Patrick Buchanan from Creators Syndicate Creators Syndicate is an international syndication company that represents cartoonists and columnists of the highest caliber. en Mon, 23 Jul 2018 03:58:35 -0700 Patrick Buchanan from Creators Syndicate 92c074ed3127531d1fb2b80b6f864562 Trump Stands His Ground on Putin for 07/20/2018 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors."</p> <p>Under the Constitution, these are the offenses for which presidents can be impeached. <p>Updated: Fri Jul 20, 2018</p> 408c6b3a15bbab29cdccda4541acd37f Trump Calls Off Cold War II for 07/17/2018 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have "never been worse."</p> <p>He then added pointedly, that just changed "about four hours ago."<p>Updated: Tue Jul 17, 2018</p> cf1d89528aed541a62b3496d9b799af3 Is a Coming NATO Crisis Inevitable? for 07/13/2018 Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Of President Donald Trump's explosion at Angela Merkel's Germany during the NATO summit, it needs to be said: It is long past time we raised our voices.</p> <p>America pays more for NATO, an alliance created 69 years ago to defend Europe, than do the Europeans. And as Europe free-rides off our defense effort, the EU runs trade surpluses at our expense that exceed $100 billion a year.<p>Updated: Fri Jul 13, 2018</p> 25059c8e7e46772902103368bd72842c Is a Trump Court in the Making? for 07/10/2018 Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>If Mitch McConnell's Senate can confirm his new nominee for the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump may have completed the capture of all three branches of the U.S. government for the Republican Party.</p> <p>Not bad for a rookie.<p>Updated: Tue Jul 10, 2018</p> 17d1e87de00c429ed1956df55007ba8f The Never-Trumpers Are Never Coming Back for 07/06/2018 Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>With never-Trump conservatives bailing on the GOP and crying out for the Party of Pelosi to save us, some painful truths need to be restated.<p>Updated: Fri Jul 06, 2018</p> f7beb1da2fb4007a4e67ac5ec8bed081 The Liberal Stampede to 'Abolish ICE' for 07/03/2018 Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"No Borders! No Nations! No Deportations!" "Abolish ICE!"</p> <p>Before last week, these were the mindless slogans of an infantile left, seen on signs at rallies to abolish ICE, the agency that arrests and deports criminal aliens who have no right to be in our country.<p>Updated: Tue Jul 03, 2018</p> ab1411f7e6a1447f1b271091de5ec39c No Party for Old White Men for 06/29/2018 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>For Nancy Pelosi, 78, Steny Hoyer, 79, and Joe Biden, 75, the primary results from New York's 14th congressional district are a fire bell in the night. </p> <p>All may be swept away in the coming revolution. That is the message of the crushing defeat of 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley, who had aspired to succeed Pelosi and become speaker of the House. <p>Updated: Fri Jun 29, 2018</p> 3064db96a2f8fef2eb1ff68e29eec3fd A Fascist Right -- or a Hysterical Left? for 06/26/2018 Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>If Trump's supporters are truly "a basket of deplorables ... racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic" and "irredeemable," as Hillary Clinton described them to an LGBT crowd, is not shunning and shaming the proper way to deal with them?</p> <p>So a growing slice of the American left has come to believe.<p>Updated: Tue Jun 26, 2018</p> 4df437c27a091712009aa7c75e862110 Has the West the Will to Survive? for 06/22/2018 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"If you're ... pathetically weak, the country is going to be overrun with millions of people, and if you're strong, then you don't have any heart, that's a tough dilemma. ... I'd rather be strong."</p> <p>So said President Donald Trump, on issuing his order halting the separation of children from parents caught breaking into the country. Trump's enemies are celebrating a victory. Yet the issue remains.