Pat Buchanan

Posted July 11, 2014

Can the "Great Silent Majority" of yesteryear be replicated?

Posted July 08, 2014

"So sue me."

Posted July 03, 2014

"For the first time since President Richard M. Nixon's divisive 'Southern strategy' that sent whites to the Republican Party and blacks to the Democrats ..." began a New York Times story last week. Thus has one of the big lies of U.S. political history morphed into a cliche -- that Richard Nixon used racist politics to steal the South from a Democratic Party battling heroically for civil rights.

Posted July 01, 2014

What are we doing?

Posted June 27, 2014

Looking back over the last century there were two great coalition builders in presidential politics: FDR and Richard Nixon.

Posted June 24, 2014

With the Islamic warriors of ISIS having captured all the border posts between Iraq, Syria and Jordan, we may be witnessing the end of Sykes-Picot.

Posted June 20, 2014

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed.

Posted June 17, 2014

As the Islamic warriors of ISIS rolled down the road from Mosul, John McCain was an echo of French Premier Paul Reynaud, when word reached Paris that Rommel had broken through in the Ardennes: "We are now facing an existential threat to the security of the United States of America," said McCain.

Posted June 13, 2014

"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical."

Posted June 10, 2014

For 10 days, Americans have argued over the wisdom of trading five Taliban senior commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Posted June 06, 2014

Bowe Bergdahl was "an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield" who "served the United States with distinction and honor," asserted Susan Rice, the president's national security adviser.

Posted June 03, 2014

"We needed to get him out of there, essentially to save his life." So said Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, an Army sergeant in Vietnam, of Barack Obama's trade of five hard-core Taliban leaders at Guantanamo for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban prisoner for five years.

Posted May 30, 2014

With his address at West Point, President Obama succeeded where all his previous efforts had failed. He brought us together.

Posted May 27, 2014

On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America's veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left behind.

Posted May 23, 2014

Memorial Day will likely bring alarmist headlines in the elite media about a populist fever raging in Europe, and manifest in the shocking returns from the elections for the European Parliament.

Posted May 20, 2014

When Brown v. Board of Education, the 9-0 Warren Court ruling came down 60 years ago, desegregating America's public schools, this writer was a sophomore at Gonzaga in Washington, D.C.

Posted May 16, 2014

Last summer, in this capital of gridlock, a miracle occurred.

Posted May 13, 2014

News that Pfizer, the world's largest pharmaceutical company, plans to buy Britain's AstraZeneca for $106 billion, renounce its U.S. citizenship, and declare itself a British company, has jolted Congress.

Posted May 09, 2014

The GOP Beltway establishment is celebrating the victory of Thom Tillis, Speaker of the North Carolina House, over his Tea Party and Evangelical rivals in Tuesday's primary for the U.S. Senate.

Posted May 06, 2014

"What Would America Fight For?" That question shouts from the cover of this week's Economist. It is, asserts the magazine, "the question haunting its allies."