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The Bigmouth Tradition of American Leadership Victor Davis Hanson

To everything, there is a season.   America has always enjoyed two antithetical traditions in its political and military heroes.   The preferred style is the reticent, sober, and competent executive planner as president or general, from Herbert Hoover to … Continue reading

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Are We on the Verge of Civil War? By Victor Davis Hanson

Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps. It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of the Civil War, rather than in 2018, during the greatest age of affluence, leisure, and freedom in the history of civilization. … Continue reading

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Review of Things That Matter

  In his book, Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics, Pulitzer-Prize winning Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer shares his invaluable insight into everything from baseball to America’s role in the world. Delivered with his characteristically concise … Continue reading

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John Brennan’s Security Clearance By Victor Davis Hanson

Scarier than former CIA chief John Brennan losing his security clearance is the idea that he ever had one in the first place. Perhaps to avoid the appearance of partisanship in pulling the security clearances of former intelligence chiefs, the … Continue reading

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Why Most of Us Think It’s Silly to Remove Wilder’s Name from A Children’s Literature Award J. Warner Wallace J. Warner Wallace

Last week, the Association of Library Service to Children renamed the award it gives authors or illustrators whose books “have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.” This award used to be … Continue reading

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The operational miracle that was D-Day

Seventy years ago this June 6, the Americans, British and Canadians stormed the beaches of Normandy in the largest amphibious invasion of Europe since the Persian king, Xerxes, invaded Greece in 480 B.C. About 160,000 troops landed on five Normandy … Continue reading

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Comey’s Last Stand for the Deep State By Mark Penn

They were among the most powerful men of the last decade. They commanded armies of armed agents, had the ability to bug and wiretap almost anyone, and had virtually unlimited budgets. They were the leadership of the FBI, the CIA … Continue reading

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