Login for full access to ABQJournal.com

New Users: Subscribe here


Author Archives: Victor Davis Hanson / Syndicated Columnist

Offensive expression also protected

Western civilization’s creed is free thought and expression, the lubricant of everything from democracy to human rights.

What, no outrage about drone strikes?

There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program.

Obama inconvenienced by law

There is a humane, transparent, truthful – and constitutional – way to address illeg …

Where was Democrats’ defense of past actions?

The Duke of Wellington said of his close-run victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo that the French “came on in the same old way, and we sent them back in the same old way.”

New October threats were self-created

In October of 1962, America worried whether an untried young president, John F. Kennedy, could keep us safe from nuclear-tipped missiles from nearby communist Cuba.

Racial bumper stickers a divisive ploy

Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters.

Our contributions don’t stop at 75

Normally, no one would care that in a recent Atlantic essay – “Why I hope to die at 75″ – 57-year-old Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argued that living to be 75 years old was long enough for anyone.