Glenn Beck: Government to monitor salt intake?

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GLENN: Have you seep that the salt consumption now is a concern of the government?

PAT: May I just say please leave my food alone? I don't have to be told what to do.

GLENN: Yes, you do.

PAT: What to eat. Do I?

GLENN: Yes, you do because healthcare. You are going to start costing everybody.

PAT: I don't want to be told. I don't think it's constitutional to be told, but they are they certainly are telling me.

GLENN: They are.

PAT: And the only difference between now and the 1920s is it isn't alcohol.

GLENN: It will be.

PAT: It's transfats and it's salt.

GLENN: It will be.

PAT: It will, yeah.

GLENN: Watch it.

STU: It's a little bit of everything. But the weird thing about this salt is there's not a transfat shaker on every table. Like anyone who wants more salt can just dump it on themselves. It's idiotic. Why are you cutting something that's available for free on every restaurant table in America? They are going to start taking that away next.

PAT: Catsup? That will be part of it. None for you.

GLENN: It is truly amazing to me because this is what the progressives do. And nobody remembers that. Because we haven't been taught history. Remember when I said to you, what, a year and a half ago, two years ago, please read the early 20th century progressive movement. Read about it because that's what's coming. Here it is. Here it is, here it is. And anybody who took the time and educated themselves on the progressive movement, look, you want one of the books that will make your eyes bleed, it's so hard to get through, it is a very scholarly book, it is a book that Robbie George gave to me, professor Robert George from Princeton University. I remember I was on the set of the CNN show and I said to him he holds the Woodrow Wilson chair and I said, Professor George, one more question. And he said, yeah? And I said, I'm starting to read about the early 20th century American history. Woodrow Wilson, he was a really bad guy, wasn't he? And he walked up to me and he's like, well you know I hold the Woodrow Wilson chair at Princeton University, so I don't want to really throw anybody under the bus. But yes, yes.

PAT: And this from the guy who holds the Woodrow Wilson chair. Must get heavy after a while. I mean, put it down, you know.

GLENN: So I said, could you help me out on, you know, I'd like to know the real history here. And he gave me a book. It was called Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism. You've got to read it. It will make your eyes bleed, it's so tough to get through. But you will, you will understand what's coming our way.

STU: That's a great pitch there for it, by the way.

GLENN: Thank you. Salt is you know when I pitch like that before and that thing will show up on the top 20. And this audience is like

PAT: The most boring read of your life. What's the name of it?

GLENN: You know what I think? They are all like, everybody in this audience, sometimes when I talk about these really boring books and they go rocketing through, you know? I think to myself, I think the audience has got to be like those albinos, you know, the albino in Dan Brown's book, where it's just like, they got the whip and they are just whipping themselves and reading the Woodrow Wilson book. But you will see exactly what's coming our way. And while they are taking the salt off now, it will be because it has been before. Prohibition was an idea from the progressives. That's where that came from.

STU: Because they always know better. They always know better than you. Let them control it and things will improve. That's the basis of this entire philosophy.

GLENN: And what happened? It failed miserably. It only caused many more problems. And the answer? Because what they were trying to do is cure alcoholism. Well, you can't cure alcoholism like that. You can't do that. Well, we've got to take alcohol because alcohol's bad. So they wanted to take alcohol away. Instead a guy named Bill started AA. He was a hopeless alcoholic. He came up with this plan. They developed this plan and it works. It saved my life. So now the alcoholic solved it. The guy who had crashed and burned. The guy who was at the very bottom. Instead of being protected from any pain like the progressives wanted, he went through the pain and he actually is saving lives even today. Through alcoholic anonymous. Now, you tell me, doesn't that sound like almost everything we're facing right now? They want to take away all pain. They know better. They'll stop it. They'll fix it. When indeed all they do is create more and bigger problems and different problems. When if you would just let the people fail, they'll figure a way out.


There is no transparency when it comes to the Biden administration, and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's recent exchange with the FBI’s Jill Sanborn is just another example. When questioned about alleged involvement the FBI had on January 6, 2021, Sanborn refused to answer almost every single time.

