June 2010

Obama’s Gulf War III

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Man-made Disasters The president recently addressed the nation on the oil slick, nearly two months into the disaster. Share This

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The Great Anglo-American Spat

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Various irate British observers — from columnists like Peter Hitchens and Geoffrey Wheatcroft to parliamentarians and former cabinet officials — have recently declared the “special relationship” with America to be over. Share This

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Government by the Faculty Lounge

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Professors Are In Charge We are being run by the mindset of the faculty lounge, as if the philosophy or English department has taken over running the country. Let me adduce some random examples. Share This

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The New Wannabe Ottomans

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services A Turkish Islamic group — the “Humanitarian Relief Foundation,” often associated by Western intelligence agencies with terrorist sponsorship — orchestrated the recent Gaza flotilla. Share This

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Raising Cain over Israel

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The Turkish Question Turkey thought that the Gaza flotilla would be yet another clever way of confronting Israel: They would hype the hoped-for “overreaction,” then posture as regional defender of the faith to the world’s outraged Muslims. Share This

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Thomas, Turkey, and the Liberation of Israel

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online It is hard to become much more influential than the doyen of the White House press corps, who is given a ceremonial front-rows seat at press briefings and press conferences. Share This

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Beyond the Scopes Trial?

Singham’s new book misses the Christian foundation of law and much more. by Terry Scambray New Oxford Review God vs. Darwin: The War between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom by Mano Singham (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009). Share This

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What Did You Say About Muhammad?

by Raymond Ibrahim PJ Media Which is more likely to elicit an irate Muslim response: 1) public cartoons of the Muslim prophet Muhammad, or 2) public proclamations that Muhammad was a bisexual, sometime transvestite and necrophile, who enjoyed sucking on the tongues of children, commanded a woman to “breastfeed” an adult man, and advised believers …

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by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner There has been a lot of noise about the oil plume and the proper responsibility of government, but the real lesson is that, during Bush’s two terms, the media began to hold presidents culpable for many things that used to be attributed to tragedy, and also for things that …

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Twin Disasters

The strange attitude of the administration to immigration and debt. by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The Wages of Multiculturalism How strange that the president of Mexico, while a guest on the lawn of the White House, would attack the laws of a U.S. state, while his own country’s immigration laws and policies in relation …

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