NFL says no to Obama administration

Last week, Glenn predicted that both the NBA and NFL would accept Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s plea to promote the Affordable Care Act. But, as it turns out, Glenn was wrong. The NFL now says it has “no plans” to work with the White House regarding the implementation of Obamacare.

“By the way, another Glenn Beck prediction wrong yet again,” Glenn joked on radio this morning. “I believe this is a sign of the, you know, usual pessimistic predictions perhaps being a little too pessimistic – to quote Bill Kristol.”

“Too pessimistic, I think so,” Pat continued. “Because apparently the NFL is going to take a pass on pimping the president's healthcare plan… They said thank you very much, but no thank you. Now, I don't think they're going to stop individual NFL players from participating if they want… I mean, you really can't.”

While Stu never believed there was any benefit for the NFL or the NBA to promote Obamacare, other than shamelessly cozying up to the government, Glenn believed that was exactly why the leagues would agree to provide assistance.

“That was why I made the prediction,” Glenn said. “Because [the NFL and NBA] have far too much to lose. Far too much to lose. The administration can put pressure on them, put pressure on the owners, put pressure on the league itself and make their life a living hell.”

In Glenn’s opinion, the NFL’s refusal to play ball with the Obama administration proves just how much trouble this legislation is in.

“Here's why I think the NFL came to their senses, and I'm shocked that they did. I'm thrilled that they did. But here's why,” Glenn explained. “They know once this really hits, they're in trouble. This is the front page of the Wall Street Journal and the headline today is ‘Insurance costs set for a jolt.’ Listen to this. For the healthy, rates could soar under the new law, sicker consumers to see relief. Healthy customers could see insurance rates double or even triple when they look for individual coverage under the federal health law later this year. While premiums paid by sicker people are going to become more affordable.”

“And I think the NFL is making a strategic decision,” Stu added. “If we stick our neck out and promote this, a lot of our viewers are going to get a… knife in the back.

Despite the NFL’s decision to distance itself from the Obama administration, Glenn and Pat still believe the NBA may still choose to promote healthcare.

“It wouldn't surprise me if the NBA still goes with it and does jump on board with the administration and promote healthcare,” Pat said.

“The NBA is still a popular league as well,” Stu added. “It is focused, has probably a larger urban audience which, you know, is probably more favorable to this law. Perhaps that's the calculation. Probably a younger audience as well.”

Regardless of what the NBA decides to do, Pat and Stu agreed that Glenn’s sports predictions can never be trusted and, therefore, he is off the hook on this one.

“And I will say this as well for your prediction,” Stu said. “This would fall under the – and I think you'd agree with this, Pat – would fall under the exemption clause of Glenn's predictions because it's sports related and he always gets those wrong… He has absolutely no idea what he's talking about. So I mean, really we couldn't punish him for being wrong anyway.”

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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