Can Ted Cruz Make a Hail Mary Pass to Repeal and Replace Obamacare?

Ted Cruz has been working behind-the-scenes to craft a bill that actually repeals and replaces Obamacare in one fell swoop, according to The Right Scoop.

"I can't imagine it's going to happen because it just sounds right. It just sounds good. And when was the last time we saw anything right or good come out of Washington?" Glenn asked on radio Wednesday.

The bill would have to pass under reconciliation, meaning it would only need 51 votes and not the typical 60. With Republicans in control of the Senate, no Democrats would be needed to make these drastic changes to the health care bill, paving the way for actual reform that would help Americans.

Good legislation from Washington, D.C.? Don't hold your breath.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: The Right Scoop is reporting today, Ted Cruz is trying to repeal and replace Obamacare, all in one bill. Ted Cruz is now doing, according to The Right Scoop, what we all envision should have happened. The Washington Examiner says, a member of the Senate Republican health care working group is working to build support for an alternative to the House-passed Obamacare bill, one that will allow cross-state insurance purchases, includes medical malpractice reform, health savings accounts, and the expansion of association health plans. Ted Cruz is the one doing it. He's been working behind the scene for weeks with now 13 member group of G.O.P. senators on an Obamacare repeal and replacement plan that would eliminate the need for a second phase of legislation and replace the failing health care law.

I mean, I can't imagine it's going to happen because it just sounds right. It just sounds good. And when was the last time we saw anything right or good come out of Washington?

Did you know this, Stu?

STU: No. I mean, that's a good -- that's a good turn of events. It seems to come from that source fairly regularly.

GLENN: I believe only meaningful health care reform will be through reconciliation said Cruz. I think the answer very simply is to put it all in one bucket. Pass everything under reconciliation. It requires 51 votes. He believes the provisions can be included in the reconciliation member, without running afoul of the Senate rules. Every one of the reforms reduces premiums and has significant budgetary impact, and therefore, under the terms of the statute, these reforms are permissible under reconciliation.

STU: Yeah. I mean, I think that's great. Right? This is the complaint we've had about this for a while: It's -- you know, it's -- we're starting negotiation from a losing position. Which is odd, right? You're supposed to --

GLENN: The problem, the G.O.P. wants those big, huge parts. They want this big government health care plan. They're not fighting for what we're fighting for.

STU: Right. That's why it won't happen, right? But it's so amazing to see the reaction of these things. I mean, look at the -- the Jimmy Kimmel thing is an interesting emotional part of the last couple weeks of debate. Jimmy Kimmel.

JEFFY: Boy, no kidding.

STU: His son, daughter, son -- I can't remember. He had a baby. Had serious heart issues.

GLENN: Uh-huh.

STU: And had to be rushed to the hospital.

GLENN: Uh-huh.

STU: And the way, you know, Kimmel had a really emotional monologue, where he felt really terrible for him and he discussed about these problems.

GLENN: Yeah.

STU: Where he's landed -- and, again, he's been a long-time liberal. He landed on basically making this into a health care debate. We have to give people health care. How can millionaires like me have money and people don't have health care?

And it's amazing to see this reaction. They act as if this plan the G.O.P. has provided is the most hateful thing that has ever been done. Number one, Obamacare has only existed for a few years. Number two, it's been incredibly unpopular the entire time it's been in existence, until very recently when the campaign sort of kicked into gear. Number three, the situation now, even if you went to the G.O.P. plan, would be a far leftward move from what we had in 2008. So you're not talking about some long-time thing that we've always had and all of a sudden you're pulling it away from them. You're talking about something that we don't have the money to pay for. Is not operating at all. And is about to self-destruct. And it needs to be fixed. What the G.O.P. is doing is not repealing Obamacare. They're trying to reform it and fix it. And they will fix it in some areas. It will hurt in other areas.

But the issue here is, we aren't even considering trying to fix this in a free market way.

GLENN: No.

STU: It's just, how much money do we take from one group and give to the other group? Democrats want to do more, and conservatives -- or, Republicans want to do less. And, by the way, we should also note that even in the fact-checking -- you want to read a fact-check of Jimmy Kimmel's little rant.

GLENN: Uh-huh.

STU: Get down to about paragraph seven or eight and what you'll see is, no matter Obamacare or not, his baby would have had surgery. If he had $0 or if he has a billion dollars.

