Retreat of the Antiwar Democrats

By Patrick J. Buchanan In November 2006, Republicans were voted out of power in the Congress and Democrats installed to bring an end to U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq. The war had been going on as long as America’s war on Nazi Germany. No end was in sight. U.S. casualties and costs were […]

Can We Win the Ideological War?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – The American Conservative Asked during World War II why the British continued to fight so ferociously, Churchill is said to have snorted, “If we stop, you’ll find out.” The question arises in the war on terror: we know who the main enemy is, al-Qaeda, the men and movement responsible for […]

Buenas Noches, America

by Patrick J. Buchanan “Mexico does not end at its borders. … Where there is a Mexican, there is Mexico.” That astonishing claim by Mexican President Felipe Calderon, in his state of the nation address at the National Palace Sunday, brought his audience wildly cheering to its feet. Were the United States a serious nation, […]

Phase III of Bush’s War

by Patrick J. Buchanan Those who hoped that – with the victory of the antiwar party in 2006, the departure of Rumsfeld and the neocons from the Pentagon, the rise of Condi and the eclipse of Cheney – America was headed out of Iraq got a rude awakening. They are about to get another. Today, […]

Friends of Larry Craig

by Patrick J. Buchanan “When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state,” wrote Shakespeare. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, knows today whereof the bard spoke. Rarely has a United States senator fallen so fast from grace or been so completely abandoned. As the nation now knows, Craig was arrested […]

Has Bush Boxed Himself In?

by Patrick J. Buchanan As Americans anguish over how to extricate this country from Iraq without a disaster greater than what we now have, and without our friends suffering the fate of our friends in Cambodia and Vietnam, they had best brace themselves. This escalator is going up. George Bush and his generals are laying […]