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Nomiki Konst | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Nomiki Konst

The progress toward solving the epidemic of violence against women is a large task. We must create a society where women who are victims of violence feel supported, are able to detect the signs and know where to turn for help.

WATCH: Pat Robertson Blames Tornadoes On Lack Of Prayer

Posted 03.05.2012 | Religion

Pat Robertson has a theory for why tornadoes ripped through the Midwest last week: People didn't pray enough. Right Wing Watch found a clip of the ...

WATCH: A Look Back At Pat Roberston's Most Outrageous Quotes

Posted 11.08.2012 | Religion

Pat Robertson has racked up countless on-air hours in his nearly half-century as a televangelist. Host of "The 700 Club," the premier program of the C...

Ancient Thinking in Modern Dress

Vicky Alvear Shecter | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Vicky Alvear Shecter

Michelle Bachmann claims that Hurricane Irene was God's way of telling American politicians to cut spending. She follows in the footsteps of another...

Pat Robertson: Crack In Washington Monument A Sign From God

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

Televangelist Pat Robertson suggested Wednesday that cracks in the Washington Monument caused by the August 23 earthquake could be a sign from God, an...

New Years Eve Weekly News Round Up

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

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Stupidity: Not Just a Christian Commodity

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

Not more than a week after my rant about the absurdities that poured from the mouth of Pat Robertson regarding Haiti's earthquake, I read this headline: "Iranian Cleric: Promiscuous Women Cause Earthquakes."

Who Would Jesus Hate?

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

Perhaps if the Second Coming were today, it is Pat Robertson who'd get the cosmic ass-kicking, not Perez Hilton.

Sin Isn't the Problem with the World, Theology Is

George Elerick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
George Elerick

In its original context, sin is not a personal weakness but a necessary stumble in the road toward whom we are meant to become. Looking at it this way may deepen our experience of life.

It Took Pat Robertson and Glenn Beck to Remind Sane Christians of Who We Are and Who We Do Not Want to Be

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

We should thank Robertson and Beck. They have reminded us that we crave -- no, DEMAND -- sane Christianity, and that actually there are many millions of us who profess it.

From the Mouths of Boobs

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

It's become so expected now, when some event occurs which could bond humanity and nations together in shared purpose, that high profile fools will let fly with the bleakest of pronouncements.

Pat, the Pope and the Devil

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Brauchli

Abash'd the Devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is. . . . Milton, Paradise Lost Commentators should not be dismissive of Pat Rober...

I am Haitian And I Sold My Soul To The Devil

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

I defy anybody to find one Haitian who believes there is any comparison to be made between a pact with the devil, and the mythical ceremony that took place in the hills of Haiti.

Another Robertson Outrage: Time for Accountability

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Shouldn't those politicians who have been recipients of Robertson's largess be pressed to denounce his remarks and return the money -- or maybe asked to send an equal amount to Haitian relief?

The New Enemy - It's Worse Than We Thought

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

This is a new kind of enemy, but like the enemy outside, they will not be defeated until people of good will for whom they claim to speak and act stop quietly acquiescing and speak out against them.

Al Sharpton: Pat Robertson's Haiti Comments 'Un-Christian'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Rev. Al Sharpton came to the Christ United Temple on Chicago's South Side Sunday, asking churches to contribute to Haiti relief funds. Along the w...

Pat Robertson Haiti Quotes Latest Of MANY Controversial Comments: Craziest Robertson Quotes Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Pat Robertson's Haiti quotes this past week have created quite a stir. The outspoken televangelist and 1988 presidential hopeful said about Haiti: "...

Pat Robertson Haiti Reactions: Rachel Maddow, Haitian Ambassador, Valerie Jarrett Slam Remarks (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Pat Robertson's comment that Haiti has been "cursed" by a "pact to the devil" has inspired several reactions since he made the remark Wednesday aftern...

"My Mouth Almighty": A Playlist For Pat Robertson and His Big Hateful Holy Rolling Mouth

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

There are human tragedies like the one in Haiti that can make you question your belief in God. Then there are holier than thou fools like Pat Robertson who can remind you that some of us have the Devil inside.

Pat Robertson: Haiti 'Cursed' By 'Pact To The Devil' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Televangelist Pat Robertson said Wednesday that earthquake-ravaged Haiti has been "cursed" by a "pact to the devil." "Something happened a long time ...

The Worst Kind of Suffering

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Douglas Forbes

The seismic shift that began just 10 miles outside Haiti's capital city this past week is nothing if not symbolic of the republic's enduring trail of tragedy.

A Letter to Pat Robertson

Norman Lear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Lear

Remember me? I'm one of those people for the American way. You credited us with being the cause of 9/11. Now, leave it to you, you old son of a gun, to remind us of the pact the people of Haiti made with the Devil.

The Never-Ending Horror of Pat Robertson

Michael Rowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Rowe

What's Pat Robertson doing? Writing horror stories in the blood of innocent victims of a monstrous natural occurrence -- again.

Robertson Still Making His Own Deals with the Devil

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Robertson's comments raise the question: Why is it God's wrath is seemingly reserved for the poorest nations in the world?

Go to Hell, Pat Robertson: Haiti Needs Help, Not Stupidity

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Your 'theological' nonsense is revolting. Don't speak for Haiti, and don't speak for God. You never had much credibility -- but now it is all gone.