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GLENN: 888 727 BECK, 888 727 BECK. Okay, so here are the stats on healthcare. Remember, Romney healthcare, well, they didn't like it the way Romney put it in but then the Democrats could get in there and fix things and we've been able to insure everybody, which they haven't been able to do. They have just built another layer of bureaucracy. Now, once you get this bridge, it's not going to destroy the healthcare, it's not going to make your waiting time worse, you are still going to be able to keep your doctor. Have you noticed the difference between the language on the president? He used to say you're going to be able to keep your old doctor. Now he's saying we want you to be able to keep your own doctor. Have you noticed that?

STU: No, I haven't noticed that. Really?

GLENN: Oh, yeah. Listen to him. You'll be able to keep your own doctor. "Look, universal healthcare. We want you to be able to keep your own doctor." Subtle difference.

STU: I haven't noticed that.

GLENN: Gigantic difference. So anyway, so what's happening? According to the people, they just took a Rasmussen poll in Massachusetts and said, what do you think about healthcare? Stu, break it down.

STU: 26% of people in Massachusetts believe the reform has been a success.

GLENN: How many?

STU: 26%.

GLENN: 26%.

STU: Now, this is the best statistic for universal healthcare in this entire poll. So I'm leading with it. It's the best one for them.

GLENN: Wow.

STU: 26% believe that it has been a success. 37% believe it has been a failure and a bunch of people are undecided on it at this point. As we move down the chart, they start talking about more affordable or less affordable. Now remember this is the plug for universal healthcare. This is

GLENN: Make it more affordable. It's got to be more affordable or it's no good. Remember, the big push by Obama now is we are on an unsustainable path. Stu, did you see the budget? Did you see the thing I sent you from the GAO yesterday?

STU: You did, but I don't have my computer to open it yet.

GLENN: You haven't seen it? You haven't read it?

STU: Am I going to like it?

GLENN: Oh, my gosh. We'll break it down while we're on vacation. We're going to go on vacation tomorrow and then we'll be back and we'll break it down. The budget, the CBO is saying unsustainable, unsustainable. Warning, Will Robinson. But that is the big push from Obama. It's unsustainable at this we've got to lower the cost of healthcare. Do people in Massachusetts believe that the best healthcare system in the country is lowering the cost of healthcare.

STU: 21% say it's more affordable now. 27% say it's less affordable now. Now, what's interesting is you go deeper into the demographics and you find there's only one group who actually finds it more affordable by pay scale.

GLENN: Hmmm. Which pay scale would that be?

STU: Wouldn't it be the poor, Glenn?

GLENN: No.

STU: Shockingly enough, no. 29% of the poor say that the healthcare reforms have made healthcare less affordable, to 27% who say it's more affordable. The only group who has a positive answer to that question saying that overall it's been more affordable are people who make over $100,000 per year. Everyone else says the exact opposite, that either it's right close to equal or it's made it less affordable.

GLENN: Unbelievable.

STU: It is unbelievable. But that again we're leading with the best stuff for universal healthcare and now we get to the final question.

GLENN: All right, all right.

STU: The quality of your healthcare.

GLENN: Yes.

STU: Has it become better?

GLENN: It will never affect it. We want you to have your own doctor.

STU: It's going to be either the same or it's going to improve it, right?

GLENN: Absolutely. It's not going to get worse. How could it?

STU: Certainly Barack Obama isn't running on a plan that he would admit makes healthcare worse, right?

GLENN: No.

STU: He is saying that it's going to improve it.

GLENN: It has to.

STU: Massachusetts has been living under it and what they found is 10 big percent of people have found that it's increased the quality of the healthcare. The problem with that, three times the amount of people, now 29%, say it has made the quality worse. But it goes further.

GLENN: It gets better for universal healthcare?

STU: No. No, it does not. In fact, it goes to again we go to, if you have children at home, okay, 32% say that the quality has become worse. 5% say the quality has become better. Now you go on again think about that. That's the most important demographic, isn't it? You go on to the income again which is to me really fascinating is that the poor once again are saying that their quality these are people who are making under $20,000 a year in Massachusetts, okay? They are about split. Actually more people, 26 to 25 say the quality has become worse. But the other targets here are the people between 20 and 60,000. These are the middle class people. Remember, the poor poor people who are making $3,000 a year might be able to get on the government program before. The people that are going to be helped here, the people making $20,000 to $60,000. Between $20,000 and $40,000, 23% to 9% say the quality has become worse. And then you go to $40,000 to $60,000 it's 29 to 8 the quality has become worse. And as you go up the scale, it gets more and more embarrassing. Between $60,000 and $75,000. By a count of 51 3% they are saying the quality's become worse. The next income scale up, it's 39 to 2%, and over $100,000 even they will admit, 21% to 7% say the quality has become worse. Now, these are people who could obviously find, they can go to a more expensive doctor, they can have more wider array of things that are covered by their healthcare insurance.

