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Obama's enemies: Republicans and the uneducated (Barf Alert)
3 News ^ | 03/26/2010 | Dan Satherley

Posted on 03/26/2010 7:47:03 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

New research in the US suggests a large minority of Americans hold extreme opinions on president Barack Obama.

A poll by market research company Harris Interactive shows that not only do two in five Americans believe Obama is a "socialist", but one-third still believe he is Muslim.

A full 38 percent believe he is going to take away US citizens' right to hold arms; 29 percent that he wants to sell-out the US to a "one-world government"; 27 percent that he resents the country's heritage; and 23 percent that he is a racist and anti-American, alike. But this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Again, 23 percent of Americans believe he wants to use a terrorist attack or economic collapse to take "dictatorial powers"; one-fifth say he is doing "many of the things" that Adolf Hitler did; and 14 percent believe he is none other than the Anti-Christ. That's almost one in every seven.

Perhaps the least surprising discovery from the poll of 2320 adults across the US is that views on Obama closely reflect the respondent's political affiliation and education.

Republicans predictably view Obama less favourably than Democrats; but more tellingly, the less education a person has, the likely they are to agree with a negative statement about the president – in every single category polled, without exception.

Independent voters' views generally fall between the two extremes, whilst voters with post grad qualifications are in some cases four times more likely to side with Obama than those with only a high school education or less.

Poll respondents' answers were weighted to bring them into line with population demographics. Harris Interactive says because the selected respondents were chosen from a larger pool of participants, no mathematical margin of error can be inferred

(Excerpt) Read more at 3news.co.nz ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dnctalkingpoints; liberalfascism; liberalmedia; lyingliars; mediabias; medialies; msm; obama; obamaganda; obamedia; pravdamedia; propaganda; socialist; usefulidiots
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Hoo boy.
1 posted on 03/26/2010 7:47:06 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd
Obama's enemies: Republicans and the uneducated

Really?! Obama's enemies are republicans and democrats?

2 posted on 03/26/2010 7:48:18 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Happiness doesn't come from owning something; it comes from being a part of something)
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To: highlander_UW

and independents.


3 posted on 03/26/2010 7:49:04 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come. Judgment Day: Nov 2, 2010)
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To: Responsibility2nd

gotta love an article with uneducated in the title than goes on to talk about a “large minority”....sort of an oxymoron like sensible liberal or smart democrat....


4 posted on 03/26/2010 7:49:06 AM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Leftists always tout that they have a higher representation in those with “post-graduate degrees”,

but these are the people hiding out in that magic fairy land called “academia” where their skewed worldviews have no consequences on their livelihood.

People in the real world, making an honest living, lean more conservative.


5 posted on 03/26/2010 7:49:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yikes - This was part of a “legitimate” news broadcast?


7 posted on 03/26/2010 7:51:23 AM PDT by ElayneJ
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To: Responsibility2nd
one-third still believe he is Muslim.

Including 100% of the Muslims.

8 posted on 03/26/2010 7:51:56 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (At least Hitler got the Olympics for Germany)
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To: Responsibility2nd

What a bunch of nonsense. There are educated people on both sides of the political aisle. I would venture to say, however, that those who are educated on the liberal side are only liberals because they think they will be part of the ruling elite. They know darn well that liberalism does not work “for the masses”, but they think everyone else is too stupid to control their own lives.


9 posted on 03/26/2010 7:52:08 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Ann Coulter points out in “Slander” that the Democrats don’t argue using facts. They just call Republican’s stupid. This is an example of that. She also points out that conservative books are almost guaranteed best sellers while liberal books bomb . . . meaning . . . conservatives read and liberals don’t. But hey, what does she know? She’s just a stupid Republican. :P


10 posted on 03/26/2010 7:52:12 AM PDT by Woebama (Never, never, never quit)
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To: MrB

The ‘A’ Students teach.
The ‘B’ students work for the ‘C’ students.


11 posted on 03/26/2010 7:52:28 AM PDT by griswold3 (You think health care is expensive now? Just wait till it's FREE!)
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To: Michael.SF.

Where’s the intelligence reports on his eligibility???


12 posted on 03/26/2010 7:52:32 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Clean the RAT/RINO Sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: highlander_UW

Democrats and other unsavory types like them always do their surveys such that public school teachers get included in the ranks of the “educated”.


13 posted on 03/26/2010 7:52:59 AM PDT by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: DarthVader

Voters with post graduate education are strong supporters of Obama? The more college education people have, the more liberal they tend to be.

