Tag Archives: National Review

Quick Take

I am on a travel day again. Just had a great event in Michigan – where they gave me a Rosary in Cubs colors. Love it. I have two events in Iowa, one on Friday and another on Monday as … Continue reading

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Links from the Edge

By Charlie Johnston I will speak in San Antonio tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. San Antonio, Texas (Free Event) Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:00 pm: Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, TX  78202 Contact Bill at fr.ed2015@yahoo.com RSVP, if possible, … Continue reading

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Walking on Water – Musings

By Charlie Johnston I am spending a few days at Our Lady of Peace Parish and Shrine in Santa Clara, California. It is situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, holds three Daily Masses each day, and is jam-packed. I … Continue reading

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We Don’t Need No Stinking Fig Leaves

By Charlie Johnston I find myself in an interesting position right now. I have heard from several people of substance who, last year, were profoundly skeptical of my discussion of the Storm. Now only the invincibly ignorant and the willfully … Continue reading

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The Eve of Joy

By Charlie Johnston   Tomorrow my son gets married to a wonderful woman. Last night I had dinner with the new in-laws and some of the wedding party. Today, all my family gathers in town. Tonight we have the rehearsal … Continue reading

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Politcs in These Divisive, Decisive Times

By Charlie Johnston National Review’s Dennis Prager penned a column a few days ago that has caused me great contemplation…and some regrets. He notes that ancient Jews did not blame the Romans for the destruction of the Jewish State in … Continue reading

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Russian Diplomacy

By Charlie Johnston (This piece is almost verbatim a copy of a reply I made to a commenter earlier today. I thought it important enough to use as a stand-alone column. This plays into what I have been saying about … Continue reading

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Deeper Into the Vortex

By Charlie Johnston Something downright weird is going on at the Vatican. In the warm-up to the release of the Environmental Encyclical, almost all top Vatican officials who speak about it are notably petty, arrogant, spiteful, malicious and defamatory. They are also … Continue reading

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Signs of the Time

Signposts By Charlie Johnston When I was prepping candidates for early public appearances, I would almost always ask them if they thought most people make primarily rational or emotional decisions on who to support. Almost all told me they thought most … Continue reading

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A Conscious Examination

By Charlie Johnston Holy Week started with the Gospel reading in which Judas criticizes Mary of Bethany for anointing Jesus’ feet with costly oil, claiming it could have been sold for a great price and the proceeds given to the … Continue reading

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