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'''Charles O. "Chuck" Baldwin''' (born in La Porte, Indiana; May 3, 1952) is the founder, pastor of Crossroad Baptist Church in Pensacola, [[Florida]].  He is a radio talk show host and the 2008 [[Constitution Party]] Presidential nominee.  He was the 2004 Constitution Party Vice Presidential nominee, running with the 2004 Constitution Party Presidential nominee, [[Michael Peroutka]].  He has been an outspoken critic of President [[George W. Bush]] as well as other leaders in both the [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] and [[Republican Party|Republican]] Parties.  He supported Congressman [[Ron Paul]] in Paul's unsuccessful bid for the 2008 Republican Party Presidential nomination.  His running mate in 2008 was Darrell Castle, a lawyer from Tennessee.  The Constitution Party Presidential ticket was on the ballot in 2008 in 37 states, and was a qualified write-in ticket in 11 states.  Baldwin received 199,314 popular votes in the 2008 Presidential election which was about 0.15 percent of the total<ref>http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2008/2008presgeresults.pdf</ref>.
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'''Charles Obadiah "Chuck" Baldwin''' (born in La Porte, Indiana; May 3, 1952) is an American politician, Baptist minister and radio talk-show host.
  
He 'voted with his feet' to the [[American Redoubt]] free state of [[Montana]] inspired by [[James Wesley Rawles]].
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Baldwin, was born in [[La Porte, Indiana]] on May 3, 1952. Baldwin graduated from La Porte High School in 1971 and for two years attended [[Midwestern Baptist College]] in [[Pontiac, Michigan]]. He met and married Connie Kay Cole there.<ref name=cpt>{{cite news|url=http://www.cptexas.org/sketch.html|title=Dr. Chuck Baldwin: A Biographical Sketch|publisher=[[Taxpayers Party|Constitution Party]] of [[Texas]]|accessdate=February 9, 2015 |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20080725040444/http://www.cptexas.org/sketch.html |archivedate=July 25, 2008}}</ref> Baldwin changed his career plan from law enforcement to an evangelistic ministry;<ref name=bt>{{cite news|url=http://www.renewamerica.us/columns/baldwin/080229|publisher=[[Renew America]]|author=Baldwin, Chuck|date=2008-02-29|accessdate=February 9, 2015|title=A tribute to my dad}}</ref> he moved to the south,<ref name=me>{{cite news|url=http://www.newswithviews.com/baldwin/baldwin297.htm|title=Me in a Nutshell|author=Baldwin, Chuck|date=2006-05-02|accessdate=February 9, 2015|publisher=NewsWithViews.com|work=Food for Thought}}</ref> and enrolled in, and graduated with a [[Bible]] diploma from, the Thomas Road Bible Institute (now the Liberty Bible Institute at [[Liberty University]]). He then received his [[bachelor's]] and [[master's]] in [[theology]] through external programs from [[Christian Bible College]] of [[Rocky Mount, North Carolina]]. Baldwin has received two honorary [[doctor of divinity]] degrees, from Christian Bible College and from [[Trinity Baptist College]] in [[Jacksonville, Florida]].<ref name=cpt/>
  
