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The war in Washington will not end until the presidency of Donald Trump ends. Everyone seems to sense that now.

This is a fight to the finish.

A postelection truce that began with Trump congratulating House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — “I give her a great deal of credit for what she’s done and what she’s accomplished” — was ancient history by nightfall.

With the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his replacement by his chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker, the long-anticipated confrontation with Robert Mueller appears at hand.

Sessions had recused himself from the oversight role of the special counsel’s investigation into Russiagate. Whitaker has definitely not.

Before joining Justice, he said that the Mueller probe was overreaching, going places it had no authority to go, and that it could be leashed by a new attorney general and starved of funds until it passes away.

Whitaker was not chosen to be merely a place holder until a new AG is confirmed. He was picked so he can get the job done.

And about time.

For two years, Trump has been under a cloud of unproven allegations and suspicion that he and top campaign officials colluded with Vladimir Putin’s Russia to thieve and publish the emails of the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

It is past time for Mueller to prove these charges or concede he has a busted flush, wrap up his investigation and go home.

And now, in T.S. Eliot’s words, Trump appears to have found “the strength to force the moment to its crisis.”

His attitude toward Mueller’s probe is taking on the aspect of Andrew Jackson’s attitude toward Nicholas Biddle’s Second Bank of the United States: It’s “trying to kill me, but I will kill it.”

Trump has been warned by congressional Democrats that if he in any way impedes the work of Mueller’s office, he risks impeachment.

Well, let’s find out.

If the House Judiciary Committee of incoming chairman Jerrold Nadler wishes to impeach Trump for forcing Mueller to fish or cut bait, Trump’s allies should broaden the debate to the real motivation here of the defeated establishment: It detests the man the American people chose to lead their country and thus wants to use its political and cultural power to effect his removal.

Even before news of Sessions’ departure hit Wednesday, Trump was subjected to an antifa-style hassling by the White House press corps.

One reporter berated the president and refused to surrender the microphone. Others shouted support for his antics. A third demanded to know whether Trump’s admission that he’s a “nationalist” would give aid and comfort to “white nationalists.”

By picking up the credentials of CNN’s Jim Acosta and booting him out of the White House, Trump has set a good precedent.

Freedom of the press does not mean guaranteed immunity of the press from the same kind of abuse the press directs at the president.

ORDER IT NOW

John F. Kennedy was beloved by the media elite. Yet JFK canceled all White House subscriptions to the New York Herald Tribune and called the publisher of The New York Times to get him to pull reporter David Halberstam out of Vietnam for undermining U.S. morale in a war in which Green Berets were dying.

Some journalists have become Trump haters with press passes. And Trump is right to speak truth to mainstream media power and to accord to the chronically hostile press the same access to the White House to which Robert De Niro is entitled. Since the days of John Adams, the White House has been the president’s house, not the press’s house.

Pelosi appears the favorite to return as speaker of the House. But she may find her coming days in the post she loves to be less-than-happy times.

Some of her incoming committee chairs — namely, Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters and Elijah Cummings — seem less interested in legislative compromises than in rummaging through White House files for documents to damage the president, starting with his tax returns.

To a world watching with fascination this death struggle convulsing our capital, one wonders how attractive American democracy appears.

And just how much division can this democracy stand?

We know what the left thinks of Trump’s “base.”

Hillary Clinton told us. Half his supporters, she said, are a “basket of deplorables” who are “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.” Lately, America’s populist right has been called fascist and neo-Nazi.

How can the left “unite” with people like that? Why should the left not try to drive such “racists” out of power by any means necessary?

This is the thinking that bred antifa.

As for those on the right — as they watch the left disparage the old heroes, tear down their monuments, purge Christianity from their public schools — they have come to conclude that their enemies are at root anti-Christian and anti-American.

How do we unify a nation where the opposing camps believe this?

What the Trump-establishment war is about is the soul of America, a war in which a compromise on principle can be seen as a betrayal.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

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  1. “How do we unify a nation where the opposing camps believe this?”

    We don’t. We wall off the major blue urban areas and declare them to be their own little sanctuary homelands.

  2. alexander says:

    Dear Pat,

    The establishment elite have failed America.

    By defrauding us into committing criminal wars of aggression they have bankrupted the nation to the tune of 22 trillion dollars.

    All their assets should be seized to pay down the debt their lies created.

    The election of Donald Trump was a referendum, by the people, on exactly this issue.

    The establishment, in utter panic they might actually be made “accountable” for their sins, went into full throttle “deflection” mode .

