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Blame Our Failing Schools for Occupy Wall Street

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

Having taught in a state university for thirty years, I’m not surprised by the ignorance on display among the Occupy Wall Street protestors. 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 →

Obama’s Blame Game

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

We are told there are lots of reasons why borrowing $5 trillion in less than three years and federalizing healthcare have not yet restored prosperity. Read more →

Postmodern Class Warfare

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

When President Obama’s polls hit 40 percent approval, he fumed at “billionaires and millionaires,” “fat cat bankers” and “corporate jet owners.” Read more →

Can Israel Survive?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Will Israel survive? That question hasn’t really been asked since 1967. Read more →

The California Corridor: Some Lessons on Government Largesse From the New Frontier

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The Great Warpath

This summer it has been a softer, modern version of living in a cabin on the Great Warpath circa 1740 near Albany or Montreal (in this regard, take a look at Eliot Cohen’s new book Conquered into Liberty on the origins of the American way of war), readying oneself for the next break-in — so our inland “California Corridor” has become from Bakersfield to Sacramento. Read more →

What’s Off the Table in 2012?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

What should we not expect during next summer’s presidential campaign, given what was put off limits in 2008 and later? Read more →

A Vineyard Too Far

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

By Sunday afternoon, the Gallup tracking poll showed a 17-point spread in the president’s approval rating — 38 percent approval to 55 percent disapproval. Read more →

The Old ‘Not Enough’ Excuse

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

To newly inaugurated Barack Obama and his prime-the-pump technocrats, the logic seemed so simple. America’s problem was a struggling economy. The solution was to spread around even more borrowed government money. The result would be a return to prosperity. Read more →

Atlas Is Sorta Shrugging

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

“They Did It!”

The president just concluded a frenzied “jobs” bus tour to explain why unemployment is at 9.1% — after borrowing nearly $5 trillion in stimulus the last three years. Read more →

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