Glenn: I believe we are now in the early stages of World War III

Christians beheaded in Libya. A Jordanian pilot burned alive in a cage. Jewish graves vandalized in France. Everywhere you turn, the news seems to get worse and worse. Sadly, events in Europe and the Middle East echo the build up to World War 2. In a powerful monologue last night, Glenn warned listeners it is past time to wake up. He warned last year "and so it begins", and now it is here. Real danger lies beyond the horizon - what kind of person will you be when everything comes to a head?

Below is a transcript of this segment

The news is disturbing today. On the heels of a Jordanian pilot burned alive in a cage and buried in rubble, 21 Coptic Christians were marched along a beach and beheaded by Islamic extremists.

Over the weekend, also, a 22-year-old Islamic extremist named Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein has committed two deadly terrorist attacks in Denmark, one at a free speech event, ironically, held by the cartoonist who depicted Muhammad’s head on the body of a dog, and the second attack, later that day, he opened fire on a synagogue, killing one. A German city canceled a parade over Islamic terrorist threat, and in France, Jewish graves were vandalized with Nazi graffiti.

This reminds me an awful lot of when I was over in Poland. I have seen this movie before, and this is what I really want to impress on you today. Can you take the full screen please of me over in Poland? This is a picture of me over in Poland at a Jewish cemetery. The reason why I took this, this is one of the only Jewish cemeteries in Poland that remained standing because of that iron fence.

They were going in to destroy the tombstones, the Nazis were, and lightning struck that fence and threw the Nazis into the graveyard. They said that that one happen to be protected, and so they never came back. However, I want to show you the next picture. This is what they did to all of the other cemeteries. This is a wall built out of broken tombstones. In Poland and all throughout Europe, they destroyed the cemeteries and broke all the tombstones. They made roads. They made sidewalks. They made the lion cages, believe it or not, in Poland at the Polish zoo. At the…I think it’s the Warsaw zoo, they made the lion cages out of these.

Just to show you a close-up, there is the blessing and the hands of a blessing on the top of a tombstone that had been broken. We’ve seen this movie before. We have predicted this movie to happen. We are witnessing the rising of evil. Now, let me take you back to the chalkboard that we gave you at FOX—radicals, Islamists, Communists, Socialists work together against Israel, work together against capitalism, work together to overthrow stability. Part two, they’ll cascade, sweep the Middle East, begin to destabilize Europe and the rest of the world. This is all happening.

These are all the things. The caliphate, we predicted. We talked to you, what, a year and a half ago about the Coptic Christians. That’s who was killed on the beaches, and I’m sorry, but they were on the sands of Tripoli. Is that a message to us? The scariest part of everything that is happening around the world is not the evil itself, it is that by large and by most indications, the world is in flat-out denial.

In Denmark, the authorities there said the shooter had gang affiliations. Wait, he’s shooting at the cartoonist guy who depicted Muhammad’s head on a dog, and then he went to a synagogue, and that’s gang-related? Recently, our own president described a clearly anti-Semitic shooting at a kosher deli as random violence of “folks,” yes, just like Fort Hood was workplace violence.

The administration’s latest statement today on the 21 beheadings failed to mention two critical points: One, they were Christians that were beheaded, and the guys who did it were Islamic. The unwillingness to recognize evil will be our undoing.

I have to tell you, this monologue today is a wake-up call for you. I told you last year and so it begins. It is here. I want you to understand, I am not charting a course for you because all of the good ideas, the way we could have solved this, are all gone. I believe we are now in the early stages of World War III, and it’s going to get much, much worse. You need to prepare yourself.

Instead of calling evil by its name and standing against it, we dismiss it, and we must stop. It is totally understandable. I want to give you a theory that I thought of while I was watching The Walking Dead. I don’t know if you’ve watched The Walking Dead at all, but I’m watching this, and I can’t figure out why, other than it’s a really good show, I can’t figure out first why this is 22 million people a week watching it. So, put that into perspective. Nobody’s ever done that on cable television. Since the time that there were three network, you just don’t have ratings like this. So, this is hugely rated. Why is that? Is it our love for zombies?

