Florida Police Officers Give 8-year-old Boy With Autism Biggest Birthday Surprise

When no one RSVP'd for Daniel Nicastro's 8th birthday party, his parents reached out to the police --- Daniel's superheroes.

"So Daniel, an 8-year-old kid, his parents say, 'This happens all the time at his birthday party.' He has autism, and nobody calls. He invites everybody, and nobody comes," Glenn said on radio Thursday.

His parents decided they couldn't let Daniel experience another birthday crying, with no friends showing up. So his mom and dad went to the North Port, Florida police department and handed out invitations.

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"The guys were standing there, you know, at the desk, and they were like, 'Okay. Well, no promises that we can come to your son's eighth birthday party. But, you know, we'll see what we can do,'" Daniel's father told the local NBC affiliate.

When the time came for the birthday party, nobody was showing up.

"All of a sudden, 'Woop, Woop,' and Daniel runs to the window, and he sees a whole line of police cars coming down the street," the father continued. "And they all pull into his driveway. And they all celebrate his birthday party with him."

Glenn related by sharing a personal story about his daughter when she was in second grade.

"One of the most heartbreaking times I have ever had was --- it was the first time I ever heard my daughter say, 'It's okay. It's okay.' You know Mary, she's like the most positive person in the world," Glenn said. "Now, she says that all the time now, but the first time I heard her say that --- one of her friends was having a birthday party, and she said, 'Everybody got an invitation, but me.' And we were just devastated and didn't know what to say, but she immediately followed with, 'It's okay. It's okay. She's going to have a great birthday.'"

What happened next? A 40-minute ugly cry.

"Our hearts were broken so hard. We went upstairs into our bedroom, and we both cried for like 40 minutes because she was so sweet and so positive and wanted to have everybody else have a good time at this party," Glenn said.

Mary has experienced many happy birthdays since that time --- just like Daniel did on his 8th birthday.

Taking care of our own and being there for people is what it's all about. Even for the tough police officers in North Point, Florida. It's no surprise, really, because that is who we are.

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Featured Image: Daniel Nicastro celebrating his 8th birthday with North Point, Florida police officers, courtesy of Facebook.

Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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During a lecture at the Yale School of Medicine's Child Study Center, a New York City-based psychiatrist told students and faculty that she fantasizes about "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way," among several other shockingly race-hating statements.

In April, Dr. Aruna Khilanani — a New York-based forensic psychiatrist and psychoanalyst — delivered the talk called "The Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind" virtually as part of the Yale School of Medicine's "Child Study Center Grand Rounds," a lecture program for "trainees in child psychiatry, psychology, and social work, faculty, clinicians, and scientists."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck shared several quotes from an audio recording of the lecture provided by Bari Weiss, a former opinion writer and editor for the New York Times.

Here are a few of Khilanani's statements from the audio:

  • "This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil."
  • "I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a f***ing favor."
  • "White people are out of their minds. And they have been for a long time."
  • "White people feel that we are bullying them when we bring up race. They feel that we should be thanking them for all that they have done for us. They are confused, and so are we. We keep forgetting that directly talking about race is a waste of our breath."
  • "We are asking a demented, violent predator who thinks that they are a saint or a superhero, to accept responsibility. It ain't gonna happen. They have five holes in their brain. It's like banging your head against a brick wall. It's just like sort of not a good idea."

"We must take a stand. We must speak out, because this is evil," Glenn said in response to Khilanani's shocking lecture. "I don't care who you voted for, you know this is evil."

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