Should Impeachment Go Forward?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – November 6, 1998 According to the pundits and exit polls, the American people want it over with. They are fed up with hearing about Monica and Bill and Kathleen and Ken. “Enough already!” they are saying. What normal person does not share that sentiment? But while the desire to have […]

The Lament of the Establishment

by Patrick J. Buchanan – November 3, 1998 “Sometime this summer, the post-Cold War world ended. It was a brief, giddy age. We were thrust into it headlong barely 10 years ago, when the Berlin wall cracked, Eastern Europe freed itself and the Soviet Union disintegrated. Suddenly, the United States became not just the sole […]

The New Politics of Intimidation

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 30, 1998 A week ago, an assassin fired through the kitchen window of Barnett Slepian, an obstetrician who did abortions in Amherst, N.Y. And like the murder of Matthew Shepard, the slaying of Slepian was seized upon and exploited to initiate a new moral pogrom against the American right. […]

The Abdication of the GOP

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 27, 1998 Between 1992 and 1994, a historic swap took place in U.S. politics. Republicans, who had had a quarter-century lock on the White House, gave it up to the Democratic Party, while Democrats, who had had a 40-year lock on the Congress, gave it to the GOP. The […]

Steel Dump for the World

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 23, 1998 Fourteen years ago, foreign steel producers began dumping heavily into the U.S. market, choking America’s industry near to death. Big Steel went to the president. Ronald Reagan listened and acted. On Sept. 22, 1984, he took to the airwaves to denounce “predatory practices” that had made America […]

Exploiting the Shepard Murder

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 20, 1998 Matt Shepard is dead. His death was vicious and violent. According to prosecutors, Shepard was in the Fireside Lounge in Laramie, Wyo., when he “confided to Mr. McKinney and Mr. Henderson (his alleged killers) that he was gay. The subjects deceived Mr. Shepard into leaving with them […]

Re-Enacting Wilson’s Folly

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 16, 1998 Watching America march, step by step, ever deeper into the Balkans brings to mind Hegel’s observation that the only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn from history. “My mind-set is Munich,” Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has exclaimed. Yet she and the […]