Glenn Beck: Thank a Veteran

Glenn: There is there is of course, Veterans Day that is happening today, has been so lost in the the President still looking at all of the options for Afghanistan. I have a hard time remembering the veterans that have passed and just trying to concentrate on the veterans that are currently serving, those who are currently facing danger. Thank you, all the veterans. Last night I was I'm deciding if I want to share this. Last night I was in the hospital and I was having more testing done and I was in a CAT scan and

Pat: How many cats did they find?

Glenn: I'm sorry.

Pat: I know we asked you earlier. I forgot what the exact count was.

Stu: I think that line has been done.

Pat: I felt like it had to be done again.

Stu: Vitally important to the program.

Pat: Yeah.

Glenn: And I was sitting in this CAT scan or laying in this CAT scan and I thought

Pat: So, you don't remember the number? Is that the problem?

Stu: Why don't you answer our questions?

Pat: Do I have to put a red phone over here? I keep asking Glenn Beck the question of the day and I keep getting no answers. Hello, Glenn! Call me. Call me. Call me.

Stu: What's that voice you use?

Pat: Call me.

Stu: Is he working with cats?

Glenn: No cats were found.

Stu: Thank you very much.

Glenn: Wow. That works it goes away if you just answer the question. So, I'm laying in this CAT scan and I was starting to think about my grandfather and I thought about when he had to go in for exploratory surgery and I thought, boy, I don't know the last time I ever heard anybody going in for exploratory surgery and I started thinking of that whole idea of, yeah, we have no idea what's going on. So, we're just going to have to cut you open and kind of meddle around in there and see what's going on. Wow. The CAT scan, the MRI, the ultrasound. Really no more exploratory surgery. They pretty much know when they open you up. That's amazing. I had some testing done a few hours earlier by a guy who was three years in America. He was just a I don't know a physician's assistant. He was a doctor over in Russia three years ago. He's now going to school here in America and he's assisting and we talked. I said, "What do you think about what's happening to health care here?" "Well, I don't know. Very confusing. I don't I don't " "What do you think about Vladimir Putin?" "Many people think that he is this and a lot of people think he is that." And I said, "Once a KGB member, always a KGB member. I think that guy he is a real danger." "Exactly right." And then he opened up. He was used to keeping your feelings to yourself. We talked about health care. So, a few hours later, I'm sitting in a CAT scan and the nurse says to me, "Okay. I'm just going to go in the other room and we'll get these done." So, in the time that she left, I had been pondering exploratory surgery and this incredible machine that can look inside of me and I did spend a couple of minutes thinking about that damn GE logo, but I thought of the miracle of that machine and as she left, I put my hands up. I reached up and I just put my hands up on the machine and I ran them down that circle and I don't know if I said it out loud, but I thought it loudly, at least. Lord, thank you for giving me the opportunity to at least see a time when man can work miracles. I don't know how long this is going to last. We are so fortunate. What kind of things will our children have? Maybe much, much better. Maybe we go into a period where we lose it, where we don't have it, where we can't afford it. I don't know. But thank you for today. You know, the only reason why somebody came up with the MRI or the CAT scan or the light bulb, any of these things that we now take for granted, is really because of the soldier. The right to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. You can't kill me. You can't just throw me in jail. I have a right to pursue my own dreams. See, that's a guarantee, a right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That's a guarantee not from the government but from God do you have those rights and so the government is there to protect those rights, so you are free you know you can leave your farm and nobody's going to steal your stuff or at least you're reasonably sure. You know you can leave or your family can leave and you don't have to worry about them just being picked up on the street and thrown in jail for no reason whatsoever. You have a reasonable reasonable expectation that you're not going to be just gunned down in the streets, because government is protecting those three things. I don't think they are anymore, but I think that the military is. I'm thankful for that. Today, as I think of the first Veterans Day, I just feel differently. It's not just those who went before that allowed the person to have the time and the freedom and the economic security to say, I don't know. I think I'm going to try to do the light bulb. I don't know. I think I can see inside without having to cut them open. Today I not only thank those veterans who made that possible but also I thank those people who are currently standing guard on those freedoms. They're more fragile than ever before. Inside our own gates and inside our own forts, thank you, from the bottom of my heart, from the bottom of my the depths of gratitude from my family and from millions of Americans whose voice you will never hear, thank you, thank you, thank you.

If we learned nothing from the media over the past 4 years it's that colluding with a foreign entity to either win an election or for personal gain is absolutely grotesque. Well, that depends on whether you have a (D) or (R) before your name anyway. President Trump was impeached on rumor and innuendo yet Joe Biden has all but skated on his corruption up to this point.

