Foreign Aid: Ever With Us

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 21, 1994 For the foreign-aid lobbies, the good times will continue to roll… If one were to conduct a national opinion survey to discover which federal program a stressed-out Middle America most wanted to abolish, the runaway winner would be: foreign aid. The idea that we should send endless […]

The Isolationist Myth

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 3, 1994 High among the falsehoods is that ‘free trade’ made America prosperous and protectionism always made her poor… Poor Smoot and Hawley. They get it every time. During the closing hours of GATT debate, their names were everywhere: Reed Smoot and Willis Hawley, architects of that dreadful, ruinous […]

Clinton’s GOP Vanguard

by Patrick J. Buchanan – November 23, 1994 GATT is the Magna Carta of the Multinationals. It subordinates everything, from U.S. sovereignty to social stability, to trade. GATT empowers transnational companies to shut down U.S. plants, move factories overseas, hire foreign workers at 10 percent of the U.S. pay, and ship their products back here…..What […]

Immigration Time-out

By Patrick J. Buchanan – October 31, 1994 Ethnic militancy and solidarity are on the rise in the United States; the old institutions of assimilation are not doing their work… Proposition 187 “is an outrage. It is unconstitutional. It is nativist. It is racist”–Al Hunt, Capital Gang, CNN. That outburst by my columust colleague, about […]

The Crime Bill…GOP’s Unindicted Cohorts

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 31, 1994 …That crime bill stank to high heaven. Even if all the pork were excised, there is no way that it can be squared with GOP philosophy… Lastweek, six GOP senators deserted Bob Dole, crossed the aisle, voted with George Mitchell, and handed Bill Clinton his biggest victory […]

The Culture War Coming to Cairo

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 29, 1994 Anti-Catholicism, as has often been observed, is the anti-Semitism of the in intelligentsia. Thus, when word leaked that the Vatican, in seeking out allies at the U.N. population conference in Cairo, had contacted the Islamic states, including Libya and Iran, one knew the scribbling class would not […]