Has the Military Lost Middle America

VDH's Blade of Perseus // Private Papers

Traditionalist and conservative America once was the U.S. military’s greatest defender.

Bipartisan conservatives in Congress ensured generous Pentagon budgets. Statistics of those killed in action, in both Afghanistan and Iraq, reveal that white males, especially those of the rural and middle classes, were demographically “overrepresented” in offering the ultimate sacrifice to their country.

When generals, active and retired, have become controversial, usually conservative America could be counted on to stick with them.

Is America Heading for a Systems Collapse

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VDH UltraTreat the University as It Is Now, Not as It Once Was

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VDH UltraIf…

Victor Davis HansonWords Matter If we used the leftwing standard of supposed requisite requirements for a vice-presidential candidate that the Left felt was never met by the pilloried Dan Quayle or Sarah Palin (remember how

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Conspiracies as Realities, Realities as Conspriacies

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness American politics over the last half decade has become immersed in a series of conspiracy charges leveled by Democrats against their opponents that, in fact, are happening because of them

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VDH UltraWhat Will the 2022 Midterms look like? Part Three

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VDH UltraWhat Will the 2022 Midterms look like? Part Two

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Politicizing COVID19 From the Start

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Covid19 Policy Climax

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler as they discuss the Supreme Court ruling on mandates, Rand Paul’s challenge to Fauci in Senate hearings, Covid policy weaponized, the Left in the shape of the Confederacy, and Winter Olympics in China.

The Transmogrification of Biden

VDH and Jack Fowler Talk about Biden’s political collapse, the left’s obsession with voting rights, and Hillary Clinton resurfacing.

The Cry Racism: Will It Go the Way of MeToo

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc talk about the Left’s racialized policies and agenda and the impact on the coming elections. VDH also explains his writing of three more books at the end.

The Return of Trump?

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc as VDH talks about Trump in 2022 and 2024 and what Conservative campaign commercials should target.

The Classicist: Reflections on Unsustainable Pathologies

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler talk over the Holmes-Theranos case, demonization of immunologist Robert Malone, the pathology of the ungracious generation, truths and lies of 2021, and reflections on Victor’s diverse childhood community.

The Traditionalist: Needing Red Americans

Listen in as Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler discuss New York City’s new DA’s serious-crimes-only policy, Chicago teachers union’s Covid excuses for not teaching, the luxury of being Blue Americans, and is the end of Progressivism imminent?

Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.

He is also the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History, Hillsdale College, where he teaches each fall semester courses in military history and classical culture.

Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007, and the Bradley Prize in 2008, as well as the Edmund Burke Award (2018), William F. Buckley Prize (2015), the Claremont Institute’s Statesmanship Award (2006), and the Eric Breindel Award for opinion journalism (2002).