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Student Infiltrates Liberty University to Write Exposť and Discovers Intolerance...From the Left
NewsBusters ^ | April 22, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick

Posted on 04/22/2009 7:24:17 PM PDT by PJ-Comix

This is just too funny! A liberal Ivy League student decides to enroll at Jerry Falwell's Liberty University in Virgina and write a book exposé (The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University) supposedly showing the intolerance that must be there, or so he thought. The liberal student, however, was surprised to find little of the expected intolerance but is now finding plenty of it from the left because his book was not an outright condemnation of Liberty University nor of Jerry Falwell whom he met during his semester there. An AP story by Eric Tucker sets the scene:

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Kevin Roose managed to blend in during his single semester at Liberty University, attending lectures on the myth of evolution and the sin of homosexuality, and joining fellow students on a mission trip to evangelize partyers on spring break.

Roose had transferred to the Virginia campus from Brown University in Providence, a famously liberal member of the Ivy League. His Liberty classmates knew about the switch, but he kept something more important hidden: He planned to write a book about his experience at the school founded by fundamentalist preacher Jerry Falwell.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: falwell; libertyu; libertyuniversity
At least the liberal student did discover intolerance...from the left. I hope his next book will be about listening to Rush Limbaugh every day for a couple of months. If he writes anything the least bit favorable about El Rushbo, then he can expect a firestorm of hate from the Left.
1 posted on 04/22/2009 7:24:17 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: Paul Heinzman; IMissPresidentReagan; AlexW; Cletus.D.Yokel; ConservativeOrBust; tropical; ...

PING!


2 posted on 04/22/2009 7:25:20 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (E.J. Dionne: "Make the World Safe for Tax Increases")
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To: Charles Henrickson

You might find this of interest. Is there a Lutheran version of Liberty University?


3 posted on 04/22/2009 7:26:08 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (E.J. Dionne: "Make the World Safe for Tax Increases")
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To: PJ-Comix

Interesting that he accurately reported what he found; it speaks well for true intellectual curiosity. That’s a mark of true intelligence, and is remarkably rare even in the Ivy League...


4 posted on 04/22/2009 7:27:53 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: Redbob

“That’s a mark of true intelligence, and is remarkably rare even in the Ivy League...”

What do you mean, “even”?


5 posted on 04/22/2009 7:30:50 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: PJ-Comix

If you find it let me know. My kids start college in 4 years!


6 posted on 04/22/2009 7:33:14 PM PDT by freemama
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To: PJ-Comix

Wow.

What he did was pretty amazing, really. He actually confronted an alien (to him) culture, and drew his own conclusions from it.


7 posted on 04/22/2009 7:34:26 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: PJ-Comix

Way to go Christian influence: I am an alumnus of this University!


8 posted on 04/22/2009 7:35:40 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Obama yo 'mama', Uncle Sam yo 'baby daddy'!; (The new cry of the Obama generation)!)
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To: PJ-Comix

these stereotypes are all myths, one of them found out for himself and was shocked I am sure


9 posted on 04/22/2009 7:40:27 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: PJ-Comix
Always happens...let look at the journal papers of Josh McDowell” Lord, Liar or Lunatic” and Lee Strobel,now a teacher on Apologetics! The plans of Man...the Awesomeness of our God. Who can fathom!
10 posted on 04/22/2009 7:41:30 PM PDT by Texas4ever (God is Good!)
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To: PJ-Comix

After observing this stuff for years, I’ve reached the conclusion that leftism is easy. It’s an emotional, childlike outlook on life. People on the right seem to spend more time contemplating the issues.

This will probably surprise many non-believers, but the same can be said for Christians. As both a non-believer and a believer in Christ, I’ve reached the conclusion that most Christians are far, far more thoughtful than non-believers assume. Attend a Bible study sometime if you disagree. You might be surprised.


11 posted on 04/22/2009 7:41:56 PM PDT by CitizenUSA
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To: PJ-Comix

Concordia?


12 posted on 04/22/2009 7:44:54 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: PJ-Comix

Hate is at the core of left wing values


13 posted on 04/22/2009 7:45:08 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: PJ-Comix

Wisconsin Lutheran College is a reasonably conservative Lutheran school.


