Category Archives: Obama Administration

The Obama Administration’s Chicago Politics

“If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.”

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

Obama and Trump: Two of a Kind

Outwardly they couldn’t be more different. But take a closer look.

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

Progressive Elites Ignore Human Nature at Everyone Else’s Expense

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

THE PRESIDENT’S LOOKING-GLASS ISLAMIC WORLD

Obama may have forgotten about “war with Islam,” but war with Islam has not forgotten about him.

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine

rfrPresident Obama recently gave a speech at the Pentagon about our efforts against ISIS that confirmed he has little awareness of the real world our enemies inhabit. The talk reprised the usual received wisdom and unchallenged orthodoxy that comprise most of the foreign policy establishment’s ideas about Islamic jihadism and how we should fight it. Consider the following particularly egregious examples:

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Is the World Becoming Fed Up?

Faster, please: A great pushback is awakening here and abroad, but its timing, nature, and future remain mysterious. 

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media

obama_sunset_big_10-2-11-2Given European socialism, and given its therapeutic culture that assumes morality is relative and situational, it is quite stunning — especially to the Greeks — that suddenly debts are to mean not endless negotiations, haggling, blame-gaming, and contextualization, but are reduced to something akin to Calvin Coolidge’s snarky alleged quote, “They hired the money, didn’t they?”

Aside from the threats of Vladimir Putin and the wobbling of the European Union, Europe is being overrun with illegal immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Once an impoverished foreign national arrives at any European shore, the European Union, either out of utopian piety or colonial guilt, feels obligated to accept him, without questioning much his legal status or the reasons for his arrival — much less why it should not extend such magnanimity to tens of millions of others who may well follow.

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What Obama Has Taught Us

Obama has built a legacy, all right: appeasement, staggering debt, racial animosity 

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

Sexism and Racism Are Leftism

In our time, sexism and racism have become the province of the rich.

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

The Three Obamas

Hope and Change was left behind long ago.

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

The Global Pottersville

Where previous presidents fostered American strength, Obama revels in weakness.

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online

Why the Next President Will Face a Dangerous Predicament Abroad

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online
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