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U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson distances himself from controversial genetic views
The Northwester (Oskosh, WI)
| June 20, 2010
| ADAM RODEWALD
Posted on 06/23/2010 5:43:45 AM PDT by reaganaut1
No excerpt allowed, story here
TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: bellcurve; charlesmurray; iq; ronjohnson
It should not be "controversial" that intelligence has a large hereditary component -- what human characteristic does not? Nor should it be controversial that not everyone is smart enough to get a 4-year college degree, which Charles Murray has said.
A Beagle puppy will usually teach itself to run rabbits, a Poodle puppy isn’t likely to ever get the hang of it.
posted on 06/23/2010 5:49:47 AM PDT
(The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
PC worshipers despise the truth and do everything possible to perpetuate lies to a gullible public. Unfortunately, it amazes me at how successful they continue to be in the face of common sense.
posted on 06/23/2010 6:00:10 AM PDT
In a nutshell, Johnson was a member of a group (sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, I think) that invited the author of “The Bell Curve” (Murray) to speak to them about education. Murray holds some views on genetics which the far left consider heretical. Read the article for more information.
It is a close race and the donks are afraid of losing a sure Senate seat.
This is designed to peel off the middle, those afraid of being thought racist.
It may work. But, then, again, it may not.
posted on 06/23/2010 7:45:42 AM PDT
("If it takes a blood bath, let's get it over with." R. Reagan)
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