Larry Murphree took a stand for the American flag, would you?

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What would you be willing to lose for the American flag?

Seven years ago, Larry Murphree was excited to move into the brand-new home that he bought in the Tides Condominiums retirement community in Sweetwater, Florida. Life was great for a while. He liked the gated community, the pools and tennis courts, the large clubhouse. There was one slight problem – all the condos looked so similar that neighbors often pulled into the wrong driveway. So, some residents tried to distinguish their yard or condo with flowers. Murphree, a U.S. Air Force veteran, placed a 17-inch American flag in a flower pot on his front porch. A tasteful way to distinguish his condo – or so he thought.

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One day he opened a letter from the Tides Condominium Association, informing him that he must remove the "unauthorized object" from his front porch. Failure to remove the U.S. flag would result in a $100 fine… per day. Apparently, the community's bylaws allowed flags to be flown from poles, but not to be placed in flower pots.

Murphree was not happy. He says, "It just dawned on me there's people that strap on a gun every day to protect me and the people I love. It's a small flag, but it stands for a big thank you."

You can probably guess what happened next. Murphree left the flag on his front porch and the fines began accruing. Murphree ignored the fines. Unbeknownst to him, the HOA used his HOA dues to cover the flag fines, which caused him to fall way behind on his dues.

Though he no longer lives in Sweetwater, he's still battling the HOA in court.

He fought the HOA in court, but between legal fees, the HOA fines, and dealing with a difficult neck surgery, he faced foreclosure on his retirement home. In 2015, he finally sold the house at a loss.

Though he no longer lives in Sweetwater, he's still battling the HOA in court. He's been granted a new trial date where he hopes to recoup some of the thousands of dollars of his retirement money lost in this goofy fight.

In the years since he sold his Sweetwater condo, Murphree got married and has moved into a new home in St. Augustine. He likes his new community a lot better – there are no flag restrictions. He currently has eight flags displayed on his property, and yes, one of them is in a flower pot on the front porch.

There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

Tina Descovich, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain exactly what you can ask at your next school board meeting to ensure this "horrifying" curriculum isn't being taught in your kid's school.

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It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

In this clip, Glenn warned that if Americans don't stand together, in eight years we all indeed will own nothing. Watch the clip for the full story. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.



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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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