I want you to think about this with me. I don’t know if this is true. This is my theory. I think we all know that the world is about to come undone. Have you seen Newsweek magazine? They’re talking about when life completely changes, will you be prepared? They’re actually encouraging people to prep now.

So, we all know, there’s something in us that tells us the world is out of control, but I don’t want to watch that. I don’t even want to watch the news most nights. So, why are we watching The Walking Dead? We’re watching The Walking Dead because we know the zombies aren’t real, and so it allows us to connect with what we’re really feeling but allows us to being a safe zone because we know zombies aren’t real.

Zombies are ISIS. Zombies are our economic peril. The rest of the show is what we say is coming, and I want you to know, just like the zombies, evil doesn’t negotiate. Evil doesn’t show mercy. It cannot be persuaded. It cannot be loved. It cannot be moved by logic. It will not quit until you kill it. To think anything otherwise is foolish.

I am not talking to you tonight about a war like the Korean War or the Vietnam War or the first Gulf War or the Afghanistan war or the Iraq war. I’m talking to you about a war where it is either live or die, World War II. That’s what we’re headed towards, and we can keep wishing it away, childishly holding out hope that soaring speeches or some kind of technology or something’s going to beat this back, but it won’t—as if the animals that do this give a flying crap what we say about them.

When I saw the beheadings and everything this weekend, I couldn’t help but think about the Jews that were fenced in like animals behind barbed wire. This is from an HBO documentary, Night Must Fall. I saw it a couple of weeks ago. It’s the only thing I’ve ever watched that give me nightmares. We’re headed there again, guys. This is just the beginning, as you will see in a minute.

I got a ton of pushback from this audience for linking to the Jordanian pilot video on our site. People were very, very mad that their happy Facebook feeds filled with puppy dog videos and Valentine’s Day pics were interrupted with a heavy dose of reality, but here’s the thing, when we suppress the full truth of the evil rising, it cripples the resolve needed to stomp the evil out. It is important for a group of people to actually look it in the eye. Who do you want to be, part of the problem or a part of the solution?

I want to show you just a little piece of this video, and it is disturbing, but after you see it, you will be left asking, “Where are the voices crying out for those who cannot cry out for themselves? Where are the voices demanding urgent and ruthless action against this evil? Where are the leaders willing to lay it all on the line for righteousness? Where is our courage?”

I warn you, it is violent, but I will also warn you continuing to collectively avert our eyes will be our undoing. To fight something, you must first know why you fight, what you’re fighting for, and who you’re fighting against. We don’t know why we’re fighting. We refuse to say who we’re fighting against. What are we fighting for? We barely believe in us anymore.

This is a highly sophisticated enemy. Watch the video. I just want you to watch a couple of things. I want you to notice, look at the slow-motion. Look at the camera angles. This is well-orchestrated—Good God Almighty…Good God Almighty. This was done and orchestrated. They blocked this out. They blocked their shots out.

This is an important part. He is dead, but this is an important part because we’ve seen this movie before. God help us all. The choice of burning to death perplexed a lot of people. They put him out with rubble. They put him out with rubble, and they burn him to death. Why? Because Islam teaches an eye for an eye.

Who was this man? Who was he? He was a pilot who likely dropped bombs on targets. Bombs explode and set things on fire. Bombs reduce buildings to rubble and fall on people—an eye for an eye. That’s what they did. Don’t tell me it had nothing to do with Islam. It has everything to do with Islam, and it’s barbaric.

If you really want to know how evil these people are, think about this, when the Allied forces first came upon the Nazi concentration camps, they were shocked at what they saw. What did they see? They saw burning bodies. They saw the bodies that had been burned and then covered with dump trucks with rubble. Does it looks familiar at all?

Wait a minute, why did the Nazis burn the bodies? We know that they were following Islam. Why did the Nazis burn the bodies? When we first heard of these atrocities, we were in a state of disbelief, and in fact, much of the world says it’s too horrible to believe, it was made up; it never happened, right? Right? It’s just a plot of the Jews. It never happened.

The Germans did not want to show you the scenes. They didn’t want you to ever see them. I want you to show you a scene from Night Must Fall on HBO. Play this, please.

