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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...

    02/04/2012 5:31:16 AM PST · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    CNS News ^ | 2/3/2012 | Patrick J Buchanan
    After his fourth-place showing in Florida, Ron Paul, by then in Nevada, told supporters he had been advised by friends that he would do better if only he dumped his foreign policy views, which have been derided as isolationism. Not going to do it, said Dr. Paul to cheers. And why should he? Observing developments in U.S. foreign and defense policy, Paul's views seem as far out in front of where America is heading as John McCain's seem to belong to yesterday's Bush-era bellicosity. Consider. In December, the last U.S. troops left Iraq. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta now says that...
  • Pat Buchanan: Return of the War Party?

    11/14/2011 9:42:21 PM PST · by Luther1917 · 37 replies ^ | November 15, 2011 | Pat Buchanan
    Is a vote for the Republican Party in 2012 a vote for war? Is a vote for Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich a vote for yet another unfunded war of choice, this time with a nation, Iran, three times as large and populous as Iraq? Mitt says that if elected he will move carriers into the Persian Gulf and "prepare for war." Newt is even more hawkish. America should continue "taking out" Iran's nuclear scientists — i.e., assassinating them — but military action will probably be needed. Newt is talking up uber-hawk John Bolton for secretary of state..
  • The last conservative, Pat Buchanan

    10/14/2011 9:42:50 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 13, 2011 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Is America in its twilight years? Patrick J. Buchanan argues it is. Americans, especially conservatives, should heed his warnings. The very future of our republic is at stake. Mr. Buchanan has written the political book of the year - and maybe of our time. In “Suicide of a Superpower” (Thomas Dunne Books, 2011), the nationally syndicated columnist and TV commentator delivers a damning indictment of the past two decades. His thesis: America is in decline. Unless it is reversed, the United States - like great republics before it - will be swept into the dustbin of history. Mr. Buchanan argues...
  • Pat Buchanan Urges Michael Steele to Run as the Anti-War Candidate in 2012

    07/12/2010 9:57:32 PM PDT · by John R. Guardiano · 25 replies
    NewsReal Blog ^ | John R. Guardiano
    Pat Buchanan’s attempt to defend Republican National Committee Chairman (RNC) Michael Steele fails. Miserably. Steele, of course, recently insisted that Afghanistan is “Obama’s war,” which cannot be won and should never have been waged. Pat defends Steele on free-speech grounds. “A majority of Americans oppose the Afghan war,” Pat cries. And the point made by Steele about the futility of fighting in Afghanistan has been made by columnists George Will and Tony Blankley, ex-Rep. Joe Scarborough, Ron Paul and antiwar conservatives and moderates. When exactly did supporting Obama’s war policy become a litmus test for loyal Republicans? Pat misstates the...
  • The Real Sin of Michael Steele

    07/07/2010 9:06:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | July 7, 2010 | Pat Buchanan
    "This was a war of Obama's choosing. This is not something the United States has actively prosecuted or wanted to engage in." Strictly speaking, Republican Party Chair Michael Steele was way off base when he made this remark at a closed-door meeting of party contributors in Connecticut. For the war began in 2001 under George W. Bush and was backed by almost all Americans, who collectively cheered the downfall of the Taliban and the rout of al-Qaida from its sanctuary in Afghanistan. Yet, Steele was not entirely wrong. Today, a majority of Americans do not believe the nine-year war in...
  • Pat Buchanan, Gaza, and What We Learn from Chris Matthews’ Neo-Communist Propaganda

    06/18/2010 1:24:51 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 4 replies · 571+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | June 18, 2010 | J. Christopher Pryor
    While Chris Matthews’ special “Rise of the New Right” was nothing less than insulting to the intelligence, and pure propaganda, conservatives can learn something from it. If we do not clean our own house, somebody else will. There are many who march under the banner of conservative America, but who have their own agenda. They often keep this agenda to themselves until they are presented with the proper moment or event that provides them the opportunity of revealing themselves without risk of reprisal or censure. Take the example of the Flotilla fiasco. The incident occurred on May 31, 2010 and...
  • 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."
  • Are Liberals Anti-WASP? [Buchanan: 33% of US S.Ct. Seats Goes to Less than 2% Jews-Blacks Angry!]

    05/14/2010 6:53:11 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 68 replies · 1,150+ views
    HumanEvents ^ | May 14th 2010
    Are Liberals Anti-WASP? by Patrick J. Buchanan 05/14/2010 "A chorus of black commentators and civic leaders has begun expressing frustration over (Elena) Kagan's hiring record as Harvard dean. From 2003 to 2009, 29 faculty members were hired: 28 were white and one was Asian American." CNN pundit Roland Martin slammed "Kagan's record on diversity as one that a 'white Republican U.S. president' would be criticized for." This is an excerpt from the Washington Post about the rising anger in a black community, which voted 24-1 for Obama, that one of their own was once again passed over for the Supreme...
  • New Tribe Rising?

