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North Korean Radio Station Reportedly Hacked to Play This ‘80s Hit on Repeat

A radio station in Pyongyang was reportedly forced to play rock hit “The Final Countdown” after an unidentified hacker took control of it last week. Twitter users noticed the odd discrepancy when North Korean radio station 6400kHz started playing the classic ’80s song by the band Europe.

A Twitter user that goes by “The Jester” and is known for hacking jihadist websites publicized the news with a tweet, although another account seems to have pointed out the hack earlier.

“In a world where we seem to be afraid of everything and we have reason to be afraid of North Korea’s instability, it’s kind of nice to just sit back and laugh at them for a minute,” Glenn said on today’s show.

North Korea is under severe UN sanctions after leader Kim Jong Un repeatedly threatened the U.S. and its allies with nuclear war, conducting multiple missile tests in the past year.

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GLENN: Well, it seems as though Europe has the secret weapon against North Korea's threats. And I don't mean the continent. I mean the band. Europe. Don't remember that?

Over the weekend, a brave soul hacked radio -- how do you say the -- Pyongyang. Pyongyang.

STU: Pyongyang. Pyongyang. There you go.

GLENN: Pyongyang. And played the Swedish rock band Europe, their 1986, the final countdown. They played it on loop.

Now, needless to say, you know, '80s, you know, hair bands, not regular programming there in North Korea. The regime usually uses the station to broadcast coded messages ahead of their provocations. For example, North Korea may broadcast on the station two days before conducting a nuclear test, one day before a ballistic missile test, and one day before they did the Japanese flyovers.

So you can imagine, it was probably quite a shock to -- to hear Joey Tempest vocals, instead of super serious coded message on how we're going to annihilate the United States.

This heroic act comes on the heels of President Trump's meeting with Chinese leaders to reaffirm their stance against North Korea's attempts to attain nuclear weapons. Trump said, all nations must come together to ensure this rogue regime cannot threaten the world with its nuclear weapons.

And in a world where we seem to be afraid of everything and we have reason to be afraid of North Korea's instability. It's kind of nice to sit back and just laugh at them for, I mean, a minute. You know. Especially when it feels like every day we're dealing with Kim Jong-un, who is -- who is going to issue some decree. And it will result in the final countdown. Right?

Yeah. It didn't really -- it didn't work. It didn't work in North Korea. It doesn't work here.

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WATCH: Rudy Giuliani says he has PROOF Joe Biden was business partners with Chinese Communists

Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT, Glenn Beck goes straight to the source of the biggest story in the country with Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who takes us directly into Hunter Biden's alleged laptop.

Despite Big Tech's attempts to squash this story, there should be a mad scramble in the media to get to the bottom of major corruption allegations, but they're willfully ignoring it. However, this is not just a story about Hunter Biden. This is all about Joe Biden. It's a story Glenn has been investigating for over a year that traces back to Ukraine and China. It goes directly to the root of corruption within our political system: How politicians use their family members to enrich the entire clan and sell out their country. While the media looks the other way, Glenn asks Mayor Giuliani to show us the evidence. Giuliani details the chain of possession of the laptop and reveals news that he only had possession of the laptop days before the New York Post story broke. He says, "I reported this the day after I saw it."

He also drops a major bombshell on the show and says Big Tech doesn't want you to see evidence that "establishes with texts, documents, contracts" that "Joe Biden was a 10% partner with a Chinese communist … and there are witnesses that will come forward and testify to it."

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GLENN’S THEORY: This is why Hunter Biden allegedly abandoned his laptop

We don't yet fully know why or how Hunter Biden's laptop allegedly was abandoned at a computer repair store. But, Glenn has a theory: did Hunter Biden purposely leave his computer — which contains countless materials harmful to his dad's campaign — to make it all stop? Hunter Biden has a troubled past — he has a history of alcohol and drug abuse, and it seems like Joe Biden has used his son for years to enrich the Biden family. So, Glenn thinks, maybe Hunter knew what he was doing…maybe it was a "self-sabotaging" cry for help. It's just a theory, but Glenn thinks it's a theory worth pursuing...

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Former Obama admin. Secretary says we need a 'truth commission' to 'erase Trump's lies'

The far-left gets scarier each day. Now, former Obama administration Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, is advocating for the establishment of a "Truth and Reconciliation Commission" once President Trump leaves office. He tweeted that the commission would "erase Trump's lies, comfort those who have been harmed by his hatefulness, and name every official, politician, executive, and media mogul whose greed and cowardice enabled this catastrophe." Glenn describes how similar models have been used in places like Serbia and Rwanda, and it never ends well for the minority party. In fact, Glenn says, an idea like this one can be used to further surveil and control the citizens who disagree.

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How our 'free' press is censoring the truth like NEVER BEFORE

The New York Post released last week a report that COULD put an end to the Joe Biden campaign. It's too bad the NY Post is unable to share the story — which all centers on information found on the alleged Hunter Biden laptop mysteriously left at a computer repair store — with the world on social media. But the publication has been LOCKED from sharing stories on Twitter for over four days now. And it's not just the Post. Glenn describes how MSNBC's Chuck Todd blatantly disregarded fact during an interview with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, how the Washington Post failed to correct the same claims, and how leaders at Facebook have direct ties to Joe Biden. Our "free" press continues to censor the truth and it becomes more and more frightening each day.