Chuck Baldwin column
Chuck Baldwin is a radio broadcaster, syndicated columnist, and pastor dedicated to preserving the historic principles upon which America was founded. (Read full bio)


How Christians and conservatives are helping to destroy America
Chuck Baldwin
November 20, 2014

What makes America America? What distinguishes this country from the nations of the world – or from world history, for that matter? Even casual historians . . .


What's going on with our police?
Chuck Baldwin
November 14, 2014

What's going on with our police? More and more, it seems that our men in blue have been transformed from a friendly neighborhood peace office, whose mission is . . .


"Other masters"
Chuck Baldwin
November 7, 2014

Just as I predicted in this column last week, the GOP has captured the U.S. Senate, which means they now control both houses of Congress in Washington, D.C. But . . .


"There you go again"
Chuck Baldwin
October 31, 2014

Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), was on a conference call this past Monday evening, which was sponsored by TheTeaParty . . .


"The spirit of party"
Chuck Baldwin
October 24, 2014

When I started my radio talk show back in 1994 – and for the next six years hosting the show – I was considered a hero by conservatives everywhere. . . .


Houston, Texas: No freedom of speech for pastors
Chuck Baldwin
October 17, 2014

Thomas Jefferson rightly noted that big cities are the "bane" of freedom. And in a letter to James Madison, Jefferson wrote, "When we get piled upon one another . . .


Ryan Zinke: the greater evil
Chuck Baldwin
October 9, 2014

Republican hacks are famous for promoting the "lesser of two evils" mantra. The idea goes something like this: No matter how bad or evil a Republican candidate . . .


CORRUPTION!
Chuck Baldwin
October 3, 2014

The foundation of a free republic is equal justice under the law. Take away that fundamental tenet and liberty itself will quickly collapse. Democrat or . . .


Alba gu bràth!
Chuck Baldwin
September 19, 2014

In the colossal movie, "Braveheart" (1995), Mel Gibson's character, Scottish freedom-fighter, William Wallace, gave, without a doubt, the greatest war speech . . .


Who killed Joan Rivers?
Chuck Baldwin
September 13, 2014

Writing for Breitbart.com, John Nolte showed more perspicacity than almost anyone I've seen relative to the unexpected death of comedian Joan Rivers. Nolte . . .


An open letter to my friends in law enforcement
Chuck Baldwin
September 6, 2014

When I was a youngster, my dad told me, "Son, a policeman is your friend." Through his jail and prison ministry, Dad became a personal friend of our county . . .


Pastors and churches violating First Commandment
Chuck Baldwin
August 29, 2014

Regardless of doctrine or denomination, America's pastors and churches are noted for teaching various dos and don'ts to their congregations. Obviously, most . . .


Ferguson: a preview of America's burgeoning police state
Chuck Baldwin
August 22, 2014

Even America's smallest towns can be instantly turned into occupied territories as local police agencies quickly transform themselves from peacekeepers into . . .


If you don't have such a rifle, go buy one now!
Chuck Baldwin
August 15, 2014

The recent killing of an unarmed teenager by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer incited riots in and around the northern St. Louis area. As usual, the police . . .


New research: pastors deliberately keeping flock in the dark
Chuck Baldwin
August 8, 2014

Research Confirms What I Have Been Saying For Years George Barna is the foremost researcher of modern Christianity in the country. He recently spoke about a . . .


We are launching!
Chuck Baldwin
July 31, 2014

The Liberty Church Project Is Underway! I am excited to announce that we have met our goal, and we are launching the Liberty Church Project! Just a little . . .


Democrats want votes; Republicans want cheap labor
Chuck Baldwin
July 25, 2014

But What Do Globalists Want? The invasion of illegal aliens across our southern border is no extemporaneous event. It is a cold, calculated, and cunning . . .


Globalist Republicans pounce on Rand Paul
Chuck Baldwin
July 18, 2014

Just as they did with his father, Ron Paul, globalist elitists within the GOP are pouncing on Kentucky Senator Dr. Rand Paul. Obviously, the only reason for . . .


In honor of Independence Day
Chuck Baldwin
July 4, 2014

THE FREEDOM DOCUMENTS Are Available Now! A few years ago, I sadly discovered that it was next to impossible to find our nation's great historic documents . . .


"Leave a legacy"
Chuck Baldwin
June 27, 2014

Patriot Pulpits And Liberty Churches Are America's Only Solution I am absolutely convinced that the only way we are going to achieve any semblance of a . . .


"A wasteful, growing, fear-mongering beast"
Chuck Baldwin
June 21, 2014

What The DHS Is Building Is Indeed A Beast One of the great concerns of our Founding Fathers was a large standing army on American soil. James Madison spoke . . .


The Las Vegas shootings, Obama's dumping of illegal aliens, and Eric Cantor's primary defeat
Chuck Baldwin
June 13, 2014

Three Pertinent Observations *The Las Vegas Shootings Predictably, the mainstream media is doing its best to try to depict the couple who killed three . . .


Liberty Church Project update
Chuck Baldwin
June 7, 2014

Without A Revival Of Patriot-Pastors And Liberty Churches, America Is Doomed In this column on May 15, I first told readers about the launching of the . . .


Christians' love of the warfare state is killing other Christians
Chuck Baldwin
May 30, 2014

Ever since the George W. Bush administration, evangelical pastors and churches have been America's loudest cheerleaders for virtually every act of war the U.S. . . .


Why John Boehner hates the tea party
Chuck Baldwin
May 24, 2014

What is now called the Tea Party began in 2007 as a loosely-organized yet highly-motivated grassroots support effort for Congressman Ron Paul's bid for the . . .


I am launching the Liberty Church Project
Chuck Baldwin
May 17, 2014

For many months now, I have been making preparations for this moment. Hundreds of man-hours have gone into the planning of this project. Now, I am ready.  . . .


Federal government seldom able to police itself
Chuck Baldwin
May 10, 2014

America's founders, largely distrustful of centralized power, created several checks and balances into the U.S. Constitution to help insure that one person, or . . .


Strictly personal
Chuck Baldwin
May 2, 2014

This Saturday, May 3, is my birthday. Accordingly, it is time for my annual "Strictly Personal" column. I think it only fair that readers should have an . . .


Time for Western states to evict feds
Chuck Baldwin
April 25, 2014

According to The Salt Lake Tribune, "It's time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and county commissioners from . . .


Patriots then and now
Chuck Baldwin
April 18, 2014

Tomorrow, April 19, is Patriot's Day. On this day in 1775, about 70 men stood armed on Lexington Green as over 800 British troops descended on the town in route . . .


Standoff in Nevada: another federal siege against the innocent
Chuck Baldwin
April 12, 2014

With the memory of Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, still very vivid in the collective memory of the American people comes another example of a federal . . .


Watchdogs and watchmen
Chuck Baldwin
April 4, 2014

The freedom of the press and the freedom of religion are two of the most important elements of a free society. These were so important to America's Founding . . .


Institutionalized tyranny
Chuck Baldwin
March 28, 2014

What happens when an institution becomes more important than the cause for which the institution was formed? How long should people who believe in the cause . . .


Elitism, not liberalism, is the real problem
Chuck Baldwin
March 22, 2014

You have to hand it to the game-makers in the two major parties: they have done an outstanding job of putting the problems of the world into a convenient left . . .


Anti-freedom physicians, policemen, and pastors
Chuck Baldwin
March 14, 2014

Unfortunately, a vast number of people who are charged with protecting our liberties are often the ones who are engaged in trying to take those liberties away. . . .


Remembering the Alamo
Chuck Baldwin
March 8, 2014

Today, March 6, marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo outside of San Antonio, Texas, back in 1836. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined . . .


Thoughts on Piers Morgan, Alec Baldwin, Jay Leno, Mel Gibson, the national media, and political correctness
Chuck Baldwin
February 28, 2014

It is being widely reported that CNN is ending Piers Morgan's prime time television program. Here is how the story is covered in The New York Times: "There . . .


Steve Daines: so far, more of the same
Chuck Baldwin
February 22, 2014

Montana's lone U.S. House member, Steve Daines, is serving his first term as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. And there is absolutely no doubt . . .


"Have an exit plan"
Chuck Baldwin
February 14, 2014

Matt Drudge, owner and publisher of the "Drudge Report," recently tweeted a cryptic warning to his readers, "Have an exit plan." Here is how Susan Duclos . . .


Thoughts on the Super Bowl and sports in general
Chuck Baldwin
February 7, 2014

I have always enjoyed sports. As a youngster, I played organized sports – even into college. Over the years, I played football, basketball, and baseball. . . .


Everyone loves a police state
Chuck Baldwin
February 1, 2014

A few years ago, Reuters News reported that a nationwide poll conducted of the Russian people found that former dictator Josef Stalin was voted the third most . . .


Abortion: America's national holocaust
Chuck Baldwin
January 23, 2014

Yesterday marked the 41st anniversary of the infamous US Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, which, in effect, legalized abortion-on-demand nationwide. The . . .


Another Moses has died
Chuck Baldwin
January 18, 2014

The liberty movement lost another one of its patriarchs last Saturday. My friend, Jack McLamb, passed away. Without a doubt, Jack was one of the staunchest . . .


It is not over
Chuck Baldwin
January 9, 2014

Everywhere I go, I meet people who seem to believe that it's all over, that there is no hope, that freedom is forever doomed. The doom and gloomers are . . .


Christians awaken for Duck Dynasty flap
Chuck Baldwin
January 1, 2014

America is tumbling out of control toward a crash-and-burn impact with disaster, and, for the most part, pastors and churches are asleep – I mean in a . . .


The birth of Christ and the birth of America are linked
Chuck Baldwin
December 25, 2013

On this, the eve of the day in which we commemorate Christ's birth, I am reminded of a quote by John Quincy Adams. On July 4, 1837, he spoke these words:  . . .


A modern Exodus
Chuck Baldwin
December 20, 2013

God's deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage is the great recurring theme of the Old Testament. Time and again, God's prophets would remind . . .


A line in the sand is being drawn again
Chuck Baldwin
December 14, 2013

In March of 1836, a young man of twenty-three years of age took his sword out of its scabbard and drew a line in the sand in front of an old mission outside of . . .


"Get off the sinking ship"
Chuck Baldwin
December 7, 2013

This column dated November 21, 2013, created a firestorm of outrage and venom from hundreds of pastors and Christians. It was a rude awakening for me, for sure. . . .


This pastor proves my point
Chuck Baldwin
November 23, 2013

A fellow pastor wrote a Facebook response to my column last week, which was entitled, "Our Friends Are Killing Us." In the column I wrote, "By the same token, . . .


Our friends are killing us
Chuck Baldwin
November 16, 2013

There is a prophetic verse of Scripture that records the conquering Messiah as being asked about the wounds that are in his hands. He responds, "Those with . . .


Kudos to Sheriff Finch and the people of Liberty County, Florida
Chuck Baldwin
November 8, 2013

I realize it is hard for some people to understand (especially those holding political office), but in the United States, "We the People" are the sovereigns. . . .


Have churches become agents of the state?
Chuck Baldwin
November 1, 2013

Then-Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson devised what has proven to be a brilliant strategy in which to silence and neuter America's churches. His bill, which created . . .


Are Americans ready to accept a police state?
Chuck Baldwin
October 25, 2013

Are Americans ready to accept a police state? Are pastors and Christians ready to accept a police state? Are Republicans and conservatives ready to accept a . . .


Is secession's time coming again?
Chuck Baldwin
October 17, 2013

Pat Buchanan recently wrote an intriguing column titled, "Is Red State America Seceding?" His column clearly reveals that an independence/secession movement is . . .


Dates that destroyed America
Chuck Baldwin
October 11, 2013

Well, Obamacare is now in effect. The decision by Congress to pass Obamacare into law back in 2010 ranks among the most draconian, most egregious, most horrific . . .


The rapture problem
Chuck Baldwin
October 5, 2013

In this column last week, I stated the salient reasons why pastors will not take a public stand on issues regarded as controversial or political. I believe . . .


Why pastors won't take a stand
Chuck Baldwin
September 28, 2013

I am constantly asked, "Chuck, why don't pastors take a stand and speak out?" I've been a pastor most of my adult life. I believe I am qualified to answer that . . .


Guns don't kill people; gun control laws kill people
Chuck Baldwin
September 21, 2013

Here we go again. We have another mass shooting at yet another "gun-free" zone. Not only was the location a "gun-free" zone, it was located inside the nation's . . .


The great ones are leaving us
Chuck Baldwin
September 13, 2013

The year 2013 is already an incredibly sad year for me – and it's not even over yet. I can tell you for a fact that the melancholy side of my temperament . . .


When it comes to war, elephants and donkeys think alike
Chuck Baldwin
September 7, 2013

Well, here we go again: the warmongers in Washington, D.C., are about to attack another Middle Eastern country. Ben Shapiro summarized the lunacy of Obama's . . .


The "lesser evils" I will not vote for
Chuck Baldwin
August 31, 2013

After then-Congressman Joe Scarborough convinced me to endorse the neocon Bob Dole for President back in 1996, I vowed to myself that I would never vote for  . . .


Has Washington, D.C., become a criminal entity?
Chuck Baldwin
August 23, 2013

I recently read a column by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts that was so good I wish I had written it. First, a little bit about Roberts. This is from his official web . . .


NSA domestic spying "built on lies"
Chuck Baldwin
August 16, 2013

Kit Daniels recently wrote a brief but very enlightening news story on InfoWars.com: "On the August 6 edition of the Alex Jones Show, Dr. Ron Paul responded . . .


My brother, my enemy
Chuck Baldwin
August 9, 2013

Brothers are supposed to be allies; they are supposed to be friends. This is true for spiritual brothers as well as physical brothers. Unfortunately, it doesn't . . .


Another great man has fallen
Chuck Baldwin
August 2, 2013

There are several advantages (I guess) to living over a half-century. For one thing, you figure you have seen just about all the ways that so-called friends can . . .


Stand fast in liberty
Chuck Baldwin
July 26, 2013

People are strange creatures. And sometimes Christians are the strangest. One would think that people who experience freedom in Christ would be the first ones . . .


Ear tickling, entertainment, and irrelevant exposition
Chuck Baldwin
July 12, 2013

At some point, one has to wonder why America's churches are the largest block of irrelevant, impotent, and insignificant institutions in the entire country. And . . .


A tribute to America's patriot pastors and stalwart statesmen
Chuck Baldwin
July 4, 2013

In honor of Independence Day, I want to devote this column to the brave men of colonial America who were most responsible for our country's successful . . .


What does John Hagee really want?
Chuck Baldwin
June 29, 2013

John Hagee, and many other evangelical preachers, constantly beat the war drums. Without ceasing, they encourage America's political leaders to wage non-stop . . .


