Will the NFL promote Obamacare?

Last week, Glenn shared a Politico story that reported the NBA had been approached by the Obama administration to help promote and raise awareness for the Affordable Care Act. This week, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is looking for more support, this time from the NFL.

From the beginning, Glenn has said that the NBA would agree to promote Obamacare under the guise of raising public awareness. In reality, Glenn believes the NBA is less interested in public health and more interested in the federal dollars and special favors the league and team owners would most likely enjoy in exchange for their support.

“And it's bad enough with the NBA. Now it gets even worse because this is getting into almost sacred territory. Now you're talking about NFL,” Pat said. “They're also trying this with the NFL. They are in talks apparently, Kathleen Sebelius, our HHS secretary, is in talks with the NFL to help promote new insurance options under the universal healthcare system.”

It is well documented that when it comes to sports, Glenn is uninterested at best. But Pat and Stu are both big sports fans and, more importantly, huge NFL fans.

“That is a real problem,” Pat said. “I mean, that creates quite a dilemma because I'm pretty much in love with the NFL. Far more than the NBA.”

“And this is why they will do it,” Glenn said. “Because if you're so dead set against [the ads], are you going to stop watching the NFL?”

Remarkably, Pat said he would stop watching the NFL if they chose to promote Obamacare. “I will,” he said. “I love it, but I can live without it. I didn't think I could live without playing video games, but I’ve been fine since giving it up.”

Sebelius and the HHS know that the captive audience an NBA or NFL game provides would be far larger than any other marketing campaign could reach. Furthermore, the demographic watching a basketball or football game (largely 18 to 35-year-olds) perfectly aligns with the very demographic the government needs to opt-in to the Obamacare exchanges in order for the system to work.

“This is the quote from TIME Magazine,” Stu said. “’The exchanges need 2.7 million 18 to 35 year olds sign up. If too few choose to enroll, the exchanges will fail and so will the law.’ That's why they are going after the NBA and the NFL. They are getting young people that don't need this insurance, by the way. The vast majority of them will be wasting money on it.”

“I wonder how many people will really take a strong stand,” Pat said. “If the NFL gets in bed with this administration and starts promoting something they vehemently disagree with, will you still watch the NFL every Sunday, Monday, Thursday?”

While Pat was steadfast in his decision to boycott the NFL should it choose to get involved in promoting Obamacare, Stu wasn’t so sure.

“I will continue to watch,” Stu said. “I can't stand this law and I will be infuriated if they promote it. However, I will say that [the NFL does] a lot of things I don't like, including all sorts of crazy green propaganda that drives me crazy.”

“Right. And you just keep taking it,” Glenn questioned.

“Well, you know, I mean, you go to movies where the actors are out there promoting this crap all the time,” Stu concluded. “You deal with businesses all the time that disagree with you politically.”

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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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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