    The “Russia-gate” scandal ,just like their “WMD” lies, was pure hogwash , designed to deflect,extort,
    and coax the President “away” from the will of the people and into the arms of the criminal deep state.

    Has their tactic been successful ?

    Yes.

    To date ,their has been ZERO accountability.

    Round one goes to the Establishment..

  3. MEexpert says:

    No one to blame for this but Donald Trump. Had he guts to stand firm on his campaign promises and not give in to the neocons and MIC, he would not be in this mess. He forgets he is the president but unfortunately he is more interested in Trump the man than Trump the president. He has no domestic agenda and his foreign policy has been hijacked. He is dancing to the tunes of Israel and Saudi Arabia. In Trump’s world Black is White and White is Black. Now he wants to declare the Yemenis fighting for their country as terrorists while he backs the invading Saudis with intelligence and weapons.

    All decent Americans need to ask the question; do we really want to make America great again with the blood of Afghanis, Yemenis, Iraqis, Syrians, and Palestinians? Does starving entire nations really going to make America great again? Do we have any morals left?

  4. KenH says:

    A third demanded to know whether Trump’s admission that he’s a “nationalist” would give aid and comfort to “white nationalists.”

    I wonder if this third inquisitor was Jewish? Notice how no one ever accused Obama of being a black nationalist or of providing aid and comfort to them even after attending a black liberation church who gave Louis Farrakhan a lifetime achievement award. And if anyone did ask they would have been shouted down as a “racist”.

    Yes, the fight is on as to whether America remains as it was or becomes an anti-white theocracy. Demographic changes pretty much guarantee fundamental changes to regions of the nation that won’t be agreeable to the descendants of the founding racial stocks.

    This is a fight to the finish.

    Only the left is fighting and the only segment of the white population willing to fight back (white nationalists and alt-righters) gets hounded and prosecuted by corrupt Democrat aligned prosecutors as well as by Trump’s DOJ. They’re also getting stabbed in the back by feckless and cowardly conservatives.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
    , @Tony
  5. Anonymous[401] • Disclaimer says:

    Here is an article that looks at which Americans are really controlling Washington:

    https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2018/11/the-power-of-americas-dynasties.html

    No matter which political party is in charge, voters are a relatively unimportant part of the political process.

    • Replies: @Realist
  6. Ragno says:
    @MEexpert

    You left out “yada yada yada Russia”, asshole.

    • Replies: @MEexpert
  7. Realist says:
    @Anonymous

    No matter which political party is in charge, voters are a relatively unimportant part of the political process.

    Yes, indeed.

  8. Realist says:
    @The Alarmist

    We don’t. We wall off the major blue urban areas and declare them to be their own little sanctuary homelands

    .

    And cut off their food supply from the red areas.

  9. Stick says:

    We are not at the edge of the abyss. We are witnessing the hysterical panic of a privileged oligarchy losing their power. It should be recalled that it was Obama who destroyed the Democratic Party. He released the crazies. There is no way an elderly white woman will be able to harness her majority to do anything positive. We all know this. So we will watch the “Angry Black Man’s Party’ as led by elderly white women, dissolve into a mosh pit of incompetence and rage. Enjoy the show.

    • Replies: @Fidelios Automata
  10. @The Alarmist

    Seriously, let LA, SF, NYC, Portland OR, and Seattle WA metro areas be their own autonomous city-states. They’d have their own wackjob senators and representatives, while people in the more sane, more American States left over would have a real chance at decent Western society and government.

    I’d move to East California, East Oregon, or East Washington in a minute, as would many other productive, peaceful, patriotic, English-speaking people, many of them with traditional families.

    This will be very hard to achieve, but the alternatives appear to be violence and secession or police-State subjugation, which should both be avoided.

  11. @MEexpert

    Absurd to call this comment trolling. Agree or disagree, but learn what the word trolling means.

    • Agree: TTSSYF
  12. gimmesum says:

    Granddad Patrick:

    Can we put off the “war for the soul of America” at least until after the president testifies under oath to Mueller?

    I mean, this counter-intel. investigation has been underway since July 2016, yet the president has enjoyed the unique and elite privilege of not having to make any testimony before it under oath. Furthermore, while enjoying this very unique and elite legal privilege, the president swears that not only does he have nothing to hide, but that he is a major and unfortunate victim in a miscarriage of justice.

    As a candidate, he enjoyed yet another unique and very elite privilege: a total blackout of all news of the existence of this investigation – just as the voting public was about to enter the polling booth. That was a major privilege – even if only selflessly enjoyed by himself in order to support the adoption prospects of Russian orphans.

