Things Are Getting Scary With North Korea's Missile Threats

Thae Yong Ho, the most high profile North Korean defector in two decades, recently warned that North Korea's "desperate" dictator is prepared to use nuclear weapons to strike the United States and its allies.

"I believe him. I believe him," Glenn said Wednesday on radio.

Tuesday night, a senior White House official told reporters that “the clock has now run out, and all options are on the table for us.” Additionally, after North Korea launched yet another intermediate-range ballistic missile, the Department of State issued this statement via the Twitter:

"That's really scary," Glenn said.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Did you hear what NBC -- Lester Holt said about North Korea?

STU: Jeffy did. Because Jeffy is the king of the Lester Holt fan club.

PAT: For some reason, Jeffy is obsessed with Lester Holt.

JEFFY: I mean, Lester Holt is one of the finest news --

GLENN: Okay. Did you hear -- he had the North Korean dictator on?

PAT: Kim Jong-un.

GLENN: No, no, not dictator. Defector. Sorry.

PAT: Oh, okay. Yes.

GLENN: Okay. Did you see the defector?

PAT: Yes.

GLENN: What did the defector say?

PAT: He said that Kim Jong-un is serious. He's crazy. And he'll do it. He'll nuke us. He will use his nuclear weapons.

GLENN: I believe him. I believe him.

I talked to a guy who was very high up in the CIA just recently, last week, and he said -- I said, "What do we do?" And he said, "We're, quite frankly, out of options." Now, he just left, I don't know last summer. And he said, "I think we're out of options, Glenn. We all believe."

PAT: They're talking for a strike. The Trump administration --

JEFFY: Yes, they are. Absolutely they are.

PAT: And they should be. When you got somebody threatening us with EMPs and nuclear weapons and saying that he's going to launch against Hawaii, you got to take that seriously and maybe eliminate that threat.

GLENN: So here's what was said on NBC with Lester Holt: He's a desperate dictator, and the world should be ready.

PAT: Yeah. Yeah.

STU: And did you hear the statements from the administration yesterday? First Rex Tillerson's statement on North Korea, after they launched their most recent missile. This is the entire statement: North Korea has launched yet another intermediate-range ballistic missile. The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. We have no further comment.

GLENN: That's really scary.

STU: Yeah. And then this is a senior White House official told reporters Tuesday night in a briefing with reporters, the clock has now run out, all options are on the table.

PAT: Well, yeah, Trump said, if China doesn't take care of these guys and get them under control, we will. We will.

JEFFY: China better.

GLENN: Okay. So here's -- may I give you an ad for Goldline? What does that mean for your dollar?

PAT: Yeah, it's scary.

GLENN: What does that mean to the economy?

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: We may -- and honestly, I sat in that meeting and I said, "What do we do?" This guy looked at me and said, "There's a possibility we do first strike."

PAT: Uh-huh.

GLENN: And I said, "Nukes?" He said, "I wouldn't recommend it. I don't think so." He said, "But I don't know." He said, "There is talk now about using tactical nukes on North Korea and shut him down."

PAT: No, you wouldn't -- you wouldn't to have use nuclear weapons to take out his nuclear weapons. Right?

GLENN: To get into the real hardened places you would. Use tactical nukes. They burrow themselves --

PAT: Yeah, they've got conventional weapons to do that now.

STU: Now they have solid fuel too, so it's harder to detect these launches. And we're not even talking about, by the way, Syria, who is in the middle of launching chemical attacks on their own people right now.

GLENN: I know. Which John Kerry said -- remember the tweet? I found it this morning. He tweeted, the last 8 percent of all the Syrian chemical weapons --

PAT: Just -- they were just used on their people. So now they're gone.

GLENN: Yeah, they're all gone. Good job to the UN and the United Nations.

PAT: I got to say, job well done by us.

GLENN: Right. Horrible. Horrible.

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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