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Preparation Lessons from Hurricane Irma

Preparation Lessons from Hurricane Irma

Those of you who are on our regular mailing list already know that the Lord spared us from major damage during Hurricane Irma. The storm had greatly degraded by the time it reached us. We lost power, cell phone & internet, but otherwise we were largely unscathed. However, preparing for what we thought might possibly…

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Trump — American Gaullist

Trump — American Gaullist

By Patrick J. Buchanan If a U.S. president calls an adversary “Rocket Man … on a mission to suicide,” and warns his nation may be “totally destroyed,” other ideas in his speech will tend to get lost. The post Trump — American Gaullist appeared first on Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website. (The opinions in…

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Last of the Hippie Filmmakers

Last of the Hippie Filmmakers

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Tobe Hooper passed away the same night Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, making it impossible for him to be properly honored in Austin or anywhere else. You could look at it as the ironic coda to a life full of bad timing, or you could look at it, as I do, as God making it…

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Who Truly Imperils Our Free Society?

Who Truly Imperils Our Free Society?

By Patrick J. Buchanan “The Barbarian cannot make … he can befog and destroy but … he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of every civilization exactly that has been true.” Hilaire Belloc’s depiction of the barbarian is recalled to mind as the statues honoring the history and heroes of…

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A ‘Read-My-Lips’ Moment for Trump?

A ‘Read-My-Lips’ Moment for Trump?

By Patrick J. Buchanan “Having cut a deal with Democrats for help with the debt ceiling, will Trump seek a deal with Democrats on amnesty for the ‘Dreamers’ in return for funding for border security?” The answer to that question, raised in my column a week ago, is in. Last night, President Donald Trump cut…

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The Hurricane Algorithm

The Hurricane Algorithm

photo credit: Bigstock NEW YORK—News executives love disasters. They get to act like Chuck Norris and Assemble the Squad. “Maginnis, you cover first responders.” “Wilson, get over to NOAA and stay on those maps.” “Kelly, official press briefings. Work with Yurozawski to keep tabs on every emergency room within a 300-mile radius.” “Bergram, you’re Cop…

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Tribalism Marches On!

Tribalism Marches On!

By Patrick J Buchanan Recently, a columnist-friend, Matt Kenney, sent me a 25-year-old newspaper with his chiding that my column had been given better play. Both had run in The Orange County Register on June 30, 1991. “Is there no room for new nations in the New World Order?” was my title, and the column…

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Prepare for what is to come

Prepare for what is to come

We are busy battening down the hatches for a possible visit from a nasty hurricane by the name of Irma. So this week’s blog will be very short. Now we may or may not be hit by Irma, but folks are rightfully making preparations. I can’t help but think of another arrival that is on…

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A Small Problem

A Small Problem

The gun-show culture greatly influenced my childhood. Filled with the militia mindset, we dreamed of taking up arms against a tyrannical state. The wilderness was our ally. Take to the woods to fight the government. Survival was a white-boy pastime, … Continue reading →… Read more at Shotgun Barrel Straight (The opinions in this article…

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Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress

By Patrick J. Buchanan Donald Trump is president today because he was seen as a doer not a talker. Among the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, “At least he gets things done!” And it was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which had failed to enact his or its own agenda, that…

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Having Fun

Having Fun

For obvious reasons, I’ve recently quit using my real name on Facebook and started using this pseudonym. I hate not using my real name. Hiding doesn’t come naturally to me. Most of you know who I am anyway. But, bygones … Continue reading →… Read more at Shotgun Barrel Straight (The opinions in this article…

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Should Japan and South Korea Go Nuclear?

By Patrick J. Buchanan By setting off a 100-kiloton bomb, after firing a missile over Japan, Kim Jong Un has gotten the world’s attention. What else does he want? Almost surely not war with America. The post Should Japan and South Korea Go Nuclear? appeared first on Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website. (The opinions…

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What Harvey Wrought

By Patrick J. Buchanan Like 9/11, Hurricane Harvey brought us together. In awe at the destruction 50 inches of rain did to East Texas and our fourth-largest city and in admiration as cable television showed countless hours of Texans humanely and heroically rescuing and aiding fellow Texans in the worst natural disaster in U.S. The…

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Can the GOP’s Shotgun Marriage Be Saved?

By Patrick J. Buchanan Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2016, Republicans awoke to learn they had won the lottery. Donald Trump had won the presidency by carrying Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. The post Can the GOP’s Shotgun Marriage Be Saved? appeared first on Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website. (The opinions in this article are those…

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“The Worst Elements of Society”: America’s Bolshevik Wannabes

“The Worst Elements of Society”: America’s Bolshevik Wannabes

By Thomas DiLorenzo reprinted from Lew Rockwell.com They’ve attacked and beat up elderly people attempting to attend Trump-for-President rallies; attacked people with solid iron bicycle locks, bike racks, clubs, rocks, mace, baseball bats, and bottles filled with urine and feces.  They threw cement blocks through storefront windows in D.C. on inauguration day, claiming it to be…

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What Still Unites Us?

What Still Unites Us?

By Patrick J. Buchanan Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement. Neocons claimed America was an “ideological nation” a “creedal nation,” dedicated to the proposition that “all men are created equal.” Expropriating the biblical mandate, “Go forth and teach all nations! The post What Still Unites Us?…

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Pat Buchanan and his Christian Vision of America

By Dr. Boyd D. Cathey at The Remnant Newspaper Politico Magazine, in its May/June 2017 issue, featured a long essay by writer Tim Alberta about Pat Buchanan and his role in American politics and culture, and in particular, the role he has had in sustaining a vision of a more Christian nation, and what that…

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