Skip to comments.Glenn Beck's 'War Room' - Worst-Case Scenario No. 2
Posted on 02/22/2009 5:11:39 AM PST by Perseverando
This is a 6 minute 53 second video with a transcript.
Title: Worst-Case Scenario No. 2
Published: Fri, 20 Feb 2009
Description: Beck's 'War Room' experts imagine what would happen if the U.S. no longer played world policeman
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
" The situation anywhere. This is the war that possibly is coming to our shore as the war room we are war gaming different scenarios we are not predicting that these things will happen where. Asking. -- day happened what do we do if they happen. Here's our second scenario global civil unrest. Now the United States is no longer the world's policeman Mexico has been taken over by narco gains oil and gas pipelines have been targeted and destroyed. Tourism nonexistent due to safety concerns Ukraine is the first European system. -- country to -- eastern European. Ireland is the first western country to fail. Fifty million people worldwide are unemployed there are riots in the streets joining me now from Berkeley California is former CIA operative Bob -- What the scariest dudes I know and in Chicago is department of homeland security's red cell unit brad Thor also author of many best sellers. -- There's breaking news it just came over the wire just the last couple of minutes I believe you have that update."
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I really like Glenn Beck, but I can’t listen to him because he’s so apocalyptic - the end of the world is always just next week.
Glenn Beck's 'War Room' - Worst-Case Scenario No. 2
That is true.
I felt the very same way when he was talking about what is happening now, over a year before it happened.
So I pretty much take what he says very seriously.
I’m actively converting my assets into gold. Any thoughts anyone.
good idea, unless the government does to you what it did to all Americans in 1933, and takes it from you, via executive order.
Try #3 And just a quick fyi, the projected date was 2014.
I caught that one live on Friday. CSM Tim Strong (ret) and Mike Scheuer (CIA, Bin Laden Unit) just about spilled the beans towards the last part of the interview. Actually, they did.
He was talking about the guy that defended himself against the criminal illegal alien border and immigration law felons that got sued by, get this, illegal aliens. So the subject is what happens when u.S. citizens protect their property and lives against those very same criminal illegal alien border and immigration law felons? What are the resulting second and third level effects?
When Glen asked the question about the effects of citizens refusing to allow a federal force, (ATF, etc) to unconstitutionally arrest citizens defending themselves against illegals and invaders the answer got very interesting. That secondary effect being once a few people are arrested in a general effort against orderly citizens (because basically they are easy to arrest) the second and third level effect would be a general armed response against the federals.
Then Glen asked the question.
Will the military start rounding up Americans or do they fight with Americans (against an out of control government)." Both Tim Strong and Mike Scheuer went silent.
That silence was deafening in what it meant. Then once they gathered themselves both stated that as a general rule the military would not fight Americans.
What they did not say was that there would be no fighting.
An armed conflict so American citizens can retain their rights is exactly what they both expect.
I saw the whole war room last night, and the part that got me was Glenn asking about how to stop the revolution hat may come. The guest (a mil guy said that it shouldn’t be stopped.
guns and food cant hurt.
Old silver coinage(pre-1965 dimes, quarters, halves) would be easier to barter with than gold.
It’s already denominated, easy to store, easy to carry, and is always welcome.
When paper becomes worthless, silver coins rule.
OMNI magazine once had an issue where a think tank predicted the future.
I don’t know if OMNI Magazine is available in archive online.
it had many of these types of scenarios.
Scary stuff...what is particularly worrisome is that much of what they are talking about is already happening. I am not sure that I believe the one analyst who predicts a higher risk of major war because Netanyahou is Prime Minister. Indeed, I think Isreal now has a chance of surviving, where they had a lower chance with “liberal” government. Many people do not seem to understand that no matter what concessions Isreal makes, no matter how far they go to making “peace” that there will be no peace for them. These muslim countries are intent on the destruction of Isreal. Why our democrat party ignores that is beyond me. And, why Jews in the US support the democrat party is one of the sickest alliances in history. I suppose there were some Jews who supported the Nazi’s but not the overwhelming numbers that support the democrats here in this time, but the risk to their existance is about the same.
This is a stupid and irrational basis for human action, but it is what the left takes as its basic assumption. They pretty much ignore religion as a motivator, except to denigrate it as only for stupid, ignorant, and irrelevant people.
I think that you are right silver will be king, because it will be easier to trade for a loaf of bread or ammo.
Instead of gold, I buy simple items each payday. A duel fuel burner, a lantern, spam, rice, beans, tobacco plug, etc. Come Monday, all of my mutual funds are being switched over to money market. Oh, adding a .22 LR rifle to the mix today. I am an active duty officer (about to put on O-5) and I can tell you, I will never fire on an American while wearing a uniform, or order someone to do so.
