Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., takes issue with remarks on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, first aired May 13, in which Maher points out the Army missed its recruiting goal by 42 percent in April.read story
"More people joined the Michael Jackson fan club," Maher said. "We've done picked all the low-lying Lynndie England fruit, and now we need warm bodies."
"I think it borders on treason," Bachus said. "In treason, one definition is to undermine the effort or national security of our country."
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Tuesday, May 24
The Old Double Standard
If you're for the fascists, then it's ok to say whatever you want on the air, but "A congressman says comedian Bill Maher's comment that the U.S. military has already recruited all the "low-lying fruit" is possibly treasonous and at least grounds to cancel the show."