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Victor Davis Hanson: Why We Lost Trust in the Expert Class

For years, European policy makers had assured the world that the relatively rapid “transition” to “green” energy was the world’s preordained future—regardless of the costs. Accordingly…

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The FBI Keeps Interfering In Presidential Elections. Disband It

Sen. Chuck Grassley’s letter lays out a disturbing conspiracy inside the FBI to interfere in the 2020 election to help Joe Biden win.

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‘Nixonian’ Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

The 1968 presidential election was my first. I voted for the erstwhile Republican, Richard M. Nixon. And because I wrote a college paper about my decision at…

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Victor Davis Hanson: How To Erode the World’s Greatest Military

The U.S. Army has met only 40 percent of its 2022 recruiting goals. In fact, all branches of the military are facing historic resistance to their current recruiting efforts. If some solution is not…

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Left Should Be Happy with Biden

The Left should be ecstatic that Joe Biden has given them everything they wanted. The Left likes inflation. It reduces the value of old money by printing lots…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Biden and The Destruction of Wisdom

There used to be an agreed-on body of wisdom, which both Left and Right, Republicans and Democrats, generally accepted. Heated arguments and invective centered on implementations and methods of…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Our New Antoinettes

Marie Antoinette, the beheaded wife of the beheaded French Bourbon King Charles Louis XVI, did not really say “Let them cake.” But in the short time that the…

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Dear Democrats, THIS Is What Your Oppressive Global Initiatives Lead To

After suffering from weeks of brutal food and fuel shortages, as well as crippling inflation, Sri Lankans have had enough.
Riots have broken out throughout the impoverished country. Police have used t...

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You Know What Would Deter Shootings? Executing Mass Killers Quickly

If politicians are serious that they're sick of 'living with this carnage,' the Highland Park shooter should be executed immediately.

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Cry-Baby Leftist Mind

Modern progressives assume moral and intellectual authority. Consequently, their supposedly superior ends naturally justify almost any means necessary to…

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Victor Davis Hanson: America Is More Fragile Than the Left Understands

The Left has been tempting fate since January 2021—applying its nihilist medicine to America on the premise that such a rich patient can ride out any toxic…

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Why Democrats Oppose Emancipation For The Unborn

The Supreme Court’s decision in Roe was as shameful as its decision in Dred Scott — and for the same reason.

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The Accelerating Purge

One week after a team of thugs working for Democratic Party activist Stephen Colbert were arrested for illegally entering a Capitol building in order to record…

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As a Former Liberal, I Can Assure You: Leftists Celebrate Abortion Because They Hate YOU

The real reason the lefty abortion goblins are misplacing their excreta lately is simple: they hate conservatives, and they believe every abortion is a swaggering middle finger to “evil, racist...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Biden and Oil - Destroy America in Order to Save It

Try to follow the Joe Biden energy plan of frantically trying to get his hands on more of something that his own party despises. During the Democratic primaries…

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January 6 for Non-Dummies

During another public hearing on Monday, the January 6 select committee featured a witness so irrelevant that his appearance should prompt even the most ardent…

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Honest Liberals Know Trump Is Innocent and the J6 Hearings Are a Sham

Any objective person can see that the Democrats are merely exploiting the Capitol riot with primetime hearings in an effort to distract the public from the nation’s economic woes....

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In the Shadow of D-Day › American Greatness

D-Day plus four marks a seldom-recalled event of great significance for America in 2022. On June 10, 1944, troops of the 4th SS Panzer Regiment surrounded the…

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Sovietization of American Life

One day historians will look back at the period beginning with the COVID lockdowns of spring 2020 through the midterm elections of 2022 to understand how America for over two years lost its collective…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Joe Biden and Racial Demagoguery

Joe Biden has had a long history of racist outbursts. Can we even remember them all? The “put y’all back in chains” insults to an audience of black…

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The Approaching Food Crisis Will Be a Catastrophe For Humanity

All modern famines are man-made, usually the result of war, disease, and stupidity. In 2022, all the elements necessary for a historic famine are present

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If Democrats Really Wanted Equality, They'd Treat Criminals Equally

Remember when you were a kid and your mom yelled at you for the slightest transgression you committed, but your felonious punk sibling got away with redrum?
Democrats have the same problem. They turn...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Losing the People? Then Change the Rules

Court packing—the attempt to enlarge the size of the Supreme Court for short-term political purposes—used to be a dirty word in the history of American…

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Give Them an Inch and They Want the Third Trimester: How the Left Made This Happen

As a kid, my mother allowed me to have one cookie per day. When I pushed to eat the whole box in an afternoon, I was told I couldn’t have any more cookies. What did I learn? Don’t be greed...

