their little hands up on the screen of the window, and for the first time in my life I got to see this, see them really experience their liberation."

"The jump team member behind me just started weeping, just sobbing. He grabbed me, and said Tim, this is the sound of liberation. The kids were cheering and singing, and I put my hand up against this little girl’s hand, and we both smiled at each other. It was a tender mercy. It was a gift, I think, because this was the last time I’m going undercover, and we got to witness emancipation."

Tim explained more about the mission on radio this morning:

COVID is back! Or that is what we’re being told anyway...

A recent spike in COVID cases has triggered the left's alarm bells, and the following institutions have begun to reinstate COVID-era mandates. You might want to avoid them if you enjoy breathing freely...

Do YOU think institutions should bring back COVID-era mandates if cases increase? Let us know your thoughts HERE.

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Both of Upstate Medical's hospitals in Syracuse, New York

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There was a time when both the Left and the Right agreed that parents have the final say in raising their children... Not anymore.

In the People's Republic of California, the STATE, not parents, will determine whether children should undergo transgender treatments. The California state legislature just passed a law that will require judges in child custody cases to consider whether parents support a child’s gender transition. According to the law, the state now thinks total affirmation is an integral part of a child’s “health, safety, and welfare.”

We are inching closer to a dystopia where the state, not the parents, have ultimate rights over their children, a history that people from former Soviet nations would feign repeating.

Glenn dove into the law AND MORE in this episode titled, "Parental Advisory: The EXPLICIT plot to control YOUR kids." To get all the research that went into this episode AND information on how YOU can fight back, enter your email address below:

If you didn't catch Wednesday night's Glenn TV special, be sure to check it out HERE!

The Biden admin has let in MORE illegal aliens than the populations of THESE 15 states

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There are currently an estimated 16.8 MILLION illegal aliens residing in the United States as of June 2023, according to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). This number is already 1.3 million higher than FAIR's January 2022 estimate of 15.5 million and a 2.3 million increase from its end-of-2020 estimate. Even Democrats like New York City's Mayor Adams Mayor Adams are waking up to what Conservatives have been warning for years: we are in a border CRISIS.

However, this isn't the same border crisis that Republicans were warning about back in 2010. In the first two years of the Biden administration alone, the illegal alien population increased by 16 PERCENT nationwide, imposing a whopping net cost of $150.6 BILLION PER YEAR on American taxpayers. That is nearly DOUBLE the total amount that the Biden administration has sent to Ukraine.

This isn't the same border crisis that Republicans were warning about back in 2010.

These large numbers often make it difficult to conceptualize the sheer impact of illegal immigration on the United States. To put it in perspective, we have listed ALL 15 states and the District of Colombia that have smaller populations than the 2.3 MILLION illegal immigrants, who have entered the U.S. under the Biden administration. That is more than the entire populations of Wyoming, Vermont, and South Dakota COMBINED—and the American taxpayers have to pay the price.

Here are all 16 states/districts that have FEWER people than the illegal immigrants who have entered the U.S. under the Biden administration.

1. New Mexico

Population: 2,110,011

2. Idaho

Population: 1,973,752

3. Nebraska

Population: 1,972,292

4. West Virginia

Population: 1,764,786

5. Hawaii

Population: 1,433,238

6. New Hampshire

Population: 1,402,957

7. Maine

Population: 1,393,442

8. Montana

Population: 1,139,507

9. Rhode Island

Population: 1,090,483

10. Delaware

Population: 1,031,985

11. South Dakota

Population: 923,484

12. North Dakota

Population: 780,588

13. Alaska

Population: 732,984

14. Washington DC

Population: 674,815

15. Vermont

Population: 647,156

16. Wyoming

Population: 583,279

POLL: Should the Government control the future of AI?

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Earlier this week, tech titans, lawmakers, and union leaders met on Capitol Hill to discuss the future of AI regulation. The three-hour meeting boasted an impressive roster of tech leaders including, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, and others, along with more than 60 US Senators.

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The meeting was closed to the public, so what was exactly discussed is unknown. However, what we do know is that a majority of the CEOs support AI regulation, the most vocal of which is Elon Musk. During the meeting, Musk called AI "a double-edged sword" and strongly pushed for regulation in the interest of public safety.

A majority of the CEOs support AI regulation.

Many other related issues were discussed, including the disruption AI has caused to the job market. As Glenn has discussed on his program, the potential for AI to alter or destroy jobs is very real, and many have already felt the effects. From taxi drivers to Hollywood actors and writers, AI's presence can be felt everywhere and lawmakers are unsure how to respond.

The potential for AI to alter or destroy jobs is very real.

Ultimately, the meeting's conclusion was less than decisive, with several Senators making comments to the tune of "we need more time before we act." The White House is expected to release an executive order regarding AI regulation by the end of the year. But now it's YOUR turn to tell us what YOU think needs to be done!

Should A.I. be regulated?

Can the government be trusted with the power to regulate A.I.? 

Can Silicon Valley be trusted to regulate AI? 

Should AI development be slowed for safety, despite its potential advantages?

If a job can be done cheaper and better by AI, should it be taken away from a human?

Do you feel that your job is threatened by AI?