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An Economic 'Plan'?

Rose Marie3 Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 7:52 AM
Why do you think you will always find Obama surrounded by "young students". They have been dumbed down to the point where they actually believe the garbage they are being fed. They have been primed by government education where history has been revised to reflect this radicals beliefs. How do you "unbrainwash our young people" ? I don't even know if "unbrainwash" is a word, if not, it should be.
BSsifter Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 8:32 AM
So true, RM3.
Anyone who has worked with this younger generation in a job that requires common sense or creative/independent thinking knows that these skills simply are not there. I have seen people with 4 year degrees who simply cannot write a coherent sentence or paragraph, have zero math skills or are incapable of making the simplest decisions. This in itself is a huge drag on productivity in any business and a sad commentary on our educational system, public or private.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 8:16 AM
If you can"deconstruct," you can jolly well "unbrainwash"!

Former president Bill Clinton told the Democratic National Convention that Barack Obama has a plan to rescue the economy, and only the fact that the Republicans stood in his way has stopped him from getting the economy out of the doldrums.

From all this, and much else that is said in the media and on the campaign trail, you might think that the economy requires government intervention to revive and create jobs. It is Beltway dogma that the government has to "do something."

History tells a different story. For the first 150 years of this country's existence, the federal...