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 […]