William Maher (; born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present) and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect (1993–2002), originally on Comedy Central and later on...
New Rule: Computers aren't for voting. . . . Voting by computer sounds really cool and futuristic — if this were 1969! But now that we all have computers, we know that they are, in fact, huge fuck-up machines. . . . You thought the 2000 election was bad? Wait until the next one is decided by a customer-service rep in New Delhi.
Punishment is directed primarily at the potentially guilty.
As one reads history . . . one is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalized by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime.
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.