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Pat Buchanan: MSNBC, Media Helping Obama "Conceal" Records
realclearpolitics.com/video ^ | April 26, 2011 | realclearpolitics.com/video

Posted on 04/26/2011 3:45:35 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

In yet another segment where he is double-teamed by two liberals, Pat Buchanan defends why he is skeptical of President Obama's past. "I'll tell you what. He went to Occidental College then suddenly he ends up at one of the best schools in the country, Columbia. He vaults from there to Harvard Law School. Suddenly he's on the Harvard Law Review. Suddenly he's the editor of Harvard Law Review. We've never seen any grades of the guy. These are legitimate questions," Buchanan said. Key quote: Pat Buchanan to Chris Matthews: "You're supposed to be a journalist."

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1 posted on 04/26/2011 3:45:41 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Pat Buchanan to Chris Matthews: "You're supposed to be a journalist."
I surfed onto PMSNBC just as Pat was delivering that line. Chrissy almost wet his pants.
He had to ask The Punk, Terry McAuliffe, to take Pat's next question.
2 posted on 04/26/2011 3:50:15 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Pat is a liberal isn’t he. Or just a nut.

But if he is attacking the records issue God help him.

I think there is blood in the water....


3 posted on 04/26/2011 3:55:20 PM PDT by stockpirate (If they vote for socialism, support socialsits, they're socialists duh.......Ech bin ein Paliner)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I think Buchanan whiffs on the issue. He turns it into an affirmative action question when it goes way, way beyond that.


4 posted on 04/26/2011 3:57:26 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I’m glad Trump is also bringing up this issue that the weenie GOP was afraid to touch during the campaign, ‘cause that would be RACIST.


5 posted on 04/26/2011 3:58:26 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Pat is not my favorite guy. But this is delicious. Blood in the water, and the sharks are all coming out.

Chrissy wasn’t expecting this from Pat, I bet! It’s getting to the point where they aren’t safe interviewing anybody.


6 posted on 04/26/2011 4:01:34 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

How does a ‘C’ average student from Occidental College make it into Columbia?


7 posted on 04/26/2011 4:02:59 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Honestly, I want to see his college and university records more so than his CLOB or long form. The only reason you hide something is that you have something to hide. AMERICA NEEDS TO KNOW - HE IS PERFORMING PUBLIC SERVICE AND WORKS FOR US. We are not his subjects although he behaves like we are.
8 posted on 04/26/2011 4:05:52 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cicero

Did you notice in watching the video that Matthews was trying to get Pat to say that Obama was funded set up by a rich Saudi beyond affirmative action? Matthews knows fully well there are so many questions surrounding Obama and all of his associates.
From Rev. Wright to the racist Easter Sunday Pastor. Yet they continue to cover for Obama like they were given orders.


9 posted on 04/26/2011 4:06:08 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (If Obama announced his resignation that would probably bring gas to $2.30 within an hour.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Pat makes an excellent point as I also know kids that have high GPA’s and walk on water academically and can’t get a nod past a state university.


10 posted on 04/26/2011 4:08:36 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (If Obama announced his resignation that would probably bring gas to $2.30 within an hour.)
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To: stockpirate

“Or just a nut.”

I don’t know about that but the thing I like about him is that he has guts. He’s about the only male conservative who will stand up to the libs. All the rest are females.


11 posted on 04/26/2011 4:09:03 PM PDT by webstersII
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
the more they protest, the more you know they are hiding something. The laughing and not stop criticism is like whistling in the dark. Let's see the paperwork barry.
12 posted on 04/26/2011 4:12:08 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: paul51

This list accompanies the report by msnbc.com on journalists making campaign contributions . You also can compare the policies of news organizations .

Key:

(D) contributed to Democrats or liberal causes.

(R) to Republicans and conservative causes.

Note: Detailed responses from the journalists follow the list.

Television:
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(D) ABC News, Mary Fulginiti, “Primetime” correspondent.

(D) ABC affiliate in Boston, WCVB, Sangita Chandra, producer.

