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GLENN: Hang on just a second. This is breaking news. We should have started it the right way.

DAN: This is breaking urgent news on the Glenn Beck program.

STU: That's right. Thank you for that wonderful introduction. Right now I'm in Washington and we're watching the congress at work. They realize we are in an energy crisis and they realize that people are paying a lot of money for gas. It's really weighing on people's personal budgets and their pocket books, if they carry them. And right now, Glenn, they are doing that by, of course, the one step that congress is allowed to take under the Constitution which is interviewing Scott McClellan about his new book.

VOICE: Do you know what steps were taken by the White House to conduct an investigation into the internal leak?

GLENN: Are we talking about an oil leak here? What kind of leak? One of the refineries that is leaking right now that is causing this oil?

STU: Well, Scott McClellan wrote in his book about that Valerie Plame thing. So... thus the hearings. Hold on. Listen.

VOICE: -- sentence. Now, this would seem -- well, do you regard this as in any way in violation of the President's pledge to find out all the information he could and making public about --

STU: That means a million barrels of oil have been found.

GLENN: Well, how is this finding oil?

VOICE: It does undermine our system of justice in my view.

STU: Yes, yes. Do you hear that?

GLENN: I don't know what you're --

STU: That means ANWR is open.

GLENN: No, I think this is -- I think this is really just about the Scooter Libby thing.

STU: No, he's got a new book out. Listen to this.

VOICE: He did say anything that was involved in this -- I said on his behalf no one would be on this --

STU: You know what that means, Glenn.

GLENN: No, I --

STU: We can now drill off the coast of Florida. In fact, all of that gas is already to the pumps. You are probably down to, like, $2.50 a gallon right now if you check outside.

GLENN: But Stu, I really do believe this doesn't have anything to do with oil.

STU: No, no. Listen, listen, listen.

VOICE: I do not know that. I do not make that claim and I do not have the information to know whether or not that was the thinking. I had already left the White House by the time he commuted Scooter Libby.

STU: Oil on the continental shelf is now available to be drilled. See, he's switching to oil technology.

VOICE: Let me, on behalf of some members of the committee apologize to the aspersions of your motives instead of questioning --

STU: (Inaudible). He's nonconcerned about the evidence of Scott McClellan.

GLENN: Yeah, now that he's got a book out. This is amazing. This is absolutely amazing. What is up with us! This is absolutely incredible. I can't take it anymore. We'll go back to Stu in Washington maybe a little later on in the program. Stu, are you back in the studio yet?

STU: Yeah, Glenn, I'm here. Thank God that oil shale has opened up.

GLENN: Amtrak is really fast.

From Hillary Clinton's email scandal to Biden family corruption to Russiagate and the Mar-a-Lago raid, it's very clear that many institutions in Washington, D.C., have a separate set of rules for former President Donald Trump — including the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation. And when you take a look at history, it's also clear that there's nothing more destructive to a free civilization than having a judicial system that favors one political side or is used to go after the other, as Peter Schweizer, author of "Red-Handed" and expert on Biden family corruption, explained.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his thoughts on what the FBI's raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago home was really about (hint: getting caught "jerry-rigging" the Russiagate investigation was deeply embarrassing for both the DOJ and FBI) and whether President Joe Biden will ever be held accountable for his part in alleged "major crimes and major security threats" to our country.

Asked if there is enough evidence to impeach Joe Biden if Republicans gain control of Congress later this year (and if they actually have the spine to challenge the president), Schweizer told Glenn there is enough evidence for impeachment, but removing Biden from office may be another story.

"The evidence is clearly there," Schweizer said. "My view is this has always been, not a story about the hookers, about the cocaine, about the drug abuse, and it's not even been a story just about Ukraine and Russia. For me, it's always been about espionage and about the fact that Chinese intelligence has their claws into [the Biden] family. All you have to do is look at, very simply, the four businessmen that Hunter Biden received tens of millions of dollars from in China. They're all directly linked to the highest levels of Chinese intelligence, and that ain't a coincidence [...].

"The problem that you have with elected officials, like Mitt Romney, is they really do view a high elected office as a club ... but you can't gloss over major crimes and major security threats," he added.

Schweizer later went on to add, "When it comes to Ukraine, in my mind, it's really possible to believe two things at the same time. Number one, Vladimir Putin is an aggressor that has moved into neighboring Ukraine and created this humanitarian crisis. And number two, the Ukrainian government is corrupt, and we are going to pour billions of dollars in there that's going to end up in overseas accounts. We know Zelinskyy's already done this ... the international consortium of investigative journalists, they got access to overseas bank accounts that show government officials have been ... siphoning off billions of dollars of U.S. aid. So, what you're saying is already happening, and it's a tragedy."

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Election interference? BMW billionaire — with Nazi ties — wants EUROPE to make sure Trump can't get reelected

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During a speech for his mother’s charitable foundation, billionaire heir of BMW Stefan Quandt told attendees that the people of Europe "should do everything in [their] power" to stop Donald Trump from being reelected in 2024.

"Now, that seems like election interference," BlazeTV's Glenn Beck said on the radio program. "How is it they're going to prevent Donald Trump from over in Europe?"


So, who is this money mogul from Germany who is attacking the former president of the United States and urging Europe to meddle in our elections?

According to historian and author of “Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany’s Wealthiest Dynasties” David de Jong, Quandt comes from a long line of auto-industry titans who owe their economic success to the Nazi Party.

