Category: Victor Davis Hanson

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  


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 ...

China and the U.S.

Posted 07/25/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

China’s Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere The current Chinese Co-Prosperity Sphere is as dangerous—but also as vulnerable—as its failed Japanese predecessor. By: Victor Davis Hanson July 25, 2021 ☆ Stonewalling investigations into the origins of COVID-19 in Wuhan? ☆ A hundred new hardened intercontinental nuclear missiles silos? ☆ Dressing down U.S. diplomats on ...

From Hippies to Yuppies to Our Puppies?

Posted 07/08/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

Eeyore ’s Corner: From Hippies to Yuppies to Our Puppies? Part Two: Yuppiedom By: Victor Davis Hanson Victor Davis Hanson // Private Papers July 8, 2021 The nihilism of the protests movements, the drop-outs’ human wreckage, the end of the draft and American involvement in Vietnam, and the ‘silent majority’ reaction to hippiness, all ended the Sixites, albeit in the ...

Eeyore’s Cabinet: Living in Our Kingdom of Lies

Posted 06/06/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

Eeyore’s Cabinet: Living in Our Kingdom of Lies

Part Two

By: Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson // Private Papers June 6, 2021

There were a few more lies we lived with in our Kingdom of Untruth.

The Satanic Andrew Cuomo Deification Over last summer and early fall 2020, Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo reached mythic media proportions. His ingratitude was ...

Can the Great ‘Awokening’ Succeed?

Posted 04/11/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

The time you invest in reading this essay by Victor Hanson will be well invested. He explains the complexities and frailty of the new world's wokeness. Ron Autrey Can the Great ‘Awokening’ Succeed? Wokeism is creating a future group of politically incorrect Trotskyites on a proverbial rendezvous with a Mexican ice ax, given that by birth they will never be woke enough for the new ...

Laudator Temporis Acti (one who praises past times)

Posted 04/08/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

Laudator Temporis Acti (one who praises past times) By: Victor Davis Hanson April 8, 2021 History is not the melodrama of faceless collectives, but a tragedy of complexities. We should not go quietly into the night and allow a current affluent, leisured, and pampered generation to hijack the past, and damn it to perdition. Given the present’s own meager achievements, it has not ...

Mythologizing the Past

Posted 04/03/2021 in Victor Davis Hanson,

In our moment of “woke”, do not let the Left cancel out the memories of your childhood. We must not agree that the 1950s and 1960s were times of evil. They were not.

Westerns like The Searchers, High Noon, Shane, The Magnificent Seven, and Hombre all explored themes of racial prejudice, of the individual set against the mob, or the few willing to take on the lawbreakers, both the ...

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