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  • Merkel Flips Off Biden's Protest – to Buy Putin's Gas

    05/25/2021 3:53:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2021 | Pat Buchanan
    When the U.S. created NATO, a primary purpose of the alliance was to serve as a western wall to defend Germany against the 400,000 Russian troops on the eastern side of the Elbe River. Seventy years later, Germany has decided to double its dependence on Vladimir Putin's Russia for the natural gas needed to run the German economy, despite the opposition of her great protector, the USA. The Biden administration decided to waive sanctions on Matthias Warnig, the ally of Putin whose company, Nord Stream 2 AG, is laying the pipeline beneath the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany that...
  • Bibi & Hamas -- Only Winners in Gaza War

    05/18/2021 6:15:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 18, 2021 | Pat Buchanan
    "Israel is Winning Battles, Hamas is Winning the War." So ran the headline in the Jerusalem Post atop an analysis of the Gaza war, which began, "The IDF is registering great achievements in Operation Guardian of the Walls, but meanwhile the house appears to be collapsing from within." Hard to disagree. Consider this New York Times commentary about Israel's prime minister from the runner-up to the Democratic presidential nominee in the primaries of 2016 and 2020, Sen. Bernie Sanders: "Mr. Netanyahu has cultivated an increasingly intolerant and authoritarian type of racist nationalism ...(and) legitimized these forces ... by bringing them...
  • For What Should We Fight Russia or China?

    04/06/2021 6:31:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 6, 2021 | Pat Buchanan
    Last Monday, in a single six-hour period, NATO launched 10 air intercepts to shadow six separate groups of Russian bombers and fighters over the Arctic, North Atlantic, North Sea, Black Sea and Baltic Sea. Last week also brought reports that Moscow is increasing its troop presence in Crimea and along its borders with Ukraine. Joe Biden responded. In his first conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Biden assured him of our "unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russia's ongoing aggression in the Donbass and Crimea." Though Ukraine is not a member of NATO, and...
  • Trump’s Support Is More About Policies Than Personality

    01/14/2021 1:14:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 14, 2021 | David Marcus
    Anti-Trump conservatives think they are poised to take back the GOP. They are sorely mistaken.Anti-Trump “conservatives” such as the Lincoln Project, former Rep. Justin Amash, and more recently Rep. Liz Cheney all have something in common. They almost always attack the president’s tone or personal actions and almost never his administration’s actions and policies. This isn’t an accident. It is because in many cases they do not share Trump’s policy preferences, but those policies are far more popular with voters than theirs are. On issues such as global trade, aggressive opposition to China, ending foreign wars, growing American manufacturing, securing...
  • The ‘Not My President’ Crowd Needs To Sit Down And Shut Up

    11/30/2020 11:28:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 30, 2020 | Davis Marcus
    <p>The left made the rules. I'm ready to play by them.</p><p>The leftist media is furious again, this time because Donald Trump is refusing to accept the results of the 2020 election. Norms! They scream. We need a peaceful transfer of power, an acceptance of the results, they say. Um, wait. Aren’t these the same people who cheered p-ssy hats and the chants of “not my president?” Those of us on the right didn’t forget about all of that.</p>
  • Vanity: Is buchanan.org "Suspended"?

    11/27/2020 8:35:39 PM PST · by BradyLS · 22 replies
    November 27, 2020 | Self
    Pardon me for the vanity. I'm just windering if anyone else has gotten a weird "Account Suspended" page when trying to access Pat Buchanan's official website. Or know if anything may be going on with his website that is out of the ordinary. _For everyone's web-surfing safety, I am not asking anyone to go there! In fact, please don't if you haven't today._ Using duckduckgo to try to figure out what's going on, it reports that the site's server is up and responding to pings. If you've visited his site today and know it's up, just say so and I'll...
  • Beijing Sends Biden a Warning

    11/20/2020 10:27:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 20, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    Because of Donald Trump, Vice President Joe Biden thundered during the campaign, the U.S. "is more isolated in the world than we've ever been ... America First has made America alone." Biden promised to repair relations with America's allies. And he appears to have gone some distance to do so in the congratulatory phone call he received from Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan. According to Suga, during the brief call, Biden said Article V of the U.S.-Japan Mutual Security Treaty of 1960 covers the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, islands Japan controls but China claims as its...
  • Trumpism Lives On!

