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Hagel Went to Five Colleges, Was īDī Student; Media Oblivious
Breitbart ^ | 2/10/13 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 02/10/2013 6:09:01 PM PST by Nachum

Remember when the mainstream media mocked a politician who had to attend five colleges to graduate, whose academic record was less than outstanding, and whose subsequent success was proof of nothing? Remember how that was supposed to be a threat to national security, the economy, and so much else? That was so 2008, so Sarah Palin. It turns out that former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE), who is now awaiting confirmation as Secretary of Defense, attended five colleges and was a "D" student. He volunteered to serve in Vietnam,

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Nebraska; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: chuckhagel; colleges; hagel; media; nebraska; oblivious; vietnam; waronterror
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That explains a lot
1 posted on 02/10/2013 6:09:13 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Zero went to 3 and still no grades this explains more


2 posted on 02/10/2013 6:10:36 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Lexington and Concord Americans experience thier first gun grab attempt)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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3 posted on 02/10/2013 6:11:08 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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4 posted on 02/10/2013 6:12:00 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

the media nearly crucified george bush for gettign a C in Havard, but ignore Hagel’s D?


5 posted on 02/10/2013 6:15:39 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: CottShop

What gets me is that in the era Bush got his ‘C’, A Harvard degree still meant something. Getting a C there easily put Bush in the top 5% of the most intelligent people in the country, if not on the planet.

Last I read, A modern Harvard grad was somewhat less intelligent than the public at large. And there have been a number of episodes/articles/TV shoes that have backed that up pretty definitively.

To say nothing of the actual doings of modern Harvard grads....


6 posted on 02/10/2013 6:21:45 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Of course the academic ineptitude of folks like Ted Kennedy and John Kerry never seemed to be much of a media interest.

Sort of like worrying about Joe the Plumber’s trade license or the DNA of Palin’s Down Syndrome child instead of Baraq’s clearly dubious history.


7 posted on 02/10/2013 6:24:46 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Nachum

Chuck Hagel couldn’t spell ‘C-A-T’ if you spotted him the ‘C’ and the ‘A’.


8 posted on 02/10/2013 6:25:29 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I understand at Harvard, one is not ‘allowed’ to fail. They want the cash and to indoctrinate.


9 posted on 02/10/2013 6:25:55 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Norm Lenhart

This hagel drone is a multilevel loser...therefore he is qualified as a nobama appointee.


10 posted on 02/10/2013 6:26:06 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Nachum
In the Obama administration, starting at the top, the fewer the academic credentials the better ... and it's abundantly clear with their results. The most pathetic administration in this Nation's history.
11 posted on 02/10/2013 6:28:20 PM PST by BluH2o
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To: CottShop

> the media nearly crucified george bush for gettign a C in Havard, but ignore Hagel’s D?

Of course, D = Democrat.


12 posted on 02/10/2013 6:28:43 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
And W graduated from Yale undergrad with a higher GPA than John Merde Pour Les Cerveaux Kerry.



Keep Faith with the Fallen of Benghazi! Let the Obama Regime, for once, tell the Truth!

Fiat Justitia, Ruat Coelum!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

13 posted on 02/10/2013 6:29:49 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Nachum

My early college life was like that, but I went back to college three years ago and graduated summa cum laude last year. It’s amazing what a few tours in a war zone will do to straighten up a young flunkie.


14 posted on 02/10/2013 6:33:03 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Harvard (Ivy league, how to be a good liberal) is so overrated. I went to a two year, then a 4 year state school. My engineering degree is more useful than the crap they got. Gasp, I got an MBA from a state school.


15 posted on 02/10/2013 6:34:30 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: batterycommander

Thanks for your service! Son in law did five tours. See my page.


16 posted on 02/10/2013 6:36:58 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: batterycommander

Good for you. I hope you taught your classmates a few things too.


17 posted on 02/10/2013 6:38:29 PM PST by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: CottShop
...the media nearly crucified george bush for gettign a C in Harvard, but ignore Hagel’s D?

Yep, the New York Times has no shame... or integrity...

18 posted on 02/10/2013 6:38:41 PM PST by GOPJ (What EVIDENCE justified blaming Benghazi on... an obscure video? Freeper TexasVoter)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Harvard...Getting a C there easily put...in the top 5% of the most intelligent people in the country, if not on the planet.

I wholeheartedly disagree. That indicates a particular skill among many others that constitute intelligence.
19 posted on 02/10/2013 6:39:59 PM PST by jobim (.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

[[What gets me is that in the era Bush got his ‘C’, A Harvard degree still meant something. Getting a C there easily put Bush in the top 5% of the most intelligent people in the country, if not on the planet.]]

I think If I remember right- Bush has an iq of 136 or soemthign like that- not incredibly smart, but still genius- (Clinton I think had a high iq- and most presidents are i nthe genius category-

But let’s remember, Bush partied at harvard, was known as a party boy, and still managed to pull off a C average in one of the hardest schools in America at that time-


20 posted on 02/10/2013 6:40:36 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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