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BILL MAHER, FIRED

Posted Tue April 15, 2008 8:27 pm, by Jesse H. written to HBO Direct, Inc.

Write a Letter to this Company


HBO's Bill Maher insulting the Pope and calling Catholicism a "cult" that promotes "organized pedophilia".

FIRE BILL MAHER, CANCEL HIS PROGRAM.

Regards,
Jesse Heim
ATT U-Verse Subscriber


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by PepperElf Posted Thu November 17, 2016 @ 5:53 PM

this is of course why I don't reward him with any form of income... I
don't watch his youtube channel or watch any of his shows.


It's never a bad idea to vote with your feet. Or in this case, a
remote control.

Reply
by LizFS Posted Fri September 30, 2016 @ 11:58 PM

Bill Mayer was right. The Church literally promoted the priests they
knew were sexually abusing children. Promoted and protected them.

Reply
by Timothy V. Posted Sat February 13, 2010 @ 12:09 AM

You all are in the dark. This message may be influenced by Catholic
rage, but look beyond. Bill Mayer is simply a dirt bag who beleives
his party can do no ill. I have watched the show, he has been shown up
constantly by republican pundits. He attacks Christians but never
Judiasm, and if you say he does your only lying to yourself on the
matter. He attacks Catholism EXPONENTIONALLY compared to other
organozed religions. As far as free speech of course he shoul not be
muted, but such a blatant hypocrite is disgusting. If you watch his
show and tell me half the stuff hes saying about Obama being attacked
does not parrallel his vicous attacks on Bush and Palin then I am at a
loss of words.(Not a Palin fan, but come on hes attacks are down right
malicious,)

Reply


Bill's right by Hogman2 Fri February 26, 2010 @ 11:22 PM

The blonde lead the blind by Joethedoe Fri September 9, 2011 @ 2:00 AM

by dem Posted Sat September 27, 2008 @ 10:34 AM

My name is Romero Rodriguez, I live in Tampa Fl and have been a so
called catholic most of my life, in all about 58 years. Anybody who
believes that little children, boys mostly who have been abused by our
so called priests and believes Bill Maher should be firedd should have
his head examined. The catholic church can tell you not to eat meat
on friday cause it's a sin, but not if you contribute to their
bullshit. The Pope eats steak seven days a week if he desires and has
no pity on those who donate to the church and can't afford it. Motto
is stareve your children , but give to the church. GOOD WORK BILL KEEP
IT UP.

Reply


here here by Hogman2 Fri February 26, 2010 @ 11:25 PM

by Maegan Z. Posted Mon June 30, 2008 @ 7:29 PM

How about you just change the channel? Have you ever really watched
his show, or are you just complaining about what some watchdog group
told you to complain about? I can't stand Sean Hannity, but do I
scream for his firing? No, I simply don't watch him. Hmm...novel
concept huh?

Reply
by go go gadget girl Posted Sun June 29, 2008 @ 10:03 PM

There's this thing called Freedom of Speech. ..The same law that lets
you put your comments and beliefs on here. Look into it.

Also, Maher is what, one of 3738327282989822 people who's made a
comment like that?


Reply


I agree with you, but... by All About the Branding Mon June 30, 2008 @ 3:28 PM

by Adam W. Posted Mon June 23, 2008 @ 12:39 AM

Do you have a better way of describing the Pope??? You can't deny
these things happened in the church that he is the leader of.....I'm
not saying it's his fault but some of the responsibility certainly
falls on him. I need to get me a copy of that South Park episode.
lol

Reply
by Jared C. Posted Thu June 19, 2008 @ 3:05 PM

This letter writer is obviously:

a) a nutjob
and
b) a far-right conservative

Hey letter writer - it's called FREEDOM OF SPEECH. You know, it's the
first amendment to the Constituion in the Bill of Rights?

If you can't handle it:

a) move to a more repressive nation, like Saudi Arabia, Iran or China
or
b) turn off the program and don't watch it!


Reply
by Moonbeard Posted Sat June 14, 2008 @ 4:25 PM

Just because you can't deal with reality doesn't give you the right to
insist that someone be fired?!

What part of (1) moving child abusers around to different
parishes/diocese, (2) covering up their behavior, and (3) not
reporting them to the authorities doesn't qualify as promoting
"organized pedophilia"?

Uh yeah...all the multi-million dollar legal judgments against the
Catholic Church must be completely based on rumors, innuendo and
lies...yeah that's it, that's the ticket...all those kids...all those
victims...they're all lying....yeah...that's it...

Reply

by DeVoidx Posted Tue June 10, 2008 @ 8:54 AM

They aren't ?

Reply

by dulynoted Posted Sat June 7, 2008 @ 4:50 PM

My question is why is this still on here? It should have been put to
rest a long time ago.

Reply

by Simbabe54 Posted Fri June 6, 2008 @ 8:40 AM

I don't like Bill Maher either but he does have a right to his
opinion.That being said,why do people get so bunged up over something
they see on tv?you aren't being forced to watch it.If I don't care for
something I see on tv I change the channel.Seriously...just change
the channel and chill out.

Reply

by DB25 Posted Tue June 3, 2008 @ 11:48 AM

So, the Pope and organized religion is above criticism? Look, I've
met Bill Maher. He's not pleasant. However, he has his opinions and
if he wishes to express them on his television program he has the
right to do so, just as you have the right to express your opinions
here on this website. It's called "freedom of speech". If you don't
like it, don't watch his show.

Reply

by friendofjimmyk Posted Wed May 28, 2008 @ 12:14 PM

I HATE Bill Maher. I am absolutely disgusted with that little pig head
of a creepy man who is a womanizing, pompous jerk. You know what I do,
I don't watch him. I change the channel or the station.

Reply
by NASDEV Posted Tue May 27, 2008 @ 8:39 AM

All organized religions are cults especially the Catholic Church, who,
by the way has a history more bloody than any world war. If you want
comments like that to stop, then keep your preists from SCREWING OUR
CHILDREN!

Reply


Cults by mel777 Sun June 22, 2008 @ 2:48 AM

by Chadg Posted Sun May 25, 2008 @ 4:14 PM

Chill Jesse. Sure its hateful and disgusting what the man said, but we
have free speech in this nation. I am an ex-catholic now Baptist
Christian, im not gonna shove my views of the RCC on you but, if this
comment were made about the Baptist Church, i would STILL realize that
Mr. Maher has the right to say his piece.
look at Howard Stern, Don Imus, and so on, they deeply offend me but i
choose to tune them out, not go on a crusade

Reply


Thank you, Chad by RedheadwGlasses Fri June 13, 2008 @ 8:46 PM

by mariam67 Posted Mon May 19, 2008 @ 12:20 AM

Remember that thing called America? He can say what he thinks. If you
don't like hearing it, don't listen to it.

