A.J. Castellitto column
A.J. Castellitto is a freelance writer who resides in NJ with his wife and five children. He holds a B.S. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Scranton and his writings have been published at The Center for Western Journalism, The Christian Post, Intellectual Conservative and Reformed Perspective Magazine.

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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 . . .


Ben Affleck's soft bigotry of low expectations
A.J. Castellitto
October 16, 2014

Watch this video very, very carefully..... Then share it with your young liberal friends (we all have at least one). Ask them to focus on the youngest guy at . . .


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 . . .


auf Wiedersehen (an original poem)
A.J. Castellitto
October 3, 2014

Senseless acts Vicious lies Precious lives and suicides Melting gold Growing cold Vengeance sought and heaven sold Haters hating Virgins baiting  . . .


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 . . .


The fight for America (an original poem)
A.J. Castellitto
September 4, 2014

Control the opposition Manipulate the landscape Spineless proposition Victims of the mandate Information, Dissemination Blocking traffic flow  . . .


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 . . .


WAR MACHINE, Inc. (Fighting for the Gods of War)
A.J. Castellitto
August 31, 2014

"Do not envy a man of violence and do not choose any of his ways" Fighting for oil Fighting for Islam Fighting . . .


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 . . .


Fear
A.J. Castellitto
August 25, 2014

"O God, our Father, listen to me groping amid these shadows, and stretch out to me Thy right hand." – Saint Augustine Riots, contagious diseases, . . .


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 . . .


They own you!
A.J. Castellitto
August 15, 2014

"The more diverse the country is, the less it can afford to take maximalist positions." YOU are no longer your own. That will be the bottom-line.  . . .


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 . . .


The Narrow Way (Ode to Pilgrim)
A.J. Castellitto
July 29, 2014

He will tell you there's no danger He will tempt you on the way He will seem the kindest stranger He will be your hell to pay He will lull you into . . .


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 . . .


RepentAmerica
A.J. Castellitto
July 14, 2014

"Here in lies a reason NOT to allow social/political issues to consume our time and thoughts. Sin is not debatable. The Gospel proclamation is our response to . . .


The Prez of the Divided Statez
A.J. Castellitto
July 12, 2014

Obama is the house guest you never wanted to come and just won't freakin' leave! Every day it's something else. Another hole in the fabric. Right now our . . .


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 . . .


The Sinner in the Mirror (original poem)
A.J. Castellitto
June 24, 2014

"For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst . . .


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 . . .


Xenophobia and the forced acquiesce
A.J. Castellitto
June 11, 2014

The traditional is queer. Common decency offends. Moral absolutes have become wholly objectionable. But the biggest offense of all is the faithful . . .


This is war!
A.J. Castellitto
June 8, 2014

"Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?"  . . .


The fading middle class family
A.J. Castellitto
June 5, 2014

Nobody is immune from the challenges and difficulties that confront the modern day family. A forty-year-old husband and father of five children (one with autism . . .


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 . . .


Can I get an amen on Amash!
A.J. Castellitto
May 30, 2014

Justin Amash.... The name alone strikes fear in the hearts of the GOP establishment. Yep, those same fellas that are pushing Jeb Bush to run in 2016.....  . . .


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 . . .


Jesus IS
A.J. Castellitto
May 10, 2014

He walked on water He made that water wine And then he drank with People you and me would just cast aside He did his people good Just like he said he . . .


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 . . .


Liberal America - home of the 29er & re-education camps
A.J. Castellitto
May 2, 2014

Driving home from work today, a poster-sized sign caught my eye. It read: "I'm an Obama 29er" Obviously some kind of political statement. Related to . . .


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  . . .


An open letter to Rand Paul revisited
A.J. Castellitto
March 28, 2014

Does anyone know the definition of insanity? Well, we Republicans should consider ourselves Charlie Brown. While the GOP is Lucy. It always ends the same...  . . .


A memorandum of understanding
A.J. Castellitto
March 25, 2014

As a religious conservative, I swear a promise to my fellow {liberal, homosexual and atheistic/agnostic} Americans that despite our differences I will be there . . .


The art of selling out
A.J. Castellitto
March 23, 2014

"God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds . . .


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 . . .


Fire in the hole
A.J. Castellitto
March 14, 2014

"the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things... ...it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison." "I'm in this race not just to hold an office . . .


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 . . .


Moral, natural and universal law
A.J. Castellitto
March 3, 2014

"One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws" Who defines . . .


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 . . .


Murder-pedophilia-theft-propaganda
A.J. Castellitto
February 19, 2014

"The idea of God was not a lie but a device of the unconscious which needed to be decoded by psychology." – Sigmund Freud Let me introduce you to the . . .


Stand for something or fall for anything
A.J. Castellitto
February 17, 2014

"The less you spend time with truth the easier it is to believe lies." -Lecrae Socialist leaders, gay radicals and Hollywood are forcing the religion of . . .


Courtesy call
A.J. Castellitto
February 16, 2014

*Reader Discretion/Scriptural Discernment Advised. "I don't respect people who don't proselytize. I don't respect that at all. If you believe that there's . . .


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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