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  • Buchanan: Who is a bigger threat — Iran or Israel?

    02/23/2012 5:35:28 PM PST · by rdb3 · 21 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 22 FEBRUARY 2012 | Jeff Poor
    In an interview on Russia Today with Gayane Chichakyan on Tuesday, former MSNBC contributor Pat Buchanan warned that some people in positions of power in Israel and the United States that would like to see the U.S. engaged in a war with Iran over its potential to build a nuclear weapon.“There are people that want a war,” he said. “I mean, do not think no one wants a war. You don’t have wars unless someone wants it. And quite clearly the Israeli government would like to see the United States smash Iran’s nuclear program, which they think is creating the...
  • Pat Buchanan: Lift the Siege of Gaza

    06/03/2010 10:30:34 PM PDT · by pillut48 · 159 replies · 2,073+ views via Allahpundit on Twitter ^ | June 4th, 2010 | Pat Buchanan
    And today, President Obama should end his and his country's shameful silence over the inhumane blockade of Gaza that is denying 1.5 million beleaguered people the basic necessities of a decent life. Time to start acting like America again. That bloody debacle in the Eastern Mediterranean last Sunday was an inevitable result of Israel doing what it always seems to do: going beyond what is essential to her security, to impose collective punishment upon any and all it regards as hostile to Israel. Israel claims, and film confirms, that its commandos rappelling down onto the Turkish ship were attacked with...
  • Pat Buchanan suggests: Too many Jews on U.S. Supreme Court bench

    05/16/2010 9:16:09 AM PDT · by Nachum · 141 replies · 2,889+ views
    haaretZ ^ | 5/16/10 | staff
    American conservative political commentator Pat Buchanan wrote a column titled 'Are liberals anti-WASP' last week, in which he suggested that if Supreme Court justice nominee Elena Kagan is confirmed, there will be a disproportionately large number of Jews on the Supreme Court bench. In his column for World Net Daily, Buchanan lamented the fact that since 1965, no Democratic president has nominated a black Supreme Court justice, but that "if Kagan is confirmed, Jews, who represent less than 2 percent of the U.S. population, will have 33 percent of the Supreme Court seats."
  • Pat Buchanan Says Iran Protests Are Tools of Neocons and Israel

    06/22/2009 11:16:06 AM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 62 replies · 1,854+ views ^ | 5/22/09 | The Lid
    How does a bigot like Pat Buchanan Stay on TV? The Racist, Holocaust revisionst anti-Semite made is claim on Morning Joe today, implying that Bibi Netanyahu and the neocons were helping the protests on Iran. (see Video) This isn't a new thing for MSNBC's resident Jew hater Buchanan after all he has a long history of anti-semitic and other bigoted statements. What is surprising is that MSNBC continues to ignore calls for some action against their commentator. As Menachem Rosensaft wrote Huffington Post, MSNBC's silence is deafening:
  • PJB: Breaking Bibi

    06/05/2009 8:45:53 AM PDT · by Reagan Man · 114 replies · 2,403+ views
    Human Events ^ | June.5, 2009 | Patrick J.Buchanan
    “I have to admire the residents of Iroquois territory for assuming that they have a right to determine where Jews lives in Jerusalem.” Thus did Israeli government press director Daniel Seamen caustically dismiss President Obama’s opposition to Israel’s right to “natural growth” of its settlements in Arab East Jerusalem and on the West Bank. Though Obama’s address in Cairo broke no new ground, it confirmed to the world that a new day has arrived and a sea change has taken place. The Israel-centric Middle East policy of George W. Bush is dead. And with the policy change has come rhetorical...
  • (Patrick J. Buchanan):Is Ehud's Poodle Acting Up?

