Rest In Peace Common Sense.

Posted on Facebook by my niece x

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 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, his daughter Responsibility, and his son, Reason.

He is survived by his 4 step brothers; I Know My Rights, I Want It Now, Someone Else Is To Blame, I’m A Victim. Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone x

I was lucky, He filled me up when I had my children, I miss his passing, do you?

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5 Responses to Rest In Peace Common Sense.

  1. I think that the men who have killed intruders in recent years did right , andi woulld do the same if it happened and i could do it, thankfully so far they have all got of.

  2. jagit says:

    The law really is a arse Harry, I’m sure you know that “self-defence” is a head on thing, face to face, if they are running away after maybe rape and murder in your home and you get them from behind you could get done, because they pose “no threat” I would do everything in my power to protect mine, “reasonable force” would go out the window along with the fool that tried.
    Thank you x

  3. No matter which way they were going if i could harm him i would do it, head first down the stairs i think would be best 🙂

  4. gigisanchez says:

    I love it. And thank you for support. =)

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