VIDEO: 1992 – Before Donald Trump, There was Pat Buchanan

CBS – Face the Nation At first glance, for Republicans, the 2016 election does not look much like the 1992 election. For one, the GOP had an incumbent, George H.W. Bush, in the White House in 1992. Today, the presidency is held by Democrat Barack Obama. In 1992, despite some …

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Revenge of the Castaway

By Tom Piatak – Chronicles Magazine Two years after Sam Francis’ untimely death, Michael Brendan Dougherty wrote a long essay about Francis titled “The Castaway.” The title came from an email Francis sent to friends (including me) after William F. Buckley described him as one of the “castaways” from the …

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Is Trumpism the New Nationalism?

Is Trumpism the New Nationalism?

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore Since China devalued its currency 3 percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be? After all, 3 percent devaluation in China could be countered by a U.S. tariff of 3 percent on all goods made in China, and the tariff revenue used …

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Is It Really All Our Fault?

Is It Really All Our Fault?

As Middle America rises in rage against “fast track” and the mammoth Obamatrade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, The Wall Street Journal has located the source of the malady. Last Monday’s lead editorial began: “Here we go again. In the 1990s Pat Buchanan launched a civil war within the …

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The Kumbaya Temptation

Nov. 4 was a national vote of no confidence in Barack Obama. Had a British prime minister received a vote like this, he would have resigned by now. The one issue on which all Republicans agreed, and all ran, was the rejection of Obama. And by fleeing from him, some …

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Buchanan: America Is Rejecting The GOP’s Big Business Wing

Pat Buchanan: America is Rejecting the GOP’s Big Business Wing

By Scott Greer, Associate Editor at The Daily Caller When it comes to the future of the GOP, conservative commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan thinks America has flat out rejected one wing of the party: The wing that embraces Wall Street and big business interests. Buchanan shared his …

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Pat Buchanan Was Right - The Daily Caller

Pat Buchanan Was Right

By W. James Antle III, Editor, The Daily Caller Many of the people you now see on your television offering advice about what to do next in Iraq weren’t terribly prescient the first time around. They or their bosses thought the war likelier to last six days or six weeks …

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Why Neo-Isolationism Is Soaring

Why Neo-Isolationism Is Soaring

“Neo-isolationism is the direct product of foolish globalism. … Compared to people who thought they could run the universe, or at least the globe, I am neo-isolationist and proud of it.” Those are not the words of an old America Firster, but the declaration of that icon of the liberal …

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