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July 27, 2021

Why the Left Can't Let Go of Jan. 6 By Patrick J. Buchanan

To understand what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's select committee investigation of the Capitol Hill events of Jan. 6 is all about, a good place to begin is with the sentencing hearing last week of Paul Hodgkins.

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July 23, 2021

JFK -- Accept Our Diverse World as It Is By Patrick J. Buchanan

Seven months after the Cuban missile crisis, President John F. Kennedy, at American University, laid out his view on how the East-West struggle should be conducted to avoid a catastrophic war that could destroy us both.

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July 20, 2021

Why Can't Biden Stop This Invasion? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Article IV of the Constitution addresses the obligations of the federal government to the state governments that were being asked to surrender aspects of their sovereignty to form our new Union.

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July 16, 2021

Is Biden Really the Lincoln of Our Time? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Traveling to Philadelphia Tuesday, President Joe Biden laid out in apocalyptic terms the gravity of the "threat" to American democracy from Republican efforts to reform and rewrite state election laws.

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July 13, 2021

Are the Good Times Over for Biden? by Patrick J. Buchanan

Are the Democrats headed for their Little Bighorn, with President Joe Biden as Col. Custer? The wish, you suggest, is father to the thought. Yet, consider.

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July 9, 2021

Is Afghanistan a Failed Mission? By Patrick J. Buchanan

As in Vietnam from 1965 to 1973, the year our prisoners of war came home, America did not lose a major battle in Afghanistan.

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July 6, 2021

As America Recedes, China Rises By Patrick J. Buchanan

As our July Fourth celebrations were beginning, the U.S. quietly closed and abandoned Bagram Air Base, the largest American military base between the Persian Gulf and the South China Sea.

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July 2, 2021

EU to Orban: Back Gay Rights or Get Out! by Patrick Buchanan

Respect LBGT rights or get out of the EU, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte instructed Hungary's Viktor Orban at last week's gathering of the European Union in Brussels.

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June 29, 2021

Boris Johnson Defies Vladimir Putin's Claim to Crimea By Patrick J. Buchanan

About that clash between a British destroyer and Russian warplanes and warships in the Black Sea last week there are conflicting versions.

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June 25, 2021

The Return of 'Law and Order' By Patrick J. Buchanan

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President and former police captain Eric Adams took the lead in the New York mayoral race with 32% of the Democratic primary vote, 10 points more than progressive Maya Wiley, who had the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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June 22, 2021

Will Bishops Deny Biden Communion? by Patrick J. Buchanan

Last week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted 168-55, more than 3-1, to provide new guidance for receiving Holy Communion.

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June 18, 2021

Who Is Really Killing American Democracy? by Patrick J. Buchanan

By a vote of 30-1 in the House, with unanimous support in the Senate, Juneteenth, June 19, which commemorates the day in 1865 when news of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas, has been declared a federal holiday

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June 15, 2021

All Is Hype for the Biden-Putin Summit By Patrick J. Buchanan

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce.

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June 11, 2021

Joe Manchin: Racist or Profile in Courage By Patrick J. Buchanan

In 1859, Abraham Lincoln related the tale of an Eastern monarch who charged his wise men with discovering words that would everywhere and always be true.

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June 8, 2021

What Is America's Cause in the World? by Patrick J. Buchanan

"Take away this pudding; it has no theme," is a comment attributed to Winston Churchill, when a disappointing dessert was put in front of him.

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June 4, 2021

Democratic Showdown: Kamala vs. Manchin By Patrick J. Buchanan

Speaking in Tulsa on the 100th anniversary of the racial atrocity there, Joe Biden belatedly turned to the issue of voting rights, to explain why he is having such difficulty winning passage of the party's priority legislation.

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June 2, 2021

Were the Wars Wise? Were They Worth It? by Patrick J. Buchanan

Through the long Memorial Day weekend, anyone who read the newspapers or watched television could not miss or be unmoved by it: Story after story after story of the fallen, of those who had given the "last full measure of devotion" to their country.

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May 28, 2021

Does Our Diversity Portend Disintegration? by Patrick J. Buchanan

After nine people were shot to death by a public transit worker, who then killed himself in San Jose, the latest mass murder in America, California Governor Gavin Newsom spoke for many on the eve of this Memorial Day weekend.

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May 25, 2021

Merkel Flips Off Biden's Protest -- to Buy Putin's Gas by Patrick J. 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.

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May 21, 2021

Did the GOP Just Dodge a Bullet? By Patrick J. Buchanan

When he took the floor of the Senate to reject the Democrats' Jan. 6 Commission, Mitch McConnell may have salvaged his party's chances to recapture the House in 2022.