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  • Pat Buchanan: 'Whites Are the Only Group That You Can Discriminate Against Legally in America Now'

    08/24/2013 3:20:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 24, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan made a statement Friday guaranteed to make liberal media members' heads spin. During a discussion about Affirmative Action on PBS's McLaughlin Group, Buchanan said, "Whites are the only group that you can discriminate against legally in America now" (video follows with transcript and commentary): (VIDEO-AT-LINK)JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, HOST: Are you saying college admissions should be based on diversity? ELEANOR CLIFT, NEWSWEEK/DAILY BEAST: Yeah, I mean, I think lots of factors go into diversity. I think race can be one of them, and I think the Supreme Court so far agrees with that. MCLAUGHLIN: 67 percent opposed it,...
  • Buchanan: ‘Whites are Only Group You Can Discriminate Against in America’

    08/24/2013 11:39:11 AM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 24 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 24, 2013 | Evan McMurry
    Denouncing the use of race in college admissions on PBS’ The McLaughlin Group, former Richard Nixon speechwriter and GOP presidential candidate Pat Buchanan claimed that caucasians were the only group in America who could be legally discriminated against. “It should be like the NFL: whoever’s the best player plays, and whoever does best academically should be advanced,” Buchanan said of diversity in collegiate acceptances. “What is wrong with that?” “I think there’s an argument to be said that the greatest affirmative action program that there is in the country is being born white,” panelist Michelle Bernard argued. “There is a...
  • Dead souls of a cultural revolution: 'Interracial violence is overwhelmingly black-on-white'

    08/22/2013 8:48:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 22, 2013 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Last Friday, Christopher Lane, a 22-year-old Australian here on a baseball scholarship, was shot and killed while jogging in Duncan, Okla., population 23,000. He died where he fell. Police have three suspects, two black and one white. The former said they were bored and decided to shoot Lane for “the fun of it.” As Lane was white and the shooter black, racism has surfaced as a motive. Thursday came reports that killing a white man may have been an initiation rite for the black teens in joining some offshoot of the Crips or Bloods. What happened in Oklahoma and the...
  • Obama's moment — a deal with Iran!

    08/12/2013 4:09:17 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 8 replies
    Journal-Advocate ^ | 7/31/2013 | Pat Buchanan
    In his second term, Richard Nixon had Watergate, but also the rescue of Israel in the Yom Kippur War. In his second term, Ronald Reagan had Iran-Contra, but also a treaty eliminating U.S. and Soviet missiles in Europe, his "tear-down-this-wall" moment in Berlin and his lead role in ending the Cold War. In his second term, Bill Clinton had Monica, but also came close to a peace treaty between Ehud Barak and Yasser Arafat. Obama's second-term scandals — IRS, Benghazi, wiretapping The Associated Press and Fox — are in the low-kiloton range compared to the resignation of Nixon or the...
  • Andrew Sullivan: ‘With Any Luck’ America Won’t Be a Superpower in 20 Years

    07/21/2013 6:31:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    NewsBusters.org. ^ | July 21, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Talk about your America-hating media members. On the final episode of the syndicated Chris Matthews Show Sunday, Andrew Sullivan actually said that - to laughter from many in the studio - “with any luck,” America won’t be a superpower in 20 years (video follows with transcript and commentary):Andrew Sullivan: ‘With Any Luck’ America Won’t Be a Superpower in 20 Years CHRIS MATTHEWS, HOST: Andrew, are we going to be - being we Americans, you included - are we going to be the great, are we still going to use that word superpower? I don't even like it very much. The...
  • Obama and the Power of No

    07/21/2013 12:55:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2013 | Steve Chapman
    In his use of American power and influence abroad, Barack Obama's critics say he has been reluctant, gun-shy and prone to saying one thing and doing another. They're right. They're only wrong in thinking it's a bad thing. Egypt has undergone a military coup that critics complain we either failed to prevent or failed to promote. Syria's civil war is going on with the rebels losing ground and getting little help from Washington. The administration has floated a "zero option" in Afghanistan, which would mean pulling out all U.S. troops by the end of 2014. Obama is getting slammed for...
  • Why the Reagan Democrats Departed

