I’ve asked myself a lot of hard questions since November 8th. That’s the day I learned the truth about my limited understanding of America’s political landscape. I asked myself, what now? That […]
On May 18, 1973, the United States Senate began nationally televised hearings on Watergate. Incoming Attorney General-designate Elliot Richardson, recently appointed by Republican President Richard Nixon, assigned former solicitor general Archibald Cox […]
We are on a mission to fight anti-intellectualism. Ignorance is a choice. Back our campaign HERE. All these damn gadgets and gizmos are making people stupid. Get your head out […]
In 2015, I started the blog chartwellwest.com to create a safe place to explore rational political expression. I was becoming increasingly distressed at the quality and delivery methods being used by […]
What if we had to get it right? What if you and I agreed that the whole Israeli-Palestinian conflict actually needed to be solved? And by solved I mean a politically stable, […]
If you’re going to make a prequel to the most iconic, imitated and merchandized movie in modern American culture, you’ve got some pretty heavy decisions to make before doing it. And if […]
There’s something refreshing about turning away from the messy footprints behind us that got us where we are and turning towards a goal. It’s cathartic. Because you spend time thinking about what you want. So much of American mind-space for the last 18 months has been focused on what we don’t want. It’s time to move on. And move forward.