Why Congress Caved to Bush

The anti-war Democrats are crying “betrayal” and justifiably so. For a Democratic Congress is now voting to fully fund the war in Iraq, as demanded by President Bush, and without any timetable for a U.S. troop withdrawal. Bush got his $100 billion, then magnanimously agreed to let Democrats keep the …

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The Squalid Politics of War

Majority Leader Harry Reid is being lacerated, and justifiably so, for a pair of statements about the war in Iraq. The more widely quoted is the “war is lost” remark of April 19, which, read in context, amounts to a charge of rankest cynicism against President Bush and his War …

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Abortion is Back – in 2008

by Patrick J. Buchanan Partial-birth abortion is a grisly and revolting procedure. An unborn baby is brought halfway out of the birth canal, then has scissors rammed into its skull and its brains sucked out for easier passage. Sen. Pat Moynihan called it “infanticide.” Seventeen Senate Democrats defied the feminist …

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An American Auto Graveyard

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 16, 2007 On Valentine’s Day, Chrysler sent a bouquet to its North American workers. Eleven thousand manufacturing jobs will be eliminated in the next 24 months – 9,000 in the states and 2,000 in Canada – and 2,000 white-collar workers will be let go, …

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And Who Isolated Us?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 2, 2007 “I’m concerned about protectionism, isolationism.” Those were the first words President Bush spoke as he sat down Wednesday at an editorial board meeting at the Wall Street Journal. Reading his remarks calls forth only sadness. For neither the president nor his acolytes …

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Facing the Folly of Bush’s War

No sooner had Sens. Hagel and Biden announced their resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Bush surge of 21,500 troops to Iraq was not in the national interest than the stampede was on. By day’s end, Sens. Dodd, Clinton, Bayh, Levin and Obama and ex-Sen. John Edwards …

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A Good Man in Evil Times

by Patrick J. Buchanan Gerald R. Ford was a good man who served his country well in an evil time. When he took office on Aug. 9, 1974, and declared, “Our long national nightmare is over,” Ford did not fully appreciate that those who had done the most to create …

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A Chain of Corruption

by Patrick J. Buchanan Gov. Mitt Romney, leaving office, has just taken a modest step to protect the people of Massachusetts. Romney signed an agreement with the feds to empower 30 state troopers — to be trained by the feds for five weeks — to determine if arrested crime suspects …

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