Articles and Posts by Patrick J. Buchanan:
Obama’s America—and Ours(3)
“If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” Mitt Romney fell on this Obama quote like an NFL lineman on an end zone fumble during the Super Bowl.
Is Mitt Serious About Condi?(6)
The first criterion in choosing a vice president, it is said, is that he or she must be qualified to be president.
John Roberts Makes His Career Move(21)
Roberts desperately does not want to seen by history as merely a competent but colorless member of the conservative bloc on the Supreme Court, another reliable vote in the Scalia camp. He does not want Anthony Kennedy, the swing justice, to be making history, while he is seen as a predictable conservative vote.
Rating and Ranking Our Presidents(8)
Wilson—not Harding, Coolidge or Hoover, all of whom tried to ease the vindictive terms imposed on a defeated but democratic Germany—set the table for Nazism. Adolf Hitler was born at Versailles.
Has the Day of the Islamist Arrived?(1)
Sixteen months after the United States abandoned its loyal satrap of 30 years, President Hosni Mubarak, to champion democracy in Egypt, the returns are in.
Now Korea Is Cleaning Our Clock(12)
What do these mammoth and mounting deficits mean? A deepening dependence on foreign nations for the necessities of our national life. A steady erosion of our manufacturing base. A continued stagnation in the real wages of the middle class. And an unending redistribution of America’s wealth to foreign lands.
The Bell Tolls for the Government Unions(33)
With their union dues no longer taken out of their paychecks, tens of thousands of Wisconsin public employees refused to pony up those dues and quit their union, instead. What does this tell us?
Ann Romney Asks the Right Question(38)
Would a President Romney and Republican Congress roll back benefits for scores of millions of seniors, raise the retirement age for Social Security and Medicare, reduce funds for Medicaid, Head Start, Pell grants, student loans, primary and secondary education, and shed federal employees by the tens of thousands?
How Bill Kristol Purged the Arabists(11)
Bill Kristol’s point: Refuse to toe the neocon line on Israel, and you have no future in the Republican Party.
What If Zimmerman Walks Free?(5)
The public mind has been so poisoned that an acquittal of George Zimmerman could ignite a reaction similar to that, 20 years ago, when the Simi Valley jury acquitted the LAPD cops in the Rodney King beating case.