The New American

A biweekly news magazine of Constitutional politics in the United States. Articles include expert analysis of current events, editorial commentary, free-market economics, history, and culture. Published by the John Birch Society.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 7, April 7

Alien America: Even as We Fight a War on Terrorism Abroad, the U.S.-Thanks to the UN-Is Importing a Potential Terrorist "Fifth Column" at Home. (Cover Story: Immigration)
Like many small towns across the United States, Lewiston, Maine (population 36,000) has struggled for several years to cope with the economic downturn. The mill and factory jobs that once sustained that small community are almost entirely gone. In...
Blessing in Disguise? (Exercising the Right)
Forty-five years ago, Darrell Deal landed a job as bag boy at the Better Buy Market in Stockton, California. Working his way up, he bought the store about 15 years ago and has since become what the February 15th Stockton Record described as "a neighborhood...
Congressional War Power Endangered. (Insider Report)
On September 19, 2002, President Bush requested Congress to support his efforts to enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq. On October 3rd, when the request came before the House International Relations Committee chaired...
Correction, Please!
Warming to a Radical Task ITEM: British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced "ambitious new targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and urged industrialized countries to redouble their efforts to tackle global warming," reported Agence France-Presse...
Crying "Peace" While Waging War: Millions of People around the World Are Demonstrating against the U.S./UN War on Iraq. Most of Them Are Unaware of the Hidden Revolutionary Agenda of the "Peace" Leaders. (War & Peace)
"Communism must be built with non-Communist hands," V.I. Lenin is purported to have remarked. To accomplish this goal, Lenin instructed, will require the help of many "useful idiots." Throughout the past century, millions of "useful idiots" swarmed...
Father of Our Country: George Washington Sacrificed for His Country's Well-Being and Never Sought Personal Gain. with His Leadership and Moral Character, He Embodied the True Spirit of America. (History: Greatness of the Founders)
Twenty-three-year-old militia Colonel George Washington had been bedridden for nearly a week with a fever and splitting headache. But Washington insisted on heading up to the front as the British army, under the command of General Braddock, neared...
Importing Terrorism: The U.S. Government Has Thrown Open Our Borders to Potential Iraqi Terrorists Disguised as Refugees
On the eve of war with Iraq, federal agents swept through the country in pursuit of suspected Iraqi and al-Qaeda "sleeper cells" -- small groups of saboteurs waiting orders to commit terrorist acts. According to the March 5th Los Angeles Times,...
It's the UN, Stupid! (the Last Word)
"This war is all about UN resolutions," observed radio commentator Rush Limbaugh on March 14th. Perhaps the most influential of the Bush administration's media flacks, Limbaugh somehow lurched into the truth about the administration's policy toward...
Major Leaguers against Abortion. (Insider Report)
Over 90 players and executives from Major League Baseball have joined an organization staunchly opposed to abortion under any circumstance, including cases of rape, incest, and saving the life of the mother. Calling itself "Battin' 1000," the group...
Murder at the Border. (Insider Report)
On February 26th, the body of 23-year-old U.S. Border Patrol agent Jorge Luis Salomon Martinez was found near Bacocahi, Sonora, Mexico -- about 40 miles south of Arizona. The young Mexican-American agent was apparently beaten to death by four assailants,...
Police and Guns. (Insider Report)
According to civilian disarmament advocates, only police and military personnel can be trusted with firearms. Gun prohibition activists quickly point to gun-related tragedies involving irresponsible civilian gun owners, such as crimes, suicides, and...
SUVs Prove Their Utility. (the Goodness of America)
Political and environmental zealots have savagely assailed sports utility vehicles (SUVs) in recent months, insisting that they are weapons of mass destruction driven by financiers of terrorism. To the chagrin of their critics, a cadre of SUV owners...
Teen Heroes. (the Goodness of America)
On June 22, 2001, at a racecourse in Gorham, New Hampshire, a car driven by Edward Romney left the track, struck a tree, and caught fire. Christopher Duplessis, 14, was working nearby as a course volunteer. He and his father, who live in Mason Township,...
Who Decides If America Goes to War? (Worth Repeating)
According to George W Bush, the president decides when America will wage war. But according to the Constitution, only Congress may declare war. -- Editor "The President is to be commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United States. In this...
Why Should America Go to War? (Worth Reporting)
President Bush repeatedly stated that he would go to war, if necessary, to enforce United Nations resolutions to disarm Iraq. But those resolutions have nothing to do with September 11th or defending the American homeland. When America goes to war,...
WTC, OKC, 9-11 Terror Connections
The World Trade Center bombing, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the 9-11 attacks are all connected to an extensive terrorist network in the United States. Both the Clinton and Bush administrations have covered this up and hindered investigations of...