    01/17/2009 7:25:32 AM PST · by Publius804 · 89 replies · 3,820+ views ^ | 01/16/2009 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Is Ehud's Poodle Acting Up? As Israel entered the third week of its Gaza blitz, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert regaled a crowd in Ashkelon with an astonishing tale. He had, said Olmert, whistled up George Bush, interrupted him in the middle of a speech and told him to instruct Condi Rice not to vote for a U.N. resolution Condi herself had written. Bush did as told, said Olmert. The crowd loved it. Here is the background. After intense negotiations with Britain and France, Secretary of State Rice had persuaded the Security Council to agree on a resolution calling for a...
  • The neocons' Palin project

    09/15/2008 9:50:56 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 57 replies · 523+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | Patrick J. Buchanan
    The neocons' Palin project Patrick J. Buchanan, Creators Syndicate, Inc. Monday, September 15, 2008 Will the neocons who tutored President Bush in the ideology he pursued to the ruin of his presidency do the same for GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin? Should they succeed, they will destroy her. Yet, they are moving even now to capture this princess of the right and hope of the party. In St. Paul, Palin was told to cancel a meeting with Phyllis Schlafly and pro-life conservatives. McCain's operatives said Palin had to rest for her Wednesday convention speech. Yet, on Tuesday, Palin was...
  • Distant Drums at Sarah's Party.....(lacerated, Democrats seethe at the hiding they took)

    09/05/2008 8:58:08 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 23 replies · 187+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | Friday, September 05, 2008 | Patrick Buchanan
    The American Right has just died and gone to heaven. Last night's convention address by Sarah Palin here in St. Paul has confirmed the bold decision of John McCain to choose the Alaska governor as his co-pilot and united the Republican Party as it has not been since the second term of Ronald Reagan. A wild enthusiasm for Sarah Palin has brought conservatives home to John McCain, and GOP leaders of all hues — from Fred Thompson to Mitt Romney to Mike Huckabee to Rudy Giuliani — to the rostrum to lacerate the liberal media for their five days of...
  • Pat Buchanan Appears on Neo-Nazi Radio Show

    That’s right; Pat Buchanan, who is a frequent guest on both Fox News and MSNBC, appeared recently on an infamous “white nationalist” radio show to promote his revisionist World War II book
  • Pat Buchanan: Hitler Didn't Plan to Kill the Jews

    06/20/2008 9:46:23 AM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 121 replies · 4,225+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 6-20-08 | Charles Johnson
    Hey, way to go, Why not publish Pat Buchanan’s Holocaust revisionism? After all, he’s a real conservative, isn’t he? Retch. the Holocaust Inevitable?::By Patrick J. Buchanan. I’ve removed from our list of news sources. This is appalling. UPDATE at 6/20/08 9:39:59 am: The article has been deleted, but the print version is still online.
  • Is it time to throw pat under the bus?

    06/20/2008 9:02:50 AM PDT · by Huck · 117 replies · 154+ views
    self | June 20, 2008 | Huck
    The idea came up on a thread today that perhaps it would be a good idea to write to the various conservative websites/publications that currently pay/publish Patrick Buchanan, and let them know that we would like them to stop publishing him. The thought is that PJB is basically a useful idiot for the left, allowing them to paint conservatives as racists, and tying the right wing to Nazism. He makes us look like irrational haters when we really aren't. He is used by MSNBC and others to make fools of us. It's not an effort to silence him. He can...
  • Was the Holocaust Inevitable? ( Patrick J. Buchanan )

    06/20/2008 8:12:50 AM PDT · by kellynla · 444 replies · 661+ views ^ | June 20, 2008 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    So asks Newsweek's cover, which features a full-length photo of the prime minister his people voted the greatest Briton of them all. Quite a tribute, when one realizes Churchill's career coincides with the collapse of the British empire and the fall of his nation from world pre-eminence to third-rate power. That the Newsweek cover was sparked by my book "Churchill, Hitler and The Unnecessary War" seems apparent, as one of the three essays, by Christopher Hitchens, was a scathing review. Though in places complimentary, Hitchens charmingly concludes: This book "stinks." Understandable. No Brit can easily concede my central thesis: The...
  • Patrick J. Buchanan—Pseudo-Historian, Very Real Dissimulator

    06/16/2008 6:03:17 AM PDT · by PurpleMan · 64 replies · 125+ views ^ | June 13th, 2008 | Victor Davis Hanson
    "In dealing with Mr. Buchanan, one must accept at the beginning two caveats. First, as is his style, he will always resort to ad hominem attacks in lieu of an argument." "[I} was appalled by his absence of logic..."
  • Patrick J. Buchanan's Know-Nothing History