    07/02/2013 6:18:38 PM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 25 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | July 2, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
    On Nov. 3, 1969, Richard Nixon, his presidency about to be broken by massive antiwar demonstrations, called on “the great silent majority” to stand by him for peace with honor in Vietnam. They did. Within days Nixon’s approval surged to 68 percent. The ferocious Republican partisan of the 1950s had won over millions of Democrats. Why? Because sons and brothers of those Democrats were doing much of the fighting in Vietnam. If Nixon was standing by them, they would stand by him. In 1972 Nixon would win 49 states. Ronald Reagan, backed by his “Reagan Democrats,” would win 44- and...
  • A Reluctant Warrior Tiptoes to War (Buchanan on Obama & Syria)

    06/18/2013 6:40:43 AM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 15 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | June 18, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
    Barack Obama has just taken his first baby steps into a war in Syria that may define and destroy his presidency. Thursday, while he was ringing in Gay Pride Month with LGBT revelers, a staffer, Ben Rhodes, informed the White House press that U.S. weapons will be going to the Syrian rebels. For two years Obama has stayed out of this sectarian-civil war that has consumed 90,000 lives. Why is he going in now? The White House claims it now has proof Bashar Assad used sarin gas to kill 100-150 people, thus crossing a “red line” Obama had set down...
  • Time to Stop Feeding the Tiger?

    06/05/2013 10:26:37 AM PDT · by kimtom · 14 replies
    www.humanevents.com ^ | 6/4/2013 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    (article photo) As America grew in the 1800s from a republic of a few millions, whose frontier stopped at the Mississippi, into a world power, there were constant collisions with the world’s greatest empire. In 1812, we declared war on Britain, tried to invade Canada and got our Capitol burned. In 1818, Andrew Jackson, on an expedition into Spanish Florida to put down renegade Indians harassing Georgia, hanged two British subjects he had captured, creating a firestorm in Britain. In 1838, we came close to war over Canada’s border with Maine; in 1846, over Canada’s border with the Oregon Territory....
  • What Should Americans Die For?

    05/17/2013 3:17:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 17, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
    "The American people are weary. They don't want boots on the ground. I don't want boots on the ground. The worst thing the United States could do right now is put boots on the ground in Syria." That was the leading Senate hawk favoring U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war. But by ruling out U.S. ground troops, John McCain was sending, perhaps unintentionally, another message: There is no vital U.S. interest in Syria's civil war worth shedding the blood of American soldiers and Marines. Thus does America's premier hawk support the case made by think-tank scholars Owen Harries and Tom...
  • The Pope and Godless Capitalism (Globalism)

    05/11/2013 4:18:13 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 38 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 3, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
    "This is called slave labor," said Pope Francis. The Holy Father was referring to the $40 a month paid to apparel workers at that eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that collapsed on top of them, killing more than 400. "Not paying a just wage ... focusing exclusively on the balance books, on financial statements, only looking at personal profit. That goes against God!" The pope is describing the dark side of globalism Why is Bangladesh, after China, the second-largest producer of apparel in the world? Why are there 4,000 garment factories in that impoverished country which, a few decades ago,...
  • Buchanan: The Dark Side of Diversity

    04/26/2013 5:54:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Human Events ^ | April 26, 2013 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    “I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people,” said Edmund Burke of the rebellious Americans. The same holds true of Islam, the majority faith of 49 nations from Morocco to Indonesia, a religion that 1.6 billion people profess. Yet, some assertions appear true. Islam is growing in militancy and intolerance, evolving again into a fighting faith, and spreading not only through proselytizing, but violence. How to justify the charge of intolerance? The Taliban blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas. The Sufi shrines of Timbuktu were blown up by Ansar Dine. In Saudi Arabia, Iran...
  • Pat Buchanan calls ‘Gang of 8 proposal acts of ‘madness,’ ‘suicidal folly’ for GOP

