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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  • September 2011

    Execution Not Delayed

    “Viva Mexico! Viva Mexico!” As he spoke those words, murderer and rapist Humberto Leal felt the gush of pentobarbital run into his arm.

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  • Our Alien Victims

    If only Roger Barnett had known the courts would lynch him for defending himself. Or maybe he did know and still decided to stand his ground. Either way, the owner of the Cross Rail Ranch in Douglas, Arizona, on the U.S. border with Mexico, may soon be $87,000 poorer.

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  • Latino Fretting

    Schumacher-Matos is wrong. The GOP can retain control of American politics as long as it gets most of the white vote, and, of course, if it reforms immigration laws and stops the invading reconquistadores from south of the border.

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  • December 2010

    What's in a Name?

    America is not a real place with a settled language, culture, religion, and ethnic core but an “idea.” Anyone who accepts this “idea” or “proposition,” as they also call it, is an American.

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  • November 2010

    War Against the South

    You have to wonder when they’re going to start digging up Confederate graves and tearing down the statues of R.E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. Until then, it seems, the campaign against the Confederacy and the Old South will not be complete.

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  • Anarcho—Utopia Revisited
    November 2010

    Anarcho—Utopia Revisited

    Because a man owns himself, the late Austrian economist Murray Rothbard said, he may do anything to himself he wishes (thus suicide and abortion are not moral abominations), but he may do no physical violence to, or steal from, another. I explained that self-ownership is a logical impossibility, because ownership requires a superior-subordinate relationship.

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  • October 2010

    What Consequences?

    A consistent trait of ideologues is the failure to see the consequences of their ideologies. Thus it is with antiwar movement’s defense of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the alleged author of the notorious 90,000-page dump of classified military documents on WikiLeaks.

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  • August 2010

    Driving Home Their Point

    A recent story in the Press-Enterprise of Riverside, California, gives the lie to the notion that illegal aliens are just here “to do the jobs Americans won’t do” and are largely a law-abiding class of the downtrodden, shifting where they can for work.

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  • July 2010

    Democrats and Jihadists: A Love Affair

    The Beltway Right is a comical farce. But like the blind squirrel that occasionally finds an acorn, it is right about one thing: Liberal Democrats simply cannot be trusted on national security.

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  • Deo Vindice

    No sooner did Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell issue his proclamation declaring April Confederate History Month than the ideological canister fire began.

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  • May 2010

    Ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

    If you want to know why it isn’t a bright idea to permit homosexuals to serve openly in the military, consider the subject of “snorkeling.”

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  • Dominion Mosque

    If the definition of a liberal is a person who won’t take his own side in a fight, Adam Ebbin and Kaye Kory, Democrats who represent Virginia’s 49th and 38th districts in the commonwealth’s House of Delegates, should have their pictures next to the word in Webster’s.

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  • February 2010

    Bad Whitey 101, Second Semester

    The University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development has declared that all prospective teachers must be taught that some teachers are too white, too rich, too privileged, and too oppressive.

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  • January 2010

    Janie's Got a Gun

    The bodies were barely cold at Ft. Hood when Slate.com writer William Saletan unlimbered his guns. It is, he announced, time for the military to lift its policy exempting women from combat.

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  • December 2009


    Most Americans wouldn’t like it if they knew that a foreign government had built a school in the United States which teaches hatred of Americans and their country. Indeed, most Americans wouldn’t like it if they knew a foreign government had built a school here that teaches hatred of anyone or anything.

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  • December 2009

    Obama and the Army of Sodom

    Homosexuals coast-to-coast have been doing the slow burn in the past few months because their jug-eared leader, Barack Obama, has delayed fulfilling a key campaign promise: to scrap the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule.

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  • November 2009

    Another Republican Retreats

    It’s hard to know whether the dirty bomb the Washington Post detonated two months before the Virginia gubernatorial election will affect the outcome of the race. The Post dropped it August 30, instead of October 10 or 15, when it would have done maximum damage to its target, Republican Bob McDonnell.

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  • September 2009

    They Got Away With It

    Nearing the third anniversary of their crime, the remaining members of the Jena Six at long last admitted what anyone with any sense knew: They are guilty as charged.

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  • Illegal—Alien Shutdown

    The bigger the infestation, an exterminator will tell you, the harder the pest is to eliminate. Thus it is with illegal aliens, and one recent event illustrates that the infestation is so pervasive, it may be well-nigh impossible to stop.

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  • A Time to Sue

    After years of complaining about liability lawsuits against doctors and businessmen that award millions to plaintiffs and enrich unscrupulous lawyers, conservatives may finally have a few lawsuits they can support.

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