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Bill Maher: Obama Had to Lie to ‘Stupider’ Americans
Truth Revolt ^ | 10/30/2013 | Bradford Thomas

Posted on 10/30/2013 11:32:58 AM PDT by markomalley

On Piers Morgan Live Tuesday, guest Bill Maher openly admitted Obama “lied” about Americans keeping their insurance plans, but insisted that he had to because of unified Republican opposition—and the increasingly “stupider” American public.

Morgan trotted Maher on for a number of political issues, including the Obamacare meltdown and the most recent episode in the NSA scandal saga. Morgan opened by asking Maher if the scandal-failure-filled week was “any worse than it’s always been?” Maher said, in essence, yes:

Well, I think the country in general is on a decline.

Rather than citing the failure of the administration though, Maher’s explained he believes the decline is a result of Americans getting “stupider.” In Maher’s universe, this “stupider” population must be misled by politicians for its own good:

It sure is hard if you’re a politician—not that I’m really that sympathetic to them—to try to get information into people’s heads.

I don’t think Obama should’ve lied to people-

To which Morgan interjected, “It was a lie, wasn't it?” But Maher continued, quickly parroting the “insurance companies are always dropping people” talking point, then returning to his original argument:

But, yeah, he probably should’ve not been so blatant about saying you ... iron clad guarantee. On the other hand, since he got no Republican votes and no Republican help. And since three years after it’s a law, they’re still fighting it, can you imagine what it would be like if he said, “Yeah, some people, your rates are going to go up.” I mean the thing passed by this much. If they had said that, they might’ve lost the whole thing.

So, yeah, Obama lied, but the “stupider” Americans deserve to be lied to. Standard elitist governing tactics: manipulate and deceive in order to force onto the public what you know is best for them.



TOPICS: Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; baitandswitch; goebbelswouldbeproud; huaca; liedtodemocrats; lyingliar; obamacare; obamalied; obamalies; pravdamedia; stalinisttactics; thebiglie
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1 posted on 10/30/2013 11:32:58 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

And isn’t the exactly the attitude that white liberals have had?

In order to get the votes of “stupids” Which makes up the majority of the Democratic Party


2 posted on 10/30/2013 11:35:20 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it,")
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To: markomalley

Two eggplants trying to make sense. Never happen.


3 posted on 10/30/2013 11:36:10 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Hello kettle............


4 posted on 10/30/2013 11:38:59 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: markomalley

The wee fella is imbued with the supreme arrogance of the profoundly ignorant.


5 posted on 10/30/2013 11:39:03 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: markomalley
Typical Liberal/Socialist thinking. "I can't possibly be wrong, so that must mean the entire country is wrong!"
6 posted on 10/30/2013 11:39:43 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: markomalley
On Piers Morgan Live Tuesday, guest Bill Maher openly admitted Obama “lied” about Americans keeping their insurance plans, but insisted that he had to because of unified Republican opposition—and the increasingly “stupider” American public.

There was "unified Republican opposition"?

7 posted on 10/30/2013 11:40:24 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

This whole episode reminds me how right Ronald Reagan was about elites and central government planning.

To paraphrase, Reagan had said that there is a group of elites in Washington, DC, who think that they can plan and run our lives better than we can run our own lives.

And this Obamacare debacle and the Obama apologists such as Maher are making this point. So it’s ok to blatantly lie about what will happen with this law because it’s for our own good. We are too stupid to know what is good for us. We are too stupid to have an opinion on whether we think socialized medicine/Obamacare is a good idea. Only elites such as Obama and Nancy Pelosi know what is good for us.

This is the attitude of these liberals. They know best, and they will run our lives for us.


8 posted on 10/30/2013 11:40:31 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: markomalley

Billy Boy just happens to be a low-information voter


9 posted on 10/30/2013 11:40:47 AM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: markomalley

He is right in one regard. Americans are getting dumber. What he doesn’t realize is that he is king stupid.


10 posted on 10/30/2013 11:40:51 AM PDT by nonamer
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To: markomalley
...can you imagine what it would be like if he said, “Yeah, some people, your rates are going to go up.” I mean the thing passed by this much. If they had said that, they might’ve lost the whole thing.

Well, yes. And rightfully so. So "I don't think he should have lied to people" really means "but I'm glad he did."

11 posted on 10/30/2013 11:41:05 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: markomalley

“...can you imagine what it would be like if he said, “Yeah, some people, your rates are going to go up.” I mean the thing passed by this much. If they had said that, they might’ve lost the whole thing.”

