Valerie Jarrett tells graduates she looks into everything someone does online before hiring

Commencement season is once again upon us, which means graduates will once again be treated to a never-ending stream of platitudes about their ability to change the world. While delivering the commencement address at Pomona College – a liberal arts institution in Claremont, California – President Obama’s senior advisor Valerie Jarrett took a slightly different approach - focusing primarily on the President’s work to close the so-called “pay gap” between men and women. But she also made an unintentionally eerie joke about privacy – or the lack thereof.

Check out Jarrett’s remarks below (applicable video begins around 17:25):

JARRETT: But also remember that before I hire anybody, I always check out everything that they've been doing online, and believe me, we have ways of finding out everything you've been doing online.

(Laughing)

JARRETT: All right. So that was actually funnier than I intended it to be.

“Isn't that chilling,” Pat asked on radio this morning. “They don't care. She didn't even intend it to be a funny line. She was just stating a fact that you won't believe the methods we have to find out about you online. I do believe it.”

While Stu admitted that it would be foolish for anyone to assume employers are not looking at potential hires’ public social media accounts and other online activity, Jarrett seemed to be implying she has access to private information.

“I don't think she was being funny,” Stu said. “Look, you're an idiot if you don't think your employers are looking over your publicly available Facebook and Twitter – anything that they can find.

“She was talking about non-publicly available [information],” Pat clarified. “She always checks out everything they've been doing online, and I do believe that [she has] amazing ways of finding out… I don't think our kids have any concept of what they're doing with their lives with Twitter and with Facebook and Instagram and Pinterest and all these things they're doing. They don't have any idea how badly this is going to come back to bite them.”

'The Fedcoin is HERE': Glenn Beck reveals what the Fed was up to while YOU weren’t watching

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While Americans were preparing for Thanksgiving last Wednesday afternoon, the Federal Reserve moved forward with its "Central Bank Digital Currency" program, and that wasn't the only controversial policy that was rolled out while you weren’t watching.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck reviewed the latest financial stories you may have missed over the holiday weekend, including how Biden's pause on student loan payments may be extended again and yet another sketchy Hunter Biden investment.

"You might have missed what happened Wednesday afternoon at the Fed," Glenn began. "They started their CBDC, Central Bank Digital Currency. Yes, the Fedcoin is here. Now they rolled it out on Wednesday — I mean, that was the only day they could do it, you know, because they've been denying that any of this stuff was happening. But they could only get it [launched] when no one was paying attention. So they rolled it out, and it's in its beta test now."

"By the way, India just rolled out its retail pilot program for digital rupees as well. But don't worry," he continued. "Maybe we should start having the conversation of, 'Gosh, this looks like the mark of the beast.' I mean, doesn't it? But surely it's not. Of course not. Not from the U.S. government. They never do anything underhanded or evil. Never."

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BIGGER than Tiananmen Square? Here's what the China protests are REALLY about

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China has been locking its citizens down for over two years under its zero-COVID policy, and it's becoming more and more clear that this isn’t just about COVID but something much more serious: slavery and control. Now it looks like many citizens have had enough. Protests are currently spreading throughout China and, unlike during the Tiananmen Square protests, the word is getting out.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck looked into the protests' "real motivations," explained how they’re different from the 1989 protests at Tiananmen Square, and predicted how these events are a "game-changer for the entire world."

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The American Journey Experience is the new home of the car Orson Welles gave to Rita Hayworth. Orson Welles gave this car to his future wife Rita Hayworth for her 24th birthday.

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Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, the fear of politics being brought up at the dinner table is shared by millions around the country. But comedian Jamie Kilstein has a guide for what you should do to avoid the awkward political turmoil so you can enjoy stuffing your face full of turkey.

Kilstein joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to dissect exactly how you can handle those awkward, news-related discussions around the table on Thanksgiving and provided his 3-step guide to help you survive the holidays with your favorite, liberal relatives: Find common ground, don’t take obvious bait, and remember that winning an argument at the cost of a family member won’t fix the issue you’re arguing about.

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