Glenn Beck: Universal Health buried in stimulus?


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GLENN: Barack Obama, oh, I feel so much better now knowing that only government can solve this, that only government is capable of shocking the system enough. And I have news for you. I think he's right on that. I think a shock to the system that is coming, really only government can do. There's things in this stimulus package that gravely concern me that we are going to be talking about today. It took about two weeks, and I mean, we have a room called the brain room. 25 people work 24 hours a day, seven days a week just trying to answer questions. That's all they do, just, I e-mail them at any time I have a question. I e-mailed them two weeks ago: I want you to find, what are the hidden things in this stimulus bill. And we've been bringing them to you. It wasn't until yesterday, it wasn't until yesterday that we found the hidden National Coordinator of Health Information Technology. This is in the stimulus bill. Only government can do this. They're going to monitor the treatments, make sure your doctor is doing what the federal government deems appropriate and cost-effective. The goal is to reduce the cost and guide your doctor's decisions. These provisions in the stimulus bill are critical what we can do about healthcare crises. They are right out of the Daschle book. Learn, have the doctors learn to operate less like solo practitioners. So it's going to be a team. It's the collective doctor that you're going to be seeing. And don't worry about -- sure, the insurance companies are already -- do you want your healthcare determined by the insurance companies? The answer is no, never. I don't want to. Every liberal, everybody always says I don't want the healthcare insurance companies making the decision on what happens. Well, you don't have that. You now will have the Obama team. You'll now have governmental doctors and overseers making sure that this is cost- appropriate.

I said to Stu right before I went on, I said you know what's so frightening to me is all of the things that I have been talking about before we even thought Obama was going to be the guy. This is not, this is not about Barack Obama. This is about our country. This isn't about the Democrats, it's not about the Republicans. I don't know about you, but I'm tired of listening to both of them.

I said last night on the TV show, I had some Freshman congressman on and there's another one that wrote during the show and said, oh, if you're going to talk to freshmen, I've got a few things to say. Great, I'm going to have you on tonight. I said last night I am so -- every time I have a politician on my television program or on the radio program, my gut just tells me that you're exactly like me. I find myself not even listening to them. One of the keys of being a good interviewer is actually listening to what people are saying. Every time I get a politician on, halfway through I realize I'm not even listening. I'm not listening. So I've said on the television show, I don't want any more politicians on. I'll have them if I have to have them and this is the new policy, I said last night I'm going to have just the Freshman team on because I'm not going to pull from the barrel anymore. I'm going to start pulling them from the tree. And if the tree is rotted as well, well, I ain't going near that tree. This -- you know, I can't, I can't take it. The things that we have talked about on this program for two years, and I warned you that the Republicans were taking us to this destination. And I said the other side's going to take us there in a jet plane. Well, I didn't know that it was a -- I didn't know that it was a scramjet. They are taking us to a place that you will not want to live in, rapidly. I'm not a guy who's ever said I'm going to move to Canada, but you may have to move to Canada to be able to escape this oppressive government if we don't stand up and wake up soon.

Look, you know, Obama can say, "Well, I was elected on universal healthcare." Where's the debate? You're debating a stimulus package. What you're putting in here is a trap. If this stimulus bill passes with all of the things in it with universal healthcare, healthcare in America as you know it will be over. And I don't mean all of the bad parts. I mean the good parts. It will be over because now you're going to have a governmental overseer deeming what is the appropriate treatment and cost. This is what they do over in England. They're now going back to a private health system because it's an abomination. What frightens me is I can start to see all of the threads that I've told you about. You know, if you've been a long-term listener of mine, you know that I have been saying for a while, I'm sorry, but things come to me and there are these loose threads and they bother me. Will I see the loose threads that have bothered me for a very long time, not about Obama but about our government and they are all starting to now be woven into the fabric. I'm starting to see where they all lead and it ain't some place pretty, gang. And you could say that I'm an alarmist, you can say all the things that people had said about me on the economy. That's fine, whatever. You've never met a guy that wants to be wrong more than me. I'm not saying that these things are coming to pass. I am saying they will come to pass unless we wake up, notice we wake our neighbors up and our friends up. And we don't do it -- you know, I had somebody stop me today and say, "Do you know that Barack Obama is having the military swear an oath to him and not the Constitution?" I said, where did you get that fact? "I just heard it." Don't ever repeat that again. Don't ever repeat that again. "Well, but I -- but that's what I've heard." I don't care what you heard. You could hear a lot of things. "Did you hear that there is a Russian army currently in the craters of the moon with laser guns and they're going to vaporize a ll of America. I heard that." I came back here to verify that that rumor is nothing but a rumor. You're right, it's nothing but a rumor, said by stupid people. Those things must not be said. If it's not true, we must not -- why are we focusing on all the wrong things? How did the Washington Post actually stand there and ask the president of the United States, "What did you think of A-Rod?" Who the hell cares about A-Rod! Who cares about A-Rod? I mean, it's an interesting thing that you can do in your own spare time; is this what the president has to comment on? A-Rod? Why was that ever in front of congress?

Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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On last week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck revealed where the Black Lives Matter organization really gets its funding, and the dark money trail leading to a cast of familiar characters. Shortly after the program aired, one of BLM's fiscal sponsors, Thousand Currents, took down its board of directors page, which featured one of these shady characters:

Ex-Marxist professor and author of "Beyond Woke," Michael Rectenwald, joined Glenn Beck on the TV show to fill us in on the suspicious change he discovered on the Thousand Currents webpage and the Communist terrorists who is now helping run the organization. (Fortunately, the internet is forever, so it is still possible to view the board of directors page by looking at a web archive from the WayBack Machine.)

Rectenwald revealed the shocking life history of Thousand Currents' vice chair of the board, Susan Rosenberg, who spent 16 years in federal prison for her part in a series of increasingly violent acts of terrorism, including bombing the U.S. Capitol building, bombing an FBI building, and targeting police for assassination.

"Their whole campaign was one of unbelievably vicious, murderous cop killings, assassinations, and bombings," explained Rectenwald of Rosenberg's terror group known as the May 19th Communist Organization or M19.

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