Michelle Obama wants us to… drink more water?

First Lady Michelle Obama has a new health initiative – she wants you to drink more water.

“So anyway, the First Lady was on the Today Show. And if you notice, they're turning on these people. They are starting to turn on them,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “She was on the Today Show with some ridiculous thing about how we just all have to drink extra water. It's a special initiative.”

Just how serious is the First Lady about your hydration? On Thursday morning, the Mrs. Obama made a taped appearance on NBC’s TODAY show, in which she jokes that she has “stolen Matt and Savannah’s mugs and exchanged them for water glasses” to get her point across. TODAY show anchor Savannah Guthrie, however, did not seen to be amused.

MATT LAUER:  And the First Lady, Michelle Obama, sent us a special message about it. Take a look.

MICHELLE OBAMA:  Hello, Today Show viewers, and good morning from the White House. Today I'm working to inspire Americans from all across the country to drink more water. That's why I've stolen Matt and Savannah's mugs and exchanged them with water glasses. Water is the best and easiest choice we can make to feel energized, focused, healthy and refreshed. You are what you drink.  And when you drink water, you're at your best.  So drink up.

After the taped message from Mrs. Obama finishes playing, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Natalie Morales, and Al Roker are seen sitting out on the TODAY plaza with water glasses aloft, ready to do what the First Lady requests, Savannah Guthrie replies quite dryly, “If you say so.”

“I like what Savannah says there: ‘If you say so,’” Pat said. “It would seem to be a, ‘Yeah, I'm not buying into your nonsense on this one’ because she probably saw the report just like we did three weeks ago where none of that is true.”

While we have all been programmed to believe that we must drink 8 glasses of water a day, recent studies seem to indicate it might not be necessary.

TheBlaze reports:

“There really isn’t data to support this,” Dr. Stanley Goldfarb of the University of Pennsylvania tells Politico. “I think, unfortunately, frankly, they’re not basing this on really hard science. It’s not a very scientific approach they’ve taken. … To make it a major public health effort, I think I would say it’s bizarre.”

Sam Kass — the White House assistant chef and director of Let’s Move — cites obesity as one of the ills that could be reduced through more water consumption.

“We do have a quarter of kids who drink no water under the age of 19. And over 40 percent of Americans aren’t even drinking half the water we know is recommended for optimum health,” he told reporters in a conference call Wednesday.

Goldfarb, a kidney specialist, is troubled by White House claims that drinking more water boosts energy, calling that conclusion “quixotic.”

“We’re designed to drink when we’re thirsty,” Goldfarb adds. “There’s no need to have more than that.”

“Can I ask you a question, a real serious question? Is this all these people have to do with their time? Really? To try to teach us how to drink more water,” Glenn asked. “The world is on fire. Wouldn't you like to see the First Lady compassionate about the Christians that are being slaughtered? Wouldn't you like to see that? How about teaching somebody to read? How about going into the inner cities of Chicago that you're supposed to love so much and teaching them not to kill each other?”

“And they mocked, relentlessly mocked, Nancy Reagan for her antidrug campaign,” Stu added.

“This is one of the dumbest things I've ever seen,” Pat agreed. “There's no mocking going on. None.”

“I believe Brian Sack (of The B.S. of A.) may mock the water initiative,” Glenn concluded. “If they still want a paycheck. “

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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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