George Carlin

Morning Open Thread

A classic piece of poignant comedy from the late George Carlin. Finding humor within the insanity of knowing we're defending the same rights we won decades ago, helps to keep us going. And we will carry on the fight to win these battles as many damn times as it takes.

Pat Robertson: Adoption Fearmonger

During a recent episode of Pat Robertson's "The 700 Club," a woman who had adopted three children from three different foreign nations wrote in seeking dating advice. She explained that she's having a difficult time finding any men who will date her after she tells them about the children...

George Carlin Was Ahead Of His Time

George Carlin sure had Paul Ryan nailed. "Boy, these conservatives are really something, aren't they? They're all in favor of the unborn. They will do anything for the unborn. But once you're born, you're on your own. Pro-life

Bill Maher Addresses Criticism For Sexist Remarks And False Equivalencies To Limbaugh

As we've already discussed here, Bill Maher has become somewhat of a punching bag from both sides of the aisle over the last week or so, both for saying that liberals looked bad for not accepting Rush Limbaugh's "apology" and with the false equivalencies by the right, screaming that what he said about Sarah Palin is somehow the equivalent of what Rush Limbaugh did with his attack on Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke.

Prescient George Carlin On 'The American Dream'

"There's a reason education sucks, and it's the same reason that it will never, ever, ever be fixed. It's never going to get any better - don't look for it - be happy with what you've got. Because the owners of this country don't want that. I'm talking about the real owners, now. The real owners, the big wealthy business interests that control things and make all the important decisions."

This Week: In Memoriam

[media id=5651] [media id=5652] (h/t Heather) This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passing of pioneer comedian George Carlin, fast food e