Pat Buchanan

Posted October 06, 2015

Having established a base on the Syrian coast, Vladimir Putin last week began air strikes on ISIS and other rebel forces seeking to overthrow Bashar Assad.

Posted October 02, 2015

"Do you realize now what you have done? So Vladimir Putin in his U.N. address summarized his indictment of a U.S. foreign policy that has produced a series of disasters in the Middle East that we did not need the Russian leader to describe for us.

Posted September 29, 2015

Pope Francis's four-day visit to the United States was by any measure a personal and political triumph.

Posted September 25, 2015

Beliefs matter. "Ideas Have Consequences," as conservative scholar Richard Weaver wrote in his classic of that title in 1948.

Posted September 22, 2015

Posted September 18, 2015

What Vladimir Putin is up to in Syria makes far more sense than what Barack Obama and John Kerry appear to be up to in Syria.

Posted September 15, 2015

Panicky Democrats are terminating their tradition of Jefferson-Jackson Day dinners, as both presidents were slaveholders.

Posted September 11, 2015

"If the law supposes that, the law is a ass -- a idiot." Charles Dickens gave that line to Mr. Bumble in "Oliver Twist." And it sums up the judgment of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis about the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision, which said the 14th Amendment guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry.

Posted September 08, 2015

"Liberalism is the ideology of Western suicide," wrote James Burnham in his 1964 "Suicide of the West."

Posted September 04, 2015

Barack Obama, as chief law enforcement officer of the United States, is going to have to stop acting like a conscientious objector in this war on cops.

Posted September 01, 2015

How the GOP handles its coming defeat will tell us whether they have learned from the failures of Bush and can now run the country.

Posted August 28, 2015

The Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, a hate crime. Were they not white, they would be alive today.

Posted August 25, 2015

Whatever becomes of Trump the candidate, Trumpism, i.e., economic and foreign policy nationalism, appears ascendant.

Posted August 21, 2015

While perhaps too early for Democratic elites to panic and begin bailing out on Hillary Clinton's campaign as a doomed vessel, they would be well advised not to miss any of the lifeboat drills.

Posted August 18, 2015

"Trump's immigration proposals are as dangerous as they are stunning," railed amnesty activist Frank Sharry.

Posted August 14, 2015

In the Cleveland debate, Donald Trump refused to commit to support whomever the Republican Party nominates in 2016.

Posted August 11, 2015

If his Republican opponents will not take down Donald Trump, Fox News will not only show them how it is done. Fox News will do the job for them.

Posted August 07, 2015

In his desperation to sink the Iran nuclear deal, Bibi Netanyahu is taking a hellish gamble.

Posted August 04, 2015

In his new biography "Being Nixon: A Man Divided," Evan Thomas concedes a point. Richard Nixon, he writes, "was not paranoid; the press and the 'Georgetown set' really were out to get him."

Posted July 31, 2015

All through the Cold War, the Turks were among America's most reliable allies.