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.

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  • Su Rancho Es Mi Rancho

    Reading the newspapers, I wonder which straw will break the camel’s back when it comes to illegal immigration. What will finally cause Americans to rise up and take back their country? The tenth family killed by an illegal-alien drunk driver?

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  • Immigration and Marriage in America
    March 2009

    Immigration and Marriage in America

    Listening to the news media, you’d think that Americans simply don’t understand marriage. One in two marriages fails. Public schools peddle theories about “alternative families” with such textbooks as Heather Has Two Mommies.

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  • October 2008

    Bad Hombre Gets His

    Only one thing would have been more gratifying than watching a filthy scumbag like José Ernesto Medellín wince as he felt the chilling gush of sodium thiopental run into his arm. That would have been watching him wiggle like a Mexican jumping bean as 2,000 volts of lightning fried him like an Old El Paso taco shell.

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  • September 2008

    Old Dominion, R.I.P.

    In the last 38 years, Virginia has evolved from being the “Mother of Presidents” to the “Mother of Foreigners.” That is the upshot of the latest hodgepodge of data from the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center.

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  • August 2008

    Bad Whitey 101

    In this space in the June issue, readers learned about a flock of students from the American Studies program at Randolph College who flapped off to the Chicken Ranch Brothel in Nevada to study the profundities of the cathouse.

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  • A.B.S. In Brothelology

    When I read about the carnal and scatological monkeyshines at American universities, I wonder where the American professoriate gets the nerve to call what they impart “higher education.”

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  • The Speech

    It was by all accounts reminiscent of the Rev. Dr. King himself and even—dare we say it?—of the Great Emancipator. Yet whatever its emotive puissance, Barack Hussein Obama’s recent oration on race was reminiscent of King and Lincoln in more ways that one:

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  • Jack Bauer, Agent of Anarcho-Tyranny, U.S.A.
    May 2008

    Jack Bauer, Agent of Anarcho-Tyranny, U.S.A.

    Jack Bauer is an American hero—of sorts. He tortures suspects. And executes them. And decapitates them. “I’m gonna need a hacksaw,” he famously declared after dispatching a pervert who knew the men behind a planned nuclear attack on Los Angeles.

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  • Cross Kerfuffle

    If you want know what’s wrong with higher education, look no further than Gene Nichol, the recently ousted president of Virginia’s College of William and Mary.

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  • February 2008

    Mr. Bush and the Mexican Murderer

    When he was governor of Texas, President George W. Bush presided over the execution of 152 murderers. Yet today, as if to turn the phrase “Don’t mess with Texas” on its head, El Presidente wants to stop the Lone Star State from giving the hot shot to a Mexican murderer and rapist.

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  • January 2008

    Mr. Kaine and the Muslim

    Though Democrats in Virginia are generally more fiscally conservative than their brethren in such tax-and-spend environs as Massachusetts or New York, some issues require them to adopt the boilerplate liberal platitudes and positions.

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  • November 2007

    The Race Mafia Goes to Jena

    If Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton believed raising Cain in Jena, Louisiana, would rekindle that old-time religion, they were sadly and predictably wrong.

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  • September 2007

    Citizen Murdoch

    If Rupert Murdoch gets his way, all Earthlings will read one newspaper and watch one television station. And Murdoch will own both.

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  • The GOP's Clinton

    During the Republican presidential debate on May 15, Ron Paul, the constitutionalist from Texas, flatly stated that the terrorist attacks on September 11 were retaliation for U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.

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  • May 2007

    Race, Crime, and the Media

    If five whites carjacked a black couple, tortured them for hours, then dumped the bodies, the national news media would descend upon the benighted city in which the dastardly crime occurred and, having reported the unspeakable deeds, subject the rest of us to rants on racism and harangues on hate.

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  • Still Sorry After All These Years

    With all the mud spattered on the Confederate Battle Flag of late, you knew it wouldn’t be long before Ol’ Virginny scrubbed up for Jamestown’s 400th anniversary with a grandiloquent apology for slavery.

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  • April 2007

    “Family Values”: Illegal Aliens and Their Sex Crimes

    Whatever President Bush says about the “family values” of the growing horde of illegal Mexican immigrants, chilling newspaper accounts and cold data tell a different tale.

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  • The Conservative Strikes Back

    The Democrats picked Jim Webb to offer their response to the President’s State of the Union Address for the same reason they anointed him to face Republican Sen. George Allen in the November 2006 election: his opposition to the war in Iraq, which is bolstered by his surpassing valor in Vietnam.

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  • January 2007

    Wal-Mart and the Homosexuals

    Americans recently witnessed the depressing and revolting photograph of Secretary of State Condi Rice swearing in the plutocracy’s new global AIDS chieftain, Mark Dybul.

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  • November 2006

    Wal-Mart Super-sized

    Whatever one’s opinion about Wal-Mart, a recent article in the New York Times invites a few observations, not least of which is that Wal-Mart is much more dangerous and destructive than libertarians and some conservatives think.

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