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Don't Blame Romney

USNbubblehead Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:24 AM
My wife teaches an entry level course that all community college students at her school are required to take. This course is supposed to teach them about learning techniques for success in the college environment. She usually has to fail about 2/3 of them because they don't do any of the assigned work. The students can't believe it; they're shocked. Why? Because teachers are not allowed to fail them in several of our local public school districts. All they have to do is make attendance and they get a D at least. Some even get angry at my wife for failing them; threaten lawsuits, etc... Of those that fail, only about 30 % stay in school, the rest drop out.

We spent billions of dollars and billions of words on an election to switch from President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House to President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House.

Every election predictor was wrong, except one: Incumbents usually win.

Republicans have taken out a sitting president only once in the last century, and that was in 1980 when Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter. Sadly, Reagan's record remains secure.

The Democrats ran up against the incumbency problem in 2004. The landslide election for Democrats in 2006 suggests that Americans were not thrilled with...

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