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Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

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Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Shorty » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:50 pm

It sounds like an April Fool's joke or an Onion story but it's not. Our college drop-out, education and teacher hating dufus of a governor, actually spoke at a HARVARD conference on EDUCATION. Oh the irony! Perhaps this is how the Harvard high-brows get their laughs, with Walker as the court jester.

Maybe next he will speak at an AFL-CIO conference on worker's rights. Apparently he will travel anywhere to keep racking up the frequent flier miles and avoid doing actual work in Wisconsin.

http://www.channel3000.com/news/Walker- ... index.html
Walker to deliver education speech at Harvard

"Gov. Scott Walker plans to speak at an education conference hosted by Harvard University...Walker's office says the governor plans to talk about changes he's enacted since taking office last year, which included effectively ending collective bargaining for teachers and school employees. That change, as well deep cuts in education aid, led to the drive to recall Walker."
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby snoqueen » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:54 pm

It's the real-world version of Stu Levitan inviting Cornbread to speak on his show.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Cornbread » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:37 pm

Classic leftist 180 turnaround to smear.

Bush attended Yale University from 1964 to 1968, graduating with an A.B. in history....Beginning in the fall of 1973, Bush attended the Harvard Business School, where he earned a Master of Business Administration. He is the only U.S. President to have earned an M.B.A.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Bush


So, can you hating leftists now state that George W. Bush is now "smart" and "educated"? Or is it like race, gender and all other things to pimp by the left...it all depends upon whether or not there's a D or an R before his name?

You can ignore this post corporate queenie--factual knowledge like this would make you very lonely in a place like madison. ;)
Go after frac sands or taconite mining or the like.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Slick Willy » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:52 am

Shorty wrote:It sounds like an April Fool's joke or an Onion story but it's not. Our college drop-out, education and teacher hating dufus of a governor, actually spoke at a HARVARD conference on EDUCATION. Oh the irony! Perhaps this is how the Harvard high-brows get their laughs, with Walker as the court jester.

Actually, Harvard didn't invite Walker. Harvard was just a venue. The conference is put on by The Program on Education Policy and Governance, which is funded by The Bradley Foundation and The Walton Family Foundation. The Bradley Foundation is a BIG Walker supporter (Bradley Foundation President, Michael Grebe, was Walker campaign chair). Christy Walton is a big Walker donor - $50,000. He was the keynote speaker, so he couldn't even be questioned, which kept him safe.

You know, I honestly don't think that Walker is dumb. He got kicked out of Marquette for being dishonest and cheating in an election for student body president, not because he couldn't make the grades. He's just a snake who thinks that the ends justify the means and that his political ideology puts him above the rules. I think what he learned in college was that he has to be more crafty to get what he wants. It's worked so far, but I have a felling that the John Doe investigation is going to catch up with him.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Shorty » Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:53 am

Thanks for the info. Yes he may be smart in a conniving, shrewd, business way, but not in an educated, refined, intellectual way. I heard at Marquette he had something like a lowly 2.3 gpa and only 89 credits after 3.5 yrs there. Obviously, he doesn't like education or teachers based on his personal and political actions.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby david cohen » Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:56 am

Walker The Stalinist only knows one thing: the bully pulpit. So nice of his financial backers to "use" Harvard as a venue in a feeble attempt to give The Stalinist a platform to do what he does best: intimidate the working poor and assuage the uber-wealthy with lies designed to create fear and division. It's not quite as awful as slaughtering your political enemies, but it has the same effect.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Detritus » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:07 pm

david cohen wrote:Walker The Stalinist only knows one thing: the bully pulpit. So nice of his financial backers to "use" Harvard as a venue in a feeble attempt to give The Stalinist a platform to do what he does best: intimidate the working poor and assuage the uber-wealthy with lies designed to create fear and division. It's not quite as awful as slaughtering your political enemies, but it has the same effect.

Walker, in my opinion, is a venal, corrupt asshole cynically using the sentiments of people damaged by years of neoliberal privatizing to further damage that very group of citizens. But none of that is Stalinist. I don't think it makes much sense to try to mirror the nonsensical claims from the right that fascism = socialism by claiming that neoliberal neoconservatism = stalinism.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby david cohen » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:16 pm

Yeah, I wasn't trying to draw a strict Stalinist parallel. More of a looser one whereby money=intimidation, rather than murder en masse.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Cornbread » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:33 pm

Shorty wrote:Thanks for the info.
...I heard at Marquette he had something like a lowly 2.3 gpa and only 89 credits after 3.5 yrs there.


