Glenn Beck: Where Are the Tough Questions About Health Care Reform?




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President Obama made his pitch for government health care at a town hall meeting on Tuesday:

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: People say, well, how can a private company compete against the government? If you think about it, UPS and FedEx are doing just fine. Right? No, they are. I mean, it's the post office that's always having problems.

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That's supposed to make me want government-run health care? I guess the world makes a lot more sense when you're reading from a teleprompter.

But, that wasn't the only gem from the town hall meeting. Apparently Obama still thinks doctors are all greedy, cash-hungry, limb-cutting monsters:

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: If a family care physician works with his or her patient to help them lose weight, modify diet, monitors whether they're taking their medications in a timely fashion, they might get reimbursed a pittance. But if that same diabetic ends up getting their foot amputated, that's $30,000, $40,000, $50,000 — immediately the surgeon is reimbursed.

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You'd think the men in tweed at the White House would have figured out, "Hey, this didn't go so well last time — with the whole tonsil thing. Maybe we shouldn't do it again?"

Nope. Instead, they step it up. Now doctors are slashing feet for cash.

Maybe it's about time someone in the media starts asking why the president is protecting these doctors. I mean, he must have information that others don't have; where is he getting these stories?

Here's the One Thing: Where are the tough questions? I'd even settle for the simple questions, like: Mr. President, can you name a doctor that has ripped kids' tonsils or lopped-off feet for cash? Just one?

The media had no trouble running with false stories on George W. Bush's National Guard service and that Bush blew up the levees in New Orleans. But God forbid we find out details on Obama's health plan — I mean, other than "health care for all."

Oh, Glenn! You keep talking crazy "death panel" stuff. This health care plan is great for seniors.

Yes, I know, I know. I saw President Obama say the government won't pull the plug on grandma:

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OBAMA: The rumor that's been circulating a lot lately is this idea that somehow the House of Representatives voted for "death panels" that will, basically, pull the plug on grandma because we've decided that we don't — it's too expensive to let her live anymore. The intention of the members of Congress was to give people more information so that they could handle issues of end of life care, when they're ready, on their on terms. It wasn't forcing anybody to do anything.

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That is so comforting.

But will the media ask the president about his comments from way, way, way back in April when he said in an interview with the New York Times magazine: 'You just get into some very difficult moral issues" when considering whether "to give my grandmother, or everybody else's aging grandparents or parents, a hip replacement when they are terminally ill... The chronically ill and those toward the end of their lives are accounting for potentially 80 percent of the total health care."

It is only a difficult moral issue for the government. Even Barack Obama knows what you should really do: "I don't know how much that hip replacement cost... I would have paid out of pocket for that hip replacement just because she's my grandmother."

Why won't someone other than Major Garrett and Jake Tapper call him out on this blatant intellectual dishonesty?

Which do you believe? The "won't pull the plug" thing or the old people's cost-per-breath ratio?

Oh, you can count on the media to show up when Sarah Palin says she's worried about the prospects of her special needs child, Trig, being at the mercy of "death panels" under universal health care. The media blasts her for being a kook.

Why is that ridiculous? Have you looked at what Obama's closest advisers believe? Palin's not the one with the "complete lives system" — Obama's advisers are.

And apparently, as that April interview revealed, Obama is concerned about those old people as they soak up 80 percent of health care costs. It's a moral dilemma for him. So these old people have lots of candy around the house, but gosh darnit, they are so expensive to keep ticking!

Of course, the "rationing" talk is all predicated on an "emergency" or a "crisis," they say. Yet another question not being asked by the media: Is there any foreseeable emergency or crisis in our near future?

No way, the stimulus passed! The recession is over! The worst is behind us! We're not monetizing our debt or anything.

Really? We're not monetizing our debt? No, I'm sure the media would have reported if the government were creating new money to buy government debt and that the Fed was on its way to buying up over half a trillion in government debt. Or that we are closing in on what Forbes.com calls our "Zimbabwe moment."

We could never suffer Zimbabwe's fate of hyperinflation and collapse. Oh, what turned those Nazis into Nazis? I remember: hyperinflation of Weimar.

No, this is America. We're immune to crazy inflation.

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck blasted the Democrats — and anyone else on the left — who have been so eager to open our southern U.S. border for the past several months, but also willing to turn a blind eye to the Cuban people in need of help today.

"While we are welcoming people from any country, all over the world, without any kind of information, and setting them into our country, putting them on American planes paid for by American taxpayers," Glenn began. "And our Coast Guard Cutters are turning these [Cuban] people away. Shame on you! Shame on you!"