So, Bill, we can’t have the stupid people deciding anything based on simple facts, like they’re going to be PAYING MORE for their health insurance?


12 posted on 10/30/2013 11:42:16 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: markomalley

This is the idiot Ann Coulter dated.


13 posted on 10/30/2013 11:42:18 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: markomalley

It’s good to get this out in the open.

It needs to be explained, though, in very clear terms.

The left’s attitude is that the elite should rule regardless of the people’s will.

Conservatives believe that there is no authority in the USA without the consent of the governed.


14 posted on 10/30/2013 11:42:28 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley

Apparently he’s talking about liberals because conservatives still aren’t fooled.


15 posted on 10/30/2013 11:42:37 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: markomalley

Bill Maher: Obama Had to Lie to ‘Stupider’ Americans

Ghrammar FALE!!!

/sarc


16 posted on 10/30/2013 11:43:25 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: All

So in maher’s world, it is OK to lie during the debate, if your opponent holds a stronger position than yours. More proof that liberals and islamists are cut from the same bolt of cloth.


17 posted on 10/30/2013 11:43:29 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: markomalley

Now that’s the problem right there; where do you find an American stupider than Maher?


18 posted on 10/30/2013 11:43:48 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: markomalley

How does someone as stupid as Maher know when someone is stupider than him?

He is correct however.


19 posted on 10/30/2013 11:44:36 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: markomalley

So Maher is admitting that Obama supporters are idiots..Hey Billy, I already knew that


20 posted on 10/30/2013 11:44:46 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: markomalley

democrat socializts.

we must lie to you to get you to do what WE want.

we must force you to participate in our plans to get you to do what WE want.

the end justifies the means because you’re too stupid to do what WE believe is right.

ultimately socialism hates people. takes away freedom, restricts choice, then removes it entirely, lies to you, tells you you’re too stupid, and under obamacare death panels, will tell you you’re too stupid to live.

God loves people, treats them as people, gives them ability to make choices, even bad ones, wishes they would make good choices, rejoices when they accept Him as Lord and Savior, but respects people enough to make their own personal decisions in whatever capacity they can. He hates the bad that they do and often reduces the impact of their poor and/or evil choices. still lets them be people.


21 posted on 10/30/2013 11:45:19 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: markomalley
can you imagine what it would be like if he said, “Yeah, some people, your rates are going to go up.” I mean the thing passed by this much.
There it is again - the truth. If Liberals were honest about their plans, they'd be run out of town on a rail.
22 posted on 10/30/2013 11:47:13 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Turbo Pig

They are from the same base ideology. See Gen 3:3 for the source of that base.


23 posted on 10/30/2013 11:47:19 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley
In Maher’s universe, this “stupider” population must be misled by politicians for its own good

He means for the good of the politicians, not the good of the stupider population.

There is no sympathy for the "stupider" people. They are just pawns to be manipulated for the aggrandizement of the elite.

24 posted on 10/30/2013 11:47:28 AM PDT by oldbrowser (The debt limit is the emergency brake on government spending)
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To: markomalley
I mean the thing passed by this much. If they had said that, they might’ve lost the whole thing.

So Maher is saying that no matter how objectionable, un-constitutional, illegal, disgusting or flawed the ACA is...it simply HAD to be passed for no other reason than Republicans hated it and wanted to kill it at birth?

Effin brilliant.

25 posted on 10/30/2013 11:48:37 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (So Obama "inherited" a mess? Firemen "inherit" messes too. Ever see one put gasoline on it?)
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To: markomalley

My libral SIL said to me not long ago, “some people deserve to be lied to.”

I don’t know how someone can say something like that and still claim the politcal, moral highground for themselves.


26 posted on 10/30/2013 11:48:47 AM PDT by CityCenter (Resist Obamacare!)
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To: RatRipper
Billy Boy just happens to be a low-information voter

Dean Wormer: mr maher ... loathsome, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life son ....

27 posted on 10/30/2013 11:49:28 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: markomalley

“insurance companies are always dropping people”

**********
If insurance companies were ALWAYS dropping people, they wouldn’t have any subscribers left and would go out of business. Mahr is the stupider one.


28 posted on 10/30/2013 11:50:56 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Maher says that Obama was justified in lying because had he told the truth he might not have been able to shove the whole thing down the throats of stupid Americans. It was okay to lie because if he had not lied we would have known the truth even though we are stupid.

