College campuses are turning into a shadow justice system

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It's one thing to see the obvious brainwashing that occurs to college students throughout the country. It's another thing entirely to see empirical data proving that university administrations have actively worked against students. A new report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) does just that.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) released its Spotlight on Due Process Report for 2018, and the results are dismal. FIRE surveyed "the top 53 universities in the country, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report," examining each school for their "investigative and punishing of offenses ranging from vandalism and housing violations to felonious acts of sexual assault," cases that, as the report notes, should be handled instead by actual law enforcement.

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The report describes a widespread "shadow justice system," and 39 of those 53 institutions "do not presume the innocence of accused students." Fewer than a third of the schools "guarantee a meaningful hearing, where each party may see and hear the evidence being presented to fact-finders by the opposing party," and nearly half of the 53 schools do not require that fact-finders, "the institution's version of judge and/or jury" be impartial. Not a single policy that FIRE examined got an A grade, while 47 of the 53 institutions received a D or F grade from FIRE for at least one disciplinary policy.

Notably, Harvard and Yale — which have turned into beacons of social justice over the past few years — ranked extremely low.

If college administrations remain unchecked, they'll keep doing what they've been doing, building power and subjecting college students to a rogue justice system.

Unfortunately, data-filled academic reports can often go unnoticed, or misunderstood, especially as colleges turn to social sciences over hard science. So we need to pay attention when we hear universities described with phrases like "shadow justice system" from an organization like FIRE, which is completely nonpartisan, I can say that for sure because I've had Greg Lukianoff, the President of FIRE, here in studio for a podcast.

There's a lot at stake here. If college administrations remain unchecked, they'll keep doing what they've been doing, building power and subjecting college students to a rogue justice system.

On "Glenn TV" this week, Megyn Kelly, host of the "Megyn Kelly Show," told Glenn Beck she believes the Democrats' talk of unity is "all nonsense" and forecasted the "death of journalism" under a Biden administration.

Megyn cited President Joe Biden's unwillingness to make concessions that would help unify Democrats and Republicans as an example of how much he actually cares about unity, and added that, while she's all for lowering the political temperature in America, she also believes there are some personal freedoms that are worth fighting for.

"What's happening substantively is worth fighting for and it's not going to go away just because [Biden] gave a nice speech," Megyn said.

"I will object. I will protect my family and what I think is right over Joe Biden's need for unity, which is false anyway. 'Unify behind my agenda' is not a real call for unity," she added.

Megyn said she believes the Left has reached too far and "awakened a sleeping giant" in reference to the silent majority who should speak up, speak out, and refuse to be silenced any longer.

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As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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