Do You Know As Much As Our New Naturalized Immigrants Do?
December 31, 2007

The following questions are from a real survey which appeaed on the Internet and were sent to the YAHOO group, ExOrthodoxJews. The answers were given by one of its members, Baalhabos, obviously tongue in cheek.

Yeshivish answers to the Naturalized Immigrants Survey.

Q: How many amendments does the constitution have?

A: There are two Amends. The Regular Amen and the Amend Yhai Shmai Rabba Mevorach.

Q: The house of representatives has how many voting members?

A: All of them.

Q: If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who be comes President?

A: The Gabbai. In some shuls it's the Gabbai Shaini.

Q: What are two cabinet level positions?

A: Most cabinets have Upper and Lower. Boro Park cabinets also have a middle position.

Q; There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.

A: Like I said - amend yhai Shmai rabba. Whoever says it with all his might gets his wishes answered and never has to work again.

Q: What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?

A: Right of Way and Right Turn

Q: Why did the colonists fight the British?

A: They fought Lshem Shamaiyim, of course!

Q: The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U. S. Constitution. Name one of the writers.

A: Moishe Feinstein

Q: What did Susan B. Anthony do?

A: She married Mr. Anthony; then she supported her husband in Kolel.

Q: Name one U.S. territory

A: Flatbush.

Q: How did you do?

A: Do what?

Baal Habos.

BaalHabos is one of the emerging courageous skeptics to speak his mind in a world where personal opinions contrary to a party line are forbidden. I encourage you to see his blog at

He is also a member of the YAHOO group, ExOrthodoxJews.

ExOrthodoxJews is a YAHOO discussion group for former members of the Jewish fundamentalist religious experience. You don't have to be Jewish to join but you should be familiar with the major ideas and practices of Judeo-Christian biblical religion.

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