More Troops — or Less Empire

by Patrick J. Buchanan – American Conservative And why do we need more troops? Because the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are going badly for lack of U.S. troops, and because, says the Weekly Standard, President Bush needs to have the strategic option to put ground forces into “Iran, North Korea, Somalia, Lebanon, or wherever […]

November ’56: Ike’s Defining Moment

by Patrick J. Buchanan November 1956, 50 years ago, was a month the drama of which many of us can yet recall. It was a defining moment of the Cold War. This was the month Eisenhower was re-elected in a landslide and in which he laid down, in simultaneous crises, the new ground rules of […]

It’s Time for Rebellion Against Judicial Tyrants

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 27, 2006 If Gov. Jon Corzine wished to make himself a hero to Middle America, the opportunity is at hand. All he need do is inform the New Jersey Supreme Court he will neither submit nor sign the law it has ordered enacted – to put homosexual unions on […]

Georgia — On Moscow’s Mind

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 24, 2006 With the failure of the Orange Revolution, Ukraine is being drawn back into Moscow’s orbit. Now, Georgia, another former republic of the old Soviet Union, is finding that ex-colonies of the empire pay a price for becoming estranged from Mother Russia. In 2003, Georgia underwent a Rose […]

America 2050: A Nation of Turtles

By Patrick J. Buchanan Does it matter who was the 300-millionth “American”? Indeed, it does. If it was a baby born to an American, that is wonderful news. If it was a baby born to an illegal alien, it means we have lost control of our borders. And as Ronald Reagan said, a country that […]

Is the Bush Doctrine Dead?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – October 17, 2006 Between Sept. 11, 2001, and his State of the Union Address in 2002, George W. Bush had America in the palm of his hand. But in that speech, Bush blew it. Singling out Iran, Iraq and North Korea as state sponsors of terror seeking weapons of mass […]