By Charlie Johnston It is ironic that the most smugly self-righteous generation in our nation’s history will likely be looked at with revulsion by future generations for having knowingly perpetrated one of the great atrocities of history. Despite science proving that a child is fully human from the moment of conception, this generation insists on […]Read More Short Takes: The Battle for Life, an Early Feminist and…Go Chiefs!
By Charlie Johnston It was with deep sorrow I learned of the passing last night of Madison Bishop Robert Morlino. Bishop Morlino had written the clearest clarion call for reform in the Church after the scandals started breaking of any Bishop in the country. He was truly a sign of hope – and I had […]Read More We Lost a Good One Last Night
By Charlie Johnston A good friend of mine, Illinois State Sen. Kyle McCarter, was nominated by Pres. Donald Trump to be our Ambassador to Kenya. The nomination was enthusiastically embraced by the Kenyan government. McCarter’s parents were missionaries there. They started the Each1Feed1 Charitable Foundation , building both a health clinic and a school in […]Read More The Borking of a Noble Man
By Charlie Johnston No matter what Robert Mueller dredges up, I will stand with Donald Trump and the legitimately elected government. It wasn’t always that way. Two years ago, I opposed Trump; a year and a half ago, I regarded him with disdain; now I stand foursquare behind him, warts and all. That is because […]Read More On the Bank of the Rubicon – Short Takes
I’m disappointed with the lackluster way both some politicians and conservative commentators have defended the right to bear arms in the aftermath of the Florida school shooting. They act as if they are defending the principle of a Constitutional Right while tacitly (or even overtly) conceding that the left is defending an effective principle of […]Read More Disarming Victims is a Dumb Way to Fight Crime
By Charlie Johnston Few people are shocked to learn that my Mom was 15 years old when I was born. Most are shocked to learn that she had been married to my Dad for over a year and a half when I arrived. She was married about a week after her 14th birthday when Dad […]Read More Love Among the Ruins