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Palin Campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate Race (Perdue knocks Handel's lack of college degree)
ABC News / The Associated Press ^ | April 3, 2014 | Christina A. Cassidy

Posted on 04/03/2014 11:48:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah Palin forcefully defended the only woman fighting for the Republican nomination for Georgia's open Senate seat and hit back Thursday against a rival's apparent dismissal of Karen Handel's high school education.

David Perdue, the former Dollar General CEO, said that "there's a high school graduate in this race, OK? I'm sorry but these issues are so much broader, so complex" as he talked about the economy and the federal deficit during a January meeting captured on video....

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Georgia; Campaign News; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: 2014; georgia; gop; handel; palin; perdue; senate
Elitism.
1 posted on 04/03/2014 11:48:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Handel may not be very educated, but I love his Concerto Grossi.


2 posted on 04/03/2014 11:49:43 AM PDT by montag813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The “hyper-educated” are much more dangerous than those who went through the School of Hard Knocks. The administration in power is the greatest proof of that.


3 posted on 04/03/2014 11:53:23 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Enemies Beware: Obama has a phone and a # and he knows how to use them.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Exactly so.

George Washington had several gaps in his formal education, but made up for it in many other ways, earning the title “Father of our country” in the process.


4 posted on 04/03/2014 11:54:24 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Abe Lincoln, two years of formal education!!!!!!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 04/03/2014 11:55:50 AM PDT by Forrestfire ("If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." Gen. George Patton)
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To: Olog-hai

Benjamin Franklin never graduated high school or college and he’s thought of in the same breath as Newton and Da Vinci. Lincoln hardly ever saw the inside of a classroom. The list is endless.


6 posted on 04/03/2014 11:58:03 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Forrestfire

“Abe Lincoln, two years of formal education!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Harry Truman, none! But he had read every book in his local library.


7 posted on 04/03/2014 11:58:40 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: Mygirlsmom
“Hyper-educated” I like that!! Perhaps there is a drug for that from our complex healthcare system and the really complex pharmaceutical industry that lobbies our really, really complex legislative system.
How in world did civilization ever get this far without all these really, really, really smart people?
8 posted on 04/03/2014 11:58:57 AM PDT by free from tyranny
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have an associates and I can gaurrantee you that I know a whole lot more about a whole lot of things than a lot of Bachelors, Masters, and PhD’s out there. I’m sick of eletist snobs. These are the “smarter than the rest of us” bums who are uniformly destroying America.


9 posted on 04/03/2014 12:02:34 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m assuming her high school diploma is her own accomplishment and not Affirmative Action.


10 posted on 04/03/2014 12:04:09 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

Read the comments there.


11 posted on 04/03/2014 12:05:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yea, he is part of the party that passed obamacare withou reading it, yea that’s what is needed since it worked so well before.


12 posted on 04/03/2014 12:06:49 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: vpintheak
Isn't a PhD knowing a lot about a little?

I think there was a time that a college education was worth more than some of the ridiculous courses offered today.

13 posted on 04/03/2014 12:07:46 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This professional and high school grad just sent Ms. Handel $100. Elitist Perdue get’s jack!


14 posted on 04/03/2014 12:08:48 PM PDT by Kennesaw
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To: Mygirlsmom

I don’t remember there being a requirement of having a college degree to occupy any seat in any government.


15 posted on 04/03/2014 12:10:49 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
from Wiki on the FOUNDER of Dollar General:

The first Dollar General store opened in Scottsville, Kentucky, on June 1, 1955, the concept was that no item in the store would cost more than one dollar. The idea became a success, and other stores owned by J.L. Turner and his son Cal Turner were quickly converted. By 1957, annual sales of Dollar General’s 29 stores were $5 million. The Turners did not reach this level of success without obstacles. James Luther (J.L.) Turner’s father died in an accident in 1902 when J.L. was only 11. J.L. had to quit school so he could work the family farm and help provide for his mother and siblings. He never completed his education. J.L. knew his limited education demanded that he become a quick study of the world around him.

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Just another CEO who has a job - thanks to American Exceptionalism. I don't believe a college degree in AE exists....it comes from the heart.

16 posted on 04/03/2014 12:12:06 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: chiefqc

John Conyers questioned even the need to read Obamacare before it was voted on, much less understand it.


17 posted on 04/03/2014 12:13:06 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
At least she made her education records public. You can't say that about everybody.

-PJ

18 posted on 04/03/2014 12:16:24 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: lonestar

A degree in women’s studies and $4 will get you a cup of coffee.


19 posted on 04/03/2014 12:16:34 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Mygirlsmom

Sheila Jackson-Lee is proof that intelligence is not a job requirement to be in Congress.


20 posted on 04/03/2014 12:18:23 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I find it very hard to believe that Charlie Rangle, Sheila Jackson Lee,
John Conyers have college degrees!! ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!!


21 posted on 04/03/2014 12:21:40 PM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
There is something to be said about having a high I.Q.

A high I.Q. and desire for more knowledge not only trumps a college degree but usually is the reason those with a high I.Q. drop out.

They want to learn what they want to know and not what somebody else tells them to learn.

I met a man years ago who was a high school drop out with a very high I.Q. and several honorary doctorates.

