Purple Penguins replaces ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ at public school

Efforts by public schools to be ‘gender inclusive’ have brought society to a place where little boys and girls are now being referred to as ‘purple penguins’ by teachers. “Create classroom names and then ask all of the ‘purple penguins’ to meet on the rug’ a training manual advises. What are we doing? Glenn reacted on radio today.

"I want to show you how far disconnected we are from common sense now," Glenn said at the opening of todays radio show.

To illustrate his point, he gave three examples: 1) NBC News offering Jon Stewart 'Meet the Press' and 2) a Nebraska school referring to kids as "purple penguins" to avoid using gender-specific pronouns and 3) chaos at the Southern border.

"Tim Russert was a newsman. Jon Stewart is a comedian. But now NBC is taking 'Meet the Press', that was one of the icons, and saying it belongs in the hands of a comedian. And even Jon Stewart knew that was wrong. It would have destroyed Jon Stewart and destroyed NBC even more than they've destroyed themselves," Glenn said.

"News has become comedy entertainment," Glenn said.

"Number two [...] In Nebraska [one of our radio affiliates was] doing an interview with a school superintendent and the school superintendent has now said that we need to call children in school purple penguins. Purple penguins."

"So purple penguins are what we're supposed to call our kids. No, I don't think so. How are our kids going to know right from wrong, the difference of anything anymore, if we are now telling our kids [...] 'By the way, we're not calling you boys or girls we're calling you purple penguins. You're neither purple nor penguins. But that's what we're going to call you now so we don't insult you.'"

"Meanwhile, we're not closing our southern borders," Glenn said. "If you look at where the respiratory disease is really breaking out, it's breaking out in those towns where the United States government went and shipped all of those illegal aliens. They're still shipping them, by the way. But the towns with the highest concentrations of the illegal immigrants, illegal aliens, those towns are the ones that have the outbreak of the respiratory disease."

"Meanwhile, Duncan Hunter said yesterday that ten ISIS warriors were stopped at the border, and we know that other ISIS warriors have come across our border in the United States of America. ISIS is here. Yet we have Harvard students saying the United States of America is more dangerous to the world than ISIS is."

Glenn said that these stories are all stemming from America's obsession with political correctness, a progressive idea that is destroying the country.

"This tells you that we are so disconnected from the truth. That things are going to have to reset. And when they reset, they're going to reset hard. The farther you get away from the truth the harder the reset becomes," Glenn said.

"More and more, every single day, the 'Gods of the Copybook Headings' by Rudyard Kipling make more and more sense to me," Glenn said. "Rudyard Kipling knew. He was trying to ring the bell when the gods of the copybook headings are abandoned. Copybooks used to be what you used in school, and it would have a heading at the top of the page and it would say something that was true. God is good. Water will wet us. Fire will burn. And then you would copy that underneath for the whole page. So you were practicing your penmanship. Those were copybook headings. They were always things everyone could agree on. They were truisms. They were things that were eternally true."

Today, what do we hold to be true? 1) Comedy is news 2) Children are purple penguins 3) Nothing bad comes across our border 3) ISIS is good, America is bad.

"Trends come and go. People come and go. Political correctness comes and go. But those things that we know are true, children are not purple penguins, that will outlast any trend," Glenn said.

After reading Kipling's poem, Glenn emphasized the final line as the most important:

And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins

When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins,

As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn,

The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!

"This is the most important phrase because we are about to witness it happen," Glenn said.

Shortly after appearing on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" last Thursday, Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist Dr. Simone Gold got a call saying she was fired for speaking out about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in a now-banned viral video.

Dr. Gold returned to the radio program Monday to detail exactly what happened, the reason the hospitals gave for her firing, and how they threatened to fire her colleagues as well if she "didn't go quietly."

"Most emergency physicians work at more than one [hospital], as I do, and I've actually been fired from both," she told Glenn. "They told me that I appeared in an embarrassing video, and therefore, I would no longer be welcome to work there ... then they said, if I didn't go quietly and I made a fuss, they would have all the doctors in the group, you know, they'd have to go and they'll get a whole new doctor group."

Dr. Gold said she does not regret speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during the controversial "White Coat Summit" news conference held in Washington, D.C., last week. A video of the news conference quickly went viral on social media before being removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others for allegedly making false claims related to COVID-19.

"Bring it on," she said. "I want to continue to live in America. I want my children to continue to live in America. I don't want them to grow up in a place like China. When you get to a point where, not only can I not speak as a scientist, as a doctor, for what I know to be absolutely true, but you then want to cancel me and my colleagues, this is not okay. I would much rather fight than not fight ... and I want everybody to know that there are literally millions and millions of Americans who are on our side. Millions. I believe it's the majority."

Glenn then asked Dr. Gold to weigh in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines encouraging schools to reopen in the fall and the left's relentless drive to keep them closed.

"There's no actual scientific debate whatsoever if schools should open. None. There's no scientific debate. There's no serious person who thinks schools shouldn't open. Now, [through] some governors and policy makers, there's pressure being brought to bear on school districts, but there's no actual scientific debate. So it's going to come down to parents pressuring their local school districts to act in a responsible fashion."

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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