Terrifying new report suggests that ISIS has forces just south of the United States

On Tuesday, TheBlaze reported on an Islamic State camp in Mexico just miles from the United States border. That report was made possible due to the work of Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog organization. According to the group, this camp is providing reconnoissance and thwarting efforts by law enforcement to protect the border. On Wednesday's 'Glenn Beck Program', Chris Farrell, Director of Investigations at Judicial Watch, joined the program to discuss the bombshell of a story.

Glenn: All right, I want to go to Chris Farrell. He’s the Director of Investigations at Judicial Watch. He is the guy which we worked with to post the article yesterday. These guys have been on this for a long, long, long time. They have confirmed with sources in Mexico that ISIS has established a base in Mexico just a few miles from the United States border. Chris, this is truly stunning, and I don’t hear the world—I don’t hear anybody in America really getting all up in arms about this.

Chris: I agree with you, Glenn. It’s important information, and it comes to us from two incredibly reliable sources that we’ve relied upon now for years, high quality reporting. One is a Mexican army field grade officer. The other is a Mexican federal police inspector, so that’s sort of the gravity or the depth of the source reporting that we have. And they engaged in a joint operation this past late Friday night into early Saturday morning in a neighborhood of Juarez called Anapra, which is kind of on the western edge of Juarez, with an effort to get at an ISIS operational element or cell that’s operating in Anapra. In the course of that, they recovered documents and other materials, and they made us aware of that. It’s a grave threat to the country, and no one should be surprised by it.

Glenn: Talk about the materials that you found, because you found in two different languages plans of one of our forts.

Chris: Fort Bliss, which is right in El Paso, Texas directly across from Juarez, it’s a sprawling—it’s a huge post. It’s home of the army’s First Army Division, the largest division in the army. They found plans of Fort Bliss among those documents, documents in both Arabic and Urdu. According to our sources, this cell, this operational element of ISIS that’s using the southern border or the region near El Paso to conduct reconnaissance in the United States, they’re looking at universities in the region.

Glenn: Okay, so let’s go over the reconnaissance because there’s a couple things going on. One, up in the mountains by New Mexico right on our border in New Mexico, we believe that ISIS is actually—they have scouts up there scouting to bring terrorists and some sort of equipment possibly across our border, and they’re in the New Mexico mountains. Is that correct?

Chris: That is correct. In fact, yesterday afternoon after we broke our story, I received contact from two other law enforcement officials who came back and confirmed to me our reporting was accurate and in fact there was grave concern about these spotters in the mountains to the northwest of El Paso and the fact that that spotting activity which covers border crossing, they can sort of be a very troublesome, very difficult problem for them because it’s a technique that precludes them from intercepting folks crossing the border.

Glenn: Explain that.

Chris: Well, you have spotters who are sitting on these mountainsides looking south, and they direct and guide border crossing operations coming into the United States. So, any efforts on the part of law enforcement to interdict their movement north, they’re either told to stop, change routes, delay, and so it thwarts our law enforcement efforts. And these spotters are sitting in these mountains. They’re armed. They have solar panels to recharge their radios and their phones, and they stay up there for weeks on end. In fact, about five, six years ago, I took Congressman Steve King to Arizona and showed him spotter locations in Arizona that already exist. They’re using the same technique but just one state over. This is old hat. This is stuff they’ve been doing for years.

Glenn: Okay, let’s go to they’re looking at the universities, regional universities, the White Sands missile range, government facilities, electrical power facilities. Why do we believe these things?

Chris: This is the information again from our Mexican intelligence and law enforcement officials telling us this is part of their take from the activities just this past weekend.

Glenn: When did you find out this information?

Chris: I started receiving information immediately very late Friday night that this activity was ongoing, and we came back and tried to sort of re-task or refocus additional questions because we had additional sort of burst of info to us that frankly just lead to more questions. It was so provocative. It was so compelling, the information we got, and so there was a couple of extra rounds of followup.

