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A Scam’s Telling Success

txfighter Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 10:04 AM
People can be so stupid
Alice153 Wrote: Jul 30, 2012 12:39 PM
If one candidate expects you to work and the other promises government money, if you have been brought up to expect someone else to carry your water, you will vote for the candidate who says if you didn't succeed it is not your fault and if you did succeed it is not your effort.
kenneth416 Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 11:45 AM
txfighter, people (at least a large portion of them) ARE stupid.
By way of reference, fully HALF of all medical school graduates finished in the bottom half of their graduating classes. Admittedly, med school is a highly stratified measuring stick, to which even ADMISSION is beyond the ability of 90% of the general population.
I have long advocated an intelligence test as a prerequisite to voting. If one can not demonstate intelligence (IQ) higher than room temperature, he/she should not be allowed to vote.
dahni Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 1:03 PM
umm... I hope my doctor finished in the upper half! lol
Robert97 Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 3:01 PM
You know what they call the very last person in a medical school graduating class? Doctor!
Alice153 Wrote: Jul 30, 2012 12:41 PM
I, also, believe people ought to know the facts about the candidates. However, it is not necessary to have a high IQ, it is only necessary to use the IQ you have in order to know that socialism is the downfall of America.

According to multiple news reports, tens of thousands of Americans have fallen for a scam that’s being dubbed the “Obama utility bill scam.” The victims are told that a new Obama stimulus program will pay their utility bills. Fraudsters use the hook to get people to divulge their Social Security number and other personal information.

The following anecdote from MSNBC shows why so many people are falling for it:

Caroline Morales of Bethlehem, Penn., told the Allentown Morning Call that she had been tempted by the scam. “My neighbor comes running with a paper that had a routing...

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