Even Beck’s Favorite Historians Reject Barton

Yet another twist in the ongoing David Barton saga. WORLDmag has an article that cites several historians that have been praised by Barton and by Glenn Beck, who have appeared on their shows, criticizing Barton’s revisionist history in regard to Thomas Jefferson.
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Boykin Expands on Barton Lie

As Right Wing Watch points out, the casual lies of David Barton are often magnified by others, who take some smaller falsehood told by him and turn it into an even bigger falsehood. The deranged Jerry Boykin does exactly that in this video, claiming that “the Bible is referenced four times more than any other document in our Constitution.”
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America for Jesus — and Lying About History

Back in 1980, I attended one of the original America for Jesus rallies, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. I was 13 at the time, so I wasn’t yet capable of recognizing the lies I was being fed. This year they’re holding the same event again and they’re making those lies plain for all to see on the flier for it. The first fake quote is from Washington:
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David Barton: Logical Fallacy Machine

David Barton is responding to some of the critics of his new and aptly-named book The Jefferson Lies and, true to form, his response is little more than a laundry list of logical fallacies with almost no substantive argument whatsoever. His most common form of argument is what I often call the argumentum ad labelum, or argument by label.
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Barton Continues to Lie About Constitution and Bible

David Barton’s long list of Christian Nation lies seems to be getting even more brazen. As Right Wing Watch reports, it is now a standard part of his presentations that many of the provisions in the Constitution are “literal, direct quotations out of the Bible.” In this video, he makes very specific claims about the provisions that are “exact quotes” out of the Bible:
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Accuracy and the Founding Fathers

Kerry Walters, a professor of philosophy at Gettysburg College and author of several books on the Founding Fathers and religion, takes the religious right to task for their false claim that America was founded as a Christian nation. that’s a good thing, of course, but unfortunately he gets some of the details wrong himself.
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Farah: Atheists Aren’t Real Americans

You can always rely on Joseph Farah to take the most ridiculous and bigoted positions possible in any situation. In a recent column, he explained why we atheists can never be “real Americans.” The reason, I’m sure you will not be surprised to hear, is because the founding fathers were all Christians.
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WSJ Slams Barton’s Book on Jefferson

Alan Pell Crawford, author of the book Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson, writes a review of David Barton’s appropriately titled book The Jefferson Lies in the Wall Street Journal. Beyond the obvious falsehoods, he nails Barton’s use of what I call the “golly gee whiz” form of history, where all the heroes are pure and virtuous.
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Throckmorton Catches New Barton Lie

Warren Throckmorton, who’s been doing excellent work debunking David Barton over the last few months, catches him in a whole new lie — ironically, just as Barton publishes a book called The Jefferson Lies, which our own Chris Rodda is working on now as well. He gives this transcript of a conversation between Barton and Kirk Cameron:
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Real Historian Eviscerates Barton Book

The Texas Freedom Network has a new document on their website, a review of a history textbook written by David Barton and actually intended for use in public and private schools. It’s written by Prof. Steven Green of Willamette University, who teaches law and has a PhD in constitutional history and a master’s in American religious history. He writes in this report:
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