Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Second Bill of Rights

Well, it seems the Old Boys forgot a few things way back when:

Senator Obama's call for a middle-class rescue plan comes a day after The Blade published a Page 1 open letter to the candidate welcoming him to Toledo and inviting him to endorse a 'Second Bill of Rights' that includes Americans' right to a job where they live.

Mr. Obama responded to The Blade's question by agreeing that every American willing to work should be able to find a job at a living wage. But he stopped short of accepting that as a right.

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D. Toledo) whipped the crowd up before Mr. Obama took the stage yesterday telling them that America needed a Second Bill of Rights guaranteeing all Americans a job, health care, homes, an education, and a fair playing field for business and farmers.

Since the topic has been raised more formerly elsewhere and seems to be a popular point of discussion among socialists and changers and hopers, Sydney Brillo Duodenum puts forth his own suggestions for items to be included in any Second Bill of Rights:

The right to kill those who displease SBD.

The right to sleep with SBD's neighbors' wives.

The right to be confortable.

The right to take SBD's neighbors' possessions if they are shiny and new and his stuff is old.

The right to use SBD's neighbor's family room and watch his favorite shows on their 50" plasma screen TV.

The right to take whatever he wants out of people's cars or houses if they leave their doors unlocked.

The right to the exclusive use of the handicapped stall in the men's room.

The right to put an addition on his home and have the government pay for it.

The right to keep other people from saying things SBD disagrees with.

The right to make up rights on the fly.