‘This is a horror show’: You won’t believe the condition of one NYC public school

A shocking new report does not reflect well on the New York City public school system. The New York Post is reporting PS 106, is allocated $2.9 million to serve a low-income population in Far Rockaway, Queens. 98% of the school’s student body is eligible for free lunch. And as a ‘Title 1 school,’ it receives additional federal funds.

But there’s one small problem, whistleblowers now claim the school is in complete and utter disrepair. The students have no math or reading and writing books to compliment the Common Core curriculum that has been implemented in New York. The school’s 234 students have no gym or art classes, and the library has been described as a “junk room.” The school nurse does not have an office equipped with a sink, refrigerator, or cot. And there are no substitute teachers. Instead, students in classrooms without teachers are reallocated amongst other classes.

To make matters worse, the Post reports a classroom that includes learning-disabled children doesn’t have the required special-ed co-teacher. Meanwhile, parents have said about 40 kindergartners are forced sit in dilapidated trailers that reek of “animal urine,” while rats and squirrels noisily scamper in the walls and ceiling.

The principle, Marcella Sills, who joined PS 106 nine years ago, rarely shows up to school despite her $128,207 per year salary.

Read the entire New York Post report HERE.

“If the claims are true, it might be the worst school ever in America,” Glenn said. “Let me ask you a question: When will we, as a people decide: I don't need to have my kid in your crappy school… I have a right to pull my kid out of your school. If I were a parent there, and I didn't send my kid to that school, they would come and collect my kid, because they would say that I was being a bad parent. When do we have the right to stand up and say: Who does the state think they are?”

There are several disturbing layers to this story, but one involves a lack of parental input and concern. While the Post report of the story contains quotes from several frustrated parents, where are the other 200 plus parents whose children attend that school?

“Now, the problem here is, there are very few parents who care,” Glenn said. “There are very few parents sitting down at a meal with their kids saying ‘How was school today?’ ‘We have watched Fat Albert.’ ‘What do you mean?’”

That is not to say, however, the school boards and state/local governments that run the schools are not to blame. In fact, they bare the brunt of the responsibility. But as citizens, we bare the responsibility of fighting back against the crimes we see.

“This is a horror show,” Glenn said. “And people always talk about the greed of those people who aren't willing to pay their fair share in taxes, the greed of companies, but nobody is willing to talk about the greed of the politician. Nobody is willing to talk about the greed of the government because the government is deemed by the press as benevolent. It's not benevolent. It's fire. Unless you treat it like fire, it will burn you. If you are alert and knowledgeable, you will be able to make sure that it remains in its rightful place.”

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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