A.J. Castellitto column
A.J. Castellitto is a freelance writer who resides in NJ. He holds a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton and his writings have been published at American Thinker and Reformed Perspective Magazine.

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COVID-19 vs. H1N1-09: What a difference a decade can make
A.J. Castellitto
March 27, 2020

To reflect on what happened in 2009 regarding the H1N1(swine flu) pandemic, it is difficult to understand how the government response isn't an overreaction by . . .

ID2020 and other new order initiatives in the age of COVID-19
A.J. Castellitto
March 26, 2020

*Originally featured @ American Thinker blog The COVID-19 appears to be triggering various global planning initiatives and recommendations seemingly ripe for . . .

A few thoughts on COVID-19
A.J. Castellitto
March 23, 2020

"It's not so much of a question of if this will happen in this country..but a question of when..and how many people in this country will have severe illness. . . . .

Intersectionality is a dead end
A.J. Castellitto
March 13, 2020

I've been researching queer theory, after immersing myself in Critical Race Theory (CRT) and other radical social and Marxist theories prevalent in academia. I . . .

Gay communism and the rise of homofacism
A.J. Castellitto
March 8, 2020

This was originally published on my birthday over 5 years ago. At the time, the following whimsical, low-profile proposal received a brief acknowledgment from . . .

Jumping off the Trump Train
A.J. Castellitto
December 14, 2019

*As featured at American Thinker (blog) For some, me for one, the recent confirmation of Patrick Bumatay to the highly influential 9th circuit could very . . .

The return of the political race-hustler
A.J. Castellitto
October 26, 2019

A new breed of Al Sharptons have risen out of conservative religious circles to stir America's melting pot like never before. Race hustling scholars are shaping . . .

Soli Deo gloria in an age of narcissism and political propaganda
A.J. Castellitto
October 14, 2019

Glorying in the Lord properly defined is "praise, worship, and thanksgiving offered to a deity." Saint Augustine succinctly captures the creator-creature . . .

Christianity and counterinsurgency
A.J. Castellitto
September 9, 2019

First they identify the threat. In this case, any online ministry devoted to exposing the perversion of sound Christian doctrine. It's all laid out in a recent . . .

Liberalism is a theological disorder - Revisited
A.J. Castellitto
September 1, 2019

"The movement designated as "liberalism" is regarded as "liberal" only by its friends; to its opponents it seems to involve a narrow ignoring of many relevant . . .

Dr. Peter Jones on Marxism
A.J. Castellitto
July 6, 2019

By Dr. Peter Jones (republished by permission) https://truthxchange.com/ I have long vowed not to employ simplistic theological and spiritual categories in . . .

Jesus Christ and the public square
A.J. Castellitto
July 3, 2019

It was none other than our founder, Christopher Columbus, who paid homage to divine providence in noting how he "did not make use of intelligence, mathematics . . .

Truth or treason? Ron Paul on Julian Assange
A.J. Castellitto
June 10, 2019

Is Ron Paul right? Where is Donald Trump? Whose interests are being served by the arrest of Julian Assange? Does our government truly represent the . . .

Truth and light in black and white
A.J. Castellitto
June 9, 2019

I don't like singling people out based on the color of their skin, even for the sake of admiration. But in this age of intersectionality-driven deception and . . .

The obstruction of President Donald J. Trump
A.J. Castellitto
June 3, 2019

Glenn Greenwald recently contemplated the case for obstruction against President Trump by noting that "when the question is whether a President sought to kill . . .

Intersectionality, critical theory, and the rise of the white guilt preacher
A.J. Castellitto
May 24, 2019

Anti-Racism – Code for a purposely vague notion of systematic racism. The motives of anybody, even a pastor, who espouses such terminology are political . . .

A closer look at the Church of Woke
A.J. Castellitto
May 7, 2019

According to pastor and author Eric Mason, Christians, especially those of the Caucasian variety, must heed the urgent call to confront racism and injustice.  . . .

On toxic religion and social justicians
A.J. Castellitto
May 2, 2019

It pains me to write this, but who on earth are you appealing to? To whom do you harken to make things right?  . . .

White people repent!
A.J. Castellitto
April 21, 2019

It is very sad how radical activists such as Uwan are using Christianity to purposely advance destructive, divisive ideology. I wonder who sponsors such . . .

Francis Schaeffer's prophetic top ten
A.J. Castellitto
April 5, 2019

"The Bible is without error not only when it speaks of values, the meaning system and religious things, but it is also without error when it speaks of history . . .

Darrell Harrison's great takedown of Christian Socialism
A.J. Castellitto
March 28, 2019

Darrell Harrison and his Just Thinking Podcast make for a great listen. This is the one episode you must hear... http://thebarpodcast.com/JT/index.php/2019/0 . . .

James White, Al Mohler, and Jim Wallis – ShepCon 2019 Q&A Review, Part 2
A.J. Castellitto
March 15, 2019

I implore all readers and interested parties to watch the last 16 minutes of Christian apologist James White's video commentary where he really gets to the crux . . .

ShepCon 2019 Q&A Review featuring Steve Camp
A.J. Castellitto
March 13, 2019

The celebrity pastor movement has become too political and may be doing more harm than good. A most important video critique of the 2019 Shepherd's Conference  . . .

The radical politicization of the American church
A.J. Castellitto
March 9, 2019

The Presbyterian Church in America and the Southern Baptist Convention are two of the traditionally more conservative denominations that have been targeted by . . .

Machen, Darwin, and God's creation
A.J. Castellitto
February 22, 2019

"In July of 1925, William Jennings Bryan wrote to J. Gresham Machen to see if fundamentalism's best known scholar would testify for the prosecution at the . . .

The utopia fallacy
A.J. Castellitto
February 18, 2019

By Toby Sumpter, Crosspolitic "We live in a world obsessed with power and power disparities. On the one hand, the modern world professes not to trust power  . . .

If I were a killer...
A.J. Castellitto
February 16, 2019

"Trump leaned in close to Coons, who calls himself "a practicing Christian and a devout Presbyterian," and laced into the Democratic senator...."He was in his . . .

America Lost?
A.J. Castellitto
February 12, 2019

There was a time, not so long ago, that man had a deep concern for the public shame associated with gross, outward sin. We at least had a desire to hide our . . .

The PCA going astray like the PC(USA)?
A.J. Castellitto
January 27, 2019

The question was recently posed to me: Can you clarify how interacting with social justice issues runs against the Westminster standards? Here's my . . .

Idolatry, oneism, and a rejected Savior
A.J. Castellitto
January 23, 2019

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even . . .

Potus 44
A.J. Castellitto
December 24, 2018

I wrote this poem a while back. It serves as a little reminder of our former commander-in-chief's NWO-style legacy. The Story Ends Jesus looks down upon . . .

Hawthorne's 'Celestial Railroad'
A.J. Castellitto
December 13, 2018

"We were rushing by the place where Christian's burden fell from his shoulders at the sight of the Cross...for our burdens were rich in many things esteemed . . .

Phillip Cary on Peter Enns and Bart Ehrman
A.J. Castellitto
October 25, 2018

Pete Enns and I look at the Bible from opposite ends of the process of developing a healthy approach to the Scriptures. I'm a theologian interested in how we . . .

The paradigm drift of the postmodern church, Part 2
A.J. Castellitto
October 6, 2018

The infiltration and manipulation of the Church is alive and well. Let's proceed to look at a bit of the history so we can continue to decipher exactly how we . . .

Tim Keller's political agenda
A.J. Castellitto
October 3, 2018

"Christians should be committed to racial justice and the poor, but also to the understanding that sex is only for marriage and for nurturing family. One of . . .

The paradigm drift of the postmodern church
A.J. Castellitto
August 5, 2018

History continues to repeat as theological accuracy is increasingly sacrificed at the alter of humanism. However, the attacks against Christianity are not a . . .

