VIDEO: NYC man attacks two police officers with hatchet, NYPD not ruling out connections to radical Islam

On Thursday, a hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of NYPD officers in Queens, NY. He sent two to the hospital before he was shot and killed, and the law enforcement is looking into the attacker's connections to radical Islam. On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to the latest news and the disturbing pattern of President Obama and other senior officials ignoring the threat radical Islamists present to the United States. What will it take for our leaders to be humbled enough to face the evil realities staring them in the eye?

TheBlaze reported:

A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said. A bystander was wounded in the gunfire.

The deceased suspect has been identified in multiple reports as 32-year-old Zale Thompson, an apparent Muslim who lived in Queens.


Asked if the attack could be related to terrorism, Bratton didn’t rule it out. He cited the fatal shooting of a solider in Canada earlier this week – what officials there have called a terror attack – as reason for concern.

TheBlaze has also found evidence of Thompson making racially charged comments made on social media, and 'For The Record' has reported on calls by radical Islamic leaders to attack soldiers and police officers.

During his radio show, Glenn pointed out the pattern of government officials to ignore the threat posed by Islamic extremism, drawing connections between the attack in NYC and the one in Canada earlier this week.

"New York P.D. is considering a possible terror connection in the hatchet attack done by a Muslim. But it's just a possible terrorist attack, because, you know, you see Catholics all the time running down the street with a hatchet trying to hack police officers to death," Glenn said. "You know, those Catholics shot a bunch of people up in Canada, the Parliament."

"I would like to agree with that. Islamic extremism does not exist. Islamic psychosis does. These people are psychotic. And it's time to start addressing it as such."

"Our children are actually going over and trying to join ISIS. Because they know we have built something that is a complete and total fraud and we won't admit it yet ourselves. What we have built is an abomination. This is not what our founders intended and this has been going on for a very long time. Our founders intended a place where men could be free and they would self-regulate. And they would come together under different ways of worshiping God, but they would worship God and the best way they could worship God was to serve their fellow man."

"We don't know what's up and down anymore. How does the president survive? Saying to us Muslim terrorism, you're crazy. Let me go send -- let me go send my apology squad out to the mosque that raised up these extremists that beheaded people. Did he send anybody to the families? Did he stand with the families? Was he outraged at all? Is he outraged at the killing in Canada? Did you hear him? Was he outraged by this, saying this has got to stop? Has he been outraged by the Muslim that went and tried to kill two police officers with a hatchet? Is he outraged? Was he outraged by what happened at Fort Hood?"

"Do you think this guy with a hatchet was just a lone Wolf?  How many wolves are alone before they start to mount into a pack?" Glenn asked.

As he read the news, Glenn recalled a meeting he had with a soldier at a book signing for Dana Loesch last night. The soldier told him that when he came back from serving last year, he developed a real issue with anger. He thanked Glenn for helping him get over his anger, but his story is one that many Americans can identify with.

"This soldier came up to me and probably the most meaningful anyone has said to me in quite some time. He said I was in the army and I fought in Iraq. I came home last year. I didn't know what it was about. And then I saw what's happening. And I was so angry. I had real issues with anger. And I've listened to you now. And you helped me get past my anger. And I can't thank you enough. If we don't help each other get past our anger, we're in trouble. Because everybody -- everybody has a reason to be angry."

"Forget about how does this president survive. How do we survive? How do we survive at this pace another two years?"


Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

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The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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