Christopher DeGroot

Christopher DeGroot

Christopher DeGroot is the editor of The Agonist. His writing has appeared in The American Spectator, The Daily Caller, American Thinker, Frontpage Magazine, New English Review, Jacobite Magazine, The Unz Review, VoegelinView, Splice Today, Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts, and elsewhere. Follow him at @CEGrotius.

Joe Biden

District of Corruption

The Corrupt Biden Family Racket

There is mounting evidence that Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden was involved in the family influence-peddling racket, including with China. Tony Bobulinski, a former business partner of Hunter Biden, confirmed in a statement Wednesday night ...

Joe Biden

Tech Overload

Big Tech Protects Joe Biden

Big Tech wants to protect Joe Biden, so it censored the New York Post’s exposé on the corrupt dealings of his son Hunter. Users of Facebook and Twitter were frustrated by their inability to share the important article, “Smoking-gun email ...


Yelp Goes Woke on “Racism”

Yelp, a company that offers users a platform to review businesses online, announced last Thursday that it is debuting a new policy that allows customers to report and flag businesses that they believe are racist: At Yelp, we value diversity, ...


Trump’s Wrongheaded Platinum Plan

Recent polling by the Pew Research Center indicated that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden had a nearly 89% lead over Trump among black voters. Hence the president’s desire to get more black votes via his “Platinum Plan.” It seeks to ...

Seattle, WA


Seattle’s Leftist Dystopia

“How long do you think Seattle and those few blocks looks like this?” CNN’s Chris Cuomo asked Seattle’s liberal mayor Jenny Durkan earlier this month. “I don’t know; we could have the summer of love,” came her response. The comment ...

Gone With the Wind


A Plague of White Submissiveness

A strange thing happened on Saturday in Carey, North Carolina. During Black Lives Matter demonstrations, a group of white people, including police officers, cleaned the feet of black religious leaders and protest organizers, while offering a prayer ...


Understanding the Far-Left Threat

Former president George W. Bush released a curious statement on Tuesday addressing the riots across the country: It remains a shocking failure that many African Americans, especially young African American men, are harassed and threatened in their ...

Crime and Punishment

Mob Rule

George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, was killed Monday night after an incident that involved four Minneapolis police officers, who have since been fired. Video footage recorded by a bystander shows officer Derek Chauvin with his knee on Floyd’s ...

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Individual Liberty Versus the State

In a heartening sign, a number of counties in Pennsylvania have chosen to defy Gov. Tom Wolf’s shutdown order. The Beaver County Board of Commissioners announced on May 8 that the District Attorney will not prosecute businesses that violate ...

Home Front

An Experiment in Social Order

In the last few weeks Ahmaud Arbery, like Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Freddie Gray, has been put to a predictable use: advancing the liberal narrative of black victims of white violence. Regardless of the facts of the case, the media has ...

Philadelphia, PA

All About Me

Coronavirus and Social Unrest

The coronavirus hostilities are increasing, it seems. Last week, I called up Paul Gottfried about something he wants me to write for Chronicles. As soon as he answered the phone, the old scholar launched into a rant about how difficult it’s become ...

Hate Cries

Bill de Blasio Faces the Anti-Semitism Canard

On Tuesday, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio personally oversaw the dispersal of thousands of Hasidic mourners who had gathered for the funeral of a rabbi who died of the coronavirus. “Something ...

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