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The Morning Briefing: Reminder — Barack Obama Is Un-American and Awful

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Happy Friday, dear Kruiser Morning Briefing friends. Clarissa’s muumuu isn’t the declaration of independence that she thinks it is....

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Disney’s Demographic Fantasia and the ‘Underrepresentation’ Con

Anyone over 30 probably remembers a refrain, common among influential people in business, politics, and media at the end of the 20th century: “We need a [fill…

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Nihilism of the Left

The last 14 months have offered one of the rare occasions in recent American history when the hard Left has operated all the levers of federal government.

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DeSantis' Nuclear Option: What Would Happen If Florida Revoked Disney's Special Governing Arrangement?

The passing of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing of it into law have escalated into a tense war between the increasingly solid red state and The Wa...

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Victor Davis Hanson: History Should Be Our Guide in Ukraine

There are several historical referents we should keep in mind about the Ukraine war. First, no-fly zones. Lots of Westerners are calling for NATO aircraft to…

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What If a White Man Had Slapped Chris Rock?

In the court of public opinion, Will Smith will benefit from the indifference of black elites when it comes to black-on-black violence.Barack Obama will not issue a statement suggesting that “Chris Rock could be his brother.” The Rev. Al Sharpton won’t ca

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It Shouldn’t Be Hard To Condemn Jackson’s Leniency For Child Predators

Ketanji Brown Jackson’s record on child predators is highly relevant to her qualifications as a Supreme Court judge.

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Democrats Need to Be Destroyed

How do you negotiate with a terrorist? You can’t. They want you dead, you don’t want to be dead; where is the compromise? Can you be half-dead? One-quarter dead? Can

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Victor Davis Hanson: The Real ‘Reset’ Is Coming

Joe Biden believes the Ukraine war will mark the start of a “new world order.” In the middle of the COVID global pandemic, Klaus Schwab and global elites…

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The Still-Masked Among Us

They are everywhere, and most of them are not elderly, obese, or suffering from compromised immune systems. They never needed the face masks they wear, as most human beings never needed the COVID-19 m...

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Florida’s Fictional ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough

The problem with Florida’s much derided “Don't Say Gay” bill is not just that the moniker is a complete lie. It’s that the bill so lambasted by Democrats and…

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The Identity Cult: On the mass conversion of our institutions

Linking to a Sesame Street celebration of “Latinx culture,” Antonio García Martínez, sharpest wit on Twitter, wrote last fall: “One of the great mysteries is how every elite institution, from universities to corporations to media to even Sesame Street, all spontaneously coalesced on the same narrow set of values all of a sudden.”

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Victor Davis Hanson: Vladimir Putin, the Latest of the Failed Irredentists

Irredentism—the romance of reclaiming “unredeemed” old lands—is a symptom of messianic presidents and premiers, and national paranoia and insecurity.

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As threat of nuclear war looms, how Democrats spin a crisis

No wonder Putin regards the West as so weak that he could stroll into Ukraine with impunity. The fact he met such fierce resistance is due to the courage of the Ukrainians, not fear of the West.

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Biden's Remarks Were a Mess, But He Got Nailed for It Big Time Twice During the Speech

Biden's brain breaks mid-remark and he doesn't have any idea at all what he's saying.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Putin’s Predictabilities

For all his caginess, dissimulation, and opportunism, Vladimir Putin is more or less predictable. Putin’s aims? The Russian president’s two-decade dilemma has…

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Where Did Our Freedom Go? The Cities.

