Patrick J. Buchanan

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Patrick J. Buchanan was a senior advisor to presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan, and three times ran for president. His most recent book is Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War": How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World.


Home Front

The Real Existential Threats of 2016

The Real Existential Threats of 2016

August 16, 2016

On Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to

Home Front

Yes, the System Is Rigged

Yes, the System Is Rigged

August 12, 2016

“I’m afraid the election is going to be rigged,” Donald Trump told voters in

Elections

Will Putin Get a Pulitzer?

Will Putin Get a Pulitzer?

July 26, 2016

Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said:

Elections

Is the Party Over for Bushism?

Is the Party Over for Bushism?

July 19, 2016

Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb,

The Untold Story

Will Hillary Ditch Black Lives Matter?

Will Hillary Ditch Black Lives Matter?

July 12, 2016

After the massacre of five Dallas cops, during a protest of police shootings of

Issue of the Century

Will the West Survive the Century?

Will the West Survive the Century?

July 06, 2016

“Nativism ... xenophobia or worse” is behind the triumph of Brexit and the

Warshington

Trolling for War with Russia

Trolling for War with Russia

June 21, 2016

Some 50 State Department officials have signed a memo calling on President

Issue of the Century

Islam & the West: Irreconcilable Conflict?

Islam & the West: Irreconcilable Conflict?

June 14, 2016

On Saturday night, Omar Mateen was a loner and a loser. Sunday, he was

Politics

The Donald & The La Raza Judge

The Donald & The La Raza Judge

June 07, 2016

Before the lynching of The Donald proceeds, what exactly was it he said about

British Politics

Will There Always Be an England?

Will There Always Be an England?

May 31, 2016

In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of

International Affairs

Is Scarborough Shoal Worth a War?

Is Scarborough Shoal Worth a War?

May 24, 2016

If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines

Elections

Is Mitt on a Suicide Mission?

Is Mitt on a Suicide Mission?

May 17, 2016

“It’s a suicide mission,” said the Republican Party Chairman. Reince Priebus

Elections

Who Promoted Private Ryan?

Who Promoted Private Ryan?

May 10, 2016

Forty-eight hours after Donald Trump wrapped up the Republican nomination with

Elections

At Last, America First!

At Last, America First!

April 29, 2016

Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is

Zeitgeist

If God Is Dead…

If God Is Dead…

April 26, 2016

In a recent column Dennis Prager made an acute observation. “The vast majority

GOP

Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?

Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?

April 08, 2016

After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching

International Affairs

Is Trump Right About NATO?

Is Trump Right About NATO?

March 29, 2016

I am “not isolationist, but I am ‘America First,’” Donald Trump told The New

Politics

The Rule-or-Ruin Republicans

The Rule-or-Ruin Republicans

March 22, 2016

“Things reveal themselves passing away,” wrote W. B. Yeats. Whatever one may

Elections

Brownshirts & Republican Wimps

Brownshirts & Republican Wimps

March 16, 2016

Friday evening’s Donald Trump rally in Chicago was broken up by a foul-mouthed

The Untold Story

The Sea Island Conspiracy

The Sea Island Conspiracy

March 11, 2016

Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky

Elections

Will the Oligarchs Kill Trump?

Will the Oligarchs Kill Trump?

March 08, 2016

Narrow victories in the Kentucky caucuses and the Louisiana primary, the

GOP

An Establishment in Panic

An Establishment in Panic

March 04, 2016

Donald Trump “appeals to racism.” “[F]rom the beginning ... his campaign has

Elections

Nationalism and Populism Propel Trump

Nationalism and Populism Propel Trump

February 23, 2016

As the returns came in from South Carolina Saturday night, showing Donald Trump

Elections

Leave the Scalia Chair Vacant

Leave the Scalia Chair Vacant

February 16, 2016

It is a measure of the stature and the significance of Justice Antonin Scalia

Elections

Bloomberg vs. Trump?

Bloomberg vs. Trump?

February 10, 2016

The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on

Elections

Is a New Era Upon Us?

Is a New Era Upon Us?

February 02, 2016

Whoever wins the nominations, the most successful campaigns of 2016 provide us

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