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GLENN: Yesterday I told you that, you know, I have a lot of hope for America. Today I want to bring you that I have a lot of hope in you. But you're being fed a bunch of lies every step of the way. And I think it's all starting to come together for me. Let's talk about healthcare. That's where everybody is -- you know, "We've got to have healthcare, healthcare is unaffordable in America. The Canadians, the Canadian healthcare system, that's fantastic." Really? You know the guy who designed the Canadian healthcare system now admits that it's in a crisis? The guy who designed the Canadian healthcare system says it's in a crisis and he's now advocating private control of much of the system and we're going towards that? What the heck is wrong with us? He said, "We thought we could resolve the system's problems by rationing services or injecting massive amounts of new money into it." This is the guy who created the Canadian healthcare system. "We thought we would solve the problems by rationing services." Oh, that's fantastic. I love rationing healthcare. He now says it means a radical overhaul. "We're proposing to give a greater role to the private sector so people can exercise their freedom of choice."

Meanwhile in the U.K., the U.K. is restricting access to the use of drugs it knows it will work because the U.K. can't pay for them. There is a drug out, Tarceva, I think it is. It's for lung cancer. Listen to this. "Despite numerous studies showing that the drug significantly prolongs the life of cancer patients and the unanimous endorsement of lung cancer specialists throughout the U.K., the government has determined that a drug is too expensive to cover." Oh, well, that's fantastic. How about this. There's an arthritis drug out there. It's the only drug clinically proven to improve severe rheumatoid arthritis. The National Institute of Health and Clinical Effectiveness, or NICE, as that's called in the U.K., decided that it would not be cost-effective to give this drug to patients. How do they come up with these decisions? Comparative effective research is so easily misused because it looks only at the average patient. Not you. Just the average patient. They focus on which drugs on average are the cheapest and most effective. So they don't look at you as an individual anymore. You are literally a number. If you fit into the average, well, you're going to be fine. If you are outside of the average, sucks to be you, huh? They overlook important factors like age, race, gender, lifestyle. So even if your doctor says that this drug for your lung cancer is the right one for you, the government says, not going to pay for it because it's not cost-effective for the average patient. Hopefully, hopefully I have faith in the American people that when the chips are really down -- and almost all of the chips are out on the table now. When the chips are really down, they are going to wake up. I've got to believe that. You have to believe that, that when the chips are down, that's when America gets up. Because if you don't believe that, there ain't nothing. I can't get out of bed in the morning because I've seen what's happening to the country and you see what's happening to the country. So what is happening? Why is it? Why is it that we think to ourselves, oh, my gosh, it's almost like they are intentionally doing this. Well, there is a great story from real politics. Realclearpolitics.com. It's about cap and trade. After I read this article this morning, I thought, oh, my gosh, here is the answer. It was on cap and trade, and the article is that it's not inevitable even with McCain or Obama. Only 48 senators voted to allow the bill to proceed, far short of the 60 needed to overcome a filibuster. Even that number is deceptively high because 10 of the 48 were cast by Democrats who oppose cap and trade. They flipped their votes only after they knew the legislation will not go forward in order to save the Democratic leadership from the embarrassment of having a bill fail 46-38 vote against it.

Now, here's what you have to understand. Here's where it's starting to all make sense to me. The old left and the new left. The Marxist-influenced old left believed in industrial socialism. They believed that the old Soviet Union could make a better car. They believed that Marx was right and you didn't need to have private enterprise. If the government just owned everything and ran everything, it would work. Well, because that hasn't worked, have you noticed, has anybody noticed that -- I know we've said it on this program a million times. Has anybody noticed that that doesn't work? Why are we still going towards socialism? They have noticed, but here's the difference. The old left and the new left. The old left still thinks it works. They are like, oh, yeah, no, it's great. When it became clear to most people that an industrialized state won't work, the new left came in and the new left, the new left has rejected industrial prosperity as a goal. The new left is now looking at it and saying this is the wrong way to live. You will understand everything if you can get your arms around the new left. You've heard them actually say these things. You've heard them say how obscene our lifestyle is. You have heard them say we need to go back to the way we were. They don't want to take the third world and bring it up to our lifestyle. They want to shut our lifestyle down and push it down. We need a more primitive lifestyle. The new left declares that a primitive lifestyle is the ideal, we should try to emulate it here, we should not ever buy anything that's within 40 miles of our house. We should buy everything like we used to buy everything, make everything like we used to make everything, go back to the wagon train days. The new left rejects our lifestyle. The old left wanted to have it as an industrialized state. Now that it has failed, the new left says great, well, it should fail because this is obscene to live this way. So if you have ever felt, my gosh, it's like these people are trying to dismantle us intentionally, they are. They don't see -- you know how everybody says, hey, look, it's always gotten better. Every generation it's gotten better. Well, that's not true. It is true in America, but we haven't had people that have been trying from the inside to take us down. Nobody is going to take us down from the outside. It's from the inside.

