Ideology vs. the National Interest


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By Patrick J. Buchanan When a nation fights for its life, ideology goes by the board. Gen. Washington danced a jig when he heard King Louis XVI had become a fighting ally in our Revolutionary War against the Mother of Parliaments. In our Civil War, Abraham Lincoln made himself a dictator, closing newspapers, suspending habeas […]

The American Way of Abandonment


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Hosni Mubarak, it appears, is not going to go quietly, or quickly. He is not going to play the role assigned him in the White House script that has him resigning and fleeing Egypt in the face of mass demonstrations in Tahrir Square. After U.S. diplomat Frank Wisner came to give […]

Winners and Losers From a Pharaoh’s Fall


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Among the biggest losers of the Egyptian uprising are, first, the Mubaraks, who are finished, and, next, the United States and Israel. Hosni Mubarak will be out by year’s end, if not the end of this month, or week. He will not run again and will not be succeeded by son […]

Sputnik Moment — or GM Moment?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan What America was to the world in 1950, General Motors was to the nation. It was the largest and most successful company with the largest number of employees. It paid the highest wages and contributed more in taxes than any other company. During World War II, no company had contributed more […]

And the Debt Bomb Ticks On


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By Patrick J. Buchanan With his approval rating moving up to 50 percent and higher in some polls, the pundits are all agreed. President Obama has turned the corner. He is now the winter-book favorite in 2012. How, two months after his “shellacking,” did he do it? First, by taking the wheel from Nancy Pelosi […]

How the Chinese Must See Us


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “O would some power the gift to give us to see ourselves as others see us,” wrote the poet Robert Burns. As Hu Jintao wings his way home, America’s hectoring still ringing in his ears, he must be thinking that maybe we Americans should stop lecturing them and take a closer […]

Who Lost the Middle East?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, especially today in the Maghreb and Middle East. For the ouster of Tunisia’s Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has sent shock waves from Rabat to Riyadh. Autocrats, emirs and kings have to be asking themselves: If rioters can bring down Ben Ali with […]