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Dan Savage tells Bill Maher: The Cheneys need a Dick to settle a feud between a lesbian and her straight sister

Columnist and author Dan Savage lambasted both Liz and Mary Cheney during an interview with Real Time host Bill Maher on Friday, noting the irony of their arch Republican father Dick Cheney being thrust into the middle of their dispute. “It’s funny that you need a Dick to adjudicate a…

Maher and Grayson: GOP is just ‘corporate shills, Jesus freaks and gun nuts’

Friday night on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher and panel discussed the chaotic state of the Republican Party. The division that is most immediately apparent is the line between the tea party, far-right caucus and the old guard establishment Republicans. Maher and Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) said…

Bill Maher: What Americans ‘know’ about Obamacare doesn’t count as ‘knowledge’

On the first day that the healthcare exchanges were open, Bill Maher sent documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of Nancy, out on the streets of New York to learn what citizens know about the law. The answer, not surprisingly, is “not very much.” One man complained that Obama shouldn’t have…

Maher: California’s economy is booming because ‘we’re tea party-free!’

Friday night on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher pointed out that unlike most of the country, California’s economy is surging ahead, thanks to the efforts of the state Democratic Party and veteran Gov. Jerry Brown (D). California is going to drag the rest of the country…

Bill Maher says Ted Cruz is like Miley Cyrus: ‘A filibuster is the political version of twerking’

Rather than compare him to other politicians, Real Time host Bill Maher likened Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to another headline-grabbing personality on Friday — pop singer Miley Cyrus. “He is not afraid to incur the wrath of even some his fans for the greater good of drawing attention to himself,”…

Bill Maher: Atheism will be ‘the new gay marriage’

While his atheism would preclude him from public office, Real Time host Bill Maher said in an interview Monday night, he suggested that could change for other future political prospects in the future. “[Atheists are] out there, they’re thinking it, they’re just afraid to say it,” Maher told interviewer Sharon…

Maher: ‘Republicans are creepy pervs who are always thinking about women’s lady parts.’

On this week’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher and a panel made up of former George W. Bush advisor David Frum and TV hosts Joy Behar and Chris Hayes discusses the Republicans’ and tea party’s monomaniacal obsession with defunding the Affordable Care Act, also known…

Bill Maher rages about mass shootings: ‘We’re not gonna do anything because both parties love guns’

Bill Maher expressed his anger at having to talk about mass shootings on Real Time on Friday, agreeing with some conservative commentators that they should not be that heavily publicized. “We’re never gonna do anything about this, and I’m tired of hearing about shooters,” Maher told his panelists. “I don’t…

Creationist: Nye wrong about moonlight because Beethoven said so

Creationist Ray Comfort says Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is wrong about the moon because Beethoven wrote a song about it. Nye was famously booed while giving a 2006 talk in Waco, Texas, where he pointed out the moon merely reflected light from the sun ad did not produce its…

Creationist: Bill Nye ‘doesn’t understand science correctly’

Australian “young Earth” creationist pastor Ken Ham said on Facebook Tuesday that Bill Nye “The Science Guy” does not “understand science correctly” because Nye does not believe in a literal interpretation of the Biblical book Genesis. “Bill Nye still doesn’t understand the difference between historical science and observational science–so he…

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