If you were designing a plot to take America down, the only way you could do it is from the inside. Plant the virus within. Well, the virus went in and infected the Democrats. The Democratic party has been hijacked. The only hope the Democratic party has is the blue dog Democrat. Those Democrats that stood up against cap and trade, those Democrats who still get it.

See, the Democrats in the giant cities, the Democrats from places like New York, you can't even relate real life to New York. It is a different world in New York. They don't see it. They don't relate to you. They think they are the center of the universe and that really everything happens in New York, the rest of the country should feed New York. "We have problems here the little people can't understand."

They have been plotting, they have been working hard for a very long time and it's come in dribs and drabs. Peter Singer, I've told you about Peter Singer before. Peter Singer is a guy who has apologized. He has the chair of ethics at Princeton University. This guy has apologized for his stance on abortion. He originally came out and said a child can be aborted 30 days after birth. He apologized for that. He said I shouldn't have put a number on it. It's closer to two years. The child doesn't know it has a future until it's about 2 years old, and until it can realize, hey, there's going to be tomorrow, it's not really a person; it can be killed. Well, Peter Singer is responsible for what happened in Spain. If you looked at the Drudge Report last night or this morning and you saw it and you thought to yourself, oh, boy, here we go again, I'm waking up in crazy town, the country of Spain has given apes rights, human rights. It's the Great Ape Project. Well, if you know anything about the Great Ape Project, you know it was started by Peter Singer, a guy who doesn't think humans are human. Hmmm. But apes are human. The right of the great ape. This is what it said. Spain's parliament voiced its support yesterday for the rights of great apes, for life and freedom in what will apparently be the first time any national legislator has called for such rights for nonhumans.

Two reasons for this being the first time any national legislator has passed a certain issue like this and made it into a big deal. The first reason would be because it's something long overdue and it's the right thing to do. The second reason would be because it's the worst idea in history, and I think this one falls in the second category. Their environmental committee over in Spain disagrees. Jeez, their environmental committee. This is going to go down in history as one of the dumbest things humans have ever done. "It is a historic day in the struggle for animal rights in the defense of our evolutionary comrades who will doubtless go down in history of humanity." That's the director of the Great Ape Project. "There are no known instances of great ape abuse or medical experimentation. There's currently no law preventing that from happening, but still there's no case of that happening over in Spain. Some of the historic rights achieved, apes will not now be allowed in circuses, they cannot be on television, they can't be on television commercials and they cannot be filmed," but because Spain is so forward thinking, they are still allowing 315 of the apes to be kept in zoos, which, sure they're going to love their newly found freedom as they sit there in a caged area and fed three square meals a day. They're just like humans. Shouldn't we let them out? This kind of thinking leads us, the evolved thinking, leads us to what happened yesterday in our Supreme Court where you can't execute a pedophile.

A Russian submarine equipped with a “doomsday weapon” — a nuclear bomb that Russia claims can create a "radioactive tsunami" — has apparently vanished from its base in the White Sea, according to reports.

NATO has reportedly warned that the "Belgorod," a massive nuclear submarine, has "gone missing" from a Russian base in the Arctic Circle, and officials are concerned that Russia could be gearing up to test its advanced weapon system known as "Poseidon" or the "weapon of the Apocalypse."

Meanwhile, the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, has suddenly been declared combat-ready after years of setbacks, technology issues, and delays.

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck detailed just how powerful Russia's "missing" submarine really is and broke down how these "coincidental" current events mirror those that led up to World War II.

"It's really not a good thing ... but the world has gone through things like this before," Glenn said. "In the end, after it's all over, good things can happen. You just gotta get to the other side."

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Did the FBI just get away with the BIGGEST armed robbery in US history?

