Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan

Do Trump's Hawks Speak for Trump?

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 the most unabashedly hawkish conclave of foreign ...
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What a Hash Mueller Made of It

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 two years of investigation, was a mess. It ...
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Are We on the Ramp to Impeachment Road?

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 tell the president, "I have been praying ...
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Has The Day Of The Nationalists Come?

A week from today, Europeans may be able to gauge how high the tide of populism and nationalism has risen within their countries and on their continent.For all the returns will be in from three ...
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Who Wants This War With Iran?

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. ... We don't seek a war, and (the ...
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Tariffs: The Taxes That Made America Great

As his limo carried him to work at the White House Monday, Larry Kudlow could not have been pleased with the headline in The Washington Post: "Kudlow Contradicts Trump on Tariffs."The story began: "National Economic ...
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Are All the World's Problems Ours?

In 2003, George W. Bush took us to war to liberate Iraq from the despotism of Saddam Hussein and convert that nation into a beacon of freedom and prosperity in the Middle East.Tuesday, Mike Pompeo ...
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Is Bolton Steering Trump Into War with Iran?

Last week, it was Venezuela in America's gun sights."While a peaceful solution is desirable, military action is possible," thundered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. "If that's what is required, that's what the United States will ...
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Let Venezuela Decide Its Own Destiny

"Who would be free themselves must strike the blow..."By their right arms the conquest must be wrought." So wrote Lord Byron of Greece's war of independence against the Turks, though the famed British poet would ...
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Biden Plays the Race Card

As he debated with himself whether to enter the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, Joe Biden knew he had a problem.As a senator from Delaware in the '70s, he had bashed busing to achieve ...
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A Nation at War With Itself

President Donald Trump has decided to cease cooperating with what he sees, not incorrectly, as a Beltway conspiracy that is out to destroy him."We're fighting all the subpoenas," Trump said Wednesday. "These aren't, like, impartial ...
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The Democrats Divide on Impeachment

The release of the Mueller report has left Democrats in a dilemma. For consider what Robert Mueller concluded after two years of investigation.Candidate Donald Trump did not conspire or collude with the Russians to hack ...
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Is Bernie Stealing Trump's 'No More Wars' Issue?

"The president has said that he does not want to see this country involved in endless wars... I agree with that," Bernie Sanders told the Fox News audience at Monday's town hall meeting in Bethlehem, ...
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Mayor Pete and the Crackup of Christianity

"(T)here is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so," said Hamlet, who thereby raised some crucial questions:Is moral truth subjective? Does it change with changing times and changing attitudes? Or is there ...
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Already Deep in the Politics of Hate

During an Iowa town hall last week, "Beto" O'Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump's rhetoric as right out of Nazi Germany.Trump "describes immigrants as 'rapists' and ...
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