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May 13, 2022

Are All Court-Created Rights Now in Peril? By Patrick J. Buchanan

In the storm that erupted over the leaked draft opinion of Justice Samuel Alito, which would overturn Roe v. Wade, a secondary alarm has arisen among our elites.

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May 10, 2022

Is Ukraine's War Now America's War? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Last week, sources leaked to The New York Times that, in Ukraine's targeting and killing of Russian generals and the sinking of Russia's Black Sea flagship, the Moskva, U.S. intelligence played an indispensable role.

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May 6, 2022

Alito 5 Must Stay the Course By Patrick J. Buchanan

Whoever leaked Alito's draft, it was a violation of an oath, an unethical act and a betrayal that ought to see the perpetrator fired in disgrace and disbarred permanently from the practice of law.

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May 3, 2022

Are Biden Democrats Holding a Losing Hand? By Patrick J. Buchanan

"Sometimes nothing is a real cool hand."

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April 29, 2022

Will Putin Submit to US-Imposed 'Weakening'? By Patrick J. Buchanan

"Once war is forced upon us, there is no alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end. War's very object is victory -- not prolonged indecision."

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April 26, 2022

The French Center Holds -- In a World Coming Apart By Patrick J. Buchanan

"Things fall apart; the center cannot hold."

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April 22, 2022

First Priority -- Avoid US War With Russia By Patrick J. Buchanan

Asked if the U.S. should send troops to fight beside the Ukrainians, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., said Sunday the time may have come.

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April 19, 2022

'Open Borders' Biden Is Remaking America By Patrick J. Buchanan

"The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion."

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April 15, 2022

Should We Commit to Fight Russia -- for Finland? By Patrick J. Buchanan

The prime ministers of Sweden and Finland, Magdalena Andersson and Sanna Marin, both signaled Wednesday that they will likely be applying for membership in NATO.

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April 12, 2022

Message From Ukraine -- Nukes Do Deter By Patrick J. Buchanan

When he arrived at Christ the Savior Cathedral to pay his respects to the ultra-nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who had died of COVID-19, Russian President Vladimir Putin carried a clutch of red roses.

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April 8, 2022

Who Wins, Who Loses Gen. Milley's Long War? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Speaking of the seven-week war in Ukraine ignited by Vladimir Putin, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is warning us to expect a war that lasts for years.

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April 5, 2022

Is Global 'Democracy' America's Mission? By Patrick J. Buchanan

"In the battle between democracy and autocracy, democracies are rising to the moment, and the world is clearly choosing the side of peace and security," said President Joe Biden in his State of the Union address.

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April 1, 2022

Insult Diplomacy: Does Biden's Vilification of Putin Help? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Several weeks into the war in Ukraine, ABC's George Stephanopoulos asked President Joe Biden if he agreed with those who call Russian President Vladimir Putin "a killer."

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March 29, 2022

Asia's Autocrats Are Calling, Mr. Biden By Patrick J. Buchanan

While President Joe Biden was in Brussels and Warsaw showing U.S. solidarity with Ukraine, the 38-year-old autocrat who rules North Korea made a bold bid for the president's attention.

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March 25, 2022

Is Victory for Ukraine Worth Risking Nuclear War? By Patrick J. Buchanan

During the 70 years that the Soviet Union existed, Ukraine was an integral part of the nation.

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March 22, 2022

Is Ukraine's Partition Zelenskyy's Fate? By Patrick J. Buchanan

"It's time to meet, time to talk ... time to restore territorial integrity ... for Ukraine," said President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday.

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March 18, 2022

US Vital Interests Dictate an End to This War By Patrick J. Buchanan

Speaking to Congress, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked for many things from the United States.

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March 15, 2022

Is There a Peace Deal Putin and Zelensky Can Accept? By Ptrick J. Buchanan

In an interview with Reuters, Dmitry Peskov, Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman for decades, made a startling offer. Moscow could end the Ukraine war immediately, said Peskov, if four conditions were met.

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March 11, 2022

How Solid Are US War Guarantees? By Patrick J. Buchanan

When several NATO nations revealed that they had dozens of Russian-made MiG-29s, the idea arose to fly them to Ukraine and turn them over to Ukrainian pilots familiar with the MiGs.

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March 8, 2022

US Policy: Cheer Ukrainians On -- and Keep Us Out! By Patrick J. Buchanan

After Friday's NATO summit refused to establish a no-fly zone over Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky said the allies' failure to "close the skies" to Russian military aircraft gives "a green light for further bombing of Ukrainian cities."