Nixon and Kennedy: The myths and reality

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Had there been no Dallas, there would been no Camelot. There would have been no John F. Kennedy as brilliant statesman cut off in his prime, had it more…

Papal neutrality in the culture war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Pope Francis doesn't want cultural warriors; he doesn't want ideologues," said Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash.: "The nuncio said the Holy Father wants bishops with pastoral sensitivity, more…

A deal with Iran – or war with Iran?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If Bibi Netanyahu succeeds in closing down Obama's diplomatic path to Iran, only the road to war remains open. Which is exactly what Bibi wants. For what terrifies more…

Is Chris Christie GOP's best hope?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Maybe the folks in Washington, D.C., should tune in their TVs right now and see how it's done," said the big winner of Tuesday last. "I did not more…

Memo to Merkel: Tell Obama to take a hike

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Chutzpah. I believe that's the word for it. Just days after learning the Americans have been tapping her phones and taping her conversations, Angela Merkel has been publicly more…

The first hustler runs the big con

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Nothing is lost save honor." So said Jim Fisk after he and Jay Gould survived yet another scrape in their corrupt and storied careers in the Gilded Age. more…

Spying on our friends justifiable?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The first reports in early May of 1960 were that a U.S. weather plane, flying out of Turkey, had gone missing. A silent Moscow knew better. After letting more…

The queen of Obamaland

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The pots and pans are clanging for the ouster of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as the Obamacare website rollout takes on the aspect of that more…

Hail to the Redskins!

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After Sunday mass at Holy Trinity, the parents left their four boys in Georgetown to drive to Griffith Stadium to join 27,000 fans to watch "Slingin' Sammy" Baugh more…

The 'We Can't Win' Wimps Caucus

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "We told you you would lose!" wail the beltway bundlers of the Republican establishment. "We told you you would lose!" moan neoconservative columnists from their privileged perches on more…