Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks on Glenn Beck Glenn Beck stated on November 4, 2013 in a broadcast of the Glenn Beck Show: Says Barack Obama "knew half of the population of the United States would lose their health insurance." Glenn Beck stated on February 25, 2011 in his radio program: Says Michelle Obama has 43 people on her staff; Nancy Reagan had just 3. Glenn Beck stated on November 22, 2010 in his radio broadcast: "This town (Wilmington, Ohio) hasn’t taken any money from the government. They don’t want any money from the government." Glenn Beck stated on June 28, 2010 in comments on his radio program: "The government is trying to now close the Lincoln Memorial for any kind of large gatherings." Glenn Beck stated on November 12, 2009 in his radio program: "In the health care bill, we're now offering insurance for dogs." Glenn Beck stated on July 22, 2009 in his TV program: John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, "has proposed forcing abortions and putting sterilants in the drinking water to control population."