The rise of America's gun

by Jim Fletcher -- In one of those delicious historical ironies, America's weirdly mysterious anti-gun president is making gun manufacturers rich. When candidate Barack Obama said in 2008 that real Americans "cling more…

Islamophobia? You ain't seen nothing yet

by Jim Fletcher -- Lots of people today lament the horror show that passes for political leadership in Washington. It would be unfair to Obama to rage against him and forget the more…

Making America great again

by Jim Fletcher -- He is the political icon of the era: A wildly wealthy and successful businessman, who is now lapping the competition in the Republican field. No one in the more…

Best Christian writers? Most of them are dead

by Jim Fletcher -- The best Christian writers? Most of them are dead. Andrew Murray. Charles Spurgeon. Oswald Chambers. That's not to say, of course, that there are no good writers left, more…

The world needs a powerful America

by Jim Fletcher -- While the Washington political establishment more and more resembles a zombie apocalypse, it's nice to know some powerful figures are in control of their faculties and discernment. And more…

America a fractured mess, thanks to progressives

by Jim Fletcher -- [caption id="attachment_2539765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jack Cashill[/caption] In some sense, investigative writer Jack Cashill is an irascible rascal, combing through information most of us don't have time for (in more…

Is brevity better in books?

by Jim Fletcher -- Helping a friend move recently, I noted with some satisfaction the three boxes no one wanted to pick up were heavy boxes of books. With a smug Barney more…

Patriot: Gripping tale of intrigue mixed with humor

by Jim Fletcher -- [caption id="attachment_2491315" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ted Bell[/caption] Here at the Writer's Bloc, we don't normally review fiction, preferring to be oh-so-choosy. There's a lot of fiction out there, and more…

A beautiful walk

by Jim Fletcher -- [caption id="attachment_2400685" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jimmy Wayne[/caption] Many years ago, when I got into book publishing as an editor, I was told time and again by industry insiders that more…