published Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

The Rant

THE CONSTITUTION is outdated. Why are we letting people who lived 200 years ago rule us today?

YOU UNDERSTAND that lobbyists are former congressional chiefs-of-staff, formerly on the public dole, who are now ferrying payola to their former bosses. Right?

I WAS SADDENED but not surprised to hear local Republicans could not connect with Lamar Alexander’s great “find the good and praise it” speech.

IF THE RIGHT WING is so bent on everyone having a killing machine, why do the call themselves “pro-life”? Oxymorons? Or maybe just morons.

THERE ARE those who scream for gun control “if it can save just one life” while they march and rail in support of abortion (aka murder)!

BO WATSON is right. Texas needs to secede. Also Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. Each receives more in federal services than they pay in federal taxes.

GUY STEALS A purse, he gets a year in jail. The Brown family steals $15 million and they’re still living in the lap of luxury.

MR LONAS: clearcut the hilltop. District 3: vote for Ken Smith. Shoppers: Boycott Northgate Mall. Blocking job growth in this economy is idiotic.

SEEMS KINDA cruel to give vouchers to some kids to escape to better schools, but leave the rest behind. Why not improve the school?

WHY DO DOCTORS who work for us, expect us to honor our appointment times with them, but not vice versa? I’m sick of always waiting.

UP TO 4 PERCENT surcharges allowed by merchants on customers using credit cards simply is gouging because card costs have long been built into prices.

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ORRMEANSLIGHT said...

QUESTION

"THE CONSTITUTION is outdated. Why are we letting people who lived 200 years ago rule us today?"

ANSWER

About 5 years before our Constitution went into effect Benjamin Franklin invented the bi-focal lenses eye glasses. Well, when the idea(s) is good wisdom says continue to use it! kwo

February 3, 2013 at 11:02 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Orr,

"Well, when the idea(s) is good wisdom says continue to use it!"

No, it doesn't. Wisdom says make it better.

February 3, 2013 at 11:48 p.m.
gjuster said...

The constitution can and has been changed - just follow the rules

February 4, 2013 at 9:34 a.m.
ORRMEANSLIGHT said...

Easy123 said,

"No, it doesn't. Wisdom says make it better."

Easy! Will miracles never cease? Wow, we finally agree on something! Something 'better' has to be 'good'.

A famous man once said, "Well, when the idea(s) is good wisdom says continue to use it!"

Capiche Easy?<<<

February 5, 2013 at 10:42 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Orr,

"Something 'better' has to be 'good'."

False. Something can be bad and made better. That doesn't make it good. It simply makes it better than bad.

"Capiche Easy?"

No.

February 5, 2013 at 9:24 p.m.
jyoung said...

If the Constitution is outdated, I'm sure you wouldn't mind being denied the right to vote, the police arresting you or searching your house without probable cause and then beating a confession out of you and then imprisoning you without a trial or without legal representation. Before suggesting that the U.S. Constitution be tossed in the garbage as a faded relic, you may wish to consider the many ways it protects you on a daily basis. People residing in remote areas still receive mail and their kids still ride public school buses, not because politicians are benevolent, but because the outdated Constitution requires it. The Constitution's protections appear in the form of a ballot, a newspaper, and "yes", as a privately owned firearm. The U.S. Constitution has helped build the strongest nation on earth in a remarkably short period. When your personal constitution had provided over 200 years of better service, we'll consider adopting your's.

February 13, 2013 at 10:16 p.m.
timbo said...

I'll tell you what is outdated...this silly hundred year old socialist clap trap. Shut up already...

February 15, 2013 at 3:52 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Timboner,

Is that what you call your wife's vagina? Because you aren't talking about anything regarding the current reality we all live in.

February 15, 2013 at 11:40 p.m.
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