Glenn Beck: Chavez seeks arms from Russia?

Moscow Rules

Glenn: Author of the new book Moscow Rules, Daniel Silva is with me and I've said before, there's a handful of authors out there that I think are doing what Hollywood used to do in the 1940's and that was inform through entertainment many and there are a lot of things that people, you know, you will listen to, but you'll tie them all together, but you can't get your dopey friends together, if you are spooked at all by Putin, Russia, you can read it and really enjoy it and hand it to one of your friends and say, it's not anything and when they read it they go, yeah, most of that stuff really happening right now.

So, Daniel, you and I were talking on the set a couple of days ago about what's really going on in Moscow and then I saw a story in the paper about how Moscow is now being courted by Chavez and he's begging them, please arm me for the evil America.

Silva: You know, no one likes people to say "I told you so," but two nights ago you and I had a conversation about the fact that Russia is selling arms, flogging its arms to a veritable rogue gallery of the nations around the world and what happened the next morning? We picked up the newspaper and there is Hugo the great or excuse me, is it Ugo

Glenn: Ugo.

Silva: sitting next to little Dimitri, Diminutive Dimitri as I call them and they have agreed on a package of arms worth $1 billion.

Glenn: And by the way, that billion dollars comes from Citgo gas.

Silva: Oil.

Glenn: Yep.

Silva: Yeah, this is unfortunately not the first arms package that has been negotiated between the Russians and the Venezuelans. According to my research, they have already purchased $3 billion worth of Russian weapons in the last three years. 23 military helicopters, 24 SU jets, and I believe there are some submarines that are going to be in the new package. They've been negotiating for this for a long time. So, you know, it's reverting to that old Cold War sort of behavior, where you're going out and you're finding friends among the crappiest of the leaders out there and it's all it gives the Russians another advantage. We buy very few, the world buys, I should say, very few finished products that are stamped made in Russia, other than vodka, you know, arms of one of Russia's only true ex experts other than oil and natural gas and so they need a market.

Glenn: Let me tell you something, Daniel. This morning I got up and Adam who works with me brought over some a canister of bullets because we'll go out target, you know, shooting and everything else.

Silva: Uh huh.

Glenn: And he brought out a box of bullets and sat them down and they're made in Russia and I said, What the hell are you doing with Russian bullets? And he said, Oh, you know, Russia is big into bullets and everything else and with the war going on you're buying your ammunition from Russia. I'm, like, what are you talking about?

Silva: A very interesting as speck of the deal that's on the table and that is that they want to build an AK 47 factory in Venezuela to license the production of AK's.

Glenn: That would be perfect.

Silva: Which is exactly what Latin America need, more than AK 47's flowing around so that Ugo can sell, ship off AK's to whoever he likes and they don't need to go to Moscow for them.

Glenn: There is also two other stories in the paper, while Obama was meeting with the Lebanese prime minister, at the same time Russia was arming Iran and just last week Russia tried to buy every bit of carbon fuel from Libya. That's all of their natural gas and all of their oil.

Today there's a story I don't know if you've seen this one about the Arctic. Have you seen this one?

Silva: I have not seen the Arctic story, but they lay claim to vast portions of the Arctic. I have talked about, you know, the expansionist

Glenn: Russia.

Silva: Russia and I remember a few months ago they went down and planted some kind of Russian flag on the sea floor. They believe that the Arctic or a large portion of it is theirs.

Glenn: And now we know why and I'll explain after the top of the hour, because there are vast, vast reserves of oil now. While we're playing footsy on this global warming thing, they are locking up the world's reserves. It is bad, bad news. I'll give you proof positive at the top of the hour.

Daniel Silva, author of Moscow Rules, thanks, man.

Silva: Take care.

New details emerge about Trump raid — and 'it doesn't look good for the FBI'

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New, alleged details about the raid of former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago hint that it's "not looking good for the FBI," said BlazeTV host Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday.

Trump has faced attacks from every direction, but despite all of it, he has "not been found guilty or had any kind of real, solid evidence against him," Glenn pointed out.

Glenn detailed a long list of investigations, accusations, and lawsuits against Trump, and the latest puzzling revelations about the FBI's raid of Mar-a-Lago, which only seem to raise even more questions. For example, did agents truly refuse to give Trump's lawyer a copy of the warrant upon arriving at the home? Because sources have alleged that his attorney was kept "10 feet away from the warrant" and was not allowed to actually read it. If that's true, then it was absolutely against the law.

Then there was the inordinate amount of time spent going through Melania Trump's closet. And did they have the proper authority to break into Trump's safe?

"That warrant had better damn well say that they can break into that safe because the law is, you can't go into somebody's house and ... just tear it all apart," Glenn said. "You have to have a pretty good idea of where things might be located, and you ask for permission for those areas. And you have to know exactly what you're looking for, and if it's in a safe, you need to specifically say, 'it's in a safe and we're having a safe cracker come in.' If they didn't say in the warrant that they could crack his safe, it's the fruit of the poisoned tree. By the way, there was nothing in the safe."

