Author: Lew Rockwell

Tulsi Gabbard Gets Some Vindication

Tulsi Gabbard Gets Some Vindication By Scott Ritter via Lew Rockwell In the aftermath of the second Democratic primary debate on July 31, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard emerged as the most Googled of all candidates, an indication that her performance (which...

Risk of Nuclear Conflict in Asia Grows

Risk of Nuclear Conflict in Asia Grows By Eric S. Margolis for Lew Rockwell Special for LewRockwell.com Two of the world’s most important powers, India and Pakistan, are locked into an extremely dangerous confrontation over the bitterly disputed Himalayan mountain state...

After Mueller Debacle, Where Do Democrats Go?

After Mueller Debacle, Where Do Democrats Go? by Patrick J. Buchanan The Republican message of Wednesday: Proceed with hearings to impeach and there will be blood on the floor. The Democrats who were looking to cast Robert Mueller as the...

Who’s Afraid of William Barr?

Who’s Afraid of William Barr? By Stephen F. Cohen via Lew Rockwell William Barr, a two-time attorney general who served at the CIA in the 1970s, would seem to be an ultimate Washington insider. According to his Wikipedia biography, he has—or he...

Who Wants This War with Iran?

Who Wants This War with Iran? By Patrick J. Buchanan for Lew Buchanan Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea. “There won’t be any war....

Let Venezuela Decide Its Own Destiny

Let Venezuela Decide Its Own Destiny By Patrick J. Buchanan via Lew Rockwell “Who would be free themselves must strike the blow… “By their right arms the conquest must be wrought.” So wrote Lord Byron of Greece’s war of independence against...

Did the President Obstruct Justice?

Did the President Obstruct Justice? By Andrew P. Napolitano for Lew Rockwell When the Department of Justice designated Robert Mueller as special counsel to take over the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign in May 2017, Mueller’s initial task was to...

The China Hoax – Is China Being Framed?

The China Hoax – Is China Being Framed? by Godfree Roberts via Lew Rockwell Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state. Noam Chomsky. I was researching Chinese censorship when–irony of ironies–I fell afoul of...

Trump Should Close NATO Membership Rolls

Trump Should Close NATO Membership Rolls by Pat Buchanan When Donald Trump meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today, the president should give him a direct message: The roster of NATO membership is closed. For good. The United States...

Russiagate — a Bright, Shining Lie

Russiagate — a Bright, Shining Lie By Patrick J. Buchanan via Lew Rockwell “The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia … to influence the 2016 US presidential...

Central Banks Are Messing with Your Head

Central Banks Are Messing with Your Head By Thorsten Polleit for Lew Rockwell Human action and the interest rate People value present goods more highly than future goods. For instance, an apple available today is considered more valuable than the...

President Trump’s Bad Week

President Trump’s Bad Week By Andrew P. Napolitano for Lew Rockwell In an ideal world, the president of the United States would succeed in negotiating a nuclear arms treaty with a foreign government — and do so with full congressional support;...

Left’s Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations

Left’s Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations by Pat Buchanan for Lew Rockwell Having embraced “Medicare-for-all,” free college tuition and a Green New Deal that would mandate an early end of all oil, gas and coal-fired power plants, the Democratic Party’s lurch...

Trump’s Brazen Unconstitutional Overreach

Trump’s Brazen Unconstitutional Overreach By Andrew P. Napolitano for Lew Rockwell TDC Note – Wrong. #### Last week, President Donald Trump followed through on a threat he had been making for months. It was not a blistering or insulting tweet. It was...

Why Autocrats Are Replacing Democrats

Why Autocrats Are Replacing Democrats By Patrick J. Buchanan for Lew Rockwell “If you look at Trump in America and Bolsonaro in Brazil, you see that people want politicians that do what they promise,” said Spanish businessman Juan Carlos Perez Carreno. The...