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Tim Tebow To Speak At Evangelical University Whose Founder Blamed 9/11 On Gays

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Tim Tebow is scheduled to speak at Liberty University, an evangelical Christian school founded by the man who blamed 9/11 on gays, the late Jerry Falwell. Liberty University is closely allied with Liberty Counsel, whose top spokesperson, Matt Barber — who is both a Vice President at Liberty Counsel and an Asst. Dean at Liberty University — has called President Barack Obama ”a white-hating, communist, Black Nationalist,” among other things.

Last week, Tim Tebow, author of the book Through My Eyes, flung the radical religious right on its head with the shocking announcement that he was canceling a speaking engagement at Pastor Robert Jeffress‘ Dallas church because of “new information.” Those on the left and right assumed the information was that Pastor Jeffress not only hates gays, but Muslims, Catholics, Jews, and many others.

Apparently not (which leaves the question, what was that “new information”?)

Pastor Jeffress later accused Tebow of “wimping out” by canceling, which earned Jeffress the title “most important man in America.”

 

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Liberty University “was founded by the late televangelist Jerry Falwell — it is now run by his son — who has blamed gays and liberals for the September 11 attacks, supported racist laws in the U.S. and abroad and attacked the Teletubbies for “modeling the gay life style,” Brian Tashman at Right Wing Watch reports today:

Liberty University bans gay students and shut down its College Democrats chapterover the party’s views on gay rights. The university has hostedmultipleanti-gayconferences and their law school is being sued over its allegedrole in helping Lisa Millerdisobey a court order and kidnap her daughter to Central America in order to avoid transferring custody to the girl’s other mother, her former partner.

Liberty University’s Vice President and law school dean Mathew Staver has defended the criminalization of homosexuality in Malawi, promoted the dangerous ex-gay therapy and warned that President Obama supports “forced homosexuality.” Furthermore, Staver has claimed that gay rights laws are part of an Antichrist spiritthat lead to crime, child molestation and death, along with the destructionofAmerica.

Last year, when the Matt Drudge-Sean Hannity attempt to smear the President with a video that millions around the world had already seen, here’s what Matt Barber, who describes himself as a “Christ follower, Liberty Counsel attorney, radio host, columnist (WashTimes, TownHall, WND, etc.) talking head, Husband, Father & ex-pro boxer” had to say about it:

 
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Obama’s fake ebonics accent is as creepy as any of his hateful race-baitingMatt Barber
Obama “whipping up race-hatred and fear. Period” ~ Tucker CarlsonMatt Barber
1) Race-baiting Black Nationalist; or 2) Ivory Tower Harvard socialist. Will the real Barack Obama please go awayMatt Barber
Romney simply must make ad upon ad out of this devastating video exposing Obama as a white-hating racistMatt Barber
It’s worse than class warfare. Obama was fanning the flames of *race* warfare. He is a white-hating, communist, Black NationalistMatt Barber
MLK: Judge by character content. BHO: Judge by color of skinMatt Barber
Juan Williams is losing his mind. He knows this is devastating videoMatt Barber
I usually have a little respect for Juan Williams. He is completely selling out his own credibility for Obama. SadMatt Barber
This is the real Barack Obama. Far worse than thought. This man hates whites. He is no different than the pastor he loved: Jeremiah WrightMatt Barber
Juan Williams is making an utter fool of himselfMatt Barber
Tomorrow the left will be jumping through hoops to spin this devastating video proving Obama is a racistMatt Barber

 

Tebow has regained his radical religious right wing bona fides.

 

 

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First Capitol Riot Hearing ‘Is Going to Be a Disastrous Day for Kevin McCarthy’: Politico Reporter

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The first Capitol riot select committee hearing is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, and Politico reporter Rachel Bade predicted it would create major headaches for GOP leader Kevin McCarthy.

Specifically, Bade pointed to the fact McCarthy pulled all of his nominees out of the committee, which means that he will have no one to challenge the narrative that gets established.

“Tomorrow is going to be a disastrous day for McCarthy on both ends of the spectrum,” she said. “You are going to have men and women in uniform testifying about the violence they witnessed on January 6th. McCarthy is still sticking with Trump. That… is going to be tough for the party and tough for him. He decided to withdraw all his members from this committee, so he is not going to have anybody to push back on anything that is being said.”

Additionally, Bade said that the four far-right lawmakers who are planning to hold a press conference highlighting the alleged mistreatment of jailed Capitol rioters are also likely to create a public relations nightmare for McCarthy.

“These people were rioters. [They’re] calling them [political] prisoners now?” she said. “It’s going to be impossible for McCarthy.”

Watch the video below.

 

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NOT POLITICAL PRISONERS

4 Top Trump-Supporting House Republicans ‘Demanding Answers’ on ‘Treatment’ of January 6 ‘Prisoners’

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The U.S. Dept.  of Justice arrested and charged over 500 people who attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, many in a coordinated effort to overturn a free and fair election. DOJ expects to charge about 100 others as well.

“The investigation and prosecution of the Capitol Attack will likely be one of the largest in American history, both in terms of the number of defendants prosecuted and the nature and volume of the evidence,” the U.S. attorney’s office in D.C. wrote in March, when the list of people to be charged was estimated at about 400, The Washington Post reported at the time.

On Tuesday, as the newly-minted U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack launches, holding its first day of events, four far right wing House Republicans – some of whom has been linked to white nationalists – will be holding a different type of event.

Instead of working to uncover and piece together all the information about what happened on Jan. 6, including what led up to the attempted coup, four GOP representatives – Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene – will hold a press conference on the “treatment” of the January 6 “prisoners,” suggesting they are “political prisoners,” which is false.

The four extremists will hold that press conference Tuesday at 1 PM, “demanding answers on the treatment of Jan. 6 prisoners” from Attorney General Merrick Garland, per a press release.

“This is taking place on the same day as the Jan. 6 select committee’s first hearing,” Forbes’ Andrew Solender reports. House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy “is also holding a presser ahead of that to counterprogram.”

“The lawmakers have all pushed a baseless conspiracy theory that federal agents were behind the attack, with Gosar also casting slain rioter Ashli Babbitt – who was shot by law enforcement while trying to breach the House chamber – as a martyr,” Solender says in a Forbes article.

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‘Groveling Before White Supremacists’: GOP Senate Candidate Slammed for ‘Going Fully Anti-Semitic’

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A Republican candidate for the seat currently held by retiring U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was both criticized for antisemitism and mocked for accidentally yet accurately linking extremism with conservatism on Monday.

Venture capitalist J.D. Vance, whose former boss, billionaire PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel has invested $10 million in a PAC supporting him, posted the strange tweet attacking the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL is a civil rights organization dedicated to “monitoring, tracking and responding to antisemitism in the United States.” Vance is the author of “Hillbilly Elegy.”

He retweeted this post from disclose.tv and called the ADL “a joke of an organization that just goes after conservatives.”

Some slammed Vance’s tweet as antisemitic:

Others just mocked him for accidentally speaking the truth about “extremist and hate movements.”

 

 

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