Author: Lew Rockwell

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...

Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran? By Patrick J. Buchanan – Lew Rockwell “Stop the ENDLESS WARS!” implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his...

No, This Is Not JFK’s Democratic Party

No, This Is Not JFK’s Democratic Party By Patrick J. Buchanan – Lew Rockwell TDC Note –  I, like most of my family, was a Kennedy Democrat. They are all gone – ALL GONE. I have attempted to explain this to my...

The Complete Guide to Fasting

The Complete Guide to Fasting By Joseph Mercola via Lew Rockwell Fasting is one of the oldest dietary interventions in the world, and modern science confirms it can have a profoundly beneficial influence on your health. Dr. Jason Fung, a...

Will Trump Hold Firm on Syrian Pullout?

Will Trump Hold Firm on Syrian Pullout? by Patrick J Buchanan – Lew Rockwell “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there,” wrote President Donald Trump, as he ordered the withdrawal of all U.S. forces from...

Rothbard Was Right

Rothbard Was Right by Lew Rockwell If you want to understand Murray Rothbard, you need to keep one principle in mind. If you remember this, you will have the key to grasping his thought.  And you should want to understand...