Tell Israel: Cool the Jets

by Patrick J. Buchanan July 31, 2009 Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, who is wired into the cabinet of “Bibi” Netanyahu, warns that if Iran’s nuclear program is not aborted by December, Israel will strike to obliterate it. Defense Secretary Gates’ mission to Israel this week, says Bolton, to relay Obama’s red light, was listened […]

Has Obama’s Luck Run Out?

by Patrick J. Buchanan “The sound alone was worth the $24 billion!” So said fellow Nixon speechwriter Ray Price as the mighty Saturn V rocket lifted Apollo 11 and Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins off the launch pad, three miles away, on the start of their voyage to the moon. It was a splendid moment in […]

Why No Evangelical Justice?

by Patrick J. Buchanan When Republicans were warned not to give Sonia Sotomayor the drubbing Democrats gave Robert Bork and Sam Alito — lest they be perceived as sexist and racist by women and Hispanics — the threat was credible, for it underscored a new reality in American politics. The Supreme Court, far from being […]

Socialist America Sinking

by Patrick J. Buchanan After half a century of fighting encroachments upon freedom in America, journalist Garet Garrett published “The People’s Pottage.” A year later, in 1954, he died. “The People’s Pottage” opens thus: “There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. […]

How to Handle Sonia

by Patrick J. Buchanan Republicans have been given fair warning. Should GOP senators treat Sonia Sotomayor as contemptuously as Democrats treated Robert Bork, Clarence Thomas and Sam Alito, they should expect Hispanic hostility for a generation. The chutzpah of this Beltway crowd does not cease to amaze. They archly demand that conservatives accord a self-described […]

It Can’t Happen Here

by Patrick J. Buchanan So grave was the crisis in western China that President Hu Jintao canceled a meeting with President Obama, broke off from the G8 summit and flew home. By official count, 158 are dead, 1,080 injured and a thousand arrested in ethnic violence between Han Chinese and the Muslim, Turkic-speaking Uighurs of […]