The real war on women? New campaign seeks to ‘ban’ the word ‘bossy’

Earlier this month, Sheryl Sandberg, the billionaire COO of Facebook and author of the modern-day feminist manifesto Lean In, launched a new campaign aimed bridging the “confidence gap” between men and women by… banning the word ‘bossy'. After all, everyone knows the best way to boost someone’s self-esteem is to outlaw any language that could potentially be construed as hurtful.

According to BanBossy.com:

When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don't raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls are less interested in leading than boys—a trend that continues into adulthood. Together we can encourage girls to lead.

How noble.

The group released an ‘empowering’ PSA featuring female powerhouses like Beyoncé, Jennifer Garner, Diane von Furstenberg, and Jane Lynch. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan NASCAR champion Jimmy Johnson make cameos as well.

Glenn intended to play the audio of the video on radio this morning, but he only made it through about 20 seconds before he had enough.

“Shut up! Stop. We need to tell people to shut up,” Glenn joked. “That's what we need to do. Shut up.”

In today’s society, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that the real problem is not with girls but boys. Boys are no longer raised to be men as we once knew them. In fact, Glenn went so far as to call it a “crisis.”

“There is a crisis in this country not with women but with boys. The boys are being left behind. Boys are completely off-track now,” Glenn said. “You're gonna ban the word ‘bossy’? Shut up! I'm bringing back the words ‘shut up.’”

This whole campaign feels like it is stuck in a time warp, which is typical of progressive policy in general.

“You want to talk about a lack of progress, these guys are progressive. They're not living in the future. They're not even looking into the future,” Glenn explained. “They're looking back to 1965, when they were all 20 and burning their bras or smoking dope or marching against the war and discovering communism for the first time… They have been stuck in the 1960s. And I'm sick of them. I was sick of the hippies when I was a young kid. I'm really stick and done with them now.”

Glenn explained the struggle his own daughter went through in deciding whether or not to return to work after giving birth to her first child last fall. Instead of supporting a woman’s right to make the best decision for her family, ‘feminists’ like Sandberg pressure well educated, driven women to maintain a career outside the home.

Look who's 'bossy' now.

“My daughter who was working for me and had a huge future. She is one of the best editors. She's fantastic,” Glenn explained. “She's working for me… She loved working. Had no intention of staying at home. She was going to go back to work… She didn't need to. She wanted to. Okay, that's fine.”

“So what happened? She has a baby. Everybody is counting on her coming back to work… We've got all this stuff backing up waiting for her to come back to work. She looks at me and she says, ‘Dad, I don't want to go back to work,’” he continued. “And I said, ‘I'm so glad to hear you say that… But you seem conflicted on it.’ And she said, ‘Because society says I should go back to work.’ I said, ‘I can't believe my daughter is saying that. You're my daughter! Forget about society’… You want to talk about bossy? It's the feminist movement that is bossy.”

During her show on TheBlaze last Friday, Dana Loesch offered her opinion on the dangers of implementing such a campaign. Check out her 'bossy' monologue below:

Glenn Beck has been warning since last summer that you would not recognize your country in a year. Well, it's not even summer yet, and he says he already doesn't recognize the country.

Do you recognize an America in which people are making more money off government unemployment benefits than they can make by working, inflation is ramping up, housing, supply and labor shortages are widespread, and the current administration gives cybercriminals from Russia a free pass after the biggest cyberattack on our nation's infrastructure to date?

On the radio program this week, Glenn pointed out that while businesses all over the nation are downsizing, one brand store is actually booming — and it says a lot about the state of the economy and what it means for our country's future.

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The largest American gas pipeline shut down on Friday due to what experts told the media was the "most dramatic cyberattack on U.S. soil to date." Investigators are looking at a group believed to be based in Russia known as "DarkSide."

It's time our leaders in the White House take national security seriously because this isn't the first time enemies of the U.S. — namely Russia and China — have used the cyber world to attack our nation and weaken our infrastructure, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program. Between Russia, China, and Iran — which President Joe Biden is now trying to make another nuclear deal with — it looks like the "Axis powers" of a "digital World War III" are lining up

"The journalists seem to care about the price of gasoline for the first time. Is it because they actually care? Or is it because they're trying not to focus on the fact that this was an attack most likely from Russia? And it isn't the first cyberattack from Russia of the year ... maybe we should be paying attention, to Vladimir Putin," Glenn began.

"And by the way, the pipeline going down, that's not the only [cyberattack] happening now," he added later. "Thirty thousand U.S. victims, small businesses and local governments, were hacked by cyber espionage units backed by the Chinese government in January of this year."

"There is an 'Axis power.' It is Russia and China. And, by the way, who is also aligned with Russia and China? Iran. Wow, this is weird," Glenn surmised. "But don't worry about that. Just leave your dog tags on another table. Let's not talk about China. Let's not talk about who actually crashed the jugular of our oil pipelines. I don't want war. But I got news for you ... this Biden administration is doing the job for our enemies."

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Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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Top officials at the Federal Reserve are doing what they can to sugar coat what's ahead for our economy, telling Americans we may hit a "transitory" period of inflation that will settle by 2022. But Bank of America is saying something different. The bank's latest earnings call commentary warned "at the very least" transitory hyperinflation is ahead.

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