1. snopes.com: George Carlin's Gas Crisis Solution ••••
Comedian George Carlin offers his solution to gasoline shortages and illegal immigration?
  ...comedian George Carlin's solution to gasoline shortages and illegal immigration. Examples: [Collected via e-mail, January 2007] George Carlin's...
  ...world in July 2006, and at that time it contained no mention of George Carlin or anything else attributing its authorship to him. In August 2006, the...
  ...via e-mail were entitled "George Carlin solves gas crisis" and "George Carlin's Solution to Save Gasoline." While George Carlin has yet to specifically...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:12:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/carlingas.asp

2. snopes.com: George Carlin 'Bad American' ••••
Did comedian George Carlin author a piece about his being a 'Bad American'?
  ...Claim: Comedian George Carlin authored a piece about his being a 'Bad American.' Examples: [Collected on the Internet, 2001] I'm Your Worst...
  ...gets credited to humorist George Carlin these days, even when it doesn't really sound like anything he would write. Carlin may sometimes use the format...
  ...doubt remained, Carlin himself swept it away by announcing on his web site that he is not the author of the article. If not Carlin, then who did...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:33:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/carlin.asp

3. snopes.com: George Carlin New Rules for 2006 ••••
E-mail reproduces George Carlin's list of New Rules for 2006?
  ...Claim: E-mail reproduces George Carlin's list of New Rules for 2006. Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006] George Carlin's new rules for 2006...
  ...zip up, some guy is offering me a towel and a mint like I just had sex with George Michael. I can't even tell if he's supposed to be there, or just some...
  ...on the Internet these days ends up getting attributed to comedian George Carlin, and the one quoted above is no exception. And, as usual, the item so...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:19:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/newrules.asp

4. snopes.com: Hurricane Rules
Did comedian George Carlin write a list of 'Hurricane Rules'?
  ...Claim: Comedian George Carlin wrote a list of "Hurricane Rules." Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2005] Been sitting here with my ass in a wad,...
  ...of supposed common sense 'rules' has been attributed both to comedian George Carlin and to New Orleans blues musician Bill Boudreaux. It does not appear...
  ...to be associated with the piece more than a week after it appeared, and Carlin's did not appear in association with it until October 2005. Our first...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:40:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/katrina/soapbox/carlin.asp

5. snopes.com: The Death of Common Sense •••
Essay by George Carlin laments the passing of common sense?
  ...by George Carlin laments the passing of common sense. Example: [Collected via e-mail, January 2007] i read this today. its credited to george...
  ...Origins: Until George Carlin's death in June 2008, just about any unsourced list of wry or witty observations about politics and social mores eventually...
  ...all the aforementioned essays share is that none of them was the work of George Carlin. Now added to that apocryphal collection is this lament on the...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:50:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/commonsense.asp

6. snopes.com: Bill Cosby's Write-In Candidate Platform •••
Comedian Bill Cosby's platform as a write-in candidate in the 2008 Presidential election?
  ...bÍtes noires. (This "platform" has also been attributed to comic George Carlin, and it's equally out of tune with that late comedian's commonly expressed...
  ...to me (and at various times to Robin Williams, Andy Rooney and George Carlin) does not represent my views and in many respects is abhorrent to me....
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:30:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/platform.asp

7. snopes.com: John Cleese's Letter to the USA •••
Did Monty Python member John Cleese pen a satirical piece announcing the revocation of America's independence?
  ...politics and culture ends up eventually being attributed to comedian George Carlin, so the same kind of material gets credited to English comic John...
  ...which once again resulted in a victory for the Republican candidate, George W. Bush. One of the multiplicity of variants of the four-year-old "Revocation...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:27:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/revocation.asp

8. snopes.com: Here's Your Sign •••
Signs for stupid people?
  ...and George Carlin, another demonstration of the tendency to apply well-known names to items bearing no credit or unfamiliar names. Just as any rumor...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:37:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/heresign.asp

9. snopes.com: Andy Rooney on Everything •••
List compiles Andy Rooney's wry observations on a variety of topics?
  ...Andy Rooney say, this isn't his work. Nor is it the work of humorist George Carlin (another personality commonly given credit for political humor of...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:38:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/rooney3.asp

10. snopes.com: Andy Rooney's Political Views •••
Transcript reproduces commentator Andy Rooney explaining his political views?
  ..."Yes, I Guess I am A BAD American" that is falsely credited to comedian George Carlin. On 4 November 2011, Andy Rooney passed away at the age of 92....
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/bigcars.asp



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