The White House Has No Credibility
Chuck Baldwin
June 21, 2013

Holy Cow, Martha! Will miracles never cease? Chuck Baldwin and the New York Times editorial board actually agree. Are we in the Twilight Zone? Is it Freaky . . .


We DO have some problems here
Chuck Baldwin
June 14, 2013

Breitbart.com recently carried a report saying, "During his speech in San Jose, California on Friday, President Obama took one question from the press on . . .


Government to pulpit: shut up
Chuck Baldwin
June 7, 2013

The relationship between the throne and the pulpit has always been a tenuous one at best. Since the days of Melchisedec, God intended that the office of priest . . .


Can one imagine Will Travis and Davy Crockett surrendering their guns?
Chuck Baldwin
May 31, 2013

Pressing events in the country, namely, Barack Obama and Dianne Feinstein's attempted gun confiscation proposals, made it necessary for me to devote my column . . .


Obama's scandals rival his predecessors
Chuck Baldwin
May 24, 2013

One would be hard-pressed to select the most corrupt Presidential administration in US history. Over time, both Democrat and Republican administrations have a . . .


The White House wants pastors to promote gun control
Chuck Baldwin
May 18, 2013

A group of influential pastors and ministers recently met with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House where the Vice President called on them to use their . . .


"There is a conspiracy"
Chuck Baldwin
May 10, 2013

The title of today's column, "There Is A Conspiracy," is a direct quote from Ezekiel 22:25. In this passage, God instructed Ezekiel to blow the whistle on the . . .


Should Christians give up their guns?
Chuck Baldwin
May 3, 2013

Not since 1775 has a central government in America attempted to disarm its citizens in the way that President Barack Obama and Senator Dianne Feinstein did . . .


A great man has fallen
Chuck Baldwin
April 26, 2013

There are five men who are called "great" in the Holy Scriptures. One of them is a man by the name of Abner. Upon hearing the news of Abner's death, King David . . .


The man who fired the shot heard 'round the world
Chuck Baldwin
April 21, 2013

In II Samuel 19 there is the story about an often-overlooked man by the name of Barzillai. He was a Gileadite who helped save King David's life. The Scripture . . .


'The pulpit is responsible for it'
Chuck Baldwin
April 13, 2013

The famed 19th Century revivalist and major contributor to America's "Second Great Awakening," Charles Finney, said the following: "If there is a decay of . . .


No king but Caesar
Chuck Baldwin
April 5, 2013

With the Easter message fresh on my mind, I am again reminded of what the Jewish leaders said to Pilate when they tried to coerce him to crucify Jesus. They . . .


Who are freedom's friends and enemies?
Chuck Baldwin
March 30, 2013

Without a doubt, Daniel Webster is America's most notable jurist. And while I would not concur with all of Webster's political positions, he was absolutely . . .


Franklin Graham on the wrong side of the Bible and history
Chuck Baldwin
March 22, 2013

According to TIME magazine, "Rev. Franklin Graham and other leading evangelical figures are publicly backing efforts to require background checks for all gun . . .


The SPLC is at it again
Chuck Baldwin
March 15, 2013

Well, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is at it again. In their typical obsessive hate-filled paranoia, the SPLC has issued another baseless assassination . . .


Christian, please wake up!
Chuck Baldwin
March 8, 2013

What is it going to take for pastors and churches to wake up and realize that America is in the throes of a burgeoning police state? Ladies and gentlemen, the . . .


The Law of Necessity
Chuck Baldwin
March 1, 2013

Most of us are taught from childhood to respect and obey the law. On the whole, Americans are law-abiding people. This is only fitting for a nation that was . . .


Christian: It's time to vote with your feet
Chuck Baldwin
February 22, 2013

I confess right out of the gate that this column is not going to be enjoyable for me to write. It may not be enjoyable for some to read. But the time has come . . .


Gun confiscation for us; gun protection for them
Chuck Baldwin
February 16, 2013

There is a line from the movie Tombstone (one of my favorite westerns, by the way) in which Val Kilmer's character, Doc Holliday, says to Wyatt Earp, "My . . .


If you are going to take a stand, you must take it now!
Chuck Baldwin
February 8, 2013

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in Montgomery, Alabama, has long been used by the federal government and the national press corps to paint conservative . . .


Pastor, please help us!
Chuck Baldwin
February 1, 2013

All over America, county sheriffs are standing up and promising to protect their citizens' right to keep and bear arms. They are pledging that, not only will . . .


County sheriff: power to protect
Chuck Baldwin
January 25, 2013

The local FOX affiliate in Salt Lake City, Utah, has reported that the Utah Sheriff's Association has written a strongly worded letter to President Barack Obama . . .


The law of the sword
Chuck Baldwin
January 18, 2013

My last two columns which stated that my line in the sand has been drawn and I will NOT register or surrender my firearms, even if that makes me a lawbreaker  . . .


Revolution?
Chuck Baldwin
January 11, 2013

I have been writing this column for over a dozen years, and I can safely say the column I wrote last week, "My Line In The Sand Is Drawn Here," produced more . . .


My line in the sand is drawn here!
Chuck Baldwin
January 5, 2013

If Barack Obama and his gaggle of gun grabbers have their way, the American citizenry will have all of their firearms taken away. If their current attempt to . . .


2013: it's going to be a rough year
Chuck Baldwin
December 29, 2012

I candidly confess that I am not very superstitious. I don't care how many cracks I step on on a sidewalk; I don't care how many cracked mirrors I look at; I've . . .


Something needs to change all right!
Chuck Baldwin
December 21, 2012

The so-called conservative talking head at MSNBC, Joe Scarborough, railed that the Connecticut shootings "must change everything." Scarborough's inference is . . .


A convenient scapegoat
Chuck Baldwin
December 14, 2012

In this column last week, I took sportscaster Bob Costas to task for his inane comments regarding the murder-suicide deaths committed by Kansas City Chiefs . . .


Bob Costas: just another mindless gun control nut
Chuck Baldwin
December 7, 2012

While watching the halftime show for the Sunday night NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys this past Sunday evening, I was stunned to . . .


Make yours a patriotic Christmas
Chuck Baldwin
November 30, 2012

I am happy to report that the highly prized FREEDOM DOCUMENTS are now available — just in time for Christmas if you order soon! Many people greatly . . .


Farewell to a giant
Chuck Baldwin
November 22, 2012

On this Thanksgiving Eve, I am reminded of how blessed I have been to be able to rub shoulders with many of the political and religious giants of the Twentieth  . . .


One good thing the reelection of Barack Obama has accomplished
Chuck Baldwin
November 16, 2012

Many people across the country are rightly concerned as to what another four-year Obama administration is going to accomplish. According to the UK's Daily Mail . . .


No change
Chuck Baldwin
November 9, 2012

As everybody on the planet knows now, Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. Democrats retained control of the US Senate, while Republicans . . .


A word about the elections
Chuck Baldwin
November 2, 2012

With the 2012 Presidential election just a few days away, it is almost superfluous for me to engage in any kind of in depth discussion, as most people cannot, . . .


How did Christians become warmongers?
Chuck Baldwin
October 26, 2012

Let me begin by saying, I've been an evangelical Christian since I was a child. I've been in the Gospel ministry all of my adult life. I attended two . . .


They prefer caviar, even if it comes with chains
Chuck Baldwin
October 20, 2012

There is an Old Testament story that parallels with what is going on in America today. The story is found in Numbers chapter 11. God had delivered His people . . .


Elections should belong to the people
Chuck Baldwin
October 12, 2012

For most of the Twentieth Century (and now into the Twenty First Century), the American citizenry has had precious little say about who represents them in . . .


Americans putting noose around their own necks
Chuck Baldwin
October 5, 2012

Former Presidential candidate and Reform Party founder Ross Perot broke his self-imposed public retirement to make a bold warning: America could be taken over.  . . .


This is insanity!
Chuck Baldwin
September 28, 2012

I believe Albert Einstein is credited with saying, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Using that definition . . .


Some good news for a change
Chuck Baldwin
September 21, 2012

We are daily inundated with bad news. In fact, just about every piece of news coming out of Washington, D.C., is bad. And since the mainstream media, for the . . .


The age of despotism
Chuck Baldwin
September 14, 2012

On August 7, 2012, The Washington Times ran an editorial entitled, "The Civil War of 2016." It begins, "Imagine Tea Party extremists seizing control of a South . . .


Where do we go from here?
Chuck Baldwin
September 7, 2012

Believe it or not, I was thinking that my column of two weeks ago was my last column in which I would focus on Congressman Ron Paul — that was before the . . .


A suggested survival list
Chuck Baldwin
August 31, 2012

It's once again time for my annual survival list column. One does not have to be a prophet to know that we are on the precipice of some potentially catastrophic . . .


"The age of Ron Paul"
Chuck Baldwin
August 25, 2012

This weekend, I will be a speaker at the giant "PAUL Festival" taking place in Tampa, Florida. Some of the most notable liberty-minded constitutionalists in the . . .


"The fear of God is not in this place"
Chuck Baldwin
July 20, 2012

What in the world has happened to America? How has it come to this? The America that we currently see is unrecognizable from the America many of us grew up in. . . .


A look at how Democrats and Republicans differ
Chuck Baldwin
July 13, 2012

It is an absolute fact that no matter which of the two major parties in Washington, D.C., is in power, the freedoms and liberties of the American people . . .


Founders without whom America would not exist
Chuck Baldwin
July 5, 2012

As we approach another Independence Day, I think it would be good to remind ourselves of who those men were that counted the cost and paid the price to bring . . .


"Turn in your guns at your local church"
Chuck Baldwin
June 28, 2012

Last weekend, the Chicago Police Department collaborated with over 20 local churches in a giant effort to encourage Chicagoans "to get guns out of their homes." . . .


Four for freedom
Chuck Baldwin
June 23, 2012

Given the choices for President that the two major parties have given us over the last couple of decades (including this year), it is a truism that it really . . .


A perfect gift for Independence Day
Chuck Baldwin
June 15, 2012

A few years ago, I sadly discovered that it was next to impossible to find our nation's great historic documents together in one volume, so we decided to fix . . .


The White House secret kill list
Chuck Baldwin
June 8, 2012

In a recent column posted on LewRockwell.com, Judge Andrew Napolitano highlighted a recent New York Times investigative report that reveals how President Barack . . .


One nation under surveillance
Chuck Baldwin
June 1, 2012

America prides itself in being called "the land of the free." But, what, exactly, does it mean to be free? Does it mean owning a car and having a job? People in . . .


Update on NDAA and drones flying over the US
Chuck Baldwin
May 25, 2012

In a stunning upset for the Obama administration and big-government zealots in general, a federal judge in New York has issued an injunction against the citizen . . .


Iron Ladies
Chuck Baldwin
May 19, 2012

A recent movie starring Meryl Streep and depicting the life of Lady Margaret Thatcher was called "The Iron Lady." And the movie was aptly titled, as Lady . . .


What will they say to say to Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego?
Chuck Baldwin
May 11, 2012

Let me start with a story. A man who had survived the great Johnstown flood died and went to Heaven. And not long after, all of the inhabitants of Heaven were . . .


Strictly personal
Chuck Baldwin
May 4, 2012

It is time for my annual "Strictly Personal" column. I think it only fair that readers should have an opportunity to learn a little something about the person . . .


The man who should succeed Ron Paul
Chuck Baldwin
April 27, 2012

Anyone who has been reading my columns for any length time knows that I am a staunch supporter (and, yes, friend) of Texas Congressman Ron Paul. I have written . . .


The man who should be president
Chuck Baldwin
April 16, 2012

Today, I am going to do something that I have never done: I am going to devote virtually my entire column to posting another man's words. That man is the man . . .


Hutaree militiamen cleared in court
Chuck Baldwin
April 7, 2012

Much to the chagrin of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a federal judge has cleared the members of a Michigan militia who were accused by federal law . . .


What many churches and the SPLC have in common
Chuck Baldwin
March 31, 2012

Those of us who believe in constitutional government, the Bill of Rights, personal liberty, and State autonomy are beginning to taste what German theologian . . .


The brotherhood of the free
Chuck Baldwin
March 16, 2012

One of my all-time favorite pieces of literature is this section from Friedrich Schiller's William Tell: "By this fair light which greeteth us, before Those . . .


Status quo has to go
Chuck Baldwin
March 9, 2012

A few weeks ago, I said in this column, "It is far more important who is elected as your governor than who is elected President. It is far more important who is . . .


Remembering the Alamo
Chuck Baldwin
March 3, 2012

March 6 marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo back in 1836. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna's seasoned . . .


What Ron Paul's detractors reveal
Chuck Baldwin
February 24, 2012

It is no secret that I am a huge Ron Paul fan — and I have been for many years. Do I agree with him on every single issue? Of course not. And I don't have . . .


Left-right paradigm is a hoax
Chuck Baldwin
February 18, 2012

There may have been a time when the words "conservative" and "liberal" meant something, but that time is no more. Today, "conservatives" in government are doing . . .


"It's going to take 'We The People'"
Chuck Baldwin
February 10, 2012

Writing for World Net Daily, Bob Unruh reports a refreshing story of how individual sovereign states are beginning to push back against federal overreach. Unruh . . .


Christians feed their own to the lions
Chuck Baldwin
February 3, 2012

We've all heard about how Christians were thrown to the lions during the reign of the Caesars. But it is very doubtful that Christians were feeding one another . . .


Newt Gingrich? Really?
Chuck Baldwin
January 27, 2012

Last weekend, Republican voters in South Carolina picked the candidate they want to be the GOP standard bearer for the November elections: Newt Gingrich. Newt . . .


Obama administration "rigging" US Census by counting illegal aliens
Chuck Baldwin
January 22, 2012

The Barack Obama administration is quietly in the process of rigging use of the US Census of 2010, which deliberately counted millions of illegal aliens, for . . .


First NDAA; Now Enemy Expatriation Act
Chuck Baldwin
January 13, 2012

On the heels of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), otherwise known as the "Indefinite Detention Act," comes another draconian bill designed to give . . .


Bill of Rights is no more
Chuck Baldwin
January 6, 2012

While most Americans were celebrating the holidays, President Barack Obama quietly signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), otherwise known as the  . . .


Ron Paul is the only presidential candidate who gets it
Chuck Baldwin
December 29, 2011

The recent passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and the reaction — or better, lack of reaction — by the GOP's Presidential . . .


No wonder America's Founders distrusted standing armies
Chuck Baldwin
December 3, 2011

It is well documented that many of America's Founding Fathers had a very real and deep-seated distrust of standing armies — and for good reason. They had . . .


