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#492673 - 06/24/14 05:29 PM RIP.
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An Obituary for Common Sense

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as:

- Knowing when to come in out of the rain;
- Why the early bird gets the worm;
- Life isn't always fair;
- And maybe it was my fault.

Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge).

His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6-year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened his condition.

Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their unruly children.

It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion or an aspirin to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.

Common Sense lost the will to live as the churches became businesses; and criminals received better treatment than their victims.

Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault.

Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement.

Common Sense was preceded in death,
-by his parents, Truth and Trust,
-by his wife, Discretion,
-by his daughter, Responsibility,
-and by his son, Reason.

He is survived by his 5 stepbrothers;
- I Know My Rights
- I Want It Now
- Someone Else Is To Blame
- I'm A Victim
- Pay me for Doing Nothing

Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.

If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing.
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If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
A bullet fired,cannot be called back.
A.C.G.C.

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#492690 - 06/25/14 10:06 AM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
jhill123 Offline
Can you say politically biased?

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#492705 - 06/25/14 12:35 PM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
Tracker Offline
"politically biased" ???
_________________________
If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
A bullet fired,cannot be called back.
A.C.G.C.

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#492718 - 06/25/14 05:04 PM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
Bing Crosby Offline
I agree with much of what is written (not all). I will point out that the women who sued Mickey-Ds over the hot coffee and won, later had the decision reversed. It made for a great story but in actuality there wasn't any payment.

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#492722 - 06/25/14 07:19 PM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
champion Offline
Originally Posted By: Tracker
"politically biased" ???

He's a bit off IMHO.
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Reality is only an illusion that occurs due to a lack of alcohol

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#492733 - 06/26/14 09:44 AM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
jhill123 Offline
The entire rant is basic right wing talking points gussied up to look like a lament from a "regular" guy.

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#492734 - 06/26/14 10:34 AM Re: RIP. [Re: jhill123]
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Originally Posted By: jhill123
The entire rant is basic right wing talking points gussied up to look like a lament from a "regular" guy.

you are a total wreck, and an a$$H@! €, period.
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Reality is only an illusion that occurs due to a lack of alcohol

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#492770 - 06/26/14 10:18 PM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
jhill123 Offline
I was being polite in pointing out the political angle to the rant, you don't need to get your panties in a bunch.

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#492771 - 06/27/14 12:38 AM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
Tracker Offline
It is always amusing to see the response some people have to a post on a message board. This is a repost from a retired school teacher, 80yrs old and female, it was part of a blog she wrote were she was expressing her dismay of what she sees life changing too, in the Politically correct ( or incorrect ) USA. LOL grin
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If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
A bullet fired,cannot be called back.
A.C.G.C.

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#492772 - 06/27/14 01:04 AM Re: RIP. [Re: Tracker]
jhill123 Offline
No it wasn't. I've read it before. It's a copy/paste job. It's never been from a little old lady, a retired whatever, a concerned citizen, any of that.

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