==See Also==
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On June 22, 1975, Chuck and Connie Baldwin and four other individuals held the first meeting of what would become the Crossroad [[Independent Baptist|Baptist]] Church in [[Pensacola]], [[Florida]].<ref name=cpt/> He retired from Crossroad in 2010 and became pastor of Liberty Fellowship in Kalispel, Montana.  
* [[Vote with your feet]] - [[Strategic relocation]] - [[Essay:Free States Movement|Free States Movement]]
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* [[Kenneth Royce]] ([[Boston T. Party]]) of [[Free State Wyoming]]
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* [[Free State Project]]
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* [[James Wesley Rawles]] of [[SurvivalBlog.com]]
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* [[Mel Tappan]]
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* [[Claire Wolfe]]
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* [[Joel Skousen]]
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* [[Alex Jones]]
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* [[Ragnar Benson]]
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Baldwin He hosts a daily one-hour radio program, ''Chuck Baldwin Live'', and writes a daily editorial column carried on its website, on News with Views, and on [[VDare]].
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==Political activity==
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From 1980 to 1984, Baldwin served as Pensacola chairman and then state executive director of the [[Florida]] [[Moral Majority]], organized by the Rev. [[Jerry Falwell]] of [[Lynchburg, Virginia]].<ref name=cpt/> Baldwin helped carry the state twice for [[Ronald Reagan|Reagan]] electors. Baldwin helped Falwell register some 50,000 Christian conservative voters.<ref name=b1207>{{cite news|author=Baldwin, Chuck|url=http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/c2007/cbarchive_20071207.html|title=Christian Right Just Doesn't Get It|publisher=Chuck Baldwin Live|date=2007-12-07|accessdate=Februay 9, 2015}}</ref>
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In 2008, [[Constitution Party]] nominated Baldwin as its candidate for President of the United States.  He was the 2004 Constitution Party Vice Presidential nominee, running with the 2004 Constitution Party Presidential nominee, [[Michael Peroutka]].  He has been an outspoken critic of President [[George W. Bush]] as well as other leaders in both the [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] and [[Republican Party|Republican]] Parties.  He supported Congressman [[Ron Paul]] in Paul's unsuccessful bid for the 2008 Republican Party Presidential nomination.  His running mate in 2008 was Darrell Castle, a lawyer from Tennessee.  The Constitution Party Presidential ticket was on the ballot in 2008 in 37 states, and was a qualified write-in ticket in 11 states.  Baldwin received 199,314 popular votes in the 2008 Presidential election which was about 0.15 percent of the total<ref>http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2008/2008presgeresults.pdf</ref>.
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In November, 2011, Republican Montana gubernatorial candidate Bob Fanning selected Chuck Baldwin as his running mate.<ref>http://www.timesexaminer.com/chuck-baldwin/934-i-am-now-a-candidate-for-montana-lieutenant-governor-</ref> Baldwin withdrew his candidacy for lieutenant governor on February 12, 2012, several months before the June primary.<ref>http://chuckbaldwinlive.com/home/archives/4482</ref> He was replaced on the ticket by  Joel Boniek, former State Representative.<ref name=krtv>{{cite web|url=http://www.krtv.com/news/long-list-of-candidates-running-for-u-s-house-and-mt-governor/|title=Long list of candidates running for U.S. House & MT Governor|date=March 12, 2012|accessdate=February 9, 2015|publisher=KRTV|first=Marnee|last=Banks}}</ref> Fanning went on to receive 2.3% of the vote in the Republican primary.<ref name=MTSOS>{{cite web|url=http://sos.mt.gov/Elections/2012/Primary/2012_PRIMARY_STATEWIDE_CANVASS.PDF|title=2012 STATEWIDE PRIMARY ELECTION CANVASS|accessdate=February 9, 2015|work=Secretary of State of Montana}}</ref>
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==Books==
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*{{cite book|title=The Freedom Documents|author=Baldwin, Chuck, ed.|others=[[Abigail Adams]], [[John Adams]], [[Samuel Adams]], [[Patrick Henry]], [[Robert E. Lee]], [[Abraham Lincoln]], [[Thomas Paine]], [[Ronald Reagan]], [[Theodore Roosevelt]], [[Mark Twain]]|location=[[Pensacola]], [[Florida]]|publisher=Chuck Baldwin Live Radio Talk Show|year=2001|oclc=212793142}}
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*''Let's Look at Legalism''.
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*''Subjects Seldom Spoken On: 11 Messages That Will Stimulate Your Mind and Stir Your Heart'', 1990.
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*''This Is the Life'' (a verse-by-verse [[Exposition (literary technique)|exposition]] of the [[Epistles of John]]).
 
==References==
 
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/sketch.html Chuck Baldwin's Bio]
 
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* [http://www.chuckbaldwinlive.com/ Chuck Baldwin Live]
 
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Revision as of 05:04, 9 February 2015

Charles Obadiah "Chuck" Baldwin (born in La Porte, Indiana; May 3, 1952) is an American politician, Baptist minister and radio talk-show host.

