Meet the American hero running for a seat in the Texas state legislature

On tonight’s Glenn Beck Program, Glenn will sit down with a true American hero, retired Army Captain Sam Brown, who suffered burns to over 30% of his body after his Humvee was struck by an IED during a mission in Kandahar, Afghanistan in September 2008. It has been a trying 5 years, but Sam is now married with two beautiful children and running for representative in Texas district 102.

Sam also joined Glenn on radio this morning, where he shared his remarkable story. Despite everything he has been through, Sam is immensely grateful for his life, and his outlook is inspiring.

“You know, the life lesson here is we don't necessarily see the adversity as it turns out to be. [As] I'm driving into a fight, little do I realize that I'm about to hit the roadside bomb that's going to alter the course of my life,” Sam said. “In the moment that we're entering into the fray, this bomb just rips through my Humvee. And unfortunately, it left Private Winston killed in action. And me and the other three troops in my vehicle were burned. As you can imagine, it was a life defining moment in more ways than one.”

Watch a portion of the radio interview below. TheBlaze TV subscribers can watch the entire radio interview HERE, and don’t miss Sam and his wife Amy on tonight’s Glenn Beck Program. Not a subscriber? Start your 14-day free trial HERE.

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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