The Heroes of 1776

by Patrick J. Buchanan – July 3, 1994 History may view it differently, but one senses we are living today in unheroic times. Our senators argue the cruciality of their retaining free parking space at the National Airport, while our president wail that no other one leader has suffered as …

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The Houston Syndrome

by Patrick J. Buchanan – May 11, 1994 The Myth of Houston — created and nourished by the Left….at long last need answering… Reading Dan Quayle’s memoir, “Standing Firm”, which trashes many who once defended him, King Lear’s lament comes to mind “How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is …

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The Rise of Sovereignty Fears

History Knows Where It’s Going”, exulted the April 15 full-page ad in the New York Times. Dates and names preceded: “1944, Bretton Woods: The IMF and the World Bank.” “1945, San Francisco: The United Nations.” “1994, Marrakech: The World Trade Organization.” Marrakech had just given birth, said the ad, to …

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Of Truth and Tolerance….at Easter

by Patrick J. Buchanan – April 3, 1994 “Truly, this was the Son of God.” So spoke the Roman sentry on Calvary on that first Good Friday as he saw the heavens darken at the death of the Man on the Cross. That soldier uttered the greatest truth ever spoken. …

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Is the Trade Issue Still Up for Grabs?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 21, 1994 With the appearance of the WTO, all the embryonic entities in the visions of the Strobe Talbotts and Boutros-Ghalis — are visible. The United Nations is to be the world parliament, the International Monetary Fund to regulate the world’s money, the World …

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America First, NAFTA Never

It’s Not About Free Trade — It’s About Our Way of Life… “It may not be too great a flight of rhetoric to say that, at this crossroads of post-Cold War history, Pat Buchanan and Ross Perot represent the cause of evil.” Thus did the New Republic close an editorial …

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Revolt Brewing Among Middle Americans

NAFTA is….a giant step toward a new world order… Sometime, just after the Persian Gulf war pushed Mr. Bush’s approval rating above 90 percent, the United States crossed a political equator, entering a new political era, the distinguishing feature of which is a radicalized middle class. Kevin Phillips saw it …

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The Shape of Things to Come

– August 1993 The GOP is split. And the new divisions reflect the party’s growing reluctance to remain identified with, or wedded to, the old Cold War agenda of globalism, interventionism and multilateralism. On the mega-issues, it’s remarkable how the Republican Party is changing. Consider: INTERNATIONALISM VS. AMERICA FIRST Three …

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