Hypocrisy: Obama says $172k is 'modest' pay

Obviously, the staff at the White House is struggling financially. These people work long, hard days for modest pay. They aren’t like those rich fat cats with their big salaries and fancy mansions. Right?

Glenn discussed a statement from President Obama to kick off the second hour. “We [Obama and Robert Gibbs] have been on this ride together since I won my Senate primary in 2004. He's had a six-year stretch now where basically he's been going 24/7 with relative modest pay. I think it's natural for somebody like Robert to want to step back for a second and reflect, retool, and that, as a consequence, brings about both challenges and opportunities for the White House.”

Pat said, “$172,200 a year. These [White House Staff Members] are the same people who are continually bashing the rich, are continually hammering at those who don't need this or that, they don't need this tax break which isn't a tax break but the tax rate that's been in effect for 10 years.”

Pat added, “The average American makes about $35,000 a year. The average household pay is around 55,000. That takes two incomes to get there. He makes $172,200 and that's relatively modest? How does a President become so hypocritical? How do they become so out of touch with reality?”

“Here's Gibbs who on a daily basis bashes the rich from his podium in the White House press secretary room and now his beef is that he's been working for this relatively modest pay for six years and he wants to go make more money,” Pat said.

Glenn sarcastically said that he’s sure that President Obama doesn’t mean for Robert Gibbs to go out and get a job in the private sector so he can become a member of the “evil rich”.

“It must be that he reflects and decides to work less, which is great for the engine of America, isn't it? Or is the President a hypocrite and say that he's going to now reflect and retool and go into the private sector which, believe me, if Robert Gibbs with any actual skill, not just his connections, if he gets a job for more than $172,000 in the private sector just based solely on his skill and not connections, America is dead! The free market system is over! He couldn't mean that he's going to go out and get a higher-paying job because what does that mean? That means that somebody who works so hard can step back and reflect and say, My time is worth more and I get to decide what my time is worth, not the Federal Government! I can choose to leave this particular job and go do this or maybe start something on my own!”

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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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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