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Old 04-08-2011, 04:52 PM
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I was channel surfing and came across Jim Bakker on TLN network talking about shtf scenarios like the New Madrid fault and the possibility of a nuclear disaster in America's Heartland where many nuke reactors are centrally located, including northern Illinois. They're marketing 20-year shelf life food, solar chargers, potassium iodide and wind-up flashlights for $250 contributions.

I went online and looked around their site: http://www.jimbakkershow.com/Publish...?ID=1000102652

Seems like a lot of cash for what you get▬especially the chintzy 'as seen on TV' chinese $4.99 survival knife.. Although it might be a good idea for the unprepared masses, IMO.. They're really hyping the potassium iodide pills

My question is if this is legit or just another PTL fraudulent, money-generating scam
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I don't think he's with PTL any more so he's probably really short on cash.
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Money changers in the temple... Again?
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Televagelists are SCUM.

I won't buy anything from them or support them in any way shape or form.

I checked out some other "love gifts" on his site.......$30 for a small bottle of Vit D!?!?

I could get a huge bottle for $5 on the net.

Televagelists = ripoff merchants.
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Oh, yeah.
Jim and Tammy Faye. Fond memories.
Anyone thinking 'bad penny'?
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My question is if this is legit or just another PTL fraudulent, money-generating scam
Well...considering its Jim Bakker...and...

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They're marketing 20-year shelf life food, solar chargers, potassium iodide and wind-up flashlights for $250 contributions.

Seems like a lot of cash for what you get▬especially the chintzy 'as seen on TV' chinese $4.99 survival knife...
I think the evidence speaks for itself.
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He's still around?

Not surprising he's hawking something or another.
Guy sold his soul a long time ago.
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Do you know what tammy bakker and squaw valley have in common?? 6 inches base 6inches powder and lift lines..
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I wonder how many "Love Gifts" JB has sold.. Must be quite a lot to buy a full hour time slot, production crew, B and C-list celebrity guests and hourly phone operators.

I have to admit, he's quite a compelling, alluring personality.
He'd probably be better suited to infomercial selling the ShamWoW with Vince:
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I just remember how much makeup Tammy Faye used to wear. My goodness, she must have bought the mascara and false eye lashes by the case.
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Bakker has run scam after scam. Why would this be any different? I doubt he suddenly had a change of heart and started carrying about people's welfare and started doing this as a service to them.
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The only thing Jim Bakker ever did that was probably worthwhile was bang Jessica Hahn...other than that he's just a conman like the majority of the televangelists.
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These televangelist turn my stomach. They make a mockery of the Gospel. Matt 18:7 :"Woe unto the world because of the things that cause people to stumble!Such things must come, but woe to the person through whom they come!" TP
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