After ISIS scare at a Utah high school, where are all the bomb control activists?

While the Broward County high schoolers continue their national media tour, we STILL haven’t even begun to discuss school security.

Sure, there have been a few mentions of arming teachers, but outside of that, has there been any serious debate on how to harden public schools? I seriously hope so, because while every media outlet and their mother has given air time to David Hogg and his band of underage national policy “experts,” there are some very bad people planning some very bad things.

On Monday, ISIS tried to attack Pine View High School --- IN ST. GEORGE UTAH!

This is a community with less than 100,000 people, famous for its proximity to Zion National Park and the location of Brigham Young’s winter home... Not exactly a hotbed for Islamic extremism.

The teenager arrived at school on Monday with a bomb he made at his home. After trying to detonate it inside the school, a malfunction caused the device to emit large amounts of smoke. The school was evacuated and --- thankfully --- no one was hurt.

Police searched the attacker's house and found the materials used to construct the bomb. They also found evidence that he had been researching and promoting ISIS.

As it turns out, none of this should have been a surprise.

The student had already been involved in two separate incidents where he made it clear he was an ISIS supporter. On one occasion, he took down the school’s American flag and replaced it with an ISIS flag. On another, he spray-painted “ISIS is coming” on the side of a building. Despite all that, officers said he was authorized to be on school grounds.

I kind of doubt you see Hogg talk about this today, and you probably won’t hear anyone else talk about it in the right context. But imagine if this attacker had attempted this with an AR-15. What if he pulled out the rifle, but it jammed?

Even if no one got hurt, that might have been the final straw that pushed this gun control debate over the edge. Media coverage would be blowing up, not over the circumstances surrounding the attack, but over the weapon used. That’s all you’d see today on every cable news station. It would be in every national paper.

If this attack involved a jammed gun versus a malfunctioning bomb --- this close to the Parkland shooting --- the Second Amendment would be hanging by a thread today.

Meanwhile, we refuse to talk about the ACTUAL problems.

Why did this student still have access to a school? Is supporting the most violent terror group in the world not cause for a mental evaluation? Was there no law enforcement investigation on this kid?

When will we get serious about finding out how to protect our schools from ALL threats?

Schools are incredibly soft targets and it’s now apparent that terrorists are taking notice. When ISIS attacked New York City five months ago by driving a truck down a bike path, the media talked about it --- for what, maybe a few days? Now, look what happens when an attack hits a school. It dominates the news for weeks and even starts debates on national policy.

You'd better believe very bad people are watching this. They’re taking notes. It’s time we stopped talking nonsense and got serious about what the ACTUAL problems are.

We got lucky on Monday, but our luck is quickly running out.

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere reacted to a recent Washington Post op-ed in which the author, Ron Charles, suggests that "as Confederate statues finally tumble across America, [and] television networks are marching through their catalogues looking to take down racially offensive content," perhaps the next items that should be up on the cancel-culture chopping block are "problematic books."

"Monuments celebrating racist traitors, which were erected to fabricate history and terrify black Americans, are not works of art that deserve our respect or preservation. Similarly, scenes of modern-day white comedians reenacting minstrel-show caricatures are not ironical interrogations of racism that we have to stomach any longer. But complex works of literature are large, they contain multitudes," Charles wrote.

He goes on to argue that "calibrating our Racism Detector to spot only a few obvious sins" is but an insidious source of self-satisfaction when compared to the process of critical debate on the values and intentions of history's literary legends.

"If cancel culture has a weakness, it's that it risks short-circuiting the process of critical engagement that leads to our enlightenment," Charles wrote. "Scanning videos for blackface or searching text files for the n-word is so much easier than contending with, say, the systemic tokenism of TV rom-coms or the unbearable whiteness of Jane Austen."

Could cancel culture really spiral all the way down to book burning? In the clip below, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that this radical progressive movement is really about erasing America's history and overturning the foundation of our country. The fundamental transformation of America is happening now.

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It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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