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Amidst the Chaos, America Celebrates Independence


Townhall Review – July 4, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Washington Post political reporter Robert Costa discuss U.S. Supreme Court decisions and possible future Supreme Court nominations.

Sebastian Gorka talks with historian Victor Davis Hansen about the Democrat strategy to keep Joe Biden hidden and Trump in the cross-hairs.

Dan Proft talks with Robert Johnson, co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, on how America is dealing with complex and deep-seeded racial issues.

Hugh Hewitt and columnist Jonah Goldberg talk about monuments and statues that have come under fire through the strife of the past six weeks.

Seth Leibsohn and Pete Peterson, dean of the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, discuss the need for historical context when it comes to statues and memorials.

Dennis Prager talks with Abigail Shrier about her book, “Irreversible Damage,” that examines the impact of the transgender movement.

Mike Gallagher looks at a YouTube clip from fictional reporter Jonathan Pie that compares the counterculture of the past with that of the present.

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Jerry Bowyer: Corporate Activists Start Facing Accountability

The Trump Administration is going after public corporations for playing politics. After years of ideologues dominating everything from social media companies to investment banks, our government is now putting them under scrutiny.

The SEC is reviewing so called environmental, social, governance funds, which often participate in ideological activism as a form of “risk-management.” The Justice Department is on-board too, having recently proposed a substantial revision to the legal code that has protected social media companies since 1996.

Corporate leaders have responsibilities to their shareholders—namely: providing a reasonable return on their investment as stewards of their money. Corporate activists have been selling their politics under the guise of “risk management”—thus pushing corporations to the left with no consequences. There was a time when kowtowing to pet causes of the left seemed like it was a safe option. That certainly isn’t true anymore.

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The Bolton Book, the Supreme Court and a Nation on Edge


Townhall Review – June 27, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talk about the potential damage to national security caused by former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s book, “The Room Where It Happened.”

Hugh Hewitt and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton discuss the chaos in the nation including the destruction, defacement and removal of historic statues.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn about a move underway to change names of military bases, some of which were named for Confederate generals.

Hugh Hewitt and current National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien talk about the Chinese Communist Party’s adherence to Marxist/Leninist doctrines.

Larry Elder and Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Kate Anderson look at the Supreme Court ruling to modify the meaning of sex in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Hugh Hewitt talks with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates about his book, “Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes and a New Path Forward in a Post-Cold War World.

Dennis Prager and Julie Kelly, of American Greatness, talk about her book, “Disloyal Opposition: How the Never-Trump Right Tried and Failed to Take Down the President.”

Mike Gallagher talks with Larry Elder about his film project, “Uncle Tom.”

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Jerry Bowyer: An Opportunity for Trump

President Trump is officially launching his re-election campaign on June 20th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Before Tulsa’s black residents were massacred by a racist mob in 1921, Tulsa was home to what was known as “Black Wall Street”—a hub for an emerging class of affluent black entrepreneurs.

In the decades after the Civil War, former slave Booker T. Washington spear-headed the creation of a black entrepreneurial class through his Tuskegee Institute—rooted in the Biblical foundations of human dignity and the merit of hard-work: Washington wrote that the black slave came out of bondage “with a hammer and a saw in his hands and a Bible in his hands.”

The president has an opportunity to shift the conversation towards the heroic successes of black people—despite the troubling history.

He can shift the focus from victimhood to victory. I hope he uses it.

 

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