Of course there are exceptions. But I bet almost everyone getting a graduate degree in Gay/Lesbian Studies, or Women’s Studies, or various other sociological fields, support Obama, because they are getting advanced degrees due to wanting to push a liberal social/political agenda. People in the hard sciences aren’t always so knee-jerk liberal.

But we can’t talk too much about the hard sciences, and reasons why relatively few women are in those fields. If you raise the questions, feminists will throw up and agitate so much, that a liberal president of Harvard can be fired for that academic inquiry.


14 posted on 03/26/2010 7:53:24 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Responsibility2nd
News flash.

It is the democrats that are poor and uneducated and who usually live in the projects.

In order to believe this lie you have to believe that all those democrats that live in the projects are closet geniuses while all those rich and successful people with college degrees are morons.

right.

15 posted on 03/26/2010 7:53:43 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Woebama

for example, didn’t Nancy Pelosi write a book a couple of years ago, which completely flopped? Liberal books just don’t seem to sell as well.

Maybe that indicates that conservatives are more likely to buy books than liberals?


16 posted on 03/26/2010 7:54:47 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Responsibility2nd
...but more tellingly, the less education a person has, the likely they are to agree with a negative statement about the president...

This sentence is very telling. Are these categories negative statements or factual statements? The democrat Al Sharpton said that when America voted for Obama they voted for socialism. So did Sharpton become a republican, or is there such a thing as objective truth?

Now for the record, I don't believe every point listed...for example, I don't think Obama matches the Biblical description of the anti-Christ. But when one agrees with most or all of the 10 points of the communist manifesto what does that make that person? How close does this list sound to what the democrats are trying to install or have installed either in part or in whole?

10 point program of Communism

1.Abolition of property in land and of all rents of land to public purposes.

2.A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.

3.Abolition of all right of inheritance.

4.Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.

5.Centralisation of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly.

6.Centralisation of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the State.

7.Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the State; the bringing into cultivation of waste-lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.

8.Equal liability of all to labour. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.

9.Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equitable distribution of the population over the country.

10.Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labour in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production.[8]

17 posted on 03/26/2010 7:55:05 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Happiness doesn't come from owning something; it comes from being a part of something)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Um...it wasn’t Republican voters who showed up at doctors offices the day after Obamacare passed wondering where their free healthcare was.


18 posted on 03/26/2010 7:55:14 AM PDT by denydenydeny ("I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist"-Dr House)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Voters with post grad degrees who support this twit like you say have degrees that do not require much thought or difficulty.


19 posted on 03/26/2010 7:55:25 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come. Judgment Day: Nov 2, 2010)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Exactly. It doesn’t indicate it. It proves it.


20 posted on 03/26/2010 7:55:40 AM PDT by Woebama (Never, never, never quit)
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To: DarthVader

I don’t know the details of the curriculum, but, my impression is that Gay studies teaches how there has been oppression, Women’s studies teaches about oppression, Black Studies teaches oppression, etc.

So I can see that little real thought or academic inquiry happens in these fields. If the groups are said to be oppressed, and all their problems are due to oppression, then there’s not much else to say.

It’s laughable that some still talk about women as a minority group in higher education, when women now receive 57% of bachelor’s degrees.


21 posted on 03/26/2010 7:58:41 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: griswold3

If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.” — P.J. O’Rourke


22 posted on 03/26/2010 7:58:46 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (:: Happy Dependence Day!. ::)
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I figure if I'm uneducated it's because the government failed to educate me. Another government failure.

Thank goodness.

23 posted on 03/26/2010 8:01:26 AM PDT by Proud_texan (Scare people enough and they'll do anything.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

And theres one reply at the bottom of the article by someone who says those who beleive in freedom need there ass kicked .....


24 posted on 03/26/2010 8:04:43 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“I don’t know the details of the curriculum, but, my impression is that Gay studies teaches how there has been oppression, Women’s studies teaches about oppression, Black Studies teaches oppression, etc”

Your statement only verifies my opinion. They are indoctrinated rather than think and examine all evidence and other points of view. No real critical thinking here.


25 posted on 03/26/2010 8:05:30 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come. Judgment Day: Nov 2, 2010)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Obama's enemies: Republicans and the uneducated

Obama supported by those Mensa members in Detroit who crashed the building looking for that "Obama Stash".

26 posted on 03/26/2010 8:05:48 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Responsibility2nd
New research in the US suggests a large minority of Americans hold extreme opinions on president Barack Obama.

Naturally. He's an extreme socialist.

A poll by market research company Harris Interactive shows that not only do two in five Americans believe Obama is a "socialist",

Too low.

but one-third still believe he is Muslim.

Too low.

A full 38 percent believe he is going to take away US citizens' right to hold arms;

Too low.

