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    • In 1988, he unsuccessfully campaigned to become the Republican party's nominee in the presidential election.

    • In 1988, he unsuccessfully campaigned to become the Republican party's nominee in the presidential election.

    • He is a Southern Baptist.

    • He considers Proverbs 3:5-6 to be the guiding principle of his life.

    • A veteran, Paul Brosman, Jr., who had served with Robertson in Korea, claimed that Robertson had sexual relations with prostitutes and harassed a cleaning girl. Robertson disputed these claims as "an attack by liberals to discredit me."

    • He's a distant relative of William Henry Harrison, the 9th President of the United States, and his grandson, Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States.

    • His parents are Absalom Willis Robertson and Gladys Churchill.

    • Pat Robertson and his wife have four children;

      Timothy Bryan, born November 6, 1955
      Elizabeth Faith, born August 14, 1956
      Gordon Perry, born June 3, 1958
      Anne Carter, born April 24, 1963

    • Pat Robertson found his faith through a Dutch missionary, Cornelius Vanderbreggen.
      Pat Robertson was ordained a minister at the Southern Baptist Convention in 1961.

    • "Pat" Robertson got his nickname from his six year old brother, Willis Robertson, Jr. When Robertson was a baby, his brother would pat him on his cheeks and say, "Pat, pat, pat". Pat Robertson considered his first name, "Marion" to be
      effeminate.

    • Pat Robertson founded Regent University in 1977 and serves as its president. This school is located in Virginia Beach, Va.

    • Pat Robertson is the author of seventeen books. "The New World Order" was number
      four on the New York Times' non-fiction list.

    • Pat: I'd like to say to the good citizens of Dover: if there is a disaster in your area, don't turn to God, you just rejected Him from your city...
      (to residents of Dover, PA after they voted not to teach Intelligent Design in school)

    • After calling for the removal of Venezuela president Hugo Chavez in 2005, Venezuela asked the U.S. to look into him (Pat Robertson) as a possible terrorist threat.

  • Quotes

    • Pat Robertson: It's amazing how the Muslims deal with history and the truth with violence. They don't understand what reasoned dialogue is.

    • Pat Robertson: (on Muslims) These people are crazed fanatics, and I want to say it now: I believe it's motivated by demonic power. It is Satanic and it's time we recognize what we're dealing with. By the way, Islam is not a religion of peace.

    • Pat Robertson: I'm not necessarily
      saying it's going to be nuclear. The Lord
      didn't say nuclear. But I do believe it will be something like that.

    • Pat Robertson: There is no such thing as separation of church and state in the Constitution. It is a lie of the Left and we are not going to take it anymore.

    • Pat Robertson: (at the 1992 GOP Convention) Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.

    • "If [Hugo Chavez] thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. It's a whole lot cheaper than starting a war, and I don't think any oil shipments will stop."

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