Christian Hartsock column
Christian Hartsock, 24, is a director, screenwriter, producer and political columnist and activist. He earned his B.A. in Film and Video Production from Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara and currently produces, directs, and writes films including the music video for Guns 'N Roses' "Sorry," as well as the conservative rap music video Victicrat and the short film Sycophant which he wrote and directed, as well as the award-winning feature film The Lives of Better Men which he produced.

Hartsock directed the undercover investigation video Teachers Unions Gone Wild which exposed sleaze and corruption in the New Jersey Education Association, earning the accolades of Governor Chris Christie, produced B-roll for James O'Keefe's and Hannah Giles' investigation videos that brought down ACORN, exposed anti-Americanism at the UN Climate Summit in Cancun and continues to work on investigative journalism videos. He's traveled to Iraq with Move America Forward to document the Iraq war and was profiled in CNN's documentary Right on the Edge a documentary about young conservative activists hosted by Abbie Boudreau. He currently writes for several news and commentary websites, including Big Government and Big Journalism, and is Editor-in-Chief of Political Vanguard.

His commentary has been discussed on Fox News' Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, and has landed him as a guest on several TV and radio talk shows over the years. He was born in Oakland, California in 1986 and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Calls for lynching of black justice at predominantly white political rally (sorry MSM, no tea in this blend)
Christian Hartsock
February 6, 2011

I recently took a two-day trip down to Palm Springs to attend an event called "Uncloaking the Kochs" hosted by Common Cause. Accompanied by my dear friend, . . .

How John Lennon killed Sharon Tate (and other ideas for MSM narratives)
Christian Hartsock
January 11, 2011

John Lennon murdered Sharon Tate. Jodie Foster shot Ronald Reagan. Oliver Stone and Marilyn Manson caused Columbine. A dog ordered the Son of Sam killings. And . . .

Teachers Unions Gone Wild: the director's commentary
Christian Hartsock
October 29, 2010

If James O'Keefe and I were to release a video catching disguised al-Qaeda members casually joking about blowing up the Brooklyn Bridge, the mainstream media . . .

Keep the tea kool-aid-free: 5 stupid conservative tactics that serve the MSM's narrative
Christian Hartsock
October 25, 2010

Having done video coverage of almost 50 tea parties in over 45 cities in 25 states, it's safe to say I know the tea party well. And as a 23-year-old coming from . . .

What I did find in Iraq
Christian Hartsock
August 3, 2010

As a filmmaker I have always entrusted the lens of a camera to illuminate both the stuff of my imagination and that of this world that otherwise would not be . . .

Why didn't the FBI arrest James O'Keefe for sex trafficking?
Christian Hartsock
May 29, 2010

Jersey City pimp Allen E. Brown was recently sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for trafficking underaged prostitutes. Perhaps he would have gotten off had . . .

So a liberal blogger walks out of a bar...
Christian Hartsock
March 11, 2010

On March 5, in a kicking-and-screaming, last-ditch effort to save her organization, ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis wrote in of the "right-wing attacks" . . .

"The Garbage of Eden"
Christian Hartsock
February 15, 2010

In their February 9th column on, "Tricks Are For Kids," conservative Catholic writers Dawn Eden and William Doino, Jr. joined the herd of pious, . . .

YouTube video: Victicrat
Christian Hartsock
December 18, 2009

Click here to watch: . . .

Democrats on race: We refuse to overcome
Christian Hartsock
August 5, 2009

Before we put a stamp on President Obama's "beer summit" and file it away under "Democrat Leaders' Successful Efforts in Bridging the Race Divide" and move on, . . .

U.S. now hiring -- voters need not apply
Christian Hartsock
October 29, 2008

If there is one defining characteristic about liberals it is their scornful distrust of the American voting public. This is understandable, being that their . . .

Desperate Democrats call for "desperate Republican" press coverage
Christian Hartsock
October 12, 2008

Democrats love to claim that you can tell the Republicans are "desperate" when their campaigns begin turning negative. However, I will just as lief say that you . . .

Sarah Palin vs. the golden calf of bipartisanship
Christian Hartsock
September 25, 2008

As Sarah Palin delivered her shot-heard-round-the-world speech in St. Paul and effectively united and rallied the unity-lacking Republican base overnight into a . . .

Anxiously awaiting Democrats' surprise plan for Iraq
Christian Hartsock
December 14, 2006

Okay, Democrats. You win. Iraq is the next Vietnam, as you insisted on claiming for so long. But guess what? It's your fault just as it was with Vietnam. I'll . . .

The demise of the Republican platform
Christian Hartsock
November 2, 2006

You know that Chi-Lites song that goes "Have you seen her...Tell me have you seen her...?" The singer is talking about the GOP platform. What are we, anyway? . . .

What I learned in high school
Christian Hartsock
October 1, 2006

Having recently graduated from Piedmont High School in the Oakland area, and having just begun my second year of film school in the Southern California beach . . .

The passion of the Jews
Christian Hartsock
September 7, 2006

We know the world's in trouble when the man who once heroically directed a cinematic celebration of history's greatest Jew at the risk of being thrown in the . . .

O Friendship Tree, O Friendship Tree
Christian Hartsock
December 6, 2005

When they're not thinking up laughable euphemisms for the mythological "penumbra emanation" of an alleged entitlement to commit ruthless infanticide against . . .

Bush is back
Christian Hartsock
November 9, 2005

Well I was going to open this column by stating that the president we voted for one year ago to this month was not the same president who was inaugurated in . . .

A lesson for the religion of peace
Christian Hartsock
June 10, 2005

If liberals refuse to get over Watergate and Abu Ghraib, then no, we are not over Newsweek. As we all know, Newsweek became the laughingstock of the . . .

Busting the filibuster
Christian Hartsock
May 10, 2005

In the debate over President Bush's appeals court nominees, Democrats are kicking and screaming over the possibility that Republicans may seriously use their . . .

The myth of the Separation Clause
Christian Hartsock
April 14, 2005

Chief Justice Roy Moore's new book So Help Me God is a captivating and unflinching first-hand account of a man on the front lines of the battle between . . .

Million dollar Terri
Christian Hartsock
March 25, 2005

Terri Schiavo has been suffering from fatal dehydration for the past week and liberal anti-life crusaders have been relishing in every moment of it. That is, of . . .

Life, liberals, and the pursuit of judicial tyranny
Christian Hartsock
March 3, 2005

Michael Schiavo seems awfully eager to have his wife starved to death. Fifteen years following her "accidental" collapse which left her with severe brain damage . . .

It's the values, stupid!
Christian Hartsock
February 9, 2005

It seems Republicans have been taking their recent landslide victory for granted both too much and too little. After winning 19 senate seats and reclaiming the . . .

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