Reply
by erica d. Posted Fri May 16, 2008 @ 9:33 PM

If you dont like him then dont watch it.Simple enough...?

Reply

by shannon m. Posted Mon May 12, 2008 @ 3:44 PM

Free speech. Period. He's a comedian. Making a joke. That some people
found off color and some found funny. You don't have to like it, agree
with it or repeat it. If you know the truth and you are at peace with
what you believe why does Bill Maher figure into it?

Reply

by Bri Posted Wed May 7, 2008 @ 1:55 PM

It would help to elaborate on this a little bit.

Reply
by franese Posted Wed April 30, 2008 @ 1:02 PM

Just so you all know...Bill Maher made a joke about the "petition" to
fire him on his show Friday night.

To put a rest to this, to all those who want to fire Bill for what he
said (because you don't know how to change the channel when someone
says something you disagree with); how about a petition to fire Bill
O'Reilly - he ate in a predominately African American restaurant and
was surprised at how civilized everyone was (you know not yelling "hey
MF, pass the salt")...and that's not offensive!

Just remember, there's something in this country called free speech
(and also, there's a way to change the channel when something offends
you)

Reply


Changing the channel by Donno Tue May 6, 2008 @ 7:44 PM


Petition by pogo Wed May 14, 2008 @ 2:10 PM

There are 6 billion people on the planet. by Steve-OH Wed May 14, 2008 @ 11:59 PM


ABC knew what to go by pogo Fri May 16, 2008 @ 12:05 PM

I don't think so by franese Sat May 17, 2008 @ 6:04 PM


Apparently by SiouxFan Sat May 17, 2008 @ 6:04 PM

by Buzz Posted Tue April 29, 2008 @ 7:58 AM

Bill Maher needs to be fired but not for this.He has said so many
stupid things I can't believe he's still on.Does anyone remember him
saying how brave the 911 attackers were because they were willing to
die for what they believed and he called the US cowards for "lobbing
missiles from thousands of miles away".People were still roaming the
streets of NY looking for their loved ones that were no doubt
vaporiaed in the towers

As for Catholicism,no where does it say for a man not to marry.It
says just the opposite but because their church has ordered that
priests don't marry they become consumed with desires that in essence
turn into perversions,men are still men.

The worship Mary as a co-redemptress with Chris tand the Bible say
that although she was blessed among women she was just a woman full os
sin like the rest of us.Mary even speaks of her need for a Savior in
Luke.

One part of their translation says that Jesus was an only child but a
few pages over it says that he had brothers that were also conceived
of the Spirit,then what makes him so special?

They claim Mary was also conceived in "Immaculate Conception" and
that is nowhere to be found.

The Catholic church is famous for slaughtering those that take a
stand against their false doctrine,that is not my opinion it's history
so for those that get offened please research it as I have and you
will see for yourself.

They violate all commandmennt beggining with "Make no graven images
of anything in heaven nor on the earth" but they worship statues and
can't seem to function without them.

You are to confess to Christ alone not to a man as all men a sinners
but that is based on money and every man has his price.

I come from generation after generation of Boston Irish Catholics and
began to realize something was terribly wrong so I studied religions
of the world.

It is a cult in every sense of the word and if anyone thinks for a
second that God winks at the molestation of children,there will be
"hell to pay" Christ says himself "woe to him that offendeth a little
one"

Everything of Catholicism comes from the false idol worship of
Babylon.The Madonna and child they think is Mary and Jesus is the
exact replica of Semiramis and her son Nimrod who were violent
pagans.The wafer they use in Communion is the moon god wafer of
Egypt,it even has "IHS" on it which stand for the three moon gods of
Egypt.Isis,Horus and Seb"

Before you attack me,please see for yourself,there are dozens of
history books at the library that will confirm all of this.

Because they teach that a sinful man can forgive you and they will
pay these priests lots of money,they Mafia has always clinged to
Catholicism.Who else is going to tell you it's okay to rape,infest our
country with drugs and prostituion for your personal gain and even
murder?(Hmm,could it be satan?)God will forgive anything but with that
comes repentance which means to be sorry and don't do it again.

You don't have to believe like I do but this religion(and witchcraft
is a religion so don't let that term fool you) but these different
sects claim to be based on the Bible and so if it contradicts that, it
cannot be okay.

Over the centuries people were killed for pointing out these gross
discrepancies so don't kill the messenger please! and I was'nt
starting a big "religious discussion" the thread was already here I'm
just pointing out the facts according to history. "it is what it is"

My Catholic family is shocked that I have pointed this out to them
and just like the rest of the world,they argue even though they do not
know the truth and won't pick up a history book to inform
themselves.They believe that if they don't like what they hear they
can refuse to believe it and that makes it not true.

It intersting to note what God says about a man that calls himself
God ie. the Pope.Has'nt it occured to anyone that the "god' of the
Catholic church is Crippled with arthritis and other physical ailments
as the ones before him? nd they continue to die needing a replacement?
The real "GOD" cannot die!!!!

Research it for yourself.Peace







Reply

I'm sorry,I didn't mean to post that 3 times. by Buzz Tue April 29, 2008 @ 8:31 AM


"she was just a woman full [of] sin" by RedheadwGlasses Tue April 29, 2008 @ 8:48 AM

I know that's what the Catholic church teaches and I said that, by Buzz Tue April 29, 2008 @ 1:01 PM


Sorry, I wasn't clear by RedheadwGlasses Tue April 29, 2008 @ 2:51 PM

Thanks for clarifying that. by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 3:19 PM

"there is only one correct translation" by Keith C. Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:12 PM

Okay then let me say "verison" by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:24 PM

No. by Keith C. Tue April 29, 2008 @ 9:07 PM

You are incorrect and let me add, by Underdog Wed April 30, 2008 @ 10:55 AM

"you are not qualified to make such statements." by Keith C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 12:35 PM

I would agree on mans works being changed but by T. C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 11:53 PM

It doens't matter what your reply is to this but it's clear you've never read the Bible by Underdog Tue May 20, 2008 @ 7:37 AM

9/11 by Keith C. Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:20 PM

Are you saying that you agree that the 9/11 attackers are by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:33 PM

You missed my point entirely. by Keith C. Tue April 29, 2008 @ 5:23 PM

I'll admit I'm an emotional girl. by Underdog Wed April 30, 2008 @ 10:43 AM

Apples and Oranges by Keith C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 12:54 PM

Cowards... by Mike Z. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 1:25 PM

Is this directed at me? by Keith C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 6:38 PM

No we didn't. If you haven't figured it out the USA by T. C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 11:56 PM