GLENN: Of course. Of course.

STU: Of course, that's left out. And it's buried down at the end.

GLENN: Of course. I know. It always is.

JEFFY: It's always!

STU: But that's always been the case.

The government of the Northern Territory of Australia is now running "mandatory supervised" COVID-19 quarantine facilities, and there are a lot of conflicting reports going around about what's really happening in these "camps." Are they internment camps, summer vacation spots, or something in between?

On "The Glenn Beck Program" Monday, Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere discussed the case of 26-year-old Australian resident Hayley Hodgson, who detailed her experience at the Center of National Resilience in Howard Springs during a recent interview with UnHerd. They compared Hodgson's description of the Howard Springs facility to images of bikini-clad Australians in quarantine who appear to be on holiday at the same facility.

So, what's really going on with Australia's COVID quarantine facilities? Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn and Stu break down what we know so far:

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Glenn Beck: Here's how YOU can fix the Great Reset's housing crisis

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How's the housing market looking these days? Because under Build Back Better (aka the Great Reset), investors are grabbing up homes at a record pace.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn discussed a recent Redfin News report, which shows that almost one in five homes sold in the U.S. during the third quarter of 2021 was purchased by an investment firm, and many are paying tens of thousands of dollars over the asking price.

"Think of that, one in every five homes that are sold are going to a big investment firm," Glenn said. "Investors bought more than 90,000 homes, totaling more than $63 billion, representing 18% of all homes sold in the quarter. The numbers broke all records."

"The same factors have pushed more Americans to rent, which also creates opportunities for investors, because investors typically turn the homes they purchase into rentals," he continued. "And now they can charge higher rents. Rent for single-family homes surged by more than 10% in the 12 months, through September. The fastest annual rent inflation in 16 years."

"And nearly 77% purchased were bought in an all-cash transaction," Glenn added. "That's not your average person. These investment firms, like BlackRock, are going in and buying entire neighborhoods. They are the people that come in, and say, 'I'll give you $70,000 over the asking price.' ... Now, why would investment firms think they will just be able to make money paying $70,000 over the asking price? What is it that they know, that you don't know? Could they know, as the Great Reset states, that by 2030, you will own nothing and you'll like it?"

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn offer his thoughts on how you can solve the Great Reset's housing crisis:


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On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck exposes the radical plan to flip the United States from capitalism to socialism and into a lawless nation. It's an old strategy that mirrors a communist Cold War playbook. The goal now, as it was then, is this: How do they get a revolution without all that civil war stuff? It’s a five-step plan, and we're deep into several of the main steps RIGHT NOW.

Our justice system has been infiltrated by woke leftists, and something called "the progressive prosecutor movement" is methodically transforming Main Street USA into Main Street Gotham City. We can see it all over the country in places like San Francisco, with the Waukesha massacre as a terrifying glimpse into more of what's coming. And the media? They're currently running interference in one of the largest misinformation operations in history.

It’s happening at the city, state, AND federal levels. And President Trump might be one of the biggest victims of them all, a fact that even Trump critic Joe Rogan has realized on the Russia collusion hoax: “No one is being held accountable!” That ends now, as Glenn calls on Americans to push back on the lies that keep us divided in a cold civil war.

Watch the full episode below:

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A "one-world government" is being formed right now and it’s called the Great Reset, Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. And now, rebuild plans for the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral hint at the formation of a global church, too.

In this clip, Glenn detailed plans for the iconic, 850-year-old church’s "woke" renovations that sound more like a 'politically correct Disneyland' complete with a "discovery trail," "emotional spaces," and 14 themed chapels.

"Notre Dame is now being built back better as a 'woke theme park' dedicated to environmentalism and social justice," Glenn explained.

"There will be several different chapels within, [for example] a chapel for social justice, and then chapel for environmental justice," he continued. "Which leads me to this point. The 'one-world government' is being formed, right now. One-world government. It is being formed and it's called The Great Reset."

Glenn went on to predict that one of the first steps in the direction of a one-world government will be a push for a global religion.

"I think we're seeing the first church now being dedicated to the new global religion — and it is social justice, environmental justice, and all this gobbledygook. We all know, it's not just wrong, it is dangerous. That's the first church, the cathedral of Notre Dame, in France, is the first global church. Mark my words. Christian, Jews, Muslims ... this global church will bring darkness unlike you've ever seen."

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