14 posted on 04/22/2009 7:46:03 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: BenLurkin
Hate is at the core of left wing values

Since they leave no room for God, the Left are always reduced to hatred because true love is a concept to which they cannot connect.

15 posted on 04/22/2009 7:48:04 PM PDT by TexasNative2000 (I want President Obama AND his policies to fail.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Ping for first thing tomorrow morning.


16 posted on 04/22/2009 7:58:30 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: PJ-Comix

Won’t long until the left fries this “heretic” at the stake...


17 posted on 04/22/2009 8:00:19 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: CitizenUSA

Leftism is a personality disorder and self-hatred. Self-hatred is just as destructive as hate. Witness Fred Phelps, Michael Crook, or any moonbat, they are so consumed with self-hate.


18 posted on 04/22/2009 8:01:07 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies. God Loves Ptarmigans)
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To: CitizenUSA

Leftism is a personality disorder and self-hatred. Self-hatred is just as destructive as hate. Witness Fred Phelps, Michael Crook, or any moonbat, they are so consumed with self-hate.


19 posted on 04/22/2009 8:01:28 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies. God Loves Ptarmigans)
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To: TexasNative2000

The Left are always reduced to hatred because true love is a concept to which they cannot connect.

Well stated and worth repeating


20 posted on 04/22/2009 8:03:12 PM PDT by Jolla
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To: PJ-Comix

Possibly Lenoir-Rhyne in NC.


21 posted on 04/22/2009 8:04:44 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: PJ-Comix

I actually went to the huff post link provided to read some of the comments. It amazes me how they can degrade christians for being pro life.

Ripping a baby out of its mothers womb, yet allow hunters to kill wolves from a helicopter and make an arguement in their own mind that it makes us hypocrites on life...... So incredibly sad....

They call us hypocrites because we kill animals, yet they fail to see the hypocrisy in their argument that its ok to kill an unborn human being, but don’t hurt the fishies?


22 posted on 04/22/2009 8:05:09 PM PDT by wombtotomb
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To: PJ-Comix

and the RATS, take another one in the..............................HA ha!!!

23 posted on 04/22/2009 8:13:20 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - Obama is basically Jim Jones with a teleprompter)
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To: freemama; PJ-Comix

Concordia Seminary in St. Louis might be an option.

Here are some links.

http://www.csl.edu/AboutCSL.aspx
http://www.csl.edu/AboutCSL_CoreValues.aspx
http://www.csl.edu/Img/coreval1.pdf


24 posted on 04/22/2009 8:28:12 PM PDT by rwa265 (Christ, My Cornerstone)
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To: PJ-Comix

There was a book written by an African-American young man who I think was a writer for Wash Post. He decided to move to Africa and travel around for about 6 months to a year.

He went to Africa filled with excitement and expectation. He quickly realized that Africa was a nightmare. He wrote his book, it was published, sold well and the left attacked him. Towards the end of his book he said he would thank every day he was born in America. The left went mental.


25 posted on 04/22/2009 8:30:02 PM PDT by Frantzie (Bumper Sticker idea: "Remember when Bush was President & Americans had jobs?")
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To: PJ-Comix
Gee I think somebody at Brown forgot to mention to him that Jerry was a DEM or at least he was in the 1980’s. Falwell did prove one thing very well. Christian Conservatives in all parties can band together and make political history by doing so. Fortunately for Falwell, Paul Weyrich, and Howard Phillps the right leader came along at the right time to pick up on their idea and carry their banner as well and run on it. That was Reagan. Falwell helped start one of the biggest & successful grassroots political orgs in history.
26 posted on 04/22/2009 8:33:16 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgement? Which one say ye?)
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To: Redbob
Interesting that he accurately reported what he found; it speaks well for true intellectual curiosity. That’s a mark of true intelligence, and is remarkably rare even in the Ivy League...

Ivy League liberals will probably push to have him kicked out of school. They don't tolerate diversity of thought...

27 posted on 04/22/2009 8:33:55 PM PDT by GOPJ (We sleep safe..because rough men stand ready..to visit violence on those who would do us harm-Orwell)
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To: PJ-Comix

There are literally dozens of Lutheran Colleges, most prominently Concordia colleges.


