Read a letter from "The Forgotten Man"

Glenn has talked a lot on his radio show the past few days about the idea of the "forgotten man" - the everyday American who has been left out of the political process so that progressives can satisfy their bases. It's the person who has money taken out of their paychecks that go towards programs and policies that keep the Harry Reids, Nancy Pelosis, and John McCains of the world in office. It's the millions of Americans who just want to be decent to one another, to use common sense, and stay out of the games being played in Washington. Over the weekend, one listener wrote into the show to express their frustration at being a "forgotten man".

Dear Glenn,

I heard you talk about the forgotten man last week. You were talking about me. You were talking about us. I'm the farmer in Iowa, I'm a school bus driver in Tennessee, I'm a travelling salesman in Texas, I'm not rich I'm not poor. I'm not from the East Coast or the West Coast. I was not at the top of my class and I didn't occupy the bottom spot. I live, work, and raise my family somewhere in between. And that is why I am the forgotten man. Some call me middle class. Some think I’m average. Most think I'm ordinary. I'm none of these. Is the man who spends 14 hours a day in the field to help feed your family ordinary? Is the school bus driver who knows every kid by name and who also works on weekend to help feed her family, is she average? Is the salesman that drives from Dallas to Amarillo and ask his client, Mary, about her son who has been in the hospital so many times and gives her a had you gone as tears stream down her cheeks. Is he ordinary? Is he average? No, we are not average or ordinary and we don't just occupy the middle. We're so much more than that. And we are forgotten. And some say the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. Where I live, we don't measure people by what they have or don't have. We don't measure them by what they say. We measure people by what they do, by how they treat their neighbor and by the most important possession they have, we find out what's in their heart.

We do pay attention to what is and mostly what isn't happening in Washington, D.C. these days and in New York and in Hollywood and we chuckle because we know the answers to our nation's problems won't come from Pennsylvania Avenue or Wall Street or from Hollywood and Vine. The answers are already right here. The answers are on main street on maple street on route 14 or farm to market 141. But nobody big important, I guess, ever drives those roads. Just those of us who are forgotten.

Before I wrote to you, I did a little research. The New York Times has a daily subscription for both paper and digital editions of 1.8 million subscribers and on Sunday it’s 2.3 million. My math tells me that's an average of 2 million readers. Has anybody ever wondered what the other 328 million Americans are thinking about? I guess not.

I'm the forgotten man.

"The media...they heralded, heralded Occupy Wall Street. 'These are just good people, so fed up with the system that they just went and raped in the parks, crapped in the parks'. But the media is not really taking the side of our veterans, are they?" Glenn asked.

"The veterans who just reached a boiling point yesterday and said, ‘I'm not going to take it. This World War II monument we built with our money, it was not taxpayer money. It's not maintained by the federal government. It's ours.’ And they gently took the barricades down and stacked them up. Didn't throw them over fences, didn't do anything. Just took them and stacked them up and put them to the White House with a note, return to sender. Nobody is willing to -- Nobody is willing to -- nobody is willing to go out and say, look at what these guys did. You know why? Because the forgotten man, the man in the middle, the average person, they agree with the vets. They know who they are because they are the forgotten man.

Shortly after appearing on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" last Thursday, Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist Dr. Simone Gold got a call saying she was fired for speaking out about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in a now-banned viral video.

Dr. Gold returned to the radio program Monday to detail exactly what happened, the reason the hospitals gave for her firing, and how they threatened to fire her colleagues as well if she "didn't go quietly."

"Most emergency physicians work at more than one [hospital], as I do, and I've actually been fired from both," she told Glenn. "They told me that I appeared in an embarrassing video, and therefore, I would no longer be welcome to work there ... then they said, if I didn't go quietly and I made a fuss, they would have all the doctors in the group, you know, they'd have to go and they'll get a whole new doctor group."

Dr. Gold said she does not regret speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during the controversial "White Coat Summit" news conference held in Washington, D.C., last week. A video of the news conference quickly went viral on social media before being removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others for allegedly making false claims related to COVID-19.

"Bring it on," she said. "I want to continue to live in America. I want my children to continue to live in America. I don't want them to grow up in a place like China. When you get to a point where, not only can I not speak as a scientist, as a doctor, for what I know to be absolutely true, but you then want to cancel me and my colleagues, this is not okay. I would much rather fight than not fight ... and I want everybody to know that there are literally millions and millions of Americans who are on our side. Millions. I believe it's the majority."

Glenn then asked Dr. Gold to weigh in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines encouraging schools to reopen in the fall and the left's relentless drive to keep them closed.

"There's no actual scientific debate whatsoever if schools should open. None. There's no scientific debate. There's no serious person who thinks schools shouldn't open. Now, [through] some governors and policy makers, there's pressure being brought to bear on school districts, but there's no actual scientific debate. So it's going to come down to parents pressuring their local school districts to act in a responsible fashion."

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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