Breaking News: Ann Romney… likes to ride horses

Breaking News: Ann Romney… likes to ride horses.

This truly groundbreaking piece of journalism comes courtesy of the hard-hitting Los Angeles Times. The article, “Ann Romney and Dressage: A Pricey Private World,” exposes Ann Romney’s “passionate engagement in dressage, a sport she believes helps her deal with multiple sclerosis.”

It should come as a relief that the newspaper was able to unearth such a game-changing story before the November elections. After all, we wouldn’t want a horseback riding First Lady.

The Times’ story is based on testimony from a 2010 lawsuit regarding an “expensive horse she sold that may or may not have been afflicted with a condition that made him unrideable.” The lawsuit was later dropped.

Even more damning, the story goes on to discuss insurance documents that reveal the Romney’s spent a whopping $7,800 from November 2006 to November 2007 to insure five horses. Perish the thought.

“Did she get the $7,800 from some sort of government bailout,” Glenn asked. “Did she get that money through some sort of a green program?”

“No,” Stu responded. “Just she -- but she should have been paying more taxes which would have meant she had less than $7,000 over to left to live on the year which means she couldn't have bought the horses. Do the math, people.”

“By the way, apparently according to the L.A. Times these horses are worth more than $50,000 to $138,000, but she self-insures for the rest of the value of the horses,” Glenn added.

Once again, the media has given us yet another story condemning the rich. Ignore the fact that the Romney’s, unlike the government, are making purchases and buying services with their own money, not gambling with taxpayer dollars.

“Look at that you know what's amazing to me. Barack Obama is coming after these people like Bain Capital, and all these investors for what,” Glenn asked. “For going in and buying companies and trying to turn them around, and trying to expand the business. That's their crime? Trying to go in and make the business actually work?”

“So these businesses grow, and grow in size. That's what Bain Capital does. Hopefully they'll be able to grow the companies. So those companies can pay Bain Capital back. And they do all of that with private money. This is unlike Barack Obama. Who invests in private companies in hopes that those companies will take off and be able to pay that money back to the American people. So one is making a bet with their own money. The other is making a bet with your money.”

“Now you put it into perspective,” Glenn said. “This is how desperate these guys are.”

A new Pew Research Center report shows the death toll in the United States from COVID-19 is "heavily concentrated" in Democratic congressional districts.

According to the analysis, more than half of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. occurred in just 44 (approximately 10 percent of) congressional districts, and 41 of those 44 hardest-hit districts are represented by Democrats, while only three are represented by Republicans.

"A new Pew Research Center analysis of data on official reports of COVID-19 deaths, collected by the John Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering, finds that, as of last week, nearly a quarter of all the deaths in the United States attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts – all located in New York City and represented by Democrats in Congress. Of the more than 92,000 Americans who had died of COVID-19 as of May 20 (the date that the data in this analysis was collected), nearly 75,000 were in Democratic congressional districts," Pew reported.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere argued that, while the coronavirus should never have been made into a partisan issue, the study certainly makes a strong statement in favor of GOP leadership.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once predicted the coronavirus death rate would be between 4 and 5 percent, but they've just come out with a new report and those predictions have been adjusted significantly.

According to the CDC's latest data, the fatality rate among Americans showing COVID-19 symptoms is 0.4 percent. And an estimated 35 percent who are infected by the virus will never have any symptoms. Therefore, the CDC is now estimating COVID-19 kills less than 0.3 percent of people infected.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere recalled when the mainstream media went into overdrive, hammering President Donald Trump for predicting the final COVID-19 death rate would be "under one percent."

Looks like the president was right all along.

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Michigan barber Karl Manke isn't a troublemaker. He's a law-abiding citizen who did everything possible to financially survive during the COVID-19 lockdown. pandemic. Eventually, he had no other option: he had to reopen his business in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders.

In an interview on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Manke, 77, told Glenn, "I'm not backing down" despite Whitmer's seemingly vindictive attempts to shut down his business.

Shortly after reopening, Manke was ticketed for violating Whitmer's stay-at-home order and charged with a misdemeanor. When he still refused to close his doors, the governor's office went a step further and suspended his barber license.

"It's kind of a vindictive thing," said Manke. "I've become a worm in her brain ... and she is going full force, illegally, when legislatures told her that she was out of place and this was not her assignment, she decided to take it anyway."

On Thursday, the Shiawassee County Circuit Judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against Manke. Read more on this update here.

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Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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