My Thanksgiving prayer
Chuck Baldwin
November 23, 2011

That first Thanksgiving in the fall of 1621 saw about 50 Mayflower Pilgrims and 100 native Indians come together for a celebration feast consisting of a variety . . .


I am now a candidate for Montana Lieutenant Governor
Chuck Baldwin
November 19, 2011

On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Montana Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Fanning and I held a press conference in downtown Kalispell, Montana, and . . .


HR 1505: giant land grab for the police state
Chuck Baldwin
November 4, 2011

Montana Republican Congressman Denny Rehberg lent his support for ceding more power and authority to the federal government's emerging police state by . . .


Tennessee joins TSA in creating random checkpoints
Chuck Baldwin
October 29, 2011

In 1836, former frontiersman and congressman Davy Crockett led a band of volunteers all the way from their home State of Tennessee to San Antonio, Texas, in . . .


A suggested survival list
Chuck Baldwin
October 21, 2011

It's once again time for my annual survival list column. One does not have to be a prophet to know that we are on the precipice of some potentially catastrophic . . .


Feds: states have no rights
Chuck Baldwin
October 14, 2011

In a recent column appearing on InfoWars.com, Kurt Nimmo succinctly and correctly pointed out that the federal government's usurpation of State sovereignty, . . .


Freedom lost
Chuck Baldwin
October 7, 2011

Many times I hear the ostriches among us exclaim, "What freedoms have we lost? America is the freest country on earth." We have all heard that, right? Of course . . .


Economic bad times just beginning
Chuck Baldwin
September 30, 2011

A couple of weeks ago, I was honored to attend a private gathering of influential conservative leaders just outside Washington, D.C. While many differences of . . .


War on terror or war on freedom?
Chuck Baldwin
September 23, 2011

A recent major investigative report by the Los Angeles Times sheds light on what all this "war on terror" is actually costing — and actually accomplishing . . .


Are Evangelical Christians warmongers?
Chuck Baldwin
September 16, 2011

I've been an evangelical Christian since I was a child. I've been in the Gospel ministry all of my adult life. I attended two evangelical Christian colleges, . . .


More on government gunrunners
Chuck Baldwin
September 9, 2011

Not that the national media notices much, but the federal government under President Barack Obama has been supplying guns to Mexican drug gangs for quite a . . .


Government gunrunners
Chuck Baldwin
September 2, 2011

Not that the national media notices much, but the federal government under President Barack Obama has been supplying guns to Mexican drug gangs for quite a . . .


Jackie O., a "conspiracy nut"?
Chuck Baldwin
August 29, 2011

Tapes that were recorded within months of President John F. Kennedy's assassination and that have been sealed in a vault at the Kennedy Library in Boston are . . .


"Come out of her, my people"
Chuck Baldwin
August 19, 2011

It is no hyperbole to say that the vast majority of today's churches do not remotely resemble the New Testament pattern. In the first place, the Church was . . .


We don't need another George W. Bush
Chuck Baldwin
August 12, 2011

Last Saturday, Texas Governor Rick Perry unofficially launched his 2012 Presidential candidacy in Houston (in my opinion). Speculation is he will officially . . .


Raising the debt; lowering the boom
Chuck Baldwin
August 5, 2011

The big story this week is the decision of the US Congress and Senate to raise the debt ceiling. Did this really surprise anyone? Despite millions of pieces of . . .


Romans 13: Setting it straight
Chuck Baldwin
July 29, 2011

There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the biggest reason America is in the mess that it's in today is directly due to the apathy and indifference of the . . .


The Fed and America's financial reckoning day
Chuck Baldwin
July 22, 2011

In a letter to President Thomas Jefferson in 1805, John Adams wrote, "All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise not from defects in the . . .


"You can't continue with the status quo"
Chuck Baldwin
July 16, 2011

It was reported on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, that Congressman Ron Paul of Texas is going to retire from the US House of Representatives after his current term . . .


Founders without whom America would not exist
Chuck Baldwin
July 1, 2011

As we enter another Independence Day weekend, I think it would be good to remind ourselves of who those men were that counted the cost and paid the price to . . .


Letter from an agnostic
Chuck Baldwin
June 24, 2011

I couldn't count how many times I've heard a sincere Christian say to me, "Chuck, all we have to do is elect more Christians to public office." I wish it was . . .


A perfect gift for Independence Day
Chuck Baldwin
June 17, 2011

A few years ago, I sadly discovered that it was next to impossible to find our nation's great historic documents together in one volume, so we decided to fix . . .


Why we chose the Flathead Valley of Montana
Chuck Baldwin
June 10, 2011

Last weekend, we had people visit us here in the Flathead Valley of Montana from at least eight states: Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas . . .


Government cannot be trusted to police itself
Chuck Baldwin
May 27, 2011

So many of the words and warnings delivered by America's Founding Fathers are appropriate for today. Consider this sage counsel from America's first and . . .


God removes a remnant before judgment
Chuck Baldwin
May 20, 2011

Let's settle one thing first: God has never used a majority to achieve anything substantive or revolutionary. It has always been a tireless, committed, and . . .


The death of Bin Laden; the death of America
Chuck Baldwin
May 13, 2011

News outlets all over America have repeatedly announced the government story that Navy SEALS recently killed Al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden in a . . .


The tea parties now have their man
Chuck Baldwin
April 29, 2011

After I wrote my last column, several Tea Party activists contacted me to let me know that they had not been "neoconned." They made it plain in no uncertain . . .


Have the tea parties been neoconned?
Chuck Baldwin
April 22, 2011

Back in February of 2010, I appeared on Neil Cavuto's FOXBusiness TV show to talk about the emergence and effectiveness of America's Tea Party movement. I . . .


America has no Caesar!
Chuck Baldwin
April 15, 2011

As with Romans chapter 13, Jesus' instructions recorded in Matthew 22:21, "Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things . . .


My answers to a university student
Chuck Baldwin
April 8, 2011

I often receive inquiries from college and university students. Contrary to the thinking of most older adults, I find a sizable number of today's youth much . . .


"The American Redoubt"
Chuck Baldwin
April 1, 2011

The Internet is filled with good and bad. Personally, I believe the Internet (along with a precious few independent newspapers and radio talk shows) is . . .


The bureaucracies that marijuana feeds
Chuck Baldwin
March 27, 2011

On March 14, 2011, federal police agencies raided scores of marijuana-related businesses in a number of states — including my home State of Montana. . . .


The impotent church and Romans 13
Chuck Baldwin
March 10, 2011

There are over 300,000 evangelical Christian churches in America. That equates to tens of millions of professing Christians and hundreds of thousands of . . .


Remembering the Alamo
Chuck Baldwin
March 4, 2011

March 6 marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo back in 1836. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna's seasoned . . .


My response to a newspaper editor
Chuck Baldwin
February 25, 2011

On January 11, 2011, I spoke before a packed house of some 500 people who had braved below zero temperatures to hear me speak here in my adopted hometown of . . .


In praise of Caldwell, Clark, Houghton, and Muhlenberg
Chuck Baldwin
February 18, 2011

It really wasn't that long ago. With the way America's clergymen act today, however, one would think that preachers such as James Caldwell, Jonas Clark, Joab . . .


State nullification: requisite to freedom
Chuck Baldwin
February 11, 2011

I was thrilled to see J.B. Williams report in NewsWithViews.com that the State of Montana has a broad-based State nullification bill currently proposed in its . . .


State-owned churches are killing America
Chuck Baldwin
February 4, 2011

America was birthed in the spirit of liberty and baptized in the blood of patriots and tyrants. Leading the charge in America's fight for independence was a . . .


Identifying our friends
Chuck Baldwin
January 28, 2011

To a packed out crowd of over 500 Montanans who had assembled in minus zero weather to hear me speak, I made the statement, "Not all Christians are our friends, . . .


The Arizona shootings, the Second Amendment, and Aaron Zelman
Chuck Baldwin
January 21, 2011

The shootings of at least 18 people (6 killed, at least 12 wounded) in Tucson, Arizona, has predictably ignited a firestorm of anti-gun, anti-right, and anti . . .


Praise for Lee and Jackson
Chuck Baldwin
January 14, 2011

January is often referred to as "Generals Month" since no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan . . .


A nation of truth-rejecters
Chuck Baldwin
January 7, 2011

A bedrock principle of Natural Law (the Law upon which Western Civilization rests) is the primacy of truth. Without a desire for, and appreciation of, truth, . . .


Enemy within the gates
Chuck Baldwin
December 31, 2010

As surely as William Barret Travis drew a line in the sand at the Alamo, a line is being drawn in the hearts of men today. By the time it is over, every man and . . .


The birth of Christ and the birth of America are linked
Chuck Baldwin
December 24, 2010

As we approach the celebration of Christ's birth, I am reminded of the words of John Quincy Adams. On July 4, 1837, he spoke these words: "Why is it that, . . .


Time for Christians to shred their Bibles
Chuck Baldwin
December 17, 2010

Many of us grew up in Sunday School and church. We have heard the great Bible stories over and over. We heard about the story of how Moses' mother defied . . .


Montana update
Chuck Baldwin
December 10, 2010

After several weeks of moving and settling in, many readers have been writing me asking for an update on our move to the Flathead Valley of Montana. First, let . . .


Calling all patriot business owners
Chuck Baldwin
December 2, 2010

This column was initially released last July. Since then, we have had numerous requests to reprint this column for the benefit of many patriot businessmen . . .


"Spiritual wickedness in high places"
Chuck Baldwin
November 18, 2010

Almost immediately after Adam's fall, Lucifer and his minions collaborated with evil men to usurp God's authority and sovereignty. And nowhere is God more . . .


America's bread and circus society
Chuck Baldwin
November 11, 2010

The Roman poet Juvenal (circa 100 A.D.) wrote regarding the way latter-day Roman emperors retained power and control over the masses that were seemingly more . . .


A suggested survival list
Chuck Baldwin
November 5, 2010

This column was initially released last June. Without a doubt, this has been one of my most requested columns. So, in response to the large number of readers . . .


What's more important: liberty or the entity that protects it?
Chuck Baldwin
October 29, 2010

Let me ask readers a question. What's more important: freedom and its undergirding principles, or the entity meant to protect it? A word of caution: be careful . . .


These are not negotiable
Chuck Baldwin
October 21, 2010

In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light . . .


My latest suggested reading list
Chuck Baldwin
October 14, 2010

Faithful readers of this column might recall my column of last year where I listed several books that I found to be helpful. See the list at: http:/ . . .


Is the day of great leaders past?
Chuck Baldwin
October 8, 2010

A column co-authored by John Eidsmoe and Ben DuPré struck me. They titled their column, "What makes a 'great' president? . . .


The pilgrim spirit
Chuck Baldwin
September 30, 2010

Ever since God called Abram out of Ur, God's people have always possessed a "Pilgrim Spirit." Think of it: Abram was called by God to leave the only country and . . .


Will liberty continue to have a home in America?
Chuck Baldwin
September 23, 2010

Only the most willingly ignorant people (most of whom are educated beyond their intelligence, as my dad used to say) would argue with the fact that the . . .


Why we are moving to Montana
Chuck Baldwin
September 17, 2010

By now, readers of this column should be aware of the decision my family and I made to leave the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, and move to the majestic Rocky . . .


We hit a nerve
Chuck Baldwin
September 8, 2010

My column last week announcing my family's and my decision to leave Pensacola, Florida, and move to Montana must have hit a nerve — and that's putting it mildly . . .


The hardest decision of my life
Chuck Baldwin
September 2, 2010

Last Sunday, August 29, 2010, was the hardest day of my life. Even when my father made me promise that I would preach his funeral (which I did — twice: once in . . .


We need a revolution, not a movement
Chuck Baldwin
August 29, 2010

The elections of 2008 (and the early elections of 2010) produced two significant phenomena: the "Ron Paul Revolution," and the "Tea Party Movement." And, mark . . .


John McCain's attack on liberty
Chuck Baldwin
August 24, 2010

Anyone paying attention knows that John McCain has been a Big-Government Globalist Neocon (BGGN) for virtually his entire senatorial career. As with many BGGNs . . .


Dates that destroyed America
Chuck Baldwin
August 21, 2010

The decision by Congress to socialize medicine in the US ranks among the most draconian, most egregious, most horrific actions ever taken by the central . . .


You want THEM to control healthcare?
Chuck Baldwin
August 18, 2010

Among the scariest words ever heard are, "We are from the federal government, and we are here to help you." Shiver me timbers, matey! When you hear those words, . . .


States, not Supreme Court, must decide law and protect freedom
Chuck Baldwin
August 14, 2010

I am going to borrow heavily from two outstanding columns that appear on my son's web site, LibertyDefenseLeague.com. One author, Russell Longcore, is a . . .


Long live the constitutionalist sheriff!
Chuck Baldwin
August 11, 2010

One of the tragedies of the current misled, uninformed, and otherwise preoccupied American citizenry is the seeming apathy regarding the importance and . . .


The grinch who stole conservatism
Chuck Baldwin
August 7, 2010

The GOP is frantically searching for the person who will lead them to the Promised Land (translate: White House) in 2012. Barack Obama is leaving a death stench . . .


"Our own government has become our enemy"
Chuck Baldwin
August 3, 2010

"Our own government has become our enemy." So said Pinal County (Arizona) Sheriff Paul Babeu. "Babeu told CNSNews.com that rather than help law enforcement . . .


Calling all patriot business owners
Chuck Baldwin
July 30, 2010

Faithful readers of this column are very familiar with my call to locate a modern-day "Black Regiment." The Black Regiment was a moniker affixed to those . . .


"Top secret America": the rest of the story
Chuck Baldwin
July 27, 2010

The Monday, July 19, 2010, edition of The Washington Post featured an investigative report entitled "Top Secret America," with the subtitle, "A hidden world, . . .


DC declares war on states
Chuck Baldwin
July 20, 2010

Among the limited duties of the US Government enumerated in the federal Constitution is Article. IV. Section. 4. "The United States shall guarantee to every . . .


Assembly-line medicine
Chuck Baldwin
July 16, 2010

It is no hyperbole to say that the consequences of the recently passed "Obamacare" bills by the Congress will be horrific. In fact, I'm not even sure that the . . .


America is in a societal meltdown
Chuck Baldwin
July 9, 2010

"We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, . . .


Declaration of Independence day for kids
Chuck Baldwin
July 2, 2010

This past week, my son and constitutional attorney, Tim Baldwin, wrote the following and then delivered it to his elementary age Bible class at our church. It . . .


The internet must remain free
Chuck Baldwin
June 30, 2010

The Internet is abuzz with news that a US Senate committee has approved a bill that apparently gives the President authority to shut down the Internet. . . .


