Patrick J. Buchanan Articles http://cnsnews.com/source/73167/feed en To Defeat the Islamic State http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/defeat-islamic-state The decisions that determined the fate of the great nations and empires that failed to survive the 20th century are well known.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/defeat-islamic-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab world Commentary Islamic states Syria U.S. intervention Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:45:00 +0000 sjones 828227 at http://cnsnews.com Race-Based Justice http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/race-based-justice <p>Among the demands of the "protesters" in Ferguson is that the investigation and prosecution of police officer Darren Wilson be taken away from St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch.<br /><br />McCulloch is biased, it is said. How so? In 1964, his father, a St. Louis police officer, was shot to death by an African-American.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/race-based-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Eric Holder ferguson justice michael brown killing racial tension Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:41:23 +0000 sjones 827183 at http://cnsnews.com Is Ferguson Our Future? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/ferguson-our-future <p>"America is on trial," said Rev. Al Sharpton from the pulpit of Greater St Mark's Family Church in Ferguson, Missouri.<br /><br />At issue, the shooting death of Michael Brown, Saturday a week ago, on the main street of that city of 22,000, a neighbor community to Jennings, where this writer lived in the mid-1960s.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/ferguson-our-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> black violence Commentary ferguson Law and order peace race riots violence Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:58:00 +0000 sjones 826020 at http://cnsnews.com Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/let-congress-vote-iraq-war-iii <p>Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/let-congress-vote-iraq-war-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Congress Iraq War III Obama war powers Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:36:21 +0000 sjones 825020 at http://cnsnews.com What Kind of Conservatives Are These? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/what-kind-conservatives-are-these <p>U.S. air strikes since Friday have opened a corridor through which tens of thousands of Yazidis, trapped and starving on a mountain in Iraq, have escaped to safety in Kurdistan.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/images/mccain-graham.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=34987">mccain-graham.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/what-kind-conservatives-are-these" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary existential threat ISIS War Party Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:10:35 +0000 sjones 823894 at http://cnsnews.com Who Owns the Future? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/who-owns-future-0 <p>At the end of the Cold War, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that our world may be at the "end of history" where "Western liberal democracy" becomes "the final form of human government."<br /><br />A quarter century on, such optimism seems naive.<br /><br />Consider the United States, the paragon of liberal democracy.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/who-owns-future-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary decline of U.S. multiculturalism Population shifts U.S. democracy Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:31:24 +0000 sjones 822876 at http://cnsnews.com Nixon -- Before Watergate http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/nixon-watergate It has been a summer of remembrance.<br /><br />The centennial of the Great War that began with the Guns of August 1914. The 75th anniversary of the Danzig crisis that led to Hitler's invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. The 70th anniversary of D-Day.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/nixon-watergate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary history Nixon watergate Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:17:38 +0000 sjones 821628 at http://cnsnews.com Stop the Coming Obamnesty! http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/stop-coming-obamnesty <p>According to Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), President Obama intends "to act broadly and generously" on behalf of the "millions and millions" of illegal immigrants in the United States today.</p> <p>Gutierrez, who meets often with the president, is implying that Obama, before Labor Day and by executive order, will grant de facto amnesty to five million illegal immigrants.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/images/aaa4_647.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=158446">aaa4.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/stop-coming-obamnesty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amnesty Commentary immigration Obama Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:30:42 +0000 sjones 820658 at http://cnsnews.com A GOP Ultimatum to Vlad http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/gop-ultimatum-vlad <p>With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.<br /><br />But before traditional conservatives cheer that prospect, they might take a closer look at the foreign policy that a Republican Senate would seek to impose upon the nation.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/gop-ultimatum-vlad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Moldova Russia Sen. Corker U.S. foreign policy Ukraine Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:53 +0000 sjones 819400 at http://cnsnews.com Is Putin Worse Than Stalin? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/putin-worse-stalin <p>In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine.<br /><br />After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was imposed on Ukraine through seizure of her food production.<br /><br />Estimates of the dead range from two to nine million souls.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/putin-worse-stalin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cold War Commentary Putin stalin Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:36:00 +0000 sjones 818424 at http://cnsnews.com The Day of the Hawk http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/day-hawk The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. Gadhafi was taking revenge for Reagan's raid on Tripoli in 1986.<br /><br />The downing of KAL 007, flying from Anchorage to Seoul, was mass murder in the second degree. Seeing an aircraft intrude into Russian air space, Soviet officers brutally ordered it shot down.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/day-hawk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airplane downing Commentary Russia Ukraine war hawks Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:29:17 +0000 sjones 817206 at http://cnsnews.com The Brazil of North America http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/brazil-north-america To observe the decades-long paralysis of America's political elite in controlling her borders calls to mind the insight of James Burnham in 1964 — "Liberalism is the ideology of Western suicide."<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/brazil-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> border control Brazil Commentary liberalism suicidal policies Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:53:39 +0000 sjones 816191 at http://cnsnews.com Balkanization Beckons http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/balkanization-beckons <p>Speaking to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Albuquerque in 2001, George W. Bush declared that, as Mexico was a friend and neighbor, "It's so important for us to tear down our barriers and walls that might separate Mexico from the United States."</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/images/illegals 1_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=213269">illegals 1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/balkanization-beckons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amnesty Border Commentary illegal alien influx Mexico Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:38:34 +0000 sjones 814840 at http://cnsnews.com Is Nixon's Resurrection Relevant to Today's GOP? