Category: Victor Davis Hanson

Nancy Pelosi’s Childlike Diplomacy Mirrors America’s Childlike Posture Toward China

Posted 08/10/2022 in Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

Nancy Pelosi’s Childlike Diplomacy Mirrors

America’s Childlike Posture Toward China

 

The Chinese have done and will do a

great deal of damage to America,

but not nearly as much as

we have done to ourselves.

 

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

August 7, 2022

 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s sin was not in ...

American Greatness

Posted 07/03/2022 in Opinions, Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

America Is More Fragile

Than the Left Understands

Like a stunned adolescent whose reckless incompetence totaled the family car,

The Left seems shocked that

America proved so fragile after all.

 

"There is a great deal of ruin in a nation." — Adam Smith

 

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

June 26, 2022

 

The ...

The Cry-Baby Leftist Mind

Posted 07/01/2022 in Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

The Cry-Baby Leftist Mind

How odd that leftists are destroying the very customs

and traditions whose loss will come back to haunt them

when Democrats lose Congress in November.

 

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

June 29, 2022

 

Modern progressives assume moral and intellectual authority.

 

Consequently, their ...

The Subordinate Citizen

Posted 06/10/2022 in Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

The Subordinate Citizen


Americans feel that ordinary citizens like themselves
who follow the rules are treated more harshly by
their government than are both noncitizens
and our progressive elites.

By Victor Davis Hanson
American Greatness
June 8, 2022

I recently led a group of about 100 citizens to tour Israel for nearly two weeks. ...

The Sovietization of American Life

Posted 06/09/2022 in Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

The Sovietization of American Life

 

Behind all our disasters there looms an ideology,

a creed that ignores cause and effect in the real world—

without a shred of concern for the damage done

to those outside the nomenklatura.

 

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

June 5, 2022

 

One day historians will look back at the...

Imagine the Unimaginable

Posted 05/16/2022 in Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

Imagine the Unimaginable

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

May 12, 2022

Americans are now entering uncharted, revolutionary territory. They may witness things over the next five months that once would have seemed unimaginable.

Until the Ukrainian conflict, we had never witnessed a major land war inside Europe directly involving a nuclear power.

In ...

Losing the People? Then Change the Rules

Posted 05/16/2022 in Political, Victor Davis Hanson,

Losing the People?  Then Change the Rules

It is not just the court the Left is targeting. Long-standing institutions and even constitutional directives are now fair game.

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

May 5, 2022

 

Court-packing — the attempt to enlarge the size of the Supreme Court for short-term political purposes — used to be a dirty ...

The Nihilism of the Left

Posted 04/06/2022 in Victor Davis Hanson,

he Nihilism of the Left

In pursuit of its utopian omelet, the Left cares little about the millions of middle-class Americans it must break to make it.

 

By: Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

April 3, 2022

 

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 the ...

Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Classical Choices

Posted 03/17/2022 in Victor Davis Hanson,

Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Classical Choices

Is it to be Salamis, Thebes, Thermopylae—or Melos?

By Victor Davis Hanson

American Greatness

March 13, 2022

Several pincers are poised to envelop increasingly damaged Ukrainian cities. The initial euphoria that Vladimir Putin’s surprise shock-and-awe assault failed may be waning, even as Ukraine inflicts historic damage...

Assaults on the Idea of America

Posted 10/24/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

Assaults on the  

Idea of America  

and  

Ignorance of the Fragility of the United States 

By Victor Davis Hanson

October 21, 2021

(Emphasis added) 

As the 2020 election season began, the New York Times, promised its readers a recalibration of American history called "The 1619 Project." The ensuing series of essays and media kits had a twofold ...

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