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Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture is a monthly magazine published by the Rockford Institute, a paleoconservative think tank.[1] Established in 1976, it stands as the premier periodical for erudite, highly-educated racists.

If the American far right is defined by how white, male, affluent, and out-of-touch it is, then contributors to Chronicles are the whitest, most affluent, and most out-of-touch men there are. To their credit, they do part ways from movement conservatism by opposing big business and interventionist foreign policies. Unfortunately, even opposing big business and interventionism leaves plenty of inhumane ideas for the magazine to support; Chronicles deals in the worst of the right: racism, sexism, and Christianism.

Chronicles peaked in the 1990s,[2] helping shape the paleoconservative revival that accompanied Patrick Buchanan's 1992 and 1996 Presidential campaigns. However, the magazine's intellectual ambitions damaged it in the growing anti-intellectual climate that currently defines the modern conservative movement, an effect made worse by editor Thomas Fleming[3] and his rigid adherence to and reverence for Catholic orthodoxy, which alienated the Evangelical segment of the readership.[2] Its subscriber base has since dropped from 15,000 at the magazine's apex[2] down to about 5,000 as of 2006.[3]

Pseudointellectualism[edit]

Unlike other far-right publications, such as WorldNetDaily or American Thinker, Chronicles possesses a definite air of erudition. Their contributors are all highly educated, well-read, and thoughtful — they're the most eloquent and philosophical racists you will ever read. Among their contributors, Clyde Wilson is highly respected by historians for his work on slavery-defender John C. Calhoun's diaries,[4] Thomas Fleming has a doctorate in classic literature,[5] and Srdja Trifkovic may hate Muslims but he has actually read the Qu'ran.[6]

These are your grandfather's pundits, and your grandfather's pundits don't make half-hearted references to iconic philosophers, they've actually read those philosophers and can probably lecture you about the historical contexts of their works.[note 1]

But, ultimately, what makes a person a hack is their eagerness to propound on the importance of principles, while waffling and obfuscating when it comes to actual facts and reality. And make no mistake: almost every Chronicles writer is a hack.

A key giveaway of Chronicles' hackery is that, despite considering mainstream conservatism to be craven and corrupt, and disdainfully holding themselves as apart from it, its editors uncritically accept many of the talking points pushed by the most craven and corrupt of conservatives. Thus, Representative Joe Wilson was a hero for yelling "You lie!" at President Obama during a speech[10] (ignoring the fact that Wilson was himself lying). Barack Obama is in the very least a "quasi-Muslim,"[11] and he is definitely a Marxist.[12][13][14][15] Also, the construction of an Islamic community center in Manhattan is an act of aggression by Muslims,[16][17] although New York City isn't a part of "real America."[18]

Pseudohistory[edit]

Chronicles traffics heavily in pseudohistory. Because its mostly Catholic editor base eschews Biblical literalism and remains suspicious of any morality that postdates the Enlightenment, they turn to "traditionalism" for their morals, which is derived from a culture's history.[19] The problem is, real history is so messy that you can't derive any morality from it at all, so Chronicles writers are forced to assert their own version.

Contributors consequently treat history as a series of distinct moral fables — lessons for the common man to learn from. Spartans were proper manly men who didn't cry, and if you do cry it's because you've been Americanized.[20] Republics fail like Rome when they "have no champion" (presumably for conservatism), and that's why Obama's reelection in 2012 will doom America.[21] America's moral fiber was stronger during the Great Depression, but is now too weak to withstand the Great Recession of the 2000s.[22] Jews corrupted Wall Street, therefore it can be made less corrupt if we get rid of them.[23] Feminism was bad because it only helped lesbians.[24] Roman slaves led pretty good lives, therefore poverty today is worse than actual slavery.[25] Anglo-Saxons make good laws, then Chinese people corrupt them.[26] (Their pseudohistory heavily reinforces their racism.)

While rarely the focus of an article, moralizing assertions like this about history are littered throughout Chronicles, presented as just-so kernels of wisdom that refute more liberal, modern morals.

