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College Students in Favor of Wealth Distribution Are Asked to Pass Their Grade Points...
Fox News ^ | 8/17/2011 | foxnews.com

Posted on 08/24/2011 10:30:36 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan

Full Title: College Students in Favor of Wealth Distribution Are Asked to Pass Their Grade Points to Other Students

A California college student is conducting a social experiment where he’s trying to get his peers to sign a petition in favor of distributing grade point averages to show how the federal government distributes wealth.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: college; democrats; grades; liberalism; liberals; redistribution; socialism; spreadthewealth; wealth
In California, of all places. How long before this student is on academic suspension?
1 posted on 08/24/2011 10:30:39 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: 5thGenTexan

The term is “Redistribution”. Good to see somebody actually challenging the moonbats with common sense and logic though.


2 posted on 08/24/2011 10:37:28 AM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: 5thGenTexan

Good exercise of “put your money where your mouth is.” Wonder how many will agree.


3 posted on 08/24/2011 10:37:28 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: 5thGenTexan

A few years ago, my daughter told me the story of one professor who offered his class that, after every test, quiz, exam... everybody would get whatever the class average was. It kind of worked the first time around, with an average in the low 90s. But, it didn’t take long for some students to figure that they did not have to study to get a good grade, so the averages started going down. The good students felt that it did not matter how hard they worked, they got so-so grades, so there was no need to keep on working. Before Christmas the whole class was failing! After explaining to the students that they had just seen socialism in action, the professor discarded all the grades and offered make up exams.


4 posted on 08/24/2011 10:39:08 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: 5thGenTexan

it’s an educational experience for economic slow learners.


5 posted on 08/24/2011 10:39:26 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

Means that everyone will get a “C” grade. No fails BUT NO ONE GETS AN A.

The mediocrity of socialism at it’s best (worst).


6 posted on 08/24/2011 10:40:01 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: DirtyHarryY2K
The term is “Redistribution”.

I know, but I copied the title exactly to help prevent multiple postings.

7 posted on 08/24/2011 10:40:28 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: 5thGenTexan

Also posted here
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2765605/posts


8 posted on 08/24/2011 10:43:47 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: 5thGenTexan

It won’t work. Libs have brain damage and most will never recover. I don’t mean this in a sarcastic way. Most have literally lost their ability to use reason and logic when it comes to these topics. Liberalism damages the mind and it’s usually permanent.

The GPA analogy has been tried many times before but it’s just explained away as apples and oranges by the Marxist professors.


9 posted on 08/24/2011 10:44:06 AM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: 5thGenTexan

Its that old joke come true:

A young woman was about to finish her first year of college. Like so many others her age, she considered herself to be a very liberal Democrat, and was very much in favor of the redistribution of wealth.

She was deeply ashamed that her father was a rather staunch Republican, a feeling she openly expressed. Based on the lectures that she had participated in, and the occasional chat with a professor, she felt that her father had for years harbored an evil, selfish desire to keep what he thought should be his.

One day she was challenging her father on his opposition to higher taxes on the rich and the addition of more
government welfare programs. The self-professed objectivity proclaimed by her professors had to be the truth and she indicated so to her father. He responded by asking how she was doing in school.

Taken aback, she answered rather haughtily that she had a 4.0 GPA, and let him know that it was tough to maintain, insisting that she was taking a very difficult course load and was constantly studying, which left her no time to go out and party like other people she knew. She didn’t even have time for a boyfriend, and didn’t really have many college friends because she spent all her time studying.

Her father listened and then asked, “How is your friend Audrey doing ?” She replied, “Audrey is barely getting by. All she takes are easy classes, she never studies, and she barely has a 2.0 GPA. She is so popular on campus; college for her is a blast. She’s always invited to all the parties, and lots of times she doesn’t even show up for classes because she’s too hung over.”

Her wise father asked his daughter, “Why don’t you go to the Dean’s office and ask him to deduct a 1.0 off your GPA and give it to your friend who only has a 2.0. That way you will both have a 3.0 GPA and certainly that would be a fair and equal distribution of GPA.”

