Aaron D. Wolf

Aaron D. Wolf (1973-2019) was Chronicles' executive editor.  His writings have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers. He was a frequent guest on Issues, Etc. (Lutheran Public Radio) and The Paul Youngblood Show (nta.fm), and has appeared on several other radio programs, including The Tom Clark Show (Wisconsin Public Radio) and Extension 720 With Milt Rosenberg (WGN).

Latest by Aaron D. Wolf in Chronicles

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  • August 2016

    The Racists and the Flag

    The Southern Baptist Convention finally had its Appomattox, surrendering the flag of its ancestors at its annual meeting of messengers (representative delegates) held in mid-June in St. Louis.

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  • June 23, 2016

    A Powerful Non-Event Concludes

    The sit-in is over, the Democrats have left for vacation, my semi-automatic still won't shoot you, and the imitators of Muhammad still want to kill infidels.

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  • June 13, 2016

    Orlando's Instant Hate

    Orlando's Little Sodom was shot up early Sunday morning by a Muslim who thought that pleasing Allah by murdering homosexuals was more important than being a husband, father, or living person.

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  • Diary of a Driftless Conservative
    July 2016

    Diary of a Driftless Conservative

    “Hillsboro’s a conservative community,” said Robert, and for three days and three nights I attempted to figure out what he meant.

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  • Obama’s Atomic Wedgie
    July 2016

    Obama’s Atomic Wedgie

    When word came that President Obama was scheduled to appear at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial on May 27, fear crept in among Mr. Obama’s political critics that he was making another stop on his insufferable apology tour.

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  • June 2016

    The Good Times Ain’t Over for Good

    The music—“folk” back then, after a while “country”—resonated with a massive number of folks who were (and are) American, yet had their own unique cultures and traditions and histories that set them apart.

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  • June 2016

    Just Don’t Tell the Truth

    U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) is against requiring women to register for Selective Service in our Brave New Military. Accordingly, he proposed an amendment to the 2017 defense-spending bill that accomplishes the opposite of what he believes.

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  • See Dick Potty
    May 2016

    See Dick Potty

    We’ve lost, I regret to inform you, yet another civilization-shattering battle. I mean the one over your daughter’s right to use a public restroom without worrying whether there is a dude doing his business in the stall next to her.

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  • May 2016

    What the Editors Are Reading

    Asked by a Lutheran-pastor friend to recommend some fiction for summer reading, I immediately thought of Ole Rølvaag’s trilogy. I’d been thinking about revisiting these novels for some time, as questions surrounding the just and humane treatment of immigrants and immigration to the United States have swirled around in my head.

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  • May 2016

    How the World Works

    The Panama Papers appeared in April, promising to be the biggest bombshell dropped on the international community since Nagasaki.

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  • <em>What the Editors Are Reading</em>
    April 2016

    What the Editors Are Reading

    I discovered the novels of Henry Rider Haggard as a boy living in London, where I came across them in a public library. His name was unknown to me, and I can no longer remember why I first pulled one of his books from the shelf and took it home.

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  • Trumpsteria: Dislike!
    April 2016

    Trumpsteria: Dislike!

    Chaos dominates the political scene today thanks to the success of the Trump campaign and the Trumpsteria that has accompanied it. This chaos is the subject of myriad essays, commentaries, and—most significantly—power grabs both brand new and repackaged.

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  • February 19, 2016

    The Wolf Week in Review: The Great Political Christian Contest

    Another week has come and gone, and here are some highlights and cultural trends: Trump and the Pope, celebrity tweeters; love can build a bridge; George W's Two-Corinthians moment; Chelsea Clinton, six-year-old theologian; Scalia's conservative legacy, and Ginsburg's; country music's lesbian male-fantasy world; Andalusia, Rockford, and St. Patrick.

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  • February 12, 2016

    The Wolf Week in Review: Race to the 90's

    Another week has come and gone, and here are some highlights and cultural trends: Republicans and the Lady Draft; the New Hampshire Race Card; Attack of the Populist Demagogue(s); the Meaning of O.J.; and Beyoncé's Hot Sauce.

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  • March 2016

    Time for a Conservative Reformation

    The fate of conservatism is thought to be hanging in the balance these days, and with it, perhaps, the fate of the country, of a political party, of presidential candidates, of a movement.

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  • March 2016

    Moral Regress

    David Daleiden, the “mastermind” behind the Planned Parenthood sting videos of the Summer of Gay Marriage and Caitlyn Jenner, and fellow activist Sandra Merritt face a grand-jury indictment in Harris County, Texas, as of this writing.

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  • January 22, 2016

    Roe at 43: Defy It

    Remember the 58 million infants who have been destroyed, and the like number of women who have been shattered, since January 22, 1973. When you do, stare down the purveyors of the Culture of Death and say with Bryan: We beg no longer; we entreat no more; we petition no more. We defy you.

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  • February 2016

    What the Editors Are Reading

    Constant (1767-1830), the French political theorist, novelist, and statesman, a republican invited by Napoleon to collaborate with him in drafting a new constitution for the empire, was perhaps the first writer to comprehend the political significance of the French Revolution.

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  • February 2016

    Incidentally White

    The conservative “fights shy” with the white-nationalist ideologue, because the conservative is not alienated from himself or his own people. He does not see the important questions of life framed in abstract terms derived outside of his inherited tradition, a tradition shaped above all by the Christian faith.

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  • February 2016

    Dropping the Ball on Us

    The New Year is in full swing, and with it new laws and regulations carefully designed to enrich the lives of Americans who are insane.

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