Why is Glenn saying he might not vote in the 2016 election?

New Jersey governor Chris Christie enjoyed a landslide victory over his Democratic challenger, Barbara Buono, is last week’s gubernatorial election, and he has since embarked on a media blitz that feels a lot like a setup for a 2016 presidential run. On Sunday, Christie sat down with Fox News’ Chris Wallace for a “lightning round” of questions that sought to gage his position on a series of political issues Wallace said are important to conservatives.

From immigration reform to gun control, Christie offered his opinions on a wide range of issues. And upon hearing his answers, Glenn made a strong promise: “I will not vote for another Republican like Chris Christie or Mitt Romney [in 2016].”

While Christie was quick to promise that all his efforts are focused on New Jersey, Wallace pointed out that if he were to run for President, Christie would first have to get through the Republican primary, “and the knock against you, which you know is from some parts of the party, is that you are not conservative enough.”

WALLACE: First of all do you still favor comprehensive immigration reform, including a path to citizenship?

CHRISTIE: Well Chris, what I favor is fixing the broken system --

“Well, that's what I'm for too. That's why they say it. Progressives treat you like a moron. They want you to hear the sound bite and they believe that's all Americans hear, and maybe they're right, you won't go any further beyond,” Glenn said. “[But] you cannot deal with the complex issues of our lifetime in sound bites. Hey, 2030, the singularity, there will be no death. I'm for, you know, no death. Click. Hold it just a second. What was the singularity thing? You cannot deal with the complex issues of our age in sound bites. But progressives want to treat you like a moron because they believe you're a moron.”

When it comes to gun control, Christie offered another sound bite-worthy answer.

WALLACE: You also support some gun controls. Why?

CHRISTIE: Well Chris, listen. When you look at what we've done in New Jersey, we want to control violence and some of that may involve firearms but a lot of it doesn't. In fact, my focus has been on making sure that mental health is done in a much more aggressive way in New Jersey. Every time we see one of these incidents happen across our country, it is almost exclusively with a deeply disturbed person at the helm and what we need to do is be much more aggressive about how we deal with mental health issues in this country, so I'm for violence control.

“I'm for violence control?! The Republicans think they are going to run him. I don't think the Republicans will run him. He has too many skeletons in the closet. I think he has too many skeletons in the closet,” Glenn said. “I have to tell you, I mean, again everybody's looking at this all wrong. Things have already changed but not enough people have caught up to it yet. By 2016 the whole world is different… You cannot put the genie back in the bottle. It's out. It's over. So now you can either stand on principles and a big vision that actually revolves around the Constitution. Or you will lose.”

“Never before in my life have I said this. I just voted at a stupid local election. I mean, jeez, for the love of Pete, I vote,” he continued. “I will not vote for another Republican like Chris Christie or Mitt Romney. I will not vote. I will skip it. I will not cast my vote for that.”

Stu promised to hold Glenn’s feet to the fire in 2016, should a Chris Christie or Mitt Romney type receive the Republican nomination. “I'm pulling the calendar out right now,” Stu said. “And I'm going to put a 2016 date on the reminder.”

“You know what? I want you to chastise me. I want you to play this,” Glenn demanded. “Let me talk to future Glenn. Let me look right into the camera.”

What was his message to his future self?

Glenn, don't do it. Don't do it. They have fooled you again. They have played all those games again. And if you're thinking right now, “Well, but the other person..." It doesn't matter! Stop selling your values out! Stop it right now.

“You play that for me, if I change my mind in 2015,” Glenn said. “I urge everyone in this audience – you remind [me]. If I start going down that road, you remind [me] and you chastise me. Don't do it.”

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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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