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Albert Mohler: The Memory of Tiananmen; The Face of Communism

This week marked the 30th anniversary of one of the darkest days of the 20th century: On June 4, 1989 guns were fired and the tanks rolled against students who had assembled in China in historic Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

The students had begun gathering in mid-April, sensing what they thought was a cease in the political openness within China. They called for a multi-party system, rights for students, freedom of assembly and freedom of the press.

Western media were captivated by these courageous young protestors.

But in the hours between June 3 and 4, the Chinese Communist Party announced it was going to eliminate the protest.

Western estimates of the dead students range from several hundred to the far more credible several thousands.

There is one basic historical lesson of Tiananmen Square, and that is this: A Communist party in a one-party state does not give up its control without blood.

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China’s Provocations and Prospects for an Adequate Defense Budget in 116th Congress


Townhall Review – January 5, 2019

Hugh Hewitt and Congressman Tim Ryan talk about the defense budget and the cooperation needed from both sides of the aisle. Hugh Hewitt talks with Congressman Mike Gallagher about the threat from a Chinese admiral to test U.S. resolve by sinking two U. S. Navy aircraft carriers. Sebastian Gorka talks with John Batchelor about populism, nationalism, and the rejection of the Elites. Hugh Hewitt asks Congressman Steve Scalise about the events of the day he was shot and the long recovery detailed in his book, Back in the Game. Dennis Prager discusses the left-wing politicizing of national sports with Clay Travis who wrote of this phenomenon in his book, Republicans Buy Sneakers, Too.

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