I can't stop watching the trailer for 'Jurassic World'

This post was authored by Managing Editor of GlennBeck.com, Wilson Garrett (Hi!). Other than the fact that I run the website, this post has very little to do with Glenn. But maybe he watched it and thought it looked as cool as I did.

Ok, I have a confession to make - I can't stop watching the trailer for the new Jurassic Park movie, Jurassic World. And I must not be the only one - it's already amassed close to 5 million views on YouTube in 9 hours (probably more by the time you read this).

Why? Three reasons:

1) The Park. Jurassic Park was one of the formative movies of my childhood. The sheer wonder of seeing the dinosaurs come to life may seem passé in an age where CGI can bring giant robots, mutated turtles, and alien armies to a summer blockbuster, but when I saw the original in theaters in 1993 it was mesmerizing. I had never seen anything like it. But even in that movie, you never got to see the park open. The chaos ended with everyone agreeing that "Hey, a jungle filled with genetically engineered giant lizards might be a really, really bad idea for a theme park." Thankfully, twenty-one years shows the promise of the concept of a dinosaur theme park revealed.

2) Chris Pratt. He's awesome. Did you see Guardians of the Galaxy? It was one of the best movies of the summer, and Chris Pratt's ability to mix comedy and action was a big reason the movie was one of the highest-grossing films of 2014.

3) A genetically-modified dinosaur. Seriously.

Could it end up being terrible? Sure. Movies rarely live up to the promise of the trailer. But one can hope, right?

There are new curriculum standards being implemented into schools throughout the nation for health classes that not only go far beyond what's appropriate for young children, but are entrenched in clear political biases, too. Under the standards, third-graders are taught about hormone blockers and endless gender identities, and topics get shockingly graphic for kids as young as 11. Some schools are even teaching their teachers and kids to ignore what parents have to say about these topics. And the worst part may be that many parents are completely unaware what their children are being taught.

Tina Descovich, co-founder of Moms for Liberty, joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to explain exactly what you can ask at your next school board meeting to ensure this "horrifying" curriculum isn't being taught in your kid's school.

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It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

In this clip, Glenn warned that if Americans don't stand together, in eight years we all indeed will own nothing. Watch the clip for the full story. Can't watch? Download the podcast here.



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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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Disclaimer: The content of this clip does not provide medical advice. Please seek the advice of local health officials for any COVID-19 and/or COVID vaccine related questions & concerns.

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