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 It's awfully early in the season to hit rock bottom, but the Sharks had better hope they have. After the game, the Sharks flew to Anaheim, where they will play the red-hot Ducks on Sunday to start a three-game trip against teams that were playoff qualifiers in the West last season. The Sharks tried to put a brave face on the start of a season that has suddenly gone bad.
Summary Otsego County Coroner James Hurley says Oneonta Mayor Richard Miller shot himself in the head Saturday morning. Miller was the president of Hartwick College in Oneonta before serving as mayor. According to Oneonta website, Miller was a graduate of Middlebury College and a decorated Vietnam veteran.
Summary MARYSVILLE Wash. "I feel very distraught, like it's a nightmare," said Paula Hatch Satiacum, 49, the aunt of one teen and a relative of the other two. Both the Hatch and Fryberg families are members of the Native American Tulalip Tribes.
Summary Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver, left, and Placer County sheriff's Det. Law enforcement officers in tactical gear leave the Gold County Fairgrounds to help search for an assailant who shot three sheriff's deputies, killing two, and wounded a motorist in two Northern California counties.