In the 2000s, when I was in high school, civil disobedience was lauded as something almost inherently noble. Our teachers encouraged us to think like Rosa Parks…

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BLM privilege and Jan. 6 shame

When far-left activist Quintez Brown was arrested last week for trying to assassinate a Jewish mayoral candidate, he was immediately bailed out of jail by his LM comrades.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Hillary Clinton’s Greatest Masterpiece

Hillary Clinton’s never-ending shenanigans in 2015-2016 could be summarized as an attempted slow-motion coup. Four years of national hysteria, a divided nation…

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Why They’re So Afraid of the Truckers

“Nonetheless we will still need to react—and by that I mean react concretely—to the stunts of hooligan elements now active in Poland, whom the government has…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Our Elite is No Elite At All

An elite is always variously defined. The ideal elites, as ancient philosophers argued, were a “natural elite” due to their exemplary character, aptitude…

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It Sucks To Be a Democrat Right Now

If you’re a Democrat, things are going very, very badly for you. And it’s not going to get better. According to a recent McLaughlin and Associates study…

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Through CRT, Democrats Declare War on Reality

Let’s remember who are the real enemies of fundamental truth, and not become immersed in internal debates over theological principles.

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Rolling Over When It’s Payback Time › American Greatness

According to, among other sources, Politico and the Federalist Society, Senate Republicans are not exactly bracing for a “bare knuckle” fight over Biden’s…

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Why The Wall Street Journal Is Wrong About The 2020 Election

The problem is not ‘mass voter fraud,’ but a privately funded ‘shadow campaign’ for Joe Biden within the election system.

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Some Much Overlooked Facts Unravel the Emotional Neil Young/Spotify Squabble

Mr. Young was not exactly negotiating from a standpoint of strength – and a Spotify man doesn't need him around anyhow.

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Biden's Supreme Court Pick Sexually Assaulted Me 25 Years Ago

The news that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring is still fresh. He won’t even officially retire until October, and the Biden administration will likely spend months vetting potent...

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Republicans Plan To Win Back The Senate, Then Do Nothing, Per Usual

Republicans cannot do what they have largely always done with a Senate majority: set it on a shelf, polish it, and admire it from afar.

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The Next Fight For Civil Rights Lies In Ending The Federal City

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has banned nearly 60 percent of the city's black residents from bars, gyms, concerts, theaters, and more.

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Some Votes Should Not Count › American Greatness

Here’s something professional politicos know well: the broader net a pollster casts, the better his poll results will be for the Left. “How out-of-touch is the…

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Victor Davis Hanson: What Makes Riots, Conspiracies, Cabals, and Insurrections ‘Good’ or ‘Bad’?

“Indeed, men too often take upon themselves in the prosecution of their revenge to set the example of doing away with those general laws to which alike can look…

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Why Is the Left Worried Suddenly About the End of Democracy?

What is behind recent pessimistic appraisals of democracy’s future, from Hillary Clinton, Adam Schiff, Brian Williams and other elite intellectuals…

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The War We Must Fight › American Greatness

“And what is most repugnant to me in America is not the extreme freedom that reigns there, it is the lack of a guarantee against tyranny.” “I have found genuine…

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Civilizational Suicide, Not Omicron, Is Killing Us › American Greatness

Last week in this space, I included a few words about Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s remarkable new book, The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma…

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Obsessing Over ‘The Health Of The Nation’ Conjures Some Dark Places

Hatred of vaccine dissidents expresses itself first in marginalization and demonization. Then it advances to punishment. It's about more than public health.

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A Hollow Kind of Freedom › American Greatness

Earlier this month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a pre-dawn raid on the home of James O’Keefe, the founder of the investigative journalism…

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Republican Victory in 2022 Will Put America at a Crossroads

Imagine that you are a middle-aged husband and father, as well as a highly successful sales executive, with a loving wife and growing kids. Like other suburban American families, you have a mortgage,...

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Why The Left Always Projects › American Greatness

The Left is addicted to projection—the psycho-political syndrome of attributing all of one’s own sins to one’s opponents. The woke apparently do this out of…

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Why the Mandate is Illegal And Why It Will Still Be Imposed

Yesterday's ruling in a federal appeals court in New Orleans granting a temporary injunction against the vaccine mandate was encouraging.

