Tag Archives: Dan Proft

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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Feisty Debate Turns Sour for Mayor Bloomberg


Townhall Review – February 22, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer following the contentious Democratic debate and where the Dems now stand.

Larry Elder looks at the robust economy under President Trump, so robust that former President Obama is trying to claim credit.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton about the possible origins of the Coronavirus outbreak in China.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, a life-long Democrat, about her viral article, “After Attending a Trump Rally, I Realized Democrats Are Not Ready For 2020.”

Larry Elder and Heather MacDonald, author of the book “War on Cops,” take a look at former New York Mayor and Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s “Stop and Frisk” policy.

Dennis Prager talks with Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Kristen Waggoner about their suit in Connecticut challenging transgender sports competition in girls athletics.

Dennis Prager talks about Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, who doesn’t seem to understand the reality of communism in China.

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Democrats Have Disastrous Week with Iowa Debacle, Pelosi Tear, Trump Acquittal, Booming Economy

Townhall Review – February 8, 2020

Hugh Hewitt discusses the moment Speaker Nancy Pelosi tore up her copy of President Trump’s State of the Union speech and more with Georgia Senator David Perdue.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Rich Lowry, editor of National Review, about the State of the Union, the Democrat’s nomination race and more.

Dennis Prager and journalist John Fund talk about the latest Gallup poll showing President Trump’s approval rating at an all-time high.

Sebastian Gorka discusses the failed impeachment effort with historian Victor Davis Hanson.

Dennis Prager explains the highly deceptive $11 million Super Bowl ad for presidential candidate  and billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

Mike Gallagher and Salem Media Vice President Phil Boyce talk about Rush Limbaugh’s recent announcement that he has advanced lung cancer.

Dennis Prager evaluates the appropriateness of the Super Bowl half time show for young children that were watching

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Dan Proft: Democrats Can’t Live With or Without Bernie

Perhaps the most pronounced problem Democrats have in 2020 is, to paraphrase U2, they can neither live with or without Bernie Sanders.

They can’t nominate him and win—but they need his supporters—and Bernie backers have a healthy sense distrust of the Democrat establishment that rigged the 2016 primary against their guy.

A recent Emerson College survey finds a remarkable spread between Bernie supporters and those of the other Democrat POTUS frontrunners as to the question of, “Will you support whoever the Democrat nominee turns out to be?”

90 percent of Warren voters and 87 percent of Biden voters say, “Yes.”

By contrast, only 54 percent of Bernie voters answer in the affirmative.

That is a significant disparity.

The Democrat Party establishment wants to secure the Bernie bros support but discard Bernie. But: Without the support of the base, they cannot win.

They have a problem.

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Soleimani, Iran and the Power of Deterrence

Townhall Review – January 11, 2020

President Trump addresses the nation following the military strike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobsen talk with Cliff May, President of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, about the reaction to the strike.

Hugh Hewitt and retired New York Times London Bureau Chief John Fisher Burns talk about the European reaction.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Tom Cotton on Iran and Impeachment.

Hugh Hewitt and Senator John Cornyn talk about Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s delaying tactics on impeachment.

Seth Leibsohn gives his views what he calls a “vanishing frame of reference.”

Dennis Prager and Yoram Hazony, Founder and Chair of the Edmond Burke Society, talk about the Judeo-Christian roots of America.

Sebastian Gorka turns to novelist Andrew Klavan to talks about British comedian Ricky Garvais’ “blistering” of his audience of actors and film executives as he hosted the Golden Globe Awards.

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Dan Proft: When Democrats Lose the New York Times…

New York Times columnist David Brooks wants Democrats to drop their impeachment gambit.

His colleague Bret Stephens wants Democratic presidential candidates to pare down their essentially socialist proposals that would Venezuela-ize the American economy.

And the brothers Emanuel—my former mayor, Rahm and Ari—don’t think it’s a good idea to tell 150 million Americans that even if they like their private health insurance they don’t get to keep it.

And what’s the response?

Elizabeth Warren continues to push her complete set of Marxist fantasies.

Joe Biden calls for fossil fuel company executives—yes—to be imprisoned.

And Pete Buttigieg wants to decriminalize all illegal drugs in the face of the opioid crisis.

As we enter the election year, Democrats are divided into two camps.

One wants to defeat Trump at the ballot box.

The other just wants to exact vengeance on Trump voters.

All the candidates to this point are in the “vengeance” camp.

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Proft: The Somber, Prayerful, Reluctant House Democrats


House Democrats were “somber,” “prayerful,” and “reluctant” about impeachment—or so they say.

But, on December 6, 2017, 58 House Democrats voted for impeachment over Trump’s criticism of NFL players who knelt during the national anthem.

And, on January 19, 2018, 66 House Democrats voted for impeachment over Trump’s use of coarse language to describe underdeveloped countries.

Then, on July 17, 2019, 95 House Democrats voted for impeachment over Trump’s insulting statements about “The Squad.”

This says nothing of Rep. Al Green’s demand Trump be impeached over his “racism” … and Rep. AOC’s contention that Trump should be impeached over the citizenship question the Department of Commerce attempted to put on the 2020 census questionnaire.

Yet, we are supposed to believe the House Democratic caucus is comprised of reasonable people who take their Constitutional oath seriously.

Democrats in the House have been thirsting for impeachment since inauguration day.

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