Glenn and 1791 step up to help family send their son around the world, raise awareness for rare disease

UPDATE: Tonight on GBTV, baby Jett and his family will be on a special Father's Day episode of The Glenn Beck Program.

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Over the weekend, Glenn read the story of a family whose newborn son has a rare genetic disorder that will limit his growth and his lifespan. The parents, who love to travel, have found an innovative way to bring their take their son around the world while also raising awareness of his disease - and now Glenn is going to help them.

The Blaze explains:

KSL, based out of Salt Lake City, describes the couple, now residing Omaha, Neb., first finding out something was wrong with their son when he was born in December with a cleft lip. Everything seemed normal for about a month until they, even as new parents, began to feel he was acting strangely. After a misdiagnosis, Jett was eventually diagnosed with pontocerebellar hypoplasia. According to the National Institute of Health, infants with this condition have a small cerebellum and the region of the brain called the pons doesn’t develop properly. KSL reports the condition means Jett won’t grow past his six-month-old size and he is not expected to live past infancy.

“Jett will leave us well before we want him to,” Cody said to KSL. “He will never learn to talk, walk, eat or hold his head up. In my eyes, worst possible thing for a child to have. We decided we just have to love him for as long as we have him, and to make his life as comfortable and happy as we can.”

Knowing that even in what is expected to be a short life, the medical costs to help Jett live comfortably will be great. Coleman’s brother-in-law Jeremy Rigby developed T-shirts to sell with proceeds going to a bank account for Jett’s medical treatments. But the T-shirts with a cartoon in a small airplane and the words “Jett B.” are doing much more.

Not only have more than 100 shirts been sold, they are also how Jett is getting to “travel.” Coleman’s wife suggested people who buy the T-shirts send the family back photos of where they had been wearing them.

Ever since the story went up on The Blaze, the Boseman family has been overwhelmed with orders and support. Glenn asked his team to reach out, and 1791 will now be handle manufacturing the shirts and processing the orders. 1791 will not be making a profit from the sales of the shirt.

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Straight from the Marxist con of critical race theory are three big lies about "systemic racism" in America that are debilitating to our nation: the lie that policing in the U.S. is thoroughly racist, the lie of voter suppression, and the lie of equity as the solution to solve "racism." Despite the evidence disproving these lies, they grow stronger, thanks to Democrats and activists with selfish interest in these narratives, who, along with their media partners, spread the sinister message that everything in America is racist by default and only massive government intervention can save us from ourselves. President Biden, Vice President Harris, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi – every Democrat on the national stage sees racism in literally everything at this point.

In this precarious time for America, Glenn Beck and North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson join together with data and the truth to fight back against the race-baiters ripping us apart.

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America has always been the land of the free. But as the line fades between the socialist, woke Left, and the Democratic Party that controls our government, are we diving headfirst into Marxism?

On his BlazeTV exclusive show, Glenn Beck spoke with Li Schoolland, who grew up under Mao's cultural revolution in China, and never did she think she would see the same warning signs in America. But now, she has a horrifying warning for us all.

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Earlier this year, Coca-Cola became the poster child for how a corporation could shove leftist ideologies onto its consumers. The company suspended advertising on Facebook in a push to censor former President Donald Trump, published a manifesto about racial equity, and demanded all legal teams working for Coke meet certain diversity quotas.

But now, after Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and many other conservative voices called for a boycott of the company's products, Coca-Cola appears to be shifting directions.

The Washington Examiner reported that the company issued a conciliatory statement after conspicuously failing to appear on a published list of hundreds of corporations and individuals that signed a statement denouncing the Georgia voting bill.

"We believe the best way to make progress now is for everyone to come together and listen respectfully, share concerns, and collaborate on a path forward. We remained open and productive conversations with advocacy groups and lawmakers who may have differing views," the company said. "It's time to find common ground. In the end, we all want the same thing – free and fair elections, the cornerstone of our democracy."

Then last week, Coca-Cola Co.'s new general counsel, Monica Howard Douglas, told members of the company's global legal team that the diversity initiative announced by her predecessor, Bradley Gayton, is "taking a pause for now." Gayton resigned unexpectedly from the position on April 21, after only eight months on the job, to serve as a strategic consultant to Chairman and CEO James Quincey.

"Why is Coca-Cola 'taking a pause' on all of these? Because you have been standing up," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Monday. "You and others have been standing up. Your voice, it's the power of one. Your voice makes a difference."

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This week on "The Glenn Beck Podcast," civil rights activist and Woodson Center founder Bob Woodson joined Glenn to call out the leftists in the "race grievance industry," like the Rev. Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter, Inc., who, he says, are "profiting off the misery of their people."

Woodson lived through the appalling segregation laws of the last century and has a much different message about what it means to be "oppressed" than the so-called "anti-racist" activists today.

Woodson said he believes the real struggle for impoverished minority communities "is not racial." He argued that leftists "at the top" derive "moral authority" by claiming to represent "so called marginalized groups," while they prosper at the expense of those "at the bottom."

"There's nothing worse than self-flagellating guilty white people and rich, angry black people who profit off the misery of their people," Woodson said.

"I call what Sharpton and some of those are doing is worse than bigotry. It's treason. It's moral treason against their own people," he added. "The only time you hear from them is when a white police officer kills a black person, which happens maybe 20 or 21 times a year, but 6,000 blacks are killed each year by other blacks. So, in other words, their message is black lives only matter when taken by someone white, which means you are betraying the black community when you turn your back on 20 children that are slaughtered and you don't march in that community and demand that those killers be turned over to the police."

'The problem is not racial," Woodson asserted. "The problem is the challenge of upward mobility. Any time you generalize about a group of people, blacks, whites, Native American, and then you try to apply remedies, it always benefits those at the top at the expense of those at the bottom. ... It's a bait and switch game where you're using the demographics of the worst of these, to get resources that helps the best of these, or those who are prospering at the top. So, if I was the president, I would say an end to the race grievance business, that America should concentrate on the moral and spiritual free fall that is consuming people at the bottom."

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