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The Corporate Media Ignores a Few Firsts in Virginia Because They Can't Explain Them

The corporate media will never acknowledge the firsts in the Virginia election. They can't explain it because they lack curiosity and humility.

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The Injustices Facing J6 Protesters Are Warnings to You

A Google news search for Nathan DeGrave will show nothing more recent than two weeks old. This is peculiar, given that his letter on the conditions at the D.C.

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Where Have You Gone, Columbus Day?

What does your calendar say today? If you’re lucky, it still says Christopher Columbus Day only, but more likely it’s shared with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” (IPD)–or the latter is listed alone....

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The Great Divorce: Divided We Stand

America is badly divided. The evidence for this sad state of affairs abounds. For the record, I know a bit about countries in various degrees of separation.

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Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ B.S. › American Greatness

The winding road to American utopia is dotted with potholes, buckling bridges, leaking canals, and lit by flickering lights. To repave America’s highways…

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How It Might End, Act I › American Greatness

A couple of years ago, I had the honor of publishing American Secession: The Looming Threat of a National Breakup by Frank Buckley, a prolific author and law…

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Victor Davis Hanson: ‘Science,’ They Said

The scientific method used to govern much of popular American thinking. In empirical fashion scientists advised us to examine evidence and data…

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What American Children Are Taught About 9/11 Can Be Dangerous

The American education system will school the children of the tens of thousands of largely unvetted Afghan nationals who filled flights out of Kabul.

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Victor Davis Hanson - Our Afghan Nightmare: Tanks for Nothing

Joe Biden’s scripted or no-questions press conferences, and the clean-up afterward by Antony Blinken, Jake Sullivan, and Jen Psaki, have been some of the most…

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Why H.R. 4 Imperils Free and Fair Elections › American Greatness

As the summer comes to a chaotic and tragic close, I can think of many reasons why members of Congress should be called back from their August recess.

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Hey, Biden Voters! › American Greatness

Damn you all. You’re American citizens, with the right to vote in presidential elections. For four years, we had a president who, over the course of a single…

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The Emerging One-Party State › American Greatness

The sudden dip in Joe Biden’s poll numbers in the wake of his disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan compounded with his refusal to control illegal immigration…

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America Is Now Actually the Mess Dems Pretended It Was Under Trump

Long before Donald Trump even had the chance to take office, we were constantly assured by Democrats and their flying monkeys in the mainstream media that the United States as we knew it was pretty mu...

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Nancy Pelosi’s Secret Police › American Greatness

We recently saw the first phase of the January 6 show trial. The congressional hearing, which the House Republican leadership has boycotted…

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Welcome to the Brave New America › American Greatness

The Left is achieving their fundamental transformation of America into a socialist hellhole, consolidating control over our major institutions and enacting…

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Be Safe: Don't Visit Your Dying Parent. Don't Leave Your House. Don't Get Married. Don't Have Children. Don't ...

As many observers have noted, staying safe has become a religion. “Safetyism,” as it is sometimes called, like all religions, places what it values — in this case, being safe —...

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‘Juneteenth’ Should Not Be A Federal Holiday

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to make “Juneteenth National Independence Day” a federal holiday. Until recently, few Americans had even heard of “Juneteenth,” and for good reason: relative to other events in history, the date does not much

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Guilt for January 6 Belongs With Those Most Eager to Condemn It

It is once again with great regret that I take issue with my friend of more than 40 years, George Will. From my perspective of unambiguous admiration and…

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Socialists Are Children › American Greatness

In 1886, Henry James, who may be the greatest novelist of all, published what he considered at the time to be his greatest work—The Princess Cassamassima.

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Men Give Birth. America Was Founded in 1619. And Israel Is the Aggressor. | RealClearPolitics

When you meditate for a moment on what the left expects honest and decent people to believe, you confront the world of absurdities and lies in which we...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Biden Mocks Ancient Wisdom

Human nature stays the same across time and space. That is why there used to be predictable political, economic, and social behavior that all countries…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Tuning Out Wokeism

If wokeness should continue and “win,” by now we all know where it will end up. After all, this is not a prairie-fire, peasants-with-pitchforks…

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8 Righteous Reasons Why Derek Chauvin Deserves a New Trial –– and That Juror's Shirt Is Only One of Them

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has moved for a new trial in the killing of George Floyd after yet another juror admitted bias in the case. But that’s only part of the reason why...

