End of the line for the welfare state?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The Congressional Budget Office did not exactly say Obamacare would cost the nation 2.5 million jobs. But what it did say is vindication of what conservatives have preached more…

Staying out of other people's wars

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "If these negotiations [with Iran] fail, there are two grim alternatives," said Sen. Richard Durbin, "a nuclear Iran, or war, or perhaps both." Sens. John McCain and Lindsey more…

Will mobocracy triumph in Ukraine?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Despite our endless blather about democracy, we Americans seem to be able to put our devotion to democratic principles on the shelf when they get in the way more…

How the GOP lost Middle America

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Out of the Republican retreat on Maryland's Eastern shore comes word that the House leadership is raising the white flag of surrender on immigration. The GOP will agree more…

Is John Kerry in denial?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Does John Kerry understand the world he inherited? Is he in denial? Consider. At Davos, Switzerland, Kerry called it a "myth" that America is withdrawing, and "the most more…

Free trade: Far from 'free'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "We've outsourced our manufacturing and much of our pollution, but some of it is blowing back across the Pacific to haunt us." So says University of California scientist more…

What did our wars win?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "He ended one war and kept us out of any other," is the tribute paid President Eisenhower. Ike ended the Korean conflict in 1953, refused to intervene to more…

Contempt for Congress:
Well-deserved

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I've got a pen," said President Obama early this week. "I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions ... that move the ball more…

A blank check for war on Iran

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As we approach the centennial of World War I, we will read much of the blunders that produced that tragedy of Western civilization. Among them will be the more…

The enemy of our enemy

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In the wars she has fought, America has often allied with regimes that represented the antithesis of the cause for which we were fighting. In our Revolutionary War more…