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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):

By Brent Bozell | June 1, 2013 | 8:19 AM EDT

Stop the presses! Decadence dominated the publicity oozing out of the Cannes Film Festival in France. The festival’s highest honor, the Palme d’Or (or Golden Palm) went to “Blue Is the Warmest Color,” which drew most of its buzz from an explicit ten-minute lesbian sex scene.

This, apparently, was art, not pornography. The Cannes jury headed by Steven Spielberg took the unprecedented step of insisting that the movie’s two stars be included as Palme award recipients. New York magazine’s Vulture blog cooed these awards were the festival’s “Most Pleasant Progressive Surprise.”

By Geoffrey Dickens | May 30, 2013 | 9:48 AM EDT

Republican Congresswoman and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann’s announcement on Wednesday that she is not running for re-election marks the end of a four-term congressional career full of vicious attacks from liberal journalists. Over those years Bachmann’s outspoken defense of fiscally and socially conservative issues drew the ire of the liberal media elites. From Lois Romano depicting her as a "maniacal" "knife-wielding" ideologue in an unflattering Newsweek cover story to Chris Matthews demeaning her as a "hypnotized" "zombie" so-called journalists have repeatedly bashed Bachmann and the conservative causes she fought for.

The following is a list of the Top 10 Most Vicious Anti-Bachmann quotes from the MRC’s archive:

10. Bachmann is the ‘Queen of Crap’

By Lauren Enk | May 29, 2013 | 2:21 PM EDT

Gay? Yes. Seductive and manipulative? Absolutely.  Narcissistic sex addict? You bet.  But a de facto child molester who had an affair with a minor? Nope, they left out that little detail about Liberace.  

“Behind the Candelabra,” the new HBO film about the famous gay pianist that made waves at Cannes this month, covered all the depressing details about ‘Lee’s’ turbulent homosexual affair with a man 47 years his junior, but conveniently forgot to mention that Scott Thorson, the younger half of the duo, was still a minor at only 16 years old when the two met.