George Carlin (1937-2008) R.I.P.- On Bullshit
by GEORGE CARLIN
SEE George Carlin on the 'Owners of the USA'
AND SEE George Carlin on 'Religion is bullshit'
AND On American Wars.
A history lesson I'd like to talk a little about -- that 'war' we had in the Persian Gulf. Remember that? The big war in the Persian Gulf? Lemme tell you what was goin' on.
Naturally, you can forget all that entertaining fiction about having to defend the model democracy those lucky Kuwaitis get to live under. And for the moment you can also put aside the very real, periodic need Americans have for testing their new weapons on human flesh.
And also, just for the fun of it, let's ignore George Bush Sr.'s obligation to protect the oil interests of his family and friends. There was another, much more important, consideration at work. Here's what really happened.
The simple fact is that America was long overdue to drop high explosives on helpless civilians; people who have no argument with us whatsoever.