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Kind of reminds me of the old Peter Sellers movie, "Being There," where Chauncy Gardener's mentally challenged ramblings were misinterpreted as intellectual pearls of wisdom. The supposed brilliance and intellectualism of these mental midgets is really nothing more that a projection of those qualities onto them by fawning academics and students. Critical thinking, discernment, and analytical skills have been replaced by meaningless banalities, circular reasoning, and slavish worship of political correctness. The truly sad aspect of this is the massive student loan debt incurred to underwrite this tripe.
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Demand Primary Neutrality Now

Soho1950 Wrote: Sep 07, 2014 6:18 PM
Great. If Conservatives gain control of six more legislatures, they can then call a Constitutional convention and propose amendments. However, the requirement for those amendments to become law is approval by three-fourths of the states. That means the Conservatives need control over thirty-eight state legislatures. Not saying it couldn't happen, but it's a steeper hill to climb.
Doug, I kinda get your point, but The Carl's Jr./Hardees ads are - let's face it - pretty tacky. It's fine by me if these two want to boycott the place - maybe if enough people go along, it'll get the company's attention. On the other hand, I'm not entirely sure that radical Islam is all that concerned about public opinion.
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Obama Has No Middle East Strategy? Good!

Soho1950 Wrote: Sep 03, 2014 12:37 AM
Evidently the author believes - as Obama does - that if we can somehow convince Islamic terrorists that they shouldn't attack us because we're really, really nice people, then all will be sunshine and butterflies. We can see how well that's working out.
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The Fight Against Political Correctness

Soho1950 Wrote: Aug 29, 2014 1:16 PM
The idiotic aspect of the particular example here - "Bless you" - is that the phrase has nothing at all to do with any specific religion or deity, other than to invoke a generic petition for favor. The more common usage is simply a wish for happiness or health. One could be blessed by God, Allah, Gaia, or a sock monkey. Ironically, the Hebrew word for bless is "barak." Go figure.
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Five Phrases That Mean You're Not Hired

Soho1950 Wrote: Aug 29, 2014 12:57 AM
Maybe if you had taken the time to learn basic spelling, punctuation, and grammar rules, your boss might have appreciated your work more.
A plurality of college faculty members simply don't comprehend other than leftist viewpoints simply because they have never been employed outside of academia or politics. They have an idealized, utopian view of the world, based on little more than intellectual theories of social perfection. Sadly, they are capable of nothing other than indoctrinating new generations with the same nonsensical worldview, as they crank out degree-holders qualified for little more than their own careers in the ivory tower.
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Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III

Soho1950 Wrote: Aug 15, 2014 2:03 AM
"Finally, why is this our fight, 6,000 miles away, and not theirs?" Simply because history has shown repeatedly that the fight won't stay 6,000 miles away if we adopt the idiotic policy that if we just ignore them, they'll go away. There are a considerable number of possible options other than launching a full-scale war against the Islamists, but neither can we advertise to the world that we're unwilling to deal with potential threats. We shouldn't forget that we avoided nuclear war for nearly 40 years by demonstrating that we were willing to act militarily, even if doing so was the last thing we wanted.
Boy am I relieved! This group looked like a pretty substantial threat. Thank goodness the administration has decreed that won't happen. Dodged a bullet on that one!
And you are apparently oh-so-bewildered about who the author of this column is.
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