Did you really expect Glenn to use something other than chocolate and spaghetti to show the dangers of Ebola?

Fish guts, live frogs, gas cans (filled with water, of course), marching bands, and a whole menagerie of zoo animals. These are just a few of the props Glenn has used over the years to make his point about something going on in the world today. Some have been outraged (the frog is fine...promise!) while others have been confused by Glenn's antics - but true fans know it's all in fun. So with Ebola dominating the news cycle, the only way to show the dangers to health care workers is to dress up in full on Ebola prevention gear and get splattered with spaghetti and chocolate.

Fo far today, Glenn learned that a second person in Dallas was diagnosed with Ebola and that said individual was flying back and forth to Ohio. At the same time, President Obama cancelled planned trips in order to address the crisis. And the situation has hit him close to home, with four Mercury Studios employees living in Mr. Ebola's neighborhood (aka the apartment complex where patient #2 lives).

"How in the name of everything good and holy is one of these high-risk healthcare workers allowed to hop on a plane? And I’m sorry, but what was the nurse thinking? What is she thinking? You’ve got a fever. You’ve been in direct contact with an Ebola patient. Who in their right mind says I’m going to hop on a plane before the incubation period has passed?" Glenn asked.

"Between the infected patients gallivanting around the country and prioritizing the hurt feelings of Liberians over shutting down the travel out of West Africa, I’m not exactly brimming with confidence," he added.

"I live in Dallas. My friends, my family lives in Dallas, and it’s not going to stay in Dallas. It’s not Vegas. What happens in Dallas is going to affect you. You may not be feeling the frustration if you’re in another part of the country, but here it’s ground zero. Four of my employees received a notice, this notice, this morning at their apartment complex," he explained.

Glenn dressed up in the gear being used by healthcare workers to handle Ebola, intending to show how easy it would be to get the disease with direct exposure.

"Healthcare workers now being tossed under the bus. I wanted to do this demonstration because the nurses are being put in harm’s way. The statement released by the nurses union: “They wore gloves with no wrist tape, flimsy gowns that did not cover their necks, and no surgical booties.” Really? This is what they did. They’re in trouble. If they did this? This is what they did. And if it is true, I stand with the unions."

"I am not a union guy. Isn’t SEIU, aren’t some of the nurses unions SEIU? If they are, you know me, I stand with SEIU. This is borderline criminal if you’re forced to work in this."

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A new Pew Research Center report shows the death toll in the United States from COVID-19 is "heavily concentrated" in Democratic congressional districts.

According to the analysis, more than half of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. occurred in just 44 (approximately 10 percent of) congressional districts, and 41 of those 44 hardest-hit districts are represented by Democrats, while only three are represented by Republicans.

"A new Pew Research Center analysis of data on official reports of COVID-19 deaths, collected by the John Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering, finds that, as of last week, nearly a quarter of all the deaths in the United States attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts – all located in New York City and represented by Democrats in Congress. Of the more than 92,000 Americans who had died of COVID-19 as of May 20 (the date that the data in this analysis was collected), nearly 75,000 were in Democratic congressional districts," Pew reported.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere argued that, while the coronavirus should never have been made into a partisan issue, the study certainly makes a strong statement in favor of GOP leadership.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once predicted the coronavirus death rate would be between 4 and 5 percent, but they've just come out with a new report and those predictions have been adjusted significantly.

According to the CDC's latest data, the fatality rate among Americans showing COVID-19 symptoms is 0.4 percent. And an estimated 35 percent who are infected by the virus will never have any symptoms. Therefore, the CDC is now estimating COVID-19 kills less than 0.3 percent of people infected.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere recalled when the mainstream media went into overdrive, hammering President Donald Trump for predicting the final COVID-19 death rate would be "under one percent."

Looks like the president was right all along.

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Michigan barber Karl Manke isn't a troublemaker. He's a law-abiding citizen who did everything possible to financially survive during the COVID-19 lockdown. pandemic. Eventually, he had no other option: he had to reopen his business in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders.

In an interview on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Manke, 77, told Glenn, "I'm not backing down" despite Whitmer's seemingly vindictive attempts to shut down his business.

Shortly after reopening, Manke was ticketed for violating Whitmer's stay-at-home order and charged with a misdemeanor. When he still refused to close his doors, the governor's office went a step further and suspended his barber license.

"It's kind of a vindictive thing," said Manke. "I've become a worm in her brain ... and she is going full force, illegally, when legislatures told her that she was out of place and this was not her assignment, she decided to take it anyway."

On Thursday, the Shiawassee County Circuit Judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against Manke. Read more on this update here.

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Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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