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By Noel Sheppard | June 18, 2013 | 12:39 PM EDT

Bill Maher just can't pass up an opportunity to attack George W. Bush,

Late Monday evening, he told his Twitter followers, "That Snowden don't quit!Personally, I'd rather be spied on by Bush than Obama. If someone had to read your e mails, wldn't U pick the idiot?"

By Noel Sheppard | June 17, 2013 | 4:59 PM EDT

As NewsBusters reported last week, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin called out vulgarian comedian Bill Maher for referring to her Down Syndrome son Trig as "retarded."

On ABC's The View Monday, co-host Barbara Walters astonishingly defended Maher saying, "I don't think he intended it to be mean-spirited" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 15, 2013 | 12:35 PM EDT

HBO’s Bill Maher once again made a fool of himself on national television Friday.

After making the truly absurd comment during a discussion about hydraulic fracturing, "How anyone with children defends contaminated water I’ll never know,” the Real Time host was thoroughly smacked down by economist Niall Ferguson (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 13, 2013 | 10:02 AM EDT

Bill Maher made a tasteless joke about Sarah Palin's Down Syndrome son Trig last Saturday, and the former governor of Alaska is fighting back.

On Wednesday evening, Palin called Maher out on Twitter saying, "I hope [someone] flattens your lily white wimpy a#*":

By Tim Graham | June 12, 2013 | 1:56 PM EDT

Outgoing NBA commissioner David Stern granted an interview to Lee Hawkins of the Wall Street Journal on June 7, and Hawkins asked him about Bryant Gumbel’s characterization of Stern as a “plantation overseer” during the most recent contract negotiations with the NBA players union in 2011. He actually said Stern "always seemed eager to be viewed as some kind of modern plantation overseer treating NBA men as if they were his boys."

Stern slammed back, saying his works for the NBA "dwarf any contribution Bryant Gumbel has made" in bringing diversity in ownership and wealth for black players:

By Noel Sheppard | June 8, 2013 | 12:37 PM EDT

CNN political contributor Ana Navarro is the liberal media’s new darling when they want a supposedly "conservative" guest to bash Republicans and support Obama.

So obvious is her charade that Bill Maher on HBO’s Real Time Friday called Navarro out for it (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 8, 2013 | 10:06 AM EDT

HBO’s Bill Maher went on another irrational, nonsensical rant against Ronald Reagan Friday.

After calling arguably one of the best presidents in American history “the original, official pitchman for bats—t,” the Real Time host said Reagan was “the man most responsible for our decline” (video follows with transcribed lowlights and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 8, 2013 | 1:45 AM EDT

In February 2012, NewsBusters reported Bill Maher contributed $1 million to a Super PAC devoted to getting Barack Obama reelected.

On HBO's Real Time Friday, Maher said, "I’m giving away all of my money – not to Obama this time though" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 5, 2013 | 10:34 AM EDT

This is beyond delicious.

On the CBS Late Late Show Tuesday, host Craig Ferguson accused Bill Maher - to his face! - of being controlled by the Democratic Party (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 1, 2013 | 6:03 PM EDT

As NewsBusters readers are well-aware, Bill Maher says some astonishingly stupid things.

He may have actually outdone himself Friday, for on HBO’s Real Time, the host actually said, “I think the Pope’s an atheist” (video follows with partial transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 1, 2013 | 12:53 PM EDT

HBO Real Time host Bill Maher on Friday twice came down on the object of his affection and charity, Barack Obama.

After mocking the current White House resident for not knowing what the Internal Revenue Service and Justice Department do, Maher ridiculed "our first pothead president" for escalating "the war on pot” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 1, 2013 | 10:56 AM EDT

Stop the presses! Stop the presses!

It appears that even HBO’s Bill Maher is starting to question Barack Obama’s abilities as president, for on Friday’s Real Time, the host said, “He doesn't even know what the IRS and the Justice Department are doing” (video follows with transcript and commentary):