Glenn Beck: Will Riots Follow an Obama Loss?



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GLENN: Yes. So tomorrow's the big day. We have the coronation -- the election -- tomorrow where, you know, it's a formality, make it official: Hey, look who's God. And I just thought, you know, I want to put -- I just want to -- maybe it's just me, and you can comment on any of this. You know, anybody who wants to call in and be heard on these things, you go ahead and we'll write it down.

Stu and Dan, chime in on these things. I'd like to know the odds of a riot tomorrow. I think the odds of a riot tomorrow if Obama does not win 100%. Yea or nay?

STU: It's not a very good Vegas odd line there because I don't think there's the other side of that. But yeah.

GLENN: No one's going to take that bet. Of course it's 100%. And if it breaks out in Detroit, they will do hundreds of dollars worth of damage.

STU: Yeah, but you have to ask the people --

DAN: You have to ask the people of Detroit to clear up the answer on the bet. What are they rioting for? There's several reasons to riot in the streets.

STU: Could be a normal Wednesday riot.

GLENN: Hang on a second. First of all, in Detroit they may actually do -- it's like a public service. This might be part of the green corps: Hey, burn down that entire neighborhood, will ya? I mean, and again they would do like, I'm guessing but I mean, the insurance companies would be on the hook for, like, 50, 60 bucks. So you've got that going for you.

Now, odds that there's a riot because he wins.

STU: You mean like we won the championship, now a riot?

GLENN: Yes. Not like Wyoming, you know, is all of a sudden, "What!" I mean, yoo! I mean, all of a sudden they burn Detroit down because he's won.

DAN: There's going to be at least be cars rolled over. I would at least say that.

STU: It has to be, right? I mean, that's --

GLENN: It doesn't have to be. In the world that we're now living in, yes, I suppose the odds are in its favor, but it doesn't have to be. I don't think we've ever had -- has anybody ever rolled a car when the President has ever won before?

STU: I don't know. That's a good question.

GLENN: Could you look that up for me at some point today? I'd like to know.

STU: Definitely, I'll check that out, Glenn.

GLENN: All right. Check back especially, especially in that Hoover administration thing. That was a big one.

DAN: They were pushing cars in the Jimmy Carter one just to get them to the gas stations.

STU: Yeah, and that might start again.

GLENN: Okay, so come on, really. Odds, if he wins, a celebratory riot.

STU: I'm going to say -- I'll go no. I'll say no.

DAN: I'm going to say, yeah, I think so.

GLENN: Do you guys know how to play the odds? Yes and no, that doesn't work. You give me a percentage.

STU: What's supposed to work is that you are supposed to give us odds and then you take it or not take it, Mr. "I've never -- I've gambled one time and I've told a story about it 500 times." I mean, the way you are supposed to say it is --

GLENN: Dan, Dan, do me a favor.

DAN: Yes.

STU: Would you bring a box in for Stu Friday? He is going to need it.

DAN: Sure.

GLENN: You know what, Stu, I just want to help make sure that you get part of that bailout package.

STU: Thank you. I appreciate that.

GLENN: You're welcome. One way or another, I'm going to be paying for it. So --

STU: I'll say 35% chance of riot if Obama wins. I'd say 85% if he loses.

GLENN: If he loses, 100%. 100%.

STU: I thought the game was I was supposed to say a percentage.

GLENN: Is anybody writing this down? I guess I should have said that at the outset. Somebody should write this down. I say 100% of you loses. I agree with you. I'll take a little -- I'll be a little riskier. 40% if he wins. I think you are probably accurate, 25, 30%. But I'll go, oh, what the hell.

STU: So you are saying --

GLENN: What we need is a good riot!

STU: All right. So 100% if he were to lose.

GLENN: If he loses? Do you think, anybody disagree with me?

STU: I said 85%. Do you listen to this show?

GLENN: No, I don't listen to you. I listen to this show. It's fantastic.

STU: You just hear silence when I'm talking? Doesn't seem like --

GLENN: Hello, are we still on the air?

Okay, let's go to the stock market. On Wednesday has everybody cashed out at this point? Is everybody who said, "Holy cow, socialism is right around the corner," have they cashed out. What is -- can you look at a chart of ExxonMobil? Because if ExxonMobil hasn't lost half of its value, oh, it will.

STU: I know it's down quite a bit actually. Let's see if I can get a stock quote here.

