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The American Future … Pat Buchanan…– LewRockwell.com

August 9, 2014 1 comment

By Patrick J. Buchanan

August 9, 2014Email PrintFacebookTwitterShare

At the end of the Cold War, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that our world may be at the “end of history” where “Western liberal democracy” becomes “the final form of human government.”A quarter century on, such optimism seems naive.Consider the United States, the paragon of liberal democracy.An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll finds that only 14 percent of the people approve of Congress and only 19 percent approve of the GOP.

Seventy-one percent believe America is headed in the wrong direction.Nor is this the exceptional crisis of a particular presidency.JFK was assassinated. LBJ was broken by race riots and anti-war demonstrations.

Richardixon, facing impeachment, resigned. Gerald Ford

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was rejected by the electorate. Ronald Reagan was highly successful — like Nixon, he won in a 49-state landslide after his first term — but during the Iran-Contra scandal of 1987 there was a real threat of a second impeachment.

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Who Owns the Future?… Pat Buchanan…

August 8, 2014 1 comment

Who Owns the Future?

Townhall.com ^ | August 8, 2014 | Pat BuchananPosted on 8/8/2014, 2:12:49 PM by Kaslin

At the end of the Cold War, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that our world may be at the “end of history” where “Western liberal democracy” becomes “the final form of human government.”

A quarter century on, such optimism seems naive.Consider the United States, the paragon of liberal democracy.An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll finds that only 14 percent of the people approve of Congress and only 19 percent approve of the GOP. Seventy-one percent believe America is headed in the wrong direction.

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Nor is this the exceptional crisis of a particular presidency.JFK was assassinated. LBJ was broken by race riots and anti-war demonstrations. Richard Nixon, facing impeachment, resigned. Gerald Ford was rejected by the electorate. Ronald Reagan was highly successful — like Nixon, he won in a 49-state landslide after his first term — but during the Iran-Contra scandal of 1987 there was a real threat of a second impeachment. And Bill Clinton was impeached.Our democracy seems to be at war with itself.Now there is talk of impeaching Obama.

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Caesar Obamus – LewRockwell.com… By Andrew Napolitano…

July 31, 2014 1 comment

 

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Is the President Incompetent or Lawless?By Andrew P. Napolitano

 

July 31, 2014Email PrintFacebookTwitterShare

It has been well established under the Constitution and throughout our history that the president’s job as the chief federal law enforcement officer permits him to put his ideological stamp on the nature of the work done by the executive branch.

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TED CRUZ CHANNELS REAGAN: ‘Mr. Putin, Give Back Crimea’

July 30, 2014 1 comment

 

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TED CRUZ CHANNELS REAGAN: ‘Mr. Putin, Give Back Crimea’

 

businessinsider.in ^ | July 30, 2014 | COLIN CAMPBELLPosted on 7/30/2014, 3:14:52 PM by Tailgunner JoeSen. Ted Cruz R-Texas echoed Ronald Reagan’s famous challenge to former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Tuesday when he officially called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to return territory Russia annexed earlier this year back to Ukraine.

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Ronald Reagan wearing cowboy hat at Rancho del Cielo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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Gunny G: The Best “REAL cONSERVATIVE” Articles Online !!!!! !!!!!…..LewRockwell.com

July 28, 2014 1 comment

The KAL Moment of the New Cold War… “For those old enough to remember-and my memories are extremely vivid-in the aftermath of the KAL atrocity the Soviets denied, denied, denied. Then Jeanne Kirkpatrick made a presentation at the UN Security Council that played intercepted communications between the Soviet pilots that shot down the plane and Soviet air defense commanders that made it clear beyond all possible doubt that the Soviets had shot down the plane.”

July 18, 2014 1 comment

 

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…..I could go on, but it’s not necessary.I would hope that this is the KAL 007 moment of the New Cold War. The KAL 007 moment of Putinism.

For those old enough to remember-and my memories are extremely vivid-in the aftermath of the KAL atrocity the Soviets denied, denied, denied. Then Jeanne Kirkpatrick made a presentation at the UN Security Council that played intercepted communications between the Soviet pilots that shot down the plane and Soviet air defense commanders that made it clear beyond all possible doubt that the Soviets had shot down the plane….

EXCERPT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Who’s winning?

July 14, 2014 1 comment

Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Who’s winning?

The Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 14, 2014 | Peter GrierPosted on 7/14/2014, 1:37:39 PM by ConservingFreedomThis Rand Paul versus Rick Perry GOP thunderstorm popped up pretty fast, didn’t it?

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Governor Rick Perry of Texas speaking at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Please attribute to Gage Skidmore if used elsewhere. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was a dark cloud on the horizon on Friday, when Governor Perry of Texas published an op-ed in The Washington Post that attacked Senator Paul as a foreign policy isolationist.

Official portrait of United States Senator (R-KY).

Official portrait of United States Senator (R-KY). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Paul is reluctant to devote more US troops and weapons to Iraq, and Perry used that position to portray the Kentucky lawmaker as the reverse of Ronald Reagan, as someone who wants to hunker down at home rather than lead the world.“Paul is drawing his own red line along the water’s edge, creating a giant moat where superpowers can retire from the world,” Perry wrote, mockingly.

 

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