Masculine leadership needed now more than ever
Chuck Baldwin
June 19, 2010

As we approach Father's Day this Sunday, I think it is necessary to once again draw attention to what has become one of America's greatest problems: the dearth . . .


A suggested survival list
Chuck Baldwin
June 15, 2010

This column was initially released last December. Without a doubt, this has been one of my most requested columns. So, in response to the large number of . . .


Freedom's real enemies
Chuck Baldwin
June 11, 2010

Politicians in Washington, D.C., love to manufacture a crisis. The crisis generates fear within the citizenry, thereby allowing the federal government to . . .


America's bread and circus society
Chuck Baldwin
June 9, 2010

The Roman poet Juvenal (circa 100 A.D.) wrote regarding the way latter-day Roman emperors retained power and control over the masses that were seemingly more . . .


Breakup of U.S. is inevitable
Chuck Baldwin
May 19, 2010

People all over America are discussing freedom's future. In short, they are worried. In fact, many are actually talking about State secession. In coffee shops . . .


Hutaree update
Chuck Baldwin
May 14, 2010

With much media fanfare, 9 members of a Michigan militia were arrested last March and charged with "seditious conspiracy" — specifically, plotting to murder law . . .


Hooray for Utah; boo for Indiana
Chuck Baldwin
May 11, 2010

The Tea Party in Utah flexed its muscle over the weekend and booted longtime establishment Republican senator, Bob Bennett, from office. Hooray! (Now, Arizona, . . .


Strictly personal
Chuck Baldwin
May 8, 2010

I celebrated my 58th birthday this past Monday, May 3. Accordingly, it is time for my annual "Strictly Personal" column. I think it only fair that readers . . .


Arizona has it right
Chuck Baldwin
April 30, 2010

Open borders advocates are livid that the State of Arizona has enacted a new law authorizing State law enforcement personnel to arrest illegal aliens. The . . .


What's more important: liberty or the entity that protects it?
Chuck Baldwin
April 28, 2010

Let me ask readers a question. What's more important: freedom and its undergirding principles, or the entity meant to protect it? A word of caution: be careful . . .


A concurring (Biblical) opinion for secession
Chuck Baldwin
April 23, 2010

My son, Tim Baldwin, who is a constitutional attorney, recently engaged my friend, attorney Ed Vieira, Jr., in a spirited and intellectual written debate on the . . .


SPLC publishes patriot hit list
Chuck Baldwin
April 21, 2010

In a report on its web site dated April 2010, entitled "Meet The Patriots," the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) profiled "36 individuals at the heart of the . . .


Army report says Christians threaten US foreign policy
Chuck Baldwin
April 15, 2010

Army Report A Precursor To Christian Persecution? Last Friday, I told readers of this column that I had come across a very disturbing government report and . . .


Saving souls--losing freedom
Chuck Baldwin
April 9, 2010

One would have to be a blind man to not see that America is fast losing the fundamental principles of liberty upon which our once-great country was established. . . .


The Hutaree militia raid
Chuck Baldwin
April 6, 2010

Once in a while, someone writes a column that leaves me enviously exclaiming, "Darn! I wish I had written that!" Candidly, I do not often find myself saying . . .


An imperial presidency in the making?
Chuck Baldwin
March 31, 2010

Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal carried a story entitled "Obama Steps Up Confrontation." It said in part, "On Thursday, the president challenged Republicans . . .


Up next: open gays in the military and amnesty for illegals
Chuck Baldwin
March 26, 2010

Fresh off his health care reform victory, President Barack Obama will quickly move to overturn the DOD's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy prohibiting sodomites . . .


Dates that destroyed America
Chuck Baldwin
March 24, 2010

Passage of the so-called "health care reform" bill in the House of Representatives this past Sunday, March 21 (I won't even address the inferred . . .


Census is for counting, not prying
Chuck Baldwin
March 19, 2010

The constitutional requirement for the Census is found in Article. I. Section. 2. Paragraph. 3. "The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after . . .


John McCain's attack on liberty
Chuck Baldwin
March 16, 2010

Anyone paying attention knows that John McCain has been a Big-Government Globalist Neocon (BGGN) for virtually his entire senatorial career. As with many BGGNs . . .


Hooray for Starbucks
Chuck Baldwin
March 2, 2010

The major news media was replete with reports over the weekend that the coffee company, Starbucks, "has no problem with customers packing heat while placing . . .


Is America becoming a police state?
Chuck Baldwin
February 26, 2010

There is a classic story about how no one had been able to capture a herd of wild hogs that was rooting up crops from numerous farms. It got so bad that rewards . . .


Remembering the Alamo
Chuck Baldwin
February 23, 2010

February 23 marks the anniversary of the beginning of the battle of the Alamo back in 1836. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood . . .


I wish Joe Stack had not killed himself!
Chuck Baldwin
February 19, 2010

All of us are now aware of the Texas man who yesterday flew his private plane into a 7-story Austin office building. Apparently, he intentionally crashed his . . .


"Spiritual wickedness in high places"
Chuck Baldwin
February 17, 2010

Almost immediately after Adam's fall, Lucifer and his minions collaborated with evil men to usurp God's authority and sovereignty. And nowhere is God more . . .


A warning to the Tea Party Nation
Chuck Baldwin
February 12, 2010

As far as grassroots activism goes, the surge in Tea Parties across America is one of the more encouraging developments to recently take place. It reminds me of . . .


Council of Governors takes shape
Chuck Baldwin
February 9, 2010

Regular readers of this column will doubtless recall my recent column in which I reported on the new Council of Governors (CG) that President Barack Obama has . . .


Not your father's army
Chuck Baldwin
February 5, 2010

Most of us Americans have a deep and abiding respect and admiration for our country's fighting men who have served — and are serving — within the US Armed . . .


A rudderless ship of state
Chuck Baldwin
January 29, 2010

In Patrick Henry's immortal "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" speech, he said, "[I]t is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut . . .


What's really going on in Haiti?
Chuck Baldwin
January 26, 2010

People of goodwill everywhere are rightly sympathetic to the plight of hundreds of thousands of innocent Haitians in the aftermath of the terrible earthquake . . .


The truth about abortion
Chuck Baldwin
January 22, 2010

Today marks the 37th anniversary of the infamous US Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, which, in effect, legalized abortion-on-demand nationwide. The aftermath . . .


President Obama establishes "Council of Governors"
Chuck Baldwin
January 20, 2010

The White House Office of the Press Secretary released a report on the White House web site titled "President Obama Signs Executive Order Establishing Council . . .


Thank you, governor
Chuck Baldwin
January 15, 2010

Former Navy SEAL, professional wrestler, and Minnesota governor, Jesse Ventura, recently launched a new television show on the truTV (formerly known as Court TV . . .


It is a madhouse out there
Chuck Baldwin
January 12, 2010

I think we need to face it: 2010 is more than a new year; it is also part of a new era in which all vestiges of normalcy and common sense have been left behind. . . .


Praise for Lee and Jackson
Chuck Baldwin
January 6, 2010

January is often referred to as "Generals Month" since no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan . . .


The birth of Christ and the birth of America are linked
Chuck Baldwin
December 22, 2009

As we approach the celebration of Christ's birth, I am reminded of the words of John Quincy Adams. On July 4, 1837, he spoke these words: "Why is it that, . . .


Anger with federal government not enough
Chuck Baldwin
December 18, 2009

According to Rasmussen Reports, "Seventy-one percent (71%) of voters nationwide say they're at least somewhat angry about the current policies of the federal . . .


A suggested survival list
Chuck Baldwin
December 15, 2009

One does not have to be a prophet to know that we are on the precipice of some potentially catastrophic — or at the very least, challenging — days. In fact, . . .


Is Obama really preparing for civil war?
Chuck Baldwin
December 11, 2009

According to an obscure report in the European Union Times (EUTimes.net), "Russian Military Analysts are reporting to Prime Minister Putin that US President . . .


The Bush-Obama war
Chuck Baldwin
December 9, 2009

Now it's Barack Obama's war. After campaigning against "George Bush's War" in the Middle East, Obama has escalated that war. By transferring thousands of . . .


An open letter to America's Christians
Chuck Baldwin
December 4, 2009

I was led to Christ at the tender age of 5 while sitting on my mother's lap. I was raised in a devout, churchgoing Christian home. I have been in Gospel . . .


Homeland security or homeland enslavement?
Chuck Baldwin
December 1, 2009

By now, most readers are familiar with the story of how a Virginia couple, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, crashed the White House State Dinner last Tuesday evening. . . .


My Thanksgiving prayer
Chuck Baldwin
November 24, 2009

That first Thanksgiving in the fall of 1621 saw about 50 Mayflower Pilgrims and 100 native Indians come together for a celebration feast consisting of a variety . . .


Questions regarding the Fort Hood massacre
Chuck Baldwin
November 20, 2009

By now, virtually everyone has read and reread the copious news accounts of the terrible shooting a few weeks ago at Fort Hood, Texas. This column will not . . .


US troops wearing UN colors
Chuck Baldwin
November 17, 2009

According to a report in World Net Daily, "Troops in the United States' USNORTHCOM ranks appear to have adopted a shoulder patch showing a North American . . .


Is the day of great leaders past?
Chuck Baldwin
November 11, 2009

A recent column co-authored by John Eidsmoe and Ben DuPré struck me. They titled their column, "What makes a 'great' president?" See it at: http://www.wnd . . .


Another state introduces Firearms Freedom Act
Chuck Baldwin
November 6, 2009

According to a report published on the Tenth Amendment Center's web site, "Introduced in the Ohio House on October 16, 2009, the 'Firearms Freedom Act' (HB-315) . . .


Choosing federalism, choosing freedom
Chuck Baldwin
November 3, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim, writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in . . .


Climate change treaty a precursor to global government?
Chuck Baldwin
October 30, 2009

Writing for World Net Daily, Dr. Jerome Corsi states, "A former science adviser to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher says the real purpose of the United . . .


Updates on Hardin, Montana, and China flag flap
Chuck Baldwin
October 28, 2009

In recent columns, I have reported on both the attempted takeover of the Hardin, Montana, jail facility by a private mercenary force and a Chinese story that . . .


You might be a constitutionalist if . . .
Chuck Baldwin
October 20, 2009

I originally published this column back in January of 2005. Since then (and especially lately), many people have called and written with requests to republish . . .


Freedom's destruction by constitutional de-construction
Chuck Baldwin
October 16, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim, writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in . . .


These are not negotiable
Chuck Baldwin
October 13, 2009

In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light . . .


"Ravenwood" comes to America
Chuck Baldwin
October 9, 2009

Fans of the CBS-terminated TV series JERICHO will recognize the name "Ravenwood." This was the ruthless mercenary force used by the illegitimate federal . . .


U.S. to break up soon?
Chuck Baldwin
September 30, 2009

According to Macedonian Radio and Television On-line (MRT), a Russian professor predicts the United States will fall apart in July 2010. MRT reports, "'Mr. . . .


Another LAY case
Chuck Baldwin
September 25, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim, writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in . . .


It is going to be a rocky road
Chuck Baldwin
September 22, 2009

Let's face it: most Americans live in a world of false security. This is somewhat understandable, given the fact that the majority of the U.S. population was . . .


Push for globalism continues
Chuck Baldwin
September 15, 2009

When George W. Bush was President, he greatly advanced the prospect of integrating the United States with a North American Union (NAU). With no thanks to most . . .


Hate America? Count me out!
Chuck Baldwin
September 11, 2009

On this 8th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, it behooves me to comment on the spirit of hatred that seems to motivate many people . . .


The Marbury v. Madison mantra
Chuck Baldwin
September 1, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim, writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in . . .


More on internment camps
Chuck Baldwin
August 28, 2009

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column questioning why it was necessary for our federal government to be constructing internment camps all over . . .


Has the church become irrelevant?
Chuck Baldwin
August 25, 2009

America's Christian heritage is both rich and deep. What most historians and educators refuse to acknowledge, our forebears understood clearly: it was mostly . . .


The Sotomayor scare
Chuck Baldwin
August 21, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim, writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a . . .


Why are internment camps being built?
Chuck Baldwin
August 11, 2009

The Internet is abuzz with news about the construction of internment camps all across America. Of course, "mainstream" media outlets refuse to touch the subject . . .


The stand for sovereignty
Chuck Baldwin
August 7, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim (who turned 30 yesterday), writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law in . . .


A modern-day Daniel
Chuck Baldwin
August 4, 2009

The Biblical story of Daniel in the lion's den is one of the more famous stories of the Old Testament. In the story, Daniel is commanded to not pray by a decree . . .


The American revolution revisited
Chuck Baldwin
July 24, 2009

[Note: My son, Tim, writes today's column. He is an attorney who received his Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a . . .


"Let it come!"
Chuck Baldwin
July 21, 2009

During Patrick Henry's famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, he said the following: "Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the . . .


The Billings murders
Chuck Baldwin
July 17, 2009

By now, most Americans are familiar with the horrific murder of a Pensacola, Florida, couple by the name of Byrd and Melanie Billings. They were the parents of  . . .


Romans Chapter 13 revisited
Chuck Baldwin
July 15, 2009

It seems that every time someone such as myself attempts to encourage our Christian brothers and sisters to resist an unconstitutional or otherwise . . .


Good for nothing Christians
Chuck Baldwin
July 10, 2009

"Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and . . .


"The Age of Despotism"
Chuck Baldwin
July 7, 2009

This past Independence Day weekend, my friend, LCDR (Retired) Guy Cunningham, delivered an outstanding address here in Pensacola, Florida, in which he said that . . .


Independence now and forever
Chuck Baldwin
July 1, 2009

As we approach Independence Day, it behooves us to recall the principles of America's founding, especially in light of the ongoing attempt by today's political . . .


Gods come cheap these days
Chuck Baldwin
June 12, 2009

When President George W. Bush was first elected back in 2000, I well remember the way Christian conservatives went gaga over him. They would deny it, of course, . . .


Obama's speech in Egypt
Chuck Baldwin
June 9, 2009

Much has been made of President Barack Obama's "reconciliation" speech in Cairo, Egypt, last week. For the most part, the American media have focused on Obama's . . .


"Must watch" immigration videos
Chuck Baldwin
May 29, 2009

Without a doubt, illegal immigration is one of this country's most serious problems. The toll exacted by illegals is incalculable. Think of the billions of . . .


The U.S. government has become patently anti-Christian
Chuck Baldwin
May 20, 2009

From the writings of Columbus to the Mayflower Compact, to the Declaration of Independence, America's founders clearly and articulately enshrined bedrock . . .


