Tea party: 'Permanent force in America'?

by Jim Fletcher -- There was a time that we had at least the appearance of leadership in Congress. Today's candidates for office, and the congressional field itself, leaves a bit to more…

New media bring Israel's 'untold news' to light

by Jim Fletcher -- I always love to find people who are passionate about their message, their agenda, and figure out innovative ways to disseminate that message. I know plenty of ministry/organization more…

Guns, gold, and spirit of Jefferson rise again

by Jim Fletcher -- Until very recently, I was one of millions who blissfully rolled along, assuming that American government existed for the good of the people. I don't believe that anymore. more…

Repairing the American soul

by Jim Fletcher -- It can't be a coincidence that I finished reading a wonderful new book, "What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song" just as more…

Any redemption for 'The Lord of Lobbyists'?

by Jim Fletcher -- A fascinating social trend in our country today is watching the life of a pariah unfold. Think Michael Vick: He paid for crimes for which he was convicted, more…

Publishing world 'hit by a bus'

by Jim Fletcher -- I only saw the first installment of the new Stephen King miniseries, "Bag of Bones," so I can't pass judgment on the whole thing. Let's just say I more…