Russia hoax

The Price of Eliminating Consequences

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Recently there were some remarkable online videos of a Portland, Oregon good Samaritan confronting shoplifters and forcing them to dump loads of their pilfered goods. More stunning, however, was the sheer outrage—of the thieves! They pouted. They screamed. They resisted. How dare anyone stop them from stealing anything they wished. …

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Bombshells, Landmines, and Nemesis

For much of 2017 through 2021, Americans suffered the “bombshell” and “walls are closing” mythologies first of Russian collusion, then of supposedly vast Russian social media investments to sabotage the election. From there we moved on to the Alfa Bank ping-pong fable, the supposed Putin bounties on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan that Trump was said …

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Victor Davis Hanson Show

Has the Tide Changed for the Left?

In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Sami Winc continue discussion on the Biden files, and look at Columbia Journalism Review‘s article on the Russia “hoax” and the meaning of Tyre Nichols’ death in the Black community. Share This

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What Will the FBI Not Do?

The FBI on Wednesday finally broke its silence and responded to the revelations on Twitter of close ties between the bureau and the social media giant—ties that included efforts to suppress information and censor political speech. “The correspondence between the FBI and Twitter show nothing more than examples of our traditional, longstanding and ongoing federal …

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Our Parasitic Generation

Our Parasitic Generation

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness “Be assured young friend, that there is a great deal of ruin in a nation.” — Adam Smith Are we sure that there is all that much ruin left in the United States? We are $31 trillion in collective debt. The new normal is $1.5 trillion budget deficits. The military …

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Does Trump Really Want to Be President Again?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Team Trump has sometimes compared Donald Trump’s current quest for a nonsequential second term to two-term President Grover Cleveland’s similar three election bids. Cleveland remains our only elected (1884) president to have lost a reelection bid (1888)—in a disputed vote—only to be reelected four years later (1892). Yet Trump seems …

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How Corrupt is a Corrupt Media?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness The current “media”— loosely defined as the old major newspapers like the New York Times and Washington Post, the network news channels, MSNBC and CNN, PBS and NPR, the online news aggregators like Google, Apple, and Yahoo, and the social media giants like the old Twitter and Facebook—are corrupt. They have adopted in …

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Who Denies Election Results?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness A Democratic myth has arisen that Donald Trump’s denial of the accuracy of the 2020 vote was “unprecedented.” Unfortunately, the history of U.S. elections is often a story of both legitimate and illegitimate election denialism. The 1800, 1824, 1876, and 1960 elections were all understandably questioned. In some of these …

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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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