Mainstreaming Deviancy in California

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 15, 2002 While Americans remain focused on the war on terror and the doings at Enron, a decisive battle in the culture war will be fought out this month in the California State Assembly. At issue is Assembly Bill 1338, which would extend all the benefits of marriage to […]

Political Correctness vs. National Security

By Patrick J. Buchanan – January 11, 2002 Is political correctness acquiring such a hold on the American mind as to constitute a threat to national survival? The question is not asked in jest. For consider, if you will, the latest charges of “racial profiling” laid at the doorstep of John Ashcroft. At issue are […]

How to Mau-Mau a Harvard Don

By Patrick J. Buchanan – January 8, 2002 For students interested in learning how to conduct a first-class shakedown, few finer examples exist than the recent de-pantsing of the president of Harvard, Larry Summers. A thing of beauty it was, and here is how it went down. Last month, Summers called in the highly-paid star […]

War Party vs. the Constitution

By Patrick J. Buchanan – January 4, 2002 With the Taliban dethroned and Osama dead or on the run, the War Party has begun pulling down the invasion maps of Iraq. Op-ed pages and the little magazines are in full blossom with fresh war plans. One scheme is to make the Iraqi National Congress our […]

Say Goodbye to the Mother Continent

By Patrick J. Buchanan – January 1, 2002 “Economic unity and political unity are twins: one cannot be born without the other following,” said Friedrich List, the famed German economist and nationalist. Again and again, history has proven List right. Economic union leads inexorably to political union. The left has always understood this. The right […]

Argentina: Another IMF Debacle

By Patrick J. Buchanan – December 29, 2001 “Economic unity and political unity are twins: one cannot be born without the other following,” said Friedrich List, the famed German economist and nationalist. Again and again, history has proven List right. Economic union leads inexorably to political union. The left has always understood this. The right […]

Peace Plan for the Holy Land

By Patrick J. Buchanan – December 27, 2001 Two thousand years after the first Christmas, Israeli tanks were firing in Manger Square in Bethlehem and Jewish children were being massacred by suicide-bombers in Jerusalem. The city of Christ’s birth and the city of his death were alike awash in hatred. Is peace possible in the […]

The Abolition of Christmas

By Patrick J. Buchanan – December 21, 2001 When I was a boy, Kensington was a village half an hour north of Chevy Chase Circle where, inside an ice-cold armory, Catholic kids practiced basketball. Montgomery County was a bedroom suburb of D.C. Nothing beyond existed, except for the Rockville drive-in. This fall, both precincts became […]

Free Trade: Pied Piper of Global Government

By Patrick J. Buchanan – December 18, 2001 “John M. Culbertson, an economist known for mounting an articulate defense of protectionist economic policy long after the tenets of free trade were de rigueur among his colleagues, died on Sunday, in Madison, Wis. He was 80.” So read Sunday’s obit in The New York Times, which […]

The Trojan Horse of Global Tyranny

By Patrick J. Buchanan – December 14, 2001 As every schoolchild used to know, the Trojan Horse was the scheme of the “wily Ulysses,” one of the Greek warriors besieging Troy. For a decade, the Greeks had failed to capture the great city. In defeat and resignation, they adopted Ulysses’ plan. They would build a […]