The Lesson Behind Falwell’s Fall

September 3rd, 2020 7:36 PM

The ouster of Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. over allegations of sexual misconduct and other behavior that falls short of the university's code of conduct -- not to mention Scripture -- is another in a long list of lessons each generation of Christians seems to have to learn anew.

“Enough Is Enough:’ Liberty University Threatens to Sue New York Times

April 10th, 2020 10:00 AM
With the coronavirus outbreak still dominating news across the nation, one conservative school is fighting back against claims from the New York Times that the university irresponsibly brought students back to Lynchburg, Virginia, before they “started getting sick.” “Enough is enough,” Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. stated when referring to the “fake…
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PBS's Brooks: NC Bathroom Law 'So Bad Now I Have to Praise Trump'

April 22nd, 2016 11:33 PM
On Friday's regular "Shields and Brooks" segment on the PBS NewsHour, pretend conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks slammed the North Carolina bathroom law -- which tries to protect women and girls from men intruding into women's restrooms in state buildings -- as he declared that the law is "so bad now I have to praise Donald Trump" for the GOP candidate…
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MSNBC Guest Equates Jerry Falwell Suing Hustler to Paris Attack

January 7th, 2015 7:27 PM
On Wednesday's Now With Alex Wagner on MSNBC, Eric Bates raised the specter of censorship by Christian conservatives during a panel discussion on the past Muslim backlash against Charlie Hebdo magazine – the target of an Islamic terrorist attack in Paris earlier in the day. Bates, a former executive editor for Rolling Stone magazine, cited Jerry Falwell's lawsuit against porn…

Leftist AOL Contributor Attacks Pope, Equates Him With Hezbollah Leade

July 8th, 2010 3:13 PM
AOL News contributor Paul Wachter launched an inflammatory attack on Pope Benedict XVI in a Thursday post where he also defended recently-fired CNN editor Octavia Nasr for her eulogy of Hezbollah's spiritual leader. After hinting that the network "overreacted," Wachter suggested that CNN should also fire "anyone who speaks highly of the pope, who...has contributed to the deaths of…