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How Could They Do That in Arizona!

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Making sense of the current debate over the Arizona immigration law.

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The Remains of a California Day

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Here's why the Golden State is in such deep trouble.

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Five Lies We Live With

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

So odd that we live in an age of untruth, in which millions privately shrug at the daily lies of our elites.

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How Could We Be So Stupid?

Saturday, April 17th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Let us count the ways.

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A Tour Through Recession America

Monday, April 12th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

A glimpse of the lower, middle, and upper classes of all races and ethnicities.

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The End of Trust

Friday, April 9th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

The left is at war not just on those who have capital and loan it to others, but against the backbone of global finance: trust, itself.

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Obama’s Postmodern Presidency

Monday, April 5th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Call it "postmodern." It would be old-fashioned to call it "lying."

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The New Rules

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

VDH looks back — with some astonishment — at the way the rules of "proper" political discourse for the right-thinking have changed since November 2008.

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The Last (and Least) of the Romans

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Noted classicist VDH feels the new Spartacus series falls short — and suggests some alternatives.

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Obama’s Remaking of America: As Predictable as the Sun Rising

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

If Obamism is carried to its logical conclusions, we will start to see Californization or Hellenization.

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Obama Has Crossed the Rubicon

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Expect the health care formula to be followed by similar strategies for blanket amnesty, cap and trade, and expansions of the government takeover of cars, banks, student loans, and energy.

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Reflections on the Revolution in America

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

The present attempt to remake the country is the effort of the liberal well-to-do class, who are immune from the dictates they impose on others.

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Is Tom Hanks Unhinged?

Friday, March 12th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

The actor's recent comments on World War II in the Pacific were ahistorical and ignorant.

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Obama’s Great Gift — to Bush

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Is Obama on some sort of mission to rehabilitate George Bush? His rhetoric and actions achieve the opposite effect of what was intended — sympathy for the prior president.

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You, the Greedy — Not Us, the Anointed

Sunday, March 7th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

VDH receives yet another request to protest, write a letter, give money — anything to save the state worker and his program — and forecasts the CA and USA of 2020.

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California’s Schizophrenic Elites

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

California elites want nice cars, tasteful homes, good food, and appropriate vacations — but not the oil, gas, coal, nuclear energy, transmission lines, timber, cement, farmland, and water pumps that bring that to them.

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Six Reasons for Obama Fatigue

Monday, March 1st, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Our omnipresent president has become wearisome in record time. Why?

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America Has Race on the Brain

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Most Americans assume racial affinities and go about their business; elite utopians demand there be none — and then prove themselves far more racialist.

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Is There a Philosophy of Hypocrisy?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Charting a course through the left's countless U-turns since January of 2009.

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Where Did Our Real Wealth Go?

Thursday, February 18th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

America is creating no real new sources of concrete wealth, and our 11th hour is quickly approaching.

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Two Decades of Classic Bidenisms

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Joe Biden's zig-zagging odyssey on Iraq is a variable primer on how the political class reinvents itself depending on the current pulse of the battlefield, both overseas and in D.C.

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Why Did Rome Fall? And Why Does It Matter Now?

Friday, February 12th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Rome slowly declined from its culture of entitlement.

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Why Fear Big Government?

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

The more of it, the more dangerous — and creepy — our lives become.

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Civilization’s Lies

Saturday, February 6th, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

Yes, it’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world, after all — proof positive that the enormous engine of capitalism, when married to the absolute freedom of Western democracy, results in some very funny things indeed.

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Our Obama Saga, Part Two

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by Victor Davis Hanson

The verdict is still out on whether this attempt to become more like Europe can be stopped. (Read Part One here.)

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