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 […]