IFAS | Freedom Writer | October 1995 | buchanan.html

Pat Buchanan stirs the troops

Pat Buchanan delivered the keynote speech at Saturday night's closing gala banquet. Focusing on the "right to life," he said, "In 1993, I opposed the nomination of ACLU activist and pro-abortion feminist Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court. In 1994, I opposed the nomination of the pro-choice Judge Stephen Breyer to the Supreme Court. But not only did Bob Dole and Phil Gramm not oppose these justices, they both voted to put them on the Supreme Court, locking in Roe v. Wade for another decade."

"When the time came to stand up for life, they stood instead with Bill Clinton. So, when they come to tell you how dedicated they are to our cause of life, answer them with the words of the Book: 'Not by honeyed words, but by their fruits shall ye know them.'"

"What is the root cause of America's moral crisis?" Buchanan asked. "Solzhenitsyn said it best: 'Men have forgotten God.' But we have God's own word on how America can be healed again. In Chronicles, the Lord Himself tells us: 'If my people who are called by my name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.'"

"Before I announced my candidacy," Buchanan said, "I had a gathering of friends at my house. One came up and showed me the POW bracelet he wore on his wrist. The name on it was Capt. Humbert Versace. Only I knew him as Rock Versace, when he was a sophomore in high school. Ten years later, he was executed by the Vietcong."

"Recently," Buchanan continued, "I read that our government had backed a World Bank loan of $265 million to the communist government in Hanoi. That means Rocky's mother is guaranteeing loans to the regime that murdered her son. You and I sent Rocky Versace to Vietnam. Now, you and I are guaranteeing huge loans to the people who killed him there. That is your New World Order."

"So, this is my message to the globalists in Tokyo, New York, Geneva and Paris: When I raise my right hand to take that oath of office, your New World Order comes crashing down."

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