Slouching Towards Jericho

By Charlie Johnston Donald Trump was not my first choice for president. Neither was he my second choice, nor even my third. The only reason I took him seriously at all was because he was the enthusiastic first choice of a man in the Midwest whose judgment I much respect and whom I deeply admire. […]

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False Gods Falling

(With the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, things have taken a new and dangerous turn. Former CIA Director John Brennan was unhinged in his reaction, with former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power warning how dangerous it is to anger Brennan. Up until the firing came, McCabe seemed unworried about anything but losing his […]

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The Hope of the World

By Charlie Johnston Some people were depressed by my starkly candid piece, “What is Truth,” on the challenge before us in the States. Victor Davis Hanson wrote a much gentler description than I about what we face. No matter how you deliver the news, though, the choices are stark. Will we have objective standards of […]

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What is Truth

    By Charlie Johnston It has been a challenging week. Last Sunday I had one of my periodic neurological episodes. When it happens, my mind gets fuzzy, my head gets sweaty, the pain spikes terribly, and I get nauseous. Not pleasant, but I was about two months overdue – and I kind of look […]

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Rooting For the Darkness

By Charlie Johnston The Washington Post adopted a new slogan a year ago to coincide with the beginning of the Trump Administration: “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” This last week, ALL the legacy media and the Democrats have rooted for darkness. After the Nunes Memo was released, the legacy media has been relentless in avoiding any […]

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