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RIP Common Sense

chrisco
Grafter
Posts: 314
Registered: 31-07-2007

RIP Common Sense

Hi All, thought I would share this with you as little gems like this preserve my sanity, anyone agree?

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 earn) and reliable parenting 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 six-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
they
themselves failed to do in disciplining their unruly children.

It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent
to
administer Panadol, sun lotion or a Band Aid to a student - but could not
inform the 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 can 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 three 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 it on. If not, join the majority and do
nothing. Sad
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RIP Common Sense

ROTFL :lol:
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RIP Common Sense

Brilliant! I've passed this on to some of my Police friends :twisted: