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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Pat Buchanan Says Donald Trump is the Future of the Republican Party

By Chris Cillizza at The Washington Post As I’ve watched and listened to Donald Trump’s campaign pitch over the past few months, I am regularly reminded of the Republican presidential primary campaigns that Pat Buchanan ran in the 1990s. Buchanan ran as a “pitchfork populist” in those elections, an outsider fed …

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Pat Buchanan

Pitchfork Politics

From The Economist A pioneer of Trump-style populism wonders if it can succeed in today’s America BEFORE Donald Trump, there was Patrick Buchanan. More than two decades before Mr Trump kicked over the Republican tea table, Mr Buchanan, a former speechwriter and White House aide to Presidents Richard Nixon and …

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UPDATE – Meet Pat Buchanan in Cleveland!

By Linda Muller – WebMaster, Buchanan.org Dear Brigade, I am posting this update because the deadline is fast approaching. See my previous note below. This is a terrific opportunity to meet Pat Buchanan and attend another outstanding annual event from our friends at The Rockford Institute.  The conference will be held on October …

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Pat Buchanan Was Right

Pat Buchanan Was Right – On the Iraq War, Abortion, Trade Deals and More

By Craig Shirley – Lifezette.com You can’t say he didn’t warn us. Pat Buchanan, the conservative political commentator and former senior adviser to Ronald Reagan, warned against going to war for Kuwait. He warned against the siren song of unfavorable trade deals. He warned against political correctness. And he warned …

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Outsiders: Trump, Bernie, Ted Cruz and the Peasants with Pitchforks

By Joel Achenbach – The Washington Post Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump answers a question at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio (Reuters/Brian Snyder) I was there for the “peasants with pitchforks” speech. Pat Buchanan was holding …

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Buchanan: 1960s-like Riots in Ferguson Could Cause Voter Rebuke For Obama

By Neil Munro – Daily Caller President Barack Obama’s passive response to the riots and arson in Ferguson may prompt a November rebuke by the silent majority of American voters, says Patrick Buchanan, who was an adviser to President Richard Nixon during the late 1960s race riots. The media’s focus …

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