Ferguson's 'no justice, no peace' absurdity

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters." Edmund Burke's insight returned to mind more…

Foreign-policy debacle: Don't blame Hagel

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam war veteran and the lone Republican on Obama's national security team, has been fired. And John McCain's assessment is dead on. Hagel, more…

Caesar Obama

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Asserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive amnesty to 4 to 5 million illegal more…

Did we vote for war Nov. 4?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "How do you like the Journal's war?" So boasted the headline of William Randolph Hearst's New York flagship that week in 1898 that the United States declared war more…

The oil weapon in America's hands

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In July of 1941, after Japan occupied French Indochina, the Roosevelt administration froze Japan's assets in the United States. Denied hard cash, Japan could not buy the U.S. more…

The New South edges out white Democrats

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In 1956, 19 Democratic senators and 82 Democratic House members signed a Southern Manifesto pledging to resist the integration of Southern public schools as ordered by Earl Warren's more…

The Kumbaya temptation

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- 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. more…

Against Obama, but for what?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After billions in attack ads that turned the approval ratings of almost every candidate, in both parties, upside down, Republicans appear primed to take control of Congress. Why more…

The coming November wars

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As it stands today, Republicans will add seats in the House and recapture the Senate on Tuesday. However, the near-certainty is that those elections will be swiftly eclipsed more…

Why killing terrorists helps ISIS

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "A mass movement," wrote Eric Hoffer in "The True Believer," "appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to more…