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:


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.


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:


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.


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:


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.


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 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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Shortly after appearing on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" last Thursday, Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist Dr. Simone Gold got a call saying she was fired for speaking out about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in a now-banned viral video.

Dr. Gold returned to the radio program Monday to detail exactly what happened, the reason the hospitals gave for her firing, and how they threatened to fire her colleagues as well if she "didn't go quietly."

"Most emergency physicians work at more than one [hospital], as I do, and I've actually been fired from both," she told Glenn. "They told me that I appeared in an embarrassing video, and therefore, I would no longer be welcome to work there ... then they said, if I didn't go quietly and I made a fuss, they would have all the doctors in the group, you know, they'd have to go and they'll get a whole new doctor group."

Dr. Gold said she does not regret speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during the controversial "White Coat Summit" news conference held in Washington, D.C., last week. A video of the news conference quickly went viral on social media before being removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others for allegedly making false claims related to COVID-19.

"Bring it on," she said. "I want to continue to live in America. I want my children to continue to live in America. I don't want them to grow up in a place like China. When you get to a point where, not only can I not speak as a scientist, as a doctor, for what I know to be absolutely true, but you then want to cancel me and my colleagues, this is not okay. I would much rather fight than not fight ... and I want everybody to know that there are literally millions and millions of Americans who are on our side. Millions. I believe it's the majority."

Glenn then asked Dr. Gold to weigh in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines encouraging schools to reopen in the fall and the left's relentless drive to keep them closed.

"There's no actual scientific debate whatsoever if schools should open. None. There's no scientific debate. There's no serious person who thinks schools shouldn't open. Now, [through] some governors and policy makers, there's pressure being brought to bear on school districts, but there's no actual scientific debate. So it's going to come down to parents pressuring their local school districts to act in a responsible fashion."

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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