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Kerry Leaves Reality Again
Drudge Report ^ | 2/1/06 | Drudge

Posted on 02/01/2006 2:01:30 PM PST by marko525

KERRY CLAIMS: 53% OF CHILDREN DO NOT GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL Wed Feb 01 2006 10:43:40 ET

Sen. John Kerry claimed this morning on NBC TODAY that 53% of America's children do not graduate from high school -- a claim that raised eyebrows in the NBC control room, sources tell the DRUDGE REPORT.

Kerry made the comments after host Katie Couric asked the former presidential candidate about Bush's State of the Union call to train 70,000 additional teachers in math and science.

COURIC: He wanted to train 70,000 additional teachers in math and science.

KERRY: That's terrific. But 53 percent of our children don't graduate from high school. Kids don't have after-school programs... He didn't ask America to sacrifice anything to achieve great goals and the biggest example is making the tax cut permanent for the wealthiest people in America. The average American struggles to find time to take carry of families, working two or three jobs... It's a disgrace. He did not tell the real state of the union.

Kerry's 53% claim conflicts with a recent press release from the U.S. Census Bureau: "High School Graduation Rates Reach All-Time High"

And the Census Bureau's own website states: 85.9 Percent Of Americans Aged 20-24 Are High School Graduates. (U.S. Census Bureau Website, www.census.gov , Accessed 2/1/06)

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KEYWORDS: dork; gigolo; graduationrates; hanoijohnny; ichabodcrane; johnfkerrysucks; kerry; kerrypukes; lurch
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LOL. Did you know that the average American works 2 or 3 jobs to support the family?
1 posted on 02/01/2006 2:01:31 PM PST by marko525
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To: marko525

How can HE be expected to know how the peasants live?

He is so out of touch with reality -- it is scarey.


2 posted on 02/01/2006 2:03:17 PM PST by i_dont_chat
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To: marko525

What world does he live in? Looney lala land?


3 posted on 02/01/2006 2:03:58 PM PST by Personal Responsibility (Amnesia is a train of thought.)
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To: marko525

Uh huh... Kerry opened his mouth again, I see.


4 posted on 02/01/2006 2:04:21 PM PST by Toidylop
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To: marko525

It's another number pulled from his backdoor sources.


5 posted on 02/01/2006 2:05:10 PM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: marko525
John F(ubar) Kerry

The Demo that keeps lying and lying and lying and lying , etc, etc, etc!

6 posted on 02/01/2006 2:05:36 PM PST by albee (Clinton"Those that bite the hand that feeds them will lick the boot that kicks them!" - Eric Hoffer)
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To: marko525

It's hard to leave if you've never been there in the first place.


7 posted on 02/01/2006 2:06:08 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: marko525
Mister Flopibuster seems to revel in going over the edge. Anything for the moonbats.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

8 posted on 02/01/2006 2:06:47 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: marko525

In order for Kerry to leave reality again, he would have to have been IN reality for a while. History records no such sojourn.


9 posted on 02/01/2006 2:07:04 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: marko525
Did you know that the average American works 2 or 3 jobs to support the family?

Only two jobs? What lazy kind o' mon only have two jobs?

10 posted on 02/01/2006 2:07:31 PM PST by dfwgator
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I thought we were all doing well enough that we could jump on a plane and fly out to the Pacific Northwest for a little wind-surfing R&R. Now we're working 3 jobs just to meet the rent. Must be Bush's fault.


11 posted on 02/01/2006 2:07:37 PM PST by vollmond (Careful with that axe, Eugene!)
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To: marko525

Did you know he was in Viet Nam ?? Really, did you know that?


12 posted on 02/01/2006 2:08:08 PM PST by LOC1
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To: goldstategop

"Mister Flopibuster"

LOL. Monsieur Fullobluster?


13 posted on 02/01/2006 2:09:19 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: marko525

Kerry has already overspent his quota of hours in DC this week - time for another vacation for poodle boy.


14 posted on 02/01/2006 2:10:36 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, DemocRATs believe every day is April 15th. - Reagan)
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To: marko525
But 53 percent of our children don't graduate from high school.

