Op/Ed by Glenn Beck: The Lessons Being Taught By BYU In the Brandon Davies Case Are Bigger Than Basketball or Any Sport

Those who listen to my radio show or watch me on Fox News, are aware by now that I know more about basket-weaving than basketball; I’m just not a sports guy.

But this week there was a story that, to me, transcends the sports world. The Brigham Young University basketball team, which had risen to the number 3 ranking in the nation, dismissed Brandon Davies, their 6’9 forward from the team for an “Honor Code” violation. I’m told he was their leading rebounder and third leading scorer on the team.

Apparently, not everyone was impressed with the move. NBA star, Amare Stoudamire of the New York Knicks, Tweeted, "Don't ever go to BYU," on his verified Twitter account. "They kick a Young Educated (Black) Brother OUT OF SCHOOL. The kid had premarital sex. Not suspended, Not Release. Wow!"

A second post read, "P.S. With his girlfriend. Come on BYU don't kick the kid out of school. Let's be honest he is in college. Let the kid live a little. #AntiBYU."

Well Amare, some say that kids CAN “live a little” without having premarital sex. Hard to believe, I know. There’s also the issue of every student at BYU signing the “Honor Code” when they enroll. They don’t HAVE to, they could actually attend school somewhere else, but choosing BYU, means you choose the Honor Code.

Read the full piece here: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/03/04/glenn-beck-lessons-taught-byu-bigger-basketball-sport/#ixzz1FmZdcVBx

The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

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With as much gas and oil as Texas has — and not to mention its own power grid — why in the world is Texas experiencing such bad power outages?

Center for Industrial Progress president and founder Alex Epstein joined "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" to lay out what he's found.

Alex said he believes the "fundamental" problem is "the insistence on using unreliable wind and solar energy instead of reliable energy from coal, nuclear, and natural gas." And soon, it may not be just Texas, as President Joe Biden pushes for 100% dependency on green energy nationwide. THAT is the "real lesson of Texas," he warned.

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Disney actress Gina Carano was just the latest to be canceled for being vocally conservative — this time for making a Holocaust comparison. But on this week's episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast," renowned Jewish historian Edwin Black explains how Gina's comparison wasn't exactly out of line: The second phase of the Holocaust, exclusion, "is like cancel culture."

Edwin Black is the son of Holocaust survivors and an investigative journalist with awards and best-selling books translated into 20 languages in nearly 200 countries. His book "IBM and the Holocaust" examines high tech's role in killing Jews during the Holocaust and what it can teach us about the dangers of Big Tech today.

Edwin has spent enough time in the media to see all of its warts (there are a lot). And he's speaking out about it and its role in ignoring history at our nation's peril. He told Glenn he believes our culture and our history are being erased. Our ideals are being censored and our values are being mocked.

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