Overregulation is killing people (literally)

This morning Glenn took a call from a guy who has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for about fourteen years who wanted to discuss the overregulation of the pharmaceutical industry. Drug companies that spend millions and millions on R&D to create drugs that will save lives have been forced, through bloated regulations and other attacks that they’re ability to produce enough medicine has been reduced. What did Glenn think?

The caller claimed that since 2008, when President Obama was elected, the pharmaceutical industry has lost up to 250,000 jobs. According to the caller the industry lost around 90,000 jobs under Clinton, but those jobs were mostly in sales and marketing. This caller told Glenn that, “it’s the first time in the industry that they have been laying off M.D., Ph.D., and scientific researchers. Companies have gotten completely out of research and development, completely out of manufacturing.”

“What’s happening is the pharmaceutical companies, in defense of that to stay afloat, close their facilities,” the called explained.

The caller continued, “You know, in the old days, Pfizer would have a plant, and they'd make one drug, or you know, Johnson & Johnson in that plant, but now, they use contract facilities or generic plants. And recently we had a plant in Ohio that we got 120 different drugs for around 37 different companies. When the FDA regulates those facilities, you know, they'll shut down that plant if something is not right. Well, they shut this plant down, or, you know, for some reason around the line or you know, employees on the line. Well, they were only making one drug that day because they alternate days or months that they make different drugs, and then what happened was the FDA came in and said this is all wrong. They closed down the entire plant, and it's been closed since November 11th. And it's closed for the rest of the year. Well, it's not like you can make widgets. You just can't pick up and say let's move it over to this plant and make these drugs. You can't do that the FDA has to approve where you're going to move it. Then they have to come in and go through the facility.”

While the FDA may make it hard for companies to produce needed medicines, the caller argued that when a panic is created by the threat of a disease like swine flu, the government has no issue pushing through a vaccine.

“All of a sudden, Swine Flu came out of nowhere. And they were all like, ‘it’s going to kill us.’ ‘It’s an epidemic,’ the caller told Glenn.

“35,000 to 45,000 people die every year of the regular flu. We had less than 11 deaths to the Swine Flu,” he said.

While Swine Flu was rushed through the approval process, the FDA did still not approve drugs that had been for a significantly longer time.

While Stu that the FDA was very inefficient, he pointed out that we need to be prepared to tackle a large, contagious disease, and that we have to take that seriously. At the time, swine flu seemed to be such a case.

However, Glenn acknowledged that the government has so much control of the industry now that they essentially get to dictate what does and does not take priority.

Glenn gave the example of the groundbreaking new cancer treatment that MD Anderson is working on. “So you have these great drugs that, for instance, we’re trying to get into human testing now the incredible, incredible device from MD Anderson that will kill all cancer,” Glenn explained.

Glenn has been involved in helping raise money for a new type of cancer treatment that is making breakthroughs.

Glenn continued, “They have already done it in animal experiments. All they have to do is get it to human.”

That’s where the FDA creates the roadblock.

“They won’t let you,” Stu said.

Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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Have you noticed an insane number of companies "going woke" lately? There's a big reason for why this is happening NOW, and it's not just virtue-signaling. Big corporations, one by one, are pulling the trigger on an initiative that has been in the works for about a decade.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes the framework that was built and inserted into business schools all across the countries. Critical race theory, gender, and "social justice" were given a higher priority than just doing good business.

Glenn has the documents that reveal what's coming to YOUR business or the company you work for and what will happen to companies that don't comply. And what started out as an indoctrination at the university level is now being taught in public schools K-12. They're teaching our kids to be equity activists right under our noses, and the indoctrination is working.

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