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Putin's 'Winter War' on Ukraine

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

Winter has often proven an indispensable ally of Mother Russia.

The impending winter of 1812-13 forced Napoleon's withdrawal from Moscow, a retreat from which his Grande Armee never recovered.

The winter of 1941-42 sealed the ultimate fate of the invading armies of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.

Vladimir Putin's new strategy in the war he ...Read more

Democrats, Not 'Democracy,' at Risk Today

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

"Make no mistake -- democracy is on the ballot for us all."

So declaiming in his Union Station speech to the nation on the real stakes in the 2022 elections, President Joe Biden, who was immediately echoed by Barack Obama, painted himself and his party into a corner.

For if Trump Republicans carry the day Tuesday, Biden will have to declare,...Read more

Where US and Ukrainian War Aims Collide

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

To President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Ukraine, Crimea and the Donbas are national territories whose retrieval justifies all-out war to expel the invading armies of Vladimir Putin's Russia.

Yet, who controls Crimea and the Donbas has, in the history of U.S.-Russian relations, never been an issue to justify a war between us.

America has never ...Read more

Putin, Holding a Weak Hand, Raises the Stakes

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

In a Kremlin speech last week, President Vladimir Putin identified Russia's real "enemy" in Ukraine as "the ruling circles of the so-called West" whose "hegemony has a pronounced character of totalitarianism, despotism and apartheid."

In the West, Putin declaimed, "The repression of freedom is taking on the outlines of a reverse religion, of ...Read more

Is 'Our Democracy' Failing Our Country?

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

Asked, "What is an American?" many would answer, "An American is a citizen of the United States."

Yet, at the First Continental Congress in 1774, 15 years before the U.S. became a nation of 13 states, Patrick Henry rose to proclaim that, "British oppression has effaced the boundaries of the several colonies; the distinctions between ...Read more

Biden Commits US to War for Taiwan

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

If China invades Taiwan to unify it with the mainland, the United States will go to war to defend Taiwan and send U.S. troops to fight the invaders.

That is the commitment made last week by President Joe Biden.

Asked by CBS's Scott Pelley on "60 Minutes" if the U.S. would fight in defense of Taiwan if China invaded, Biden replied, "Yes, if, ...Read more

Putin's Narrowing Options

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

A desperate Vladimir Putin is a dangerous Vladimir Putin, and there are signs Putin's situation in Ukraine may be becoming desperate.

In the last week, the Russian army in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine was driven out of some 2,200 square miles of territory, according to the Ukrainians, whose soldiers are now two miles from the Russian border....Read more

How Liberal Elites Detest Middle America

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

Speaking at a San Francisco fundraiser in 2008, Barack Obama sought to explain the reluctance of working-class Pennsylvanians to rally to his cause.

"You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and ... the jobs have been gone now for 25 years, and nothing's replaced them."

"And it's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns...Read more

Liberal Elites Detest Middle America!

From the Right / Patrick Buchanan /

Speaking at a San Francisco fundraiser in 2008, Barack Obama sought to explain the reluctance of working-class Pennsylvanians to rally to his cause.

"You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and ... the jobs have been gone now for 25 years, and nothing's replaced them."

"And it's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns ...Read more

 

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