Innocents? by Floyd4456 Mon May 5, 2008 @ 8:32 PM

Agree 100 percent. by T. C. Thu May 8, 2008 @ 10:02 PM

Oh and by the way by Floyd4456 Fri May 9, 2008 @ 9:55 AM

Invasion of Bagdhad was a response? by Mike Z. Tue May 13, 2008 @ 4:08 PM

Yes there was evidence by Floyd4456 Wed May 14, 2008 @ 10:51 AM

Someone so dilluded that they kill children are cowards and by T. C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 11:58 PM

Fortunatley you live in a conutry where you can say such things without fear by Underdog Tue May 20, 2008 @ 7:29 AM

Im sorry this really makes no sense... by Mike Z. Tue May 20, 2008 @ 12:52 PM


Hell is packed full of people who believe messages like this by pogo Fri May 16, 2008 @ 12:08 PM

I'm guessing your response is to me. by Underdog Tue May 20, 2008 @ 7:40 AM
by Buzz Posted Tue April 29, 2008 @ 7:58 AM

Bill Maher needs to be fired but not for this.He has said so many
stupid things I can't believe he's still on.Does anyone remember him
saying how brave the 911 attackers were because they were willing to
die for what they believed and he called the US cowards for "lobbing
missiles from thousands of miles away".People were still roaming the
streets of NY looking for their loved ones that were no doubt
vaporiaed in the towers

As for Catholicism,no where does it say for a man not to marry.It
says just the opposite but because their church has ordered that
priests don't marry they become consumed with desires that in essence
turn into perversions,men are still men.

The worship Mary as a co-redemptress with Chris tand the Bible say
that although she was blessed among women she was just a woman full os
sin like the rest of us.Mary even speaks of her need for a Savior in
Luke.

One part of their translation says that Jesus was an only child but a
few pages over it says that he had brothers that were also conceived
of the Spirit,then what makes him so special?

They claim Mary was also conceived in "Immaculate Conception" and
that is nowhere to be found.

The Catholic church is famous for slaughtering those that take a
stand against their false doctrine,that is not my opinion it's history
so for those that get offened please research it as I have and you
will see for yourself.

They violate all commandmennt beggining with "Make no graven images
of anything in heaven nor on the earth" but they worship statues and
can't seem to function without them.

You are to confess to Christ alone not to a man as all men a sinners
but that is based on money and every man has his price.

I come from generation after generation of Boston Irish Catholics and
began to realize something was terribly wrong so I studied religions
of the world.

It is a cult in every sense of the word and if anyone thinks for a
second that God winks at the molestation of children,there will be
"hell to pay" Christ says himself "woe to him that offendeth a little
one"

Everything of Catholicism comes from the false idol worship of
Babylon.The Madonna and child they think is Mary and Jesus is the
exact replica of Semiramis and her son Nimrod who were violent
pagans.The wafer they use in Communion is the moon god wafer of
Egypt,it even has "IHS" on it which stand for the three moon gods of
Egypt.Isis,Horus and Seb"

Before you attack me,please see for yourself,there are dozens of
history books at the library that will confirm all of this.

Because they teach that a sinful man can forgive you and they will
pay these priests lots of money,they Mafia has always clinged to
Catholicism.Who else is going to tell you it's okay to rape,infest our
country with drugs and prostituion for your personal gain and even
murder?(Hmm,could it be satan?)God will forgive anything but with that
comes repentance which means to be sorry and don't do it again.

You don't have to believe like I do but this religion(and witchcraft
is a religion so don't let that term fool you) but these different
sects claim to be based on the Bible and so if it contradicts that, it
cannot be okay.

Over the centuries people were killed for pointing out these gross
discrepancies so don't kill the messenger please! and I was'nt
starting a big "religious discussion" the thread was already here I'm
just pointing out the facts according to history. "it is what it is"

My Catholic family is shocked that I have pointed this out to them
and just like the rest of the world,they argue even though they do not
know the truth and won't pick up a history book to inform
themselves.They believe that if they don't like what they hear they
can refuse to believe it and that makes it not true.

It intersting to note what God says about a man that calls himself
God ie. the Pope.Has'nt it occured to anyone that the "god' of the
Catholic church is Crippled with arthritis and other physical ailments
as the ones before him? nd they continue to die needing a replacement?
The real "GOD" cannot die!!!!

Research it for yourself.Peace







Reply
by Buzz Posted Tue April 29, 2008 @ 7:58 AM

Bill Maher needs to be fired but not for this.He has said so many
stupid things I can't believe he's still on.Does anyone remember him
saying how brave the 911 attackers were because they were willing to
die for what they believed and he called the US cowards for "lobbing
missiles from thousands of miles away".People were still roaming the
streets of NY looking for their loved ones that were no doubt
vaporiaed in the towers

As for Catholicism,no where does it say for a man not to marry.It
says just the opposite but because their church has ordered that
priests don't marry they become consumed with desires that in essence
turn into perversions,men are still men.

The worship Mary as a co-redemptress with Chris tand the Bible say
that although she was blessed among women she was just a woman full os
sin like the rest of us.Mary even speaks of her need for a Savior in
Luke.

One part of their translation says that Jesus was an only child but a
few pages over it says that he had brothers that were also conceived
of the Spirit,then what makes him so special?

They claim Mary was also conceived in "Immaculate Conception" and
that is nowhere to be found.

The Catholic church is famous for slaughtering those that take a
stand against their false doctrine,that is not my opinion it's history
so for those that get offened please research it as I have and you
will see for yourself.

They violate all commandmennt beggining with "Make no graven images
of anything in heaven nor on the earth" but they worship statues and
can't seem to function without them.

You are to confess to Christ alone not to a man as all men a sinners
but that is based on money and every man has his price.

I come from generation after generation of Boston Irish Catholics and
began to realize something was terribly wrong so I studied religions
of the world.

It is a cult in every sense of the word and if anyone thinks for a
second that God winks at the molestation of children,there will be
"hell to pay" Christ says himself "woe to him that offendeth a little
one"

Everything of Catholicism comes from the false idol worship of
Babylon.The Madonna and child they think is Mary and Jesus is the
exact replica of Semiramis and her son Nimrod who were violent
pagans.The wafer they use in Communion is the moon god wafer of
Egypt,it even has "IHS" on it which stand for the three moon gods of
Egypt.Isis,Horus and Seb"

Before you attack me,please see for yourself,there are dozens of
history books at the library that will confirm all of this.

Because they teach that a sinful man can forgive you and they will
pay these priests lots of money,they Mafia has always clinged to
Catholicism.Who else is going to tell you it's okay to rape,infest our
country with drugs and prostituion for your personal gain and even
murder?(Hmm,could it be satan?)God will forgive anything but with that
comes repentance which means to be sorry and don't do it again.

