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Posted October 01, 2013 - 04:49 PM

Hate to throw gasoline on a brush fire! But We need to turn this country over to 6 yr olds on a school playground.

They will find a way to resolve their differences and negotiate a logical resolution.

 

That's the problem they are in Washington DC!  

 

Like Daniel said let's keep this friendly and not get carried away with it.  


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Posted October 01, 2013 - 05:15 PM

But, but, but ! :ah_shoot:

 

 

When it all goes South, everyone with a vigilante army will start their own country. I'm going to live in GTT Land! Tractors rule!!! :thumbs:


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Posted October 01, 2013 - 06:24 PM

Hope I didnt cause any problems with my little tangent.

this is something all of us hard workers feel very strongly about.
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Posted October 01, 2013 - 06:25 PM

That would be the highest staffed and largest funded department in the entire government.

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Posted October 01, 2013 - 06:52 PM

Hope I didnt cause any problems with my little tangent.

this is something all of us hard workers feel very strongly about.

 

I think everyone has kept a good handle on things so far.  :thumbs:


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Posted October 01, 2013 - 07:47 PM

I think everyone has kept a good handle on things so far. :thumbs:


I agree Dan, I was just having fun with the "uncle Scott" thing.
Hope I didn't piss anyone off.

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Posted October 01, 2013 - 07:51 PM

I agree Dan, I was just having fun with the "uncle Scott" thing.
Hope I didn't piss anyone off.

 

No, not at all I'm sure.



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Posted October 01, 2013 - 08:13 PM

I agree Dan, I was just having fun with the "uncle Scott" thing.
Hope I didn't piss anyone off.

Well. . .    You could have brought beer.


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Posted October 01, 2013 - 09:11 PM

imagesCAKD1H8D.jpg It is not so common! Sense that is.


Edited by A.C.T., October 01, 2013 - 09:12 PM.

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Posted October 02, 2013 - 07:28 AM

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 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, by his daughter, Responsibility, and by his son,
Reason...

He is survived by his 4 stepbrothers;
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


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Posted October 02, 2013 - 07:58 AM

attachicon.gifimagesCAKD1H8D.jpg It is not so common! Sense that is.

When I was a kid, a neighbor did that. He put a ladder onto a branch and cut the branch between the ladder and the trunk. His kids were trying to warn him but he wouldn't listen. He was a stock trader on Wall Street. I thought that with traders like him. I'll never buy stocks, and I haven't. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted October 02, 2013 - 09:01 AM

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 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, by his daughter, Responsibility, and by his son,
Reason...

He is survived by his 4 stepbrothers;
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

 

Doug that was great!


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Posted October 02, 2013 - 09:45 AM

Doug that was great!

I can't take the credit for writing it. It was printed in the london times in 2011. I knew I'd seen it but took a bit to find it. Then I realized Google was my friend!


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Posted October 02, 2013 - 11:24 PM

Good job of getting back on topic---- Common sense rules!!!
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Posted October 03, 2013 - 07:40 AM

I can't take the credit for writing it. It was printed in the london times in 2011. I knew I'd seen it but took a bit to find it. Then I realized Google was my friend!

I think that I heard Paul Harvey read that 50 years ago. It is a downward spirol. Our technology gets better but our leadership is worse. Two Marine generals were just fired. I don't remember that ever happening before. Good Luck, Rick

 

When I was a kid, we listened to Paul Harvey on the radio at lunch time. I particularly enjoyed "the rest of the story".


Edited by boyscout862, October 03, 2013 - 07:42 AM.

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