Baldwin, was born in La Porte, Indiana on May 3, 1952. Baldwin graduated from La Porte High School in 1971 and for two years attended Midwestern Baptist College in Pontiac, Michigan. He met and married Connie Kay Cole there.[1] Baldwin changed his career plan from law enforcement to an evangelistic ministry;[2] he moved to the south,[3] and enrolled in, and graduated with a Bible diploma from, the Thomas Road Bible Institute (now the Liberty Bible Institute at Liberty University). He then received his bachelor's and master's in theology through external programs from Christian Bible College of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Baldwin has received two honorary doctor of divinity degrees, from Christian Bible College and from Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida.[1]

On June 22, 1975, Chuck and Connie Baldwin and four other individuals held the first meeting of what would become the Crossroad Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida.[1] He retired from Crossroad in 2010 and became pastor of Liberty Fellowship in Kalispel, Montana.

Baldwin He hosts a daily one-hour radio program, Chuck Baldwin Live, and writes a daily editorial column carried on its website, on News with Views, and on VDare.

Political activity

From 1980 to 1984, Baldwin served as Pensacola chairman and then state executive director of the Florida Moral Majority, organized by the Rev. Jerry Falwell of Lynchburg, Virginia.[1] Baldwin helped carry the state twice for Reagan electors. Baldwin helped Falwell register some 50,000 Christian conservative voters.[4]

In 2008, Constitution Party nominated Baldwin as its candidate for President of the United States. He was the 2004 Constitution Party Vice Presidential nominee, running with the 2004 Constitution Party Presidential nominee, Michael Peroutka. He has been an outspoken critic of President George W. Bush as well as other leaders in both the Democratic and Republican Parties. He supported Congressman Ron Paul in Paul's unsuccessful bid for the 2008 Republican Party Presidential nomination. His running mate in 2008 was Darrell Castle, a lawyer from Tennessee. The Constitution Party Presidential ticket was on the ballot in 2008 in 37 states, and was a qualified write-in ticket in 11 states. Baldwin received 199,314 popular votes in the 2008 Presidential election which was about 0.15 percent of the total[5].

In November, 2011, Republican Montana gubernatorial candidate Bob Fanning selected Chuck Baldwin as his running mate.[6] Baldwin withdrew his candidacy for lieutenant governor on February 12, 2012, several months before the June primary.[7] He was replaced on the ticket by Joel Boniek, former State Representative.[8] Fanning went on to receive 2.3% of the vote in the Republican primary.[9]

Books

Baldwin, Chuck, ed. (2001). The Freedom Documents, Abigail Adams, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Paine, Ronald Reagan, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Pensacola, Florida: Chuck Baldwin Live Radio Talk Show. OCLC 212793142. 

  • Let's Look at Legalism.
  • Subjects Seldom Spoken On: 11 Messages That Will Stimulate Your Mind and Stir Your Heart, 1990.
  • This Is the Life (a verse-by-verse exposition of the Epistles of John).

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Dr. Chuck Baldwin: A Biographical Sketch", Constitution Party of Texas. Retrieved on February 9, 2015. Archived from the original on July 25, 2008. 
  2. Baldwin, Chuck. "A tribute to my dad", Renew America, 2008-02-29. Retrieved on February 9, 2015. 
  3. Baldwin, Chuck. "Me in a Nutshell", Food for Thought, NewsWithViews.com, 2006-05-02. Retrieved on February 9, 2015. 
  4. Baldwin, Chuck. "Christian Right Just Doesn't Get It", Chuck Baldwin Live, 2007-12-07. Retrieved on Februay 9, 2015. 
  5. http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2008/2008presgeresults.pdf
  6. http://www.timesexaminer.com/chuck-baldwin/934-i-am-now-a-candidate-for-montana-lieutenant-governor-
  7. http://chuckbaldwinlive.com/home/archives/4482
  8. Banks, Marnee (March 12, 2012). Long list of candidates running for U.S. House & MT Governor. KRTV. Retrieved on February 9, 2015.
  9. 2012 STATEWIDE PRIMARY ELECTION CANVASS. Secretary of State of Montana. Retrieved on February 9, 2015.

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