August 2009

The Great American Debt

We commit suicide by debt addiction, China rakes in IOUs. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online With our national debt at $11 trillion and climbing at a projected rate of $1 to $2 trillion a year, examine the brilliant manner in which Americans justify borrowing much of this money from abroad, particularly from the …

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The End of Post-Racialism

by Bruce S. Thornton So much for Obama striking a new tone on race. President Obama’s response during his press conference to the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates — that the Cambridge police officer “acted stupidly,” despite Obama’s confession that he didn’t know what really had happened — should lay to rest …

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Our Angry Aristocracy

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Scolding Americans for our various sins is proving popular among an elite group of self-appointed moralists. Share This

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Lose, Lose When You Talk About Race

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Why the Gates Affair Bored Us President Obama and the subject of race remind me of the proverbial camel’s back and straws: the American people shrugged off “typical white person”, then forgave  the clingers speech. Share This

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Mediterranean Reflections on What Went Wrong

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Italy… I have been traveling as a lecturer on a Hillsdale College Byzantium Cruise (from Venice to Athens, with several stops in the Adriatic, Mediterranean, and Aegean) for the last few days, and here are some eccentric reflections on civilizations of the past. Share This

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Entertainment Gone Awry

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner What’s Hollywood to Do? Over the last eight years we saw Fahrenheit 911, Syriana, Redacted,Rendition, Stop Loss, Lions for Lambs, In the Valley of Elah, and a host of other movies released about the U.S. war on terror and the Iraqi conflict. Share This

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