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.


Abortion wrongs
Timothy Buchanan
February 16, 2021

Contrary to what breathless Breaking News reports would have us believe, COVID-19 is not the leading cause of death in the U.S. or the world. Neither is it . . .


Can the United States be saved?
Timothy Buchanan
February 8, 2021

The question is on the minds of many today. What most of us really want to know is, Can the United States be salvaged in a form that will be recognizable as the . . .


Behold the contrast
Timothy Buchanan
January 28, 2021

Now that the dust has settled and Joe Biden occupies the White House, many things will change very quickly. While no one in his or her right mind believes that . . .


When evil triumphs
Timothy Buchanan
January 20, 2021

President Trump left Washington without fanfare. In his wake, 80 or so millions of Americans were left empty and anguished. Evil triumphed today. Honorable . . .


Yes, America, we were conned and here’s how
Timothy Buchanan
January 16, 2021

In 2016, Hillary Clinton came to the conclusion that most Americans are stupid and would end up electing her president that year. Fortunately, she was wrong . . .


Silence, you unstable!
Timothy Buchanan
January 15, 2021

Against all odds, Donald J. Trump became president in 2016. He courageously entered the nasty political fray armed with little more than an implacable devotion . . .


Has war been declared in the United States?
Timothy Buchanan
January 11, 2021

A soft and gentle snowfall outside the nation’s capital creates a deceptively peaceful scene in which to consider such a thing as this. Like so many . . .


The outer limits of disloyalty
Timothy Buchanan
January 8, 2021

Virginia Democrat Senator Tim Kaine wasted no time taking to local news and social media via video conference to echo disreputable national networks in blaming . . .


HIGHJACKED!
Timothy Buchanan
January 7, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 the flame of freedom was finally and sorrowfully extinguished, at least in the short-term. In Washington DC yesterday, amidst a . . .


For what cause optimism?
Timothy Buchanan
January 4, 2021

A new year ordinarily brings great hope for a better one ahead, but 2021 may prove to be a turning point. For the past few weeks, voices all across the country . . .


Sound-bite theology
Timothy Buchanan
January 2, 2021

Every social upheaval has costs that often go unrecognized until many years have passed. Most of us no longer have the luxury of spending a quiet Saturday or . . .


How to steal a nation (or not)
Timothy Buchanan
December 23, 2020

How do you eat an elephant? South Africa’s Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu once declared, "There is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time." Tutu’s . . .


America’s election system is a mess
Timothy Buchanan
December 18, 2020

It is manifestly true that peaceful people will tolerate increasing levels of crime and corruption until one day they rise up against it. United States citizens . . .


Vote fraud: maxim or myth?
Timothy Buchanan
December 14, 2020

That the people of the United States are deeply divided has become a cliche in our national discourse. Contrary to the claims of some, the singular source of . . .


Truth hangs in the balance...again
Timothy Buchanan
November 27, 2020

If President Trump wins a landslide election but Democrats flood the polls with fraudulent, flipped, and fabricated ballots, is Joe Biden the president? Does it . . .


You’re being robbed
Timothy Buchanan
November 23, 2020

I was raised in Columbus, Ohio with solid Midwestern ideals of right and wrong and respect for legal authority. These values were reinforced by my military . . .


Already gone
Timothy Buchanan
November 18, 2020

Much has been said and written warning of threats to the rights that the First and Second Amendments guarantee to U.S. citizens. Countless millions of dollars . . .


A veteran’s lament
Timothy Buchanan
November 10, 2020

Veterans Day should be a time of celebration. It should be a time to reflect upon the heavy human cost of freedom willingly risked, that most U.S. citizens take . . .


Cheating to defeat
Timothy Buchanan
November 9, 2020

President Trump is the rightful winner of last Tuesday’s election. Everyone knows that. He won the election for three important reasons: the President is . . .


Stark distinctions
Timothy Buchanan
October 29, 2020

Modern presidential contests are often described as the choice between the lesser of two evils. Certainly, if uninformed and shallow-thinking voters focus their . . .


Faithlessness and failure
Timothy Buchanan
October 7, 2020

Freedom is only one election away from being forfeited. America’s first leaders knew well that once lost, regaining precious liberty would require much blood . . .


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 . . .


Unshackled
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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