Beyond the Spin Doctors’ Control

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 16, 1998 Republicans will have to deal with impeachment because the Lewinsky affair has moved beyond charges of moral misbehavior to the realm of high crimes and misdemeanors. Ken Starr is building a case that the president, through serial perjury, violated his oath to see that the laws of […]

Courting Anti-Americanism

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 12, 1998 This is risky business, and the “reforms” the IMF is imposing had better work. If they fail, and collapse follows, the United States is the villain at whom every Asian demagogue will point the finger — for the IMF is seen in Asia as an agent of […]

Encircling Weimar Russia

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 9, 1998 Have we forgotten the disaster of the century at Versailles? After Berlin had agreed to an armistice based on Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points, the allies divided and dismembered Germany, placing millions of enraged Germans under foreign rule. Humiliated, Berlin turned east to conspire with V.I. Lenin. Overturning […]

Anti-Americanism in L.A.

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 5, 1998 Why would about 91,000 of the 91,235 fans in the Coliseum on Sunday night act as though they hated the United States? Why would U.S. citizens and residents blow horns and boo loudly enough to drown out the U.S. national anthem? Why would those who attend U.S. […]

The Assassination of Ken Starr

by Patrick J. Buchanan – March 2, 1998 Can one imagine the reaction in Washington in 1974 if it were revealed that Nixon’s lawyer, Jim St. Clair, had hired detectives to investigate Leon Jaworksi’s staff, that they had found out one was homosexual, and that Nixon’s men had “outed” him?…Every newspaper would have exploded with […]

Puerto Rican Statehood: A Path to Disunion

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 26, 1998 Why are Republicans pushing it? The politics of pander aside, there is money involved. Transnational corporations want another large pool of low-wage labor near the United States, so they can unload more of their high-paid American workers. So they have rented out the services of “conservative” lobbyists… […]

Is Clinton Another Eden? Is it Suez ’56 All Over Again?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 23, 1998 “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far!” Theodore Roosevelt admonished. Yet not a day has passed lately without Madeleine Albright or Sandy Berger shaking a fist at Saddam Hussein. He has kept his mouth shut. Now it is we who have to backpedal […]

Who Lost Russia?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 16, 1998 Seven years ago, the romance of the age was between America and a Russia newly liberated from Leninism. Ronald Reagan was being toasted even in Moscow as having been right all along about the “evil empire.” Brave Boris Yeltsin stood atop a Russian tank to defy unreconstructed […]