You don't have to believe like I do but this religion(and witchcraft
is a religion so don't let that term fool you) but these different
sects claim to be based on the Bible and so if it contradicts that, it
cannot be okay.

Over the centuries people were killed for pointing out these gross
discrepancies so don't kill the messenger please! and I was'nt
starting a big "religious discussion" the thread was already here I'm
just pointing out the facts according to history. "it is what it is"

My Catholic family is shocked that I have pointed this out to them
and just like the rest of the world,they argue even though they do not
know the truth and won't pick up a history book to inform
themselves.They believe that if they don't like what they hear they
can refuse to believe it and that makes it not true.

It intersting to note what God says about a man that calls himself
God ie. the Pope.Has'nt it occured to anyone that the "god' of the
Catholic church is Crippled with arthritis and other physical ailments
as the ones before him? nd they continue to die needing a replacement?
The real "GOD" cannot die!!!!

Research it for yourself.Peace







Reply

by Keith C. Posted Sun April 27, 2008 @ 12:20 AM

Let's see... for literally DECADES, the Catholic Church knew about
rampant pedophilia committed by its priests. And for literally
DECADES, they not only did not stop the abuses, they effectively
encouraged such abuse by "relocating" the priests when allegations
began to surface.

This sounds to me like "actively promoting organized pedophilia".

Offensive as it may be to you and your religion, it is what it is.

I find it far more disturbing and offensive that you're more concerned
with the image of your religion, than you are with the victims of
pedophilia. That kind of thinking is at the very root of the problem.

Reply


Well said - I agree 110% (n/t) by LadyMac Mon April 28, 2008 @ 10:57 AM

by SuzieCat Posted Fri April 25, 2008 @ 6:51 PM

He's not any more controversial than Glenn Beck or most of the others
out there. You dont like it?? Turn the damn channel.

Reply

by pogo Posted Tue April 22, 2008 @ 10:51 PM

Dear Ms. Naegle,

We are writing to express our outrage with commentator Bill Maher'
offensive anti-Catholic rant on this past Friday' Real Time program on
HBO. Mr. Maher crossed the line of decency by insulting the Pope,
mocking the Catholic religion and Catholics and diminishing the
importance of the Catholic faith. In a word, Mr. Maher' commentary was
vulgar.

Pope Benedict XVI' historic visit to the United States is meant to
build bridges to people of all faiths and spread goodwill in our
nation and around the world. He has taken historic steps to bring
people of all faiths together, unite them in the cause of common good
and break down the barriers that separate us. The Pope has also used
this opportunity to acknowledge mistakes of the past and heal the
wounds they have caused. We believe individuals guilty of these crimes
should be brought to justice, and we appreciate the Pope' apology for
these events.

While we do not dispute that Mr. Maher has an absolute right to
express his opinions, what good can really be achieved with such
offensive and divisive language? It was disgusting to hear Mr. Maher
refer to the Pope as an individual who not only operates outside the
bounds of the law, but he used to be a Nazi and he wears funny hats.
Mr. Maher went on to call the Catholic Church a child-abusing
religious cult and concluded his diatribe with the statement that'
what the Catholic Church is, the Bear Stearns of organized
pedophilia.

On behalf of the millions of Catholics in the United States and
throughout the world, we are appalled by Mr. Maher' statements and the
go-along attitude of his guests, who laughed and clapped through his
anti-Catholic tirade. We are also disappointed in HBO for failing to
denounce Mr. Maher' ranting and to ignore the fact that his hurtful
words offended Catholics in the United States and across the world.
Therefore, we call upon HBO to acknowledge the offensive nature of Mr.
Maher' remarks and to apologize for playing a role in spreading his
anti-Catholic commentary.

Mr. Maher has had a long record of mocking religion in general and the
Catholic Church in particular. At this time when people of all faiths
want to hear a message of peace and of healing, Mr. Maher attempted to
cast a dark cloud over the Pope' visit. Regardless, the Catholic
religion will continue to foster faith, forgiveness and goodness
throughout our world a" and maybe that' a lesson Mr. Maher needs to
learn.

Sens. Marty Golden and Andrew Lanza, City Councilmen James Oddo and
Vincent Ignizio and Assemblyman Lou Tobacco

Reply


What is this? by SiouxFan Wed April 23, 2008 @ 1:28 PM


Apparently... by All About the Branding Wed April 23, 2008 @ 2:49 PM


Unless it agrees with their own point of view. by BellaSera Wed April 23, 2008 @ 3:28 PM

Where were you people by T. C. Thu April 24, 2008 @ 11:53 PM


For the record, by BellaSera Fri April 25, 2008 @ 10:48 AM


Are You KIdding Me? by pogo Mon May 12, 2008 @ 11:24 PM

Who? by JonathanL Fri April 25, 2008 @ 12:39 PM


It's STATE Senate, not US Sentate. (n/t) by All About the Branding Mon April 28, 2008 @ 7:15 AM

I didn't hear what Maher said and I don't like him but by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:15 PM

by d0rkiishchris Posted Tue April 22, 2008 @ 6:02 PM

B-a-a-a-a sheep b-a-a-a

Catholics and Muslims are what seems to be walking down the same path.
You both get so offended when crap talk occurs about either. Sorry
some of the cathlic church officials have been cought red freaking
handed screwing little boys and girls. Maybe HBO shouldn't be where
you go to get serious news. America is a place where multiple types
of people have to live together. Your behavior is unAmerican. Get a
life. Wishing bad upon someone else, isn't that a sin? Are you going
to go to confession and tell the guy you wished someone to be
fired?....while the church daycare "takes care" of your children.

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A little harsher than I would have said it but... by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:26 PM

by RedheadwGlasses Posted Tue April 22, 2008 @ 11:15 AM

This is an OP who likely believes:

1. Al-Quada is an Iraqi organization.
2. The 9/11 hijackers are Iraqi (all but one, I believe, were Saudi
Arabian).
3. The Bush Misadministration really believed there were WMDs in Iraq,
as opposed to just lying about it to have an excuse to go to war there
(and now hinting at invading Iran).

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Actually at one time he by T. C. Tue April 22, 2008 @ 11:27 AM

Sadam gased 10,00 of his own people after Desert by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:37 PM

And where did those WMD go since then? by Keith C. Tue April 29, 2008 @ 9:14 PM

It doesn't matter that Sadam had no OTHER WMD by Underdog Wed April 30, 2008 @ 11:45 AM

"There were none" by Keith C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 12:27 PM

Those weapons were transfered to Lybia and Syria. by T. C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 11:48 PM

Really? by Keith C. Thu May 1, 2008 @ 4:21 PM

Any more 9/11 events here since we took it to them? by T. C. Fri May 2, 2008 @ 10:32 PM
by Shadowboxxx Posted Tue April 22, 2008 @ 10:19 AM

Then wouldn't that argument imply that networks should also cancel any
PRO catholic programming for those who disagree with it?

