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Illegal Immigration: Elite Illiberality

The elite charm of comprehensive immigration reform. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The divide over immigration reform is not primarily a Left/Right or Democratic/Republican divide; instead, it cuts, and sharply so, across class lines. Share This

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The End of the Old Order

The well-intentioned social programs of the 1960s make no sense today. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Ideas of the 1960s have grown reactionary in our world, which is vastly different from the America of a half-century ago. Share This

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How to Weaken an Economy

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media It is not easy to ruin the American economy; doing nothing[1] usually means it repairs itself[2] and soon is healthier than before a recession. Share This

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The Factory of Selective Moral Outrage

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Democrats in Congress recently went all-out to try to pass the Dream Act, an amnesty for illegal-alien students willing to enroll — and stay — in college. Most of those who opposed it were derided as heartless at best, racist at worse. Share This

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Failure Is Very Much and Option

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Lost in the furor over the budget is any discussion of the fact that, after a certain baseline point, redistributive payouts might be making things worse for those on the receiving end. 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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The Triumph of the Therapeutic Mind

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Beyond the political posturing over state and federal budgets, there looms an age-old philosophical divide over human nature, perhaps defined as the therapeutic versus the tragic view of our existence. Share This

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The Loud Passing of the Old Order

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services American reality has been turned upside down in just 20 years. Share This

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The Post-Tucson Era

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Chrysalis Opens The new Barack Obama has learned not to offer instantaneous editorial commentary in the fashion of his past editorializing on hearing of the Skip Gates [1] affair, the Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab [2] bombing attempt, the Ground Zero mosque controversy, or the Maj. Hasan [3] mass murdering. Share This

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