Food Stamp Nation

By Patrick J. Buchanan “The lessons of history … show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fiber. To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit.” These searing words about Depression-era welfare are from […]

The Balkanization of Barack’s Party

By Patrick J. Buchanan After John McCain’s defeat, even amateur political analysts could see a trend ultimately fatal to the Republican Party. Ninety percent of McCain voters were white, and 90 percent Christian. But Christians have fallen to 75 percent of the population and are sinking, and white Americans have fallen to 66 percent of […]

Tea Party vs. War Party?

By Patrick J. Buchanan “We’re all on the same page until the polls close Nov. 2,” Richard Viguerie, the longtime conservative strategist who has allied with the Tea Party, told The New York Times. After that, “a massive, almost historic battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party begins.” Indeed, such a battle […]