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Why Obama is Uneducated
American Thinker ^ | 02/25/2014 | Selwyn Duke

Posted on 02/25/2014 6:43:52 AM PST by SeekAndFind

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And a fact about Obama's upbringing is that it was defined by fiction. Clergyman Hosea Ballou said, "Education commences at the mother's knee...," but not only was Obama's mother's knee not around all the time, but what an odd knee it was. Her father had given her his first name, Stanley, because he'd wanted a boy, and Stanley Ann Dunham's personal development reflected that bizarre beginning. She attended Mercer Island High in Seattle, which had a wing known as "anarchy alley" that was infested with radical leftist teachers. It is said that Dunham "thrived" in that atmosphere, and she became a committed left-wing atheist herself. Then there was Obama's mentor in Hawaii, Frank Marshall Davis, a pornographic-novel writer and anti-white, card-carrying member of the Communist Party USA. And how radical were Obama's leftist grandparents, with whom he lived in the Aloha State? Obama's grandfather, Stanley Armour Dunham, was the one who chose Davis to be scrambler of young Barry's brains.

The point is that there was no prominent person in the young Obama's life who could or would expose him to reality. It was all anti-American, anti-Western isms and destructive schism. This brings us to Obama's mind-numbingly ridiculous description of his 2008 campaign travels: "I've now been in 57 states; I think, one left to go." Where does such a bizarre mistake come from? After all, that there are 50 states is drummed into every American child so that it just instinctively rolls off the tongue: 50 states, 50 states, 50 states.... That is, again, every "American child."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; operative; saudiarabia; uneducated

1 posted on 02/25/2014 6:43:52 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

...can one be “educated” and indoctrinated both ???

Semper Watching !
*****


2 posted on 02/25/2014 6:51:03 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama is the Poster Boy for what happens when you try to educate someone beyond their native intelligence.


3 posted on 02/25/2014 6:51:52 AM PST by Iron Munro (Eight died on that bridge at Concord, back in 1775. How many will it take this time?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Education commences at the mother’s knee and other joints.


4 posted on 02/25/2014 6:52:11 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: SeekAndFind

For a man who is supposedly from Hawaii to say “57 states” is doubly weird.


5 posted on 02/25/2014 6:54:04 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: SeekAndFind
""I've now been in 57 states; I think, one left to go." Where does such a bizarre mistake come from?"

There are 57 states in the Organization of Islamic Countries.

6 posted on 02/25/2014 6:55:15 AM PST by Truth29
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7 posted on 02/25/2014 6:56:43 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Arthur McGowan

there are 57 islamic states....I guess that’s what is buzzing around in his brain box.


8 posted on 02/25/2014 6:56:50 AM PST by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Iron Munro

Who tried to do that?


9 posted on 02/25/2014 6:57:26 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: spokeshave
....or maybe some tomato sauce thingy...
10 posted on 02/25/2014 6:57:42 AM PST by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: SeekAndFind

Uneducated? Depends on the education we’re talking about. He certainly spanked half the US to win two elections in a row. Obviously he knows something.

Being dismissive and trivializing an opponent leads to underestimating them and losing. We did just that.


11 posted on 02/25/2014 7:00:04 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: SeekAndFind
That's the thing about this Obama guy (if that's his real name), he takes credit for things that rightly belong to others (i.e., taking out bin Laden) or that are completely untrue (improved economy, job creation) yet he can't actually point to anything, ANYTHING, in his life that is an irrefutable success.

The only people we know of that have ties to him, he downplays the association (Bill Ayers, Jeremiah Wright) or coyly omits the association (referring to Frank Marshall Davis cryptically as "Frank" in his AUTO-BIOGRAPHY).

Oh. My fave Obama pronouncement: declaring Hawaii to be a part of Asia at an AIPAC meeting a few years ago.

Is there anybody he looks up to as a mentor who ISN'T of ill repute?

12 posted on 02/25/2014 7:00:53 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Iron Munro
"Obama is the Poster Boy for what happens when you try to educate someone beyond their native intelligence."

I'm sorry, Iron, but your statement somehow has racism written all over it, unless I totally misunderstand what you are trying to say. Exactly what do you mean by "native intelligence"?

I believe that the article is speaking of "learned intelligence" rather than "native intelligence"

1. Existing in or belonging to one by nature; innate: native ability.
2. Being such by birth or origin: a native Scot.
3. Being one's own because of the place or circumstances of one's birth: our native land.
4. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region; indigenous: a plant native to Asia.

13 posted on 02/25/2014 7:02:10 AM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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To: SeekAndFind

How could he possibly be educated?

By his own admission he was in a drugged stupor through high school. He flunked out of Occidental. No one remembers him at Columbia. And then he graduates from Harvard Law with honors? Yeah right.

Where are the fellow students at Harvard gasping about his intellect, impressed about his participation in their study group or even seeing him in a class?


14 posted on 02/25/2014 7:02:36 AM PST by mom.mom
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To: mom.mom

RE: And then he graduates from Harvard Law with honors? Yeah right.

Wasn’t he the editor of the Harvard Law Review?

And I am also curious as to how his students rated him as a Constitutional Law Lecturer at the University of Chicago...


15 posted on 02/25/2014 7:06:34 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Perhaps constantly smoking “choom” as a youth fried more than a few brain cells.


16 posted on 02/25/2014 7:08:58 AM PST by The Great RJ
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To: SeekAndFind

There are so many outrageous things Obama has said (slandering other people) and so many other stupid things (Navy corpseman, etc.), that I’m willing to cut him slack on the 57 states gaffe. He may have meant to say 47, since he went on to say he had one left to go—thinking in terms of the 48 states other than Alaska and Hawaii, neither of which he had any reason to campaign in.


