Is gay marriage really the "winning" issue the left thinks?

The NAACP is now saying that gay marriage is a civil right. Glenn went through the stats on the “popularity” of gay marriage in polling, and pointed out that “this is not going to work out well for Barack Obama.”

“The media turning the issue of gay marriage into an election winner for Barack Obama is not going to happen,” Glenn said this morning.

Pointing out the media will, of course, uncritically give Obama a pass on this issue, Glenn tells listeners that Mark Halpern basically admitted that is exactly what they are going to do. He admitted the politics of gay marriage in the media is almost universal, but Glenn took a few minutes the morning to go through the actual politics of the issue.

“Is this the home run that the media really feels and that Barack Obama feels it is?” Glenn asked.

“Is it possible that they are so disconnected from the American people, in bother Washington D.C. in the oval office and in the media centers, that they have no idea what they’re now doing?”

Glenn pointed out that all of the swing states that are up for grabs in 2012 only Colorado and New Hampshire favor gay marriage in polling.

Glenn noted Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, Florida – all swing states – gay marriage is opposed by anywhere from 19 points to 30 points.

“But the swing states only tell half the story. Polls can only be so accurate. What people do in the quiet, the moment that they have by themselves in the voting booth is up to them. But Alaska rejected gay marriage by 36 points. Nebraska rejected it by 40, Nevada - 34, Arkansas - 50. Georgia rejected gay marriage by 52, Kentucky by 50 – it was 75 to 25. In Louisiana they rejected gay marriage by 56 points.  Mississippi by 72 points. Michigan rejected it by 18 points.  Missouri by 42, Montana – 34, North Dakota – 46, Ohio – 34, Oklahoma by 52, Utah – 32,  Kansas – 40, Texas – 52, Alabama – 62, Colorado by 12, Idaho by 26, South Carolina by 56, South Dakota by 4, Tennessee rejected gay marriage by 62 points. Virginia by 14, North Carolina by 22, and the ultimate swing state, Florida, rejected gay marriage by 24 points,” Glenn said. “Well, a lot of those states are conservative in their leaning. Hawaii rejected it by 38 points.  Oregon, rejected it by 13 points. Wisconsin rejected gay marriage by 18 points and even California rejected it by 4.”

“By the way,” Glenn added, “it was the Hispanic and African-American vote that pushed it over the top. Proposition 8 lost because of the Hispanic and African-American vote.”

“In every single state it has ever been voted on by the people, the people have reaffirmed that marriage is between a man and woman every single time,” Glenn said.  “Until the Barack Obama administration figures it out, and the media forms its own state a state that will have a perpetual 100% approval rating for Obama, and a state that I would never ever, even in my wildest dreams, even visit, the President is pandering for donations, and the NAACP's new course might not be the home run they think it is. Maybe that's just me.”

Shortly after appearing on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" last Thursday, Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist Dr. Simone Gold got a call saying she was fired for speaking out about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in a now-banned viral video.

Dr. Gold returned to the radio program Monday to detail exactly what happened, the reason the hospitals gave for her firing, and how they threatened to fire her colleagues as well if she "didn't go quietly."

"Most emergency physicians work at more than one [hospital], as I do, and I've actually been fired from both," she told Glenn. "They told me that I appeared in an embarrassing video, and therefore, I would no longer be welcome to work there ... then they said, if I didn't go quietly and I made a fuss, they would have all the doctors in the group, you know, they'd have to go and they'll get a whole new doctor group."

Dr. Gold said she does not regret speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during the controversial "White Coat Summit" news conference held in Washington, D.C., last week. A video of the news conference quickly went viral on social media before being removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others for allegedly making false claims related to COVID-19.

"Bring it on," she said. "I want to continue to live in America. I want my children to continue to live in America. I don't want them to grow up in a place like China. When you get to a point where, not only can I not speak as a scientist, as a doctor, for what I know to be absolutely true, but you then want to cancel me and my colleagues, this is not okay. I would much rather fight than not fight ... and I want everybody to know that there are literally millions and millions of Americans who are on our side. Millions. I believe it's the majority."

Glenn then asked Dr. Gold to weigh in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines encouraging schools to reopen in the fall and the left's relentless drive to keep them closed.

"There's no actual scientific debate whatsoever if schools should open. None. There's no scientific debate. There's no serious person who thinks schools shouldn't open. Now, [through] some governors and policy makers, there's pressure being brought to bear on school districts, but there's no actual scientific debate. So it's going to come down to parents pressuring their local school districts to act in a responsible fashion."

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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