Every week, Bill lays down his own laws. Here is the latest set of New Rules from the last episode:
New Rule: Now that it's been announced that former Pope Joseph Ratzinger will no longer be able to wear his trademark red shoes, someone has to explain how I'm supposed to know who's tapping at me from the next stall.
By Bill Maher
Ted Cruz is a bigger asshole than we'd even suspected.
Last week there were a lot of people throwing the "M" word at Ted Cruz: "McCarthy." And then a reporter at The New Yorker discovered that this might've been even more accurate than anyone had thought. Here's an excerpt from a speech Cruz made at a 2010 rally for "Americans for Prosperity."
By Bill Maher
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether to keep the Voting Rights Act intact. A lot of the argument has focused on whether or not there's still racism in the South, but I'll leave that to the great minds of our time, like Hank Williams, Jr. The more interesting question to me is: does the Voting Rights Act still help minorities?
The Entrepreneurial Instinct
By Monica Mehta (March 1, 2013) - "More than half a million new businesses are launched annually, and the numbers rise each year. What does it take to launch a successful start-up? It's not a matter of education, IQ, money, or even a great business plan. The instincts that enable entrepreneurs to take risks for gain and profit from ideas -- without plans, pedigree or even formal business training -- are part of every individual's psychological makeup.
James Lyne is a cybersecurity specialist and Director of Technology Strategy at Sophos, a computer security software company. He "has spent countless hours locked away from sunlight working with many of the world's largest and most paranoid businesses and organizations" to counter the threat posed by cybercriminals.