Same-Sex Marriage

Pat Buchanan Asks "Can The GOP's Shotgun Marriage Be Saved?"

What seems apparent is that the historic opportunity the party had in January, to forge a coalition of conservatives and populists who might find common ground on immigration, trade, border security, spending, culture and foreign policy, is slipping away.

Christian Group Sues SPLC And Amazon After Being Labeled A "Hate Group"

"We embarked today on a journey to right a terrible wrong.  Those who knowingly label Christian ministries as 'hate' groups, solely for subscribing to the historic Christian faith, are either woefully uninformed or willfully deceitful. In the case of the Southern Poverty Law Center, our lawsuit alleges the latter."

Pat Buchanan Wonders..."What Still Unites Us?"

"If advanced democracy has produced the disintegration of a nation that we see around us, what is the compelling case for it? A sixth of the way through the 21st century, what is there to make us believe this will be the Second American Century?"

Mainstream Media's "Rural Resentment" Myth Is Misplaced

"... the American media will continue to run stories that attempt to understand "rural resentment" and the rural voters who voted for Donald Trump. For the average journalist, these people must seem exotic, unknowable, and possibly worthy of study like animals in a zoo. "

Alone Perhaps, But Is Trump Right?

At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the other G-20 members, especially on climate change and trade. Perhaps so. But the crucial question is not whether Trump is alone, but whether he is right. Has Trump read the crisis of the West correctly? Are his warnings valid? Is not the Obama-Merkel vision of a New World Order a utopian fantasy?

Is America Still A Nation?

Federalist No. 2 celebrated our unity. Today’s elites proclaim that our diversity is our strength. But is this true or a tenet of trendy ideology?

Frontrunning: June 30

  • Rhetorical question of the day: Twisted Geniuses or Bumbling Ex-Academics? (WSJ)
  • Markets Steady on Quarter’s Last Day (WSJ)
  • Their fortunes enmeshed, Trump and Putin to hold first meeting next week (Reuters)
  • Oil Is Set for Longest Rally of 2017 (BBG)
  • Brightening economy sets euro up for strongest quarter since debt crisis (Reuters)

What To Watch For As The Dutch Go To The Polls

Dutch citizens will vote today for a new government in one of the most-watched elections in years. While polls have tilted towards PM Rutte's VVD Party in recent days, the euroskeptic leader of the Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, looks set to gain the most seats but the necessary coalition will be anything but clean (since World War II, it’s taken an average of 72 days to form a government).

Buchanan: Trump Must Break Judicial Power

A clipping of the court’s wings is long overdue. As for Trump’s disparagement of the judges, only someone ignorant of history can view that as frightening.