Woman confronts neighbor over Mexican flag

Did she go too far? A woman perturbed that her neighbor was flying the Mexican flag in her yard is receiving criticism for the way she handled the situation. Was her reaction warranted?

PAT: Local political activist was upset by seeing the Mexican flag flying in a front yard of one of her neighbors. And so she went up and confronted the homeowner on video. And it was a video she shot on her smart phone. And then she posted it on youtube and she said, hi, is that a Mexican flag in your front yard? And the person whose home it was didn't speak any English. So they didn't -- respond. And then she said, you know we live in America, right?

This is the United States. So why are you flying a Mexican flag in your front yard. So then she posted it and apparently that got the attention of a bunch of people who didn't appreciate what she did.

JEFFY: Oh, no.

PAT: And local Los Angeles news went out to talk to her. Spoke to her and the homeowner she confronted, and found out the woman doesn't speak any English and then this -- this woman confronted her a third time, I guess, and she said, this is America. Maybe you can move to Mexico if you want to fly your Mexican flag. Does that make sense?

(laughing).

PAT: Does that make sense? You know, that you'd move to Mexico and fly your flag there if you love it so much? Does that make sense?

(laughing).

PAT: A nice way to be really nasty.

JEFFY: That is a really nice way to be nasty.

PAT: That makes sense, right? If you love Mexico so much, just go back there and fly it there. That makes sense, right?

(laughing).

PAT: But apparently the homeowners didn't understand why she was making such a big deal out of it. The husband --

JEFFY: They're just flying their flag.

PAT: The husband says I don't think it's offensive because the flag doesn't do anything.

JEFFY: Thank you.

PAT: He said he and his anytime never meant to hurt anyone. They were just celebrating their Mexican heritage.

JEFFY: Thank you.

PAT: I've got mixed emotions about this because when you take the vow of citizenship, you pledge allegiance to the United States. To your new country. And you sort of disavow your old one. You don't have to leave your heritage behind. But you know, your allegiance should now be here because this is where you're earning your bread and butter, right?

JEFFY: I didn't read the details of this story, but we're positive that this person is an American citizen now?

PAT: Well, I don't know if they've actually become citizens or not.

JEFFY: Okay.

PAT: I don't know, but they're living here. And you know, I don't know. It's just -- it's that we're not --

JEFFY: I know.

PAT: We're not a melting pot anymore and we don't melt together to become one. And to me, that is kind of a problem. Now, I don't think you need to go up and confront people and say, 'hey, why don't you go back to Mexico if you like your Mexican flag so much.' Does that make sense?

(laughing).

PAT: But on the other hand, I'm not sure she deserved -- the woman who did it was fired from her job because of it.

JEFFY: Yeah?

PAT: Because of the uproar over this video she posted on youtube, which is stupid, if you're going to act like this, don't put it on youtube. It won't turn out well for you in the end. Yeah, her real estate company fired her.

JEFFY: Wow.

PAT: Yeah. I mean, that sucks, too. Now, I don't -- it's not great what she did. But it's not -- I mean, stupid to fire somebody for that.

JEFFY: Yeah.

PAT: But it's -- you know, it's -- this is a difficult question. And it's just better for people if we become one? If we become part of a whole? It's better for them, it's better for us. They go further. America goes further. That's kind of been -- you know, when people say, well, it's a nation of immigrants. It was built by immigrants. Yeah, but immigrants who came here legally for one thing. And immigrants who forsook their old country and devoted their time and allegiance to this one. And taught their children a love for this one. Taught their children and immersed them in the language. When my grandmother came here from Ireland, she wouldn't allow Gaelic to be spoken. That was her native tongue. She wouldn't allow it to be spoken. We're in America now. We're going to speak English. I -- you know, everybody doesn't have to forsake their native tongue. But you should certainly learn English if you're going to live here. Kind of makes sense, doesn't it? You will go further. You will do better. Your ceiling is much, much higher. And if -- like for instance, if I move to Spain and I don't speak Spanish, I'm not going to go anywhere because there's very few jobs that I can do and do well in Spain without knowing the language. So does that make sense? So I'm not saying you need to take your Mexican flag and go back to Mexico. Does that make sense? But I am saying, you know, it does help when you -- when you become part of us. But that's -- it's wrong to say that now.

JEFFY: Listen, wouldn't it be nice to just go back to Mexico and fly your Mexican flag?

PAT: I'm not saying that. She did and that's a problem. But is it enough of a problem that you fire her?

JEFFY: Come on.

PAT: I don't think so. It's too bad.

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Texas Democratic gubernatorial nominee Robert Francis "Beto" O’Rourke's disgusting and obviously-staged political stunt during a press conference about the Robb Elementary School massacre is just another of the many ways the man is "human trash," Glenn Beck and Stu Burguiere agreed on the radio program Thursday.

"Beto is human trash. He is scum. He is the scum of the earth, the lowest form of humanity our society can produce," Stu said in response to a video clip of O'Rourke heckling Gov. Greg Abbott in the middle of an update on the tragic mass killing in Uvalde. "This was obviously staged from the beginning ... clearly planned. Even CBS News pointed it out it was blatantly a staged event. And this guy [O'Rourke], because he wants more power and more money, decided that this event was about him. He wanted to make the [deaths] of 19 children and teachers all about Beto O'Rourke because he is human scum. He is the worst form of life imaginable on this Earth."

Democrats like O'Rourke have been quick to use the tragic deaths of 19 children to advance their own pro-gun law political agendas, particularly "red flag" laws that would empower courts to take guns away from "potentially dangerous" people

"You want a solution? Stop selling AR-15s in the state of Texas. You want a solution? Have universal background checks. We don't have them. You want a solution? Red flag laws or extreme risk protection orders, which stop a shooting before it happens," O'Rourke shouted after being escorted out of the press conference.

