R. Cort Kirkwood

R. Cort Kirkwood has been writing about American politics and culture for more than 20 years. In addition to writing for TNA, Cort has also written for Chronicles, National Review, The Remnant, The Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, The Baltimore Sun, The Orange County Register, Taki’s Top Drawer online magazine, and LewRockwell.com.

Latest by R. Cort Kirkwood in Chronicles

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  • July 2019

    Camp of the Saints, Stateside

    In early June, border agents near San Diego did what they do a lot these days. They collared two previously deported sex criminals who had re-entered the United States illegally. Both men were convicted of sex crimes against children, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported. Yet the two are somewhat unusual in one respect: they are Mexican.

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  • March 30, 2016

    Call It ‘Gender Insanity’

    The girls aren’t signing up for combat roles in the Marines Corps as fast as the sisterhood would like, NPR reports.

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  • February 5, 2016

    Questions For The Pentagon About Drafting Women

    Apropos of my blog post yesterday, which noted that the nation’s top soldier and Marine think women must be subject to the draft given their coming role as combatants, I have a few questions for them.

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  • February 4, 2016

    They’re Coming For Our Daughters

    The exemption of women from the military draft is soon to end. Top generals told the Senate the other day that women must be drafted.

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  • November 11, 2015

    Fraternity Sues Rolling Stone, Author For $25 Million

    Inquiring minds want to know: Is Erdely finished "re-reporting?" If not, why not? If so, when do we get the "re-reported" story?

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  • October 15, 2015

    A Few More Thoughts About Women In Combat

    So we now learn that women might be drafted into the military. The news is a fitting coda to Tom Piatak’s post about women in combat, to which I added another.

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  • September 25, 2015

    The Question Isn’t Whether They Can (But Most Can’t), The Question Is Whether They Should

    As I wrote for Chronicles in 2013, the strongest women are only as strong as the weakest men, according to testimony before the President George H.W. Bush’s Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces.

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  • August 12, 2015

    Not News — Rolling Stone Sued, Editor Quits

    The idea that Will Dana “resigned” is hard to swallow. “After 19 years at Rolling Stone,” he said, I have decided that it is time to move on.” Few believe that.

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  • White Out
    September 2015

    White Out

    Hand it to Ann Coulter and Donald Trump: They know how to send the left into an apoplectic conniption.

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  • July 28, 2015

    Trump Vs. McCain: Don't Be Too Sure The Donald Is Wrong

    Donald Trump’s remarks were imprudent, and they didn’t do much for his cause, but he raised questions about McCain that need to be answered.

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  • July 16, 2015

    Still Waiting For That “Re-Reported” Story

    After spinning a lurid yarn of gang rape headlined “A Rape On Campus,” Erdely and Rolling Stone claimed they would “re-report” the story. Where is this "re-reported" story?

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  • UVA: Facts <em>Versus</em> the Left’s Narrative
    June 2015

    UVA: Facts Versus the Left’s Narrative

    For a news professional, it is hard to say which is more discouraging: that Rolling Stone published an imaginary tale of gang rape from a crazy college girl without double-checking her story, or that no one at Rolling Stone was fired after the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism issued a report that revealed top-to-bottom incompetence and flatly unethical behavior leading up to the publication of the article.

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  • Eternal Dividends

    No one could accuse M. Stanton Evans, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at age 80 on March 3, of becoming a professional conservative.

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  • February 2015

    Rolling Stone Gathered No Facts

    When a blockbuster story that took “months” to research and write must be prefaced, postpublication, with a note that suggests the story isn’t true, an editor knows he has a problem.

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  • Fallen Hero
    November 2014

    Fallen Hero

    “Let the bloodbath begin.” That was how my old friend, longtime conservative journalist and Chronicles contributor John Lofton, who shuffled off this mortal coil last month, opened the discussion at Pat Buchanan’s house in 1987 when Pugnacious Pat was contemplating a bid for the White House.

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  • The God With Feet of Clay
    December 2013

    The God With Feet of Clay

    Liberty: The God That Failed is Christopher Ferrara’s second 90-caliber salvo against liberalism, left and right.  His first, The Church and the Libertarian: A Defense of the Catholic Church’s Teaching on Man, Economy, and State, smashed the anti-Christian dogma of Austrian economics.

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  • April 2013

    The Military's War on Nature

    If the Beltway right has any confidence it can win the culture war, the latest news from River City should shatter that illusion. Departing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has declared war on nature. Military women will now serve in combat.

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  • November 2012

    Wymyn Don't Wyn

    In August, Augusta National Country Club, home of the storied Masters Tournament, finally admitted two women: Condoleezza Rice, a neocon secretary of state under President George W. Bush, and the fetching Darla Moore, a mistress of high finance. Yet another citadel of the heterogametes has fallen.

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  • SCOTUS v. U.S.

    By the time you read this, nine Americans may well have declared the United States a nonentity.

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  • October 2011

    Here Comes the Parade

    Of course, most refugees do not plot terror against American GIs. But most of them are from the Third World. And they are changing the country.

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