I know there is plenty I'd rather watch on a Sunday morning than Joel
Osteen.

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I absolutely agree on both points you've made. by Underdog Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:44 PM


by All About the Branding Posted Mon April 21, 2008 @ 2:30 PM

I'm sure someone posted the actual quote (can't seem to find it),
below...

If not, here's what it was: "If you have a few hundred followers and
you let some of them molest children, they call you a cult leader. If
you have a billion, they call you 'pope.' "

He also said (in an "apology"): "And the main point I was making was
that if the pope, instead of a religious figure, was the CEO of a
chain of nationwide day care centers who had thousands of employees
who had been caught molesting children and then covering it up, he
would have been in jail."

Jesse, if you're going to complain, at least get the quote correct.
What you present here is actually NOT what was said. He didn't say it
was a cult, he didn't say "promotes," and he didn't say "organized
pedophilia."

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More... by All About the Branding Mon April 21, 2008 @ 2:36 PM

thank you for that by franese Mon April 21, 2008 @ 3:14 PM
by C A. Posted Mon April 21, 2008 @ 11:56 AM

I do not agree with anything Bill Maher says, however I agree that he
has a right to say it. I just don't watch him.

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by Cubjunkie Posted Mon April 21, 2008 @ 9:01 AM

I wonder if all those who hate Catholics like Bill Maher does
supported firing Don Imus who insulted 14 girls while Bill Most Likely
a Rapist Maher insulted millions of people?


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Re: Re: BILL MAHER, FIRED by Melissa S. Mon April 21, 2008 @ 9:17 AM

by Cubjunkie Posted Mon April 21, 2008 @ 7:09 AM

Remember this is the same guy who considers the 19 9/11 hijackers
brave and not the troops.

Anyone who watches his show dances every time an american soldier
dies.

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Why in the world... by All About the Branding Mon April 21, 2008 @ 7:44 AM


He never said that our troops weren't brave by RedheadwGlasses Mon April 21, 2008 @ 8:32 AM

Yes by Cubjunkie Mon April 21, 2008 @ 9:00 AM

Here is the actual quote: by dawniedawn67 Mon April 21, 2008 @ 9:24 AM


Thanks for posting this. by All About the Branding Mon April 21, 2008 @ 10:38 AM

Cubjunkie also thinks that speaking out against pedophiles is being a Nazi. by Steve-OH Mon April 21, 2008 @ 10:49 AM

Guess I need to put on my boogie shoes. by gypsydavy Mon May 12, 2008 @ 4:57 AM

Words cannot describe..... by shannon m. Mon May 12, 2008 @ 3:54 PM
by Cubjunkie Posted Sun April 20, 2008 @ 6:30 PM

What's the difference between Bill Maher and his hate of catholics and
Adolph Hitler's hate of Jews?


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As far as I can tell, he doesn't want to throw them in ovens. by p d. Sun April 20, 2008 @ 7:09 PM

Nazism started with hate speech just like Mahers by Cubjunkie Mon April 21, 2008 @ 7:07 AM

Did you actually read what Maher said? It's down below. He hates pedophiles. by Steve-OH Mon April 21, 2008 @ 8:18 AM

Making distinctions by JonathanL Fri April 25, 2008 @ 12:36 PM

Ha! by shannon m. Mon May 12, 2008 @ 4:00 PM

Kinda of a strange comparison....? by shannon m. Mon May 12, 2008 @ 3:49 PM
by Enrique M. Posted Sun April 20, 2008 @ 5:58 PM

FIRE BILL

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by pogo Posted Sun April 20, 2008 @ 4:36 PM

Fire Bill Here!



You will feel better for it.

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by Chupa Chups Posted Sat April 19, 2008 @ 2:15 PM

Bill maher is just a pathetic intelectual midget. Should not be paid
attention to

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Ironicallly enough, it's "intellectual". by Steve-OH Sun April 20, 2008 @ 9:29 PM


Your command of the English language by Donno Tue April 22, 2008 @ 8:48 PM

I think they prefer to be called mental little people. It's more PC. by Steve-OH Wed April 23, 2008 @ 9:50 AM
by lynn7777 Posted Sat April 19, 2008 @ 11:26 AM

I have researched this topic abit, and found all walks of preachers,
pastors, priest,bishops, to be guilty of this very same offense.I even
went and made a video today about this topic here>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WEfx2f5D_g
Just copy and paste, if you wish.

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by Buddy Posted Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:45 PM

If you don't like what you are watching on TV, then I have a very
simple solution for you. Ready? CHANGE THE CHANNEL!!!!

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by lynn7777 Posted Fri April 18, 2008 @ 5:17 PM

www.rickross.com/groups/clergy.html

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by SiouxFan Posted Fri April 18, 2008 @ 1:13 PM

Instead of sweeping yet another religious problem under the rug, why
don't we attempt to fix the problem!?

Ignoring it won't make it go away. And by ignoring it, one essentially
allows it to happen.

Mr. Maher has a right to voice his opinion. You have the right to turn
the channel.

P.S. All religions are "cults" by their very definition.

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by Melissa S. Posted Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:52 AM

Not all churches run the same way, of course, but apparently ENOUGH do
have a problem with pedophilia that it has gotten a ton of media
attention! There is a center for preists to go to near my old
neighborhood that was a help center for preists who have gotten caught
with "pedophilia tendencies" Which I guess is great that they help
people, but it doesnt address the problem because they dont face REAL
consequences for their actions that way, like jail. (The only reason i
know about the center is that my sister is a therapist... Otherwise
you would have no way of finding out.)

Ok tangent aside, You may not like what the man says, but you cant
deny him his right to say it, or feel the way he does about it.

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by Melissa S. Posted Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:46 AM

Not all churches run the same way, of course, but apparently ENOUGH do
have a problem with pedophilia that it has gotten a ton of media
attention! There is a center for preists to go to near my old
neighborhood that was a help center for preists who have gotten caught
with "pedophilia tendencies" Which I guess is great that they help
people, but it doesnt address the problem because they dont face REAL
consequences for their actions that way, like jail. (The only reason i
know about the center is that my sister is a therapist... Otherwise
you would have no way of finding out.)

Ok tangent aside, You may not like what the man says, but you cant
deny him his right to say it, or feel the way he does about it.

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by lynn7777 Posted Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:28 AM

have you ever insulted anyone?
we all have.
so you want bill fired, you want to destroy his way of life for
insulting someone. That sounds so Roman.
crucify the messenger cause his words are insulting your belief.
Stand back and look at this again.
God has no respect of person: so because he insulted You by insulting
the pope (who is what exactly) we as an American society, Home of free
speech should take this Bill Maher, and publicly flog him, nail him to
a tree?
what part of Mr. Maher's comments had no hint of truth?