    11/06/2020 9:48:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 6, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    Donald Trump may end up losing the 2020 election in the Electoral College, but he won the campaign that ended on Nov. 3. Democrats had been talking of a "sweep," a "blowout," a "blue wave" washing the Republicans out of power, capturing the Senate, and bringing in an enlarged Democratic majority in Nancy Pelosi's House. They visualized the ouster of Trump in a defeat so massive and humiliating that it would serve as an eternal repudiation of the man. And, most intoxicating of all, they believed they would be seen by history as the angels of America's deliverance. It was...
  • The US-Saudi Starvation Blockade

    11/23/2017 10:42:55 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 24, 2017 | Pat Buchanan
    Our aim is to "starve the whole population -- men, women, and children, old and young, wounded and sound -- into submission," said First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill. He was speaking of Germany at the outset of the Great War of 1914-1918. Americans denounced as inhumane this starvation blockade that would eventually take the lives of a million German civilians. Yet when we went to war in 1917, a U.S. admiral told British Prime Minister Lloyd George, "You will find that it will take us only two months to become as great criminals as you are." After the...
  • Patrick Buchanan: Fauci vs. Trump — who's right?

    05/17/2020 5:45:09 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 29 replies
    The Joplin Globe ^ | May 16, 2020 | Patrick Buchanan
    Moreover, while Fauci and Redfield are specialists in epidemics, Trump’s portfolio goes far beyond that. He is chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, responsible for the security and defense of the nation. His portfolio is broader and deeper than those of Fauci and Redfield. In the first hours of the Normandy invasion, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower must have been rightly alarmed about the high U.S. casualties on Omaha Beach. But he also had to concern himself with the failure to capture the Port of Caen to bring ashore the armor to stop any German counterattack that might...
  • Iran Challenges Europe to Hand Over Holocaust 'Proof'

    02/06/2007 6:37:04 AM PST · by Valin · 44 replies · 1,033+ views
    TEHRAN (AFP) - An Iranian government-sponsored body set up to probe the veracity of the Holocaust has challenged Europe to hand over documents about the mass slaughter of Jews in World War II. Mohammad Ali Ramin, the head of the "World Holocaust Foundation" created after Iran's controversial Holocaust conference last year, said Austria, Germany and Poland in particular should supply documents. "They should hand over the proof for the dossier on the organized massacre of Jews in Europe during World War II to the independent international fact-finding committee affiliated to this foundation," the IRNA state news agency quoted him as...
  • What Will Be the New American Cause?

    04/21/2020 10:13:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    After the Great Pandemic has passed and we emerge from Great Depression II, what will be America's mission in the world? What will be America's cause? We have been at such a turning point before. After World War II, Americans wanted to come home. But we put aside our nation-building to face the challenge of a malevolent Stalinist empire dominant from the Elbe river to the Barents Sea. And after persevering for four decades, we prevailed. What, then, did we do with our epochal victory? We alienated Russia by moving our NATO military alliance into the Baltic and Black Seas....
  • Time for W

    03/31/2020 1:01:12 PM PDT · by steve8714 · 105 replies
    vanity
    Isn't it time for W to come off the sidelines, forgive the nickname for Jeb! and help Trump manage the politics of the moment, the hatred and vitriol aimed at him by, in some cases former members of his administration? Much like 9/11, this is a moment when the Nation must come together. We already know the left will never relent. Where are you, Mr. President?
  • Failed Coup of a Failing Establishment

    02/04/2020 6:14:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 3, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    It has been a bad few days for the establishment, really bad. In a 51-49 vote, the Senate refused to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump and agreed to end the trial Wednesday, with a near-certain majority vote to acquit the president of all charges. As weekend polls show socialist Bernie Sanders surging into the lead for the nomination in the states of Iowa, New Hampshire and California, the sense of panic among Democratic Party elites is palpable. Former Secretary of State and Joe Biden surrogate John Kerry was overheard Sunday at a Des Moines hotel talking...
  • Is Bernie's Hour of Power at Hand?

