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California: The Road Warrior Is Here

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Where’s Mel Gibson When You Need Him? George Miller’s 1981 post-apocalyptic film The Road Warrior [1] envisioned an impoverished world of the future. Tribal groups fought over what remained of a destroyed Western world of law, technology, and mass production. Survival went to the fittest — or at least those who …

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Can California Be Fixed?

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Recently, I was driving down pot-holed, two-lane, non-freeway 101 near Monterey (unchanged since the 1960s) when the radio blared that on a recent science test administered to public schools, California scored 47th in the nation. Share This

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Decline or Decadence?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Almost daily we read of America’s “waning power” and “inevitable decline,” as observers argue over the consequences of defense cuts and budget crises. Share This

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Moral Equivalence Is Moral Evasion

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The failure of the Congressional budget “super-committee” to address our geometrically expanding debt and deficits should surprise no one. Share This

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Patient Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Last week the president gave a speech on the deficit [1], rightly trying to convince Americans that it is now beyond unsustainable. Yet his theme was that the Republicans’ attempts to reduce it were cold-hearted, endangering the most vulnerable among us, such as those with Down’s Syndrome, while protecting the proverbial …

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Some Very Bad American Habits

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The wealthier and more leisured American society has become, the more it has developed some terrible habits that will have to end if we are going to return to fiscal sobriety and a unified culture. I am pessimistic on that count, but here are a few examples: Share This

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