Bush Administration

Why Did We Invade Iraq?

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online On the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, the back-and-forth recriminations continue, but in all the “not me” defenses, we have forgotten, over the ensuing decade, the climate of 2003 and why we invaded in the first place. The war was predicated on six suppositions. Share This

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When Big Deficits Became Good

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services As a senator and presidential candidate, Barack Obama said that he detested budget deficits. In 2006, when the aggregate national debt was almost $8 trillion less than today, he blasted George W. Bush’s chronic borrowing and refused to vote for upping the debt ceiling: “Increasing America’s debt weakens …

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The Global Fairness Madness

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Whether in the fights over the US debt limit or the rioting in Athens, the common global theme is not poverty in absolute terms, but more often fairness — as in having about the same amount of things as others do. Share This

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St. Obama and the Debt Dragon

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media “Reckless Fiscal Policies” Why did Obama only enumerate George W. Bush’s big spending as responsible for the out-of-control $14 trillion-plus debt, while not mentioning his own contribution of $5 trillion? Share This

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The Evidence of a Bankrupt Populism

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Editor’s Note: These passages are drawn from recent articles on The Corner. Obama’s Real Legacy Barack Obama’s cries from the heart as a senator about the possibility of a Bush intervention in Iran being a de facto violation of the War Powers Act have been widely circulated — juxtaposed to his sophistic …

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Bush Did It! Bush Didn’t Do It!

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online During the 2008 campaign Barack Obama ran more against lame-duck President Bush than against his Republican opponent, John McCain. Share This

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Libya Is Not Iraq

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The Left is terribly embarrassed about the US intervention in Libya. We have preemptively attacked an Arab Muslim nation that posed little threat to the national-security interests of the United States. Share This

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A Middle East Policy in Shambles

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Almost every promise, almost every reset proclamation from Barack Obama about the struggles against, and those within, the radical Muslim world has either been withdrawn or proven bankrupt. Share This

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President Obama’s Most Amazing Libyan Achievments

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services By bombing Libya, President Obama has accomplished some things once thought absolutely impossible in America: Share This

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Our Libyan March Madness

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The prognosis for Libya might be better if our president cared more about it than about the NCAA. Share This

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