Christopher Cook
Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United’s notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including (now a part of Western Free Press) and He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to

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By Christopher Cook | March 4, 2015 | 2 Comments
Video: Bill Whittle Video: Why Not Make All Seven Billion People on Earth U.S. Citizens?

This raises a number of complex rights questions, including what rights non-citizens have when they cross the border into our nation and what rights prisoners have to be provided things that should not be considered rights for people not in jail.

But setting those to the side for a moment, Whittle’s logic is hard to escape on another point: Taking the statements of Lynch and others at face value, what IS the difference between seven million and seven billion?

By Christopher Cook | March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Video: Racism at the Oscars? Lefty Hollywood Gets a Taste of Its Own Medicine

Bill Whittle is trenchant as always, and for good measure, he shreds race charlatans Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson.

By Christopher Cook | March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pretty darned devastating, according to some of the facts and figures in the Washington Post article cited below. You have to claw your way through some thinly veiled bias by the WaPo, of course, but the results have been stunning. See for yourself.

Quick point to watch for later in the article: The moment when a public employee announces he’s going to retire at age 55 and live off his pension. . . A pension that his fellow Wisconsonites will be working …

By Christopher Cook | February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Video: Video: U.S. Congressman Harassed by Muslim Women on the Temple Mount

I admire Ross for his poise, but I am not sure I agree with his choice of responses. He says that “It’s a little bit of a different reception than what I am used to, but coming from a country that respects freedom of religion we respect what they are doing.”

Religious tolerance—indeed, religious pluralism—is a hallmark of the West, and rightly so. But these women are a part of a religion that is utterly intolerant of all others, and who will …

By Christopher Cook | February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Surprisingly, Obama is not the worst. But he is the second worst, and without the excuse of a world war like FDR had, that makes him far and away the worst.

From the Washington Examiner:

By Christopher Cook | February 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
Video: Video: Islam Has Been at War with Us for 1,400 Years

We cannot possibly hope to prevail in the struggle against global Islamic terrorism if we are unwilling to recognize the fundamental truth: this is an old conflict. Very old. In fact, it was begun in Muhammed’s lifetime and has continued, almost unbroken, for 14 centuries since. And it will continue because, tragically, Islamic holy scripture (Sira, Hadith, and Koran) calls for it to do so.

By Christopher Cook | February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Video: Thomas Sowell on the Difference Between Liberal and Conservative

Sowell is arguably the greatest living economic philosopher. May he live and be well!

By Christopher Cook | February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Video: Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ Performed on Beer Bottles

Just for the fun of it.