Puerto Rican Statehood: A Path to Disunion

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 26, 1998 Why are Republicans pushing it? The politics of pander aside, there is money involved. Transnational corporations want another large pool of low-wage labor near the United States, so they can unload more of their high-paid American workers. So they have rented out the services of “conservative” lobbyists… […]

Is Clinton Another Eden? Is it Suez ’56 All Over Again?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 23, 1998 “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far!” Theodore Roosevelt admonished. Yet not a day has passed lately without Madeleine Albright or Sandy Berger shaking a fist at Saddam Hussein. He has kept his mouth shut. Now it is we who have to backpedal […]

Who Lost Russia?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 16, 1998 Seven years ago, the romance of the age was between America and a Russia newly liberated from Leninism. Ronald Reagan was being toasted even in Moscow as having been right all along about the “evil empire.” Brave Boris Yeltsin stood atop a Russian tank to defy unreconstructed […]

The Empire Strikes Back

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 16, 1998 The precise issue will be a demand by President Clinton for a huge increase in funding and borrowing power for the International Monetary Fund…On Feb. 11, the establishment returned with its warships. In both The New York Times and Washington Post was published an “Open Letter to […]

With Friends Like These

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 9, 1998 In October of 1991, George Bush strode into the United Nations as leader of a mighty coalition that had smashed the Iraqi army and liberated Kuwait. To thunderous applause, the conqueror outlined his New World Order. In the hubris of the hour, men spoke of a new […]

Hillary Tries the “O.J. Defense”

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 2, 1998 Like Johnnie Cochran and the “dream team” that prevented justice from being done in the O.J. Simpson trial, Hillary Clinton seems to have mastered the “O.J. defense.” The essence of this defense is first to change the subject from the guilt of the accused to the character […]