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Apocalyptic Times for the GOP Faithful

The party Jerry Falwell worked so hard to promote to white evangelical America may soon tear itself apart over one candidate who dares to be Mormon and another who is dangerously sane on gays, guns and abortion.

Posted on May 24, 2007 READ MORE


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Maher on Falwell: ‘Death Isn’t Always Sad’

Bill Maher celebrates the passing of an intolerant icon: “Now I know you’re not supposed to speak ill of the dead, but I think we can make an exception, because speaking ill of the dead was kind of Jerry Falwell’s hobby.”

Posted on May 20, 2007 READ MORE


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Hitchens’ Fiery Send-Off for Falwell

Based on his comments to CNN’s Anderson Cooper on the day of the Rev. Jerry Falwell’s death, it looks like author and provocateur Christopher Hitchens (pictured) will have to wait a while to be invited back into President Bush’s inner circle.  Hitchens channeled his disdain for religion and for Falwell into one scathing send-off on Cooper’s show.

Posted on May 16, 2007 READ MORE


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Falwell Dies at 73

The Rev. Jerry Falwell—televangelist, Moral Majority founder and head of Liberty University—was found unresponsive in his office on campus Tuesday morning and pronounced dead shortly thereafter of heart failure.

Posted on May 15, 2007 READ MORE


Slim Pickings for Christian Right

The Rev. Jerry Falwell held a hush-hush summit earlier this month with other conservative Republicans from the Council for National Policy to discuss the 2008 presidential race.  The exclusive group is facing a status downgrade when the Bush years end and can’t find anyone in the lineup of candidates who clearly fits the council’s bill.

Posted on Feb 25, 2007 READ MORE


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Weekly Video Roundup

This week our selection of Truthdig-flavored videos contains a hysterical satire of Bush’s State of the Union speech and two revealing then-and-now comparisons: one of John McCain’s hypocrisies and one of Bush’s rhetorical parallels between Iraq and Iran.

Posted on Feb 2, 2007 READ MORE


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Robertson and Falwell Get Left Behind

This cute, quick clip from “The Family Guy” envisions your favorite “agents of intolerance,” Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, as the only two humans left on Earth after the Rapture.

Posted on Jan 31, 2007 READ MORE


John McCain, Former Maverick

Now the Arizona senator says it’s “an honor” to speak at the college of Jerry Falwell’s, the same man he once called an “agent of intolerance.”

Posted on May 10, 2006 READ MORE


McCain goes Right

Russert Grills McCain on his Hard-Right Stances

The Arizona senator tries (and fails) to explain why he’s voting for tax cuts for the wealthy that he once opposed. He also lamely tries to explain his newfound embrace of Jerry Falwell, the man he once called “an agent of intolerance.” (video)

Posted on Apr 3, 2006 READ MORE


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Norman Lear: ‘Bring Them to Their Knees’

The legendary TV producer discusses our threatened Constitution, the hypocrisy of the Christian right, the strange ethics of “The Sopranos,” and why he still sees himself as an “unaffiliated groper.”

Posted on Mar 14, 2006 READ MORE


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