#DanaOnTheBlaze: Dana Loesch answers your questions in her first Twitter Q & A

If you didn't hear the news yesterday, talk radio host and conservative commentator Dana Loesch is joining TheBlaze! Dana will continue to fill in for Glenn on TheBlaze TV, and will contribute across the network and site. Stay tuned for further announcements and details in the near future.

Needless to say, many of you are excited about the latest addition to TheBlaze team. Last night, Dana hosted a Twitter Q & A following the big announcement. She got some great questions from people who wanted to know more about what Dana would be doing at TheBlaze and wanted to get to know her a little better.

 

 

Of course, many of the Texans out there wanted to know if Dana would be moving down to the Lone Star State from St. Louis, MO.

The answer?

 

Look out Wendy Davis, you're about to meet your match.

 

We'll talk to Glenn about the party, Dana. Pretty sure it's a go - we've never know him to turn down an opportunity for cake.

 

…or pie.

After hearing about the move from St. Louis, many members of Dana's radio audience wanted to make sure they weren't about to lose their favorite radio personality to Dallas.

 

 

Well, now that we know she's still going to be on 97.1 FM in St. Louis, is she going to abandon her beloved Cardinals for the Rangers?

 

…of course not!

Now that the basics are covered, what's Dana going to be up to at TheBlaze. While more details are going to be announced later, Dana gave you a little more insight...

 

…and got some great ideas from the viewers.

 

 

 

…Piers on TheBlaze? We'll believe it when we see it. But it certainly looks like Dana is open to the idea!

 

 

What are "Hammer pants", you ask?

What else did we learn about Dana during yesterday's Q & A?

1. She's persuasive and a good seller of freedom.

 

2. Great taste in music.

 

 

3. Like many of you, she homeschools her kids.

 

4. She's totally cool with the Jonas Brothers splitting up.

 

5. And, something Glenn will be very happy to hear, her soul is doing just find.

 

TheBlaze audience was definitely excited to talk to Dana and about her move to TheBlaze. So excited that #DanaonTheBlaze was trending across the U.S.

 

 

2021 was a turning point for public education in America. Remote learning revealed to parents what public schools were force-feeding their kids — everything from critical race theory to the existence of infinite genders — while performance in subjects like math and reading fell across the board.

Now, school boards and teachers' unions are facing a tidal wave of parents who want to take the reins back. But school wasn’t always like this. Glenn Beck takes us back to a time before the Department of Education and asks the question: “Are our schools getting better or worse?”

American Federation for Children senior fellow Corey DeAngelis joins to expose who’s actually benefitting from our public school system — and it’s not our kids. And former Secretary of Education under President Trump Betsy DeVos explains why it’s time to abolish the department she once headed, what stopped her from doing so, and how parents can make a big difference.

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The Associated Press has issued a dire warning for abortion providers ahead of the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade.

According to an article titled "'Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling," abortion clinics nationwide are expecting an increase in "protests, harassment, and other violence ... in states where abortion remains legal" if Roe v. Wade is overturned — as a draft opinion leaked in May suggested is likely to happen.

"On the night of last winter’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could end the nationwide right to abortion, people gathered outside a clinic in New Jersey with lawn chairs, a cooler and a flaming torch — a sight that brought to mind lynchings and other horrors of the country’s racist past," the AP article began.

The article did go on to cite two incidents of extreme anti-abortion violence — "the 1993 killing of Dr. David Gunn outside a Florida abortion clinic [and] the 2015 fatal shooting of three people inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood." But there was almost no mention of the ongoing attacks on pregnancy crisis centers by pro-choice activists, including the violent group that calls itself "Jane’s Revenge."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck noted that the closest the current administration has come to calling out Jane’s Revenge was when the Department of Homeland Security published a terror advisory warning of crime on both sides of the Roe v. Wade debate earlier this month. But when was the last time you heard about violent attacks on pro-life centers in the corporate media? There have been several instances of violence by pro-choice proponents, and the Biden administration remains silent.

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GLENN: Now the righteous generation of the woke has reached such a level of holiness that it cannot possibly be contaminated by name of a less righteous monster like George Washington. Student insists the university must break its ties with white supremacy and systematic racism by canceling its 200 year old name and renaming it. Are you ready? Malcolm X University.

Disney-owned Pixar's latest animated film "Lightyear" was expected to blast off last weekend, but ended up falling way short of box office expectations.

Box office analysts expected the "Toy Story" spin-off to gross $70 million and $85 million domestically and $50-60 million in offshore markets, despite having been barred in at least 14 countries over a controversial same-sex kissing scene, but the film's total haul worldwide wound up at $85.6 million.

Earlier this year, the controversial kissing scene was apparently cut from the film, but the Disney corporation made a show of reinstating it in March amid outrage over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' (R) Parental Rights in Education bill.

Now, why would such a woke movie flop at the box office on its opening weekend?

"Blame the fact that it doesn’t appeal to girls, blame Disney+ for stealing family moviegoers, blame the lack of an ensemble Toy Story cast, heck, blame everything as Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear didn’t do its magic by internal studio or industry standards this weekend with $51M, close to a third below its lowest $70M pre-release projection," said Deadline.com.

"Variety" lamented that the film's lofty "ambitions were thwarted by heightened competition from Universal’s behemoth 'Jurassic World: Dominion' and Paramount’s high-flying 'Top Gun: Maverick,' as well as little intrigue to watch a slightly esoteric origin story about Buzz Lightyear."

AV Club guessed that maybe "longtime fans have simply grown up and moved on and/or gotten tougher to please."

Both Vanity Fair and Movie Web seemed to think the problem was with the movie's "high concept premise" of making a film based on a film that was supposed to have inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy in "Toy Story."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray weren't afraid to call out the obvious reason Disney's latest film fell flat: Parents are just tired of woke politics in their children's movies. It's really not that hard to figure out, Disney.

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