A Decade of Self-Delusion

By Patrick J. Buchanan About the first decade of what was to be the Second American Century, the pessimists have been proven right. According to the International Monetary Fund, the United States began the century producing 32 percent of the world’s gross domestic product. We ended the decade producing 24 percent. No nation in modern […]

Of Christmas, War and Peace

By Patrick J. Buchanan “And this shall be a sign unto you: You shall find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes, and laid in a manger. “And suddenly there was with the Angel a multitude of the heavenly army, praising God, and saying: Glory to God in the highest and on earth, peace to men […]

America’s Party

By Patrick J. Buchanan For Democrats like Harry Reid, who called them “evil-mongers,” and Nancy Pelosi, who called them “un-American,” the NBC News poll must have hit like a sucker punch at a Georgetown wine-and-cheese. The Tea Party movement, those folks rallying against spending last spring and Obamacare in the summer town halls, are viewed […]

The Abolition of Christmas

WebNote: Pat Buchanan wrote this column back in December 2001. It is one of my favorites and is posted today as as we observe this Christmas of 2009. And why should a tiny few who resent Christmas prevail in America over the great joyous majority who love it? By Patrick J. Buchanan – December 21, […]

Shakedown in Copenhagen

By Patrick J. Buchanan If you would know what Copenhagen is all about, hearken to this nugget in The Washington Post’s report from the Danish capital:

Fat City

By Patrick J. Buchanan “It’s time to stop worrying about the deficit — and start panicking about the debt,” the Washington Post editorial began. “The fiscal situation was serious before the recession. It is now dire.”

Ron Paul’s Hour of Power

By Patrick J. Buchanan The decades-long campaign of Ron Paul to have the Government Accountability Office do a full audit of the Federal Reserve now has 313 sponsors in the House.