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

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 consider.

What is our nation and what is our consent? When is something better than the 'lesser of 2 evils' and where will we ultimately find ourselves?

America was never meant to devolve into ancient Rome, but devolve we most certainly have.

Can we politically ignite a cultural revolution? Should we ride it out with the status quo? Should we take hold of this possibly legitimate outsider and gradually attempt to make some inroads... or will we compromise too much in doing so?

America is a country dependent upon liberty wholly and continuously pursued; but, too often, we've become distracted by monetary pursuits. The noble path is become the road less traveled as our hearts and minds become seduced by easy money and primal needs. Who needs freedom when we are enslaved by our passions? The irony lies in a candidate who projects many of the things that have gotten us in trouble in the first place.

Thou Art the Man ?

I know many who are repulsed by Trump and believe this presidential election is nothing but a dog and pony show. I know I continue to be extremely conflicted. There are many voices proceeding to guilt those contemplating voting for Trump. From their perspective, such affirmations are beyond the pale. But how many of us have been guilty of those things in which we hold others condemnable?

How many Christians lie to hide their own sin? How many of us are hypocrites?

I will be the first to raise my hand. These are not excuses, but rather, unfortunate human realities.

Do we seek opportunities for reform? How may we seize upon these opportunities? Our we willing to live with the consequences if we fail to do so?

These are agonizing choices and desperate times set before us. Regardless, what shall separate us from our King?

Transcending Political Theater

All things considered, what transpired during the second presidential debate was pretty startling. One candidate behaved like a lying politician and the other did not.

Ultimately, Trump showed a great deal of poise and courage in very hostile territory. Once again, I find myself forced to reassess my position. God is not behind this country right now, but Trump has been surprisingly transparent. I will continue to pray for him, and will pray that I have voted for a man that is waking up to the position God has placed him. Americans are not seeking an orange jesus*, but rather, they are seeking somebody that will have our back.

At this point, I can live with Trump. He's nothing more than a symptom – much less than the whole of the GOP – while Obama/Clinton are an active part of the disease and a culture that embraces them (as well as the puppet masters that control them). In fact, I even find Trump more honest and sincere than his own VP candidate, Mike Pence. He's on the right side of Syria and seems to be taking the words of strong, reliable men with a true love for this country to heart.

If Donald Trump is not coming around, he sure has me fooled. I think he is truly hearing all the desperate voices crying out for leadership and understanding. We are sick of the lies of politicians. The outcome of this election will be the ultimate sign of their rejection.



Christians need to be careful and certain that the political establishment-media isn't playing the morality card with Trump to scare away Christians from voting him in office because he is not a controlled globalist pawn.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/10/report-top-paul-ryan-advisor-leaked-trump-sex-talk-tape-wapo/

My problem with #nevertrump, even though I dabbled in it, is where are the alternatives? The GOP isn't giving us any. They hated Cruz. Both him and Trump back doored their way in. And let's face it, too many conservative folks are playing the suspended reality game. Call out the false flags and the coverups and maybe we can play the morality card. If you don't see the problems you can't be part of the solution. The gop and conservative media would love to dump trump. I don't believe many are sincere in their motives.



I'm taking my shot with Trump.

Me thinks Hillary wants war with Russia and Syria not Trump.


Jesus for King....oj for prez!

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A.J. Castellitto

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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