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Video: Herman Cain Schools Anti-American College Hecklers
Townhall.com ^ | October 1, 2012 | Guy Benson

Posted on 10/01/2012 3:24:28 PM PDT by Kaslin

Former presidential candidate and successful CEO Herman Cain participated in a jobs forum at the University of Michigan last week.  During his presentation, Cain told several hundred students that they'll enjoy at least one significant advantage when the enter the job market, triggering an interesting response from a handful of hecklers:
 

Cain: "This is the greatest country in the world."

Students: "Not," "It's not!"


The rest of the audience gasped, booed, and a few chanted "U-S-A."  Cain then launched into an epic impromptu monologue about the greatness of America -- her liberties, her prosperity, her military strength, and her opportunities -- bringing the crowd to its feet.  Pure awesome:
 

"If this is not the greatest country in the world, leave!"


For more data and perspective on America's singular exceptionalism on the landscape of world history, read thisthis, this and this.  It's also interesting to note which end of our domestic political spectrum spends the most energy informing their fellow Americans that our nation really isn't all that great: Entitled undergraduates (see above), the ranting, fictional "news" anchors, as imagined by Hollywood, sanctimonious blowhards and fawning Sinophiles at the New York Times, and, at times, even the President of the United States.  I can think of no more eloquent recent paean to America's exceptional greatness than Condoleezza Rice's address at the Republican National Convention (17:25 for a highlight):
 


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: barackobama; exceptionalism; hermancain; michigan
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1 posted on 10/01/2012 3:24:38 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

He was my favorite. Thanks for posting.


2 posted on 10/01/2012 3:42:51 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: oprahstheantichrist

He was my first choice. Unfortunately he was forced by the 0bama Media to drop out before the Primaries even started. I hope Mitt Romney will appoint him as secretary of treasury


3 posted on 10/01/2012 3:46:56 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Tells it like it is, don’t he!!


4 posted on 10/01/2012 3:54:10 PM PDT by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking"..J.C. Watts)
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To: Kaslin

Herman’s zipper problem was not the result of the media.


5 posted on 10/01/2012 3:59:55 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Kaslin

I think we may see some very interesting and inspiring appointments from President Romney.


6 posted on 10/01/2012 4:01:26 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: truthluva

Herman Cain is da man!!! Allen West is da man!!! Mia Love is da woman!!! Not the Kenyan, Muslim, Slavemaster & Slave Seller!!! Black folks, wake up!!! You done been had by Obama and his hate America ilk!!! Being adrift at sea is no way to go through life!!! Sad!!!


7 posted on 10/01/2012 4:02:20 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Kaslin
The first ol'gal to mess with him is prue leftwingtard through and through. Recall that she was the federal government's spokeswoman for the Elien kidnapping.

When her son was about 6 months old she bought a home in his name.

That's why folks couldn't pin down where she lived. However, you just about have to be a foreign agent to get into the old trick of buying a piece of property in your infant's name in Virginia.

Actually, that's how a foreign power can develop very quiet, almost invisible sleeper cells in this country ~ or any other with unrestricted ownership of property by private individuals.

At some point someone must have realized that Axelrod's ties went much deeper than just into the world of Chicagoland hookers ~ he has his own Castro connections as well as links to the old USSR Communist party ~ and they still have some bucks around.

Someone pulled Mr. Cain out of the way of a speeding locomotive that just didn't want another blackman in their way. They tossed some really expensive secret agents at him in fact ~ that's how much they wanted to get rid of him. There's no doubt they were prepared to toss more than that at him if they wished.

8 posted on 10/01/2012 4:03:01 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: arrogantsob

It was the result of a quite elaborate former Soviet sleeper cell ~ working with Axelrod.


9 posted on 10/01/2012 4:04:19 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Cain gave them the material to destroy his pretensions. His candidacy was ludicrous in any case.

I know the election of The Disaster lowered the bar but shouldn’t one show he can be elected to SOME office before running for the top job in the land? Talk about effrontery.


10 posted on 10/01/2012 4:08:21 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: muawiyah
People forget that Axelrod is a “red Diaper” baby like David Horowitz. In fact I think Horowitz has said he is parents knew Axelrod’s parents. There difference is Horowitz had a very strong epiphany regarding communism. (Read his books to get the details!) Not so sure about Axelrod.
11 posted on 10/01/2012 4:08:52 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: Kaslin

“He was my first choice.”

Mine too. But, regardless of the bimbos, it just didn’t seem that he’d done his homework. Not for president - you MUST do your homework, as our stinky governor here in Texas also learned (although, in his case, he simply doesn’t have the mental capacity for that job).


12 posted on 10/01/2012 4:09:47 PM PDT by BobL (You can live each day only once. You can waste a few, but don't waste too many.)
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To: Kaslin

When I shop at my local Trader Joe’s, you can choose between brown paper and plastic shopping bags. I always choose plastic. If the cashier looks like a hippie Lefty, and they give me a look when I ask for plastic, I just say “God, guns, guts, and plastic make America great”.


