Real Time with Bill Maher (2003– )

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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds.

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Your weekly intelligence briefing. (season 1) See more »

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Real Time with Bill Maher: Electile Dysfunction '08  »

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Maher originally wanted the series to be titled "True Dat" but HBO rejected it. Maher settled for "Real Time" but does not like the title. See more »

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Bill Maher: [to Richard Perle] I think you guys might have been right about the big picture, and I'm not above saying, you know what, maybe I was wrong. Okay. But on the other half of it, why the incompetence? Why was this war conducted so badly from the beginning? And you have to admit that cost lives. And my theory is because Republicans are sentimentalists. Because you guys have such rose-colored glasses about America that you thought as soon as we showed up in Iraq, they'd be going, 'Freedom! Americans!...
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Referenced in Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009) See more »

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One of the best political commentators on T.V.
6 March 2003 | by (Lacey, Washington) – See all my reviews

It is really good to see Bill Maher back on T.V. I have loved his cleverly inserted analogies of everything that happens in the world and he always does so in a way that makes you laugh and think in the issue he uses that on. He always has some very good discussions in his trademark round table panel in which he brings in interesting people from fellow political commentators to comedians to celebrities, and this time he avoids having carrot top on. Of course one would have to agree with him on many issues and that is hard for most to do being he is a very liberal voice. however if you actually listen you learn that what he does best is make you question what is happening instead of being fed the answer like some commentators.


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