You Can Take the Organizer Out of Chicago, But...



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President Obama's new health care plan rolled out on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. HHS Secretary Sebelius talked about creating a government health insurance plan to compete with private insurers and "leveling the playing field" between them.

Government health care: great, they are coming to save you.

But here's the one thing no one else is going to say: We have elected a former community organizer as our president who is helping to orchestrate a power grab of industry, energy, health care and taxes — he wants to control it.

Let me explain through two stories in the news right now:

First community organizers — what do they do? Take the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now — better known as ACORN — for example. ACORN says they are, "committed to social and economic justice" and they "those who have historically been locked out become powerful players in our democratic system."

Remember, President Obama say he wants his Supreme Court nominee to have empathy and understand social justice.

Anyway, what they neglect to mention is that one technique for accomplishing those things is fraud. ACORN is facing fraud charges in Nevada. Another way is intimidation. How many times has Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson threatened to bring their groups to the streets to "bring to justice" anyone they perceive as a threat? Who organized the bus tours of the homes AIG executives so they could protest and scare their children?

To groups like ACORN, it's not really about helping "those who have been locked out." It is about helping those who help them. This is a power grab. They work to get the people into office that can continue to feed them — and it's a great strategy. They've reportedly received $53 million in federal funds since 1994.

So, now we've elected a community organizer to the White House, what do you expect him to do? Well, you can take the organizer out of Chicago, but you can't take the Chicago out of the organizer. By including ACORN and groups like them in the stimulus package, we've guaranteed them billions of dollars to buy more votes for the party.

Just as this is seed money for Democratic votes, the auto bailout will help the party flourish for years to come.

First take a look at Obama's "car czar," Steve Rattner. A top Democratic fundraiser, he served as finance chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2006 — during which the DNC raised approximately $600 million.

Since 2000, Rattner has personally given over a quarter of a million dollars to Democratic candidates and organizations. So it is safe to say the guy knows how to play the game. And, as any Democratic fundraiser knows, the auto unions are huge contributors. In the last election the United Auto Workers donated over $2 million to Democrats — that's 99 percent of their contributions. Since 1990, the UAW gave over $25 million to Democrats — that's 99 percent of all contributions.

So how would unions make out with fundraiser-turned-"car czar" Rattner orchestrating the money? Take a wild guess.

Let's look at Chrysler for example.

In the proposed bankruptcy deal, the banks first in line would get $2 billion — about 29 cents on the dollar. Cerberus Daimler owed $2 billion — they would get zero. Taxpayers owed $4.3 billion, it's not certain what they will get. But the unions owed $10.6 billion would get 43 cents on the dollar and an equity stake — the best deal, by far, of anyone.

The Democrats know the unions need to be rebuilt, re-strengthened and revitalized. They need the union donations and community organizers to keep them in office.

The auto unions need the Democrats in office to get their money and maybe more members — that number has been dropping from 1.5 million members 30 years ago to about 430,000 today.

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Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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