GLENN: So in other words, everyone over $20,000.

STU: It's a complete blowout.

GLENN: It's a complete blowout.

STU: But even those under $20,000 still think slightly it's made healthcare worse. That means everyone, in every income scale, believes it's made healthcare worse. It's close with the poor. Everyone else not even remotely close. This is the program that they are trying to implement. And again we've talked about it because they were distracting us, "Let's talk about healthcare" while cap and trade is coming. Well, cap and trade went through the house and they are going to start bringing up healthcare next and probably trying to distract us with something else. These are the effects of this program and again this was a good program as far as universal healthcare programs go. Mitt Romney had a big hand in shaking this to be more sensible with Barack Obama.

GLENN: Here's what's going to happen. You are going to have a reshaping of the cap and trade and it's going to get ready to go through the Senate. They now is a filibuster proof 60 votes in the Senate. There's no chance this isn't going to be passed in some form or another for cap and trade. You've got to do everything you can. Call your Democratic senators and tell them. Actively campaign. You have no idea what's coming. You call them every single day. I actually had somebody tell me that people stand at the fax machines. I didn't know people had fax machines. You e mail them, you call them. You wear them out because that's what they're doing to you. They are trying to wear you out. Wear them out. You don't pass that. At the same time that's going through the Senate, you watch. Healthcare will go through the house because they are going to try to wear you out. Prepare. Prepare. Connect. Get as much information as you can to your friends. Please go out. Borrow it from a friend or buy one yourself and then pass it on to a friend. Common Sense, available everywhere. Read it this holiday weekend and pass it on.

In the final days before the 2020 election, President Donald Trump is gaining among black voters, particularly men, because his record of accomplishments "speaks for itself" and the "façade" that President Trump is a racist "just doesn't ring true," argued sports columnist Jason Whitlock on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday.

Jason, who recently interviewed the president at the White House for OutKick.com, shared his thoughts on why he believes many black Americans — notably celebrities such as Kanye West, Ice Cube, and 50 Cent — are breaking from the "façade" that President Trump is a "flaming racist."

"I really believe the facts are starting to speak for themselves, and that Donald Trump's record of accomplishments, particularly as it relates to African Americans, speaks for itself," Jason told Glenn. "He actually has a record to stand on, unlike even Barack Obama. When [Obama] was president, I don't think he had much of a record to stand on, in terms of, 'Hey, what did he actually deliver for African Americans?' President Trump has things he can stand on and, you know, beyond that I think black people understand when he starts talking about black unemployment rate. And America's unemployment rate. And then, when you add in for black men, the façade we've been putting on [President Trump] … you know, this whole thing that he's some flaming racist, it just doesn't ring true."

Jason suggested that Trump's fearlessness, unabashed masculinity, and record of keeping his promises resonates with men in the black community. He also weighed in on how media and social media's bias plays a huge role in convincing people to hate President Trump while ignoring Antifa and others on the Left.

"I keep explaining to people, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, they're some of the most secular places on earth. And we've reduced everyone to a tweet, that we disagree with," he added.

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Megyn Kelly is not happy about the "disgusting" media coverage of President Donald Trump, specifically pointing to Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview on CBS Sunday.

On the radio program, Megyn told Glenn Beck the media has become so blinded by the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" that they've lost their own credibility — and now they can't get it back.

"It's disgusting. It's stomach-turning," Megyn said of the media's coverage of the president. "But it's just a continuation of what we've seen over the past couple of years. Their 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' has blinded them to what they're doing to their own credibility. They can't get it back. It's too late. They've already sacrificed it. And now no one is listening to them other than the hard partisans for whom they craft their news."

Megyn also discussed how she would have covered the recent stories about Hunter and Joe Biden's alleged corruption. Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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Imagine sometime next year, getting called before HUWAC – the House Un-Woke Activities Committee.

"Are you or have you ever been a member of the un-woke?"

Something like that is not as far-fetched as you might think.

Last week, Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration, now a UC Berkeley professor, tweeted this:

Since the 1970s, there have been dozens of "Truth Commissions" around the world like the kind Robert Reich wants in America. Most of these have been set up in Africa and Latin America. Usually it happens in countries after a civil war, or where there's been a regime change – a dictator is finally overthrown, and a commission is set up to address atrocities that happened under the dictator. Or, as in the commissions in East Germany and Czechoslovakia, atrocities under communism. Or, in the most famous example, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission addressed the decades of apartheid that ravaged that nation.

