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Top-level A&M official resigns amid questions over credentials [Violated Stolen Valor Act]
The Eagle newspaper, Bryan-College Station, texas ^ | June 19, 2010 | VIMAL PATEL

Posted on 07/08/2010 3:25:01 PM PDT by summer


"Dr" Alex Kemos

Texas A&M's No. 3 administrator presented himself as a warrior-scholar: A former Navy SEAL with a doctorate from Tufts University.

But records obtained by The Eagle indicate Alexander Kemos never was part of the elite fighting force, and Texas A&M officials confirmed Friday that he doesn't have a doctorate or even a master's degree, which was a posted requirement for the $300,000-a-year position that serves as the top adviser to Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin. ...

(Excerpt) Read more at theeagle.com ...


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KEYWORDS: fake; highered; stolenvalor; texasam
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To: summer

Jeb graduated in 73, married in 74 and first child born in 76.


41 posted on 07/10/2010 5:36:42 PM PDT by MEG33 (God Bless Our Military Men And Women)
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To: MEG33

RE: “I have no idea why Jeb’s degree info got mixed up in all this..”

You didn’t specify what “speculations” you were talking about. The reply you posted was directly under my comment about his degree. Had you specified what you meant, there would be no mix-up. That’s how it happened.


42 posted on 07/10/2010 8:41:19 PM PDT by summer
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To: MEG33

Re: “Jeb graduated in 73, married in 74 and first child born in 76.”

I a, not interested in attempting to look up dates right now or correcting you if you’re wrong, but I will tell you a true and funny story. When he was governor, I noticed that online in various info at the governor website of Florida, he had not one, but two different years he claimed he was married.

I emailed him and suggested he pick one of the two different years as his marriage date - and stick with it.

That is a true story.

Frankly, at this point, it would not surprise me if he never got officially married, and they are just common law husband and wife.

Just my guess; I could be wrong but - it would not surprise me if there was actually no official marriage certificate.

Jeb and his father are not big on official documentation, is what I have come to learn.


43 posted on 07/10/2010 8:44:40 PM PDT by summer
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To: MEG33

Re: “I speculate he [GH] would never knowingly support a fake Navy Seal nor would GW.”

You can speculate all you want.

I disagree with you. GH and GW and Jeb are politicians, first and foremost. Sticking a fake military honor on someone they want to put forth to the public as a candidate is not beneath them, is now my opinion. Is it terrible to think that? Yes, it is shocking, and shocking to me, too.
I guess it’s the same way one feels to learn that some priests or rabbis molest children, or some lawyers are frauds, or some bankers steal, judges lie, etc etc.

BTW, some school janitors are not checked out so well; it depends on the school, the situation, etc.

But these frauds - like this guy - receive less checking when they are installed primarily for political reasons.
It’s shocking what can go in education, that’s for sure. It can be political beyond belief because it involved the public trust, and there is nothing a politician wants more than to gain the public trust.

I have learned that, too.


44 posted on 07/10/2010 8:49:43 PM PDT by summer
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To: MEG33

BTW, it should be no surprise to you that power can corrupt. A dynasty is a dynasty is a dynasty, and I am glad so many people do not want a dynasty in this country in office ever again.


45 posted on 07/10/2010 8:51:22 PM PDT by summer
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To: summer

FROM YOUR OWN LINK:

submitted by Alexander’s wife - Tamsin....nope, definitely not Bush OR Perry supporters:

By Tamsin, Mar 10, 2008 at 9:03:04 AM ET
Dear Sen Obama,
I have to admit that when I first heard you speak at the Democratic convention in 2004, I decided then and there that you should be President and hoped that you would run.

And yet, I was so used to being disappointed by politicians that I was afraid to believe that you could be different. So my husband and I started calling all our friends at Harvard (he taught there) and-—all good things. Then we spoke with my husband’s cousin who was your classmate at Harvard Law and she strongly supports your candidacy and considers you to be brilliant, honest, and genuine. And finally, we spoke with our friends in the secret service—and they began reporting that you are nice, down to earth, honest, and a person of integrity. Those tough guys love you! So do we!

You have restored my faith in the possibility for a government that works for ordinary people and you have inspired me to work for what I believe in. I am grateful for your leadership.

So, they can throw the kitchen sink at you, they can throw a whole house if they like. My family is standing with you.

Thank you for your hard work and sacrifice. We love you—and we know you love us back!

In faith,
Tamsin Kemos
6/21/2010 1:00 PM CDT on The Eagle


46 posted on 07/10/2010 8:56:32 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: summer
"If you know anything about Texas A&M, and I will guess you do, you know it is the home of the GW Bush Library."

