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The Arena at Home and Abroad

Join Victor Davis Hanson as he responds to questions from cohost Sami Winc about the war in Ukraine, U.S. adversaries and their window of opportunity, the US economy, and the January 6th Committee. Share This

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A Country’s Destiny Is Self-Created

Join Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler, as they talk about Israel, the Texas shooting, Peter Navarro arrest, the Biden cabinet, and the economy. Share This

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The Troubling Plight of the Modern University

Today’s campus is more reactionary than the objects of its frequent vituperation. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online Employment rates for college graduates are dismal. Aggregate student debt is staggering. But university administrative salaries are soaring. The campus climate of tolerance has utterly disappeared. Only the hard sciences and graduate schools have salvaged …

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Why Aren’t We No. 1?

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  There is a pastime among liberal pundits — the latest is Nicholas Kristof — to quote a new center left global ranking (with unbiased titles such as “The Social Progress Imperative”) and then to decry that the United States is behind its major industrial competitors in things like “Internet Access” and …

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Untruthful and Untrustworthy Government

The massaging of critical data undermines our society. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Transparency and truth are the fuels that run sophisticated civilizations. Without them, the state grinds to a halt. Lack of trust — not barbarians on the frontier, global warming or cooling, or even epidemics — doomed civilizations of the past, …

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The Stepping Stones to the Ukraine Crisis

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner  Each step to the present Ukrainian predicament was in and of itself hardly earth-shattering and was sort of framed by Obama’s open-mic assurance to Medvedev to tell Vladimir that he would more flexible after the election. Indeed, Obama, as is his wont, always had mellifluous and sophistic arguments …

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Eating Our Young

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  It is popular now to talk of race, class, and gender oppression. But left out of this focus on supposed victim groups is the one truly targeted cohort — the young. Despite the Obama-era hype, we are not suffering new outbreaks of racism. Wendy Davis is not the poster …

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Crashing and Burning in 2013

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Recent polls suggest Barack Obama has become a turn-off. Why? In part, all presidents wear on Americans. Their presence has become as ubiquitous in our lives as the busts of the emperor Augustus dotting the Mediterranean world. So who wouldn’t annoy after speaking and appearing on our screens 24/7 …

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The Obamacare Generation

The ACA depends on Millennials picking up the tab — as they already are for other entitlements — in the midst of a bad economy. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  There are all sorts of time bombs embedded within Obamacare. Will we force doctors to treat the millions of new Medicaid patients who …

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The Progressive Reality Is Here

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  The Republicans are feeling confident these days. The slow-motion debacle of Obamacare promises to keep that albatross around the necks of the Democrats at least through next year’s midterm elections. The IRS, NSA, and Benghazi scandals are still simmering, and any day new information may emerge that puts them …

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