Do our government officials still work for us? Take a look at the latest headlines: The DOJ and U.S. Army are preparing for possible conflicts with "domestic terrorists," Biden's education secretary allegedly requested the NSBA letter that suggested treating upset parents like domestic terrorists, and President Biden said if you're not with him on the Democrats' voting bills, then you're with the Confederacy. Meanwhile, the FBI won't tell Congress whether it was involved in the the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and the corporate media insists that there's nothing to see here, especially concerning Ray Epps.

The American people are concerned, and it’s "extraordinarily disturbing" how far the federal government goes to avoid answering our questions, Glenn Beck said on the radio program. There's a very odd growing trend here: Our leaders, including the unelected ones, no longer answer to the people. This must stop now.

"The question that I have is, where is the transparency? And is anyone going to be held accountable? They are not afraid of our senators. They are not afraid of Congress," he stated. "This has got to stop. They have got to answer to the law. This is an oversight committee. Who is in charge, the FBI or the people? Once the people are not in charge and are not allowed to see the secret documents, we are toast. Toast!"

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Have you ever wondered why so many insane things are happening simultaneously RIGHT NOW? Big corporations are going woke. The stock market got red-hot during a FORCED recession. Stores like Walmart and Target were allowed to stay open during the lockdown, but mom-and-pop stores on Main Street had to close, some of them forever.

On Wednesday's "GlennTV" special, Glenn Beck explains it all in this sneak-peek episode — a primer to his new book and the upcoming explosive, in-depth special: “The Great Reset: Joe Biden & the Rise of 21st-Century Fascism.” Co-author Justin Haskins joins along with Glenn’s head writer and researcher, Jason Buttrill, to answer audience questions about a topic that the media has tried to censor and “fact-check.” You will be equipped with everything you need to know about what the global elites of the world have planned for the transformation of society and YOUR life.

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After new information came out that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci intimidated and bribed scientists into dismissing the COVID-19 lab-leak theory, Sen. Rand Paul and Fauci got into a heated debate in a Senate hearing. But instead of providing answers, Fauci accused Sen. Paul of endangering him.

Sen. Paul joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Wednesday with his response and explained why he believes "people live in fear of what [Fauci] will do to them."

"It's all about money. If you cross Tony Fauci, you don't get your money. He controls the purse strings for the entire country, the entire university system. And he's been doing it for forty years," Sen. Paul began.

"It's consistent with his arrogance, this level of arrogance that he's developed. He said several weeks ago, that he is science and any attack on him is an attack on science. Yesterday, he said anybody who opposes him is encouraging death threats," he added.

"Look, I've been on the receiving end of semi-automatic gunfire. I was 20 yards away from Steve Scalise when he almost died. I was 10 feet away from a staffer that was shot. And, you know what? The guy doing the shooting was a Bernie Sanders supporter. But not one of us, not one of the Republicans on the ball field, said, 'Oh, it was Bernie Sanders' fault.' But that's the juvenile level of personal attack that Fauci is now stooping to. He is saying that the personal threats he gets are actually the fault of his critics."

Sen. Paul continued, "But the thing is, [Fauci] needs to answer the question. Everything he did in the committee yesterday was misdirection so he didn't have to answer the question. The question was, why did he smear three scientists from Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard? Why did he smear them as fringe epidemiologists? And why did he conspire against Francis Collins to take them down in a very public way? He wouldn't answer the question."

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Over the past year, an increasing number of voices on the left have pushed for radical changes to our way of life, from reforming capitalism to enacting strict vaccine mandates. But are the American people behind these changes? A recent poll from the Heartland Institute and Rasmussen sought to find out, and the results are startling. The three-part poll asked likely voters for their thoughts on the Great Reset (half said they don't know what that is), COVID-19 authoritarianism, and whether they prefer former President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden.

The Heartland Institute's Justin Haskins joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to break down the results of this exclusive poll, including the disturbing revelation that roughly half of Democrats polled supported shockingly authoritarian COVID-19 policies. For example, nearly half of Democrats polled said they think federal or state governments should require unvaccinated people to live in "designated areas or facilitates," or essentially camps. Nearly half of Democrats supported a proposal "to fine or imprison individuals" just for questioning the efficacy of the existing COVID-19 vaccines on social media, television, radio, or in online or digital publications. And, when asked if people who refuse to get vaccinated should lose custody of their children, 20% of Democrats answered "yes."

But the poll showed some good news, too. Watch the video clip below for more details:

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