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Bill Maher Takes On Jon Stewart's Rally To Restore Sanity

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Bill Maher took on Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally To Restore Sanity on his show Real Time with Bill Maher and he had some interesting things to say.

Even though he's friends with the two guys, Bill had a bone to pick with them, saying that if they're going to organize a rally, they should have a "point," adding that the sanity isn't equally distributed on both the Left and Right sides.

He continued, saying:

"Keith Olbermann is right when he says he's not the equivalent of Glenn Beck. One reports facts the other one is very close to playing with his poop."


Check out the clip (above).

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Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbert's Televised Rally Gets So/So Ratings!

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's weekend Rally To Restore Sanity at the Washington Mall garnered about 200,000 fans on location, but the TV coverage by Comedy Central brought in about 2 million viewers, which is about three times what the network normally averages on Saturday afternoons!

Not bad, guys! Keep it up!

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Rally To Restore Sanity Draws Over 200,000 People To D.C.!!


Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity and Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive drew almost 250,000 people to the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Saturday.

Appearing live on Comedy Central and on satellite broadcasts in 20 different cities, such as in Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, and Boise, the three hour rally mostly consisted of satire and comedy with humorous sketches and surprise musical guests such as Kid Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, The Roots, Sheryl Crow, Tony Bennett, and Yusuf Islan, the former Cat Stevens.

However, it took a serious turn in the end when Jon Stewart made a speech saying these are "hard times, not end times."

He added:

"This was not a rally to ridicule people of faith or people of activism, or look down our noses at the heartland or passionate argument, or to suggest that times are not difficult and we have nothing to fear. They are and we do.

The image of Americans that is reflected back to us by our political and media process is false. [Americans hear] how fragile our country is, on the brink of catastrophe, torn by polarizing hate, and how it's a shame that we can't work together to get things done. The truth is, we do. We work together to get things done every damn day. The only place we don't is here or on cable TV."


Did U go to the rally??

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The Taiwanese Take On Jon Stewart's Rally To Restore Sanity

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Check out the HIGHlarious video (above) to see the Taiwanese give their interpretation of Jon Stewart and his Rally to Restore Sanity!

Our favorite part is probably the Barack Obama backrubfest.

Do U think the Taiwanese captured the essence of Jon Stewart's Rally?

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Jon Stewart's Rally To Restore Sanity Coming To Los Angeles…Via Satellite

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Those of us in Los Angeles who were seriously considering making the cross-country trip to Washington D.C. will now only have to travel downtown…a slightly more cost effective journey.

Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity will be broadcast at the Levitt Pavilion at MacArthur Park in downtown L.A. via satellite on Oct. 30.

The organizers of the Los Angeles version of the event, Amy Lee and Ashley Wright, are currently looking to secure comedians and entertainers for the three-hour rally. Here's what Lee had to say about it:

"We want Los Angeles to come out and represent as strongly as possible. We are looking for personalities — anybody who wants to come out and represent sanity in Los Angeles."

The Rally to Restore Sanity will be countered by Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive. Sounds HIGHlarious!

Looks like there are many other satellite rallies in the works as well, in locations that include Seattle and Chicago.

We're SO pumped!

Will U be attending the rally or one of the satellite rallies?

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Obama To Appear On The Daily Show!


The host of the Comedy Central show says the rally is for people who think the loudest voices shouldn't be the only ones people hear.

According to White House spokesman Dan Pfeiffer, President Barack Obama will be taping an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on October 27th, in honor of his 'Rally to Restore Sanity' in Washington, D.C. on the 30th!

And he still has yet to address the gay youth! So disappointing.

We'd like a President, and not a TV personality, please!

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Oprah Hearts Jon Stewart!

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Last night, The Daily Show was graced with the presence of The Big O!

Via Satellite, Oprah Winfrey called in to lend her support to Jon Stewart and his upcoming Rally to Restore Sanity. She told Jon and the audience:

"I think that we need a little bit more sanity in the world. I wanted to show my support for you, Jon, and also for your audience. So here's what I did: I had my staff sneak into your studio early this morning with a little gift."

That surprise was two tickets, plus air and hotel accommodations for everyone in his audience to attend the rally! Hooray!

We're jealous! It's going to be an amazing event!

P.S. - In response, Stephen Colbert said to Jon: "Your rally is supposed to be about sanity, but that was insane." Lols!

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