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Illustration on world decline as a consequence of American decline by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

HANSON: When America fell apart

The summer of 2014 will go down in history as the season when America fell apart. Let's take a tour of the disasters. Published July 16, 2014

"The Jaws of Death." A photo by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent, USCG. A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the First Division on the morning of 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach. USCG Photo.

HANSON: 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. Published May 28, 2014

Illustration on government corruption by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

HANSON: President Obama's ethical vacuum

Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki cannot get a handle on the recent scandalous treatment of veterans in Veterans Affairs hospitals. Published May 21, 2014

Illustration on Russian expansionism by Heng, Lianhe ZaoBao, Singapore

HANSON: Why Putin grabs what isn't his

Vladimir Putin's Russia is a disaster of a declining population, corruption, authoritarianism, a warped economy and a high rate of alcoholism. Published May 7, 2014

Joe McCarthy and Harry Reid Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

HANSON: Harry Reid making Joe McCarthy look good by comparison

We should ask Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid the same question once posed to Sen. Joseph McCarthy by U.S. Army head counsel Robert N. Welch: "Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?" Published April 23, 2014

Illustration by Mark Weber/Tribune Content Agency

HANSON: For left, PC trumps reason on 'settled' science

President Obama entered office promising to restore the sanctity of science. Instead, a fresh war against science, statistics and reason is being waged on behalf of politically correct politics. Published March 5, 2014

Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

HANSON: An Orwellian nation of Obamathink

The nightmare societies portrayed in the George Orwell novels "Nineteen Eighty-Four" and "Animal Farm" gave us the word "Orwellian." Published February 12, 2014

Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

HANSON: The cowardice of politically correct anti-Semitism

An obscure academic organization called the American Studies Association not long ago voted to endorse a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli universities. The self-appointed moralists were purportedly outraged over the Israeli government's treatment of Palestinians. Published January 15, 2014

Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

HANSON: China's version of the old imperial Japan

In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might — after a prior 50-year crash course in Western capitalism and industrialization — into formidable military power. Published January 8, 2014