GOP is About to Defend Itself

By Patrick J. Buchanan – April 19, 1998 What kind of party is the GOP in the spring of 1998? Is it the authentic voice of a principled conservatism or, as its enemies insist, merely the political instrument of corporate America? With the return of Congress to the capital, the GOP faces decisions that will […]

GOP Snared in Clinton Tax Trap?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 16, 1998 A long time ago, Catholic schoolboys were admonished to “stay away from bad companions” and “avoid the occasions of sin.” Before colluding with Bill Clinton on the $516 billion tobacco tax hike, the GOP Senate should have heeded such advice. The party is now facing either a […]

A U.N. Court for the New World Order

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 9, 1998 Last fall, the U.N. Commission on Human Rights delegated one Bacre Waly Ndiaye of Senegal to investigate capital punishment in the U.S.A. And Brother Ndiaye is not pleased with what he has found. Ndiaye flatly charges America with using the death penalty in a racist way. Informed […]

New York Times Promotes Religious Hatred

By Patrick J. Buchanan “The document doesn’t even mention Pius XII’s failure to speak out against Nazi atrocities,” said a disgusted New York Times — as it dismissed Rome’s recent statement on the Vatican and the Jews in World War II. “It now falls to John Paul and his successors to take the next step […]

America’s Apologist

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 26, 1998 Contrast, if you will, the president’s stubborn refusal to apologize for his own sins with his enthusiasm for apologizing for America’s alleged sins. Not since the holy Roman emperor spent days in the snows at Canosa, begging for the pope’s absolution, has a national leader groveled like […]

The Irreconcibable Crisis of Conservatism?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 23, 1998 Unbridled capitalism is an awesome force that creates new factories, wealth and opportunities that go first to society’s risk takers and holders of capital. But unbridled capitalism is also an awesome destructive force… Under Jimmy Carter, unemployment hit 7 percent, inflation 13 percent and interest rates 21 […]

Icebergs Ahead for the S.S. United States?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 19, 1998 To see how rapidly de-industrialization is taking place, take a look at the aging queen of American industries: automobiles. From 1995 through 1997, the United States had a trade deficit in autos and auto parts with Japan of $95 billion, with Canada of $33 billion, with Sweden […]

Beyond the Spin Doctors’ Control

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 16, 1998 Republicans will have to deal with impeachment because the Lewinsky affair has moved beyond charges of moral misbehavior to the realm of high crimes and misdemeanors. Ken Starr is building a case that the president, through serial perjury, violated his oath to see that the laws of […]

Courting Anti-Americanism

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 12, 1998 This is risky business, and the “reforms” the IMF is imposing had better work. If they fail, and collapse follows, the United States is the villain at whom every Asian demagogue will point the finger — for the IMF is seen in Asia as an agent of […]

Encircling Weimar Russia

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 9, 1998 Have we forgotten the disaster of the century at Versailles? After Berlin had agreed to an armistice based on Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points, the allies divided and dismembered Germany, placing millions of enraged Germans under foreign rule. Humiliated, Berlin turned east to conspire with V.I. Lenin. Overturning […]