(D) ABC affiliate in Wichita, KAKE, Susan Peters, anchor.

(D) CBS News, Serena Altschul, correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning.”

(D) CBS News, Edward H. Forgotson Jr., producer, “CBS Sunday Morning.”

(D) CBS affiliate in Boston, WBZ, Liz Walker, newsmagazine host.

(D) CBS affiliate in Los Angeles, KCBS, Claudia Bill, news writer.

(D) CBS affiliate in Memphis, WREG, Markova Reed, anchors the morning and noon news.

(D) CNN, Guy Raz, Jerusalem correspondent, now defense correspondent for National Public Radio.

(R) CW affiliate in Chicago, WGN, Jay Congdon, news producer.

(R) CW affiliate in Los Angeles, KTLA, Diana Chi, news writer.

(R) Fox News Channel, Ann Stewart Banker, producer for Bill O’Reilly’s “The O’Reilly Factor.”
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(D) Fox News Channel, Codie Brooks, researcher for Brit Hume’s “Special Report.”

(D) Fox affiliate in Omaha, KPTM, Calvert Collins, reporter.

(D) Fox affiliate in Minneapolis, KMSP, Alix Kendall, morning anchor.

(D) Fox affiliate in Washington, D.C., WTTG, Laura Evans, anchor.

(R) MSNBC, Joe Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe” and “Scarborough Country.”

(D) MTV News, Gideon Yago, “Choose or Lose” presidential

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19113455/ns/politics/


13 posted on 04/26/2011 4:13:17 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (If Obama announced his resignation that would probably bring gas to $2.30 within an hour.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Dumb of Buchanan to focus on the affirmative action stuff. Just show us the Occidental application and admission info.

It also isn't too much to ask the media to show some curiosity about the academic writings of the man that wants to be president, maybe his medical records too. Just imagine the look of indignation you would see on Obama's face if anybody ever asked him if he ever held an Indonesian passport or applied anywhere as a foreign student, or simply asked him to release all academic transcripts and writings, so we could get an idea of his political philosophy as a young campus radical.

Since they failed so miserably to vet this guy the first time they have a lot of nerve claiming it's all just water over the damn now.

14 posted on 04/26/2011 4:14:03 PM PDT by Minn
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To: stockpirate

Everyone forgets the JournOlists

http://dailycaller.com/2010/07/29/political-operatives-on-journolist-worked-to-shape-news-coverage/


15 posted on 04/26/2011 4:16:22 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (If Obama announced his resignation that would probably bring gas to $2.30 within an hour.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Pat Buchanan to Chris Matthews: "You're supposed to be a journalist."

And that is why you can say whatever you like about Pat Buchanan, but I'll still listen to what he says. He does alright in those two-on-one situations.

The two opposing him are not really ever able to get it together and coordinate anyway. It's like in martial arts, where just from the physical reality, there's only a certain amount of people who can assault you at the same time without getting too much in each other's way. And that of course can be used to advantage.

16 posted on 04/26/2011 4:16:46 PM PDT by OldNewYork (social justice isn't justice; it's just socialism)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
From Rev. Wright to the racist Easter Sunday Pastor.

What did the latest Sunday racist pastor say?

ps: great screen name - agree 110%

17 posted on 04/26/2011 4:18:25 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/West 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

That’s because they aren’t diverse enough!


18 posted on 04/26/2011 4:20:20 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
We want more than grades. We want COMPLETE and OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS! We want courses, professors, text books, classmates, and degrees (if any).

I very strongly suspect that Mister Obama's potential college education deceit is a substantially greater liability than the COLB (which could be a trap); there is a good reason why Mister Obama conceals these college records.

And, GOP hopefuls should have all their own post HS course work transcripts ready to publish (and pass hostile media scrutiny).

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19 posted on 04/26/2011 4:20:20 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

If I were a betting man, I’d bet a LOT of money that Barak Obama applied to Occidental and Columbia as a foreign student.


