Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

by Patrick J. Buchanan – September 12, 1997 The IMF and World Bank are replacing direct foreign aid as the back door for the global burglars who are looting America for the benefit of foreign, and even hostile, regimes…Little noticed this summer, China, the greatest persecutor of Christians on Earth, emerged as “No. 1 Son” […]

The Betrayal of Poland 1939-1945

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 29, 1997 With Poland’s membership in NATO at issue, a question has arisen as to whether America owes a debt to the Polish people for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s having “betrayed” the Polish nation to Joseph Stalin at Yalta. Undersecretary of State Stuart Eizenstat has lately raised the issue of […]

Triumph of the Scalawags

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 25, 1997 There is a purpose to that “rat line” at Virginia Military Institute. As a mustang’s spirit must be broken to make it a war horse, so tough, willful, rebellious 17-year-old boys need to learn obedience to command to become good soldiers. A rifle platoon is, after all, […]

To Advance Diversity: Should Chelsea Quit Stanford?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 22, 1997 For the first time in years, the entering classes of California state law schools are no longer under affirmative action. University regents abolished it. The results are astonishing. In 1996, 473 blacks and Hispanics were accepted to California state law schools; this year, the number fell to […]

Open Season — On Louisiana Car Thieves

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 18, 1997 The anchorman’s voice had that “can you believe this?” tone to it as he hammered home the phrase “license to kill!” Cause of his shock? Louisiana’s new “shoot the carjacker” law, which says that a victim of a carjacking can shoot and kill the thief, and it’s […]

A Failure of Democracy: Who Killed D.C.?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 15, 1997 For the huge taxpayer bailout of Washington, and D.C.’s loss of “home rule,” one man is being blamed. Mayor Marion Barry, it is said, dragged the nation’s capital to the brink of bankruptcy, and Congress and Bill Clinton had no choice but to snatch the city away. […]