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 and He is currently the principal contributor to

Stories by Christopher Cook

By Christopher Cook | September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Bill Whittle on What We Believe, Part 1: Small Government and Free Enterprise

. . . and the horrifying history of progressives throughout the ages.

By Christopher Cook | September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Andrew Klavan: How To Speak Leftist

The science is settled: Klavan is a racist, and I am offended.

By Christopher Cook | September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

It keeps on getting proved, over and over: More guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens = lower crime. How many more proofs do we need?

Another one, courtesy of Heritage:

By Christopher Cook | September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Andrew Klavan Explains Income Redistribution in Under Three Minutes

Funnier, perhaps, than the Walter Williams version we posted earlier. And maybe we need a good laugh, given the moral criminality of income redistribution.

By Christopher Cook | September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Walter Williams: Income redistribution is the biggest moral failure in our country

How much of government activity involves the taking of the fruits of labor of one person and giving it for the exclusive use of another? One tenth? One quarter?

Try three-fifths. More than half of what the government does involves the economic enslavement of one human being to the wants of another.

By Christopher Cook | August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: John Coleman Presentation: How the Global Warming Scare Began

This lunacy, this mad distemper that strikes down both beggar and king . . .


By Christopher Cook | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arizona State University Political Scientist Bruce Merrill: “Bruce Merrill, a longtime pollster and political scientist at Arizona State University, said Ducey should be the clear front-runner going into November … ‘If Ducey runs the kind of campaign that he ran in the primary he should win,’ Merrill said.  ‘There’s more Republicans, they vote in a higher percentage than do Democrats.  The independents have not been a factor.’” (Bob Christie, “Republican Winner Doug Ducey, Democrat Fred Duval Kick Off General Election Campaigns,” 

By Christopher Cook | August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Democrats Nominate Lobbyist as Liberals Fail to Generate Interest Among Electorate

PHOENIX - Today Arizona Republican Party Chairman Robert Graham enthusiastically congratulated Doug Ducey as he won the GOP nomination for governor of Arizona.

“Doug has a fantastic business and public service record and I’m proud our party’s voters have chosen him as our candidate,” said Robert Graham, Chairman of the Arizona Republican Party. “We have a very strong slate of Republican candidates as of today and that’s a big contrast to the weak showing …