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The Moral Dimensions of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The New Old Debate Over Illegal Immigration The debate over illegal immigration is mostly fossilized. We know the predictable contours. Share This

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Strangers in a Familiar Land

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media High-Speed Rail? California sits in a time warp. Despite tax hikes that make our roughly 10% income tax and 10% sales tax among the highest in the nation, there is little to show for it during the last forty years. Share This

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Why Does the Good Life End?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media A Look Back People just don’t disappear. Look at Germany in 1946 or Athenians in 339 B.C. Share This

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The Idiotic Corner

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media It is odd for a newspaper in unsigned editorials to go after a writer. But the Monterey Herald has done that on occasion with me, and with the usual ad hominem tactics and failure to offer a rebuttal, which seem at odds with basic journalistic ethics. Here is the latest with …

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The California Corridor: Some Lessons on Government Largesse From the New Frontier

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Great Warpath This summer it has been a softer, modern version of living in a cabin on the Great Warpath circa 1740 near Albany or Montreal (in this regard, take a look at Eliot Cohen’s new book Conquered into Liberty on the origins of the American way of war), readying …

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The Other California

by Bruce S. Thornton City Journal In 1973, as I was going through customs in New York after spending the summer bumming around Italy and Greece, the customs agent looked at my passport and said with a Bronx sneer, “Bruce Thornton, huh? Is that one of them Hollywood names?” Share This

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Liberal Psychoses

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media How are we to make sense of flash mobbing, the London rioting, more hatred expressed for the Tea Party, more calls for ever more debt and spending, and Barack Obama’s dive below 40% approval in the polls? Let me backtrack a bit. Share This

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Atlas Is Sorta Shrugging

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media “They Did It!” The president just concluded a frenzied “jobs” bus tour to explain why unemployment is at 9.1% — after borrowing nearly $5 trillion in stimulus the last three years. Share This

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The Inexplicables

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media There are a number of things I don’t fathom about contemporary American popular culture and politics. Here is a small sample. Share This

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The Tragic View Returns

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online In hard times, as in war, questions arise that were once considered taboo. As we approach $15 trillion run up in aggregate national debt, and confront the reality of a welfare state that is predicated on flawed assumptions about everything from demography to human nature, a rendezvous with …

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