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Viewing Europe via microscope and telescope

By idaflo | June 5th, 2010 | No Comments » 

A personal favorite, Victor Davis Hanson, breaks it down and sums it up so we can all better understand what’s happening in Europe; using his lens of deep historical insight.

History Returns to Europe

Victor Davis HansonBy Victor Davis Hanson – at

VIENNA — Walk the beautiful streets in Munich, Strasbourg and Vienna, and you can see why Europeans thought in the last decades that they had reached the end of history. There is not a soldier to be seen. Sidewalk cafes are jammed midweek with two-hour lunch-goers. Fashion, vacations and sex dominate the ads and billboards…But beneath the genteel European Union veneer, few remembered that human nature remains constant and gives not even nice Europeans a pass from its harsh laws….(continue reading article here)

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