"Today, two of the [Quandt] family’s heirs have a net worth of roughly $38 billion, control BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce,and have significant holdings in the chemical and technology industries. The family’s patriarchs, Günther Quandt and his son Herbert Quandt, were members of the Nazi Party who subjected as many as 57,500 people to forced or slave labor in their factories, producing weapons and batteries for the German war effort.

"Günther Quandt acquired companies from Jews who were forced to sell their businesses at below-market value and from others who had their property seized after Germany occupied their countries. Herbert Quandt helped with at least two such dubious acquisitions and also oversaw the planning, building, and dismantling of an uncompleted concentration subcamp in Poland ... two of his children, Stefan Quandt and Susanne Klatten, are Germany’s wealthiest family, with near-majority control of BMW. The siblings manage their fortunes in a town near Frankfurt from a building named after their grandfather," de Jong wrote in a New York Times op-ed.

De Jong also noted that while none of this is "exactly a secret in modern Germany," these "heirs of Nazi fortunes" are still widely celebrated as "symbols of German industrial ingenuity and excellence."

A recent report by Germany’s "Focus Money" would seem to confirm de Jong's assertion. The publication called Quandt "Germany's model industrialist" before going on to relay how the "usually reserved" entrepreneur called on the people of Europe to interfere with America's presidential election.

“Fortunate for Europe and the entire free world is that Joe Biden is the legitimate President of the United States today. And we should do everything in our power to keep it that way,” Quandt urged.

"If we want to keep the economic power in the country, then we have to do more," Quandt went on to add.

A Fortune Magazine article jumped on the opportunity to use Quandt's warning to spread more fear about the possibility of a second Trump presidency. The article highlighted Trump’s "abrasive" history with Germany while conveniently leaving out any mention of the Quandt dynasty's part in Germany's dark past.

"Quandt and his older sister Susanne Klatten, Germany’s wealthiest woman, control nearly half of the outstanding stock in BMW. The stake was inherited from their father, Herbert, who rescued the company in 1960 with the help of BMW trade unionist Kurt Golda," reported Fortune.

You'll notice that there's no mention of Herbert Quandt's nefarious activities in Germany during the Nazi era or how he "rescued" BMW from bankruptcy after inheriting an ill-gotten fortune from his father.

But, sure, the real danger to "the entire free world" is that bad orange guy who cracked down on "Germany's model industrialist" in an effort to strengthen the U.S. economy, create jobs, and boost domestic production.

Gotcha.

Canadian Ministry denies 'climate police' plans — but leaked 'armoury' draft suggests otherwise

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Architectural plans have been leaked from the Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Canada (ECCC) that indicate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's administration intends to "weaponize the climate change agenda," according to reporter Keean Bexte of the Counter Signal.

The report reveals detailed plans to build a new "Climate Police" facility in Winnipeg, Canada, complete with a "firearms armoury, interrogation rooms, biological labs, media relations offices, controlled quiet rooms, and intelligence facilities."

Bexte also notes a job posting on Indeed.com showing that the Ministry is actively recruiting an unspecified number of "Environmental Enforcement Officers," but Environment Canada has denied "creating a new enforcement function," specifying "Our Enforcement Branch is not new," on a September 1 Twitter post.

"If you want to see what 'climate enforcement' looks like, take a look at what Canada is building: A massive facility in the middle of Canada's agricultural heartland that will house everything from an armory and interrogation rooms to biolabs and 'controlled quiet rooms,'" Glenn Beck said on the radio program.

"And, lo and behold, the plan for this facility — and to allow 'climate police' to enter premises without a warrant — was hidden in a massive bill," he added. "The Impact Assessment Act is what gave it power — this passed in the final days of Trudeau's majority government — and it gave sweeping power to Minister Enforcement Officers. But nobody knew what that was. It was just in that bill."

In recent months, the Biden administration (which would, of course, never hide anything sketchy in a massive bill) has increased its own climate enforcement. But are all these policies making things better or worse? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn break it down. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.


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Hate HOAX? Did the accused BYU fan really yell racial slurs at a Duke volleyball player?

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Brigham Young University banned a fan accused of yelling racial slurs at Duke women’s volleyball player Rachel Richardson during a high-profile match in Provo, Utah, last Friday. But while Duke, BYU, and the media have quickly jumped on the story, John Ziegler, host of "With the Benefit of Hindsight" argues there are some major problems with this story.

Ziegler joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to lay out how the story evolved, why he believes it is actually a hoax, and why he thinks it proves "journalism is dead."

"This [story] if true, is obviously horrendous," Ziegler began. "Also, if true, at a sold-out event — this was sold out at BYU with over 5, 000 people — in 2022, where everyone has a cellphone and where this game was being streamed live ... and there [was] no video evidence of it. None. I mean this is impossible. It is absolutely impossible that in this day and age there would be no witnesses, no video, no indication of this whatsoever. But that doesn't necessarily prove it didn't happen," he continued.

Ziegler went on to explain that the story evolved after Richardson’s godmother, who is apparently running for political office, made the incident public by tweeting about it after the game (though it is unclear if she was actually there) and ended in a "human sacrifice being thrown into to the PC volcano."

Ziegler also told Glenn he believes this story proves truth no longer matters in today’s society: "It’s dangerous, it’s really frustrating, and it’s really sad."

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