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Those Who Hold Power Today Are Those Who Claim Powerlessness

Faisal Hussain is not oppressed. He is a member of the new elite. He has an art show featured at a respected gallery, although his work has no artistic value.

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Victor Davis Hanson: The New Antiracism Is the Old Racism

What will be the future of the mass hysteria spawned last summer? No one knows. But its destination, if unchecked, will be ethnic tensions and sectarian strife…

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There's No Way Americans Can Trust The Jury's Chauvin Verdict

A fair trial for Chauvin might have come to the same conclusion. But we'll never be able to trust this one, because the left made a fair trial impossible.

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Victor Davis Hanson: Can the Great ‘Awokening’ Succeed?

We all know that we are living in revolutionary times. The origins, ascendence, values, laws, and future of the United States are all under assault by self…

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A Narrative Collapse in Chauvin Trial - American Greatness

Though not as prominent as the George Zimmerman prosecution, the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death last year of George…

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What Happened to Our Country? – RedState

"It is all insane. It will all get far worse before any of it even has a chance of getting any better. Perhaps it will take decades or more. If it happens at all."

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Progressives, Hispanics are not 'Latinx.' Stop trying to Anglicize our Spanish language.

Hispanic Americans face plenty of challenges as it is. The last thing we need are English-speaking progressives 'wokesplaining' how to speak Spanish.

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On ‘People of Color’ and ‘Systemic Racism’ — And Why I Am Sick of Hearing It | The American Spectator

I am sick of it. I really am sick of it. I understand, better than most, what prejudice is. When...

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Can You Afford to Ignore Politics? - American Greatness

Although it is somewhat hard for me to believe, I am told there are people who do not follow politics closely. All joking aside, I have always understood there…

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Victor Davis Hanson: In Rush Limbaugh, We Have Lost an American Genius

Rush Limbaugh created modern national talk radio as we now know it. For over three decades he kept at rapt attention — live from noon to 3 p.m. on weekdays — the largest conservative audie...

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When Will the Woke Go Full Caligula?

A bust of the Roman emperor Caligula. Photo: public domain. The other day, I was scrolling through Twitter when I …

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I Saw Provocateurs At The Capitol Riot On Jan. 6

The deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol bore the markings of an organized operation planned well in advance of the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress.

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Democrats Don't Care About Your Children and They Never Have. School Lockdowns Prove It.

The Biggest Lie the Democrats Ever Told
In my three plus decades of conservative political activism I’ve pretty much learned every go-to trick in the Democrats’ playbook. As leftism is &#...

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The First Step Towards Righting America Is Refusing To Believe The Left About Anything

The weakness and stupidity of America’s right has allowed false narratives to cement in the minds of the public. It’s killing our freedoms.

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A Bad Week for The Science™ - American Greatness

The late comedian Mitch Hedberg, known for his clever one-liners, had a great quip about following his dreams. “I’m sick of following my dreams,” he said.

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The Pandemic Is Over - American Greatness

Conservative writers and pundits haven’t done too well this past year, and many of them turned out not even to be especially “conservative.

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Is Joe Biden Looking to Take Obama's Place as the Most Anti-Israel President in History?

Barack Obama’s antipathy toward Israel during his two terms was unprecedented at the time, but it looks like Joe Biden is going to give him a run for his money....

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Stop Calling It an 'Insurrection'

So, I was out at dinner with my old battalion commander – literally outside, because dining inside apparently is super deadly if you live under blue tyranny – and we

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Who Killed the Anti-War Democrats? - American Greatness

After three generations the anti-war tendency within America’s oldest political party has been thoroughly alienated from its leadership and rendered impotent.

