Glenn Beck: Big University


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GLENN: Stu, I want you -- Stu is in there right now working on something I told him about, what, about 20 minutes ago.  I asked you about the endowment fund at Harvard and Yale.  And I said, put a billion dollars in there and see what it is in 10 years.  At 23% --

STU:  They didn't really lock in at 23%, right?

GLENN:  I think it's Yale has been at 19 and Harvard has been at 23%.  I mean, it's incredible.  It's absolutely incredible.  I mean, just do 15%.  Just do 15%.  You've done a cursory surgery on these endowments.  Harvard doesn't have a billion dollars.  Harvard has 35 or 37?

STU:  35.

GLENN:  $35 billion.

STU:  They are going to own the Earth.

GLENN:  Yeah.  You remember I told you the story -- here we are in Rockefeller Plaza.  Remember I told the story about how when John, Sr. died, Rockefeller died, they went to John, Jr. and said, do you have any concept of how much money this is?  And he said, well, yeah.  And he said the number.  And they said, we want to show you the projected compound interest.  We want to show you what this money does.  And they showed it to him and they said, by the time your children are your age, this wealth will crush you; you must start giving away this money.  And that's why there's the Rockefeller funds everywhere because they had to give the money away.  Because it was, at the time, the size of a small country.  And now it would be the size of a large country.

$37 billion.  You ask me why tuition is so high.  You ask me why these liberal universities, "Oh, they are not paying their fair share."  These liberal universities have endowments, Harvard, $35 billion in endowment.  They are getting return on that investment of 23%.  Figure that out, Stu.  23%, 10 years, $35 billion.  How much is it?

STU:  I mean, these numbers are ridiculous.  $276 billion.

GLENN:  Do it for 20 years.  You have $35 billion, you get 23% return on investment, which is what they've been getting.  How much is it in 20 years?

STU:  $2.2 trillion.

GLENN:  $2.2 trillion.

STU:  These are like fake numbers, that you just make them up.

GLENN:  In 20 years Harvard -- that's with no additional revenue being raised by these people.

STU:  And also none taken out.  But still how is -- like how can anyone be giving any money to send anyone to these schools?  They should be happy.

GLENN:  How much -- find out what Harvard -- Harvard tuition, everything, all expenses paid I think is $51,000 a year.  They have $35 billion.  Find out if they're -- how much is it per year if they're getting 23%?  How much are they making without touching the principle?  Do one year, let's do 23% of $35 billion.  How much is just their interest?

STU:  That would be $34 billion one year.

GLENN:  20% or whatever.

STU:  This is not coming out correct.  Hold on a second.  I have to recalculate here, Glenn.

GLENN:  Recalculating.  He's making those little index cards.  We have to feed them into our supercomputer, the one that sounds like, (making computer noises).

STU:  It would go up to another $8 billion-ish.

GLENN:  Take a billion dollars at $50,000 a year.  How many students can you send to Harvard for $1 billion out of the $8 billion in interest?

STU:  Starting to get me confused.  Billion divided by $50,000?  20,000.

GLENN:  You can signed 20,000 kids to school.

STU:  For 1/8 of your interest growth a year.  And that's Harvard.

GLENN:  I make the case that Harvard isn't paying their fair share.

STU:  You know what, they can have an endowment the size -- I don't care how big their endowment is.  But stop asking us for money.

GLENN:  Stop telling me that I haven't paid my fair share.  Stop telling me that I, because I'm greedy, I'm not sharing my wealth enough to send people to school, when 1/8 of your interest, of your endowment, 1/8th of your yearly interest could send 20,000 kids to school.

STU:  And that's at your ridiculous rate of $50,000 a year.  How much does it actually cost?

GLENN:  No, Harvard is about $50,000 a year.  That's everything.

STU:  No, what I'm saying is that's what they're charging people.

GLENN:  I'm guessing that Harvard would get the family discount.  How many students go to Harvard right now?  Don't you love the computer?  I only make him do this because he's like, what?  How many students are enrolled in Harvard?

STU:  Hold on one second.  I'm clicking, I'm clicking, I'm clicking.  Enrollment, enrollment.

GLENN:  (Making computer noises.)

STU:  Undergraduate, 6,715.

GLENN:  6,000 undergraduates.  So they could do everybody plus two more thousand.  That's unbelievable.

STU:  For an 1/8.

GLENN:  Unbelievable.  Incredible.  You want to talk about -- you don't talk to me -- Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, don't talk to me about how you couldn't afford your Harvard education.  Harvard.  You want to send more people to school?  You got the money to do it.  Don't talk to me about how big oil makes 8% in profit every year.  8% profit every year, when you've got $35 billion sitting there in an endowment from Harvard.  They could make -- conservatively make $8 billion a year in interest, for nothing doing nothing, for creating nothing.  This is called the rich get richer.  I know they teach it at Harvard but they might want to look inward.  They might want to -- when they're teaching how the rich get richer, how the powerful just keep their power.  When they want to talk about the insidiousness of people just screwing people to the wall, these big organizations that just gouge your eyes out for something that is essential, like oil or education, and they gouge your eyes out and make it only available for the elite.  Meanwhile they're just racking up the money.

