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This is why I often despair about America's future.

by Paul C / July 8, 2010 10:18 AM PDT

Thank you, Jay Leno, for reminding us again why we wind up with the morons who claim to represent us. It's simply because that there are morons who somehow are allowed to vote.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkQ6XgXeNuY&feature=player_embedded

We don't teach history, economics or anything really important correctly - but I guarantee that these fools know everything about the latest celebrislut "news."

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Wow, that's scary.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 8, 2010 8:31 PM PDT

Even the 'College Professor' didn't know.

Sadly we have similar examples in the UK. Not that I can find any history examples at the moment, but I found these others;

What is Britain's highest award for valour in war?
Nelson's Column

Name the four seasons
Salt, mustard, pepper, vinegar

What are steroids?
Things for keeping the carpet on the stairs

Mark

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when watching the J Leno
by jonah jones / July 9, 2010 1:02 AM PDT

'jay walking' my wife always insists
"it's a setup, nobody can be that dumb"

uh huh.........

,.

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Re: voting by the uninformed
by C1ay / July 9, 2010 4:52 AM PDT

It's kind of like letting blind people judge a beauty contest, huh?

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Uninformed Vote, Informed don't Vote.
by JP Bill / July 9, 2010 5:06 AM PDT

More uniformed, than informed?

Really informed know they're "All the same"?

Tell the people what they want to hear, do what you want after elected.

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I forgot
by JP Bill / July 9, 2010 5:11 AM PDT

Tell the people what they want to hear, do what you want after elected, hope they forget by next election

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Biggest sign of getting older? Bemoaning the state of
by Ziks511 / July 9, 2010 9:54 AM PDT

education. "When I was young we had to do 30 Math questions every night."

Just like everybody I find myself deploring the High School education my son had. Certainly I was better taught in History and Latin, and probably in Math.

Rob

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It's not a sign of getting older, Rob.
by Paul C / July 9, 2010 10:20 AM PDT

It's an accurate observation. I suspect that you, like me, were also taught to write coherently, read voraciously and above all, think for yourself with critical intelligence - skills that no longer are taught in America's decaying miseducation establishment, which is more interested in turning out sheeple than people.

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

-Theodore Roosevelt

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