See Rudy and John Run

by Patrick J. Buchanan In July 1861, the Union Army marched out of the capital to meet the Confederates forming up at Manassas. Washingtonians packed picnic lunches and followed to enjoy the rebel rout. By nightfall, the Union Army was straggling back to the city. Stunned and panicked spectators had already returned to report the […]

Who Lost Russia?

by Patrick j. Buchanan By 1988, Ronald Reagan, who had famously branded the Soviet Union “an evil empire,” was striding through Red Square arm-in-arm with Mikhail Gorbachev. Russians were pounding both men on the back. They had just signed the greatest arms reduction agreement in history – eliminating all Soviet SS-20s targeted on Europe, in […]

GOP Base: Time to Lock and Load

by Patrick J. Buchanan “I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.” So said Jefferson. It would appear to be time again for a little rebellion in the Grand Old Party – this time against George II. […]