Whitehouse is Our Worst Security Risk

by Patrick J. Buchanan – May 14, 1999 SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS Whether Wen Ho Lee should have kept his top-secret clearance at Los Alamos years after being fingered as a suspected spy misses the point. It is not Lee; it is this White House that has become an unacceptable national security risk for the […]

A Republic Not An Empire

by Patrick J. Buchanan – May 8, 1999 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS Citadel, South Carolina We must restore this nation’s military power… America must retrench and America must rearm. General Grinalds, distinguished guests, and friends of the Citadel. It is truly an honor to address this last graduating class of the 20th century — and a truly […]

Buchanan in Defense of His Stance on Taxes

by Patrick J. Buchanan – May 3, 1999 Letter to the Editor – THE BOSTON GLOBE In his April 22 news story, Michael Kranish suggests that I am saying one thing about taxes in New Hampshire and another in Texas (“Candidate’s stances vary with audience,” Page A1). Not true. For a decade I have argued […]

Bring Back Vision, Patriotism of Reagan’s Party

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 18, 1999 THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC In recent years, Ronald Reagan’s Grand Old Party has at times seemed divided and dispirited. And unless that party can redefine its vision, reclaim its heritage and rekindle its fighting spirit, it will forfeit its claim to lead America. With the fall of the […]

The Mess They Made

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 13, 1999 THE WASHINGTON POST Three weeks into Bill Clinton’s Balkan adventure and America risks a debacle. The human rights crisis in Kosovo has exploded into a catastrophe. Slobodan Milosevic is being rallied around like some Serbian Churchill. Montenegro and Macedonia are destabilized; Russia is being swept by anti-American […]

A Time For Truth About China

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 5, 1999 Address to the Commonwealth Club San Francisco, California My subject today is U.S.-China relations on the eve of the visit of Mr. Zhu Rongji to the United States. In the decade that has elapsed since the last visit of a Chinese premier, much has transpired that is […]

Levi-Strauss Lays Off 5,900 U.S. Workers

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 9, 1999 USA Today To the women and African-Americans who hold most of the jobs in textiles and apparel, news that Levi Strauss is laying off 5,900 U.S. workers is a premonition of what awaits them. Their death sentence has been rendered, and there is to be no appeal. […]

Presidential Announcement Speech

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 2, 1999 New Hampshire Friends, it is wonderful to come home to this state that holds so many cherished memories for Shelley and me. I have come here to make to the good people of New Hampshire a solemn promise: God willing, from today to the nation’s first primary, […]

Growing Peril to U.S. Sovereignty

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 26, 1999 Up at the United Nations, the carpenters of the New World Order are busy constructing the world’s first permanent war crimes tribunal. Modeled on the Nuremberg court that convicted the Nazis, the new tribunal claims jurisdiction over all nations, including the United States. Last July, America rejected […]

Any Way Out of the Global Crisis?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 23, 1999 Now, it’s official. The United States is the last great economy firing on all eight cylinders in a global collapse. America is the last domino. In 1997, Thailand, Indonesia and South Korea had to be bailed out with $115 billion in International Monetary Fund loans. Last year, […]