    All that “velvet victim-hood” and he can’t even spare a few minutes from watching tv, binge-ing on junk food, playing golf and enjoying his “massive middle class” tax cut on Air Force One in order to clear his own name and that of his campaign?

    He’s not some kinda trust fund baby, is he?

    • Troll: Rurik
  13. @KenH

    I wonder if this third inquisitor was Jewish

    I guarantee and would be prepared to lay money that a full seven out of ten of the “approved” Washington press pack are of Jewish descent – just as with the Parliamentary commentary pres pack as it is in the UK. But naturally no White person is allowed to ask questions about statistics like that – or even to ask FOR those statistics.

  14. @RadicalCenter

    “Seriously, let LA, SF, NYC, Portland OR, and Seattle WA metro areas be their own autonomous city-states. They’d have their own wackjob senators and representatives, while people in the more sane, more American States left over would have a real chance at decent Western society and government.”

    No, if they are still part of the system, they will figure out a way to fleece and destroy the rest of us. It is time for serious social Apartheid. It would be better to divide America by urban/rural split than to allow the urban elites to continue to corrupt and ultimately destroy all of America.

  15. Verity says:
    @RadicalCenter

    You should move to Johannesburg, CA just to the SE of Edwards AFB. With an address like that you might feel right home.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  16. Talking about “war” Pat Buchanan, I sure do hope that the President’s post-mid-term hissy fit continues – especially regarding his trade war with China.

    The stock market really “loves” it.

    How does the old jazz song go, “One melt-down leads to another”?

  17. HBM says:

    T.S. Eliot? I’ve yet to see Trump force anything to crisis and still aren’t seeing it. It’s currently 3:00PM in DC and Rod Rosenstein is still employed. Trump teases, maybe even does a little something– like the Putin summit, but then capitulates and caves every time.

    As for Pelosi, playing nice– even if it is rhetoric and bullshit– is the same thing he did when he came into office, perhaps thinking he could charm everyone.

    He should have swarms of Feds in Florida on the ground right now and should be full-on blasting the criminal Dems. The Left is never going to stop. The TV behind me says at this moment that Trump has tweeted compliments to Marco Rubio with respect to this issue. Same old shit. Does he not get what Rubio is?

    When Trump came into office he played nice instead of hard dealing with his enemies who were part of a seditious conspiracy against him, the most serious crime in the history of our elections and government. It’s all bigger than him; he has failed to take it head-on, apparently satisfied with “leverage” which is personal, reducing it all to a war of attrition where we lose.

    That all those horrible people– Clinton, Comey, Lynch, Brennan, Rosenstein, Wasserman-Schultz & etc.– are still walking around free is the root of all the problems, why his Presidency is so far a failure with the exception of enriching the richest, and why the House is Democrat.

    I sure hope Pat is right about Trump’s new attitude but I’ll believe it when I see it.

  18. @HBM

    “T.S. Eliot?” ????????

    To what in the wide, wide world of sports are you referring?

    You’re not as “well read” as trump – are you?

    • Replies: @HBM
  19. Anon[425] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    John F. Kennedy was beloved by the media elite. Yet JFK… called the publisher of The New York Times to get him to pull reporter David Halberstam out of Vietnam for undermining U.S. morale in a war in which Green Berets were dying.

    Hmm, Kennedy was wrong to do that. Green Berets were dying but were also killing Vietnamese patriots defending their homeland.

    • Replies: @RUmakingsense
  20. @Anon

    Sounds relevant – did “T.S. Eliot” tell you to mention that?

  21. nsa says:

    Buchanan is such a geriatric fraud, promulgating an obviously fallacious dichotomy. The real choice facing you American proles is who will rule over you: 1) leftie jooie social democrats and their useful goy idiots (Ds), or 2) rightie likudnik jooie social democrats and their useful goy idiots (Rs). Either way, enjoy your servitude to the Cock Cutter Cultists……

  22. Anon[244] • Disclaimer says:

    “You left out “yada yada yada Russia”, asshole”

    Ugh, some of the Free Republic / Breitbart crowd has washed over. Gross. You need not be a Trump bootlicker to be a patriot or see reason. The comment this guy responded to was quite reasonable…and truthful. Trump compromised with an untrustworthy deep state and a corrupt Ryan-led GOP that he should have been fighting tooth-and-nail since day one; he played ball and got suckered. Sucks. Donald Trump has never been a particularly good judge of character.

