Download File The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling: > This is called New Bill of No Rights. It has been floating > around for some time. It’s really very good. It has been attributed > to State Representative Mitchell Kay from Georgia. He says that a > whole lot of people are confused by the Bill of Rights and they are so > dim that they require a Bill of No Rights, so here goes: > Article 1: You do not have the right to a new car, big > screen TV, or any other form of wealth. More power to you if you can > legally acquire them, but no one is guaranteeing anything. > Article 2: You do not have the right to never be offended. > This Country is based on freedom, and that means freedom for everyone, > not just you. You may leave the room, turn the channel, express a > different opinion, etc., but the world is full of idiots and probably > always will be. > Article 3: You do not have the right to be free from harm. > If you stick a screwdriver in your eye, learn to be more careful. Do > not expect the tool manufacturer to make you and all your relatives > independently wealthy. > Article 4: You do not have the right to free food and > housing. Americans are the most charitable people to be found and > would gladly help anyone in need, but we’re weary of subsidizing > generation after generation of professional couch potatoes. Get an > education and go to work. Don’t expect everyone else to take care of you. > Article 5: You do not have the right to free health care. > Besides, most public health care systems are disasters. > Article 6: You do not have the right to physically harm other > people. If you kidnap, rape, intentionally maim or kill someone, > don’t be surprised if the rest of us want to see you fry in the > electric chair. > Article 7: You do not have the right to the possessions of > others. If you rob or cheat, don’t be surprised if the rest of us get > together and lock you away in a place where you still won’t have the > right to a big screen color TV or a life of leisure. > Article 8: You do not have the right to a job. All of us, > sure, want you to have a job, and will gladly help you along in hard > times, but we expect you to take advantage of the opportunities of > education and vocational training to make yourself useful. Amen. > Article 9: You do not have the right to happiness. Being an > American means that you have the right to pursue happiness, so go for it. > Article 10: This is an English speaking Country. We do not > care where you are from. English is our language. Learn it, or go > back to wherever you came from. > And finally, Article 11: You do not have the right to change > our Country’s history or heritage. This country was founded on the > belief in God. The phrase "In God we trust" is part of our heritage > and our history, and if you are uncomfortable with it -- tough. > If you agree, share this with a friend. It’s about time that > common sense was allowed to flourish in the USA. And, kudos to you > Mitchell. > For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling. > Copyright 2007

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