13 posted on 10/01/2012 4:11:16 PM PDT by The Fop (Excuse me while I clean the saliva out of my racist dog whistle)
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To: Kaslin

Not just the O media... there were plenty on this very sight who as soon as they heard the rumors started saying terrible things about Mr. Cain.

Don’t you find it interesting that after all was said and done that only one so called accuser came forward and she had an axe to grind?

Mr. Cain was my first choice as well


14 posted on 10/01/2012 4:20:22 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: arrogantsob

he didn’t have a zipper problem he had folks like you jumping to unproven conclusions


15 posted on 10/01/2012 4:21:12 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: arrogantsob

what material? look I am not going to rehash all this again but I would like to point out that the conservatives who are bitching mightily on this sight because they don’t like Romney deserted Cain based on NO facts and a false allegation by a woman who knows Axelrod and had an axe to grind.


16 posted on 10/01/2012 4:24:44 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: arrogantsob

and by the way... if the criteria for holding office is having been previously elected then we can forget about ever getting rid of crony capitalism.

I don’t know how old you are but your logic is consistent with teen aged wisdom

effrontery indeed check your own motives.


17 posted on 10/01/2012 4:27:05 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Kaslin

He sure doesn’t need a steenking teleprompter or a focus group to tell him what to say.


18 posted on 10/01/2012 5:03:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: arrogantsob

Yea, like Washington, and Jefferson, and Lincoln, and Roosevelt, and...

Oops.


19 posted on 10/01/2012 5:07:51 PM PDT by been_lurking
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To: The Fop

At the Fort Campbell Commissary they also ask if I want Paper or plastic. I don’t mind paper but they are hard to carry. Most the times I have my own bags, but If I forget to bring them I just say plastic, though I hate plastic bags


20 posted on 10/01/2012 5:08:43 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: arrogantsob
Cain gave them the material to destroy his pretensions.

Here you go. All the news you will ever need. Go back to sleep and don't worry your pretty little head about anything.

21 posted on 10/01/2012 5:09:55 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Nifster

Exactly


22 posted on 10/01/2012 5:10:46 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin
That's Ann Arbor for you. Cain is lucky he wasn't raped by militant homosexuals.
23 posted on 10/01/2012 5:13:25 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: been_lurking
Don't forget about Eisenhower. That novice was never elected to anything but president either.
24 posted on 10/01/2012 5:17:04 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: arrogantsob

Oh Jeez!

SO, CLINTOON’S ZIPPER PROBLEM WAS JUST ‘A’ OK WITH YOU?

HERMAN KAIN NEVER RAPED ANYONE AND THEN TOLD HER TO PUT AN ICE CUBE ON THE LIP.

HERMAN KAIN NEVER LEFT A J**STAIN ON A BLUE DRESS OF SOME YOUNG GIRL.

Zipper problem?

GOTCHER YER DAMN ZIPPER PROBLEM RIGHT EFFIN HERE.


25 posted on 10/01/2012 5:17:13 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a Hate Crime. I just Hope they don't like it.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Military Much??


26 posted on 10/01/2012 5:18:20 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Kaslin

It’s a damned shame that spoiled kids who probably got Government loans to go to this University do not think the Government that gave themn those loans is the greatest country in the world.

I blame it on their teachers. The Liberal professors, and if I had my druthers I would ship every last one of them to Zimbabwe and let them stay there for a few years.


27 posted on 10/01/2012 5:36:41 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: arrogantsob
Hmmm, show you can be elected ~ hmm ~ novel idea.

I think when Axelrod and his commie buddies set out to destroy your public reputation ~ with truth or lies ~ they have the resources to do that, and if they wished they could kill you and not look back.

28 posted on 10/01/2012 5:59:35 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: arrogantsob
if you go back through all the material you find Cain didn't give this particular crowd anything ~ they made it up as they went, even that phony right wing talk show host in Iowa.

He almost came out from cover to attack Cain.

29 posted on 10/01/2012 6:05:22 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ConradofMontferrat

When you hyperventilate sit down and breathe slowly into a paper bag.

Slimy Willie has nothing to do with any of this.

Cain was strictly Amateur Hour and it was only a matter of time before he took himself out. Don’t let it upset you so.


30 posted on 10/01/2012 10:00:48 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: muawiyah

Hilarious stuff. The Democrats would have loved to run against Cain. He had NO chance of winning the nomination and was just a Pretend Candidate, useful only to split the Right and help Romney get nominated. The Right falls for these stunts EVERY time: Huckabee, Thompson, Duncan Hunter. It is as predictable as Charlie Brown trying to kick that football.


31 posted on 10/01/2012 10:05:16 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Nifster

Cain’s dash for the Exit indicated that the accusations had validity or there were worse things in the wings.

I never supported him because he was a ludicrous candidate useful only to split any voter bloc which could elect a conservative with some chance of winning.

Amateurs cannot beat the professional operation the Democrats run.


32 posted on 10/01/2012 10:10:52 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Nifster

My motive is simple don’t let stupidity harm the conservative movement. Cain was a joke as a politician. I love the guy but him running for the presidency is like me walking in off the street and trying out to be the Quarterback of the Chicago Bears without ever having played football.

