The Isolationist Myth

High among the falsehoods is that ‘free trade’ made America prosperous and protectionism always made her poor… Poor Smoot and Hawley. They get it every time. During the closing hours of GATT debate, their names were everywhere: Reed Smoot and Willis Hawley, architects of that dreadful, ruinous tariff bill of …

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Clinton’s GOP Vanguard

GATT is the Magna Carta of the Multinationals. It subordinates everything, from U.S. sovereignty to social stability, to trade. GATT empowers transnational companies to shut down U.S. plants, move factories overseas, hire foreign workers at 10 percent of the U.S. pay, and ship their products back here…..What we gain as …

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Immigration Time-out

Ethnic militancy and solidarity are on the rise in the United States; the old institutions of assimilation are not doing their work… Proposition 187 “is an outrage. It is unconstitutional. It is nativist. It is racist”–Al Hunt, Capital Gang, CNN. That outburst by my columust colleague, about California’s Prop 187–which …

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The Crime Bill…GOP’s Unindicted Cohorts

by Patrick J. Buchanan – August 31, 1994 …That crime bill stank to high heaven. Even if all the pork were excised, there is no way that it can be squared with GOP philosophy… Lastweek, six GOP senators deserted Bob Dole, crossed the aisle, voted with George Mitchell, and handed …

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