29 percent that he wants to sell-out the US to a "one-world government";

Too low.

27 percent that he resents the country's heritage;

Too low.

and 23 percent that he is a racist and anti-American, alike.

Too low.

Again, 23 percent of Americans believe he wants to use a terrorist attack or economic collapse to take "dictatorial powers";

Too low.

one-fifth say he is doing "many of the things" that Adolf Hitler did;

Too low.

and 14 percent believe he is none other than the Anti-Christ.

WWWWAAAYYYY too low.

27 posted on 03/26/2010 8:06:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Most of my college professors were liberals. They couldn’t find a job on the outside so they teach that Capitalism is a “mean” system.


28 posted on 03/26/2010 8:06:52 AM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! A true American is an armed American.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Ummmm...the more people that hold these views,the less extreme they are.

Its not like they are denying the sun comes up in the east or some verifiable “fact” they are opinions and as such are NOT “extreme”. In another month the view that they are extreme will be extreme.

LOL


29 posted on 03/26/2010 8:08:52 AM PDT by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero since 1-20-09! WTFU!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

At the rally last September I met many, many very highly intelligent people (much more than me) who were spitting mad at what Mr. Obama was doing to our nation. Real estate people, CPAs, computer scientists, marketing executives, a nuclear engineer, and even a couple of media executives, are examples of the type of people I met from all over the country.

This stuff just doesn’t wash. Yeah, there are fringes on both sides, but my view is that the intelligence quotient is much, much higher on the conservative side. The leftists depend on their constituency to be uneducated or under-educated in order to control them.


30 posted on 03/26/2010 8:08:55 AM PDT by Williford
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Exactly. Whenever I encounter someone who makes the comment about "Obama is soooo smart", I always ask them, how do you know, have you seen his transcripts? What was his class rank in law school (something you're ALWAYS asked if you apply for a job with a law firm as an attorney). Then it's usually, ummm, uh, no, I don't know...

Then they either call me a racist, or wander off with a dazed look.

31 posted on 03/26/2010 8:11:48 AM PDT by chimera
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To: Responsibility2nd
Obama's enemies: Republicans and the uneducated (Barf Alert)

Not uneducated, UNINDOCTRINATED with 0bamao's propaganda BS.

Educated people know he's a muzzie marxist/socialist POS.

32 posted on 03/26/2010 8:15:23 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (der Fuhrer 0bamao's goal: "To Control the People ..." - FUBO! Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: chimera

“Then it’s usually, ummm, uh, no, I don’t know...”

So, they are just trying to sound as smart as TheOne!


33 posted on 03/26/2010 8:18:23 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

All this proves, if it were true, is that the more a person is subjected to state-run education, the more indoctrinated they are.


34 posted on 03/26/2010 8:19:08 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Responsibility2nd
Obviously this author means Obama's enemies are the bad uneducated in the trailer parks, not the good uneducated in the inner cities.
35 posted on 03/26/2010 8:20:08 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Hinneh, 'Anokhi sholeach lakhem 'et 'Eliyyah HaNavi'; lifney bo' yom HaShem hagadol vehanora'!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
In order to believe this lie you have to believe that all those democrats that live in the projects are closet geniuses while all those rich and successful people with college degrees are morons.

Good point!

Although maybe all those Democrats in the projects are like that Russian guy.

36 posted on 03/26/2010 8:25:05 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Hinneh, 'Anokhi sholeach lakhem 'et 'Eliyyah HaNavi'; lifney bo' yom HaShem hagadol vehanora'!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

What in the hell is the definition of “uneducated”?

I have two degrees .... big deal ... I love what I do for a living. Now, put me in charge of installing a new roof on a house. I assure you that by the time I am done, it’d look like a Flintstone house or something. I’d get frustrated and just throw a big rock on the top of your house. Hell, I regularly question my survival skills if the shit hit the fan.

I knew this auto mechanic that, if you were to chat with him, sounded “stupid”. The guy would almost become a different person when you’d start discussing cars.

In many fights with liberals while drinking at a bar in a relatively liberal part of town, I have been called “stupid and uneducated” more times than I care to admit. Of course, I play into that role just to see how vicious these people get. While the bartender herself was a flaming lib, she’d get the biggest kick out of the act I would put on to expose how stupid and brainwashed these idiots were. The bartender was one of the few libs I know that you could actually have a conversation with.

I swear, *educated* to these people is nothing more than the ability to regurgitate talking points found on the DNC website or MSNBC.

One time I asked some political know-it-all to name his Representative in the US House. He couldn’t come up with a real name. I had to inform him it was Tim Murphy. He claimed I was a liar and that he had never heard of him. I was certain he wanted to fight but didn’t have the balls to take so much as a limp-wristed swing at me. It didn’t help that I was making an ass out of him in from of his girlfriend.

