Obamacare, still the solution for healthcare?

The President and those who jammed Obamacare down America’s collective throat promised the massive trillion dollar program would ultimately save money for the average American. New figures now show that Obamacare’s cost is running about $50,000 per person.

Watch Glenn's reaction below:

Rough transcript of the segment is below:

Glenn: Let me give you this story. Completely off the weather. It will cost the federal government, you the taxpayer, the taxpayers, $50,000 for every person who gets health insurance under Obamacare?

PAT: Oh, it's worth it because now they have health care.

GLENN: This is according to the CBO who said, that's not going to happen. Remember, it's the government and all these scientists and all these accountants that tell us exactly what climate change is going to cost us. They told us this would be a good deal for everybody. It's $50,000 for every person that is insured under Obamacare, according to the CBO. 50,000 per person. What will people say? Well, that's an outrage. But at least people are getting coverage. How many people will have coverage that didn't have coverage. At what cost?

STU: They do this same thing on cable television. You have to admit there are more people with insurance. So! We could have a policy that costs $20 trillion to insure one person, and you could make the same argument.

GLENN: This is like the -- the hourly wage thing. If you really believe this nonsense, you'll do two things -- if you really believe that the hourly wage has to be increased, you, A, know nothing about business because you know that business will cut the least skilled labor. They will always do that. And everybody else will end up doing 14 jobs. That's just the way it is. Because you can't afford -- that's what that is for, it's entry-level.

STU: The minimum wage was designed by progressives to eliminate the classes they didn't like who they didn't think would be worth the minimum wages. That's where it came from.

GLENN: Wow. I didn't know that story. Tell me that story.

STU: They -- well, and I can pull the quotes for you --

GLENN: Wait. Pull the quotes and then tell that story.

STU: Sure.

GLENN: So here you have minimum wage. If you really want minimum wage, here's the argument you make. We're going to tie it to the rate of inflation. So we only have to have this argument once. We tie it to the rate of inflation. If we believe that. But see, they won't do that because then it takes away one of their talking points. It takes away, well, you need to vote me in because I'll help you with the minimum wage. If you believe that's true, you tie it to the rate of inflation, period. Then we have that debate once, and it's over. The second thing is, if you really believed that this was a good thing, that this would solve all the problems, why not make the minimum wage 100,000 dollars a year? Why not make the minimum wage $100 an hour. If it really works and really lifts people out of poverty, why not -- why not just keep raising it. They're talking about 15, $20 an hour. Make it 100. Then everybody would be able to raise their families. Minimum wage was never intended to be a wage that you could raise a family on. That was the entry-level position. That was mainly for people who were in their teens or in their 20s.

STU: And nobody does what the president talks about. It's less than .2 percent of the population -- of the work force. Not the population. It's actually less of the population. But it's less than .2 percent of the work force that does this, I support my family on a minimum wage.

PAT: Yeah, it's almost no one.

STU: That's not what it's for.

GLENN: So why not -- if we don't care about these things. If we don't actually care about numbers and things that actually work, why don't we just raise the minimum wage to $50 an hour. Raise it to $50 an hour. If we don't care about numbers and things, at least we're doing something. How many families will we save. That .2 percent. Yes, it will cost a lot of companies to go under. And it will cost a lot of jobs and everything else. But that .2 percent with families, making $50 an hour, they'll be able to raise their families. It's $50,000, think of this -- $50,000 a year, to be able to get somebody under Obamacare. $50,000 per person to insure them under Obamacare. Well, why not? Look at how many people we can save. Look at how many people are actually on that. Let's just do it and while we're at let's make minimum wage $50 an hour. Why don't we are just do it?

PAT: Why not? Under this system, why not?

Glenn Beck has been warning since last summer that you would not recognize your country in a year. Well, it's not even summer yet, and he says he already doesn't recognize the country.

Do you recognize an America in which people are making more money off government unemployment benefits than they can make by working, inflation is ramping up, housing, supply and labor shortages are widespread, and the current administration gives cybercriminals from Russia a free pass after the biggest cyberattack on our nation's infrastructure to date?

On the radio program this week, Glenn pointed out that while businesses all over the nation are downsizing, one brand store is actually booming — and it says a lot about the state of the economy and what it means for our country's future.

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The largest American gas pipeline shut down on Friday due to what experts told the media was the "most dramatic cyberattack on U.S. soil to date." Investigators are looking at a group believed to be based in Russia known as "DarkSide."

It's time our leaders in the White House take national security seriously because this isn't the first time enemies of the U.S. — namely Russia and China — have used the cyber world to attack our nation and weaken our infrastructure, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program. Between Russia, China, and Iran — which President Joe Biden is now trying to make another nuclear deal with — it looks like the "Axis powers" of a "digital World War III" are lining up

"The journalists seem to care about the price of gasoline for the first time. Is it because they actually care? Or is it because they're trying not to focus on the fact that this was an attack most likely from Russia? And it isn't the first cyberattack from Russia of the year ... maybe we should be paying attention, to Vladimir Putin," Glenn began.

"And by the way, the pipeline going down, that's not the only [cyberattack] happening now," he added later. "Thirty thousand U.S. victims, small businesses and local governments, were hacked by cyber espionage units backed by the Chinese government in January of this year."

"There is an 'Axis power.' It is Russia and China. And, by the way, who is also aligned with Russia and China? Iran. Wow, this is weird," Glenn surmised. "But don't worry about that. Just leave your dog tags on another table. Let's not talk about China. Let's not talk about who actually crashed the jugular of our oil pipelines. I don't want war. But I got news for you ... this Biden administration is doing the job for our enemies."

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Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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Top officials at the Federal Reserve are doing what they can to sugar coat what's ahead for our economy, telling Americans we may hit a "transitory" period of inflation that will settle by 2022. But Bank of America is saying something different. The bank's latest earnings call commentary warned "at the very least" transitory hyperinflation is ahead.

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