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/nixons-resurrection-relevant-todays-gop <p>One question I am asked while on tour for my new book, "The Greatest Comeback," on the resurrection of Richard Nixon, is:<br /><br />Does Nixon's rise, from crushing defeats in 1960 and 1962, and the debacle his party suffered in 1964, to capturing the White House and beginning a string of five victories in six presidential elections, have relevance for today's GOP?<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/nixons-resurrection-relevant-todays-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2016 Commentary GOP Nixon Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:54:55 +0000 sjones 813750 at http://cnsnews.com Impeachment, a Bridge Too Far http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/impeachment-bridge-too-far <p>Increasingly, across this city, the "I" word is being heard.<br /><br />Impeachment is being brought up by Republicans outraged over Barack Obama's usurpations of power and unilateral rewriting of laws. And Obama is taunting John Boehner and the GOP: "So sue me."<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/impeachment-bridge-too-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clinton Commentary impeachment Obama Republicans Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:07:09 +0000 sjones 812460 at http://cnsnews.com Nixon's 'Southern Strategy' and a Liberal Big Lie http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/nixons-southern-strategy-and-liberal-big-lie "For the first time since President Richard M. Nixon's divisive 'Southern strategy' that sent whites to the Republican Party and blacks to the Democrats ..." began a New York Times story last week.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/nixons-southern-strategy-and-liberal-big-lie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary liberal lie Nixon southern strategy Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:11:05 +0000 sjones 812082 at http://cnsnews.com Tell the Imperial President: No More Wars! http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/tell-imperial-president-no-more-wars <p>Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm rebels of the Free Syrian Army who seek to overthrow the government.<br /><br />Before Congress takes up his proposal, both houses should demand that Obama explain exactly where he gets the constitutional authority to plunge us into what the president himself calls "somebody else's civil war."<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/tell-imperial-president-no-more-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Iraq Neocons Syria war Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:33:17 +0000 sjones 810302 at http://cnsnews.com Is Hillary Inevitable? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/hillary-inevitable <p>Looking back over the last century there were two great coalition builders in presidential politics: FDR and Richard Nixon.<br /><br />Franklin Roosevelt broke the Lincoln lock on the presidency that had given Republicans the White House in 56 of the previous 72 years. From 1932 to 1964, FDR's party would win seven of nine elections.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/hillary-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2016 Commentary hillary for president inevitable candidate Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:28:10 +0000 sjones 809186 at http://cnsnews.com Make Congress Vote On War http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/make-congress-vote-war <p>With the Islamic warriors of ISIS having captured all the border posts between Iraq, Syria and Jordan, we may be witnessing the end of Sykes-Picot.<br /><br />That was the secret 1916 treaty by which the British and French carved up the Ottoman Empire, with the Brits taking Transjordan and Iraq, and the French Syria and Lebanon.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/make-congress-vote-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Congress Obama War in Iraq war powers Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:07:05 +0000 sjones 807815 at http://cnsnews.com Bombing Won't Save Iraq http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/bombing-wont-save-iraq The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed.<br /><br />And the second thoughts have begun.<br /><br />"U.S. Sees Risk in Iraqi Airstrikes," ran the June 19 headline in the Washington Post, "Military Warns of Dangerous Complications."<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/bombing-wont-save-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bombing Commentary Iraq Neocons War Party Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:56:22 +0000 sjones 806628 at http://cnsnews.com Their War, Not Ours http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/their-war-not-ours <p>As the Islamic warriors of ISIS rolled down the road from Mosul, John McCain was an echo of French Premier Paul Reynaud, when word reached Paris that Rommel had broken through in the Ardennes:<br /><br />"We are now facing an existential threat to the security of the United States of America," said McCain.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/their-war-not-ours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary entanglement Iraq Neocons war Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:44:22 +0000 sjones 805241 at http://cnsnews.com A Populist Path to Power? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/populist-path-power <p>"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical."<br /><br />If Thomas Jefferson's benign reflection on Shays' Rebellion, that uprising of farmers in 1786 and 1787, is not the first thought that comes to mind today for his fellow Virginian Eric Cantor, surely it is understandable.<br /></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/populist-path-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brat Victory Cantor defeat Commentary populism Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:42:54 +0000 sjones 804059 at http://cnsnews.com The Endless Invasion of America http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/endless-invasion-america <p>For 10 days, Americans have argued over the wisdom of trading five Taliban senior commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.</p> <p>President Obama handed the Taliban a victory, critics contend, and imperiled U.S. troops in Afghanistan when the five return to the battlefield. Moreover, he has inspired the Haqqani network and other Islamists to capture more Americans to trade.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/images/aaa3_1146.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=58375">aaa3.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/endless-invasion-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary immigration invasion of America Taliban swap Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:00:26 +0000 sjones 802706 at http://cnsnews.com Somewhere, Bin Laden Is Smiling http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/somewhere-bin-laden-smiling Bowe Bergdahl was "an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield" who "served the United States with distinction and honor," asserted Susan Rice, the president's national security adviser.<br /><br />Rice was speaking to ABC's George Stephanopoulos the morning after Barack Obama's Rose Garden celebration of Bergdahl's release.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/somewhere-bin-laden-smiling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bowe Bergdahl Commentary Obama liars Susan Rice credibility Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:43:00 +0000 sjones 801489 at http://cnsnews.com War Hero or Deserter? http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/war-hero-or-deserter "We needed to get him out of there, essentially to save his life."<br /><br />So said Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, an Army sergeant in Vietnam, of Barack Obama's trade of five hard-core Taliban leaders at Guantanamo for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban prisoner for five years.<br /><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cnsnews.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/imagefield_default_images/default_blog_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=9593">default_blog.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://cnsnews.com/commentary/patrick-j-buchanan/war-hero-or-deserter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bergdahl Commentary deserter Hagel prisoner exchange war hero Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:10:26 +0000 sjones 800224 at http://cnsnews.com