What Was Newt Thinking?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 30, 2003 Last week’s pre-emptive strike by ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich on the State Department and Colin Powell may appear purest madness. But there is method in Newt’s madness. For in his attack on State, Newt – front man for the neoconservatives – fired a shot across the bow of […]

Santorum Before the Inquisition

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 28, 2003 “If the Supreme Court says that you have the right to have consensual sex within your home, then you have the right to bigamy, you have the right to polygamy, you have the right to incest, you have the right to adultery. You have the right to […]

Crown Jewel of the American Empire

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 23, 2003 “Take Up the White Man’s burden,” Britain’s poet of empire, Rudyard Kipling, admonished Teddy Roosevelt’s America in 1899. The United States had just triumphed in the Spanish-American War to liberate Cuba and, as war booty, had annexed the Philippine Islands. We must “Christianize” them, President McKinley explained. […]

Tony Blair: President of Europe?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 21, 2003 If you would see the model for the World Government that is to rule your grandchildren, look to Europe. For it is rising there. At the Athens summit of the European Union, where 10 new members were brought into the fold, ex-President Giscard of France, who is […]

Have We Just Hit the Tar Baby?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 16, 2003 No one knows how America’s occupation of Iraq will play out. Optimists say this will be like Germany and Japan after World War II, which were converted into democratic allies for the duration of the Cold War. Pessimists point to Lebanon and Israel’s invasion of 1982. Put […]

Bush’s Headache… and Historic Opportunity

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 14, 2003 It was no cakewalk. But no quagmire either. It was the most awesome display of military power in modern times. At the beginning of the war, Iraqi defenders far outnumbered the U.S. and British invasion force. Yet, from a rolling start, coalition forces took but three weeks […]