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The Precedent For Trump's Administration Isn't Nixon—It's Clinton

by Niall Ferguson, Manuel Rincon-Cruzvia The Atlantic
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

History is at least as much about the structures of power as it is about the personalities of “great men”—or terrible ones. Of course, a president’s idiosyncrasies matter, and the outsized and outrageous personality of the current president of the United States has riveted the public and press.

In the News

Victor Davis Hanson On Where It’s All Going

featuring Victor Davis Hansonvia Rush Limbaugh Show
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

But your curiosity here transitions perfectly to a column today at National Review by Victor Davis Hanson. Now, he has decided to answer your question about where it's going. 

In the News

Don’t Be Distracted By Drive-By Narratives

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Rush Limbaugh Show
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

“Mr. Limbaugh, Mr. Limbaugh, Mr. Limbaugh, why aren’t you talking about Rob Porter and President Trump and abused women, huh? Huh? Why aren’t you talking?” You think I’m gonna get ensnared, you think I’m gonna get trapped in another one of these phony narratives creating a bunch of stuff that didn’t happen? I’m not gonna get caught in that. And we don’t do that here, folks. We don’t get captured by conventional wisdom. We avoid it. We run from it.

In the News

A Conservative's Approach To Changing The Inner City

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Pleasanton Weekly (CA)
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Star Parker lived the welfare life as a black single woman for seven years.

A Tale of Three Budgets
In the News

Republicans Have Forgotten They Hate Deficits

quoting John H. Cochrane via The New York Times
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Since the 2008 financial crisis, conservative economists and Republican politicians have claimed several policy errors were holding back economic growth and contributing to a painfully slow recovery, including lackluster wage growth.

Amy Zegart on American attitudes toward torture

Exclusive: Victor Davis Hanson Exposes The Facts Of FISAgate – Part II

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Liberty Nation
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the FISA warrant, Carter Page, and the legitimacy of Democratic claims.


Powerful Networks

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Governmentality
Monday, February 12, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his new book The Square and The Tower, on the (very long) history and power of networks.

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The Mud-Level Reason Our Nation-Building Fails

by Ralph Petersvia Military History in the News
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Our military leaders have just proclaimed a renewed, more-effective policy for Afghanistan, which they assure us will turn around the decaying situation.

We’ll see…

In the News

The Deadly Threat To Western Civilization – At Last, A View From The Right Perspective

mentioning Niall Ferguson, Victor Davis Hanson, Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Conservative Woman
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

We are so used to documentaries prophesying climate doom and gloom from propagandists such as Al Gore (of An Inconvenient Truth fame), and every critique of Western civilisation coming from Leftist film-makers such as Michael Moore, that conservatives have almost forgotten that film as a medium of political communication belongs to them too.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: The Case for the Trump Presidency

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

One year in, the 45th president looks better than expected.


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