Author: Rretta

Is the Swamp Drain-Proof?

While Trump possibly won in 2016 due to his promise to drain the swamp, he never accomplished the task. But to be perfectly honest, from day one all the gators in the swamp were trying to eat him and still…

At The Corner of Debt and Implosion

The great enemy of freedom is the alignment of political power with wealth.  This alignment destroys the natural wealth of localities, the local economies of households, neighborhoods and communities and so destroys democracy…” Wendell Berry The GDP first quarter growth…

Mocking the Word

“Whosoever transgresseth and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.  If there come any unto you and bring not this doctrine,…

Lord, How Long?

Evil basically toils under the cover of darkness but every once in a while, they rear their ugly head for the world to see. Such is the case of those working behind the scenes to destroy our country. America is…

Hell on Earth, 2024

The repeated loud and public doubts about Biden’s future by prominent Democrats is not a coincidence. It is a coordinated assault on the 2024 election and as the election draws nearer, anything is possible. According to Robert Kennedy, Jr. if…

The Great Bamboozle

One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of it; we’re no longer interested in finding out the truth; the bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too…

Righteous Defiance Is Dead

Today the vast majority of ministers are success oriented.  Success means church growth, larger congregations, bigger buildings, bigger offerings, burgeoning statistics, greater notoriety, praise, invitations to speak at conferences, not to mention the financial perks and benefits that come with…

Wag the Dog

The 1977 classic, Wag the Dog, was seen as a bit of wickedly fun lampoon at the time but, like the cult classic Idiocracy, both seem to get less funny and more prophetic with each passing year. In Wag the…

Voting Is An Exercise in Moral Judgment

The American political campaign has never been for the squeamish, according to George Weigel in his article What Voting Means. With the sole exceptions of George Washington’s two uncontested elections, every campaign, whether federal, state or local, has seen its share…

A Harbinger of Things to Come

Mahmoud al-Zahar, the chief political guide of Hamas, doesn’t mince words when it comes to their goal of destroying Israel and replacing it with a Palestine state. It’s not just about murdering every last Jew on the planet; it’s about…

Political Psychopaths

I’ve come to the conclusion that there is no difference between psychopaths and the majority of politicians.  Both have a tendency to be selfish, callous, remorseless users of others, irresponsible, pathological liars, glib, con artists, lacking in remorse.  There is…

Scare Tactics Come and Go

Barely a year ago, a colorful winged invasive insect from China, the Lanternfly, was supposed to be a harbinger of national disaster.  Even though the bug had been well known in the U.S. since 2014 without provoking any alarms, just…

The Plot to Demonize Christians

Religious freedom is a nation’s strongest guarantee against tyranny.  It is also the first target that tyrants attack.  The more they succeed in destroying Christianity and the freedoms guaranteed thereto by the First Amendment, the more they succeed in ending…

Toadies Are Driving the Bus

The insanity, the craziness is spilling over the top.  What was once a great county, the US and much of Western Civilization is showing signs of psychosis.  Globalists, corrupt politicians, oligarchs, godless billionaires and their bureaucrat toadies are driving the…

Environmentalism with a Christian Veneer

New America, formerly the New America Foundation founded by Ted Halstead is a left-of-center think tank focusing on a range of public policy issues that include national security, technology, gender, energy, education and the economy. Think tank scholars and affiliated commentators include…