The fine line between faith and politics, Part 2
A.J. Castellitto
July 19, 2018

Protestant Reformer, John Calvin, effectively summarizes our scriptural gauge and righteous place in a hostile world. The moral law is our compass. "...let . . .

Liberalism is a theological disorder
A.J. Castellitto
July 6, 2018

The movement designated as "liberalism" is regarded as "liberal" only by its friends; to its opponents it seems to involve a narrow ignoring of many relevant . . .

Drawing a fine line between faith and politics
A.J. Castellitto
July 1, 2018

Originally Published at Pulpit & Pen: http://pulpitandpen.org/2018/06/23/drawing-a-fine-line-between-faith-and-politics/ 1. America is a country of laws. . . .

Revoice, concupiscence, and cosmic treason
A.J. Castellitto
June 14, 2018

The stage was set. A standoff with infinite consequences. Jesus Christ was brought face to face before the ruling authorities and political pressures of his day . . .

The bigoted and intolerant Jesus?
A.J. Castellitto
May 27, 2018

If you believe what the bible says about Jesus, the world will hate you but if you start preaching a Jesus that is not the Jesus of the bible the world will . . .

A warning to Christians: Don't fall into the Trump trap
A.J. Castellitto
May 6, 2018

What is the Trump Trap you may ask? Well, essentially it's a set-up. I hate to sound so conspiratorial. But a simple analysis of current events reveals . . .

Discernment in an age of propaganda
A.J. Castellitto
April 23, 2018

"Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no . . .

Beyond JoePa: A closer look at the second mile
A.J. Castellitto
April 16, 2018

How a children's charitable foundation founded by Jerry Sandusky swiftly became a house of horrors for underprivileged boys is the true story that lies . . .

Is Jim Wallis leading the way for the PCA?
A.J. Castellitto
April 9, 2018

"Racial reconciliation will be an act of repentance and resistance in the Trump era." – Jim Wallis The latest example of the misguided ideological . . .

The rise of Rachael DenHollander
A.J. Castellitto
February 16, 2018

Rachael DenHollander is a tireless advocate for the vulnerable and wounded among us who have no voice. A sexual abuse survivor herself, she has recently come . . .

How the Deep State promotes, exploits and condemns 'Islamophobia'
A.J. Castellitto
February 15, 2018

I believe the deep state simultaneously promotes, exploits and condemns islamophobia by arming and funding extremists, promoting videos of atrocity real or . . .

How the Deep State promotes, exploits and condemns 'Islamophobia'
A.J. Castellitto
February 11, 2018

I believe the deep state simultaneously promotes, exploits and condemns islamophobia by arming and funding extremists, promoting videos of atrocity real or . . .

A realization of modern paganism
A.J. Castellitto
February 6, 2018

Spiritual mysticism and neo-gnosticism is swiftly becoming the state sanctioned default religion. A subtle ideological, philosophical, spiritual infiltration of . . .

Secular humanism is dead, Christianity is under attack, and Paganism is on the rise
A.J. Castellitto
January 30, 2018

Originally featured at American Thinker http://www.americanthinker.com/ articles/2018/01/is_paganism_on_the_rise.html The culture war has been . . .

The subtle and sinister origins, rise and acceptance of a one world pagan religion
A.J. Castellitto
January 11, 2018

Pagan, neo-Gnostic, New world ordered state sanctioned religion is upon us disguised as secularism, science and political correctness. The influences of Carl . . .

The original #metoo* of the political realm - a look back at the Franklin child abuse scandal
A.J. Castellitto
January 8, 2018

https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-franklin-cover-up/ Former Republican State Senator John DeCamp recently passed away in July of last year at the age . . .

Right leaning Libertarian rockers making music great again
A.J. Castellitto
November 19, 2017

Galactic Cowboys are a thinking man's band from Houston Texas who are making a triumphant return to the music scene after a 17 year hiatus with their latest . . .

Stranger things
A.J. Castellitto
November 6, 2017

Oftentimes truth is stranger than fiction, as art imitates life. This is more than the latest not so subtle message in your favorite Netflix series, but . . .

The Prophet
A.J. Castellitto
November 3, 2017

In the near future... The Prophet awakens How did we let it come to this??? "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his . . .

Manufactured consent in mainstream science
A.J. Castellitto
October 9, 2017

While recently watching a video of my chatty daughter as a toddler, I thought of how babies are seemingly hardwired to develop language. This reality is not . . .

What is truth?
A.J. Castellitto
September 16, 2017

The stage was set. A standoff with infinite consequences. Jesus Christ was brought face to face before the ruling authorities and political pressures of his day . . .

The tragic case of the lowly muckrake
A.J. Castellitto
September 10, 2017

"There are a great many Christians, however, who do not habitually choose the best things – but second-rate things. They labor for the food that . . .

John Podesta: boogeyman of the right or devil in disguise?
A.J. Castellitto
August 30, 2017

Who is John Podesta? His name has come up often in recent months and when it does it's been tied to some of the most heinous and treasonous human activity . . .

The suffering Christian and his sovereign Lord
A.J. Castellitto
August 21, 2017

I came upon an excellent podcast on all things Christian from a Biblically fundamental perspective. It's called Mortification of Spin and it's become a . . .

Bold lies, idle minds and depraved times, Part 2
A.J. Castellitto
August 9, 2017

"I was training to become a psychopath, and I failed. I did not complete the training, and didn't become a psychopath. My conscience came back and the most . . .

Bold lies, idle minds and depraved times
A.J. Castellitto
August 2, 2017

I'm through with the war you're fighting Your body and soul dividing Arrogance of enlightenment With no fear of God Almighty There is a war. The majority . . .

The wisdom and lamentation of Paul Washer
A.J. Castellitto
July 10, 2017

Paul Washer is not everyone's cup of tea. He is perceived by some to flirt with a promotion of 'works righteousness' in his teaching and preaching. We must . . .

Rand Paul (is right on Saudi Arabia, ISIS, and for the most part, healthcare) revisited
A.J. Castellitto
July 5, 2017

"Will our assistance bring an end to Saudi Arabia's history of promoting hatred of America and Israel throughout the world?" – Rand Paul Rand is . . .

Make America deviate again?
A.J. Castellitto
July 2, 2017

The attacks against God's natural order and fixed moral law are perpetual. We are not perfect, but we are aware of the Godly standard and the need for . . .

Too big to jail?
A.J. Castellitto
June 28, 2017

"Their hands are on what is evil, to do it well; the prince and the judge ask for a bribe, and the great man utters the evil desire of his soul; thus they . . .

Seminaries and denominations on trial: a look back at the Peter Enns controversy
A.J. Castellitto
June 26, 2017

"The problem for biblically centered Christians is that the Bible, right in the very beginning, tells us clearly that God created all life forms with a simple  . . .

Reformed Theology 101
A.J. Castellitto
June 20, 2017

"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast." – Ephesians 2:8 . . .

Rand Paul is right on Saudi Arabia and ISIS
A.J. Castellitto
June 17, 2017

Rand is speaking truth and shining a spotlight on our sins, in real time! Our Christian brethren are being slaughtered by vicious savages that we have . . .

Conspiracy minded Christians repent? An open letter to CT's Ed Stetzer
A.J. Castellitto
June 8, 2017

"Simply put, the spreading of these conspiracies are hurting our witness and making Christians look, yet again, foolish. And it's time to repent. Yes, . . .

A system in crisis
A.J. Castellitto
May 18, 2017

"... donors like George Soros ..will pay..a pretty good living wage..to become professional protesters. About what, they don't care. They're just told. . . .

Exposing Agenda 2030 and the loss of American sovereignty
A.J. Castellitto
April 30, 2017

"This is an Agenda of unprecedented scope and significance. It is accepted by all countries and is applicable to all... These are universal goals and . . .

