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How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 12, 2019   How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed     In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote. George W. Bush and Donald Trump won only by capturing narrow majorities in the Electoral College. Hence the grand strategy of the left: […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

Will Diversity Be the Death of the Democrats?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com Febuary 20, 2019   Will Diversity Be the Death of the Democrats?   Both of America’s great national parties are coalitions. But it is the Democratic Party that never ceases to celebrate diversity — racial, religious, ethnic, cultural — as its own and as America’s “greatest strength.” Understandably so, for the […]


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 […]