Lefty Maher Goes Bulldog On Islamist Apologist

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Bill Maher, famously liberal and noted antagonist of religion, is showing signs of cracking. Even he believes there’s something fundamental about Islamic teaching that, for extreme adherents, sanctions killing. More surprisingly, he thinks that’s wrong.

On his Real Time talk show on HBO last week, Maher found himself sitting across from guest Brian Levin – director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University-San Bernardino. And within seconds, he found himself defending Christianity against Islam – and getting called an “Islamophobe” by someone more liberal than he.

Discussing the Boston Marathon bombing and motives behind it, Maher said it was hard to understand how a young extremist could wear his devotion to Islam on his sleeve while simultaneously chasing a middle-class life; a career and money.

His guest interrupted, saying “it’s not like people who are Muslim who do wacky things have a monopoly on it. We have hypocrites across faiths – Jewish; Christian – who say they’re out for God and end up doing not so nice things.”

Shockingly, Maher replied with, “You know what?… You know what? That’s liberal bulls#!% right there.”

“There are no Christian hypocrites?” Levin retorted. Of course there are, Maher replied, but:

[T]hey’re not as dangerous. I mean, there’s only one faith, for example, that kills you or wants to kill you if you draw a bad cartoon of the prophet. There’s only one faith that kills you or wants to kill you if you renounce the faith. An ex-Muslim is a very dangerous thing. Talk to Salman Rushdie after the show about “Christian versus Islam… Now, obviously, most Muslim people are not terrorists, but ask most Muslim people in the world, if you insult the prophet, do you have what’s coming to you. It’s more than just a fringe element.

Maher has rattled the sword against blatant liberalism a couple of times recently, ranting about regressive taxation last month, and described the Koran as a “hate-filled book” in 2011; one ripe for misappropriation by Eastern extremists who come from a “culture that is in its medieval era.”

It’s possible that Liberals who push their agendas too aggressively; who speed the churning process of gradualism too urgently, could end up outing themselves and their cause to uninformed and disinterested Americans who, so far, have been exposed to the more benign effects of liberal policy. In that sense, power-hungry liberals might themselves become the alarm that finally wakes the rest of the sleeping public.

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  • maher’s-jewish-hypocrisy

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    • S.C.Murf

      The whites from the uk that came to America are of the house of David

      up the hill

      • Kooky-Evangelicals

        and Thor & Odin came from Hong Kong in a Chinese noodle cup?

    • Ron r

      You poor white devil.you have been exploited. What a shame . Btw , it matters not when and how the Native American got here,the fact is they were here before the people you describe. It’s called I was on first vase first.

  • Dave

    If Ben knew anything about Maher or liberals, this would not be a surprise to him but alas… Conservative ignorance about liberals strikes again….

    • Bob666

      Yo Dave,

      I have been watching Maher and Limbaugh for years. Maher get it correct far more often than Rush.

      • Steve E

        I’m glad I don’t use your fact checker.

        • Bob666

          do you ever listen to him????

        • Bob666

          Yo Steve,
          I will take that as a No. So if you never watch him, How can you comment on the facts??

      • Dave

        Hey Bob

        Maher is a curmudgeon… I agree with him that all religions are businesses and are based on fairy tales but Maher all to often lets his “I haven’t read up on issues well enough” slip show and he is not that funny. I am more of a Jon Stewart fan when it comes to political satire and substantive interviews with serious guests

        Rush is just a shill for big business and the GOP. He is like all the rest of the right wing loudmouths like Ann Coulter, Reagan, Hannidy… They get their marching orders from big business and the GOP. I listen to all of them too because like coming here, its good to know what the “conservative” extremist mind is thinking these days.

      • DEAN

        Bill Maher, is a joke. he shouldn’t even open his mouth,nothing but a foul stench comes out.

        • Bob666

          Yo Dean,
          don’t hold back son, tell us how you really feel.

        • Jeff

          I have a perfect plan for you. Don’t watch him! I don’t listen to Rush Fatbaugh and I don’t watch Bill O’Reilly or Sean Hannity.

          • mnkysnkle

            That’s a beginning; Add to your list Bill Maher, Rachael MadCow, Anderson Pooper, Ellen Degenerate, Joe Bitten, ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN, FOX, HOLLYWOOD, and that Irish scam man himself Barry O’bama you might find yourself on the road to sanity and cognitive reasoning……………….Nahhhhh, that would be taking your kool-aide away. What you don’t understand is that neither side is your saviour. They are both “the problem”.