The Benedict Option?
A.J. Castellitto
April 26, 2017

"The idea is that serious Christian conservatives could no longer live business-as-usual lives in America, that we have to develop creative, communal solutions . . .

When sanity is the new anarchy
A.J. Castellitto
April 22, 2017

I find myself in a strange political place. One in which I vehemently reject the secular status quo establishment, but scoff at the politically correct . . .

Blurring lines and manufacturing consent
A.J. Castellitto
April 12, 2017

Red lines and public outcries, a day of reckoning feels just a few tomahawk missiles away. Unfortunately, I don't believe the people on the inside who . . .

The cyber revolt that saved the republic?
A.J. Castellitto
March 30, 2017

There is a never ending war that continues to transpire between patriots and globalists. The globalists are not playing fair as they have people in high places . . .

Evil prevails when good men do nothing
A.J. Castellitto
March 28, 2017

In our county I think we are seeing a few areas in which 'the right' has gotten off track. Crony capitalism is too commonplace even in many republican districts . . .

Putting off legalism (and apathy)
A.J. Castellitto
March 26, 2017

If shame had a face I think it would kind of look like mine If it had a home would it be my eyes? Sometimes the culture war is merely a distraction away . . .

Global elites or Satanists in disguise?
A.J. Castellitto
March 20, 2017

They have the money, the power and ultimately our number. Their criminality remains off the record. They have total access and set the narrative. They are the . . .

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't watching you
A.J. Castellitto
March 18, 2017

"Something about the way the C.I.A. has been functioning that is casting a shadow over our historic positions, and I feel that we need to correct it."  . . .

The return of the One that Got Away
A.J. Castellitto
March 16, 2017

They are a group whose right winged lyrical leanings inspired a few of my cultural commentaries and are set to make a big comeback later this year with the . . .

A lament for the tragic state of the fraudulent Christian
A.J. Castellitto
March 13, 2017

The penalty for impersonating a police officer is imprisonment up to five years, give or take a few. The penalty for practicing medicine without a license . . .

Who truly runs this place?
A.J. Castellitto
February 18, 2017

Is it the president? The CIA? The global elite? Or maybe it's none of the above? Maybe Satan currently has the reigns? What if it's all God ordained?  . . .

"There is no substitute for the reality of the Risen Christ"
A.J. Castellitto
February 15, 2017

From the comment section of my latest @ American Clarion http://www.americanclarion.com/2017/02/13/the-right-to-play-pretend-dress-up-and-make-believe-47635/  . . .

The right to play "pretend," "dress up" and "make believe"
A.J. Castellitto
February 13, 2017

They who scream loudest against the miraculous validity and veracity of the Christian faith and related truth claims are they who espouse and demand an . . .

Rebellion against God is cosmic suicide
A.J. Castellitto
February 9, 2017

"And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks." -Acts 9: . . .

How Trump is being used to advance the agenda
A.J. Castellitto
February 8, 2017

If you can't beat em', use em to forward your agenda... Trump is being played. True, he's been an alternative to a wholly complicit Hillary Clinton. But . . .

The new Gnormal (Gnostics on the rise as their religion infiltrates under the guise of separation of church and state)
A.J. Castellitto
February 4, 2017

There is a holy war taking place but it has little to do with Islam. There are a multitude of distractions that abound in our day, but the greatest evil . . .

A loving challenge to Jon Foreman, Lecrae and all of Christian music's finest
A.J. Castellitto
February 2, 2017

(A reflection on the intersection of theology, ideology and culture) I don't want to see you go the way of Jars of Clay's Dan . . .

The antidote to widespread evil, atrocity and tyranny
A.J. Castellitto
January 26, 2017

The antidote is God and liberty. Only good can subdue evil. Only freedom can overcome repressive tyranny. Only God can devastate the evil intentions of men. . . .

The blackmailed, compromised and souled-out politician and his controlled opposition
A.J. Castellitto
January 23, 2017

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. – 1 Peter 5:8 Judge, congressman, . . .

The light at the end of the tunnel
A.J. Castellitto
January 17, 2017

When I get lost in a sea of grey When I get tangled up in the wires And my only hope is a beggar's grace It's you that I . . .

A brief message on church discipline and spiritual submission
A.J. Castellitto
January 12, 2017

Don't ever let your enemy define you. If they hate Him, they will certainly hate you. God is merciful and willing to save, but it will be on His terms, not . . .

Opportunity, unity and legacy down the toilet
A.J. Castellitto
January 11, 2017

Obama's 8 year administration ripe with division and deception Open dialogue and respectful debate went swiftly south under president Obama. The divide . . .

Glenn Greenwald's penetration of the political-media complex
A.J. Castellitto
January 4, 2017

Political blogger and Snowden confidant, Glenn Greenwald, has been on a tear as he consistently and perpetually exposes the mainstream media for the deceiving, . . .

Ravi Zacharias: Faith and reason wins
A.J. Castellitto
December 22, 2016

"The reason we believe that discrimination ethnically is wrong is because the race and ethnicity of a person is sacred...And the reason we believe in an . . .

(C)ontrol (I)nfiltrate (A)ssassinate
A.J. Castellitto
December 18, 2016

Above the law and under the radar, the CIA has been wreaking havoc for more than a half century now. As the strongest arm of the NWO silent ruling . . .

Muslims are NOT the enemy!
A.J. Castellitto
December 16, 2016

"God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." Christians have only one enemy and that is Satan. A majority . . .

Jesus is Lord: Keeping Christ in Christmas AND Christianity!
A.J. Castellitto
December 14, 2016

"Why does it matter that we've become a nation of doctrinal dunces? What harm is there in flunking Christianity 101? ...If we really believe what we profess . . .

The Separation of Church and the Luciferian State
A.J. Castellitto
November 28, 2016

Sin deceives the mind from seeing the true state and condition of people in the world. – John Owen Without natural law derived from God's moral law . . .

In God We Trust?
A.J. Castellitto
November 24, 2016

Christian Liberty sacrificed at the altar of greed; it's a tragic tale in which corporate America defines a new arbitrary moral code. At the center of the . . .

Civil ignorance and spiritual resolve (persevering in a day of low information and discernment)
A.J. Castellitto
November 4, 2016

The widespread epidemic of low scriptural IQ in society and even the churches today is why I think apologetics is so important: 1. How were we created? I . . .

The most hated 'man' that ever lived
A.J. Castellitto
November 2, 2016

I heard the scorn and felt the sting... I have no problem with God, it's his followers I can't stand. They are so self-righteous. They have the nerve to say . . .

Who is Dr. Michael Aquino?
A.J. Castellitto
October 30, 2016

"Mind War Is An Entirely Different Art And Science, Of Which Target Audiences Would Be Completely Unaware... The Mind War Prospectus States That Mind War . . .

Railing against the machine and bowing before the king
A.J. Castellitto
October 28, 2016

Earthly matters may leave me distracted and discouraged from time to time, but at the end of the day, Jesus is all I got. He is my 'All in All' and I will cling . . .

In God we trust
A.J. Castellitto
October 26, 2016

"It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God." Moral and religious integrity constitutes . . .

Partisan outrage and moral hypocrisy
A.J. Castellitto
October 24, 2016

There is little reasoning to be had with those who have bought into the utopian facade of the statist. They are at their core part of a movement sold on shallow . . .

A nation on the brink and the self-glorifying litmus of the legalist
A.J. Castellitto
October 18, 2016

My frustrated words to my fellow Christians: Your rhetoric is getting old. Who are you trying to convince? Those who hold a monopoly sure ain't listening . . .

The right and wrong side of Trump
A.J. Castellitto
October 14, 2016

I respect the pro and anti trump positions and have found myself on the wrong/right side of both. That being said there's a few questions we should continue to . . .

