Winners & losers of 2015

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Each year, "The McLaughlin Group," the longest-running panel show on national TV, which began in 1982, announces its awards for the winners and losers and the best and more…

Is the West disintegrating?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On Jan. 1, 2002, the day that euro coins and banknotes entered into circulation, my column, "Say Goodbye to the Mother Continent," contained this pessimistic prognosis: "This European more…

Islam and the West: An irreconcilable conflict?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I worry greatly that the rhetoric coming from the Republicans, particularly Donald Trump, is sending a message to Muslims here ... and ... around the world, that there more…

America first –- or World War III

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "If you're in favor of World War III, you have your candidate." So said Rand Paul, looking directly at Gov. Chris Christie, who had just responded to a more…

Will elites blow up the GOP?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Buchanan, if you ever hear of a group getting together to stop X, be sure to put your money on X." So, Richard Nixon told me half a more…

An establishment unhinged

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Calling for a moratorium on Muslim immigration "until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on," Donald Trump this week ignited a firestorm of more…

America and France turn right

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In Sunday's first-round of regional elections in France, the clear and stunning winner was the National Front of Marine Le Pen. Her party rolled up 30 percent of more…

Why liberal media hate Trump

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In the feudal era there were the "three estates" – the clergy, the nobility and the commons. The first and second were eradicated in Robespierre's Revolution. But in more…

Who's our better ally: Erdogan or Putin?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Monday, MSNBC's "Morning Joe" hosted a spirited discussion with Donald Trump on whether he was right in asserting that Muslims in New Jersey celebrated as the towers came more…

Stumbling to war with Russia?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Turkey's decision to shoot down a Russian warplane was a provocative and portentous act. That Sukhoi Su-24, which the Turks say intruded into their air space, crashed and more…