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    Television evangelist Oral Roberts dies

    TULSA, Okla - Evangelist Oral Roberts, who rose from tent revivals to found a multimillion-dollar organization and an Oklahoma university bearing his name, has died. He was 91.

    His spokesman A. Larry Ross said by phone from Carrollton, Texas, that Roberts died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia in Newport Beach, Calif.

    Roberts was hospitalized after a fall on Saturday. He had survived two heart attacks in the 1990s and a broken hip in 2006.

    Roberts overcame tuberculosis at age 17, and credited that triumph with leading him to become one of the country's most famous ministers.

    By the 1960s and '70s, the Oklahoma-born Roberts was reaching millions around the world through broadcasting, publications and personal appearances. Oral Roberts University, chartered in 1963, became a Tulsa landmark.

    Roberts was preceded in death by his wife of more than 66 years, Evelyn.

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    Good. That fucking huckster preyed on ignorant rubes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Otis5150 View Post
    Good. That fucking huckster preyed on ignorant rubes.
    hahahaha...jeez Otis...did he steal your girlfriend? hahahahaha....
    Stay out of it, dude.


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    Quote Originally Posted by broken9500 View Post
    hahahaha...jeez Otis...did he steal your girlfriend? hahahahaha....
    I think he has poor Oral confused with that TV preacher that got caught screwing the hockey player.
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    Quote Originally Posted by broken9500 View Post
    hahahaha...jeez Otis...did he steal your girlfriend? hahahahaha....
    This is the scumbag who claimed that god would "call him home" if his followers didn't donate $8 mil.
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    and senior citizens all over the country once again have disposable income

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daisy Hill View Post
    and senior citizens all over the country once again have disposable income
    Exactly.
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    dang, whats with all the hate? Let it go, hes dead, LOL

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    Well, the hate for Oral Roberts in my eyes is fairly understandable. Most of it stems from his telling his followers about God taking him if they did not raise the money. Which always perplexed me, shouldn't Christians WANT to die and go to heaven?? Is that not the basis for the whole religion?? I love Robert Klein's material on this matter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VanRoth07 View Post
    dang, whats with all the hate? Let it go, hes dead, LOL
    R.I.P. You filthy prick.


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    R.I.P Mr Roberts
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    If a guy like Oral Roberts can go so suddenly, it makes you question how much time you have left.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KU and VH forever!! View Post
    I love Robert Klein's material on this matter.
    Robert is brilliant. Reminds me of Sam Kinison's line about Oral Roberts and his "900 foot fucking Jesus.'"

    I'm not a big fan of the Oral Roberts and his types, but RIP Oral. Out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockyvanheineken View Post
    If a guy like Oral Roberts can go so suddenly
    Homeboy was 91.
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