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Buchanan: Biden Should Declare NATO Membership Closed

Authored by Pat Buchanan,In 2014, when Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to a U.S.-backed coup that ousted a pro-Russian regime in Kyiv by occupying Crimea, President Barack Obama did nothing.When Putin aided secessionists in the Donbass in seizing Luhansk and Donetsk, once again, Obama did nothing.Why did we not come to the military assistance of…

Buchanan: Why The Left Cannot Let Go Of Jan. 6

Authored by Pat Buchanan,“Every Day Is Jan. 6 Now.”That was the headline over the editorial of 1,000 words in The New York Times of Sunday last.On first read, I thought the Times was conceding its obsession and describing its mission. For the editorial began by bewailing yet anew the “horrifying” event, “the very real bloodshed…

Buchanan: Has America Lost Its Faith?

Authored by Pat Buchanan,Here we are on the day of joy set aside for celebrating the birth of Christ who came down to earth 2,000 years ago to show mankind the way to eternal salvation.Yet, the present mood of America at Christmas 2021 seems better captured by Jimmy Carter in his “malaise speech” in July…

Buchanan: Are The Good Times Over For Joe?

Authored by Pat Buchanan,“When sorrows come,” said King Claudius, “they come not single spies but in battalions.” As the king found out. So it seems with President Joe Biden, who must be asking himself the question Merle Haggard asked:“Are the good times really over for good?”Consider the critical issue with voters today: the state of…

Buchanan: 20 Years After 9/11 – Are We Better Off?

Authored by Pat Buchanan,When the hijacked planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that first 9/11, the Taliban were in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary for al-Qaida.Today, the Taliban are in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary to al-Qaida.What then did our longest war accomplish?The Afghan army and…

Buchanan: Is Democracy Versus Autocracy The New Cold War?

Authored by Pat Buchanan,“He may be an SOB, but he’s our SOB.”So said President Franklin D. Roosevelt of Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza, and how very American. For, from its first days, America has colluded with autocrats when the national interest demanded it.George Washington danced a jig in 1778 when he learned that our diplomats had…

Buchanan: Cacophony And Confusion In Foreign Policy

Authored by Pat Buchanan,When President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the country was united behind him.The America First Committee, the largest anti-war movement in our history, which had the backing of President Herbert Hoover and future Presidents John F. Kennedy and Gerald…

Buchanan: In Afghanistan, The Worst Is Yet To Come

Authored by Pat Buchanan,Say what you will about President Joe Biden, he has stuck to his guns on ending America’s 20-year involvement in Afghanistan’s forever war.His decision not to delay our departure after Aug. 31 was fortified by hard intel that the terrorist ISIS-K was preparing attacks at Kabul airport.Thursday evening, the two bomb attacks…

Buchanan: The Return Of “Law And Order”

Authored by Pat Buchanan,On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President and former police captain Eric Adams took the lead in the New York mayoral race with 32% of the Democratic primary vote, 10 points more than progressive Maya Wiley, who had the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.How did Adams beat the elite?Said The New York Times:Adams built…

Buchanan: Did The GOP Just Dodge A Bullet?

Authored by Pat Buchanan,When he took the floor of the Senate to reject the Democrats’ Jan. 6 Commission, Mitch McConnell may have salvaged his party’s chances to recapture the House in 2022.For that commission, being spun as a “bipartisan” effort to learn what “really happened” in the Capitol that fateful day, is a Democratic scheme…

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