Further to my critique in July, it is proper to refute some of the key contentions which sustain free trade ideology. These arguments–and their flaws–could be considered as follows. Free trade means better prices for consumers Free trade with poorer countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America is desirable, we are advised, because it reduces… Continue reading Free trade revisited
By Pat Buchanan, September 5, 2017: By setting off a 100-kiloton bomb, after firing a missile over Japan, Kim Jong Un has gotten the world’s attention. What else does he want? Almost surely not war with America. For no matter what damage Kim could visit on U.S. troops and bases in South Korea, Okinawa and… Continue reading Should Japan and South Korea Go Nuclear?
While I have previously outlined why war with North Korea would be a grave mistake for both America and the world, Pat Buchanan also offered his own perspective on recent tensions in the peninsula. As from the perspective of an American nationalist, it is very difficult to justify why if conflict breaks out in North… Continue reading Is the American Empire Worth the Price?
Speaking to reporters at a New Jersey golf course, President Trump promised to unleash ‘fire and fury like the world has never seen’ on North Korea, should it continue to threaten the United States. And yet, the North Korean response spoke volumes as to the extraordinary improvidence of Trump’s remarks. Almost hours later, the regime… Continue reading President Trump’s brash escalation with North Korea
Recent reports have suggested that should North Korea conduct another nuclear weapons test, the United States may respond by attacking their country in a preemptive strike. Whether or not these reports are correct, such a move against North Korea–the desolate, archaic, pariah state–appears foolish. While Kim Jong- un seems mentally unhinged, and may indeed be seeking to escalate… Continue reading The case against war with North Korea