    04/22/2013 11:57:19 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 12 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 22, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    Conservative columnist Pat Buchanan says the “Gang of Eight” immigration reform bill will, if passed, threaten national security and destroy the Republican Party’s ability to compete on a national level. Buchanan, author of “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?” told radio host Laura Ingraham on Monday that passing a “blanket pardon” of illegal immigrants would be “an act of madness,” particularly in the wake of last week’s terrorist attacks in Boston. “It’s been one week since something like 178 to 180 Americans — three of them murdered — but 178 injured, maimed and wounded by two individuals...
  • Pat Buchanan: Who Is Winning the Gun War?

    04/11/2013 11:51:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 12, 2013 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Attacks from abroad -- Pearl Harbor, 9/11 -- have united us. Yet domestic atrocities lately seem only to deepen our divisions. The bombing of the Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City was seized upon to savage government critics like Rush Limbaugh. After the murder of six innocents, including a 9-year-old girl, and the wounding of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and a dozen others in Tucson, Ariz., by a certifiable lunatic, Sarah Palin was charged with moral complicity. The slaughter of 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., put the National Rifle Association in the media cross hairs. With the...
  • Grover vs. ‘the Bitter Enders’(Grover trying to give Rubio political cover)

    04/09/2013 4:54:56 PM PDT · by yongin · 37 replies
    NRO ^ | April 9,2013 | Betsy Woodruff
    Grover Norquist is known as an anti-tax crusader, but in the coming weeks he will be just as much a pro-immigration crusader, combatting what he calls the “bitter enders” who oppose comprehensive immigration reform. Norquist says that he’s trying to counteract the effect of “a handful of radio talk-show hosts who talk loudly.” “The bitter-enders who are still responding to radio talk-show hosts from eight years ago haven’t noticed that the world has shifted from underneath them,” he says. “The people who need cover are the guys who are still voting like they were Pat Buchanan.” Advertisement Norquist’s group, Americans...
  • Buchanan At The Bat: 3 strikes on Iraq, and Pat's out

    03/29/2013 5:51:00 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 50 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | March 29, 2013 | Daniel Clark
    Buchanan At The Bat: 3 strikes on Iraq, and Pat’s out by Daniel Clark If this is the tenth anniversary of the invasion if Iraq, that must be why tiresome defeatists like Pat Buchanan have been filling the editorial pages with completely unjustified I-told-you-sos. For the most part, Buchanan’s analysis reads like a transcript from one of the panel discussions during his stint at MSNBC, complete with his sarcastic exclamation, “Mission accomplished!” The thrust of his argument is a flawlessly executed triple-balderdash, which he has perfected through repetition over the years. “Of the three goals of the war, none was...
  • Why Are We Still on the DMZ?

    02/15/2013 6:18:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 66 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 15, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
    North Korea has just pulled off an impressive dual feat -- the successful test both of an intercontinental ballistic missile and an atom bomb in the 6-kiloton range. Pyongyang's ruler, 30-year-old Kim Jong Un, said the tests are aimed at the United States. So it would seem. One does not build an ICBM to hit Seoul, 30 miles away. Experts believe North Korea is still far from having the capability to marry a nuclear warhead to a missile that could hit the West Coast. But this seems to be Kim's goal. Why is he obsessed with a nation half...
  • Groundhog Day for Immigration (Rubio's plan is same as Dems)

    01/14/2013 8:33:57 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 23 replies
    National Review ^ | Monday January 14, 2013 | Mark Krikorian
    The Wall Street Journal profile on Rubio’s amnesty plan makes me want to take piano lessons or learn ice sculpture — because it’s Groundhog Day for immigration policy, and it’s like yesterday never happened. But the specific policies Ned Ryerson.......er...Rubio is selling are just the same old, same old: “earned” amnesty for illegal aliens plus de facto unlimited immigration, in exchange for promises to some day implement E-Verify and build more fencing. Even worse, what makes me want to throw a toaster into the bath tub is the utter lack of awareness that nothing Rubio’s saying is even remotely novel....
  • Buchanan: "There Would Be A Revolution" If Government Confiscated Weapons (video)

