'Vault 7' CIA leaker in custody for passing top-secret info to Wikileaks

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The CIA has had a bad couple of weeks with developments in its two biggest treason cases since the 1990s. Last week I told you about the former CIA agent now in custody who spied for China. Now, another is in custody – the man suspected of passing top-secret CIA computer hacking secrets to WikiLeaks last year.

Twenty-nine-year-old Joshua Adam Schulte used to work for the CIA's Engineering Development Group, which created computer code for overseas spy operations. Authorities believe he may have given the code to WikiLeaks, who then released the blueprints to the world in March 2017. WikiLeaks named the code 'Vault 7' – perhaps inspired by Julian Assange's cozy Ecuadorian Embassy home (just a guess).

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It was one of the biggest, and potentially harmful leaks in CIA history. Suddenly, the world had access to some of America's most sensitive cyber-espionage techniques.

Immediately after WikiLeaks released the CIA code last year, suspicion primarily focused on CIA contractors. But according to a former federal prosecutor, the fact that the government disclosed during a hearing that Schulte is a suspect, likely indicates they think he worked alone in giving the code to WikiLeaks.

The fact that the government disclosed during a hearing that Schulte is a suspect, likely indicates they think he worked alone in giving the code to WikiLeaks.

Schulte was apparently good at computer spy stuff because he first worked for the NSA before moving to the CIA. He says he joined the intelligence field because he felt it was his patriotic duty after the September 11th attacks. I guess those patriotic feelings faded. He left the CIA in 2016, claiming that he reported “incompetent management and bureaucracy." He says that caused him to be painted as a disgruntled employee and put him under suspicion regarding 'Vault 7.'

The government is still building its case against Schulte, but ironically, he is currently in jail for possession and transmission of child pornography. Prosecutors say they found a large stash of child porn on a server that he built. He has pled not guilty, claiming that lots of people had access to his server. No word yet on whether that server also held any Hillary Clinton emails, but we'll keep you posted.

Glenn Beck has been warning since last summer that you would not recognize your country in a year. Well, it's not even summer yet, and he says he already doesn't recognize the country.

Do you recognize an America in which people are making more money off government unemployment benefits than they can make by working, inflation is ramping up, housing, supply and labor shortages are widespread, and the current administration gives cybercriminals from Russia a free pass after the biggest cyberattack on our nation's infrastructure to date?

On the radio program this week, Glenn pointed out that while businesses all over the nation are downsizing, one brand store is actually booming — and it says a lot about the state of the economy and what it means for our country's future.

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The largest American gas pipeline shut down on Friday due to what experts told the media was the "most dramatic cyberattack on U.S. soil to date." Investigators are looking at a group believed to be based in Russia known as "DarkSide."

It's time our leaders in the White House take national security seriously because this isn't the first time enemies of the U.S. — namely Russia and China — have used the cyber world to attack our nation and weaken our infrastructure, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program. Between Russia, China, and Iran — which President Joe Biden is now trying to make another nuclear deal with — it looks like the "Axis powers" of a "digital World War III" are lining up

"The journalists seem to care about the price of gasoline for the first time. Is it because they actually care? Or is it because they're trying not to focus on the fact that this was an attack most likely from Russia? And it isn't the first cyberattack from Russia of the year ... maybe we should be paying attention, to Vladimir Putin," Glenn began.

"And by the way, the pipeline going down, that's not the only [cyberattack] happening now," he added later. "Thirty thousand U.S. victims, small businesses and local governments, were hacked by cyber espionage units backed by the Chinese government in January of this year."

"There is an 'Axis power.' It is Russia and China. And, by the way, who is also aligned with Russia and China? Iran. Wow, this is weird," Glenn surmised. "But don't worry about that. Just leave your dog tags on another table. Let's not talk about China. Let's not talk about who actually crashed the jugular of our oil pipelines. I don't want war. But I got news for you ... this Biden administration is doing the job for our enemies."

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Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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Top officials at the Federal Reserve are doing what they can to sugar coat what's ahead for our economy, telling Americans we may hit a "transitory" period of inflation that will settle by 2022. But Bank of America is saying something different. The bank's latest earnings call commentary warned "at the very least" transitory hyperinflation is ahead.

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