It is getting very serious now
Chuck Baldwin
May 13, 2009

First, it was a Missouri Analysis and Information Center (MIAC) report; then it was a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report; now it is a New York . . .


Can Christians serve in the New World Order army?
Chuck Baldwin
May 7, 2009

Many patriotic Americans, including many retired and former military personnel, are increasingly chagrined at the direction the U.S. armed forces are taking. . . .


"A culture of surveillance"
Chuck Baldwin
April 29, 2009

It is truly amazing how much news the American news media chooses to ignore. If one wants to discover what is actually going on in the world, he or she often . . .


Obama positioning for backdoor gun control
Chuck Baldwin
April 24, 2009

On his recent trip to Central America, President Barack Obama did more than cozy up to Marxist dictators; he also signed onto an international treaty that could . . .


Obama seeks amnesty for illegal aliens
Chuck Baldwin
April 21, 2009

One of the greatest disappointments expressed by former President George W. Bush was his inability to provide amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens. . . .


DHS report says "disgruntled military veterans" might be "rightwing extremists"
Chuck Baldwin
April 18, 2009

On the heels of the now infamous Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) report, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has just released an "assessment" . . .


The big business/big government axis of evil
Chuck Baldwin
April 15, 2009

Self-proclaimed "conservatives" love to tout themselves as ardent supporters of the "free enterprise" system. In the name of "capitalism," they support any and . . .


"He is risen"
Chuck Baldwin
April 8, 2009

As we approach Resurrection Sunday, it behooves us to remind ourselves (Christians should need no reminder) of the significance of this season. Along with the . . .


Few Christians have Biblical worldview
Chuck Baldwin
March 31, 2009

The prolific pollster George Barna just released another startling survey: among America's professing "born-again" Christians, only 19% possess a Biblical . . .


Missouri scraps MIAC report
Chuck Baldwin
March 27, 2009

Well, there is still hope for liberty after all! After multiple thousands of phone calls, emails, faxes, and other communications from outraged citizens, the . . .


My response to MIAC report
Chuck Baldwin
March 25, 2009

By now, readers should be familiar with the Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) report dated 02/20/09 and titled, "MIAC Strategic Report: The Modern . . .


States, not Washington, D.C., need our attention
Chuck Baldwin
March 20, 2009

It seems that most everyone focuses his or her attention on what is happening in Washington, D.C. People don't seem to get excited about politics until a . . .


Missouri state police think you and I are terrorists
Chuck Baldwin
March 17, 2009

Thanks to a concerned Missouri state policeman, a nationally syndicated radio talk show host stated that he was alerted last week to a secret Missouri state . . .


Remembering the Alamo
Chuck Baldwin
March 10, 2009

March 6 marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo back in 1836. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna's seasoned . . .


Romans 13 revisited
Chuck Baldwin
March 1, 2009

It seems that every time someone such as myself attempts to encourage our Christian brothers and sisters to resist an unconstitutional or otherwise . . .


Abraham Lincoln's America
Chuck Baldwin
February 18, 2009

America just celebrated Presidents Day this past Monday. What first began as an observance for President George Washington has (since the 1980s) morphed into . . .


President and Congress grovel before the Fed
Chuck Baldwin
February 11, 2009

According to Bloomberg News (Monday, February 9, 2009), "The stimulus package the U.S. Congress is completing would raise the government's commitment to solving . . .


Do Americans cherish freedom anymore?
Chuck Baldwin
February 6, 2009

I am often guilty of using the term "freedom-loving Americans." But I think the question now needs to be asked, Do Americans really cherish freedom anymore? I . . .


Christians use prophecy to excuse laziness
Chuck Baldwin
February 4, 2009

In response to my two previous columns regarding the current development of a devilish New World Order, many professing Christians wrote me with comments to the . . .


More on the New World Order
Chuck Baldwin
January 30, 2009

In my last column, I attempted to wake up my fellow Americans, who are either currently slumbering through the collapse of our constitutional republic or in a . . .


A very real New World Order
Chuck Baldwin
January 27, 2009

It is hard to believe, but a majority of Americans (including Christians and conservatives) seem oblivious to the fact that there is a very real, very . . .


Ramos and Compean are going home
Chuck Baldwin
January 20, 2009

After tens of thousands of phone calls and emails, after the combined efforts of columnists such as myself and radio and television talk show hosts such as Lou . . .


Praise for Lee and Jackson
Chuck Baldwin
January 16, 2009

January is often referred to as "Generals Month" since no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan . . .


Virginia takes Con Con stage
Chuck Baldwin
January 14, 2009

As I noted in this column a few weeks ago, proponents of assembling a new Constitutional Convention are a scant two states away from achieving that monstrous . . .


Best and worst of 2008
Chuck Baldwin
January 7, 2009

With 2008 just concluded, today's column will be my analysis of the best and worst of the year just spent. First, the best: my wife, Connie, and our family. As . . .


The birth of Christ and the birth of America are linked
Chuck Baldwin
December 23, 2008

As we approach the celebration of Christ's birth, I am reminded of the words of John Quincy Adams. On July 4, 1837, he spoke these words: "Why is it that, . . .


Act now to reject Constitutional Convention
Chuck Baldwin
December 16, 2008

My good friend, Tom DeWeese, chairman of the American Policy Center, recently issued an urgent alert regarding a revived effort to assemble a modern . . .


Selective constitutionalism
Chuck Baldwin
December 9, 2008

Many conservatives are up in arms regarding the charge that President-elect Barack Obama may not have been born in the United States and is, therefore, not . . .


What change?
Chuck Baldwin
December 5, 2008

"Change you can believe in." This was Barack Obama's campaign slogan. There is no doubt that the American people were fed up with George W. Bush and his fellow . . .


Conservatives lost more than an election
Chuck Baldwin
November 6, 2008

That Barack Obama trounced John McCain last Tuesday should have surprised no one. In fact, in this column, weeks ago, I stated emphatically that John McCain . . .


A wasted vote
Chuck Baldwin
October 10, 2008

When asked why they will not vote for a third party candidate, many people will respond by saying something like, "He cannot win." Or, "I don't want to waste my . . .


U.S. Army troops to serve as U.S. policemen?
Chuck Baldwin
October 1, 2008

According to the Army Times (dated Tuesday, September 30, 2008), "Beginning Oct. 1 for 12 months, the 1st BCT [Brigade Combat Team] will be under the day-to-day . . .


No amnesty for Wall Street
Chuck Baldwin
September 26, 2008

At the time of this writing, the U.S. House and Senate are poised to pass a $700 billion bailout to Wall Street. At the behest of President George W. Bush, the . . .


Thank you, Dr. Ron Paul
Chuck Baldwin
September 24, 2008

Yesterday, September 22, Congressman Ron Paul publicly gave me his endorsement for the office of President of the United States. In his blog at the Campaign for . . .


I will miss George Putnam
Chuck Baldwin
September 23, 2008

One of America's most notable television and radio news anchormen and commentators, George Putnam, has died. He was 94 years young, and everyone who knew him . . .


A salute to our U.S. Constitution
Chuck Baldwin
September 17, 2008

On this date in 1787, the U.S. Constitution was adopted. 39 delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies (Rhode Island did not send a representative) affixed their . . .


Sarah Palin's answers: very troubling
Chuck Baldwin
September 16, 2008

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gave her first exclusive interview as John McCain's Vice Presidential running mate to ABC's Charles Gibson last week. Her answers . . .


Can two walk together without agreement?
Chuck Baldwin
September 3, 2008

John McCain's selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate was exactly what he needed to do to make himself competitive . . .


John McCain pro-life? What a joke!
Chuck Baldwin
August 22, 2008

Once again, "pro-life" Christians are doing back flips to try and justify their compromise of the life issue by trying to convince everyone (including . . .


Hooray for Jerry Corsi
Chuck Baldwin
August 19, 2008

Dr. Jerome Corsi is probably the most controversial man in America these days. His blockbuster new book, The Obama Nation, is currently the New York Times . . .


America's greatest threat
Chuck Baldwin
August 15, 2008

Every time violence erupts somewhere in the world, our national leaders and news media make it sound like that particular outbreak is America's greatest threat. . . .


My heroes of history
Chuck Baldwin
August 12, 2008

I am often asked about the people in history that I revere or otherwise hold in high esteem. Today's column is an attempt to answer that question. Bear in mind, . . .


The three amigos
Chuck Baldwin
August 5, 2008

Both Republican Party Presidential candidate John McCain and Democrat Party Presidential candidate Barack Obama recently spoke at the annual convention of the . . .


Bush trip to Beijing Olympics shameful
Chuck Baldwin
August 1, 2008

According to numerous press reports, President George W. Bush plans to attend the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China later this month. . . .


Save the planet? How about saving the republic?
Chuck Baldwin
July 30, 2008

Yesterday, the Politico quoted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as saying, "I'm trying to save the planet; I'm trying to save the planet." She was responding, of . . .


The religious right is AWOL from the real war
Chuck Baldwin
July 23, 2008

I want to begin this column with one of my all-time favorite quotes. It comes from the great German reformer Martin Luther. He said, "If I profess with the . . .


I am an American!
Chuck Baldwin
July 18, 2008

Free republics are not known to have long life expectancies. At the ripe old age of two hundred and thirty-two, America is definitely showing her age. She is . . .


The Ron Paul Freedom March
Chuck Baldwin
July 15, 2008

I was privileged to be invited to speak at Congressman Ron Paul's Freedom March this past Saturday on the Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. . . .


Today's Christians: no hope in God's way
Chuck Baldwin
July 9, 2008

I ask the indulgence of my non-churched readers, as this column is specifically designed to challenge the hearts and minds of professing believers. The Old . . .


Remembering D-Day
Chuck Baldwin
June 7, 2008

Back on June 6, 1994, I was privileged to be invited to speak at the 50th anniversary of D-Day celebration at the National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, . . .


In praise of marriage and parenting
Chuck Baldwin
June 4, 2008

My wife Connie and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary yesterday. Outside of the decision to trust Jesus Christ as my personal Savior, my marriage to this . . .


Washington's culture of deception
Chuck Baldwin
May 31, 2008

A bomb exploded inside Washington, D.C., this week, and, no, it was not the work of a Middle Eastern terrorist. It was the work of former White House Press . . .


Open borders prove "war on terror" is superficial
Chuck Baldwin
May 23, 2008

The American people were led to believe that America's fine men and women in uniform were sent halfway around the world to Iraq and Afghanistan to fight a "war . . .


Our military need real support, not empty rhetoric
Chuck Baldwin
May 20, 2008

As we approach Memorial Day, we can anticipate the usual speeches and photo stunts from various and sundry politicos, each of them touting their heartfelt  . . .


Three peas in a pod
Chuck Baldwin
May 17, 2008

I realize that is extremely difficult for some people to think outside the box. The vast majority of people are prone to be followers, to "go with the flow," to . . .


Birds of a feather
Chuck Baldwin
May 13, 2008

There is an old adage that, for the most part, has proven itself to be true: "Birds of a feather flock together." In other words, one can discern much about a . . .


Strictly personal
Chuck Baldwin
May 10, 2008

Since I just celebrated my 56th birthday (on May 3), it is time for my annual "Strictly Personal" column. I think it only fair that readers should have an . . .


If I were president
Chuck Baldwin
May 3, 2008

Due to my frequent criticisms of President George W. Bush, I am often asked what I would do if I were President of these United States. This column will serve . . .


There must never be another Waco!
Chuck Baldwin
April 18, 2008

On February 28, 1993, agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF, now known as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives or . . .


Only a miracle can save America now
Chuck Baldwin
April 16, 2008

Every four years, conservative "pragmatists" trot out the "We Can't Let So-And-So Win" mantra. Of course, the so-and-so in question is always the Democratic . . .


Christian idolatry
Chuck Baldwin
April 10, 2008

"Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry." (1 Corinthians 10:14 KJV) This is a strange verse, is it not? After all, the Apostle Paul is addressing . . .


Books I have recently found helpful
Chuck Baldwin
April 5, 2008

There is an old adage that says, "Leaders are readers." Another one says, "You are what you read." Whatever the adage, there is no question that reading is an . . .


Apathetic pastors and Christians killing America
Chuck Baldwin
April 1, 2008

America's most celebrated jurist, Daniel Webster (himself a dedicated Christian man), said, "God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready . . .


Are we headed for Jericho?
Chuck Baldwin
March 30, 2008

A friend recently turned me on to the CBS television series, Jericho. I watch so little network television that I confess to never having seen the show before . . .


Let's hear it for the GOP!
Chuck Baldwin
March 26, 2008

I think it is time that we all stood up and gave the Republican Party a big round of applause. I mean, they have done us all a huge favor. By an overwhelming . . .


"He is risen"
Chuck Baldwin
March 21, 2008

On this Good Friday, it behooves us to remind ourselves (Christians should need no reminder) of the significance of this season. Along with the virgin birth, . . .


George Washington: who is that?
Chuck Baldwin
March 18, 2008

A recent USA Today report confirmed what most of us already knew: America has lost touch with its history. The story ran on February 26, 2008 and begins by . . .


Thoughts on the Spitzer sex scandal
Chuck Baldwin
March 14, 2008

By now everyone in the information world knows about the sex scandal that forced New York Governor Eliot Spitzer out of office. For those who have been on Mars . . .


Conservatives offer no hope
Chuck Baldwin
March 11, 2008

Over the past several months, I have been privileged to attend (and sometimes endure) several significant gatherings of a variety of conservatives. Some of the . . .


Who looks foolish, Alamo heroes or us?
Chuck Baldwin
March 4, 2008

During this week back in 1836, the Alamo fell. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna's seasoned army of over 4,000 . . .


A tribute to my dad
Chuck Baldwin
February 29, 2008

Tomorrow will be my dad's 101st birthday anniversary. Edwin J. Baldwin was born on March 1, 1907. This was the same year that "The Duke" John Wayne was born. My . . .


Moneychangers destroying America--and Christians don't see it
Chuck Baldwin
February 27, 2008

"And the Jews' passover was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money . . .


John McCain is a liberal gun grabber
Chuck Baldwin
February 22, 2008

The last thing we need is another liberal neocon in the White House. If the Presidency of George W. Bush proved anything, it proved the hazard of electing phony . . .


Is the handwriting on the wall for America?
Chuck Baldwin
February 19, 2008

"In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaister of the wall of the king's palace: and the king . . .


A two-party death grip
Chuck Baldwin
February 15, 2008

It is time to say it: the two major parties hold a death grip on the American people. Instead of representing the people, both the Republican and Democrat . . .


What's with all these clueless Christians?
Chuck Baldwin
February 12, 2008

"For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect." Mark 13:22 (KJV) "And . . .


