Who Lost Russia?

by Patrick j. Buchanan By 1988, Ronald Reagan, who had famously branded the Soviet Union “an evil empire,” was striding through Red Square arm-in-arm with Mikhail Gorbachev. Russians were pounding both men on the back. They had just signed the greatest arms reduction agreement in history – eliminating all Soviet SS-20s targeted on Europe, in […]

GOP Base: Time to Lock and Load

by Patrick J. Buchanan “I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.” So said Jefferson. It would appear to be time again for a little rebellion in the Grand Old Party – this time against George II. […]

Does ‘The Decider’ Decide on War?

by Patrick J. Buchanan Has Congress given George Bush a green light to attack Iran? For he is surely behaving as though it is his call alone. And evidence is mounting that we are on a collision course for war. * Iran has detained several Iranian-Americans, seemingly in retaliation for our continuing to hold five […]

Why Congress Caved to Bush

by Patrick J. Buchanan The anti-war Democrats are crying betrayal – and justifiably so. For a Democratic Congress is now voting to fully fund the war in Iraq, as demanded by President Bush, and without any timetable for a U.S. troop withdrawal. Bush got his $100 billion, then magnanimously agreed to let Democrats keep the […]

Path to National Suicide

by Patrick J. Buchanan “At what point, then, is the approach of danger to be expected? “I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live […]

But Who Was Right – Rudy or Ron?

by Patrick J. Buchanan It was the decisive moment of the South Carolina debate. Hearing Rep. Ron Paul recite the reasons for Arab and Islamic resentment of the United States, including 10 years of bombing and sanctions that brought death to thousands of Iraqis after the Gulf War, Rudy Giuliani broke format and exploded: “That’s […]

The New World Order GOP

by Patrick J. Buchanan A federal program, Ronald Reagan used to say, is the closest thing to eternal life here on earth. Even the Gipper conceded he failed to get control of the federal behemoth. At least he tried. But what can be said for the conservative movement today, as one witnesses the Wall Street […]

Rudy’s Party – or Reagan’s?

by Patrick J. Buchanan “After months of conflicting signals on abortion, Rudolph W. Giuliani is planning to offer a forthright affirmation of his support for abortion rights in public forums, television appearances and interviews in coming days,” writes the New York Times. If true, it marks either the beginning of the end of the Giuliani […]