George Carlin on New Orleans, This pretty much sums it all up:

Discussion in 'Funny Farm' started by Skipholiday, Mar 25, 2006.

  1. Skipholiday

    Skipholiday Captain Capslock

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    > Been sitting here with my ass in a wad, wanting to speak out about the
    > bull**** going on in New Orleans. For the people of New Orleans...
    > First we would like to say, Sorry for your loss. With that said,
    > Let's go through a few hurricane rules: (Unlike an earthquake, we know
    > it's
    > coming)
    >
    > #1. A mandatory evacuation means just that...Get the hell out. Don't
    > blame the Government after they tell you to go. If they hadn't said
    > anything, I can see the argument. They said get out... if you didn't,
    > it's your fault, not theirs. (We don't want to hear it, even if you
    > don't have a car, you can get out.)
    >
    > #2. If there is an emergency, stock up on water and non-perishables.
    > If you didn't do this, it's not the Government's fault you're
    > starving.
    >
    > #2a. If you run out of food and water, find a store that has some.
    > (Remember, shoes, TV's, DVD's and CD's are not edible. Leave them
    > alone.)
    >
    > #2b. If the local store has been looted of food or water, leave your
    > neighbor's TV and stereo alone. (See #2a) They worked hard to get
    > their stuff. Just because they were smart enough to leave during a
    > mandatory evacuation, doesn't give you the right to take their
    > stuff...it's theirs, not yours.
    >
    > #3. If someone comes in to help you, don't shoot at them and then
    > complain no one is helping you. I'm not getting shot to help save
    > some dumbass who didn't leave when told to do so.
    >
    > #4. If you are in your house that is completely under water, your
    > belongings are probably too far gone for anyone to want them. If
    > someone does want them, let them have them and hopefully they'll die
    > in the filth. Just leave! (It's New Orleans, find a voodoo warrior
    > and put a curse on them.)
    >
    > #5. My tax money should not pay to rebuild a 2 million dollar house, a
    > sports stadium or a floating casino. Also, my tax money shouldn't go
    > to rebuild a city that is under sea level. You wouldn't build your
    > house on quicksand would you? You want to live below sea-level, do
    > your country some good and join the Navy.
    >
    > #6. Regardless of what the Poverty Pimps Jessie Jackson and Al
    > Sharpton want you to believe, The US Government didn't create the
    > Hurricane as a way to eradicate the black people of New Orleans;
    > (Neither did Russia as a way to destroy America). The US Government
    > didn't cause global warming that caused the hurricane (We've been
    > coming out of an ice age for over a million years).
    >
    > #7. The government isn't responsible for giving you anything. This is
    > the land of the free and the home of the brave, but you gotta work
    > for what you want. McDonalds and Wal-Mart are always hiring, get a
    > damn job and stop spooning off the people who are actually working
    > for a living. President Kennedy said it best..."Ask not what your
    > country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."
    >
    > Thank you for allowing me to rant.
     
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  2. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Nice, but please pick a darker color. I had to highlight it to be able to read it without loosing my vision.
     
  3. falconguard

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  4. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    That has none of Carlins flair or humor. Does not sound like him at all.
     
  5. madmatt

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    There you go.
     
  6. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    this was discussed before, it was a thread that I believe was lost in a data problem we had


    in that thread, while some agreed with the sentiments, others thought it took pedestrian inteligence to make these statements, and that a person would have to be uninformed

    in addition, carlin says it's not him that wrote this material

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  7. jan

    jan Aspiress

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    Nice one, whoever wrote it. :)
     
  8. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    I agree, I just didnt feel like saying anything.

    Kind of reminds me of all the songs out there claiming to be from Weird Al.