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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 →

St. Obama and the Debt Dragon

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

“Reckless Fiscal Policies”

Why did Obama only enumerate George W. Bush’s big spending as responsible for the out-of-control $14 trillion-plus debt, while not mentioning his own contribution of $5 trillion? Read more →

Our Reactionary President

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Barack Obama is the most reactionary president in the recent history of the United States. Obama seems intent on turning back the clock to the good old days of the 1960s and 1970s, when rigid political orthodoxy, not an open mind, once guided government. Read more →

Bush Did It! Bush Didn’t Do It!

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

During the 2008 campaign Barack Obama ran more against lame-duck President Bush than against his Republican opponent, John McCain. Read more →

Thoughts on a Surreal Depression

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Here in Fresno County, in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, the official unemployment rate in February to March ranged between 18.1 and 18.8 percent. Read more →

After Obama, the Deluge

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

President Obama established a bipartisan debt-reduction commission — and then ignored its findings, which called for unpopular reductions in entitlements and across-the-board spending cuts. Read more →

Homer Economics

by Bruce S. Thornton

Advancing a Free Society

The showdown between public employee unions and cash-strapped state governments on display in Madison should be bad news for President Obama and the Democrats. Read more →

Jerry Brown, Modern Sisyphus

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

California Gov. Jerry Brown must rapidly close a $25 billion budgetary shortfall. But right now it seems almost a hopeless task since the state’s disastrous budget is a symptom, not the cause, of California’s much larger nightmare. Read more →

Proteus-in-Chief

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Barack Obama 1.0 had a solid record of hard-left governance as an Illinois state representative and US senator. He voted for partial-birth abortion, wanted all troops out of Iraq by March 2008, and proved himself the most partisan of the 100 members of the Senate, even to the left of the only Socialist senator, Bernie Sanders. 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 →

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