Tag Archives: Jerry Falwell

Where Liberty University Gets Its Money

Via the Washington Post: Liberty University is not just your average school down the road. The once small Christian college founded in 1971 by the Rev. Jerry Falwell now has the largest student body of any private nonprofit university in the country. With over 70,000 students, the university has become a destination for political candidates seeking the GOP’s more conservative ...

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Jeb Bush At Liberty University: The Bible Provides America’s Moral Vocabulary

“It is not only untrue, but also a little ungrateful, to dismiss the Christian faith as some obstacle to enlightened thought, some ancient, irrelevant creed wearing out its welcome in the modern world. Whether or not we acknowledge the source, Hebrew Scripture and the New Testament still provide the moral vocabulary we all use in America – and may it ...

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Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University Got $445M In Public Money Last Year

Alex Pareene reports at Salon: Liberty University, the evangelical private Christian school founded by dead apartheid-supporting bigot Jerry Falwell, received $445 million in federal financial aid last year. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, by the way, received $420 million from the federal government. That massive sum was thanks to the growth of Liberty’s online program, which enrolled 52,000 students last ...

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Liberty University’s Rap Anthem

If he hadn’t already been found face-down in a pool of his own gravy, I’m betting Jerry Falwell would take a dim view of all the dick-grabbing. Right Wing Watch provides a partial transcript: Follow Christ ’cause he knows best, And this school is so blessed, Only college in the whole country with a Snowflex, Perfect is the aim and ...

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Flashback: David Mixner And Bill Clinton On DADT & DOMA

(Via – JMG reader Noah)

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Liberty University Prof Busted In Sex Crime

At Dead Jerry Falwell University last week: A judge has granted $25,000 bond to a Liberty University professor accused of a sex crime with a student. Joshua Young Moon is charged with object sexual penetration by force. Moon appeared at the Lynchburg courthouse on Monday. In less than a week, Moon has gone from popular professor to inmate. Prosecutors say ...

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Windfalwell

Liberty University has used their portion of the proceeds of Jerry Falwell’s life insurance, $29 million, to retire their debt. Another $5M went to the congregation of his Thomas Road Church. What a country, when an elderly, morbidly obese man can be insured for $34M. If only the money had gone back to all the little old ladies whose pockets ...

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Bombs For Phelps

A Liberty University student was arrested at Jerry Falwell’s funeral yesterday after police were tipped off by his family that he had brought bombs that he intended to throw at the Westboro contingent that was protesting at the event. The bombs were described as a soda-can sized “sort of napalm”. Man, the gentle loving people of the Lord are ready ...

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Bill Maher On Falwell

Bill Maher delivers the definitive (and hilarious) eulogy.

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Coulter: On Falwell And Gays

Get out your barf bags. From today’s column in Front Page: Falwell was a perfected Christian. He exuded Christian love for all men, hating sin while loving sinners. This is as opposed to liberals, who just love sinners. [snip] Let me be the first to say: I ALWAYS agreed with the Rev. Falwell. Actually, there was one small item I ...

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Hitchens On Falwell

Noted atheist and author Christopher Hitchens eviscerated Jerry Falwell’s legacy on CNN last night, calling Falwell an “ugly little charlatan” and a “little toad.” It’s a great clip and Hitchens totally nails my own opinions, but I’m disappointed with Anderson Cooper’s rather dismissive comment at the end of the interview.

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This Just In

Media Request: FOX radio and KVI’s The Commentators, with John Carlson and Ken Schram, would like to speak with you about Jerry Falwell. Perhaps its too early but this is going to be the defining moments, the early days after his death when people start determining his impact on America for better or worst. We would like to talk with ...

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HomoQuotable – Matt Foreman

“The death of a family member or friend is always a sad occasion and we express our condolences to all those who were close to the Rev. Jerry Falwell. Unfortunately, we will always remember him as a founder and leader of America’s anti-gay industry, someone who exacerbated the nation’s appalling response to the onslaught of the AIDS epidemic, someone who ...

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Hell-Cam!

Thanks to the folks at Ninth Circle Technologies for grabbing this Hell-cam shot as Jerry Falwell rocketed down the Styx Superslide to his eternal reward. Satan was waiting at the bottom for his old friend.

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Jerry Falwell Dead Dead Dead

Jerry Falwell has died after being found unconscious in his office this morning. I will shed no tears. In fact, Tinky Winky and I may just have a big hug. “AIDS is God’s punishment to gays.” – Jerry Falwell. “Instant death is my punishment to Jerry Falwell” – God. UPDATE: I can’t resist adding some classics from Falwell… – “If ...

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