By Charlie Johnston It is not just because the above picture is a beautiful shot that I published it (though that helped). I first met Tony and his wife, Amanda, Trippi six years ago. They hosted a talk just north of Dallas for me. The night before, I had dinner with the volunteers who had […]Read More Roses in the Cultural Desert
By Charlie Johnston It has been revealed that the FBI knew in advance of the Washington protest on Jan. 6 that some people were planning ahead to commit actual violence. That is despicable. Anyone who plotted violence is a criminal who should be arrested. If they are from the right, they should be arrested. If […]Read More Fragmentary Thoughts From the Great Divide
By Charlie Johnston Back in May, I said that the raw numbers for excess deaths this year would ultimately tell us what the real deal with Covid was. Well, Mirabile Dictu! According to Johns Hopkins last month, there have been none. Death rates are the same as usual. Of course, a whole host of deaths […]Read More Is Covid a Miracle Cure?
By Charlie Johnston I think I have figured out the main reason why social media sites and establishment “news” outlets have gotten completely brazen in their censoring of conservatives and blocking any and all news that is detrimental to Democrats and the narrative. Perhaps you have heard that Twitter and Facebook are now banning people […]Read More Slouching Towards Sodom
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
By Charlie Johnston So much is going on in the world today, I thought I would occasionally write some “Short Takes” that cover several stories in between bigger articles. I got notice today that, among the top 300 conservative websites, we are number 272. I chuckled in surprise, especially seeing some sites I use for […]Read More Short Takes – Choose Happiness
(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 […]Read More False Gods Falling