These commissions usually conclude with an official final report. These commissions and reports have served as a means of governments trying to close a dark chapter of their country's history, or provide emotional catharsis, as a way to generally move on. Sometimes it kind of works for people, most of the time it leaves people clamoring for more justice.

Here's how one professor described truth commissions in an article in The Conversation last year. He wrote:

The goal of a truth commission… is to hold public hearings to establish the scale and impact of a past injustice, typically involving wide-scale human rights abuses, and make it part of the permanent, unassailable public record. Truth commissions also officially recognize victims and perpetrators in an effort to move beyond the painful past… Some have been used cynically as tools for governments to legitimize themselves by pretending they have dealt with painful history when they have only kicked the can down the road.

See, this is the problem with a lot of "Truth" commissions – they are inherently political. Even if you trust your government and give them all the benefit of the doubt in the world that their Truth commission is trying to do the right thing, it is ALWAYS going to be political. Because these truth commissions are never set up by those who have LOST power in government. They're always established by those who have WON power.

The Deputy Executive Director of the International Center for Transitional Justice says one of the main points in these Truth commissions is that "the victims become protagonists."

A Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility.

So, who are the victims in Robert Reich's America? People like him, members of the far-Left who had to endure the atrocities of four years of a president with different political ideas. What an injustice. I mean, the left's suffering during the Trump administration is almost on the level of apartheid or genocide – so we totally need a Truth commission.

There have been lots of calls for the U.S. to have its own Truth and Reconciliation commission, especially around racial injustice.

This past June, Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California introduced legislation to establish the " United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation."

Ibram X. Kendi – the high priest of anti-racism, and author of Target's current favorite book " Antiracist Baby" – proposes a Constitutional anti-racism amendment. This amendment would:

establish and permanently fund the Department of Anti-racism (DOA) comprised of formally trained experts on racism and no political appointees. The DOA would be responsible for pre-clearing all local, state and federal public policies to ensure they won't yield racial inequity, monitor those policies, investigate private racist policies when racial inequity surfaces, and monitor public officials for expressions of racist ideas. The DOA would be empowered with disciplinary tools to wield over and against policymakers and public officials who do not voluntarily change their racist policy and ideas.

If you think that is far-fetched, you haven't been paying attention to the Left's growing radicalism. In a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration, a Department of Anti-racism is entirely within the realm of possibility. And of course, such a DOA would never stop at policing government.

We're in a dangerous, precarious moment in our history. Given the events of 2020, should Democrats gain the White House, the Senate, and the House, how many commissions will be in our future? They will suddenly have plenty of political capital to drag the nation through years of commission hearings.

And the Left's form of justice is never satisfied. You think it will stop at a T&R commission on race? MSNBC's Chris Hayes tweeted this month about the need for a commission to deal with Americans who are skeptical about wearing masks:

Or what about a Truth commission on religion? I mean, look at those reckless churches spreading Covid this year. Or this would be a big one – a T&R commission on climate change deniers.

The Left is highly selective when it comes to truth. That's why they are the very last group you want in charge of anything with "Truth and Reconciliation" in the title.

This is one of the most incredibly frustrating things about the Left in America today. The Left insists there is no such thing as absolute truth, while simultaneously insisting there are certain approved truths that are undeniable.

So, you can't question "Science" – even though that's pretty much what every great scientist in history did.

You can't question racism as the explanation for all of existence – because, well, just because.

You can't question third-party "Fact-checkers" – because the powers that be, mainly Big Tech right now, have decided they are the Truth referees and you have to trust what they say because they're using certified external fact-checkers. They just forgot to tell you that they actually fund these third-party fact-checkers. It's like if McDonald's told you to trust third-party health inspectors that they were paying for.

The Left thinks it has a monopoly on Truth. They're the enlightened ones, because they've had the correct instruction, they're privy to the actual facts. It's psychotic arrogance. If you don't buy what they're selling, even if you're just skeptical of it, it's because you either don't have the facts, you willingly deny the facts, or you're simply incapable of grasping the truth because you're blinded by your raging racism problem. It's most likely the racism problem.

The Left never learns from its own preaching. For the past 60-plus years they've decried the House Un-American Activities Committee for trying to root out communists, getting people canceled, ruining Hollywood careers, etcetera. But a HUAC-type committee is precisely what Robert Reich is describing and many on the Left want. It's not enough for Trump to be voted out of office. Americans who helped put him there must be punished. They don't want reconciliation, they want retribution. Because the Left doesn't simply loathe Donald Trump, the Left loathes YOU.

President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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