My previously stated admiration for Jeff Foxworthy's "...You might be a redneck..." continues to rattle around in my mind occasionally. Whenever I can keep the news on for more than a few minutes I feel my blood pressure spiking. It comes from the disconnect I see from the way we were just a few years (decades?) ago. Oh man... I'm becoming that cranky old guy I used to make fun of.
Cranky or not- it's time for another installment of my tribute to Mr. Foxworthy and his timeless look into his world. I call this one, "You may be brain-damaged..."
If you think minting a trillion dollar coin will help us out of our spending crisis, you may be brain-damaged.
If you think Sarah Palin is more of a punch line than the guy who is currently our Vice-President, you may be brain-damaged.
If you think mentioning God in our schools and public squares is the biggest threat to our freedom, you may be brain-damages.
If you'd rather check your Facebook status than go outside for a walk, run, bike ride or even a ride in the car, you may be brain-damaged (confession: there are days I qualify).
If you think Christianity is a greater threat to the world than those peace-loving Islamofacists who want to stone adulterous women and execute Christian missionaries... well I'm sorry but you may be brain-damaged.
If you think the exploits of the Jersey Shore characters are more compelling than the myriad of problems we face fiscally and culturally... well see above.
If you think criminals will suddenly begin to obey laws when we pass another law restricting the 2nd Amendment... (look up a couple paragraphs).
Finally, if you believe as I do that we can educate enough people to see the "right" and save the country before it's too late... we may be brain-damaged.