28 posted on 04/22/2009 8:35:43 PM PDT by Mom MD (Jesus is the Light of the world!)
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To: PJ-Comix

When I was in my early twenties and liberal, I thought I would start reading the Washington Times just for laughs, just so I could learn about how cuckoo crazy those conservatives were!

It turned me into a freeper.


29 posted on 04/22/2009 8:43:08 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: PJ-Comix

I am glad at least one person took it upon himself to find out the truth.


30 posted on 04/22/2009 8:46:10 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Frantzie

A few years ago, I spoke with a man who had immigrated from Rwanda. He told me that all his family except his sister had been killed. His sister was still there, and he had, so far, been unsuccessful in getting her out of there.

I asked him how he liked the US, and he told me that it is like being in Heaven.

He was working as a janitor, a job often considered menial...


31 posted on 04/22/2009 8:49:18 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Redbob

I concur!


32 posted on 04/22/2009 9:15:31 PM PDT by khnyny ("The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.")
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To: PJ-Comix
It is kind of funny that he is on his way to being converted. A little insight about myself. Back when I was graduating from H.S. I was a metal head, liked porno. One of my classmates when to Liberty U. and my image of Jerry Falwell at the time was this intolerant person. The guy mentioned that JF was very nice, had a good sense of humor. Fast forward 10 years later, on porn, I saw for what it was - denigrating trash. I read some stuff by jerry Falwell and I had to asy at the time and today, I like the guy and agree with many of his views. If I went to LU at the time of getting out of H.S. I would have been kicked out within a few days if not sooner but today I think the only thing I would get in trouble for would be dress & attire - refuse to wear the nice shirts and dressy type of pants for some functions. My clothes would be modest though.

When Jerry Falwell died over a year ago, I was saddened. I never met the man but I would have enjoyed time with him if I had the chance to meet him.
33 posted on 04/22/2009 9:18:23 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: PJ-Comix
PJ, while on my long term vacation of beach ball, I spend a lot of time playing on Topix forums.
Wow, for anyone that wants an education in the far wacky left,
Topix is the place to be.
I am, however, having a great time there.
For daring FReepers, give it a try.
34 posted on 04/22/2009 9:23:10 PM PDT by AlexW (Now in the Philippines . Happy not to be back in the USA for now.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Liberty University has a highly respected law school even though it is relatively new.


35 posted on 04/22/2009 9:26:44 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: PJ-Comix

If this were not such a pervasive problem, I would say it needed a Captain Obvious pic. But the left really does choose to see the right as evil. All evidence to the contrary will be ignored and or mocked.

It really shows us who is ignorant and biased doesn’t it?


36 posted on 04/22/2009 9:33:13 PM PDT by Danae (Amerikan Unity My Ass)
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To: AlexW

Link? We need da LINK!


37 posted on 04/23/2009 3:39:59 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (E.J. Dionne: "Make the World Safe for Tax Increases")
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To: PJ-Comix

Interesting. May God be merciful to him and open his dead, dark heart! The Lords always has a way, with kind of thing.


38 posted on 04/23/2009 3:49:07 AM PDT by LadyPilgrim ((Lifted up was He to die; It is finished was His cry; Hallelujah what a Savior!!!!!! ))
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To: PJ-Comix

“Link? We need da LINK!”

PJ, I assumed that you would know about Topix, but it was new to me just a few months ago.

http://www.topix.net/us

The hot topics are on “politics” or “US”
There are hundreds ot topics in each group.
You will also find that most every little town in the US and
parts of the world have a group there.

You do not have to register to post, and you can use whatever you want for a screen name, and even change it with each post, but your ISP location shows, unless you use a proxy.

Here ar just a few that are active:
http://www.topix.net/forum/us/TDBHQ6CAEJ3I3IO7I
http://www.topix.net/us/2009/01/barack-obama-to-gop-dump-rush-limbaugh
http://www.topix.net/forum/us/TMAI35EPUERIL7KEF

Good luck and happy hunting :)


39 posted on 04/23/2009 4:58:38 AM PDT by AlexW (Now in the Philippines . Happy not to be back in the USA for now.)
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