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Is Obama Stupid & Lazy?
The Western Center for Journalism ^ | 1-12-10 | Steve Baldwin

Posted on 01/13/2010 5:27:47 PM PST by washingtoncon

This lenghty Report by Steve Baldwin is well worth the read...

Is Obama Stupid and Lazy? Although that’s quite a provocative question, evidence is mounting that Obama may not be as intelligent as his supporters and cheerleaders in the media constantly assure us.

The reality may be that Obama is mostly a creation of the liberal media. Indeed, the more we dig into his past, the more we find very little substance and discover how a network of liberal professors, law firms, and others, gave him a pass on performance while he pursued his political agenda.

We know very little about Obama’s academic performance. Sources state that he attended an elite K-12 school in Hawaii called Punahou School, but the school claims that his records are missing.

Obama attended the prestigious Occidental College in California. This is puzzling, however, because he has admitted in his book and elsewhere that he was engaged in heavy drug use while in high school. This seems to show that his studies were the last thing on his mind. How he got in remains a mystery and Obama’s attorneys have blocked access to those records.

Obama finished up his undergraduate years at Columbia College, but, again, Obama won’t release those records either. We have no information to suggest he was a good student. We do know, however, that he did not graduate with honors from Columbia. As the New York Sun writes:

University Spokesman Brian Connolly confirmed that Obama graduated with a major in political science but without honors. Nevertheless, he was later admitted to Harvard Law School.

Being accepted by Harvard Law School without graduating with honors from Columbia suggests that Obama was admitted to Harvard based on race and perhaps, by that time, his growing reputation as a liberal political superstar.

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


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: background; barackobama; stupid
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1 posted on 01/13/2010 5:27:48 PM PST by washingtoncon
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To: washingtoncon

My initial reaction before reading the article - Yes! Yes he is.


2 posted on 01/13/2010 5:29:38 PM PST by IMissPresidentReagan (Tell Nancy Pelosi We're gonna do the Hokey Pokey Put the Right 1s in there & vote the left 1s out!)
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To: washingtoncon

That would explain a lot.


3 posted on 01/13/2010 5:29:43 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (:: The government will do for health care what it did for real estate. ::)
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To: washingtoncon

No, just shiftless.


4 posted on 01/13/2010 5:30:13 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Kill them until they stop.)
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To: washingtoncon

Stupid, lazy, arrogant, evil.


5 posted on 01/13/2010 5:30:17 PM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: washingtoncon

You forgot sneaky and untrustworthy.


6 posted on 01/13/2010 5:30:46 PM PST by BuffaloJack (Hoax and Chains is not the same as hope and change.)
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To: washingtoncon

Is Ed Too Tall Jones too tall?


7 posted on 01/13/2010 5:30:53 PM PST by LasVegasMac (Islam: Bringing the world death and destruction for 1400 years!)
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To: washingtoncon

islamist


8 posted on 01/13/2010 5:31:49 PM PST by onedoug
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To: washingtoncon

Read, “The Case Against Barak Obama”. This book will enlighten all.


9 posted on 01/13/2010 5:32:43 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier whose wife is expecting twins SONS.)
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To: washingtoncon
Every night before the Obama's go to bed, they must get a big laugh out of the stupid American people electing HIM for POTUS. What a joke.

sw

10 posted on 01/13/2010 5:33:19 PM PST by spectre (Spectre's wife (11/02/10)
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To: washingtoncon
Is Obama Stupid and Lazy? YES!
11 posted on 01/13/2010 5:33:21 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: washingtoncon

Coward.


12 posted on 01/13/2010 5:33:47 PM PST by ColdOne (ColdOne Has he gone to church yet?)
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To: washingtoncon

IMO, he may be lazy, but he definitely is NOT stupid. He knows what he is doing, & that makes him even worse than we could ever have imagined.

His desires to “transform America” are TREASONOUS, folks — it’s time to wake up & realize that.