22 posted on 04/03/2014 12:26:42 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Sheila Jackson-Lee

Got to timeout for mentioning SJ-L :)

23 posted on 04/03/2014 12:28:21 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Kit cat
College degrees are like tattoos Some consider it art but most do not. All those people you see with full body tattoos, left their brains at home & let someone else mutilate their bodies. They even paid money for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
24 posted on 04/03/2014 12:32:15 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s a cousin of Sonny Perdue, the chicken king and former Gov.…old GA money and probably a lot more Democrat than Republican. There have been several members of the Perdue clan in GA politics, but this snob’s political ambitions should be aborted early.


25 posted on 04/03/2014 12:42:47 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: lonestar

Thats the joke, and it’s true from most I have ever known. They know a ton of stuff on whatever they are studying, the small, small, thing they are studying.
Not taking away from the actual intelligentPhD’s out there.


26 posted on 04/03/2014 1:01:48 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: vpintheak

I agree, I did go to college but I learned a heck of a lot more on the job than I ever did in college!!!


27 posted on 04/03/2014 1:07:23 PM PDT by yellowdoghunter (Welcome to Obamastan! (Mrs. Yellowdoghunter))
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To: vpintheak

Piled higher (and) Deeper

Those who must brag of their education cause me to wonder if they have no accomplished work to demonstrate their value.


28 posted on 04/03/2014 1:07:55 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ...

What an arrogant statement. If he’s the nominee, it could be used against him. Also, this might bring some attention to the Karen Handel campaign, which is underfunded.


29 posted on 04/03/2014 1:28:54 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; randita

Handel is my first choice and she needs all the help she can get.

I’m thinking I like Perdue less even than establishment favorite Jack Kingston.

But mostly I want to see RonPaulish creationist Paul Broun defeated before he has a chance to make “Senatrix Nunn” a real possibility.


30 posted on 04/03/2014 2:36:47 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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Reid, who has often publicly linking the Koch brothers to GOP legislative interests. “These two men are a pair of shadow billionaires, spending millions of dollars to right our political system...

Yes, we are, Harry, yes we are.

31 posted on 04/03/2014 2:45:44 PM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Some of the dumbest people I know are college graduates.

(that statement infuriates libs and elitists)


32 posted on 04/03/2014 2:50:14 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (As long as America's tolerence of failure is not overwhelmed by a desire to succeed, we will fail.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Paliln needs to prepare for disapointment. Handel is Ok but more of a moderate. We need a real conservative like Paul Broun who has the stones to stand up with Cruz, Paul and Lee. Karen Handel and David Purdue will not be aggressive conservatives.


33 posted on 04/03/2014 3:02:45 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope Akin Gingrey and Broun get in to the runoff.

This is similar to attacking any of Broun’s statements they aren’t relevant to anything he will vote on.


34 posted on 04/03/2014 3:05:05 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Georgia Girl 2

She doesn’t always endorse the very most conservative, but the most conservative person she thinks can actually get elected.


35 posted on 04/03/2014 3:05:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a college dropout.


36 posted on 04/03/2014 3:23:41 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Georgia Girl 2

It’s too early for Broun to make the leap to the Senate.


37 posted on 04/03/2014 5:08:53 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (GO WISCONSIN BADGERS GO!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Any of the republican candidates can beat Michelle (seed of Gumby) Nunn. We need the most conservative people we can find if we ever want to make significant changes.


38 posted on 04/03/2014 5:41:38 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Well we will see. I and my family are voting for Broun and most of our friends are also.


39 posted on 04/03/2014 5:43:26 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
I'm not knocking Broun, he's a fine conservative Republican. But there are times when it just ain't your time.

Mark Neumann in WI ran for the Senate in 1996 after only 2 terms in Congress. He was a Tea Party Republican before it even existed. He lost to Feingold, and has lost 3 separate elections since then.

40 posted on 04/04/2014 4:33:50 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (GO WISCONSIN BADGERS GO!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Don’t buy into the hype about Michelle Nunn. The Dems in GA have a small war chest and she is not her daddy. She’s hiding from the public and attending private fund raisers. Paul Broun or any of the republican candidates should be able to easily beat her.


41 posted on 04/04/2014 7:08:43 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Sheila Jackson-Lee is proof that intelligence is not a job requirement to be in Congress
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LOL....So funny, but so true.


42 posted on 04/05/2014 9:08:38 AM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

Does anyone, besides yours truly, think that this could be as damning for Perdue as the statement the DemocRAT’s Bruce Braley made in Iowa about Chuck Grassley just being a farmer who never went to Law School? I’m not saying that Handel is the best candidate, but any chance to take votes away from Perdue should be jumped on post haste. I’m thinking that there might be a few folks in GA, who did not attend college, to whom this would be offensive.

I’m a college grad and a professional, but I’ve met a lot of (as my granny used to say) “educated fools” along the way.


43 posted on 04/05/2014 9:19:18 AM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist; All

It’s too early for Broun to make the leap to the Senate.
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Maybe so, but what governmental, or Private Enterprise experience does Ms. Nunn have? I don’t know; that’s why I’m asking. You know, the average American knows how to balance their checkbook and not write more checks than they have money in the bank to cover them. So........ I’d like a few more “not-road-ready” candidates running to shake up D.C. (However, Matt Bevin’s two latest “Todd Akin-style” gaffes has me greatly concerned. The only hope we have now is that Grimes will take-out Mitch in November.


44 posted on 04/11/2014 4:21:05 PM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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