What Would Reagan Do?

By |2014-04-17T10:35:58-05:00April 16th, 2014|Categories: Conservatism, Government, Pat Buchanan, Ronald Reagan, War|Tags: |

President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as communications director, with a concern. The White House was about to issue a statement on the killing of Major Arthur Nicholson, a U.S. army officer serving in East Germany. Maj. Nicholson [...]

What Difference Does it Make?

By |2014-03-25T09:37:39-05:00March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Europe, Pat Buchanan, Politics, Populism, Russia|Tags: |

In the last stanza of “The Battle of Blenheim,” Robert Southey writes: “But what good came of it at last?” Quoth little Peterkin. “Why, that I cannot tell,” said he; “But ’twas a famous victory.” What did it really matter? The poet was asking of the triumph of the Duke of Marlborough — “Who this [...]

Why Congress Is Held in Contempt

By |2014-01-22T17:37:34-06:00January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Barack Obama, Congress, Government, Pat Buchanan|Tags: |

“I’ve got a pen,” said President Obama last week. “I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions…that move the ball forward.” “When I can act on my own without Congress, I’m going to do so,” the president added Wednesday at North Carolina State University. Thus did Obama signal that he [...]

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