Between Russia, Syria, the UN and Trump's tweets --- we could be on the brink of a nasty war

The UN Security Council was in full-on stupid mode again yesterday afternoon. For those who missed the broadcast, here are the cliffs notes... It went something like this: the entire world --- minus Russia --- demanded action on Syria. Russia proceeded to claim false flag then deny anything actually happened in the first place.

If you’re wondering, yes the Russian ambassador kind of contradicted himself there, but screw it... It’s Russia. They’ll just deny their ambassador was even there, leak a bad photoshop of him at a strip club with Steven Seagal, then sit back and laugh while calling everyone Russophobes.

Anyway, back to the meeting. The US proposed a resolution calling for international investigators to be given access to the site of the chemical attack. Russia, of course, then proceeded to veto it. Russia then proceeded to offer a counter resolution calling for investigators of their own choosing who would then report their findings, wait for it... to Russia. You can imagine how that went. It was a veto bonanza.

It was well understood yesterday that if no agreement was made at the UN, military strikes could be imminent. As the ambassadors left the room empty-handed, a flurry of activity began. Airline companies operating in the Middle East received a request to change their routes for the next 48 hours.

Flight trackers showed civilian aircraft all but stopped around Syria and parts of the Mediterranean. One hour after that, Russia began relocating hardware from multiple military bases inside Syria. Reports began coming in that the Syrian military was digging in and preparing for a strike.

All information went quiet throughout the night. It’s assumed Russia has been given a short window to get their forces out of the line of fire, but --- in a very short time --- US ordinance could be falling dangerously close to Russian soldiers.

Let us pray that cooler heads prevail.

The Kremlin is taking this VERY seriously. Russian state TV last night broadcasted what to do in the event of a nuclear war. They made sure and told everyone, not to panic, of course... But here’s what you should take with you when you go down to your bomb shelter.

I woke up this morning to this tweet from President Trump:

“Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!' You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!”

The sun goes down in Syria in just a few short hours. If a strike happens, it’ll come after nightfall. Let us pray that cooler heads prevail, that help can come to the Syrian people in another way, and --- if a strike DOES happen --- for every soul involved.

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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