The oil weapon in America's hands

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In July of 1941, after Japan occupied French Indochina, the Roosevelt administration froze Japan's assets in the United States. Denied hard cash, Japan could not buy the U.S. more…

The New South edges out white Democrats

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In 1956, 19 Democratic senators and 82 Democratic House members signed a Southern Manifesto pledging to resist the integration of Southern public schools as ordered by Earl Warren's more…

The Kumbaya temptation

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Nov. 4 was a national vote of no confidence in Barack Obama. Had a British prime minister received a vote like this, he would have resigned by now. more…

Against Obama, but for what?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After billions in attack ads that turned the approval ratings of almost every candidate, in both parties, upside down, Republicans appear primed to take control of Congress. Why more…

The coming November wars

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As it stands today, Republicans will add seats in the House and recapture the Senate on Tuesday. However, the near-certainty is that those elections will be swiftly eclipsed more…

Why killing terrorists helps ISIS

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "A mass movement," wrote Eric Hoffer in "The True Believer," "appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to more…

What ever became of our can-do nation?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- When this writer was 3 years old, the Empire of Japan devastated Battleship Row of the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. Before I was 7, Gen. MacArthur more…

The price of papal popularity

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Normally, a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley's boys in blue ran up the more…

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…