GLENN: Look that -- who's the biggest coal producer in the country? That's got to be -- I mean, coal's going to just take a -- if you are an energy company, bye-bye. So stock market, down -- is it going to be up or down? And is it going to be big in either direction? I'm torn on this one because if you didn't get your money out yet, you're just so stupid that you -- I mean, you know, if you are still, "Well, I don't know, I think Obama, he may not be so bad." I mean, who's running for the exits after he wins?

STU: I think an Obama win has been priced into the stock market already.

GLENN: I think so, too. I think so, too.

STU: I think that's what everyone's expecting at this point.

GLENN: I think it's going to be down but I don't know if it will be big.

STU: On Wednesday? All right. You are going to say down by how much? Just give me a number.

GLENN: I don't even know what big is anymore. I say a couple of hundred points.

STU: 200 points? I'll say up 75 points. And then because that's the whole thing of you sell the news -- what is it? You sell the rumor and buy the news or the reverse, however that works. As you can see, I'm a financial genius. But I think that everyone's already priced that into the market than when he actually gets elected, it will bounce a little bit.

GLENN: Here we go, next one. The year the Democrats actually stop running against George Bush.

STU: Oh, God.

GLENN: I think 20 -- I don't know, you know, 2030. What do you think?

STU: 2030? Yeah, see, I don't think so. I think it's going to have to be -- you've got to figure -- I'm going to say 2204 because in 2204 there's going to be a lot of new issues on the table and I don't know that they are going to be able to quote George Bush.

GLENN: They will still -- you know this economy -- well, let me go back a step. How about the economy? Does the economy magically look better now that Obama is in, according to the media? Are they deemphasizing it or do they just continue to tell the news but now really emphasize how bad George W. Bush was and how this economy is called?

STU: Well, clearly the economy here is going to all of a sudden be magically helped just like it was -- remember in 2004 they ran their whole campaign on George Bush was worse than Herbert Hoover and then we went on to have like three, you know, very good years in the economy. So I think that they will probably start doing that immediately but I just wonder, what is the statute of limitations on George Bush's economic policies? Are they going to be able to -- in 2012, you know, will they still be able to say, look, we just haven't been able to recover from all that evil George Bush stuff?

GLENN: They will. They will continue to run on -- they will run against George W. Bush until the end of the Constitution. So that could be three weeks from now. We're not sure but until this country is over, they will run against George W. Bush.

I don't think the media is going to -- the economy is going to look good. I think all they are going to do is dogpile onto George W. Bush the evil capitalists, the evil Wall Street, the evil bankers, the evil CEOs. That's all they are going to do. And they will continue to say how awful this economy is, where normally it turns around. But this economy's not going to turn around. And when they realize it's not going to turn around -- I mean not going to turn around at least, you know, quickly, when they realize that, they are just going to dogpile on which will make Obama's job seemingly more easy.

Now, next question. Percent of purchase price that is the new sales tax for a firearm.

STU: By when? When is this -- whenever he UPS it?

GLENN: Twelve months. Within 12 months.

STU: What is it now? Do you have any idea?

GLENN: No idea. Joe, can you check that out for me? What is the current sales tax -- federal tax, not sales tax but federal tax on firearms?

STU: I'll go with a full double of it, whatever it is.

GLENN: I'm going to go for three times. If guns are still available.

STU: Right, yeah, that's always the --

GLENN: Number of prisoners in Gitmo released.

STU: 100%. You mean released or just out of Gitmo. Because he's always talking about closing that thing down.

GLENN: Well, released to --

STU: Released to freedom or released to, you know, they go to trial in America and they go through, you know, another -- a different prison, different circumstance?

GLENN: Can you imagine if we're trying, if we try terrorists in our own courtroom?

STU: Yes, I can definitely imagine it. It seems to be our goal.

DAN: They are going to get therapy. The sentence.

STU: Seems the only thing we care more about than main street is the terrorists' feelings of late.

DAN: They had troubled childhoods, you know.

GLENN: The date Obama hits a 30% approval rating.

STU: See, how do you get to a 30% approval rating when you are a Democrat? Is that possible?

GLENN: Oh, it's going to be.

STU: George Bush is between 25 and 35 right now. Now, he has been absolutely viciously attacked for eight years, some of it legitimately for many commentators but some of it completely unfair, that much of it completely unfair. If you are Barack Obama, you are going to get the full-fledged support like a "Pledge of Allegiance" from 90% of the media. How do you ever get that low?