    01/05/2013 5:07:22 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 166 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 5, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    PAT BUCHANAN: There are three million ArmaLite rifles, those Bushmaster types, out there right now. And people are buying them like hotcakes, every gun show the sales are up enormously. Forty-one percent, they were up in December -- for last December, which was a record year. John, what is common though, Eleanor [Clift] is correct, the push is going to come on three things. Grandfather in the assault weapons that are here now, to try to outlaw assault weapons, outlaw magazines that carry more than 11 or 12 bullets, and also background checks at gun shows. JOHN MCLAUGHLIN: With no...
  • Pat Buchanan: Why the War Party Fears Hagel

    12/28/2012 5:18:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/28/2012 | Pat Buchanan
    In the fortnight since Chuck Hagel's name was floated for secretary of defense, we have witnessed Washington at its worst. Who is Chuck Hagel? Born in North Platte, Neb., he was a squad leader in Vietnam, twice wounded, who came home to work in Ronald Reagan's 1980 campaign, was twice elected U.S. senator, and is chairman of the Atlantic Council and co-chair of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. To The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol, however, Hagel is a man "out on the fringes," who has a decade-long record of "hostility to Israel" and is "pro-appeasement-of-Iran." Lest we miss Kristol's...
  • Christmas in an Anti-Christian Age

    12/25/2012 4:59:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 25, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    For two millennia, the birth of Christ has been seen as the greatest event in world history. The moment Jesus was born in a stable in Bethlehem, God became man, and eternal salvation became possible. This date has been the separation point of mankind's time on earth, with B.C. designating the era before Christ, and A.D., anno domino, in the Year of the Lord, the years after. And how stands Christianity today? "Christianity is in danger off being wiped out in its biblical heartlands," says the British think tank Civitas. In Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Ethiopia and Nigeria, Christians face persecution...
  • The Winter of Conservative Discontent

    12/11/2012 6:16:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 11, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    As the white flag rises above Republican redoubts, offering a surrender on taxes, the mind goes back to what seemed a worse time for conservatives: December 1964. Barry Goldwater had suffered a defeat not seen since Alf Landon. Republicans held less than one-third of the House and Senate and only 17 governorships. The Warren Court was remaking America. In the arts, academic and entertainment communities, and national press corps, conservatives were rarely seen or heard. It was Liberalism's Hour, with America awash in misty memories of Camelot and great expectations of the Great Society to come in 1965. That year,...
  • The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up

    11/02/2012 12:18:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 40 replies
    Townhall ^ | November 2, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    November 2, 2012 The Smoking Gun of the Benghazi Cover-up By Pat Buchanan 11/2/2012   On June 6 of this year, a bomb planted at the U.S. compound in Benghazi ripped a 12-foot-wide hole in the outer wall. On June 11, the British ambassador's motorcade was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, wounding a medic and doctor. The next day, the ambassador was gone and the British Benghazi post was closed. At the same time, the Red Cross, after a second attack, shut down and fled the city. "When that occurred," says Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, who headed the military...
  • 'Everyone Lied to Me': Hitler's Rant in Bunker

    10/26/2012 12:12:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 26 Oct 2012 | Steven Swinford
    Hitler told senior Nazis that "everyone has lied to me, everyone has deceived me" just eight days before he killed himself in his bunker, according to newly disclosed documents.Guy Liddell, the former deputy director general MI5, includes in his diaries a Joint Intelligence Committee paper detailing Hitler's final days. During a conference on April 22nd, 1945, Hitler gave a speech to his assembled generals and Heinrich Himmler, his minister of the interior. The report states: "Hitler came in at 8.30 a completely broken man. Only a few army officers were with him. Himmler urged Hitler to leave Berlin. "Suddenly, Hitler...
  • Pat Buchanan: 'Barack Obama Is a Drug Dealer of Welfare'

