Fatty Five Challenge Week 4 Update

To get fully caught up on the Fatty Five Challenge, read here, and here.  The summary---five hideous men try to get less hideous by losing 8% of their body weight by July 1, with significant financial risk.

Week 4

Stu “I blame Glenn Beck” Burguiere

Week 4  +0.83%

Total  -3.50%

Two ways to look at this week: 1)  After an 11 day tour with plentiful food constantly available, I had only a minor speed bump with a 0.83% gain.  A typical road trip of this length would have the decimal point moving one place to the right in that number.  2) For the most part, I remained under control and still went in the wrong direction.  Even with the threat of a live broadcast on the last day of the tour, I still managed to miserably fail.  I guess I’ll have to go to that standard cure-all of the left:  I blame Glenn Beck.  His tour, his fault.

Kevin “Saved by Zero” Balfe

Week 4: +/- 0.00%

Total: -2.80%

Remember those AWESOME “Saved by Zero” TV ads for Toyata that ran every 1.4 seconds a few years ago in a failed attempt to make all Americans kill themselves?  Yes?  Good.  I have no actual point, I just thought that since I lost zero pounds last week I would put that stupid song in your head and force you to share in my misery.  If you really care why I didn’t lose any weight, it’s because I went to Boston for two Red Sox games and I made it a point to try one menu item per inning. Glenn, in case you’re reading this, that translates into 18 items.

Doug “Watch out Geoffrey Mutai” Curren

Week 4 -.46%

Total -1.37%

Marathon Monday.  Today will always have a special place in my heart.  As a resident of Boston, a graduate of Boston College, whose campus is located right next to the famous Heartbreak Hill and an employee of a company based in Hopkinton, MA, the start of the Marathon, its only obvious that I am an avid runner.  So when I got home from work today I reached into the back of my closet, knocked off the cobwebs from my running shoes and hit the pavement for my second run of 2011.

As I embarked on my 2.62 mile jog (this is like the Executive course for the actual 26.2 marathon) I began to wonder why a runner like me even needed to be part of this Fatty Five Challenge.  It soon became apparent to me listening to my running playlist and thinking about how I decided to add these to the queue.  Yes, these are actual songs I run to:

  • Mr. Brightside by the Killers – Is there really a bright side when you have as much weight to lose as I do?
  • You Shook Me All Night Long – ACDC – This must be a reference to my flabby gut.
  • Live and Let Die – GNR – Keep living like I do and I am bound to die soon.
  • Born to Run – The Boss – I scoured iTunes for “Born to Walk” or even better “Born to Sit on the Couch” but no dice, so I had to settle on this track.
  • Paranoid – Black Sabbath – Every time I walk by a slice of pepperoni pizza I hear it say “Eat me”.  If that’s not paranoia I don’t know what is.
  • Like a Stone – Audio Slave – If this were a swim rather than a jog, this is how I would swim.
  • Juicy – Notorious BIG – Who doesn’t think of a juicy steak while working out?
  • Sad But True – Metallica – This is what plays on my home stereo every time I step on the scale
  • Jesus Walks – Kanye West – If my man JC walks, why should I run?
  • Wicked – Ice Cube – As in “I am wicked fat”

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" to explain how mail-in ballots are typically disqualified during recounts at a far higher rate than in-person, Election Day ballots, and why this is "good news" for President Donald Trump's legal battle over the election.

"One of the things that gives the greatest cause for optimism is, this election ... there's a pretty marked disparity in terms of how the votes were distributed. On Election Day, with in-person voting, Donald Trump won a significant majority of the votes cast on in-person voting on Election Day. Of mail-in voting, Joe Biden won a significant majority of the votes cast early on mail-in voting," Cruz explained.

"Now, here's the good news: If you look historically to recounts, if you look historically to election litigation, the votes cast in person on Election Day tend to stand. It's sort of hard to screw that up. Those votes are generally legal, and they're not set aside. Mail-in votes historically have a much higher rate of rejection … when they're examined, there are a whole series of legal requirements that vary state by state, but mail-in votes consistently have a higher rate of rejection, which suggests that as these votes begin being examined and subjected to scrutiny, that you're going to see Joe Biden's vote tallies go down. That's a good thing," he added. "The challenge is, for President Trump to prevail, he's got to run the table. He's got to win, not just in one state but in several states. That makes it a lot harder to prevail in the litigation. I hope that he does so, but it is a real challenge and we shouldn't try to convince ourselves otherwise."

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Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean is perhaps even more disgusted with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his coronavirus response than BlazeTV's Stu Burguiere (read what Stu has to say on the subject here), and for a good reason.

She lost both of her in-laws to COVID-19 in New York's nursing homes after Gov. Cuomo's infamous nursing home mandate, which Cuomo has since had scrubbed from the state's website and blamed everyone from the New York Post to nursing care workers to (every leftist's favorite scapegoat) President Donald Trump.

Janice joined Glenn and Stu on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday to ask why mainstream media is not holding Gov. Cuomo — who recently published a book about his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic — accountable?

"I'm vocal because I have not seen the mainstream media ask these questions or demand accountability of their leaders. [Cuomo] really has been ruling with an iron fist, and every time he does get asked a question, he blames everybody else except the person that signed that order," Janice said.

"In my mind, he's profiting off the over 30 thousand New Yorkers, including my in-laws, that died by publishing a book on 'leadership' of New York," she added. "His order has helped kill thousands of relatives of New York state. And this is not political, Glenn. This is not about Republican or Democrat. My in-laws were registered Democrats. This is not about politics. This is about accountability for something that went wrong, and it's because of your [Cuomo's] leadership that we're put into this situation."

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As America grows divided and afraid to disagree with the Democrats' woke plan for America, Megyn Kelly is ready to fight back for the truth. For nearly two decades, she navigated the volatile and broken world of the media. But as America leans on independent voices more than ever, she's breaking new ground with "The Megyn Kelly Show."

She joined the latest Glenn Beck Podcast to break down what's coming next after the election: Black Lives Matter is mainstream, leftists are making lists of Trump supporters, and the Hunter Biden scandal is on the back burner.

Megyn and Glenn reminisce about their cable news days (including her infamous run-in with then-presidential candidate Donald Trump) and to look into the chaotic and shady world of journalism and the growing entitlement it's bred. For example, many conservatives have been shocked by how Fox News handled the election.

Megyn defended Fox News, saying she believes Fox News' mission "is a good one," but also didn't hold back on hosts like Neil Cavuto, who cut off a White House briefing to fact check it — something she never would have done, even while covering President Obama.

Megyn also shared this insightful takeaway from her time at NBC: "Jane Fonda was an ass."

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Glenn Beck has had enough of exposing scandal after scandal, just to have everyone look the other way: Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's emails, Joe and Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine and China … the list goes on, but no consequences are paid. Now, the media have called the election for Joe Biden and insist no one can question it. But for many of the more than 71 million people who voted for President Trump, our search for the truth isn't over yet.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn called out the left's long list of alleged corruption that has gone unchecked and stressed that Donald Trump's legal team must be allowed to go through the process of investigating the multiple allegations of election fraud to ensure our voting systems are fair.

"I don't know about you, but I'm tired. I am worn out. I am fed up!" Glenn said during his opening monologue. "I've had enough. I am tired of exposing corruption, doing our homework, even going overseas and having documents translated to make sure they're exactly right, [and] presenting the evidence ... except, once we expose it, nothing happens. Nobody goes to jail. Nobody pays for a damn thing any more!"

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