It’s amazing how *uneducated* the *educated* really are :-)! Seriously, it’s like you give someone some silly degree these days and they are an expert on everything.


37 posted on 03/26/2010 8:33:20 AM PDT by edh (I need a better tagline)
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To: highlander_UW

uneducated ACORN workers?


38 posted on 03/26/2010 8:33:32 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: chimera

When they call you a Racist, tell them they’re “useful idiots.”


39 posted on 03/26/2010 8:33:43 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Clean the RAT/RINO Sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Extreme views” Dan?

Or an Extreme Pres__ent?


40 posted on 03/26/2010 8:35:35 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Responsibility2nd

Ok, I can understand how uneducated people might believe some of the more outlandish stuff about Obama. But what is MUCH more surprising is how educated and “intelligent” liberals were able to believe much of the same things about Bush! Talk about willful ignorance, or delusional idiocy...


41 posted on 03/26/2010 8:36:40 AM PDT by Paradox (The Party of Know.)
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To: wiggen
uneducated ACORN workers?

Did you ever hear that cut from some call in radio show where some lady was going on about getting money from Obama. Ah, found the link for it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj-YqgCTwBI

Obama, Obama!

42 posted on 03/26/2010 8:38:16 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Happiness doesn't come from owning something; it comes from being a part of something)
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To: Responsibility2nd
There was a time when the "common man" was considered the foundation of our nation. He was celebrated as our strength, the fount of wisdom.

No he is riduculed and belittled by the "educated" who have nothing but scorn for those of us living between the coasts. The liberals want to divide us into groups the more esaier to control us.

43 posted on 03/26/2010 8:47:01 AM PDT by Pietro ("I am not an idealouge" BHO; "I am not a crook" RMN)
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To: Pietro
New headline

Obama's supporters: Deviants and America haters


44 posted on 03/26/2010 8:50:04 AM PDT by DaveyB (Alcohol ,Tobacco and Firearms should be a convenience store not a bureaucracy!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

A poll by market research company Harris Interactive shows that not only do two in five Americans believe Obama is a “socialist”, but one-third still believe he is Muslim.

FYI

Obama is and was a MARXIST in college.

Here is an interview from someone who knew him: send to everyone you know if you wish to spread the (blocked) word:

http://www.newsrealblog.com/2010/02/13/marxist-obama-why-the-media-has-been-silent/

http://www.wor710.com/pages/6350883

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBGBszZ2Qw0

The full interview is devastating.

Too bad Fox News ignored Dr Drew in 2008 when he contacted them.

We now know the details of Barry’s Occidental years.

He was an avowed and committed Marxist.


45 posted on 03/26/2010 8:53:25 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: highlander_UW

yup and the new one with the guy saying Obamacare is like Christmas.


46 posted on 03/26/2010 8:54:02 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: MrB
Leftists always tout that they have a higher representation in those with “post-graduate degrees”, ....

Reflective of what? Longer, more-insulated, more intensive, and more dependent exposure to faculty Marxists?

About time sociologists and psychologists started looking into that one. Assuming that the correlation exists because "they're SMORT!" gets it all, is assuming too much.

47 posted on 03/26/2010 10:13:55 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: muawiyah
Democrats and other unsavory types like them always do their surveys such that public school teachers get included in the ranks of the “educated”.

Oh, well! Methodological disaster there .....

;)

48 posted on 03/26/2010 10:37:53 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: MrB
Again, Democrats count public school teachers with "Masters in Education", as if that denotes higher education.

Come to think of it, that could be the case with Democrats ~ as high as it goes.

49 posted on 03/26/2010 11:06:53 AM PDT by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: Responsibility2nd
A poll by market research company Harris Interactive shows that not only do two in five Americans believe Obama is a "socialist",

People really ARE uneducated if only 40% think Obama is a Socialist in mind and deed.

Here's his White House bookshelf as stocked by Michelle Obama:

Media Matter confirms it is a genuine photo. They just deny that books like "The American Socialist Movement" and "The Socialist Party of America" mean anything about Obama's agenda being Socialist (and if it IS what's wrong with that, the same argument used by Stalinists who denied that there was a Soviet loving fifth column in the US post-WWII).

Some of the Media Matters commentators think that this is library selection is for Obama to be able to fight AGAINST Socialist movements. Mmmm Kool Aid!

50 posted on 03/26/2010 11:14:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (VP Biden on Obamacare's passage: "This is a big f-ing deal". grumpygresh: "Repeal the f-ing deal")
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