Is Liberal Democracy an Endangered Species?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “As we begin 2017, the most urgent threat to liberal democracy is not autocracy,” writes William Galston of The Wall Street Journal, “it is illiberal democracy.” Galston’s diagnosis is not wrong, and his alarm is not misplaced. Yet why does America’s great export, liberal democracy, which appeared to be the future […]

Christmas in an Anti-Christian Age

Christmas in an Anti-Christian Age


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WebNote: Pat Buchanan wrote this column back on December 25, 2012. I posted today as we observe this happy Christmas Yuletide of 2016 — And give thanks that we have finally elected a president who proudly and fearlessly proclaims Merry Christmas to all! By Patrick J. Buchanan For two millennia, the birth of Christ has […]

Has the Trumpian Revolution Begun?

Has the Trumpian Revolution Begun?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan The wailing and keening over the choice of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the EPA appears to be a lead indicator of a coming revolution far beyond Reagan’s. “Trump Taps Climate Skeptic For Top Environmental Post,” said The Wall Street Journal. “Climate Change Denial,” bawled a disbelieving New York […]

If God Is Dead…

If God Is Dead…


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By Patrick J. Buchanan In a recent column Dennis Prager made an acute observation. “The vast majority of leading conservative writers … have a secular outlook on life. … They are unaware of the disaster that godlessness in the West has led to.” These secular conservatives may think that “America can survive the death of […]

Islam and the West: An Irreconcilable Conflict?

Islam and the West: An Irreconcilable Conflict?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “I worry greatly that the rhetoric coming from the Republicans, particularly Donald Trump, is sending a message to Muslims here … and … around the world, that there is a ‘clash of civilizations.’” So said Hillary Clinton in Saturday night’s New Hampshire debate. Yet, that phrase was not popularized by Donald […]

US and Catholicism in Crisis

US and Catholicism in Crisis


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By Patrick J. Buchanan During the 1950s, the twin pillars of worldwide anti-communism were Dwight Eisenhower’s America and the Roman Catholic Church of Pope Pius XII. During the 1980s, the last decade of the Cold War, Ronald Reagan and the Polish pope, John Paul II, were the pillars of resistance. When Pope Francis arrives in […]

A Coming Era of Civil Disobedience?

A Coming Era of Civil Disobedience?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the Capitol. Calling the Commandments “religious in nature and an integral part of the Jewish and Christian faiths,” the court said the monument must go. Gov. Mary Fallin has refused. And Oklahoma lawmakers […]