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July 6, 2010 4:01 PM Subscribe
"This July, while others are relaxing poolside, head back to the classroom - from the comfort of your own home. That may sound like an oxymoron but Glenn's new academic program is only available online."Glenn Beck University? Yes. Glenn Beck University.
"Offered exclusively to Insider Extreme subscribers, Beck University is a unique academic experience bringing together experts in the fields of religion, American history and economics. Through captivating lectures and interactive online discussions, these experts will explore the concepts of Faith, Hope and Charity and show you how they influence America’s past, her present and most importantly her future."
Main coverage so far:
Politico - Glenn Beck starts online 'university'
The classes are available to anyone who signs up for Beck’s “Extreme Insider” package, which costs $6.26 per month. A Forbes analysis in April of Beck’s many business ventures estimated that the conservative radio and talk show host made $32 million last year — mostly through his website, magazine, books and many promotional deals.Mother Jones - Courses at Glenn Beck's New U. Suggested course offerings include:
Mythology 101: FossilsTPM (LiveWire) - Hey! Glenn Beck! Leave Them Kids Alone: 'Beck University' Launches This Week
Drama 101: Intro to Alternative Lifestyles
Intro to Theology: Ayn Rand
Political Science 300: Reverse Racism and the Modern Presidency
Colloquium on Great Filmmakers: Mel Gibson
The mission statement of Beck University is perhaps best gleaned from the Latin saying on its Coat of Arms: "Tyrannis Seditio, Obsequium Deo," which roughly translates to "Revolution against tyrants, submission to God."Keith Olbermann - The Value of a Glenn Beck Education (Video).
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