Krauthammer on Repealing Obamacare: Republicans, You Promised

Columnist, author and Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer --- or K Ham, as Glenn likes to call him --- revealed in a recent interview what would be the biggest betrayal of the conservative voter: not repealing Obamacare.

Not getting it done is a catastrophe because you ran against it for seven years.

And you promised you would do it. And that would be the ultimate betrayal of the electorate. One of the reasons of the rise of Donald Trump is because so many conservatives, so many Republicans had said they were being betrayed by their leaders. This would be the ultimate one.

At 2,000 pages, Obamacare represents thousands of reforms with complex and contradictory interactions. While replacing it is essential, the onus would then be on Republicans for the success of what comes next.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: Listen to K Ham.

STU: We're just calling him K Ham on the air now. Charles Krauthammer.

GLENN: Charles Krauthammer. I like to call him K Ham.

STU: I do like the name K Ham. It's pretty solid.

GLENN: Yes. So Charles Krauthammer is saying the biggest betrayal of the conservative voter could happen. Listen.

CHARLES: Not getting it done is a catastrophe because you ran against it for seven years.

GLENN: Obamacare.

CHARLES: And you promised you would do it. And that would be the ultimate betrayal of the electorate. One of the reasons of the rise of Donald Trump is because so many conservatives, so many Republicans had said they were being betrayed by their leaders. This would be the ultimate one. So it has to get done. The problem is that if you get it done, you own the entire system of American medicine.

Obamacare is 2,000 pages. It's not one reform. It's 1,000 reforms whose interactions are complex, contradictory, and unpredictable, and that's what we're stuck with now. And it's collapsing. But if you replace, you're going to have to redo all of American medicine all over again. And then you become responsible.

And politically, the danger is that you own the system. So if something goes wrong in anybody's life, denied coverage, lousy coverage, no available doctor, et cetera, premiums increasing, whatever it is, whether or not it's the cause of the replacement bill, you will be responsible for it and blamed.

STU: I mean, he's totally right there. But you have to take that chance, right? Yes, they're always going to be able to dig up somebody that didn't get coverage and everything is terrible.

PAT: You do. He's right.

GLENN: Or -- or you just make it a single-payer and you lock it in. Because who is held responsible for what happens to the vets? Nobody.

STU: Nobody.

This MUST be why Trump (allegedly) had NUCLEAR documents at Mar-a-Lago

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According to the Washington Post's "anonymous sources," the FBI was looking for documents related to nuclear weapons during its raid of Mar-a-Lago.

Who could have guessed what Donald Trump did with those documents (never mind that he allegedly had them for over a year before the FBI actually did anything)? And who knows why they were searching through Melania's drawers for such top-secret information? Also, isn't it interesting that even after both Attorney General Merrick Garland and Donald Trump asked for the search warrant to be unsealed, only this very unspecific and very damning bit of information was "leaked" to the Washington Post? And just a few months before the midterm elections?

Since the DOJ still hasn't told us much (what was leaked to the media), Glenn did his best to present a few "theories" of his own on "The Glenn Beck Program" Friday. Watch the video clip below to hear more from "The Glenn Beck Program." Can't watch? Download the podcast here.

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New details emerge about Trump raid — and 'it doesn't look good for the FBI'

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New, alleged details about the raid of former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago hint that it's "not looking good for the FBI," said BlazeTV host Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday.

Trump has faced attacks from every direction, but despite all of it, he has "not been found guilty or had any kind of real, solid evidence against him," Glenn pointed out.

Glenn detailed a long list of investigations, accusations, and lawsuits against Trump, and the latest puzzling revelations about the FBI's raid of Mar-a-Lago, which only seem to raise even more questions. For example, did agents truly refuse to give Trump's lawyer a copy of the warrant upon arriving at the home? Because sources have alleged that his attorney was kept "10 feet away from the warrant" and was not allowed to actually read it. If that's true, then it was absolutely against the law.

Then there was the inordinate amount of time spent going through Melania Trump's closet. And did they have the proper authority to break into Trump's safe?

"That warrant had better damn well say that they can break into that safe because the law is, you can't go into somebody's house and ... just tear it all apart," Glenn said. "You have to have a pretty good idea of where things might be located, and you ask for permission for those areas. And you have to know exactly what you're looking for, and if it's in a safe, you need to specifically say, 'it's in a safe and we're having a safe cracker come in.' If they didn't say in the warrant that they could crack his safe, it's the fruit of the poisoned tree. By the way, there was nothing in the safe."

Glenn also explained that the FBI broke into a specific "safe room" that contained national archives, which Trump was allegedly told by investigators to keep in a locked room.

"[Trump] made a safe room, and put two locks on it, at their request. And that's what they broke into," Glenn said. "This doesn't look good for the FBI," he added.

Watch the video clip below to hear more from "The Glenn Beck Program." Can't watch? Download the podcast here.


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There’s an economic axis of evil taking shape right now, and the people in charge of our government are too stupid to acknowledge and deal with what’s happening. The U.S. dollar and the entire financial system are at stake, and, as Glenn Beck reveals on "Glenn TV" Wednesday, our enemies’ PUBLISHED plans to take the entire thing down.

While all of this is happening, our own leaders are making everything worse. We’ve got Nancy Pelosi risking an international incident, accelerating China’s plans to collapse us. And when Biden SHOULD be focusing on the security of our country, he’s instead preoccupied with controlling the weather with his Inflation "Reduction" Act.

Glenn exposes the TRUE numbers on what that bill will do to your family’s budget. Add to that, they’re more than doubling the IRS to make sure you feel the pain. And if you think they won’t come for you, look at what they just did to the former president of the United States. The DOJ and FBI just went after the political opponent of their boss, Joe Biden.

This is what they are focused on, and the threat to the dollar — and the entire financial system — isn’t even on their radar. Pain is coming for us, and they don’t care one bit.

Watch the full episode below:

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Speaking before signing the “PACT Act of 2022” on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden claimed that his wonderful economic plan "is working" and that somehow July’s annual inflation rate of 8.5% was actually “zero.”

“I just want to say a number: zero. Today we received news that our economy had 0% inflation in the month of July,” Biden said during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre dutifully echoed the president's not-at-all misleading claim:

The truth of the matter is that last month's inflation rate of 8.5% was a (small) step in the right direction, but only because it was lower than June's 41-year high of 9.1% — and the thing is, anyone who's graduated kindergarten knows it.

So, who do White House personnel think they're fooling? On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere broke down how the Biden administration came to this latest disingenuous conclusion about the economy, what the latest consumer price index actually shows, and why the inevitable Biden brag-fest will be unbearable.

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