Against terrorism – but for what?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Following the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said France "is at war with terrorism, jihadism and radical Islamism." This tells us what France is fighting against. more…

Selma, 50 years on

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On Martin Luther King Day, 2015, how stand race relations in America? "Selma," a film focused on the police clubbing of civil rights marchers led by Dr. King more…

To die for Charlie Hebdo?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say it." That maxim of Voltaire was among those more…

A triumph of terrorism

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Western media are declaring the million-man march in Paris, where world leaders paraded down Boulevard Voltaire in solidarity with France, a victory over terrorism. Isn't it pretty to more…

Europe's paralysis

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The massacre in Paris of the staff of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo was an act of terrorism, but also a successful act of war in the clash more…

'Civil war' in Democratic Party

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- For the third time, the cops of the NYPD have turned their backs on the mayor of New York. The first time was when Mayor Bill de Blasio more…

Is war in the cards for 2015?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you," said Calvin Coolidge, whose more…

Hollywood plays with fire

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In July of 1870, King Wilhelm sent Foreign Minister Bismarck an account of his meeting with a French envoy who had demanded that the king renounce any Hohenzollern more…

What the war on police has wrought

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "NYPD, KKK, How many kids did you kill today?" That was one of the chants of anti-police protesters in New York City. Another was, "What do we want? more…

Obama throws Fidel a rope

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro's Cuba. In JFK's metaphor, more…