    04/20/2010 6:36:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 91 replies · 1,997+ views ^ | April 20, 2010 | Pat Buchanan
    "Is white the new black?" So asks Kelefa Sanneh in the subtitle of "Beyond the Pale," his New Yorker review of several books on white America, wherein he concludes we may be witnessing "the slow birth of a people." Sanneh is onto something. For after a year of battering as "un-American," "evil-doers" and racists, and praise from talk-show hosts and Sarah Palin as "the real Americans," Tea Party America seems to be taking on a new and separate identity. Ethnonationalism -- the recognition of an embryonic people that they are different from their neighbors, and the concomitant drive to live...
  • What War with Iran Means

    04/02/2010 6:45:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 75 replies · 1,303+ views ^ | April 2, 2010 | Pat Buchanan
    "Diplomacy has failed," Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., told AIPAC, "Iran is on the verge of becoming nuclear and we cannot afford that." "We have to contemplate the final option," said Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., "the use of force to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon." War is a "terrible thing," said Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., but "sometimes it is better to go to war than to allow the Holocaust to develop a second time." Graham then describes the war we Americans should fight: "If military force is ever employed, it should be done in a decisive fashion. The Iran...
  • Would Someone Explain Pat Buchanan

    03/29/2010 2:44:22 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 99 replies · 1,475+ views
    Pat Buchanan wrote a column titled, "Bibi’s Hollow Victory." He takes issue with Benjamin Netanyahu stating Jerusalem is the Jewish capital and the construction of 1,600 homes in East Jerusalem. Israel has always maintained Jerusalem as their capital and many members of Congress recognize this fact. The construction of 1,600 homes was a decision made by Jerusalem's planning board....made up of urban planners and others...hardly some insidious political plot. He further accuses Bibi of making this decision and blowing up Biden's mission. Caroline Glick has already pointed out that Tzipi Livni and other leftists in Israel may have manufactured this...
  • Liquidating the Empire

    02/23/2010 4:46:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies · 1,051+ views ^ | February 23, 2010 | Pat Buchanan
    A decade ago, Oldsmobile went. Last year, Pontiac. Saturn, Saab and Hummer were discontinued. A thousand GM dealerships shut down. To those who grew up in a "GM family," where buying a Chrysler was like converting to Islam, what happened to GM was deeply saddening. Yet the amputations had to be done -- or GM would die. And the same may be about to happen to the American Imperium. Its birth can be traced to World War II, when America put 16 million men in uniform and sent millions across the seas to crush Nazi Germany and Japan. After V-E...
  • Will Obama Play the War Card?

    02/05/2010 3:15:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 75 replies · 1,335+ views ^ | February 5, 2010 | Pat Buchanan
    Republicans already counting the seats they will pick up this fall should keep in mind Obama has a big card yet to play. Should the president declare he has gone the last mile for a negotiated end to Iran's nuclear program and impose the "crippling" sanctions he promised in 2008, America would be on an escalator to confrontation that could lead straight to war. And should war come, that would be the end of GOP dreams of adding three-dozen seats in the House and half a dozen in the Senate. Harry Reid is surely aware a U.S. clash with Iran,...
  • 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:
  • The Mullahs will win: Deal with it.

    06/20/2009 6:03:17 AM PDT · by kellynla · 52 replies · 1,528+ views
    THE WEEK ^ | 6/20/2009 | Daniel Larison
    The Iranian government has suffered a serious blow to its legitimacy, but that blow is not fatal. Barring dramatic and unlikely changes in the ensuing weeks, the regime will remain intact, by force if necessary. As much as we might like it to be otherwise, that is the reality Washington faces. Critics, including many advocates of engagement with Iran, who argue that Obama's policy of negotiating with Iran has to be delayed or scrapped entirely misread the situation-as do those calling for rhetorical grand gestures from the White House. Lost in the clamor is sober reflection on how best to...
  • 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...
  • Blowback from Bear-Baiting

    08/15/2008 4:47:46 AM PDT · by Thorin · 189 replies · 249+ views
    Human Events ^ | August 15, 2008 | Pat Buchanan
    Mikheil Saakashvili's decision to use the opening of the Olympic Games to cover Georgia's invasion of its breakaway province of South Ossetia must rank in stupidity with Gamal Abdel-Nasser's decision to close the Straits of Tiran to Israeli ships. Nasser's blunder cost him the Sinai in the Six-Day War. Saakashvili's blunder probably means permanent loss of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. After shelling and attacking what he claims is his own country, killing scores of his own Ossetian citizens and sending tens of thousands fleeing into Russia, Saakashvili's army was whipped back into Georgia in 48 hours. Vladimir Putin took the...