Explosive Report: Census Bureau faked jobs numbers ahead of 2012 election

You may remember the controversy in the lead up to the 2012 election surrounding the miraculous drop in the unemployment rate from 8.1% in August 2012 to 7.8% in September. The drop raised the eyebrows of many in the business community – chief among them, former General Electric CEO Jack Welch, who found himself labeled an “unemployment-rate truther” and ridiculed for his skepticism.

Well, now it appears as though Welch will get the last laugh, for the New York Post is reporting the unemployment numbers were manipulated during that time period and the Census Bureau, which conducts the unemployment survey, was aware of the fraud.

“There's a new scandal out now. What a surprise. As the 2012 presidential election was going on, the jobs numbers were released and, if you remember right, they absolutely destroyed anyone who said that those numbers weren’t true,” Glen said on radio this morning. “And the number one guy who took the brunt of the hits is a guy named Jack Welch – a guy that we used to think was a hero, patriot, genius, a guy that everybody tried to be like… During the election, he… said, ‘Those numbers aren't real.’ And they tore him apart for days. They feasted on the bones of this senile old man, Jack Welch. As it turns out, Jack Welch knew exactly what he was talking about.”

In an article entitled, “Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report,” the New York Post, relying on a “reliable source,” reports:

Just two years before the presidential election, the Census Bureau had caught an employee fabricating data that went into the unemployment report, which is one of the most closely watched measures of the economy.

And a knowledgeable source says the deception went beyond that one employee — that it escalated at the time President Obama was seeking reelection in 2012 and continues today.

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The Census employee caught faking the results is Julius Buckmon, according to confidential Census documents obtained by The Post. Buckmon told me in an interview this past weekend that he was told to make up information by higher-ups at Census.

Welch made national headlines last fall, when he tweeted his concerns about the unemployment numbers and made several television appearances in which he held fast to his claims. It was this October 5, 2012 tweet that got the most attention:

“So Jack Welch was absolutely right. Absolutely right. Now, where does he go to get his reputation back,” Glenn asked. “And they smeared Jack Welch, and they did it, I believe, knowingly.”

There is no way to know whether or not this information would have had any impact on the 2012 election. It should be noted that no incumbent president has ever won an election with an unemployment rate over 8%, but, as Glenn argued, most people don’t really case.

“I don't think anybody cares,” Glenn said. “I think it would have hurt [President Obama] if the unemployment number had stayed there and he said, ‘It's getting better.’”

While it is certainly alarming to have proof the government is blatantly making up numbers as important as the unemployment figures, Glenn said the real story is what was done to Welch.

“What this story is really all about is Jack Welch, I think. If we cannot see the truth, then we cannot be set free. You have to see the truth first to be set free,” Glenn said. “What we have to do is right the wrongs and hold those people up that have been told they are powerless, believe they are powerless, and hold those people up who believe they have been wronged. Jack Welch has been wronged.”

“Somebody has to tell the story… We all owe it to Jack Welch, and to ourselves, and to our children to tell the history because the press won't,” Glenn concluded. “You tell history and do it without vitriol. Hold him up and show the world who, A, we are – that if we get a story wrong, or if we see an injustice, we correct it. Because I can guarantee you no one in the mainstream media will correct this story today.”

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Critical race theory: A special brand of evil

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Part of what makes it hard for us to challenge the left is that their beliefs are complicated. We don't mean complicated in a positive way. They aren't complicated the way love is complicated. They're complicated because there's no good explanation for them, no basis in reality.

The left cannot pull their heads out of the clouds. They are stuck on romantic ideas, abstract ideas, universal ideas. They talk in theories. They see the world through ideologies. They cannot divorce themselves from their own academic fixations. And — contrary to what they believe and how they act — it's not because leftists are smarter than the rest of us. And studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country. Marx was no different. The Communist Manifesto talks about how the rise of cities "rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life."

Studies have repeatedly shown that leftists are the least happy people in the country.

Instead of admitting that they're pathological hypocrites, they tell us that we're dumb and tell us to educate ourselves. Okay, so we educate ourselves; we return with a coherent argument. Then they say, "Well, you can't actually understand what you just said unless you understand the work of this other obscure Marxist writer. So educate yourselves more."

It's basically the "No True Scotsman" fallacy, the idea that when you point out a flaw in someone's argument, they say, "Well, that's a bad example."

After a while, it becomes obvious that there is no final destination for their bread-crumb trail. Everything they say is based on something that somebody else said, which is based on something somebody else said.

Take critical race theory. We're sure you've noticed by now that it is not evidence-based — at all. It is not, as academics say, a quantitative method. It doesn't use objective facts and data to arrive at conclusions. Probably because most of those conclusions don't have any basis in reality.

Critical race theory is based on feelings. These feelings are based on theories that are also based on feelings.

We wanted to trace the history of critical race theory back to the point where its special brand of evil began. What allowed it to become the toxic, racist monster that it is today?

Later, we'll tell you about some of the snobs who created critical theory, which laid the groundwork for CRT. But if you follow the bread-crumb trail from their ideas, you wind up with Marxism.

For years, the staff has devoted a lot of time to researching Marxism. We have read a lot of Marx and Marxist writing. It's part of our promise to you to be as informed as possible, so that you know where to go for answers; so that you know what to say when your back is up against the wall. What happens when we take the bread-crumb trail back farther, past Marxism? What is it based on?

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism.

It's actually based on the work of one of the most important philosophers in human history, a 19th-century German philosopher named Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

This is the point where Marxism became Marxism and not just extra-angry socialism. And, as you'll see in just a bit, if we look at Hegel's actual ideas, it's obvious that Marx completely misrepresented them in order to confirm his own fantasies.

So, in a way, that's where the bread-crumb trail ends: With Marx's misrepresentation of an incredibly important, incredibly useful philosophy, a philosophy that's actually pretty conservative.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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