War with Iran would become 'Trump's war'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- President Donald Trump cannot want war with Iran. Such a war, no matter how long, would be fought in and around the Persian Gulf, through which a third more…

Russiagate is no Watergate

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "History is repeating itself, and with a vengeance," John Dean told the House Judiciary Committee, drawing a parallel between Watergate, which brought down Richard Nixon, and "Russiagate" which more…

Are abortion & gay rights American values?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "My religion defines who I am. And I've been a practicing Catholic my whole life," said Vice President Joe Biden in 2012. "I accept my church's position on more…

Bernie & Joe: 2 old white men take the lead

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In 2018, a record turnout of women, minorities and young added 40 House seats to Democratic ranks and made Nancy Pelosi speaker. This, we were told, is the more…

Do Trump's hawks speak for Trump?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- For a president who won his office by denouncing the Middle East wars into which George W. Bush and Barack Obama plunged the nation, Donald Trump has assembled more…

Bob Mueller's toxic mush

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- What is it about Special Counsel Robert Mueller that he cannot say clearly and concisely what he means? His nine-minute summary of the findings of his office, after more…

Elections: Nationalism triumphs
as liberalism wanes

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Hillary Clinton called them "the deplorables." Barack Obama called them losers who "cling" to their Bibles, bigotries and guns. To President Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission, they more…

Gridlock first, then down Impeachment Road

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After a stroke felled Woodrow Wilson during his national tour to save his League of Nations, an old rival, Sen. Albert Fall, went to the White House to more…

Who wants this war with Iran?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, seemed to dismiss the idea. "There won't be any war. more…