The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
Capitalism would have never let me be a filmmaker, living in Flint, Michigan with a high school education. I was going to have to make that happen myself.
We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a fictitious president. We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons.
Wall Street, the banks, and corporate America, has been able to call the shots here. They control our members of Congress and they get what they want.
I say stupid white men are always the problem. That’s never going to change.
I’d feel bad if I had you come into a theater and you leave feeling ripped off.
When you come from the working class and you do well enough whereby you can provide a little bit better for your family, get a decent roof over their head and send them to a good school, that’s considered a good thing.
No one is entertained by economics.
We as Americans believe it’s OK to kill people. We believe it’s OK to invade a country that had nothing to do with 9/11. We think it’s OK to invade a country where we think Osama Bin Laden is and he’s in the other country. So we just go in and we just kill. And we have the death penalty; we sanction it.
I’m a highly flawed individual, as we all are, and because I was raised by Jesuits, I’m constantly, ‘What is it about me and what I can do to be better?’