Any historical fact that is dissonant with their ideology is quietly swept under the rug. For example, as traditionalists, Chronicles contributors have a great appreciation for the Greek classics, but the Greeks' icky homosexual practices are either strategically left unmentioned or declared to be "misinterpreted" by foul pro-gay "historical revisionists".[27]

Racism[edit]

See the main article on this topic: Racism

Several of Chronicles' columnists are open Neo-Confederates, who justify the South's past slavery of Africans and advocate a new Southern secession. Two of its contributors were even founders of the League of the South,[4][28] and several others are members.[29] The rest may not be open Neo-Confederates, but are still really, really racist.

Much of the racism bandied about is of the "it's not faaair!" variety. It's not fair that African-Americans dominate so many sports.[30][31] It's not fair that no one talks about all the crimes black people commit.[32][33] It's not fair that so many minorities get into college.[34] And countless articles stating simple variations of "Black people vote in their electoral interests", with the follow-up "It's not fair that we get called racists when we stand up for white people's interests" left silent.[35]

Also, undocumented immigrants. By which they mean Hispanics. According to Chronicles, Hispanics are dangerous criminals[36][37] who destroy family values,[38] and are plotting to take over the southwestern United States.[39] Hispanic population growth is more tragic than World War I[40] and Hispanic immigration is a gang-ridden invasion.[41] (They love describing immigration as an "invasion".[42][43][44]) Chronicles has abiding terror of the fact that future America may not be white.[45]

Notable contributors[edit]

None of Chronicles' contributors are under 44 years of age. All of them are white, male, and Christian. Given that these demographics also describe the magazine's readership, it's unlikely to change anytime soon. As the modern conservative-industrial complex funnels young intellectuals into more useful roles than writing for obscure racist magazines, Chronicles is effectively doomed to a slow death from starvation.[note 2]

The magazine's current line-up of contributors include:

  • Patrick Buchanan (1938–): The only Chronicles writer with an appreciable presence outside of paleoconservative circles, Buchanan writes a nationally syndicated column and was until 2012 a pundit on MSNBC. He's an odious racist, who is nonetheless one of the few reliable voices against a military-centric foreign policy and the War on Drugs.
  • Alexander Cockburn (1941–2012): Token liberal at Chronicles.[46] He has contributed very little since his death in 2012.
  • Thomas Fleming (1945–): President of the Rockford Institute, which publishes Chronicles.[1] He is a hardline Catholic and founding member of the League of the South.[28] He has a Daily Mail column.[47]
  • George McCartney: Movie critic for Chronicles, and one of the magazine's better writers. He is usually willing to give a film a fair shake, sometimes even explicitly disagreeing with other editors' poorly-considered rejections of certain films.[48] McCartney's columns are one of the few bright spots at Chronicles.
  • Scott P. Richert (1968–):[58] Executive editor for Chronicles and sysadmin for the Rockford Institute.[59] Richert is the youngest contributor to the magazine. He is slightly more grounded in reality than his elders. (For example, after Facebook's IPO fiasco, Fleming dismissed Facebook out of hand[60] whereas Richert actually did research and discussed Facebook's numbers.[61]) He is a member of the League of the South.[29]
  • Srdja Trifkovic (1954–): Foreign affairs writer. He is a Serbian nationalist who worked with several officials during the Bosnian War who were later indicted for genocide,[62] and whom he testified in defense of. He remains popular in conservative circles because said genocides involved killing Muslims, and because he wrote a book, Sword of the Prophet: The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam, about how evil Islam is.[63][64]
  • Chilton Williamson, Jr.: A racist and published author, Williamson is Chronicles' literature editor,[65] meaning he's paid to review books by other racist authors in what we're sure is a very dignified circlejerk. He believes that conservatism's basis is in theology, whereas liberalism's is a "rebellion against metaphysical reality."[66] He also believes immigration will destroy America,[67] but that's par for the course at Chronicles. Another member of the League of the South.[29]
  • Clyde N. Wilson (1941–): Historian, Neo-Confederate, grumpy old man. An astounding number of his columns are deeply bitter and resentful refrains of "In my day…"[68] Along with Fleming, he was a founding member of the League of the South.[4]
  • Aaron D. Wolf (1973–2019):[69] Associate editor at Chronicles and its webmaster.[59] Like Richert, he was comparatively young. As a Lutheran,[70] he is one of the magazine's few Protestant contributors (almost all the others are Roman Catholic or one of the many subsects of Eastern Orthodox).