          • Jeff

            Wow. Ignore my last post. I thought I was communicating with someone who had at least a shred of sanity. Rachel Maddow’s toenails have more sense than you do.

  • Brad Stockinger

    I think that until the muslims can show that they can solve and denounce their extremist brothers, that they shouldn’t be allowed into our country. We should follow Japan’s policy on muslims. No other religion has as many different extemist groups as the muslims do. There is an obvious problem with that. Muslims, clean your house!

  • Chester

    Y’all know, it is such a good thing you don’t READ the Bible. I will agree that there is a lot of murderous language in the Koran, but it doesn’t exceed anything I have read from the Bible. About the biggest difference I can see is the promise of heaven for anyone who dies while in the process of eliminating the opposition, found ONLY in the Koran.

  • Ted Crawford

    Can it be that the threat of increasing his taxes has shocked Maher out of his Progressive haze? I think not ! It’s just temporary, untill they grant him an exception, then he’ll return to spouting Progressive idiocy once again!

  • mnkysnkle

    Maher is a seeker of “TRUTH”? I doubt it! How is it, that he had this moment of sanity? Apparently now that he’s been making money “honestly” he’s turning into a republican. Will wonders never cease? Hey Bill; Islam is just one reason why we have the 2nd. ammendment.

    • Jeff

      Do you have even the slightest clue what you’re talking about? Liberals have no special love for Islam; we just don’t believe all Muslims should be singled out because Al Quaeda exists. Support for Muslim groups from the ACLU is no more than they have done for right wing groups like the Nazis and the KKK whose 1st Amendment Rights have been threatened. Maher believes all religions are equally crazy, but he also believes that Christians are less crazy than Muslims. He has made the comparison many times, saying that the strength of the West is our ability to listen to the Pope or other religious leaders, smile politely, and then completely ignore them. Until Muslims develop this same ability, they are doomed to living in the Middle Ages.

      • Bob666

        Yo Jeff,
        No one is creative enough to make this stuff up, yet they really think like this.

      • mnkysnkle

        Both you and Bob666 have no idea what I’m thinking. But you both seem to be full of yourselves, and neither of you seem to have the capable skills for word comprehension. I didn’t post here to argue with idiots, but to express my opinion about the article. Bill Maher is full of himself. It seems it’s an affliction that plagues most liberals and socialists. How much of a “clue” does one need?

        • Jeff

          I don’t care what you think of Bill Maher. I just think this reflexive notion on the right that liberals are for whomever you’re against is nonsense. I don’t have to be pro-Al Quaeda to believe that terrorists can and should be tried in civilian courts where possible. The idea that the ACLU is going to wave a magic wand (It’s called the Bill of Rights) and get people acquitted unless we convene special military tribunals where, presumably, the defendant has no such rights, is both wrong and silly. Our civilian courts have a great record trying terrorists and the right wing hoopla about the need for military tribunals is for political consumption only.

          I don’t recall Bill Maher saying too many positive things about Islam in general or Al Quaeda in particular. He thinks all religions are silly superstition. That being said, he has repeatedly said he far prefers the Christians to the Muslims because the Christians are able to ignore their crazy religious leaders.

          • mnkysnkle

            Like I said before, you don’t have any word comprehension skills. What’s bothering you is not what I said but the fact that someone is saying bad things about your heroes. Who of which just happen to be homosexuals and buffoons. Stay on the subject and stop trying to make it all about Islam.
            P.S: Its not that I’m ignoring you, it’s just most of your babbling isn’t worthy of a response.

          • Jeff

            Excuse me. I thought this thread was about some right wing buffoon’s surprise that a lefty like Bill Maher said something negative about Islam. Judging by your last response, I’d say it’s time to leave the bar. “Who of which just happen to be homosexuals and buffoons” Was that supposed to mean something? Never mind. I don’t need to know the inner workings of your “mind.”

        • Bob666

          Yo Milktoast,
          just curious as your are pontificating your vast knowledge of everything, do you ever watch Maher???

          • mnkysnkle

            AAAWWWWWW did you get your widdow feewings hurt? Milktoast heh? One of the first actions of the inept in the course of any dialog is to resort to name calling. And of course their last action almost always is violence. Now I could have started my reply by giving you a witty name, something like SewerTrout, as it pretty much sums up my opinion of SHILLS and TROLLS. But I digress, so let me answer your astounding question. YES, I have done something as important as you, I have watched Maher!!!!! I have probably watched him more times unintentionally than you have intentionally. I’ve watched him and seen him long before he thought he was important enough to spout out his political philosophy as “Godly Wisdom”. He was a bigot and hypocrite then, and only more pompous now. ……………………..You shills crack me up!!!!!

