Timothy Buchanan column
Timothy Buchanan is a US Navy veteran, a former defense contractor and broadcast engineer. He's the author of two published books and a regular contributor to BarbWire.com. Timothy and his wife live among the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia.

What moral leadership?
Timothy Buchanan
September 19, 2020

Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, September 18, from pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. When the news hit the pro-life . . .

Unmask and unshackle, America
Timothy Buchanan
August 17, 2020

As Americans, we tend to think of ourselves as intelligent, knowledgeable, rational, and not the least bit superstitious. Nothing crushes that myth to dust more . . .

In whom do we trust?
Timothy Buchanan
July 1, 2020

Talk is cheap, but action proves a profession. On a daily basis from the first announcement of the COVID19 outbreaks in March, Americans have been inundated . . .

America at war
Timothy Buchanan
May 20, 2020

The United States is engaged in a bitter civil war for its very survival as a free nation. Most of us have an innate aversion to emotional disturbance and . . .

When perspectives fail
Timothy Buchanan
March 17, 2020

In just a few short weeks, the United States has been transformed from a relatively peaceful and highly prosperous (if deeply divided) nation, into a depressed . . .

Straining gnats and swallowing camels
Timothy Buchanan
February 19, 2020

There's a strange political paradox in Washington and in state capitals that frustrates and angers conservative voters relentlessly. You've seen it, too. The . . .

Vanity in the third degree
Timothy Buchanan
February 12, 2020

The Academy Awards were handed out last weekend and since then, newscasters have engaged in nearly non-stop promotion of this year's Hollywood offerings in . . .

Setting a news historic standard
Timothy Buchanan
February 5, 2020

Ignoring the drama of Democrats' failed bogus impeachment scheme, President Trump boldly and courageously seized the historic moment. He donned the mantle of . . .

Impeachment in proper perspective
Timothy Buchanan
January 31, 2020

Since the 2016 presidential campaign, Congressional Democrats have leveled so many false accusations and perpetrated so many acts of hypocrisy that it becomes . . .

Blind eyes and closed minds
Timothy Buchanan
January 27, 2020

It's a subject that many of us would prefer to ignore, avoid or dismiss. For this reason, sex-trafficking is now the largest industry in the world with the . . .

What's wrong with universal background checks
Timothy Buchanan
January 10, 2020

At least ninety-five Virginia communities have now been declared Second Amendment sanctuaries. Does this mean that the threat to our Second Amendment rights has . . .

Quid pro quo confession
Timothy Buchanan
January 9, 2020

Far too much erroneous information has been broadcast across the United States about the basis for the impeachment of the president and the implied vilification . . .

Confronting the big lie
Timothy Buchanan
January 2, 2020

As we begin another exciting year of political and social conflict, Americans can expect great and numerous challenges as well as amazing opportunities. Indeed, . . .

What the I.G. report declares and doesn't
Timothy Buchanan
December 12, 2019

When the long-awaited report of Inspector General, Michael Horowitz was released this week, it landed with a sickening thud like a Palestinian missile outside . . .

A new brand of sanctuary community
Timothy Buchanan
November 29, 2019

One sure sign of the escalating inflammation of conflict in America is the controversial formation of sanctuary counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The . . .

Protected from truth
Timothy Buchanan
November 4, 2019

Puppies and kittens may chase their own tails until they experience the pain of catching them in their teeth. After one or two painful episodes, most will . . .

Presidential master stroke
Timothy Buchanan
October 28, 2019

The world is a safer place today than it was just one week ago. News of the successful U.S. military strike that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr . . .

Can we please just stop lying?
Timothy Buchanan
October 11, 2019

The West is swimming in an endlessly roiling sea of gross political dishonesty, fake news, fake science, and phony feelings. Every new season seems to bring . . .

America disassembled
Timothy Buchanan
May 30, 2019

How do you undermine a nation's moral structure? It can be as simple as a television commercial. It seems that corporate bullies will spare no effort or expense . . .

Dancing with devils
Timothy Buchanan
May 29, 2019

Baseless criticisms foisted upon the Church are cyclic. They repeatedly appear, are confronted and debunked by one generation, only to reappear in a future . . .