Local memes[edit]

See the main article on this topic: Meme

Like all political publications, Chronicles has its own narrative, echoed amongst its columnists and in the comments section.

In general, Chronicles is the intellectual backbone (if one could say that) for the entire Lost Cause of the South.

Memory hole[edit]

The editors of Chronicles often delete an article or even whole sets of articles from their website. They also disallow Internet Archive from archiving many of their pages, any article so deleted is effectively gone for good. Fortunately, archive.todayWikipedia is able to bypass this problem on an on-demand, page-by-page basis.

In one particularly notable (but long-removed) article the author made it clear they believed Richard Nixon's personal conduct to be more important than his actions as President of the United States. When Nixon treated a recipient of the Medal of Honor with great respect, that meant Nixon was in fact a true and moral gentleman, regardless of his actions as a politician.

See also[edit]

  • Classical antiquity — more history abuse by the far right
  • Donald Trump — a kleptomaniac who incidentally stole some of their racist ideas and ran with them
  • League of the South — A fellow racist group that heavily cross-pollinates with Chronicles.
  • Neoreactionary movement — a more mock-worthy right-wing history fantasy
  • VDARE — a fellow racist website that Chronicles writers sometimes link to.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. Favorite philosophers among Chronicles contributors include Edmund Burke,[7] Alexis de Tocqueville,[8] and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.[9]
  2. Creating a self-imposed white genocide, if you will.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 About The Rockford Institute Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:43 UTC).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Chronicles by E. Christian Kopff (09/03/10) First Principles (archived from April 15, 2015).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sen. John Cornyn Meets the Racist Right by Max Blumenthal (2006 September 20) Huffington Post.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 The Ideologues: Read about the intellectuals and ideas that have shaped the core of the modern neo-Confederate movement. by Heidi Beirich & Mark Potok (2004 Winter) Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center.
  5. Author Page for Thomas Fleming The Rockford Institute (archived from April 10, 2012).
  6. Dinesh D’Souza: A Charlatan’s Comeuppance Dinesh D’Souza: A Charlatan’s Comeuppance by Srdja Trifkovic (November 2, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:15 UTC).
  7. Search: Edmund Burke Chronicles (archived from 15 Feb 2022 21:06:01 UTC).
  8. Search: Tocqueville Chronicles (archived from 15 Feb 2022 21:04:37 UTC).
  9. Search: Solzhenitsyn Chronicles (archived from 15 Feb 2022 21:07:22 UTC).
  10. That's a Lie" by Clyde N. Wilson (September 17, 2009) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:09 UTC). "Joe Wilson told the plain and simple truth. Obama lied about a matter of great importance." — Clyde Wilson.
  11. Politics in the Anti-Christian Age by Gregory M. Davis (December 11, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:45 UTC). "Obama is at once everything and nothing: …Christian but maybe Muslim… [A] black, quasi-Muslim, first-term senator from the Midwest..." — Gregory M. Davis.
  12. One Nation Under Obama by Thomas Fleming (July 1, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:28 UTC). "[I]t reveals him for what he is: a knee-jerk Marxist…" — Thomas Fleming.
  13. The Obamanation of Desolation by Thomas Fleming (August 19, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:02 UTC). "[T]his Marxist nonentity [Barack Obama] entered the Senate…" — Thomas Fleming.
  14. Ignorant Armies: Final Thoughts on the Election by Thomas Fleming (October 31, 2008) Chronicles. "The McCain people are apparently too stupid to pin Obama as a Marxist." — Thomas Fleming.
  15. Building the Obamanation by Thomas Fleming (December 18, 2008) Chronicles. "Obama probably remains the White-hating Marxist…" — Thomas Fleming.
  16. Our Clueless Professor by Patrick J. Buchanan (August 17, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:43 UTC). "Put the mosque somewhere else. This is hallowed ground. This is a burial site sacred to the families of those who died, to New Yorkers, to all Americans. A Muslim mosque is out of place there." — Patrick Buchanan.
  17. Ground Zero Mosque: Correcting the Non-Debate by Srdja Trifkovic (October 22, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:09 UTC). "[I]t is not merely a place of worship, but also a physical expression of the Mohammedan stake to a place at first, and eventually a symbol of Jihad’s triumph over the hated infidel…" — Srdja Trifkovic.
  18. Ground Zero Mosque, Grade Zero Argument by Thomas Fleming (August 19, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:44 UTC). "New York has not been an American city since before World War I. No one can be happy that some 2,600 people were murdered by Saudi terrorists, but how significant, really, is their death to the rest of us who are lucky enough not to live in New York? The horror belongs to TVland America, not to whatever is left of the real country." — Thomas Fleming.
  19. Back to the Stone Age I D by Thomas Fleming (October 3, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:31 UTC).
  20. Tears of a Clown by Taki Theodoracopulos (April 23, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:25 UTC). "The birthplace of the stiff upper lip was Sparta, which was also my mother’s birthplace… I remember my mother wailing when my father went off to war, a very un-Spartan behavior, but… she had become Americanized." — Taki Theodoracopulos.
  21. Obama’s Victory by Srdja Trifkovic (November 7, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:40 UTC). "Romney lost because the real America did not trust him to stand up to anti-America. The Republic lost for the same reason the Roman Republic lost the Civil War: it did not have a true champion in the ring." — Srdja Trifkovic.
  22. The Panic of 2011 by John Seiler (August 30, 2010) Chronicles. "Things are going to be worse than they were in the Great Depression. Back then, the country’s moral fiber was stronger." — John Seiler.
  23. Sachs of Gold by Taki Theodoracopulos (March 8, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 21 Jul 2012 21:55:44 UTC). "Greenspan, Cohen, Blankfein, Rubin, Fuld—the list goes on. If ever you hear of some Anglo-Saxon name taking over Wall Street, make sure to plunge in." — Taki Theodoracopulos.
  24. Back to the Stone Age, I B by Thomas Fleming (September 27, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:08 UTC). "[F]eminism helps a small set of leftist women, predominantly lesbians." — Thomas Fleming.
  25. Athens and Jerusalem III: Why Rome Fell by Thomas Fleming (November 2, 2009) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:40 UTC). "[H]igh-minded people… think that only Romans and Southerners owned slaves. On the contrary, every advanced society depends upon some form of slavery, and some legally free workers can be worse off than the slave who can be bought and sold." — Thomas Fleming.
  26. Criminals With Badges—How the Police Create Crimes by Paul Craig Roberts (January 7, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:33 UTC). "It was Anglo-Saxons who made laws against entrapment. Thanks to law professors like Chin, gullible reporters and jurors, and corrupt police, prosecutors and judges, Americans no longer have the protection of law." — Paul Craig Roberts.
  27. Sex and Death by Thomas Fleming (March 20, 2006) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:29 UTC). "Do not look for parallels in ancient Greek bisexuality (a much misinterpreted phenomenon)…" — Thomas Fleming.
  28. 28.0 28.1 The Ideologues: Read about the intellectuals and ideas that have shaped the core of the modern neo-Confederate movement. by Heidi Beirich and Mark Potok (2004 Winter) Intelligence Report, outhern Poverty Law Center.
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 "From the Alamo to Kosovo": The Anti-Muslim/Hispanic Movement in Texas by Edward H. Sebesta (Summer 2002) The Touchstone 12(3) (archived from December 5, 2003). "Chronicles is the only national magazine whose editors are all League members: Thomas Fleming, Theodore Pappas, Scott Richert, and Chilton Williamson, Jr.…" — Edward H. Sebesta.
  30. White Sprinters by Roger D. McGrath (August 6, 2007) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:28 UTC).
  31. The Myth of Equality by Patrick J. Buchanan (August 27, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:11 UTC).
  32. Race, Crime, and the Media by R. Cort Kirkwood (May 15, 2007) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:33 UTC).
  33. The Color of Crime by Patrick J. Buchanan (August 21, 2007) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:21 UTC).
  34. Bias and Bigotry in Academia by Patrick J. Buchanan (July 20, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:00 UTC).
  35. The Revolution Is by Clyde N. Wilson (November 5, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:32 UTC). "[T]he established forces of 'American' society have been promoting the glory of the non-white and the foreign for two generations now." — Clyde N. Wilson.
  36. “Family Values”: Illegal Aliens and Their Sex Crimes by R. Cort Kirkwood (April 5, 2007) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:55 UTC).
  37. Double Down: Illegal Aliens and Crime by Roger D. McGrath (July 12, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:32 UTC).
  38. Everybody in America by Clyde N. Wilson (February 24, 2009) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:03 UTC). "Anybody who believes that Mexican immigrants have improved American "family values" will believe anything." — Clyde N. Wilson.
  39. Nostradamus I’m Not by Clyde N. Wilson (April 4, 2007) Chronicles (archived from ).
  40. The Way Our World Ends by Patrick J. Buchanan (May 1, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:46 UTC).
  41. Response to Unz by Roger D. McGrath (February 18, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:33 UTC). "[S]chools are abysmal, trash and graffiti mark most neighborhoods, and Mexican and Salvadorian gangs roam the streets. The blessings of an illegal-alien invasion!" —Roger D. McGrath.
  42. The Popular Front at NR by Tom Piatak (July 15, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:35 UTC). "I doubt if the Mexican situation in the [Southwestern United States] qualifies since it is an invasion by a foreign country and not a true independence movement." — Clyde Wilson.
  43. After the Deluge (Review: Immigration and the American Future) by Jack Trotter (March 1, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:23 UTC). "America is faced not with an immigration 'problem,' or even a 'crisis,' but with a massive demographic invasion…" — Jack Trotter.
  44. Stand Up for Arizona by Patrick J. Buchanan (April 30, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:59 UTC). "Southwestern states cannot stop the invasion from Mexico…" — Patrick J. Buchanan.
  45. Half a Billion “Americans”? by Srdja Trifkovic (August 31, 2007) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:20 UTC)."[T]he coming deluge threatens to impose a numbing Thirld-World[sic] sameness, to eradicate the remnants of this country’s identity, and to demolish what survives of her special character. On current form, not only will English-speaking Americans of European origin become a minority in their own country half a century from now, but they will share an increasingly overpopulated, polluted, lumpenproleterized, culturally unrecognizable country with tens of millions of actual or potential jihadists and their accomplices, aiders and abettors." — Srdja Trifkovic.
  46. Alexander Cockburn Chronicles (archived from 21 Jun 2013 11:01:13 UTC).
  47. Thomas Fleming's blog Daily Mail Online.
  48. Re: Despicable Tedium by George McCartney (September 27, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:02 UTC).
  49. The Jobs Go Out, Like the Tide Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:31 UTC).
  50. The Jobs Go Out Like the Tide, Continued by Tom Piatak (September 30, 2011) Chronicles. 2011 September 30.
  51. Globalism Is Not A Conservative Value by Tom Piatak (June 27, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:16 UTC).
  52. Free Trade Is For Suckers by Tom Piatak (October 16, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:03 UTC).
  53. Free Trade Still Doesn’t Work by Tom Piatak (October 16, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:16 UTC).
  54. Why Romney Lost Ohio by Tom Piatak (November 6, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:16 UTC).
  55. How to Win the War Against Christmas by Tom Piatak (December 8, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:57 UTC).
  56. Austrian MP Excoriates the Tolerance Romantics by Tom Piatak (December 7, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:32 UTC).
  57. Still the Metric System in Short Pants by Tom Piatak (June 18, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:18 UTC).
  58. Scott P. Richert Facebook (archived from 7 Jul 2013 16:06:59 UTC).
  59. 59.0 59.1 Rockford Institute Staff Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:08 UTC).
  60. Re: Facebook by Thomas Fleming (May 30, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:32 UTC). "I have not seen any proof, that Facebook might be used as a helpful tool to survive in an increasingly inhuman world, despite the obvious reality that it is, by its very nature, diminishing the users' grasp on reality." — Thomas Fleming
  61. Re: It’s All Over/Facebook IPO by Scott P. Richert (May 20, 2012) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:04 UTC).
  62. Trial transcript, Page 27390 International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (United Nations).
  63. The Sword of the Prophet by Serge Trifkovic, reviewed by Paul Eidelberg, Freeman (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:52 UTC).
  64. The Sword of the Prophet: Islam, History, Theology, Impact on the World by Srdja Trifkovic (2002) Regina Orthodox Press. ISBN 1928653111.
  65. About Chilton Williamson, Jr.
  66. An Interview With Chilton Williamson by Robert C. Cheeks (March 31st, 2007 at 9:15 pm) California Literary Review.
  67. Immigration and the American Future Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:15 UTC). "[M]ass immigration is a greater threat to the survival of our country than any terrorist campaign possibly could be." — Chilton Williamson, Jr., Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:15 UTC).
  68. Clyde-n-wilson Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:31 UTC).
  69. Aaron D. Wolf: A Man of Faith and Family Chronicles (archived from 17 Feb 2022 07:53:54 UTC).
  70. Out With the Old by Aaron D. Wolf (July 2, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:23 UTC).
  71. While both Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson had competing visions of the United States. Alexander Hamilton believed in a strong federal government and envisioned the United States as a future industrial powerhouse, while Jefferson advocated a decentralized government for a land of farmers. Guess which one Chronicles hates.
  72. Tears of a Clown by Taki Theodoracopulos (April 23, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:25 UTC). "One of the greatest presidents of recent years, Richard Nixon…" — Taki Theodoracopulos.
  73. It’s the Jobs by John Willson (April 19, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:06:14 UTC). "Nixon, whatever his flaws, was superior to his enemies." — John Willson.
  74. Nixon and Obama — Soul Brothers? by Patrick J. Buchanan (October 23, 2009) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:25 UTC).
  75. Putin Versus the Kremlin on the Potomac by Srdja Trifkovic (December 8, 2007) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:55 UTC). "'Solidarity and strategic cooperation between the United States, Europe and Russia on the basis of their shared Christian moral, intellectual and cultural traditions.' Or, as I’ve been saying ever since September 11, it’s time for a true Northern Alliance that can defeat the menace of global jihad…" — Srdja Trifkovic
  76. Russia and the West: The Tragedy of 1204 Redux by Srdja Trifkovic (April 8, 2008) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:43 UTC). "[T]he West appears hell-bent on cordoning off, fragmenting, and eventually destroying the only Eastern Christian power that could and therefore should be its partner in the joint struggle… Western leaders are endangering their own nations by forcing a key potential ally into… 'otherness.'" — Srdja Trifkovic
  77. Past and Future President Putin by Srdja Trifkovic (September 26, 2011) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:27 UTC). "Putin is primarily focused on Russia’s need to preserve and enhance her identity as a Christian nation…" — Srdja Trifkovic
  78. Ground Zero Mosque, Grade Zero Argument by Thomas Fleming (August 19, 2010) Chronicles (archived from 7 Jul 2013 13:05:44 UTC). "Islam was created as a Satanic parody of Christianity and Judaism, and it has been waging war on those two religions from its earliest days." — Thomas Fleming