    • Replies: @HBM
  23. HBM says:
    @alohafauxintellectual

    T.S. Eliot, fauxintellectual. He’s no Mel Brooks, but he’s pretty good.

    Let me know when Trump eats the peach and doesn’t just tweet about it.

    • Replies: @canyoureadenglish
  24. I never expected all that much from Trump, so I can’t say he’s particularly disappointed me.

    The depths to which his opponents have sunk, thoough — that’s a revelation.

    • Replies: @ThreeCranes
  25. @HBM

    Maybe Trump walked into the White House and suddenly realized that he had no soldiers to fight his war. The first sign was when Rudy G turned out to have no interest in being Attorney General. My theory is he had no stomach for prosecuting Hillary, an action he had been making the case for all through the campaign. Lock Her Up and Build The Wall turned out to be equally fantastic, and Trump’s response was to shrug and say, Well, that’s politics. You never do what you say you’re gonna do, anyway.

    • Replies: @Carroll Price
  26. @Colin Wright

    The depths to which his opponents have sunk, though — that’s a revelation.

    Agree. For me too. I still have some liberal instincts and am appalled by their tactics. I can’t vote for a party that has no loyalty to American workers–or American citizens for that matter.

  27. MEexpert says:
    @Ragno

    You left out “yada yada yada Russia”, asshole.

    Thank you for your royal English. Did you even understand what was said? What did you find wrong with the comment?

  28. MEexpert says:
    @MEexpert

    @TTSSYF

    Why is this comment Troll? Did you comprehend the comment or did it go over your head?

    • Replies: @TTSSYF
  29. @HBM

    HBM, herr trump has been “eating the peach” his whole life.

    Does the orange messiah share Prufrock’s reflective self-doubt regarding his baldness and age, does he too merely dream of mermaids?

    Heck no! He brushes over and shellacs his thinning mop and then pays directly for the company of porn-starlets!

    Trouble is, he’s a president with “more hair than wit”.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
    , @HBM
  30. El Dato says:
    @MEexpert

    This is all correct and it is a sad fact that, not only is the US run by an establishment that doesn’t care for much except its swimming pools, but the US is also muscle boy for special interests of other nations’ establishments.

    Getting out of that situation is as hard as a crack-addicted prostitute getting rid of the abusive pimp and leaving town, possibly with dead bodies piled up in her wake. Without De Niro helping out.

  31. When push comes to shove, Mr. Buchanan seems unable to swim against the current of the right’s ideological imperative. Difficult to believe this same person efficiently swims against that same current when it comes to Iran, Israel and the Palestinians. Jumping to the defense of a president whose tantrums leave many to question his mental stability and whose foreign policy positions stand in diametric opposition to Buchanan’s.

    What the Trump-establishment war is about is the soul of America…

    Which soul Mr. Buchanan? A nation of mass murderers abroad has already left its own soul in tatters.

    • Agree: Bill Jones
  32. What the Trump-establishment war is about is the soul of America

    Which soul Mr. Buchanan? A country led by successive mass murderers surely cannot have a soul.

  33. @Verity

    Why, does Johannesburg CA or Johannesburg S.A. have a lot of white/Asian couples like my wife and I?

    Your concern is much appreciated, and your real estate advice.

  34. @canyoureadenglish

    I guess this passes for wit among NPCs? You sound like you’re fourteen.

    Come back next time with some serious criticism of Trump if that’s your point. Otherwise stick to The Huffington Post.

    • Replies: @borrowabook
  35. @The Alarmist

    And they’ll all follow you back to your new homeland because that’s where the food, jobs and gibs are at.

    Do you really think they’re going to just allow the worker bees to take all the honey and go home?

    What’s the solution to that? I think we both know but it’s probably unwise to openly talk about violence here.

  36. “The war in Washington will not end until the presidency of Donald Trump ends. Everyone seems to sense that now.”

    I doubt that. Once the Democrats get in again it’s going to be payback time against Whitey. This is why politics in places like Lebanon and Pakistan are so violent, because everyone knows that the party representing the other people has revenge as a central part of their platform.

  37. KenH says:

    The battle for the soul of America is on and one front in that battle is ending birthright citizenship for illegal aliens and refugees. But once again it looks like Trump played us for fools. In the days leading up to the midterm elections he committed to issuing an EO ending birthright citizenship, but although he talked about it as recent as yesterday we still have yet to see it. Maybe I expect too much.

