by Vince Flynn
GLENN: Vince Flynn is one of the guys that I call on from time to time and I just say, Vince, what do we you know, what are we facing? Vince and I had dinner can you bring him up, please? Vince and I had dinner, what, about two or three weeks ago, Vince?
FLYNN: That's correct. How are you feeling, buddy?
GLENN: I'm feeling good. How are you feeling?
FLYNN: You know, I'm coming and going here. We're figuring some things out. So
GLENN: Vince and I are both we had we had dinner a couple of weeks ago and we were just talking about life and where the world is headed, where the country is headed, and if you think I'm spooky, you should talk to Vince Flynn.
FLYNN: Glenn, my favorite part is my 9 year old daughter that's almost 10 that we brought with us to New York for her birthday and two hours into it I mean, she's completely unimpressed by what I do for a living and you, as well, and two hours into it, she just put her head down on the table and said, Enough.
GLENN: She really did. She put her head down on the table. She started feigning illnesses. She's, like, I think I'm having a heart attack. I should go to the hospital, I think. (Laughter.) It was
FLYNN: She's, like, could you two get off the ledge? You're scaring me.
GLENN: At one point Vince did look at me, like, Shhh, my 10 year old is here. You're spooking here, Glenn. I'm, like, that's all right. She can jump.
FLYNN: That's when we started talking about our idol, George Soros, the great patriot.
GLENN: He's spooky, isn't it?
FLYNN: He absolutely is.
GLENN: He's spooky.
FLYNN: He's loved in Britain. He's a huge hit in Britain.
They just love him.
GLENN: Really, after he collapsed the economy there?
FLYNN: Oh, they just what a great guy, not only a guy who implodes the British sterling and then makes billions on it, you know.
GLENN: You know, he says that he's not giving any money this time around to the Democrats, but didn't he give the gift that keeps on giving? I mean, he's do you have the facts and figures, yet, Joe, on how much money he gave to or his Open Source Society? Is it Open Source or Open Open Society Institute? How much money did they give to the Tides foundation? Do you have that number? So many different Soros' we're doing a I'm doing a whole show on George Soros soon and you
FLYNN: Well, you know, when we were at a certain person's house about four years ago and I brought him up and I said, What is the deal with this guy? How does anybody look at this guy other than anything as an enemy of the state? There is you know, there are different ways to wage war on a country and it's not just with guns and bullets. You know, it can often be financially and that's this guy's modus operandi. He does not bet on an economy succeeding. He doesn't bet on economy expanding. He likes to play the game get people running in one direction and then pull the rug out from under them and profit by it. He's not a good person, period, in my opinion. I don't want to can I get sued for saying that?
GLENN: I think that maybe Vince Flynn is wrong and he should have a nanobot stuffed up his nose.
FLYNN: I would like to be quoted for the record that that is my opinion, it is not reflective of Mercury Radio or Glenn Beck. (Laughter.)
GLENN: So, Vince gives me this scary this scary e mail last week. Do you remember the guy called up and said, Glenn, I think you're being poisoned, I think you've got nano it was I think you've got nanobots.
FLYNN: I was driving the road. I was laughing because I could just imagine Pat and Stu in the background and the faces they were making, thinking, please, don't put any more thoughts in his head. He's
GLENN: No, no, no. Do you know what? And I think not only do I have nanobots in me, I'm not being poisoned, but then you write me.
GLENN: And you're, like, Glenn, don't laugh that off.
FLYNN: Well, because there is this wouldn't be the first time it's been tried. Let me just put that it way.
GLENN: This is this is the example of Vince Flynn having too many friends in the CIA and having too much information.
FLYNN: Well, this is a Russian deal. The Russians have done this before. They've been caught doing this. You know, we remember what happened in the
PAT: With nanobots, Vince?
FLYNN: No, not the nanobots.
STU: I'm just making sure.
FLYNN: Pat, I have one request for the rest of the hour, if you could do this, because it's my one of my great thrills in life if you could only speak like Al Gore for the rest of the hour, I will
GLENN: He went off for 20 minutes and did it the other day. Pat's Al Gore is so great. I just laughed so hard.
FLYNN: They should have you save they should have you come save Saturday Night Live.
PAT: I don't think there's any saving Saturday Night Live.
GLENN: I don't think so, either. Take it out back and shoot it like a horse.
FLYNN: and Pat to come save Saturday Night Live, but remember the guy who was running for the President of the Ukraine.
GLENN: Yeah. Victor Yushchenko.
FLYNN: Who was he's this handsome, 6 foot 3 guy, gorgeous wife. They give him
PAT: He had movie star looks.
FLYNN: He did. And they give him something and he looked like he crawled out of the, you know
GLENN: Can I tell you something? You know, if I start to look like Victor Yushchenko, I think maybe then I'll go to the nanobot thing, but until that time
FLYNN: I'm just saying, you know
PAT: But, Vince, what was it? What was it that they gave him?
FLYNN: I'm not sure, but I think it was a radiation of some sort.
GLENN: Remember the
PAT: I thought maybe it was just from driving his SUV. Is that what it was?
