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Duquesne University kicks
Geraldo Rivera off
panel because of ‘selfie’

Daily Caller, by Robby Soave

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Posted By:MissMolly, 9/2/2013 5:31:17 AM

Duquesne University has rescinded an invitation to Fox News journalist Geraldo Rivera to moderate an academic panel on the Kennedy assassination. The reason? Rivera recently snapped a shirtless photograph of himself and sent it to his Twitter followers — a move that violates Duquesne’s Catholic principles, according to a university spokesperson. “The administration felt that Mr. Rivera’s decision to post a nearly naked picture of himself on social media was inappropriate and inconsistent with who we are as a Catholic university and therefore asked the Wecht Institute to withdraw the invitation,” said Bridget Fare, assistant vice president of public affairs at Duquesne,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 9/2/2013 5:36:22 AM     (No. 9501793)

Does this mean that Anthony Weiner is also out?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hank Reardon, 9/2/2013 6:14:29 AM     (No. 9501806)

Cry me a Jerry Rivers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/2/2013 6:31:18 AM     (No. 9501820)

Duquesne will better without Geraldo, as would we all.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 9/2/2013 7:06:44 AM     (No. 9501860)

Bad leadership at Duquesne.

Why did they even invite him?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum, 9/2/2013 7:08:34 AM     (No. 9501862)

Eeeewww...Please explain to me what these grown men are thinking when they post these pictures. Seems to me it is just pathetic behavior that leaves them looking weak and needy. Why Geraldo was even considered as a panelist is troubling.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tc1969, 9/2/2013 7:11:49 AM     (No. 9501869)

Better to kick him off because he´s a moron.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jebediah, 9/2/2013 7:24:10 AM     (No. 9501885)

Now if FOX would only get rid of the guy and put someone decent in at 10 p.m. (or whenever) on the weekend......I don´t even bother with Fox weekend nights because of Geraldo and cutesey poo Judge Jennine.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hnddog, 9/2/2013 7:45:11 AM     (No. 9501925)

As a Catholic one who does not like Geraldo
the only thing i saw wrong with the photo was
his washboard abs made my tool shed look bad.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/2/2013 7:48:07 AM     (No. 9501934)

Uh oh, I think Geraldoo has a lawsuit on his hands. They have openly discriminated against egotistical, bony, nekkid old men. Go for it, Rivers!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Intentional, 9/2/2013 7:49:15 AM     (No. 9501937)

Put off by a picture of a near naked man! Have these Catholics never been to the Sistine Chapel?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Judith, 9/2/2013 7:56:55 AM     (No. 9501952)

Have any other openly anti-catholic speakers been dis-invited?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JimS, 9/2/2013 7:57:37 AM     (No. 9501954)

#10...Likely Duquesne wisely feared that if Rivera had posted this particular picture of himself...what other pictures might he have also posted?
It would prove to be a major embarrassment if their panel member turned out to be another Anthony Weiner.

I must say, however, that Duquesne exercised rather poor judgment in inviting Rivera in the first place. He is a race hustling self-promoting buffoon.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/2/2013 8:23:04 AM     (No. 9501980)

As I look back over his career, from his phony "clean needles" campaign in NYC to his Al Capone secret room caper to his phony heroism in the Middle East, most all his achievements have been "selfies".

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Reply 14 - Posted by: udanja99, 9/2/2013 8:29:00 AM     (No. 9501987)

No comparison #10. The Sistine Chapel is not about "sexting".

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Reply 15 - Posted by: farmwife, 9/2/2013 9:09:42 AM     (No. 9502029)

There are so many things wrong with this guy that would disqualify him from appearing anywhere that decency is valued, the selfie would be just the last straw.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: strike3, 9/2/2013 9:12:57 AM     (No. 9502031)

A university should not discriminate against drunken old perverts. Who would be left to teach their classes?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 9/2/2013 9:26:14 AM     (No. 9502060)

What Geraldo and the Weinerman don´t seem to understand is....We do not want to see ´it´, or anything close or surrounding ´it´. Get it out of our faces. If we want to look at and admire one, we´ll look closer to home, or in it. Why the hell do you guys think anybody wants to see your ´it´ anyway?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 9/2/2013 9:28:59 AM     (No. 9502062)

#5 do not confuse Geraldo, Weiner or Spitzer with GROWN MEN -- they are NOT.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: rc1776, 9/2/2013 9:39:23 AM     (No. 9502079)

I only wish the Fox Girlie Show show would dump rivera, barf 0;reallie and it´s favcomrade jaun williams.
Do the foxie "knews" owners listen to comments and polls?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 9/2/2013 10:13:34 AM     (No. 9502124)