17 posted on 02/25/2014 7:11:54 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: SeekAndFind

Pot use during teen years has been demonstrated to inhibit physical brain development in a period just when the brain is undergoing most of its restructuring since birth.

That barry and his boys were saturated with the stuff explains a lot about the little islamist right there.


18 posted on 02/25/2014 7:21:53 AM PST by onedoug
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To: CodeToad

By “uneducated” they must mean smarter than the GOP, McCain, Romney, and over half of the population.


19 posted on 02/25/2014 7:26:25 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Wasn’t he the editor of the Harvard Law Review?”

No one remembers how he got that and he never wrote any articles as expected of the editor. He did nothing but carry the title.


20 posted on 02/25/2014 7:28:11 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s educated way beyond his intelligence...................


21 posted on 02/25/2014 7:28:53 AM PST by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: bigbob

Obviously. We lost to an “uneducated” person.


22 posted on 02/25/2014 7:29:11 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: SeekAndFind
"After all, that there are 50 states is drummed into every American child so that it just instinctively rolls off the tongue: 50 states, 50 states, 50 states...."

Actually, I, too, have a problem with the number of states in the US. However, my problem only further makes Duke's point. You see, when I was in grade school, there were only 48 states. "48 states, 48 states, 48 states" was drummed into my head. Now when I need to quickly reel off the number of stars on the flag, or the number of US Senators, I have to stop and think.

Obama never had this particular problem. The number of states and senators was constant while he was in grade school. However, he probably never heard the number 50 referencing an important number in the government.

However, there are, indeed, 57 Muslim countries.

23 posted on 02/25/2014 7:36:40 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy
"...your statement somehow has racism written all over it, unless I totally misunderstand what you are trying to say. Exactly what do you mean by "native intelligence"?

You seem to be reaching and struggling to find a reason to take offense; to make a connection to racism that doesn't exist in my statement.

The word "native" isn't always a reference to black skin, red skin, or African tribes. It does have other meanings and was in use long before the age of oversensitivity to skin color fell upon us.

Think of "native" as "innate" and this use of the word "native"will become clear to you.

In this case, here is what is meant by my reference to "native intelligence":

common sense

noun
sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence.


24 posted on 02/25/2014 7:46:03 AM PST by Iron Munro (Eight died on that bridge at Concord, back in 1775. How many will it take this time?)
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To: Arthur McGowan
I've had 56 varieties and I think I have one to go.


25 posted on 02/25/2014 7:49:10 AM PST by DManA
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To: CodeToad

The title was “president” of the harvard review. Apparently, the title was changed for him and did not require any writing or editing. Makes you wonder who’s behind this secret person, no?


26 posted on 02/25/2014 7:49:55 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SeekAndFind

What ? Bill O’Reilly say’s Obama is an expert on socks and can talk about them for hours


27 posted on 02/25/2014 7:54:59 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: hal ogen

Manchurian Candidate.


28 posted on 02/25/2014 8:15:24 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: SeekAndFind
For a guy who's not that smart, he sure as hell is doing a masterful job at “rope a doping” the country. Thanks to the help of the lame stream and the vast number of uneducated, lazy “give me” voters,
29 posted on 02/25/2014 8:21:30 AM PST by kenmcg
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To: kenmcg

RE: For a guy who’s not that smart, he sure as hell is doing a masterful job at “rope a doping” the country.

Has it not occurred to you that this nation’s voters have slowly become “not smart” as well?


30 posted on 02/25/2014 8:24:13 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

The entire family is one big f’d up mess. He was groomed since birth to be a communist puppet for others. There isn’t a single brain cell rattling around Barty’s head. I still maintain he is a very stupid man. But he is a stupid man surrpunded by evil sick people that are in charge. Even his beard is a political calculation.


31 posted on 02/25/2014 8:45:41 AM PST by Organic Panic
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To: SeekAndFind

You got the gist of it.
Dear Leader’s formula for how to become president, and it doesn’t require a scintilla of intelligence:

1) Affirmative Action
2) Smearing opponents with their confidential divorce records.
3) Getting discovered by Reid as a clean and articulate Black man.
4) White guilt, Black pride, naive and uninformed voters
5) Teleprompters and Greek columns.
6) Slavish media propagandists crowning him with halos.
7) Getting Bill Ayers to write your autobiography.


32 posted on 02/25/2014 8:49:21 AM PST by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: SeekAndFind

Another great Selwyn Duke article.


33 posted on 02/25/2014 10:32:36 AM PST by paterfamilias
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To: SeekAndFind

BTTT!


34 posted on 02/25/2014 11:33:28 AM PST by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: Iron Munro
"Think of "native" as "innate" and this use of the word "native"will become clear to you."

Sorry I am just now answering you back, I was out all day and just got back in.

I am very happy to know now that I did indeed misunderstand how you were using "native". I was really truly hoping that was the case. But I did want to challenge what you said in case others reading Free Republic might wrongly think us racist. However, you rose gallantly to the challenge and very nicely proved your worth (OUR worth, FREE REPUBLIC's worth)and I applaud you.

I was afraid you may have meant (or readers might think you meant) "native" as in by birth or origin, because the very definition of racist means believing that one race is inferior or superior to another race or races. And we here at Free Republic (and you too) know that we do not dislike and distrust Obama because of his race, but because of his communist philosophy, his arrogance, his hatred of America, just to name a few.... and I should add (as you so eloquently pointed out, his lack of common sense.

35 posted on 02/25/2014 3:57:12 PM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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