    09/18/2012 10:18:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | September 18, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan made a statement on Fox News's On the Record Tuesday that is guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle. Speaking with host Greta Van Susteren about how Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's remarks concerning the 47 percent of the nation that don't pay federal income taxes were spot on, Buchanan called Barack Obama a "Fabian Socialist" and "a drug dealer of welfare." (VIDEO AT LINK) PAT BUCHANAN: Look at Europe. Look at France. Look at Spain. Look at Greece. Look at Italy. The public sectors have gotten so huge that these places are...
  • Pat Buchanan: "Barack Obama Is A Drug Dealer Of Welfare" (video)

    09/18/2012 8:10:14 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 15 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 18, 2012 | Ian Schwartz
    "Barack Obama, in my judgment, is a Fabian socialist," conservative commentator and author Patrick J. Buchanan said on tonight's broadcast of "On the Record" on the FOX News Channel. "You saw the redistribution, and by that I mean he's not Bernie Sanders who is out in the open and honest about it, but he's a Fabian socialist who wants to move through gradualism and reform step by step until a majority of Americans are dependent upon government. When that happens the party of government wins every election." "One in every five people are on food stamps," Buchanan said. "This is...
  • Pat Buchanan explains why Democrats abandon civility more than Republicans

    08/17/2012 6:37:34 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 17, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    During Sean Hannity’s radio show Thursday, he and commentator Pat Buchanan discussed the hostility they have both experienced from liberals during past Democratic National Conventions. And Buchanan concluded that some activists on the left are so vicious about politics because politics is all they have in their lives. Accusations about a lack of civility are nothing new, and they are often flung back and forth between the left and the right. But Buchanan, the author of “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?” sees a distinct difference between how the two sides handle it. ...more (w/audio)...
  • Salad Days of the Public Sector Are Over

    07/13/2012 6:30:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 13, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    San Bernardino, Calif., has now followed Stockton into bankruptcy. Harrisburg and Scranton, Pa., and Jefferson County, Ala., home to Birmingham, are already there to welcome them. Detroit has been taken into receivership by Michigan. A plan under discussion is to level a fourth of the city and reconvert it into the pasture and farmland it used to be a century ago. On the Web, one may find a pictorial tale of two cities: Hiroshima, a smoking flattened ruin in 1945, now a beautiful gleaming metropolis. And Detroit, forge and furnace of democracy in 1945, today resembling Dresden after Bomber Command...
  • John Roberts Makes His Career Move

    07/03/2012 4:39:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    For John Roberts, it is Palm Sunday. Out of relief and gratitude for his having saved Obamacare, he is being compared to John Marshall and Oliver Wendell Holmes. Liberal commentators are burbling that his act of statesmanship has shown us the way to the sunny uplands of a new consensus. If only Republicans will follow Roberts' bold and brave example, and agree to new revenues, the dark days of partisan acrimony and tea party intransigence could be behind us. Yet imagine if Justice Stephen Breyer had crossed over from the liberal bench to join Antonin Scalia, Sam Alito, Clarence Thomas...
  • The unraveling myth of Watergate

    05/25/2012 4:01:28 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 71 replies
    Human Events ^ | 5-25-12 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    It was, they said, the crime of the century. An attempted coup d'etat by Richard Nixon, stopped by two intrepid young reporters from The Washington Post and their dashing and heroic editor. The 1976 movie, "All the President's Men," retold the story with Robert Redford as Bob Woodward, Dustin Hoffman as Carl Bernstein and Jason Robards in his Oscar-winning role as Ben Bradlee. What did Bradlee really think of Watergate? In a taped interview in 1990, revealed now in "Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee," Bradlee himself dynamites the myth: "Watergate ... (has) achieved a place in...
  • As the Boomers Head for the Barn

    05/15/2012 6:40:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 15, 2012 | Pat Buchanan
    When the April figures on unemployment were released May 4, they were more than disappointing. They were deeply disturbing. While the unemployment rate had fallen from 8.2 percent to 8.1 percent, 342,000 workers had stopped looking for work. They had just dropped out of the labor market. Only 63.6 percent of the U.S. working age population is now in the labor force, the lowest level since December 1981. During the Reagan, Bush I and Clinton years, participation in the labor force rose steadily to a record 67 percent. The plunge since has been almost uninterrupted. Here is a major cause...
  • Pat Buchanan: Obama ‘Put His Presidency At Risk’ With Embrace Of Gay Marriage

