Glenn Beck: March to Socialism - Green Jobs

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VOICE: The Glenn Beck program presents more truth behind America's March to Socialism.

GLENN: The number one audio book in America, the March to Socialism, at least last I checked on one website, about 11:00 last night. I don't know. March to Socialism available now in audio form only through Amazon and Barnes and Noble, and it's in all bookstores now, isn't it?

All right. So here's our March to Socialism today. Green jobs, the cornerstone of Barack Obama's fledgling presidency. It's how we're not only going to gain our energy independence, it's the way we're all going to get out of this economic mess, huh? There's nothing better than green jobs. Obama has cited Spain's efforts in creating green jobs as a model for us to follow. What benefits has Spain reaped from rushing and forcing renewable energy into action? A recent study done in Madrid shows that it's wildly costly to create a green job. An astounding average of about $600,000 for each green job created.

Now, I'm not an economist but I think the private sector could do a little better than that 'cause I am a thinker. Only one in ten green jobs is permanent. Each green job that has been created has led to 2.2 jobs being lost some place else in the economy. So when Obama proposes that he's going to create five million green jobs in the same fashion that they are doing in Spain, that also means he will lose 11 million jobs elsewhere in the economy according to the study done on and in Spain. Sounds like the perfect thing for us, doesn't it? Not only that, this warning has just come out from Spain's ministry of industry. The ministry of industry, quoting, has warned that the explosion in renewables threatens the power grid and the price of electricity. My gosh, who would have seen this coming? I didn't what? The path that these tech still quoting: The path that these technologies, renewables are following could in the short run risk the sustainability of the system, both from an economic point of view on the impact of the electric rate as well as from a technical point of view, even quote. So the study says, not a good idea. The government says, oops, this could be a real problem. The system is hemorrhaging jobs and threatening the entire energy system. I can't wait until he starts implementing this here! But the failures aren't stopping Spain from telling us how great their system is. Minister Miguel Sebastian just two days prior to the warning was in Chicago defending the Spanish model for renewables. This is like the abortion debate we had with people, trying to make this work in my head. So the system that brought 2.2 lost jobs for every gained job, 90% of which were temporary and may run the risk of, what was that quote again, sustainability of the electric grid isn't laughed at by our president; it's held up as a model! Viva socialism!

VOICE: Just in case you are not getting enough socialism from Washington, try Glenn's new audio book, the March to Socialism, available now in bookstores everywhere. Free copies not available as part of the stimulus package.


 

A new Pew Research Center report shows the death toll in the United States from COVID-19 is "heavily concentrated" in Democratic congressional districts.

According to the analysis, more than half of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. occurred in just 44 (approximately 10 percent of) congressional districts, and 41 of those 44 hardest-hit districts are represented by Democrats, while only three are represented by Republicans.

"A new Pew Research Center analysis of data on official reports of COVID-19 deaths, collected by the John Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering, finds that, as of last week, nearly a quarter of all the deaths in the United States attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts – all located in New York City and represented by Democrats in Congress. Of the more than 92,000 Americans who had died of COVID-19 as of May 20 (the date that the data in this analysis was collected), nearly 75,000 were in Democratic congressional districts," Pew reported.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere argued that, while the coronavirus should never have been made into a partisan issue, the study certainly makes a strong statement in favor of GOP leadership.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once predicted the coronavirus death rate would be between 4 and 5 percent, but they've just come out with a new report and those predictions have been adjusted significantly.

According to the CDC's latest data, the fatality rate among Americans showing COVID-19 symptoms is 0.4 percent. And an estimated 35 percent who are infected by the virus will never have any symptoms. Therefore, the CDC is now estimating COVID-19 kills less than 0.3 percent of people infected.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere recalled when the mainstream media went into overdrive, hammering President Donald Trump for predicting the final COVID-19 death rate would be "under one percent."

Looks like the president was right all along.

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Michigan barber Karl Manke isn't a troublemaker. He's a law-abiding citizen who did everything possible to financially survive during the COVID-19 lockdown. pandemic. Eventually, he had no other option: he had to reopen his business in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders.

In an interview on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Manke, 77, told Glenn, "I'm not backing down" despite Whitmer's seemingly vindictive attempts to shut down his business.

Shortly after reopening, Manke was ticketed for violating Whitmer's stay-at-home order and charged with a misdemeanor. When he still refused to close his doors, the governor's office went a step further and suspended his barber license.

"It's kind of a vindictive thing," said Manke. "I've become a worm in her brain ... and she is going full force, illegally, when legislatures told her that she was out of place and this was not her assignment, she decided to take it anyway."

On Thursday, the Shiawassee County Circuit Judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against Manke. Read more on this update here.

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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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