Only a rant by Jackie Mason could do justice to Maher’s insanity. Sadly I lack the talent to do a proper job.


29 posted on 10/30/2013 11:52:00 AM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: markomalley

I guess he is speaking of himself. I have never seen a more stupid person than this ass wipe and Obermann.


30 posted on 10/30/2013 11:52:13 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (I am proud to be a Christian and follower of my Lord Jesus Christ. Time is short for U to know Him!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Idiots are always the last to find out they’re idiots.


31 posted on 10/30/2013 11:52:21 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: MaxMax

Yep this is true..and when he calls them idiots, they still cheer him, because they are too stupid to realize he is talking about them


32 posted on 10/30/2013 11:57:38 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: markomalley
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33 posted on 10/30/2013 11:58:22 AM PDT by RetSignman (As Goes America, So Goes the World. A Communist America, A Communist World.)
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To: markomalley
"WE MUST LIE TO PASS THIS BILL TO SEE WHAT'S IN IT"

34 posted on 10/30/2013 12:01:13 PM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: markomalley

Why lie to stupid people? They couldn’t tell the truth from a lie anyway.


35 posted on 10/30/2013 12:02:20 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: Resolute Conservative

“How does someone as stupid as Maher know when someone is stupider than him?”
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Maybe the same way this man http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv_WJYckpPQ knows when he meets someone taller, the thing about it though is that it has never happened yet and possibly never will.


36 posted on 10/30/2013 12:02:26 PM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: RatRipper

Well actually an UALIV to be more precise...


37 posted on 10/30/2013 12:03:02 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Servant of the Cross

One of my favorite quotes from a movie!!!!


38 posted on 10/30/2013 12:03:03 PM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: markomalley

In other words Bill, he lied to YOU. People on the right knew all along that this was going to be a disaster.

He lied to you and let him lie to you....and you have no problem with it. That makes you the stupiest fool in the room.


39 posted on 10/30/2013 12:03:04 PM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: markomalley

Just as liberals had to lie for decades to protect Uncle Joe Stalin.


40 posted on 10/30/2013 12:03:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: markomalley

“We have to lie to you because you are too stupid to know what’s in your best interest.”


41 posted on 10/30/2013 12:03:46 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: markomalley; GeronL

Translation: Obama had to lie to Democrats to keep them from voting his butt out of office in 2012.


42 posted on 10/30/2013 12:03:54 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: markomalley
The American People are not stupid . . . just disengaged and disinterested.

This condition is approaching the incurable stage.

43 posted on 10/30/2013 12:05:25 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: markomalley
Alternate headline:

Arrogant Liberal Admits That Dems Consider The People To Be Sheep!

44 posted on 10/30/2013 12:05:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“We have to lie to you because you are too stupid to know what’s in your best interest.”

If they didn’t have that as an assumption,
their whole sense of superiority would be challenged,

and there really wouldn’t be any use for them.


45 posted on 10/30/2013 12:06:42 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
"Back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program...Congressman Ferrand was subscribing to this foot-in-the door philosophy, because he said, “If we can only break through and get our foot inside the door, then we can expand the program after that."" - Ronald Reagan in the early 1960s (pre-political career)
46 posted on 10/30/2013 12:07:00 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: RipSawyer

Don’t forget: This is the same moron, Bill Maher, who called the 911 terrorists brave. In his words “not cowardly” so you know where his head is at.

Here is his exact words:

“We have been the cowards. Lobbing cruise missiles from two thousand miles away. That’s cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building. Say what you want about it. Not cowardly.”


47 posted on 10/30/2013 12:07:13 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: markomalley

It takes a lot of guts to insult your audience like that, Billy! Of course, most won’t realize it anyway. They’re too stupid.


48 posted on 10/30/2013 12:09:44 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Have you had your ObamaCare Marketplace shopping experience today?)
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To: markomalley

The only Americans stupider than Obama were the ones who voted for him.


49 posted on 10/30/2013 12:10:59 PM PDT by kevkrom (It's not "immigration reform", it's an "amnesty bill". Take back the language!)
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To: markomalley

Takes one to know one, Maher.

I’m ready to debate you whenever, wherever...and I’m not even a MSM “pretty face - no brain” clone.

Prepare to see your own Obamahole.


50 posted on 10/30/2013 12:11:08 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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