WATCH: Glenn responds to Ron Paul's despicable tweets about Chris Kyle's murder

America, I want you to give me a couple of minutes here.

I want to ponder what I'm saying to you, and hear me clearly. As a family, state and nation grieves for one of its brightest, bravest heroes, there is one among us with another agenda in mind.

Over this last weekend here in Texas Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, a man who served four tours of duty in two wars. He received not one but two silver stars, five bronze stars with valor. A husband, a father, a son. An unquestioned Patriot. A man who didn't talk about Jesus but lived his Christian belief was senselessly murdered by a fellow veteran he was just trying to help.

He's not a doctor. He didn't pretend to be a doctor. He was helping a friend. That's it. But yesterday in something I couldn't believe happened. Yesterday former congressman Ron Paul took to that brave platform we all call Twitter and tweeted this: Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword". Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense.

Well Dr. Paul he wasn't treating it. I'm sorry that you listened to the media. I thought you knew better than that. After all, aren't you a guy who just loves to blame the media on cover-ups on things like Tower 7. Suddenly you rush to believe the media that he somehow or another had his stethescope out and was treating someone.

Dr. Paul, as I have said many times we share many ideas about freedom and the Constitution and I know you fought hard for the Constitution over the years. But as I have also said many times we disagree on a good number of issues. But even those who disagree can respect each other. And I've had healthy respect for what you tried to accomplish for the cause of liberty.

I understand so unbelievably clearly that you don't like the foreign wars our nation has been involved in. I understand that you've been fighting against them from day number one, and I also understand that some of us haven't. But some of us are at a different level of understanding. We're not all Dr. Paul now.

But Chris Kyle and those like him are not the policy makers, doctor. As Americans, we don't go over to the graves of even the German soldiers from World War II and dance on them - because it's what sets us apart. A fundamental respect for life.

Would you tweet something similar about someone who smokes? "Well, He died of cancer. huh?He who lives by the cigarette dies by the cigarette?"

Would you tweet the same thing about those involved in auto accidents? How about pilots, and those in the muted media? Is this how you would react if some doctor would make some staement about Rock Hudson or Freddie Mercury?

Somehow or another I think not.

Chris Kyle gave all that he had as a volunteer for his country. In a nation that doesn't require mandatory service on anything, doesn't even require responsibility anymore, we rely on those few who're truly special, those few who're driven to put their lives where their beliefs are, and Chris Kyle did so repeatedly.

Dr. Paul, so many Americans admire you because you were willing to put yourself out there in Washington for a cause in which you believe. Chris Kyle was no different. He was willing to put himself out there for a cause in which he believed. Except he did it with other people actually shooting at him in the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Quite honestly what Ron Paul wrote yesterday sounds more of the ramblings of Code Pink, the New Black Panthers, or the Westboro Church. I can't decide which one you've gained a membership in - maybe all of them. It's more the statements of members of one of those organizations than an elder statesman newly retired from office in the service of United States of America.

It's beneath you, Dr. Paul.

You know what one of our problems is as a country? We're no longer decent to one another. ANd I know there are many who would say 'Talk about the pot calling the kettle black'. I know. I know. But see, that's the point of being human. Recognizing your mistakes and then trying to be better the next day. When you assess a problem, when you know what we shouldn't be in all of these foreign wars. You admit your mistake and you move forward. You know, we shouldn't have the PATRIOT Act because they didn't mean the sunset. Then what are you going to do? Honesty and decency is required.

What I want to say is not always what should be said. Example, right now to Dr. Ron Paul. Why shouldn't it be said? Because we should be civil to one another. And we've all said things that we shouldn't have said. And maybe that's the way Ron Paul feels about this tweet last night. Maybe he regrets this serious, serious error in judgment. I hope so.

I hope that his isolationist views when it comes to the US military hasn't blinded him that he can't take a pause and reflect on life of the sacrifice, and the courage and honor of the men and women that put their lives every single day because Congress and President demand it. Because liberty demands it. Even if you disagree.

Ron Paul and to his supporters, I deal in the free speech. I deal in the First Amendment every single day. And I know unlike like most that freedom of speech that amendment the only real speech that requires protection is the speech like this that others might find ugly and offensive. I find Ron Paul's speech ugly and offensive. But I defend his right to say it. And I would not violate nor ask anyone else violate it by having him silenced. More speech, not less speech. But it requires all of us in responsible ways to respond. Because that is the right that so many like Chris Kyle fought for.

I'm becoming more and more Libertarian every day. I love these people who just that pretend they were born Libertarian. I'm sorry I'm imperfect. I guess I'm an imperfect species, but I'm learning something new every day. And I learned a few years ago - I think it was six years I started calling for the troops to return home. Again today I called for an end to the war. Like Ron Paul I've been calling for this war to be over and our troops to be pulled out of not just the Middle East but also Europe. What are we doing in Asia anymore?

I know that's not good enough for some Libertarians, and that's fine. Because if kicking a man who's now dead or kicking a family when they're down makes one a Libertarian, let me tell you something, you so-called "guardians of liberty" have grossly misread what is required for man to look like himself. And for man to create a civil society we must first be civil to each other.

For those in this audience who have wondered over and over again why I haven't, and why I could never support Ron Paul, this should finally answer your question.

Shortly after appearing on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" last Thursday, Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist Dr. Simone Gold got a call saying she was fired for speaking out about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in a now-banned viral video.

Dr. Gold returned to the radio program Monday to detail exactly what happened, the reason the hospitals gave for her firing, and how they threatened to fire her colleagues as well if she "didn't go quietly."

"Most emergency physicians work at more than one [hospital], as I do, and I've actually been fired from both," she told Glenn. "They told me that I appeared in an embarrassing video, and therefore, I would no longer be welcome to work there ... then they said, if I didn't go quietly and I made a fuss, they would have all the doctors in the group, you know, they'd have to go and they'll get a whole new doctor group."

Dr. Gold said she does not regret speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during the controversial "White Coat Summit" news conference held in Washington, D.C., last week. A video of the news conference quickly went viral on social media before being removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others for allegedly making false claims related to COVID-19.

"Bring it on," she said. "I want to continue to live in America. I want my children to continue to live in America. I don't want them to grow up in a place like China. When you get to a point where, not only can I not speak as a scientist, as a doctor, for what I know to be absolutely true, but you then want to cancel me and my colleagues, this is not okay. I would much rather fight than not fight ... and I want everybody to know that there are literally millions and millions of Americans who are on our side. Millions. I believe it's the majority."

Glenn then asked Dr. Gold to weigh in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines encouraging schools to reopen in the fall and the left's relentless drive to keep them closed.

"There's no actual scientific debate whatsoever if schools should open. None. There's no scientific debate. There's no serious person who thinks schools shouldn't open. Now, [through] some governors and policy makers, there's pressure being brought to bear on school districts, but there's no actual scientific debate. So it's going to come down to parents pressuring their local school districts to act in a responsible fashion."

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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