Skip to comments.Maher Calls US Military 'Mass Murder Machine,' Extreme Muslims 'Teabaggers'
Posted on 04/23/2016 12:04:17 PM PDT by Kaslin
On his Real Time show on Friday, HBO comedian Bill Maher referred to the U.S. military as a "mass murder machine" as he recalled that the reason he likes Bernie Sanders so much is because the Vermont socialist is the only presidential candidate who would argue against building a bigger military.
A bit earlier, as he discussed with the New Yorker's Lawrence Wright the possibility of Saudi government officials being linked to the 9/11 attacks, Maher also made a crass reference to Tea Party conservatives -- whom he has mocked in the past as "teabaggers" -- by referring to Muslim extremists in Pakistan who want to be able to marry children as "teabaggers" who objected to a "meddling federal government stopping us from marrying children."
Maher Calls US Miliary 'Mass Murdering Machine,' Extreme Muslims 'Teabaggers'
At about 10:28 p.m., ET, the liberal comedian brought up Sanders's view of the military by bringing up a Fox News special on the terrorist group ISIS and the U.S. military:
For those who say Bernie might be toast at this point, let me just say one last thing if he is, if this is his last stand, why there are so many of us who like Bernie Sanders. I was looking at the Fox News website the other day, and it was promoting a special, Bret Baier, called "Rising Threats, Shrinking Military."
He then added:
Okay, both bulls***. Is ISIS a threat? Yes. But the caliphate will not be extended to Kentucky. People don't read the papers, so they don't know, actually, we are rolling back ISIS. They are losing. And even if they were a threat, they're not the kind of threat that we need to have a bigger military to fight. It's a different kind of threat.
He then took aim at the military for being too big:
And, of course, our military is not shrinking. We have the most ridiculous rock-with-your-c***-out [pauses for audience laughter] -- mass murder machine the world as ever seen. So who, at the debate, would stand up and challenge-
After far-left CNN political commentator Van Jones injected, "And say that? No one," Maher continued:
No, but when Ted Cruz or Donald Trump says we need a bigger military, who is going to challenge them? Hillary Clinton? I don't think so. But Bernie would. [audience applause] Bernie would. That's why we like Bernie Sanders.
Lesley Stahl of CBS's 60 Minutes then branded Hillary Clinton as the "biggest hawk" of all the candidates:
LESLEY STAHL, CBS NEWS: She would not because she's the biggest hawk-
MAHER: Yes, yes.
STAHL: -in the entire lineup of people running.
Earlier in the show, Maher was critical of his fellow liberals who cling to the view that the governments of Muslim countries are more of a problem than the views of the general populations of those countries as he discussed Saudi Arabia:
But, I mean, in general, I feel like Saudi Arabia is the extreme example of the problem many liberals have with Islam in general. You know, it's a little complicated. It's Muslims who are oppressing other Muslims. I think they would like to think that it's governments that are oppressing the people. It's very often the governments who are standing in the way of worse oppression from the people.
He then managed to work in a derisive reference to the Tea Party movement in the U.S. as he added:
Pakistan -- another "frenemy," you know -- Pakistan passed a "no child marriage" law. You can't marry children. Did not go over well with the people. The teabaggers found that to be a meddling federal government getting involved, a meddling federal government stopping us from marrying children. So it's a little tough to decide whose side we're on, right?
Now Maher is using “teabaggers” as a more accurately expressed term of art.
Before, he was rather careless with the epithet.
Would somebody flush this turd. He’s stinking up the joint.
Too bad he can’t meet up with a sniper from a mile away.
Another Media Whore...
Why is this moron a public figure?
I’ve had smarter dogs.
BTW, I’m trying to get a German Shepherd pup, if anybody has one that needs a good home.
He’s trying his damndest to stay relevant...and failing miserably.....
Maher once beat-up his black girlfriend, by the way:
The problem being that this clown’s words are published. We need to start a movement to terminate leftist speech just as they terminate conservative speech.
But the thing is, liberals are in control of our media/entertainment complex. So liberals are the ones who decide what sort of speech is allowed and which is verboten.
The bigger threat is the country we've supported for years, Saudi Arabia.
Maher is right. There are already real ‘Teabaggers’ in this country who who hate the fact the government won’t allow them to marry children. They are not all Muslim either, as we are witnessing the disintegration of marriage.
“On his Real Time show on Friday, HBO comedian Bill Maher referred to...”
A comedian? I don’t think so.
Who gives this guy credibility? He is an ignorant, uneducated, socialist and Marxist. And stupid too.
You are absolutely correct and that raises the question: How do we terminate leftist control? Remember the left has spent over 100 years obtaining the current mastery over American public opinion. They have worked hard to infiltrate every aspect of our culture; academia, religion, business,politics, economics, media, entertainment and morals.
Armies make very loud noises, break things, and kill people. That is their reason for existence and the purpose for them to even exist.
The real power of military might is the threatening nature of its presence. Diplomacy means jack sh*t if you do not have the means to back it up. Napoleon knew this, Charlemagne knew this, Julius Caesar knew this, Alexander the Great knew this. War may not be the answer, but definitely, SURRENDER is not the answer either, as so amply proven over and over throughout history.
Even the best equipped army in the world cannot effectively project power if there is no will to call upon its capabilities when a point very desperately needs to be made in the course of diplomatic negotiations. Look at the very real confrontations that are going on now between the US Navy at sea and the approach of Iranian gunboats or Russian fighter planes. Could this lead to a misunderstanding and an outbreak of hostilities? Maybe, but failure to make appropriate response is a sure invitation to escalation, which is why the threat of a counterpunch, or even its execution, has to be so massive as to kind of discourage teasing and ridicule in the eyes of the world.
Ralphie punched back at Scut Farkus in a very memorable scene from “A Christmas Story”, resulting in a major correction of attitude. I guess that scene may be deleted in future showings, though, in accordance with “political correctness”.
Benghazi Hillary is no hawk. At least not an American one.
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