<p>Updated: Fri Jun 22, 2018</p> a0d6c63878619d4344f420392422eb09 Trump and the Invasion of the West for 06/19/2018 Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"It is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart," says former first lady Laura Bush of the Trump administration policy of "zero tolerance," under which the children of illegal migrants are being detained apart from their parents. </p> <p>"Disgraceful," adds Dr. Franklin Graham. <p>Updated: Tue Jun 19, 2018</p> 0d0e980e7aa3d098549a0e5142e41ac1 Trump's Bold Historic Gamble for 06/15/2018 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>President Donald Trump appears to belong to what might be called the Benjamin Disraeli school of diplomacy. </p> <p>The British prime minister once counseled, "Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel." <p>Updated: Fri Jun 15, 2018</p> adaf7e92ddd7c355ea8815be42140e87 Behind Trump's Exasperation for 06/12/2018 Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>At the G-7 summit in Canada, President Donald Trump described America as "the piggy bank that everybody is robbing."<p>Updated: Tue Jun 12, 2018</p> 0940042fe76867368c3a2aeefdd1b298 Is Mayor de Blasio an Anti-Asian Bigot? for 06/08/2018 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"Though New York City has one of the most segregated schools systems in the country," writes Elizabeth Harris of The New York Times, until now, Mayor Bill de Blasio "was all but silent on the issue." </p> <p>He was "reluctant even to use the word 'segregation.'"<p>Updated: Fri Jun 08, 2018</p> 15a4cb5050f7374300619cacb7aec32a Boehner's Right -- It's Trump's Party Now for 06/05/2018 Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"There is no Republican Party. There's a Trump party," John Boehner told a Mackinac, Michigan, gathering of the GOP faithful last week. "The Republican Party is kind of taking a nap somewhere."</p> <p>Ex-Speaker Boehner should probably re-check the old party's pulse, for the Bush-Boehner GOP may not just be napping. It could be comatose.<p>Updated: Tue Jun 05, 2018</p> dcfa67a678236ae033fb7c640944e2d7 Is America's Racial Divide Permanent? for 06/01/2018 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>For Roseanne Barr, star of ABC's hit show "Roseanne," there would be no appeal. When her tweet hit, she was gone.</p> <p>"Roseanne's Twitter statement, is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," declaimed Channing Dungey, the black president of ABC Entertainment.<p>Updated: Fri Jun 01, 2018</p> ef6db0e3cbc75f4cf321be51ed4e24e1 What Is America's Cause in the World Today? for 05/29/2018 Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>After being sworn in for a fourth term, Vladimir Putin departed the Kremlin for Annunciation Cathedral to receive the televised blessing of Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church.<p>Updated: Tue May 29, 2018</p> a1b38a8aae0b47e6164238d1a7d18c50 Is US Bellicosity Backfiring? for 05/25/2018 Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>U.S. threats to crush Iran and North Korea may yet work, but as of now neither Tehran nor Pyongyang appears to be intimidated.</p> <p>Repeated references by NSC adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence to the "Libya model" for denuclearization of North Korea just helped sink the Singapore summit of President Trump and Kim Jong Un. To North Korea, the Libya model means the overthrow and murder of Libya strongman Col. Gadhafi, after he surrendered his WMD.<p>Updated: Fri May 25, 2018</p> 9d01e0af3c1ae56630fcaac67f488c0a Can a Pope Change Moral Truth? for 05/22/2018 Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>That joking retort we heard as children, "Is the pope Catholic?" is starting to look like a serious question.</p> <p>Asked five years ago about a "gay lobby" in the Vatican, Pope Francis responded, "If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge?"<p>Updated: Tue May 22, 2018</p> 538384ebeb2ac3e0e2c880ce72c3b86b A Trump Doctrine for Singapore and Beyond for 05/18/2018 Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>After Pyongyang railed this week that the U.S.-South Korean Max Thunder military drills were a rehearsal for an invasion of the North, and imperiled the Singapore summit, the Pentagon dialed them back. <p>Updated: Fri May 18, 2018</p> e877be50010265f56d086004cdd44577 Israel at 70: Bibi's Troubled Hour of Power for 05/15/2018 Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>For Bibi Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving prime minister save only founding father David Ben-Gurion, it has been a week of triumph.</p> <p>Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal as Bibi had demanded. Thursday, after Iran launched 20 missiles at the Golan Heights, Bibi answered with a 70-missile attack on Iran in Syria.<p>Updated: Tue May 15, 2018</p>