R.I.P. Clean Gene and Ritchie

Eugene Joseph “Gene” McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) Politician, writer, poet, World War II Army veteran, Democratic peace candidate for president.
“One thing about a pig, he thinks he’s warm if his nose is warm. I saw a bunch of pigs one time that had frozen together in a rosette, each one’s nose tucked under the rump of the one in front. We have a lot of pigs in politics.”

Richard Franklin Lenox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005)Edgy black comic, actor, insightful though sometimes tragic figure. Army veteran. A very funny guy.
“It’s been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused”

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