Victor Davis Hanson

Posted November 19, 2015

Earlier this month, premier Fox newsman Bill O'Reilly became unhinged on live television. A red-faced O'Reilly loudly and repeatedly called his invited guest, Washington Post columnist and fellow conservative Fox News journalist George Will, a "hack" and accused him of lying.

Posted November 12, 2015

We live in a weary age of fable.

Posted November 05, 2015

The current presidential campaign is blowing up lots of political myths.

Posted October 29, 2015

Germany's political stability and economic sway have until recently earned Chancellor Angela Merkel unprecedented global influence and power.

Posted October 22, 2015

Crime is back up in California. Los Angeles reported a 20.6 percent increase in violent crimes over the first half of 2015 and nearly an 11 percent increase in property crimes.

Posted October 15, 2015

There are now 340 sanctuary cities -- and the list is growing. All of them choose to ignore federal immigration law by refusing to report detained undocumented immigrants to federal authorities under most circumstances.

Posted October 08, 2015

Contrary to the principles of American foreign policy of the last 70 years, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry tacitly invited Russia to "help" monitor things in the Middle East. Now they are learning that there are lots of Middle East scenarios far worse than the relative quiet Iraq that the Obama administration inherited in January 2009 -- and soon abandoned.

Posted October 01, 2015

Unpopular though it may be to say so, I, for one, grew exhausted by the nonstop pronouncements/commentaries of Pope Francis. The spiritual leader of 1 billion Catholics -- roughly half of the world's Christians -- Francis just completed a high-profile, endlessly publicized visit to the United States.

Posted September 24, 2015

The bailed-out Greeks are still broke. Now their islands are flooded with a horde of migrants from the Middle East and Africa.

Posted September 17, 2015

There is a tragic monotony to the latest massive human migration, this one involving Syrians fleeing their war-torn country.

Posted September 10, 2015

Do you remember Lewis "Scooter" Libby?

Posted September 04, 2015

Hillary Clinton's second race for the presidency is only about a quarter through, but she already seems to be causing general fatigue.

Posted September 03, 2015

Hillary Clinton's second race for the presidency is only about a quarter through, but she already seems to be causing general fatigue.

Posted August 27, 2015

In the present postmodern world, we are told that there is no such thing as a biologically distinct gender.

Posted August 20, 2015

Social observers from Aristotle and Juvenal to James Madison and George Orwell have all warned of the dangers of out-of-control government. Lately, we have seen plenty of proof that they were frighteningly correct.

Posted August 13, 2015

Trump will fade when his brand of medicine becomes even worse than the disease.

Posted August 06, 2015

Some Democratic Party groups are renouncing their once-egalitarian idols, the renaissance genius Thomas Jefferson and the populist Andrew Jackson. Both presidents, some two centuries ago, owned slaves. Consequently, the two men have been suddenly deemed unworthy of further liberal reverence.

Posted July 30, 2015

Can we be honest about illegal immigration?

Posted July 23, 2015

The now-concluded Iran nuclear negotiations predictably reflect ancient truths of appeasement.

Posted July 16, 2015

Human nature is unchanging, predictable -- and can be dangerous if ignored.