Pat Buchanan has been a senior adviser to three presidents, twice a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and the presidential nominee of the Reform Party in 2000. Buchanan has written eight books, including four New York Times best-sellers. He is married to the former Shelley Ann Scarney, a member of the White House staff from 1969 to 1975.

My Articles

February 20, 2015, 8:41 AM EST
Was the national vote to give Republicans majorities in Congress unseen since 1946 a vote to have the GOP turn over all power to write trade treaties to Obama and his negotiators who produced the greatest trade deficits in American history?
February 17, 2015, 5:53 AM EST
As the century unfolds, two clear and present dangers threaten U.S. strategic interests: the rising power of a covetous China and the spread of Islamic terrorism. In dealing with both, Russia is a natural ally.
February 10, 2015, 11:12 AM EST
Obama revels in reciting the sins of Christianity and the West because he does not see himself as a loyal son of the civilization Christianity produced.
February 6, 2015, 4:55 AM EST
If the Turks and Sunni Arabs are unwilling to put boots on the ground in Syria, why should we? Why should America, half a world away, have to provide those troops rather than nations that are more immediately threatened and have armies near at hand?
February 3, 2015, 6:20 AM EST
Sending arms and lethal aid to Ukraine would guarantee an escalation of the war, put the United States squarely in the middle, and force Vladimir Putin's hand.
January 30, 2015, 5:18 AM EST
Trade promotion authority, or "fast track," is a synonym for Congress's surrender of all rights to amend trade treaties, and a commitment to confine itself to a yes or no vote on whatever deal Obama brings home.
January 27, 2015, 7:10 AM EST
Does Iran represents such a threat to our security that it's worth risking a war. For that is where many, including Bibi Netanyahu, want us to go.
January 23, 2015, 6:50 AM EST
The United States has no religion; we have an ideology — secular democracy. But the Muslim world rejects secularism and will use democracy to free itself of us and establish regimes that please Allah.
January 20, 2015, 5:50 AM EST
Race relations today seem in some ways more poisonous than in 1965, when there were vast deposits of goodwill and LBJ easily pushed through the Voting Rights Act.
January 13, 2015, 7:06 AM EST
Western media are declaring the million-man march in Paris, where world leaders paraded down Boulevard Voltaire in solidarity with France, a victory over terrorism. Isn't it pretty to think so.
January 9, 2015, 5:11 AM EST
The differences between a liberal secularized Europe and the Islamic world are irreconcilable. And it is their world, not ours, that is growing in numbers, militancy, converts, crusaders and confidence.
January 9, 2015, 5:10 AM EST
The differences between a liberal secularized Europe and the Islamic world are irreconcilable. And it is their world, not ours, that is growing in numbers, militancy, converts, crusaders and confidence.
January 6, 2015, 5:20 AM EST
Whether the issue is income inequality or the evil of Wall Street, police brutality or black criminality, the hostility and anger among Democrats over these issues makes the Tea Party vs. the GOP establishment look like a badminton tournament on the country club lawn.
December 30, 2014, 9:35 AM EST
To enrich itself, Hollywood is playing games with religious beliefs and historical truths — and making enemies, not all of whom believe in turning the other cheek.
December 23, 2014, 4:52 AM EST
Here is where the moral culpability of Mayor Bill de Blasio, Attorney General Eric Holder, Al Sharpton and President Obama lies: They gave aid and comfort to the cop-haters and cop-baiters.
December 19, 2014, 5:23 AM EST
The celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro's Cuba. In JFK's metaphor, Obama traded a horse for a rabbit.
December 16, 2014, 5:35 AM EST
If America is a better country today than she has ever been, why are so many, East and West, recoiling from what we offer now?
December 12, 2014, 6:25 AM EST
Something needs to be said in defense of Jonathan Gruber. For while he groveled before Congress and confessed to the sin of arrogance, what this Ivy League con artist boasted about rings true.
December 9, 2014, 5:02 AM EST
Damning Russian "aggression," the House demands that Russia get out of Crimea, South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Transnistria, calls on Obama to end all military cooperation with Russia, impose "visa bans, targeted asset freezes, sectoral sanctions," and send "lethal ... defense articles" to Ukraine. This is the sort of ultimatum that led to Pearl Harbor.
December 5, 2014, 5:44 AM EST
Underlings of Gov. Chris Christie have been under investigation for a year for closing off lanes to the George Washington Bridge. Contrast liberal indignation at Christie, with liberal indulgence of the lawbreaking Thursday night, and you will see what people mean when they talk of a moral double-standard.