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Biden Regime Embraces ‘Great Reset’ Plan to Destroy Capitalism - American Greatness

The Biden regime is fully embracing a radical globalist plan that seeks to destroy capitalism and replace it with a socialist system. "The Great Reset"

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To Hell With Unity - American Greatness

The recent betrayal by Republicans like Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and former Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is a reminder that the ruling class…

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No, this is not "getting back to normal" - Melanie Phillips

The extinction of reason, justice and freedom on campus is now to be institutionalised as American government policy

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Democrats Are Framing Americans As Domestic Terrorists So They Can Do To Us What They Did To Trump In Spygate

Democrats want a frightening expansion of federal surveillance and police powers, smearing anyone who voted for Donald Trump as a potential terrorist. 

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Where Does He Go From Here? - American Greatness

There were no objections to President Trump’s address to his followers in Washington on Wednesday until several hours later, when the outrages at the Capitol…

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The Real Reason for Big Tech Left's Ban Spree

As with any debate, the definition of the terms is key, except, in this case, the definitions keep changing.

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The ‘Virtue’ of the New Totalitarians - American Greatness

What was the most disturbing thing to happen in the last few days? Some say it was the horrifying spectacle of the mob besieging and breaking into the U.S.

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How the GOP lost control of Washington, and what comes next

News Analysis: Democrats owned the narrative and rules of the 2020 election. Will Republicans learn from it?

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Do Black Lives Matter in the White Elite’s Civil War?

Sasha Johnson, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, tweeted the last day of 2020 her highest hope as a black nationalist: “The white man will not be our…

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Victor Davis Hanson: Defenders of Civilization? - American Greatness

The year 2020 witnessed a long series of writs lodged against an America beset with plague, quarantine, recessions, riot and arson, and the most contested…

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A New Year Will Not Bring Relief - American Greatness

It is hard not to be happy about the end of 2020. Many people have said it has been the worst year ever, both personally and for the country. How could the next…

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Donald Trump Has Been The Most Illuminating President In Decades

In all Trump gave us — the good, the bad, the hilarious, and the unsettling — his administration brought much-needed clarity to the GOP and the country.

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Did Americans Come to Love Big Brother?

In less than a month, there will likely be no more President Trump for the media to obsess over. No more false stories about him overfeeding koi fish or…

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5 Reasons I'll Always Resist Joe Biden and the Democrats (and You Should Too)

Is anyone else tired of the media and the left telling you that Republicans should get in line and support Biden and stop questioning the election? Well, I definitely am....

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Why I will not accept Joe Biden as president

A smart friend of mine who is a moderate liberal asked why I was not recognizing Joe Biden’s victory.

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It's time for the 'Deplorables' to become the Unconquerables

Democrats won the election, but they don’t seem very happy about it. And with reason: The election failed in its main purpose, which was to shut down the Deplorables.

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Courts to Voters: Democrat Election Fraud Is ‘Too Big to Fail.’ Why we will not have another fair election in our country. There is no ‘next time.’

The courts have spoken, one after another. Some 74 million Americans have been denied our day in court. The Democrats’ crime of stealing a presidential election…

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America: A Reminder About Us

In his splendid little book American Exceptionalism, Charles Murray reminds us it was foreigners who took the lead in claiming Americans are different: For…

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No Science Justifies Bans on Indoor or Outdoor Dining - American Greatness

In a video that is simultaneously gut-wrenching and infuriating, a Los Angeles restaurant owner exposed the hypocrisy of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s order to ban…

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The Scars of 2020 - American Greatness

Amid plague, national lockdown, riot and arson, iconoclasm, recession, and the most contested voting in history, the country leaves 2020 with some scars that…

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Is This The Way Real Americans React To Treason?

Time isn’t on our side,” said President Trump on Friday. “Everything else is on our side. Facts are on our side.” The president was referring, of course…

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Victor Davis Hanson: What Donald Trump, classic Westerns' heroes and these American generals have in common

Hollywood epics and even some Sophoclean tragedies have a sequel. And perhaps Donald Trump will too

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Fools and Nobody’s Fools - American Greatness

Last weekend, it was the American people’s turn to announce they are nobody’s fools. On Saturday and then again on Sunday, ordinary citizens from all over the…

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MAGA Nation Bleeds: Is Trump Ignoring Dangerous Political Violence Perpetrated Against His Own Supporters?

