Author Archives: Patrick J. Buchanan

Boehner and Bibi Drum for a Persian War

While Sunni terrorists wage terror across the Middle East, Netanyahu and the GOP fear a phantom Shi’ite menace.

What is France Fighting For?

The West’s adversaries have a far clearer understanding of the values they defend.

Race Relations 50 Years After Selma

Half a century of government programs have not closed the gaps of racial inequalities.

What Are the Limits to French Expression?

France and Egypt alike are cracking down on offensive speech.

Terrorism’s Parisian Victory

The attack on Charlie Hebdo struck a blow that cannot be repelled by marches in the street.

Europe’s Illusions Collapse in Paris

Defensive name-calling will no longer be enough to shield Western elites from the consequences of their policies.

The Democratic Party’s NYPD Divide

The Democratic coalition fractures in front of an America that sides with cops over protestors.

Will 2015 Bring War?

Interventionists are eager to plunge the United States into conflicts where no immediate threat exists.

Hollywood Plays with Fire

Movie studios and the war party take an immature delight in provoking unstable actors.

What the Police Provide

Law and order ensure the safety of America’s communities against chaos and crime.

Castro’s Last Hurrah

Today even dictators have to deliver—and Marxism-Leninism never will.

The Global Rise of Putinism

Socially conservative nationalist strong men take the reins of power as the world turns away from liberal values.

What Jonathan Gruber Got Right

Even when conservatives win at the ballot box, liberalism obtains victories by other means.

A Foreign Policy of Russophobia

The House passes an anti-Russian resolution steeped in falsehoods and superpower hypocrisy.

Racist Cops—or Liberal Slander?

The reflexive rush to judgment after a tragic killing obscures the true facts of the case.

Riots Return to America

Moral paralysis seizes the politicians charged with keeping order.

The Unspoken Truth of Ferguson

The racial divide in some parts of America is as great as ever, and we may be slipping backwards.

Hagel Didn’t Torch the Middle East

The same warmongers crowing over Hagel’s departure are the ones who broke the world’s order.

Obama’s Amnesty Shreds the Constitution

The president leaps towards Caesarism as he shields illegal immigrants by executive action.

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