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 AnyStreet.org and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.


Stories by Christopher Cook

By Christopher Cook | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Video: Democrats Hate Black Americans’ Values . . .

. . . and yet they enjoy their electoral vassalage at rates of 90% or better.

By Christopher Cook | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Election flashback: Originally posted Aug 25, 2010

Yesterday, we were graced with An interview with U.S. Rep. Anne Kirkpatrick in the White Mountain Independent. And oh, where to begin?!

With 13 of 15 counties reporting, and two counties complete, U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick says she has tried to call leading GOP challenger Dr. Paul Gosar to congratulate him on an apparent victory, but isn’t getting an answer yet.

Maybe he was busy. …

By Christopher Cook | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Ron Barber Has Failed Southern Arizona Seniors

He went native the first chance he got. Potomac Fever is highly contagious!

By Christopher Cook | October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Video: New York Voters Laugh at Dem’s “War on Women” Comment

Perhaps this absurd charge is finally losing some of its plausibility?

By Christopher Cook | October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Election flashback: Originally posted Aug 20, 2010

It is a pathology with which the Democrats are deeply afflicted, and Representative Ann Kirkpatrick appears to be more than just a carrier . . .

Wait. I’m going to stop that metaphor, because it makes it sound like a disease, something outside of their control. The truth is, this is entirely in their control. When someone mentions the looming insolvency of Social Security (and Medicare and Medicaid) to a Democrat, they immediately say, “yes, we …

By Christopher Cook | October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mark Meckler

Oreo Overload. Chocolate Devotion. The Pie Who Loved Me.

Doug Ducey, current treasurer of Arizona, also happens to be the former CEO of Cold Stone Creamery, so we might have him to blame for those few extra pounds we’re carrying around. Perhaps to make it up to us, he’s now running for Governor for Arizona.

If you’ve been paying attention to this very close race, you know that like many other residents of the …

By Christopher Cook | October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Veterans Speak out for Doug Ducey

Veterans can tell the difference between lip service and the real deal.

By Christopher Cook | October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
By Christopher Cook | October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Election flashback: Originally posted Aug 26, 2010. (The more things change, the more they stay the same.)

Continuing from yesterday’s Kirkpartick spinning like a Ford Pinto stuck in the mud, we now focus on Kirkpatrick’s last statement in the interview in the White Mountain Independent, which was, in some ways, the most disingenuous:

“I have been standing up to Obama on border security all along.”

I’m sorry, am I losing my marbles? She didn’t really just say that, did she?

First of all, …