I think the NRA, they got it half-right when they say, ‘Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.’ I change it to, ‘Guns don’t kill people, Americans kill people.’
You can’t debate satire. Either you get it or you don’t.
My films don’t have instant impact because they’re dense with ideas that people have not thought about. It takes a while for the American public to wrap its head around some of the things I’m saying.
When the women’s liberation movement began, when people began protesting against the Vietnam War, civil rights movement, at the beginning of those movements, the majority of the country was not with them, did not believe in the basic principles of any of those philosophies.
We’re never gonna get rid of crazy people. They’ve been around for thousands of years – they’ll continue to be around; they’ll continue to do horrible things.
Openness, transparency – these are among the few weapons the citizenry has to protect itself from the powerful and the corrupt… and that is the best thing that WikiLeaks has done.
There’s a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them.
WikiLeaks, God bless them, will save lives as a result of their actions.
My dad was an assembly line worker at AC Spark Plug, which was a division of General Motors, and his job was to build and then inspect the little spark plugs as they came off the line.
Capitalism is an evil, and you cannot regulate evil.