American Exceptionalism

What the Fourth of July Was Not

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Our national Fourth of July holiday—currently the nation’s 247th since the first in 1776—marks the birth of the United States. The iconic Declaration of Independence was published on the 4th and largely written by Thomas Jefferson. Its core sentence would become among the most famous words in American history: “We hold these …

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The Real Insurrectionists

Given the talk of insurrection, Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc about the Left’s usurpation of law, the Constitution, and our way of life. Share This

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The Disappearing American?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness “Help wanted” and “Now hiring” signs are everywhere. Flights, construction projects, and healthcare services are delayed—or unavailable—due to labor shortages. Hourly and monthly wages spiral. There is a growing disequilibrium between the number of available jobs and the declining pool of workers needed to fill them. What is going on? …

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Who Are the Real Insurrectionists?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness For 120 days in summer 2020, violent protesters destroyed some $2 billion in property and injured 1,500 police officers in riots that led to over 35 deaths. Because blue-state mayors and governors saw BLM and Antifa instigators as useful street soldiers, most of those arrested were never tried in court. …

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The World’s New Outlaws

With America’s presence in the world receding, regional hegemons flex their muscles. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  The American custodianship of the postwar world for the last 70 years is receding. Give it its due: The American super-presence ensured the destruction of Axis fascism, led to the eventual defeat of Soviet-led global Communism, …

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Obama Indicts Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media One of the problems that Barack Obama has in mounting an attack against the Assad regime is that the gambit violates every argument Barack Obama used against the Bush administration to establish his own anti-war candidacy. Share This

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Time for a Foreign Policy Paradigm Shift

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The greatest danger in foreign policy is a reliance on worn out paradigms and unexamined assumptions. This received wisdom acts as a mental filter that ignores new developments and lets through only that information which fits the preordained narrative. Share This

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Decline Is in the Mind

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media It’s Over? Really? In the last two years, we have a heard a constant litany of “decline,” as in America is over as it once was. Fifth-century AD Rome is often evoked, as are the contemporary economic miracles in China and India to “prove” inevitable American waning. Share This

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