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'Their weird way of doing sex': Pat Robertson spouts twisted story about gay people destroying our culture

Pat Robertson, the far-right evangelical host of The 700 Club, has never particularly been known as someone who updates his beliefs in response to changing social mores.

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Leading Christian Evangelist Dismisses Khashoggi Disappearance: Not Worth Jeopardizing '$100 Billion Worth of Arms Sales'

The disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Turkey, and the subsequent evidence that he was murdered by the Saudi government and possibly even cut to pieces with a bone saw while he was still alive, has been met with horror and outrage around the world.

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'A Conspiratorial Way of Viewing the World': How Christian 'News' Media Shaped American Politics

For Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television. Aside from Sunday morning shows or occasional commercials, religious programming issued end-time warnings, sought monetary contributions, or staged faith healings. But it did not cover news.

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Watch: Jimmy Kimmel's Resident Trickster Makes a Fool Out of Pat Robertson

We can't help but notice how hard Pat Robertson squints his eyes when he prays on TV. Perhaps the arch-conservative televangelist is trying to black-out the sins of his past, which include pushing for war in the Middle East, telling women not to be independent, and blaming 9/11 on homosexuals.

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Pat Robertson Tells Trump to Fire Mueller and 'Shut Down' the Russia Investigation in On-Air Rant

Pat Robertson, the 700 Club host who once suggested gay men living with HIV try to infect others through handshakes, went on a rambling monologue in defense of President Donald Trump that suggested he shut down investigations into the Russia scandal and dismiss special prosecutor Bob Mueller.

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Where Is Disney’s Outrage About Pat Robertson?

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting earlier this month, which killed 59 people and left more than 500 injured, televangelist Pat Robertson blamed the massacre on Americans’ disrespect for Donald Trump.

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Pat Robertson Welcomes Trump, Using Bankruptcies and Gambling Hall as Evidence of Greatness

The Rev. Pat Robertson, ever thinking himself a kingmaker, welcomed Donald Trump's supporters to his Regent University on Saturday with his personal story of meeting the Republican standard-bearer. Trump came to Virginia Beach for a campaign rally at the school founded by the right-wing television preacher who blames most of society's ills on feminists and LGBT people, an event that also featured speeches by Ralph Reed—who learned much of his craft running Robertson's Christian Coalition, back when that was a thing—and former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Robertson’s Trumpian parable included several key elements: a boxing match, Trump’s bankruptcies and a warning to Las Vegas bookies.

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Pat Robertson: 'Demonic' Dungeons & Dragons 'Captures' Its Players

Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson issued yet another warning about the perils of Dungeons & Dragons, this time after a viewer claimed that “really weird things” started happening in her house after her husband began playing an online game that “includes elements of witchcraft.”

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11 Dangerous Right-Wing Kooks, Cranks and Operatives Surrounding Donald Trump

This article has been updated. See editor's note at end.

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5 Right-Wing Lunacies This Week: Things Get Even Weirder on Team Trump

Sadly, as many a comedian noted on Friday, Donald Trump did not come out and announce that his whole campaign has been a giant April Fools’ joke gone badly and dangerously astray. Trump did attempt to declare his call for a ban on abortion, and his statement that women should be punished for having illegal abortions, a kind of April Fools’ prank. Just kidding, he seemed to say. I was misquoted. I mispoke. The media has it in for me. It’s very unfair.

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