It's Friday and it's been a busy week on too many levels. I think it's a good day for some comic relief, don't y'all?
George Carlin died June 22, 2008. He was my favorite comedian and kept me laughing at his irreverent and often profane commentary on our society -- both sacred and mundane. Here's a favorite bit from his earlier years:
More important is his razor sharp commentary on our country in the time preceding his death and how prophetic it was. He made us think about how we viewed the world and laugh in spite of it. Unfortunately, he too often ever so right. In his later years, his voice became tinged with anger and all too right. Here's a clip from 2005 that's almost apocalyptic as his words are becoming a reality:
I miss George. He was one of a kind.