Glenn Beck: This Can't Be the Same Country I Grew Up In




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Normally I'd say "Hello America," but here's The One Thing: This can't be the same country I grew up in, because in the America I grew up in the headlines would be a whole lot different today.

Tuesday the debate was if the health care bill was socialist or not. On Wednesday, how about does the president even know what's in the bill or not?

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UNIDENTIFIED BLOGGER: Is this true? Will people be able to keep their insurance and will insurers be able to write new policies even though H.R. 3200 is passed?

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: You know, I have to say that I am not familiar with the provision you are talking about.

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The smartest man alive, Mr. Harvard Law himself, doesn't know anything about that oh-so-tiny detail of "will private insurance be outlawed"?

He knows exactly what's in there. Why do you think he wants to rush it through so fast? And yes, the slightest change to your plan means you are out. Hmm, what happened to Nancy Pelosi's "more private options"?

This is about structure and he'll say whatever he can to change it.

Take his bogus "our system is broken" line — his evidence? What he saw happen when his mom was sick back in 1995:

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OBAMA: I remember just being heartbroken, seeing her struggling through the paperwork and the medical bills and the insurance forms. So, I've seen what it's like when somebody you love is suffering because of a broken health care system. And it's wrong.

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"Paperwork"? Not she didn't get any care or the quality of the care — but "paperwork"?

I'm not sure what planet President Obama is from, but on this one, the government isn't known for simplifying paperwork. Have you seen the tax code?

Now, clearly losing your mom, like I did at age 13, is horrible at 13, 33, 73 or any age. But, "paperwork"?

President Obama, weren't you like 34 and an attorney? That's five years older than the boy wonder auto expert you hired. You or the family couldn't help with the paperwork? Instead of just complaining that government isn't helping?

But no, it's America's fault.

I'm getting sick of the putdowns to America. Our systems are broken. We are greedy. Our cars are too big. Our butts are too big. The status quo is not acceptable. We have the president on world apology tours every other week: "We feel so bad about…."

No! I don't feel bad. Because America is good. I know that. You know that. But apparently the president doesn't know that.

Last time I checked, immigrants fleeing their rat-hole countries didn't aim their floating Corollas toward Russia, China or even Europe. They come here.

Hey! Maybe President Obama has found the solution to the illegal immigration problem: Just transform the country and make it so crappy people stop risking everything to get here.

I told you on Tuesday, we're not capitalist anymore. We are closer to socialist, but we aren't that either, because we are in some sort of a transition period. We are running towards a destination. It's our job is to find out what that destination is and then decide if that's what we want to be.

I mean, we've got czars now. Czars like John Holdren, who has proposed forcing abortions and putting sterilants in the drinking water to control population.

The latest is the nominee for regulatory czar, a Harvard Law professor named Cass Sunstein, who is a friend of Obama's and embraces the ever-so-popular '"senior death discount" that calculates the lives of younger people as having a greater value than those of the elderly. And he also believes in giving legal rights for livestock, wildlife and pets so they can file lawsuits.

Human rights for livestock? This is not the America I grew up in.

Let me replay something for you, something that Obama said five days before the election. Something we were not listening to with clear ears at the time. I want you to hear it again now:

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THEN-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BARACK OBAMA: We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.

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Bill O'Reilly joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" on Friday for his weekly take on the 2020 presidential race.

O'Reilly emphasized what a dangerous candidate socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) really is, and how the media is working to mislead voters by depicting other Democratic candidates, such as former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as "moderate."

"The Democratic Party has been hijacked -- and this is no breaking news -- by the progressive left. Which is now being enabled by the national media," said O'Reilly.

"Bernie Sanders is a dangerous man. In any sane time, media time, that would be clear to everybody. But it's not," he added. "It's like, 'Oh, there's uncle Bernie and he just wants to give stuff away. What a great guy.' [He's] not a great guy, all right? He's a totalitarian. He'll take your freedom, in every area, away. Every area. There isn't one area, that Bernie Sanders wouldn't intrude upon, in your personal freedom. Yet, that's not reported. You don't know it unless you pay attention. It's all a bunch of dishonest blather that has obliterated the so-called moderate Democrat. And there are millions of those people. They don't know what to do because they have no voice in the media."

Glenn pointed out that the media has been "trying to make Pete Buttigieg into a moderate" ever since his strong showing in the Iowa caucuses last week.

"So, Pete Buttigieg: Harvard grad. Rhodes Scholar. Brilliant man, he is brilliant. Great speaker. Almost as good as Beck and I. Not quite, but almost," O'Reilly said. "He's only 38, all right? So, the guy goes out and runs for president after being the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, for eight years, and almost destroying that city. The city is in chaos, yet he's re-elected with 80% of the vote the second time. That's what a good BS'er Pete Buttigieg is.

The two went on to break down Buttegieg's radical policy plans on immigration, abortion, gun control, and more.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck and his chief researcher, Jason Buttrill, have uncovered new evidence that suggests the coronavirus death toll numbers coming from China are grossly inaccurate.

After vetting several deep-fake videos circulating on social media, Jason unearthed shocking whistleblower-videos released by citizens of the communist state that show entire warehouses filled with body bags, along with other atrocities.

Jason and Glenn break down the real numbers and discuss the possibilities of the outbreak coming to America. Watch the video below for more details:

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Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has surged in the polls in the past month.

With former Vice President Joe Biden dropping below far-left presidential candidates such as the unapologetically socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.), and the almost equally extremist Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Democratic voters seeking a more moderate alternative are setting their sights on Mayor Pete.

But are Buttigieg's policies actually moderate? Not even close, Glenn Beck said Thursday on the radio program.

"[Pete Buttigieg] wants people to see him as a moderate. The mayor of a Midwest city in a red state ... and he's going for the middle, even though he is not a moderate candidate in any way," said Glenn.

Here are just a few example of where Buttigieg stands on the issues:

  • Supports late-term, partial-birth abortion
  • Eliminate the Electoral College
  • Buyback program for assault weapons
  • Raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
  • Expand Medicare
  • Decriminalize illegal immigration
  • Pay for infrastructure through changing taxes on corporations, the wealthy
  • Study reparations
  • Legalize marijuana
  • Increase existing taxes on upper-income Americans
  • Cancel some student debt
  • Don't use tariffs to pressure countries
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An official at the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations' health agency, has issued a warning, calling the coronavirus "the worst enemy you can imagine" and more of a threat than "any terrorist attack," during a media briefing on Tuesday.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO's director general, said that a vaccine for the coronavirus will likely take 18 months to develop. The virus has reportedly killed hundreds and infected tens of thousands of people, primarily in China.

"To be honest, a virus is more powerful in creating political, social and economic upheaval than any terrorist attack. It's the worst enemy you can imagine," added Ghebreyesus.

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck noted that the same agency in charge of developing this life-saving vaccine, has taken the time to officially change the disease's name to COVID-19, citing the concern of "stigmatizing" any specific geographical location, individual, or group of people.

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