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 […]

The Crime Bill…GOP’s Unindicted Cohorts

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 31, 1994 …That crime bill stank to high heaven. Even if all the pork were excised, there is no way that it can be squared with GOP philosophy… Lastweek, six GOP senators deserted Bob Dole, crossed the aisle, voted with George Mitchell, and handed Bill Clinton his biggest victory […]

The Culture War Coming to Cairo

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 29, 1994 Anti-Catholicism, as has often been observed, is the anti-Semitism of the in intelligentsia. Thus, when word leaked that the Vatican, in seeking out allies at the U.N. population conference in Cairo, had contacted the Islamic states, including Libya and Iran, one knew the scribbling class would not […]

Battle Over A Flag

by Patrick J. Buchanan – July 27, 1994 “I’m going to march to Richmond…and when I go through South Carolina it will be one of the most horrible things in the history of the world. The devil himself couldn’t restrain my men in that state.” So pledged Gen. William T. Sherman as he reached Savannah […]