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Old 12-02-2008, 11:06 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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Why do repubs seem to be so anti-intellectual these days?

to them, they make it seem like no one is smarter in this country than joe the plumber.

is that really the type of person we want running this country?

Dont we want people much smarter than ourselves in charge?

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Old 12-02-2008, 11:54 PM
 
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I'd bet that the average Republican voter has a higher educational level than the average Democrat voter.

This is the same old BS, masked anti-White hate, which is typical. It goes something like this: sorority girls and frat boys are stupid.

However, they actually have university degrees, and they have meaningful jobs!!!!

Wow, contrast that to the democrat voter who is often without a job, angry and resentful, on welfare, illiterate even in the Spanish written word, is an "expert" on racist issues however cannot do simple algebra, and STILL lusts after that sorority girl. What a joke.

This thread is comical. I think it's very clear who has the low IQ's and are the pseudo-intellectuals.
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Old 12-03-2008, 12:04 AM
 
Location: Houston Texas
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I'd bet that the average Republican voter has a higher educational level than the average Democrat voter.

This is the same old BS, masked anti-White hate, which is typical. It goes something like this: sorority girls and frat boys are stupid.

However, they actually have university degrees, and they have meaningful jobs!!!!

Wow, contrast that to the democrat voter who is often without a job, angry and resentful, on welfare, illiterate even in the Spanish written word, is an "expert" on racist issues however cannot do simple algebra, and STILL lusts after that sorority girl. What a joke.

This thread is comical. I think it's very clear who has the low IQ's and are the pseudo-intellectuals.

Don't forget the race card liberals always play, while insulating themselves from all other ethnicities in Marin county. Dems are always hating on others who are successful and beautiful and always follow each other lock step with the true racist teachers like the ACLU, NAACP and Hollywood
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Old 12-03-2008, 12:11 AM
 
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Maybe it is the last two yuears of a demcrtic lead do nothing congress that claims to be the elite. Ifg they continue with the deficit spending plans we will have the largest deficit as a per cenatge of the GDP ever. Your grandcildren and their chikldren will be paying the loan to foreigners for their life time. They will have outsourced the wealth of the country to foreigners by havingto pay more in interest than they do to providing services at that rate.Real intelligent.
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Old 12-03-2008, 12:15 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Why do repubs seem to be so anti-intellectual these days?
these days? they have always been intellectually challenged.

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to them, they make it seem like no one is smarter in this country than joe the plumber.
they never even fact checked joe the "plumber", so who's the real idiots?, the repubs
no surprise since they didn't even fact check their VP choice.

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is that really the type of person we want running this country?
NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Dont we want people much smarter than ourselves in charge?
I do, that's why I voted for Obama.

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Old 12-03-2008, 12:15 AM
 
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Why do repubs seem to be so anti-intellectual these days?

to them, they make it seem like no one is smarter in this country than joe the plumber.

is that really the type of person we want running this country?

Dont we want people much smarter than ourselves in charge?

Yeah, they do seem lack intellectual thoughts.

Most of them just read the Bible and that is all they need for politics!

Thank Goodness for Barack Obama!!!
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:01 AM
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Location: NC/SC Border Patrol
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I have heard it said that if you took all the money away from everybody, eventually the same people would be rich again in a few years. Now which party has the most money and which party wants to get that money redistributed so they can have some too.
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Old 12-03-2008, 01:02 AM
 
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What is an "intellectual"? Who might fit that description?
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:44 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Yeah, I really look up to Pelosi and Reid. Nothing wrong with intellectuals, but if that's how they describe themselves be wary, they think they are better than you. Most of the Republicans I know are very well educated.
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:55 AM
 
Location: NE Ohio
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Why do repubs seem to be so anti-intellectual these days?

to them, they make it seem like no one is smarter in this country than joe the plumber.

is that really the type of person we want running this country?

Dont we want people much smarter than ourselves in charge?

Is there some basis for this opinion of yours? Or is this just wild conjecture? The question itself seems very high schoolish. But, I'll take the bate.

The reason "Joe the plumber" go so much attention is because he not only asked the right question, he asked a question that should have been being asked by the mainstream media, and everyone else (Joe public) who should have been examining Obama's political ideology instead of gushing over the fact that he was handsome, he was black, and his message delivery was appealing; he had a compelling tone, even if the message wasn't compelling or substantive.

Joe the plumber took what he heard and applied it to his situation: He was learning the plumbing business, had hope of buying the business from his boss one day, and was looking forward to a bright future as a business owner, creating wealth for himself, and raising his standard of living. But here is this guy telling him that he is going to "take" a larger portion of his earnings (than what the government already takes) for the explicit purpose of redistributing what Joe worked for, to others who had not earned it. Joe saw it for what it is: Government sanctioned theft.

We don't need people "smarter than ourselves running [this] country" We just need smart people. I'm not so sure that Obama is all that smart; there are certainly smarter people, but it doesn't matter.

What does matter, is what a person knows and believes, his experience, and how he will use his knowledge and experience to execute the office of President of the United States. Obama is thin on experience (Sarah Palin's experience trumps Obama's, as Governor of a state), he is lacking in basic knowledge (in my opinion, both McCain and Palin trump him here), and he sees the Presidency as nothing more than a "community organizer" at a higher level. This is dangerous.

As a former law professor (so-called), and "Constitutional Lawyer", his grasp of the "American Experiment", what made America the greatest and richest country in the world, with the highest standard of living, bar none, and his understanding of the meaning and purpose of the Constitution of the United States, is lacking. Indeed, what Obama advocates for America is so Anti-America that he should have been sent packing long ago. He never should have been allowed to get anyplace near the Whitehouse, let alone take the Oath of Office in January, which he cannot honestly do, because he does not believe in the principles set out in the Constitution; so, how can he swear to defend it?

Further, he may not even be qualified. It appears likely that he is not a natural born citizen, as Hawaii once allowed foreign born parents to have their foreign born children's births be "registered" in Hawaii. This is not a valid "Certificate of Live Birth", which Obama has failed to produce.
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