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VDH UltraHistorian’s Corner: Ten Easy Ways to Unwind a Nation in Just a Few Months

Part Two: Steps 4-5 IV. Ruin the Currency The work of Milton Friedman and the Chicago School of economists, and the pragmatic tough policies of Paul Volker broke modern American inflation 40 years ago. We know what causes it and why—printing money in lieu of commensurate increases in population, productivity and national wealth for short-term …

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VDH UltraHistorian’s Corner: Ten Easy Ways to Unwind a Nation in Just a Few Months

Part I: Steps 1-3 I. Destroy the Law Joe Biden has simply destroyed federal immigration law. He broke his oath to execute faithfully our statutes by allowing literally hundreds of thousands of unvaccinated, untested, and illegally entering foreign nationals to storm the southern border. By fiat, Biden simply erased away any demarcation between Texas and …

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VDH UltraHistorian’s Corner: Civilizational Death or Renewal?

Victor Davis Hanson // Private Papers History is replete with examples of societies in crises that either imploded or were destroyed, through internal and external forces—as well as those that met such dangers and endured.  Life or Death? Controversies remain over why the Western Roman Empire broke apart by the end of the 5th-century AD, …

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VDH UltraHistorian’s Corner: Assessing America in the Age of Woke

Victor Davis Hanson // Private Papers Part Two Culturally  The Left has atomized traditionalist American culture. Campus curricula are designed to indoctrinate and graduate cultural Marxists. Society itself is already seeing the result in a general decline in services and professions as the academic quality of college graduates continues to erode. When we get official …

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