ProLifers: Keeping Babies Alive So They Can Become Dead Soldiers

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George Carlin talks about the so-called pro-life people, who use their hypocritical position to legalize and institutionalize their hatred for women. He asks, Why, when it’s us, it’s an abortion, but when it’s a chicken, it’s an omelet? [9:50]

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0 Responses to ProLifers: Keeping Babies Alive So They Can Become Dead Soldiers

  1. Aerik says:

    One of the things I remember most about George Carlin was the time he said that rape can be funny, citing the mental image of bugs bunny raping elmer fudd.
    I can’t get over seeing Carlin as somebody who will flip-flop on bigotries when it suits his ratings.
    If he meant to be sarcastic that night, he utterly failed.

  2. Greg says:

    Thanks, love your blog and especially thanks for introducing me to George Carlin! keep up the good work.