Theresa May is laying groundwork to retaliate against Russia for UK poisoning attack

Twelve hours.

That’s how long Russia has to explain how a military-grade chemical weapon found its way from Russia into the United Kingdom. The attempted assassination on a former Russian double agent resulted in 21 UK citizens being hospitalized.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given Moscow until the end of the day Tuesday to prove --- if they can --- those rogue elements of the Russian intelligence community did this without the approval of the Kremlin.

If they are unable to prove it, or if they choose to deny this entirely, May has threatened “extensive measures.”

So the $64 million question is, what are “extreme measures?” I don’t know whether to laugh or be frightened at the political football Putin is playing with the West. Consider that this attack was ordered and executed by Russia, 21 UK civilians were caught up in the middle, and everyone knows who did it.

In using a chemical nerve agent that’s produced and stored ONLY in Russia, Putin basically put his autograph on this. It’s the equivalent of a Putin smiley emoji with the words LOL, as he knows there’s nothing substantial the UK or NATO will do in retaliation.

It definitely sounds as if the UK is getting NATO all on board for whatever response they’re planning.

So how do the British respond? Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced last night that the attack “clearly came from Russia” and that it will “trigger a response.”

It definitely sounds as if the UK is getting NATO all on board for whatever response they’re planning. At the very minimum, the UK could kick out a few Russian diplomats. That’s how they responded the last time Russia was fingered in an assassination on British soil, BUT there was no collateral damage in that attack.

Their next option would be to pop every Russian spy known in the country and severely downsize Russian diplomatic staff. This could include expelling the ambassador.

It would be mutually assured destruction, however, as Putin would respond in turn by doing the same thing to the British ambassador in Moscow. Russia, UK and NATO relations would sink to an all-time low.

A military option is obviously off the table. You really have to feel sorry for our cousins across the Atlantic. Their hands are tied, and the bear in Moscow knows it AND he’s probably amused.

A military option is obviously off the table.

The world has to figure out a way how to get tough with Putin. We obviously botched it when not one, but two presidential administrations failed to respond when they attempted to influence the election. Maybe the British will finally figure it out and discover the meaning of a proportional response.

Oh, and one more thought....

The British identified the chemical agent used in this attack, fingered the nation responsible for it, AND did all that in just a matter of a few days. It has now been TWO WEEKS since a letter was opened at a military base in Arlington Virginia, leaving 11 people sick and hospitalizing 3 United States Marines. The poison used has officially been called “an unknown substance,” but the symptoms sound very similar to a chemical nerve agent.

We’ve reached out to the Army and NCIS... They won’t tell anyone jack-squat. Our Marines were attacked on US soil, and we STILL haven’t heard anything about it. We can’t even get a basic update. Are the British better at investigating than we are, or is our government purposely keeping this a secret?

Demand transparency AND justice for our men and women in uniform.

Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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