Glenn Beck BLASTS Cuomo for putting COVID patients in nursing homes as NY admits to 1700 unreported deaths

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is being held up by the left as the greatest governor of all time. Meanwhile, his state just disclosed more than 1700 previously unreported coronavirus deaths in nursing homes. Doesn't anyone remember Cuomo's directive that required nursing home facilities take in COVID-19 positive patients?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed a few examples of inexplicable leftist love for Gov. Cuomo, such as actor Robert De Niro's declaration that he wants to play Cuomo in pandemic movie because "he's doing what a president should do" during a crisis, even as New York's coronavirus death toll explodes among nursing home residents.

Glenn noted Cuomo's calloused response to unemployed New Yorkers who are struggling to pay their bills, suggesting that they simply "go take a job as an essential worker."

"So they [New Yorkers] have no money ... they don't have any way to pay their rent. They don't have a way to buy food. They need jobs. They need to go to work. And what did he say? 'Go get an essential workers job,' and then he dismissed it like the king," Glenn said. "Did you hear what he announced yesterday? He said he's going to lay off a bunch of essential workers in New York. So there you go, Mr. King, what are you talking about? I can't believe that people are looking at New York, and saying this is the way [the COVID-19 outbreak] it should be handled."

They also discussed the details of Cuomo's policy that requires nursing homes to take in COVID-19 positive patients, months after Gov. Cuomo acknowledged that the elderly are among the most "vulnerable population."

"So this thing [coronavirus] is known to be killing close to 40 percent of the residents who get it, plus ... 7 percent of the much younger staff. And you form a policy that forces the virus to go into the [nursing] homes? It's unconscionable," said Stu.

"They warned that the Cuomo directive can 'impact the health of all the other residents with dire and indeed fatal consequences.' They warned of 'inadequate supplies' and noted that 'caring for COVID-19 positive patients is unsafe and jeopardizes all patients in the nursing home.' They begged Cuomo to realize that they had massive issues already with staffing who were 'absent with symptoms and self-quarantining.' I mean, they laid all of this out," he added.

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Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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