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In 2021, an armed group broke into a U.S. Private Vaults store in Beverly Hills and stole $86 million worth of valuables — the largest armed robbery in U.S. history. That "armed group" was the FBI. Now, it appears that the FBI and U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles "misled" the judge who signed the warrant for the seizure and still haven't returned the stolen goods to the 700 customers affected, according to newly disclosed court filings.

The details of the government’s alleged deception have come to light in a class-action lawsuit by U.S. Private Vaults customers who say the raid violated their rights, the Los Angeles Times reported. The FBI and U.S. attorney’s office denied misleading the judge, and a spokesperson claimed the warrants were lawfully executed.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere reviewed some of the shocking story's details and discussed why incidents like this may become more common.

"None of the customers have been charged with any crimes. Not a single customer, out of the 700, not a single customer has been charged with a crime, but they can't get their stuff back," Glenn noted. "And this is going to happen more and more."

"It's incomprehensible that this stuff goes on in the United States of America," Stu said. "If you were to tell me this happened, you know, in Russia, I'd expect it. The fact that the United States government is claiming and just taking stuff from citizens all around the country with no crime, many times without even being charged, let alone ... conviction."

"Listen to this," Glenn continued. "The lawsuit also claims that some of the box holders who came forward to reclaim their seized property were then subjected to another investigation. If you went to the FBI and said, 'I want my stuff back,' the FBI examined their bank accounts, their DMV records, their tax return, and any criminal history checks."

However, box holders who decided to forfeit their property were also suspected of trying to "avoid becoming an FBI target," Glenn noted.

"So, you're guilty if you walk away and you're guilty if you ask," Stu added.

"This is America, gang," Glenn said. "It doesn't seem like it because it's not a constitutional America. But this is the America we now live in, and it is important that you wake up and stand up. ... God's people have got to start standing up, or we'll lose freedom. The world's freedom will be on our heads."

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Glenn Beck: One TERRIFYING thing is clear no matter who caused the Nord Stream pipeline leaks

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Evidence strongly suggests that the Nord Stream pipeline leaks were the result of sabotage, and U.S. and European officials have been working to discover who could be behind the explosions that damaged the natural gas pipelines running from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.

Was it Russia? Ukraine? Germany? But no matter who carried this out, it has put the entire world in grave danger, because if this is indeed an attack, it means that non-military key infrastructure outside Ukraine is now on the "target menu," warned Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"It is so important for you to understand, this is now a non-military key infrastructure that has been destroyed," Glenn explained. "If Russia thinks we did it, they've already said, 'Nukes are now on the table.' That gives us a green light to use nukes," he added.

"This is non-military key infrastructure outside of the borders of Ukraine. To date, as far as we know, combat targets were either in Ukraine, or were military targets hit inside of Russia by Ukrainian Air Force or special forces. But the target menu now includes key civilian infrastructure: electricity, water utilities, energy production. That makes Russia more dangerous than ever. And that would be true no matter who carried out the attack," Glenn stated.

Now, the Russians are saying the Unted States did it, and the U.S. is saying it was Russia. But no matter who carried out the attack, "We are facing a Cuban Missile Crisis," said Glenn.

"This could end up being the biggest story of our lifetime and ... if it isn't played calmly by every side, this could be World War III," he continued. "Russia has already said that this gives them the right to use nuclear weapons as soon as they find out for sure who did it. That would be catastrophic, absolutely catastrophic."

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The White House can try to spin inflation all day long (and it's trying very hard). But you feel the effects of President Joe Biden’s disastrous leadership every time you go to the grocery store or fill up your car. The American economy is on the brink of disaster after less than two years of a Democrat-controlled Congress and White House. And they’ve got plenty more destruction in the works.

The bottom line is they WANT you to get used to a lower living standard. So, what do you do? How do you prepare? What will food and fuel cost in the months ahead? What would the next Great Depression look like? How are you going to feel the effects of ESG and the Left’s war on oil?

On Wednesday night's "Glenn TV," Glenn Beck brings in a panel of economic experts to answer those questions. He’s joined by Carol Roth, former Wall Street investment banker and author of “The War on Small Business,” and Jim Iuorio, a small business owner, stockbroker, and managing director of TJM Institutional Services. While both forecast the worst-case scenario for average Americans, they also offer a glimmer of hope to get us out of this mess.

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