Glenn Beck: Real American Heroes


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GLENN: I had breakfast with two friends that I want to introduce you to. Let me start here. It was how many months ago? Was it summer? Was it summer Greg?

Greg: I think it was summer.

Glenn: Was it fall? I was asked to speak at the NRA convention in Washington DC and so I went down and I could only get down and I didn't have time to, you know, get in early and so I missed everybody else's speeches and I get there just after and I talked to you about it just after Sergeant first class Greg Stube had gotten off the stage and everybody was just raving about this guy. Oh, my gosh. Blah blah blah. I go backstage and I'm listening to him talk to the people backstage and I didn't realize that his wife was standing about 6 feet behind him, but he told the story about a battle in Afghanistan. It was the largest battle with Al Qaeda in the history of the war at the time.

Greg: Battle against Taliban in Afghanistan.

Glenn: And so is it still the biggest one?

Greg: As far as I know.

Glenn: Okay. And how many days did it last?

Greg: It was about six days of intense fighting.

Glenn: Uh huh. And five days into it

Greg: It was on the fifth day, yes.

Glenn: What happened?

Greg: Well, I got hit by an IAD while we were climbing a hill that was to be the final objective for the battle. That hill was called Sperwin Gar. Going up that hill to support some dismounts on the other side and I got hit by a roadside room that was remotely did he tell natured and then got shot a couple of times crawling away.

Glenn: And what happened when this explosion went off, it took some rockets and other things and it actually the rockets, if I'm not mistaken, went through you, went through your leg, in through the cavity of, you know, where your intestines and everything else are. Right?

Greg: Right. A lot of stuff went through me.

Glenn: And so basically there's a rocket imagine this. If you're sitting down in a Humvee and it goes through the back of your leg, your butt, and goes through the front of you and it's rocketed and it is spilling out in it diesel fuel and also rocket fuel inside of your body is now diesel fuel and rocket fuel and it's on fire. That's what this man endured and then he gets out of the Humvee, he's crawling away. You're shot. You live. You're completely aware. Your leg was was it almost amputated or

Greg: Yes. It was hanging on by some skin and ligaments.

Glenn: Okay. So, the bone was broken and everything was torn.

Greg: Yes.

Glenn: Okay. And you've lost about 70 percent of your intestines?

Greg: Yeah, more or less.

Glenn: I mean, who's counting? You know, once you get over, you know, 65 percent of your intestines are lost, who counts? All right. So, you had that. When I met you, you told me this story and I didn't realize that your wife, who is here now Hi, Donna, how are you? I didn't realize this was your wife and the reason why I connected that it was your wife was because she was standing behind you as you were standing in a circle of people talking and I was watching her more than I was watching you because she had tears in her eyes and they started to roll down her cheeks and I could see her quiet strength and so we have kind of developed a friendship of sorts, if you will. I don't mean to impose myself on you as your friend, but I have been amazed at the story that you were in the hospital for a year, in and out of how many surgeries?

Greg: 13 or 14.

Glenn: 13. And what really sealed it and the reason why I can't wait, tomorrow on the TV show, these two are going to be joining me for a full hour and we're going to talk about their amazing experience. The thing, the reason why I say two American heroes, not just what Greg did and what Greg is still doing today for our country, but what Donna did, Donna, when she first walked into the room, you got a phone call when he was over in Afghanistan and they said to you

Donna: "Mrs. Stube, your husband has been wounded. We'll call you back in about 30 minutes."

Glenn: And it was two

Donna: Probably about 6, 7 hours later. And I got another phone call.

Glenn: And they said?

Donna: And I asked several questions, wanting to know what was going on, and they still didn't have any more information about it and it was probably about maybe 45 minutes later I got a phone call and

Glenn: Did they know the extent at that time? Did they tell you the extent of what had happened to him?

Donna: The Colonel Ruth, he called and he told me when he did call, he had the right information about what was going on.

Glenn: And they Greg, your comrades in arms, actually took the flag and started to hold the flag. They didn't think you were going to live and they were going to send it to your wife, right?

Greg: That's right. No one thought I would survive and I didn't think I would survive. I was laying there bleeding out in my abdomen and I knew it and I didn't think my prognosis was she good because the aircraft couldn't come in. There was too much hostile fire going on.

Glenn: So you know, he was the medic and so the people that you were training it's a good thing you were aware because you could say did you give them instruction at the time or were they

Greg: Yes. I was trying to help. You know, I wanted to live.

Glenn: And so what is so amazing to me and this is why I want you to watch tomorrow. I need you to meet these people is the part of the story that so intrigued me and I saw the pictures are going to be blurred tomorrow, but I saw the pictures of what condition you were in. The surgeons could actually and the nurses could actually reach in from behind you, through the gaping wounds in your legs, all of the way up into your abdomen.

Greg: Yes.

Glenn: And they had to do that to pack you full of, what, gauze or

Greg: Gauze and to reach in to make repairs.

Glenn: So the first time, Donna, you saw him, you saw him in San Antonio and Greg you had no power to stop it and you saw it coming and what happened?

Donna: I just I passed out.

Glenn: She passed out. Here's the best part: Two days later or three days later?

Donna: It was about three days later.

Glenn: Three days later she was pushing the nurses out of the way and saying, this is my husband. I'll do it. And she was packing Greg. This story is incredible. It is a story it is an incredible story of battle. It is an incredible story of a woman doing what she has to do, what she never thought she could do, and a story of, my gosh, love like you wouldn't believe, a marriage the way it's not to say that you guys don't have your problems, but marriage the way it's supposed to be, that you know you can conquer anything together.


