Stream Weekly -> God and Donald Trump: An Answer to Prayer?

Stream Weekly -> God and Donald Trump: An Answer to Prayer?

October 12, 2017
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God and Donald Trump: An Answer to Prayer?
Steve Strang
October 10, 2017

While some people interpreted Donald Trump’s win as a political revolution, many conservative Christians saw it as a cultural counter-revolution and an answer to prayer. [Stream publisher] James Robison told me in a recent telephone interview that “a lot of Christians were praying that we wouldn’t lose freedom, that we would not lose the opportunities this nation offers with the protections and safeguards, and government functioning as a protector, and not potentially replacing God and our love for one another.”

Robison, who serves on the president’s faith advisory board and remains a friend and confidant of Trump’s, believes now that Donald Trump represents a supernatural answer to prayer, but he didn’t come in the package people wanted.


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The Weinstein Horror Story: Hollywood Protects a Predator
Al Perrotta
October 11, 2017

What do Angelina Jolie, Mira Sorvino and Gwyneth Paltrow all have in common? They’ve each won an Oscar and each just admitted they too were sexually harassed by Hollywood producing mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Reading their accounts in The New York Times, Paltrow, Jolie and Sorvino got off lucky. A New Yorker magazine profile out today recounts three women alleging they were raped by Weinstein and four more who were groped. (They join actress Rose McGowan, who had already gone publicwith her rape allegation against Weinstein.)

The list that seemingly grows by the minute of actresses, models, employees, waitresses harassed and groped and threatened by Weinstein display a pattern of sexual abuse that stretches back decades.

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Finding Happiness in a Man’s World: Women’s Definition of Success Might Be Different
Liberty McArtor
October 11, 2017

It’s a man’s world, and women are unhappy in it. That’s according to psychologist and author Susan Pinker. Her essay on men and women’s differing definitions of success appeared in the Institute for Family Studies blog Tuesday.

Men and women ought to have equal opportunities to follow their dreams. But often, Pinker argues, society pressures women to define their success by men’s standards.

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Power Tends to Corrupt, Acton Said. But Why?
David Mills
October 11, 2017

His name’s way cooler than yours. John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, more famous simply as Lord Acton. More to the point, he said something way more influential than anything you or I are likely to say.

It’s the one thing most people know. Usually misquoted, but still. He said: “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

Why did he say that and to whom? The answer may surprise you.

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