Songs for the brokenhearted
A.J. Castellitto
October 2, 2016

A Preview of Switchfoot's When the Light Shines Through All good things come from God. If you're like me you understand and appreciate the healing power of . . .

A diatribe against baseless neutrality and blind compromise
A.J. Castellitto
September 28, 2016

"The greatest fear that I have regarding the outcome for America of these disclosures is that nothing will change." – Edward Snowden This is a rant for . . .

Gary Johnson and the libertarian myth
A.J. Castellitto
September 12, 2016

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson recently displayed the major rational and philosophical chink in the libertarian armor. The former governor of New Mexico . . .

America Inc. and the Christian Allegiance
A.J. Castellitto
September 10, 2016

"The chief danger that confronts the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, . . .

Conspiracy theories and blind realities
A.J. Castellitto
September 7, 2016

"An unhinged pro-Donald Trump preacher is spreading the twisted gospel of the Sandy Hook "truthers." – New York Daily News Editor Larry McShane on . . .

When God uses his enemies to punish his own (or when God uses evil to judge the unfaithful)
A.J. Castellitto
August 16, 2016

"No generation escapes injustice or outbreaks of violence. And in every era, victims have pled with God to take action against the wicked. Habakkuk was . . .

Global utopia and the reality of earthly humanity
A.J. Castellitto
August 12, 2016

The great late third century Christian father of the early Catholic church, Saint Augustine of Hippo, wisely defined evil as the deprivation of good. The source . . .

Untouchable: Ben Shapiro's intellectual conservatism
A.J. Castellitto
August 10, 2016

"Invocation of Jesus shouldn't just be tolerated uncomfortably by the American Jewish community – it should be welcomed." When the wisdom and authority . . .

Heeding Horowitz and exposing leftists
A.J. Castellitto
July 31, 2016

If black lives matter why are Marxist radical leftists (of every color and persuasion) using them to forward a lawless and sinister tyrannical agenda? Are these . . .

The Art and the Rock
A.J. Castellitto
July 29, 2016

"Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail." – Lamentations 3:22 There are some who will rise (and maybe not . . .

Don't be deceived by America's self-proclaimed 'deus ex machina'
A.J. Castellitto
July 11, 2016

"I do not accept the rules imposed by others. And in periods of regime change, normal rules don't apply. . . .

The great debate on the doctrine of the lesser magistrate
A.J. Castellitto
July 6, 2016

It would be safe to say that universal agreement lies in the duty of the Christian to disobey an ungodly edict. But from there, minimal consensus is derived . . .

A different kind of dynamite
A.J. Castellitto
June 25, 2016

"You've heard it said that 'actions speak louder than words.' Instead of blunt force, the weapons of choice here are love against hate, and faith against fear." . . .

Biding time with the reprobate mind?
A.J. Castellitto
June 20, 2016

"And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and . . .

#NeverTrump DOA
A.J. Castellitto
June 18, 2016

"I don't think he has the judgment or the temperament, the experience to deal with what we are facing," ~ 'leading national security hawk,' Sen. Lindsey O. . . .

Saint Augustine and the reality of denial
A.J. Castellitto
June 11, 2016

"But why doth 'truth generate hatred,' and the man of Thine, preaching the truth, become an enemy to them? - Saint Augustine Is there such a thing as . . .

Never say never: Trump revisited
A.J. Castellitto
June 2, 2016

"The Trump movement is not an answer to our problems, but the social instinct of revolt and rejection that powers it is a sign of social health. The tailors are . . .

Why are we so discouraged?
A.J. Castellitto
May 23, 2016

"As by nature we are prone to fall into evil, we have need of various helps to help us in the fear of God. Unless our faith is repeatedly encouraged, it lies . . .

Daryl Hall: "I can't go for that"
A.J. Castellitto
May 18, 2016

"We live in America. That's our entire culture. Our culture is a blend. It isn't split up into groups. Anyone who says otherwise is a fool – worse than a . . .

Politicizing the holy war
A.J. Castellitto
May 17, 2016

There are no accidents, just slumber or complicity. The current state of affairs tell us all we need to know as our ever expanding social state proceeds . . .

Governing principles and political purity
A.J. Castellitto
May 11, 2016

"People are liking (Ted) Cruz. They think he's for the free market, and he's owned by Goldman Sachs..." ~ Ron Paul Political purists are first and . . .

The confession and mortification of sin
A.J. Castellitto
April 20, 2016

"Thou wast always by me, mercifully angry and flavoring all my unlawful pleasures with bitter discontent, in order that I might seek pleasures free from . . .

God, Cruz and Country
A.J. Castellitto
April 15, 2016

"And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties . . .

A new way to be human
A.J. Castellitto
April 13, 2016

"Some things are more important than a rock show" – Bruce Springsteen Inalienable rights, consent of the governed, freedom of religion/conscience as . . .

Theocracy rising
A.J. Castellitto
March 31, 2016

"Some forms of political doctrine, for instance, function religiously, reflecting the worst features of orthodoxy and authoritarianism, especially when they . . .

John Locke and today's Christian
A.J. Castellitto
March 28, 2016

Christians are in a tough spot, but when were we not? In today's America, where truth is exchanged for lies, our place in the political realm is particularly . . .

The faithful consent of One Nation Under God
A.J. Castellitto
March 22, 2016

"To give a man full knowledge of morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament... The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed . . .

The cringe-worthy candidate
A.J. Castellitto
March 19, 2016

"Paul Ryan called me, tremendous call...I spoke with Mitch McConnell today, we had a great conversation." – Donald Trump He's the unprincipled . . .

The lost art of civil dissent and mutual disagreement
A.J. Castellitto
November 13, 2015

I find the rainbow flag to be a symbol of division and hostility against God's creative purpose and spiritual restoration. However, they have a right to wave it . . .

A new age of conformity?
A.J. Castellitto
November 5, 2015

My heart goes out to all the faithful who are silenced merely for speaking truth in hope and love. It is true that often there are many in our day who are not . . .

Covenant versus replacement theology
A.J. Castellitto
November 1, 2015

"And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers. But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his . . .

The liberal captivity of the Presbyterian Church
A.J. Castellitto
October 24, 2015

The question was recently asked, "How do you reconcile the idea of faith being really important to you ... with the fact that, at least in our democracy . . .

Jocko Homo Devo
A.J. Castellitto
October 20, 2015

"The dumbing down of culture has been exacerbated exponentially. It's the way people think – or don't think. Less and less people can form an analytical . . .

Carry thy gun, love thy neighbor
A.J. Castellitto
October 10, 2015

A gun in the hands of an evildoer troubles me. My hope is that in times of trouble there may be just, responsible, God-fearing men who may rise up to slay, . . .

The direct link between demonology and death
A.J. Castellitto
October 6, 2015

"Welcomed in hell and embraced by the devil" – Chris Harper-Mercer With all the evil in the air nothing comforts me more than an armed Christian. . . .

Does God love everyone?
A.J. Castellitto
September 30, 2015

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." ~ John 3:16  . . .

Torn between two kingdoms
A.J. Castellitto
September 26, 2015

I love comment sections. I love the timely heartfelt wisdom so skillfully displayed by my fellow man. Here's a gem I uncovered via a recent New York Times . . .

The new no religious test clause (aka: true Christians need not apply!)
A.J. Castellitto
September 17, 2015

May we look at our past, see our present, and predict the future to see how it stands. Let me lay it out... "No religious test shall ever be required as a . . .

Is more than half of America homophobic?
A.J. Castellitto
September 14, 2015

http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justintaylor/2013/05/07/gay-marriage/ Basically, yeah... According to the recent history of majority vote, a . . .

We are all Kim Davis
A.J. Castellitto
September 8, 2015

"There is no alternative but that of theonomy and autonomy" – Cornelius Van Til "If the high authority does not refrain from unjustly and forcibly . . .

