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Victor Davis Hanson Show

Our Corrupt Bureaucrats and Representatives

In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler examine the actions and works of Ibram Kendi, Chuck Schumer, David Brooks, John Brennan, Robert Menendez, and the antics of Fetterman, Boebert, and AOC. Share This

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How To Create Conspiracy Theories

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness It is easy to birth conspiracy theories. All that is required is chronic government stonewalling of reasonable requests for transparency. Then add in high officials serially lying under oath, along with the blatantly unequal application of the law. Institutionalize arguments from authority of politicians and bureaucrats who refuse to adjudicate …

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Hang All the Members of the Liars’ Club?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Federal prosecutors last week announced the indictment of U.S. Representative George Santos (R-N.Y.) on a host of charges, including misuse of federal campaign funds and wire fraud, almost all of them resulting from his pathological lies. Certainly, Santos deserved the attention of prosecutors for lying on federal documents and affidavits …

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Equal Justice, They Said

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness What once distinguished the United States from illiberal regimes following the Orwellian mantra “some are more equal than others” was the hallowed American idea of “equal justice under the law.” The phrase is engraved above the entrance to the United States Supreme Court—an ideal that took centuries to achieve. Yet it …

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The Strangest Thing About ‘Semi-Fascist’ Trump

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness For the Left, Donald Trump is synonymous with “fascism” (or “semi-fascism,” as Joe Biden put it the other day). And for Liz Cheney and most of the NeverTrumpers, he remains an existential threat to democracy. But to quantify those charges, what exactly has Trump done extralegally—as opposed to his bombast …

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Why Merrick Garland Is Losing the People

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday held a belated press conference to explain that he had personally approved the FBI’s raid of Donald Trump’s Florida residence to seize documents deemed U.S. government property. A clearly agitated and nervous Garland sought to exude confidence in the raid. He went on to heatedly defend …

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Who Are the Real Insurrectionists?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness For 120 days in summer 2020, violent protesters destroyed some $2 billion in property and injured 1,500 police officers in riots that led to over 35 deaths. Because blue-state mayors and governors saw BLM and Antifa instigators as useful street soldiers, most of those arrested were never tried in court. …

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The Subordinate Citizen

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness I recently led a group of about 100 citizens to tour Israel for nearly two weeks. Before returning to the United States, all participants had to indicate their vaccination status and take a COVID-19 test for reentry. Anxieties swept the group as Israeli testers swabbed them. Anyone testing positive would …

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All Leaks Bad–Except Some

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Before Jay Carney or the president go out again they really need to sit down and get their stories straight: When the IRS apologizes, it is not a matter of “if.” Share This

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Terrorism as Therapy

The Obama administration is intent on downplaying the Islamic roots of contemporary terrorism. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online One common theme emerges from the hearings over the Benghazi disaster: The Obama administration is intent on downplaying the Islamic roots of terrorists who harbor an existential hatred of the West. Share This

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