Sinking Currency, Sinking Country


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by Patrick J. Buchanan The euro, worth 83 cents in the early George W. Bush years, is at $1.45. The British pound is back up over $2, the highest level since the Carter era. The Canadian dollar, which used to be worth 65 cents, is worth more than the U.S. dollar for the first time […]

The Recantation of Dr. Watson


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by Patrick J. Buchanan For Dr. James Watson, 79-year-old co-winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize for medicine for his discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA, October marked the nadir of a brilliant career. The month began with Watson headed to London to promote his new book, “Avoid Boring People: Lessons From a Life in […]

Conservatism is a Tower of Babel


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by Patrick J. Buchanan “I was conservative yesterday, I’m a conservative today, and I will be a conservative tomorrow,” declared Fred Thompson to the Conservative Party of New York, billing himself as the “consistent conservative” in the GOP race – in contrast to ex-mayor Rudy Giuliani. In his defense, Rudy cites George Will as calling […]

The Global-Warming Hucksters


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by Patrick J. Buchanan The scaremongers are not always wrong. The Trojans should have listened to Cassandra. But history shows that the scaremongers are usually wrong. Parson Malthus predicted mass starvation 250 years ago, as the population was growing geometrically, doubling each generation, while agricultural production was going arithmetically, by 2 percent or so a […]

Who Restarted the Cold War?


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by Patrick J. Buchanan “Putin’s Hostile Course,” the lead editorial in the Washington Times of Oct. 18, began thus: “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invitation to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to visit Moscow is just the latest sign that, more than 16 years after the collapse of Soviet communism, Moscow is gravitating toward Cold War behavior. […]

Unfit for Command


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by Patrick J. Buchanan Observing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democratic House imperil a U.S.-Turkish alliance of 60 years – by formally charging Turkey with genocide in a 1915 massacre of the Armenians – the question comes to mind: Does this generation have the maturity to lead America? About the horrors visited on Armenians in […]

George W. Bush, Globalist


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by Patrick J. Buchanan Have the Bush Republicans ceased to be reliable custodians of American sovereignty? So it would seem. President George W. Bush began well. He rejected the Kyoto Protocol on global warming negotiated by Vice President Al Gore as both injurious to the economy and rooted in questionable science. He refused to allow […]

The Scramble for America


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by Patrick J. Buchanan What is it that distinguishes Bush Republicanism from the Coolidge, Taft, Eisenhower and Reagan varieties? Four major issues come to mind. Bush is a “Big Government conservative” who repudiated the “government-is-the-problem” philosophy of Reagan. His No Child Left Behind program, doubling the size of the Department of Education, and his vast […]