“AIDS is not just God’s punishment for homosexuals; it is God’s punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.”
“Billy Graham is the chief servant of Satan in America.”
“Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions.”
“God continues to lift the curtain and allow the enemies of America to give us probably what we deserve.”
“Homosexuality is Satan’s diabolical attack upon the family that will not only have a corrupting influence upon our next generation, but it will also bring down the wrath of God upon America.”
“I am such a strong admirer and supporter of George W. Bush that if he suggested eliminating the income tax or doubling it, I would vote yes on first blush.”
“I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I’m going to buy a Suburban next time.”
“If you’re not a born-again Christian, you’re a failure as a human being.” “The idea that religion and politics don’t mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.”
“I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way, all of them who have tried to secularize America. I point the finger in their face and say ‘you helped this happen.’” (speaking about 9/11)
“Labor unions should study and read the Bible instead of asking for more money. When people get right with God, they are better workers.”
“If Chief Justice Warren and his associates had known God’s word and had desired to do the Lord’s will, I am quite confident that the 1954 decision would never have been made…. The facilities should be separate. When God has drawn a line of distinction, we should not attempt to cross that line.” (Falwell opposed the Civil Rights movement, often calling it the “Civil Wrongs” movement.)
Falwell asserted that when The Antichrist comes, he “must be, of necessity, a Jewish male.”
In 1994, Falwell released the straight-to-video documentary “The Clinton Chronicles: An Investigation into the Alleged Criminal Activities of Bill Clinton.” The video connected Bill Clinton to a conspiracy theory involving Vincent Foster, James McDougal, Ron Brown and an alleged cocaine smuggling operation.
Falwell manipulated the Bakkers into giving up control of PTL, and then publicly attacked Jim Bakker for greed and alleged homosexuality. Tammy Faye Bakker and husband Roe Messner both allege that Falwall instructed her to write down details of the salary package provided to the Bakkers, and Falwell then characterized the list as the demands of the Bakkers.