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157. I agree with his take on the current Democratic Party; it IS what the GOP once
was. It's the New Reagan Democrats. Maher is right; we do need a new party to replace it, because attempting to pull it back to the Left just isn't working. They are stepping into the void left by the crumbling GOP.
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  -Bill Maher on Obama-'Chocolate Jesus'; 'Limousine Liberal' Charity Events; Left's Speech Repression Fountain79  May-25-09 10:37 AM   #0 
  - Bill Maher absolutely nails it:  Buzz Clik   May-25-09 10:45 AM   #1 
  - I think he makes good points  radiclib   May-25-09 10:47 AM   #2 
  - He's nobody's stool pigeon  47of74   May-25-09 10:52 AM   #3 
  - I agree with most of what he says about PC liberals.  hangman86   May-25-09 10:54 AM   #4 
  - There is a difference between...  Fountain79   May-25-09 11:03 AM   #6 
  - True.  hangman86   May-25-09 02:14 PM   #12 
  - That's not always a choice people have.  gtar100   May-27-09 02:36 AM   #159 
  - I find...  kenfrequed   May-25-09 11:39 AM   #8 
  - The difference  rrneck   May-25-09 11:00 AM   #5 
  - Bill is fed by corporate interests just like everybody else......  destes   May-25-09 11:08 AM   #7 
  - He's on a fairly obscure network relative to cable TV.  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:04 PM   #31 
  - Not what you'd expect from a comedian.  Seldona   May-25-09 12:02 PM   #9 
  - Agreed ...........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 12:08 PM   #10 
     - To summarize: you're a religious nut who's outsmarted by Bill and therefore, you're pissed at him.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 03:28 PM   #15 
     - DutchLiberal,  Kajsa   May-25-09 04:21 PM   #18 
     - That's rich, coming from a close-minded whiner who cries foul over anything...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:29 PM   #62 
        - Gee,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:40 PM   #71 
        - You only have "that's my opinion" and you say *I* am not a critical thinker?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:43 PM   #74 
           - What's wrong?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:57 PM   #87 
              - What's wrong? You can't offer a rational explanation why he's not funny.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:59 PM   #91 
                 - I simply agreed with someone  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:03 PM   #96 
                 - I'm still waiting to see any argumentation.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:05 PM   #99 
                    - "... argumentation ..."  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:10 PM   #105 
                       - The only thing that doesn't exist is my so-called getting worked up.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:11 PM   #107 
                          - Everything you've shown so far  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:12 PM   #110 
                             - I kept it simple in order for you to understand.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:14 PM   #113 
                                - But,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:20 PM   #122 
                                   - I accept opinions, not bullshit. That's where you're mistaken.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:22 PM   #125 
                                      - Back to making it personal?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:24 PM   #128 
                                         - You're doing that projecting thing again.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:28 PM   #131 
                                         - Does it lessen your anxiety  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:34 PM   #140 
                                         - Gee, why don't you look into the mirror, Mr/Mrs Projection?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:36 PM   #143 
                                         - GIRLS! GIRLS! YOU'RE BOTH PRETTY!  IntravenousDemilo   May-27-09 03:17 AM   #161 
                 - this is just silly  paulsby   May-25-09 09:12 PM   #148 
        - Right- Sure thing,RL!  Kajsa   May-26-09 12:12 PM   #150 
     - You got me!  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 04:28 PM   #20 
        - ----  Kajsa   May-25-09 04:38 PM   #22 
        - The movie is only 'mean-spirited' toward the nuts. If you're offended by it...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:27 PM   #61 
           - So you regard people  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:41 PM   #73 
              - I regard the people in Bill's movie as nuts.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:45 PM   #78 
                 - I do?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:58 PM   #89 
                    - Oh, you don't feel attacked? You're just flaming for the sake of it?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:00 PM   #93 
                       - You can't answer, can you?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:05 PM   #98 
                          - I never answer to questions with a false premise, designed to fling mud.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:06 PM   #101 
                             - Ha........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:11 PM   #108 
                                - Nah, I won't wait. It would take too long for you to produce a thought...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:13 PM   #111 
                                   - Well, that's all right ......  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:19 PM   #120 
                                      - Just like I will defend your right to confuse bullshit with a well-founded opinion.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:21 PM   #123 
                                         - Calling names is a sign of weakness  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:30 PM   #134 
                                            - Then why don't you quit doing it?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:31 PM   #136 
     - Religulous was not mean spirited...  SkyDaddy7   May-25-09 04:23 PM   #19 
     - My opinion is that it was mean-spirited,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 04:35 PM   #21 
        - You saw a different movie than I did apparently  radiclib   May-25-09 05:03 PM   #25 
        - Oh, so an opinion isn't good enough for you?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 05:43 PM   #26 
