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Why Not Pay Higher Taxes?

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The usual liberal complaint against the conservative opposition to higher income taxes is greed and the better-offs’ self-serving reluctance to pay their “fair share.” Read more →

The Fannie and Freddie University

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

It’s More than Just PC

The traditionalist critique of the university — I made it myself over thirteen years ago in the co-authored Who Killed Homer? — was that somewhere around the time of the Vietnam War, higher education changed radically for the worse. Read more →

Railing Against Reality

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Last week, protests broke out again in Europe, from Rome to London. The monthlong Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York have spread. The current unrest follows this summer’s riots in London and flash mob incidents in US cities. Read more →

The Tragic View Returns

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

In hard times, as in war, questions arise that were once considered taboo. As we approach $15 trillion run up in aggregate national debt, and confront the reality of a welfare state that is predicated on flawed assumptions about everything from demography to human nature, a rendezvous with brutal reality is now upon us. Read more →

Behind the DC Slugfest

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

About 50 percent of taxpayers don’t pay federal income taxes. Almost half of American adults receive either the majority of or all of their income in some form from government. Read more →

Green, Shovel-Ready Stimulus–100 Years Ago

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Huntington Lake, Calif. — Our politicians love soaring platitudes followed by little, if any, action. Read more →

The Manhattan Project of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Why do millions of Mexican nationals see America as racist, exploitative — and worth everything to get to and stay in? Read more →

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