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The Left Grows Bold in a Divided Nation

Townhall Review – August 1, 2020

Hugh Hewitt examines the House Democrat’s tactics during U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s testimony before the House.

Dennis Prager talks with Andy Ngo about the violent unrest in the city of Portland, Oregon.

Hugh Hewitt and Wisconsin Senator Mike Gallagher talk about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech where the Secretary said to “distrust and verify,” communist China.

Bob Frantz talks with black conservative and member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Peter Kirsanow about “systemic racism.”

Larry Elder turns to Bob Woodson, civil rights leader and founder of the Woodson Center, to talk about his criticism of the 1619 Project as a re-working of history.

Sebastian Gorka and former U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy talk about former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge’s criticism of federal efforts to stop Antifa’s attacks on federal buildings.

Mike Gallagher looks at Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s recent comment calling President Trump a racist.

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Dan Proft: Black Leaders Push Back Against the New York Times

“The 1619 Project doesn’t seem to believe in America or black people,”—those words come from Brown University Economics Professor Glenn Loury, talking about the New York Times’ project that’s pushing a revisionist history of slavery and the United States.

The 1619 Project aims to redefine America’s founding date and its founding values.

The 1619 Project presents a stilted view of American history. It tells of slavery (almost exclusively) but not the Civil War. It covers the Tuskegee Experiment but not the Tuskegee Airmen.

Theirs is a demonstrably false story of America as the forever oppressor and black Americans as the forever victims.

But the battle has now been joined.

A group of leading black intellectuals—led by Civil Rights Movement veteran Bob Woodson—have launched “1776 Unites” as a direct response to 1619’s divisiveness.

Woodson is correcting the historical record, as he said, “in the spirit of 1776, the date of America’s true founding.”

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