The First Firestorm

The First Firestorm


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.73 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan That hysterical reaction to the travel ban announced Friday is a portent of what is to come if President Donald Trump carries out the mandate given to him by those who elected him. The travel ban bars refugees for 120 days. From Syria, refugees are banned indefinitely. And a 90-day ban […]

Trump: America for the Americans!

Trump: America for the Americans!


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.77 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan As the patriotic pageantry of Inauguration Day gave way to the demonstrations of defiance Saturday, our new America came into view. We are two nations now, two peoples. Though bracing, President Trump’s inaugural address was rooted in cold truths, as he dispensed with the customary idealism of inaugurals that are forgotten […]

The Real Saboteurs of a Trump Foreign Policy

The Real Saboteurs of a Trump Foreign Policy


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.73 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan The never-Trumpers are never going to surrender the myth that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hacking of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and the Democratic National Committee to defeat Clinton and elect Donald Trump. Their investment in the myth is just too huge. For Clinton and her campaign, it […]

Will Trump Defy McCain & Marco?

Will Trump Defy McCain & Marco?


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.83 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan When word leaked that Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, a holder of the Order of Friendship award in Putin’s Russia, was Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, John McCain had this thoughtful response: “Vladimir Putin is a thug, a bully, and a murderer and anybody else who describes him as anything […]

A Trump Doctrine — ‘America First’

A Trump Doctrine — ‘America First’


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.87 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan However Donald Trump came upon the foreign policy views he espoused, they were as crucial to his election as his views on trade and the border. Yet those views are hemlock to the GOP foreign policy elite and the liberal Democratic interventionists of the Acela Corridor. Trump promised an “America First” […]

The Donald Lives!


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.39 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan Donald Trump turned in perhaps the most effective performance in the history of presidential debates on Sunday night. As the day began, he had been denounced by his wife, Mike Pence, and his own staff for a tape of crude and lewd remarks in a decade-old “locker room” conversation on a […]

VIDEO: PBS: Buchanan and Dean — The Flamethrowers

VIDEO: PBS: Buchanan and Dean — The Flamethrowers


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 5.00 Stars!
Loading...

Sometimes the two U.S. political parties face challenges from insurgents within their own ranks. In 1992, conservative commentator Patrick J. Buchanan took on a sitting president of his own party he felt had betrayed its principles. Vermont governor Howard Dean lead a 2004 uprising that did not prevail on the ballot but altered the political […]