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  • A Rather Remarkable Obituary...

    Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Mr. Common Sense.

    Mr. Sense had 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 valued lessons as knowing when to come in out of the rain, why the early bird gets the worm
    and that life isn't always fair. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you earn) and reliable parenting strategies (adults, not kids, are in charge). His health began to rapidly deteriorate 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. Mr. Sense declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer aspirin to a student; but, could not inform the
    parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion. Finally, 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 finally gave up the ghost after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot, she spilled a bit in her lap, and was 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 two stepbrothers; My Rights and Ima Whiner. Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.

    A Rather Remarkable Obituary and we must mourn his passing.......
    "Only imperfection is intolerant of imperfection"

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    At least common sense still lives on within the hearts of a very few, very extremely, very gifted, very talented, very smart people.

    TX, whats up with the "we miss you Delta" line under your username? Did I miss something?

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    • #3
      You forgot the part about students being hauled into the principal's office for carrying cough drops during flu season.
      But everything else is right on.
      Good-bye dear friend! Though we hardly knew you...
      Well life is too short so love the one ya got cuz ya might get run over or ya might get shot.

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