Pat Buchanan

Posted November 25, 2014

"It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters."

Posted November 25, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam war veteran and the lone Republican on Obama's national security team, has been fired.

Posted November 21, 2014

Asserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive amnesty to 4 to 5 million illegal aliens.

Posted November 18, 2014

"How do you like the Journal's war?" So boasted the headline of William Randolph Hearst's New York flagship that week in 1898 that the United States declared war on Spain.

Posted November 14, 2014

In July of 1941, after Japan occupied French Indochina, the Roosevelt administration froze Japan's assets in the United States.

Posted November 11, 2014

In 1956, 19 Democratic Senators and 82 Democratic House members signed a Southern Manifesto pledging to resist the integration of Southern public schools as ordered by Earl Warren's Supreme Court.

Posted November 07, 2014

Nov. 4 was a national vote of no confidence in Barack Obama.

Posted November 04, 2014

After billions in attack ads that turned the approval ratings of almost every candidate, in both parties, upside down, Republicans appear primed to take control of Congress.

Posted October 31, 2014

As it stands today, Republicans will add seats in the House and recapture the Senate on Tuesday.

Posted October 28, 2014

"A mass movement," wrote Eric Hoffer in "The True Believer," "appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to be rid of an unwanted self.

Posted October 24, 2014

When this writer was 3 years old, the Empire of Japan devastated Battleship Row of the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.

Posted October 21, 2014

Normally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley's boys in blue ran up the score on the radicals in Grant Park.

Posted October 17, 2014

Growing up in Washington in the 1930s and '40s, our home was, several times, put under quarantine. A poster would be tacked on the door indicating the presence within of a contagious disease -- measles, mumps, chicken pox, scarlet fever.

Posted October 14, 2014

In 1492, "Columbus sailed the ocean blue" and discovered the New World. And Oct. 12 was once a celebrated holiday in America.

Posted October 10, 2014

Do the states have the right to outlaw same-sex marriage?

Posted October 07, 2014

For former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says we are heading into a "30-year war" against the Islamic State and the emerging threats in Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya and elsewhere.

Posted October 03, 2014

Americans are caught up with the Ebola crisis and the Secret Service lapses in protecting the White House and the president's family. But what is transpiring in Hong Kong may be of far greater consequence.

Posted September 30, 2014

In his U.N. address, President Obama listed a parade of horrors afflicting our world: "Russian aggression in Europe," "terrorism in Syria and Iraq," rapes and beheadings by ISIL, al-Qaida, Boko Haram. And, of course, the Ferguson Police Department.

Posted September 26, 2014

"Once war is forced upon us, there is no other alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end.

Posted September 23, 2014

"Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains." Jefferson's brutal verdict comes to mind in the fierce debate over inversions, those decisions by U.S. companies to buy foreign firms to move their headquarters abroad and renounce their U.S. citizenship -- to evade the U.S. corporate tax rate of 35 percent.