Glenn said that he's "sick and tired" of hearing about "brave" leftist activists like Colin Kaepernick, who protest the America flag while wearing Che Guevara and Fidel Castro t-shirts. Meanwhile, the Cuban people are risking their lives by taking to the sea to escape their oppressive regime and come to America.

"Anybody who glorifies Che doesn't know their ass from their elbow. You can't call them a human rights activist. You're protesting the American flag, because you so deeply believe in the right to be free? And yet, you wear a Che T-shirt?" Glenn said.

Glenn went on to argue that, even though the left has "bastardized" the meaning of our country, he still believes America is the best nation on Earth. In fact, he'd give up his citizenship "in a heartbeat" if another country could prove to be better, more noble, and more free. But no other nation exists like ours, he said, which is why it's so imperative we fight for freedom here, in Cuba, and around the world.

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There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

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What is actually in Texas' new GOP-led voting bill? Nearly every Texas House Democrat fled the state to block its passage, calling it racist and oppressive, and President Joe Biden backed them as well.

But Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Friday to set the record straight and call out the lies: All of these claims are "completely false." He also explained his promise to "arrest" the Texas House Democrats when they return to the Lone Star State.

"What is in the bill is completely different than what they're saying, what Kamala Harris is saying, what President Biden is saying. What's in the bill actually increases the number of hours that people have to vote in the state of Texas. In the state of Texas, we have at least 12 days of early voting, and we are adding hours to those days. And on top of that, we are giving people time off from work to be able to vote. Bottom line, we're making it easier to vote in the state of Texas," Gov Abbott explained.

"In comparison, Delaware — the state that President Biden votes in — has exactly zero hours of early voting," he added. "That said, there is one thing that we're doing in the state of Texas, and that is we're making sure we tighten the reins on mail-in ballots that can lead to voter fraud. And it's not me saying that. It's a federal judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Corpus Christi, Texas, who wrote in a legal opinion that voter fraud occurs, quote, in abundance as it concerns mail-in ballots. We know. Texans know. There is fraud in mail-in ballots in the state of Texas. It must be fixed. That's one thing we're trying to do. That being said, all these claims that we're denying people the right to vote and yada, yada, yada, are completely false."

Abbott went on to discuss the much-debated voter ID laws in Texas and to explain why Democrats insist on calling basic voter ID requirements "racist."

"When Democrats do not have truth on their side, they resort to one single word and that is 'racism' ... Texas implemented voter ID almost a decade ago, and when we went through that fight, what word did they use? Racism," he said. "Guess what? After Texas imposed voter ID requirements in the state of Texas, there have been more people voting and more people of color who went to vote. Voting didn't get harder. It got easier and more abundant in the state of Texas. And so, once again, Democrats have absolutely no legal standing, other than to say, 'racism.'"

Glenn asked Gov. Abbott to explain his pledge to "arrest" the Democratic lawmakers that fled once they return to Texas.

"Let me explain how this works. So, whenever there is a break of quorum, which is what is happening now — meaning there is not a sufficient number of people who are showing up to the Texas House of Representatives for the Texas House to engage in business. Whenever there's a quorum break like that, the House issues what's called a 'call on the House.' And when that happens, the sergeant-at-arms is authorized to work with the Texas Department of Public Safety, to — you can call it arrest, apprehend, whatever you want to call it — any of the members who are not in the Texas House of Representatives and bring them to the Texas House where they will be 'cabined' with no ability to leave the Texas House chamber, without a permission slip from the speaker."

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Our Fourth Amendment, which protects our right to privacy, has never been in more danger. Journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain how the digital world has given leaders — both in government and corporations — the ability to not only spy on Americans, but to track their patterns of behavior, too.

Lara explained why, even if you think you have nothing to hide, you should be very concerned. Because these digital "human terrain maps" could be used to manipulate you in any way those in control see fit.

"The purpose of your privacy is much more than just being out of public view," Lara said. "There is really nothing that's more central to our democracy than the right to privacy. I mean, all of the rights in the Constitution have a real purpose, and a real value, and if we allow people to take them away from us, we voluntarily are surrendering that. We are lambs to the slaughter.

"They're not just looking at what you have to hide. They're looking to manipulate you into doing what they want. These are control systems. That's what they are," Lara explained. "What they do with the information is they create a 'human terrain map' for every single person on the planet, anyone within a digital signature or within their reach. They are creating a human terrain map that can be used against you, by anyone."

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