Islam & the West: Irreconcilable

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On Saturday night, Omar Mateen was a loner and a loser. Sunday, he was immortal, by his standards, a hero. Mateen had ended his life in a blaze more…

Why Trump must not apologize

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl." Donald Trump has internalized the maxim Benjamin Jowett gave to his students at Balliol who would soon more…

The Donald & the La Raza judge

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Before the lynching of The Donald proceeds, what exactly was it he said about that Hispanic judge? Stated succinctly, Donald Trump said U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who more…

Clinton rejects 'America First'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Clinton to Paint Trump as a Risk to World Order." Thus did Page 1 of Thursday's New York Times tee up Hillary Clinton's big San Diego speech on more…

Will there always be an England?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In his op-ed in the Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union – in terms more…

Trump: 'The Great White Hope'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Something startling is happening to middle-aged white Americans. Unlike every other age group, unlike every other racial and ethnic group ... death rates in this group have been more…

Are these reefs worth a war with China?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight. Should we back down, says Aquino, the United States more…

Who's the conservative heretic, Mr. Speaker?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In his coquettish refusal to accept the Donald, Paul Ryan says he cannot betray the conservative "principles" of the party of Abraham Lincoln, high among which is a more…

Is Mitt on a suicide mission?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "It's a suicide mission," said the Republican Party chairman. Reince Priebus was commenting on a Washington Post story about Mitt Romney and William Kristol's plot to recruit a more…

Trump or Ryan: Who speaks for GOP?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today." Taken from more…