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The Tangled Web of Race

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

A number of commentators have openly sympathized with multi-murderer Christopher Dorner, who shot seven innocent people, killing four of them. Apparently, the late Dorner was a voice in the wilderness crying out against the racist injustice of the “system.” Read more →

Obama’s Demagoguery

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The atrocity at first seemed undeniable: A white vigilante, with a Germanic name no less, hunted down and then executed a tiny black youth — who, from his published grammar-school photos, seemed about twelve — while he was walking innocently and eating candy in an exclusive gated community in northern Florida. Read more →

The True Significance of Herman Cain’s Sexual Harassment Troubles

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

We can’t say much about the veracity of the sexual harassment complaints leveled against Herman Cain 15 years ago, given the lack of specific detail or even the names of the accusers. Read more →

Obama’s Target List

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

What with exhaustion, overexposure, and the temptation to comment on just about anything in the news, presidential candidates and presidents alike naturally often slip up. Read more →

Snapshot of a Sick Society

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Quite often a brief news story sums up the collective pathologies of postmodern American society. Here is a recent tragic news item from my local paper, followed by some commentary: Read more →

Land of the Lawless

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

When the Law Does Not Pay

I do not think in California there is much law these days. We are regressing to the days of my grandfather’s stories who used to relate to me a wild Central Valley circa 1900 when the sheriff was a day away. Read more →

The Razor’s Edge

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

California in the Balance

We calibrate California’s decline by its myriad of paradoxes. The nation’s highest bundle of gas, sales, and income taxes cannot close the nation’s largest annual deficit at $25 billion. Read more →

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