REPORT: Dept. of Education to monitor chatter, Facebook

So apparently the government now wants principles and teachers to police their students outside of school. Don’t worry, they won’t be showing up at your home – at first – they want to watch your kids on Facebook and Twitter.

Glenn said, “We have a report now from the Department of Education. Officials are, quote, threatening school principals are lawsuits if they fail to monitor and curb students' lunchtime chats. They're worried about bullying. And lunchtime chats need to monitored now. So your children need to listened to by the schools so they can understand what your children are saying to each other. Well, that's good. We will monitor the children, yeah. We will hear what the children are saying. They're threatening principals with lawsuits if they don't monitor that, and they're going a step further.”

“They now have to listen not only to the lunchtime chats but also anytime, not at school time, anytime the children are on Facebook or Twitter. If there is anything harassing or racist or anything else that the school or the school's principal is concerned with and doesn't want to get sued by the federal government, well, the principal needs to call that student in.”

According to the story, Facebook is said to be thrilled to be working with White House officials “to foster government oversight of teens' online activities” as Pat put it.

Facebook won’t work with parents but they’ll work with The White House.

“The DOE has issued new guidelines in a Dear Colleague letter in October. The site sums up that they are saying the federal officials have reinterpreted the civil rights laws that require school principals to curb physical bullying as well as racist and sexist speech that take place within school boundaries. Now it is on or off school grounds,” Glenn read.

“Harassing conduct may take many forms, including verbal acts and name calling, graphic and written statements which may be in the use of cellphones or on the Internet. It does not have to include intent to harm, be directed at a specific target, or involve repeated incidents but creates a hostile environment which can limit a student's ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities and opportunities offered by a school,” he continued.

“That's great. So it could be almost anything the school wants it to. That's awesome,” Pat said.

But that’s not the worst part.

“The DOE is also saying that when the principal reports it, then the bureaucrats will decide whether or not the student, the student and the parents, or the community need to go through some sort of class so the harassment or the sexual harassment or the comments can stop,” Glenn said.

Glenn didn’t like this one bit. “Let me tell you something. You monitor and you have a principal come to my child and say we saw what you wrote on the Internet at 8:52 from your bedroom last night, don't you dare come to my kids. You come to me and I will deal with it. Don't you dare come to my children when they are not in school and tell them jack. Don't you dare come to me and tell me I need some sort of sensitivity training because my kid did something,” he declared.

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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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