'American Sniper' Chris Kyle killed at Texas gun range

Glenn opened tonight's TV show with a tribute to Chris Kyle.

Mercury One is now raising money to honor Kyle. You can go HERE to donate. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go to The Chris Kyle Memorial and The FITCO Fund, a non-profit started by Chris Kyle to help veterans overcome PTSD.

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"Horrible tragedy happened this weekend," Glenn said as he started on radio today. "Chris Kyle, probably the greatest American sniper ever and a good, decent, decent man, he goes over and he is a Navy SEAL and he survives. He comes home, and he's helping another Serviceman. He's helping a guy who has PTSD and, you know, the best thing that you can do, when guys come home, a lot of our military, they're hunters and so they grow up in the culture of guns. And one of the best things that you can do is you get them back on the range, you get them back and put the positive spin on guns again and you put the hunting back into them. Well, we don't know all of the facts. I've heard stories this weekend but no need to get into them until we know that they're facts."

"Chris decides to help this guy out and he's on the range and he's helping him learn how to shoot, long‑range shoot. And he's down on the ground and apparently he looks up and that's when the guy he's trying to help opens fire and shoots him, on the range."

"I heard this this weekend and I ‑‑ I don't know what's happening to us. It is ‑‑ it is one of the strangest things on ‑‑ what was it, on Friday? Was it Thursday or Friday we had the DA here in Dallas shot and killed on the streets? It is so bizarre. To lose Chris Kyle, how many of our Servicemen and our Navy SEALs and our special forces are we going to have to lose? Over and over and over again they're traumatized."

"Our hearts go out to everybody who is involved, everybody. Our hearts go out to the military. And to Chris' family and quite honestly the shooter's family as well. They are going to try to make this into a "military is too dangerous to even have, you know, weapons, they're all psychos" and everything else. It is coming. Whether it happens this time or not. I'm surprised it hasn't already started to happen."

"But let's keep this into perspective on what is going on. The United States government is failing our military. We ask these guys to go out in our name and then it is an absolute nightmare to get any of the paperwork done. And to get the benefits and the paperwork done, what they're doing is they're telling all of our Service personnel, 'You know what you need to do? You need to just fill out ‑‑ just fill this out. Just say you have PTSD. Because it will make it so much easier.' So they're telling our military to say they have PTSD. And then what? And then what? We're not helping them."

"I talked to Rick Perry yesterday morning. I called up the governor of Texas and said, 'Okay, what happened? How did this happen? And what can we do?' And he said, 'Glenn, the State of Texas is ‑‑ we take care of our military.' He said we are ‑‑ he said, 'It is wrong that we have to write a check, but we're writing a check so we can get our veterans ‑‑ so they can get their benefits.' He said, 'The paperwork alone is an absolute nightmare.'"

"We'll get into it probably tomorrow. We have a couple of guests on tomorrow night's broadcast that we've been working on since we heard the news to tell you the story of what's happening to our military personnel. But our salute to Chris Kyle. Thank you, Chris. And to his family, we're sorry for your loss."

Mercury One is now raising money to honor Chris Kyle. You can go HERE to donate. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go to The Chris Kyle Memorial and The FITCO Fund, a non-profit started by Chris Kyle to help veterans overcome PTSD.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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