Patrick Buchanan from Creators Syndicate Creators Syndicate is an international syndication company that represents cartoonists and columnists of the highest caliber. en Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:51:01 -0800 Patrick Buchanan from Creators Syndicate 1ff089680ba9fc644386cd7a6296ce8c Will Democratic Rebels Dethrone Nancy? for 11/20/2018 Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>After adding at least 37 seats and taking control of the House by running on change, congressional Democrats appear to be about to elect as their future leaders three of the oldest faces in the party.</p> <p>Nancy Pelosi of California and Steny Hoyer of Maryland have led the House Democrats for 16 years. For 12 years, they have been joined in the leadership triumvirate by Jim Clyburn of South Carolina.<p>Updated: Tue Nov 20, 2018</p> 8a7f2f7d52c3fceb9e50a5c1b6a0cf1a Trump Raises the Stakes With CNN for 11/16/2018 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Last week, the White House revoked the press pass of CNN's chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, and denied him access to the building.</p> <p>CNN responded by filing suit in federal court against the president.</p> <p>Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights had been violated, said CNN. The demand: Acosta's press pass must be returned immediately and his White House press privileges restored.<p>Updated: Fri Nov 16, 2018</p> 375f7bb44449cdf73083a32688d1b854 Macron to Trump: 'You're No Patriot!' for 11/13/2018 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>In a rebuke bordering on national insult Sunday, Emmanuel Macron retorted to Donald Trump's calling himself a nationalist.</p> <p>"Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism; nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism."<p>Updated: Tue Nov 13, 2018</p> 3e9f12b338797adce04d8eeb1d99e09d The War for the Soul of America for 11/09/2018 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>The war in Washington will not end until the presidency of Donald Trump ends. Everyone seems to sense that now.</p> <p>This is a fight to the finish.<p>Updated: Fri Nov 09, 2018</p> 3cc4be233ac959fc31350ae3fc90777a Has Bloomberg Begun the Battle for 2020? for 11/06/2018 Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Did former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg just take a page out of the playbook of Sen. Ed Muskie from half a century ago?</p> <p>In his first off-year election in 1970, President Richard Nixon ran a tough attack campaign to hold the 52 House seats the GOP had added in '66 and '68, and to pick up a few more seats in the Senate. <p>Updated: Tue Nov 06, 2018</p> 89f173700b750ce9852a336c8d5af886 Mass Migration: Mortal Threat to Red State America for 11/02/2018 Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that his natural political instincts are superior to those of any other current figure.</p> <p>As campaign 2018 entered its final week, Trump seized upon and elevated the single issue that most energizes his populist base and most convulses our media elite.<p>Updated: Mon Nov 05, 2018</p> e2cf2d87dbe700b84041ee2d7ae7fa5f Is This Worse Than '68? for 10/30/2018 Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Saturday, in Pittsburgh, a Sabbath celebration at the Tree of Life synagogue became the site of the largest mass murder of Jews in U.S. history. Eleven worshippers were killed by a racist gunman.</p> <p>Friday, we learned the identity of the crazed criminal who mailed pipe bombs to a dozen leaders of the Democratic Party, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden.<p>Updated: Tue Oct 30, 2018</p> 7e5cbeb10dc86e7981e414fc9ab405a1 Did Trump Goad and Guide the Pipe Bomber? for 10/26/2018 Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>By Thursday, the targets of the mailed pipe bombs had risen to nine: George Soros, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Maxine Waters, John Brennan, Eric Holder, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Joe Biden and Robert De Niro.</p> <p>That list contains four of the highest-ranking officials of Barack Obama's administration: the president himself, his vice president, his secretary of state and his attorney general. <p>Updated: Fri Oct 26, 2018</p> 67a0a3aeb488d11339ce5526f55d7f5d Time for Trump to Cut the Prince Loose? for 10/23/2018 Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Was the assassination of JFK by Lee Harvey Oswald still getting as much media coverage three weeks after his death as it did that first week after Nov. 22, 1963? Not as I recall.</p> <p>Yet, three weeks after his murder, Jamal Khashoggi, who was not a U.S. citizen, was not killed by an American, and died not on U.S. soil but in a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, consumes our elite press.<p>Updated: Tue Oct 23, 2018</p> 888dbd6965e7c5b5baadff087228d035 Caravan Puts Trump Legacy on the Line for 10/19/2018 Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Our mainstream media remain consumed with the grisly killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and how President Donald Trump will deal with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.