Who Gave Mankind the Gift of WMD?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 28, 2002 Sorting out all the reasons for ridding the world of Saddam, the New Republic makes out what its editors call the “Best Case.” “What is it, then, about the villain in Baghdad that should provoke the United States to be rid of him? One spectacular thing: He […]

My Cousin the Code-Breaker

by Patrick J. Buchanan- August 26, 2002 He died at 89, unknown to most Americans. Yet, he was an authentic hero to whom all Americans owe a debt – for our freedom and victory in the Cold War. Meredith Knox Gardner was the greatest code-breaker of his age, a bird of paradise. A graduate of […]

Has Bush Been Mouse-Trapped Into War?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 21, 2002 With the Democratic Party still hiding in the tall grass, the GOP establishment is beginning to split over the issue of war on Iraq. Majority Leader Dick Armey was the first to speak out against it, followed by Brent Scowcroft, national security adviser to Bush I. An […]

The Unfree Society of Michael Bloomberg

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 19, 2002 “You have no right to impose your moral values on me!” How often have we all heard that defiant remark tossed into a blazing debate on social issues to clinch the argument? Yet, most of our laws represent the imposition of moral values on a minority. The […]

Bailing Out Brazil — Or Robert Rubin?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 14, 2002 What has happened to Paul O’Neill? Our tough-love treasury secretary seems to have undergone a road-to-Damascus conversion to the Clintonite policy of bailing out bankrupt Third World regimes. Last month, O’Neill scoffed at the idea of bailing out Latin America. The money, he said, would probably wind […]

Congress’ Vacation From Duty

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 12, 2002 To see members of Congress smiling behind President Bush, as he signed the “fast track” law by which Capitol Hill surrenders all rights to amend trade treaties, is to understand the new realities of power in this city. We have a Congress that recoils from responsibility. The […]

The Most Admired Man on Earth

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 7, 2002 Surely, he is the most politically incorrect leader on earth. He calls abortion a sin against God and murder of the innocent. He calls homosexuality unnatural and immoral. He opposes all extra-marital sexual relations. He is old, stooped and suffering from Parkinson’s, and slurs his words. He […]

A Feminist End Run Around Sovereignty

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 5, 2002 “The ‘house of world order’ will have to be built from the bottom up. … An end run around sovereignty, eroding it piece by piece, will accomplish much more than the old-fashioned frontal assault.” So wrote diplomat Richard Gardner in 1974. And there is no better illustration […]