19. Review: Reclaiming the American Right by Justin Raimondo

In this episode I look toward the thinkers of the pre-WWII American right wing, commonly referred to as the Old Right, and the usurpation of the conservative movement by successive waves of neoconservatives. Raimondo weighs the prospects of the libertarians and paleoconservatives, and explores the notion of a new fusionism between the two. I contrast […]

Trump’s Patriotism Vs. The New Anti-Americanism By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – July 5, 2019 “One wonders: Where is all this negativity, this constant griping and grousing by the left, going to lead? Do these people think America will turn with hope to a party that reflexively recoils at patriotic displays?” Despite all the grousing and griping about his “politicizing” of the Fourth of July […]

Memo to Trump: Trade Bolton for Tulsi By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – June 28, 2019 “If she makes it into the second round, Gabbard could become the catalyst for the kind of globalist vs. nationalist debate that broke out between Trump and Bush Republicans in 2016, a debate that contributed to Trump’s victory…” “For too long our leaders have failed us, taking us into one […]

Trump: War President or Anti-Interventionist? By Patrick J. Buchanan Tuesday – June 25, 2019

“Where is the evidence that any such secret program exists? And if it does, why does America not tell the world where Iran’s secret nuclear facilities are located and demand immediate inspections?” Visualizing 150 Iranian dead from a missile strike that he had ordered, President Donald Trump recoiled and canceled the strike, a brave decision […]

Will Joe Repudiate His Segregationist Friends? By Patrick J. Buchanan 6/21/2019

Friday – June 21, 2019 “The Democratic Party, the oldest party on earth, was from its founding to the final third of the 20th century, the bastion of slavery, secession and segregation…” “Apologize for what? Cory should apologize. He knows better. There’s not a racist bone in my body.” Thus did a stung Joe Biden […]

War With Iran Would Become ‘Trump’s War’ By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – June 18, 2019 “Who wants a U.S. war with Iran? Primarily the same people who goaded us into wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen, and who oppose every effort of Trump’s to extricate us from those wars…” President Donald Trump cannot want war with Iran. Such a war, no matter how long, […]

Russiagate Is No Watergate By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – June 14, 2019 “If the impeachment hearings come, they will be seen for what they are: An attempted coup to overthrow a president by the losers of 2016 who are fearful they could lose again in 2020…” “History is repeating itself, and with a vengeance,” John Dean told the judiciary committee, drawing a […]

Are Abortion & Gay Rights American Values? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – June 10, 2019 “What are these “values” of which politicians incessantly talk? Are they immutable? Or do they change with the changing times?” “My religion defines who I am. And I’ve been a practicing Catholic my whole life,” said Vice President Joe Biden in 2012. “I accept my church’s position on abortion as […]

Bernie & Joe: Two Old White Males Take the Lead By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – June 7, 2019 “Biden and Bernie may be wheezing, but the old white boys are out in front of the pack.” In 2018, a record turnout of women, minorities and young added 40 House seats to Democratic ranks and made Nancy Pelosi speaker. This, we were told, is the new diversity coalition — […]

Do Trump’s Hawks Speak for Trump? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – June 3, 2019 “As for war in our hemisphere, which Pence said was possible, that could come sooner than the graduating cadets expect, if Trump’s confidant Sen. Lindsey Graham has his way.” For a president who won his office by denouncing the Middle East wars into which George W. Bush and Barack Obama […]

Are We on the Ramp to Impeachment Road? By Patrick J. Buchanan

  “If Trump believes, not without reason, that Pelosi’s caucus is out to kill his presidency, should he cooperate with the co-conspirators or use all of the actual and latent powers of his office to repel them?” After a stroke felled Woodrow Wilson during his national tour to save his League of Nations, an old […]

Who Wants This War with Iran? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – May 17, 2019 “America has no enthusiasm for a new Mideast war, no stomach for any occupation of Iran.” Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea. “There won’t be any war. … We don’t seek a war, […]

Tariffs: The Taxes That Made America Great By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – May 15, 2019 “That the Smoot-Hawley Tariff caused the Depression of the 1930s is a New Deal myth in which America’s schoolchildren have been indoctrinated for decades. The Depression began with the crash of the stock market in 1929, nine months before Smoot-Hawley became law. The real villain: The Federal Reserve…” As his […]

Are All the World’s Problems Ours? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – May 10, 2019 After an exhausting two weeks, one is tempted to ask: How many quarrels, clashes and conflicts can even a superpower manage at one time? In 2003, George W. Bush took us to war to liberate Iraq from the despotism of Saddam Hussein and convert that nation into a beacon of […]

Is Bolton Steering Trump Into War with Iran? By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – May 6, 2019 “Did President Donald Trump approve of this? …If it is not Trump pushing for confrontation and war with Iran, who is?”Last week, it was Venezuela in America’s gun sights. “While a peaceful solution is desirable, military action is possible,” thundered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “If that’s what is required, […]

Biden Plays the Race Card By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – April 30 2019 “With the economy firing on all eight cylinders, and the drive for impeachment losing steam, a new strategy is emerging — to take Trump down by stuffing him in a box with white supremacists…” As he debated with himself whether to enter the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, Joe […]

A Nation at War With Itself By Patrick J. Buchanan

Friday – April 26, 2019 President Donald Trump has decided to cease cooperating with what he sees, not incorrectly, as a Beltway conspiracy that is out to destroy him. “We’re fighting all the subpoenas,” Trump said Wednesday. “These aren’t, like, impartial people. The Democrats are out to win in 2020.” Thus the Treasury Department just […]

The Democrats Divide on Impeachment By Patrick J. Buchanan

Tuesday – April 23, 2019 “The credibility of the Democratic Party is now at issue… If Mueller could not find collusion, what reason is there to believe Rep. Jerry Nadler’s judiciary committee will find it, and then convince the country that they have discovered what ex-FBI Director Mueller could not.” The release of the Mueller […]