The consequences of 'Mr. Bush's War'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- A year has elapsed since President Bush ordered U.S. forces to invade Iraq. Since that March day, 2003, it has become clear as crystal: Operation Iraqi Freedom was more…

Terrorists – and freedom fighters?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Between 1971 and 1973, he was commander of the Derry Brigade of the Provisional IRA, which fought gun battles with British soldiers in a war that would cost more…

Defining Kerry downward

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Will George W. Bush share the fate of his father and be turned out of office 18 months after having won a military triumph that vaulted him to more…

The jobs crisis and the GOP

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- President Bush and his advisers are puzzled and worried. Economic liftoff took place right on schedule in July when the tax cuts took effect. In the last six more…

The aggressors in the culture wars

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "It became an emblematic moment. Patrick Buchanan standing before the Republican National Convention in August 1992, bluntly declaring that there was a 'religious war' and a 'cultural war' more…

Mel Gibson's triumph

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On coming away from a first, full viewing of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," among the questions that came to mind was: What in heaven's name more…

Greenspan's grim diagnosis

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The job of the chairman of the Fed, it used to be said, was to take away the punch bowl just as the party got going good. Last more…

Time for the counterrevolution

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Gavin Newsom, mayor of San Francisco, has given America an object lesson in how the Left imposes its radical social revolution on a confused majority that knows not more…

An index of American decline

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Sen. John Edwards did not win Wisconsin, but he closed a huge gap with John Kerry with astonishing speed in the final week. The issue propelling Edwards was more…

Is free trade falling out of fashion?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Last week was an instructive one for the chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers. Gregory Mankiw was battered by leaders of both parties, hoisted by John more…