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An Overdue Book

downtherabbithole Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 7:58 AM
"Because so few people bother to check the facts, . . . ." The beginning of the last paragraph says it all. Unfortunately it is the fact that "so many illiterate people" are the problem with being enamored of our "Ocampaigner"
TX Yankee Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 8:04 AM
And that is the problem here at Townhall and other Conservative sites. Authors like Sowell et al make interesting and intellectual arguments, but these are read only by people who already understand the argument, plus a few trolls who, like seagulls, swoop in and cr ap over us.

All of which begs the question - when will we require IQ tests for voting? You have to pass a skills test to get a driver's license; you have to be accredited to practice law or medicine, but morons and and do vote.

Now that's the real crime.
downtherabbithole Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 8:13 AM
I totally agree with your statement TX Yankee, just confused by "and and do vote"?
TX Yankee Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 8:26 AM
Fat fingers...meant to say "can and do vote" but my fingers misbehaved.
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