The Constitution of the United States obligates the president to defend the states from an invasion. The president himself says in his first five years, 6 million people tried to break into this countryGutierrez, Buchanan square off Jun 24, 2007
There's the spending orgy, the arrogance of power, for meBuchanan: Christians ticked with GOP Nov 07, 2006
During the nearly 40 years that I have been privileged to write (my) column, I have not subjected readers to my personal controversies. Now, however, I feel constrained to identify myself as a Korean War-vintage Army officer (non-combat) who has always supported our troops and prayed for their success during many wars. This war is no exceptionUPI's Capital Comment for March 26, 2003 Mar 26, 2003
You could not tell the difference between an editorial in the Washington Post or the Washington TimesLiberals, conservatives for student rights Mar 11, 2003
Whoever turned him loose in the INS has got blood on his handsThink tanks wrap-up II Feb 18, 2003
Patrick Joseph "Pat" Buchanan (born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior adviser to American 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.
He co-founded The American Conservative magazine and launched a foundation named The American Cause. He has been published in Human Events, National Review, The Nation and Rolling Stone. He is currently a political commentator on the MSNBC cable network including the show Morning Joe and a regular on The McLaughlin Group.
Buchanan was born in Washington, D.C., a son of William Baldwin Buchanan (Virginia, August 13, 1905 – Washington, D.C., January 1988), a partner in an accounting firm, and his wife Catherine Elizabeth (Crum) Buchanan (Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania, December 23, 1911 – Oakton, Fairfax County, Virginia, September 18, 1995), a nurse and a homemaker. Buchanan had six brothers (Brian, Henry, James, John, Thomas, and William Jr.) and two sisters (Kathleen Theresa and Angela Marie, nicknamed Bay). Bay served as U.S. Treasurer under Ronald Reagan. Buchanan has Scottish English, German, and Irish ancestry. He is a fourth cousin twice removed from controversial rock musician Marilyn Manson. He had a great-grandfather who fought in the American Civil War in the Confederate Army. He is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and admires Robert E. Lee. Of his southern roots, Buchanan has written: