Woman in labor ‘not allowed’ to cross street to hospital… because of impending Obama motorcade

President Obama is on the West Coast for yet another fundraising tour. When Obama comes to town, traffic virtually grinds to a halt and one expectant mother learned that the hard way on Wednesday. On radio this morning, Glenn shared the bizarre story out of Los Angeles involving a woman in labor and a presidential motorcade.

“In case you happened to be in Los Angeles, all bets are off,” Glenn said. “The president has a fundraiser to get to… so your cute, little problems [can wait].”

Witnesses told TheBlaze a woman in labor was told she could not cross an LA street to get to the hospital because the road had been closed for President Barack Obama’s impending motorcade. Though the woman was just a few hundred feet away from the hospital, she was forced to wait upwards of 30 minutes for the President to pass.

According to TheBlaze:

KNBC-TV reporter Robert Kovacik posted footage on video-sharing website Instagram depicting the incident.

“Woman in labor on bench as motorcade passes,” he wrote, “not allowed to cross street to get to #CedarsSinai.”

A spokesperson for the LAPD declined to comment on the incident early Thursday morning and referred TheBlaze to the Secret Service. A spokesperson for the Secret Service did not immediately return TheBlaze’s phone call.

Below is the video Kovacik posted:

Ironically, the woman was not permitted to cross the street, but photos from the incident seem to show medics were able to get to the woman.

“Let's not ask any questions,” Glenn quipped. “[But] how does a nurse cross the street? I don't know.”

While this woman certainly takes the cake for being most impacted by Obama’s visit, the greater Los Angeles area was not immune from disturbance. According to the Los Angles Times, #ThanksObama trended at one point during the day as residents griped about the traffic delays.

“People are just sick of it. But apparently not sick of it enough to actually get him to wake up from it,” Glenn concluded. “Because he won't hear it. He's totally isolated.”

“He gets away with it because he's got the cover of the media,” Pat added. “When you have that, you can turn a deaf ear or a blind eye to the nation because it doesn't hurt you at all.”

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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The former ambassador to Russia under the Obama Administration, Michael McFaul, came up with "7 Pillars of Color Revolution," a list of seven steps needed to incite the type of revolution used to upend Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Georgia in the past two decades. On his TV special this week, Glenn Beck broke down the seven steps and showed how they're happening right now in America.

Here are McFaul's seven steps:

1. Semi-autocratic regime (not fully autocratic) – provides opportunity to call incumbent leader "fascist"

2. Appearance of unpopular president or incumbent leader

3. United and organized opposition – Antifa, BLM

4. Effective system to convince the public (well before the election) of voter fraud

5. Compliant media to push voter fraud narrative

6. Political opposition organization able to mobilize "thousands to millions in the streets"

7. Division among military and police


Glenn explained each "pillar," offering examples and evidence of how the Obama administration laid out the plan for an Eastern European style revolution in order to completely upend the American system.

Last month, McFaul made a obvious attempt to downplay his "color revolutions" plan with the following tweet:

Two weeks later, he appeared to celebrate step seven of his plan in this now-deleted tweet:



As Glenn explains in this clip, the Obama administration's "7 Pillars of Color Revolution" are all playing out – just weeks before President Donald Trump takes on Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the November election.

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