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Victor Davis Hanson: American Paralysis and Decline

“We can bear neither our diseases nor their remedies.” So shrugged the ancient historian Livy (59 B.C.- A.D. 17) of the long decline of Roman national character…

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‘Somalia first’ and other alarming signs of a failing American empire

When the ruling elite believes the military’s loyalty should be to the current president and elected officials declare their primary loyalty to foreign nations, these are late imperial hours.

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The Lying 'Hate Speech' Censor Fascists Are Winning Hearts and Minds

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Prosecutors Consider Plea Deals For Suspected Architects Of 9/11 Attacks

Architects of the attacks of Sept. 11 may be spared the death penalty under a new plea deal being floated by the federal government.

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Now Connecticut Is on the Verge of Protecting Pedophiles, Too

PJ Media has previously reported that the Democrat-controlled Minnesota legislature considered changing the legal definition of “sexual orientation” by removing the clause that excluded pe...

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Induced Energy Crisis? Biden Admin Has New Pollution Limits for Power Plants

The Biden administration’s “solution” to every crisis is to make it even worse. As Americans face electricity shortages and high gas prices, Biden’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Can We Do Anything About America’s Decline?

Twenty-first-century America was on a trajectory of gradual decline—until it began to implode. Was the accelerant the COVID-19 pandemic and unhinged lockdowns?

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BREAKING: Russia Goes Kinetic With U.S. in Skies Over the Black Sea, and the USAF Response Is Unbelievable

The conflict between the U.S. and Russia has just gone kinetic. At least, that is what the first reports are saying out of the U.S. government. But the response is emblematic of how woke the U.S. mili...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Life Among the Ruins

American society is facing three existential crises not unlike those that overcame the late Roman, and a millennium later, terminal Byzantine, empires.

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The Astounding Saga Of Hamilton 68 Illustrates Scope Of America’s Institutional Rot

Thanks to Taibbi’s recent contribution to 'The Twitter Files,' we know the full extent of institutional corruption wrapped up in Hamilton 68.

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Should We Bring Back Traditional Gender Roles? | PragerU

Should we return to traditional gender roles? Do men and women naturally have different strengths? Aldo travels to UC Berkeley to ask these questions and…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Our Parasitic Generation

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.

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GOP Senators’ Top Priority After Failed Midterms Is Helping Democrats Trample The Meaning Of Marriage

Senate Republicans are working with their Democrat colleagues to federally alter the definition of marriage by the end of this week.

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Reporter says it was ‘super amazing to witness’ Lizzo playing James Madison’s crystal flute

We just wish Lizzo had worn clothes for the occasion.

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James Madison's Home to Become Site of Massive White Guilt Monument

The Left hates James Madison, as well as Jefferson and the other Founding Fathers, for exactly the same things that make him great and worthy to be celebrated.

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New John Fetterman Video Raises Questions On His Fitness For Office: ‘Absolutely Cannot Debate Anyone’

A video clip of remarks made during a Labor Day speech in Pennsylvania by U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman (D-PA) has added additional fuel to the controversy surrounding his fitness for office following his stroke earlier this year.

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Watch: Huge Mob Flashes California 7-Eleven and Picks it Clean

"Street takeovers" are becoming quite common in Los Angeles and big cities. A mob of people and cars, responding to social media, show up at an intersection

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Rainbow-Colored Fentanyl Pills Pouring Over Southern Border Hit American Cities

Rainbow-colored fentanyl pills resembling candy and sidewalk chalk pouring over the southern border are plaguing cities nationwide.

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Major Military Academies Have Been Teaching Critical Race Theory for Some Time

A new study by an education watchdog group claims that major military academies in the United States have been actively teaching the far-left and anti-White…

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Here’s video of a toddler in his underwear beating a cop

You might be wondering where the child's parents are, or even where his clothes are.

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'Popeye' Comic Strip Getting Woke Makeover with 'More Characters Who Aren't Heterosexual'

After nearly a hundred years in existence, the "Popeye" comic strip is reportedly getting a woke makeover, with the strip's latest cartoonist promising more ethnic diversity and "more characters who aren't heterosexual."

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Bleeding Heart of Darkness: My Journey to the Left Coast

To paraphrase a line inaccurately attributed to Mark Twain: The most unsafe I ever felt in Iran was seven years later on the streets of San Francisco.

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‘Father’s Day is not the easiest time for all of us’ – Democrats send email offering an opt out on Father’s Day communications

Democrats send pandering email offering to allow subscribers to opt out of "triggering" Father's Day communications

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WATCH: This Is the California Dream of Public Transportation for All

As California trains go, so goes the rest of the nation's trains

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Can we guess first? News station reports ‘what’s behind the shocking exodus’ from Los Angeles

"Gee, it's a real mystery."

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Victor Davis Hanson: Is America Heading for a Systems Collapse?

In modern times, as in ancient Rome, several nations have suffered a “systems collapse.” The term describes the sudden inability of once prosperous populations…

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Arizona Mom Threatened With Prison, Placed on Secret Blacklist For Letting Kids Play At the Park

"The market was asking that anyone who didn't need to go into the store to please stay outside," she says.

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Only 18% Of American Households Are Families With Married Parents

Children need a mother and a father — a context that more American youth than ever are lacking.

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California Gas Price Averages Soar to All-Time Record High

On Sunday, California gas prices rose to a record-setting high average of $4.676 per gallon for regular gasoline, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). The previous record average pr...

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LAPD Advises City Residents to 'Cooperate and Comply' with Robbers

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) tweeted a release Tuesday advising city residents to "cooperate and comply" when being robbed.

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Riding Post-Recall Mandate, Newsom Bans Most Single-Family-Only Zoning In California

Less than 48 hours after squashing an attempt to oust him from office, California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom signed sweeping housing legislation on Thursday afternoon that reportedly bans single-family-only zoning in most neighborhoods across the state.

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It could be a problem that a U.S. three-star general can’t tell the difference between American and British troops (not to mention the spelling error)

"Try getting out of the office now and then."

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Victor Davis Hanson: Does America Still Work?

For nearly two years, Americans have engaged in a great woke experiment of cannibalizing themselves. American civilization has invested massive labor, capital…

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Majority of registered Democratic voters now prefer socialism to capitalism, Fox News poll finds

A new Fox News poll showed that more Democrats favor socialism over capitalism, in a sharp reversal from just a year and a half ago.

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‘CRINGE ALERT’! Kamala Harris’ ‘woke joke’ for Naval Academy grads bombs (cue nervous laughter)

Also advises grads to use "wind energy" for "combat power."

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Anti-Israel protesters swarm a police car in California, things do not go well for them

Why do these protesters keep doing this?

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Disney's New Rules for Park Employees Allow Exposed Tattoos, Long Hair and Nail Polish on Men

Let it go...