The City and the Crusade

by Patrick J. Buchanan – May 6, 1995 Commencement Address for Christendom College Thank you for that gracious reception. I confess it is not the kind to which I am accustomed on most college campuses. But it is truly an honor to be here, at Christendom. Both to congratulate the graduating seniors, and to pay […]

Congress Saves Wall Street’s Bacon

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 20, 1995 Would Congress bail out D.C. if the city faced fiscal collapse? Rep. Dick Armey was asked in late December. Armey’s tough reply “Shucks, no. I’m still sore about New York City and Chrysler.” No bailout for D.C. No bailout for Orange County. That was the policy line […]

1996 Announcement Speech

by Patrick J. Buchanan – Monday, March 20, 1995 Speech at Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences It is good to be back home again. As you know, Shelley and I spent 10 wonderful weeks here in the winter of 1992, and we will never forget your generosity and your support when we came up […]

Let the People Rule

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 28, 1995 This term limits movement has a whiff of revolution about it. We want to overthrow America’s ruling class… As the House and Senate mull over which version of “term limits” to write into a constitutional amendment, Republicans should realize this issue is now about more, much more, […]

A Contract With the Unborn

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 21, 1995 Patrick J. Buchanan delivered the following speech January 21, 1995, at the Concord Auditorium, on behalf of New Hampshire Right to Life. The speech immediately followed the New Hampshire March for Life. The Washington Post and New York Times and CBS did not much note one of […]

How the Peso Plug Was Pulled

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 2, 1995 After one of his great reforms had miscarried, Britain’s Whig Prime Minister Lord Melbourne exploded: “Nothing that the wise men promised has happened, and everything the damn fools said would happen has come to pass!” Well, it sure looks like the “damn fools” were right on the […]

Foreign Aid: Ever With Us

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 21, 1994 For the foreign-aid lobbies, the good times will continue to roll… If one were to conduct a national opinion survey to discover which federal program a stressed-out Middle America most wanted to abolish, the runaway winner would be: foreign aid. The idea that we should send endless […]

The Isolationist Myth

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 3, 1994 High among the falsehoods is that ‘free trade’ made America prosperous and protectionism always made her poor… Poor Smoot and Hawley. They get it every time. During the closing hours of GATT debate, their names were everywhere: Reed Smoot and Willis Hawley, architects of that dreadful, ruinous […]

Clinton’s GOP Vanguard

by Patrick J. Buchanan – November 23, 1994 GATT is the Magna Carta of the Multinationals. It subordinates everything, from U.S. sovereignty to social stability, to trade. GATT empowers transnational companies to shut down U.S. plants, move factories overseas, hire foreign workers at 10 percent of the U.S. pay, and ship their products back here…..What […]

Immigration Time-out

By Patrick J. Buchanan – October 31, 1994 Ethnic militancy and solidarity are on the rise in the United States; the old institutions of assimilation are not doing their work… Proposition 187 “is an outrage. It is unconstitutional. It is nativist. It is racist”–Al Hunt, Capital Gang, CNN. That outburst by my columust colleague, about […]