    05/14/2012 1:12:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Mediate ^ | May 14, 2012 | Noah Rothman
    Former MSNBC contributor and conservative author Pat Buchanan appeared on Fox’s America Live with Megyn Kelly on Monday where he said that President Barack Obama’s recent embrace of gay marriage imperils his presidency. He said that gay marriage rights is the “heart of the cultural war” and that Republican voters are “right now riding to the sound of the guns” to get behind Republican candidate Mitt Romney as a result of Obama’s support for same-sex marriage rights. RELATED: Pat Buchanan To Hannity: Liberals ‘Use Terms Like Bigot… To Set Up An Inquisition’ What the President has done is forfeit –...
  • Farrakhan Warns Whites: ‘Unless You Change, Your End Has Come’, Praises Pat Buchanan

    04/17/2012 11:18:15 AM PDT · by newgeezer · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 17, 2012 at 8:42am | Billy Hallowell
    Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan continued his college speaking tour on Monday night at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. While his address included many of the racially-charged elements we’ve heard in other related lectures, the minister added in some new comments about whites, his personal experience with using marijuana and he even showered some praise upon conservative commentator Pat Buchanan. In addressing whites, Farrakhan issued his typically-offensive rhetoric. “They know you, but you don’t know them or yourself, so you’re always at a disadvantage when you sit down with white people to negotiate,”...
  • Pat Buchanan: The Dark Side Of Diversity In Toulouse

    03/22/2012 11:32:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies · 3+ views
    Eurasia Review ^ | March 23, 2012 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    As an act of pure evil it was difficult to match. After dragging the 8-year-old by her hair across a schoolyard, the killer put a 9 mm pistol to the girl’s head and pulled the trigger. The gun jammed. So he took out a Colt .45 and finished her. She was one of four victims. The others — a 30-year-old rabbi and his two boys. As the gunman had targeted a Jewish school and the bullets were identical to those used in the murders of two North African soldiers and one black soldier, suspicion fell on some neo-Nazi racist. And...
  • 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 Oddly Thinks Israel is a Bigger Threat Than Iran

    02/22/2012 4:19:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo! News Contributor Network ^ | February 22, 2012 | Mark Whittington
    Pat Buchanan, the columnist, author, and until recently MSNBC's token right-winger, garnered a lot of sympathy when he was fired from his job at the left-leaning news network apparently because of a book he wrote. Too bad, as reported in the Daily Caller, Buchanan had to ruin things by articulating how obnoxious his views really are. In essence, he suggested that Israel with its 300 estimated nuclear weapons was a bigger threat to the United States than is Iran with its nuclear program on Russian television. Buchanan went on about how his favorite Jewish conspiracy, which he called the "neocons,"...
  • The Myth and Danger of Non-Interventionism

    02/18/2012 12:47:43 PM PST · by WPaCon · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2/18/2012 | Josh Holler
    When it comes to analyzing non-interventionism, it's helpful to identify the two extremes of the spectrum of debate. On one hand, the United States could mind its own business, withdraw its troops entirely from military bases worldwide, cash in the savings, and live prosperously as America once did in its infant years. On the other hand, the U.S. can continue the advancement of freedom and democracy through its imperialistic ideals, spend money into oblivion, and dominate the world in a fashion indicative of a hegemony. The friction between these two paradigms has been present for many years, and more so...
  • The New Blacklist by Pat Buchanan (fired by MSNBC)

