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Greece Alone and Broke–Again

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The recent indecisive Greek elections could be summed up by two general themes: Greeks want to stay in, and expect help from, the Eurozone. But they still do not want to take the necessary medicine to stop borrowing billions of euros from northern Europeans, who want a radical Greek reform of the tax code, deregulation of labor laws, fiscal discipline, massive cuts in bureaucracy, and greater transparency — all unlikely given Greek history and contemporary culture. Read more →

The Liberal Super Nova

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Two parties, left and right, are central to good consensual government — one the perennial check on the other, both within the general boundaries of constitutional free-market capitalism. Read more →

Mexican Jihad

by Raymond Ibrahim

Gatestone Institute

As the United States considers the Islamic jihadi threats confronting it from all sides, it would do well to focus on its southern neighbor, Mexico, which has been targeted by Islamists and jihadists, who, through a number of tactics — from engaging in da’wa, converting Mexicans to Islam, to smuggling and the drug cartel, simple extortion, kidnappings and enslavement Read more →

Obama’s Predictable Scandals

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The media finally conceded the Obama administration to be inexperienced and inept, reminiscent of the Carter administration — but, they maintained, not possibly involved in any corruption. Read more →

What to Expect From Mexico in 2011

by Victor Davis Hanson

Ricochet.com

We will see more of the same in 2011 in Mexico. The drug cartel killing spree raises a number of less discussed considerations. Read more →

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