Those are bags of hair. How many haircuts had to be given? How many haircuts had to be given to fill that warehouse with hair? The people who walked in the concentration camp, they went, and they got the people who were living down the road from this. Night Must Fall shows these guys coming in, and they have a spring in their step. They have no idea what they’re entering into. They lived right there, and most of them had no idea.

The Germans, when they left, they tried to burn and bury all the evidence. They trapped people in buildings and set them on fire, which indicates that while they were obviously committed to their plan of death and extermination, they understood that the world would not accept it. Those are the Nazis. Now, let me tell you who we’re fighting today, ISIS. ISIS on the other hand are not hiding. In fact, they are going out of their way to create a dazzling presentation of their evil for the entire world to see. It is not only evil and radicalized, it is psychotic and eerily similar to the Nazis.

After the pilot was burned alive, they bulldozed his body and buried him in the rubble. This too looks eerily similar to what the Germans did. So, now we know who the bad guys are. Who are the good guys? Over the weekend, I read a lot of Churchill, a man with a lot of flaws. He had a cold upbringing. He became a politician, held various offices over the years, but during the 1930s to the buildup of World War II, Churchill wasn’t holding any office.

In the 30s, it’s referred to as his wilderness years because he was chased out by both parties into the wilderness. But as early as 1930, Churchill was concerned about Hitler, and he urged Britain to boost its defense. Why didn’t they have a defense? How did the most powerful Navy ever on the face of the planet not have a Navy by 1930? Easy, Woodrow Wilson told them to destroy it in the name of peace.

So, by 1938, Neville Chamberlain signed the Munich Pact and declared peace in our time. This is Neville Chamberlain’s actual letter in response. This is his actual letter. It says your Fuhrer wants peace just like we do. Churchill’s response came in remarks to the House of Commons. He said, “You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor and you will have war.”

1939, war came indeed when Hitler invaded Poland, and in the coming weeks and months, Hitler would invade Denmark and then Norway, and the Nazis invaded France and then Belgium and Luxembourg and the Netherlands. It appeared the Germans were going to march all over the entire world, and Churchill then gives one of his most famous speeches.

He says this: “I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this government: I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many long months of struggle and of suffering. You ask, what is our policy? I will say it is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us; to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy.”

Where was America? Where was America? America was neutral. America didn’t want to get involved. America didn’t want to call it evil. We were unwilling to call it by its name. Germany had bombed Paris, and Churchill alone, alone, not fully believing that he could actually win, he was told he needed 62 squadrons to be able to even stay on par with the Luftwaffe. They had 32.

Churchill gets in front of a microphone, and he says this: “I have, myself, full confidence that if all do their duty, if nothing is neglected, and if the best arrangements are made, as they are being made, we shall prove ourselves once more able to defend our island home, to ride out the storm of war, and to outlive the menace of tyranny if necessary for years, if necessary alone.

We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.”

This is the kind of war I am warning you about, not the one where everybody goes off to war, and we don’t hear anything or see anything. This is the kind of war. When he said “and if necessary, we will fight alone,” he was saying that to America. He finished this speech with and if we lose, and we are all starving, which I don’t for a moment believe we will, but this island or a large part of it is subjugated and starving, then our empire beyond the seas armed and guarded by the British fleet, the guys on the boats, they will carry on the struggle until, really important, in God’s good time the New World with all of its power and might steps forth and rescues and liberates the Old World.

They were counting on us, America, as the world and God will count on us again. We are witnessing a repeat of history. There is no mistaking what side evil is on and what evil is demanding. They’re producing it in highly-edited videos for the entire world to see this time. There is no hiding. There is no excuse now for us to say, “Well, gosh, we didn’t know. They were setting children on fire? They were beheading people on the beaches just because they were Christian?”

All the things we have warned about from the dangers of the Arab Spring and to the caliphate to the Muslim Brotherhood taking control in Egypt, radical Islam spreading into Europe, the old hatreds of the Nazis rising again in Europe, evil is here. It’s here. It has not come like a thief in the night, but it has come in the light of the day with the ocean lapping at their heels.

