Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

Real Time with Bill Maher - Season 8 Episodes

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Episode 1

Episode 173

Guests: animator Seth MacFarlane; commentator Norah O'Donnell; former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, Comedian Wanda Sykes and Congressional Oversight Panel chair Elizabeth Warren are interviewed in the eighth-season premiere.

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Episode 2

Episode 174

Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass is interviewed. Panelists: journalists Chrystia Freeland and Reihan Salam; and actor Olivia Wilde.

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Episode 3

Episode 175

Filmmaker Michael Moore and Sean Penn are interviewed. Panelists: commentator Arianna Huffington and financial columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin.

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Episode 4

Episode 176

Guests: Senator Michael Bennet, actor Hill Harper, former Governor Gary Johnson, Amy Holmes, journalist John Heilemann

Topics: Health care, deficit spending and the national debt, climate change, marijuana legalization, race relations, Mitt Romney, No Apology: The Case for American Greatness, Eric Massa, Game Change, Liz Cheney, education, Jihad Jane

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Episode 5

Episode 177

Guests: Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (D), economist Stephen Moore, PoliticsDaily.com editor-in-chief Melinda Henneberger and actor Emile Hirsch

Topics: Health care, the economy, regulation of banking and insurance industries, the Congo, blood diamonds, "blood minerals" from the Congo (tantalum, tungsten, and tin), Oxfam, access to clean water in developing countries, campaign finance reform

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Episode 6

Episode 178

Guests: Journalist and author Christopher Hitchens, journalist Jonathan Capehart, musician Rob Thomas, President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten and comedian Jeff Garlin

Topics: Health care, Catholic sex abuse cases, war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Tea Party movement, Birthers, John McCain, the National Debt, Education Reform, Jesse James sex scandal, Marijuana Control, Regulation, and Education Act, altering of curriculum and guidelines for textbooks by conservatives on the Texas State Board of Education, Intelligent design, Internet flames, Celebrity political activism, Political correctness

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Episode 7

Episode 179

The interview guests this week are musician Billie Joe Armstrong, comedian Chris Rock and chef Alice Waters.

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Episode 8

Episode 180

The roundtable guests this week are journalist Laura Flanders, economist Simon Johnson and New Yorker editor David Remnick; movie producer Lawrence Bender and former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura are interview guests.

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Episode 9

Episode 181

The roundtable guests this week are journalist Matthew Continetti, international security expert Susan Eisenhower and Fla. Rep. Alan Grayson; counterterrorism expert Richard Clarke and right-to-die activist Dr. Jack Kevorkian are interview guests.

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Episode 10

Episode 182

Former UN ambassador John Bolton and Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) are interview guests. Panelists include columnist Ross Douthat, commentator Chris Matthews and economist Laura Tyson.

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Episode 11

Episode 183

Guests: Comedian and author Sarah Silverman, novelist Salman Rushdie, business news anchor Alexis Glick, journalist David Frum, historian Alan Brinkley

Topics: 2010 Times Square car bomb attempt, Muslim Americans, immigration, Gulf of Mexico oil spill, climate change denial, Big Business

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Episode 12

Episode 184

Guests: Journalist Sebastian Junger, Mayor Cory Booker, columnist John Avlon, author S. E. Cupp, Rep. Darrell Issa

Topics: Elena Kagan Supreme Court nomination, religion, MMS and oil drilling regulation, Miranda rights, tasering

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Episode 13

Episode 185

Guests: Economist Nouriel Roubini, author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, radio host Michael Eric Dyson, columnist John Fund, comedian Patton Oswalt

Topics: Libertarianism, Rand Paul, Robert Bork, oil spill containment, Richard Blumenthal, Anwar al-Awlaki

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Episode 14

Episode 186

Guests: CEO of EarthEcho International Philippe Cousteau, Jr., senior editor for Newsweek Jonathan Alter, Republican political strategist Patrick Ruffini, philosopher and civil rights activist Dr. Cornel West, author Scott Turow

