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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A new Pew Research Center report shows the death toll in the United States from COVID-19 is "heavily concentrated" in Democratic congressional districts.

According to the analysis, more than half of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. occurred in just 44 (approximately 10 percent of) congressional districts, and 41 of those 44 hardest-hit districts are represented by Democrats, while only three are represented by Republicans.

"A new Pew Research Center analysis of data on official reports of COVID-19 deaths, collected by the John Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering, finds that, as of last week, nearly a quarter of all the deaths in the United States attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts – all located in New York City and represented by Democrats in Congress. Of the more than 92,000 Americans who had died of COVID-19 as of May 20 (the date that the data in this analysis was collected), nearly 75,000 were in Democratic congressional districts," Pew reported.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere argued that, while the coronavirus should never have been made into a partisan issue, the study certainly makes a strong statement in favor of GOP leadership.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) once predicted the coronavirus death rate would be between 4 and 5 percent, but they've just come out with a new report and those predictions have been adjusted significantly.

According to the CDC's latest data, the fatality rate among Americans showing COVID-19 symptoms is 0.4 percent. And an estimated 35 percent who are infected by the virus will never have any symptoms. Therefore, the CDC is now estimating COVID-19 kills less than 0.3 percent of people infected.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere recalled when the mainstream media went into overdrive, hammering President Donald Trump for predicting the final COVID-19 death rate would be "under one percent."

Looks like the president was right all along.

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Michigan barber Karl Manke isn't a troublemaker. He's a law-abiding citizen who did everything possible to financially survive during the COVID-19 lockdown. pandemic. Eventually, he had no other option: he had to reopen his business in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay-at-home orders.

In an interview on the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Manke, 77, told Glenn, "I'm not backing down" despite Whitmer's seemingly vindictive attempts to shut down his business.

Shortly after reopening, Manke was ticketed for violating Whitmer's stay-at-home order and charged with a misdemeanor. When he still refused to close his doors, the governor's office went a step further and suspended his barber license.

"It's kind of a vindictive thing," said Manke. "I've become a worm in her brain ... and she is going full force, illegally, when legislatures told her that she was out of place and this was not her assignment, she decided to take it anyway."

On Thursday, the Shiawassee County Circuit Judge refused to issue a preliminary injunction against Manke. Read more on this update here.

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Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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