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Carl Brennan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 08:44 PM
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Moon funds filter to evangelicals
Moon funds filter to Christian orgs:
http://www.ctlibrary.com/ct/1998/feb9/8t2082.html
Moon-Related Funds Filter to Evangelicals
by John W. Kennedy

Affiliates of Sun Myung Moon, controversial leader of the Unification Church, have a history of supporting and courting conservative evangelicals. Now, according to published reports, financial support has been filtered to Liberty University from Moon-related enterprises. But Liberty founder Jerry Fallwell told Christianity Today that the source of the funds does not influence his ministry.
"If the American Atheists Society or Saddam Hussein himself ever sent an unrestricted gift to any of my ministries," Falwell says, "be assured I will operate on Billy Sunday's philosophy: The Devil's had it long enough, and quickly cash the check."
While Moon may not be the Devil, Christians contest Moon's claim that he is destined by God to complete an unfulfilled mission of Jesus. Moon claims Jesus failed as the Messiah because he did not wed and have children. The divorced 78-year-old Moon says he and his current wife, Hak Ja Han Moon, 53, are the "true parents of all humanity."
$3.5 MILLION GIFT: In November, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Women's Federation for World Peace (WFWP), which is headed by Moon's wife, contributed $3.5 million to Christian Heritage Foundation (CHF) of Virginia for "educational purposes" in 1995.


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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 08:53 PM
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1. Falwell is such a hypocrite.
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left is right Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:03 PM
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2. Since when are Christians supposed to make business
deals with the anti-Christ?
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:04 PM
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3. the money Moon makes from his weapon's factorys...going to Christians
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Cloud Donating Member (380 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:07 PM
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4. Don't forget Pat Robertson and his financial interests in Africa.
These family values guys will take money from anyone.
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LTR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:57 PM
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7. He practically cried when Charles Taylor was thrown out
I guess the guy likes evil dictators.
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Carl Brennan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-24-04 06:12 PM
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8. What weapons factory?
I hadn't heard of this.
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LTR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:21 PM
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5. And it's been documented so much in the past
http://www.rotten.com/library/bio/religion/cult/sun-myu... /
http://www.rotten.com/library/bio/religion/televangelis... /

Oh, the company they keep!

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Ever since then, Moon has made substantial inroads to the Republican party by parlaying access to his media outlets and exorbitant cash contributions. For instance, it was $100,000 of Moon's money that initially kicked off the Nicaraguan Freedom Fund, a nonprofit organization conceived by Oliver North and headed by a group of conservatives including Charlton Heston. The NFF's mission in life was to raise private donations for the Contras, in the eventuality that Congress cut off funding. Also recall that former President George HW Bush was paid six figures to attend a 1996 ceremony in Buenos Aires. At the podium, Bush gushed:

"I want to salute Reverend Moon, who is the founder of the Washington Times, and of the new paper here."
Not to mention mainstream church leaders, like our old friend Jerry Falwell. The man who called for Moon's "exportation" in 1978 was singing his praises years later. Falwell changed his tune after one of Moon's front organizations handed Liberty University $3.5 million and otherwise forgave tens of millions in debts so he could bail out his college in 1994. Later, Falwell reciprocated by appearing at various Unification Church events and called upon President Ronald Reagan to pardon Moon's felony conviction for tax evasion.



And ABC has the gall to tie Moon to the Dems!

:mad: :mad:
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 09:23 PM
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6. This guy is such a nut
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