The time of the Yankees

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Saturday afternoon, writing in the basement, I took a break to surf the Internet. A headline caught me up short. "Hank Bauer dies." The name means nothing to more…

Does Putin not have a point?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "A soft answer turneth away wrath," teaches Proverbs 1:15. Our new secretary of defense, Roberts Gates, seems familiar with the verse, for his handling of Saturday's wintry blast more…

Is bombing Iran Bush's call?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In aborting Iran's nuclear program, "all options are on the table." Some version of this threat against Iran has lately been made by John McCain, Hillary Clinton, John more…

Joe and the 'Fluffernutters'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Last week, Joe Biden walked into a Delaware diner, ordered a bowl of tomato soup and blew himself up. Too bad. We need Joe. In an interview with more…

And who isolated us?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I'm concerned about protectionism, isolationism." Those were the first words President Bush spoke as he sat down Wednesday at an editorial board meeting at the Wall Street Journal. more…

Hysteria at Herzliya

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- When Congress finally decides on just the right language for its "non-binding resolution" deploring Bush's leadership in this war, it might consider a resolution to keep us out more…

The ideologue

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Churchillian it was not. Yet the State of the Union seemed a success if Bush's purpose was to buy time from Congress to wait and see if his more…

The X Factor in 2008 – Iran

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After a weekend in which 29 Americans died and the 82nd Airborne deployed in Baghdad, what the Iraq war will mean to the politics of 2008 becomes clear. more…

Facing the folly of Bush's war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- No sooner had Sens. Hagel and Biden announced their resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Bush surge of 21,500 troops to Iraq was not in more…

President Bush: Meet Walter Jones

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- America is four years into a bloody debacle in Iraq not merely because Bush and Cheney marched us in, or simply because neocon propagandists lied about Saddam's nuclear more…