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The Leader of the Woke World

January 26, 2021
Author: Chilton Williamson

Last week Alistair Heath, the half-French English journalist who edits the Sunday edition of the Daily Telegraph, published a column in which he took note of an alarming trend away from basic liberties in American society and expressed concern for the future of the United States as a free and democratic society. A day or… Read More

Hari-kari In the Rockies: The Political Suicide of Rep. Liz Cheney

January 21, 2021
Author: Chilton Williamson

I met Dick Cheney in the 1980s as he was leaving Luigi’s Restaurant in Diamondville, Wyoming following a Chamber of Comics banquet and had the honor of shaking his pudgy hand as he waited to waylay his constituents outside. (I had spent the evening in the bar, not at dinner with the Comics.) I never… Read More

Did the GOP Miss Its Chance in 1992, 1996, and 2000?

January 14, 2021
Author: Chilton Williamson

As has been widely noticed, the Republican Party today is in “disarray.” It is more badly divided that at any time since the Republican presidential conventions of 1992 and 1996. Indeed, the divisions within the party are even more critical than they were in the 1990s for being more profound and angry now than then…. Read More

The Once and Future President

January 10, 2021
Author: Chilton Williamson

No one will ever know what passed through the President’s mind when he addressed the demonstrators who proceeded afterward to the Capitol. There is no reason to suppose he intended them to attack the “sacred” place. (Only one realm in all the universe is sacred, and that is the Kingdom of God.) Nor is there… Read More

More of the Same–But Worse

January 6, 2021
Author: Chilton Williamson

The year 2020, it seems, is miraculously to embrace more than its meteorologically allotted twelve months; how many more we have yet to see. Perhaps twenty-four; perhaps five times twenty-four. Whatever the number turns out to be, the Georgian senatorial elections ensured that, for the foreseeable future, public life in America will continue to be… Read More