Goodbye, Barry Goldwater

by Patrick J Buchanan – January 19, 2004 “Bush Plans $1.5 Billion Drive for Promotion of Marriage” ran the headline in the New York Times. The story told of how Bush aides were “planning an extensive election-year initiative to promote marriage” and debating whether to float the idea in the State of the Union. “For […]

Mexamerica, Here We Come

by Patrick J Buchanan – January 14, 2004 Have Americans, one wonders, fully reflected on what the Bush amnesty portends for the country their children will grow up in? Consider what Bush is saying with this amnesty for 8 million to 12 million illegal aliens and his “guest workers” program to allow employers to go […]

Real Message of Bush Amnesty

by Patrick J Buchanan – January 12, 2004 If George Bush’s amnesty for between 8 million and 14 million illegal aliens is enacted, you can kiss the old America goodbye. Consider what the president is saying with his amnesty. He is telling us that he cannot or will not do his constitutional duty to defend […]

Dean: A Prophet Ahead of His Time?

by Patrick J Buchanan – January 7, 2004 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Within four weeks, the Democratic nominee will probably be known, and this city believes it will almost surely be Howard Dean. The Iowa caucuses on Jan. 19, the New Hampshire primary on Jan. 27, and the South Carolina primary on Feb. 3, same day […]

Coming Thaw with Tehran?

by Patrick J Buchanan – January 5, 2004 Can the Great Satan find common ground with a charter member of the Axis of Evil, the Iran of the ayatollahs? Stranger things have happened in our own lifetimes. In 1972, Nixon, who built a career on anti-communism, was walking on the Great Wall of China, the […]

The Bush Doctrine: Wins & Losses

by Patrick J Buchanan – December 24, 2003 “Trust but verify,” was Reagan’s motto in negotiating arms deals with Mikhail Gorbachev. And sound advice, too, on hearing that Col. Gadhafi has agreed to forswear nuclear and chemical weapons, and invited in British and U.S. scientists to give them the run of his laboratories and production […]

What Was Newt Thinking?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 30, 2003 Last week’s pre-emptive strike by ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich on the State Department and Colin Powell may appear purest madness. But there is method in Newt’s madness. For in his attack on State, Newt – front man for the neoconservatives – fired a shot across the bow of […]

Santorum Before the Inquisition

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 28, 2003 “If the Supreme Court says that you have the right to have consensual sex within your home, then you have the right to bigamy, you have the right to polygamy, you have the right to incest, you have the right to adultery. You have the right to […]