McCain madness
Chuck Baldwin
February 8, 2008

A few weeks before Super Tuesday, my friend Howard Phillips asked me who I thought the Republican Presidential nominee would be. I predicted John McCain. With . . .


Why are Ron Paul's supporters so angry?
Chuck Baldwin
January 29, 2008

When Glenn Beck interviewed Congressman Ron Paul a few weeks ago, he said that he had received death threats from people purporting to be Ron Paul supporters. I . . .


The man behind the curtain
Chuck Baldwin
January 25, 2008

"Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!" is the famous quote from the wizard in the movie classic, The Wizard Of Oz. However, when it comes to . . .


Ron Paul's Israel problem
Chuck Baldwin
January 16, 2008

If evangelical Christians are hesitant to support Ron Paul's candidacy for the Republican nomination for President, two reasons are usually proffered: he does . . .


Why does the establishment hate Ron Paul?
Chuck Baldwin
January 8, 2008

What is it about Ron Paul that the Establishment finds so disturbing? This is a man who perhaps personifies Christian character and integrity, American . . .


We desperately need the "Confessing Church"
Chuck Baldwin
January 5, 2008

If the reader has not already done so, I again urge you to read the book, Hitler's Cross, which was written by Erwin Lutzer and published by Moody Press. This . . .


Who are these kooks?
Chuck Baldwin
December 19, 2007

According to the Associated Press, "Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul's supporters raised over $6 million Sunday to boost the 10-term congressman's . . .


Buy a gun
Chuck Baldwin
December 15, 2007

"He that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one." (Luke 22:36 KJV) Most of us are aware that the heroic actions of a brave woman at the New . . .


Government cannot do church's job
Chuck Baldwin
December 11, 2007

One thing that Christians should come to terms with is the truism that government cannot do the church's job. Not in any shape, manner, or form. Yet, by the way . . .


Christian Right just doesn't get it
Chuck Baldwin
December 8, 2007

These are people I have known most of my life. They are my friends. I have spoken at their gatherings and rallies, participated in their discussions, and prayed . . .


"Pro-life" candidates should put up or shut up
Chuck Baldwin
December 1, 2007

Please consider this scenario. Several youngsters are drowning in a neighborhood lake. They are thrashing the water and crying out for help. There is a large, . . .


More reasons to beware of Mike Huckabee
Chuck Baldwin
November 27, 2007

Many Christian conservatives see Mike Huckabee as the best candidate to deliver the GOP from an impending pro-abortion presidential nomination of either Rudy . . .


An appeal to my fellow pastors
Chuck Baldwin
November 6, 2007

Recently, Iowa pastors gathered to hear my presentation in Des Moines on behalf of Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul. After listening to me, they then . . .


Christians need to beware of Mike Huckabee
Chuck Baldwin
November 3, 2007

With Christian conservatives trying to scramble to find a Republican presidential candidate they can support, some of them seem to be coalescing around former . . .


Christians should support constitutional government
Chuck Baldwin
October 30, 2007

I was honored to speak before the National Committee of the Constitution Party on Thursday, October 25, 2007 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Today's column is a . . .


Do Christians and Muslims worship the same god?
Chuck Baldwin
October 23, 2007

According to President George W. Bush, Christians and Muslims worship the same god. In fact, President Bush believes that EVERYONE worships the same god, . . .


Bob Jones dances with the devil
Chuck Baldwin
October 19, 2007

The Washington Times carried an Associated Press report entitled, "Bob Jones III endorses Mitt Romney." Here are excerpts: "Bob Jones III, chancellor of the . . .


The Church in apostasy
Chuck Baldwin
October 16, 2007

"Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition . . .


President Bush defends rapist-murderer to appease Mexico
Chuck Baldwin
October 12, 2007

It seems President George W. Bush will stop at no lengths to appease Mexico and place the United States under international authority. His latest fiasco, . . .


Can a Christian pray to Allah?
Chuck Baldwin
October 9, 2007

George W. Bush was twice elected President of the United States with great assistance from evangelical Christians, who, almost universally, believed he was a . . .


A Giuliani nomination dooms the GOP and maybe America
Chuck Baldwin
October 5, 2007

This past week, I was interviewed by best-selling author and World Net Daily columnist Jerome Corsi. (Read the column at http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp . . .


The "fix" is in
Chuck Baldwin
September 28, 2007

"Bush quietly advising Hillary Clinton, top Democrats." This is the title of a much under-reported news story, which appeared in The Examiner on September 24th. . . .


Dobson is right about Giuliani
Chuck Baldwin
September 25, 2007

As a conservative Baptist pastor for more than thirty years and a former executive director for the Moral Majority, my roots in the Religious Right run pretty . . .


Giuliani is everyone's worst nightmare
Chuck Baldwin
September 21, 2007

Former New York City Mayor and Republican Presidential contender Rudy Giuliani said this week that he was "liberals' worst nightmare." However, the truth is, . . .


Thompson surge means conservatives are desperate
Chuck Baldwin
September 14, 2007

Many conservatives (including Christian conservatives) seem to be jumping on the Fred Thompson bandwagon. As far as Republican presidential contenders go, the . . .


9/11, six years later
Chuck Baldwin
September 11, 2007

First, I need to correct something I said in my last column. http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/c2007/cbarchive_20070907.html In the column, I referred to Alan . . .


Thoughts on the Larry Craig scandal
Chuck Baldwin
September 7, 2007

The recent bathroom sex scandal involving Republican Idaho Senator Larry Craig has become a political hornet's nest. However, to those who are privy to the real . . .


My interview with Ron Paul now online
Chuck Baldwin
September 4, 2007

I am pleased to announce that my radio interview with Congressman Ron Paul is now online. As most readers know, Dr. Paul is a Republican candidate for President . . .


Will Lady Liberty last beyond 2010?
Chuck Baldwin
August 31, 2007

Free republics are not known to have long life expectancies. At the ripe old age of two hundred and thirty-one, America is definitely showing her age. She is . . .


Conservative Republicans have only one choice in 2008
Chuck Baldwin
August 28, 2007

Let's cut to the chase: conservative Republicans have only one choice for President in 2008: Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. Unlike the GOP frontrunners, Paul is . . .


We need an American president
Chuck Baldwin
August 24, 2007

I just finished reading my current copy of The Times Examiner newspaper, which is published by my good friend Bob Dill in Greenville, South Carolina. This is an . . .


America's pastors: preachers of truth or promoters of tyranny?
Chuck Baldwin
August 21, 2007

Once again, the burden of responsibility to help maintain America's liberty rests upon the shoulders of the men in the pulpits. That should not surprise us, . . .


Still looking for the Black Regiment
Chuck Baldwin
August 17, 2007

In this column on July 24 (http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/c2007/cbarchive_20070724.html ) I asked readers to help me locate The Black Regiment. These are . . .


Have Christians already accepted the mark of the beast?
Chuck Baldwin
August 14, 2007

Christians throughout church history have debated the nuances of Eschatology. These debates will doubtless last until Jesus Himself decides to end them. Until . . .


Romans Chapter 13
Chuck Baldwin
August 10, 2007

It seems that every time someone such as myself attempts to encourage our Christian brothers and sisters to resist an unconstitutional or otherwise . . .


Why are Christians so gullible?
Chuck Baldwin
August 7, 2007

That today's Christians appear to be among the most gullible people on the planet seems to be a gigantic understatement. For example, it was just a couple or . . .


An appeal to my fellow Christians
Chuck Baldwin
August 3, 2007

I have served the Lord as an evangelical Christian all of my adult life. As a Christian, I believe the Bible is the Word of God. I believe Jesus is the Son of . . .


Mr. President, release Ramos and Compean
Chuck Baldwin
July 31, 2007

Any thoughts that the U.S. Justice Department and U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton were sincerely seeking true justice with the prosecution and conviction of former . . .


Corporate America: freedom's greatest threat
Chuck Baldwin
July 27, 2007

Most of us who believe in the free enterprise system have been taught that business interests normally work to the betterment of America's overall health, both . . .


Help me locate the Black Regiment
Chuck Baldwin
July 24, 2007

Faithful readers of this column know of my burden for the pastors of America. Without informed, energized, and engaged pulpits, I see little hope for the . . .


Government arrogance is out of control!
Chuck Baldwin
July 20, 2007

I sat dumbfounded as I watched U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton defend his prosecution of Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean in a recent interview . . .


The Bush-Clinton dynasty
Chuck Baldwin
July 17, 2007

A news item appeared in the Financial Times last Friday that received little notice. However, the hidden story behind this report is much deeper and more . . .


There is a conspiracy
Chuck Baldwin
July 13, 2007

A reader's letter intrigues me. He writes, "I find everything you say about a coming New World Order and One World Government extremely difficult to believe. . . .


Can you imagine this country?
Chuck Baldwin
July 10, 2007

We hear much today about the American dream. By "the American dream," most people mean buying a big house, driving an expensive automobile, and making a lot of . . .


My TV debate on homosexual marriage
Chuck Baldwin
July 6, 2007

I was recently invited to participate in a television debate with a member of the homosexual advocacy group, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays  . . .


Independence now and forever
Chuck Baldwin
July 3, 2007

On this Independence Day, it behooves us to recall the principles of America's founding, especially in light of the ongoing attempt by today's political and . . .


The worst tragedy of the Bush presidency
Chuck Baldwin
June 29, 2007

It gives me no pleasure to say that the George W. Bush presidency has been an absolute and dismal failure! In fact, the Bush II regime is worse than those of . . .


A great idea for Independence Day
Chuck Baldwin
June 26, 2007

A few years ago, I sadly discovered that it was next to impossible to find our nation's great historic documents together in one volume, so we decided to fix . . .


Not our fathers' America
Chuck Baldwin
June 8, 2007

Every country goes through changes. However, stable countries are able to maintain their basic culture, identity, language, and heritage throughout the various . . .


Needed: 3-dimensional leaders
Chuck Baldwin
June 5, 2007

I recently delivered a Sunday address entitled "The 3-Dimensional Life." This address was motivated by my belief that a major part of America's overall problem . . .


Did the Religious Right die with Jerry Falwell?
Chuck Baldwin
May 30, 2007

More than any other single person, Jerry Falwell was the embodiment and single most recognizable icon of the Religious Right. However, the association is even . . .


George W. Bush is GOP's Bill Clinton
Chuck Baldwin
May 25, 2007

Those of you who heard my radio program back in 2001 know that I predicted then that George W. Bush would do to the Republican Party much the same thing that . . .


By any other name, amnesty bill still stinks!
Chuck Baldwin
May 22, 2007

One of Shakespeare's most oft-quoted phrases comes from Romeo and Juliet, where Juliet asks Romeo: "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other . . .


A tribute to Jerry Falwell
Chuck Baldwin
May 18, 2007

I first met Jerry Falwell when I was a Sophomore at Midwestern Baptist College in Pontiac, Michigan. The year was 1972. I can honestly say, hearing and meeting . . .


No sanctuary for illegal aliens at our church
Chuck Baldwin
May 15, 2007

For the past several days, news reports have been circulating throughout the mainstream media regarding the decision by several churches to provide "sanctuary" . . .


Our Christian duty
Chuck Baldwin
May 11, 2007

I recently delivered an address to the people of Crossroad Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida entitled, Our Christian Duty. For sure, "duty" is a much . . .


Paul, not Romney, won first GOP debate
Chuck Baldwin
May 8, 2007

No less than ten Republican hopefuls in the 2008 White House race participated in the first national GOP debate last Thursday, May 3. Even before the 90-minute . . .


Dear fellow Christians, please wake up!
Chuck Baldwin
May 4, 2007

I suppose there was a time in American politics when there was a significant difference between conservatives and liberals, between Republicans and Democrats, . . .


Me in a nutshell
Chuck Baldwin
May 1, 2007

This week, I will celebrate my 55th birthday. Therefore, my column today will be strictly personal. I think it only fair that readers should have an opportunity . . .


On the partial birth abortion ruling
Chuck Baldwin
April 27, 2007

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the so-called Partial Birth Abortion ban passed by Congress in 2003 and signed into law by President George W. . . .


My speech in Boise, Idaho
Chuck Baldwin
April 24, 2007

Last week, I was privileged to speak before the National Committee Meeting of the Constitution Party assembled in Boise, Idaho. After a two-day whirlwind . . .


When do bad policies become treasonous?
Chuck Baldwin
April 13, 2007

That America's two most recent presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, have been guilty of egregiously flawed and fallacious decisions and activities is . . .


Have Christians become dupes?
Chuck Baldwin
April 10, 2007

As I peruse the hundreds of email letters I receive, one observation leaps out at me: in the last few years, there has been a distinct philosophical shift . . .


Thank God For Lou Dobbs
Chuck Baldwin
March 30, 2007

Over the years, I have been as outspoken a critic of the mainstream press as anyone. For one thing, the vast majority of mainstream media celebrities seem . . .


Enjoy the sideshow
Chuck Baldwin
March 27, 2007

That Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez lied to Congress now seems obvious. It is also clear that now Congress wants Gonzalez, Karl Rove and others to testify . . .


Feminism destroying America
Chuck Baldwin
March 23, 2007

When one searches to find the causes for America's rapid deterioration, there is no shortage of suspects. However, my thirty-plus years experience as a pastor, . . .


Is 2008 the year conservatives abandon the GOP?
Chuck Baldwin
March 20, 2007

It is no hyperbole to say that conservatives throughout America are extremely disappointed and disillusioned with the national Republican Party. This . . .


Is "Jesus is coming soon" a good reason to be apathetic?
Chuck Baldwin
March 16, 2007

When responding to my pleas for Christians to get involved in helping to save the liberty and independence of these United States, I hear so many say, "All we . . .


Forget impeachment: grab the tar and feathers
Chuck Baldwin
March 13, 2007

In this column last week, I asked the question, Should President George W. Bush be impeached? The specific precursor for that question was the guilty verdict of . . .


Should President Bush be impeached?
Chuck Baldwin
March 9, 2007

There have been calls for the impeachment of President Bush from certain left-wing groups for years. For the most part, those calls have been correctly ignored. . . .


Who looks foolish, Alamo heroes or us?
Chuck Baldwin
March 6, 2007

On this date back in 1836, the Alamo fell. For more than 13 days, 186 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna's seasoned army of over 4,000 troops. . . .


A tribute to my dad
Chuck Baldwin
March 2, 2007

Yesterday would have been my dad's one-hundredth birthday. Edwin J. Baldwin was born on March 1, 1907. This was the same year that "The Duke" John Wayne was . . .


Why do Evangelicals ignore Ron Paul?
Chuck Baldwin
February 27, 2007

Evangelical Christians are already beginning the process of selecting the Republican presidential candidate whom they can anoint as their successor to George W. . . .


