Are we finally taking the threat of an EMP seriously?

What’s the scariest end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it scenario? An EMP. The complete and total loss of all our technology and communications systems as the result of an electromagnetic pulse. No food. No medicine. No computers. All of the systems that keep society moving come to a screeching halt. For years, Glenn has been warning that Iran has been preparing to launch an EMP attack against the United States. But is there finally some good news?

Yahoo News reports:

The US military command that scans North America's skies for enemy missiles and aircraft plans to move its communications gear to a Cold War-era mountain bunker, officers said.

The shift to the Cheyenne Mountain base in Colorado is designed to safeguard the command's sensitive sensors and servers from a potential electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack, military officers said.

"Finally. I mean, we should have done something a little bit more than this. But at least they're doing something now about the possibility of an EMP," Pat said.

"Iran is detonating missiles at exactly the altitude for an EMP," Glenn said. "They keep launching these missiles and they keep blowing up at exactly the same altitude. I don't know what it is. But let's just say it's 21,000 feet. So it goes up 21,000 feet, it blows up. And the press would say, a failure of the missile. Next one, goes up. 21,000 feet. Blows up. Next one, 21,000 feet, blows up. They've done this now for several years. And it keeps blowing up at exactly the same altitude."

"Think of this, the Middle East has nothing to lose. They already live like that. They're with the camels and caves and huts and everything else. They have nothing to lose. Somebody hits the United States with an EMP, we're dark. We're done. 90 percent of the population dies within the first year," Glenn said.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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