Pat Buchanan

(Patrick Joseph Buchanan)

Pat Buchanan
Pat Buchanan
  • Born: November 2, 1938
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist









Patrick Joseph Buchanan is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician, and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior advisor to U.S. Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, and was an original host on CNN's Crossfire. He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996. He ran on the Reform Party ticket in the 2000 presidential election.

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... a refugee from the Ethics Committee ... an ethically challenged individual ... Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
... immoral, evil and a demagogue. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
… Harry Blackmun’s abomination. Privacy, Abortion & Family Planning
A liberal Republican is a contradiction in terms ... a moderate Republican is a liberal who doesn't like to call himself a liberal. Liberals & Conservatives
Bill Clinton’s only experience with foreign policy is the fact that he had breakfast at the International House of Pancakes. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
For America's elite there is never accountability. That is for the rest of us. Miscellaneous
Free trade is fundamentally a religious belief of its supporters. Foreign Trade
Free trade is killing the labor movement. Foreign Trade
Has America become a country where classroom discussion of the Ten Commandments is impermissible, but teacher instructions in safe sodomy are to be mandatory? Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Having overthrown this one devil, we might be facing seven new devils . Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance ;Dictators, Despots, Autocrats, Autocracies & Dictatorships
He [George H. W. Bush] is a globalist and we are nationalists. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I don’t see a bit of danger from us having an established religion. Religion & God
I don't worship at the alter of efficiency. Management & Managing Government
I'd clean house at the National Endowment for the Arts ... the place would be shut down, padlocked and fumigated. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I'd rather be pro-life than President. Privacy, Abortion & Family Planning
If you have neo-conservatives as friends, who needs enemies. The Republican Party, when it comes for standing upon on Civil Rights Principles, is a disgrace. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Insist on one language. English for all Americans. English, Languages & Bilingualism
Justice cannot wait for democracy. Justice & Injustice
Lamar, I don’t know what you smoke down there in Tennessee. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Let’s put common decency ahead of corporate profits. Business, Commerce & Finance
Men who proclaimed it a great advance for human freedom, when 4,000 unborn children are daily shredded in the abortuaries of the United States, are to be laughed at when they profess moral horror over the shredding of documents. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Not every American belongs to the cognitive elite. Not every American is equipped by nature or nurture to accelerate into a Third Wave Information Age. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Our country is being bled daily in an effort to create a democracy in a place where it never existed. Democracies & Republics
Our culture is superior because our religion is Christianity. Religion & God
Rail as they will about “discrimination,” women are simply not endowed by nature with the same measures of single-minded ambition and the will to succeed in the fiercely competitive world of Western capitalism. Discrimination & Prejudice
Right now, I am trying to overthrow the Government of the United States. Reform, Change, Transformation & Reformers
RU 486 is a human pesticide. Privacy, Abortion & Family Planning
Sanctions are a very un-Christian weapon. Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
Some publicity-garnering Congressional investigations might redound to our political advantage. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The countries we are defending are stealing our markets. Foreign Trade
The future belongs to Conservatives. They are younger, they are more energetic, they dominate the party caucuses, they dominate the nominating process. They are committed to ideas, not simply personal aggrandizement or title. Liberals & Conservatives
The manufacturing base of the country is the hope of the country. Business, Commerce & Finance
The President of the United States was untutored in foreign policy. He didn’t know Slovenia from Slovakia. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
The problem is not Watergate or the cover-up, It's that he hasn't been telling the truth to the American people. The tape makes it evident that he hasn't leveled with the country for probably eighteen months. And the President can't lead a country he has deliberately misled.
Traditional values is the last trump card the Republican party possesses. Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
Unless you have manned [space] travel, you don't stir the imagination of people. Space Exploration
We cannot deal with the debt. The Democrats are not going to allow reductions in entitlements like Social Security. The Republicans will not allow one dime of additional taxes. We have a deadlock of democracy. Budgets & Budgeting ;Elderly, Aging. Old Age, Social Security & Pensions
We ought to change polls, not to follow polls. Public Opinion & Polling
Western women are terminating their pregnancies at a rate that represents autogenocide for peoples of European ancestry. Privacy, Abortion & Family Planning
When the culture dies, the country dies. States. Nations & Nationhood
When you’re in the White House and are asked to defend a policy you do not agree with, you defend the policy. Policy & Policy Making
With 80,000 dead of AIDS, our promiscuous homosexuals appear literally hell-bent on Satanism and suicide Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Women are simply not endowed with the same measure of single-minded ambition and the will to succeed. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
You cannot let America’s destiny be determined by a bunch of foreign journalists. Media, Journalism & The Press ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.
As polarized as we have been, we Americans are locked in a cultural war for the soul of our country. War & Peace
Bill Clinton's foreign policy experience stems mainly from having breakfast at the International House of Pancakes.
Defeat has its lessons as well as victory.
I don't doubt a number of those ballots, of those votes that were cast for me, probably were intended for Vice President Gore.
If a country forgets where it came from, how will its people know who they are?
If the Europeans want to intervene, that's their business. But if I were president, I would remove every United States soldier from the Balkan peninsula. Business, Commerce & Finance
I've just come back from Mississippi and over there when you talk about the West Bank they think you mean Arkansas.
Just as there's garbage that pollutes the Potomac river, there is garbage polluting our culture. We need an Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up.
McCarthy emerged in the person of Senator Russ Feingold of Wisconsin.
No one has deputized America to play Wyatt Earp to the world.
Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution not be taught to their children.
Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like saying Rasputin was just a country priest.
The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture