Chilton Williamson, Jr.’s articles bring readers a prolific stream of fresh insights on a variety of hot-button topics. Click below to read selected excerpts.

Seize No Day

January 18, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

When one is tired of London, said Dr. Johnson, one is tired of life.  I spent a week in London last November, a city I have visited many times and know well having lived a year there with my family while I was growing up.  The City of London remains largely intact, save for the… Read More

Lost Generations

December 18, 2018
Author: Chilton Williamson

You are all a lost generation, Gertrude Stein is said to have told Ernest Hemingway when he and his first wife were living in Paris after the Great War. Since then, the generation that was born in the 1890’s and reached maturity to fight in the terrible conflict that came close to exterminating both it and… Read More

Kavanaugh in Retrospect

November 26, 2018
Author: Chilton Williamson

Hours after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court Justice, a commentator on FOX News remarked that no winners had emerged from the legislative ordeal. He was wrong, of course. Kavanaugh himself was the primary winner, having survived the fury of Hell itself to prevail over the persons and the… Read More

The Enemy of the People

October 26, 2018
Author: Chilton Williamson

Of all the epithets Donald Trump has delivered over the last 24 months (“Mexican immigrant thieves and rapists,” “shithole countries,” the “Mueller Witch Hunt,” etc.), none has provoked greater outrage on the part of liberals than his characterization of the media as “enemies of the people”—the media themselves included.  But just as Trump never characterized all immigrants… Read More

Teddy Rebel in Portland

September 18, 2018
Author: Chilton Williamson

The political establishment in California has become self-admittedly secessionist in recent months, rebelling specifically against federal immigration policy and more broadly by raising the possibility of leaving a backward and reactionary country that does not share its culture and its politics.  The secessionist spirit is spreading on the left and in leftist portions of the country;… Read More