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The Horrors That Await If They Get Away With Stealing The Election

IT’S WHO COUNTS THE VOTES I predicted that unless there was wholesale cheating Trump would win. There was, is, wholesale cheating. There isn’t an educated soul anywhere that doesn&#8217…

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I was a Never Trumper. I couldn’t have been more wrong

Four years ago, I wrote here that a win by Trump, courting white supremacists, meant 'the ascendancy of hate.' But my fears about his presidency endangering Jews were hyperbolic nonsense

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The Democrats’ Grand Delusion - American Greatness

The Steele dossier, an infamous series of memos that alleged Donald Trump’s presidential campaign colluded with the Russians to rig the 2016 election…

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Tuesday’s Election Is a ‘Win-Win’ - American Greatness

I’m supporting Trump for president, rather enthusiastically in fact. I supported him in the 2016 primaries and in the general election. He was a refreshing…

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If Masks Don’t Work, Why Do We Keep Wearing Them? - American Greatness

According to a recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 70 percent of the people who tested positive for COVID-19 wore…

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Twelve Days That Will Shake the World: What Trump's Debate Win Means For The 2020 Campaign

President Trump needed a strong debate performance to have any hope of slowing Joe Biden's momentum in the closing days of the 2020 campaign.

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The Unapologetic Bias of the American Left

Some yearn for the ancient monopolistic days of network news, the adolescent years of public radio and TV, and the still reputable New York Times—when once upon…

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COVID Crimes Against Humanity - American Greatness

For once, I agree with MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes. In an October 5 tweet, Hayes suggested the need for “some kind of truth and reconciliation commission” to hold…

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I Didn't Vote For Trump In 2016, But I'd Crawl Over Broken Glass To Now

I don't care about the tone of his tweets nor if his opponents think he's rude. I've seen that he is a patriot who loves the United States and its people.

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Trump Is Now One With Countless Essential Workers - American Greatness

Joe Biden has redefined mask wearing. It is now the thinking man’s patriotism, what every “scientific” and “refined” mind naturally does. Biden, the media…

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Left's Response To Trump's 'Don't Be Afraid' Emphasizes They Want Fear

We can't have people prudent about COVID, or rational about COVID, or thoughtful, or courageous about COVID. That does not produce the social outcomes that these people want. Being scared of COVID does.

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Saving the Golden State Will Save America - American Greatness

As demonstrated by the torrent of executive orders issued by King Newsom in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, constitutional rights, and due process go out…

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Ben Shapiro: Why I'm Leaving California

I want my kids to grow up in a community with a future, with more freedom and safety than I grew up with. California makes that impossible.

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The Complex and International Fight for America’s Future - American Greatness

ecent sustained street protests, escalating intimidation, and violence by the Democratic Party’s leftist Black Lives Matter (BLM) and Antifa activists have reached an untenable level of threat. Americans of all political parties, races, and faiths need to

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There Is No Such Thing as Systemic Racism Only Systemic Envy

There is no such thing as "systemic racism," especially not in the United States and Canada today. Systemic envy drives a dangerous revolt.

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September 11, 2001: Why We’ve Already Forgotten

It wasn’t September 11, 2001, that made me a political conservative—a believer, I mean, in the intentions and philosophy of the American founding. I had already seen into the lie of leftism by the time the Islamic terrorists hijacked our jets and attacked

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The Lockdown Has Gone From a Mistake to a Crime

Four months ago, I wrote a column titled “The Worldwide Lockdown May Be the Greatest Mistake in History.” I explained that “‘mistake’ and ‘evil’ are not synonyms. The lockdown is a mistake; the Holocaust, slavery, communism, fascism, etc., were evils. Massive mistakes are made by arrogant fools; massive evils are committed by evil people.”

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Why I walked away from Democrats to support President Trump (opinion)

The purpose of my speech was to serve as a culture shock, helping others break free of the groupthink-shackles placed on us by White liberals. Black Americans like me are free people with free minds, writes Vernon Jones.

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Chuck Norris: Why I switched from Democrat to Republican

Chuck Norris recalls his '60s rage at seeing party's racist actions against blacks

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Why America Is in Real Danger | RealClearPolitics

Americans have long been proud of the fact that, unlike European countries, America never went the route of totalitarianism as embodied in communism, fascism and Nazism.
This achievement may be...

