USS Michael Murphy: Ship named after Navy Seal

Glenn often talks about his friend Marcus Luttrell, a Navy SEAL who was the lone survivor of his squad when they were attacked by 2500 Taliban fighters. The SEAL who made his rescue possible, Michael Murphy, lost his life calling for help. Murphy is now being honored with his own battleship.

“Marcus Luttrell is a close personal friend of mine.  I talked to Marcus probably three times this week and there was no ‑‑ there was no gloating at all.  He was proud of the SEALs this week,” Glenn said.

“This week is an important week for Marcus because this is the week that his good friend Navy lieutenant Michael Murphy has a ship named after him.  Michael Murphy, for anyone who knows the story of the lone survivor, Michael Murphy was on a mission and they were ‑‑ they were out just monitoring the Taliban,” Glenn explained.

He then went into the story of Marcus’s Navy SEAL team. Read more about their story in "Lone Survivor" by Marcus Luttrell.

“They were out in the middle of nowhere and they heard somebody coming over the hill and it was a goat herder.  So they hid.  One of them hid under, I think it was a log, and it's like every movie you've ever seen.  And the goat herder comes over and he steps on this log and stands on top of this log, and one of the SEALs is under it and they are thinking, don't look down, just don't look down.  Because he knew if he looked down, he would have to kill him.  Because they couldn't afford to be exposed.”

“Just before he looks down, somebody else steps on the log and it is the goat herder's son.  A young boy.  Now he's thinking, oh, dear God, don't look down.  He looks down and he sees the Navy SEAL.  They captured both of them and they hold them.  And then they debate.”

“But they have a code.  If you are in that situation, you've got to kill people.  You've got to do it or you'll be exposed and then the whole mission is in jeopardy.  One of them said, you can't kill a child. And because they're Americans and they are the best of us and they are not baby killers, they are not anything what the media or the left tries to make these people.  This is the quintessential example that they are not that.  They were just there looking for the Taliban. They didn't want to kill the goat herder.”

“They decide, let him go.  And they let these two go.  They get down the hill and then they see them break into a run and they are going to warn.  And so they know, oh, dear God, we made the wrong decision; they're going to tell the Taliban where we are.”

“Before they know it, they are surrounded by 2500 Taliban.  Four Navy SEALs.  They find a ravine and they start to climb down this ravine,” Glenn explained.

“The radio, the communications was destroyed on the way out.  So they can't call for backup.  They can't call for help.  Michael Murphy has the sat phone but because they're in a ravine, they can't get a signal.  Michael Murphy looks at Marcus and says, I can get a signal.  Marcus knows.  You can't get a signal.  You're not going to get a signal.  You can't get it here.  We're ‑‑ you'd have to be out there.  And they'll kill you there.”

“The radio, the communications was destroyed on the way out.  So they can't call for backup.  They can't call for help.  Michael Murphy has the sat phone but because they're in a ravine, they can't get a signal.  Michael Murphy looks at Marcus and says, I can get a signal.  Marcus knows.  You can't get a signal.  You're not going to get a signal.  You can't get it here.  We're ‑‑ you'd have to be out there.  And they'll kill you there.”

“Michael Murphy died making the phone call.  In the end the only one that survived was Marcus Luttrell.  All three of his buddies died.  Marcus Luttrell got out because of heroes, and Michael Murphy is not the only one.  They sent a plane.  They sent a helicopter.  It crashed.  How many people died because these Navy SEALs seals are not killers.  They are professionals.  How many people sacrificed their life because of the one decision to be compassionate.  Courage and compassion.  Michael Murphy had both courage and compassion.”

“We thank you.  You are the best of us.  May we be a country that is worthy of your example.”

'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long': BlazeTV hosts react to historic Roe v. Wade decision

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The Supreme Court of the United States officially overturned Roe V. Wade, and the debate over abortion rights has been given back to the states. On this historic day, BlazeTV hosts celebrate the Supreme Court's incredible decision and take a look at some of the insane reactions as the left comes completely undone.

Jason Whitlock: Today will forever stand as a pivotal moment in our nation’s history

The Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. The decision and the reaction to it have already revealed a lot about our people and politics. Pro-life groups celebrate, pro-choice groups call for “a night of rage,” and Nancy Pelosi just seems completely confused by the United States Constitution.

Glenn Beck reacts LIVE to Roe v. Wade ruling: 'Lord, we are SORRY it has taken us this long'

I never thought that in my lifetime, I would see Roe v. Wade be overturned. But today, that day has come. The Supreme Court has voted 6 to 3 to return decisions about abortion to the states. But this fight isn't over. We are about to see good versus evil side by side. Many states will stand with the unborn. But others will become abortion mills. It's your turn to choose now, America!

Allie Beth Stuckey: 'Praise God, Roe v. Wade is overturned!'

I don't know about you, but I just had the most euphoric feelings. It almost seems too good to be true. I didn't think there was any way that this would actually happen, especially with all the backlash, intimidation, and violence toward the Supreme Court justices. And yet, here we are. Roe v. Wade has been overturned. This is an amazing day!