    01/31/2020 4:41:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 31, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    Can a septuagenarian socialist who just survived a heart attack and would be 80 years old in his first year in office be elected president of the United States? It's hard to believe but not impossible. As of today, Bernie Sanders looks like one of the better, if not best, bets for the nomination. Polls have him running first or second in the first three contests: Iowa on Monday, and then New Hampshire and Nevada. If Bernie can best main rival Joe Biden in Iowa, he will likely thump Joe in New Hampshire. Biden's campaign, built around "electability," could suffer...
  • Impeachment: The Left's Ultimate Weapon

    01/28/2020 5:11:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2019 | Pat Buchanan
    In 1868, President Andrew Johnson was impeached for violating the Tenure of Office Act that had been enacted by Congress over his veto in 1867. Defying the law, Johnson fired Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, without getting Senate approval, as the act required him to do. In his 1956 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, John F. Kennedy made Edmund Ross one of the Senate's "Profiles in Courage" for his decisive and heroic vote not to convict and remove Johnson. Repealed in 1887, the Tenure of Office Act was later declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. But while the act was the lethal...
  • New photos show convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk at Sobibor

    01/20/2020 6:04:10 AM PST · by babble-on · 72 replies
    thelocal.de ^ | 20 January 2020 | AFP Wire
    New photos have emerged which for the first time show convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk at the Sobibor death camp, a Berlin archive confirmed Monday, although he always denied ever being there. Ukrainian-American Demjanjuk was convicted of being an accessory to the murder of nearly 30,000 Jews at Sobibor by a German court in 2011. He died while his appeal was pending. According to the Berlin-based Topography of Terror archive, photos of Demjanjuk are among a newly discovered collection of more than 350 snaps which give "detailed insight" into the camp in German-occupied Poland. The photos surfaced from the estate...
  • Has Nothing Been Learned Since 2003? Corporate Media Welcome Back Iraq War Hawks To Make Case for Iran

    01/12/2020 8:18:44 AM PST · by davikkm · 23 replies
    IWB ^ | Eoin Higgins
    "No voices calling for peace. No voices critical of empire. Just establishment media and current and former Pentagon officials who feed off the trillion dollar war machine." As President Donald Trump spent the early days of 2020 instigating and then backing down from a potentially catastrophic confrontation with Iran, corporate media in the U.S. turned to the very same people who promoted the country's worst foreign policy disaster in a generation to advocate for repeating the mistakes of two decades ago. The decision of networks and cable news outlets like CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News to bring on a stream of past advocates for...
  • The Culture War Comes to Old Dominion

    01/10/2020 4:40:54 PM PST · by ek_hornbeck · 27 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | 1/10/20 | Pat Buchanan
    Since 1969, "Virginia Is for Lovers" has been the tourism and travel slogan of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Advertising Age called it "one of the most iconic ad campaigns in the past 50 years." But the Virginia of 2020 seems to be another country than the friendly commonwealth to which this writer moved four decades ago.
  • Ron Paul blasts Trump: ‘Foreign policy is in shambles’

    01/06/2020 11:27:31 AM PST · by RandFan · 54 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/3/2020 | Spencer Neale
    Former Rep. Ron Paul said he wished President Trump would "flip-flop" his policy on Iran and criticized Trump's loyalty to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Arabia. "I think our country is not doing so well. Our foreign policy is in shambles," the Texas Republican said. "Unfortunately, the one place where I wish he would flip-flop every once in a while or change his policy completely is dealing with Iran. He is steady on it, he said it on the campaign. He's very loyal to Netanyahu and Saudi Arabia." Trump authorized airstrikes that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and...