Ending Judicial Dictatorship

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 29, 1996 Address to the Heritage Foundation All just powers, Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence, derive from the consent of the governed. Governments are republican, he later said, “in proportion as they embody the will of the people and execute it.” But in America today the […]

A Flawed Flat Tax and the Way Out

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 17,1996 The New York Times The flat tax of Steve Forbes seems to have been rooted in the dictum that “what’s good for Bohemian Grove is good for America.” Indeed, it appears to have been drafted on the back of a menu, after a bibulous evening with the boys […]

Bob Dewey

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 8, 1996 These columns were quick to praise Bob Dole for assisting President Clinton on Bosnia, an act of bipartisanship in the national interest. But Mr. Dole’s assist to the president last week on the budget makes us wonder all over again how committed Mr. Dole really is to […]