I heard that obama really didn't have to do much in the colleges he attended--wait, he wrote that himself. Anyone have any actual grades of our affirmative action president? Anything he wrote?
Anyone have anything from his free college education that shows he's really not a moron when not reading from a teleprompter?
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Shorty » Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:43 pm

Not sure why I bother replying to Cornbread's babble but here is what I know of Obama's background:

BA in Poli Sci from Columbia University, 1983
JD Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in 1991
Taught at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years—as a Lecturer from 1992 to 1996, and as a Senior Lecturer from 1996 to 2004—teaching constitutional law.

Much more impressive than Walker's, but why compare the Wisconsin Gov to the President? Comparing Walker to Barrett seems more appropriate, but again Walker's educational background fails miserably compared to the Dem. Clearly, Barrett and Obama value education more than Walker.
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Cornbread » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:20 pm

Shorty wrote:Obama's background:
columbia, havard....


You forgot occidental. Sort of weird how zerobams admitted he was more into drugs and partying than anything related to high school, but got into occidental, don't you think?
Takes a 3.5 GPA (B+ or AB) to get into that competitive college.
So was obama lying in one of his books about himself or did occidental toss aside their scholastic achievement requirements in order to let a below average stoner get in? Maybe he was just admitted into occidental due to them wanting some black window dressing, aka 'affirmative action'?

Two years later, this below average high school stoner transferred to another intellectual elite school, columbia university. How is this possible? He was below the average high school before going to occidental, then at occidental, no one remembers much of him, so he really didn't make any intellectual impact there.

And all this meant something to columbia's admissions?
Or were they looking for another affirmative action window dressing? He's clearly not demonstrated any brains or ability yet--or there'd be some record.

Then without graduating with any honors or significance, zerobama is admitted to havard law school. Yet another affirmative action slot given to--at best--a sub par student that admitted he really didn't work that hard.

Even as prezzie of the havard law review, he was, well, I do think we have something actually scribbled by him. Funny that it was zerobams actually having to defend letting less qualified people be allowed entrance...aka 'affirmative action'.

The response is classic Obama: patronizing, dishonest, syntactically muddled, and grammatically challenged. In the very first sentence Obama leads with his signature failing, one on full display in his earlier published work: his inability to make subject and predicate agree.

"Since the merits of the Law Review's selection policy has been the subject of commentary for the last three issues," wrote Obama, "I'd like to take the time to clarify exactly how our selection process works."

If Obama were as smart as a fifth-grader, he would know, of course, that "merits ... have." Were there such a thing as a literary Darwin Award, Obama could have won it on this on one sentence alone. He had vindicated Chen in his first ten words. [re: affirmative action letting in inferior students]

Although the letter is fewer than a thousand words long, Obama repeats the subject-predicate error at least two more times. In one sentence, he seemingly cannot make up his mind as to which verb option is correct so he tries both: "Approximately half of this first batch is chosen ... the other half are selected ... " Huh?
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Obama would finish his acclaimed memoir, Dreams from My Father, about four years later. Prior to Dreams, and for the nine years following, everything Obama wrote was, like the above sentence, an uninspired assemblage of words with a nearly random application of commas and tenses.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/08/ ... write.html

No wonder so many institutions were hiding/shielding what he and moochelle wrote before he was immaculated into the presidency.

Obama is a historic conjob. Even the true believers on the left have been played, conned.

Heck, even his "girlfriend" in his book isn't real--it's a composite, an invisible person that exists in his mind (assuming he even wrote his books that is), just like harry ried's informant on romney, dick gephart's friend, etc.
Invisible friends and composite girlfriends must be a requirement to be a new democrat I guess.

Clearly, Barrett and Obama value education more than Walker.

Wow, I guess that's why barrett has continued to do absolutely NOTHING about the terrible government/public schools in his third world town. But barrett has all these grand plans of spending a cool 100 million dollars on a 2.1 mile trolley car that goes, well, not really anyplace....
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Re: Walker speaks at Harvard education conference...really

Postby Shorty » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:53 pm

Cornbread wrote:Anyone have any actual grades of our affirmative action president?

So you don't like Obama because he isn't white enough? What about Clarence Thomas and Rebecca Kleefisch? Do you consider them affirmative action politicians not worthy of their position?

Speaking of education, did you get good grades in school? Do you have a college degree? Just wondering because you don't seem to value education.
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