Summary Taking a giant leap out of character and taking advantage of his place on HBO, conservative guest Bill Kristol shot back, "That is total bullshit!". "They don't really care about the debt that much," Maher said.
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Summary Following their blow up over the origins of the tea party , Bill Maher and Bill Kristol went at it even harder Friday night over the Pentagon's proposed spending cuts. Maher showed the chart below, which was created by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and has been making the rounds the week, to ask why the U.S. needs to spend more on defense than the next 10 countries combined.
Summary Bill Maher gave Bill Kristol a conniption fit on "Real Time" Friday during a conversation about the Tea Party, who that week celebrated their fifth anniversary as a thing that exists. (Incidentally, the fifth is the wood anniversary, so send your favorite tea partier a wooden picture frame with a photo of Ayn Rand.).
Summary During Friday's episode of his "Real Time with Bill Maher" show, the liberal comedian began by condemning the tea party's stance on government bailouts. But Kristol said the tea party rebels against the establishment on both sides of the argument, and was angry with Bush as well.
Summary Maher had originally started the panel segment by arguing that the Tea Party movement started because of bailouts - and was wrong about bailouts. Kristol responded to that point by noting that the Tea Party movement was also "upset at Bush for raising the debt."
Summary Sometimes even a blind hog finds an acorn, and an unlikely press critic proves this humble proposition. Mr. Maher rails at the decline of news literacy, of thoughtful consideration of "the news," and the Internet's mindless pursuit of sensation, most of it trivial, tedious and irrelevant to anyone with a life.
Summary "What is with this new trend of people who have all the power acting like they're the oppressed ones?" While the Jews "didn't do anything to deserve the hate they got," Maher said, the same can't be said for the richest men in America, especially as worker productivity has risen while wages remain stagnant.
Summary McNeil's resignation will become official as soon as the paperwork clears, city spokeswoman Sara Brady said Thursday. The investigation was the result of an inquiry made by a reporter at WFTV, Brady said, "and the nature of the question was so serious, the city felt it necessary (to launch) an internal administrative investigation."
Summary The estate of James Walter Scruggs, who died on July 12, 2013, faults BBC Steel Corp. "Mr. Scruggs turned to run, but the plate of steel landed on his back, crushing him to the concrete floor and killing him instantly," reads the suit, filed this week in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Summary To a man, Florida football players passionately defend their embattled head coach. "It's hard when people talk bad about him. ... We're just there to support him any way we can. He can't catch the ball for the receivers, he can't make the call or make the right read on the field. He can just prepare us to do it. As players we have to go out there and execute." The Gators have turned the ball over 15 times in the past four games, and the team's offensive identity remains a mystery.
Summary James Tobin, 54, of 11266 Windsor Place Circle, Tampa, was arrested at Davidsen Middle School Wednesday morning. Tobin showed up at the school to teach a Spanish class. Per the company's website, the minimum requirements to be a substitute teacher with Kelly Educational Staffing are:.