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.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

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.

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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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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On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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