Politics and its Discontents: Losing Our Hubris, Or The Truth, According To George Carlin

Religious belief can be a marvelous thing, It can give strength in times of trouble, comfort in times of grief, and direction in times of confusion. It can also be the source of unspeakable hubris. My own beliefs do not hew to the traditional, although I am convinced that what we see in the here ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Timely Reminder

George Carlin died in 2008, but the following could have been performed last night. Although some of the language is coarse, it somehow seems entirely appropriate: Recommend this Post

350 or bust: Perspective

This puts things into perspective. Happy World Wildlife Day! * And for some more perspective, here’s George Carlin on “saving the planet”.

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: So what is life, anyway? Bill? George?

Two comedians give their take on the meaning of life, set to music. (Warning: autotune.) Sometimes people forget that comedians like Bill Hicks and George Carlin, for all their savage wit, had a soft gooey center just like the rest … Continue reading →

The Ranting Canadian: Canada’s annual protest against women’s rights was…

Canada’s annual protest against women’s rights was held at Parliament Hill on May 9, 2013, drawing thousands of right-wing busybodies who can’t keep their authoritarianism in their pants. The name of the yearly “March For Life” is misleading, because most of the religious fanatics who attend these events are very selective about their concern for ...

Cowichan Conversations: George Carlin – The Truth About Life In Premier Clark’s Office

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   Well my friends it is Friday afternoon, time for a little humour.  Actually, unbeknownst to us George Carlin was hanging around the BC Legislature recently. More precisely in the spirit of openness and transparency he was slumming and checking out life in the Premier’s office, observing Premier Clark and her inside staff. Here ...

The Disaffected Lib: What George Carlin Knew

George Carlin knew plenty when it came to lances and tigers and he made that plain in the opening of his final concert before he died in 2008.

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

Dead Wild Roses: On American Societiy – George Carlin

Like the present John Stewart, George Carlin because he was not in power could make the radically anti-establishment pronouncements he so often did with minimal consequences.  He was a comedian after all and no one listens to comedians… More people need to listen and act on the ideas of our so called comedians of the ...

Canadian Progressive World: Conservative MP seeks to open emotive abortion debate

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has made it clear his government will not reopen the abortion debate. But Stephen Woodworth, the Conservative MP for Kitchener Centre wants to reverse course. And force Parliament to enact a …Read More

Politics and Entertainment: The American Dream: You have to be Asleep to Believe It

George at his most prescient, ranting best. How he would have loved the occupy movement.

Dead Wild Roses: We miss you George – Pro Life, Abortion and the Sanctity of Life

George Carlin in his usual raw, uncensored style examines how silly the anti-choice, anti-woman position is. George not doing his routine. Filed under: Humour, Religion Tagged: Abortion, George Carlin, Pro-life