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The Mood of 1980

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

Next year could be a frightening one, in the fashion of 1979–80. Read more →

Muslim Persecution of Christians: March, 2013

by Raymond Ibrahim

Gatestone Institute

The Islamic jihad against Christians in Nigeria is proving to be the most barbaric. Read more →

Obama Administration Calls for the ‘Human Rights’ of Jihadi Murderers

Nigerian government is criticized by the U.S. for going after mass murdering terrorists.

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

It’s well known that whenever jihadis attack and slaughter innocent people — especially Christians — the Obama administration tries to ignore or whitewash. Read more →

Selective Transparency

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

We are in a transparency mania, but a rather selective sort of one. Bill Clinton, who chose not to tell the truth while under oath and as president, says he is “perplexed” that Mitt Romney did not offer more candor by providing more than a single year’s tax returns. Read more →

What Romney Needs to Do

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

About half the country disapproves of the job the president is doing. Most Americans think he has not handled the economy well. Yet a majority also believe that the tough times are still George W. Bush’s legacy, and, further, that Mitt Romney would not necessarily do any better a job than has Obama. Read more →

The Power of Cool

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

When Barack Obama two years ago joked at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner that potential suitors of his two daughters might have to deal with Predator drones (“But boys, don’t get any ideas. Two words for you: Predator drones. You will never see it coming.”), the liberal crowd roared. Read more →

Are You ‘Them!’?

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Until the appearance of Barack Obama on the national scene, I knew of “them” only from an old sci-fi movie in which huge ants (“Them!”) ate people. Read more →

A Campaign Dictionary

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The bogeyman of the Washington insider is often a target of the Gingrich campaign, but we have as yet no definition. To be an “insider,” should the candidate have served in the federal government for, say, ten years? Read more →

Lessons on the Long Road to Hijab

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

A caricature, which first appeared on CagleCartoons.com, has been making the rounds on the Arabic blogosphere, and points to how democratic elections are serving to Islamize Egypt: average women enter the ballot box — “overseen” by the Muslim Brotherhood — only to emerge thoroughly veiled, thoroughly Islamized. Read more →

The Idiotic Corner

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

It is odd for a newspaper in unsigned editorials to go after a writer. But the Monterey Herald has done that on occasion with me, and with the usual ad hominem tactics and failure to offer a rebuttal, which seem at odds with basic journalistic ethics. Here is the latest with brief commentary: Read more →

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