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A Vandalized Valley

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online I am starting to feel as if I am living in a Vandal state, perhaps on the frontier near Carthage around AD 530, or in a beleaguered Rome in 455. Here are some updates from the rural area surrounding my farm, taken from about a 30-mile radius. In 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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A Tottering Technocracy

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online We are witnessing a widespread crisis of faith in our progressive guardians of the last 30 years. Share This

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The Fragility of Complex Societies

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Thoughts on Japan There is no more ordered, successful and humane urban society than found in Japan. Share This

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