    06/13/2008 10:06:48 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 13 replies · 73+ views
    NY Sun ^ | June 11, 2008 | ADAM KIRSCH
    Patrick J. Buchanan's new contribution to the flourishing genre of World War II revisionism, should appear in the same season as Nicholson Baker's "Human Smoke." Never has there been such a clear demonstration of the way ideological extremes tend to converge. Messrs. Baker and Buchanan probably could not stand to be in the same room for five minutes. The former is to the left of most Democrats, the latter to the right of most Republicans. When they look back to the 1930s, Mr. Baker's role models are the Quakers and pacifists who believed it was better to lie down for...
  • Churchill, Hilter and the Unnecessary War (Looking for people who have read it)

    06/09/2008 10:45:11 AM PDT · by prolifefirst · 143 replies · 212+ views
    Book entitled, "Churchill, Hilter and the Unnecessary War" | Spring 2008 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    I'm finishing up Buchanan's book and am looking for people who have read it who: 1) Argue in detail with any of his points. 2) Recommend essays from experts who challenge some of Buchanan's contentions. Just going on what I read in the book, what he says makes sense.
  • The 'War Guarantee' That Guaranteed War

    06/03/2008 7:57:46 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 202+ views ^ | Jun 3, 2008 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    When President Bush, before the Knesset, used the word "appeasement" to label those who would negotiate with Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, he invoked the most powerful analogy in any debate over war and peace. No man wishes to be regarded as an "appeaser." But, as this writer has discovered since my book "Churchill, Hitler and The Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World" was launched Memorial Day, there is a deep well of ignorance about what happened that September, 70 years ago. Why did Neville Chamberlain go to Munich? How did Munich lead to World...
  • Bush Plays the Hitler Card (by Pat Buchanan - sickening!)

    05/20/2008 12:59:30 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 147 replies · 531+ views ^ | May 20, 2008 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    "A little learning is a dangerous thing," wrote Alexander Pope. Daily, our 43rd president testifies to Pope's point. Addressing the Knesset on the 60th anniversary of Israel's birth, Bush said those who say we should negotiate with Iran or Hamas are like the fools who said we should negotiate with Adolf Hitler.
  • Pat Buchanan Defends Hitler's Invasion of Poland

    05/21/2008 6:49:34 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 341 replies · 3,508+ views
    Last week we noted the bizarre arguments of Seattle Times editorial writer Bruce Ramsey, who tried so hard to defend Barack Obama against President Bush’s “appeasement” speech that he actually ended up defending Hitler for annexing Austria. His exact words were: “What Hitler was demanding was not unreasonable.” If you think that’s an ahistorical pretzel of monumental proportions, though, you ain’t seen nothin’ — because here comes Pat Buchanan. According to old Pat, not only was the Anchluss not a problem, Hitler’s invasion of Poland was also perfectly understandable, given the Poles’ refusal to negotiate. Those darned stubborn Poles were...
  • The AIPAC girl

    03/20/2007 11:30:37 PM PDT · by freedomdefender · 77 replies · 1,851+ views
    yahoo ^ | March 21, 2007 | Patrick Buchanan
    If George W. Bush launches a pre-emptive war on Iran, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will bear full moral responsibility for that war. For it was Pelosi who quietly agreed to strip out of the $100 billion funding bill for Iraq a provision that would have required President Bush to seek congressional approval before launching any new war on Iran. Pelosi's capitulation came in the Appropriations Committee. What went down, and why? "Conservative Democrats as well as lawmakers concerned about the possible impact on Israel had argued for the change in strategy," wrote The Associated Press' David Espo and Matthew Lead....
  • Who is planning our next war?

    01/10/2007 7:31:15 PM PST · by CWOJackson · 50 replies · 1,245+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9 Jan 07 | patrick j buchanan
    As George Bush reflects on his legacy, an urgent question must be pressing in upon him each day. Will I leave here as the man who launched failed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that cost thousands of U.S. dead, to no avail? Or can I yet enter history as the Churchillian statesman who used U.S. power to save America and Israel from the mortal threat of atomic weapons in the hands of the Iranian mullahs? Which legacy would Bush prefer? Or Cheney? As Americans await Bush's address announcing a "surge" of 20,000 to 30,000 U.S. troops to Iraq, we may...
  • Is the Bush Doctrine Dead?

