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Victor Davis Hanson Show

China, Baby Food, and Distractions

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler as they chew over China’s outlook, baby food shortages, Kevin McCarthy et al. and the Jan. 6 Commission, as well as John Leo’s passing, race and sex identities. Share This

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Immigration and America’s Failure of Nerve

by Bruce Thornton // FrontPage Magazine The number of unaccompanied children from Central America into the U.S. has reached 47,000 since October, and may hit 90,000 by the end of this year. The official story is that they are fleeing drug-gang mayhem and political violence in their home countries, and so are refugees and asylum-seekers. But the …

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Illegal Immigration and Eric Cantor

by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online Eric Cantor’s luck ran out, when his long insistence of pushing immigration-reform legislation finally coincided with a massive and sudden rush of thousands to the U.S. border from Central America. That lining up of the planets explains why a good but obscure candidate beat a supposedly invincible …

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Lord Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJMedia If we were living in normal times, the following scandals and failures — without going into foreign policy — would have ruined a presidency to the point of reducing it to Nixon, Bush, or Truman poll ratings. Think of the following: the Fast and Furious scandal, the VA mess, the …

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Who Among Us Will Cast the First Bid for Donald Sterling’s Clippers?

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Americans are outraged by old, sick and pathetic Donald Sterling’s racist rantings—and the manipulative con-artist mistress who recorded their conversation. But consensus ends after the expression of furor. Who among us is without sin to offer the first bid for his franchise? If the NBA establishes the precedent that …

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The End of Affirmative Action

A problematic concept of an age of intermarriage, assimilation, and immigration. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Sometimes doctrines just vanish, once they appear as naked as the proverbial emperor in his new clothes. Something like that seems now to be happening with affirmative action. Despite all the justifications for its continuance, polling shows …

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Foreign Policy: From Bad to None

Our enemies are gloating, and our allies are grimly deciding where to go from here. by Victor Davis Hanson Barack Obama had a foreign policy for about five years, and now he has none. The first-term foreign policy’s assumptions went something like this. Obama was to assure the world that he was not George W. …

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Elites’ Sacrificial Victims

When your goal is to save the planet, you can’t worry about who may get hurt. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Why do our well-meaning elites so often worry about humanity in the abstract rather than the real effects of their cosmic ideologies on the majority? The dream of universal health coverage trumped …

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The Race-Hacks Defend Their Industry

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  The race-hack usual subjects recently attacked Congressman Paul Ryan for stating that the problems plaguing the poor––incarceration, fatherless children, drug abuse, rampant violence, and welfare-dependence–– are a consequence of a dysfunctional culture that scorns marriage, parenthood, education, work, and virtues like self-control. Given that blacks are overrepresented among the …

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