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Old 08-09-2007, 09:05 AM   #1
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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 Tylenol, sun lotion or a band-aid 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 Ten Commandments became
contraband; 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; his
wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason. He
is survived by his 3 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, Someone Else Is To
Blame, and I'm A Victim.

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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The truth is amazing isn't it.
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amen..... amen...
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That was awesome.
I have always said if sense was common, everyone would have it.
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Nothin' but truth there.
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That is why I am a believer of Dawinism. There are too many laws to babysit stupid people. Some people should never reach an age to be able to reproduce.
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