Starting the New Year Right: Glenn Honors Fallen Veteran

Glenn shared a photo of the bracelet he's been wearing since Christmas on Facebook this weekend. The bracelet once belonged to SGT Patrick Tainsh of the 5-15th Cavalry, who was mortally wounded by a roadside bomb in Iraq on May 29th, 2012. SGT Tainsh was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for his determination and heroism.

Glenn wanted to start the new year right by recognizing SGT Tainsh and others who have fought and died to protect our rights. The responses that poured in were inspiring.

Here is Glenn's original post:

I don't know if Patrick's mom is still a fan, but I met her years ago on the Christmas Sweater tour.

She asked me if I would wear her son's bracelet for a few days.

She told me his story.

I told her I would be honored to wear it. I wore it every day for a couple of years.

Patrick was an amazing patriot who turned his life around with the help of amazing parents. He was killed in action saving the lives of others. Any parent would be more than proud to call Patrick "son."

I just wanted Mrs. Tainsh to know that I still think of Patrick and I have been wearing his bracelet again since Christmas.

My kids are old enough now to ask, and remember who Patrick was and why I wear his name.

Let me start this new year out right. By thanking those who have fought and the families of those who died to protect my family and our right to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.

You are not forgotten.

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Among the replies was a post from SGT Tainsh's commander Stacey Corn, who shared details of the heroic actions of Tainsh and others that fateful day.

I was SGT Tainsh's commander and he was my gunner. I was with him the night he died. What he did that night was heroic. There were many acts of heroism that night, A.C. Collette was the medic that exposed himself to enemy fire and moved under SGT Tainsh covering fire to render aid to PFC Ramirez who was mortally wounded. SGT Tainsh did not stop until he ran out of ammo even though he was mortally wounded. The very definition of a hero. This is the bracelet I wear every day. Thank you for remembering him and all that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Others who knew Tainsh added their own memories of the fallen warrior.

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To complete the circle, Deborah Tainsh --- who gave Glenn the bracelet in the first place --- entered the conversation with her reply.

Glenn Beck I will always be a fan. Thank you for everything. My husband USMC Sgt Major retired David Tainsh passed away Dec 23 2014 from stage 4 lung and brain cancer attributed to agent orange. A highlight of his life was meeting you and having you wear Patrick's bracelet.

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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?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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