Glenn Beck: Who Is Advising Obama on Health Care?

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I'm really going to have to change my thinking around on this health care bill. Now, all of a sudden, reputable doctors are showing up at town halls and, like, totally showing their support for Obama-care!

That was, like, so awesome.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, finally speaking with a town haller without that pesky cell phone interrupting. And I loved how Lee was so spontaneous — give Sheila a little love!

What a great, unscripted, pure moment; Lee connecting with regular, working people. That's what town halls are all about. Not this conjured-up, hired activist, GOP, fake angry yelling — what did they call it again? "Astroturf," that's it.

You know, I was so moved by the concern of this physician, I thought: Hey, I'll recommend her to my friends in Texas!

But boy, is she tough to find — very tough to find. It's probably because she is not a doctor. Nope, not listed in the Texas Medical Board. She made it all up. And Sheila gave her a big ole spontaneous hug! What are the odds?

Anyway, since Roxana is not as busy as a doctor (because she's not one), I wonder what she does in her free time?

Grassroots city.

Oh, did I mention she's not just some nutty campaigner, she's a Texas Obama delegate?

Initially she was identified in The Houston Chronicle as a physician — when all of a sudden the "Dr." part of her name disappeared:

First picture: Notice the caption "a physician"?

Second picture: Now it's just "Roxana."

The Chronicle did end up reporting the correction, but could you imagine the national uproar if a conservative lied about something like that? Remember what they did to "Joe the Plumber"? And all he did was ask a question when Barack Obama came strolling, unannounced, into his front yard!

This person actually lies — but the national media is silent. Are they just waiting for the next video of an angry conservative ripping Arlen Specter or is it just that sometimes, the truth doesn't fit the media's script?

Here's the One Thing: While the media doesn't bother looking into fake doctors, real ones are giving the president scary advice.

So, let's talk about one of those real ones: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel — Rahm Emanuel's brother and health adviser to the president. Robert Gibbs was actually asked about the good doctor and how much pull he has with the president:


UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: Do you know if the president has ever consulted on health care with Rahm's brother, Ezekiel Emanuel?


UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: Consulted on health care matters.

GIBBS: I think Zeke has talked to — certainly to staff and to others about health care. I've not been in every health care meeting the president has been in.


Here's why that question is important: Because Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel believes that we should calculate the value of a human life and the amount we should spend to keep that life alive.

After Sarah Palin's comments about a "death panel," the left coined a new phrase: "deathers." They are trying to make "deathers" sound like crazy conspiracy nuts who say that the government is going to come to your house and kill you.

But Palin's right: The "deather" part of this bill is already in the U.K.'s National Health System. It's called NICE — though, it's anything but nice. Basically they come up with a number of maximum treatment costs per year to keep you alive.

In a recent interview, "Dr. Zeke" said about 15 years ago he did think rationing was necessary because of cost issues, but has come to change his mind.


Then why was he talking about it (even in context of an emergency) as recently as January of this year? Maybe reporters should stop not looking into fake doctors and ask old Zeke what his epiphany was.

This is the devaluing of human life — putting a price tag on each individual. The "death panel" isn't a firing squad — Sarah Palin made the point in an inflammatory way. But when you implement a government health system — as they have found out in the U.K. — you are left with no other choice because rationing is inevitable. And they know it.

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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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