Tag Archives: Jerry Falwell

Becki Falwell Denies Jerry Watched Her Doing Pool Boy

The New York Post reports: Becki Falwell claimed today that she and the husband she cheated on, evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr., are “more in love than ever” — and insists he never watched her have sex with her much younger lover. “We have the strongest relationship, and Jerry is the most forgiving person I’ve ever met,” said Becki, 53, …

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BREAKING: Pool Boy Says Jerry Falwell Watched From “Corner Of The Room” While He Screwed Jerry’s Wife

Reuters reports: In a claim likely to intensify the controversy surrounding one of the most influential figures in the American Christian conservative movement, a business partner of Jerry Falwell Jr has come forward to say he had a years-long sexual relationship involving Falwell’s wife and the evangelical leader. Giancarlo Granda says he was 20 when he met Jerry and Becki …

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50 Liberty U Pastors: Permanently Shitcan Jerry Falwell

Pat Robertson’s network reports: A group of pastors who graduated from Liberty University are urging the college’s board of trustees to “permanently remove” Jerry Falwell, Jr., from his role as president of the Christian school founded by his late father. On Thursday, in a letter addressed to the board of trustees and Dr. Jerry Prevo, who has chaired the board …

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Falwell’s Been Cruising Girls In Bikinis On Instagram

Religion News Service reports: Now, some of the images Falwell has “liked” on Instagram are raising eyebrows. Religion News Service has verified that Falwell has liked a handful of images posted on the social media platform that show young women in swimsuits in the past month. One is a photo of model Stefanie Gurzanski, who has appeared on the covers …

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Liberty U Files $10M Defamation Suit Against NYT

The Washington Examiner reports: Virginia’s conservative Liberty University today filed a $10 million defamation suit against the embattled New York Times for a “made up” and damaging story that falsely charged that students returning from spring break became infected with the coronavirus because the school stayed open. Filed in Virginia’s Lynchburg Circuit Court, the 49-year-old school also charged that New …

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Falwell Loses Bid To Prosecute “Trespassing” Journalists

Richmond’s ABC News affiliate reports: Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney Bethany Harrison has announced that she will not prosecute two journalists that Liberty University filed complaints against for trespassing. The Liberty University Police Department filed two arrest warrants against journalists after they published pieces about the university’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.  The first warrant is against a freelance photographer at the …

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Liberty U Cop Issued Falwell’s Warrants For Reporters

Raw Story reports: A right-wing commentator interviewed Jerry Falwell Jr. during his show Wednesday, where Falwell said that there were two arrest warrants open for reporters who came onto Liberty University’s campus. Upon further examination of the warrant, the police officer who signed the warrant was Detective/Sgt. A.B. Wilkins 206 LUPD. The LUPD is not the Lynchburg Police Department nor …

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Falwell Lied About Support For Reopening Liberty U

Politico reports: In the statement published by the university on Monday, March 23, Liberty said Falwell “has been consulting with medical professionals daily, including Dr. Jeffrey Hyman of Northwell Health, New York’s largest health care provider.” On Wednesday, when I reached Dr. Hyman’s office for comment, an employee consulted with the doctor before speaking on his behalf and distancing Hyman …

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West Virginia Gov Endorses Jerry Falwell’s Proposal For Counties To Secede From “Barbaric Totalitarian Virginia”

The Independent reports: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, a Republican, appeared at a press conference on Tuesday and endorsed a proposal by evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. that certain counties secede from Virginia and join Justice’s neighboring state. “West Virginia’s role is one thing, and that is to tell the world just how inviting we are and that we would …

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Accrediting Body Looks Into Liberty University Scandal

The Associated Press reports: The accrediting body that oversees Liberty University has asked the college for more information about recent news reports that have questioned President Jerry Falwell Jr.’s leadership style and personal business interests, a spokeswoman told The Associated Press. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently sent the Lynchburg university a letter asking it …

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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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