Sex & Politics

Jerry Falwell, Jr. Gives Sex A Bad Name

Jerry Falwell, Jr, the president of ultra-Christian Liberty University gleefully photographed himself cavorting (trousers unzipped, drink in hand) on a yacht with a woman to whom he isn’t married.

The only reason to care about this is that Liberty University has a strict code of conduct for students that prohibits non-marital sex and consuming any media with erotic content or nudity.

Hypocritical Christian leaders like Falwell give sex a bad name.

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Still Not Free in the U.S.—Your Sexual Fantasies

On this most un-free COVID-stained July 4th, I want to caution you about another important way in which we are not free: regarding our sexual fantasies.

You are NOT free to fantasize about sex that is illegal. If you do, and you’re caught, you will have to prove you do not actually want to do those things. This is almost impossible. In fact, in my experience as an expert witness in courtrooms across America, I’ve rarely seen anyone do it successfully.

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Linda Tripp NOT a Whistleblower OR a Feminist

Linda Tripp died a few days ago at age 70. I was going to ignore it, until I saw headlines everywhere about her being a “whistleblower.”

This is a terrible insult to actual whistleblowers–people who expose government wrongdoing at risk to their own careers or lives. Think Navy Captain Brett Crozier, who sacrificed his career after sounding the alarm about coronavirus on the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt.

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