13 posted on 01/13/2010 5:34:09 PM PST by ChrisInAR (You gotta let it out, Captain!)
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To: washingtoncon

I have found that stupid and lazy people are really smart about being able to hide how lazy they really are.


14 posted on 01/13/2010 5:35:19 PM PST by Cyclone59 (I ROCK, Guitar Hero said so........)
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To: washingtoncon

I don’t hear above average when he speaks.


15 posted on 01/13/2010 5:38:33 PM PST by freedomfiter2
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To: washingtoncon

By my standards, both. By his, he is a genius.


16 posted on 01/13/2010 5:39:19 PM PST by mulligan
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To: washingtoncon

Yes and yes.


17 posted on 01/13/2010 5:45:32 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: washingtoncon

I can see he’s lazy. Since he hasn’t released his grades, I am forced to assume that he is lazy and stupid.


18 posted on 01/13/2010 5:45:58 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is fading.)
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To: washingtoncon

Yes and yes!


19 posted on 01/13/2010 5:50:21 PM PST by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon))
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To: washingtoncon

An excellent piece of work, long and detailed. What it shows is that, even as an instructor at the University of Illinois in Chicago, he was unable to write a proper sentence.

Yes, he is stupid. Lazy, shiftless, ignorant of history, and incapable of doing any productive work.


20 posted on 01/13/2010 5:51:54 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cyclone59

Maybe Clinton was right. Perhaps Obama did bring his coffee a couple years ago! ;-)


22 posted on 01/13/2010 5:53:35 PM PST by Dem Guard
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To: washingtoncon

All those schools and no classmates around to tell the great stories???
They were probably deaded (Andropov’s flu) before he was selected.


23 posted on 01/13/2010 5:56:06 PM PST by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: washingtoncon

Is Obama Stupid & Lazy?

Both.


24 posted on 01/13/2010 5:58:03 PM PST by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: washingtoncon

“Affirmative Action”


25 posted on 01/13/2010 5:59:26 PM PST by shiva
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To: Leo Carpathian

Half coffee half cream.
In a transparent cup.


26 posted on 01/13/2010 6:00:55 PM PST by cruise_missile
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To: washingtoncon

Good article, I’m saving it for others.


27 posted on 01/13/2010 6:01:32 PM PST by ansel12 (anti SoCon. Earl Warren's court 1953-1969, libertarian hero, anti social conservative loser.)
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To: washingtoncon

Affirmative Action SQUARED!


28 posted on 01/13/2010 6:04:17 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: washingtoncon

Yes, he is. And he doesn’t like the responsibility of the office he occupies [he is an impostor...wonder when this gig will be over].


29 posted on 01/13/2010 6:09:43 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: washingtoncon

You know a man by his writing.

Obama has no body of proof-positive precursor writing to the autobio. Arguably, and argued well, that he may not have written.

Yes, he is nothing.

A brilliant man would never have said, “typical white person,” “police acted stupidly,” “Special Olympics,” would never have gone after Joe the Plumber.

Forget the birth certificate. He has no history. No writing. No nothing.

And off-teleprompter, he is no brilliant man.


30 posted on 01/13/2010 6:17:32 PM PST by StAntKnee (I keep thinking I'm gonna wake up from this dream theatre of the absurd.)
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To: mulligan

Solid B+! He must be smart, just ask him. I have written before that a friend of mine who is French called this before the election... he said he thought Obummer was lazy and had everybody else do the heavy lifting for him. The tragedy for the US is that the lazy POS has surrounded himself with bretins and communists


31 posted on 01/13/2010 6:22:19 PM PST by dumpthelibs (dumpthelibs)
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To: washingtoncon

First, second and third reaction; yes.


32 posted on 01/13/2010 6:24:08 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: BuffaloJack

“Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.” Napoleon Bonaparte. Make that incompetence squared!


33 posted on 01/13/2010 6:30:48 PM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: washingtoncon

Both apply to a Chicago street punk.


