To get rich quick, invent common sense

I am going to be a “gazzilonaire.” I am working on an injection called common sense. I will go around giving an injection to:

I am going to be a “gazzilonaire.” I am working on an injection called common sense. I will go around giving an injection to:

• City council for allowing in/out on Taylor for South Point Common, yet the same request by the bus depot was rejected.

• For allowing loud noise within city limits. I sometimes hear this a block away. When this was brought up to city council they claimed “they didn’t have to means to do this,” but now they do. There are sensors out there that measure acceptable levels — I read it the Advocate. Smoking is not allowed with children in the vehicle, yet you can blast eardrums.

• Pedestrians at crosswalks are at risk — we will wait until a child gets killed before we act. Pedestrians in crosswalks have right of way. Is this being enforced? The other day I saw a lady walking across the street, when this big truck made left hand turn yet she had the right of way.

• Speeding in playgrounds and school zones — it’s open season on that. Then drivers are irritated as I slow down. Logical?

• Jaywalking puts me at risk as a driver yet there are no consequences for that. But if I am speeding on 67th Street, I am ticketed as I should be. Where is the bigger hazard? Stiffer fines and more points will get the message across.

• The justice system and especially judges need a massive dose of common sense. For example, two little boys were drowned in bath tub. It was premeditated, which the Crown proved. Yet the mom gets six months. Two hundred miles down the road, a mom gets 13 years for suffocating her baby and attempted murder on the other. This act was clearly insane, likely due to recent widowhood and postpartum depression — her journals indicated that. Explain this to me. Carla Homolka lives in the Caribbean and has three children.

• To AHS for trucking meals from all over the U.S. as well to feed our seniors. Shameful. As a nurse, I cringe when I offer it up. Phoning families to bring food in. The patient cringes as well as they look at the stuff — it’s green, white and brown, in foil dish and not even on a plate. Where is the nutrition there? The push is to eat clean. Imagine the preservatives in that kind of food. I challenge Redford, Jablonski, Horne and all to them to eat it for a week.

• Our federal government needs a big dose for its global stance on the tarsands. Do a fact-finding mission and see the massive pollution in the Middle East and Europe with garbage and cigarette butts all over. I especially noticed it in Marseille and Toulon — plastic bottles and garbage in the Mediterranean and in Naples there was tons of garbage beneath the freeway overpass. It only makes sense when your backyard is clean to then go out and try to clean up somewhere else. Yet the world hammers away at us.

• Firing a teacher for giving a zero — try it as an adult. Don’t show up for work or try it at college or university; don’t do your homework and see what happens. I say fire the school board. We vote them in.

Some things defy logic and are contrary to common sense. I could go on for days writing about this.

I am looking for a way to invent this stuff; maybe some kind of chemical I can inject. We need to be able to provide logical explanations for ourselves.

Lucille Gaumond

Red Deer

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