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Pat Robertson Is Dead at 93
Pat Robertson
Is Dead at 93

Pat Robertson Is Dead at 93

Religious broadcaster also made his mark on modern politics

(Newser) - Pat Robertson, a religious broadcaster who turned a tiny Virginia station into the global Christian Broadcasting Network, tried a run for president, and helped make religion central to Republican Party politics in America through his Christian Coalition, has died. He was 93. Robertson's death Thursday was announced by his...

'Longest-Running TV Host' Hands Reins to Son

Televangelist Pat Robertson, 91, is stepping down from role on 'The 700 Club'

(Newser) - Pat Robertson kicked off the summer with a diatribe against critical race theory. He's entering the autumn season with a different, more subdued message: goodbye. WAVY reports that the 91-year-old televangelist, who for more than a half-century hosted The 700 Club for the Christian Broadcasting Network he founded, is...

Trump to GOP Senators: 'Sadly, Mitch Forgot'

President criticizes Senate leader as 'first one off the ship' after acknowledgement of Biden win

(Newser) - President Trump sent a warning of sorts to Republican senators Monday night about crossing him when it comes to his challenge of the election, reports Axios . An email to the lawmakers criticizes Mitch McConnell, who publicly acknowledged Joe Biden as president-elect last week. "Sadly, Mitch forgot,” reads the...

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Pat Robertson Has Savage Response to Trump Move

President could lose 'mandate of Heaven' if he facilitates the slaughter of the Kurds

(Newser) - President Trump on Tuesday took to Twitter to double down on his claims that he's not siding with Turkey over America's Kurdish allies with his decision to pull a small number of troops from northern Syria, a decision that apparently paves the way for Turkey to attack the...

Pat Robertson Recovering From a Stroke

87-year-old '700 Club' founder is expected to recover

(Newser) - Televangelist Pat Robertson is recovering after suffering an embolic stroke. In an online news release, The Christian Broadcasting Network, which Robertson founded, says he was rushed to the nearest stroke center Friday after a family member recognized the onset of symptoms. The release says that within minutes of receiving clot-busting...

Trump on Senators Passing Health Bill: 'They Have to Do It'

Says he'll be 'very angry' with Senate Republicans if they don't

(Newser) - President Trump has warned senators that he will be "very angry" if they fail to repeal ObamaCare as promised. In an interview with televangelist Pat Robertson, the president said "a lot of people will be very upset" if Senate Republicans don't pass the legislation this summer, Politico...

Rand Paul: Just Kidding About Gay Marriage and Bestiality

Plus: Pat Robertson's take on court ruling

(Newser) - Rand Paul trotted out the old slippery slope argument on Glenn Beck's radio show yesterday, speculating that gay marriage could lead to bestiality. "If we have no laws on this, people take it to one extension further," he said. "Does it have to be humans?" Paul'...

Pat Robertson: Yeah, Earth Is More Than 6K Years Old

Evangelist disputes 'young Earth' theory on '700 Club'

(Newser) - Maybe this will convince Marco Rubio to take more of a stand on the age of the Earth : Even Pat Robertson says it's more than just a few thousand years old. Right Wing Watch points to a 700 Club clip in which Robertson responds to a concerned mom asking...

Pat Robertson: Wait, Women Like Porn?!

'700 Club' host can't wrap his head around '50 Shades of Grey'

(Newser) - You are never going to believe this, dear readers, but some women like porn—a bit of news that came as a major shock to Pat Robertson. "I mean, the thing that shocks me—shocks me—we always thought this was a male thing. A boy thing. A guy...

Pat Robertson: Turn Muslim and You Can Beat Your Wife

Responds to question about woman lacking 'respect'

(Newser) - Got marital problems? Pat Robertson to the rescue! When a caller asked Robertson what to do about a wife who lacks "respect for me as the head of the house," the televangelist had some advice: "You could become a Muslim and you could beat her." He...

