Bill Maher wrapped up this Friday's Real Time by taking down these so-called Christian conservatives, who are more than happy to justify cutting food stamps for the poor, or leaving messages to waiters instead of tips during his New Rules segment.
November 8, 2013

Bill Maher wrapped up this Friday's Real Time by taking down these so-called Christian conservatives, who are more than happy to justify cutting food stamps for the poor, or leaving messages to waiters instead of tips during his New Rules segment.

And finally New Rule, it's okay if you don't want to feed the hungry, or heal the sick, or house the homeless. Just don't say you're doing it for their own good. Don't say you'd like to help people, but your hands are tied, because if you did it would cause the culture of dependency, or go against the Bible, or worst of all, rob them of their freedom.... to be sick and hungry.

Just admit you're selfish and based on how little your beliefs mirror the actual teachings of Jesus, you might as well claim to worship Despicable Me. […]

Now, I am sure there are millions of Christians who try to actually follow Jesus, but you've got to admit, conservatives always seem to have a reason why they would love to give but they just can't. We would love to help the unemployed, but it would discourage working. I believe in charity, just not for people who need it. Of course we'd like it if everyone could see a doctor. We're not monsters, but if the government does it, it will destroy our way of life. Plus the web site is glitchy which leads to Stalinism.

Oh sure, we'd like to help people who are starving, but what if they used the strength from not starving, to take drugs? Yes, there's always a good, moral, Christian reason to tell everyone you meet to f**k off and die.

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