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Bill Maher Makes A Gay Joke About Aaron Schock's Resignation: VIDEO

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On last night's Real Time opening monologue, host Bill Maher addressed Aaron Schock's resignation, the Downton Abbey inspired office decor, and a rumor Maher heard about the Illinois congressman's extracurricular interests.

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Bill Maher Unveils the 2016 Billionaire Buyers Guide to GOP 'Corporate Ass Lickers' - VIDEO

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With a number of Republican Party heads already jumping into the 2016 ring in order to maximize the amount of campaign funds they rack up, it can be hard for a billionaire to figure out which candidate they want to buy. 

Real Time host Bill Maher has the solution, AFTER THE JUMP...

For more on these nuts, be sure and catch the Iowa Freedom Summit sponsored by Citizens United and Congressman Steve King that is livestreaming now.

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Bill Maher, MSNBC's Josh Barro and Actor Josh Gad on Whether We've Reached the 'Final Frontier' in Gay Rights: VIDEO

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On Friday's Real Time, host Bill Maher's opening monologue addressed the Supreme Court's decision to set aside two and a half hours of oral arguments for the four gay marriage cases (you probably get where that joke is going to go) while on the "Overtime" segment, Maher and the panel were asked whether they think the gay rights movement is entering into some sort of "final frontier" phase. 

Maher3MSNBC contributor Josh Barro said the "final frontier" in gay rights will take place "inside peoples' homes and communities." He also pointed out that there is still a great deal of "state discrimination" against the LGBT community and that many individuals continue to face discrimination from their families, churches, and workplaces.

Actor Josh Gad, meanwhile, drew comparisons between gay rights and the fight over abortion and how the Supreme Court might overturn the progress made in the movement. 

Of course, to easily answer the question one only needs to look at Uganda's "Anti-Homosexuality Law" or trans teen Leelah Alcorn to realize we still have a long, long way to go before we can say we've entered some sort of "final" stage in the movement for LGBT equality.

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Bill Maher Takes a Crack at Kirk Cameron's 'Saving Christmas' with a Three Point Holiday Plan of His Own: VIDEO

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Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (which is still bombing over at Rotten Tomatoes) was the subject of Bill Maher's final New Rule on the season finale of Real Time

In the segment, Bill lays out his own plan to "save Christmas" - explaining that to him, the holiday has always been about families and memories (and the looks on the carolers faces when he sets the dogs on them). 

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Bill Maher Continues His Debate Over Islam, Free Speech and Liberalism: VIDEO

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On Friday's Real Time, host Bill Maher continued his on-going discussion about the political corectness of "western liberals" when it comes to ignoring human rights abuses in the Muslim world. 

Joined in the episode by panelists Rula Jebreal, retired general Wes Clark and Maine Senator Angus King, Maher criticized the efforts of some students to get UC Berkeley to cancel Maher's upcoming commencement speech at the school because of what petitioners see as Maher's "racist" and "bigoted" views of Islam. 

"They invited me because it was the 50th anniversary of something that is legendary on that campus - the Berkley Free Speech Movement," Maher said. "I guess they don't teach irony in college anymore."

Jebreal, a self-described "secular Muslim," pushed back against Maher's "free speech" angle.

"It's a platform that doesn't give the opportunity for questions. It doesn't give the opportunity for push-back or even a debate," Jebreal said. "It's a monologue, not a dialogue. These same students feel offended [by] your views of Islam...and they said it clearly in their declaration, said the generalization perpetrates bigotry."

To which Maher countered, "Can you be gay in Gaza? And live?"

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Ben Affleck and Bill Maher Spar Over Radical Islam: VIDEO

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Fireworks erupted on last night's Real Time, as Bill Maher - joined on the dais by Ben Affleck, journalist Nicholas Kristof, former RNC chairman Michael Steele, and religious critic/author Sam Harris - continued last week's discussion about the political correctness of "western liberals" when it comes to ignoring human rights abuses in the Muslim world. 

Maher and Harris voiced their belief that the problems with Islam are systemic, while Affleck (with occasional input from Kristol and Steele) pointed out rather forcibly that that kind of mentality paints all Muslims as radicals and ignores the work of moderates and reformers.

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