2003: A Year of Wars?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 23, 2002 With the president and Secretary Powell joining the British in declaring Iraq to be in breach of U.N. resolutions, all indicators point to a winter war. Though 60 percent of the American people do not believe the president has made the case for war, nine in 10 […]

Trent Lott: A Victim of Hate Crime

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 18, 2002 When the official autopsy is performed on the corpse of Trent Lott, it will be revealed that he died of a stab wound that came from above. This time, Caesar knifed Brutus. Before a black audience in Philadelphia, Bush rose to declare in piety and self-righteousness, “Recent […]

What Stinks About Washington

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 13, 2002 He was an ancient among the boys of the Greatest Generation. Thirty-nine years old, a sitting judge at the time of Pearl Harbor, he resigned from the bench and volunteered for the 82nd Airborne, the bravest of the brave. On D-Day, he crash-landed in a glider in […]

An Index of Catholicism’s Decline

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 11, 2002 As the Watergate scandal of 1973-1974 diverted attention from the far greater tragedy unfolding in Southeast Asia, so, too, the scandal of predator-priests now afflicting the Catholic Church may be covering up a far greater calamity. Thirty-seven years after the end of the only church council of […]

The Times’ Vendetta Against Augusta

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 9, 2002 Just as the Battle of Gettysburg was about far more than who would control the tiny Pennsylvania town, so the Battle of Augusta National Golf Club is taking on an importance far beyond the issue of whether the famed Georgia club admits women as members. The New […]

Harvard Embraces Bathhouse Values

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 4, 2002 What happened in 1920, wails Larry Summers, was “abhorrent and an affront to the values of our university. We are a better and more just community today because those attitudes have changed …” “In Harvard Papers, a Dark Corner of the College’s Past” is the headline the […]

Is Islam a Religion of Peace?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – December 3, 2002 “I think Muhammad was a terrorist … a violent man, a man of war,” said the Rev. Jerry Falwell on “60 Minutes.” He added, “Jesus set the example for love. … Muhammad set an opposite example.” Murderous riots broke out in India, and an Iranian cleric threatened […]

Say Goodbye to the Golden Land

by Patrick J. Buchanan – November 27, 2002 That 70 percent fall in the NASDAQ and 25 percent decline in the Dow, and the recession and unemployment they produced, have begun to cause major collateral damage to municipal and state budgets. The Empire State and the Big Apple are staring at a combined deficit of […]