This Former Basketball Star Wants to ‘Straighten Things Out’ Between US, Kim Jong Un

Good news on the North Korea situation: Dennis Rodman is doing his best to smooth things over.

The former basketball star recently shared details from his friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an interview with “Good Morning Britain.” Is Rodman’s karaoke buddy about to attack the U.S. with nuclear weapons? Glenn and Stu listened to the odd interview and analyzed the North Korean threat on radio Thursday.

“Just try to start some dialogue; I think that’ll open up doors just a little bit,” Rodman said, describing how he and Kim talk, laugh and sing karaoke together while ignoring politics. His solution for President Donald Trump was to have a conversation with Kim about their respective countries and histories.

“’We don’t talk politics, you know, or the hundreds of thousands of people he’s got starving in concentration camps,’” Glenn paraphrased Rodman’s description. “’We just hang out and talk about the important things.’”

Stu noted that the biggest elephant in the room would be North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. While the communist country’s human rights violations are horrifying, North Korea is a threat to the U.S. because Kim has continued to build the hermit regime’s nuclear weapons arsenal and test intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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GLENN: It's not that the world is upside down. It's just the maps have been wrong. And Dennis Rodman is our hero. This is -- I mean, this makes sense. Dennis Rodman is the guy who is going to come in and save us. I don't know if you saw, he did an interview in England about Kim Jong-un, and he is the guy to send in.

Now, that may sound crazy, but once you listen to him, you realize, "No, we need to listen to him a little bit more."

VOICE: You spent a lot of time with Kim Jong-un.

Is he mad? Is he stupid? How would you describe him as a human being?

DENNIS: You know, it's amazing how we became such good friends with Russia all of a sudden, with Donald Trump.

And for years and years, over the course of time, we became such a good -- have a great relationship with Russia all of a sudden in America. But for some reason, with North Korea, we have a big issue. And for me to go over there to see him as much as I have, I basically hang out with him all the time. We laugh. We sing karaoke. We do a lot of cool things together.

GLENN: Okay. Stop. Stop.

STU: This is awesome so far.

GLENN: I don't know if you can categorize karaoke as cool ever. I mean, I just don't think so. Yeah, we do a lot of things. You know, two guys, two grown men, you know, we just hang out, do karaoke. I -- no, uh-uh.

STU: Wow, you really have stopped drinking, haven't you? Okay. All right. It's now confirmed.

GLENN: I have. No, I don't think that's -- that's cool. And, you know, we just hang out. We play karaoke. And, you know, we don't talk politics, you know, or the hundreds of thousands of people that he's got starving in concentration camps. You know, we just hang out and talk about the important things.

STU: It's not really an uplifting conversation, the whole concentration camp thing.

GLENN: No, but maybe it's something that you might want to bring up.

DENNIS: We ride horses. We hang out and go skiing. And we hardly ever talk politics. And that's the good thing about that.

GLENN: Yeah.

DENNIS: To me, I think if the president even tries to reach out for Kim, I think it would be a great possibility things could happen. If Donald Trump, they just sit down and have some type of mutual conversation -- it don't have to be like a friendship conversation, just a mutual conversation, say, "Hi, I would love to engage in some words and politics and over the history of your country and my country."

GLENN: Hmm.

DENNIS: And just try to start some dialogue. I think that would open -- maybe the door a little bit.

GLENN: Yeah. Yeah. Because, you know, we -- I want to hear the history of our country and your country. And the lack of concentration camps in our country and the reliance on the concentration camps in your country.

STU: The plethora of concentration camps in --

GLENN: Yeah. I don't know why, maybe it's just me, but the whole concentration camp thing seems important.

STU: It does. Although, I don't think that's the problem here honestly. The problem here is fundamentally, they want to remain a nuclear power, and we are saying we don't want them to be a nuclear power. And if you can't bridge that gap -- and this is what, by the way, Russia and China are arguing. Just recognize they're a nuclear power. It's over. They're a nuclear power. Go ahead.

GLENN: Yeah, but, you know, we didn't have this problem with -- you know, with India. And even Pakistan. I don't know about you, I've never really been entirely comfortable with Pakistan having nuclear weapons.

STU: No. I wouldn't say I am. No.

GLENN: Yeah, yeah.

STU: However, they have them. And we've accepted them.

GLENN: Correct.

STU: So because we've accepted them, we have been able to talk to them.

GLENN: And we're going to have to accept them having them because it's too late to do anything about it. They already have them. So I guess we are going to have to live with them. But I'm not entirely comfortable with a guy -- and, again, maybe I'm focusing too much on the concentration camps. Maybe it's just me.

STU: Stickler.

Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn explained why he wouldn't be surprised to see our supply chain collapse and empty shelves in America in the near future. Shortages are already wrecking our economy, China (where many of our goods are still made) is facing an energy shortage, and the Biden administration sure seems to be doing everything it can to make things worse.

Glenn noted a serious warning from American CEO Mike Beckham: "There's a major storm brewing in the supply chain," Beckham wrote on Twitter.

Thanks to China's centrally planned system, electricity shortages are causing huge delays in product manufacturing. In fact, some items are facing a 33 percent cut in production. "It could dramatically impact every [American's] life next year. But almost no one knows about it yet," Beckham warned.

Glenn went on to explain exactly what this means for you — and what you can do to prepare.

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Every decision made by President Joe Biden has ended in "disaster," Bill O'Reilly told Glenn Beck.

O'Reilly joined the radio program to explain why he thinks there's only one "mechanism" Americans can use stop the Biden administration's mess.

"Give me one thing that [Biden] has done, just one, that's improved this nation. Everything that he has been involved with is a disaster. Everything from the COVID mandates, to the energy policies, to the economic policies, to the inflation, to Afghanistan, to the collapsing southern border, to the social woke business, to the denial of due process. Right across-the-board, there isn't anything this man has done, or stood for, that's improved America," O'Reilly said.

"But there is no mechanism to do anything about it until a year from this November: the midterm elections. That's the only mechanism that we have, under the Constitution. We elected this guy and he's there for four years. You neutralize him next November [2022], with the Republicans taking back the House and Senate, then he's done. [He] can't do anymore damage because you've got him in a hole. And he's not going to be proactive with executive orders. He's just going to stay there in his jammies for two more years. OK? So that's the only mechanism."

O'Reilly also tore into the corporate media for using its power to defend Gen. Mark Milley after news of his China calls broke. Is there any deterrence in American society anymore to keep our leaders and media in check?

"What does this say to the United States of America when you have two of the most powerful information agencies in the world — NBC, Comcast, and AT&T, CNN — actively deceiving you?" O'Reilly said. "They know what they're doing. And yet there is absolutely no way for anyone to hold them accountable other than not watching them, which has, of course, happened. You know they have no audience. But just the corruption level of the information flow to the American people is at an all-time high. We have never had a worse media in the history of this republic."

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