          • Bob666

            Yo Milktoast,

            “Pontificating your vast knowledge of everything”, I nailed that one!

      • sunshineIQ

        The Left is intimated by the Muslims. They’re not intimated by Christians, (someone here explained why) hence their constant hate-spewing against them. I wonder if the Left realizes that many Christians would rescue them if need be. The Left has been throwing the Christians to the wolves for decades. Sickening isn’t it?


    Bill Maher, like his counterpart Rush Limbaugh, is not a comedian. He is a radical Democrat activist. Maher and HBO continually pass off his racially divisive and demeaningly stereotypical commentary as political satire. It is designed to inflame Democrats and further exacerbate and expand the false left-right paradigm the establishment exploits every election season in order to steer the outcome.

    “If you’re thinking about voting for Mitt Romney, I would like to make this one plea: black people know who you are and they will come after you,” Maher said prior to the last election. It apparently did not occur to Maher or HBO that this is the sort of behavior used by the Nazis and communists against their political enemies. Maher’s comment, however, was not a threat, but simply another attempt to inject division and polarization into the election.

    He is cynically pandering to heavily indoctrinated Democrats who believe Republicans are akin to Dickensian neanderthals determined to bring the entitlement state cherished by Democrats to its knees (despite the fact Republicans have supported entitlements for decades) and instinctively work to disenfranchise black people and other minorities.

    Bill Maher has made a career out of espousing such derogatory and stereotypical comments about black Americans. They should denounce him as a foul-mouthed instigator and Democrat operative.

    Black Americans, in fact all Americans regardless of color or gender, should reject both parties out of hand and understand that the establishment will do whatever is necessary to make certain voters do not vote for real change of the sort offered by Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, and libertarians and constitutionalists.

    The Democrat-Republican one party system is the political arm of the elite and their banking and corporate structure of economic and ultimately social domination.

    Bill Maher is a handsomely paid shill on the Democrat “left” side of that scheme. It is his job to make sure black people vote for Obama.

    On the other side of the paradigm, Rush Limbaugh and the Republicans warn the faithful about the threat of a Obama victory and call for Romney’s victory.


    • Jeff

      Have you ever heard of a Democrat who had to apologize for disagreeing with Bill Maher? Comparing Maher to Limbaugh is like comparing a grape to a watermelon. Maher is a comedian who does topical humor and who has a little bit of influence on the left margin of the Democratic Party. Rush, the true elephant in the Republican Party, is “he who cannot be disagreed with.” He is the de facto leader of the party, and every vile thing that he says can be attributed to most Repugs as none will dare contradict him.

      • WTS/JAY

        You just proved the point of the article…not to mention you misunderstood it, entirely! Wow…

      • Ron r

        Don’t forget the draft dodging part of both Russ and Nugent,two of the rights/ reichs best spokesmen.

    • Bob666

      Wow WTS,

      That was funny. If copied your post and inserted Rush where you have Maher and inserted republican when you have democrat, the post would be no less accurate.

      • WTS/JAY


        • Bob666

          Yes WTS,
          But I watch both and Bill is still got an edge where Rush is way past his prime and grasping to hang on.

          • WTS/JAY

            I’ll be honest with you, Bob. If i had to pick between the two for strictly entertainment-purposes, i would pick Bill…he’s much funnier, has better material and overall more entertaining than Rush, but no less inflammatory and divisive than his counterpart…and that’s the whole point!

          • Bob666

            Yo WTS,

            Yes, there in no Humor with Rush. Bill is funny, But I like his show because he puts together a great collection of guest who represent opposite views and that provides a very good debate. Rush is nothing more than a guy who rants endlessly about what ever topic is hot that day. He got old over twenty years ago.

  • Vigilant

    Mr. Bullard says, “Maher has rattled the sword against blatant liberalism a couple of times recently, ranting about regressive taxation last month…”
    Liberals have ALWAYS ranted about regressive taxation. You would do well to learn the difference between regressive and progressive taxation.

  • ch2801

    I had cold chills when I finished reading that book of hate, the Koran.

    • Ron r

      Now read the bible and become a block of ice trying to figure out which is the more violent . Both could be rated r for violence. And along with some peoples interpretation of the two it is a wonder there is still a planet .

      • ch2801

        You are reading the world history in the old testement that was violent. But not just in that part of the world. Read the WORD in the gospel of Matthew, mark, Luke and John. Jesus was a true man of peace.

  • sunshineIQ

    For once I agree with Bill Maher.