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Comedian George Carlin dies in Los Angeles at 71
Yahoo ^ | 6-23-08 | Yahoo

Posted on 06/22/2008 10:11:46 PM PDT by jmc813

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To: cartoonistx

Nice one!


251 posted on 06/23/2008 10:50:05 PM PDT by Floratina
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To: KDD

One more thing.

I’ll take the slapstick comedy of the Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy and Abbott and Costello over the counter-culture trashtalk-gutter garbage humor of George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce -— 24-7-365.


252 posted on 06/23/2008 10:52:51 PM PDT by Reagan Man ( McCain Wants My Conservative Vote in November --- EARN IT or NO DEAL !!!)
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To: Reagan Man

“Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.”
Thomas Jefferson

Rest in Peace George Carlin.


253 posted on 06/23/2008 11:16:41 PM PDT by KDD (Bob Barr for President.)
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To: Blogger
Unless is just that. Unless. Either he did or he didn’t. Yes or no. He either repented and believed or he is in Hell. If he is in the latter, it is no place for joking. I wouldn’t wish it on ANYONE.

Do you have direct experience of people going to hell or is this some kind of belief system that you have that you think is the way things work.

In my belief system George is doing just fine and still compaining about everything to ANYONE who'll listen. If he is in your hell I'm sure he'd find that somehow it wasn't hot enough for him and the pillows were too small.

254 posted on 06/24/2008 3:11:00 AM PDT by ninonitti
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To: lastchance
He was funny at one time. But listen to his recent comedy. I suggest the routine about pro life being anti woman. You don’t hear humor, not even dark humor. You hear hate, contempt, lie after lie. This is not poke them with a stick and get them to pay attention comedy. It is slash and burn take no prisoners. I see no reason to elevate a man who hated everything I care for to some kind of holy status because he provided some real humor in the past.

I listened to a little of his latest - tho not the one you mentioned - online last night and I agree it is slash and burn but it's applied IMO to everyone across the board: Left Right and Center. He turned himself into a social critic.

As far as elevating him.....I find that funny - "Carlin spinning in grave over posthumous adulation"

255 posted on 06/24/2008 3:24:52 AM PDT by ninonitti
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To: dbwz
Is it me, or is this place is beginning to resemble an online version of the PTL Network?

LOL. Everytime I came back in here it's nuttier that a squirrels turd.

256 posted on 06/24/2008 3:33:30 AM PDT by ninonitti
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To: dbwz
Is it me, or is this place is beginning to resemble an online version of the PTL Network?

Didn't you get the memo? To be a true conservative, one must be a Bible qutoing, born again Christian. Otherwise, you are less than a RINO. You a homosexual loving, atheist liberal socialist trying to destroy our constitution by teaching evolution.

257 posted on 06/24/2008 5:53:31 AM PDT by doc30 (Democrats are to morals what an Etch-A-Sketch is to Art.)
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To: KDD

This is not about alternative choices to traditional norms.

This is all about respecting the faith of others and showing you have some humanity.

George Carlin lost his way in life. Hope he finds his way in death.


258 posted on 06/24/2008 7:58:28 AM PDT by Reagan Man ( McCain Wants My Conservative Vote in November --- EARN IT or NO DEAL !!!)
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To: LouAvul

> Like I said, he wasn’t that funny.

Your loss. *shrug*


259 posted on 06/24/2008 8:20:42 AM PDT by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender!)
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To: ninonitti

Jesus spoke of a literal Hell. The apostles did the same. My belief or disbelief is irrelevant. I speak on a higher authority than my personal beliefs. Scripture.


260 posted on 06/24/2008 8:55:03 AM PDT by Blogger
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To: ninonitti

I agree he was an equal opportunity hater. I listened to his routine “I Used To Be Irish Catholic” it was funny. Yes it did have religion as its subject, yes he did not spare anyone his wit. It was true and biting. It had wit without malice. The difference was Carlin in those days was everyman. Looking about the things of this world that plain as day did not make one bit of sense and calling us on it. He invited us to join him in leading the sacred cows to the slaughterhouse. He woke us up.

But his later stuff was so bitter it was more a case of George Carlin against the world and everyone in it. And that meant his comedy became a form of attack rather than a form of illumination. And that is too bad. I hate to think he died with such anger in his heart.


261 posted on 06/24/2008 9:12:52 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance

I always remember this one from Carlin:

“It was a sin for you to wanna feel up Ellen. It was a sin for you to plan to feel up Ellen. It was a sin for you to figure out a place to feel up Ellen. It was a sin to take Ellen to the place to feel her up. It was a sin to try to feel her up and it was a sin to feel her up. There were six sins in one feel, man!”


262 posted on 06/24/2008 9:15:29 AM PDT by dfwgator ( This tag blank until football season.)
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To: lastchance
I hate to think he died with such anger in his heart.

He never got over the death of wife and he took it out on everybody else, and mostly out on God.

263 posted on 06/24/2008 9:16:54 AM PDT by dfwgator ( This tag blank until football season.)
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To: Blogger

Scripture huh? Well La De Da.


264 posted on 06/24/2008 5:01:09 PM PDT by ninonitti
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To: ninonitti

Yes. You should try reading it before you comment about it.


265 posted on 06/24/2008 9:49:37 PM PDT by Blogger
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To: jmc813

First ever SNL from 1975 with George as host airs in 15 minutes on NBC.


266 posted on 06/28/2008 8:16:08 PM PDT by John W
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