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Who is he anyway? by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 10:28 AM

The pope may be a leader of politics? by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 10:50 AM

I agree religion is a cult by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 10:53 AM

Ditto by Mike Z. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 11:02 AM


Heal what children in the hospital? by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 11:27 AM

Heal all the children in every Hospital. by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 11:50 AM


Less than tolerant aren't you? by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 1:24 PM

You said !! by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 2:14 PM


But you started rambling on.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 2:51 PM

perhaps my viewpoint is that many claim that the pope heals sickness by touch. by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 3:17 PM

Dude by Nicole F. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 2:59 PM

IM NOT A CHRISTIAN!!!!! by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 3:19 PM

I never said a thing about hateing Catholic people. by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 3:28 PM

okay? by Nicole F. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 3:41 PM

I respect you, and I think your doing whats right, by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 3:52 PM

not for argument, by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 4:11 PM


Bill's Comment Will Not Make the Top Ten for 2008 by pogo Sun April 20, 2008 @ 4:12 PM

by Mike Z. Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 3:07 PM

Here is the full quote for anyone that wants to read it:

During his April 11, 2008 live broadcast, Maher said of the Catholic
Church:

In fact, whenever a cult leader sets himself up as God's infallible
wingman here on earth, lock away the kids. Which is why I'd like to
tip off law enforcement to an even LARGER child-abusing religious
cult. Its leader ALSO has a compound, and this guy not only operates
outside the bounds of the law, but he used to be a Nazi and he wears
funny hats! That's right, the Pope is coming to America this week, and
ladies: he's single!

Now, I know what you're thinking. "Bill, you can't be saying the
Catholic church is no better than this creepy Texas cult. For one
thing, altar boys can't even GET pregnant!" But really, what tripped
up the little cult on the prairie was that they only abused hundreds
of kids, not thousands all over the world. "Cults" get raided;
"religions" get parades. How DOES the Catholic church get away with
all of their buggery? Volume, volume, volume! If you have a few
hundred followers, and you let some of them molest children, they call
you a "cult leader." If you have a billion, they call you "Pope." It's
like, if you can't pay your mortgage, they call you a "deadbeat," but
if you can't pay a million mortgages, you're "Bear Stearns" and we
bail you out.

And that's who the Catholic church is. The "Bear Stearns of organized
pedophilia." When the current Pope was in his previous Vatican job, as
John Paul's Dick Cheney, he wrote a letter instructing every Catholic
bishop to keep the sex abuse of minors secret until the statute of
limitations ran out. And that's the church's attitude: "We're here,
we're queer, get used to it."

Which is fine -- far be it from me to criticize religion. But just
remember one thing: if the Pope was, instead of a religious figure,
merely the CEO of a nation-wide chain of day care centers, where
thousands of employees had been caught molesting kids and then
covering it up, he'd be arrested faster than you can say, "Who wants
to touch Mr. Wiggle?"


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wow by SuzieCat Thu April 17, 2008 @ 3:39 PM

He actually makes very valid points by Rhet C. Thu April 17, 2008 @ 5:23 PM

Have to agree by T. C. Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:26 PM


Go Bill! by RedheadwGlasses Fri April 18, 2008 @ 8:53 AM

by 8 days Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 2:22 PM

I havent seen that, we dont have HBO here. I however do think that he
is entitled to his opinion. He did not tell you that you have to
agree.

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by mstendardo1 Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 10:16 AM

fire that old hag Mother Angelica. I don't like her view either!!!

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No problem there. by BellaSera Thu April 17, 2008 @ 11:50 AM


Good...but... by mstendardo1 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 7:39 AM


Who was.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 11:50 AM


An elderly nun by BellaSera Fri April 18, 2008 @ 2:30 PM


by eydieville Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 10:10 AM

first, i don't like bill maher. i think he's profane and annoying.
but, that doesn't give me the right to demand that he be fired. part
of being a christian is being tolerant to differences. the whole
world isn't going to have your views and that's okay. since i don't
like mr. maher, do you know what i do, or rather, what i don't do? i
don't watch his show or any show he appears on. i had no idea he had
even made these remarks. you know far more about him. he is an
american and he has the right to express his views.

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A Christian that dont like people? by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:31 PM


a christian who doesn't like people by eydieville Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:40 PM

Im sorry, you seem so nice, But i have to add by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:50 PM


actually by eydieville Fri April 18, 2008 @ 8:11 PM


Whaaaat? by Just Brenda Sat April 19, 2008 @ 5:39 PM


yes, really by eydieville Sat April 19, 2008 @ 10:21 PM


Oh eydie... by Just Brenda Tue April 22, 2008 @ 6:09 PM

Christian is? to be christ like? by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:41 PM


as i said by eydieville Sat April 19, 2008 @ 2:38 PM
by Snarky O\'Snark Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:43 AM

How come it's always the most religious people who seem to be the
least tolerant of people who aren't? Ever hear of freedom of speech
and freedom FROM religion? Cancel your own cable service and watch
nothing but EWTN.

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by Timothy C. Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:04 AM

Be very careful with regards to religious opinions. To be acurate,
you must know that of the Seven Major religions in the
world...."Christianity" of which Catholicism is a sect of, is the
"Youngest".

What makes it the correct religion?

Before professing that "Catholicism" is the way to go, respect there
are other opinions than yours.

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What makes it the correct religion? by BellaSera Thu April 17, 2008 @ 10:12 AM

Islam wasn't founded until the 7th century CE by Peregrina Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:11 PM

by YouAreKiddingMe Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 4:20 AM

You know, jabbing yourself in the arm with a knife hurts. If you
start doing it, you should stop.

Just like, if you don't like what is on TV, you can stop and change
the channel.

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Or do we cry out against the makers of the Knife? by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 12:30 PM

by Gino Posted Thu April 17, 2008 @ 12:38 AM

What are you watching Bill Maher for in the first place? Use your
remote, there's better shows on Pay Per View, believe me, you'll
forget Bill Maher ever existed!

Regards,

Fr Guido Sarducci
Dish Network Subsciber and Tivo Owner

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So, Father Sarducci by ♪♪Venice♪♪ Thu April 17, 2008 @ 2:23 AM


The Lazlo Letters by RedheadwGlasses Tue April 22, 2008 @ 1:35 PM


He totally rocks! by Gino Fri April 25, 2008 @ 11:44 PM

by mstendardo1 Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 11:43 PM

It's called freedom of speach!!! I'm Catholic and I agree 100% with
him!!!