GLENN: Hang on just a hang on just a second. We're going to have to take a break. We'll be back with Vince Flynn. He is the author of America he is the Tom Clancy does this make you uncomfortable, Vince, when I when I say something like this?
FLYNN: It's no Overton Window. That's all I'm going to say.
GLENN: Yeah. I know. He is the Tom Clancy of this generation. I don't know who Tom Clancy was of his generation. I don't know what they used to say about him, but he is the thriller author and he's got a new book out called American Assassin that is incredible. So, if you if you're looking for something to do, you know, spend it, you know go ahead. Create new nightmares with Vince Flynn and American Assassin. All right. Back with him in just a second.
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GLENN: Vince Flynn is with us. He is the author of an explosive thriller, torn from the headlines, American Assassin. Vince, what do you think is coming?
FLYNN: Mumbai, that's what they're going to try. You know, I've been warning for years on this one that, you know, the eventually they were going to figure out that airplanes are not easy to get at and take down and we've got all the security built up at the airports just on the other side of security and so where we're most vulnerable is and, again shall I've been telling you this for three, four years we're the most vulnerable at check in, where you've got thousands of people lined up at any airport at 7:00 in the morning on the other side of security, where, if you're lucky, two police officers with 40 caliber Glocks and what's there's a way to prevent this, by the way, because the you know, what I've been worried about is if you take one van load of these guys and they pull up in an airport shuttle and six guys jump out with automatic weapons and they come in and they've got thousands of people trapped in those security lines, no one's stopping them, but the good news is after 9 11 before funded the heck out of every every county, every city. They all have great SWAT teams now and they need to start deploying these guys in front of airports on a daily basis, at least three or four
GLENN: What about this? What about if you can no longer drive to the airport and you have to go to the airport naked?
FLYNN: (Laughter.) No. That's a bad idea, but
GLENN: I'm throwing it out here. I'm just
FLYNN: We have to mix things up. We've got to do things to throw them off. I mean, you're in New York all the time. You saw what it was like during UN Head of Summit week. They have these surges. They do all these things to disrupt these guys, and that's the way you have to think is we're not sooner or later we're going to
GLENN: We have an administration that won't even admit that these guys even exist, that there's a problem!
GLENN: I mean, I just don't you know, I don't understand it. Now, let me ask you this, Vince: Do you think's crazy to say that it's the best thing if our Al Qaeda, the best thing you can do is attack overseas because it allows the United States to feel the real ramifications but it also helps the Barack Obama administration go up in ratings because they'll be seen as magnanimous, you know, helping the poor Europeans. To, the approval ratings will go up. If they hit here, this guy's approval ratings go through the floor because everybody knows that we're not doing what we're supposed to. We weren't doing it under Bush, but we're 100 times worse than they were then.
FLYNN: Yeah, well. One of the things where Europe is vulnerable is because of all of the EU travel. There's not as many obstacles. Once you get into the EU, you can go anywhere all of these immigrants from Pakistan and other others over there that have come into the EU and they have passports and they can get away with it. It's a little bit trickier in the Unites States. You know, you and I have discussed it's a big concern, you know, when one of these groups realizes that they can just send guys through Mexico. You know, that's a very, very serious problem.
GLENN: All right.
FLYNN: You know, these guys pulling up to a restaurant in Washington DC. We all could name the restaurants where, you know, dozens of senators dine every day at lunch and, you know, they open fire. There's things that we have to start doing and I think Al Qaeda absolutely wants to do it. What you're going to see now, Glenn, is a shift in tactics. They weren't they figured out that the IED's are too tough. All right? They're really hard to make work. Our guys here in the states go through years of training in how to make bombs work. So, what they're going to switch to, which we learned at Fort Hood, was guns and bullets. They learned the same thing from Mumbai and I just I don't want to sound all doom and gloom, but it's going to be really hard to bat a thousand against an attack like that.
GLENN: Okay. So, Vince, how is your book selling?
FLYNN: Really well.
FLYNN: Not as well as Broke will sell, which, by the way, I loved. Here's why I love it. I'm dyslexic. I'm a picture guy. I love that you have the graphs in there.
FLYNN: Because you need that.
FLYNN: To get into these discussions about how to fix this country, you first have to come to grips with how poorly these guys have run it. It's the biggest Ponzi scheme in the history of mankind. And Broke gives you the lesson of how poorly they have handled our finances.
GLENN: I mean
FLYNN: It's a it's an important book and I'm not just saying that because you're a buddy. I've been waiting for somebody to write a book that would spell it out in clear terms so you could show somebody, Hey, look, here's what they've done. So, (inaudible) in a couple of weeks. For now I'm enjoying some success.
GLENN: I Vince's book is the same. I haven't read it yet. Vince's book is the same. It's it's an important book. I (Laughter.)
FLYNN: Do you know what, before you go on Hollywood on me
GLENN: I know. And I promised you, too, that I will read your book and I am reading it. I just got sidetracked on some medical stuff. So, I haven't had a chance to read it, but I will read it, Vince, and the name of the book is American Assassin. Vince is just one of the best thriller writers in America today, another Vince Flynn classic, American Assassin, available in book stores everywhere.