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Creation Museum's 1st visitor? Bill Maher
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 4-16-07 | Jim Fletcher

Posted on 04/23/2007 1:13:23 AM PDT by dbehsman

The new $30 million, 60,000-square-foot Creation Museum, built on prime real estate near Cincinnati's airport, isn't scheduled to open its doors officially until May 28, but it already had its first celebrity visitor.

The facility, the crowning achievement of Answers in Genesis, which defends a biblical worldview including its account of Creation, was visited unexpectedly – and covertly – by comedian Bill Maher, formerly of ABC's "Politically Incorrect" and lately of HBO's "Real Time," and who once said Christians suffer from a neurological disorder.

Ken Ham, president of the organization, calls the incident part of "an elaborate media deception."

"A video crew with so-called 'First Word Productions' arranged to come to AiG to visit the museum for a documentary on world religions," explains Ham. "At the end of their three-hour visit and taping, they wanted to do a sit-down interview with me in my office. They asked permission to drive around the back of the building to bring in their equipment. Then one of the crew members distracted a staff member who was with me and – without registering with our security office, as they knew had to be done – they propped open a back door and sneaked HBO commentator and comedian Bill Maher into my office. I only vaguely recognized him, and just figured this person was a latecomer to the filming."

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TOPICS: US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: antichristian; billmaher; creation; fsmdidit; maher
This is the second article that I found about this.

Looks like Michael Moore has competition now.

What a despicable way to conduct business.

1 posted on 04/23/2007 1:13:24 AM PDT by dbehsman
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To: dbehsman

Why would Bill Maher even want to visit this museum.
Perhaps he wanted to see the truth.(I hope for great things)


2 posted on 04/23/2007 1:39:44 AM PDT by since1868 (God said it. I believe it.That settles it.)
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To: dbehsman
With heightened visibility comes heightened scrutiny. A few years ago, when AiG was shopping around for land on which to build the Creation Museum, the search itself created such a firestorm of local controversy that the Cincinnati Enquirer ran a steady stream of articles about planning and zoning meetings, local civic and religious opposition, and the broader cultural fight over origins theories.

It sounds like the media was willfully trying to inspire a lot of animosity over the museum. I'm worried about the security problems that these folks are going to have to face in the future.
3 posted on 04/23/2007 1:40:02 AM PDT by dbehsman (NRA Life Member, and loving every minute of it!)
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To: dbehsman
Oops!

The area in red was a quote from the Worldnetdaily article.

4 posted on 04/23/2007 1:41:38 AM PDT by dbehsman (NRA Life Member, and loving every minute of it!)
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To: dbehsman
I only vaguely recognized him

The sudden upheaval of the poor fellow's stomach must have disoriented him. "Butt Ugly" is Maher's trademark.

5 posted on 04/23/2007 1:45:00 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: dbehsman

Well, I’m driving out to see it this summer. It sounds great.


6 posted on 04/23/2007 2:07:05 AM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: dbehsman

7 posted on 04/23/2007 2:11:29 AM PDT by Arnold Zephel
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To: Caipirabob

Maher got publicity, that’s like jetfuel is to an airplane. He’s working on losing his second show. And yes, he IS butt-ugly, in a very disconcerting way.


8 posted on 04/23/2007 2:14:45 AM PDT by Baladas
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping! It looks like this museum is just 70 miles north of my new home. And here I was planning to take my wife to another attraction in the area, the Newport Aquarium, if she starts missing Sea World.


9 posted on 04/23/2007 2:15:44 AM PDT by Berosus ("There is no beauty like Jerusalem, no wealth like Rome, no depravity like Arabia."--the Talmud)
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To: Star Traveler
That’s a good idea! I live in Minnesota, and next year I was thinking of taking a trip to Pennsylvania. It would be nothing to take an extra day and swing by the museum.
10 posted on 04/23/2007 2:26:04 AM PDT by dbehsman (NRA Life Member, and loving every minute of it!)
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To: dbehsman

Actually, I’ve been following their progress on this museum for a long time. And I’m glad they’ve finally got it down to the grand opening. I had been thinking about this summer. When I go, I’m planning on two full days, because I’ve seen how much they have packed in there and I think it will take two days to go through it fully.

But, I know that most people do not see *everything* in places like these. I think most people only skim through and never would spend more than one day.


11 posted on 04/23/2007 2:34:34 AM PDT by Star Traveler
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To: dbehsman

Hmmm. Don’t really need the opening of this museum “maherred” by this nonsense...


