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 "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Monday, Harvard Law professor and lawyer on President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team Alan Dershowitz explains the history of impeachment and its process, why the framers did not include abuse of power as criteria for a Constitutional impeachment, why the Democrats are framing their case the way they are, and what to look for in the upcoming Senate trial.

Dershowitz argued that "abuse of power" -- one of two articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House Democrats last month -- is not an impeachable act.

"There are two articles of impeachment. The second is 'obstruction of Congress.' That's just a false accusation," said Dershowitz. "But they also charge him, in the Ukraine matter, with abuse of power. But abuse of power was discussed by the framers (of the U.S. Constitution) ... the framers refused to include abuse of power because it was too broad, too open-ended.

"In the words of James Madison, the father of our Constitution, it would lead presidents to serve at the will of Congress. And that's exactly what the framers didn't want, which is why they were very specific and said a president can be impeached only for treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors," he added.

"What's alleged against President Trump is not criminal," added Dershowitz. "If they had criminal issues to allege, you can be sure they would have done it. If they could establish bribery or treason, they would have done it already. But they didn't do it. They instead used this concept of abuse of power, which is so broad and general ... any president could be charged with it."

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On Friday's radio program, Bill O'Reilly joins Glenn Beck discuss the possible outcomes for the Democrats in 2020.

Why are former President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama working overtime to convince Americans they're more moderate than most of the far-left Democratic presidential candidates? Is there a chance of a Michelle Obama vs. Donald Trump race this fall?

O'Reilly surmised that a post-primary nomination would probably be more of a "Bloomberg play." He said Michael Bloomberg might actually stand a chance at the Democratic nomination if there is a brokered convention, as many Democratic leaders are fearfully anticipating.

"Bloomberg knows he doesn't really have a chance to get enough delegates to win," O'Reilly said. "He's doing two things: If there's a brokered convention, there he is. And even if there is a nominee, it will probably be Biden, and Biden will give [him] Secretary of State or Secretary of Treasury. That's what Bloomberg wants."

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Friday, award-winning investigative reporter John Solomon, a central figure in the impeachment proceedings, explained his newly filed lawsuit, which seeks the records of contact between Ukraine prosecutors and the U.S. Embassy officials in Kiev during the 2016 election.

The records would provide valuable information on what really happened in Ukraine, including what then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter were doing with Ukrainian energy company, Burisma Holdings, Solomon explained.

The documents, which the State Department has withheld thus far despite repeated requests for release by Solomon, would likely shed light on the alleged corruption that President Donald Trump requested to be investigated during his phone call with the president of Ukraine last year.

With the help of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Solomon's lawsuit seeks to compel the State Department to release the critical records. Once released, the records are expected to reveal, once and for all, exactly why President Trump wanted to investigate the dealings in Ukraine, and finally expose the side of the story that Democrats are trying to hide in their push for impeachment.

"It's been a one-sided story so far, just like the beginning of the Russia collusion story, right? Everybody was certain on Jan. 9 of 2017 that the Christopher Steele dossier was gospel. And our president was an agent of Russia. Three years later, we learned that all of that turned out to be bunk, " Solomon said.

"The most important thing about politics, and about investigations, is that there are two sides to a story. There are two pieces of evidence. And right now, we've only seen one side of it," he continued. "I think we'll learn a lot about what the intelligence community, what the economic and Treasury Department community was telling the president. And I bet the story was way more complicated than the narrative that [House Intelligence Committee Chairman] Adam Schiff [D-Calif.] has woven so far."

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Carter Page, a former advisor to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, found himself at the center of the Russia probe and had his reputation and career destroyed by what we now know were lies from our own intelligence system and the media.

On the TV show Thursday, Page joined Glenn Beck to speak out about how he became the subject of illegal electronic surveillance by the FBI for more than two years, and revealed the extent of the corruption that has infiltrated our legal systems and our country as a whole.

"To me, the bigger issue is how much damage this has done to our country," Page told Glenn. "I've been very patient in trying to ... find help with finding solutions and correcting this terrible thing which has happened to our country, our judicial system, DOJ, FBI -- these once-great institutions. And my bigger concern is the fact that, although we keep taking these steps forward in terms of these important findings, it really remains the tip of the iceberg."

Page was referencing the report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, which revealed that the FBI made "at least 17 significant errors or omissions" in its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) applications for warrants to spy on Page, a U.S. citizen.

"I think this needs to be attacked from all angles," Glenn said. "The one angle I'm interested in from you is, please tell me you have the biggest badass attorneys that are hungry, starving, maybe are a little low to pay their Mercedes payments right now, and are just gearing up to come after the government and the media. Are they?"

I can confirm that that is the case," Page replied.

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