From food and job shortages to the prices of building materials "skyrocketing," the world is currently moving into what could be the "perfect storm" for politicians to push for a universal basic income, explained Glenn Beck on the radio program.

"We really need to look at the economy and be prepared for what is coming," Glenn said. "I feel like my job is to warn you of the things that are coming and, when I can, give you ways to navigate around. But at least so you can hear the warning and decide yourself what you're going to do with that."

Glenn explained that now, for the first time, there is a shortage of starter homes and building supplies just as increasing numbers of millennials are in the market. Also, analysts are predicting that shortages of food items and products such as pork, polystyrene, and chlorine could send prices soaring. Then there's the matter of unemployment, kicked off by the COVID-19 pandemic and likely to worsen because of the technological revolution, there are going to be fewer and fewer jobs for people to do.

"We are creating this perfect storm, right now, where universal basic income is going to be embraced by people," Glenn warned. "It's just this nasty cycle that we're beginning, and we're watching it unfold right in front of us."

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More than 100 business leaders and CEOs from some of the world's largest corporations recently met during a Zoom meeting to discuss how they can band together to fight "election integrity laws," like the voting law recently passed in Georgia.

On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck explained how this government-corporation partnership is not only proof of fascism, but it is also demonstrative of how our lives will be under The Great Reset: government and large corporations will work together to set the rules, and the freedoms of the individual American will be squashed.

"I want you to understand ... everything that they have ever said about, 'oh, it's a conspiracy theory' about The Great Reset, you can throw that in the garbage now," Glenn began. "Something happened this weekend that is absolutely unprecedented. I have done this job, for ... I don't even know how many years, almost 50 years, and I've never seen anything like this.

"People that were on the [Zoom] call, they talked about potential ways to show how they opposed the legislation, including ... delaying investments in states. That's blackmail," Glenn continued.

"So these corporations, they're going to act as a — what? A secondary government? ... I don't know. I didn't elect the CEO of Merck. Did you?" he said.

"Corporations [are] openly meeting and coordinating efforts to change laws," Glenn added. "This is fascism, guys! Fascism is when government and corporations work hand in hand. That is fascism."

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A virus has escaped the university labs and is super-spreading through our culture. It's called Critical Race THEORY and what used to be a fringe topic in the academic world is now a dangerous Marxist REALITY infecting our public schools where students are taught the U.S. is a "parasitic system" based on the "invasion" of "white male settlers."

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how some teachers are being instructed to "cash in on kids' inherent empathy" in order to train them to become "activist intellectuals," starting as early as first grade.

CRT is an absolute toxin to America and Glenn warns that in just one generation the Constitution, freedom, and true equality will be totally destroyed. Yet, any opposition to the spread of this disease is shouted down as racism and bigotry. If Critical Race Theory is not already in your local school curriculum, it will be soon.

Joined by Asra Nomani, Vice President for Strategy and Investigations at Parents Defending Education, Glenn arms you with the facts about CRT so you can stand up to this tyranny in your community.

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Ezra Levant, founder of Rebel News, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to describe the shocking footage he and his team captured of Canadian police harassing and even arresting Rebel News reporters during a protest in Montreal.

Video clips show officers making remarks about the "Jew" reporters and calling Rebel News "Jew media." Reporters are pulled out of crowds, handcuffed, slammed against vehicles and arrested. Some have been fined "thousands and thousands" of dollars "because they had cameras pointed at the police," said Levant.

Another video clip shows Canadian police demanding entrance to a rented Airbnb houseboat without a warrant.

"They the claimed it was an illegal gathering. It was just a B and B," Levant explained. "I told them to get a warrant. I went out there ... and they wouldn't let me back in.... It turned into a ten-hour standoff. They couldn't find a judge willing to give them a search warrant, so to punish us, they called the whole thing a crime scene. They actually wouldn't let any of my team off the boat unless they submitted to a personal search, which is illegal. And the craziest part, is that they arrested one of my guys, took him to jail, and they said this to us: We will hold him in jail until you let us search the Airbnb without a warrant."

Levant said nearly all Canadian media have ignored the insane attacks, warrantless searches and seizures, and the jailing of journalists, and warned Americans to take note and protect our First Amendment rights.

"If you do not protect your First Amendment, if you do not hold those hard-won freedoms, you will be like what we are," he said. "This is your future if you don't protect your First Amendment."

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