TARRIFAGEDDON: EU blinks in staring contest with President Trump

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When the Germans invaded the Soviet Union and the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, the Axis Powers learned a pretty big lesson that should have been obvious. If you're going to go to war, it might be a good idea to not start one with the entire world. Three against the rest of the planet should have been easy numbers for the Axis statisticians to break down. Now think about those odds and how ludicrous it sounds to win a fight like that, and now think about how many countries we're currently threatening a trade war with. China, all the countries within the EU, Mexico, Canada… and the list goes on.

We simply cannot fight a war on all fronts. The U.S. economy isn't invincible. Something's got to give, and we might have seen the beginning of that yesterday. President Trump and the head of the EU made a joint statement yesterday from the White House, announcing a pause in the escalating trade war with the Europeans. The escalation had been ongoing ever since the Trump administration hit the EU with steel and aluminum tariffs. Europe then retaliated by imposing over 3 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods. The President, in turn, threatened an imminent response targeting European cars.

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Now we're not entirely sure how long this ceasefire will take place, and we're definitely not out of the woods yet. We do know that President Trump agreed not to follow through with European car tariffs and to quote, "reassess" the steel and aluminum tariffs while negotiations are taking place. In return, Europe will boost purchases of U.S. soybeans and import more of our natural gas. So let me get this straight. All we have to do is not do something we hadn't done yet - the car tariff - and just "reassess" something we've already done? In return Europe buys more of our stuff?

Sounds like a win to me!

But Tariffageddon still looms. This is a temporary agreement that still has a long way to go. The President tweeted that the eventual goal is the elimination of all tariffs. If that's the case, there's still a loooong way to go. The President isn't wrong about the EU having greater tariffs on U.S. goods. That's a fact. How many U.S. built cars do you see in Paris? Probably not many. The EU smacks a 10% tariff on our cars. But that's low considering how Europe tariffs the crap out of U.S. agriculture imports. 17% on apples… 20% on grapes.

This is a temporary agreement that still has a long way to go.

So yeah, there's a long way to go. Let's hope this progresses. Because if this breaks down, as it does with China, Mexico, Canada - and the eleventy billion other countries we're threatening trade war with - we'll lose.

'The Fedcoin is HERE': Glenn Beck reveals what the Fed was up to while YOU weren’t watching

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While Americans were preparing for Thanksgiving last Wednesday afternoon, the Federal Reserve moved forward with its "Central Bank Digital Currency" program, and that wasn't the only controversial policy that was rolled out while you weren’t watching.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck reviewed the latest financial stories you may have missed over the holiday weekend, including how Biden's pause on student loan payments may be extended again and yet another sketchy Hunter Biden investment.

"You might have missed what happened Wednesday afternoon at the Fed," Glenn began. "They started their CBDC, Central Bank Digital Currency. Yes, the Fedcoin is here. Now they rolled it out on Wednesday — I mean, that was the only day they could do it, you know, because they've been denying that any of this stuff was happening. But they could only get it [launched] when no one was paying attention. So they rolled it out, and it's in its beta test now."

"By the way, India just rolled out its retail pilot program for digital rupees as well. But don't worry," he continued. "Maybe we should start having the conversation of, 'Gosh, this looks like the mark of the beast.' I mean, doesn't it? But surely it's not. Of course not. Not from the U.S. government. They never do anything underhanded or evil. Never."

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BIGGER than Tiananmen Square? Here's what the China protests are REALLY about

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China has been locking its citizens down for over two years under its zero-COVID policy, and it's becoming more and more clear that this isn’t just about COVID but something much more serious: slavery and control. Now it looks like many citizens have had enough. Protests are currently spreading throughout China and, unlike during the Tiananmen Square protests, the word is getting out.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck looked into the protests' "real motivations," explained how they’re different from the 1989 protests at Tiananmen Square, and predicted how these events are a "game-changer for the entire world."

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The American Journey Experience is the new home of the car Orson Welles gave to Rita Hayworth. Orson Welles gave this car to his future wife Rita Hayworth for her 24th birthday.

George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter who is remembered for his innovative and influential work in film, radio and theatre. He is considered to be among the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time and his work has had a great impact on American culture.

Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, the fear of politics being brought up at the dinner table is shared by millions around the country. But comedian Jamie Kilstein has a guide for what you should do to avoid the awkward political turmoil so you can enjoy stuffing your face full of turkey.

Kilstein joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to dissect exactly how you can handle those awkward, news-related discussions around the table on Thanksgiving and provided his 3-step guide to help you survive the holidays with your favorite, liberal relatives: Find common ground, don’t take obvious bait, and remember that winning an argument at the cost of a family member won’t fix the issue you’re arguing about.

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