>>”When paper becomes worthless, silver coins rule.”<<
exit82, xmission and Clarence are right. It is not a good time to be buying gold.
I laugh every time I see the commercials on TV telling us that “experts predict that gold will go to $1500-$2000 an ounce.” “Buy now before it’s too late.” blah, blah....
Ask yourself if it’s going to go that high, why are they selling now? Shouldn’t they be buying? Millions of dollars spent in advertising while they should be listening to their own “experts” and sit on their gold until it does what they predict.
IMO, it is a good time to be selling your gold and converting it into something more fluid like silver coins, guns, ammo, food, gardening equipment, paying off debts etc.
That's good, but what if your warrant fictitiously states that you are out to capture a baby-raping psychotic cop-killing terrorist that just killed and ate his grandmother?
How do you know if the charges are true or if they're just trumped up by your superiors?
Yes, I saw that exchange, live. It was chilling indeed.
The military takes an oath and most in the military take the oath seriously. At what point would someone be considered a domestic enemy first and an American second or no longer an American in good standing, but an American traitor?
I think this program will be rebroadcast today and I need to tape it.
I guess I will have to rely on my education (USNA ‘94, flight school, etc.) and my intelligence (see education). Anyway, the military is being dumbed down right now. Trying to put as many unqualified people and immigrants in the ranks as we can to glorify “diversity”. I doubt they will need me to bring the prolies in line.
Did you hear it said on the show that there are some who think the dire conclusions of that program were too optimistic?
The part (in #3) from 3:10 to 4:10 will absolutely boil your blood, but it is also absolutely correct. The Feds and ATF will arrest American Citizens for defending their rights and property for no other reason than they are easy to arrest and they are "not in compliance" with a POLICY of the then current administration.
The 2014 date is the middle of a second term Øbama administration. If Øbama makes a second term, what might one think his "policies" will be towards American Citizens defending themselves from "Citizens of the World" pouring over our borders?
Yea, I caught that too. "Lite" scenarios was what Glen reported he was told about the predictions.
Consider also the Twenty-Nine Palms study of the Marines.
Beck called the economic collapse years ago.
Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:19pm EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Renowned investor George Soros said on Friday the world financial system has effectively disintegrated, adding that there is yet no prospect of a near-term resolution to the crisis.
Soros said the turbulence is actually more severe than during the Great Depression, comparing the current situation to the demise of the Soviet Union.
He said the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September marked a turning point in the functioning of the market system.
"We witnessed the collapse of the financial system," Soros said at a Columbia University dinner. "It was placed on life support, and it's still on life support. There's no sign that we are anywhere near a bottom."
IMHO it appears to be unraveling quicker than that.
Have said it before...
The bad news with all of these bailouts is that they will serve to make the collapse more severe and more difficult to recover form.
The good news with all of these bailouts is that they delay the collapse, giving us time to see what is coming and buy us time to prepare our families.
I pray that we have time to prepare the pantry and a garden.
A few random thoughts I've had and have heard from others...
One one hand...it makes sense to prepare
On the other hand...to those who are oblivious to potential future collapse, we look like Y2K kooks.
On one hand...I want to warn more people to prepare.
On the other hand...I don't want to disclose too many preparation details for fear that 40 friends will show up at my house for food if the collapse comes. Yet would be in a moral life-boat conundrum (quagmire alert!) should that happen.
On one hand...silver and gold makes so much sense to survive with some assets.
On the other hand...it seems like a such a “survivalist” notion.
On one hand...I wan to discuss this with friends as I read articles DAILY that seem to substantiate serious concerns for the collapse of our nation.
On the other hand...only a very few (handful) of friends/family think it will get bad. They have the “everything will work out as it always has” mentality. On top of that, those who are in financial difficulty (laid off, mounting bills, high debt, upside down in their homes) complain that I am “talking down the economy and part of the consumer confidence problem” (lol)...or, worse yet, dismiss me as a paranoid conspiracy monger. This is VERY frustrating and severely limits the ability to have a meaningful and sober discussion.
Yes. I do have 8 hands!
Buy numismatic coins, not bullion, if you’re worried about confiscation. The government didn’t confiscate numismatic coins the last time around.
I did a yahoo search for it, but couldn’t find anything. What is/was the Twenty-Nine Palms study?
Thanks for the link. I remember the Katrina confiscations and think about them whenever I hear or read someone say that it can’t happen here. It can. With so many disturbing similarities between then and now, I am starting to somewhat reluctantly understand how Nazi Germany could have happened.
I don’t find the New American article, but basically research was done by an officer for his master’s on the extent to which Marines would be willing to open fire on Americans.