Guns

Killing Killers, Righting Wrongs

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson as he addresses the recent events with Sami Winc: Roe v. Wade violence, Uvalde revelations, elections in the US, Israel and France. Share This

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Our Truest Lies

If the truth doesn’t deserve social justice — well, tell a noble lie. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  At the end of John Ford’s classic Western, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, the editor of the local paper decides not to print the truth about who really killed the murderous Valance. “When the legend …

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It’s a Mad, Mad World

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Dorner Debacle It is hard to remember worse coverage of a catastrophe than what we are given about the ex-cop Christopher Dorner’s murdering rampage. Some reprehensible pundits, ever so easily, fall into blaming LAPD and its “history of racism,” in a sorta, kinda contextualizing of Dorner’s brutal killing of …

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Second Term Reckonings

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media A rule of the modern age: all confident, reelected presidents trip up in the second term. LBJ was sunk by Vietnam. Reagan faced Iran-Contra. Bill Clinton had his comeuppance with Monica. George W. Bush was overwhelmed with the Iraqi insurgency and Katrina. And Obama will have his as well, obsequious …

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The Great New Year Stampede

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services There is a new-year stampede developing that we have not seen for a long time. Gun stores are swamped with panicking customers. They are looking for handguns, semi-automatic rifles and as much ammunition as they can afford. Share This

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The Demons of the Modern Rampage Killer

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media As of now we know little about what conditions drove, or proved useful to, the Aurora suspect to murder and maim [1]. But given the worldwide incidences of so-called “rampage killings,” the culprit was not the particular gun laws of Colorado. Share This

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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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Obama’s Predictable Scandals

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The media finally conceded the Obama administration to be inexperienced and inept, reminiscent of the Carter administration — but, they maintained, not possibly involved in any corruption. Share This

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Political Vultures

The sick are of turning insanity into politics by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Very few Americans are fans of both The Communist Manifesto and Mein Kampf, as the Tucson killer, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, apparently was. Fewer still post on the Internet fears about “brainwashing,” “mind control,” and “conscience dreaming”; have a long record of public …

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