Of course his support for abortion was fine with them.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Soldiers Father, 9/2/2013 10:24:00 AM     (No. 9502143)

During OIF Jerry was reporting troop movements. When he asked the "Soldier" for an interview with the "Soldier´s" boss he was instructed to leave. When Jerry persisted, the "Soldier" asked his boss if it would be OK to shoot him. The boss said "yes", the "Soldier" locked and loaded his M-4, and Jerry departed.....rapidly.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: lylacat, 9/2/2013 10:30:16 AM     (No. 9502157)

Too bad Fox does not do the same.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: zzzghy, 9/2/2013 10:30:55 AM     (No. 9502159)

Good one, #16.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: bmw50, 9/2/2013 10:37:35 AM     (No. 9502169)

Say what you want about Fox News, there just isn´t anything out there any better... but that´s not saying much. I´ll take them over anything else with the understanding that they seek ratings just like everyone else and will compromise good sense if necessary to get it. Besides, it´s up to me to sort it out anyway.
I am no Catholic, never will be, because first, the leaders of the church, mortal sinful men, just like me, think they are infallible. There has only been one infalible person walk this earth. And second, they think scripture comes secondary to the church. Just can´t accept those doctrines, but I also know they aren´t my enemy and are trying to stand up for what´s right. And when they get it right, they should be praised. There is good and evil, and evil should be shunned, shown for what it is and destroyed when possible.
As far as Geraldo, he should never have been invited; he is an egotistical, narcissistic boob that can´t talk about anything without bring himself to the front of the conversation. The pictures he took and posted on the net is just an example of the love he has for himself. They did right by reversing their invitation to him. Good for them.
Now pick someone worthy of that invitation.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: tappin52, 9/2/2013 10:43:16 AM     (No. 9502180)

The article says that he was replaced by Oliver Stone. I fail to see where that is an improvement.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/2/2013 11:08:16 AM     (No. 9502215)

What about TSA junk handlers?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Jebediah, 9/2/2013 11:56:02 AM     (No. 9502299)

I am a Catholic and have to wonder why this University invited know nothing Geraldo to begin with. But then I was/am also disgusted by Notre Dame´s fawning over Obama, and the Catholic Bishop´s heavy involvement in the proposed passage of the travesty that is the Immigration bill. All in all, I am pretty much disgusted by my Church.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JudithC, 9/2/2013 12:36:04 PM     (No. 9502358)

7# - I´m with you. But your list needs more names than cutsey Jeanine and Geraldo who is so awful he makes my skin crawl. Just the thought of seeing him with clothes off is enough to make defenestration appealing. Add Juan Williams, Kirsten Powers and all the other sickening members of the "Fox team" which gets worse with every passing day.

I heard that Fox and Fools is replacing MAMA (middle aged Miss America) Gretchen Carlson—and her hideously tight and short skirted clothes chosen in the hopes no one notices her limited smarts — withElizabeth Hasselbeck from The View. Wow. That´s an executive decision that must have been made in a petri dish. Then again, I guess they´ll call it an even exchange. Only show on Fox I still watch is Brett Baier and depending on the panel, I shut that off before the goggle-eyed toady Juan can begin one of his demonstrations of rampant stupidity as he shovels manure for Barack.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 9/2/2013 3:10:40 PM     (No. 9502539)

#24 Just for grins, look at where Christian scripture comes from. Also, all of the Apostles, especially St. Paul, who never knew Jesus until His ascenscion, were weak, mortal, sinful men who transcended themselves through the saving power of Christ. In fact, Christ picked St. Peter, the weakest of the Apostles, to be his represntative on earth. So, to me, the church leaders have religous authority, but I am free to question it.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: reddfroge, 9/2/2013 11:09:44 PM     (No. 9502932)

please FOX drop Rivera from your progamming

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/3/2013 3:14:14 PM     (No. 9504020)

#1, Weiner, Spitzer and Jurr-Waldo are three "members" who are up for any panel offered them... sort of a self-disqualification in a way... what serious accredited U. wants them?

Not sure why a university would have a panel discussion, "academic" or otherwise, regarding
the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. What´s the fascination?

There isn´t anything new that academics can contribute on it.
Why not a review of the JFK administration, and what the "first Catholic U.S. President"
meant to American society and the church? Most of the young students don´t know that.

Guess these pointy-heads (oops!) just wanted to invite some of their own kind who might
bring added publicity, and that´s already been achieved, it would appear.

Next, invite Miley Cyrus and Lindsay Lohan to help explain how JFK would have dated
them as he did certain White House interns.

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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

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