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And the freedom to misspell!! by Peter W. Thu April 17, 2008 @ 4:08 AM


You are seriously getting on them for spelling by seraphimsong Sun June 22, 2008 @ 12:58 PM


by GryphonsKeeper Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 8:42 PM

Bill Mayer's father was a Catholic and Bill thrives on Political
satire.

Lighten up on him, seriously, TURN THE OTHER CHEEK.

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by Blackrack Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 8:20 PM

As someone who is religious, I am going to say this; every religion is
a cult. You can argue all you want, but that's what it is.

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by RedheadwGlasses Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 4:39 PM

Good to know I wasn't the only one drunk last night. Cheers, Jesse!

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by dulynoted Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 4:39 PM

Because of free speech you are permitted to write a letter such as
this just as Bill Maher is permitted his opinions on any subject.

Otherwise we would not be the United States of America now would we?

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by Lisa H. Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 4:18 PM

Do you really want to live in a country where someone can be fired for
saying something that you don't agree with, that is his opinion? Scary
thought to me.

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Unfortunately by Left Field Wed April 16, 2008 @ 9:08 PM

by Beeracuda Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 3:58 PM

Wow. Yet another person who believes that HIS opinion is the only one
that matters, and such, everyone else should believe exactly the same
thing. The Taliban is calling your name for recruitment, Jesse.

To paraphrase the great George Carlin: "Did anyone ever tell you
there are 2 knobs on the TV? One turns the TV off, the other changes
the station! Imagine that, Jesse! You can actually change the
station! Of course, you may not be too comfortable with anything that
has 2 KNOBS on it..." (cough cough)

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Knobs? by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Thu April 17, 2008 @ 8:26 AM


Knobs by Beeracuda Thu April 17, 2008 @ 5:08 PM

by Mike Z. Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 3:27 PM

Adding to what I said earlier....

I also find it hilarious that with all the sex and adult-oriented
programming aired on HBO, you choose to attack and seek the removal of
someone who you probably think is an idiot. Just ignore the guy and
dont watch his show.

P.S. Real Sex 274 is on at 11 pm tonight, right after Taxicab
confrssions.

(sigh)

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by Paul H. Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 2:58 PM

Let's talk about this...

I am not a Catholic and every few days I have some people from the
local church come over to try to get me to convert. They get me books
on how things are bad in other religions and all that stuff.

I listen to them and politely decline. I am always surprised that they
never seem to talk about the problems that their own religion faces
(pedophiles, etc, irrespective of the number).

One when I asked about that, the person said "no comment".

Amazing is it not!

Bottom line is we need to show respect for all religions and faiths.
Unfortunately that does not happen.

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door to door catholics?? by SuzieCat Wed April 16, 2008 @ 3:08 PM


Holy Crap by MA Cunningham Wed April 16, 2008 @ 3:41 PM


ACK!!!! by SuzieCat Wed April 16, 2008 @ 3:43 PM

Most amazing... by Paul H. Wed April 16, 2008 @ 4:35 PM


LMAO!!!!! n/t by SuzieCat Wed April 16, 2008 @ 5:04 PM

Pedophiles invaded the church. Is that Christianitys fault? by T. C. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:07 PM

never heard of by Nicole F. Wed April 16, 2008 @ 6:22 PM

whoops by Nicole F. Wed April 16, 2008 @ 6:35 PM


My husband usually tells them.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Thu April 17, 2008 @ 8:27 AM


druid by SuzieCat Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:33 AM


Not at all.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:48 AM


OMG by SuzieCat Thu April 17, 2008 @ 12:26 PM


My Husband Is A Sick Man.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Thu April 17, 2008 @ 4:25 PM


He sounds like an absolute trip!! n/t by SuzieCat Thu April 17, 2008 @ 6:31 PM

I am going to post this again by T. C. Mon April 21, 2008 @ 1:42 AM


My husband gives respect.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Mon April 21, 2008 @ 10:48 AM


Respect. by Just Brenda Mon April 21, 2008 @ 9:25 PM


I agree.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Wed April 23, 2008 @ 12:01 PM

I've been around a long time, and no I will not tell you how long, by T. C. Mon April 21, 2008 @ 11:03 PM


That's great for you by Just Brenda Tue April 22, 2008 @ 8:15 AM


I agree by RedheadwGlasses Tue April 22, 2008 @ 12:50 PM

Everyone by T. C. Tue April 22, 2008 @ 10:14 PM


I guess I'm a hater then. by Just Brenda Wed April 23, 2008 @ 8:14 AM

You need to grow a thicker by T. C. Wed April 23, 2008 @ 11:36 AM


LOL by Just Brenda Wed April 23, 2008 @ 9:09 PM

Actually haven't taken that test by T. C. Thu April 24, 2008 @ 11:57 PM

It took me a mintues to remember where I had heard that bit about the bushes by Peregrina Thu April 17, 2008 @ 7:21 PM


I remember that one.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 10:23 AM
by Nicole F. Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 2:36 PM

Well, I'm a Catholic and I say that everyone is entitled to their
opinion. Yeah, it bothers me when someone says that about my religion
and I'm tired of dealing with stereotypes and being insulted by other
Christians because of my faith.

The amount of pedophiles who happen to be priests is rather low,
though that doesn't make it any less acceptable. This has been a
problem for as long as priests have been restricted from marrying and
finally the Church is owning up to its past. But I'm just tired of
people villifying the entire Church on the actions of a few. We still
have a long way to go, though, in paying for our mistakes.

I personally think that priests should be allowed to marry. Then we
would have more priests and I think the overall "mood" of the Church
would lighten. I think people don't like us because we are so big. Up
until a few weeks ago, we were the largest body of organized religion.
Now, it's Islam that is the largest.

I do agree with many of his views, but when it comes to his hate of
organized religion, I really think he pushes the boundaries. It's one
thing to be critical...he just seems to promote overall hate. Whenever
he starts into religion, I just change the channel.

