Glenn Beck: The Truth About Obama's Stimulus Package



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There's the start of universal healthcare in this spending bill, and President Obama didn't even mention it in his speech last night. I'll explain in just a minute why if you're old you should get used to a little pain.

Here's the one thing: I agree with President Obama. We may not survive if we do not do the right thing. But that's where our agreement ends, because what he's proposing is exactly wrong.

Better get the duct tape, because when you hear what Obama said last night, and then the truth, your head may pop off.

Here's Obama talking about job creation:

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: The federal government is the only entity left with the resources to jolt our economy back into life.

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But wait! The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that about 90 to 95% of private sector job growth got us out of the recessions of late ‘70s and early ‘80s. Here's the president speaking about role in ending the Great Depression:

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OBAMA: You have some people — very sincere — who philosophically just think that government has no business interfering in the marketplace.

And in fact there are several who suggested that FDR was wrong to intervene back in the New Deal. They're fighting battles that I thought were resolved a pretty long time ago.

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No, actually a long time ago the history was written by the same economists who designed the new deal. Let's look at today. The non-partisan CBO says the spending package will actually lower GDP by .1 to .3 percentage points by 2019. Doing nothing, they say, would result in less debt and higher growth. But, of course, doing nothing isn't an option for this president.

Last night President Obama did not say much about TARP 2.0, which was rolled out today by new Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Geithner said that this new plan is supposed to help mop up toxic assets. But isn't that exactly what President Bush and the Republicans said about the original TARP? This one could put us on the hook for another 1.5 trillion bucks.

Here's what President Obama said when it comes to the "experts":

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: "Most economists almost unanimously recognize... That government is an important element of introducing some additional demand into the economy."

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Oh really? Doesn't this sound like Al Gore on global warming? The science is not settled, it's up to you. There are a couple hundred economists who disagree, and they aren't exactly slouches.

It's nice that Obama looks presidential and his words make people feel good, but we also have to listen to what he says and make sure he can back it up with actual facts — something that we'll try to do tonight.

What do you think? Send your comments to: glennbeck@foxnews.com

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On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck discussed the recent news that a primary source for the Steele Dossier — the document on which much of the Trump-Russia collusion investigation was based — had been investigated by the FBI for contacts with suspected Russian spies. Glenn also shared several previously unpublished texts and emails from FBI agents have recently been released.

According to a letter sent by Attorney General William Barr to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday, the FBI knew early on that the research compiled by ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele relied on a "Primary Sub-source" that had been "the subject of an FBI counterintelligence investigation from 2009 to 2011 that assessed his or her contacts with suspected Russian intelligence officers" — but still used it to obtain warrants to spy on former Trump campaign-aide Carter Page.

But, it gets even worse. Now, new leaked texts and communications from FBI agents within the department at the time of the entire Russian collusion effort were disclosed in federal court filings on Thursday. According to the court documents, FBI agents purchased "professional liability insurance" to protect themselves in January 2017, just weeks before Donald Trump was inaugurated president, because they were concerned about the agency's potentially illegal activity during the Russia collusion investigation.

"Trump was right," one FBI employee wrote in response to then-President-elect Trump's Jan 3, 2017 tweet which read: "The 'Intelligence' briefing on so-called 'Russian hacking' was delayed until Friday, perhaps more time needed to build a case. Very strange!"

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Chief researcher Jason Buttrill joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to discuss an "explosive" new report released Wednesday by Senate Republicans on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

Among other serious allegations, the 87-page report claims that "Hunter Biden received a $3.5 million wire transfer from Elena Baturina, the wife of the former mayor of Moscow," and the richest woman in Russia.

"The transactions discussed [in the report] are designed to illustrate the depth and extent of some questionable financial transactions. Moreover, the financial transactions illustrate serious counterintelligence and extortion concerns relating to Hunter Biden and his family," the report stated.

Jason suggested the Senate's findings provide additional evidence to back allegations of a money-laundering scheme, which Glenn detailed in a four-part series about Biden's shady connections to Ukraine. Learn more on this here.

"Laundered money is very hard to track to its finality," Jason explained. "I'm sure the Biden camp is really hoping that it just looks suspicious, but [investigators] don't ever find the eventual end point. But, if they do – and it's possible they already have – this is going to be explosive, very explosive."

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Revolutions rarely happen overnight. The Left started laying the groundwork for November 3, 2020, the moment Hillary Clinton had to concede the 2016 election to Donald Trump. It was always solely about getting rid of President Trump — and there's a playbook for that.

Last week, Glenn Beck showed you the "Seven Pillars of Color Revolution" written by a former U.S. diplomat, which are the conditions that must be in place for a successful Eastern European-style "Color Revolution." The left seems to be pushing for a Color Revolution this election because they are using the exact same playbook.

In part two of this series, Glenn peels back the layers on the first four of these Color Revolution pillars to show you how they work and what the end goal is. And he reveals one of the architects of the playbook – a Color Revolution specialist, former ambassador, and former Obama administration official who is one of the key masterminds of this revolution.

Joining Glenn is political campaign veteran and BlazeTV host Steve Deace who says the polls that claim Biden is leading the race "are trash." We're being set up to believe that if Trump wins in spite of the polls, it must be an invalid election.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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