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What Happens When the Madness Ends?

What Happens When the Madness Ends?

    By Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness By Victor Davis Hanson When something cannot go on, it certainly will not go on. But what are the symptoms of what cannot go on and when?  There are two historic red lines and our revolution is getting close to both.  When Normal People Grow Weary  One is […]

The Left Is What It Once Loathed

The Left Is What It Once Loathed

    By Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness Compare the current progressive view about civil liberties against the old liberal positions of the past. Surveillance and spying on U.S. citizens? Remember liberal Senator Frank Church of Idaho and his 1975 post-Watergate select Senate investigative committee? It found the CIA, FBI, and NSA improperly over three […]

The Thin Façade of Authority

The Thin Façade of Authority

    By Victor Davis Hanson, Amerian Greatness The virus will teach us many things, but one lesson has already been relearned by the American people: there are two, quite different, types of wisdom. One, and the most renowned, is a specialization in education that results in titled degrees and presumed authority. That ensuing prestige, […]

AFA’s Second Discussion on the Western Civilization Video series With Introduction by SPECIAL GUEST Victor Davis Hanson

AFA’s Second Discussion on the Western Civilization Video series With Introduction by SPECIAL GUEST Victor Davis Hanson

Thursday night, April 9th at 5 PM Pacific we’ll be hosting the second online discussion based on videos 3 and 4 of the “Odyssey of Western Civilization” series.  These Freedom Academy videos are  lectures by Victor Davis Hanson and they are magnificent.  We are especially honored to announce that Victor Davis Hanson himself will be joining […]

The Virus is Not Invincible, But It’s Exposing Who’s Irreplaceable

The Virus is Not Invincible, But It’s Exposing Who’s Irreplaceable

When your refrigerator goes out under quarantine and your supplies begin to rot, do you really need another rant from Maxine Waters—or do you rather need a St. Michael Smith and St. Uriel Mendoza to appear out of nowhere as the archangels from Home Depot to wheel up and connect a new one? By Victor Davis […]

America In a New Upside-Down World

America In a New Upside-Down World

  By Victor Davis Hanson, Ameican Greatness The world is changing at a pace not seen in years, and it is no time to become captives of fear despite the real and immediate dangers we face. The coronavirus and the ensuing panic, at least for a few more weeks, have stagnated the economy and scared […]

California Is a Cruel Medieval State

California Is a Cruel Medieval State

  By Victor Davis Hanson, Anerican Greatness One way of understanding California is simply to invert traditional morality. What for centuries would be considered selfish, callous, and greedy is now recalibrated as caring, empathetic, and generous. The current ethos of evaluating someone by his or her superficial appearance—gender or race—has returned to the premodern values […]

What Is the Middle East In the Middle Of Anymore?

What Is the Middle East In the Middle Of Anymore?

  Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness Since World War II, the United States has been involved in a series of crises and wars in the Middle East on the premise of protecting U.S., Western, or global interests, or purportedly all three combined. Since antiquity, the Middle East has been the hub of three continents, and […]

Trump’s ‘Failures’

Trump’s ‘Failures’

  By Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness t is popular on the NeverTrump Right and everyone on the Left to claim that President Trump has “failed” as we head into an election year. But his supposed failures are instructive. Take the wall. True, Trump certainly in the last three years has not come close to […]

How America’s Students Need to Get ‘Woke’

How America’s Students Need to Get ‘Woke’

  By Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness Today’s university students want to “wake” the nation to problems that they and their professors have identified as threatening our very existence. And they issue these periodic alarms in hyperbolic terms: we have just 10, 20—fill in the blanks—years to end fossil fuel use or else die from […]

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