Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers

Tag Archives: American Culture

Signs of the Times

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Trimalchio’s Bowl

Sometime during the reign of the emperor Nero, the novelist and imperial confidant Petronius wrote a novel about life among the Roman nouveau richein the Bay of Naples. Read more →

The Loud Passing of the Old Order

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

American reality has been turned upside down in just 20 years. Read more →

Civility for Thee

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

An evil psychopath, Jared Lee Loughner — a man with no discernible ideology or political affiliation, and declared by those who know him to be both unhinged and unacquainted with contemporary media — shot a US congresswoman, murdered a federal judge, and killed five other innocent people, while wounding several more. Read more →

Slouching Toward Geezerhood

by Bruce S. Thornton

RightNetwork.com

This year the oldest Baby Boomer cohort turns 65, the first of 79 million people who promise to be the whiniest and most annoying crop of geezers in history. Not all of them, of course. Read more →

Political Vultures

The sick are of turning insanity into politics

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Very few Americans are fans of both The Communist Manifesto and Mein Kampf, as the Tucson killer, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, apparently was. Fewer still post on the Internet fears about “brainwashing,” “mind control,” and “conscience dreaming”; have a long record of public disruption and aberrant behavior; were expelled from community college; or were summarily rejected for military service. Read more →

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