All this diatribe is rightwing mythology that falsely presents the White race as being a victim of its own racism and criminality. I suspect that George Carlin felt very relaxed in this interview and forgot to ‘check’ his more rightwing viewpoints.
As an indication of the bourgeois excess on display at the time, (and probably a light-hearted allusion to Mohammed Ayub Khan’s undemocratic means of seizing power in Pakistan), the marching band finished its display by aiming its rifles and firing blanks at the press corps – a pre-arranged stunt that saw the press corps raise a ‘White Flag’ in surrender.
Muhammed Ali saw only peace and tranquillity in the USSR in 1977.
Wearing a poppy is nothing less than supporting capitalism and imperialism, and has absolutely ‘nothing’ to do with ‘respect’ for British military veterans. If the British government really respected the young working class men and women it routinely sends to fight and die in foreign lands, then it would not have cut veteran benefits or medical in the first place.
London Has Fallen. A monument to Eurocentric racism and bourgeois stupidity, and an example of how seasoned actors will compromise their own sense of morality if the price is right.
Criticism is an important and central aspect of Buddhism. However, the Buddha taught that such a process should be ‘truthful’ if it is to be effective.