20 posted on 04/26/2011 4:22:28 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Yeah, just finished watching the video and C(P)rissy was trying to bait Pat. This is such the lib-commie tactic. Never answer a question, and then twist and turn the focus.

Was funny when near the end, C(P)rissy declared that carrying around tons of paper to prove who you are is just not necessary anymore, because, as he said, he got his job without showing his qualifications.

This whole thing reminds me of a line from one of the Rocky Movies, “...this is going to be a battle. Get ready for World War Three”.

That's what we have for 2012. Perhaps the best strategy is to just ‘hammer’ the MsMedia and tell them to put up or shut up.

21 posted on 04/26/2011 4:31:26 PM PDT by redshawk (Hey 0'Pansy. I'm scratching my nose too; and not with my index finger!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Matthews makes an error stating the barry “demonstrates this kind of brain everyday” (paraphrasing). It is just the opposite. Obama is clearly showing he is in well above his pay grade. Knowing his poor grades will only confirm it for the nation and that is what Matthews wants hidden.


22 posted on 04/26/2011 4:34:02 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Get the BO out of the Executive Mansion.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
It's interesting that the most likely motive for the stanch resistance to asking for more records beyond the few and the suspect already proffered can only be that the staunch defenders really think Obama is lying and defrauding America. That is, they -- more than we -- assume the worst case is what he is hiding!

Why else would they so fiercely scorn and mock any who would ask for clarification! If *THEY* though he was really legit, they would have no expectations that what he is holding back and covering up would be needed to be held back. If they were honestly claiming that he was born here, born in Hawaii, that his parents were married, that he was a great student, that he is honest in his applications for college admissions, they would also expect that all the documents he hasn't yet released would be perfectly consistent with those assertions of fact.

But then they don't really believe they ARE true. They think it is likely there is fraud, there are deceptions and lies in them. So they insist that no one should bother about them!

Hamlet:
Madam, how like you this play?
Queen:
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

23 posted on 04/26/2011 4:34:06 PM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw
That is a good point bvw. If the MsMedia actually had the proof of the boy genius, they would be shoving it in our faces 24/7. They would be proud to parade his spectacular accomplishments to the world.

They have nothing. They are afraid. They are in superDuperCoverUP mode now because they went ‘all-in’ last time around.

Good catch.

24 posted on 04/26/2011 4:41:42 PM PDT by redshawk (Hey 0'Pansy. I'm scratching my nose too; and not with my index finger!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

the country’s first affirmative action president.


25 posted on 04/26/2011 4:56:04 PM PDT by ken21 (dem taxes + regs + unions = jobs overseas.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Obama’s Years at Columbia Are a Mystery
He Graduated Without Honors
By ROSS GOLDBERG
Special to the Sun | September 2, 2008


26 posted on 04/26/2011 4:58:25 PM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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To: redshawk

At about the 9:10 mark, Matthews says about himself:

“he said, he got his job without showing his qualifications.”

It’s a bit hard to hear, but I think Buchanan chimed in by saying, “That’s apparent.” Not sure if Chrissy caught it.

I wish our guys would show up for these MSN smackdown interviews with an iPad, and play the bits like where Chrissy himself says that Obama should just show his birth certificate and get it over with.
Play back their own words on them over and over - visually with an iPad.


27 posted on 04/26/2011 4:59:19 PM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

was trying to get Pat to say that Obama was funded set up by a rich Saudi....


Yeah, I’m sure the Saudis really feel that they got their money’s worth at this point. [/s] Especially since Obama helped take down Mubarek and is turning a blind eye toward Iran.


28 posted on 04/26/2011 4:59:24 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

was trying to get Pat to say that Obama was funded set up by a rich Saudi....


Yeah, I’m sure the Saudis really feel that they got their money’s worth at this point. [/s] Especially since Obama helped take down Mubarek and is turning a blind eye toward Iran.


29 posted on 04/26/2011 4:59:34 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: redshawk

Mark Levin is wrong at this moment. Obama’s defect to hold office can not be corrected by the swearing in, or ignored by separation of powers.