Technically that may be true. Many graduates are already 18 years old when they graduate. This guy is a doofus. I'd say at least 50% of the children in my class didn't graduate. But a few months into adulthood they did.

15 posted on 02/01/2006 2:11:01 PM PST by RGSpincich
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To: OrioleFan

You know, before there were blogs nobody would have caught this.

Long live the pajama minons.


16 posted on 02/01/2006 2:11:52 PM PST by kjo
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To: marko525

He's just like Algore..he just makes things up as he goes! And then he'll lie and say he didn't say it!


17 posted on 02/01/2006 2:11:58 PM PST by t2buckeye
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To: marko525
Even if it were true whose fault is that? The Democrats and its loony scion, the NEA has been running the schools for years.

Kids that have dropped out that I have talked to say they weren't learning anything, the teachers were catering to the lower achievers so the better students were bored and adrift in the classroom. They were basically treated as if they did not exist.

Three of these young men have coped a GED hand have been serving with distinction in our armed services.

18 posted on 02/01/2006 2:13:05 PM PST by oyez
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To: i_dont_chat

I hear he eats Snickers bars with a knife & fork.


19 posted on 02/01/2006 2:13:17 PM PST by johnny7 (“Iuventus stultorum magister”)
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To: LOC1
Did you know he was in Viet Nam ?? Really, did you know that?

No I didn't..does he ever mention it?

20 posted on 02/01/2006 2:14:16 PM PST by BerniesFriend
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To: marko525

Kerry's talking from his own experience.

He's part time senator and full time gigolo.


21 posted on 02/01/2006 2:14:25 PM PST by hang 'em ("None work so hard for their money as those who marry for it " - another Freeper)
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To: marko525

He's been hittin those raisins again....I tell ya all, they are dangerous....LMAO


22 posted on 02/01/2006 2:14:38 PM PST by HarleyLady27 (My ? to libs: "Do they ever shut up on your planet?" "Grow your own DOPE: Plant a LIB!")
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To: marko525
is Kerry still wearing that awful purple lipstick? You'd think his handlers would have caught that by now. Ugh

BOXER/Hillary in '08!
23 posted on 02/01/2006 2:15:29 PM PST by Republicus2001
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To: marko525
Yes, it's a statistic seared, seared into his brain.
24 posted on 02/01/2006 2:15:56 PM PST by pabianice
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To: marko525

There is no place for facts in demagoguery.


25 posted on 02/01/2006 2:15:56 PM PST by Yogafist
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To: johnny7
I hear he eats Snickers bars with a knife & fork.I hear he eats Snickers bars with a knife & fork.

Actually he has a man servant to do that.

26 posted on 02/01/2006 2:16:15 PM PST by hang 'em ("None work so hard for their money as those who marry for it " - another Freeper)
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To: marko525

wrong quote - he said "53% of students don't graduate BEFORE they graduate"


27 posted on 02/01/2006 2:17:02 PM PST by Republicus2001
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To: marko525

What's Kerry been drinking in his latte? Is someone working for Kerry actually sabotaging him? You can't make this stuff up! In the New York Post, after Kerry called his filibuster in from the Swiss Alps, there was a quote from a Republican "operative" that said something like: "If John Kerry didn't exsist, Karl Rove would have invented him." John Kerry is a walking political disaster.


28 posted on 02/01/2006 2:17:49 PM PST by PilloryHillary (Government is the only enterprise in the world which expands in size when its failures increase.)
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To: marko525

I'm not even going to ask if Ms. Sunshine called him out on this.


29 posted on 02/01/2006 2:18:14 PM PST by nodumbblonde
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To: marko525

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1569404/posts


30 posted on 02/01/2006 2:18:36 PM PST by oxcart (Remember Bush lied.......People DYED... THEIR FINGERS! (M. Steyn))
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To: marko525

And a gallon of milk costs $18.59


31 posted on 02/01/2006 2:18:52 PM PST by msnimje (SAMMY for SANDY --- THAT IS WHAT I CALL A GOOD TRADE!!!)
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To: BerniesFriend
Kerry in Nam?

(straightening tie)I didn't know that
32 posted on 02/01/2006 2:19:10 PM PST by Republicus2001
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To: i_dont_chat
How can HE be expected to know how the peasants live?

