By Patrick J. Buchanan, September 13, 2018: Our diversity is our greatest strength. After playing clips of Democratic politicians reciting that truth of modern liberalism, Tucker Carlson asked, “How, precisely, is diversity our strength? Since you’ve made this our new national motto, please be specific.” Reaction to Carlson’s question, with some declaring him a racist… Continue reading The Unpardonable Heresy of Tucker Carlson
By Patrick J. Buchanan, August 10, 2018: Is it any of Canada’s business whether Saudi women have the right to drive? Well, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland just made it her business. Repeatedly denouncing Riyadh’s arrest of women’s rights advocate Samar Badawi, Freeland has driven the two countries close to a break in diplomatic relations. “Reprehensible”… Continue reading The Saudi-Canada Clash: A Values War
By Patrick J. Buchanan, July 27, 2018: “Make America Great Again!” will, given the astonishing victory it produced for Donald Trump, be recorded among the most successful slogans in political history. Yet it raises a question: How did America first become the world’s greatest economic power? In 1998, in “The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty… Continue reading Did Tariffs Make America Great?
By Patrick J. Buchanan, June 28, 2018: For Nancy Pelosi, 78, Steny Hoyer, 79, and Joe Biden, 75, the primary results from New York’s 14th congressional district are a fire bell in the night. All may be swept away in the coming revolution. That is the message of the crushing defeat of 10-term incumbent Joe… Continue reading No Party For Old White Men
By Pat Buchanan, March 27, 2018: The last man standing between the U.S. and war with Iran may be a four-star general affectionately known to his Marines as “Mad Dog.” Gen. James Mattis, the secretary of defense, appears to be the last man in the Situation Room who believes the Iran nuclear deal may be… Continue reading Is Trump Assembling a War Cabinet?
By Pat Buchanan, February 26, 2018: In a surprise overtime victory in the finals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament, the Russians defeated Germany, 4-3. But the Russians were not permitted to have their national anthem played or flag raised, due to a past doping scandal. So, the team ignored the prohibition and sang out… Continue reading The Eternal Lure of Nationalism
By Patrick J. Buchanan, January 18, 2018: The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides. Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria’s border enclave of Afrin, occupied by Kurds, to drive them… Continue reading A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?
Pat Buchanan, December 20, 2017: In the run-up to Christmas, President Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of some surprisingly good news and glad tidings. Sunday, Vladimir Putin called to thank him and the CIA for providing Russia critical information that helped abort an ISIS plot to massacre visitors to Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg.… Continue reading Who Wants War with Iran — and Why?
Pat Buchanan, October 12, 2017: Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among his first questions to President Reagan was to ask him to assess the political importance of Barry Goldwater. Said Reagan, “I guess you could call him the John… Continue reading Is Trump the Heir to Reagan?
With the Trump Presidency growing further imperiled each day, it is worth contemplating the consequences of a deep state coup. Notwithstanding beltway talk of ‘Russian interference into our election’, if Trump was removed from office, an entire generation of American voters and perhaps millions of populists around the world, would have their faith in democracy… Continue reading After the Coup, What Then?
Before President Trump considers whether further American involvement in overseas wars is necessary, despite the war- hungry ways of the beltway, he ought to remember the abundance of conflicts the US already finds itself inextricably involved in. Moreover, the tremendous economic and human costs of any military clash with Russia, North Korea or Iran, by… Continue reading Shall We Fight Them All?
By Patrick J. Buchanan, July 14, 2017: “Is Russia an enemy of the United States?” NBC’s Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, “Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug.” To Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr., entertained an offer… Continue reading Russia Baiters and Putin Haters
By Pat Buchanan, June 12, 2017: President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down. We are approaching something of a civil war where the capital city seeks the overthrow of the sovereign and its own restoration.… Continue reading Are We Nearing Civil War?
In an age of serial mainstream media bias, I highly commend Politico on their fair, articulate analysis of Patrick. J Buchanan. From his early life, to his career in the media, to his time spent in the White House, to his unsuccessful bids for President in the 1990’s, to the influence of Buchananite, populist ideas towards the extraordinary Trump… Continue reading “The Ideas Made it, But I Didn’t”
“Is McCain Hijacking Trump’s Foreign Policy”, Pat Buchanan, March 16, 2017: “The senator from Kentucky,” said John McCain, speaking of his colleague Rand Paul, “is working for Vladimir Putin … and I do not say that lightly.” What did Sen. Paul do to deserve being called a hireling of Vladimir Putin? He declined to support… Continue reading Is McCain Hijacking Trump’s Foreign Policy?