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

November 7, 2014, 5:28 AM EST
Anyone who thinks last Tuesday was a call to compromise with Obama has either an ax to grind or a serious hearing problem.
November 4, 2014, 4:44 AM EST
Today's vote is a referendum on Barack Obama, and he is losing it. But it is not a vote of affirmation. It is not a vote of confidence in the party of McConnell and John Boehner. And it is no mandate. It is America's choice between undesirables.
October 31, 2014, 5:26 AM EDT
There are several simmering issues of domestic and foreign policy likely to come to a boil and split Congress and country before Christmas.
October 28, 2014, 5:09 AM EDT
We are now on both sides of the Sunni-Shia sectarian struggle that has never been America's war, and we have no credible strategy and no credible army to win it. Who got us into this?
October 24, 2014, 4:53 AM EDT
Large majorities now believe America is heading downhill, that the future will not be as good as the past, that we are going in the wrong direction. Malaise pervades the republic. And there are larger reasons for these sentiments.
October 21, 2014, 5:01 AM EDT
Should the church accommodate itself to a culture as decadent as ours? Or should the church stand against it and speak moral truth to cultural and political power, as the early martyrs did to Rome?
October 21, 2014, 4:58 AM EDT
Should the church accommodate itself to a culture as decadent as ours? Or should the church stand against it and speak moral truth to cultural and political power, as the early martyrs did to Rome?
October 17, 2014, 4:47 AM EDT
Where once we suffered from infantile paralysis, now we suffer from ideological paralysis. And there appears to be no Salk or Sabin vaccine to cure our condition.
October 14, 2014, 4:44 AM EDT
The fact that Columbus Day has become an embarrassment to many and an issue of savage controversy to some reflects a receding belief in this country in the superiority of our civilization.
October 10, 2014, 4:50 AM EDT
Do the states have the right to outlaw same-sex marriage? Today rogue judges and justices, appointed for life, answerable to no one, instruct a once-democratic republic on what laws we may and may not enact.
October 7, 2014, 4:59 AM EDT
Congress should vote no on any new Thirty Years' War. Privately, Barack Obama would probably be grateful.
October 3, 2014, 4:27 AM EDT
Americans are caught up with the Ebola crisis, and the Secret Service lapses in protecting the White House and the president's family. But what is transpiring in Hong Kong may be of far greater consequence.
September 30, 2014, 5:45 AM EDT
It is time he started acting like a president of all the people, and dropped this role of outside agitator.
September 26, 2014, 4:59 AM EDT
If the Turkish army is not going to intervene in Syria against ISIS, and if Obama has ruled out U.S. boots on the ground in Iraq or Syria, where will the soldiers come from to dislodge the Islamic State from the Indiana-sized territory it has seized?
September 23, 2014, 4:38 AM EDT
Forty-nine U.S. companies have completed tax inversions. Twenty more are looking at them. The prospect that a lame duck Congress may take up legislation to end the practice and stanch the bleeding of tax revenue from the U.S. Treasury could cause a stampede.
September 19, 2014, 8:14 AM EDT
And if our bombing campaign against Assad breaks him, who comes to power in Damascus, if not ISIS, al-Nusra or the Islamic Front? What then becomes of the Christian and Shia minorities?
September 16, 2014, 4:53 AM EDT
The decomposition of the nations of Old Europe is the triumph of tribalism over transnationalism. Secessionism is ablaze all over the world.
September 12, 2014, 4:54 AM EDT
The strategy that President Obama laid out Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL," is incoherent, inconsistent and, ultimately, non-credible. Among all the nations involved here, the least threatened is the United States.
September 9, 2014, 5:02 AM EDT
If we would not risk war with a nuclear-armed Russia over Hungary or Czechoslovakia half a century ago, why would we risk it now over Estonia?
September 5, 2014, 7:53 AM EDT
Though undeniably evil, the men of ISIS are not stupid. And our reaction is playing directly into their hand.