Liberty's Falwell says he's target of 'attempted coup'

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    Judi Lynn
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    Sarah Rankin and Alan Suderman, Associated Press
    Updated 4:43 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    Photo: Steve Helber, AP
    FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2016, file photo, Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr., poses during an interview in his offices at the school in Lynchburg, Va. Falwell Jr. said Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, that he is asking the FBI to investigate what he called a “criminal” smear campaign orchestrated against him by several disgruntled former board members and employees.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he is asking the FBI to investigate what he called a “criminal” smear campaign orchestrated against him by several disgruntled former board members and employees.

    Falwell told The Associated Press he has evidence that the group improperly shared emails belonging to the university with reporters in an attempt to discredit him. He said the “attempted coup” was partially motivated by his ardent backing of President Donald Trump.

    Falwell, head of the nation’s most high-profile evangelical college, was among the earliest Christian conservatives to endorse Trump’s campaign.

    His allegations come after the publication of a story in Politico Magazine on Monday that alleged Falwell “presides over a culture of self-dealing” at Liberty that has improperly benefited him and his family. The story cited unnamed sources described as current and former officials or Falwell associates.

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    That damn pool boy is leading a coup against me!1!!!!11!

    Your dad says HELLo, Junior!

    I didn't refuse to vote for Hillary Clinton because any goddamned Russian told me to. I refused to vote for her because she is a warmongering, election stealing, Goldman Sachs fellating, Republican WHORE. No offense to sex workers.

    • #144921

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      He promised our threesomes would be forever secret. Now his is selling pictures. Luckily my friends are willing to buy them.

      "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron."

      - Dwight D. Eisenhower

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    body language on the pool boy is RUN! He hates that guy standing next to him.

  • #145074

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    Falwell looks mesmerizing in that photo, I really like it!  But Falwell doesn’t hold a candle to Jim Bakker.

    Jim Bakker rules (I use Jim’s convenient monthly deduction plan to fund Jesus).

  • #145468

    Cold Mountain Trail
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    why does he look so different in the op photos from 2016 and the pool boy photo from (I think) earlier?

    – looks slimmer and healthier in 2016, kind of plump, unhealthy & dissolute/drunken with the pool boy.

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      He got a new boytoy.  The new one is a personal trainer, so it makes sense he looks technically better now.

  • #147049

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    I can’t stand these assholes that take advantage of the ignorant.

    I would like to remind you that U.S. health insurance companies do not contribute anything to health care. They are only a PARASITIC middle man receiving an undeserved cut of "FREE MONEY".


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    Here is another longer article on Liberty University:

    One of my good friends and former co-workers did her doctoral degree at Liberty University. Even she agrees the place is scary.

    American living abroad in South Korea and a proud progressive.

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    first photo looks like trying to hypnotized the camera.

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