Zenobia Dobson raised a hero

Zenobia Dobson—this is the mother we should be talking about instead of “affluenza” mom.

Zenobia Dobson buried her 15-year-old son with the kind of dignity we all pray for in a time of devastating tragedy.

The week before Christmas Eve, her son Zaevion Dobson, a football player and mentor at Fulton High School in Knoxville, Tennessee, jumped on top of three girls to shield them from a spray of bullets shot by gang members. The girls survived; Zaevion did not.

Ms. Dobson spoke about his actions and finding optimism despite "her baby's" death.

"It was an honor for my son to protect another individual," Dobson told CBS News.

That's the kind of mother Zaevion Dobson was privileged to have—a mother who instilled in her son a level of character that would cause him to unthinkingly shield innocents from danger, giving his own life in the process.

While “affluenza” mom was raising a spoiled, irresponsible killer, Zenobia Dobson was raising a hero.

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said this about Zaevion’s sacrifice: "I have a military background, that's the actions of heroes."

The teen's coach, Rob Black, said the sophomore was well liked by teachers and students at Fulton.

"This is a fine, fine young man who is a success story," he said. "And I want to try to continue to celebrate the life that he had here and the impact that he made on his peers," Black said.

A GoFundMe account set up to cover funeral expenses surpassed its goal of $60,000. An update on the page states that all remaining donations will be used to create a memorial in Zaevion’s honor.

Thank you, Ms. Dobson, for raising a young man with valiant character.

#LongLiveZae

‪#‎ZaevionIsAHero

‪#‎WouldUBeThatBrave

 

Featured Image: Zenobia Dobson and her sons (Photo/CBS News)

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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