An Open Letter to the Student SJWs at Evergreen State College

Dear Ones,

Allow me to apologize if my white privilege offends you. The truth of the matter is, I don't consider myself "white" privileged. I identify as “hard work" privileged.

My family hails from the dirt farms of Oklahoma where they eked out an existence before moving to Kansas to improve their lot in life. When I was a child, my father worked multiple jobs to feed, cloth and house his family WHILE earning master’s and doctoral degrees. Let me put it in terms you’ll understand: he worked his white ass off. He worked as a shoe salesman. He worked second shift at The Boeing Company. He worked as a math teacher. He WORKED.

My father worked more than a whiny, self-indulgent, out-of-touch, unrealistic, privileged college warrior like you could ever comprehend. And guess what? It paid off. In three generations, my family went from struggling on farms to living comfortable lives.

That is the promise of America: generational change through hard work.

You want respect? Be respectful.

You want acceptance? Be accepting.

You want more out of life? Work harder.

Since these are unlikely outcomes given your entitled worldview, I’ve created a list of demands on behalf of society to counter your own warped list:

WE DEMAND that you conduct yourselves with dignity and refrain from irrational, emotional outbursts laced with profanity that demean and further marginalize you from society.

WE DEMAND that you respect your fellow students regardless of race, creed or color.

WE DEMAND that you treat persons of authority such as professors, administrators and safety personnel with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Should you be unable to meet these basic standards of human decency, I've created an additional list of demands:

WE DEMAND that you read and study the following:

The Declaration of Independence

The U.S. Constitution

The Bill of Rights

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith

Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

The 5000 Year Leap by W. Cleon Skousen

The Founders’ Almanac by Matthew Spaulding

Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Benson J. Lossing

Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior by Judith Martin

WE DEMAND that you create a safe space utopia and never leave the campus of Evergreen State College.

WE DEMAND that you not integrate with the rest of society until you study and understand what real oppression looks like (try Mao, Pol Pot and Stalin for starters).

WE DEMAND that you immediately retake English 101 to coherently write your next list of demands so we can more fully understand what we'll be throwing in the trash.

WE DEMAND that you grow up (and while you’re at it, grow a pair and a spine).

WE DEMAND that you no longer employ police or safety officers and subject them to your intolerant hatred. Please attend to your own protection and police yourselves on the grounds of your new utopia --- the campus of Evergreen State College.

WE DEMAND that you create and manage a self-sustaining eco farm to grow and harvest your own vegan-based food supply (again, so you will never have to leave the campus of Evergreen State College).

WE DEMAND that you work and create your own monetary system to support and pay for the Day of Absence, Day of Presence, Equity Center, Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, Trans & Queer Center, Undocumented Student Center, Student Affairs and The Student Code of Conduct.

WE DEMAND mandatory reality and societal competency training for anyone wishing to leave the newly-formed social utopia of Evergreen State College.

Yours truly,

Pretty Much Everyone Living in the Real World

Terry Trobiani owns Gianelli's Drive Thru in Prairie Grove, Illinois, where he put up a row of American flags for the Fourth of July. But the city claimed he was displaying two of them improperly and issued him a $100 ticket for each flag.

Terry joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to explain what he believes really happened. He told Glenn that, according to city ordinance, the American flag is considered "ornamental" and should therefore have been permitted on a federal holiday. But the city has now classified the flag as a "sign."

"Apparently, the village of Prairie Grove has classified the American flag as a sign and they've taken away the symbol of the American flag," Terry said. "So, as a sign, it falls under their temporary sign ordinance, which prohibits any flying, or any positioning of signs on your property — and now this includes the American flag. [...] The only way I could fly the American flag on my property is if I put it on a permanent 20 to 30-foot flagpole, which they have to permit."

Terry went on to explain how the city is now demanding an apology for his actions, and all after more than a year of small-business crushing COVID restrictions and government mandates.

"COVID was tough," Terry stated. "You know, we're in the restaurant business. COVID was tough on us. We succeeded. We made it through. We cut a lot of things, but we never cut an employee. We paid all our employees. I didn't take a paycheck for a year just to keep our employees on, because it was that important to me to keep things going. And, you know, you fight for a year, and you beat a pandemic, and then you have this little municipality with five trustees and a president, who just have no respect for small businesses. And right now, what I see is they have no respect for the republic and the United States ... I think it's terrible. The direction that government, at all levels, have taken us to this point, it's despicable."

Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


Want more from Glenn Beck?

To enjoy more of Glenn's masterful storytelling, thought-provoking analysis and uncanny ability to make sense of the chaos, subscribe to BlazeTV — the largest multi-platform network of voices who love America, defend the Constitution and live the American dream.

The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

Watch the video clip below from "The Glenn Beck Podcast" or find the full episode with Yeonmi Park here:

Want more from Glenn Beck?

To enjoy more of Glenn's masterful storytelling, thought-provoking analysis and uncanny ability to make sense of the chaos, subscribe to BlazeTV — the largest multi-platform network of voices who love America, defend the Constitution, and live the American dream.

Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

Watch the video clip below:


Want more from Glenn Beck?

To enjoy more of Glenn's masterful storytelling, thought-provoking analysis and uncanny ability to make sense of the chaos, subscribe to BlazeTV — the largest multi-platform network of voices who love America, defend the Constitution and live the American dream.