    10/17/2006 11:17:19 AM PDT · by NapkinUser · 25 replies · 1,177+ views
    HumanEventsOnline ^ | Oct 17, 2006 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Between Sept. 11, 2001, and his State of the Union Address in 2002, George W. Bush had America in the palm of his hand. But in that speech, Bush blew it. Singling out Iran, Iraq and North Korea as state sponsors of terror seeking weapons of mass destruction, Bush yoked them together in an "axis of evil" and issued this ultimatum: "I will not wait on events, while dangers gather. I will not stand by, as peril draws closer and closer. The United States of America will not permit the world's most dangerous regimes to threaten us with the world's...
  • Pat Buchanan: Impeach Bush over illegal aliens

    09/19/2006 5:51:57 PM PDT · by NapkinUser · 492 replies · 5,280+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 17, 2006
    Republican calls president 'derelict' in duty: 'This is not Ellis Island, this is an invasion' Author Pat Buchanan says President Bush should be impeached for failing to stop the invasion of illegal aliens across the U.S. border with Mexico. "I think he's committed an impeachable offense in refusing to enforce the immigration laws and in failing to uphold the Constitution by defending the states against this invasion," Buchanan told radio talk-show host Curt Smith this weekend on National Public Radio stations in upstate New York. "When you have 6 million people apprehended on the border and several million got in...
  • Buchanan sez Bush should be impeached

    09/17/2006 8:50:55 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 261 replies · 4,980+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | September 17, 2006 | Thomas M. DeFrank
    Republican firebrand Patrick Buchanan said yesterday that President Bush should be impeached for failing to stem the "invasion" of illegal immigrants across America's Southern border...
  • Defeat in both Iraq and Afghanistan?

    09/15/2006 6:08:53 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 29 replies · 903+ views ^ | 09-15-06 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    Defeat in both Iraq and Afghanistan? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: September 15, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern "Whatever mistakes have been made in Iraq, the worst mistake would be to think that if we pulled out, the terrorists would leave us alone. They will not leave us alone. They will follow us. The safety of America depends on the outcome of the battle in the streets of Baghdad." President Bush, speaking on 9/11, had a point. Even some who believe the invasion of Iraq to have been a strategic blunder concede that, if Americans head for the exit ramp, the consequences could be...
  • America's ideologue in chief

    09/09/2006 5:37:04 AM PDT · by A. Pole · 79 replies · 1,222+ views ^ | September 8, 2006 | Pat Buchanan
    "The war we fight today is more than a military conflict," said President Bush to the American Legion. "It is the decisive ideological struggle of the 21st century." But if the ideology of our enemy is "Islamo-fascism," what is the ideology of George W. Bush? According to James Montanye, writing in the Independent Review, it is "democratic fundamentalism." Montanye borrows Joseph Schumpeter's depiction of Marxism to describe it. Like Marxism, he writes, democratic fundamentalism "presents, first, a system of ultimate ends that embody the meaning of life and are absolute standards by which to judge events and actions; and, secondly,...
  • Judgment Day Coming -- for the Neocons

    08/17/2006 4:30:32 PM PDT · by NapkinUser · 64 replies · 1,892+ views
    HumanEventsOnline ^ | Aug 18, 2006 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    The Democrats are determined to make the election of 2006 a referendum on Bush and the war in Iraq. And, as of now, that is how history will likely record it. But beneath the surface of the national election, a different plebiscite is being held, within the conservative movement, on the ideology George Bush imposed on Ronald Reagan's party. What are the elements of Bushite neoconservatism? First, an interventionist foreign policy, using U.S. power to impose democracy and "end tyranny on this earth." Afghanistan, Iraq and Lebanon are the laboratories and proving ground. Second, "Big Government Conservatism," as seen in...
  • An Open Letter to Pat Buchanan

