Stress Tests Just Part of the Game




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The much anticipated results from the bank stress tests have just been released, but the one thing they're not telling you is that this whole thing is a big game and the stress tests were the government's latest move.

Think about this logically: Banks already follow strict reporting standards to the government, so what were we trying to learn that we didn't already know?

It's all a game.

I predict that the result of the pointless stress tests will be a massive shift of power to the FDIC. I think they'll become the clearing house for anything to do with your money. Why? Because they're familiar to you already; they're the good guys with the patriotic stickers on bank doors. You know them.

FDIC chief Sheila Bair recently said the agency should have more power to take over and close insurers, bank holding companies and other financial institutions, instead of just commercial banks. I think they'll get that power and a whole lot more.

They're also playing a game with the budget. President Obama has offered budget cuts totaling about one half of one percent of the $3.4 trillion proposed budget.

There's also a game being played in the media. Wednesday, I unknowingly became a part of it.

I was speaking with Scott Levenson, the national spokesman for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now or ACORN. I was trying to get his take on the voter registration fraud that their group has been accused of. But he played me. He brought me down to his level and the result was something I'm not proud of because I was acting like him; I was playing his game.

I am all for intelligent debate. I have said for years you can disagree with me, but you better be able to back up your argument with facts. This guy, the national representative for ACORN, had no real argument. As he left the set, his only defense was to call me a racist, trying to intimidate me.

Then he went into the green room and called one of my producers "doll" and asked her out on a date. What is this, the '50s? Is this guy part of the Rat Pack?

Then he left her this message:

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SCOTT LEVENSON, ACORN SPOKESMAN: Tell Glenn, he's a wimp and he fights like a girl. Gimme a call.

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Fights like a girl? Where is the outrage? Where is the National Organization for Women?

I tried to use an analogy Wednesday about the Burger King employee on YouTube who took a bath in the sink. I don't think it was that clear to the ACORN guy (Wednesday wasn't exactly a banner day for my TV career), so let me try again.

In real life the Burger King bather was fired and Burger King made a public apology and said he was a rogue employee. But imagine if instead of one employee, we found out the same thing was happening in Burger Kings across the country. Would you see a pattern? Maybe there was something with management and the culture of the company?

Now what if their spokesman came out and defended that behavior?

In a smart, responsible company, he would be fired as well. No CEO would tolerate their national representative to "misrepresent" them in that way.

Apparently the ACORN guy is not a rogue employee. He is at the top of the food chain, so you have to believe management is the problem.

Their fraud charges aren't isolated incidents, they've been charged in fourteen states. So why is this group so protected by the game players? Why are they eligible for billions of taxpayer dollars in the stimulus bill? Why have they now they've made a national partner of the U.S. Census Bureau to help recruit workers to count every person in the United States?

Why? Because it's a game. And considering that the team we're playing against can change the rules whenever they'd like, there's no way to win.

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Glenn Beck: Here's how YOU can fix the Great Reset's housing crisis

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How's the housing market looking these days? Because under Build Back Better (aka the Great Reset), investors are grabbing up homes at a record pace.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn discussed a recent Redfin News report, which shows that almost one in five homes sold in the U.S. during the third quarter of 2021 was purchased by an investment firm, and many are paying tens of thousands of dollars over the asking price.

"Think of that, one in every five homes that are sold are going to a big investment firm," Glenn said. "Investors bought more than 90,000 homes, totaling more than $63 billion, representing 18% of all homes sold in the quarter. The numbers broke all records."

"The same factors have pushed more Americans to rent, which also creates opportunities for investors, because investors typically turn the homes they purchase into rentals," he continued. "And now they can charge higher rents. Rent for single-family homes surged by more than 10% in the 12 months, through September. The fastest annual rent inflation in 16 years."

"And nearly 77% purchased were bought in an all-cash transaction," Glenn added. "That's not your average person. These investment firms, like BlackRock, are going in and buying entire neighborhoods. They are the people that come in, and say, 'I'll give you $70,000 over the asking price.' ... Now, why would investment firms think they will just be able to make money paying $70,000 over the asking price? What is it that they know, that you don't know? Could they know, as the Great Reset states, that by 2030, you will own nothing and you'll like it?"

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn offer his thoughts on how you can solve the Great Reset's housing crisis:


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On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck exposes the radical plan to flip the United States from capitalism to socialism and into a lawless nation. It's an old strategy that mirrors a communist Cold War playbook. The goal now, as it was then, is this: How do they get a revolution without all that civil war stuff? It’s a five-step plan, and we're deep into several of the main steps RIGHT NOW.

Our justice system has been infiltrated by woke leftists, and something called "the progressive prosecutor movement" is methodically transforming Main Street USA into Main Street Gotham City. We can see it all over the country in places like San Francisco, with the Waukesha massacre as a terrifying glimpse into more of what's coming. And the media? They're currently running interference in one of the largest misinformation operations in history.

It’s happening at the city, state, AND federal levels. And President Trump might be one of the biggest victims of them all, a fact that even Trump critic Joe Rogan has realized on the Russia collusion hoax: “No one is being held accountable!” That ends now, as Glenn calls on Americans to push back on the lies that keep us divided in a cold civil war.

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A "one-world government" is being formed right now and it’s called the Great Reset, Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. And now, rebuild plans for the fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral hint at the formation of a global church, too.

In this clip, Glenn detailed plans for the iconic, 850-year-old church’s "woke" renovations that sound more like a 'politically correct Disneyland' complete with a "discovery trail," "emotional spaces," and 14 themed chapels.

"Notre Dame is now being built back better as a 'woke theme park' dedicated to environmentalism and social justice," Glenn explained.

"There will be several different chapels within, [for example] a chapel for social justice, and then chapel for environmental justice," he continued. "Which leads me to this point. The 'one-world government' is being formed, right now. One-world government. It is being formed and it's called The Great Reset."

Glenn went on to predict that one of the first steps in the direction of a one-world government will be a push for a global religion.

"I think we're seeing the first church now being dedicated to the new global religion — and it is social justice, environmental justice, and all this gobbledygook. We all know, it's not just wrong, it is dangerous. That's the first church, the cathedral of Notre Dame, in France, is the first global church. Mark my words. Christian, Jews, Muslims ... this global church will bring darkness unlike you've ever seen."

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The Omicron COVID-19 variant: Should we ACTUALLY panic?

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As the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus approaches, it seems like those in power want everyone to be terrified, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program Monday.

The chair of the World Medical Association's Council, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, is already comparing the variant to Ebola and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) has declared a state of emergency, despite the doctor who announced its discovery describing the new variant's symptoms as "unusual, but mild." So, should we really be worried or not?

In this clip, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere reviewed what we know about the Omicron variant so far and gave a few reasons why we should wait for more information before succumbing to panic.

Note: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-related questions & concerns.

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