Did the father of a radical Islamist travel to the White House with the Turkish PM?

TheBlaze.com broke a story this morning that has gained a surprisingly small amount of additional media attention.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan allegedly invited a special personal guest to accompany him on his visit to the U.S. this week.

According to Turkish media, the father of one of the radical Islamist activists killed in Israel’s raid on the Mavi Marmara in 2010 (the Gaza flotilla) was included as an invited guest in the prime minister’s delegation in the hopes he might be able to meet President Barack Obama.

Furkan Dogan, a 19-year-old with both Turkish and U.S. citizenship, joined the Gaza flotilla where he expressed his desire for “martyrdom.” His father now wants the U.S. government to sue Israel over the raid in which the IDF says its forces were defending themselves from what appeared to them to be an organized attack launched by passengers armed with knives and metal bars as the commandos boarded the ship.

"According to Turkish media, the father of one of the radical Islamist activists killed in Israel's raid on the Gaza flotilla was included as an invited guest in the prime minister's delegation in hopes that he might meet the President," Glenn said.

According to the report, the father wanted to give a letter to President Obama, so the Prime Minister added him to his entourage for the trip. While the Prime Minister said that he could give the letter to Obama, but it would be better for the father to give the letter to the President himself.

One of the major focuses of this meeting between the Turkish Prime Minister and President Obama was to improve Turkish/Israeli relations…and no one thought this was an important detail to report.

"No one, no one reported about this?  No one knew?  No one?" Glenn asked. "Can we get some answers from the White House?  Did you receive a letter from a, quote, martyr's father about suing Israel on the same trip where you come out into the rose garden and you say you're trying to normalize relations between Israel and Turkey and you're standing next to the prime minister of Turkey who says that's what he's there for and yet the prime minister of Turkey has a guy on the delegation who he wanted to introduce to the president so he could ask him to sue Israel for the Gaza flotilla."

As of this morning, the only outlets reporting on this story were Turkish media and the Jerusalem Post.

"Turkey is no doubt proud of it," Pat commented. "And in Jerusalem they are reporting it because they're aghast over it," he later added.

Glenn agreed.

While this administration may take a strong stance against Al Qaeda, they're stance against terror is faulty, Glenn explained. He explained that while the average American following what it is happening in the Middle East put all terror groups into the evil category, that does not seem to be the case in the White House.

"Make no mistake:  We are not against terror.  We are against Al‑Qaeda.  We are for terror.  We really are.  This administration, you have to understand, we lump ‑‑ we lump Al‑Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.  You and I, we lump it together.  This administration does not.  We understand.  It comes from the same root.  It comes from Saudi Arabia.  But one said, "Wait a minute.  Saudi Arabia, you know, you're off the ‑‑ you're off the beaten course here and you're with America."  And we helped design them.  We helped fund them.  We helped arm them, and we're doing it again," He said.

Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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