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George Carlin Entering Drug Rehab
12-27-2004

Posted on 12/27/2004 10:33:56 AM PST by Hillary's Lovely Legs

Per Fox News Alert:

George Carlin Entering Drug Rehab for Wine and Vicodin. This will be his first trip to rehab. He is 67 years old.


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KEYWORDS: addiction; georgecarlin
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To: PISANO

Yes, George Carlin was a talented comedian decades ago. But for most of my lifetime he has savagely attacked his nation and the Church he abandoned. No great loss if this sour old leftie kicked the habit of living along with the "vikes".


41 posted on 12/27/2004 11:12:20 AM PST by infidel dog (nearer my God to thee....)
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To: infidel dog

Hey, at least he got his addictions over to the conservative side of the pharmacopoeia.


42 posted on 12/27/2004 11:14:41 AM PST by Wolfie
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To: Mo1
Justin Wilson used to say when asked what color wine should be served with fish...

Don't matter. That fish don't know what color wine you're drinking.

43 posted on 12/27/2004 11:16:46 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter
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To: leadpenny
Get well soon, George

F*** George Carlin and his drug problem.

He's a leftist @ssbag who has spent a lifetime making fun of conservatives with some of the most vile hatred. He was Al Franken before Al Franken. He's a nickel and dime comedian that appeals to aging hippies.

He can go O.D. for all I care. Him and that cokehead Franken

44 posted on 12/27/2004 11:19:39 AM PST by Rise of South Park Republicans (The Founding Fathers wanted disagreements as long as we all agree America kicks as* - Eric Cartman)
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To: PISANO
He is a bitter, bitter man and even though he is an extremely talented comedian that bitterness has virtually taken over his routine.

That is happening to many comedians these days

They are no longer funny because their bitterness has taken over

SNL is another example of that

45 posted on 12/27/2004 11:20:18 AM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: international american

When he had that rant thats the first thing I thought of. The man is on drugs or he would have found a better way of making fun of Vegas and the people from all parts of America and the world who come there to "throw away money".


46 posted on 12/27/2004 11:20:42 AM PST by winodog (Diversity will be the downfall of America.)
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To: Skooz

His hatred of republicans and catholics drove him to this...another Blame Bush moment.


47 posted on 12/27/2004 11:22:41 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (I Watch TV, What Do You Want From Me?)
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs

In other news...... dog bites man.


48 posted on 12/27/2004 11:23:46 AM PST by dennisw (G_D: Against Amelek for all generations.)
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To: 506trooper
"No spaces between the ampersand and # ros& # 233 ; "

Huh?

49 posted on 12/27/2004 11:24:11 AM PST by bigfootbob
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To: Rise of South Park Republicans

What you said.


50 posted on 12/27/2004 11:25:24 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (I Watch TV, What Do You Want From Me?)
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs

Associated Press


LOS ANGELES - George Carlin is entering a drug rehabilitation facility to shake his dependence on wine and a painkiller.

"I'm going into rehab because I use too much wine and Vicodin," the 67-year-old Carlin said in a statement released Monday by his publicist Jeff Abraham. "No one told me I needed this. I recognized the problem and took the step myself."

The name and location of the facility wasn't disclosed,

Carlin, who performs his standup comedy in Las Vegas showrooms and is the author of the best-selling "When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?" on Hyperion Books, said he's never been treated in a rehabilitation facility.

"I know it isn't easy, but I'm highly motivated, and will do whatever's needed," Carlin said in the statement. "My levels of use are nowhere near the worst you hear about these days. I could easily have continued functioning at a good level for awhile, but my use would have progressed.

"I would have been in deeper trouble and I didn't want to tolerate that."

His acting credits include "With Six You Get Eggroll," "Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey" and "Jersey Girl" with Ben Affleck.

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51 posted on 12/27/2004 11:26:28 AM PST by dennisw (G_D: Against Amelek for all generations.)
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To: international american

Actually, nothing explains his rant...

But, I am surprised that he hasn't had a little visit to the "on the wagon" house before.


52 posted on 12/27/2004 11:26:42 AM PST by Dashing Dasher (Because I fly, I envy no (wo)man on earth. - Anon)
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To: Mo1
They think they can't be funny without being bitter and "dark".

There are many ways to be funny without being derisive.
53 posted on 12/27/2004 11:28:08 AM PST by Dashing Dasher (Because I fly, I envy no (wo)man on earth. - Anon)
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To: Rise of South Park Republicans
George Carlin is an honorable discharged USAF veteran. He began radio in Wichita Falls, Texas, after his discharge. His views have offended everybody at one time or another. He is humorous at times and at others just plain offensive. I wish him well, get off the stuff, and maybe he will have a rebirth and go back to the material that endeared him to so many of us that remember his first albums, FM & Am and Class Clown.
54 posted on 12/27/2004 11:28:58 AM PST by vetvetdoug (In memory of T/Sgt. Secundino "Dean" Baldonado, Jarales, NM-KIA Bien Hoa AFB, RVN 1965)
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs

Hmmm, about 50 years late if you ask me.


55 posted on 12/27/2004 11:29:16 AM PST by TC Rider (The United States Constitution 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs

First, but well overdue I'd say.


56 posted on 12/27/2004 11:30:59 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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To: Hillary's Lovely Legs

George Carlin? Go figure.


57 posted on 12/27/2004 11:31:32 AM PST by smonk
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To: Wolfie
Hey, at least he got his addictions over to the conservative side of the pharmacopoeia.

No, those are just the ones he is getting help for. The OTHER addictions are just fine, thank you very much. /sarcasm>

58 posted on 12/27/2004 11:32:58 AM PST by myprecious
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To: PISANO

Agreed on all counts.


59 posted on 12/27/2004 11:35:10 AM PST by international american ((Pray for the millions of lives disrupted by tsunami.))
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To: Tijeras_Slim

What goes with vicodin, red or white?


Beats me. Ask Rush.


60 posted on 12/27/2004 11:36:17 AM PST by DOGEY
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