WATCH: Courageous off duty police officer saves man from burning vehicle

At GlennBeck.com, we want to bring you the stories of love and courage where the good guys win. Well, here's a true story of courage where the good guy didn't just win - he risked everything to save the life of someone in trouble.

John Vescio, a State Police senior investigator stationed in the Bronx, was filling up his unmarked cruiser at a White Plains, New York gas station when a 69-year-old man suffered a diabetic emergency and crashed his car into Vescio's gas pump. The crash sparked a huge fire. Vescio, dressed in a Yankees jersey and sneakers, ran from the scene - only to courageously return and pull the unconscious driver to safety.

Seconds later, the entire area was engulfed with flames.

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"It happened so quick," Vescio said. "It was hard to think. I pretty much just reacted."

According to the New York Daily News, Vescio doesn't claim to be a hero. Instead, he believes he was just doing the right thing. His superiors disagree.

“John was a civilian at the time. You see him in his Yankee jersey and shorts,” said State Police Capt. Dominick Chiumento. "And he becomes a victim, and then he becomes a hero.”

Four people sustained minor injuries in the accident, and the driver is now in stable condition at Westchester Medical Center. Vescio has met with the family of the driver, who has thanked him for what he did.

(H/T NY Daily News)

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.

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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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