Is it time to start regulating remote-controlled cars?

The killers in yesterday's San Bernardino massacre reportedly left behind an explosive device, fleeing the scene with the bomb controller in their hands, like that of a remote-controlled car.

Stu pointed this fact out to Glenn during the radio program Thursday, sardonically calling for more regulation on remote-controlled cars to curb such violent acts in the future.

"We need common sense restrictions on remote-controlled cars," Stu said sarcastically. "Can we push that through, please, people?"

Listen to the clip from the radio program or read the transcript below.

Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors.

GLENN: Hmm. Authorities are searching for a moment -- a motive in the deadly San Bernardino shooting. The family has gathered together, right where you would gather together, of course, if you wanted to make sure that your family, you know, was just open and honest. You go right to CAIR, and you would have your first press conference with the CAIR officials around you.

STU: The Council for American-Islamic Relations. Is that it?

GLENN: Yeah, that's it.

STU: Yeah.

GLENN: You know, the one that is an unindicted coconspirator in the Holy Land Trial.

STU: Yeah, that -- that group. Yeah. That's my first --

GLENN: That one. The Muslim Brotherhood front group.

STU: That's probably my first stop.

GLENN: Yeah, that would be the first stop.

STU: I mean, it's my first stop before I start asking for a national conversation on background checks for people who buy remote-controlled cars. Now, this --

GLENN: Excuse me? What?

STU: Well, the killers had remote-control explosive devices, somehow attached to remote-controlled cars in the building.

GLENN: Oh.

STU: And so certainly the gun thing is the important thing to talk about because, of course, all of the gun legislation that Obama talks about is in place in California.

GLENN: Uh-huh.

STU: These guns were purchased legally. He had no history of mental illness. None of the gun laws proposed would have stopped this, of course --

GLENN: That's why I would respect him if he just came out today and said, "I'm going to confiscate all 300 -- well, it's actually more like 700 million guns off the streets of America.

STU: That would go well.

GLENN: It would start a civil war. But at least he would be honest. He's saying it in covert ways. He's saying, you know, we got to do what they did in Australia. We have to take these common sense moves that they did in Great Britain. Well, that was confiscation of guns. And at least he wouldn't lie to us anymore. I'm tired of the lies. You want to confiscate the guns, go ahead. Let's have that national conversation.

PAT: Instead, he'll deny that.

GLENN: Oh, yeah, vehemently.

PAT: Vehemently.

STU: Common sense.

GLENN: Common sense.

STU: And that's why we need common sense restrictions on remote-controlled cars. Can we push that through, please, people? Anyone can go in there and buy a remote-controlled car and strap explosives to it. The guy had bombs too. They had explosive devices. If they didn't have guns, they would have blown people up with explosive devices. I doubt either one would want to -- would care. I mean, if you're dead, you're dead. It doesn't matter how you die.

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Glenn Beck: One TERRIFYING thing is clear no matter who caused the Nord Stream pipeline leaks

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Evidence strongly suggests that the Nord Stream pipeline leaks were the result of sabotage, and U.S. and European officials have been working to discover who could be behind the explosions that damaged the natural gas pipelines running from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.

Was it Russia? Ukraine? Germany? But no matter who carried this out, it has put the entire world in grave danger, because if this is indeed an attack, it means that non-military key infrastructure outside Ukraine is now on the "target menu," warned Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"It is so important for you to understand, this is now a non-military key infrastructure that has been destroyed," Glenn explained. "If Russia thinks we did it, they've already said, 'Nukes are now on the table.' That gives us a green light to use nukes," he added.

"This is non-military key infrastructure outside of the borders of Ukraine. To date, as far as we know, combat targets were either in Ukraine, or were military targets hit inside of Russia by Ukrainian Air Force or special forces. But the target menu now includes key civilian infrastructure: electricity, water utilities, energy production. That makes Russia more dangerous than ever. And that would be true no matter who carried out the attack," Glenn stated.

Now, the Russians are saying the Unted States did it, and the U.S. is saying it was Russia. But no matter who carried out the attack, "We are facing a Cuban Missile Crisis," said Glenn.

