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Liberty University Launches “Think Tank” to Spread Right-Wing Misinformation

Dec 2, 2019

By Hemant Mehta

Liberty University just opened a “think tank” aimed at providing fodder for the Christian Nationalist side of the culture wars.

The newly christened “Falkirk Center for Faith and Liberty” — named after Liberty’s President Jerry Falwell, Jr. and Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk — was launched this morning to “equip courageous champions to proclaim the Truth of Jesus Christ, to advance His Kingdom, and renew American ideals.”

They make no attempt at separating a conservative mindset with right-wing Christianity.

Commenting on the Falkirk Center launch, co-founder Jerry Falwell, Jr. said, “As attacks on traditional Judeo-Christian beliefs grow in frequency and intensity, the need has never been greater for a national revival of our foundational principles throughout our society and institutions in America. We are delighted that Liberty University can play a part in this mission for Christ and American ideals.”

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2 comments on “Liberty University Launches “Think Tank” to Spread Right-Wing Misinformation

  • the dozens and dozens of other right-wing organizations that work to actively spread misinformation to the masses

    The new think-tank is needed.  The number of truths in the Universe is finite, by definition, whereas the number of possible falsehoods – again by definition, – is infinite.  Therefore the full quota of lies based on religion, which must be an infinite subset of the infinite set of all possible lies, will take a great deal of cataloguing: so to stand a chance of completing the task, the Christian Right requires an infinite collection of think-tanks.

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