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.”

Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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