Goodbye, Columbus

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In 1492, "Columbus sailed the ocean blue" and discovered the New World. And Oct. 12 was once a celebrated holiday in America. School children in the earliest grades more…

Our judicial dictatorship

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Do the states have the right to outlaw same-sex marriage? Not long ago the question would have been seen as absurd. For every state regarded homosexual acts as more…

Can America fight a Thirty Years' War?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature." With this citation from Madison, Rep. more…

Can Beijing survive Hong Kong uprising?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Americans are caught up with the Ebola crisis and the Secret Service lapses in protecting the White House and the president's family. But what is transpiring in Hong more…

Barack Obama, agitator in chief

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In his U.N. address, President Obama listed a parade of horrors afflicting our world: "Russian aggression in Europe," "terrorism in Syria and Iraq," rapes and beheadings by ISIS, more…

Nobel Peace president's fightin' words

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Once war is forced upon us, there is no other alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end. "War's very object is more…

Is Burger King an economic patriot?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains." Jefferson's brutal verdict more…

What will victory look like?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Congress must now vote to support the first steps of what will be a long march toward victory," said Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Following this clarion call, 71 more…

What would Braveheart do?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- No matter how the vote turns out on Thursday in Scotland, either for independence or continued union with Britain, the disintegration of the Old Continent appears almost inevitable. more…