This list has been making the rounds of the internet attributed to Jeff Foxworthy.  However, it was not written by Mr Foxworthy, rather it was penned by Fritz Edmunds.

http://politicallytrue.com/2013/02/03/channeling-jeff-foxworthy-in-...

■If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If you have to get your parents’ permission to go on a field trip or take an aspirin in school, but not to get an abortion … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If the only school curriculum allowed to explain how we got here is evolution, but your government stops a $15 million construction project to keep a rare spider from evolving to extinction … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If you have to show identification to board an airplane, cash a check, buy liquor, or check out a library book, but not to vote for who runs your government … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If your government believes that using steroids or other drugs will ruin your life, but throwing you in prison for years will not … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If your government wants to ban stable, law-abiding citizens from owning gun magazines with more than ten rounds, but gives 20 F-16 fighter jets to the crazy new leaders in Egypt … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If, in the largest city, you can buy two 16-ounce sodas, but not a 24-ounce soda because 24-ounces of a sugary drink might make you fat … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If an 80-year-old woman can be strip-searched by the TSA but a woman in a hijab is only subject to having her neck and head searched … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If your government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of debt is to spend trillions more … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If a seven year old boy can be thrown out of school for saying his teacher “cute,” but hosting a sexual exploration or diversity class in grade school is perfectly acceptable … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If children are forcibly removed from parents who discipline them with spankings while children of addicts are left in filth and drug infested “homes”… you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If hard work and success are met with higher taxes and more government intrusion, while not working is rewarded with EBT cards, WIC checks, Medicaid, subsidized housing, and free cell phones … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If your government’s plan for getting people back to work is to incentivize NOT working with 99 weeks of Unemployment checks and no requirement to prove they applied but can’t find work … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.


■If you pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big screen TV while your neighbor buys iPhones, TVs and new cars, and your government forgives his debt when he defaults on his mortgage … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

■If your government believes that the way to make a school of unarmed children safe is to pass another law, this time with the illusion that three 10-round magazines in a rifle is safer than a 30-round magazine … you might live in a country founded by geniuses and run by idiots.

©Copyright 2012 Fritz Edmunds, all rights reserved.**(Full Disclosure: Some of the ideas were from an e-mail that did not contain any copyright.)

Views: 71

Reply to This

Replies to This Article/Seed

Amen brother.

List seems fairly reasonable to me.

RSS

Blog Posts

" JOYFUL SPIRIT "

Posted by WK SummerShadow on September 19, 2014 at 6:11am 2 Comments

'' GREAT MANY CONCERN ''

Posted by WK SummerShadow on September 19, 2014 at 6:05am 2 Comments

" TERRITORY "

Posted by WK SummerShadow on September 19, 2014 at 5:55am 1 Comment

Dichotomy: Eleventh Installment "Betrayal"

Posted by Broliver "TheSquirrel" Stagnasty on September 18, 2014 at 8:00pm 6 Comments

Trancy woke.  No sunlight tinged the lids of her eyes with the redness of dawn or even the paleness that indicates twilight.  Cracking her eyes against the sleep that had accumulated she tried to gain a glimpse of her surroundings.  When the stubborn lids parted there was no more information about the time of day or where she was.

“If I were in my bed,” She thought, “ Either the moonlight, sunlight or starlight would be coming through my window. If I were in my bed, I wouldn’t be holding myself motionless, as if I were waiting for something terrible to happen; Afraid to move a muscle. Afraid of… what?”

Trancy’s mind went searching as she lay in the ironically comfortable bed, her body motionless but for the barely perceptible rise and fall of her breathing, the silent closing of the eyelids in concentration.  As she wound through the patterns, smoothing out the jumble of emotions, the flashes of sight, the intuitions of the evening prior, a tear squeezed out the corner of her eye and traced swiftly down her face to lodge uncomfortably in her ear, its track burning with the heat of blood rushing to her face while leaving the area around her heart feeling cold and empty.

Trancy had left the dance hurriedly after the confrontation with Temon.  “The gall of him! Telling me that I am jealous! Me!” she spat under her breath after she was escorted out of the hall with the rest of the younger members of the community.

Outside of the hall, activities had been set up, but on a smaller scale. The Spring Festival was a celebration, after all, and while the youngest children were ushered to bed, those older than eight spans generally stayed to mingle and fraternize, dance and discuss whatever those things that were that were on the minds of people of their age.  Games of skill, friendly, or not so friendly, as the case may be, pitted singles…

Continue

How to Go Far In Life

Posted by Robert in Ohio on September 17, 2014 at 6:40pm 0 Comments

© 2014   Created by Perrie Halpern.

Badges  |  Report an Issue.  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service