    There can’t be an more foot dragging on birthright citizenship or the wall. If all we get is endless talk and tweets about ending birthright citizenship and the wall between now and 2020 then a number of people won’t be trudging to the polls and I’ll be one of them. Then there really will be a blue wave.

    It’s time to actually lead or get the hell out of the way.

  38. HBM says:
    @Anon

    Trump is a stunningly good judge of character. He’s been at once too confident in his own ability to bring out the latent patriot in swamp creatures and too cowardly to exact consequences after it was proven that he was wrong.

  39. HBM says:
    @canyoureadenglish

    Trump is a genius and not stupid. The cartoon that the media has always worked to make him into is their typical crap. Trump is complex and has deep flaws like all truly giant personalities. His taste for bimbos and gaudy stuff belies the rest of him. Propaganda is propaganda.

    He’s been too afraid to force the moment to its crisis. Pat’s suggestion that he has indeed been Prufrockish as President is accurate. Trump’s shitposting tweets and running his mouth at reporters doesn’t count as real action.

    Our new WWF head of the DOJ should be down in Broward right now pile driving that grinning balding monkey crook in charge of the whole felonious mess, and Trump should be hammering the ever-criminal Dems for treasonous election tampering.

    But he’s not, so far as I can see, and is too busy doing stupid shit like tweeting compliments at the incorrigable Rubio who will never, ever stop being the little turd that he is.

  40. Anon[192] • Disclaimer says:

    PJB’s books have opened my eyes. The Unnecessary War especially.

    Does anyone have suggestions on good general history books or authors to develop a better grasp of history? Works that won’t be hostile to a realist and/or Catholic Christian perspective (i.e., PJB)? But nothing fringe (e.g., E. Michael Jones, Howard Zinn, etc.). Even liberals are fine if they’re honest. It’s just that when I read Amazon reviews I become dissuaded and cautioned about a tendentious perspective. Meanwhile I can’t rely on books pushed by Conservative groups, which will trend largely neocon.

  41. @KenH

    “But once again it looks like Trump played us for fools. In the days leading up to the midterm elections he committed to issuing an EO ending birthright citizenship, but although he talked about it as recent as yesterday we still have yet to see it. Maybe I expect too much.”

    It’s over there, behind that new section of wall.

    Trump talks a good game.

  42. @Johnny Smoggins

    Ah, so you don’t understand Buchanan’s quote and therefore, don’t understand this person’s point about the source of that quote.

    It’s okay not to read – you’ll be president one day.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  43. Patricus says:
    @Anon

    Anon[192]:

    One of the unique voices to opine on history is Paul Johnson. He is Christian Brit and his ideas are influenced by the religion. Born in 1928 he drifted from the left to the right over time. He was a close advisor of Margaret Thatcher. Some of his books…

    Modern Times on the 1920s through 1980s.
    A History of the Jews. One Jewish history buff told me it is a pretty fair summary.
    The Birth of the Modern about the dramatic changes that occured in the English speaking world 1815-1830.
    A History of the Americans.
    Many more. He has a web site.

    • Replies: @Anon
  44. Trump couldn’t be bothered to attend the remembrance ceremony at Aisne Marne for his dead marines because of the (non existent) rain. The US has no soul. Those men died in its service.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  45. “If the House Judiciary Committee of incoming chairman Jerrold Nadler wishes to impeach Trump…”

    I looked this Nadler fellow up just now. From NYC, a face only a rabbi could love. Here a yid, there a yid, everywhere a yid. E-i-e-i-oy.

  46. Anon[192] • Disclaimer says:
    @Patricus

    Thank you. I might look for the Audible version of Paul Johnson’s books.

  47. Anon[695] • Disclaimer says:

    BARBARA HARTWELL VS. CIA

    Barbara Hartwell
    Legal Defense & Research Trust
    PO Box 22
    Rhinebeck, NY 12572

    RADICAL LEFTIST MOB: A Demonic Plague on America

    ”In this two-part report I address the radical leftist mob rule mentality versus the rule of law under a Constitutional Republic. A stark contrast between what is evil and what is good. ”

    ”PART 1 covers an overview of the escalating political chaos and lawlessness running rampant in America, a result of indoctrination into totalitarian ideologies.”

    ”PART 2, RETROSPECTIVE: Smear Campaign Extraordinaire, Parade of Demonic Liars & False Witnesses, is personal and exposes the massive smear campaign against Barbara Hartwell, running for more than two decades, engineered by my enemies in the intelligence community, and carried out by their armies of minions, stooges and useful idiots.”

