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.”

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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