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Obituary

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mdbucks, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    Another E-mail I recieved


    Subject: Obituary


    How sad!!



    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 Calpol, 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
     
  2. hsm5grls

    hsm5grls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] thats all I have to say [​IMG]
     
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

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  4. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
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  5. rjv_piper

    rjv_piper Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

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  7. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
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    Absolute KUDOS!!
     
  8. paganfish

    paganfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Aha! this explains a lot! [​IMG]
     
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    That's fantastic, MD!
    I KNOW I'm gonna pass that on.
     
  10. megshenhut

    megshenhut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, yes, how true it is!!
     

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