February 2010

Obama Fatigue

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Every President starts to wear on the public. But the omnipresent Obama has become wearisome in record time. Why? Share This

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On American Exceptionalism

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner 1) American exceptionalism — Perhaps it derives in part from our putting a higher premium on freedom and liberty than, as in the French and other European cases, egalitarianism and fraternity; also, we were truly the first multi-ethnic state that sought to embrace a common culture rather than carve out …

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Is There a Philosophy of Hypocrisy?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Here are a few things that I think don’t quite compute. Share This

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Where Did Out Real Wealth Go?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Greek Lesson No, I don’t mean the classical Greeks, but their present-day counterparts. Share This

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Beware of ‘Comprehensive’ Anything

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Before envisioning dramatic change, the Roman emperor Augustus is said to have warned, “Make haste slowly.” The reformer Augustus was eager for radical social transformation. Share This

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Some Thoughts on the War on Terror

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The New, Upside-Down War on Terror Is there any logic in the confusion of the Obama administration’s actions and statements on fighting the war on terror? Share This

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Truth and Consequences

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner What a Difference a Year Makes A year ago the media resonated with the celebration of democracy, grassroots pushback against the existing order, the renewal of Congress, and the novel harmony between government and the people. Share This

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Bidenism

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media “I am very optimistic about — about Iraq. I mean, this could be one of the great achievements of this administration.” — Joe Biden, February 12, 2010. Just Politics? All politicians hedge and backtrack, as the daily news proves their previous assertions and boasts wrong. Share This

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The Tragic Truth of War

What we dare not say: Killing the enemy brings victory. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Victory has usually been defined throughout the ages as forcing the enemy to accept certain political objectives. “Forcing” usually meant killing, capturing, or wounding men at arms. Share This

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The Trouble with Elitist Theories

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services What’s behind the Tea Party protests, low approval ratings for Congress, distrust of the media and unease with experts in the Obama administration? Share This

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