April 2010

How Could We Be So Stupid? Let Us Count the Ways

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media We are going to pile up another $3 trillion in national debt in just the first two years of the Obama administration. If the annual deficit should sink below $1.5 trillion, it will be called fiscal sobriety. Share This

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So What Happened to Iraq?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Six years ago, the conventional wisdom was that Ayad Allawi, then prime minister of the appointed Iraqi Interim Government, was a puppet of the United States. Share This

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Mr. Obama’s Nowhere Discussions

Obama needs to stop talking and start making hard policy decisions by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Barack Obama has a marvelous way of sounding innovative, fresh, and novel while offering stale, predictable bromides. His policies at home are an extension of LBJ’s old Great Society. Share This

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Why All the Wounded Fawns?

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Why are charges of racism and political extremism suddenly in the air? Share This

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Thoughts on Allies Gone By

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Whatever the protestations of the Obama administration, many in both Britain and Israel feel that 2009-10 marked a watershed, the beginning of an era in which America was no longer a special friend to either — whether gauged by serial symbolic snubs or real policy differences on things like …

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Obama’s Khrushchev? How Sick is That?

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Roger Cohen wrote in the New York Times of Obama’s putdown of Netanyahu: “The former Soviet leader [Khrushchev] thought he could browbeat Kennedy only to discover, in Vienna, that the Kennedy charm was not unalloyed to steel (‘It will be a long, cold winter’). Netanyahu was the first foreign leader to …

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The War on Terror–Bush Without the Stetson

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner There is much to criticize about President Obama on foreign policy, but increasingly, despite all the “reset button” rhetoric and the obligatory nods to the Left, his anti-terrorism policies are becoming near identical extensions (if in cynical fashion) of George Bush’s.  Share This

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A Tour Through Recession America

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The last seven days I tried to jot down what I saw in some slices of America in recession — and much of its seems at odds with our general government narrative. Share This

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Damn the Evidence, Full Speed Ahead?

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The strangest thing about Obama’s gargantuan, trillion-dollar-plus new healthcare entitlement is the timing. Share This

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