Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

The New American Enemies List

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The vast majority of the annual shooting homicides are committed by inner-city and minority youths below the age of 30. Read more →

Western Cultural Suicide

We are blind to the contradictions in welcoming an immigrant but not making him one of us.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Multiculturalism — as opposed to the notion of a multiracial society united by a single culture — has become an abject contradiction in the modern Western world. Read more →

An Ironic Press Conference

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

The president did not really answer questions as much as lecture the nation at his press conference Tuesday about how everyone and everything are politicized except his own policies — as the same old themes and tropes always seem to reappear. Read more →

The Obama Borg

How “man-caused disasters” replaced Islamist terrorism in the Obama lexicon.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

In Star Trek lore, the Borg was a collective of servile drone operatives that sought to assimilate other species into its “hive mind.” Read more →

The D-word

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Deportation has become a near-taboo word. Yet the recent Boston bombings inevitably rekindle old questions about the way the US admits, or at times deports, foreign nationals. Read more →

Obama’s Psychodramas

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Barack Obama has a habit of trying to energize his legislative agenda by stoking the fires of emotionally charged current events — and in ways usually illogical and incoherent. Read more →

Near-Suicidal Immigration Policies

What does it take to get deported? More than you would think.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Deportation has become a near-taboo word. Yet the Boston bombings inevitably rekindle old questions about the way the U.S. admits, and at times deports, foreign nationals. Read more →

Obama’s Psychodramas

Unlike Sandy Hook and gun control, the Tsarnaev case teaches real lessons about immigration.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Barack Obama has a habit of trying to energize his legislative agenda by stoking the fires of emotionally charged current events — and in ways usually illogical and incoherent. Read more →

The Paradoxes of the Boston Bombings

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Al-Qaedism

A certain American (or for that matter Westernized) resident or citizen — usually male, almost always young, born a Muslim, prone to guilt over temporary secularization or Westernization, as often (or more so) from Pakistan, a Russian Islamic province, the Balkans, Iran, the Philippines, or Africa as from the Arab Middle East, usually failing in American society, always absorbed within American popular culture and guilty over such absorption — at some moment channels his own sense of failure into radical Islam. Read more →

The Islamist Pull

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

Although information is still too sketchy to draw any comprehensive conclusions (other than that the Boston killings are not, as recently suggested, fall out from sequestration, the NRA, lack of gun control, climate change, right-wing tea-party zealots, etc.), there emerges a familiar profile to the suspects that we have seen before.  Read more →

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