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Patrick J. Buchanan: Bombing Won’t Save Iraq

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed.And the second thoughts have begun.„U.S. Sees Risk in Iraqi Airstrikes,” ran the June 19 headline in the Washington Post, „Military Warns of Dangerous Complications.”This is welcome news. For if it

Patrick J. Buchanan: Is America Still a Serious Country?

  Well, it looks like Donald Sterling will not be getting that NAACP lifetime achievement award he was set to receive at the civil rights organization’s 100th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles in May.Allegedly, Sterling’s 30-something girlfriend, a model who goes by the name of V. Stiviano, whom Sterling’s wife of 50 years is suing,

Ewa Polak-Pałkiewicz: Polacy opuszczają teatr

A miało być tak wesoło! Interes miał się kręcić. Złoty interes…. Artyści mieli zbierać zasłużone laury, odbierać honoraria i spokojnie zarabiać na emeryturę. Krytycy piać z powodu obrazu wymiotów, kopulacji i wydalania odchodów ukazywanych przez artystów w teatrach, gdzie niedawno jeszcze wystawiano klasykę. Tłum recenzentów odkrywać coraz większy artyzm w potoku bluźnierstw, przekleństw i nieartykułowanych

Patrick J. Buchanan: Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

In what a Washington Post columnist describes as a rout of Rand Paul isolationism, the Senate just voted overwhelmingly to send another $1.5 billion in foreign aid to Egypt. The House voted 400-20 to impose new sanctions on Iran’s oil exports, two days before Iran’s new president, elected on a pledge to re-engage the West

Patrick J. Buchanan: Why the Reagan Democrats Departed By Patrick J. Buchanan

On Nov. 3, 1969, Richard Nixon, his presidency about to be broken by massive antiwar demonstrations, called on „the great silent majority” to stand by him for peace with honor in Vietnam. They did. Within days Nixon’s approval surged to 68 percent. The ferocious Republican partisan of the 1950s had won over millions of Democrats.

Z Hansem Hermannem Hoppe z amerykańskiego Instytutu Misesa rozmawia Mateusz Machaj

Wywiad z Hansem Hermannem Hoppe MM: Dlaczego demokracja jest niemoralna? HHH: Najpierw trzeba zdefiniować, co jest „moralne”. Moralna jest własność prywatna, a demokracja jest nie do pogodzenia z systemem własności prywatnej. Właściciel swojego majątku ma moralne prawo robić ze swoją własnością to, na co ma ochotę, bez pytania o pozwolenie innych tak jak w demokracji, w

Patrick J. Buchanan: Abolish the Corporate Income Tax!

Sen. Carl Levin was aghast. Before his committee sat, unapologetic and uncontrite, Apple CEO Tim Cook, whose company had paid no U.S. corporate income taxes on the $74 billion it had earned abroad in recent years. „Apple has sought the Holy Grail of tax avoidance,” said Levin. „Apple has exploited an absurdity.” Actually, Apple had

Nathan J. Muller: V-E Day and the Greatest Celebration

Editors Note from the Bradford Era newspaper in Bradford, PA:   Today marks Victory in Europe Day, May 8, 1945, or as it is most commonly referred to, V-E Day. To mark that milestone which brought an end to World War II on the European Continent, the Era is featuring a guest story by Nathan

Patrick J. Buchanan: Who Are the War Criminals in Syria?

Last week, several polls came out assessing U.S. public opinion on intervention in Syria. According to the Huffington Post poll, Americans oppose U.S. air strikes on Syria by 3-to-1. They oppose sending arms to the rebels by 4-to-1. They oppose putting U.S. ground troops into Syria by 14-to-1. Democrats, Republicans and independents are all against

Patrick J. Buchanan: The Pope and Godless Capitalism

„This is called slave labor,” said Pope Francis. The Holy Father was referring to the $40 a month paid to apparel workers at that eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that collapsed on top of them, killing more than 400. „Not paying a just wage … focusing exclusively on the balance books, on financial statements, only

Patrick J. Buchanan: Today, Cyprus, Tomorrow…

„Government is theft.” The old libertarian battle cry came to mind when the news hit, two weeks ago, that Cyprus was about to confiscate 7 percent of all the insured deposits in the island’s two biggest banks. Nicosia also planned to siphon off 10 percent of uninsured deposits, those above 100,000 euros ($130,000), and use

Patrick J. Buchanan: Is America Still a Good Country?

"Not until I went to the churches of America and heard her pulpits aflame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because she is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." So wrote Alexis de Tocqueville. Yet, judged by

Patrick J. Buchanan: Was Iraq Worth It?

Ten years ago today, U.S. air, sea and land forces attacked Iraq. And the great goals of Operation Iraqi Freedom? Destroy the chemical and biological weapons Saddam Hussein had amassed to use on us or transfer to al-Qaida for use against the U.S. homeland. Exact retribution for Saddam’s complicity in 9/11 after we learned his

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