Does ‘The Decider’ Decide on War?

by Patrick J. Buchanan Has Congress given George Bush a green light to attack Iran? For he is surely behaving as though it is his call alone. And evidence is mounting that we are on a collision course for war. * Iran has detained several Iranian-Americans, seemingly in retaliation for our continuing to hold five […]

Why Congress Caved to Bush

by Patrick J. Buchanan The anti-war Democrats are crying betrayal – and justifiably so. For a Democratic Congress is now voting to fully fund the war in Iraq, as demanded by President Bush, and without any timetable for a U.S. troop withdrawal. Bush got his $100 billion, then magnanimously agreed to let Democrats keep the […]

Path to National Suicide

by Patrick J. Buchanan “At what point, then, is the approach of danger to be expected? “I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live […]

But Who Was Right – Rudy or Ron?

by Patrick J. Buchanan It was the decisive moment of the South Carolina debate. Hearing Rep. Ron Paul recite the reasons for Arab and Islamic resentment of the United States, including 10 years of bombing and sanctions that brought death to thousands of Iraqis after the Gulf War, Rudy Giuliani broke format and exploded: “That’s […]

The New World Order GOP

by Patrick J. Buchanan A federal program, Ronald Reagan used to say, is the closest thing to eternal life here on earth. Even the Gipper conceded he failed to get control of the federal behemoth. At least he tried. But what can be said for the conservative movement today, as one witnesses the Wall Street […]

Rudy’s Party – or Reagan’s?

by Patrick J. Buchanan “After months of conflicting signals on abortion, Rudolph W. Giuliani is planning to offer a forthright affirmation of his support for abortion rights in public forums, television appearances and interviews in coming days,” writes the New York Times. If true, it marks either the beginning of the end of the Giuliani […]

Jamestown As It Never Was

by Patrick J. Buchanan On the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown Settlement, Queen Elizabeth II arrived to commemorate the great occasion. And it took some fancy footwork for Her Majesty to run the Powhatan gauntlet. For Her Majesty had been to Jamestown before, 50 years ago, in a less progressive era. As the Associated Press […]

U.S. On the Hook for Tallinn

by Patrick J. Buchanan All week, young toughs in Moscow have besieged the Estonian embassy to harass Ambassador Marina Kaljurand. Her bodyguards had to use a mace-like spray to drive back the thugs, who call Estonia a “fascist country.” Estonian diplomats and their families are being pulled out of Moscow and sent home. Relations between […]