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Victor Davis Hanson: Our Summer of Cultural Suicide

Professional sports, universities, and the motion-picture industry all know that what they are doing is bad for business. They also are ignorant of history and cannot be persuaded that they are destroying themselves.

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5 Arguments Against 'America Is a Racist Country'

The left-wing charge that America is a racist country is the greatest national libel since the Blood Libel against the Jews. America is, in fact, the least racist multiracial, multiethnic country in world history.

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Why A Newsom Recall Could Succeed

here isn’t a political professional to be found in California who believes the current attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom will succeed. With petitions approved for circulation and a deadline of November 17, recall campaign volunteers are trying to de

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How Our Anti-American Education System Made Riots Inevitable

Rioting social justice warriors are remaking the world as they see fit, consistent with what they’ve been taught from K-12 to higher ed.

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Don't Clean Up the Left's Mess | RealClearPolitics

Leave it exactly as you found it.
This is a message every parent knows. When your children throw a tantrum and wreck their rooms by tossing books, games and clothes everywhere (but oddly enough not...

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Victor Davis Hanson: George Floyd unrest – when the revolution doesn't go as planned

The ancient Greeks created new words like "paradox" and "irony" to describe the wide gap between what people profess and assume, and what they actually do and suffer.

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What’s Actually Wrong With America’s Cities? - American Greatness

very major city—and probably every community for that matter—has some form of a police commission. Police commissions are entrusted to monitor the activities of the police department as a whole, and in most cases determine appropriate discipline for indiv

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Let Liberal Hellholes Defund Their Police and Burn

The protest/riot/no social-distancing get-togethers in Democratic enclaves around what I think used to be the United States of America don’t seem like they want to let up any time soon. Police are bad. White people are bad. Heaven help you if you’re a white cop. It’s a mess out there.

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The American Experiment Isn't Dead Yet but the Lab Is on Fire Right Now

If we had all only known in March how everything was going to turn out we might have been able to do something different. Like move to Antarctica.

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‘Antifa’ Aren’t “Anti-Fascism.” They Are A Sub-Nazi Organization

ose the “anti” right off the top and go with “fa,” short for fascists, which is what the current rioters across the country really are. For those who may be confused, Edward Gibbon provides some helpful background in his The History of the Decline and Fal

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Mandatory Masks Aren’t About Safety, They’re About Social Control

To those looking to benefit politically from emergencies, COVID presents an opportunity to advance plans targeted to transform American freedom, like masks.

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Why Does This Ted Cruz Tweet Make Obama Officials So Nervous?

Former Obama officials did not react well when Ted Cruz revealed the scandalous nature of ObamaGate. Ben Rhodes and Tommy Vietor were not happy.

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Are Endless Lockdowns the Result of Malice or Stupidity?

Malice or stupidity? Whichever, it represents a godsend for the political left and progressivists everywhere.

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Don’t Be Fooled By The Media Narrative. Governor Cuomo Has Done An Awful Job.

The media has smothered New York Governor Andrew Cuomo with fawning praise  from the beginning of this crisis and the downpour of adulation still continues, with no sign of letting up. Contrast this with the scorn heaped on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis,

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The Worldwide Lockdown May Be the Greatest Mistake in History

The idea that the worldwide lockdown of virtually every country .05/05/2020 14:12:45PM EST.

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Our Dress Rehearsal for a Police State

All my life, I have dismissed paranoids on the right (“America is headed to communism”) and the left (“It can happen here” — referring to fascism).

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Some Governors Are Getting Serious About The Cost Of Coronavirus Lockdowns. Some Aren’t.

As the spread of COVID-19 begins to slow nationwide, some governors are proving to be more serious than others about what comes next.

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California Is Using the Coronavirus to Beat Up on the Little Guy

California politicians in LA County and San Diego are using the coronavirus as an excuse to release criminals and arrest the little guy. They're also playing around with Green New Deal standards.

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Coronavirus hype is the biggest political hoax in history - Washington Times

The new coronavirus is real. The response to the coronavirus is hyped. And in time, this hype will be revealed as politically hoaxed.