30 posted on 04/26/2011 5:03:50 PM PDT by bvw
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To: stockpirate

“Pat is a liberal isn’t he. Or just a nut.”

You’re kidding...right? I guess perhaps you truly don’t know. Pat Buchanan is and has been forever a right wing pundit. He is also an extremely well known author. Not to mention Republican Presidential aspirant in 92 and 96 and Reform Party Presidential candidate in 2000. He is probably best classified as a Populist if you really want a label for him.

I have read two of his books (”Churchill, Hitler, and “The Unnecessary War”” and “The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization”) and highly recommend them.


31 posted on 04/26/2011 5:18:30 PM PDT by Graneros ("Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.")
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To: redshawk
Obama's illegitimacy is like that of a bigamist -- when discovered the marriage is voided, but not just in the future, in the past as well. But there is a Constitutional process out, I think. It is not impeachment. It is this:
Section 4. Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.
That's Section 4 of the 25th. Meant for sickness, it could also provide for other infirmary to hold the office.

In any case if Obama is not NBC, he is not President. ALL PERSONS are then enabled to force him out of office, and to deny any authority to him. Having an established Process doesn't come before the duty to do what is right. No written law, regulation or precedent covers every situation. At times -- this is one -- completely novel steps have to be taken.

32 posted on 04/26/2011 5:43:55 PM PDT by bvw
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Someone please tell Pat that Zero was the president of the law review, not the editor.


33 posted on 04/26/2011 5:54:42 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: fight_truth_decay; bvw; rbg81; A'elian' nation; stockpirate; GnuHere
I am gonna post this one last damn time.

Obama at Columbia:

Obama went to Columbia GENERAL STUDIES A hunting dog could have walked in off the street, paid his money and sat down in a philosophy class.GENERAL STUDIES is for "nontraditional" students. You pays ya money, you is in! He did not go to Columbia COLLEGE.

Now, if GENERAL STUDIES sees fit to give you credit for your college work somewhere else, and you figure out with your advisor,(maybe Bill Ayers helped, his sister-in-law was a Barnard prof there,) what you need to get a degree, well by golly, keep on a-payin' and they will get you a degree!

Guess what name is on the degree: Columbia COLLEGE and yours, hopefully, Soetoro, Obama, Dunham, whateva!

www.gs.columbia.edu
Please. Look it up.

Mr Ayers received the care and feeding of young BO/BS from gay commie activist Prof. Lawrence Goldyn, BO/BS' mentor at Occidental.

www.americanthinker.com/.../obamas_mentor_at_occidental_co.html - Cached - Similar

Gang Our research effort need some clean-up. This stuff has been on the site for 2 years and is easily checked. Buchanan is allowed to screw up. He's rich. He and his sister Bay creamed over $12 Million from that last joke presidential campaign that she ran for him. BTW, completely legal. Ralph Nader's been running the scam for years.

There is no mystery about Columbia except what classes he took, what grades he got, and whether or not he took the LSAT for Harvard. IMHO, Not. He wasn't there a lot, which is another problem, but long enough to get a degree.

34 posted on 04/26/2011 7:09:39 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Qadafi and Obama share a common advantage. No organized opposition.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The Lame Stream Media hard at doing the same as usual for the last 50 + years - nothing but preening their own feathers.


35 posted on 04/26/2011 7:38:13 PM PDT by Grundforsen
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I saw this too.

Best line from Pat:

“Why is it that the Nation Press Corp while Donald Trump is out there supporting the peoples right to know you guys are all supporting the President’s right to conseal?”


36 posted on 04/26/2011 8:28:57 PM PDT by topfile
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To: Kenny Bunk
I have never admitted this before. Different college. Pitt.

The school of General Studies made my resume look like I was a wizz bang scholar. They had so many titles, pick one.

37 posted on 04/26/2011 8:44:02 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Voting for the crazy conservative gave us Ronald Reagan....Ann Coulter)
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To: kabumpo
Zero was the PRESIDENT of the law review, not the editor.

