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Here’s What Government-Designed Health Care Does to Americans

Too many Americans have been forced to buy health care that costs more than they can afford – thanks to the “Affordable” Care Act. Some are opting to pay for doctor’s visits out of pocket and foot the bill for the Obamacare mandate penalty to save money.

“Welcome to the beautiful health care designed by our government,” Glenn said. “In 2016, 6.5 million of us here in this country in order to comply with the individual mandate in Obamacare decided just to pay the penalty instead of buying health care.”

Senate Republicans have added a provision repealing the individual mandate into their plan for tax reform that would be a step forward – but can they actually get it done?

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: Susan had a decision to make. It's a decision that millions of Americans are making. She could buy health care for her and her husband or not. It was a difficult decision because both options would hurt them financially. She calculated she would have to spend more than $12,000, including premiums of nearly $500 a month and a 6,850-dollar deductible, to get anything beyond preventive benefits from the cheapest exchange plan available through the, quote, Affordable Care Act. It wasn't affordable for her.

That was a great deal more than paying the 1,500-dollar tax penalty. So Susan decided to take her chance and not buy health care. Instead, she would pay for her family's doctor visits out of pocket. And if something catastrophic were to happen, she said, I feel like it's just better to die. Welcome to the beautiful health care designed by our government.

Maybe a little dramatic, but Susan's situation is not unique. In 2016, 16.5 million of us, here in this country, in order to comply with the individual mandate in Obamacare, decided just to pay the penalty instead of buying health care.

That's craziness. The individual mandate has been unconstitutional. It's a nightmare since it was signed into law. But today, there is hope that we can forget this whole mandate fever dream for good.

The Senate Republicans have add the repeal of the individual mandate to their tax reform plan, which is a step in the right direction.

But will they do it, and will everybody vote for it in the Senate? Here's the one rule of thumb they really need to know: stopping unconstitutional laws and not starting new unconstitutional laws. Pretty good rule of thumb for this administration.

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Segregation Survivor: How to Counter BLM's Race LIES | Bob Woodson | Ep 106

Civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson has lived through segregation and been a victim of racism. But he doesn't fit the Left's mold. In fact, he's providing an alternative narrative to their "equity." With the Woodson Center and 1776 Unites, he is offering solutions that BLM rejects, but that are actually helping improve the lives of countless people trapped in poverty and inner-city violence. He goes through all of this and more in his latest book, "Red, White, and Black: Rescuing American History from Revisionists and Race Hustlers." And he joins Glenn to make the case that the radical Left does not represent the majority of the black community. As leftist race-baiters make millions off branding the police as white supremacists while breaking the spirits of Americans of ALL races, Woodson calls out their moral treason, speaks truth to power, and denounces real racism for what it truly is: evil.

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Biden's Big Speech: The Glenn Beck & Mark Levin Rebuttal

After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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Is 2022 Our Last Chance to Save America? | Victor Davis Hanson | Ep 105

Do you know where your water comes from? Renowned historian and conservative commentator Victor Davis Hanson gets his water from a well on his family farm. He pumps it himself. And he believes that's what more Americans need — to be grounded and stop taking so much for granted. Hanson joins Glenn to point out that this needs to happen soon, because as he describes in his new article, "The 10 Radical New Rules That Are Changing America," things are getting ... bleak. The Left is subverting the Constitution more every day. The value of the dollar is dropping. The media has fused with the radical Left. Corporations, Hollywood, Silicon Valley are all working together to increase their power and their wokeness. And academia isn't any better — as a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Hanson has watched for himself the deterioration of constitutional rights on campus. And as a historian, he knows how all of this usually ends — and what we must do to prevent it.

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Dollar Decimation: How Biden’s Spending Spree Will End Our Currency

If it feels like the U.S. government is spending money like it's going out of style, it's because it is.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes the TRUE state of our economy that the Biden administration doesn't want you to see. Obama kicked off a spending spree that was continued under the Trump administration, and now President Joe Biden will finally push us over the ledge with the $2.3 TRILLION "infrastructure" deal.

All signs point to a major economic disaster. And the perfect storm is brewing to convert the greenback into a new digital currency. Think Bitcoin, but with CENTRAL bank control, where we could see the end of private savings and private spending and your finances are tracked. Every time our money gets converted, your wallet will take the losses.

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