Top Of My Head

Thoughts on everything from Politics to Video Games

Date: November 19, 2010

Funny Bird Video from the Onion…

Bird Hunted To Near Extinction Due To Infuriating ‘Fuck You’ Call

Man shoots TV after watching Dancing with the Stars!

Funny Dogs

Ban Male Circumcisions?

Okay, I lied – I saw an article and had to post about this TODAY.  More videos will follow…

Well, now, I have just about heard everything! Lloyd Schofield – apparently a man obsessed with penises – wants to ban Male Circumcisions! Pro-circumcision or anti-circumcision – I really don’t care how you feel about the process – but you should get very upset about the idea that the government can prevent you from making a decision about the health and well-being of your child.

What is going on with California anyway?

And, you know some tea bagger is going to proclaim that this is how liberals think.

And, how in the world do you ban something called a Happy Meal?

Back to circumcisions – apparently, based on my own non-scientific survey of two male co-workers with male children – the country is split in two when it comes to this subject.

An article I read on CNN had the following quote by “Dr. Douglas Diekema, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington.”

“There have always been people opposed to it. One of the differences between today and 50 years ago is two primary things: Advocacy groups are better organized. They are much more vocal and the internet has allowed that expression in that way.”

On one hand, this is democracy at its finest. People joining together to work for the common good. On the other hand, it is democracy run amok. A group of people joining together to impose their beliefs on the rest of us – even if it isn’t the right decision. This ban would even ban circumcisions when they are completed for religious purposes. Isn’t that in direct violation of the First Amendment? “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” Doesn’t the freedom of Religion extend to cities and states? I would think it does, however; I’m not a lawyer.

To me, this shows a greater threat to America freedoms than just one city banning a medical procedure.  We’re giving into our fears – our fears of different races, religions, sexual orientation.  We’re listening only to the loud voices – the ones that call for an end to health care for all, banning violent video games and tax cuts for the rich.  We’re not listening to the little guy – the small voice who doesn’t have an outlet for their beliefs and, even when he does, he is drowned out by the insane yelling going on around him.  We’re losing the people who stay home on election day because the political madness has turned them off the whole process.

And, we’re left with people like Lloyd Schofield; a man who wants to tell the parents of a newborn baby boy on whom they’ve placed their hopes and dreams and whom they loved before his very first breath what decision to make when it comes to circumcision.  When will Schofield stop?  Will he make a law that determines what books this little boy reads?  What church he must attend?  What courses he studies when he becomes a man and goes on to college?

It is a slippery slope to coin a well-used phrase and it scares me about our future if we allow it to happen.

Funny Cats

New Social Security Scam!

Social Security Scam Robs Elderly By Convincing Them They Are Dead

Play Dead…

From David Letterman…

AA Destroys Social Lives

You have to love the Onion. This might be in poor taste, but it doesn’t mean it isn’t funny.

AA Destroying The Social Lives Of Thousands Of Once-Fun Americans

Day of Funny Videos!

I’m posting funny videos today! Afterall, it is Friday!

Nothing serious will be happening on this site today!

Have a great weekend!

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