    02/16/2012 11:53:12 PM PST · by iowamark · 76 replies
    Creators.com ^ | 02/16/2012 | Pat Buchanan
    My days as a political analyst at MSNBC have come to an end. After 10 enjoyable years, I am departing, after an incessant clamor from the left that to permit me continued access to the microphones of MSNBC would be an outrage against decency, and dangerous. The calls for my firing began almost immediately with the Oct. 18 publication of "Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?" A group called Color of Change, whose mission statement says that it "exists to strengthen Black America's political voice," claimed that my book espouses a "white supremacist ideology." Color of Change...
  • Pat Buchanan: 'Obama is trampling on God's turf' (Video)

    02/12/2012 2:29:29 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 16 replies · 1+ views
    TheDC ^ | February 12, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    According to Pat Buchanan, the Obama administration’s decision to revise its mandate that religious institutions must offer “access” to conception, despite the mandate violating Church doctrine, still falls short. On this weekend’s broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group,” Buchanan criticized the Obama administration Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, describing her as a “nominal Catholic” and questioning the administration’s political judgment. “Trinity girl, nominal Catholic,” Buchanan said of Sebelius. “When they antagonize and enrage and get the bishops of the Catholic Church — a lot of whom grew up in Democratic families and are not hostile toward Obama — fighting...
  • RON PAUL: REACTIONARY OR VISIONARY?

    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...
  • Ron Paul-- and the 'Pink Slip'

    02/02/2012 5:11:48 AM PST · by JimPrevor · 4 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | February 1, 2012 | Jim Prevor
    As such, the Obama/Clinton/Biden analogy rings hollow. Though every candidate might have his own specific plan, and one can prefer a candidate for myriad reasons, there was never any serious ideological split between these candidates. So handling the end of the primary season and attempting to unify the party, required massaging egos and satisfying personal ambition. Thus, the approach the Welches are proposing here – giving consolation prizes to the losers so they feel connected and valued – makes sense only in that context. When, however, there are substantive policy differences, the efforts to make the losers feel valued can...
  • Pat Buchanan: Reagan White House saw Newt as ‘something of a political opportunist’

    01/28/2012 4:58:46 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 91 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 1/28/12 | Jeff Poor - The Daily Caller
    Over the last week, several people that worked in the Reagan administration have come forward and countered former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s claim that he is a “Reagan Republican.” These people say Gingrich “wasn’t on board with a lot of what President Ronald Reagan tried to accomplish during his two terms.” And although that claim has been disputed by other Reagan administration officials, former Reagan communications director Pat Buchanan told “The McLaughlin Group” this weekend that Gingrich wasn’t seen favorably by those in the administration. “[I]n the Reagan White House, Newt Gingrich was considered quite frankly by a lot of...
  • Critics claim MSNBC has ‘suspended’ Pat Buchanan (ColorOfChange.org welcomes MSNBC’s decision)

    01/09/2012 5:07:45 PM PST · by VU4G10 · 36 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 01.10.12
    An activist group whose leaders object to the beliefs of Pat Buchanan, a senior adviser to three American presidents, a candidate for the Republican nomination in 1992 and 1996, and the Reform Party’s presidential candidate in 2000, is announcing victory in its campaign to have the author of multiple best-selling books removed from MSNBC. “ColorOfChange.org welcomes MSNBC’s decision to indefinitely supend (sic) Pat Buchanan,” ColorOfChange.org Executive Director Rashad Robinson posted in an online statement.
  • Did FDR Provoke Pearl Harbor?

    12/06/2011 3:32:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 92 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2011 | Pat Buchanan
    On Dec. 8, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt took the rostrum before a joint session of Congress to ask for a declaration of war on Japan. A day earlier, at dawn, carrier-based Japanese aircraft had launched a sneak attack devastating the U.S. battle fleet at Pearl Harbor. Said ex-President Herbert Hoover, Republican statesman of the day, “We have only one job to do now, and that is to defeat Japan.” But to friends, “the Chief” sent another message: “You and I know that this continuous putting pins in rattlesnakes finally got this country bit.” Today, 70 years after Pearl Harbor, a remarkable...
  • Miami Lawmaker Wants Allianz Ads Pulled From NPR Stations, CNBC (Over Nazi Ties)

