Category Archives: November 2010

Reflections on an Ailing Society

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Buffettism

Warren Buffett is once more calling for higher tax rates, in advising the Congress to revoke the Bush-era tax rates and apparently to return to those of the Clinton administration — reminiscent of the elder Gates touring the country stumping for a reinstatement of a substantial inheritance tax. Read more →

In Defense of Defense

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Two bedrock beliefs of traditional conservatism are fiscal discipline and strong national defense. Read more →

The George W. Bush Fixation

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Barack Obama remains fixated by George W. Bush. For nearly two years, President Obama and his team have prefaced their explanations for the tough economy, tough finances and tough situation abroad with a “Bush did it” chorus. Read more →

All the New That Is Unfit to Print

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

When News is No News

Here are a few important developments that remain strangely ignored. I say strangely, but most readers understand why some news becomes news and some does not. Read more →

Muslims Project Islam’s Worst Traits

Israel and the Jews routinely attack in their press.

by Raymond Ibrahim

Hudson New York Times

Sometime back, I noted that Muslims have been projecting the worst aspects of Islam(ism) onto the Copts, Egypt’s Christian minority. Read more →

California’s Assorted Rocks and Hard Places

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

News came out on Thursday that the California budget deficit is actually closer to $25 billion, twice what we are told. Read more →

Voting Present Beats Losing

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Obamism was repudiated in the midterm election. Not since 1938 has the Democratic party lost so many House seats. Read more →

The Politics of Budget-Cutting

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The voters just spoke. They think they want no more gargantuan deficits, massive public spending and exponential growth in government — or the specter of higher taxes to pay for all of it. Read more →

The Forgotten Anniversary

Declared in 1979 Iran’s war on the US continues.

by Bruce S. Thornton

RightNetwork.com

Even in years when a national election doesn’t dominate our attention, we seldom think much about an event that happened the first week in November 31 years ago. Read more →

Dead Souls

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Millions of us shuffle around, sighing that most of what we hear pounded into our brains is either banal or as untrue as it is dangerous to identify it as such. Read more →