Chuck Colson

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Name: Chuck Colson
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bids to shorten prison terms get bipartisan support (and opposition)

By Timothy M. PhelpsWASHINGTON — For decades the Republican Party prided itself for being tough on crime, often putting Democrats on the defensive by pushing for longer, mandatory sentences for convicts.In 1988, that hard-line stance helped sink the presidential ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 21, 2014

Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014 with 254 to follow.The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They ... [Published UPI - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why Is Good Friday Called Good Friday?

Being the inquisitive type, I recently delved into the origin of the phrase Good Friday. It's a strange title for a day commemorating torture. Were we passersby in Jerusalem that day, we would have witnessed three men, naked or nearly so, flayed, hanging ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Preparing Young People for College

God Isn’t DeadTopics: Apologetics, Stonestreet_Links, Worldview, Youth IssuesEMAILDo your college-age kids know that reports of God’s death, to paraphrase Mark Twain, are greatly exaggerated? Stay tuned to BreakPoint.Listen Now | DownloadApril is college ... [Published BreakPoint - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

A trip to Topeka

Plenty happens in Topeka, and a late March trip to the capital confirmed that perception.The annual Kansas Prayer Breakfast saw its origin in 1962 through the collaborative efforts of Gov. John Anderson and Topeka Fellowship, a nondenominational religious ... [Published Hutchinson News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

The French Aristocracy Never Saw It Coming Either

The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. said it eloquently and poignantly, "Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about the things that matter."Life in the 21st Century, for many, is extremely fragile and in some instances a large number of families ... [Published New Europe - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Shakespeare and Schisms

Scholars are studying Shakespeare's work to see what he really believed about God. One thing they've noticed is that he lamented the fracture of Christian unity between Catholics and Protestants.We've come a long way from Shakespeare's time in how we ... [Published BreakPoint - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Film Screening: "C.S. Lewis: Why He Matters Today"

The Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College hosts a screening of the documentary film "C.S Lewis: Why He Matters Today."In this film, Christian leaders Tim Keller, Eric Metaxas, Chuck Colson, Michael Flaherty and Douglas Gresham explain why C.S. Lewis, ... [Published Wheaton Patch - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Think Centurions!

If you want to make a difference for the Kingdom, don’t go it alone. You need to stand on the shoulders of a giant. I’ll explain, next on BreakPoint.Listen Now | DownloadIt’s hard to believe that Chuck Colson went home to be with the Lord almost two years ... [Published BreakPoint - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Christian right evolves! How prison reform went mainstream

This year’s CPAC – including a panel with right-wing heavyweights Grover Norquist and Rick Perry and ex-offender-turned-reformer Bernie Kerik – placed a new spotlight on increasing conservative dissent from the old “tough on crime” prison policy consensus. ... [Published Salon - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 22 2014 - Updated Feb 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mike's Blog Round Up

EclectaBlog : Michigan’s Republican Attorney General joins long-shot lawsuit to prevent 500,000 residents from getting Obamacare tax credits. Grist : ExxonMobil CEO and former Rep. Dick Armey are suing to prevent fracking infrastructure near ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Feb 22 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

Yglesias Award Nominees

“We recognize that the scourge of AIDS has been devastating to the people of Uganda. Measures must be taken to encourage faithful marital love and to discourage sexual immorality of every type. It is critical, however, that these measures be shaped in ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 18 2014]

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Or to put it another way, Chuck Colson of Watergate fame said it differently: "the average individual is nine meals away from committing a crime." Powerful, yet frightening, thoughts

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Bids to shorten prison terms get bipartisan sup... [Published Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago]
UPI Almanac for Monday, April 21, 2014 [Published UPI - 8 hours ago]
Why Is Good Friday Called Good Friday? [Published Huffington Post - Apr 17 2014]
Preparing Young People for College [Published BreakPoint - Apr 10 2014]
A trip to Topeka [Published Hutchinson News - Apr 10 2014]
Beauty Exhaustion: Discipleship and Getting Out... [Published Sojourners - Apr 09 2014]
Russell Moore calls students to defend faith, l... [Published Liberty University - Apr 08 2014]
The French Aristocracy Never Saw It Coming Either [Published New Europe - Apr 07 2014]
Repeat Performance [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 03 2014]
Shakespeare and Schisms [Published BreakPoint - Mar 29 2014]
I Can't Turn the Worldview Thing Off! [Published BreakPoint - Mar 27 2014]
Mrs. Smith Goes to Ottawa [Published BreakPoint - Mar 25 2014]
Film Screening: "C.S. Lewis: Why He Matters Today" [Published Wheaton Patch - Mar 22 2014]
Plan ahead or you might miss out on these upcom... [Published Palladium Item - Mar 19 2014]
Think Centurions! [Published BreakPoint - Mar 19 2014]
Conservatives, liberals unite to cut prison pop... [Published Shreveport Times - Mar 16 2014]
Former Clinton spokesman Mike McCurry finds his... [Published Macon Telegraph - Mar 15 2014]
Christian right evolves! How prison reform went... [Published Salon - Mar 14 2014]
The FBI versus the Citizens [Published Cato @ Liberty - Mar 11 2014]
Mike's Blog Round Up [Published Crooks and Liars - Feb 22 2014]
Yglesias Award Nominees [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 18 2014]
Virginia moderate Republican to retire; opens D... [Published First Read - Dec 17 2013]
Frank Wolf to Retire After 34 Years in Congress [Published Washington Free Beacon - Dec 17 2013]
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The FBI versus the Citizens [Published Cato @ Liberty - Mar 11 2014]
Gene Healy This Thursday at Cato, we’re hosting an event for a remarkable new book: Betty Medsger’s The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI  (RSVP here ). As I explain in the Washington Examiner today , it’s a story as riveting ...
Mike's Blog Round Up [Published Crooks and Liars - Feb 22 2014]
EclectaBlog : Michigan’s Republican Attorney General joins long-shot lawsuit to prevent 500,000 residents from getting Obamacare tax credits. Grist : ExxonMobil CEO and former Rep. Dick Armey are suing to prevent fracking infrastructure near ...
Yglesias Award Nominees [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 18 2014]
“We recognize that the scourge of AIDS has been devastating to the people of Uganda. Measures must be taken to encourage faithful marital love and to discourage sexual immorality of every type. It is critical, however, that these measures be shaped in ...
Virginia moderate Republican to retire; opens D... [Published First Read - Dec 17 2013]
By NBC's Luke Russert and Domenico Montanaro Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) has announced he will retire at the end of his term. Wolf is well respected and considered one of the last moderates in the House GOP. This sets up what will likely be a competitive ...
Frank Wolf to Retire After 34 Years in Congress [Published Washington Free Beacon - Dec 17 2013]
Longtime Rep. Frank Wolf (R., Va.) announced on Tuesday that after 34 years in Congress he would not seek reelection in 2014, according to a statement from his office. Wolf, who has long championed human rights issues and the plight of minorities across ...
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