34 posted on 01/13/2010 6:37:55 PM PST by NightOfTheLivingDems (Destroy the Dems in Two Thousand Ten)
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To: washingtoncon

A lot of interesting information in there. But one thing really irks me. If the author is going to criticize Obama for spelling errors and poor grammar, shouldn’t the author take great care to be sure his blog doesn’t have the same problems? It is rife with errors.


35 posted on 01/13/2010 6:38:38 PM PST by Rocky (Obama's ego: The "I's" have it.)
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To: BuffaloJack

An organization composed of “potential terrorists” has a handy list that can be modified to describe Obama:

The socialist is
- untrustworthy
- disloyal
- unhelpful
- unfriendly
- discourteous
- unkind
- disobedient
- grumpy
- phenomenally profligate
- cowardly
[in Obama’s defense, he’s so clean that even Biden as an enemy described him as “clean” ... but only in body], and
- irreverent.


36 posted on 01/13/2010 6:39:54 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Cyclone59
I have found that stupid and lazy people are really smart about being able to hide how lazy they really are.

There are people who will work harder to get out of work than do the work itself.

I know. I was partners with one of them once.

37 posted on 01/13/2010 6:40:06 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Nah - he’s not shiftless or lazy, he’s a LEO and King of the Jungle! Leo’s get these brilliant ideas and are not exactly initially sure what the end product should look like, but they will know it when they see it. Congress’ job, as his minions, is to take the framework of this brilliant idea and do the tweaking. So it takes 10,000 pages, 500 rewrites and 750 meetings - not his problem or concern. He is only interested in the end product which he, by the way, would prefer having yesterday but right now is acceptable!


38 posted on 01/13/2010 6:50:44 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: washingtoncon

Does he have any positive traits?


39 posted on 01/13/2010 6:58:17 PM PST by depressed in 06 (Tea parties today, Lexington tomorrow.)
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To: Carley

you forgot greedy.


40 posted on 01/13/2010 7:02:42 PM PST by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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Obama can’t be stupid, he has a JD from Harvard. But wait a minute, so does Michelle! Wow! If this pampered President and his sycophantic followers are intellectuals, frankly, I’ll take Joe the Plumber.


41 posted on 01/13/2010 7:02:59 PM PST by donaldo
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To: Cyber Liberty; SortaBichy
shiftless.

Glad I scrolled a bit.....'cause that was the word I was gonna toss into the mix.

42 posted on 01/13/2010 7:05:53 PM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: washingtoncon

Yes. Now to read the article.


43 posted on 01/13/2010 7:17:59 PM PST by calex59
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To: washingtoncon

Good post.


44 posted on 01/13/2010 7:22:34 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: washingtoncon

He is also an habitual and shameless liar. The day cannot be long in coming when politicians and pundits start questioning his integrity to his face.


45 posted on 01/13/2010 7:30:42 PM PST by csmusaret (Oops. My karma just ran over my dogma.)
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To: dumpthelibs

The media made a big deal of George W. Bush being a C student (actually he had a lot of B’s in his major, History), but never pointed out that those were from the era before grade inflation. Obama won’t release his high school, college or law school transcripts, so we don’t know how well he did, but his education was after grade inflation became prevalent. A B+ nowadays might have been a C or C- in the 1960s.


46 posted on 01/13/2010 7:50:04 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: SoldierDad

I did. It was all properly documented as well.


47 posted on 01/13/2010 7:51:27 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: ansel12; All

“The reality may be that Obama is mostly a creation of the liberal media. Indeed, the more we dig into his past, the more we find very little substance and discover how a network of liberal professors, law firms, and others, gave him a pass on performance while he pursued his political agenda.”

Obama is not very bright. He is the quintessential affirmative action baby. A bunch of white liberal professors kept kicking him upstairs. He has to be one of the luckiest men in world history.


48 posted on 01/13/2010 7:55:25 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: LucyT; melancholy

YES!


49 posted on 01/13/2010 7:57:40 PM PST by Fractal Trader
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

What an article!


50 posted on 01/13/2010 8:22:05 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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