Glenn wasn't buying O'Rourke's "righteous indignation," especially as his own resurfaced writings qualify as the "ultimate red flag for any red flag law." As a teen, O'Rourke wrote about hacking, overthrowing the government, and, most disturbingly, murdering children by running over them with his car.

Glenn read an excerpt from a fiction O'Rourke wrote when he was 15 years old:

[O]ne day, as I was driving home from work, I noticed two children crossing the street. They were happy, happy to be free from their troubles. I knew, however, that this happiness and sense of freedom were much too overwhelming for them. This happiness was mine by right. I had earned it in my dreams.

As I neared the young ones, I put all my weight on my right foot, keeping the accelerator pedal on the floor until I heard the crashing of the two children on the hood, and then the sharp cry of pain from one of the two. I was so fascinated for a moment, that when after I had stopped my vehicle, I just sat in a daze, sweet visions filling my head.

"Dangerous, right? Nothing good's going to come of this. According to Reuters, those are the teenage writings of Beto O'Rourke," Glenn said. "The state of Texas should be very aware and not allow [O'Rourke] to buy a gun because of this. This guy, this guy, and his righteous indignation — give it a rest, bud. Give it a rest."

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Texas AG Ken Paxton says gun laws are NOT the answer, urges schools to arm teachers

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In the wake of the unspeakably grievous mass murder at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, many on the left are calling for increased gun control measures, but without specifying exactly what legislation could have prevented the horrifying event. Attorney General Ken Paxton says gun laws are not the answer. He joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail specific measures he believes could stop similar school atrocities in the future: arming teachers.

Paxton told Glenn that Texas has already put laws in place that allow schools to opt in to training and arming teachers as either a marshal or under the guardian program.

"We passed laws when I was in the Texas Senate, I think it was 2013, that would have helped greatly. There's no way that law enforcement can get to every location as fast as they would need to," Paxton said.

Glenn interjected, "I'll tell you, I went to a school where my son was playing football ... and there were signs all over. 'Beware. Teachers are armed. We take the Second Amendment and the protection of our students seriously.' It was so clear — not doing anything here. That's the way to do it."

"Yes," Paxton agreed. "I think that's the way it should be. I mean, these people [shooters], they know they're safe, at least until law enforcement gets there, to accomplish their goals. And we're going to keep seeing this happen until we decide as a state ... to protect these kids," he added.

"It's ridiculous for the Biden administration to suggest that this kid who decided to violate the murder laws would [think], 'Oh. Wait a minute, there's a gun law. I can't do this. I wouldn't violate gun laws.' It's law-abiding citizens that follow the law," Paxton continued. "Second, we have a fentanyl crisis that the Biden administration has presumably invited and we've had over 100, 000 people that overdosed and died from fentanyl. [...] Why isn't the Biden administration so concerned about the hundred and something thousand people that died from overdoses because they opened up the border and allowed fentanyl to come across?"

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In the wake of the horrific Buffalo shooting, the left-wing media tried to paint all conservatives as subscribers to “replacement theory” — the idea that immigrants are taking over to such an extent that they will destroy white Western civilization. Of course, no serious conservative believes in this ugly, racist, dangerous ideology, but there is a ton of ACTUAL replacement going on, and it has nothing to do with immigration or racism.

What we saw yesterday in Uvalde, Texas, is more dark horrific evidence of the only replacement theory that ultimately matters because it affects everything. We’ve replaced God in society. Glenn argues it’s why gun control is ultimately useless — even though he completely understands our human impulse to DO something. While our culture has replaced God for rot, the Biden White House and Democrats are also working overtime to replace key elements of American political, legal, economic, and cultural life.

BlazeTV host Mark Levin of “LevinTV” tells Glenn why Media Matters' latest hit job on him over his Uvalde coverage is pathetic. “Stop pushing God out of the public square” is not a radical concept to help prevent evil from taking hold in our schools. He also takes on the Democrats’ attempts to destroy the Supreme Court, voting rights, and the separation of powers.

BlazeTV host Allie Beth Stuckey of “Relatable” tells Glenn why she believes the Uvalde shooting reveals how we are failing young men in this country and what we must do to stop the replacement theory that threatens to keep an entire generation from becoming a benefit to society.

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Glenn Beck addressed the incomprehensibly tragic mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on the radio program Wednesday, saying it's time to stop with the politics, from both sides, and focus on healing a nation that is tearing itself apart.

"It pains me to think about the political garbage that has happened in the last 12 hours," Glenn began. "I believe that we are on the verge of losing our nation, and the reason why we're about to lose our nation is the same reason some kid walked into an elementary school and shot and killed people. It's not the guns ... it's our society."

Glenn called the tragedies plaguing our nation' —kids shooting kids, committing suicide, dying from fentanyl, joining gangs, and suffering from depression and loneliness — are symptoms of a greater sickness.

"Where's the value of human life? The hatred that is being poured down our throats, the class division, the racism — make no mistake, it is intentional," he stated. "The best way to destroy a nation is to cut it apart. ... In our society, where are the ethics? What are ethics? It's your truth versus my truth. There is no absolute truth. And in a world where there is no truth, who gets to be God? Well, it depends on which group you're in I guess."

Glenn said America’s underlying problem is "a rotting in our soul" and until we "live in a nation that is willing to even recognize that there is something bigger than the self, and it has nothing to do with government, we'll never fix this problem."

"Let's not make this about Democrats and Republicans. Let's just make this about what the hell is going on because everything in our society is falling apart," he said. "And until you're willing to have that conversation, the rest of it is bullcrap."

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