Red carpet for illegals
Chuck Baldwin
February 23, 2007

Since George W. Bush became President of the United States in 2001, the number of illegal aliens residing in this country has risen exponentially. An accurate . . .


Readers share their lists of "most influential"
Chuck Baldwin
February 20, 2007

In a recent column, I listed 50 people that I wished could be regarded as "most influential" in our country. In that column, I invited readers to share the . . .


Once again, a gun saved lives
Chuck Baldwin
February 16, 2007

This past Monday night, a gunman walked into a popular Salt Lake City mall and opened fire with a shotgun. The trench coat-clad gunman was heavily armed and . . .


50 Americans I wish were most influential
Chuck Baldwin
February 13, 2007

The Church Report recently announced this year's list of its "50 Most Influential Christians in America." The list's top 10 are Joel Osteen, Billy Graham, Bill . . .


Presidential frontrunners would surrender America's borders
Chuck Baldwin
February 6, 2007

Looking at the potential presidential frontrunners for both the Democrat and Republican parties reveals that virtually everyone of them would surrender America . . .


My interview with Navy chaplain Lt. Klingenschmitt now online
Chuck Baldwin
February 1, 2007

Readers should know that my fine staff has recently uploaded my radio interview with Navy chaplain Lt. Gordon James Klingenschmitt. As you may or may not know, . . .


Whose side is Bush on?
Chuck Baldwin
January 31, 2007

There was someone in the gallery during President George W. Bush's State of the Union speech that he would not dare publicly recognize. Even though he knew she . . .


Christian chaplain dismissed; Muslim chaplain promoted
Chuck Baldwin
January 23, 2007

Chaplain Lt. Gordon James Klingenschmitt has been court-martialed and dismissed from the U.S. Navy. His crime? Praying in Jesus' name in uniform outside a . . .


Praise for Lee and Jackson
Chuck Baldwin
January 16, 2007

January is often referred to as "Generals Month" as no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan. 8 . . .


H.R. 1 puts America in a giant bird cage
Chuck Baldwin
January 12, 2007

The very first bill passed by the House of Representatives this year was H.R. 1 named, "Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act." The vote was 299 . . .


President Bush continues to push America toward a police state
Chuck Baldwin
January 9, 2007

President George W. Bush's brand of conservatism is something completely foreign to traditional norms. He has outspent even the most liberal administrations. He . . .


Prostitutes in the pulpit
Chuck Baldwin
January 4, 2007

The Ted Haggard debacle is certainly a blight upon the cause of Christ. Unfortunately, it was not the first such embarrassment the Body of Christ has been . . .


My Christmas greeting
Chuck Baldwin
December 22, 2006

Please allow me to join your family and friends in wishing you a very blessed and Merry Christmas. Along with many others, I am praying that God will continue . . .


What patriotic Christians can do for America
Chuck Baldwin
December 19, 2006

Among the hundreds of email letters I receive, scores of them ask the same question: "I see the problem, but what can I do?" Today's column is an attempt to . . .


Stop blaming theology for your apathy
Chuck Baldwin
December 16, 2006

It is more than interesting to observe how professing Christians will use their own understanding of doctrine to either justify themselves or blame others. . . .


Is it ignorance or misplaced trust?
Chuck Baldwin
December 12, 2006

For the life of me, it is difficult, even exasperating, to understand how my fellow Christian ministers can excuse and condone the un-American and un-Christian . . .


Military Commissions Act: a precursor to tyranny?
Chuck Baldwin
December 5, 2006

In an interview with nationally syndicated radio talk show host Alex Jones, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas recently discussed President Bush's support for the Military . . .


In the GOP we trust
Chuck Baldwin
November 28, 2006

Today's column is written primarily for the benefit of my fellow Christians and pastors. More than 31 years as a minister of the Gospel qualifies me to broach . . .


Time now for Democrats to "put up"
Chuck Baldwin
November 16, 2006

Now that the Democrats have taken control of both houses of Congress, it is time for them to "put up." The sad reality of the situation is, both parties are . . .


Alan Keyes speech now online
Chuck Baldwin
November 15, 2006

The video of Ambassador Alan Keyes' God and Country Day address is now online. Dr. Keyes brought this address to the congregation of the Crossroad Baptist . . .


Election observations
Chuck Baldwin
November 10, 2006

The elections of last Tuesday surprised no one. Most people saw the handwriting on the wall for a Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives. As for . . .


Alan Keyes speaking Sunday, Nov. 5, in Pensacola, Florida
Chuck Baldwin
October 31, 2006

For readers who live within driving distance of Pensacola, Florida, today's column serves as an announcement that Ambassador Alan Keyes will be our keynote . . .


GOP "party of death," too
Chuck Baldwin
October 27, 2006

For the sake of those who are unfamiliar with my background: I was raised as a Democrat. I remained a Democrat until 1980, when I registered as a Republican. I . . .


Dear brother pastor: dare to be a Micaiah
Chuck Baldwin
October 24, 2006

Today's column is a heart-felt appeal to my pastor-brethren. If there was ever a time when God's men in America needed to stand independently and courageously . . .


Republicans deserve to lose
Chuck Baldwin
October 20, 2006

The foibles of the current power structure in Washington, D.C., continue to mount. It has gotten so bad that it is becoming extremely difficult to tell who the . . .


Were Evangelicals played for suckers?
Chuck Baldwin
October 17, 2006

No president in American history played the "God card" any better than George W. Bush. Early in his 2000 presidential campaign, Bush convinced fundamentalist . . .


Some choice: socialist Democrats or fascist Republicans
Chuck Baldwin
October 10, 2006

Whenever some well-meaning conservative Christian takes issue with one of my columns chronicling the abysmal governing record of Republicans, he or she almost . . .


My tribute To Helen Chenoweth
Chuck Baldwin
October 6, 2006

I was extremely saddened to hear the news that former Idaho congressman (the way she preferred to be addressed) Helen Chenoweth had recently been killed in an . . .


The Religious Right needs to heed the example of Rev. Dozier
Chuck Baldwin
September 29, 2006

For at least the last three decades, conservative Christians (known collectively as the Religious Right), have allowed themselves to become wedded to Republican . . .


A personal invitation to come hear Dr. Alan Keyes
Chuck Baldwin
September 26, 2006

Readers often write and express their desire to attend services at my church, the Crossroad Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida. In fact, it is not uncommon . . .


Is it just me, or are people really getting meaner?
Chuck Baldwin
September 22, 2006

Is it just me, or are people really getting meaner? It seems that much of what I hear and read these days indicates that people's actions and attitudes are . . .


Religious Right needs to defend all saints Episcopal
Chuck Baldwin
September 19, 2006

The Los Angeles Times recently reported that "the Internal Revenue Service ordered a liberal Pasadena parish to turn over all the documents and e-mails it . . .


Bush administration continues funding Arab states
Chuck Baldwin
September 12, 2006

As America remembers the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Bush administration continues to fund various Arab states with billions of U.S. tax dollars. First, . . .


My response to Dr. Jerry Falwell
Chuck Baldwin
September 6, 2006

Today I'm going to do something I rarely do: I'm going to publicly respond to another commentator's writing. Specifically, I feel I must respond to a recent . . .


The naked president
Chuck Baldwin
August 25, 2006

I well remember back in the 2000 elections many conservatives (especially conservative Christians) attempting to assuage my trepidation and misgiving regarding . . .


We need to resurrect the Black Regiment
Chuck Baldwin
August 22, 2006

Most Christian pastors today appear to have little in common with the preachers of yesteryear. For example, many modern clerics would probably be surprised to . . .


My interview with George Putnam now online
Chuck Baldwin
August 17, 2006

George Putnam is an amazing man. He has worked as a newsman, reporter, and commentator for most of the major broadcasting organizations in the United States. . . .


Fascism by any other name is just as dangerous
Chuck Baldwin
August 15, 2006

Speaking in Wisconsin last week, President George W. Bush declared that the United States is at war with "Islamic fascists who will use any means to destroy . . .


You might be a constitutionalist if...
Chuck Baldwin
August 8, 2006

I originally published this column back in January of 2005. Since then (and especially lately), many people have called and written with requests to republish . . .


Mel Gibson's crucifixion
Chuck Baldwin
August 4, 2006

Let's get right to the point: the Hollywood elite have had it in for Mel Gibson for quite a while. First, he abandoned their penchant for promoting big . . .


What we can do
Chuck Baldwin
July 28, 2006

I have received scores of letters and emails expressing the same feelings of discouragement. "What can we do?" people ask. They express frustration with their . . .


President Bush continues to sell America to foreign interests
Chuck Baldwin
July 25, 2006

I previously wrote in this column (http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/c2006/cbarchive_20060221.html) about President Bush's attempt to transfer six major U.S. . . .


My review of Aaron Russo's film, "America: Freedom to Fascism"
Chuck Baldwin
July 21, 2006

Several readers have written me asking that I promote Aaron Russo's new film. Well, until recently I had not seen it, and certainly I could not promote (or . . .


You and me against the brave new world
Chuck Baldwin
July 14, 2006

With almost complete unanimity, the two major parties are walking in lock-step in their support for President Bush's efforts to merge the United States into a . . .


Independence now, and independence forever
Chuck Baldwin
July 5, 2006

On this Independence Day, it behooves us to recall the principles of America's founding, especially in light of the ongoing attempt by today's political and . . .


My radio interview with Jerome Corsi
Chuck Baldwin
June 23, 2006

Everyone who loves freedom and independence needs to know about President Bush's attempt to create a North American Union (NAU), which merges the United States . . .


Cracks in the wall of independence
Chuck Baldwin
June 16, 2006

As I said in a recent column (http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/c2006/cbarchive_20060609.html), the surrender of America's independence and national sovereignty . . .


The Religious Right has fled the battlefield!
Chuck Baldwin
June 10, 2006

I want to begin this column with one of my all-time favorite quotes. It comes from the great German reformer Martin Luther. He said, "If I profess with the . . .


Signs of an emerging police state
Chuck Baldwin
June 7, 2006

I was inspired (but not impressed with some of the language used) by a recent article written by Allan Uthman (http://buffalobeast.com/99/policestate.htm). . . .


Playing the God-card
Chuck Baldwin
June 2, 2006

It never ceases to amaze me how politicians play the God-card every election cycle. "Vote for me, I teach a Sunday School class." "Vote for me, I am a member of . . .


Can constitutionalists ever come together?
Chuck Baldwin
May 23, 2006

Back in 2004, I gave up hope that the Republican Party would ever again honestly promote a truly conservative, constitutionalist agenda in Washington, D.C. . . .


To the Religious Right: Get tough with G.W. Bush or apologize to Bill Clinton
Chuck Baldwin
May 18, 2006

George W. Bush was elected President of the United States largely on the strength of the image that he is a practicing Christian, a man of integrity and honesty . . .


What has happened to America's dads?
Chuck Baldwin
May 16, 2006

More than three decades as a senior pastor leads me to shout the question, "What in the world has happened to America's parents?" Have they gone mad, or do they . . .


U.S. government helps illegals cross border
Chuck Baldwin
May 12, 2006

Even though the mainstream media has, by and large, ignored the story, many of us have recently learned that the U.S. government has collaborated with the . . .


Hayden wrong man at wrong time
Chuck Baldwin
May 10, 2006

President George W. Bush has displayed gross misjudgment in selecting Air Force General Michael Hayden to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). That . . .


Dubai company takes over nine U.S. military facilities
Chuck Baldwin
May 5, 2006

As I warned earlier in this column (http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/cwarchive_031006.html), a United Arab Emirates company has been given control of some nine U . . .


Low pressure system hovers over America
Chuck Baldwin
April 28, 2006

An upcoming birthday reminds me that I have lived to pass the half-century mark. During those years, I have seen people at their best and at their worst. I . . .


What local governments can do about illegal immigration
Chuck Baldwin
April 19, 2006

It should be painfully obvious to most all of us that our federal government has no intention of stopping or even reducing illegal immigration. It seems all too . . .


The resurrected Christ: Central to America
Chuck Baldwin
April 13, 2006

The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead separates our Lord from all the world's messiahs and separates Christianity from all the world's religions. In . . .


Forget about civil war in Iraq--one is coming to America
Chuck Baldwin
April 11, 2006

While American troops are hunkered down in "safe zones" in Iraq trying to stay out of an escalating civil war, our government seems oblivious to a growing . . .


Illegal immigration is actually foreign invasion
Chuck Baldwin
April 5, 2006

Instead of calling it illegal immigration, we should be calling it a foreign invasion, because the consequences of this invasion are as terminal to our freedoms . . .


Hillary Clinton is on the wrong side of history
Chuck Baldwin
March 31, 2006

In an attempt to justify massive illegal immigration to this country, Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) completely mischaracterized the Biblical story of The Good . . .


The emerging global village
Chuck Baldwin
March 25, 2006

Former President George Herbert Walker Bush was the first national figure to publicly use the term "New World Order." Since those days in the late 1980's, . . .


Where is the Religious Right hiding these days?
Chuck Baldwin
March 21, 2006

Ever since emerging from their four year hibernation in 2004 (just in time to reelect President George W. Bush), the Religious Right has returned to its . . .


America's leaders selling our country out from under us
Chuck Baldwin
March 18, 2006

The recent attempt by the Bush administration to turn at least six U.S. sea ports over to the control of the United Arab Emirates is only the latest example of . . .


UAE to take control of nine US military facilities
Chuck Baldwin
March 10, 2006

Not only does President George W. Bush intend to grant the United Arab Emirates control of U.S. sea ports, he also intends to grant the UAE control of several U . . .


Alamo heroes appear foolish today
Chuck Baldwin
March 7, 2006

It is that time of year for me to remind my readers about the magnificent stand by the defenders of The Alamo back in 1836. The Alamo fell on March 6 of that . . .


The sorriest generation
Chuck Baldwin
March 1, 2006

If the World War II generation was America's greatest generation (while it was great, I believe the founding generation was actually America's greatest), this . . .


Dubai deal is dumb
Chuck Baldwin
February 22, 2006

Let me get this straight. We are engaged in a war against Iraq and Afghanistan. We might be planning a war against Iran. We are fighting a war against terrorism . . .


Enjoying the perks of power
Chuck Baldwin
February 17, 2006

One thing is now crystal clear: powerful people such as Vice President Dick Cheney are not subject to the same laws as the rest of us. Who else could . . .


Are we witnessing the rise of the Fourth Reich?
Chuck Baldwin
February 7, 2006

Without a doubt, comparisons to Hitler have been overdone. It seems that when a writer disagrees with the policies of a sitting president, be he Republican or . . .


