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Biden: "Children should be educated to the degree they are educable."
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Posted on 07/12/2012 9:00:39 AM PDT by Nachum

Vice President Joe Biden at the NAACP conference says that "Children should be educated to the degree they are educable." (July 12, 2012)

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KEYWORDS: biden; bidengaffes; children; degree; educable; gaffes; naacp
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1 posted on 07/12/2012 9:00:45 AM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 07/12/2012 9:01:56 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

It looks like Ol’ Joe was “educated to the degree [he was] educable”.


3 posted on 07/12/2012 9:02:32 AM PDT by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: Nachum

I’ll bet they cheered for the idiot.


4 posted on 07/12/2012 9:02:38 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: Nachum

So should vice-presidents.

Unfortunately...


5 posted on 07/12/2012 9:03:17 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Nachum

It looks like stand up Chuck was only educable up to preschool.


6 posted on 07/12/2012 9:03:56 AM PDT by Conservative_Jedi (Give me Liberty or give me Death!!)
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To: Nachum

In that case, most of Obama’s sons would be kicked out after the Second Grade.


7 posted on 07/12/2012 9:05:04 AM PDT by 109ACS (If this be Treason, then make the most of it. Patrick Henry, May 1765)
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To: Nachum
I guess what means is an end to affirmative action since that's what it is. Advancing people who lack the educational ability to succeed.
8 posted on 07/12/2012 9:05:15 AM PDT by usurper (Liberals GET OFF MY LAWN)
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To: Nachum

Vice Presidents should be kept silenced to the degree in which they are utterly nonsensical.


9 posted on 07/12/2012 9:05:50 AM PDT by lbryce (BHO-"Now, I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" by way of Oppenheimer at Trinity, NM)
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To: 109ACS
In that case, most of Obama’s sons would be kicked out after the Second Grade.

So would Biden.

10 posted on 07/12/2012 9:05:53 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: kosciusko51

Joe would have made a great janitor,if only he could have learned when to shut up.


11 posted on 07/12/2012 9:06:09 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean
He said that to a room full of blacks!?!?!?!

And they cheered!??!

That's one of the most racist things I've ever heard!!!!

He's an idiot, so are they -- apparently....

12 posted on 07/12/2012 9:09:09 AM PDT by Jerrybob (Truth -- the new hate speech.)
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To: Nachum
You didn't post this to make us look dumb right? Cause educable is a real word! educable [ˈɛdjʊkəbəl], educatable [ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtəbəl] adj capable of being trained or educated; able to learn
13 posted on 07/12/2012 9:10:16 AM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Wouldn’t surprise me.

It’s a good thing Biden has a group of people around him everyday because he probably wouldn’t be able to feed himself.

Hardly a day passes without something stupid coming out of his mouth.


14 posted on 07/12/2012 9:10:49 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Nachum

That doesn’t sound much like the utopian spirit of Ted Kennedy/GWB’s “No Chile Leff Behind”!

If Romney had said anything approaching that yesterday... (shudder)


15 posted on 07/12/2012 9:11:42 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: kosciusko51
It looks like Ol’ Joe was “educated to the degree [he was] educable”.

Yep.

16 posted on 07/12/2012 9:13:43 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1268 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: Mount Athos

Biden essentially said (this is how his statement comes off):

“From each according to his ability,
to each according to his need”

Does anyone doubt this is the admitted philosophy of his boss with all the associated ramifications?


17 posted on 07/12/2012 9:16:21 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Nachum

“Children should be educated to the degree they are educable.”
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In that case many kids would stop at the 5th grade and save us a ton of money tossed away.

It spounds like a great idea to me.


