Glenn Beck: Obama's 'typical white' grandmother



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GLENN: ‑‑ to the ‑‑ what did Sarah Palin call the death panels? You laugh all the way to the death panels. Go ahead. Laugh all you want, America.

Let me give you this from Bloomberg today. President Barack Obama has said his grandmother's hip replacement surgery during the final weeks of her life made him wonder whether expensive procedures for the terminally ill reflect a sustainable model for healthcare. The president's grandmother, the up with ‑‑ what did he call his grandma? Here, I have it.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: She is a typical white person who if she sees somebody on the street that she doesn't know, there's a reaction that's been bred into ‑‑

PAT: Bred into her, scared.

GLENN: Hatred was bred into his typical white person grandmother.

PAT: It's in the white person DNA.

GLENN: So President Obama said his grandmother's hip replacement surgery during the final weeks of her life made him wonder about the expensive procedures for the terminally ill, if they reflect a sustainable model for healthcare. The president's grandmother had a hip replaced after she was diagnosed with cancer. Obama said in an interview with a New York Times magazine that was published today. Dunham, who lived in Honolulu died at the age of 86 two days before her grandson's election victory. "I don't know how much that hip replacement cost..." wow, he should have figured that out. I mean, isn't he ‑‑ two days before the election he was a millionaire then. He should have just paid for grandma's hip replacement. If he was worried it was a sustainable model, I mean, why didn't he just ‑‑ he's a millionaire. Why didn't he take her out of that evil health insurance thing? You know, for instance, I don't believe Rush has health insurance. I think Rush just pays for it. You know, you're a millionaire. Why not just pay for it, Barack. And especially your grandmother. He said, I would have paid out of pocket for that hip replacement just because she's my grandmother. He didn't. But he would have. Obama said, "You just get some very difficult moral issues when considering whether to give my grandmother or everyone else's aging grandparents or parents a hip replacement when they're terminally ill. That's where I think you've got to get into some very difficult moral issues."

PAT: Like what?

GLENN: The chronically ill and those toward the end of their lives are accounting for potentially 80% of the total healthcare bill out there. Not just the terminally ill. Now he's moved it from his grandmother to the terminally ill, which she was, to the "And those toward the end of their life." Obama promised during a presidential campaign that healthcare overhaul would be top priority. He said that at a Missouri town hall meeting yesterday he hopes congress will pass healthcare legislation. The issue has been divisive. Finding an answer to that will keep costs down while extending coverage to the estimated 46 million Americans without health assurance has eluded past presidents. Ruthless pragmatism. Obama said that his economic advisors aren't constrained by ideology or connections to former treasury secretary Robert Rubin. "What I have been constantly been searching for is a ruthless pragmatism when it comes to economic policy. When it comes to something like investment banking versus commercial banking," blah, blah‑blah, blah‑blah, blah‑blah.

Okay. Ruthless pragmatism. Stu, can you define that?

STU: Well, I mean, it comes back to specifically I think the things like the disability adjusted life expectancy, when you are not living a quality life, if you are a complete ‑‑ in the complete life system.

GLENN: So in other words, if you have a child, if I can remember the words from, I believe it was Holdren, it's one of the czars, that if you have a ‑‑ no, I think it was Ezekiel. I don't have it in front of me. It's one of the czars to where if you have a person who is so disabled and will not be able to be pulled out of the disability that they don't really count as a productive member of society. And therefore shouldn't receive any healthcare money, that would be ruthless and pragmatic.

STU: Both. It would qualify for both.

GLENN: So we know that he questioned whether or not to give his own mother ‑‑ grandmother, a woman he loved so dearly...

PRESIDENT OBAMA: She is a typical white person.

GLENN: You know, somebody that he just loved so dearly. He wondered if she should have a hip replacement surgery done at the end of her life. I wonder if he's going to love your grandmother as much.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: She is a typical white person.

GLENN: And make that decision for you because you can't make ‑‑ as he couldn't make it. He couldn't tell grandma not to have that. He loves her. So that's the problem. Maybe we just need a nanny. Maybe we just need some parent who will make that decision for us because we're too close, as he was. He was too close to his grandmother to make that decision. So maybe we should just have some sort of a panel make that decision for us.

STU: And all of this sound so horrific I think to American audiences because it's so against our culture. But this, it's our culture that's the different one. All around Europe and everywhere else, that's how they make these decisions.

PAT: More pragmatic.

GLENN: Yes, but more ruthless. More ruthless I think we've found over the years. Here's the ‑‑

STU: But that's the reason. The reason we spend more on healthcare is ‑‑

GLENN: Is because we care.

STU: ‑‑ because we care.

GLENN: We care about the elderly.

STU: We spend money two weeks before they die. They don't. They get off. They don't ‑‑

GLENN: We value life in this country and when you start devaluing life, then you're in trouble. You let people make their own decisions. You know there's a lot of ways that you could let the private industry come up with insurance.

Look, why don't you have a 20‑year plan. Rand Paul was on the program and he said have a 20‑year insurance plan. So you buy into insurance, you get it for 20 years. So that way if you get sick or something, they can't take you off. Everybody is the same. They just get a 20‑year plan. Now, as you get older, it's just like life insurance. As you get older, you are going to have to pay more. I mean, it's crazy what we're doing here. It is crazy.

The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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