Middle Class

The EU at the Abyss

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Over the last four years, almost all of the news about the shaky European Union has been financial, with some attention paid to southern Mediterranean tabloid attacks on Germany and the German media counter-stereotyping of irresponsible siesta-loving sunny Mediterraneans. Share This

Share This

Obama’s Postmodern Vision

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online There has been for months a popular parlor game of tallying instances in which President Obama seems to have either ignored or simply bypassed federal law. Share This

Share This

Why Not Pay Higher Taxes?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The usual liberal complaint against the conservative opposition to higher income taxes is greed and the better-offs’ self-serving reluctance to pay their “fair share.” Share This

Share This

The Fannie and Freddie University

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media It’s More than Just PC The traditionalist critique of the university — I made it myself over thirteen years ago in the co-authored Who Killed Homer? — was that somewhere around the time of the Vietnam War, higher education changed radically for the worse. Share This

Share This

Railing Against Reality

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Last week, protests broke out again in Europe, from Rome to London. The monthlong Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York have spread. The current unrest follows this summer’s riots in London and flash mob incidents in US cities. Share This

Share This

The Tragic View Returns

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online In hard times, as in war, questions arise that were once considered taboo. As we approach $15 trillion run up in aggregate national debt, and confront the reality of a welfare state that is predicated on flawed assumptions about everything from demography to human nature, a rendezvous with …

The Tragic View Returns Read More »

Share This

Behind the DC Slugfest

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner About 50 percent of taxpayers don’t pay federal income taxes. Almost half of American adults receive either the majority of or all of their income in some form from government. Share This

Share This

Green, Shovel-Ready Stimulus–100 Years Ago

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Huntington Lake, Calif. — Our politicians love soaring platitudes followed by little, if any, action. Share This

Share This

The Manhattan Project of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Why do millions of Mexican nationals see America as racist, exploitative — and worth everything to get to and stay in? Share This

Share This