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Sorry I had to speak up. by lynn7777 Wed April 16, 2008 @ 8:30 PM


Lynn, The Pope by ~Fiâi-la-âlea~ Wed April 16, 2008 @ 8:35 PM

Yes I heard by lynn7777 Wed April 16, 2008 @ 8:43 PM

fifi, that was'nt posted as a negative toward you. Please do not think it was. by lynn7777 Wed April 16, 2008 @ 9:15 PM


I knew it was a joke, no prob! LOL n/t by ~Fiâi-la-âlea~ Wed April 16, 2008 @ 10:47 PM

I think by Nicole F. Thu April 17, 2008 @ 11:37 AM


Nicole..for what it's worth by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 1:52 PM

So you think by Rhet C. Thu April 17, 2008 @ 5:27 PM

At the lowers common denominator, by Peregrina Thu April 17, 2008 @ 7:41 PM

The Bible's Point of View? by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:13 PM

What would be better? by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 9:24 PM

all-righty then... by Peregrina Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:15 PM

I'm not stupid by Nicole F. Thu April 17, 2008 @ 10:31 PM

Incidents? by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 11:00 PM

another thing, by lynn7777 Thu April 17, 2008 @ 11:17 PM

okay whatever by Nicole F. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 6:24 AM


I understand by ♪♪Venice♪♪ Fri April 18, 2008 @ 6:45 AM


I agree, Venice by RedheadwGlasses Fri April 18, 2008 @ 1:03 PM


I agree as well.. by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Fri April 18, 2008 @ 1:41 PM

yeah by Nicole F. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 3:03 PM

you stay I go. by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 7:54 AM

This is your Post by lynn7777 Fri April 18, 2008 @ 8:17 AM

err by Nicole F. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 2:48 PM

Disagree on the same by T. C. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:19 PM

lol by Nicole F. Fri April 18, 2008 @ 9:28 PM

that is not true. by lynn7777 Sat April 19, 2008 @ 11:23 AM

No everyones name is not in the book of life. by T. C. Sun April 20, 2008 @ 12:17 AM

As an atheist, I can't leave it alone by Peregrina Sun April 20, 2008 @ 1:09 AM

How can you be an Atheist? by T. C. Mon April 21, 2008 @ 1:46 AM


have another cocktail, T.C. by RedheadwGlasses Mon April 21, 2008 @ 8:34 AM

Makes perfect sense. Just because you by T. C. Mon April 21, 2008 @ 11:07 PM


How can I be an atheist? by SiouxFan Wed April 23, 2008 @ 1:37 PM

Athiests say by T. C. Thu April 24, 2008 @ 11:50 PM


Incorrect by SiouxFan Fri April 25, 2008 @ 1:11 PM

Evolutionists say we came from primordial soup by T. C. Sat April 26, 2008 @ 12:02 AM


You did not just say that. by SiouxFan Sat April 26, 2008 @ 5:54 PM

evolution is not science it is dogma by T. C. Sat April 26, 2008 @ 6:56 PM


Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) by SiouxFan Sun April 27, 2008 @ 1:02 AM

Not evolution but adaptation. Same by T. C. Sun April 27, 2008 @ 3:12 PM


I see by SiouxFan Sun April 27, 2008 @ 8:16 PM

We all know college professors are just by T. C. Mon April 28, 2008 @ 12:12 AM


It's not just college professors by SiouxFan Mon April 28, 2008 @ 1:17 PM

Disagree with the all by T. C. Mon April 28, 2008 @ 9:04 PM


The bible also suggests a flat world. by SiouxFan Tue April 29, 2008 @ 4:53 PM

I suggest you go study the bible a little more. by T. C. Tue April 29, 2008 @ 11:19 PM


You're in luck! by SiouxFan Wed April 30, 2008 @ 1:23 PM

One the in that day they were limited by T. C. Wed April 30, 2008 @ 11:43 PM


I really don't mean to argue here by SiouxFan Thu May 1, 2008 @ 2:24 PM

Thank you and I will by T. C. Thu May 1, 2008 @ 10:32 PM


by Queen Green Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 2:10 PM

If you're a regular on this site you are aware that I am a Christian
person. That being said I hate when people make comments like this
because it puts a bad light on all religious people; making us appear
fanatical. If you do not agree with Mr. Maher's opinion there is a
simple fix. Turn the channel! This is America and he has the right to
express his opinion, as do you, but what you do not have is the right
to silence someone because they do not believe as you do. God gives
all of us a choice, we do not have to follow him, that's what makes
Christianity (or any other denomination for that matter) great.
Freedom to choose.
God Bless
Queen

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by Mike Z. Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 1:19 PM

If you are so concerned about Mr. Maher's remarks you should cancel
your HBO subscription. His show is on paid TV. There are no sponsors,
except the viewers. If enough viewers cancel, HBO would likely drop
his show.

I do have a man-crush on Bill Maher though. His views on many things
such as religion, healthcare, and foreign policy are very refreshing
compared to the out-of-touch politicians and political commentators on
tv today. Im going to go out on a limb and say you have never
actually watched his show. You are most likely relaying some talking
points you read from whatever right-wing christian website you love.

His statement though is a bit of an exaggeration. I wouldnt say the
church promotes pedophillia, but they certainly have not done much to
stop or prevent it from going on.

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Too Much Time on Your Hands by pogo Wed May 28, 2008 @ 1:11 AM
by Left Field Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 1:01 PM

So do you want to ban everyone from expressing an opinion, or just
those opinions that don't agree with yours?
It is ok for you to write a letter on here with your opinion, but it
is not ok for Bill Maher to give his opinion?
How does that not make you a hypocrite?

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by BellaSera Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 12:49 PM

While we're at it, let's fire Bill O'Reilly, Chris Matthews, Nancy
Grace, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, the anchors on the Weather
Channel, and any one else who has an opinion we don't like. Then T.V.
can be nice, safe, and boring and everyone can sit around and watch
Everybody Loves Raymond reruns.

Or, even easier, we can just turn the program off and vow never to
watch it again.

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I happen to agree.... by All About the Branding Wed April 16, 2008 @ 1:14 PM


I was actually thinking of Don Imus by BellaSera Wed April 16, 2008 @ 3:21 PM

by SuzieCat Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 12:46 PM

He is who he is, and welll....ummmm...what he said is pretty much
true.

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by Harleycat (aka Usual Suspect #2) Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 12:35 PM

Here's an idea, change the channel. He has every right to say what he
wants as do you.

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by Peregrina Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 12:42 AM

My mom is Catholic, but even she admits there are things wrong with
the Church. It really hurt her when it came out that her priest had
once covered up the rape of a young woman committed by one of the
younger priests.

I don't like organized religion, I'll be honest, so I have no problems
with Maher's remarks about the Church. In fact, I like Maher, though I
don't always agree with him.

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by Steve-OH Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 12:40 AM

God knows there are loads of blowhards on TV that I don't agree with -
I just don't watch them.

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by RedheadwGlasses Posted Wed April 16, 2008 @ 12:19 AM

I'd be hot for Sir Maher, but that nose! Geeze! Isn't he a little
young to have whiskey nose? (any fellow irishmen out there?)

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by Donno Posted Tue April 15, 2008 @ 11:51 PM

sounds just about right. Why should he be fired if he spoke the
truth?

Bill Maher is an intelligent fellow who asks the right questions. I
have always enjoyed his critical thinking, but I won't shell the money
out for HBO.

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by All About the Branding Posted Tue April 15, 2008 @ 8:53 PM

Would you like to make a counter-argument?

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Hahaha n/t by Venice (out) Wed April 16, 2008 @ 4:24 PM


Sure by Chris M Wed April 16, 2008 @ 7:31 PM




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