18 posted on 07/12/2012 9:18:46 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Nachum
Children should be educated to the degree that they're are willing to be educated. Which is the rub: far, far too many students don't want to put forward the effort to be educated - and if they're not willing to be educated, their capabilities are irrelevant.
19 posted on 07/12/2012 9:24:13 AM PDT by quadrant (1o)
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To: Nachum
Children should be educated to the degree that they're are willing to be educated. Which is the rub: far, far too many students don't want to put forward the effort to be educated - and if they're not willing to be educated, their capabilities are irrelevant.
20 posted on 07/12/2012 9:24:20 AM PDT by quadrant (1o)
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To: Nachum

Hey, I’m an old guy. I’m still learning. So does this mean that I should have bypassed a money-making career, and just been supported in a lifelong time of gittin’ edgicated?

I am sure that there is plenty more that I still don’t know, and I would like a full-time scholarship to go to a country-club college forever, surrounded by comely and willing young women, and with an endless supply of beer.


21 posted on 07/12/2012 9:25:54 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: Nachum

Hey, I’m an old guy. I’m still learning. So does this mean that I should have bypassed a money-making career, and just been supported in a lifelong time of gittin’ edgicated?

I am sure that there is plenty more that I still don’t know, and I would like a full-time scholarship to go to a country-club college forever, surrounded by comely and willing young women, and with an endless supply of beer.


22 posted on 07/12/2012 9:26:07 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: Nachum

And some children, like Biden, are a complete waste of education, but we have to give it a try.


23 posted on 07/12/2012 9:32:01 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Nachum
Vice President Joe Biden at the NAACP conference says that "Children should be educated to the degree they are educable."

The commie circles are rubbing off on ol Joe. This is not some "stupid" statement by Biden again, this is what those circles believe and Joe is regurgitating what he is around.
Just who exactly decides "to the degree"? Why, Government of course.

From each according to his ability, to each according to his need

24 posted on 07/12/2012 9:32:19 AM PDT by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Nachum

He was merely explaining “White Man’s Burden” in a way that those “ignorant savages” could understand.


25 posted on 07/12/2012 9:34:44 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: F15Eagle

You beat me to it. Yup, Ol’Slow Joe the commie, as are all Dems.


26 posted on 07/12/2012 9:35:38 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: quadrant
Children should be educated to the degree that they're are willing to be educated. Which is the rub: far, far too many students don't want to put forward the effort to be educated - and if they're not willing to be educated, their capabilities are irrelevant.

That famous 8th-grade test from a hundred years ago was not for graduating from 8th grade, but to enter high school. If you didn't demonstrate on the test that you would benefit from a high school education, then you didn't go.

Similarly, it used to be that if your test results and grades were not good enough for college, you just didn't go. Most people didn't go to college.

27 posted on 07/12/2012 9:36:02 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: Nachum
Remedial education forever; NEA uber allis.


28 posted on 07/12/2012 9:37:07 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party Switcheroo: Economic crisis! Zero's eligibility Trumped!! Hillary 2012!!!)
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To: Nachum
Vice President Joe Biden at the NAACP conference says that "Children should be educated to the degree they are educable."

A noble idea at first glance.

However for those of us familiar with Uncle Joe we know that what he is suggesting is that all children should get as much education as they desire at the public expense.

Of course as those who have been paying attention already know is that billions of dollars are wasted every year on government subsidized higher education.

Thousands upon thousands of students receiving government subsidized education drop out of college wasting government money and leaving the student most times with useless debt that they will struggle to pay or in many cases default on the loans leaving the tax payer to pick up the tab.

Just what this country needs; more useless debt “INVESTED” in failure.

29 posted on 07/12/2012 9:40:07 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Nachum

wonder if the kids has any say in that, or will the government tell them how much they are educatable


30 posted on 07/12/2012 9:40:12 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Nachum

In contrast to Obama’s claim that everyone should go to college...


31 posted on 07/12/2012 9:44:12 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Nachum
John Derbyshire recently got in trouble for writing, among other things, that repeated intelligence testing has shown that about 40% of black American have an iq under 80 - a level below functional literacy which no amount of schooling can overcome.

I guess Biden is just affirming that. And to the cheers of the NAACP.

Makes you wonder.

32 posted on 07/12/2012 9:44:26 AM PDT by mojito
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To: Nachum

Had Romney said the exact same phrase it would be front page show leading news, depicted as a “racist rant”!


