War and Peace

By Charlie Johnston Yeah, yeah, I know what you’re wondering: does this title refer to the subject Charlie is going to cover today or to the length of the piece? Well, let’s get to a few ancillary observations, then the subject and see how long the piece ends up being… The left is in a […]

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On Dangerous Ground

By Charlie Johnston I was involved in an auto accident Sunday that could have been – and possibly should have been – fatal. I came out of it unscathed – and my car came out of it practically unscathed, too. I was eastbound on I-40, around 10 miles out of Amarillo. I was going 75 […]

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Awaiting the Deluge

By Charlie Johnston I have to read for an hour to an hour and a half at night before I go to bed or I frequently can’t get to sleep at all. My mind is always working. I am usually composing 15 to 20 pieces in my head at any given time and trying to […]

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There’s No Place Like Home

By Charlie Johnston In the story of the Wizard of Oz the Scarecrow desperately wants a brain. When he finally meets the old huckster, the Wizard tells him sadly that he can’t give him a brain. Perking up, the Wizard says he can, however, give him a diploma. Folks, this was only a movie. It […]

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A Worthy Consecration

By Charlie Johnston I am in Lake Charles, Louisiana today, the day of the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The last time I was here was for the Revelation 12 sign in the sky. It was also here, while walking on my pilgrimage, that a disturbed young man followed […]

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The Eternal Now

By Charlie Johnston Back in the day, when I was advising officials and candidates in a fluid situation that had many possible outcomes, I would give a lot of real-time focus to what we actually knew. From that, we would work on what was possible, what was likely and what was absurd. By keeping focused […]

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…and Rumors of War

By Charlie Johnston My next talk will be on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 1 – 5 p.m. It will be at the Renaissance Montessori School at 12625 Fitzwater Dr., Nokesville, Virginia – near Manassas, site of the first battle of the American Civil War. For information or to RSVP, go here.  At the First Battle […]

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Keep On Trucking

By Charlie Johnston As I write this, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared a state of emergency to allow police to arrest and fine truckers who continue to stay parked in Ottawa, the Capitol City of Canada – and anywhere else in Canada. It also allows the state to seize the bank accounts or […]

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