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Trump Raises the Stakes With CNN

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com November 16, 2018   Trump Raises the Stakes With CNN     Last week, the White House revoked the press pass of CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, and denied him access to the building. CNN responded by filing suit in federal court against the president. Acosta’s First and Fifth […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Macron to Trump: ‘You’re No Patriot!’

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com November 13, 2018   Macron to Trump: ‘You’re No Patriot!’     In a rebuke bordering on national insult Sunday, Emmanuel Macron retorted to Donald Trump’s calling himself a nationalist. “Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism; nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.” As for Trump’s policy of “America first,” Macron […]


Balance Sheet of the Forever War

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com September 5, 2018   Balance Sheet of the Forever War     “It is time for this war in Afghanistan to end,” said Gen. John Nicholson in Kabul on his retirement Sunday after a fourth tour of duty and 31 months as commander of U.S. and NATO forces. Labor Day brought […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Are the Interventionists Now Leaderless?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 30, 2018   Are the Interventionists Now Leaderless?     “McCain’s Death Leaves Void” ran The Wall Street Journal headline over a front-page story that began: “The death of John McCain will leave Congress without perhaps its loudest voice in support of the robust internationalism that has defined the country’s […]


In Spies Battle, Trump Holds the High Ground

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 21, 2018   In Spies Battle, Trump Holds the High Ground     In backing John Brennan’s right to keep his top-secret security clearance, despite his having charged the president with treason, the U.S. intel community has chosen to fight on indefensible terrain. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Trump Calls Off Cold War II

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com July 18, 2018   Trump Calls Off Cold War II     Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have “never been worse.” He then added pointedly, that just changed “about four hours ago.” It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki […]


A Fascist Right — or a Hysterical Left?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com June 26, 2018   A Fascist Right — or a Hysterical Left?     If Trump’s supporters are truly “a basket of deplorables … racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic” and “irredeemable,” as Hillary Clinton described them to an LGBT crowd, is not shunning and shaming the proper way to deal with […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 18, 2018   Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?     “Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw from Syria.’ We convinced him it was necessary to stay.” Thus boasted French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday, adding, “We convinced him it was necessary to stay for […]


How Trump’s Presidency Will Be Judged

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 4, 2018   How Trump’s Presidency Will Be Judged     On many issues — naming Scalia-like judges and backing Reagan-like tax cuts — President Trump is a conventional Republican. Where he was exceptional in 2016, where he stood out starkly from his GOP rivals, where he won decisive states […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Did Putin Order the Salisbury Hit?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 22, 2018   Did Putin Order the Salisbury Hit?   Britain has yet to identify the assassin who tried to murder the double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury, England.   But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson knows who ordered the hit. “We think it overwhelmingly likely that […]


Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com February 14, 2018   Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?     Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be conspiring to keep us endlessly enmeshed. Friday night, a drone, apparently modeled […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Nunes Duels the Deep State

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com February 6, 2018   Nunes Duels the Deep State   That memo worked up in the Intel Committee of Chairman Devin Nunes may not have sunk the Mueller investigation, but from the sound of the secondary explosions, this torpedo was no dud. The critical charge:   To persuade a FISA court […]