The daughter, visibly shocked by her father’s suggestion, angrily fired back, “That wouldn’t be fair! I have worked really hard for my grades! I’ve invested a lot of time, and a lot of hard work! Audrey has done next to nothing toward her degree. She played while I worked my tail off!”

The father slowly smiled, winked and said gently, “ Welcome to the Republican party.”


10 posted on 08/24/2011 10:44:43 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: AppyPappy

and here

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2765246/posts

People change the title because it is too long so I’m just linking them.


11 posted on 08/24/2011 10:45:59 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: dhs12345

To a liberal, “redistribution” is about OTHER PEOPLE redistributing what they’ve earned, not the liberal that is espousing it.

Liberalism is all about feeling good about yourself for “caring” without actually making any individual personal sacrifice to implement that “caring”.


12 posted on 08/24/2011 10:48:14 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: precisionshootist

Most every liberal I know will gladly take your money or anything else from you or right out of your kids hands to give to someone else. But if you ask them to give up something you might as well be asking for a kidney, they are really cheap, stingy-ass SOB’s.


13 posted on 08/24/2011 10:51:54 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: sarge83

Exactly-—they are selfish—it has been proven by studies on Tax Returns—didn’t Al Gore write off “used underwear” as a tax deduction???

They want to rule the ignorant masses who are not allowed to think or do anything without their loving, caring OK....they know better than us and have to regulate every aspect of life.

So unconstitutional. So Marxist.


14 posted on 08/24/2011 10:56:49 AM PDT by savagesusie
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To: 5thGenTexan

I did a similar experiment with my idiot, lib nephew. I said, “How much cash do you have on you”? “$50.00” he says. I said, “I don’t have any cash. Give me $25.00 so we’re even”. He got mad at the thought. I simply said, “think about it, bonehead”. I’ve lost all patience with ALL libs. Including family.


15 posted on 08/24/2011 11:00:22 AM PDT by albie
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To: dhs12345

Not even a C average. The average will quickly slide into failures for all.....


16 posted on 08/24/2011 11:03:24 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: 5thGenTexan

This is how, back in the 90s, I explained socialism to my brother and sister.


17 posted on 08/24/2011 11:07:48 AM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of freedom only to see fascism elected at home.)
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To: dhs12345

“The soft bigotry of low expectations”.

kinda like 9+ unemployment is the new “norm”.


18 posted on 08/24/2011 11:29:17 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (My mind is like a steel trap: rusty and illegal in 37 states.)
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To: precisionshootist
The GPA analogy has been tried many times before but it’s just explained away as apples and oranges by the Marxist professors.
I've read two different authors (conservative authors of course) describe "liberals" as analogy-impaired. That set me remembering conversations with some of the leftists in my family (can't avoid family, eh?) and son-of-a-gun it is true.

One can't use analogy or any form of verbal short-hand with leftists. That includes common analogies and verbal shortcuts in everyday use which eveyone else understands. When one does finally get the concept across, one is going to get one of "is not!" (deny facts); "you're raaaacist"; "that's stupid" (meaning you're stupid for knowing it); or they just ignore what you say and throw up a straw man...

When I do have to deal with the lefties, I stick to weather (usually OK) or "have you seen any good movies lately" type stuff. The lawyer BIL (total jerk) is always trying to start one of his little lawyer games. Talks a lot - never listens - always the smartest guy in the room -- in short, a legend in his own mind. Typical leftist.
19 posted on 08/24/2011 11:56:14 AM PDT by Peet (Cogito ergo dubito.)
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To: lowbridge

The father slowly smiled, winked and said gently, “ Welcome to the Republican party.”

THAT’S NOT THE SAME THING! /libtard


20 posted on 08/24/2011 1:01:45 PM PDT by Peet (Cogito ergo dubito.)
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To: 5thGenTexan
“If I do give GPA points to students that don’t deserve it, it isn’t fair, I work for what I have.”

Nice idea to get them thinking, but it is a false comparison. One can't inherit a GPA, but one surely can inherit sufficient capital to generate a handsome income.

21 posted on 08/24/2011 1:15:25 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: CSM

But we’ll feel good!


22 posted on 08/26/2011 2:46:04 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Sad.


23 posted on 08/26/2011 2:47:12 PM PDT by dhs12345
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