Below is a timeline that shows the level of corruption and the lengths the Biden's went to in order to build that family's wealth and influence internationally.


In 2009, Joe Biden was the brand-new Vice President and John Kerry was a U.S. Senator. Just five months after Joe was sworn in, his son Hunter, and Kerry's stepson, Christopher Heinz, formed an international private equity firm called Rosemont Capital. It had several different branches, including one called Rosemont Seneca Partners.


Just nine months after Rosemont Seneca opened its doors, Hunter Biden went to China for meetings with executives from China's biggest banks, and its sovereign wealth and social security funds. That's unheard-of access for a brand-new firm. Was it just coincidence that at the same time Hunter was meeting these Chinese bigwigs, his dad was meeting with China's then-president Hu Jintao in Washington DC at a nuclear security summit?


In May 2011, Joe Biden met with Chinese officials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue conference in Washington. Just two weeks later, Hunter Biden went to Taiwan for meetings with the same Chinese financial giants he'd met in China in 2010, plus some new ones.


By December 2013, Joe Biden was enjoying his second term as VP, and John Kerry was now Secretary of State. That's when Joe traveled to Beijing on an extended official trip and Hunter traveled with him on Air Force Two.

During their stay, Vice President Biden met with President Xi and Hunter was mostly out of sight. We don't know exactly what he was up to, but the deal finalized between Rosemont Seneca and the Bank of China just ten days after the Bidens' trip pretty much gives it away. The most powerful financial institution in China formed a joint venture with tiny Rosemont Seneca to create a giant new investment firm called Bohai Harvest RST – the "RS" stands for Rosemont Seneca.

The firm is often called "BHR" for short.

Hunter Biden was a member of the Board. Remember, the Bank of China is government-owned, which means its business is completely intertwined with the goals of the Chinese Communist Party. BHR also got the freedom to operate in the newly created Shanghai Free-Trade Zone where, over the next six years, it would use $2.5 billion of Chinese government money to invest in China, as well as in other countries, including the U.S.

During their Beijing trip, Hunter also introduced Jonathan Li to his dad. Li is Hunter's business partner – he's CEO and Director of BHR.

Hunter arranged for Joe to meet Li in the lobby of the hotel where they stayed during their Beijing trip.


In 2014, one of BHR's first major investments was in the China General Nuclear Power Corporation.

CGN is a Chinese government-owned nuclear power company that sold off a stake of the company to outside investors. Problem is, CGN was under FBI investigation for paying informants in the U.S. to steal nuclear secrets.

In 2016, the FBI arrested the ringleader of this nuclear espionage, a man named Allen Ho.

When they arrested Ho, he was using a random code generator to access funds being provided to him from – where else? – the Bank of China.

Yet while this FBI probe was going on, the son of the Vice President owned a stake in the company being investigated. And even after arrests were made, Rosemont Seneca did not alter its relationship with BHR, nor did it divest from CGN, even though it was stealing U.S. nuclear secrets.


In 2015, BHR partnered with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to buy an American company called Henniges for $600 million.

AVIC is a gigantic military contractor in China – think Lockheed Martin – that makes fighter jets, bombers and drones. BHR bought 49% of Henniges and AVIC bought 51%.

Henniges is a precision parts manufacturer specializing in anti-vibration technology. The stuff they make is known as "dual use" by the U.S. State Department, which means the technology can also have a military application.

Because of that, the deal had to be approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) since it could have national security implications. The thing is, the American side of BHR – meaning Hunter Biden and his pals – had to know there were serious national security implications with AVIC.

The year before they formed a partnership with AVIC, the Wall Street Journal reported how AVIC stole technology related to the U.S. Air Force's F-35 stealth fighter and used it in its own stealth fighter for the Chinese.

How the Committee on Foreign Investment approved that deal remains a mystery. CFIUS does not publicly disclose any information regarding its decisions. Their findings are not publicly announced.

Interesting that China accounted for the largest share – with 74 transactions – approved by CFIUS during Obama's second term (2013-2015).

Under the umbrella of Rosemont Capital was a real estate company called Rosemont Realty. In 2015, a Chinese company called Gemini Investments bought a 75% stake in Rosemont Realty. The company was renamed Gemini Rosemont

Gemini brought $3 billion to the partnership with Rosemont, with the aim of buying "Class A institutional-quality commercial office properties in U.S. markets."

Red flag (literally) – Gemini Investments is a subsidiary of the China Ocean Shipping Company, a.k.a., "COSCO."

COSCO is a Chinese government-owned company. Its headquarters in Beijing is actually next to the headquarters of the Bank of China. COSCO is well-known for its close military ties. It's essentially a branch of the Chinese Navy.


