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 14, 2017, 7:23 AM EST
If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him.
November 10, 2017, 8:25 AM EST
Northern Virginia is taking on the political and socioeconomic profile of San Francisco.
November 7, 2017, 4:31 AM EST
In this new century, U.S. leaders continue to draw red lines that threaten acts of war that the nation is unprepared to back up.
November 3, 2017, 6:59 AM EDT
One wonders: At what moment did Peace Cross,  a 40-feet concrete memorial to the war dead in Bladensburg, Md., begin to violate the Constitution?
October 31, 2017, 8:43 AM EDT
Well over a year after the FBI began investigating "collusion" between the Trump campaign and Vladimir Putin, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has brought in his first major indictment.
October 27, 2017, 4:47 AM EDT
Flake calls Trump "dangerous to our democracy." But the real threat Trump represents is to the GOP establishment's control of the party's agenda and the party's destiny.
October 24, 2017, 4:40 AM EDT
Iraq, which George W. Bush and the neocons were going to fashion into a pro-Western democracy and American ally, appears to be as close to Iran as it is to the United States.
October 20, 2017, 9:07 AM EDT
Asked to name the defining attributes of the America we wish to become, many liberals would answer that we must realize our manifest destiny since 1776, by becoming more equal, more diverse and more democratic — and the model for mankind's future.
October 17, 2017, 4:29 AM EDT
With his declaration Friday that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest, President Donald Trump may have put us on the road to war with Iran.
October 13, 2017, 8:44 AM EDT
Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review.
October 10, 2017, 4:47 AM EDT
What does this episode tell us?
October 6, 2017, 6:08 AM EDT
Paddock wanted to live on as one of the great mass murderers in U.S. history. And he has succeeded. We are today paying him in the currency he craved. He is famous, and we have made him so.
October 3, 2017, 4:37 AM EDT
To understand what is happening to us, we should look to Europe, where the disintegration appears more advanced.
September 29, 2017, 9:39 AM EDT
When elected chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 2000, Judge Roy Moore installed in his courthouse a monument with the Ten Commandments that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai carved into it.
September 26, 2017, 7:38 AM EDT
The culture war has come to the NFL. And Trump will be proven right.
September 22, 2017, 4:34 AM EDT
If a U.S. president calls an adversary "Rocket Man ... on a mission to suicide," and warns his nation may be "totally destroyed," other ideas in his speech will tend to get lost.
September 19, 2017, 6:12 AM EDT
The left has been marinated in an ideology where the enemy is always to the right. People blinded by ideology, unable to see the true enemies of their civilization, end up losing it, and their lives as well.
September 15, 2017, 4:38 AM EDT
Put America and American workers first. Will any amnesty of undocumented workers do that?
September 12, 2017, 4:30 AM EDT
As nationalism tore apart Yugoslavia and the USSR in the 1990s, and surged to propel British secession from the EU and Donald Trump's triumph in 2016, that primal force appears on the march again.
September 8, 2017, 5:16 AM EDT
It was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which had failed to enact his or its own agenda, that caused Trump to pull the job of raising the debt ceiling away from Republican contractors Ryan & McConnell, and give it to Pelosi & Schumer.