America Needs No More Neo-Imperial Nonsense


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By Patrick J. Buchanan – The Financial Times Triumphant in the first Gulf war, George H.W. Bush, in October 1991, went before the UN to declare that the US’s goal was now to build a “New World Order”. Rejecting this as Wilsonian utopianism, my 1992 presidential campaign called for an end to US military intervention […]

Is Mitt Serious About Condi?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan The first criterion in choosing a vice president, it is said, is that he or she must be qualified to be president. Yet there is another yardstick by which candidates measure running mates. Do they bring something to the table? Can they help with a critical voting bloc? Can they bring […]

Tomorrow’s Man — or Yesterday’s


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Among the GOP victories in 2010, none was sweeter than that of Marco Rubio. The charismatic young Cuban-American challenged Gov. Charlie Crist in a Senate primary, ran him out of the party and swept to victory by 19 points in a three-way race. Among those mentioned as running mates for Mitt […]

Ron Paul: Reactionary or Visionary


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By Patrick J. Buchanan After his fourth-place showing in Florida, Ron Paul, by then in Nevada, told supporters he had been advised by friends that he would do better if only he dumped his foreign policy views, which have been derided as isolationism. Not going to do it, said Dr. Paul to cheers. And why […]

GOP Will Take Off the Gloves if Ron Paul Wins Iowa


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…. Just like they did to Pat Buchanan in 1996 by Timothy P. Carney – Washington Examiner The Republican presidential primary has become a bit feisty, but it will get downright ugly if Ron Paul wins the Iowa caucuses. The principled, antiwar, Constitution-obeying, Fed-hating, libertarian Republican congressman from Texas stands firmly outside the bounds of […]

Mitt’s Dilemma


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Last week’s Republican debate at Ames, Iowa, and the straw poll Saturday did more than sort out the Republican field for 2012. They have given the nation a good close look at a Republican Party that no longer resembles the Bush-McCain model. Consider. Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul, who garnered nearly […]

Was Obama Stampeded Into War?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “NATO is moving very slowly, allowing Gadhafi forces to advance,” said rebel leader Abdul Fattah Younis, as the Libyan army moved back to the outskirts of Ajdabiya, gateway city to Benghazi. “NATO has become our problem.” Younis is implying that if NATO does not stop Libyan soldiers from capturing Ajdabiya, the […]

The Rising Irrelevance of Obama


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “This will not stand!” declared George H.W. Bush. He was speaking of Saddam Hussein’s invasion, occupation and annexation of the emirate of Kuwait as his “19th province.” Seven months later, the Iraqi army was fleeing up the “Highway of Death” back into a country devastated by five weeks of U.S. bombing. […]

Ideology vs. the National Interest


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By Patrick J. Buchanan When a nation fights for its life, ideology goes by the board. Gen. Washington danced a jig when he heard King Louis XVI had become a fighting ally in our Revolutionary War against the Mother of Parliaments. In our Civil War, Abraham Lincoln made himself a dictator, closing newspapers, suspending habeas […]

The Rise of Sovereignty Fears


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By Patrick J. Buchanan History Knows Where It’s Going”, exulted the April 15 full-page ad in the New York Times. Dates and names preceded: “1944, Bretton Woods: The IMF and the World Bank.” “1945, San Francisco: The United Nations.” “1994, Marrakech: The World Trade Organization.” Marrakech had just given birth, said the ad, to “the […]