    11/26/2011 12:09:59 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | Saturday, 11.26.11 | JAY WEAVER
    A Miami congresswoman is pressuring National Public Radio stations, the cable television network CNBC and others to stop airing sponsorships and advertising by a giant German insurer that collaborated with the Nazis. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who is pushing legislation that would allow Holocaust survivors to sue Allianz AG, has launched a letter-writing campaign aimed at blocking the insurer from advertising with any U.S. media until it pays off all Holocaust survivors’ life insurance claims. During World War II, Allianz insured concentration camp facilities and sent money to the Nazis instead of rightful Jewish beneficiaries. “Allianz is no ordinary insurance...
  • Book Review: Suicide of a Superpower

    10/31/2011 9:36:59 PM PDT · by WilliamHouston · 115 replies · 1+ views
    Youth for Western Civilization ^ | October 31, 2011 | William L. Houston
    Pat Buchanan's new book Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025 is the bluntest and most cogent statement of the truth about the present course of Western civilization that has been seen in American bookstores in many years. In this book, Pat takes the gloves off and hits the American Left with the Hard Right. He knocks the liberal establishment out of the ring. Everything that real conservatives have privately known to be true for generations is finally aired in this brave and long overdue new book. Christianity is the foundation of Western civilization. As people of European...
  • The Conquest of the West

    10/31/2011 7:58:56 PM PDT · by rmlew · 27 replies
    Human Events ^ | 10/18/2011 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    On Oct. 31, the U.N. Population Fund marks the arrival of the 7 billionth person on Earth and raises the population estimate for the planet at mid-century to 9.3 billion people.         There is a possibility, says the United Nations, that, by century's end, world population may reach 15 billion. What does this mean for Western civilization?         It may not matter, except to identify who inherits the estate. For while world population is exploding, Western peoples are dying. Not a single European nation, except Muslim Albania, has a birth rate that will enable it to replace its present population.         By mid-century,...
  • Pat Buchanan: Occupy Wall Street will turn violent with colder weather

    10/30/2011 1:10:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 30, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    During this weekend’s broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group,” host John McLaughlin asked his panel about what would happen to Occupy Wall Street as its novelty wears off and the weather gets colder. Amid mixed reactions, conservative MSNBC contributor Pat Buchanan described a scenario where freezing temperatures bring out the movement’s violent side. “It’s going to end very, very badly with these folks in the winter,” Buchanan said, “and they’re not going to be getting publicity and they’re going to be acting up and acting badly like the worst of the demonstrators in the ’60s … not just overnight camping: They’re...
  • Are African Americans Part of Pat Buchanan’s America? (Meh!)

    10/27/2011 2:33:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    WAMU-FM's DCentric: Race. Class. The District ^ | October 27, 2011 | Elahe Izadi
    Earlier this week, we asked conservative commentator Pat Buchanan how he proposes eliminating D.C.’s economic racial disparities. Buchanan, who firmly believes diversity hurts America, suggested stopping immigration to combat high national black unemployment, and general national unemployment. “We’ve got to start putting our own people first,” he said. The Root’s Nsenga Burton takes issue with Buchanan’s rhetoric: “Our own people?” Since when did blacks become “our own people” to folks like Buchanan? Invoking the Willie Lynch strategy of dividing and conquering those who would benefit from coming together (African-Americans and immigrants) as opposed to functioning separately is foul. Buchanan and...
  • HANNITY RADIO Pat Buchanan Talks Balkanization Of America: U.S. Is In Decline (audio)

    10/17/2011 3:59:38 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 17 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 17, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    Author and commentator Pat Buchanan appeared on Sean Hannity's nationally syndicated radio program Monday afternoon to promote his new book. In his book, "Suicide of a Superpower," Buchanan says the politics of race, culture and tribalism will be the largest problem civilization will face. "Christianity is dying in the West," he declared on the radio. Buchanan says there is a "long plan" by Marxists to rid the nation of Christianity. Buchanan doesn't think much holds us together as a nation anymore. "[The]disagreements are so profound," he told Hannity. "Cultural Marxism has succeeded in transvaluing all the values in society," Buchanan...