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Bill Maher On Syria: "We're Basically Arming Al Qaeda"
Real Clear Politics ^ | June 15, 2013

Posted on 06/16/2013 5:18:24 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi

ALTER: The Bill Clinton part is like a talk radio talking point. It's not what actually happened. What actually happened is that the government, Assad's government, made military advances. They're about to take Aleppo, a key strategic city, and that would be the end of the rebels.

MAHER: You mean al Qaeda? Because we're basically arming al Qaeda. I don't understand this --

ALTER: There's a peace conference. If they don't go into that peace conference with at least some victories on the rebel side, the rebels won't show up. So the president is trying to bolster them enough so they can get to the peace conference.

MAHER: It's like picking sides in Game of Thrones.

ALTER: His policy is to get rid of Assad, that's American policy.

MAHER: But haven't we learned -- isn't the lesson we learn in the Middle East wars, the easy part is getting rid of the bad guy, it's what happens next? (HBO's Real Time, June 14, 2013)

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: billmaher; caliphate; fundingterrorists; israel; lebanon; obamadonor; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; randsconcerntrolls; russia; syria; turkey; waronterror
The US government gives moral support for the Egyptian rebels against Mubarak, Egypt becomes run by Islamists.

The US government gives military support for the Libyan rebels against Qadafi, Islamists now run amuck in Libya.

The US government will now give military support for the Syrian rebels against Assad, and...

The US needs to just stay out of these internal affairs in other nations.

1 posted on 06/16/2013 5:18:25 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Uh-oh. Bill Maher’s a racist.


2 posted on 06/16/2013 5:19:05 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

3 posted on 06/16/2013 5:20:19 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

WOW..even Bill Maher is understanding what is really going on here


4 posted on 06/16/2013 5:20:39 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Tunisia, don’t forget Tunisia.


5 posted on 06/16/2013 5:23:35 AM PDT by JParris
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

You don’t know how uncomfortable this makes me when I find Bill Maher making sense.

Where’s my Zantac?


6 posted on 06/16/2013 5:31:55 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Howdy to all you government agents spying on me.)
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To: Future Snake Eater

Uh-oh. Bill Maher’s a racist.


He doesn’t want a black man in the White House, plain and simple.


7 posted on 06/16/2013 5:33:37 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: OrangeHoof

You don’t know how it cracks me up to find Bill Maher obliged to agree with Sarah Palin on anything.

He must need Zantac, too.


8 posted on 06/16/2013 5:34:19 AM PDT by definitelynotaliberal
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Bill Maher = broken clock.


9 posted on 06/16/2013 5:38:16 AM PDT by Dartman (Mubarak and Gaddafi are going to look like choirboys when this is over)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

We picked USSR as an ally in WWII. We’ve done this before, it never works out. When 2 rabid dogs are tearing each other up. You either kill both or just watch....


10 posted on 06/16/2013 5:38:31 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: central_va

<....” When 2 rabid dogs are tearing each other up. You either kill both or just watch....>

Unless of course both their teeth are latched on a WMD...and it’s already oozing.


11 posted on 06/16/2013 5:42:46 AM PDT by caww
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Bean brain gets his moment of intelligence.
12 posted on 06/16/2013 6:12:25 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: OrangeHoof
" Where’s my Zantac? "

I thought about that for a moment then it hit me, they are having the " OMG .. what have we done " moment of possible regret.
13 posted on 06/16/2013 6:14:17 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

That would explain my lights dimming last night.


14 posted on 06/16/2013 6:16:28 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: OrangeHoof

I had the same thought when I read it. It just took him a while to grasp the obvious. I doubt it will last.


15 posted on 06/16/2013 6:31:35 AM PDT by glyptol
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Obama picked the thug side in the Honduras issue too. Whatever side he picks, you can count on it being against US interests, and against the interests of self-government for the people he’s pushing around by proxy.


16 posted on 06/16/2013 6:34:04 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: central_va

We really should have stayed out of WWII. Only intervening where our national concerns were.

I agree with you on that.


17 posted on 06/16/2013 6:39:47 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

The primary reason to study history is to be able to predict the future.


18 posted on 06/16/2013 6:40:17 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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Thanks for your concern, leftist jackass. Yakhont and S-300 keywords newest to oldest:
19 posted on 06/16/2013 6:42:36 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while.


