There is hope: The clouds are beginning to part on the civil discourse storm in America

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We have come full circle. People are sick of the incivility and antagonism that has spread throughout campuses nationwide. Students have suffered for it, too. Many universities have realized that, increasingly, they are turning out bratty, foundationless adults, who expect the world to bend to their demands yet refuse to do anything in return and shrink up at the merest perceived offense. As a result, universities have begun to emphasize the importance of civility and etiquette, using student-led discussions, skits, and questionnaires.

The Wall Street Journal examined the growing trend in an article titled "New Topic on Campus: Civil Discourse 101"

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We've seen the violent protests at Berkeley and Middlebury, and the fanatical outrage at Evergreen College. We've seen it so often that many of us are numb to it. Thankfully, school officials recognize the danger in this.

With schools criticized either for coddling oversensitive young adults or for allowing extremists to spew hate, universities including Butler, Tufts and Duquesne are working to improve civil discourse. They are starting speaker series and courses and even designing skits on how to respond if a roommate hangs an offensive poster.

Students will reflect on their debate styles and talk through hypotheticals like whether to engage or kick out party guests who say hateful things.

Wake Forest University is even using dinner parties, with about a dozen people, where students practice common etiquette. The college's communications director Brett Eaton said, "The goal is to have participants reveal things about themselves, find connections with others and feel more confident working together."

Tufts University has even devoted a $100,000 grant to examine political polarization on campuses, with attention to how schools handle controversial speakers.

The message is clear: There is hope.

"Azhar Majeed, vice president of policy reform at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a nonprofit civil liberties group, said it is good to see schools teaching about the principles behind the First Amendment, but too often they create policies that require civility, rather than just encourage it. Clamping down on offensive speech remains a "huge" problem at colleges, he said, and schools can't punish students just for hurting someone's feelings."

The message is clear: There is hope. Just as we'd assumed that there was nothing ahead but more darkness, a ray of sunshine appeared. And the dark clouds are opening. They're opening slowly, but they're opening nonetheless, just enough to keep us going.

How many times must the corporate media get something completely wrong — and attack anyone who dares to disagree — before we realize who they have become?

On the radio program Friday, Glenn Beck shared an article from the Daily Caller titled, "Eight Anti-Trump Narratives the Media Finally Had to Admit Were False All Along." From the Lafayette Square controversy to the denial that COVID-19 could have anything to do with a lab in China to the "Russian bounties" story, the list of mainstream media conspiracy theories goes on and on. If it were anyone but the liberal media who got the facts this embarrassingly wrong, they would have been out of a job long ago.

Watch the video clip below to hear eight of the most anti-Trump the narratives shamelessly pushed by the media — that were completely wrong.


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Former President Barack Obama sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper recently for an interview scheduled to air in full on Friday. During the interview, Obama scoffed at the idea that critical race theory could be a "threat to our Republic," while claiming that "right-wing media venues" are "stoking the fear and resentment of a white population."

On the radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck set the record straight: the right-wing media's efforts to call out the far-left have nothing to do with race in America, but rather everything to do with protecting our way of life that is being threatened more and more each day by the radical, Marxist ideology seeping into government.

"Mr. Obama, you lied," Glenn asserted. "You used the IRS to hunt down your enemy. You spied on the media. And your health care package, which was supposed to save every American $3,000 per year, has helped some, perhaps, while raising the cost of everyone's health care in double and triple percentages. But the worst thing that you did, is you planted, you watered, and you protected the Marxist seeds, by crying race."

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Our sacred republic has never been in more danger than it is today. Little by little, industry by industry, the far Left is fundamentally transforming the country we love. And it's an aggressive, hostile kind of takeover we've only seen in some of the world's darkest societies.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes how the Biden administration and Democrats are aggressively scrambling to reset everything: our free and fair voting system, our kids' education, our policing, immigration and border security, our economy, our military, and our energy supply.

Finally, Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) joins to discuss how Biden's "woke" policies are threatening America's national security and our way of life.

Watch the full episode below:

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Apparel company The North Face recently stated that it would no longer make jackets for oil and gas companies because it doesn't want to be associated with the fossil fuel industry. In response, Colorado-based oil and gas company Liberty Oilfield Services rented full billboard ads to remind The North Face of the truth: "Globally, 60% of all clothing fibers are made out of oil and gas. For North Face, it is likely 90% or more."

Liberty CEO Chris Wright joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss just how much of our economy — beyond outdoor apparel and energy — wouldn't exist in a world without fossil fuels. And he warns that many companies are now deeming this truth to be "controversial."

"I have been for years, trying to get a real, honest dialogue about energy going," Chris told Glenn. "So we took this opportunity to point out that North Face jackets are ... almost completely made out of oil and gas. How can you choose not to associate with the essential material your equipment [is] made out of? So we put a billboard up ... the billboard says, 'That North Face puffer looks good on you. And it was made from fossil fuels.'"

"Most billboard companies did not want to run that billboard. They thought it was controversial," he added. "And Facebook put a hold on our brief video just saying the jacket looks good, this is what it's made out of. In today's world, that is controversial."

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