Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Daniel Greenfield on Communism, America’s New Civil War, Democrats, Israel, and Iran


Daniel Greenfield, a frequent contributor to and Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center runs the best-named blog on the internet: SultanKnish where his articles and investigative pieces have been cited by Rush Limbaugh, John Podhoretz, and Michelle Malkin, to name a few. In today’s Whiskey Politics Podcast we discuss the Left’s nostalgia for Communism, America’s new civil war, culture, education, the GOP budget, Democrats treatment of Israel, the Iran Deal, North Korea and much more.


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  1. RightAngles Member

    Another great interview with a fine mind. Thank you for asking my question! I think he has a great point re centralization, where he talked about one group always ending up with the control. And a sobering take on the civil war possibility. I’ve had the exact same reaction to this word “resistance,” and it’s been thrown around by Tom Perez and even Hillary, and I did you see the video Loretta Lynch has made?! I really think it borders on sedition. It has to stop.

    I really liked everything he had to say, especially about Israel and the Iran deal.

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    • May 3, 2017, at 8:08 PM PDT
  2. Lash LaRoche Inactive

    Indeed, the left is playing with fire.

    • #2
    • May 3, 2017, at 8:12 PM PDT
  3. DocJay Inactive

    That was quite entertaining.

    • #3
    • May 3, 2017, at 9:07 PM PDT
  4. Melissa Praemonitus Member

    Daniel has an amazing intellect, and having followed his brilliant writing and correspond for years, I enjoyed finally meeting him!

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    • May 3, 2017, at 10:43 PM PDT
  5. Dave Sussman Contributor
    Dave Sussman

    A serious BIG thank-you to the greatest producer ever… Melissa had all sorts of glitches and problems with the video and was working on it since yesterday. Great job M!!

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    • May 3, 2017, at 11:08 PM PDT
  6. Melissa Praemonitus Member

    Dave Sussman (View Comment):
    A serious BIG thank-you to the greatest producer ever… Melissa had all sorts of glitches and problems with the video and was working on it since yesterday. Great job M!!

    Awww, everyone here knows who the real talent is, Dave. Great job, as usual with another fascinating guest. By the end of Freedomfest, we’ll probably have close to 70 video interviews completed.

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    • May 3, 2017, at 11:33 PM PDT
  7. I Walton Member

    Didn’t know this guy. He’s solid on everything. I’d like to see more about strategy, how do we take the schools, universities, away from the far left and how do we influence or reform the media. You cannot win by argument which is the conservative approach and you cannot win by compromise or giving in, which is the Republicans approach. I like his use of the term resistance which justifies all the insanity. We all agree on the diagnosis but it’s like the adds about “just monitoring the cavities, or the bank robbery, but no remedy” I might also ask, how do we get Trump to lead, or to understand Washington enough to know how to lead?

    He’s right about the State Departments bias against Israel but that can’t be fixed by anything except strong leadership out of Washington from the President, the Secretary and Assistant Secretaries rooted in policies defined enough to know if they are being carried out. Officers assigned to Israel almost universally dislike the Israelis and those assigned to the Arab world universally like Arabs, they are charming and hospitable the Israelis are not. Iranians, in contrast are called the Mexicans of the Middle East, and vice versa by people who know both places.

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    • May 4, 2017, at 5:41 AM PDT
  8. Songwriter Member
    Songwriter Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    This is a terrific interview. My single biggest take-away was Greenberg’s distinction between “opposition” and “resistance.”

    I don’t recommend to watch this over breakfast. Because as fact-filled and insightful as the interview is, it is also a little depressing to be reminded of just how deep Leftist ideologies run in American society today.

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    • May 4, 2017, at 6:47 AM PDT

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