Orthodoxy lost - an open letter to Jim Wallis and all the liberal lukewarm Christians
A.J. Castellitto
September 4, 2015

"So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth." – Revelation 3:16 The orthodox Christian has grown . . .

Welcome to the masquerade
A.J. Castellitto
August 30, 2015

I'm not afraid I'm not ashamed I'm not to blame... Are we truly known? How well do we truly know ourselves? Do we carry our insecurities and . . .

No apologies!
A.J. Castellitto
August 24, 2015

"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law." ~ Aleister Crowley The culture war is not so much ideological as it is spiritual. Our churches, . . .

All political roads lead to Ron Paul...?
A.J. Castellitto
August 21, 2015

"Truth is treason in the empire of lies" – Ron Paul I know I am very late to the party but after paying too close attention to politics over the past . . .

Obama's endgame revisited....
A.J. Castellitto
August 20, 2015

* This piece was originally published in March of 2013 @ Western Journalism. http://www.westernjournalism.com/obamas-vision-coming-to-fruition/ I finally . . .

A Cruz-Trump alliance?
A.J. Castellitto
August 17, 2015

"And I was also in support – if the Republicans stuck together, you could have done it with Obamacare also...But the Republicans decided not to stick . . .

A time for truth!
A.J. Castellitto
August 15, 2015

"There's nothing more dangerous than a smart Republican." – Joe Biden I just recently got a hold of Cruz' inspiring new read, A Time for Truth, and . . .

My epiphany on Rand Paul
A.J. Castellitto
August 10, 2015

"I don't trust President Obama with our records." If there's one thing that I've learned since President Obama has been in office it's this: Do Not Trust The . . .

In honor of the sly spinmeister...
A.J. Castellitto
August 8, 2015

Jon Stewart, who secretly and repeatedly visited the White House/Obama for direction on his talking points http://www.westernjournalism.com/jon-stewart-from . . .

Rivers of life in a wasteland of deceit
A.J. Castellitto
August 5, 2015

I'm the first one in line to die When the cavalry comes Yeah it feels like the great divide Has already come I'm wasting my way through days Losing youth . . .

They live we sleep
A.J. Castellitto
August 3, 2015

"They're targeting the kids and they're telling them how to think." – Roddy Piper In the year 1988, a bizarre, low budget, sci-fi thriller burst onto . . .

Disney is spinning in his grave
A.J. Castellitto
July 20, 2015

Looks like now the Beatles weren't so bad Mr. Manson makes the Four look fab 'Cause death and evil is what sells today And Walter Disney's spinnin' . . .

If I Were A Killer...
A.J. Castellitto
July 17, 2015

This is just a hypothetical story Of someone, let's just say it's me I'd gain acceptance for my murderous ways By stalking a defenseless prey... What . . .

Satan's slippery slope
A.J. Castellitto
July 15, 2015

"Be suspicious of people who have, or crave, power...Never, ever go near power. Don't become friends with anyone who has real power. It's dangerous." ~ Stanley . . .

By the grace of God...
A.J. Castellitto
July 13, 2015

"I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the . . .

The unstoppable Ted Cruz
A.J. Castellitto
July 8, 2015

Cruz did it again!!! He completely annihilated Katie Couric during her extended interview with the presidential hopeful. It was amateur hour for Ms. Couric . . .

Christians are to love their Jewish brethren and stand against anti-Semitism
A.J. Castellitto
July 6, 2015

"[Israel's history] speaks of the realized unity of true God and true man, of the God who descends to community with man, gracious in his freedom, and of man . . .

We are spirits living in a material world
A.J. Castellitto
July 1, 2015

"the answer..is not going to be found in politics or policy, because the problems and the truth go way beyond that. I think we're dealing with a culture that is . . .

The liberalization of America...and Christianity!!!
A.J. Castellitto
June 26, 2015

According to a recent study, 'Conservatives in the United States have more self-control than liberals.' http://www.newsmax.com/t/newsmax/ article/651885  . . .

The face of hate
A.J. Castellitto
June 21, 2015

Bias and prejudice are demonic tools used by the ultimate oppressor to spread misery and hate. The physical distinctiveness and outward uniqueness of the . . .

When wrongs are rights
A.J. Castellitto
June 18, 2015

Rights: that which is morally correct, just, or honorable We are all sinners. However, this reality leaves no room for the embrace of lawlessness, . . .

Vanity Fair's vilification of the Christian
A.J. Castellitto
June 17, 2015

"Then I saw in my dream, that when they were got out of the wilderness, they presently saw a town before them, and the name of that town is Vanity; and at the . . .

The new abnormal
A.J. Castellitto
June 3, 2015

"Conservative Christians may be in a minority, but thank God we have a richer understanding of what it means to be human and to be free....." – Carl R. . . .

The trappings and snares of 'ME Christianity'
A.J. Castellitto
May 28, 2015

They are all signs of self-absorbed immaturity (most prominently in the spiritual sense) and for the most part I've been guilty of them all. When we take our . . .

The left's Catch 22 and the Christian's righteous response
A.J. Castellitto
May 23, 2015

I've been talking about this for years (as have many of my fellow conservatives). http://www.westernjournalism.com/when-obamas-worlds-collide/ It is . . .

A house divided and a silenced majority
A.J. Castellitto
May 6, 2015

According to a 2010 Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll, Americans reported that the following were moving the country in the wrong moral direction: Politicians  . . .

When law and morality collide
A.J. Castellitto
May 2, 2015

Discernment: the ability to see and understand people, things, or situations clearly and intelligently Discrimination: -the ability to recognize the . . .

We're all conservatives now
A.J. Castellitto
April 29, 2015

Quality Affordable Healthcare? Nope Job Opportunities? Limited Free Speech? Better be careful..... Freedom of Conscience? Not Happening Guns?  . . .

The new no religious test clause (aka: true Christians need not apply)
A.J. Castellitto
April 15, 2015

May we look at our past, see our present, and predict the future to see how it stands. Let me lay it out..... "No religious test shall ever be required as a . . .

A 'less than loving' summary of lies
A.J. Castellitto
April 9, 2015

You didn't build that...let me repeat that...not even a smidgen...somebody else has to make up the difference! Building the very fabric of our nation...lest . . .

Blessed by Autism and sharing the love!
A.J. Castellitto
April 8, 2015

I am a 40 year old (going on 42) husband and father of five children, one with autism. Through trials and adversities my Christian faith has grown strong over . . .

Accusing God of bigotry, hate speech, and child abuse
A.J. Castellitto
March 31, 2015

"Original Sin is one of the most essential doctrines of Christianity...the premise that every human being is born sinful...How does this not qualify as . . .

Politicizing the religious war
A.J. Castellitto
March 30, 2015

The first step is acceptance. We must first admit there is a problem. There is a bitter struggle occurring that affects and intersects with all aspects of . . .

Merging Paul's outreach with Cruz's principles
A.J. Castellitto
March 26, 2015

Cruz has a bit of an image problem while Paul has a bit of a message problem. Cruz is more consistent but obviously more maligned. Both men are highly . . .

An open letter exposing Ted Cruz
A.J. Castellitto
March 24, 2015

Dear Senator Cruz, I'm sorry to say this, but the finger points directly at you. You are wholly deserving of the blame. This is all YOUR fault! I was . . .

The Roman Centurion: 'I am not worthy'
A.J. Castellitto
March 23, 2015

"Now a centurion had a servant who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him. When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders . . .

The art of gay mafia trolling
A.J. Castellitto
March 21, 2015

"Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists" – Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/your-online-secrets/201409/internet . . .

A government where fraud and waste come to live
A.J. Castellitto
March 20, 2015

All sound reason and moral judgment has gone out the window and our government resembles something we'd be ashamed to bring home to mom. We can no longer live . . .

