The Eternal Lure of Nationalism


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.81 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan In a surprise overtime victory in the finals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament, the Russians defeated Germany, 4-3. But the Russians were not permitted to have their national anthem played or flag raised, due to a past doping scandal. So, the team ignored the prohibition and sang out the Russian […]

Trump: In Immigration Debate, Race Matters


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.67 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan President Trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. … I cannot believe … any president has ever spoken the words that I … heard our president speak yesterday.” So wailed Sen. Dick Durbin after departing the White House. And what caused the minority leader to almost faint dead away? […]

Unserious Nation

Unserious Nation


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.31 Stars!
Loading...

How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that have lately convulsed the public discourse of the American republic. […]

Will NFL Demand Respect for Old Glory?


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.65 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan “America refuses to address the pervasive evil of white cops killing black men, and I will not stand during a national anthem that honors the flag of such a country!” That is the message Colin Kaepernick sent by “taking a knee” during the singing of “The Star Spangled Banner” before San […]

Who Truly Imperils Our Free Society?

Who Truly Imperils Our Free Society?


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.82 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan “The Barbarian cannot make … he can befog and destroy but … he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true.” Hilaire Belloc’s depiction of the barbarian is recalled to mind as the statues honoring the history and heroes of […]

Nixon and Trump, Then and Now

Nixon and Trump, Then and Now


1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars Votes: 4.88 Stars!
Loading...

By Patrick J. Buchanan For two years, this writer has been consumed by two subjects. First, the presidency of Richard Nixon, in whose White House I served from its first day to its last, covered in my new book, “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.” […]

Is Turkey Lost to the West?


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

By Patrick J. Buchanan Not long ago, a democratizing Turkey, with the second-largest army in NATO, appeared on track to join the European Union. That’s not likely now, or perhaps ever. Last week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan compared Angela Merkel’s Germany to Hitler’s, said the Netherlands was full of “Nazi remnants” and “fascists,” and suggested […]