Pat Robertson Offers Proof Global Warming Is Hoax

Here it is: There are no SUVs on Mars

(Newser) - If you're worried about man-made climate change, stop. Pat Robertson today offered evidence that it's not real. And here it is: There are no SUVs on Mars. Or oil refineries for that matter. "And yet, it’s the relationship to the sun that is affecting the climate...

Manning Injury Would Be Sweet Justice: Pat Robertson

Televangelist is angry about Tim Tebow's departure

(Newser) - Pat Robertson doesn't like the way the Denver Broncos unceremoniously kicked Bible-thumping quarterback Tim Tebow to the curb in favor of Peyton Manning, and he wouldn't exactly be upset if Manning got hurt. "The Denver Broncos treated him shabbily," the televangelist declared on The 700 Club,...

Pat Robertson: Sure, Have Oral Sex (If You're Married)

Awkward topic comes up on '700 Club'

(Newser) - Today in Uncomfortable Pat Robertson Quotes , the 700 Club host has given married people the OK to engage in some good old-fashioned oral sex. The topic came up because a viewer wanted to know if such a practice was sinful. "The Bible doesn't make that sinful," Robertson...

Pat Robertson: Really, Legalize Pot

'This war on drugs just hasn't succeeded,' he tells New York Times

(Newser) - Pat Robertson is not cool with a lot of stuff, like abortion and Islam , but apparently he's down with toking. The evangelical leader has discussed his support for legalizing marijuana in the past, but in a new interview with the New York Times , he appears to have "fully...

Pat Robertson on Tornadoes: Not Enough People Prayed

On '700 Club,' he insists tornadoes are not 'acts of God'

(Newser) - We all know how Pat Robertson feels about natural disasters , and now he has weighed in on the recent Midwest tornadoes. Asked by a 700 Club viewer yesterday why God sent the tornadoes, Robertson explained that "if enough people were praying He would’ve intervened, you could pray, Jesus...

Pat Robertson: God 'Showed Me Next President'

Oh, and also, the country is going to 'disintegrate.' Happy New Year!

(Newser) - Pat Robertson is back with his latest batch of crazy. Tuesday on the 700 Club, Robertson revealed that in an intense prayer session with God, "I think He showed me about the next president, but I'm not supposed to talk about that so I'll leave you in...

Pat Robertson Calls SNL's Tebow Skit 'Bigotry'

Televangelist says 'anti-Christian' bias is rampant

(Newser) - One person most definitely not amused by last weekend's Tim Tebow skit on Saturday Night Live was Pat Robertson, reports the LA Times . The sketch, in which Jesus visits Tebow in the locker room and tells him he's overdoing the religious stuff, is evidence of the "anti-Christian...

VIDEO: Pat Robertson: Is Mac & Cheese 'a Black Thing'?
Pat Robertson: Is Mac & Cheese 'a Black Thing'?

Pat Robertson: Is Mac & Cheese 'a Black Thing'?

'700 Club' host sticks foot in mouth again

(Newser) - Pat Robertson and his always wacky quotes are back. On the 700 Club Wednesday, after watching a segment in which co-host Kristi Watts discussed Thanksgiving foods such as mac and cheese with Condoleezza Rice, Robertson was simply baffled. Turning to Watts, he asked, “What is this mac and cheese,...

Pat Robertson: Alzheimer's Makes Divorce A-OK

The disease is 'a kind of death,' he explains

(Newser) - Ahh, Pat Robertson, always good for a fun quote or two . On his 700 Club, the religious broadcaster told Tuesday's audience that if your spouse has Alzheimer's, it's OK to divorce him or her. He wouldn't "put a guilt trip" on anyone who took such...

Left Is Pro-Choice to ‘Level Playing Field’ for Lesbians

Pat Robertson explains the liberal support for Planned Parenthood

(Newser) - Why do liberals support Planned Parenthood? Pat Robertson thinks he knows. Right Wing Watch points to a recent episode of The 700 Club in which Robertson explained to co-host Terry Meeuwsen that the left is just trying to put straight women and lesbians "on a level playing field."...

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