The New Intolerance

by Patrick J. Buchanan “This was a recognition of American terrorists.” That is CNN’s Roland Martin’s summary judgment of the 258,000 men and boys who fell fighting for the Confederacy in a war that cost as many American lives as World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq combined.

Mr. Lincoln’s War: An Irrepressible Conflict?

by Patrick J. Buchanan This article first appeared in the October 1997 issue of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. It was adapted from a book manuscript. ď[T]he contest is really for empire on the side of the North, and for independence on that of the South, and in this respect we recognize an exact […]

Losing the Will to Fight

by Patrick J. Buchanan Five years have elapsed since the war on terror began on 9/11. Yet even before nearly 3,000 were killed that day, there had been attacks by Islamic radicals on the World Trade Center, Khobar Towers, our embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and the USS Cole. U.S. dead in those attacks was […]