           - Usually, opinions are based on something.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:38 PM   #69 
              - HAHAHAHHA!  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:43 PM   #75 
                 - What makes you think I'm interested in so-called PMs from your imaginary friends?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:47 PM   #79 
                    - What makes you so uncomfortable  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:59 PM   #90 
                       - What makes you so uncomfortable with actually discussing a topic?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:02 PM   #94 
                          - No, dear.......  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:06 PM   #100 
                             - As I recall, the origins was me asking you why you despised critically thinking...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:08 PM   #103 
                                - No, you're wrong ........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:16 PM   #116 
                                   - So after all this time you still can't give an example of his mean-spiritedness?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:18 PM   #119 
                                      - Why should I have to "give an example"?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:26 PM   #129 
                                         - Usually, when you trash somebody, you have a reason for it.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:29 PM   #133 
                                            - ".. trash someone.."?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:36 PM   #142 
                                               - Why can't you handle being asked to provide a simple argument?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:38 PM   #145 
        - Organized religion is not 'nice' or tolerant of others. Why should Bill be?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:36 PM   #66 
           - If you find someone mocking others entertaining,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:39 PM   #70 
              - Bill is critically questioning core issues in society.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:41 PM   #72 
                 - Yes, I can understand that you'd see it that way -  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:45 PM   #77 
                 - Why don't you explain to this uninformed boy what exactly was so wrong about the movie?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:49 PM   #80 
                    - That's right -  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:00 PM   #92 
                       - You asked a meaningful question? Where? When? You're sure?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:04 PM   #97 
                          - I'm not arguing,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:07 PM   #102 
                             - You're right. Arguing implies using arguments.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:09 PM   #104 
                                - It's not an argument ...........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:17 PM   #118 
                                   - Oh, that's right, you think spouting bullshit is the same as having an opinion...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:19 PM   #121 
                                      - Cornered,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:28 PM   #132 
                                         - Oh yes, you got me so caved, you don't want to know. I'm crying my eyes out.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:31 PM   #135 
                                            - Ah, well,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:37 PM   #144 
                                               - It seemed to me your only reason for living was to sling mud at message boards...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:39 PM   #146 
                 - You're right -  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:56 PM   #86 
                    - At least he can articulate an argument. I'm still waiting for yours...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:10 PM   #106 
                       - I told you ..........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:14 PM   #112 
                          - Maybe you should try a new talking point.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:15 PM   #114 
                             - I'm fond of purity,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:21 PM   #124 
                                - Then why don't you try that clear thinking you speak of?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:24 PM   #127 
                                   - Cornered and bereft ............  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:32 PM   #137 
                                      - Maybe if you keep saying that over and over to yourself, you might convince yourself.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:33 PM   #138 
     - Oh come on.  burning rain   May-25-09 05:47 PM   #27 
     - No, I don't find either of them very funny ........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 05:48 PM   #28 
        - Fine by me! Just... remarkable.  burning rain   May-25-09 05:54 PM   #29 
           - I know .......  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 05:57 PM   #30 
              - S'alright.  burning rain   May-25-09 06:17 PM   #39 
                 - I remember .........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 06:19 PM   #41 
                    - I'll have to go after some Hicks.  burning rain   May-25-09 06:30 PM   #50 
                       - youtube  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 06:32 PM   #53 
                          - Thanks!  burning rain   May-25-09 07:06 PM   #60 
     - To be perfectly honest...  Fedja   May-26-09 06:30 PM   #153 
     - Gotta disagree. I laugh a lot when he's on and thoroughly enjoyed Religulous  gtar100   May-27-09 02:48 AM   #160 
  - Maher's continuous use of the word  Kajsa   May-25-09 12:46 PM   #11 
  - Thank you for proving Bill's point about politically correct whining 'liberals'.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 03:30 PM   #16 
  - "Whining liberals"?  Kajsa   May-25-09 04:17 PM   #17 
  - There is no way in hell that retard is anyway comparable to nigger...  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:08 PM   #33 
  - I and many others who are  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:12 PM   #36 
