January 2010

As Predictable as Clockwork–the Obama Three-step

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media I think we could see what was coming. This presidency has about as much subtlety in plot as a grade-B western, soap opera, or teenage tantrum. Share This

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How Taqiyya Alters Islam’s Rules of War: Defeating Jihadist Terrorism

by Raymond Ibrahim Middle East Quarterly (Winter 2010) Islam must seem a paradoxical religion to non-Muslims. On the one hand, it is constantly being portrayed as the religion of peace; on the other, its adherents are responsible for the majority of terror attacks around the world. Share This

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The Obamarang

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media All politicians fudge on their promises. But this president manages to transcend the normal political exaggeration and dissimulation. Share This

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Our Populist President?

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Obama and Populism I could believe President Obama’s postmortem take that the same populist sentiment that propelled Scott Brown to office also earlier sent him to the White House — if we saw fresh liberal Democrats winning seats in places like Alabama against entrenched Washington Republican insiders. But I …

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Obama in Free Fall

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner A year ago, a number of “moderate” Republicans and Democratic stalwarts, in the gush of the inauguration, warned us of new Democratic majorities for years to come. Share This

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Obama versus Obama

Will the real Barack Obama please stand up? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online There is little need any more to offer consistent opposition to Barack Obama, since he himself is already running hard against the many previous incarnations of Barack Obama.  Share This

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Our Philosopher-King Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services In Plato’s ideal society, philosopher kings and elite Guardians shepherded the rabble to force them to do the “right” thing. Share This

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God and the Godless

by Terry Scambray New Oxford Review Review of The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions by David Berlinski (Crown Forum, 2008. 225 pp). Share This

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Post-election Thoughts

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Says It All 1) a new poll revealing a vast majority of investors see Obama as anti-business 2) Obama declaiming on what he has done and what he will do to create jobs 3) After a year Obama still has not yet figured out that his promiscuous talk of …

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Why the Great and Growing Backlash?

What Scott Brown’s election portends for the Obama Agenda by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Dream up a gargantuan backlash against Barack Obama’s left-wing gospel, and you still could not invent the notion of a relatively unknown, conservative Scott Brown knocking off an Obama-endorsed, liberal, female attorney in liberal Massachusetts — in a race …

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