They (Obama's liberals) always go back to academia.

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    Academia is the last refuge for the fellow travelers of Marxism. When a collectivist president goes looking for compliant and agreeable sycophants where's the best place to look? When they have served the agendas of the collectivist president; when they have carried out his agendas and given him plausible deniability; when they have become a lightning rod for his failed policies, where's the best refuge? Time to scurry back to the safety of academia.
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    We don't need no education.......

    pathetic
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    do the cons/GOP in this thread assert that GOP doesn't resort to dredging academia for cabinet or other positions?
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    sigh
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    I'm sure Artie Laffer got his PhD in the school of "hard knocks" or "running a business."
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    I'm confused. Are you asking me to state exemptions? If so they would be purely anecdotal as I have several close friends that teach, and was taught by many very bright professors in high school and at UF
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    Long story short, there are no conservative technocrats. Its all just plain folks, without no fancy booklearnin'
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    No, I was basically bemoaning the sort of lazy generalizations being made. I was agreeing with you.
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    Nana just upped your renewal fee.:shhh:
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    That's what I thought but wanted to make sure. Cheers!
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    Book learning doesn't make one smart. Being able to use common sense to solve problems makes one smart.
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    Does the same apply to former military turned politicians? Just curious as to the demarcation.
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    Academic or lobbyist? Which way to go? When you have the personality of a tree stump (which arguably does a disservice to tree stumps) the choice is clear.
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    is this becoming the face of the right these days?
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    Or you can be like the greedy and unscrupulous Hillary who charges 200k for speeches selling access to those dirty corporations (about 13 scheduled). Bill (I have to donate my undies for $5.00 a pair) has made an estimated 100m doing this.

    And of course Obama gets a pension valued at 6.5 million for working 12 years.

    Not a peep from our left wing posters.

    The new 1%: government and academia. Greedy bastards.

    :sick:
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    Charging for speeches seems like a capitalist thing to do. Who are you to dictate how much she charges? Isn't it whatever the market will bear? Oh wait...
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    I believe it's called wisdom, which too often is in short supply.
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    The media turnstiles are worse. I don't know how people can take George Stephanopolos seriously ... amoung many others with close ties to Dem who have executive positions at TV networks.
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    and the right pays a lot to hear speeches from GOP college academic Sarah Palin. A Sarah Palin who is pretty much a Miss S Carolina clone.
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    Hate to break it you old, but she was more qualified than the community organizer.

    But I'll agree she used her government background to grease the pig too. Shame on her.

    :grin:

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