Casey Chalk
Casey Chalk
Casey Chalk is a columnist for The American Conservative, Crisis Magazine, and The New Oxford Review. He has a bachelors in history and masters in teaching from the University of Virginia, and masters in theology from Christendom College.
Writer Makes Career Pretending To Be Hispanic, Gets Excused Because He’s A Leftist

One might think a story of a man who made a career out of pretending to be a Latino immigrant might elicit allegations of ‘cultural appropriation.’ Not so much.

No, Georgians Aren’t Callous Racists For Enjoying Post-COVID Reopenings

Georgians aren’t dying in droves from coronavirus since the state began reopening, but the latest ‘reporting’ from The Washington Post confirms the paper’s objectivity is dead indeed.

How To Make Sense Of Military Service In A Culture That No Longer Understands It

Scott Beauchamp’s recent essay collection, ‘Did You Kill Anyone?’ attempts to reconcile the experience of soldiers in a culture that no longer understands the value and values of military service.

Why Sheltering At Home Isn’t Necessarily Making Us All Better Neighbors

If you don’t think you need the people in your community, you can afford to insult them, treat them rudely, or buy the entire shelf of wheat flour at the local grocer.

Children’s Book Legend Tomie DePaola Lives Forever In His Work

Tomie DePaola’s children’s stories have sold more than 25 million copies and been translated into more than 20 languages. We said goodbye to him this week, but his legacy lives on.

Validating Suicide In Response To Transgender Skepticism Is Horrifically Irresponsible

Some appear to believe that if persuading vulnerable youths to contemplate suicide helps persuade the public that skepticism of transgender ideology is dangerously bigoted, so be it.

You Know Who Else Colonized Land From ‘Indigenous Peoples’? Native Americans

The ‘settler’ argument exacerbates racial tensions by projecting a historical narrative in which white Americans, regardless of their family histories, are singularly responsible for historical evils against indigenous people.

It’s Up To The MLB And Baseball Fans To Ensure Astros Cheaters Never Prosper

The Houston Astros are world-class cheaters, and more must be done to rectify their sin against America’s most hallowed game.

If People Can’t Get Married On Plantations, They Can’t Get Married Anywhere

Yes, horrible things happened at Southern plantations. But horrible things have happened all across the entire nation. To start banning venues due to evils is to prevent attempts to replace evil with good.

Washington Post Writer Can’t Figure Out Why Trump Supporters Won’t Talk To Her

In corporate media, conservative women are simply presumed to be bigoted, or stupid, or who cares, as long as it’s an opportunity to trivialize them.

Religious People Think Democrats Will Strip Our Rights Because It’s True

A professor claims religious people are afraid of atheists and Democrats because they’re projecting ignorance and hatred. Maybe instead religious people just follow the news.

‘The Dumbest Generation’ Has Gotten Even Dumber 10 Years Later

A decade after ‘The Dumbest Generation’ was published, there is still much reason for hand-wringing about the future of our children and nation. We must take responsibility if we want to turn the tide.

How The Left’s Culture War Positions Match Perfectly With Satan’s

In the anti-life, anti-family, anti-liberty agenda of secular leftists, we find the same strategy Satan employed in the garden.

If You’re Not Grateful To The United States, Why Are You Here?

New York University professor Suketu Mehta recently published a book arguing that ‘immigration is a form of reparations’ for past American crimes.

How This Auschwitz Victim Rose Above Identity Politics To Find Life’s True Meaning

Edith Stein’s story appears ripe for appropriation as a cudgel with which to beat traditional ideas regarding God, politics, and sex. But she chose an approach other than resentment and anger.

These Philosophers’ Conversion To Christianity Can Teach Partisans How To Talk To Each Other

Instead of assuming the worst in our ideological opponents and talking past each other, we should allow for the possibility that we may be wrong.

Beyond-Parody WaPo Article Insists ‘The Lion King’ Is Racist, Fascist, Blah Blah Blah

Only a person with a few screws loose would think after watching ‘The Jungle Book’ that he should follow Mowgli into the jungle and make friends with wolves, panthers, and bears. This guy treats ‘The Lion King’ similarly.

Say A Prayer Today For Targets Of China’s State-Sponsored Religious Terror

The current communist regime’s oppression of Christians and other religious minorities reminds us that religious persecution remains a life-and-death reality in mainland China.

No, Banning Dodgeball And Everything Else Kids Like Won’t Stop Bullying

‘We’re asking kids to hit other kids with an object and that’s no longer appropriate. We don’t use kids as human targets anymore,’ says Judy LoBianco, former president of The Society of Health and Physical Educators.

Corpus Christi Is One Way For Christians To Remain Visible In A Secularizing America

Solemn, respectful public acts of piety like Corpus Christi are all the more necessary in an America overwhelmed by anti-faith, anti-life protests by the Left.