He doesn't even know how the pheasants live. He thinks "under glass" is their normal appearance.

33 posted on 02/01/2006 2:19:47 PM PST by steelcurtain
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To: RGSpincich

Ya gotta be 21 to legally buy alcohol, so technically, 18 isn't yet the age one reaches majority.

Kerry, not even technically right.


34 posted on 02/01/2006 2:20:38 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: marko525
Did you know that the average American works 2 or 3 jobs to support the family?

If you count listening to Senator Filibluster blather as a "job", that sounds right.

What about the above (or below?) average American? Do they work 4 or 5 jobs?

COURIC: You're not from this planet, are you, Senator?

35 posted on 02/01/2006 2:20:39 PM PST by siunevada (If we learn nothing from history, what's the point of having one? - Peggy Hill)
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To: kjo

They don't get away with anything anymore, and no one forgets. The MSM is no longer in control of what we see and hear. The Dan Rathers ("We control whats news and whats not!") of this world are irrelevant.


36 posted on 02/01/2006 2:21:11 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, DemocRATs believe every day is April 15th. - Reagan)
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To: marko525

Be quiet, John. Put on you happy hat and go snowboarding.


37 posted on 02/01/2006 2:21:20 PM PST by colorado tanker (I can't comment on things that might come before the Court, but I can tell you my Pinochle strategy)
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To: marko525
"And the Census Bureau's own website states: 85.9 Percent Of Americans Aged 20-24 Are High School Graduates."

Kerry may be partially correct but is too "removed" [to be kind] to realize it. Today's H.S. graduates are functional illiterates poorly versed in reading, writing, reasoning, arithmetic, history, science, geography and so on.

38 posted on 02/01/2006 2:22:33 PM PST by infocats
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To: PilloryHillary
John Kerry is a walking political disaster.

Sure hope he runs in 2008.

39 posted on 02/01/2006 2:22:37 PM PST by siunevada (If we learn nothing from history, what's the point of having one? - Peggy Hill)
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To: PilloryHillary

I'm sure he thinks you buy milk at the pump.


40 posted on 02/01/2006 2:23:14 PM PST by johnny7 (“Iuventus stultorum magister”)
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To: Republicus2001
:-)
41 posted on 02/01/2006 2:24:06 PM PST by infocats
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To: Personal Responsibility

Don't you know?? Theresa keeps him in a cage at home that she lines with old National enquirer magazines! That's his only source for "news"...... the poor little monkey!


42 posted on 02/01/2006 2:24:22 PM PST by derllak
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To: theDentist
It's another number pulled from his backdoor sources.
43 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:13 PM PST by JamesP81
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To: marko525
Hey......be gentle.....

Lurch is vocally impaired.....

his brain only thinks about his wife's bank account.......

44 posted on 02/01/2006 2:27:13 PM PST by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN (expell the fat arrogant carcasses of Congress)
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To: i_dont_chat

How can HE be expected to know how the peasants live?


--When you are married to the ketchup queen of the world.


45 posted on 02/01/2006 2:28:24 PM PST by edgrimly78
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To: johnny7

I hear he puts ketchup on his Snickers bars.


46 posted on 02/01/2006 2:32:05 PM PST by i_dont_chat
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To: Alas Babylon!

Try putting your eighteen year old on restriction.:~)


47 posted on 02/01/2006 2:33:43 PM PST by RGSpincich
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To: i_dont_chat

He eats his peas... one at a time.


48 posted on 02/01/2006 2:34:29 PM PST by johnny7 (“Iuventus stultorum magister”)
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To: marko525
Kerry's only accomplishment was to marry a rich widow. He has failed at everything else he has tried. No significant legislation bears his name, he made up heroics in Viet Nam, a phoned in a filibuster in from the Swiss ski slopes that barely even had the support of the majority of his own party. The list goes on and on. What a loser.
49 posted on 02/01/2006 2:35:44 PM PST by LOC1
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To: dfwgator

The average American struggles to find time to take carry of families, working two or three jobs...

I guess his idea of a job is serial marriage to rich women...


50 posted on 02/01/2006 2:36:05 PM PST by marko525
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