"This could end up being the biggest story of our lifetime and ... if it isn't played calmly by every side, this could be World War III," he continued. "Russia has already said that this gives them the right to use nuclear weapons as soon as they find out for sure who did it. That would be catastrophic, absolutely catastrophic."

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The White House can try to spin inflation all day long (and it's trying very hard). But you feel the effects of President Joe Biden’s disastrous leadership every time you go to the grocery store or fill up your car. The American economy is on the brink of disaster after less than two years of a Democrat-controlled Congress and White House. And they’ve got plenty more destruction in the works.

The bottom line is they WANT you to get used to a lower living standard. So, what do you do? How do you prepare? What will food and fuel cost in the months ahead? What would the next Great Depression look like? How are you going to feel the effects of ESG and the Left’s war on oil?

On Wednesday night's "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck brings in a panel of economic experts to answer those questions. He’s joined by Carol Roth, former Wall Street investment banker and author of “The War on Small Business,” and Jim Iuorio, a small business owner, stockbroker, and managing director of TJM Institutional Services. While both forecast the worst-case scenario for average Americans, they also offer a glimmer of hope to get us out of this mess.

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The FBI recently sent more than a dozen armed agents to the home of well-known pro-life activist Mark Houck to arrest him for allegedly violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances or FACE Act. Now the father of seven faces up to 11 years in prison over claims that he blocked a man from entering an abortion clinic and shoved him when he wouldn't stop verbally harassing Mark's 12-year-old son. Now, if that doesn't sound insane enough, this all happened after local authorities dropped the case. So, what's the full story here?

Attorney Peter Breen joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to tell the family's side of the story, including how the case was already "won" three years ago, and how, after receiving a target letter from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Mark's legal team agreed to cooperate fully, only to hear nothing back until the day the FBI showed up on Mark's doorstep.

Breen also explained how the FBI has tried to downplay "abuse of power" claims, accusing Mark's wife of making "inaccurate claims" about the terrifying experience.

"Ryan-Marie, who is Mark's wife, she thought she saw 25 [FBI agents.] The FBI came back and said it wasn't 25, it was no more than 15 or 20 heavily armed federal agents. And she had called them a 'SWAT team' because she's a lay person. I don't know the difference between a SWAT team and a bunch of heavily armed, armored, and shield-bearing federal agents," Breen said.

According to Fox News, a senior FBI source said:

There may have been 15-20 agents at the scene, but denied 25 were there. The agents who came to the door had guns out and at the ready, according to this FBI source, but the guns were never pointed at Houck or his family and were lowered or holstered as soon as Houck was taken into custody. Houck was handcuffed with a belly chain.

"So, yeah, they had guns drawn and pointed at Mark in front of his wife and their children. And that whole show of force was done against a man who was not a drug lord, not a mafia boss, but instead, a law-abiding pillar of the community whose attorney said, 'we'll bring him in if you decide to charge, even though you have no case.'"

Breen went on to assert that he believes Congress "needs to" hold Attorney General Merrick Garland accountable for the arrest. "I can't imagine that those 20 federal agents were excited about being called out to a peaceful man's home, guns drawn," he said.

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Gavin McInnes broke the internet last month when his live show was interrupted, and it appeared that he was arrested. He broke the internet again a few weeks later when he admitted that the arrest was staged as part of what was intended to be an elaborate prank.

McInnes joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to explain the real reason behind his disastrous prank.

"This was a $10,000 joke. I lost 100 subscribers because of it, but I was going away to Paris for a week because my daughter is going to college and I thought let's make it interesting," McInnes said of his decision to fake an on-air arrest in the middle of his live "Get Off My Lawn" podcast on August 25.

"There was a method to the madness, with the prank ... my point was, first of all, this is happening to people in real-time. Tim Poole has been swatted a million times," he explained to Glenn. "The thought police are in full effect. I also wanted to lampoon the media's bloodlust for us suffering."

Glenn played a clip of the now-infamous hoax while McInnes explained what was really going on behind the scenes, including how his very drunk friend "Unrelia-Bill" was supposed to act the part of the arresting officer but ended up being much too intoxicated (at "2 pm") to speak even a few lines, and how smugly gleeful the "far left" was when they thought McInnes had actually been arrested.

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