Will we make the same mistake that Chamberlain made? Will we follow in the steps of appeasement? I want you to hear me carefully. I am not suggesting a policy. I am not suggesting a plan. I am forecasting a future, one where we will either be destroyed or become slaves of a totalitarian world that is ruled by the insane, or one day soon we will finally wage war by sea, land, and air, and we will fight in the fields, and we will fight in the streets with all our might that God can give us, and we will wage a war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. Which future is up to you.

Hypocrisy EXPOSED: The 'Amazon Files' and what WE are doing about it

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Who is really banning books?

For years now, Conservatives have been taking flak from the left for supposed "book bans." The left likes to compare these "bans" to Nazi book burnings, accusing the right of sweeping authoritarian decrees designed to suppress information. In reality, this is a movement largely motivated by parents, who want to remove inappropriate books from children's libraries.

But if you want to discuss authoritarian book bans, look no further than the White House. As Glenn recently covered, the Biden administration has been pressuring the world's largest bookseller, Amazon, into suppressing books they disagree with.

On February 5th, 2024, Ohio Representative Jim Jordan released a slew of subpoenaed documents that exposed pressure placed on Amazon by the Biden Administration. The documents, which Jordan dubbed "The Amazon Files" after Elon Musk's "The Twitter Files," revealed an email conversation between Andrew Slavitt, a former White House senior adviser, and Amazon employees. In these emails, Slavitt complained that the top search results for books on "vaccines" were "concerning" and then requested that Amazon intervene. Amazon initially refused, not out of some altruistic concern for the free exchange of information. They thought any action taken would be "too visible" and would further exasperate the “Harry/Sally narrative,” referring to the outrage that followed Amazon's removal of Ryan T. Anderson’s book When Harry Became Sally.

Despite this initial refusal, Amazon agreed to meet with the White House a few days later. The number one item on their agenda was removing books from the website. An Amazon employee even admitted that the reason they even took this meeting was due to the pressure being placed on them by the Biden Administration.

What was the result of this meeting? Amazon caved. They began to implement ways of limiting the outreach of books that challenged the mainstream vaccine narrative and other books the White House might not like.

The White House was caught red-handed pressuring the world's largest bookseller to restrict the sale of books they consider in opposition to their narrative, and they have the gall to accuse conservatives of information suppression. This is just ONE of many actions committed by the Biden Administration that are more characteristic of a dictator than a president.

What can you do about it? Fortunately, you are not dependent on Amazon and its corrupted algorithm to help you find books. Every week right here on GlennBeck.com, we highlight books that Glenn is reading or talking about in our "Glenn's Bookshelf" series. Here you can find a wide selection of books free from Amazon's filters. Be sure to sign up for Glenn's newsletter to find out about new additions to "Glenn's Bookshelf" every week.

10 times Biden has acted like a DICTATOR

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The left-wing media's most recent tirade is accusing Trump of being a dictator. But, as Glenn said, "Everything they're accusing us of, they're doing."

Since day one, the Biden administration has overstepped the bounds placed on the executive branch set by the Constitution. In Glenn's most recent TV Special, he examined ten times Biden acted like a dictator, NOT a president. Here are 10 of Biden's Dictator Moves, and click HERE to get ALL of the research that went into this week's Glenn TV special:

5 ways to protect your First Amendment rights. Number 4 will surprise you.

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Every day it seems Glenn covers another story revealing how people across the world at all levels of power DESPISE the fact that YOU have rights, and they are actively trying to curtail them. Recently, there has been a string of attacks against the rights outlined in the First Amendment: the freedom of religion, the freedom of speech, the freedom of press, the freedom of assembly, and the freedom to petition.

As a refresher, the First Amendment reads as follows:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

This is powerful stuff, there is a good reason the Founding Fathers made it the FIRST Amendment. It's also the reason why power-hungry elites are attacking it. These attacks are designed to control the way you think, speak, and believe, vote, what you read, and who holds your representatives responsible. The First Amendment is our strongest weapon against tyrants, and they know it.

So what can you do about it? Hope that some wig in Washinton will eventually do something? We know how well that works. The best thing to do is to stay active, engage in the issues you care about, and exercise your rights.