President Bush's State of the World speech
Chuck Baldwin
February 3, 2006

George W. Bush might be a Republican. He might be a Texan. He might even be a nice guy. However, after listening to his State of the World speech last Tuesday, . . .


Whatever happened to masculinity?
Chuck Baldwin
January 27, 2006

The recent Hollywood infatuation with homosexuality is only the latest example of how true American manhood is being systematically dismantled. Throughout our . . .


GOP in serious trouble
Chuck Baldwin
January 24, 2006

One does not have to be a prophet to see that the future of the national Republican Party is very bleak. It also seems that the GOP is willingly assisting its . . .


A tribute to Lee and Jackson
Chuck Baldwin
January 20, 2006

January is often referred to as "Generals Month" as no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan. 8 . . .


Once upon a time in America
Chuck Baldwin
January 17, 2006

The America that our children are growing up in today in no way resembles the America our Founding Fathers bequeathed to their posterity. The America of our . . .


As usual, conservative Christians don't get it
Chuck Baldwin
January 10, 2006

With confirmation hearings underway for Judge Samuel Alito, many conservative Christians are focusing on the abortion issue. In fact, many pro-life activists . . .


Patrick Henry today: "Give me security, anything but death!"
Chuck Baldwin
January 4, 2006

Patrick Henry (1736-1799) was one of America's greatest Founding Fathers. In fact, he was the most famous orator of the American Revolution. He was admitted to . . .


President not above the law
Chuck Baldwin
December 20, 2005

Democrats and Republicans in Congress are fuming over the revelation that President George W. Bush secretly authorized domestic eavesdropping without court . . .


GOP terrorizing Constitution
Chuck Baldwin
December 16, 2005

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has just passed a bill which renews the USA Patriot Act. According to a News With Views press release,  . . .


Did President Bush really say that?
Chuck Baldwin
December 13, 2005

Internet news site Capitol Hill Blue (http://www.capitolhillblue.com) founder Doug Thompson wrote in his column on December 9 that in a private meeting with . . .


Career politicians are killing us!
Chuck Baldwin
December 6, 2005

The admission by Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham of California to being guilty of taking $2.4 million in bribes is merely the latest example of what most . . .


Bush administration pushing domestic surveillance envelope
Chuck Baldwin
October 28, 2005

Secret wiretaps. Seized bank records. Unconsented physical searches. Secret computer tracking. Enter the ever-growing government world of domestic spying. A . . .


What does it mean to "prefer Christians" as our leaders?
Chuck Baldwin
October 25, 2005

John Jay is one of America's most celebrated founders. He was America's first Supreme Court Chief Justice and also co-authored the Federalist Papers. Jay's . . .


The stones are crying out
Chuck Baldwin
October 21, 2005

As Jesus entered Jerusalem in what many Bible teachers refer to as The Triumphal Entry, his disciples rejoiced "with a loud voice." Hearing this, the Pharisees . . .


Christian or not is not the question
Chuck Baldwin
October 18, 2005

One of my favorite columnists, though I don't always agree with him, is Charley Reese. To my mind, he is a true independent thinker, totally honest, and . . .


Bush among biggest spending presidents
Chuck Baldwin
October 14, 2005

After nearly five years in office, the record is clear: President George W. Bush ranks among the biggest spending presidents in American history! With such a . . .


A declaration of who I am
Chuck Baldwin
October 11, 2005

It is time for me to once again inform my readers regarding who I am and what makes me tick. After all, I believe it is only fair that people who read my . . .


Where is Jefferson's spirit of resistance?
Chuck Baldwin
October 6, 2005

One of the uniquely American attributes upon which this great country was founded is the spirit of independence, or as Thomas Jefferson phrased it, "the spirit . . .


In praise of Florida's new deadly force law
Chuck Baldwin
October 3, 2005

In my home state of Florida, a new law just took effect which strengthens the right of citizens to use deadly force in protecting themselves. The new law has . . .


Is it the Republican Party or just G.W. Bush?
Chuck Baldwin
September 29, 2005

The Republican Party professes to stand for less government and more freedom. It claims to be a conservative party. However, ever since assuming control of the . . .


China preparing for war and few notice
Chuck Baldwin
September 22, 2005

Ever since President Richard Nixon entered into détente with the communist regime in China, America has doggedly assisted in the commercial and military buildup . . .


Judge Roberts no Rehnquist
Chuck Baldwin
September 19, 2005

Conservatives everywhere, including leaders of the Religious Right, are fawning over President Bush's nominee to replace Chief Justice William Rehnquist, Judge . . .


Military take-over of New Orleans a harbinger of the future?
Chuck Baldwin
September 12, 2005

The blame game has been in full swing ever since Hurricane Katrina crashed into the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast. Democrats want to use the disaster as . . .


Is God removing his hand of protection from America?
Chuck Baldwin
September 1, 2005

Amidst the horrific aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is a question hardly anyone wants to ask (including Christian leaders), "Is God removing His hand of . . .


Another conspiracy theory
Chuck Baldwin
August 25, 2005

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist recently revealed his true colors on the life issue when he came out strongly in support of increased federal funding for . . .


Americans surrendering liberties: shades of German history
Chuck Baldwin
August 22, 2005

It appears that a strengthened U.S.A. Patriot Act will soon sail through Congress with little opposition or consternation on the part of the American people. . . .


Praise for Sheriff Ron McNesby
Chuck Baldwin
August 8, 2005

Most of us are aware of the courageous stand taken by former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. At issue was the fundamental right of citizens and states to . . .


CAFTA: Politics at its worst!
Chuck Baldwin
August 4, 2005

Most of us are aware that Congress has passed and President Bush has signed the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) into law. CAFTA is the latest in a . . .


John Roberts a safe pick, but how sound?
Chuck Baldwin
July 25, 2005

President George W. Bush's pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is Harvard grad and long time Washington insider John Roberts. Most . . .


Turn off the Weather Channel!
Chuck Baldwin
July 13, 2005

I have lived on the Gulf Coast since 1975. For thirty years, my family and I have endured countless hurricanes and tropical storms. Furthermore, we have done . . .


I share Jefferson's intuition of designed abuses
Chuck Baldwin
July 8, 2005

There are so many things happening today, things that are tearing at the very fiber of our nation, that it is very difficult to keep up with them all. Beyond . . .


Why are conservatives nervous about the president's Supreme Court pick?
Chuck Baldwin
July 5, 2005

Conservative leaders everywhere are frenetically attempting to "rally the troops." The reason? They are engaged in an all-out lobbying effort to convince . . .


Bible inspired America's founding documents
Chuck Baldwin
July 1, 2005

The United States of America was built upon three fundamental documents: The Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Taken . . .


A great way to celebrate Independence Day
Chuck Baldwin
June 20, 2005

A few years ago, I sadly discovered that it was next to impossible to find our nation's great historic documents together in one volume, so we decided to fix . . .


Remembering the lessons of Germany's past
Chuck Baldwin
June 16, 2005

For years, I struggled to comprehend how the good people of Germany could allow someone such as Adolph Hitler to lead them into what became World War II. After . . .


Patriot Act is helping dismantle constitutional liberties
Chuck Baldwin
June 13, 2005

The White House has summoned its Justice Department officials to put on a full court press toward the purpose of convincing Congress to reauthorize portions of . . .


Modern churches to Bible preachers: "You're not welcome!"
Chuck Baldwin
June 9, 2005

We often hear pastors, radio preachers, and televangelists refer to the great prophets and Apostles of the Bible. Rightly, these Bible characters are lauded as . . .


Could Teresa Heinz Kerry get away with this?
Chuck Baldwin
June 6, 2005

It is extremely difficult for me to understand the double standard of today's conservative Christian pastors and televangelists. Their willingness to overlook, . . .


Conservative vs. liberal no longer an issue
Chuck Baldwin
June 2, 2005

Let's get real. The political battle between conservatives and liberals is no longer an issue worth discussing. Except for rhetoric, there is little substantive . . .


Christians no different from the world
Chuck Baldwin
May 31, 2005

Recently, pollster George Barna released his research regarding the beliefs and conduct of today's Christians. The results are shocking! According to Barna, . . .


Republican-appointed justices are seldom conservatives
Chuck Baldwin
May 23, 2005

All the brouhaha over President George W. Bush's judicial appointments and Democratic Senators attempt to block those appointments is merely the latest example . . .


Neo-cons are pro-war because they don't have to see it up close and personal
Chuck Baldwin
May 19, 2005

People who know me know that I am anything but a pacifist. I wholeheartedly support the right and duty of America to defend itself. I further support the right . . .


Darth Vader and G.W. Bush: a common vision of empire?
Chuck Baldwin
May 17, 2005

The entertainment world is all abuzz with the release of the final Star Wars episode. "Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith" is the final installment of . . .


America's basic problem is a pastor problem
Chuck Baldwin
May 10, 2005

This column is especially difficult for me to write. Being a pastor for thirty years, I have come to know, love, and appreciate hundreds of fellow ministers. In . . .


Another foreign policy debacle?
Chuck Baldwin
May 6, 2005

One of the reasons many Americans are fed up with our government's incessant military forays overseas is due to the manner in which Uncle Sam spends billions of . . .


With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?
Chuck Baldwin
May 3, 2005

My friend Howard Phillips recently wrote a column outlining the philosophy and historical track record of the Republican Party since George W. Bush became . . .


Republican leadership seeks to ensconce judicial tyranny
Chuck Baldwin
April 25, 2005

Speaking to church groups around the country, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist tried to rally support for President Bush's judicial nominees. In so doing, . . .


There must never be another Waco
Chuck Baldwin
April 18, 2005

On February 28, 1993, agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) began their illegal assault on the home of the Branch Davidians outside Waco . . .


Let's hear it for "doctor control"
Chuck Baldwin
April 14, 2005

My friend Derry Brownfield recently carried an article in his newsletter written by Nathan Tabor for News Max.com. It bears repeating. "According to statistics . . .


Patriotism does not mean love of big government or support for a president
Chuck Baldwin
April 11, 2005

A strange metamorphosis has taken place in America, especially among conservatives. From its original definition of love of country, especially love for the . . .


Turning men into milquetoasts
Chuck Baldwin
April 5, 2005

The failure of Florida Governor Jeb Bush to exercise his executive authority to intervene on behalf of Terri Schiavo is just the latest example of how America's . . .


The "I'm offended" germ seems to have infected everyone
Chuck Baldwin
April 1, 2005

Never in my life have I witnessed a generation of people so easily offended. It's an epidemic! Furthermore, the "I'm offended" disease has infected virtually . . .


Terri Schiavo isn't the only one dying--so is Lady Liberty!
Chuck Baldwin
March 28, 2005

How is it possible? How could it happen in the United States of America? We could understand it if this happened in Nazi Germany or in Stalin's Russia or in Mao . . .


Christ lives, and so will America, as long as we honor Him!
Chuck Baldwin
March 24, 2005

The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead separates our Lord from all the world's messiahs and separates Christianity from all the world's religions. . . .


"Packaged news" or propaganda?
Chuck Baldwin
March 21, 2005

Reuters News recently reported, "President Bush said on Wednesday [March 15, 2005] that the U.S. government's practice of sending packaged news stories to local . . .


Theology means little when it comes to activism
Chuck Baldwin
March 17, 2005

As most of my readers probably know, I am a pre-millennial Baptist. That means I am dispensational in my understanding of eschatology. Yes, Gertrude, I believe . . .


Terri Schiavo case portends an ominous future for America
Chuck Baldwin
March 15, 2005

It is extremely difficult to believe, but it appears that the State of Florida will order a young woman to be slowly starved to death. I'm referring to Terri . . .


Is the Religious Right gullible, naïve, or willingly ignorant?
Chuck Baldwin
March 11, 2005

It is time to ask some hard questions about the preponderance of leaders and organizations commonly identified as the Religious Right. Are they gullible, naïve, . . .


Alamo heroes seem foolish
Chuck Baldwin
March 7, 2005

It is that time of year for me to remind my readers about the magnificent stand by the defenders of The Alamo back in 1836. The Alamo fell on March 6 of that . . .


Forget political labels: they mean nothing
Chuck Baldwin
March 3, 2005

Conservative. Liberal. Moderate. Political labels are thrown around constantly in an attempt to define a person's ideology. The problem is, political labels are . . .


Let me tell you about my dad
Chuck Baldwin
February 28, 2005

My father, Edwin J. Baldwin, was born on March 1, 1907. This was the same year that "The Duke" John Wayne was born. However, my father, though only 5' 6" tall, . . .


The era of big government is back
Chuck Baldwin
February 21, 2005

Many of us remember President Bill Clinton saying in 1996, "The era of big government is over." Of course, that statement was made on the heels of the famous . . .


America not among top ten freest
Chuck Baldwin
February 10, 2005

In a recent column, I noted how Americans have lost numerous freedoms since George W. Bush became president. Of course, the reality of the situation is, the . . .


More faithful conservatives
Chuck Baldwin
February 7, 2005

After my initial list of twenty-five (actually, the number was twenty-eight) faithful conservatives was published last week, I have been inundated with people . . .


Twenty-five faithful conservatives
Chuck Baldwin
February 4, 2005

Time Magazine recently published a story in which they named the twenty-five most influential evangelicals in America. The list included those people whom the . . .


Freedoms lost under G.W. Bush
Chuck Baldwin
January 31, 2005

Supporters and apologists for President G.W. Bush will often assail my assertion that the Bush administration has done more to dismantle constitutional . . .


You might be a Constitutionalist if
Chuck Baldwin
January 28, 2005

More than thirty years as a student of American history, constitutional government, and the Holy Bible leads me to the conviction that the two major political . . .


A review of the president's inaugural address
Chuck Baldwin
January 21, 2005

Yesterday, President G.W. Bush took the oath of office and delivered his second inaugural address. As political speeches go, this one was rather brief only . . .


A salute to Lee and Jackson
Chuck Baldwin
January 19, 2005

January is often referred to as "Generals Month" as no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan. 8 . . .


I did not relinquish my citizenship when I became a pastor
Chuck Baldwin
January 11, 2005

One of the great fallacies in America today is the assumption that because one is involved in church ministry he is disqualified from being involved in . . .


Serious questions need to be answered about Alberto Gonzales
Chuck Baldwin
January 7, 2005

Alberto Gonzales is President George W. Bush's choice to be America's next Attorney General. Gonzales is one of Bush's most trusted friends and advisors. It was . . .


Why does the Religious Right ignore civil liberties issues?
Chuck Baldwin
January 4, 2005

For all the worthwhile endeavors the Religious Right has championed over the last two decades, it has foolishly ignored issues relating to civil liberties. This . . .


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