Terror attack in Toronto is further evidence THIS is the real cause of rising violence

10 people are dead and 15 others were seriously wounded in a vicious attack yesterday in Toronto. It happened around 1pm on a busy commercial street as pedestrians took advantage of the sunny spring weather.

The attacker accelerated to over 40 miles per hour and swerved up onto the sidewalk, methodically mowing down person after person. Witnesses saw the white Ryder rental van zigzagging back and forth, deliberately trying to hit everyone it could.

At the end of his killing spree, the driver jumped out of his vehicle and pointed what appeared to be a gun at law enforcement, yelling “KILL ME!” The Toronto Police took him into custody soon after, miraculously, without anyone else getting hurt.

We’ve had two attacks in North America in the past few days where multiple people have been killed. Can you guess what they had in common? I’ll give you a hint. It wasn’t the weapon they used. The Nashville attack involved a naked SHOOTER with a history of mental problems. The Toronto DRIVER ran over innocent pedestrians before attempting suicide by cop.

Everyone that knew him thought he was a recluse and weird, but they could never have guessed he’d do this. We now know that he made a Facebook post glorifying the Isla Vista, California killer who shot and killed 6 people back in 2014. His post said, “The Incel rebellion has begun! All hail the Supreme Gentleman Elliot Rodger.”

Incel is a term meaning involuntarily celibate. It seems both the Isla Vista shooter and the Toronto driver were both 1. Sexually frustrated and 2. CRAZY.

Mental health is the common denominator in both recent attacks. In fact, it’s the common denominator in nearly 100 percent of mass casualty attacks, but that NEVER gets the publicity, other than the weapon used --- that is, if that weapon was a gun. Now, why is that? If a mentally unstable killer attacks people with a gun, it’s instantly, “BAN THE GUN!” But if a mentally unstable person kills with a vehicle it’s, “Sad day today... Ok, maybe just this once we’ll offer ‘thoughts and prayers.’”

Mental health is the common denominator in both recent attacks.

In the UK, gun attacks in both 1987 and 1996 led to a firearms ban. In Germany, gun attacks in 2002 and 2009 led to heavily restrictive firearms legislation. The attack in Australia in 1996 led to another firearms ban. That’s three countries that focused on the weapon and not the real problem.

A timeframe spanning 22 years in which 98 people were killed by mentally unstable people. Now, look at this statistic. In the past THREE YEARS ALONE, 140 people have been killed in both Europe and the EU from vehicle ramming attacks. ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY PEOPLE IN ONLY THREE YEARS!

Vehicular-based attacks are rising at a rate higher than mass shootings, but has anyone AT ALL blamed the cars in these attacks? Of course they’re not. That’s just plain idiotic. But when it comes to guns, they’ll blame the firearm EVERY... SINGLE... TIME.

We’ve become a culture that is losing its respect for life at a rate equal to its deteriorating mental health. THAT’S the problem. How long will it take for us to realize it?

Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss the Left's current efforts to rid the U.S. military of "extremism," Democrats' push to separate President Joe Biden from the nuclear codes, and how conservatives can use government to battle the far-left, their policies, and their efforts to control Americans.

Crenshaw called the military's efforts to rid their ranks of extremism, "so obviously and clearly politically motivated," as the entire premise is based on reports that some active service members and veterans participated in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.

"Mathematically, that's not a good indication of where active duty military stand or where veterans stand more broadly," Crenshaw said of the generalization that military personnel are extremists. "And I thought we were against that kind of profiling. Right? I thought that was against the liberal values that supposedly the Left stands for."

"But, Glenn, you know very well the Left is not liberal," he added. "The Left is very anti-liberal. And I think as conservatives, we have to say that more often. They have become genuinely authoritarian. Progressivism is not in sync with liberalism. All right? There's a big difference between an Alan Dershowitz liberal and a Democrat Party progressive. They're totally different."

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Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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