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Liberty University fraud
Jerry Falwell Jr is running what sounds like a real estate scam
politics  religion  corruption  falwell  libertyuniversity  fraud  scam 
12 days ago by nelson
‘Someone’s Gotta Tell the Freakin’ Truth’: Jerry Falwell’s Aides Break Their Silence - POLITICO Magazine
n January, the Wall Street Journal reported that in the run-up to Trump’s presidential campaign, Cohen hired John Gauger, a Liberty University employee who runs a private consulting firm, to manipulate online polls in Trump’s favor. Not previously reported is the fact that, according to a half-dozen high-level Liberty University sources, when Gauger traveled to New York to collect payment from Cohen, he was joined by Trey Falwell, a vice president at Liberty. During that trip, Trey posted a now-deleted photo to Instagram of around $12,000 in cash spread on a hotel bed, raising questions about his knowledge of Gauger’s poll-rigging work. Trey did not respond to requests for comment.
falwell  hotpoolboy  cohen  trump  corruption  bagsofcash 
12 days ago by yorksranter
How a real estate deal launched the Falwell ‘pool boy’ story | Miami Herald
The pool boy saga that has roiled the lives of an evangelical leader and his wife began with a chance meeting at the Fontainebleau hotel pool.
falwell  trump 
june 2019 by aliksd
The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen - The New York Times
Mr. Falwell introduced Mr. Trump as a man who “lives a life of loving and helping others as Jesus taught.” Despite the generous introduction, the appearance seemed an unmitigated disaster for Mr. Trump. He betrayed his ignorance of the Bible by referring to a passage in “Two Corinthians” rather than “Second Corinthians,” and loosely used the words “hell” and “damn.” // a major lesson of 2016 is that the evangelical movement, as a religious entity, does not exist. it doesn't have any independent existence with regard to Republican radicalization or American racism, and it certainly doesn't have any moral content. the distinction has long collapsed and the foot soldiers likely prefer Trump's tub thumping to Pastor Swank's moralizing. The Devil has the best tunes. If and when the Donald stumbles, this means that American religious leadership falls to some coalition of the black church, Jews, and Hispanic Catholics, which is...good?
trump  falwell  poolboy  mmf  corruption  miami 
june 2019 by yorksranter
My Weekend at the Falwells’ South Beach Flophouse - POLITICO Magazine
Inside the Falwells’ hostel, the stench of general decay and cigarette smoke is overpowering. Walking to the lobby, Andy and I passed down narrow hallways as spatterings of people milled about, smoking, talking to each other, playing billiards, staring into their phones. There’s an ashtray on every table—two at the red bar, above which shone a Miller Lite sign.

As we approached the reception desk, the older of the two men behind the counter cocked his eyebrow, as if to ask us what the hell we wanted. “We’re checking in,” Andy explained. “Oh,” said the younger one, his burly biceps bulging out from his tank top. “Give us five minutes. You can go into the kitchen.”
falwell  trump  hst 
may 2019 by yorksranter
Inside the Falwell, Cohen, Granda ‘Totally Normal Nothing to See Here’ Den of Iniquity | Talking Points Memo
Now, this all sent tongues a’wagging: morally censorious Liberty University chief poobah and his wife suddenly strike up a friendship with a pool boy on a trip to Miami and decide they like him so much that they were flying him on private jets and investing almost $2 million in giving him a start at life.
politics  trump  mmf  evangelical  falwell  cohen 
may 2019 by yorksranter
Liberty University child predator
Falwell's hateful school has been harboring a monster who preys on little girls
religion  falwell  libertyuniversity  scandal 
june 2018 by nelson
The Christian Right’s Willful Faith in Trump
[The Faith of Donald J. Trump] dwells obsessively on the conservative cultural values exhibited by his parents despite their troubling tolerance for bad theology. The 45th president’s inherited work ethic, patriotism, love for the military (reinforced by the military boarding school he attended for five years), and Republican political habits are all touted as being indicative of a predisposition for conservative Evangelicalism. (One of his current advisers approvingly said of him: “He’s got that 1950s respect for clergy.”)
Trump  evangelicalism  america  christianright  metaxas  falwell  franklingraham 
february 2018 by phillip.e.johnston
Falwell: Hillary Draws More Foes Than Lucifer
Sen. Hillary Clinton has long been a favorite target for Republicans, so it's no surprise that at a summit this weekend for religious conservatives, the Rev. Jerry Falwell offered up some red meat.

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falwell  hillary  clinton  lucifer 
february 2016 by inboxnews

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