In 2017, BHR invested in Face++. That's the facial recognition phone app built by a Chinese company that is incorporated in a separate app built by the Chinese government. Police in the Xinjiang [Sin-jong] region of China use that app to keep tabs on citizens, and track and detain Uiguhr [Wee-ger] Muslims.

The app allows police easy access to data about Chinese Muslims including things like religious activity, blood type, and even the amount of electricity they use.


In March 2018, a spokesman (Chris Bastardi) for Christopher Heinz (John Kerry's stepson) emailed The Hill to say that Heinz had "no operating role" in Rosemont Seneca, and that he was not involved in any of Rosemont's deals in China (which contradicts Schweizer's report in his book Secret Empires).

Chris Heinz was involved in Rosemont Capital. Rosemont Seneca was established under the same GP as Rosemont Capital, but Chris Heinz had no operating role in it. Chris and his family have no financial interest or investment in Bohai Harvest RST, he has never traveled to China, and he has never met with the firm's Chinese management team or investors.


In October 2019, Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires, said Hunter did not conduct any business on that 2013 trip to Beijing with his Dad.

Mesires said the timing of BHR's business license getting approved was purely coincidental because the paperwork had been submitted months before the Bidens' China trip.

According to Hunter's lawyer, the approval " was not related in any way, shape or form to Hunter's visit."

Hunter Biden finally stepped down from the BHR board last October (2019), but he DID NOT give up his 10% stake in the company.

When Bevan Cooney — the former "junior" business partner to Hunter Biden and Devon Archer — went to jail in 2019, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author Peter Schweizer thought he'd never gain access to the damning emails Cooney had promised. That all changed three weeks ago when Schweizer was given complete access to Cooney's gmail account.

Schweizer joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to describe just some of the business deals revealed within these emails — like Hunter working with an alleged Russian criminal and with Chinese communists to secure their assets, or to secure one-on-one time with his dad, then-Vice President Joe Biden. And all of this new information is completely separate from the emails allegedly discovered on Hunter Biden's laptop recently reported by the New York Post.

"So, I want to make this clear. This [Cooney's emails] has nothing to do with what's on the laptop … It didn't come from [Rudy] Giuliani. It didn't come from anybody else, right?" Glenn asked Schweizer.

"That's absolutely correct," Schweizer confirmed.

He briefly explained how Cooney, a former Los Angeles nightclub owner, is currently serving a prison sentence for his involvement in a fraudulent business bond scheme with Biden and Archer. From prison, Cooney gave Schweizer written permission to access his Gmail account.

"This is really important," he noted. "We're not looking at printouts. Not looking at PDFs. We're actually in his Gmail accounts themselves, sifting through these emails. And there's a shocking amount of information about deals involving China, involving Russia, involving all sorts of things they were trying to pull off."

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The king of "No Spin" and bestselling author of "Killing Crazy Horse," Bill O'Reilly joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to talk about the latest developments in Joe Biden's Ukraine and China corruption scandal. Now that some of the details are finally coming out in the open, does the average Democrat care? Maybe, but the Left doesn't seem to.

O'Reilly argued there's more hatred for President Donald Trump now than in 2016, and that some people hate President Trump so much that they'd rather vote for the "senile, corrupt" Joe Biden.

"Hunter got tens of millions of dollars from Ukraine, from Russia, from China because his father was vice president. I have no doubt in my mind," O'Reilly said. "But the hatred for Donald Trump overrides that in the minds of millions of viewers. They're saying, 'You know, we'd rather have the senile corrupt guy than Trump.'"

Asked by Glenn if any other Republican running for president would be met with the same level of vitriol, O'Reilly answered, "The Left is the Left. They don't like America. The want to redo the Constitution. They want to take some of our freedoms, like the Second Amendment and the First Amendment, and change them. And they want to destroy capitalism and replace it with a big centralized government in Washington that controls the economy … but I'm talking about the folks. I have liberal friends and I say to them, 'Do you not understand that when you vote for Biden, you're voting against your own self interest?'"

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In a phone call with his constituents, Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb) unleashed a torrent of criticisms about President Donald Trump, saying he "flirted with white supremacists," "kisses dictators' butts," and "spends like a drunken sailor."

On the radio program Friday, Glenn said he was disappointed in Sen. Sasse for apparently forgetting all of President Trump's accomplishments. Because, in reality, Trump has accomplished a lot more than many presidents before him.

Then, for anyone who may have forgotten President Trump's achievements — or who simply hate the man so much they've ignored them — Glenn listed just some of the many things this president has achieved during his three and a half years in the White House.

Watch the video below to hear Glenn's message for all the Trump-haters who have forgotten Trump's accomplishments, or you can read Glenn's list HERE:

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