Topics: Oil spill, Obama's reaction to the spill, black/white net worth gap, Supreme Court

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Episode 15

Episode 187

Guests: Political strategist Paul Begala, journalist Andrew Sullivan, The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, environmental advocate Van Jones, filmmaker Judd Apatow

Topics: Oil spill, Gaza flotilla raid, Joe McGinniss, Al Gore, marriage and divorce, Climate change Denial

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Episode 16

Episode 188

Guests: Queen Noor of Jordan, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, Newsweek editor Jon Meacham, ex-Senate Maj. Leader Bill Frist, director Oliver Stone

Topics: Oil spill, Republican filibustering, Dan Duncan and inheritance tax, "running government like a business", Nikki Haley, Military budget of the United States, Helen Thomas' Israel comments

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Episode 17

Episode 189

Guests: Filmmaker Michael Moore, economist Robert Reich, actor Jon Hamm, journalist Martha Raddatz, Republican strategist Mark McKinnon

Topics: The Tea Party movement, Newt Gingrich describing Obama as having a 'Kenyan world view', Islamophobia in America, Christine O'Donnell's appearance on Politically Incorrect, the Democratic Party's new logo, tax cuts, Afghanistan, Republicans threatening to repeal health care reform, Republicans as the 'party of no', moderate Republicans

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Episode 18

Episode 190

Guests: Pat Tillman's brother Richard Tillman, conservative activist Andrew Breitbart, CNN analyst Amy Holmes, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, author and scientist Ann Druyan

Topics: Pat Tillman, Pledge to America, healthcare repeal, Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal, Christine O'Donnell, evolution, science, climate change, Obama's Wars

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Episode 19

Episode 191

Guests: Author Bob Woodward, TIME magazine columnist Joe Klein, philosopher and civil rights activist Dr. Cornel West, co-founder of Huffington Post Ariana Huffington, actor and comedian David Cross

Topics: Hamid Karzai, 2010 Elections, Carl Paladino, Meg Whitman, the economy, personal responsibility, Bishop Eddie Long, homophobia, social network services

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Episode 20

Episode 192

The roundtable guests this week are political commentator S.E. Cupp, satirist P.J. O’Rourke and journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin; evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas are interview guests.

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Episode 21

Episode 193

Guests: Activist Al Sharpton, columnist Markos Moulitsas, musician John Legend, Dana Loesch, columnist Dan Neil

Topics: Bill O'Reilly, Tea Party movement, 2010 Craziest Candidate Countdown, electric cars, education, Brett Favre

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Episode 22

Episode 194

Guests: Actor George Clooney, film director Rob Reiner, journalist Jake Tapper, political commentator Nicolle Wallace, Levi Johnston

Topics: Crisis in Sudan, Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill, Campaign financing, 1st Amendment/ O'Donnell, Tea Party, 2010 elections, Sarah Palin, 'Don't ask, don't tell'

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Episode 23

Episode 195

Guests: Former US President Jimmy Carter, comedian Zach Galifianakis, political analyst Lawrence O'Donnell, political strategist Margaret Hoover, journalist Reihan Salam

Topics: White House Diary, 2010 midterm elections, violence and the Tea Party, 2010 Craziest Candidate Countdown, Prop 19, separation of church and state

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Episode 24

Episode 196

Guests: Commentator Bill O'Reilly, Rep. Darrell Issa, journalist Fareed Zakaria, comedian Dana Gould, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty

Topics: 2010 midterm election results, Obama's response to election results, Republican plan, balancing the budget and cuts, social justice, education, military budget, prison population, Rep. and Dem. cooperation

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Episode 25

Episode 197

Guests: Commentator Mike Huckabee, filmmaker Michael Moore, author Nora Ephron, reporter Jessica Yellin, Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA)

Topics: Bush, Obama, midterm elections, Iraq, veterans, health care, deficit