33 posted on 07/12/2012 9:44:38 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Nachum

34 posted on 07/12/2012 9:45:32 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Nachum

Running it up the flagpole for your mob-boss ah Joe?

The longer man-boy obami is in power, the more we look like russia.


35 posted on 07/12/2012 9:47:11 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Nachum

Slow Joe only wants to see them grow up to become clean and articulate.


36 posted on 07/12/2012 9:47:22 AM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: Nachum

Yep, it’s called, “Goal based education”. The Obama administration wants to take the theme even further and make 11th and 12th grades optional, putting students directly into union apprenticeships, without graduating or taking any test. This would allow them to put former gang bangers in jobs as apprentice law enforcement, border patrol, health care workers without any testing or a high school degree, not even a high school equivalency test.


37 posted on 07/12/2012 9:48:05 AM PDT by Eva
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To: camle

Like the Channel 7 newscaster said last night, “You can’t make this stuff up, folks.”

Except she was talking about an I-10 accident when a semi loaded with bananas overturned, spilling bananas onto a wet highway, causing a cement truck to overturn, which made an El Paso Police car to veer into another car, broadsiding it, making it spin into another police car. When all the slipping and sliding was over, 12 cars had crashed.

But none burned, unlike Biden, who has a “crash and burn” mouth!


38 posted on 07/12/2012 9:49:38 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: TribalPrincess2U
The few that were there might have cheered.

http://weaselzippers.us/2012/07/12/pic-biden-speaks-to-empty-house-at-naacp-convention/

Pic: Biden Speaks To Empty House At NAACP Convention…


39 posted on 07/12/2012 9:49:59 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Jerrybob
He said that to a room full of blacks!?!?!?!
And they cheered!??!

Hmmmmm…don’t think there was much of a reaction one way or another

Pic: Biden Speaks To Empty House At NAACP Convention…


40 posted on 07/12/2012 9:56:44 AM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: Mount Athos

Dictionary.com also defines it as:

of or pertaining to mildly retarded individuals who may achieve self-sufficiency.

Nice job, Joey. I guess if they weren’t smart enough to pick up on the condescension...


41 posted on 07/12/2012 9:57:06 AM PDT by filospinato
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To: Nachum
The question is who decides the educability of an individual. Is it the government?
42 posted on 07/12/2012 9:59:45 AM PDT by rightsmart
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To: Nachum

I guess Joe could have said that we shouldn’t be niggardly with the education of children. That would have been a big hit too. /s


43 posted on 07/12/2012 10:05:36 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Mount Athos

Biden basically said “Your stupid kids don’t need to go to school”. That’s what people are ridiculing, not the use of educable.


44 posted on 07/12/2012 10:11:12 AM PDT by green iguana
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To: jayrunner

yeah. and soon it will be the government determining how much a person shoudl be educated to, and in what subject area...


45 posted on 07/12/2012 10:11:30 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: F15Eagle

LOL

We know they keep this clown around for a purpose.

The only thing I can come up with is Biden being
next in line for the presidency keeps 0 safe from harm.

Same with Pelousie, third in line.


46 posted on 07/12/2012 10:12:12 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: Nachum

47 posted on 07/12/2012 10:23:13 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Mount Athos
"You didn't post this to make us look dumb right? Cause educable is a real word! educable [ˈɛdjʊkəbəl], educatable [ˈɛdjʊˌkeɪtəbəl] adj capable of being trained or educated; able to learn" NO, its just another idiotic statement. Biden is the poster child for the Peter Principle
48 posted on 07/12/2012 10:36:05 AM PDT by Bruinator ("For socialism is not merely the labour question, it is before all things an atheistic question")
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49 posted on 07/12/2012 10:36:40 AM PDT by PMAS
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To: Nachum

RAW, unedited JB text:

“Children should be educated to the degree they are edible.”


50 posted on 07/12/2012 10:37:49 AM PDT by mikrofon (Stand down, Joe!)
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