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KSU Student Stumps Bush.......

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posted on Feb, 1 2006 @ 09:24 AM
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He was at his best, tho, when the kid asked him if he'd seen "Brokeback Mountain". He said no, but you could hear him thinking "What have you heard??"


I'd hate to have to take all the crap he takes everyday.




posted on Feb, 1 2006 @ 08:05 PM
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OMFG I had to pick myself up after watching that one!!


Unbelievable, he tried to give a definition of Tribal Sovereignty with the Word Sovereign as part of the definition?!.....WTF? How does that work?

He obviously has no knowledge on this subject...


According to Wikipedia....Tribal sovereignty is the ability of a tribe to govern itself

Of all people to know, you would think a "well educated" President would be able to at least Bull$#!% us into "thinking" he knew the answer, like he did to get into office.



posted on Feb, 1 2006 @ 09:15 PM
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How does it work when Bush speaks in the first place? That's a question that I have been wondering for the past five years. That man's i.q. has sunk faster than a rock through water.



posted on Feb, 2 2006 @ 12:41 AM
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Originally posted by DustintheWind
Here is what the Department does do...

1. Establishes policies relating to federal financial aid for education, administers distribution of those funds, and monitors their use.



Translation: Establishes policies relating to income redistribution.



2. Collects data and oversees research on America's schools and disseminates this information to educators and the general public.


Translation: Creates a bureaucracy to inefficiently analyze data.



3. Identifies the major issues and problems in education and focuses national attention on them.


Translation: See #2.



4. Enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal funds and ensures equal access to education for every individual.


Translation: Enforces policies relating to income redistribution.


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In the end, I think forced income redistribution is not an idea that should be supported by Americans. In the end, we're all paying in some way and form for children to go to school that may or may not deserve it. Also, the organization does hit state-level education using the carrot-and-stick method: either follow our suggestions, or we won't redistribute anyone's income to you. It doesn't seem very fair, but hey, that's how a cleverly hidden socialist country works.



posted on Feb, 2 2006 @ 01:04 AM
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Originally posted by radardog

In the end, I think forced income redistribution is not an idea that should be supported by Americans. In the end, we're all paying in some way and form for children to go to school that may or may not deserve it. Also, the organization does hit state-level education using the carrot-and-stick method: either follow our suggestions, or we won't redistribute anyone's income to you. It doesn't seem very fair, but hey, that's how a cleverly hidden socialist country works.



I agree we should not support this "redistribution", but as you mentioned it is "forced" by the Orginization that our very own Congress established, It does not seem like we have a choice in the matter...

What child does not "deserve" to go to school?

What did you mean?



posted on Feb, 3 2006 @ 01:13 AM
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Originally posted by DustintheWind

I agree we should not support this "redistribution", but as you mentioned it is "forced" by the Orginization that our very own Congress established, It does not seem like we have a choice in the matter...

What child does not "deserve" to to school?

What did you mean?


On the contrary, no congress in our life time established said organization, or anything close to it. Since the United States is not a democracy, we do not directly have a choice in the matter either way. Rather, we have respresenatives that may or may not vote the way their base wants them to vote and in either case of voting with their base, they will most likely be re-elected (incumbent advantage). Moreover, most if not all representitives belong to a party with an obvious structure -- rarely will a politician not vote the party line, and even rarer will they leave their party.

A small tangent, but isn't it ironic that a vast majority of americans want congress to implement more secure measures to the southern border, yet there hasn't been any remarkable progress to achieve that? For some reason, even though a politician will not listen to their base because of party politics, their base will stay with them just because they have a R or D next to their name.

It's a power struggle and voters have become the pawns in the game. We're not really moving the pieces anymore; they are moving us. Want a quick example? In America, the president does not have to be elected by the majority of voters -- of which, I'm sure the democrats are a bit sore about. What did the founders think of a government that wasn't controlled by the people? Well, sadly, the government has outlawed and supressed the very means and reasons that it was originally created: revolution and armament. It's not the 1700's anymore, and more than rifles would be needed if citizens ever decided to defend themselves.

Perhaps forced is the incorrect word -- perhaps I should have used coerced, but in either case, should we refuse the injustices inflicted upon us by a government no longer for, of, and by the people federal punishment will await you. While Uncle Same takes a 30+% of my income and redistributes it to what he would consider a noble and worthy cause, I begin to think that maybe the stamp tax wasn't so bad.


There are children out there that don't want higher education, or even high school education -- children that actively drop out, or that would rather steal, rape, or murder. In my opinion, if I were to donate any of my income to help out with tuition costs or school costs, then I would make sure that (1) my funds were being spent efficiently, and (2) the students would put the money to good use. Therein, usually that is accomplished by hard work and dedication to education.

But hey, who am I to want to actually choose where my money goes? Let's just put it all in a big pot and trust politicians to choose wisely.



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