    ”As anyone who has been targeted for a politically-motivated, organized defamation campaign will know, a legion of liars and false witnesses deployed against one individual will wreak havoc on the life of the Target.”

    ”Then, there are the monstrous invasions of privacy, instrumental as part of the smear campaign. The perpetrators will make use of “any means necessary”, no matter how unscrupulous, to extract personal information about the Target. PRIVATE, UNLISTED telephone numbers. PRIVATE, UNLISTED street addresses. Same for known associates, colleagues, employers, relatives of the Target, anyone the perps can track down.”

    ”They will then exploit that information in any way possible, to harass/stalk (on foot, vehicular, by e-mail), in attempts to intimidate, to intentionally inflict emotional distress, and by publishing the private information, to solicit additional harassment, even crimes, against the individual whose life they intend to destroy – and make no mistake, that is the objective. No holds barred, anything goes, nothing is sacred. ”

    ”These perps are demonic, the spawn of Satan. And I refuse to adopt the lingo of the Internet culture, “doxxing”. NO, that is a stupid euphemism to minimize the offense. INVASION OF PRIVACY is the offense, which is actionable under civil law. And solicitation of crimes against a person via invasion of privacy is a criminal offense!”

    From: (emphasis added)

    http://barbarahartwellvscia.blogspot.com/

  48. @borrowabook

    That person’s point, if it can even be called that, has been made, word for word, on every NPC website from Teen Vogue to the Huffington Post. “Orange man bad!” “Orange man racist!” Would it kill you people to be original just once in your lives?

    As for you, I’ll bet that just about every book you’ve ever read has many illustrations and at least one wizard in it.

    • Replies: @now4it
    , @closereading
  49. Tony says:
    @KenH

    She was afro american.

    • Replies: @KenH
  50. now4it says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    Pat Buchanan cited a quote. It went totally over your head and you missed it.

    A person commented on Pat’s use of that quote. It went totally over your head and you missed it.

    Maybe you need to stop looking at pictures of frogs on 4chan and become more proficient in Pat Buchanan’s mother tongue.

    That way, you can actually understand what’s being said instead of trying to make up for it by spewing memes.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  51. Anonymous[267] • Disclaimer says:

    >”As for those on the right — as they watch the left disparage the old heroes, tear down their monuments, purge Christianity from their public schools…”

    THAT is the problem. All they do is “watch.”

  52. @Johnny Smoggins

    How can you mistake Teen Vogue for T.S, Eliot?

    Is English your first language?

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  53. @Philip Owen

    Really?

    “Trump joins Macron and world leaders at armistice ceremony ”

    from that well known Trumpeter The Grauniad

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/11/trump-joins-macron-and-world-leaders-at-armistice-ceremony

  54. TTSSYF says:
    @MEexpert

    I probably was too quick to hit the Troll button, but I think his absolutist statements of “no domestic agenda” , etc., are absurd and seem intentionally inflammatory.

  55. KenH says:
    @Tony

    She was afro american.

    Yes, I learned yesterday that it was an overweight black woman, but it’s also something a Jewish journo could have asked since they’ve been mindlessly screeching about white nationalism since Trump got elected.

  56. Anonymous[123] • Disclaimer says:

    This is so delusional. You root around and pick up little factoids and turn them over and show us, and the invariant pattern seems to go over your head. What you call division used to be called polarization. It’s not some spontaneous phenomenon. It’s CIA’s go-to trick for keeping their presidential figurehead off-balance and controllable.

    You’re Mister Nixon administration – Did Nixon direct the Kent State or Jackson State massacres? Of course he didn’t. That was CIA. Did Nixon initiate Watergate? Of course not. That was CIA. Nixon’s first response was to point to Howard Hunt, explicitly threatening to link Watergate to the “Cuba thing,” the Bay of Pigs and the coup against JFK.

    You act like this is unprecedented but your own fearless leader had it done to him, Clinton had it done to him with the blowjob police, and this time, CIA rigged an election to pit the two most repulsive candidates ever to kiss a traumatized baby, ensuring maximal polarization.

    Are you going to go to your grave spouting this bullshit? Or are you going to come clean about CIA divide-and-rule?

  57. Da Wei says:
    @RadicalCenter

    It wouldn’t work. You can’t appease those bastards. Look at how much DT has kissed Israel’s ass, and still the newly empowered Congressional Jews are bragging about how they will string him up. They’re just never satisfied. They want total control.

    I’m with you on the willingness to relocate and have an end to this bullshit, but the Whiners, Survivors and the Gimmes would encroach, weasel, connive, thieve and we’d never have “peaceful coexistence.”