DAN: Even if it did, they are not going to report it. I mean, look at congress now. Democrat-controlled congress is even lower than Bush by far.

GLENN: Here's what I think's going to happen. I think that in -- ten years ago he would hit an all-time low. I mean, congress, the approval rating of congress is at 9%? I bet you it gets down to 6. You have a -- in the old days 100 -- I mean, 10 years ago -- in the old days -- I would have said that he could hit an approval rating of 30, but I don't think that he will. I think Joe Biden is right. I think there is going to be an event and the pendulum is going to stop swinging. I really think these guys will grab the pendulum and making sure it never swings again. It never goes away. You know, I have talked to so many regular people, so many regular people that I swore, if you would have given me and said, you know, Glenn, bet your house on whether that person agrees with some of the stuff that you said, I would have bet my house, no possible way, no way that person agrees with me. I have met so many people just this last weekend that said, "Glenn, I mean, I think we're headed for a Civil War. I just, there's -- I think there's a possibility this guy turns out to be a fascist." And I've talked to Republicans, I've talked to independents, I've talked to Democrats that have said this guy really spooks me. And with the combination of congress, I think they could stop the pendulum. I think that there is a lot of people in this society that their gut says real trouble on the horizon but they think they're alone, and they're not. I just think this warning bell is going off like crazy and, you know, get all spooky, freaky religious with you, I really think that God is awakening his people and I think the opposition force is just as strong. I really do. I think the opposition is just working their own kind of miracles right now and I just think that those people -- you know, I was talking to a family member of mine and I rarely talk to her. I just happened to talk to her this week even. Rarely talk to her and she is one generation removed from the Great Depression. And we were talking about it and she said, "Boy, everything, everything my father, who lived through the Great Depression and was raising kids through the Great Depression, everything my father said to look out for is coming." And she said, "I can't understand your generation." She said, "Your generation, we taught you these things. We passed it on. How is it when these things start to come that you miss it?" I said I don't know, I don't know. She said, "You know, I have found that the people who are spiritually aware right now are the ones most likely to be awake." And I said, I don't know, I've met a lot of people who I think are, you know, real spiritual people, you know, going to church all the time, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, don't get it. They don't see it, they don't get it. And I don't understand how in a country where freedom, freedom and freedom with religion and capitalism, how people aren't saying, "Well, wait a minute, hang on just a second, I don't want a big heavy state telling me exactly what I can and cannot do."

Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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It's high time to leave the partisan politics behind and focus on the facts about face masks and whether or not they really work against COVID-19.

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck spoke with Drs. Scott Jensen and George Rutherford about the scientific evidence that proves or disproves the effectiveness of mask wearing to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Then, Dr. Karyln Borysenko joined to break down where the massive political divide over masks came from in the first place.

"I think if we were to talk about this a couple months ago, I might have said, 'Well, there's the science of masks, and there's the emotions of masks.' But, unfortunately, there's something in between," Jensen said. "I would have thought that the science of masks would have to do with the physics of masks, so I did a video a couple months ago where I talked about the pore side of a cotton mask or a surgical mask."

He explained that properly worn masks can help reduce the spread of virus particles, but cautioned against a false-sense of security when wearing a mask because they are far from providing complete protection.

"If you have a triple-ply mask, the pore size will end up being effectively five microns. And five microns, to a COVID-19 virus particle, is 50 times larger. That's approximately the same differential between the two-inch separation between the wires of a chain-link fence, and a gnat," Jensen explained.

"But now what we're seeing is if we have some collision of COVID-19 viral particles with the latticework of any mask ... if you're breathing out or breathing in and the viral particles collide with the actual latticework of a mask, I think intuitively, yes, we can reduce the amount of virus particles that are going back and forth."

Dr. Rutherford said masks are essential tools for fighting COVID-19, as long as you wear them correctly. He laid out the three main reasons he believes we should all be wearing masks.

"So, we're trying to do three things," he said. "First of all, we're trying to protect the people around you, in case you are one of the 60% of people who have asymptomatic infection and don't know it. The second thing we're trying to do is to protect you. The third thing we're trying to do is, if you get infected, you'll get infected at a lower dose, and then you're less likely to develop symptoms. That's the threefer."

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