What's left of the religious left......?
A.J. Castellitto
March 14, 2015

And what do they stand for? I'm speaking to all religious Democrats (the Jew and the Gentile, peace-loving Muslims, and moral, freedom-loving believers . . .

A heated exchange on "marriage equality"
A.J. Castellitto
March 11, 2015

From the comments section of an article featured at Bob Ellis' American Clarion (I am blessed to consider Mr. Ellis a friend of mine . . .

Praying for the president
A.J. Castellitto
March 10, 2015

"Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. . . .

America's 'Deus Ex Machina'?
A.J. Castellitto
March 9, 2015

If our country was assigned an email address to most accurately define its current course it would . . .

A sandy foundation
A.J. Castellitto
March 4, 2015

Conspiracy is the gateway to true inquiry. Scientism, naturalism and atheism are the foundational trinity of modern secular thought. A rejection of all that . . .

Rape by deception and other "health" lessons....
A.J. Castellitto
February 28, 2015

"Hey son, what did you learn in school today?" "Well dad, in health class we talked about 'current events'..... That if we lie about who we are... and what . . .

Libertarian sounds and American fury
A.J. Castellitto
February 27, 2015

Why should godless progressives have all the good music.... ??? Actually, they don't! They may not admit it "on record," but these artists are taking some . . .

The American Protestant
A.J. Castellitto
February 23, 2015

"Tolerance is the virtue of people who don't believe in anything." ~ GK Chesterton Nothing changes. The history of man is a series of recycled bad ideas. . . .

If you kill free speech you kill justice (a closer look at the Cobain case and the quest for truth!)
A.J. Castellitto
February 22, 2015

Back in 1994, the news was all over the media. Kurt Cobain, the man who singlehandedly altered the musical landscape when he and Nirvana arrived on the scene . . .

Devoted Democrats duped by the cult of personality
A.J. Castellitto
February 16, 2015

"Please join us tonight as we show our love and appreciation for President Obama #ILoveObama! " – a devoted Obama supporter on Twitter, 2/15/15 I . . .

A man of God's sobering message to a faithless generation
A.J. Castellitto
February 12, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBt-Yj-x1RU "And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to . . .

MONSTERS (the total depravity of man)
A.J. Castellitto
February 7, 2015

The secret side of me I never let you see I keep it caged but I can't control it So stay away from me The beast is ugly I feel the rage and I just can't . . .

The I-polar epidemic (and the equality scale's annihilation of the godly standard)
A.J. Castellitto
February 4, 2015

"When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see . . .

The king's highway
A.J. Castellitto
February 1, 2015

"But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of . . .

The foolhardy crusade of the blind watchbreaker*
A.J. Castellitto
January 22, 2015

"Just because we're conditioned to view some things as disgusting and immoral doesn't mean that some things aren't, in actual point of fact, disgusting and . . .

The consequences of lawlessness and faux ignorance
A.J. Castellitto
January 19, 2015

"As we're seeing, the decision not to try building a political case for President Obama's removal has extraordinarily serious downsides." – Andrew C. . . .

Dividing the sheep from the goats (the 75% fallacy*)
A.J. Castellitto
January 16, 2015

"The weakness of so many modern Christians is that they feel too much at home in the world. In their effort to achieve restful "adjustment" to unregenerate . . .

Radical Islam screwing up the quest for global utopia?
A.J. Castellitto
January 14, 2015

There is a liberal progressive global vision for the world in which all religious beliefs, starting with Christianity, are wholly squelched. Those running this . . .

Righteous kill (the American sniper)
A.J. Castellitto
January 12, 2015

Until we walk in another man's shoes we can never truly know what shapes and motivates who they are and what they do. But as Americans, we have a sense of what . . .

He came to save that which is lost
A.J. Castellitto
January 8, 2015

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach . . .

Why pragmatism fails
A.J. Castellitto
January 4, 2015

"Rational discussion, or an appeal to a final norm, cannot solve disagreements over what "works"; therefore, the group with the most power wins when pragmatism . . .

We must stand with Israel (or we will fall!)
A.J. Castellitto
December 25, 2014

"The prime minister told colleagues in recent days ... that his office's understanding of the issue and the government's take on it is that the Americans will . . .

Low scripture IQ & unbelief: stumbling blocks to civil society and spiritual vitality
A.J. Castellitto
December 24, 2014

"Yet civil government has as its appointed end, so long as we live among men, to cherish and protect the outward worship of God, to defend sound doctrine of . . .

Lying Leibowitz and his race-baiting ways
A.J. Castellitto
December 22, 2014

Note: This was originally published on December 16th @ AmericanClarion.com, just four days before two of NYPD's finest were senselessly executed, following . . .

Rush Limbaugh's epiphany on the two-party deception
A.J. Castellitto
December 18, 2014

Rush Limbaugh has conceded! He has admitted that for the first time he cannot argue against those who insist that both political parties are the same! http:/ . . .

Using propaganda to hide Darwin's doubt
A.J. Castellitto
December 9, 2014

A highly disparaging reaction to an essay of mine perfectly demonstrates the aversion toward commentaries that apply a traditional-Biblical perspective in . . .

The Democrats (and our do nothing GOP) undermining democracy
A.J. Castellitto
December 7, 2014

I really like this exchange between Greta and the always 'smartest (and most articulate) guy in the room,' Trey Gowdy! http://youtu.be/Iqe-A58du9c The take . . .

False hope and no change!
A.J. Castellitto
December 5, 2014

http://youtu.be/PZ9ISoLmeLI I don't wanna hear about hope and change It's hopeless and it looks the same We're still at war we're always at war What are . . .

Don't call it a comeback! The rise of communism (in America?)
A.J. Castellitto
December 4, 2014

My brief exchange with Matt, a young pro-communist-progressive (the telling highlights are as follows) AJ: As far as the greatest threats to free speech go, . . .

Race-bait deferred (remembering Brown/defending Wilson)
A.J. Castellitto
December 3, 2014

Michael Brown's death is tragic! A life cut short must always be lamented. The day we don't lament such an event is the day all light has vanquished. Michael . . .

Giuliani for President?
A.J. Castellitto
November 29, 2014

"You have every right to protest, you have every right to scream, you have every right to yell. The first time you throw something at a police officer, you get . . .

There's a crack in the Liberty Bell
A.J. Castellitto
November 20, 2014

"In practice democracy..breeds corrupt politicians, intent on short-term gain for themselves. The brevity of their tenure gives them an incentive to make hay . . .

Light shines brighter in the dark
A.J. Castellitto
November 19, 2014

What Good Is This? Utopian Bliss Roles Fulfilled Stage Dismissed Lies Advancing Freedom Shaken Congress Wilting Security . . .

Evolution is a political, cultural & ideological sledgehammer
A.J. Castellitto
November 13, 2014

It's easy to literally and brutally tear a precious life in pieces, if evolution is true and Jesus is a lie. It's easy to undermine and eliminate the . . .

A faithful Catholic and an agitated Protestant go at it!
A.J. Castellitto
October 31, 2014

Catholic Guy: So... how do you get around Augustine and Aquinas's doctrinal adherence to, scriptural foundations for, and lived testimony to, things like the . . .

What a friend is he to those who follow and believe!
A.J. Castellitto
October 30, 2014

http://youtu.be/tMqJKUlgjbQ The great prophet Isaiah told of the coming Savior when he declared, "Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm . . .

Righteous anger and carnal destruction
A.J. Castellitto
October 23, 2014

WARNING: The spiritually deceived and emotionally fragile may be offended by what they are about to read. "So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither . . .

There's no shame in his game!
A.J. Castellitto
October 18, 2014

Nonchalant....Laissez-faire.....Laid-back.....Chill....Unperturbed.....Unconcerned..... Phlegmatic....Insouciant....Mr. Panache....Easy O.....Unflappable... On . . .

