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…

Have the neocons killed a presidency?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- George W. Bush "betrayed us," howled Al Gore. "He played on our fear. He took America on an ill-conceived foreign adventure, dangerous to our troops, an adventure that more…

A matter of trust

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Most Americans yet believe President Bush did the right thing in ridding Iraq and the world of Saddam Hussein. Yet, how we were persuaded to go to war more…

Mitt Romney: Meet Cal Coolidge

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." With that sentence in a letter to Sam Gompers of the AFL, denouncing more…

What are we doing there?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Napoleon III, Emperor of France, saw his opportunity. With the United States sundered and convulsed in civil war, he would seize Mexico, impose a Catholic monarchy and block more…

A Northern strategy for Kerry-Gephardt

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With the demise of Howard Dean and the emergence of John Kerry, the White House has seen its big chance for a blowout on the scale of the more…

Jefferson vs. the Nashville schools

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- At the Catholic school we attended long ago, the school year was divided into eight marking periods. At the end of each, a report card was handed out. more…

Bush prepares the battlefield

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After reading the State of the Union address, one appreciates how much greater a grasp George W. Bush has of politics than did his father. For this was more…

For truth in journalism

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In 2002, Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto, the managing editor for business at the network, contributed $1,000 to a fund-raising dinner for President Bush. So reveals Howard Kurtz, more…

Goodbye, Barry Goldwater

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Bush Plans $1.5 Billion Drive for Promotion of Marriage" ran the headline in the New York Times. The story told of how Bush aides were "planning an extensive more…