Marcus Luttrell opens up about the man who saved his life

On radio this morning, Glenn spoke to his good friend Marcus Luttrell about the man who saved his life – Mohammed Gulab. If you have read Marcus’ book, Lone Survivor, you are familiar with the iatrical role Gulab played in aiding Marus and the team that came to rescue him in the aftermath of the failed Operation Redwing. Since that day, Gulab and his family have been under increased threat, and with the release of the movie adaptation of Lone Survivor due out in December, Marcus is looking to bring his friend to the United States to ensure his safety.

“[Marcus] happened to fall into this village, and the guy who was really his savior was Mohammed Gulab,” Glenn said. “And this guy is now entering a situation where he's known as the guy who saved Marcus Luttrell, and when the movie comes out, it will only get more dangerous for him over there. He is coming over to the United States for a visit. I would like to see that we could get a Green Card for him because he is increasingly in more and more danger and he saved, not only a friend of mine, but he saved… a man I believe is an American hero.”

Gulab will be arriving in Houston, Texas this week for a short visit with Marcus, but Marus explained that his friend is not looking to cut corners or gain U.S. citizenship – he is simply looking for safety on a temporary basis.

“[Gulab is] probably the most honorable man I know, other than my brother – willing to hang it on the line for a total and complete stranger… He hadn't had any problems before I rolled in there. But since then, his family members have been killed; his house has been burned down… They try to kill him daily,” Marcus explained. “With the release of the movie, we want to get him back over here, so he can ride it out… Everybody talks about him becoming an American citizen, but he's a proud Afghani. If he did come over here, it would all have to be the right way, the legit way, following every rule because that's just the way he is. He doesn't cut any corners and he doesn't believe in that.”

The future of Afghanistan is unkown. Marcus explained that when the U.S. military pulls out of the country, there is a very probable chance the futile democracy will crumble and Gulab’s safety will be less certain.

“I'm surprised he made it this long without our help. So if anybody deserves any kind of asylum or our help, it's him,” Marcus said. “He not only saved my life – the people who rescued me, the Rangers and Green Berets, he's been helping out with intelligence for our government to chase down bad guys over there. So I wouldn't understand if they denied him, when most people can just walk over here freely.”

Glenn asked Marcus to explain one of the more interesting facets of his relationship with Gulab. The men speak on the phone on a regular basis despite the fact that they do not speak the same language.

“Does he speak English at all,” Glenn asked. “Because I know he speaks Pashto.”

“No, he's got fragments here and there,” Marcus explained. “This may sound funny, but it all falls back to when I was in that village for that week. I just go off the inflection in his voice, and he goes off of mine. I just kind of can understand where he's coming from, what he's trying to say to me, and how things are going out there just by the way he talks to me. That's how close we became… It's crazy how close you can become to somebody when they are a lifeline, when you absolutely positively have to hang on to every word they say, every emotion they throw out, just because you think they are going to keep you alive.”

“I think this is the spirit of speaking tongues,” Glenn surmised. “You can understand him, he can understand you, but you don't speak a word of the language. I think it's a God thing and a heart thing, Marcus.”

A virus has escaped the university labs and is super-spreading through our culture. It's called Critical Race THEORY and what used to be a fringe topic in the academic world is now a dangerous Marxist REALITY infecting our public schools where students are taught the U.S. is a "parasitic system" based on the "invasion" of "white male settlers."

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how some teachers are being instructed to "cash in on kids' inherent empathy" in order to train them to become "activist intellectuals," starting as early as first grade.

CRT is an absolute toxin to America and Glenn warns that in just one generation the Constitution, freedom, and true equality will be totally destroyed. Yet, any opposition to the spread of this disease is shouted down as racism and bigotry. If Critical Race Theory is not already in your local school curriculum, it will be soon.

Joined by Asra Nomani, Vice President for Strategy and Investigations at Parents Defending Education, Glenn arms you with the facts about CRT so you can stand up to this tyranny in your community.

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Ezra Levant, founder of Rebel News, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to describe the shocking footage he and his team captured of Canadian police harassing and even arresting Rebel News reporters during a protest in Montreal.

Video clips show officers making remarks about the "Jew" reporters and calling Rebel News "Jew media." Reporters are pulled out of crowds, handcuffed, slammed against vehicles and arrested. Some have been fined "thousands and thousands" of dollars "because they had cameras pointed at the police," said Levant.

Another video clip shows Canadian police demanding entrance to a rented Airbnb houseboat without a warrant.

"They the claimed it was an illegal gathering. It was just a B and B," Levant explained. "I told them to get a warrant. I went out there ... and they wouldn't let me back in.... It turned into a ten-hour standoff. They couldn't find a judge willing to give them a search warrant, so to punish us, they called the whole thing a crime scene. They actually wouldn't let any of my team off the boat unless they submitted to a personal search, which is illegal. And the craziest part, is that they arrested one of my guys, took him to jail, and they said this to us: We will hold him in jail until you let us search the Airbnb without a warrant."

Levant said nearly all Canadian media have ignored the insane attacks, warrantless searches and seizures, and the jailing of journalists, and warned Americans to take note and protect our First Amendment rights.

"If you do not protect your First Amendment, if you do not hold those hard-won freedoms, you will be like what we are," he said. "This is your future if you don't protect your First Amendment."

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On Monday's episode of "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn opened up about the tragic death of his brother-in-law, Vincent Colonna Jr., who passed away unexpectedly on April 5. He also shared some of the important thoughts and insights he's learned through the grieving process.

"Last Monday, I was sitting in this chair ... the two-minute warning comes and Stu said to me, 'You ready for the show?'' ... And that's when my wife [Tania] came to the door of the studio here at our house and said, 'I...' and she held the phone up. And then she collapsed on the floor in tears," Glenn began. "Tania's brother had passed. To say this was a shock, is an understatement."

Glenn described his brother-in-law as having "a servant's spirit."

"He was always the guy who lit up the room. He was always the guy helping others. He would never stop, because he was always helping others," Glenn said of Vincent. "He was on the school board. He was a little league coach. He was the soccer coach. He helped build the church. He took care of the lawn of the church. He was constantly doing things, raising money for charity, working over here, helping to organize this. But he was never the guy in the spotlight. He was just the guy doing it, and you had no idea how much he had done because he never talked about it.

"We also didn't know how much mental anguish he was in because he never talked about it. And last Monday morning, after spending Easter with the family ... he killed himself. This is now the third family member of mine that has gone through this. And I keep seeing it play out over and over and over again, in exactly the same way."

Glenn described his thoughts as he, Tania, and her family struggled to come to grips with the devastating loss.

"I learned some really important things as I was watching this wake. I'm seeing these people from all walks of life ... the people that were there, were there because [Vince] made a difference in their life. He was a true servant. As I'm watching this, all that kept going through my mind was, 'by their fruits, ye shall know them.' The fruits of his labor were on display. He was a servant all the time. All the time ... he found a way to love everybody.

"There are two great commandments: Love God with all your heart and mind and soul. And love your neighbor. So those two great commandments boil down to: Love truth. Because that's what God is," Glenn said.

"Love thy neighbor. That's where joy comes from. The opposite of joy is despair, and that is the complete absence of hope ... and how do you find joy? You find joy by rooting yourself in the truth. Even if that's a truth you don't want to accept. Accept the truth," he added. "But we have to stop saying that there's nothing we can do. What are we going to do? Well, here's the first thing: stop living a lie."

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After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

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