6 Stunning—And Simple—Desserts for Independence Day

Here are six amazing desserts that will light up your July 4th table. From super simple (dipping ice cream cones in white chocolate and sprinkles) to healthy (chocolate-dipped strawberries) to adventurous (nine-layer cake made with cake mix and canned frosting), there's something for everyone --- no matter your time constraints or expertise level. Add a pop of red, white and blue with these easy-to-make, patriotic desserts.

Red, White and Blue Ombre Cake

Fun yet sophisticated, the Red, White and Blue Ombre Cake leverages cake mix and ready-to-serve frosting to make this stunner easy to create and assemble.

Directions: Brit + Co

Firecracker Cake

This red white and blue cake is crazy easy to make. Cheat a little by using a boxed cake mix, but it works great with homemade white cake mix as well.

Directions: Eating on a Dime

Patriotic Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

These cute little patriotic white chocolate strawberries are ridiculously delicious and so easy to make. Grab the kids and have fun!

Directions: Yummy Healthy Easy

4th of July Snack Mix

This yummy mix can be customized to include most any snacks you love, from pretzels to popcorn to chocolate candies. Mix up a big bowl of sweet and salty snacks, serve in cute paper cups and watch how fast they disappear!

Directions: Glorious Treats

Patriotic Ice Cream Cones

Serving up ice cream July 4th? Why not make it a little more festive with these Patriotic Cones. They take only minutes to put together and both kids and adults go crazy for them.

Directions: Noble Pig

Red, White and Blue Ombre Funfetti Cake

Introducing the Red, White and Blue Ombre Funfetti Cake --- complete with ombre frosting and funfetti layers --- made with cake mix and ready-to-serve frosting! Here's a little secret: decorating this cake is not technically difficult as long as you have 1) the right tools, 2) an hour, and 3) a dose of patience. Promise, you can do it!

Directions: Brit + Co

Have you noticed an insane number of companies "going woke" lately? There's a big reason for why this is happening NOW, and it's not just virtue-signaling. Big corporations, one by one, are pulling the trigger on an initiative that has been in the works for about a decade.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes the framework that was built and inserted into business schools all across the countries. Critical race theory, gender, and "social justice" were given a higher priority than just doing good business.

Glenn has the documents that reveal what's coming to YOUR business or the company you work for and what will happen to companies that don't comply. And what started out as an indoctrination at the university level is now being taught in public schools K-12. They're teaching our kids to be equity activists right under our noses, and the indoctrination is working.

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First, President Joe Biden nixed the Keystone XL Pipeline, driving the price at the pump through the roof. Now, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has floated the idea of taxing every mile you drive as a way to pay for Biden's massive infrastructure spending proposal. So much for buying an electric car to save money at the pump. It's almost as if they want you to feel the coming pain as deeply as possible.

Watch the video clip below to see Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere react to the Biden administration's latest plan for taking more of your money:

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California's Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a new, multi-million-dollar Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum, which will be offered statewide with many of the state's largest school districts making it a requirement for graduation. According to National Review, the curriculum is "probably the most radical, polemical, and ideologically loaded educational document ever offered up for public consideration in the free world."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck reacted to the newly approved curriculum, calling it "the craziest, most terrifying story I have ever had to report."

Glenn read an excerpt from the National Review report describing the curriculum:

Students are to be taught that white Christian settlers committed "theocide" against indigenous tribes when they arrived in the New World by murdering Native American gods and replacing them with the Christian God. According to the curriculum, this replacement ushered in a regime defined by "coloniality, dehumanization, and genocide," and the "explicit erasure and replacement of holistic Indigeneity and humanity." But all is not lost, we are told. For students will learn that they have the power and the responsibility to build a social order defined by "countergenocide," which will eventually supplant the last vestiges of colonial Christianity and pave the way for the "regeneration of indigenous epistemic and cultural futurity."

Students first clap and chant to the god Tezkatlipoka — whom the Aztecs traditionally worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism — asking him for the power to be "warriors" for "social justice." Next, the students chant to the gods Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, seeking "healing epistemologies" and "a revolutionary spirit." Huitzilopochtli, in particular, is the Aztec deity of war and inspired hundreds of thousands of human sacrifices during Aztec rule. Finally, the chant comes to a climax with a request for "liberation, transformation, [and] decolonization," after which students shout "Panche beh! Panche beh!" in pursuit of ultimate "critical consciousness."

Glenn explained some of the horrifying details of the Aztec worship traditions California's educators and administrators seek to "regenerate," including human sacrifice by the tens of thousands, cannibalism, and the severe and prolonged torture and sacrifice of children.

"Those are the gods that they [the Board of Education in California] think really need to be worshiped and brought back in our understanding because that whole Christian God was only about 'oppression'," Glenn said sardonically.

"Gang, we are in biblical-sized trouble," he added. "We are under attack from the forces of darkness unlike anything I've ever seen before ... because the soul of our nation, and the soul of children, is at stake."

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Cigna — the 13th largest corporation in the U.S. measured by revenue — has recently started teaching employees critical race theory. Those lessons, however, have been "quietly" protested by some workers who leaked lesson screenshots to the Washington Examiner.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and co-host Stu Burguiere discussed a lesson on "inclusive language" — and you won't believe which phrases Cigna classifies as offensive. Do you use any of these phrases in your daily life?

Watch the video below:


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