    We’re in this fix, because certain entities — I’ll call them Zionist elites — have commandeered our institutions with the intent of running civilization into the ground. Their purpose is total control. They don’t want our urban centers, they want our blood.

    Look at the cowardly snipers shooting Palestinians on the Jewish “borders” to see the model. The ones behind that were, earlier on, behind the USS Liberty, JFK, RFK, 911 and more. Now, they own our money system and our Congress, are directing the MSM and our public education, funding and defending ANTIFA and the Democratic Party, offering an increasing Tub O’Welfare “benefits” for the insouciant to graze on, perpetuating the whorish entertainment industry that perverts morals, destroys families and denigrates Christianity … need I continue? It’s been going on for a very long time now.

    My point is that if you say, “Here, you Dingbats and Queers take the nice coast and coffee shops, and we’ll go live in the desert and work,” that will last about as long as it takes the D/Qs to ally with power and invade on many fronts, social, economic, military, you name it. Then, we’ll face the same fight, but from weaker ground.

    Take a backward step and you’ll find yourself in a corner and get hell whammed out of you. Go forward. Keep moving, keep punchin’. Don’t give the bastards any ground. That’s my point, anyway.

  58. KenH says:
    @MEexpert

    Trump’s domestic agenda primarily consisted of pro-American immigration reform, a repeal of Obamacare, infrastructure improvement and economic growth via reduction in taxes and regulations. The feckless Republican congress only delivered on taxes and regulations since that’s what the big donors wanted. They bungled the Obamacare repeal and didn’t act on the wall and drastically lowering immigration because Paul Ryan said “that’s not who we are” and since the big donors like the Koch bros. want a massive, unending supply of cheap third world labor.

    If you think the Democrats have anything better to offer on the domestic front other than atavistic hatred of Trump, right of center white Americans, American history and confederate symbols and icons then please enlighten us.

    Unfortunately, on foreign policy Trump has broken most of his campaign promises of neutrality, ending the war in Afghanistan and rapprochement with Russia. Trump’s giving us George W. Bush’s third term on foreign policy which probably did cost the Republicans a dozen or so seats in the recent midterms.

    • Replies: @MEexpert
  59. @now4it

    I caught both Buchanan’s citation and your nitwit friend’s response which boiled down to the same Trump bad racist man/orange man/ comb over lines we’ve all heard six million times before.

    Take this as a challenge moving forward; try being original, try thinking for yourself. No one is saying you have to like Trump but can you at least come up with your own put downs or coherent arguments? Who knows – we may even agree with you….

    You’re welcome.

  60. @closereading

    You’d never heard of T.S. Eliot before yesterday.

    I’m feeling in a generous mood today so I’m going to make you a wonderful gift. Up until today, your reading choices have no doubt been dictated by Oprah’s book of the month club or whatever dreck is recommended by Teen Vogue.

    This is a website you’ve probably never heard of where you can get all kinds of new ideas for things to read (and yes, there is a teen vampire romance section)

    https://www.goodreads.com/

    You’re welcome.

    • Replies: @readandsaid
  61. @Johnny Smoggins

    Good Reads??????? Poor “Smoggins” (is that some sort of Merseyside or Manchester band??).

    It has been painful to watch this “expert” melt down attempting to perform the simple task of identifying and parsing even a short literary reference made by Patrick Buchanan.

    After 24 hours and after having been generously provided the answer, at least he has now mentioned “T.S. Eliot”. Well done!

    No wonder he relies reading lists from various websites – which he then proudly recommends to the rest of us.

    It could be worse – we could rely instead on the president’s personal library picks.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  62. @RadicalCenter

    Radical Center- Bravo. If the USA splits I’ll go with the the blues some day and move to ” flyover country” because good living mostly depends on living with calm, honest people. The lefties and liberals can all live together and tear at each other’s throats. No Communist or anarchists groups were ever able to get along and Spain 1935-1939 comes to mind as do so many other revolutions.
    The thought police can all police each other.

    I visit people in southern Oregon and this area is very different from Portland.

    Today is Armistice Day and the leftists hate that too. Most lefties have had cushy lives especially the ones that live in big cities. They have little to no gut level idea of what farmers go through or miners, construction workers, military, late night drivers, and so many other jobs.
    Fantasyland and yet they make fun of most of us.
    If a leftist kid doesn’t like their east coast university, they head west and then the parents pick up another big tuition bill. Their kids hate anything on the right or the middle and they have this huge sense of entitlement. Beaucoup numbers of parents have problems but the parents raised them to be the lazy,whiny with a sense of entitlement. Stroll around the campus and tell the working person how deplorable they are.