Nope. The GW Bush Library is at SMU.

The GHW Bush Library is at A&M.

47 posted on 07/10/2010 8:57:36 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: summer
"I think this Kemos was being prepped for a run as Jeb's VP with his fake credentials and his top job at Texas A&M." - summer

You are an idiot. Kemos and his wife are die-hard 0bama activists (who lied about Kemos teaching at Harvard, too).

48 posted on 07/10/2010 9:01:26 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Southack

ReL “The [...] Bush Library is at A&M.”

Whatever Bush Library is there is what I meant.


49 posted on 07/10/2010 9:02:43 PM PDT by summer
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To: summer

Jeb Bush a crook?

Well his wife tried to smuggle tens of thousands of dollars of European designer clothes into the country. Funny thing, she wasn’t prosecuted.


50 posted on 07/10/2010 9:03:41 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Southack

Re: “Kemos and his wife are die-hard 0bama activists (who lied about Kemos teaching at Harvard, too).”

What makes you think so?

In any event - time will tell what is really going on with this fraud who was at Texas A&M.

We’ll see.


51 posted on 07/10/2010 9:04:13 PM PDT by summer
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To: Southack

Re: “(who lied about Kemos teaching at Harvard, too).”

And what makes you think that?


52 posted on 07/10/2010 9:05:16 PM PDT by summer
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To: summer

Read post #46. The man who you falsely claimed as being groomed for Jeb Bush (a Republican politician), publicly supports 0bama.

That’s from your own link.

You are doing too much speculating and too little reading.

Post #46. Kemos loves 0bama, Jeb Bush’s competition in 2012.


53 posted on 07/10/2010 9:07:41 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: summer
"Re: “(who lied about Kemos teaching at Harvard, too).” And what makes you think that?"

Because unlike you, I read the article. It states that Kemos has no Master's degree...has no PhD.

Who's going to get a job teaching at Harvard without advanced degrees?!

54 posted on 07/10/2010 9:09:06 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Southack

Re: “You are an idiot.”

Like I said, we’ll see what happens.

I think you’ll be surprised at the facts in this matter, if all the facts ever come out.

And I do think he was being groomed to be Jeb’s VP running mate. But, he got busted. He’s outed as a fake.

I’m wondering if he is CIA, too. But frankly, I don’t care. He had no business pretending to be a Navy SEAL.

And no business pretending to have the public trust at a public university. But the jerks who run that school don’t seem to care much about students or the faculty; politics reigns supreme.

Anyway, enough for me. I don’t know much about the guy who just won in South Carolina - Marvin Gay or Al Green or whatever his name may be, but I thought it quite interesting that because he is unemployed military, and was unknown prior to his win, people could not accept he won.
I think more unknown people should run for office. Enough dynansties already. Enough politicians. Enough.


55 posted on 07/10/2010 9:09:21 PM PDT by summer
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To: Southack

“The man..” — no, you are incorrect. The man’s wife — who did not falsely claim she was a Navy SEAL — apparently wrote whatever.

You’re welcome.


56 posted on 07/10/2010 9:11:04 PM PDT by summer
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To: Southack

“Who’s going to get a job teaching at Harvard without advanced degrees?!”

While you are a student, you can teach. He did not finish any advanced degrees, but apparently taught as a student while enrolled in a program.

Hope that answers your question. G’night.


57 posted on 07/10/2010 9:12:28 PM PDT by summer
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To: summer
"And I do think he was being groomed to be Jeb’s VP running mate. But, he got busted. He’s outed as a fake."

That's insane. Kemos is on record supporting 0bama, Jeb's competition in 2012.

You simply don't have the dignity to admit when you are wrong.

58 posted on 07/10/2010 9:12:37 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: summer
"While you are a student, you can teach. He did not finish any advanced degrees, but apparently taught as a student while enrolled in a program."

You've sunk so low as to **defend** Kemos, the stolen valor creep who you've been blasting...rather than to admit that you were wrong about your bizarre Jeb Bush claim.

Classless.

59 posted on 07/10/2010 9:14:55 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Southack

Re: “people” could not accept he won.

And actually what I meant to say is this: it was the politicians who could not handle it. But the people did vote for him and he beat a judge I think I read.

As for Kemos, I read all the articles, several times. I hope he fries. Along with those who wrote his fake Navy SEAL details on his resume.

I posted that for you. That is some piece of creating writing.

And his fake mentoring of students, who wanted to be Navy SEALS, was really heinous, IMO.

Anyway, good night!


60 posted on 07/10/2010 9:15:43 PM PDT by summer
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