If he was serious he would have moved to some safe district gotten elected to the House served a few terms moved on to a higher office, etc.

Politics is AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN very serious stuff and is a profession, Plato called politics the “highest art”. It is NOT business nor making war nor social change but all of them and more. Cain had fun playing with rhetoric but that is all it was.


33 posted on 10/01/2012 10:17:47 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: been_lurking

Please don’t embarrass yourself any further. GW served MULTIPLE terms in the House of Burgesses in Virginia along with other elected offices in the Colony. TJ was Congressman from Virginia, Governor of Virginia, Ambassador to France, Vice President, Secretary of State. FDR was Secretary of the Navy, Governor of NY. Lincoln was a Representative and deeply involved in Illinois politics for 20 yrs before running for the Presidency.

Every one of our Presidents, even the supremely UNqualified Obama, was more qualified to be president than Cain.

Even Elementary School history should have taught you that.


34 posted on 10/01/2012 10:23:49 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: TigersEye

You can play in Amateur Hour but count me out. I can even discern the news from that site.

Cain was a joke.


35 posted on 10/01/2012 10:25:31 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: arrogantsob

I counted you out when I read your post turtle post.


36 posted on 10/01/2012 10:27:46 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

I blissfully have no idea what you are talking about.


37 posted on 10/01/2012 10:31:18 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: arrogantsob

Or apparently anything anyone talks about.


38 posted on 10/01/2012 10:38:06 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

Most of that is safely ignored.


39 posted on 10/01/2012 10:46:21 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: arrogantsob
Cain was a joke

You two should be a good fit then.

40 posted on 10/01/2012 10:51:22 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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Bookmarking.


41 posted on 10/01/2012 11:01:12 PM PDT by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: arrogantsob
See you're still pushing the old 'too much conservatism goin' on" theory.

There were 16 candidates officially signed up to run. Only 3 of them were lifelong Conservative Republicans.

Who were those other people? Not lifelong Conservatives by a long shot ~ some were even members of different parties!

This is an RNC problem ~ they need to control the use of the franchise and the name a lot better!

42 posted on 10/02/2012 6:39:50 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TigersEye

I’m looking at Herman in the rear view mirror and he has almost disappeared. Who was correct: me, who told everyone quickly Cain had no chance or those who fell for his schtick?


43 posted on 10/02/2012 9:44:40 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: muawiyah

The RNC has nothing to do with state laws controlling ballot access.

Bachmann, Santorum, Perry, Newt, are all conservatives.

Why would you falsely claim I complain about “too much” conservatism when clearly my complaint is that there is too much stupidity goin’ on? Such stupidity prevents consolidation around a viable conservative if there was one available.

My complaint is meaningless since “conservatives” have repeatedly attacked their own in every election. They are easy to beat and rarely can win a statewide office (winners are inevitably attacked by “real” conservatives as “sellouts” and “RINOs”.

Almost anyone capable of winning a statewide election is the enemy of the “real” conservatives.


44 posted on 10/02/2012 9:54:22 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: arrogantsob

Your name selections are quite wrong. I said 3 were LIFELONG Conservative Republicans ~ apparently you are not aware of the histories behind the candidates.


45 posted on 10/02/2012 10:26:04 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: arrogantsob
Then what do you imagine the RNC does? Sure, the states pass their own laws, at the request of the parties, and they get guidance on these matters (Plus allocations of delegates depending on degree of conformance) from the RNC.

Priebus and the state committee chairmen seem to have little interest in protecting the franchise.

It is time to create a new RNC and invite the state parties to designate new chairmen to attend.

46 posted on 10/02/2012 10:29:29 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: arrogantsob
Who was correct: me, who told everyone quickly Cain had no chance or those who fell for his schtick?

At first glance that looks like one of those incredibly stupid 'have-you-stopped-beating-your-wife' trick questions. But it's actually not. The answer is you have been full of crap since the first idiotic premise you set down here and the question is just the tail end of the same turd.

47 posted on 10/02/2012 11:25:29 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: muawiyah

20 yrs is a political life. Not to mention what was a “conservative” 20, 40 yrs ago is considered a “RINO” around here.

I am aware of every major political figure general biography in the United States and have been for 50 yrs.

But I am not interested in the Inside Baseball theories which abound.


48 posted on 10/02/2012 1:46:24 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: TigersEye
Yes, you are correct - It was ME who told everyone Cain was a joke and had NO chance. This is the interpretation of your outburst of verbal diarrhea.
49 posted on 10/02/2012 1:48:34 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: muawiyah

Protection of the franchise has been the motivation to pass voter id laws in state after state where almost inevitably the courts prevent them from being implemented. Nothing the RNC can do about that, other than funding lawyers to fight the judges.

I suppose that were we driving down some South American mountain and at a hairpin turn, you would turn around in the driver’s seat and proclaim “someone else should drive.”


50 posted on 10/02/2012 1:52:49 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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