America's imperial overstretch

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- This week, SU-24 fighter-bombers buzzed a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Russian planes carried no missiles or bombs. Message: What are you Americans doing here? In more…

Will Trump be swindled in Cleveland, too?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In the race for the Republican nomination, Donald Trump would seem to be in the catbird seat. He has won the most states, the most delegates and the more…

GOP elites' delusional plan for Cleveland

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching delegates in states he has won, like Louisiana, Donald Trump either wins on the first ballot more…

What Trump has wrought

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican more…

Lock out the establishment in Cleveland!

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The Wisconsin primary could be an axle-breaking speed bump on Donald Trump's road to the nomination. Ted Cruz, now the last hope to derail Trump of a desperate more…

Trump is right about NATO

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- I am "not isolationist, but I am 'America First,'" Donald Trump told the New York Times last weekend. "I like the expression." Of NATO, where the U.S. underwrites more…

Is ISIS faithful to Islam?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "We are not at war with Islam," said John Kasich after the Brussels massacre, "We're at war with radical Islam." Kasich's point raises a question: Does the Islamic more…

The rule-or-ruin Republicans

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Things reveal themselves passing away," wrote W. B. Yeats. Whatever one may think of Donald Trump, his campaign has done us a service – exposing the underbelly of more…

Suicide of GOP -- or its rebirth?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- WASHINGTON – "If his poll numbers hold, Trump will be there six months from now when the Sweet 16 is cut to the Final Four, and he will more…

Republican wimps absolve the rioters

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Friday evening's Donald Trump rally in Chicago was broken up by a foul-mouthed mob that infiltrated the hall and forced the cancellation of the event to prevent violence more…