Seek the motive; find the truth
Timothy Buchanan
May 24, 2019

Few topics are more certain to incite universal wrath and condemnation within the community of believers and without, than judgment. As a friend once told me . . .

The weird and the wonderful
Timothy Buchanan
May 1, 2019

Whenever a ship sinks during wartime or peace, the scope of the tragedy is measured according to the number of souls onboard. Few circumstances on earth . . .

The age of anti-truth
Timothy Buchanan
April 28, 2019

One of the longest running television programs was the popular BBC science fiction adventure series, Doctor Who. At the height of its success, actor Tom Baker . . .

Who are Christians following?
Timothy Buchanan
April 18, 2019

In an ostensibly Christian nation that has largely abandoned the idea of objective truth, does the Church fare any better than secular society? In many ways, it . . .

Timothy Buchanan
April 6, 2019

Just when it seemed as if the world was spinning out of control and that the crazy and confused culture of subjective reality was about to prevail in the United . . .

Abortion rights - Who's fooling whom?
Timothy Buchanan
March 23, 2019

Involvement in pro-life efforts like 40 Days for Life, especially the defunding of Planned Parenthood, quickly makes one thing abundantly clear – that the . . .

Enemies of the people
Timothy Buchanan
February 7, 2019

In his introduction to President Trump's State of the Union speech, George Stephanopolis of ABC News claimed polling data showed that the president's approval . . .

Can nothing unite the church?
Timothy Buchanan
February 1, 2019

In this age of unprecedented hostility, ignorance, wickedness and death, the one place that worldlings should be able to find refuge is ablaze and in shambles. . . .

Border security and broken promises
Timothy Buchanan
January 21, 2019

As Democrats and the news media continue in their effort to blame President Trump for the failure of Congress to pass a responsible federal budget bill, . . .

Trump truth or fake news – who can be trusted?
Timothy Buchanan
January 8, 2019

ABC News – that bastion of honesty and journalistic integrity – is at it again. This time, using Jonathan Karl as their sacrificial goat, the . . .

The fastest about-face in history
Timothy Buchanan
January 5, 2019

Time was, that Democrats would wait for their promises to be forgotten before allowing them to be exposed as lies. But this is new era of overt fraudulence and . . .

Justice declares: Pelosi's career must end
Timothy Buchanan
January 4, 2019

It's going to be a wild couple of years, with bogus "scandals" and endless political inquisitions unless President Trump and Republicans are willing to take off . . .

Of shepherds, sheep, and me
Timothy Buchanan
December 9, 2018

At this most glorious time of year, we are confronted with numerous strange and wonderful images that are unique to the season. Among them are facts and stories . . .

Avoiding Christmas mania
Timothy Buchanan
December 8, 2018

Each year, new challenges invade the Christmas season. New obstacles are erected that make it more difficult to keep our focus on the singular event that shaped . . .

Why Christians defend sin
Timothy Buchanan
November 19, 2018

Television and screen writers have a favorite story line that has been played out hundreds of times in various forms. It elicits strong emotional responses . . .

The most despised question
Timothy Buchanan
November 8, 2018

There's a question that is difficult to ask except among friends who are committed disciples of Christ. Most people will either be provoked to launch a vicious . . .

Trump's caravan grand slam
Timothy Buchanan
November 2, 2018

At a Thursday afternoon White House press conference carried live only by Fox News and ignored by the three major news networks, President Trump superbly . . .

Gosnell: Villain or victim
Timothy Buchanan
October 30, 2018

"Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer" is a film that liberals in America censor, ignore, blacklist, and want people to avoid. For this reason . . .

Heads of hate
Timothy Buchanan
October 29, 2018

The horrors of mass murder gripped the nation once again on Saturday morning, October 27. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania was the site of the senseless killing of 11 . . .

Inseparable: Politics and Religion
Timothy Buchanan
October 10, 2018

Peace has departed from the land. Americans live in a state of tense detente. There is no denying that the United States is locked in a bitter struggle . . .

Beware the birds of the air
Timothy Buchanan
September 26, 2018

At the beginning of his first term, President George W. Bush championed a number of public-private partnerships as a way to increase the efficiency of . . .

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