So where to start? Here are a few things YOU can do to protect your First Amendment rights:

Religion

The best way to flex your Freedom of Religion is to—you guessed it—practice your faith. Become an active member in your place of worship, go to scripture studies, invite your friends to that late afternoon event, and walk the life. This can impact the way you spend money as well. Shop the businesses and brands that share your values, and don't shop at the ones that scorn them. Keeping the community alive and healthy is the best way to ensure that generations to come will be able to experience the freedom you enjoy.

Speech

Much like religion, the best way to protect your freedom of speech is... to speak. Engage your friends and family in polite, civil conversation. Stand up for what you believe in, and make your case to your peers. Just remember to keep it friendly. No one ever won an argument by shouting down their opponent. The civil exchange of ideas is the cornerstone of our republic, and a dialogue where the participants are well-informed, considerate, compassionate, and open-minded can have permanent impacts on all involved.

Press

Freedom of the Press seems a little tricky at first. Unless you work for the media, what are you supposed to do? Quit your job and go work for the local newspaper? The good news is that exercising this right is not nearly that difficult. In fact, you are currently doing it. The best thing you can do is to read from outlets that produce informative content. Want to know what Glenn consumes to stay informed every day? Sign up for Glenn's Morning Brief newsletter to get all the stories Glenn gets sent to his desk every day sent straight to your inbox.

Assembly

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Freedom of assembly is one of the more impactful yet underutilized freedoms in the First Amendment. Peaceably assembling and protesting with like-minded individuals can hugely influence politicians and policies while simultaneously creating community and fellowship between attendees. It's understandable why more people don't turn out. We're all busy people with busy schedules, and flying out to D.C. for the weekend seems like a daunting task to many. Thankfully, you don't have to go out all the way to D.C. to make a difference. Gather some like-minded people in your town and bring awareness to issues that impact your community. Big change starts locally, and exercising your freedom to assemble can be the catalyst to lasting impact.

Petition

If you've been a long-time listener of Glenn, then you will have heard a few of his calls to action where he asks his audience to contact their representatives about a particular piece of policy. There is a good reason Glenn keeps on doing those: they work. Whether it's your local mayor or your senator, a call and an email go a long way. If you really want to make a change, convince your friends and family to reach out as well.

5 SHOCKING crimes the border crisis is bringing to YOUR backyard

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The crisis on the southern border has reached a boiling point following the controversial Supreme Court ruling that allowed the federal government to remove large portions of border security, triggering a movement of conservative governors defending Texas' right to protect its border.

We commonly hear about the border crisis through mainstream media as if it's an abstract issue that has little to no effect on our daily lives. However, for millions of Americans, the border crisis is in their backyard... literally... bringing crime up to their front doorstep—and it's coming to your doorstep soon.

These five stories paint a glimpse of the type of crime and cartel activity that is being enabled by the Biden administration's border policies.

Assault and robbery in Massachusetts

On January 15th, Lucas Vilaca Moreira Fontenelle was arrested in Milford, Massachusetts for armed robbery of a bodega along with two other illegals a few days earlier. This comes just one month after ICE detained Fontenelle for assault, but the city of Milford cut him free as part of their status as a sanctuary city.

Murder in New Your City

On January 6th, Moises Coronado chased down, beat, and fatally stabbed Dafren Canizalez while in a NYC shelter. Coronado illegally crossed the Texas border in November where he was detained before being released and making his way to New York.

Cartel trafficking in El Paso

Late last month U.S. Border Patrol agents operating in the El Paso region arrested a cartel "foot guide" that was responsible for trafficking dozens of illegal immigrants across the border. The foot guide is a member of the La Linea Cartel, an operation based out of Juarez, Mexico whose gang warfare contributed to the city's 1,000+ homicides in 2023 alone.

Human smuggling in Arizona

Last November, two teenagers were pulled over with five illegal immigrants in their car. The teens are being charged with human trafficking, and there is evidence that this was not their first trip. Authorities believe that these teens are the latest in a dangerous new trend of cartels using social media to pay teens to smuggle migrants across the border.

Cartel trespassing in Arizona

Late last December, an Arizona rancher reported that he has seen a disturbing rise of cartel activity on his land. According to the rancher, he has seen evidence of cartels fighting for control of routes that pass through his property. He has even seen cartel scouts and human smugglers several times.