We’ve spent weeks in that region. I personally have spent weeks and weeks in the El Paso area interviewing law enforcement folks, ordinary civilians who live along in that area, and so this is an ongoing thing for us. We have a great deal of knowledge and depth with our own sensitive reporting network, and so based on the first information we got, we were compelled to go back and dig. We had to get more information, at the same time respecting the safety and security of our sources. We’re not going to get our sources killed. And so we have to be very careful.

Glenn: Here’s why I ask that question. You had this information on Friday. You release it this week. Now, I haven’t been watching the news all day, except for TheBlaze, but I’ve been on the different sites and been reading. I don’t see this burning up Facebook. I don’t see this burning up ABC, NBC. This is a stunning revelation. Have you at least been contacted by the federal government? Has anybody, Homeland Security, anybody contacted you and said, “Okay wait, what do you know?”

Chris: Yes, yes, they have. In fact, like I said, I got two phone calls late yesterday afternoon from law enforcement agencies seeking additional information and frankly confirming to us that our reporting was right on the money. There were techniques and tactics being used that law enforcement folks in that region were looking, that they were aware of, that they wanted more details on.

Glenn: Go ahead.

Chris: I was going to say they expressed very grave concern over the spotter issue we discussed a couple of moments ago.

Glenn: Okay. Do you have any idea how many people we might be talking about, how long they’ve been there?

Chris: I do not have a firm number on people. I know it’s several, but I can’t give you a hard number because there’s actually, there’s two cells in the area. There’s the one in Anapra which is just to the west of Juarez, and then there’s another one in Palomas which is across the border from Columbus and Deming, New Mexico. So, these two elements, in fact, they move back and forth between those two cities, those two towns. But they use that incredibly porous southern border to get into the United States.

Glenn: Chris, last question, the drug cartels are involved in this, right?

Chris: Absolutely. The coyotes who work for the cartels are facilitating this movement. It’s business for them. It’s money.

Glenn: Okay, thank you very much, Chris. I appreciate it. Pray for our border agents. We pray every night on our knees that those that wish to destroy the Constitution and wish to destroy the United States, whether they are here or abroad, that they are somehow or another miraculously thwarted and God doesn’t turn his face from us.

I will tell you this is extraordinarily concerning. This week, ISIS sent a message in English to the English-speaking peoples of the world, now’s the time to hit America. They are looking for another 9/11 here in America. Now, we find out they’ve been bringing people across our border because we’ve done nothing on our southern border.

Soros is trying to elect MORE TEXAS RINOs. Here's how YOU can stop him.

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Texas is under threat of a George Soros-backed takeover.

Soros-funded RINO judges have been elected in some of the highest courts in Texas. These judges implemented restrictions that have blocked nearly a thousand cases of voter fraud from being investigated or prosecuted from across the state. These new restrictions are similar to ones in place in states like George, Arizona, and Wisconsin, leaving Texas more susceptible to election corruption than ever. If Texas falls to corruption, America will lose its largest bastion of conservative electoral power in the nation. Without Texas, Republicans WILL NOT be able to win national elections and liberal corruption will go unchecked across the country.

Fortunately, there is a way to stop this: YOU.

If you live in Texas you have a chance to stand up against corruption and to fight back! Starting Tuesday, February 20th, early voting for the primaries begins, where three of these judges are up for election. Go out and vote. If the right people are voted in, there's a good chance the restrictions will be lifted and election fraud can once again be prosecuted.

But remember, you can't just go in and vote for anyone who has an "R" next to their name. Sorors knows that a registered Democrat would never stand a chance in Texas, so his lackeys register as Republicans and ride the little "R" right into office. So who do you vote for?

Fortunately, Glenn had Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on his show today and Ken gave us his list of judges that he vouches for. His list is as follows:

  • Gina Parker
  • Lee Finley
  • David Schenck
The Primary Election runs from February 20th to March 5th. This is your chance to get out there and make a difference. It might be the most important election you ever participate in. If you need to know where your nearest polling location is, or any other information regarding the election, you can go to votetexas.gov to find out more.
It's time to stand up.

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.