Washington State University's 'Fat Studies' program just bit the dust... (and probably some cake as well)

The patriarchy strikes again! Washington State University has canceled its Fat Studies class. Fat activists are furious. The moment they finish their second plate of refried tofu, they’re going to waddle out into the street and scream at the sky.

Throughout the country, campus feminists are quivering, terrified that fat-shaming will only get worse. Let’s talk about the fact that a Fat Studies class exists to begin with.

First, take a guess which program the class is under? If you said, “Women’s Studies,” you win a Diet Coke and a cheeseburger. The course is an “examination of weight-based oppression as a social justice issue with other systems of oppression based on gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation, and ability.” ANTIFA mask and DRUMPF t-shirt not included.

Our country is in the throes of an obesity epidemic and academics are concerned about fat-inclusive bikinis and anti-male gaze --- yes, that’s right, the fat-studies folks have flipped the feminist concept of “the male gaze,” which claims that the patriarchy is triggered by white, cisgender men, whose oppressive gaze vilifies women and worsens misogyny.

In a gasping contradiction and inadvertent counterexample to the original theory, fat-studies feminists claim that anytime white, cis-gender men don’t find overweight women attractive, it’s because they are misogynistic. Which one is it? Don’t wait for the campus feminists to answer that. They’re too busy fighting for the rights of oppressed communities, often without invitation.

Tuition at Washington State runs about $5,000 per class, by the way.

The course is run by Dr. Deborah Christel, who has applied her Ph.D. in Sports Psychology, Women's Studies and Apparel Design to help students understand "fat stigma, weight bias, and thin privilege" and "weight-based oppression."

Her writings have been featured in the (peer-reviewed?) journal Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society. She uses “critical feminist theory and narrative pedagogies” to fight “fat stigma by promoting activism to erode the thin-centric orientation' among students.”

The word 'critical' is academic lingo for neo-Marxist.

The word “critical” is academic lingo for neo-Marxist, by the way. Any time you hear a professor or an academic rattle on about “critical theory,” they’re basing what they say on the principles of the Frankfurt School, also known as neo-Marxism.

And “narrative pedagogy” is academic code for a form of teaching based on relativism, in which students and teachers use their subjective experiences to learn, because any idea can be interpreted in an infinite number of ways. So there cannot be an objective truth. Post-Modernism. Meaning, the fat-studies movement --- like much of campus anti-logic, modern feminism, and social justice leftism --- is based on the objective statement that there are no objective statements.

And --- since feelings are facts --- concepts like “fatphobia,” “microaggression” and “cis-gender white privilege” are all considered not just legitimate, but indisputably true. So, it’s the food’s fault. No, actually, it’s the patriarchy’s fault. The patriarchy forced them to eat that second tub of cinnamon-laced cupcake batter.

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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