Glenn also explained that the FBI broke into a specific "safe room" that contained national archives, which Trump was allegedly told by investigators to keep in a locked room.

"[Trump] made a safe room, and put two locks on it, at their request. And that's what they broke into," Glenn said. "This doesn't look good for the FBI," he added.

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There’s an economic axis of evil taking shape right now, and the people in charge of our government are too stupid to acknowledge and deal with what’s happening. The U.S. dollar and the entire financial system are at stake, and, as Glenn Beck reveals on "Glenn TV" Wednesday, our enemies’ PUBLISHED plans to take the entire thing down.

While all of this is happening, our own leaders are making everything worse. We’ve got Nancy Pelosi risking an international incident, accelerating China’s plans to collapse us. And when Biden SHOULD be focusing on the security of our country, he’s instead preoccupied with controlling the weather with his Inflation "Reduction" Act.

Glenn exposes the TRUE numbers on what that bill will do to your family’s budget. Add to that, they’re more than doubling the IRS to make sure you feel the pain. And if you think they won’t come for you, look at what they just did to the former president of the United States. The DOJ and FBI just went after the political opponent of their boss, Joe Biden.

This is what they are focused on, and the threat to the dollar — and the entire financial system — isn’t even on their radar. Pain is coming for us, and they don’t care one bit.

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Speaking before signing the “PACT Act of 2022” on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden claimed that his wonderful economic plan "is working" and that somehow July’s annual inflation rate of 8.5% was actually “zero.”

“I just want to say a number: zero. Today we received news that our economy had 0% inflation in the month of July,” Biden said during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dutifully echoed the president's not-at-all misleading claim:

The truth of the matter is that last month's inflation rate of 8.5% was a (small) step in the right direction, but only because it was lower than June's 41-year high of 9.1% — and the thing is, anyone who's graduated kindergarten knows it.

So, who do White House personnel think they're fooling? On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere broke down how the Biden administration came to this latest disingenuous conclusion about the economy, what the latest consumer price index actually shows, and why the inevitable Biden brag-fest will be unbearable.

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Glenn Beck: This is the ONLY endgame that makes sense for the FBI’s raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home

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If you're celebrating this FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, you have no idea how much this changes things. We don't do this in America. At least, we didn't. But the left cannot have Donald Trump be president again. His "America First" platform goes against everything they've been working for. So, what's their endgame here? On the radio program, Glenn Beck said there's really only one endgame that makes sense — and it should scare us all.

"If you are not for the destruction of America, you better pay attention quickly. This is a massive move," Glenn said of the Mar-a-Lago raid.

"Who has credibility on this? ... The right will believe Donald Trump, but nobody on the left, so you're not going to change any minds there. Do you think the right will believe the New York Times? MSNBC? NBC? CBS? Do you think we're going to believe the New York Times — the people who have been carrying water for the Biden crimes? The Clinton crimes? And ... I'm talking about her server and having her own State Department people go into a skiff, which is the top secret room, completely sealed off, going in and getting documents, cutting off 'top secret,' and then emailing them to her on her private server. And nothing? And now you're going to try to convince me [that] this has nothing to do with January 6?" he added.

"Remember the [allegations about] bank servers, [Trump] was pinging a bank? Untrue. Carter Page is a Russian spy? Untrue. Donald Trump is a Russian spy? ... Untrue. Collusion with Russia? Untrue. Ukraine, the perfect phone call? Not true. Not true. Wasn't a perfect phone call. Was not impeachable. The pee tape dossier? None of that was true. Here's why they can't have [Trump] as president of the United States. They can't have him as president of the United States because we are headed towards a completely new, all redesigned, non-capitalist, nonconstitutional Great Reset," Glenn argued. "They cannot have him be president because he is America first."

Glenn warned Americans that our federal government is accumulating massive power, case in point the 87,000 new IRS agents. "Coupled with the [IRS agents] they already have ... that's almost the size of our National Guard. Do you feel comfortable with that? Democrats? You don't think there's a possibility ... that someone ... might come in at some point and weaponize the IRS?"

He also warned that the FBI's raid on Donald Trump’s home has implications that stretch far beyond simple dislike for the former president. So what are they hoping to accomplish?

"What is the endgame? You make him into a martyr by throwing him into jail or killing him ... so you make him stronger. That doesn't make sense, why would they want that?" Glenn asked. "So, what is their endgame? The only one that makes sense to me, is to stop him at any cost, then lunatics will take to the streets, and then [the Democrats] will have evidence that the [right is] more dangerous than anyone could possibly imagine. Please, pray for your country."

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