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Bill Maher’s sense of his own intellectual capabilities is not in doubt. Neither is his disdain for the American people. In his view half of the American people are simply too dumb to understand the debates.

Ironically, he may be correct – but the half that he thinks is too dumb to understand the issues is probably not the half that will watch the debates.

The half that he thinks is too dumb are those deluded by the nasty Republican machine – you know the ones who stubbornly cling to their religion and guns.

In reality, a more objective argument could be made. If you’re still enamored with President Obama – our “eye candy” president (his own words) after seeing the results of his policies, his abuse of power, and his unbridled cultivation of personal aggrandizement; then your intellect is certainly suspect.

In this 2009 video, Maher roundly criticizes the American people for being stupid. Some of the facts he cites:

  • Nearly half of Americans don’t know that states have two senators
  • A majority of Americans cannot name a single branch of government
  • A majority of Americans cannot explain what the Bill of Rights is
  • 24% could not name the country America fought in the Revolutionary War

Again, one has to wonder if Maher is aware of the indictment he is making.    In his mind the Tea Party is part of this stupid populace.  But were you to poll teachers protesting in Chicago or the OWS crowds with questions on American government, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, who their Congressman is, etc; how do you suppose they would fare pitted against the typical Tea Party rally asked the same questions?

In Maher’s mind the stupidity is centered on the ignorant hillbillies which make up the right:

I mean, that’s so disappointing,” Maher said. “You know – that’s the problem with this country. They say that there’s not enough bipartisanship. There’s too much. If there’s two parties and they’re both against weed, what do we have? I mean what’s the point of having Democrats? We have Democrats for one reason – to drag the ignorant hillbilly-half of this country into the next century, which in their case is the 19th

Maher is an elitist who lives in his own cocoon – he disdains the very people who have elevated him – and they are too stupid to recognize this fact.   In a February of 2010 appearance with Larry King, Maher said of the American people,

“… they are not bright enough to really understand the issues, but like an animal, they can sort of sense strength or weakness.  They can smell it on you.”

Here are a few links from the very people Maher would have you believe represent the stupid majority of Americans.  (Majority – maybe, stupid – don’t see it.)  Read the articles by these bloggers and see if you can figure out how Maher draws his conclusions – I can’t.

Property…Freedom…Peace | Is Europe The Canary Dying In The Mine Shaft?


Uncouth Reflections Politics and Economics | Were already over the fiscal cliff


Mind-Numbed Robot | Senate Rejects Restrictions on Foreign Aid Despite Sen. Rand PaulImpassioned Speech


The Tree of Mamre | To Obama, These Men Were Just Bumps In The Road


Conservative Hideout 2.0 | Media Bias: Administration Knew That Libya Attack Was Planned, Only ABC Covers it


J O S H U A P U N D I T | California Bans All ‘Ex-Gay’ Therapy Designed To Change Sexual Orientation


Liberty At Stake | Almost Too Much Fun to Pass Up


Manhattan Infidel | Stretch Armstrong Dead!


The Daley Gator | Is Matt Damon REALLY that stupid? Is Jay-Z REALLY that consumed with race?


The Daley Gator | Irony defined, Muslims rally against freedom speech


Godfather Politics | Freedom From Religion Foundation Little More Than a Hate Group


The Cranky Housewife | Radical Christian protesters


Conservatives on Fire | MEANINGLESS TAXES FEEDING THE SOCIALIST BEAST an essay by Cheryl Pass


Self Evident Truths | Euripides Recommends: No Easy Day by Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer


The Arizona Conservative | Obama/Holder Exposed for Fast & Furious Murders


SENTRY JOURNAL | When Terrorism Wins


Doug Ross @ Journal | President Barack Obama’s Complete List of Historic Firsts [Updated]


Be Sure You’re RIGHT, Then Go Ahead | Idiots, Useful And Otherwise


Intellectual Conservative | The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the 2012 Presidential Race


Patriot’s Corner | Latest Update on Eric Allen Bell


Patriot’s Corner | Keep Connecting The Dots America!


WyBlog | Are you ready to start paying taxes to the U.N.?


Classic Liberal Blog | Anti-Social Politics with Camila Alves


Dr Benjamin Church Jr | Benjamin Church, Sr – III

Dr Benjamin Church Jr | Benjamin Church, Sr – II

Dr Benjamin Church Jr | Benjamin Church Sr.




Maggie’s Notebook | Afghans Kill Two More Americans 2000 Troops Now Dead: Gen. John Allen Were Willing to Sacrifice But Not Be Murdered


Western Free Press | Carmonas Plan Is Whatever Obamas Plan Is


Old Virginia Blog | 109 Years Ago Today In Virginia


Seeing Red AZ | Former AZ Congressman Sam Steiger dies at 83


The People’s Cube | Free Obama Phones: Fact vs. Fiction


Conservative Byte | Clear Red Lines


The Lonely Conservative | Univision Investigation Uncovers More Fast and Furious Victims


thesteadyconservative | Economic Fairness


America’s Chronicle | Harry Reid Represents the Welfare Mendacity of the Democratic Party


Ironic Surrealism | Video Proof MSNBCs Morning Joe Aired Doctored Romney-Ryan Rally Clip Update: C-Span, NY Times, WHIO TV Say Joe Is A Liar Update 2: Huffington Post Too


America’s Watchtower | Intelligence office tries to take the fall for Barack Obamas lie about the attack on the US consulate in Libya


Bob Owens | Doing the job American journalists wont do


Zilla of the Resistance (and friends!) at | [UPDATED: “Only SKIMS Intelligence SUMMARIES”] Democrats to Obama: You got some splaining to dooooo


WARD WORLD | Egypt: Sinai’s Coptic Christians flee homes, town after militant threats


Catholibertarian | What are the consequences of overlooking intrinsic evils in order to support your party on election day? Bishop Paprocki speaks on voting & the salvation of your soul


Forloveofgodandcountry’s Blog | A Government of Implied Powers? | ObamaCare needs Death Panels Who couldve possibly seen that one coming


Cold Fury | The audacity of corruption


Adrienne’s Corner | Paul Ryan on Fox News Sunday: I’m a conservative and I expect media bias… (video)


Illinois Review | Look at the numbers, Illinois may not be as hopeless as Romney supporters think


Pixie Place II | Can YOU say Double Standard? | No Harry…Even An Obama Victory Won’t Help Your Cause!


Arizona Politics for Conservatives: Sonoran Alliance | Arizona University Students Unknowingly Contributed $120,000 to Prop 204 Campaign


Proof Positive | The Replacement Ref


A Conservative Teacher | An Analysis of President Obama’s Education Policies


Political Realities |Obama’s Lies and Double Standard on Outsourcing


1 Steve Dennis { 09.30.12 at 3:02 pm }

Thanks for the link and keep up the great work!


Martin Reply:

You are most welcome. Back at you!


2 kcduffy { 09.30.12 at 5:37 pm }

Thanks for the link – appreciate you including me in your impressive line-up!


Martin Reply:

You are most welcome. Keep up the fight.


3 LD Jackson { 10.01.12 at 4:18 am }

Thanks for the link, Martin.


4 A Conservative Teacher { 01.28.13 at 8:05 am }

Thanks for the link! Your theme fits with my theme this weekend- that there are way too many outstanding and amazing and great people out there to let Barack Obama or George Bush control their lives or their property. Check out my post “Man is Born Free, and Everywhere He is in Chains… Let’s Break the Chains and Be Great Again”


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