20 posted on 06/16/2013 6:43:39 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Isn’t it illegal to send money or support to al-queerda?


21 posted on 06/16/2013 6:44:42 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's Enemies List - Yes, you are a crook.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

I agree with Bill Maher. The world is upside down!


22 posted on 06/16/2013 6:45:31 AM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
There's a peace conference. If they don't go into that peace conference with at least some victories on the rebel side, the rebels won't show up. So the president is trying to bolster them enough so they can get to the peace conference.

I'm sorry, but this is some of the most infantile shit I've ever heard. Really sorry pathetic excuses that are a lie against what our Muslim President is trying to do - install a Muslim Brotherhood dominated government in Syria, just like Eqypt, just like Libya, and just like his next targets, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, et al completely surrounding Israel for what he thinks is the final blow.

23 posted on 06/16/2013 6:54:43 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks NotYourAverageDhimmi.
24 posted on 06/16/2013 7:06:29 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Hammer, meet head of nail.


25 posted on 06/16/2013 7:15:39 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Has hell frozen over? This blow hard is making sense.


26 posted on 06/16/2013 7:21:38 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: bgill

Letttsssszeee, Maher ...the savages have infiltrated western Europe and are chopping people up in broad daylight, the Middle East, and parts now of the US. Purty soon, we’ll be surrounded ... and you’re just now getting this?

Idiot.


27 posted on 06/16/2013 7:32:03 AM PDT by LibsRJerks (s)
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To: RummyChick
WOW..even Bill Maher is understanding what is really going on here

Every now and then Maher accidentally 'gets it'... this is one of those times.

28 posted on 06/16/2013 7:39:04 AM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Acts 9:18


29 posted on 06/16/2013 8:13:31 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

“the easy part is getting rid of the bad guy”

The problem is they get replaced by more “bad guys”. Can we even find any leader in that part of the world, outside of Israel, that is not a “bad guy”.


30 posted on 06/16/2013 8:32:21 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: GOPJ

I guarantee this is a result of Maher being the executive producer for the VICE Magazine shows on HBO. VICE has a long history of going into nasty places to get the story. I would bet my bank account that Maher has been informed by the guys at VICE that the FSA would cut their heads off if they tried to film. You have to see everything through a Hollywood prism to understand this prick.


31 posted on 06/16/2013 8:47:43 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: OrangeHoof

“You don’t know how uncomfortable this makes me when I find Bill Maher making sense”....I couldn’t agree more


32 posted on 06/16/2013 9:33:19 AM PDT by stickywillie (how come there are no father-in-law jokes?)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

He better hope his tax returns are in order. He’s about to get an IRS rectal exam.


33 posted on 06/16/2013 10:59:53 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (What difference does it make?)
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To: Future Snake Eater
The US government gives moral support for the Egyptian rebels against Mubarak, Egypt becomes run by Islamists. The US government gives military support for the Libyan rebels against Qadafi, Islamists now run amuck in Libya. The US government will now give military support for the Syrian rebels against Assad, and... The US needs to just stay out of these internal affairs in other nations.

It appears our track record is 100% wrong... Guess more of the same will produce different results this time, right?

34 posted on 06/16/2013 11:59:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: The Toll

What’s FSA?

Family Support Administration, now part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services
Farm Security Administration (now the Farmers Home Administration), an American rural poverty agency known for its 1935–44 photography program
Farm Service Agency, part of the United States Department of Agriculture
Federal Security Agency, a United States government entity from 1935 to 1953
Federal Student Aid, an office of the United States Department of Education
Financial Services Agency, Japanese financial regulator
Financial Services Authority, a former United Kingdom financial regulator
Food Standards Agency, a United Kingdom regulato...


35 posted on 06/16/2013 12:01:21 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: GOPJ

KGB


36 posted on 08/27/2013 5:38:22 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Thanks - now the comment makes sense...


37 posted on 08/27/2013 6:39:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (Chicago's 10 year murder toll exceeds that of all US soldiers killed in Afghanistan..)
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To: GOPJ

Anytime.


38 posted on 08/27/2013 7:04:28 PM PDT by EEGator
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