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I still think after all this time you should have been president. Go Pat Go.
From a Liberal Fan
Pat, I'm finally writing to let you know some of us Liberals are big fans! I've been a fan since the 1970's via Mclaughlin. I find your International and economic views mostly spot on. How did Nixon & Reagan become Rinos?
Outing the Isreal Firsters
You would do a service to this country if you compiled a list of the most rabid Israel Firsters like Lindsay Graham, and publish it. It would do the Nation a favor if you named these Benedict Arnolds.
The Iraq War
Yes, there were no WMDs in Iraq and Iraq had nothing to do with AlQaida. It was no threat to the U.S., but its proximity to Israel made its missiles and army a threat to that nation. The Bush people were not so ignorant as to believe that Iraq was a threat to us, but they had an obligation to major donors to political campaigns and to the AIPAC, the major factors in determining American foreign policy.
Where are you Pat ? I miss you .
We are all in this
Pat, I hope you are back on the McLaughlin group soon and you have not given up. From Blighty I rely on you to get some sense spoken especially when Eleanor is wrong (ie whenever she speaks)
I know you do not consider yourself as one of the original English colony descendants but one thing is clear we are all in the same boat now. Just remember those of us who still feel the bonds through the generations will still number a few and in the darkest hours to come we can still count on each other.
Ten years ago, as a lieutenant colonel in charge of logistics at a mobilization station in Indiana, I was a whole-hearted supporter of Mr. Bush's adventure into Iraq. Now I have to say that my perspective has turned 180 degrees. I have realized that the whole debacle was little more than a Bush family vendetta against Saddam Hussein and his regime. The incredible hubris with which the Bushites rode our national sentiments post-9/11 got us into a protracted conflict in which we had no business being. If we ever recover, it will be decades before the international esteem we squandered can be regained. I fear we have forever forfeited our national image as liberators and have become regarded more as heavily armed international usurpers and bullies. We have sacrificed thousands of our best young people and far too much treasure on the altar of war for its own sake. I may well be the end of us.
You are missed
I miss your opinion on the Mclaughlin Group. My husband and I always tape it. Are you done with the show? You are tough to replace.
Your Absence From The Tube
Pat, your die hard fans need to to know why you have not been on recent episodes of McLaughlin Group. I don't think John (or whoever is calling the shots) would cower like MSNBC did, but we deserve to know. If you are not coming back, I hope you release a statement in regard to it. P.S. Come back!
Pat - I'm in the midst of finishing "Suicide of a Superpower". I purchased it not long after the foggy November drubbing, while in search of intellectual political direction. It's an incredibly fascinating book. A must read for anyone serious about the future of America...Hopefully that is a vast majority of us! In any case, will you be speaking anytime soon in New England?
Who Should Speak for the Republican Party?
I can't think of anyone else who should speak for me and the American Conservative Movement and the Republican Party other than you Pat. Been a Joe McCarthy supporter since I was a kid and then onto WFB and Barry Goldwater and many others and Reagan and pause...then to Perot and Buchanan and somewhat for Ron Paul and now his son and Ted Cruz and Tom Tancredo and Joe Farah...but you above all! Ok, so I am not First Officer Spock, but I wish for my favorite Earthling and Irish Man, "Live Long..and Prosper" And always, America-First!
Where are you?
Been noticeably missing you from the McLaughlin Group these past few weeks. Please update us as to your whereabouts, and when you expect to return to your regular seat as first responder to John's opening query.
I trust you and yours are well.
I have not seen you on the McLaughlin Group for the past two Sundays. I miss your brilliant commentary.I hope you are coming back . We need your conservative brilliance and balance to the liberal regulars.
A loyal follower,
John J Dunn
Where are You?
Perhaps my favorite TV show is The McLaughlin Group, but only because of you, Pat. I have missed you on the last two Sundays....please don't tell me you are off the show!
Your artcle "Pope Francis Against the West
I found your article "Pope Francis - Against the West" right on and inspiring
I can't remember when I haven't watched you regularly on The McLaughlin Group. Best always.
Missing on the McLaughlin Group
The same question asked by others: why are you missing from the McLaughlin Group? I've been trying to find an answer to this.
The McLaughlin Group
Pat, why have you missed episodes of The McLaughlin Group ? Are you ok ? I hope everything is well with you. I am a BLUE DOG DEM, Retired/Disabled UNION Electrician, that has watched you for 30 years. Remember the days of \"Crossfire\". I believe you are good American,and yes I did vote for you when you ran for President. God Bless and hope to see you soon on the McLaughlin Group.
Very happy to have met you on your Republic Not an Empire tour. I have shared many of your writings and articles. You are a good man and like other truth tellers throughout history. Take care, live forever. you have my absolute respect.
Death of the West
Reading Death of the West for the second time. You are right on the mark with the Frankfurt School. There is no way this can be undone. Unlike Classical Greece and Imperial Rome, we have thousands of nukes to perpetuate our slide into the moral abyss...
Hey Pat, Have you left the McLaughlin Group? YOU are the only reason I watched!
A Moving Tribute
Mr. Buchanan, thank you for the heartwarming tribute to President Nixon - I was deeply touched. What a great man he was!
Where are you?
I won\'t watch the group when your missing, whats up? Hope health ok miss ya Pat.
Pat Speaks for GOP
Pat, YOU are the person who speaks for the real GOP, because you are the person who speaks for the real USA! Let us now begin to organize for 2014, carry our success in taking back the Senate, and expanding the House by electing patriots to both bodies, then continue by putting you in the White House in 2016
Dear Pat. Thanks for your consistency of conservative thought. Sometimes a lone voice, but appreciated. Gary