Fighting our way out of the darkness!
A.J. Castellitto
October 17, 2014

http://youtu.be/zMDktiHMUmY Your freedoms are under assault, as Communists disguised as Democrats are leading the attack! There are natural consequences . . .

Hey Mike, what took you so long???
A.J. Castellitto
October 12, 2014

Mr. Huckabee is threatening defection from the Republican Party over "social issues," even going so far as suggesting he would take part in a 3rd Party Revolt. . . .

David Limbaugh on trial
A.J. Castellitto
October 6, 2014

A rabid consumer of Christian commentary affirms Limbaugh's faithful apologetic. Political writer, David Limbaugh, makes a big splash in the realm of . . .

Marxist millennials
A.J. Castellitto
October 5, 2014

"The selection shows how this newest group of Goddard graduates expresses their freedom to engage and think radically and critically in a world that often sets . . .

There is no 'ME' in "'WE' the People", Unless you are trying to turn our Nation Upside Down
A.J. Castellitto
October 2, 2014

A dark cloud is looming overhead as the economic storm continues to grow. In the midst of it all, mindless drones demand their right to amnesty, marriage and . . .

Cheapened Christianity and fraudulent faith
A.J. Castellitto
September 30, 2014

"Set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of . . .

Larry Liberal, Morty Moderate, Len Libertarian & Christian Conservative talk politics...
A.J. Castellitto
September 24, 2014

Larry: All you racist pigs can kiss my a@#.... I hope Obama goes for a 3rd... just to piss you guys off! I don't care if he turns the White House into a . . .

The perfect plan
A.J. Castellitto
September 21, 2014

159 House Republicans (including my district rep) and 33 Senate Republicans voted for arming Syrian rebels against the will of their constituents. In the . . .

"Stop forcing your (im)morality on me!"
A.J. Castellitto
September 19, 2014

Dear Religious Humanists, Political Activists, and Ameriphobics Everywhere, Please stop forcing your immorality on me. Stop lying to me. Stop stealing . . .

Social issues, Geraldo Rivera and Glenn Beck
A.J. Castellitto
September 17, 2014

I turned on the local conservative affiliate the other day and caught a little bit of Geraldo Rivera and Glenn Beck..... Let's just say that a little bit of . . .

The dark side of humanity
A.J. Castellitto
September 15, 2014

"Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." The other day, I found myself debating Dave, an . . .

This court jester is one royal fool
A.J. Castellitto
September 11, 2014

"In Renaissance times, aristocratic households in Britain employed licensed fools or jesters....Regarded as pets or mascots, they served not simply to amuse but . . .

Origin of the grand demise?
A.J. Castellitto
September 10, 2014

"There's going to be a revolution" Former Marxist, Dr. John Drew, should have been a key figure of interest in the vetting of the president. Drew, a kindred . . .

Civilization jihad
A.J. Castellitto
September 9, 2014

"Civilization jihad is a form of political and psychological warfare that includes multi-layered cultural subversion, the co-opting of senior leaders, influence . . .

Evidential ignorance and spiritual denial
A.J. Castellitto
September 8, 2014

I've been reading the great Christian apologetic, The Case for the Real Jesus by Lee Strobel, in which the 'former atheist (and award-winning legal editor for . . .

"It's Bush's fault!"
A.J. Castellitto
September 6, 2014

The following is just one man's opinion (formed on the basis of information provided by some very credible sources-like the Center for Security Policy's Frank . . .

Defend yourselves!
A.J. Castellitto
September 2, 2014

A lively online exchange with Jim, a like-minded conservative, got me thinking of the various forces that have presently aligned to threaten the foundation of a . . .

Spiritual fruit vs. religious nuts
A.J. Castellitto
August 29, 2014

What type of servant are you? Whom (and to whom) do you serve? If you want to change hearts, threats of hellfire fall a bit short of the charitable . . .

What separation (of church & state) is this?
A.J. Castellitto
August 28, 2014

Religious Humanism is the religious philosophy, ideology and overall worldview dominating secular thought and driving political policy.The news media, pop . . .

If there is no God, there are no rights
A.J. Castellitto
August 27, 2014

Where do we get out rights? Where do we get our dignity? Where do we get our respect? Where do we get our humanity? Where do we get our integrity . . .

Quoting Joe Piscopo in a message to my Democrat dad
A.J. Castellitto
August 23, 2014

Dear Dad, We don't always see eye to eye, especially when it comes to politics and religion. You are an old school Democrat, while I lean Tea Party right. . . .

The empty church
A.J. Castellitto
August 18, 2014

A good friend of mine made an excellent point regarding the consequences of trying to merge Christian faith with a love for sin, "When sin supersedes . . .

A show of support for celibate Christians
A.J. Castellitto
August 14, 2014

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come." About two years ago, I befriended a fairly high . . .

Fools and hypocrites
A.J. Castellitto
August 11, 2014

"But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man . . .

Liberalism: the religion of natural man
A.J. Castellitto
August 9, 2014

"This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blas- phemers, . . .

Orthodoxy lost
A.J. Castellitto
August 7, 2014

"So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth." – Revelation 3:16 The orthodox Christian has grown . . .

Trading love for hate
A.J. Castellitto
August 3, 2014

Well, I finally made it into the Right Wing Watch Hall of Fame. I figured I would go over to their Facebook page and read what some of my new fans had to say . . .

Rainbows and infidels
A.J. Castellitto
July 31, 2014

This is hypothetical..... If one were determined to take down America; if it were not possible by force; the secret weapon would come from a surprising place . . .

A faithful report
A.J. Castellitto
July 27, 2014

"Christian journalists and Christian readers must seek wisdom in analyzing the news – and humility in presenting it. Often we'll fail, but we must work . . .

Confessions of a closet Calvinist
A.J. Castellitto
July 25, 2014

Does Jesus love everyone? It's a belief I may have taken for granted when I made this declaration on my Facebook page, "The most potent thing you can say to . . .

The power of the gospel
A.J. Castellitto
July 22, 2014

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth The power of the gospel must never be . . .

The elephant in the room
A.J. Castellitto
July 17, 2014

They had a three part agenda. They would use their manpower, influence and funds to back anything that would destroy our families, businesses and culture."  . . .

Darwin's war on women, diversity and equality
A.J. Castellitto
July 16, 2014

Despite the depravities of man, Christianity, in its purest, untainted form, sees everyone as equal, with special gifts and vital strengths. In Christ we are . . .

Stand up for truth
A.J. Castellitto
July 9, 2014

"And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with . . .

Was Jesus bigoted and intolerant?
A.J. Castellitto
July 7, 2014

"Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." May Jesus rightly be . . .

Twisted logic and exceptional ignorance
A.J. Castellitto
July 4, 2014

The fact that Bill Ayers (and his wife) even has the freedom to participate in political discourse is both tragic and appalling. Human civilization has . . .

The truth and the life in black and white
A.J. Castellitto
June 28, 2014

(high profile believers – Jeremy Lin w/ his favorite rapper, Lecrae) "I do know that the Christian faith is one that has to be tried and tested . . .

More government is never the answer
A.J. Castellitto
June 26, 2014

When it comes to economics, there usually are no easy answers. Neither side has the ultimate solution. Although, a capitalist system is one in which most . . .

A message to my fellow conservatives regarding useful idiots
A.J. Castellitto
June 13, 2014

"Useful idiot is a term for people perceived as propagandists for a cause whose goals they are not fully aware of, and who are used cynically by the leaders of . . .

The pro-NWO political platform
A.J. Castellitto
June 2, 2014

Theirs is not a platform of pragmatic solutions and thoughtful resolutions; rather, it's about power and control by any means necessary. Lies and . . .

Broken, beat & scarred
A.J. Castellitto
May 28, 2014

You rise You fall You're down, then you rise again What don't kill ya make ya more strong They are the freedom fighters, the oath keepers. They are not . . .