     - Says you...  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:15 PM   #38 
        - Same response here,  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:20 PM   #43 
        - There's a world of difference  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 06:23 PM   #45 
           - No. There in fact is no difference  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:26 PM   #48 
              - You do claim English  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 06:32 PM   #52 
                 - There is a difference in reactions because you are reaching a larger audience.  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:42 PM   #57 
                 - When someone gifts you with a dictionary,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:36 PM   #65 
                    - Nuance indeed.  Fedja   May-26-09 06:41 PM   #154 
                 - TLB, you might want to fix this typo (heh heh heh).  tblue37   May-25-09 07:37 PM   #67 
                 - Oh, dear .........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:55 PM   #85 
                 - Why the ad hominem? "You do claim English as your mother tongue, right?"  IntravenousDemilo   May-27-09 03:52 AM   #163 
  - Bill doesn't make fun of your son, or of any disabled person.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:31 PM   #63 
  - You're right, but  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 04:50 PM   #24 
     - Thank you, glad you could learn from me.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:32 PM   #64 
        - ".. learn..."?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:37 PM   #68 
           - You do that. You 'talk' to your imaginary friend up in the sky.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:50 PM   #82 
              - You betcha, my lord and master ..........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:54 PM   #83 
                 - So far you ain't doing a good job.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:55 PM   #84 
                    - And yet,  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:02 PM   #95 
                       - I'd do everything to keep you off the streets.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:12 PM   #109 
                          - Why make it personal?  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:15 PM   #115 
                             - Wait... Wasn't it personal from the first time you opened your mouth?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:17 PM   #117 
                                - Calling a simple statement  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:23 PM   #126 
                                   - Oh no, baby, I could go on all night. But maybe you need a rest?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:27 PM   #130 
                                      - An answer -  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 08:33 PM   #139 
                                         - That was not the question. Oh my poor thing, are you so confused?  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:35 PM   #141 
  - Retard relative to intelligence means to have it withdrawn or diminished.  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:07 PM   #32 
  - That's not how they see it.  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:10 PM   #34 
     - That is honestly irrelevant...  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:13 PM   #37 
        - I did qualify it  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:18 PM   #40 
           - As a put down against a mentally disabled person or someone acting like a moron?  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:20 PM   #42 
              - Either one.  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:22 PM   #44 
              - But like I said before, I use it to qualify my friends as dumbasses  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:24 PM   #46 
                 - To you, "retard" means "dumb,"  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 06:28 PM   #49 
                 - I'm slightly above average in intelligence but so are all my friends.  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:31 PM   #51 
                    - You need a dictionary.........  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 06:33 PM   #54 
                       - And you need to make sure you don't fall when you're climbing of your high horse.  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 08:41 PM   #147 
                 - Here you go,  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:34 PM   #55 
                    - You are sneaky...  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:40 PM   #56 
                       - So #2 is irrelevant to you, right?  Kajsa   May-25-09 06:47 PM   #58 
                          - No it isn't irrelevant to the word. But it's irrelevant to my usage...  armyowalgreens   May-25-09 06:49 PM   #59 
                             - I see,  Kajsa   May-26-09 12:17 PM   #151 
              - Interestingly enough, "idiot" and "moron" were once the preferred  tblue37   May-25-09 07:44 PM   #76 
                 - I remember that the terms  Tangerine LaBamba   May-25-09 07:50 PM   #81 
                 - It's simply honest, direct language getting replaced by soft, weak bullshit...  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 07:58 PM   #88 
                    - Sure it is,  Kajsa   May-26-09 08:40 PM   #155 
  - I use the word "retarded" all the time, but NEVER to describe someone who is disabled.  IntravenousDemilo   May-27-09 03:34 AM   #162 
  - I love this guy!  DeSwiss   May-25-09 02:43 PM   #13 
  - He said it on his show last Friday: "Worship principles, not people!"  DutchLiberal   May-25-09 03:03 PM   #14 
  - Maher, Stewart and Maddow are all calling out the Dems when they need  Lorien   May-27-09 01:22 AM   #158 
  - Left vs. Right free speech repression  LiberalLovinLug   May-25-09 04:48 PM   #23 
  - Spot on.  MrSlayer   May-25-09 06:10 PM   #35 
  - The difference: I heard "oo-oo" not "booo"  suzanner   May-25-09 06:26 PM   #47 
  - Good interview. BM always makes the world seem so clear.  applegrove   May-25-09 09:27 PM   #149 
  - He's an asshole first and foremost,  ecstatic   May-26-09 04:42 PM   #152 
  - Bill Mahr wants liberals to lighten up, yet he takes himself quite seriously.  rucky   May-26-09 08:53 PM   #156 
  - I agree with his take on the current Democratic Party; it IS what the GOP once  Lorien   May-27-09 01:17 AM   #157 
 

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