12 posted on 04/23/2007 4:54:10 AM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (Your mileage may vary - right now my mileage is pretty much aweful.)
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To: dbehsman

He was fishing for new jokes, nothing more.


13 posted on 04/23/2007 6:08:17 AM PDT by Toggameid
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To: dbehsman
I'm so glad this mueseum is opening up less that 100 mi. from where I am. I definitely plan on seeing it sometime this summer.  :-)

Oh, and screw that treasonous, military-hating, anti-American, commie-loving, limp wristed, vulgar POS Bill Maher!

14 posted on 04/23/2007 6:15:01 AM PDT by TonyRo76 (American by birth. Patriot by choice. Christian by grace.)
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btt

God does work in Amazing ways. Perhaps this is one of the ways ‘he’ will work on Bill Maher.

15 posted on 04/23/2007 6:26:09 AM PDT by BGHater (“Every little bit of good I may do, let me do it now for I may not come this way again.”)
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To: Berosus

If you’d take her to the aquarium, I’m sure she’d be tankful.


16 posted on 04/23/2007 9:10:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I last updated my profile on Monday, April 18, 2007. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Bill Maher has to sneak into the Creation Museum? They let Eugenie Scott in without a quarrel; it's not like they refused to let the guy in. No, he'd rather ambush Ken Ham just like Michael Moore ambushed Charleton Heston.
17 posted on 04/24/2007 9:41:18 AM PDT by DaveLoneRanger (Gun-free zones are a mass murderer's first choice.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

So, Bill Maher, who I am sure doesn’t like the creation museum because he believes they are not telling the “truth” about science and origins, resorts to lying and deception in order to gain access to it. Smells like H..Y..P..O..C...R..I..T..E


18 posted on 04/24/2007 9:54:10 AM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight")
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To: dbehsman

Bill just wanted to see the truth about creationism, so he had to sneak in the back door so that all his cronies wouldn’t chastise him. :)


19 posted on 04/24/2007 9:56:54 AM PDT by taxesareforever (Never forget Matt Maupin)
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To: SunkenCiv

I sea you are trying to be punny again.

Does your sole get enjoyment from these actions; or are you just doing it for the halibut?


20 posted on 04/24/2007 10:11:39 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Elsie

Conch you see — it’s the shrimple joy I get by delighting everyone.


21 posted on 04/24/2007 11:08:19 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (I last updated my profile on Tuesday, April 24, 2007. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

I’m getting a haddock


22 posted on 04/24/2007 11:45:02 AM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight")
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To: dbehsman

Classless clown, this Maher guy.


23 posted on 04/24/2007 1:18:23 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Star Traveler

I can’t WAIT to go!!! Only a few more weeks!


24 posted on 04/24/2007 1:22:47 PM PDT by Homeschool Christian Mom of 5
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25 posted on 04/24/2007 1:31:34 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: dbehsman

NO surprise here. Maher’s chaffing at only being on HBO.


26 posted on 04/24/2007 1:33:53 PM PDT by Badeye (Fast is fine, but accuracy is Final)
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To: since1868
Perhaps he wanted to see the truth.(I hope for great things)

Believe me, there's no hope for Bill Maher, one of the world's biggest losers.

27 posted on 04/24/2007 1:40:17 PM PDT by mtg
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To: BGHater
"Perhaps this is one of the ways ‘he’ will work on Bill Maher."

And boy does he have a ton of work to do!

28 posted on 04/24/2007 7:39:49 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Turning the general election into a second Democrat primary is not a winning strategy.)
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To: Squidpup

You’ve cod to take some aspirin.


29 posted on 04/24/2007 9:11:40 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I last updated my profile on Tuesday, April 24, 2007. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Fester Chugabrew
Classless clown, this Maher guy.

Not TRUE!

He has class!!

It's just very LOW!!!

30 posted on 04/25/2007 3:43:38 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: SunkenCiv

You seem to be fishing for comments, but you’ve netted very little.

You need to be more clever to hook anyone into replying.


31 posted on 04/25/2007 3:46:21 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Elsie

It’s worked so far. :’) S’chool.


32 posted on 04/25/2007 7:52:47 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (I last updated my profile on Tuesday, April 24, 2007. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: trumandogz
Should be nice when they get them painted.

I see a giraffe, a wolf or a dog, woolly mammoth, tortoise, can't tell what the one closest in the foreground is, and just to the left of it, a two-headed baby dragon.

33 posted on 04/25/2007 8:19:01 PM PDT by AtomicBuffaloWings (Still not hot enough, A few of my taste buds are still alive.)
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