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The Slow-Moving Coup
My dark prediction for the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
Getting paid to do nothing has become this generation’s highest goal.
The Black National Anthem
New Rule: We need to unite as one nation, who come together and sing one anthem. It doesn’t have to be the one we currently use, but it has to be just one.
Being a tattletale used to be a bad thing, but now America is “Snitchlandia,” where you can’t trust your neighbors and you’re always looking over your shoulder.
The Lesson of Afghanistan
Blind hatred of America is just as blinkered as blind love. And we Americans should look at the situation in Afghanistan to really get some perspective about where we live.
Your Phone is Turning You into an Asshole
Apple should admit that the problem with their phones isn’t just what people might store on them, it’s the phones themselves.
Leave Matt Damon Alone
Bill gives some advice to Matt Damon, who is often caught in cancel culture quicksand: stop hunting for goodwill, you’re not gonna find much in this country.
The Big Liars
Unremarkable people can get a remarkable life in Congress – and that’s what keeps the average Republican backbencher in Donald Trump’s thrall.
The Woke Olympics
Bill implores liberals not to ruin the Olympics with phony outrage over old jokes and claims of cultural appropriation.
America Has a Drinking Problem
Bill stages an intervention for the Americans using liquor to take the edge off of their pandemic-exacerbated anxiety.
Getting It in the Nuts
Bill tells officials in drought-stricken California that it’s time to make a choice about water: getting it in the people, or getting it in the nuts.
In his editorial New Rule, Bill argues that there’s a brain disorder affecting liberals that makes them incapable of recognizing the progress we’ve made on racism, sexism, and homophobia.
The College Scam
Bill delves into what ‘higher education’ in America really is: a racket that sells you a very expensive ticket to the upper middle class.
The Fault in Our Stars
In his editorial New Rule, Bill tells celebrities running for office: “You’re not good enough. You’re not smart enough. And doggone it, it completely doesn’t matter that people like you.”
Sex, Drugs & GOP
In his editorial New Rule, Bill reminds Democrats that they’re supposed to be the party of free love and good times – and to leave the uptight fun-sucking to Republicans.
In his editorial New Rule, Bill explores the global cryptocurrency craze and the threat it poses to our economy and the environment.
Ageism is the last acceptable prejudice in this country, but Joe Biden is the right man for this moment precisely because he IS old.
Give It to Me Straight, Doc
Bill calls on the medical establishment, media, and politicians to cut the spin and stick to the facts about public health threats.
Bill gives two thumbs down to the trend of virtue-signaling Oscar films.
Beware the Roaring 20’s
If we’re going to have a new Roaring ‘20s, let’s do it this time without the two things that made the last one suck: Prohibition and a Depression at the end of it.
Equality of Outcomes
Bill explores the woke philosophy of “equality of outcomes,” and how it plays into an increasingly vapid, entitled, famous-for-nothing culture.
Losing to China
Bill warns Americans that while they’re busy obsessing over silly culture wars, China is overtaking them on the world stage.
National Chill the F**k Out Month
Bill dedicates his editorial New Rule to raising awareness about the growing epidemic of raising awareness.
Megyn Kelly on Race in Education
Journalist and podcast host Megyn Kelly joins Bill to discuss whether progressives’ overwhelming focus on race in the social justice movement will have the opposite effect of the one they intend.
Cancel Culture is Over Party
Bill calls on liberals to “stand their ground” when the woke mob comes for them over a ridiculous past offense.
Not In It Together
“We’re in this together” is the new “Thank you for your service” – just something to say to the people doing the dirty work so we can feel better about not doing it ourselves.
America’s Mass Delusion
It’s fun to laugh at QAnon, but if you accord religious faith the kind of exalted respect we do here in America, you’ve already lost the argument that mass delusion is bad.
The Baldy Awards
Bill’s “bringing unsexy back” with a new award honoring dull, dedicated civil servants who know how to make actual progress, as opposed to doing progressive theater.
Donald Trump may be gone, but there’s a new generation of right-wing Republican nutjobs that you’ll be cursing out for years to come.
Pack Your Sh*t and Go
There’s no convincing Donald Trump that he lost the election, but Bill Maher gives it a try.
The Tragedy of Trump Voters
Bill calls on Democrats not to write off all Trump voters as deplorable and asks Republicans to consider whether some of their anger is misdirected.
Strife of the Party
Bill implores Democrats to use common sense and tone down the hypersensitive wokeness that drove voters to Trump.
Rodeo & Juliet
If there’s one thing America needs right now, it’s a symbol of reconciliation between red and blue America.
Skip the Civil War
In his editorial New Rule, Bill Maher urges Americans to skip the post-election civil war and go straight to reconciliation.
American Ninja Warrior: Democracy Edition
In his editorial New Rule, Bill Maher argues that Republican voter suppression tactics have turned our election system into an obstacle course.
Bill argues that the Supreme Court bench is already “packed” with Catholics – and that Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett is nuttier than most.
Here Comes President Gus
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from this presidency it’s that you have to get every rule in writing or Donald Trump will break it.
Power Talks and Losers Walk
Bill argues that the only way to stop the Republicans’ consolidation of power is by electing Joe Biden with a vote total so huge it will be hard to ignore.
Oscars, No White
Bill questions the wisdom of the Academy Awards’ new diversity requirements and its effect on artistic expression.
Side with Teachers
Bill calls on parents to show their newfound respect for teachers by taking their side in classroom disagreements
Bill calls on Americans to temporarily limit the amount of junk they send through the mail in order to help postal workers deliver election ballots.
Think Like a True QAnon
Bill re-reveals his true identity as “Q” and revels in the embrace of his conspiracy theories by President Trump and other politicians.
God Is Cancelled Party
If being a product of your time is no longer an excuse for being un-woke, Jesus Christ is in big trouble.
Here Lies Donald Trump
Bill offers President Trump some insight into how he will be remembered when he’s gone.
The Quarantine 15
Bill implores Americans do to their part in the fight against COVID-19 by confronting the country’s obesity epidemic.
The Guardians of Gotcha
Bill calls for an end to the shaming and canceling of people whose heart is in the right place on race issues, but don’t get it exactly right on the first try.
Democracy’s Safe Word
Bill wonders if we’ll ever see a crack in the “red wall of silence” that keeps Republicans from acknowledging President Trump’s outrageous behavior.
In his editorial New Rule, Bill questions the timing of sexual assault allegations against Joe Biden and argues that, while serious, they could end up doing more harm than good.
In his editorial New Rule, Bill argues that China should be held responsible for allowing the conditions that scientists have long warned could lead to a pandemic.
In his editorial New Rule, Bill warns Americans not to make the mistake of rallying around an inept leader like Donald Trump.