The allure of mass murder

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Seems the more people you kill, the more you are in the limelight." That blog post on the email address of Oregon mass-murderer Christopher Harper-Mercer was made after more…

At least Putin's Syria policy makes sense

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Having established a base on the Syrian coast, Vladimir Putin last week began air strikes on ISIS and other rebel forces seeking to overthrow Bashar Assad. A longtime more…

Putin's indictment of America

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Do you realize now what you have done?" So Vladimir Putin in his U.N. address summarized his indictment of a U.S. foreign policy that has produced a series more…

Pope's multiculturalism vs. reality

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Pope Francis' four-day visit to the United States was by any measure a personal and political triumph. The crowds were immense, and coverage of the Holy Father on more…

A Muslim president? Was Ben Carson right?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Beliefs matter. "Ideas Have Consequences," as conservative scholar Richard Weaver wrote in his classic of that title in 1948. Yet, for so believing, and so saying, Dr. Ben more…

Both U.S. and Catholicism in crisis

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- During the 1950s, the twin pillars of worldwide anti-communism were Dwight Eisenhower's America and the Roman Catholic Church of Pope Pius XII. During the 1980s, the last decade more…

Putin: Friend or foe in Syria?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- What Vladimir Putin is up to in Syria makes far more sense than what Barack Obama and John Kerry appear to be up to in Syria. The Russians more…

Purging 5 categories of America's heroes

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With that kumbayah moment at the Capitol in South Carolina, when the Battle Flag of the Confederacy was lowered forever to the cheers and tears of all, a more…

Kim Davis vs. judicial tyranny

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "If the law supposes that, the law is a ass – a idiot." Charles Dickens gave that line to Mr. Bumble in "Oliver Twist." And it sums up more…

Islam's conquest of Europe

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Liberalism is the ideology of Western suicide," wrote James Burnham in his 1964 "Suicide of the West." Burnham predicted that the mindless magnanimity of liberals, who subordinate the more…