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DíSouza: The Left Isnít Just Tearing Down History, Theyíre Rewriting It
breitbart ^ | DAN RIEHL

Posted on 09/17/2017 5:28:47 AM PDT by davikkm

Bestselling author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam regarding the left’s assault on monuments, including protesters who recently shrouded a statue of Thomas Jefferson at the University of Virginia in black. D’Souza said it’s important for conservatives to realize that it isn’t merely about taking down history, as some have claimed. “That’s actually not what they’re up to,” he said.

“They’re not merely taking down history. They’re trying to promote their own very selective reading of history,” he went on.

Said D’Souza, “What the left is doing is targeting the types of monuments that further its narrative, the so-called big lie going on here, is to project all the sins of the Democratic Party onto either the white man, the South, or America.”

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: academicbias; charlottesville; dixie; dsouza; liberalfascism; purge; revisionisthistory; rewritinghistory; thebiglie
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1 posted on 09/17/2017 5:28:47 AM PDT by davikkm
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To: davikkm

The left can’t coexist with truth, or, now that I think of it, with Christianity. They are inimical to both. With the left false is truth, immoral is moral and vices are virtues.


2 posted on 09/17/2017 5:29:43 AM PDT by davikkm
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To: davikkm

Michelle Obama declared during Obama’s reign that ‘our history and traditions would have to CHANGE.’


3 posted on 09/17/2017 5:30:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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4 posted on 09/17/2017 5:36:21 AM PDT by Travis McGee (EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Man, he wrote that way back in 1984?

:>


5 posted on 09/17/2017 5:43:13 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: davikkm

There is a reason for this.

If the left can successfully eradicate knowledge of history, then people currently living have no idea how we got to where we are. Then the left can impose an absolutely bleak and miserable present on people who have no idea that life was better before the left took control. And the left can keep the people in check by indoctrinating them constantly with the mantra that they’re working to create a glorious utopia, which will take place sometime in the future if only people will be patient and accept leftist totalitarianism in the present.


6 posted on 09/17/2017 5:44:12 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: davikkm

1984


7 posted on 09/17/2017 6:03:08 AM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith..)
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To: davikkm

Disouza: President can define terms such as “extremism” in the Congressional resolution so as to (correctly) include and even focus on antifa and its cohorts.

Excellent.


8 posted on 09/17/2017 6:08:37 AM PDT by Redmen4ever (u)
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9 posted on 09/17/2017 6:25:01 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: P.O.E.
Man, he wrote that way back in 1984?

No, 1949.

10 posted on 09/17/2017 6:42:09 AM PDT by luvbach1 (I hope Trump runs roughshod over the inevitable obstuctionists, Dems, progs, libs, or RINOs!)
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To: Travis McGee

bump


11 posted on 09/17/2017 6:44:43 AM PDT by apocalypto
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To: P.O.E.

The novel, 1984, was published in 1949. Animal Farm was published in 1947. Orwell died in 1951


12 posted on 09/17/2017 6:45:46 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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We need to use the Dept of Education to institute standards for textbooks before we shut it down... History being the most important subject to correct. and have the governors mirror the reqs. on a state level.


13 posted on 09/17/2017 7:00:05 AM PDT by Neidermeyer (Show me a peaceful Muslim and I will show you a heretic to the Koran.)
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To: Ben Ficklin

If Orwell had live to see today he’d be a very old man.

And he’d be blacklisted as an extremist. He dared speak out against Stalinists in the West.


14 posted on 09/17/2017 7:00:51 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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To: exDemMom

The corollary to the notion that “people currently living have no idea how we got to where we are” is that they will not know WHO they are, nor WHERE they are.

Then the vacuum of not only history, but identity can be carefully molded to suit.Turning your neighbor in to the State for some transgression becomes common place and acceptable.


15 posted on 09/17/2017 7:09:10 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: PIF

Exactly.

In addition, imprisoning and executing people for wrong thinking becomes common place and acceptable, remarkably by people who cannot stand the thought of punishing an criminal for demonstrable criminal acts.

We’ve been through all this before, in the USSR, China, all the way up to modern Venezuela. There are differences in details, but the end result is always the same. This is another reason those who would impose such a system here want to eradicate history. Somehow, by preventing people from knowing the abject failure that socialism always produces, the socialists can make it work—this time.


16 posted on 09/17/2017 7:16:08 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: a fool in paradise
Orwell is extremely "overused", as are many others.

His books were required reading in College in the 1960s, as were Marx and Ayn Rand.

The book is not about Communism/Stalinism or Nazism. It is about totalitarianism that goes beyond Communism/Stalinism and Nazism, which are implemented to lead to a paradise. Winston faced totalitarianism which was object of totalitarianism. The object of power is power.

17 posted on 09/17/2017 7:48:31 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: davikkm
“What the left is doing is targeting the types of monuments that further its narrative, the so-called big lie going on here, is to project all the sins of the Democratic Party onto either the white man, the South, or America.”

D’Souza 'gets it'....

18 posted on 09/17/2017 8:01:20 AM PDT by GOPJ ("$3 Million Dollars 'PER DAY' is spent to incarcerate criminal illegals.That's $1.2 Billion a year.")
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To: davikkm

“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil.”

Isaiah 5:20


19 posted on 09/17/2017 8:03:17 AM PDT by schaef21
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To: Ben Ficklin

The 50th edition of animal farm has an essay by him that spells it out.

He’d fought on behalf of Socialism but became disillusioned when he saw US and UK Communists denying or accepting the horrors of Stalinism (later Mao and Che).

There are Communists in the West who want the existing culture (people and history) DEAD.


20 posted on 09/17/2017 8:05:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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