    08/01/2006 11:22:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 86 replies · 1,558+ views
    Chronwatch ^ | July 31, 2006 | Burt Prelutsky
    Pat Buchanan, not satisfied merely looking like a Herblock depiction of a bigot, a man who never allows an opportunity to slam Israel slip through his fingers, has been on a rampage because Israel has finally gone after the murderous thugs and sadists of Hezbollah. The fact that the terrorists don’t wear uniforms means that every time the Israelis kill one of them, Buchanan and his ilk get to insist that Israel is targeting civilians. Buchanan’s concern for civilians isn’t nearly so evident when it’s Jews who are targeted by Hamas, Hezbollah, and the PLO’s suicide bombers. One of the...
  • Israel is playing us for fools (gloves off Pat Buchanan's hatred of Jews)

    08/01/2006 9:37:29 AM PDT · by pabianice · 118 replies · 2,814+ views
    RCP ^ | 8/1/06 | Buchanan
    "Everyone in southern Lebanon is a terrorist and is connected to Hezbollah," roared Israeli Justice Minister Haim Ramon on July 27. "Every village from which a Katyusha is fired must be destroyed," bellowed an Israeli general in a quote bannered by the nation's largest newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth. The Israeli paper then summarized what the justice minister and general were saying: "In other words, a village from which rockets are fired at Israel will simply be destroyed by fire." That was Thursday. Sunday, in Qana, 57 of Haim Ramon's "terrorists," 37 of them children, were massacred with precision-guided bombs. Apparently, Katyushas...
  • Our moral culpability for Qana

    07/31/2006 7:04:51 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 114 replies · 1,976+ views
    worldnet daily ^ | July 31 06 | buchanan
    Within 48 hours, it was apparent Israel was exploiting Hezbollah's attack to execute a preconceived military plan to destroy Lebanon – i.e, the collective punishment of a people and nation for the crimes of a renegade militia they could not control. It was the moral equivalent of a municipal police going berserk, shooting, killing and ravaging an African-American community because Black Panthers had ambushed and killed cops. If Israel is not in violation of the principle of proportionality, by which Christians are to judge the conduct of a just war, what can that term mean? There are 600 civilian dead...
  • No, this is not our war: Buchanan barf alert

    07/22/2006 10:43:04 AM PDT · by steadfastconservative · 63 replies · 1,189+ views
    World net daily ^ | July 22, 2006 | Patrick Buchanan
    My country has been "torn to shreds,"said Fouad Siniora, the prime minister of Lebanon, as the death toll among his people passed 300 civilian dead, 1000 wounded, with half a million homeless. Israel must pay for the "barbaric destruction," said Siniora. To the contrary, says columnist Lawrence Kudlow, "Israel is doing the Lord's work." On American TV, former Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the ruination of Lebanon is Hezbollah's doing. But is it Hezbollah that is using U.S.-built F-16s, with precision-guided bombs and 155-mm artillery pieces to wreak death and devastation on Lebanon? No, Israel is doing this with...
  • No, this is not 'our war'

    07/20/2006 6:40:59 PM PDT · by pissant · 166 replies · 3,251+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | 7/20/06 | Pat Buchanan
    My country has been "torn to shreds," said Fouad Siniora, the prime minister of Lebanon, as the death toll among his people passed 300 civilian dead, 1,000 wounded, with half a million homeless. Israel must pay for the "barbaric destruction," said Siniora. To the contrary, says columnist Lawrence Kudlow, "Israel is doing the Lord's work." On American TV, former Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the ruination of Lebanon is Hezbollah's doing. But is it Hezbollah that is using U.S.-built F-16s, with precision-guided bombs and 155-mm artillery pieces to wreak death and devastation on Lebanon? No, Israel is doing this,...
  • Where are the Christians?

    07/18/2006 7:46:06 AM PDT · by NYer · 245 replies · 4,324+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 18, 2006 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    When Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert unleashed his navy and air force on Lebanon, accusing that tiny nation of an "act of war," the last pillar of Bush's Middle East policy collapsed. First came capitulation on the Bush Doctrine, as Pyongyang and Tehran defied Bush's dictum: The world's worst regimes will not be allowed to acquire the world's worst weapons. Then came suspension of the democracy crusade as Islamic militants exploited free elections to advance to power and office in Egypt, Lebanon, Gaza, the West Bank, Iraq and Iran. Now, Israel's rampage against a defenseless Lebanon – smashing airport runways,...