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Victor Davis Hanson Show

We Work With Our Hands

Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler answer listener questions about agriculture, domestic and global, and our producers who make our lives possible, the ordinary worker. Share This

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Victor Davis Hanson Show

Elites and The Lobster Bucket

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler in a conversation about Biden’s prospects in 2024, our wayward elites, victims of communism, and Boris Johnson’s policy for farms. We need to re-evaluate leadership in America. Share This

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California’s Hydromania

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media Two events now characterize the California agrarian heartland, the richest and most productive farm belt in the world. One, of course, is the third year of drought. I refer here to nature’s lack of rain and snow. But also factor in the state’s additional man-made drought, through diversions …

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A Tale Of Two Droughts

by Victor Davis Hanson // Tribune Content Agency  Despite recent sporadic rain, California is still in the worst extended drought in its brief recorded history. If more storms do not arrive, the old canard that California could withstand two droughts — but never three — will be tested for the first time in memory. There is little snow in …

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The Rural Way

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Hard physical work is still a requisite for a sound outlook on an ever more crazy world. I ride a bike; but such exercise is not quite the same, given that the achievement of doing 35 miles is therapeutic for the body and mind, but does not lead to …

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Beware of Beautifully Misnamed Laws

Who would oppose “affordable care” and “farm security”? by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Washington has a bad habit of naming laws by what they are not. These euphemisms usually win temporary public support. After all, who wants to be against anything “affordable”? But on examination, such idealistically named legislation usually turns out to …

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The Great California Land Rush

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Boom or Bust? I have lived on the same farm for 59 years and seen at least three boom-and-bust farm cycles — one in the late 1960s, another in the early 1980s, and a third right now. Share This

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America in the Age of Myth

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media We live in a mythic age — but mythic in the sense of made-up. The Coastal Aristocrat In the last thirty years, I have probably spoken 200 times at a coastal university of some sort, most of which were on the Eastern seaboard. Share This

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Five Days of Hope and Despair

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Here is a brief travel log of five days amid 21st-century California. Share This

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The California Mordida

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services California now works on the principle of the mordida, or “bite.” Its government assumes that it can take something extra from residents for the privilege of living in their special state. Share This

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