Peter van Buren

What is a classified document, anyway?

13 August 2022 2:00 pm

What is a classified document? Donald Trump seems to have lots of them — and the FBI sure wants them back.…

The myth that Hiroshima was necessary

6 August 2022 12:17 pm

If you think the falsehoods spilling out of Ukraine about casualties and atrocities are shocking, meet the greatest lie of…

Is Biden giving Brittney Griner special treatment?

4 August 2022 12:12 pm

The rule is simple: abroad, Americans are subject to the host country’s laws and legal system, whether that be Great…

Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan is about politics not diplomacy

29 July 2022 1:38 am

The Biden administration is increasingly concerned about a trip to Taiwan next month by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. And they…

Is there hope for a compromise on abortion?

27 July 2022 12:06 pm

We don’t really negotiate much in the US and so we’re bad at it. The American style of negotiating is…

Democrats are stuck with Biden

15 July 2022 12:50 pm

The New York Times and the Washington Post sent up flares last weekend: one way or another, they said, Joe…

Questioning the pro-choice propaganda

7 July 2022 12:28 pm

You must have seen the horrific story reported out of Ohio. A 10-year-old child became pregnant through sexual abuse. Under…

The nothingburger investigation into Trump’s finances

5 May 2022 12:27 pm

If you had “Trump goes to jail” in the office pool, you just lost. The end of any possible criminal…

The walls close in on the Russiagate perpetrators

19 April 2022 12:30 pm

The latest filing by Special Counsel Robert Durham, investigating Russiagate and the Hillary Clinton campaign, suggests the rabbit hole goes…

Preventing the next Hunter Biden laptop coverup

7 April 2022 12:36 pm

Hunter Biden just paid over $1 million in back taxes for income he never claimed, but which was found in his…

Has Biden lost his mind on Ukraine?

29 March 2022 1:10 pm

Has Joe Biden gone loco over Ukraine? In Warsaw, Biden proclaimed of Russian President Vladimir Putin, “For God’s sake, this…

How Hillary Clinton colluded with US intelligence

25 March 2022 1:11 pm

Part I of this article demonstrated that a conspiracy to smear Donald Trump with false allegations of collusion with Russia…

The real Russiagate smoking gun

24 March 2022 1:10 pm

Hard as the programmers try and tell us there is only one story at a time — Ukraine for now…

The Hunter Biden disinformation campaign

19 March 2022 3:18 pm

Democrats are obsessed with the idea that when they lose elections it must be because of outside forces, usually some…

Russia’s war is not a Trump redux

4 March 2022 2:32 pm

I hate going back, again, to Orwell, but since the world is intent on using Nineteen Eighty-Four as an instructional…

No, China isn’t about to invade Taiwan

26 February 2022 1:55 pm

I have a medal for winning the Cold War. And I’m not alone — they were awarded to all members…

Connecting the dots between Russiagate and Hillary

23 February 2022 2:27 pm

Let’s connect the dots between John Durham, Russiagate, the FBI, and Hillary Clinton. They strongly suggest the Clinton campaign ran…

The Clinton campaign’s plot to politically assassinate Trump

18 February 2022 4:00 pm

There is a word for secretly collecting information about enemies or competitors to use against them. According to the latest…

Why the Trump toilet story stinks

12 February 2022 3:09 pm

While President Trump was in office, White House staff periodically discovered wads of printed paper clogging a toilet and came…

Hating the January 6 ‘sedition hunters’

18 January 2022 2:11 pm

I hate these people. I hate them for who they are and for what they are doing. And most of…

Democrats’ only hope for 2024: jail Trump

2 December 2021 2:56 pm

The Democrats’ only possible path forward is to ensure that Trump does not run in 2024. So they want to…

Wokeness claims a museum

29 November 2021 2:16 pm

When will our intellectual life return to normal, where facts come together into conclusions? Today, in service to ideologies like…

A ‘resistance,’ selfish and cynical

19 November 2021 5:09 pm

It’s bad enough when someone actually thinks reposting an “I Stand With…” meme is an act of woke resistance. But…

America’s state of malaise

14 October 2021 2:45 pm

The word malaise, a general feeling of uneasiness whose exact cause is difficult to identify, is creeping into discussions. It’s…

AUKUS, Afghanistan and the foreign policy amateur

22 September 2021 5:01 pm

Since Joe Biden was elected in part as a salve for Donald Trump’s perceived foreign policy blunders, it seems reasonable…