Dave Rubin: Big disagreement on what happens next now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

Dave Rubin, Libby Emmons, Jeffrey A. Tucker, and David Reaboi debate what will happen in the wake of the Supreme Court’s breaking decision on Roe v. Wade. Now that abortion rights have been pushed back to the states, will there be a summer of massive riots or not? Will the Roe v. Wade ruling make America’s political polarization significantly worse?

Stu Burguiere: Here are the reasons SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade

I never thought this would happen. I never thought I would see this day. I just never ever ever ever never ever believed that Roe v. Wade would actually be overturned. I really didn't. But let's take a look at the reasons this day has finally come ...

The Rick & Bubba Show: 'This is history! Unfortunately we're 60 million lives too late'

We were live on the air when news broke of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned its controversial 1973 Roe v. Wadeopinion, concluding that there is no constitutional right to an abortion.

"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives," the syllabus of the decision reads.

As expected, the leftist outrage erupted instantaneously, fueled largely by the misinformed idea that overturning Roe v. Wade means abortion will be banned nationwide. But, as stated in the above-mentioned Supreme Court syllabus, the authority has actually been returned to individual states and their duly elected lawmakers.

One such misinformed leftist, Parkland shooting survivor Cameron Kasky, was infuriated that those awful Supreme Court justices "just voted to kill women." So he took to Twitter to urge people to go to the homes of said Supreme Court justices to "let them know how you feel."

"Go to the home of every Supreme Court justice who just voted to kill women. Let them know how you feel," Kasky tweeted.

The backlash was immediate:

Kasky decided to delete his original tweet because he is apparently "sick of republicans talking to [him]." But, unfortunately for Kasky, the internet is indeed forever:

Speaking from the White House, President Joe Biden dutifully helped spread the misinformation about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and took the opportunity to prompt voters to elect more Democrats in November so that Congress can write abortion protections into law. Did the president just let slip the real reason Congress hasn't made any effort to start writing such laws in the nearly two months since Justice Samuel Alito's draft opinion was "leaked" in early May?

Watch Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguere discuss how Biden's speech reveals that Democrats are absolutely terrified of the upcoming midterm elections. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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CNN reporter tries to 'ambush' GOP candidate Kari Lake, IMMEDIATELY regrets it

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CNN senior national reporter Kyung Lah thought she'd caught Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake off guard when she asked for an impromptu interview outside an event, but ended up sorely regretting her decision.

Lake, a former Fox news anchor, shook hands with Lah as she approached and immediately pointed out that the CNN reporter wasn't wearing a mask any more, a barbed reference to a contentious interview in October 2021, in which Lah smeared the GOP candidate as a “rising star of the right-wing and proud spreader of lies." Lah asked if Lake had “a minute to chat.”

“I’ll do an interview," Lake answered, "as long as it airs on CNN+. Does that still exist? I didn’t think so, because the people don’t like what you guys are peddling, which is propaganda. Thank you.”

Lake then walked into the event, leaving Lah utterly speechless.

It looks like Lake gained quite a few fans on Twitter:

Kari Lake has been a longtime friend to "The Glenn Beck Program." She joined Glenn last August to tell Glenn why she left the corrupt world of media, what prompted her to enter "the even more corrupt world of politics," and how she plans to make a big difference in her battleground state of Arizona.

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Hunter's Biden's latest BIZARRE scandal reveals how red-flag laws REALLY work

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Even if red-flag laws weren't unconstitutional (which they are), they've never been about your safety. They're about your submission, argued Glenn Beck on the radio program. Think of it this way: If red flag laws became the law of the land, do you think President Joe Biden’s son Hunter would lose his guns or face charges for violating the gun laws we already have?

You may have heard that he once "lost" a gun in a dumpster by a school. But there's a whole lot more to the bizarre tale. Newly revealed texts from Hunter's abandoned laptop detail the strange drama that unfolded when Hallie Biden, Hunter's sister-in-law-turned-lover, threw his handgun into a dumpster near a Delaware school in October 2018. The gun was found and turned in to police, but like so many of the Biden family scandals, the chaos created a sandstorm that conveniently helped cover Hunter's tracks. Only tidbits of information have emerged, the most significant of which is that the gun in question was purchased by Hunter illegally and, of course, no charges were filed as a result.

Glenn broke down the details of the most recently revealed Hunter Biden scandal, noting in particular that no charges or arrests were ever made as a result.

"If you voted for Joe Biden and you believe in all of these red-flag laws, then why isn't Hunter Biden in jail today?" Glenn asked.

"You and I both know that the ramifications of Hunter Biden's activities and his tragic saga go well beyond Hunter Biden, because they are teaching people a lesson. We are moving towards a society that has a ruling class that lives above their own edicts. They tell us they know better. They tell us that our neighbors and even some of us are dangerous, while ignoring the dangers in their own lives or in their own families ... We saw it during COVID-19 and we will see it again with gun regulations, 'The rules are for thee and not for me.' This is why Americans cannot give an inch, not one inch of our liberty away on the grounds of the government's good faith. They have no good faith left. They have violated every single principle of liberty and they've done it in a name of they know better," he said.

"Don't be fooled," Glenn added. "Just as we saw during COVID-19, just as we saw with the Patriot Act that is now being horribly abused by the people in power that swore they'd never abuse it, red-flags are not about your safety. Period. They are about your submission."

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