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Benny Hinn Fails To Heal His Marriage

Prosperity gospel televangelist and “faith healing” scam artist Benny Hinn was unable to heal the desire of his wife to get the fuck away from him. The wife of televangelist has filed for divorce from the high-profile pastor, whose reputation as an advocate of prosperity gospel has attracted millions of followers and criticism from lawmakers and watchdog groups over his …

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Pat Robertson Accused Of Trading Liberian Gold Concession For Lobbying Work

According to the former president of Liberia, televangelist Pat Robertson traded gold mine concessions there in return for lobbying the Bush administration on his behalf. The revelations came in the midst of Taylor’s U.N.-backed trial on 11 counts of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity during Sierra Leone’s 1990s civil war. Taylor is accused of directing a Sierra Leonean …

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World’s Most Successful Scam Artist Dies

Pioneering televangelist Oral Roberts has died. Evangelist Oral Roberts died today in Newport Beach, Calif., due to complications from pneumonia, according to a news release from OralRobertsNews.com. His son, Richard, and daughter, Roberta, were at his side, the release said. The founder of Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University was 91. There will be a private family internment. …

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NOM Expands Lawsuit To Evade Maine’s Financial Disclosure Law

NOM has expanded its lawsuit against Maine, now saying that not only should they not have to comply with financial disclosure laws regarding the source of funding for their ballot initiative campaigns, they should not have to disclose where they get the money they spend to support or oppose individual candidates. The National Organization for Marriage says it hopes to …

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NYC’s Homeless Scam Busted

One of my first days on the job at my office on E.42nd Street, back in 2001, one of my co-workers saw me stuff a dollar into the jar of the “volunteer” for the United Homeless Organization that was outside our building every day, next door to Grand Central. “Hey, that’s a scam,” he confided. “Those guys rent the table …

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Pat Robertson: Gays Don’t Want To Get Married, They Want To Destroy Marriage

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NY Sen. Pedro Espada: Triple Agent

Claiming to have a “handshake deal” to be named NY Senate majority leader, Sen. Pedro Espada told the NY Post today that he is flipping back to the Dem side of the aisle, once again giving the Democrats a 32-30 edge in the deadlocked chamber. How many “majority leaders” does that make for the NY Senate in the last two …

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Photo Of The Day

Ruth Madoff was photographed on the subway (horrors!) yesterday after being booted from her $7M Upper East Side penthouse “with only her purse and the clothes on her back.” She asked if she could take a fur coat, but was denied. It’s unknown where Ruth is staying, but it’s been reported that numerous Manhattan buildings have turned her down, not …

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Bernie Madoff Sentenced To 150 Years

Billionaire scammer Bernie Madoff was just sentenced to 150 years in prison. Judge Denny Chin said the sentence was a symbolic one for a crime that showed “extraordinary evil” and “took a staggering human tool.” Madoff , addressing the court in a dark suit for about six minutes, said that when he started the scam, he thought he’d be able …

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Pat Robertson: Gay Marriage Will Lead To Bestiality, Pedophilia, Child Molestation

And meanwhile he continues to swindle little old ladies out of their social security checks so he can buy more diamond mines and oil refineries.

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SunTrust Sues Pat Robertson For Millions Over Failed Oil Refinery

Anti-gay televangelist Pat Robertson is being sued by SunTrust bank for $3.6M because he refuses to reimburse them for costs incurred when the bank backed his ill-fated purchase of a Los Angeles oil refinery. SunTrust said one of its predecessor banks, Richmond-based Crestar, provided a letter of credit to Golden West Refining Co. in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., in 1998 …

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Daily Ungrumble

So I ran into Ruth Madoff night last. I was in the basement of the Food Emporium under Trump Palace when a huge commotion erupted over in the produce aisle. I stuck my head around the corner and there was Ruth Madoff and some other woman being swarmed by paparazzi. She only lasted a minute before she freaked and ran …

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Daily Grumble

For about a week I’ve been getting multiple daily robocalls to my cell that warn me that my car warranty is about to expire. “This is your FINAL notice!” On Sunday they almost filled up my voicemail, so yesterday I waited forever to get an actual person on the line so I could tell them I haven’t owned a car …

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Rolling like A Rapper

Dateline covered the lavish lifestyle of Pastor Benny Hinn, which includes a $10M oceanside mansion, personal jets, and numerous stays at opulent resorts where the daily room rates are in the thousands of dollars. But it’s OK, cuz he totally uses the rest of his time exhorting his millions of viewers to send him money to feed the starving children …

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