So, thank you guys for coming to New York.

Donna: Thank you.

Greg: Thanks for telling the good side of the story because this is happening to loot of people and the real strength of America shows up during adversity. I've seen that in my own life.

Glenn: What are you doing now, because you're traveling around?

Greg: Right. I've been doing a little bit of representation for wounded warriors and I'm trying to promote the reintegration of soldiers into society after they've been wounded. Sometimes it's a difficult transition. We know how to turn the switch on for combat but when you come home and everything stops and it's peaceful, we're not sure how to turn it off sometimes and the changes the stressful events bring on, sometimes it's hard to get your life back in order.

Glenn: You know, when I first saw you, you were still kind of plug and play. You had a lot of things that they would plug into you and take care of you and are you fully unplugged now?

Greg: I am unplugged.

Glenn: And you also have hearing aids because of the explosion?

Greg: Yes.

Glenn: And you can hear, it's just hard to hear without them? You haven't totally lost your hearing?

Greg: No, I haven't completely lost my hearing, but I do require hearing aids for decent hearing now.

Glenn: An amazing story. You guys are the best. Go out and enjoy New York today and we will talk to you on the air tomorrow night, 7:00. Please don't miss it. The story of not one but two American heroes that I can't wait to introduce them and can't wait for you to see them eye to eye, tomorrow night, 7:00, Headline Prime.

Blaze TV hosts Glenn Beck , Chad Prather, and Steven Crowder weighed-in with similar but different thoughts on the fascism associated with canceling Dr. Seuss.

Glenn Beck can't help but wonder, "What is wrong with us?" in light of the Dr. Seuss books that have been cancelled due to "hurtful and wrong" illustrations — that takes America one step closer to complete insanity.

Chad Prather approached the issue from a comedic perspective, stating that "Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment."

Steven Crowder explained that Dr. Seuss books were banned for being offensive and insensitive to some. So Steven decided to parody the six banned children's books with progressively titled and hilariously inappropriate versions.

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Chad Prather's comedic take on why Dr. Seuss got canceled

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"What's your climate credit score?" That's a question Americans may have to answer if the green global elites get their way.

While the media has distracted us with Orange Man Bad! and Russia, Russia, Russia!, the Left has been busy working on the fundamental transformation of America with a primary pressure point — YOUR money through YOUR bank. Democrats, forgetting the words of MLK, like to group people into categories. They judge you based on what skin color you have, your religion, occupation, your ideology, and now … your carbon footprint.

On his Wednesday night TV special this week, Glenn Beck exposes how they're now planning, not only to categorize you, but to give you a score. It'll determine everything for you: whether you can buy a home, get a new car, open a business … EVERYTHING. And if you don't bend the knee? You'll be blacklisted. But this isn't some far-off conspiracy theory. Multiple big U.S. banks are part of a private U.S. financial group enacting these policies now. It's here, and we're ALL at risk.

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Unlike the mainstream media, we at the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" decided to actually do the research and get to the bottom of CPAC's controversial stage design, which many on the Left have suggested was purposefully shaped like an obscure Nazi symbol. We got our answers straight from the source — and it's not what the media is suggesting.

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp joined Glenn on Wednesday to share the real story of the stage design, who designed it, and why he's taking legal options against those smearing the Conservative Political Action Conference's name seriously.

Matt told Glenn he'd never heard of the alleged Nazi insignia, noting that even a staff member who "studied anti-Semitism in college" did not recognize the obscure symbol. He went on to explain how the stage designing firm, Design Foundry, and Hyatt Hotels worked collaboratively with CPAC event organizers for months throughout the designing and construction of the stage. However, when pressured by the cancel culture mob on social media, both companies "ran for the tall grass."

"Both the Hyatt and [Design Foundry] looked to CPAC and said [they] had nothing to do with this stage. That's outrageous," Matt stated. "This whole process takes months ... everybody saw this. Everybody had to figure out how to construct this. Everybody had eyes on it from every angle. And nobody in that process ever raised their hand and said, 'Oh, you know, I took a European history class, and I noticed [that the stage design looked like a Nazi symbol.] Nobody."

Matt went on to add that, while CPAC expects attacks from the Left, they also have every intention of standing up for themselves, the conservative community, the Jewish community, and all the people who love America.

"We're fine with taking the hits. We always take the hits, it's part of being a prominent conservative group. We'll take the hits, but we won't let people lie," Matt said.

"I can't tell you how many people have called me during the course of this most tumultuous of years and said, at what point does the conservative community, do the 74 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump, do the people who love America, and think it's okay to read Dr. Seuss, and love Thomas Jefferson and Mount Rushmore, at what point do they start pushing back on the cancel culture? At what point do they say, this is a line you can't cross? I think we're at that line," he added.

"We called our conference, 'America Uncanceled.' The whole thing became about them canceling us. At what point do we not have the right to say,' you can't treat us this way'? You're disparaging us. You're destroying our reputation. You're destroying our ability to be respected members of our community. So, I'm taking your challenge of pursuing our legal options very seriously. And I think we have to go broader. We can't let these companies just follow the woke mob. We can't do it."

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at CPAC by The Federalist reporter David Marcus with a valid question: "When are you guys going to start covering Cuomo?" His answer — or, really, lack of an answer — perfectly demonstrates why he was earlier surrounded by CPAC attendees chanting, "CNN sucks!"

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere react to a video clip of the exchange with Acosta, as well as the mainstream media's double standards when it comes to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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