</p> <p>Understandably so, for this is the most riveting murder story since O.J. Simpson and has strategic implications across the Middle East.<p>Updated: Fri Oct 19, 2018</p> 3675cfb0f7448f0587fe3211e903e9e3 Should US-Saudi Alliance Be Saved? for 10/16/2018 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Over the weekend Donald Trump warned of "severe punishment" if an investigation concludes that a Saudi hit team murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.</p> <p>Riyadh then counter-threatened, reminding us that, as the world's largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia "plays an impactful and active role in the global economy." <p>Updated: Tue Oct 16, 2018</p> 6a20eb9369d46a3465abb015e696dd90 With Friends Like These for 10/12/2018 Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Was Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and then his body cut up with a bone saw and flown to Riyadh in Gulfstream jets owned by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman?</p> <p>So contend the Turks, who have video from the consulate, photos of 15 Saudi agents who flew into Istanbul that day, Oct. 2, and the identity numbers of the planes.<p>Updated: Fri Oct 12, 2018</p> 6e9125adcc1f7917edfb6c2b8e3ee244 Casualty Lists From the Kavanaugh Battle for 10/09/2018 Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>After a 50-year siege, the great strategic fortress of liberalism has fallen. With the elevation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court seems secure for constitutionalism &#8212; perhaps for decades.</p> <p>The shrieks from the gallery of the Senate chamber as the vote came in on Saturday, and the sight of that bawling mob clawing at the doors of the Supreme Court as the new justice took his oath, confirm it.<p>Updated: Tue Oct 09, 2018</p> 7ea84d4a335d05f0a7e794dd42fcaf3f We Are All Deplorables Now for 10/05/2018 Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Four days after he described Christine Blasey Ford, the accuser of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as a "very credible witness," President Donald Trump could no longer contain his feelings or constrain his instincts.</p> <p>With the fate of his Supreme Court nominee in the balance, Trump let his "Make America Great Again" rally attendees in Mississippi know what he really thought of Ford's testimony.<p>Updated: Fri Oct 05, 2018</p> 3eb6dafca906eaf3e9b4a0bfce3fe6e6 Are Republicans Born Wimps? for 10/02/2018 Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Republican leaders are "a bunch of wimps," said Jerry Falwell Jr.</p> <p>Conservatives and Christians need to stop electing "nice guys."<p>Updated: Tue Oct 02, 2018</p> ef2a4599882a464245bb25da064bdc51 Dress Rehearsal for Impeachment for 09/28/2018 Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p>Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court was approved on an 11-10 party-line vote Friday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Yet his confirmation is not assured.</p> <p>Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, has demanded and gotten as the price of his vote on the floor, a weeklong delay. And the GOP Senate has agreed to Democrat demands for a new FBI investigation of all credible charges of sexual abuse against the judge.</p> <p>Astonishing. With a quarter century in public service, Kavanaugh has undergone six FBI field investigations. They turned up nothing like the charges of sexual misconduct leveled against him these last two weeks. <p>Updated: Fri Sep 28, 2018</p> 6033f1aa0458ec11a0609bd20a326b79 The Huge Stakes of Thursday's Confrontations for 09/25/2018 Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Thursday is shaping up to be the Trump presidency's "Gunfight at O.K. Corral." </p> <p>That day, the fates of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and much else, may be decided.<p>Updated: Tue Sep 25, 2018</p> b43f48bfa16407d4fa1db76b7ef786cd Has Russia Given Up on the West? for 09/21/2018 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>By the end of his second term, President Ronald Reagan, who had called the Soviet Union an "evil empire," was strolling through Red Square with Russians slapping him on the back.</p> <p>Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive.<p>Updated: Fri Sep 21, 2018</p> 4f84ec16872a6f68adc489e7eb9e8cfe The Late Hit on Judge Kavanaugh for 09/18/2018 Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Upon the memory and truthfulness of Christine Blasey Ford hangs the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, his reputation, and possibly his career on the nation's second highest court.</p> <p>And much more. If Kavanaugh is voted down or forced to withdraw, the Republican Party and conservative movement could lose their last best hope for recapturing the high court for constitutionalism.<p>Updated: Tue Sep 18, 2018</p> b7938226eaf3559423160eeb861ba9c6 The Unpardonable Heresy of Tucker Carlson for 09/14/2018 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Our diversity is our greatest strength.</p> <p>After playing clips of Democratic politicians reciting that truth of modern liberalism, Tucker Carlson asked, "How, precisely, is diversity our strength? Since you've made this our new national motto, please be specific."<p>Updated: Fri Sep 14, 2018</p>