100% correct. PRESIDENT. Ceremonial and administrative job with the admin handled by paid help. BO/BS drank cocktails, talked a lot of bosh at meetings, and hung out looking tan.

His law school classmates did not think all that much of him. Harvard LS is very hard to get into, but impossible to get thrown out of. Quite a few folks who knew him there have stepped up with mixed reviews.

Hey, he's a Harvard Lawyer. That really is quite something, whether he got there by hook or by crook.

PRESIDENT not "Editor." CertificaTION not "CertifiCATE" for the COLB online. The entire eligibility issue is always framed in imprecise terminology ... on purpose by the MSM, By sheer carelessness and ignorance by us on the other side. IMHO, That's a pity, because it automatically tends to demean and invalidates the argument.

38 posted on 04/27/2011 12:45:49 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Qadafi and Obama share a common advantage. No organized opposition.)
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To: AGreatPer
Nothing wrong with the "General Studies" approach. Every great school has a "service" outfit they use to make money and smart students can use to repair screw-ups.

In NYC, the town is crawling with GS operations, Columbia, NYU, CCNY, Cooper Union, and in my day they crawled with a weird collection of old bolshevik adjunct faculty that looked to me as if Trotsky had demobilized the Red Army in Times Square. Some great characters.

Also, at Columbia, once you paid your money to the GS operation, you might even be allowed to take real courses with the Ivy Leaguers from the College, provided you had the pre-requisites and they had room!

39 posted on 04/27/2011 1:13:08 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Qadafi and Obama share a common advantage. No organized opposition.)
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To: Kenny Bunk

IIRC the situation is that it is possible that Obama went to Columbia via the wide-open “friend-of-the-school” General Studies program, but we don’t have the direct evidence to confirm that hypothesis.


40 posted on 04/27/2011 4:01:55 AM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw
http://theobamafile.com/ObamaEducation.htm http://unqualified-reservations.blogspot.com/2008/10/another-interpretation-of-obama-at.html

Some info from a Columbia alumnus:
If he were in the COLLEGE, he would have had to have taken Columbia COLLEGE's required and extensive Core Curriculum, that consists of 4 seminars of Literature Humanities, Contemporary Civilization, Art Humanities, and Music Humanities. Columbia is pretty strict on this and all transfers must take these, as did all the transfers I knew while attending.

The other required courses in the Core Curriculum are writing, foreign language, and foreign culture courses that he may have been able to avoid through earlier coursework at Occidental.

Columbia COLLEGE has had this Core Curriculum since 1919, and all 4 seminars were required when Barack attended, especially of transfers.

Also, these COLLEGE-required seminars are not large lecture classes. The seminars have a maximum of 12 to 14 students. They are strictly regulated, e.g., missing more than 4 classes results in automatically failing the class.

The School of General Studies doesn't require the Core Curriculum, so Barack would've been more under the radar there. It also explains why no one knew him.

The School of General Studies also awards the B.A. degree. The School of General Studies is for non-traditional students, who are usually older, have unfinished degrees, etc. It is similar to Harvard's Extension School.

second link is particularly good.

41 posted on 04/27/2011 5:47:05 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Qadafi and Obama share a common advantage. No organized opposition.)
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To: Kenny Bunk
"However during the campaign Obama said he was inspired, by his love of the country that allowed his father to triumph against astonishing odds." [what?]

First of all what country was he talking about, and one could ask: is he punishing America? for Snr hardly triumphed over any astonishing odds or triumphed in his life period. Jnr knew by that time he went onto a campaign trail, what his father described as from family members and his bigamy and abandonment relationships and even talked about the racism in his family and in school in his book.

Obama ran on a platform of transparency.

The majority of voters still do not know of what you write. The MSM won't talk about it. Anyone that does will face personal ridicule. Trump stuck his neck out and took on an unpopular and very queasy debate because it could be regarded as racist- whereas Obama finally was forced by someone into releasing his full legal certificate of birth, still surprised that it was even an issue?

Thanks for your input.

Snr father did the same general admission for credited studies.

42 posted on 04/27/2011 10:29:06 AM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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