The church of the liberal
A.J. Castellitto
May 26, 2014

Who is your Savior? To whom do you bow? Where do you 'Get truth?' "It was a matter of letting me know that I was, in her view, way out of line and that . . .

The open road to oblivion
A.J. Castellitto
May 24, 2014

"Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell." A fascinating glimpse into the cross section of rapidly ruling ideologies are . . .

"Ted Cruz, this is all your fault!"
A.J. Castellitto
May 21, 2014

Dear Senator Cruz, I'm sorry to say this, but the finger points directly at you. You wholly deserve the blame. I was ready to turn the page. I had . . .

The Devil, the liberal and the new hate
A.J. Castellitto
May 19, 2014

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no . . .

Truth ordained trumps blame
A.J. Castellitto
May 6, 2014

In response to my assertion that there is a great spiritual, national, and cultural 'falling away,' in our day (especially among our youth), a friend of mine . . .

David Fiorazo's Just Inquiry & The Free Kate Saga
A.J. Castellitto
May 1, 2014

"What's your take on this story? This happened at a Catholic school" -David Fiorazo (Christian author) This question was posed in response to a news story . . .

Our last chance?
A.J. Castellitto
April 30, 2014

I'm trying to get a handle on how the NSA rightly justifies their spying authority over all our personal communications. It's the inconsistencies that are most . . .

Ten tenets of biblical Christianity
A.J. Castellitto
April 27, 2014

"While our country remains untainted with the principles and manners which are now producing desolation in so many parts of the world; while she continues . . .

Bait, hate & switch
A.J. Castellitto
April 19, 2014

Less than a few prominent and influential organizations have been working very diligently to advance their power of persuasion. Most notable are SPLC (Southern . . .

Billy Blackstone and the Christian underdog
A.J. Castellitto
April 12, 2014

"Underdog...I wince every time I say the word... especially in connection with Jesus. Yet, as I read the birth stories about Jesus, I cannot help but . . .

21st Century Judas
A.J. Castellitto
April 10, 2014

In the modern day, the influence and vitality of Christianity in America has come under the assault of a three-fold enemy. These aligned adversaries reflect a . . .

The plot to destroy Amerigo Vespucci
A.J. Castellitto
April 9, 2014

"Despite their bleating about 'tolerance,' the Left isn't interested in 'getting along' – They want to destroy conservative Christian values and utterly . . .

Religious supremacy?
A.J. Castellitto
April 8, 2014

Why are we placing restrictions on how and when truth can be spoken? Why should we be deterred from speaking truth with 100% shameless conviction? Truth is much . . .

If I were a killer
A.J. Castellitto
April 4, 2014

This is just a hypothetical story Of someone, let's just say it's me I'd gain acceptance for my murderous ways By stalking a defenseless prey I've . . .

You will never win.....
A.J. Castellitto
April 3, 2014

.... So Stop Acting Like You Can And Just Get With The Program!!! (This is what I am constantly told) Politics, Elections, Government.... It's a left . . .

The nuclear option
A.J. Castellitto
April 1, 2014

"Libertarianism is roughly akin to saying that it's okay to do whatever you want as long as it does not infringe upon another. This seems laudable enough until . . .

A final addendum to my letter to Rand Paul
A.J. Castellitto
March 29, 2014

The natural, reasonable, secular case for upholding traditional marriage is wholly consistent with the Biblical case. Do we really need the LGBTQ  . . .

Open Letter to Rand Paul and the 'Ron Paul-Libertarians'
A.J. Castellitto
March 22, 2014

Dear Senator Paul, You have us perplexed and befuddled. How can you and all the other like-minded Americans think we will just thoughtlessly discard our . . .

The Christian, the culture and the arts
A.J. Castellitto
March 20, 2014

"Christians must go beyond criticizing the degradation of American culture, roll up their sleeves, and get to work on positive solutions. The only way to drive . . .

Obedience to God
A.J. Castellitto
March 18, 2014

"Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." ~ James 4:7 "For we must consider that we shall be as a city upon a hill. . . .

The political lament of a Christian conservative
A.J. Castellitto
March 17, 2014

I will not support a candidate that is pro-same-sex marriage for public office. I would not support a candidate that is pro-polygamy, pro-divorce, pro . . .

James Caan & our future dystopia
A.J. Castellitto
March 9, 2014

"I'm an ultra conservative... Hollywood liberal, I'm not." Back in August of 2010, veteran actor James Caan boldly proclaimed his detestation for politically . . .

I'm not racist, I hate his white half too!
A.J. Castellitto
February 28, 2014

Back in 2009, a majority of white America was fully behind the president. There was much fanfare and enthusiasm as he assumed his place in the Oval Office. The . . .

Dr. No, Judge Bork & Lord of the Flies
A.J. Castellitto
February 25, 2014

One of my favorite books is Lord of the Flies (by William Golding), about a group of boys (12 years-old and under) who are stranded on a deserted island after . . .

Annihilating Jesus
A.J. Castellitto
February 20, 2014

Thirty years ago, Naturalist John Dunphy made this shocking and bold declaration: "The classroom must and will become an arena of conflict between the old . . .

Share and defend
A.J. Castellitto
February 10, 2014

"Some time ago I had a debate with a professor at the University of California, Irvine, on the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus. He had written his . . .

The truth about bigotry, anarchy and commies
A.J. Castellitto
February 4, 2014

"This whole pro pot agenda baffles me. Of all the issues we face? Never thought I'd hear a POTUS's words used as a tacit endorsement for weed" – Rob Lowe  . . .

A poetic perspective on politics, social media, redemption and the military
A.J. Castellitto
February 3, 2014

The Story Ends Jesus looks down upon you With fire in His eyes The blood of the sacrificed Are on your hands Security breached Navy Seals die The . . .

Open letter to pro-amnesty Christians
A.J. Castellitto
February 1, 2014

For the most part, I believe your intentions are sincere. There's some great Americans, great individuals, who have actively participated in missions, . . .

Spiritual rebellion and economic suicide
A.J. Castellitto
January 29, 2014

If we are seeking government to do our bidding government is our god. If we want to show mercy we personally should do so and not pressure the government to do . . .

Our melting pot is boiling over!
A.J. Castellitto
January 27, 2014

Is American exceptionalism being undone by Marxist Multiculturalism? Let's consider the prophetic words of Samuel Huntington, from his 1996 book 'The Clash . . .

The agenda?
A.J. Castellitto
January 22, 2014

"The essential constraints that were placed by the Founding Fathers in the Constitution...that generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties. . . .

Overcoming adversity through faith
A.J. Castellitto
January 20, 2014

I am a 40 year old husband and father of five children, one with autism. Through trials and adversities my Christian faith has grown strong over the past . . .

The great divide
A.J. Castellitto
January 18, 2014

Our culture is rapidly changing. Homosexuality, in particular, has been in the forefront of the national debate for a while now. Personally, I know plenty of . . .

The ignorance of blind faith
A.J. Castellitto
January 16, 2014

"Although atheism might have been logically tenable before Charles Darwin, Darwin made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist." – Richard . . .

Bullies and liars
A.J. Castellitto
January 14, 2014

Barack Hussein Obama.... What did we do to deserve a president such as this? Our president who actively monitors our nuclear arsenal, our civil liberties and . . .

Defending Sarah
A.J. Castellitto
January 13, 2014

"Fox's Roger Ailes says he hired me 'to piss off the people that wanted her dead.'" – Sarah Palin (as reported by Breitbart's Tony Lee) The liberal . . .

America lost
A.J. Castellitto
January 10, 2014

"Whoever is an avowed enemy of God, I scruple not to call him an enemy of his country." – John Witherspoon It's the day America lost. November 6th, 201 . . .

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