  63. @Fidelios Automata

    Fidelios: projection is the most primitive defense mechanism. I’m not a Freud backer but some of his ideas are very sound. Anyway, projection by others makes decent , balanced people mad and frustrated. Leftists project even if they think they are smarter than 98% of the human race. Borderlines often project. I don’t work in a psych field . I just happen to like psych and I try to explain why people act certain ways.
    These liberals like Clinton, Warren, Gillibrand, Cuomo, and so many other nasty leftists never left toddler stage or ages before 10 years old. Something has to explain their hate and tantrums.
    Most leftist followers are not well read. There must be a reason for their mindless hate. They know little if any real history. Their minds are preoccupied with television and whatever the MM tells them.

  64. @readandsaid

    I was merely trying to be of aid. The least you could do is show some gratitude. I guess I was expecting too much from a woman whose idea of literature is Maeve Binchy. Just last month you were gushing on these very pages about the (alleged) talents of Arianna Grande.

    As for the president, a single tweet of his carries more insight than the sum of every thought you’ve yet had in your life.

    Some people aren’t worth saving I guess. Carry on my child.

    • Replies: @today
  65. @MEexpert

    Do we have any morals left?

    No, and haven’t had since Jewish bankers took control of the country in 1913, followed less than 3 years later by entry into WW 1 . The rest, as they say, is history.

  66. @jack daniels

    Rudy G apparently has a thing for Hillary. Several years ago, he faked prostate cancer to avoid running against her in the NY senate race, a contest he could have easily won as a result of his popularity gained from reducing New York City’s horrendous crime statistics, including record breaking homicide rates.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  67. @KenH

    Trump could easily put the icing on the cake by introducing a Constitutional Amendment specifying term limits for members of congress. But maybe he’s saving that one for his 2nd term in office.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  68. @Anon

    A few years ago, I would have enthusiastically suggested Noam Chomsky, but his refusal to investigate the 9/11 false-flag proved him a fraud. Actually Ron Unz, the owner of this site, is probably the top political analyst to be found anywhere.

  69. anarchyst says:
    @Carroll Price

    It’s up to the STATES to initiate a Constitutional Amendment, NOT the President.

  70. @Anon

    Poultney Bigelow, History of The German Struggle For Liberty 4 vols

  71. today says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    Smoggins, she spells it “A-r-i-a-n-a” with a single “n”.

    If you Mediterranean trailer park internet trolls weren’t so busy phoning in your votes for Netta and trump, you’d actually know this.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  72. MEexpert says:
    @KenH

    Trump’s domestic agenda primarily consisted of pro-American immigration reform, a repeal of Obamacare, infrastructure improvement and economic growth via reduction in taxes and regulations.

    Taxes are almost history. On all other fronts Trump has failed. He also promised to drain the swamp. Right now he is drowning in it. Clapper, Brennan, Comey, etc. are running around free. Other people go to jail for lying to congress and FBI but not the elite. Trump’s White House is in shambles. Leaks all over, revolving doors. No other White House had so many turn overs in two years. If you call this Trump’s domestic agenda, be my guest.

    Department Secretaries and the White House staff are supposed to implement President’s agenda. Pompeo, Halley, and Bolton are running around doing their own thing. Here the tail is wagging the dog.

    BTW, I didn’t say that the democrats have any thing better or otherwise to offer.

  73. @today

    Your sole comment at The Unz Review and it’s to correct the spelling of the name Ariana Grande. Thank you so very much, we are all such fans of hers here. No, really!

    We who comment here are really going to have to lift our game and be on our toes now that you’ve shown up. I very much look forward to your future comments and learning of many great things from you.

    • Replies: @antitelaviv
  74. @NoseytheDuke

    Don’t sneeze “NoseytheDuke” – that might give away your position.

    Thank you for your service.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  75. @Carroll Price

    I was living in Sodom on Hudson during the Dinkins reign of terror and the damage caused by the crime wave he fostered pales into insignificance compared by that done by his boosting of Rudy the transvestite.

    https://www.pinterest.com/pin/478226054176553676/

    • Replies: @Carroll Price
  76. @antitelaviv

    Another first time commenter with a single comment. The sock-puppet industry appears to be booming.

  77. @Bill Jones

    His wife supposedly divorced him because she could no longer put up with his kinky cross-dressing.

  78. Is nosey’s nose out of joint?

    It sure seems like it…

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