Hardball or dirt ball, Hillary?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- It was as low a blow as has lately been landed in national politics. And it had all the subtlety of a surprise kick to the groin. Bill more…

Is World War III on hold?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The White House campaign to stampede this nation into war, to smash Iran's nuclear facilities before she acquires the capability to build an atom bomb, has been derailed, more…

The Mitt-Mike religious war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Four weeks before New Hampshire and three weeks before the Iowa caucuses, the Republican race has become a proxy religious war. On one side is a Baptist preacher more…

Mitt's Hour of Power

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If Mitt Romney wins the Republican nomination, it will be due in large measure to his splendid and moving defense of his faith and beliefs delivered today at more…

Can diversity destroy us?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On the Great Seal of the United States, first suggested by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, there was to be emblazoned a new motto: "E Pluribus more…

Blowback from Moscow

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Our next president will likely face a Russia led by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, determined to stand up to a West Russians believe played them for fools when more…

Ideology was Bush's undoing

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Over lunch, a liberal friend expressed puzzlement. Citing the title of Tom Oliphant's new book about the Bush administration, "Utter Incompetents," he wondered aloud. Like him or not, more…

How we've traded freedom for 'equality'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Our Enemy, the State" was the title of libertarian Albert Jay Nock's classic that was once widely read by conservatives. Nock was not an anarchist but a Jeffersonian. more…

Democracy vs. security

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Which is more critical to the United States in the Islamic world – that a government be democratic, or that it be a friend and ally in the more…

The Crash of 2008?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In March 1929, the Harding-Coolidge era came to an end. The eight years had witnessed the greatest peacetime prosperity of any nation in history: America in the Roaring more…