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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:02 PM

Hate-talk Hedgecock: Who we "allow to procreate" is "scientific explanation for lower info voter"

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Roger Hedgecock, disgraced ex-mayor of San Diego and current right wing talk show host, announced on his Feb. 19 syndicated program that the "scientific explanation for the lower info voter" is "we continue to support and allow to procreate people who are...clearly not the best" and his ideas about the decline of humanity started "in 2008."

Citing an article in a scientific journal by Stanford geneticist Gerald Crabtree, Hedgecock presented his own interpretation of the article like this: "Now his theory has to do with genetic mutations and the application, now get this, haven't I said this 10,000 times on this program?--the application of Darwinian theory to the liberal welfare state. If we continue to support and allow to procreate people who are, you know, fill in the blank, and clearly not the best, then you are going to wind up with an average dumber and dumber population over time."

For the record, Crabtree's article mentions nothing about any "liberal welfare state." Hedgecock might have been reading related texts from the right wing chat-website Free Republic (www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2970157/posts). Hedgecock ends his rant by saying that previously he thought that "we've been on an arc going up. Since 2008 I'm not as sure."

During this same hour of his program when he mentioned a "dumber and dumber population," Hedgecock
-incorrectly suggested that Obama lost every state that had voter ID laws (a viral email conspiracy theory),
-read an article about an Obama-loving short-sale scam artist that also originated as a viral email, debunked by Snopes.com in September of 2012, and
-read from a "handwritten note" he had received to assert that Homeland Security was stockpiling assault weapons to prepare for a revolution "to control the people."

For links see http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/21/1188648/-Hate-talk-Hedgecock-Who-we-allow-to-procreate-is-scientific-explanation-for-lower-info-voter

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Reply Hate-talk Hedgecock: Who we "allow to procreate" is "scientific explanation for lower info voter" (Original post)
uhnope Feb 2013 OP
clarice Feb 2013 #1
marble falls Feb 2013 #2
kiri Feb 2013 #8
Plucketeer Feb 2013 #3
snort Feb 2013 #4
AsahinaKimi Feb 2013 #5
Carolina Feb 2013 #6
AlbertCat Feb 2013 #7
shenmue Feb 2013 #9

Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:17 PM

1. Eugenics. nt

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:29 PM

2. So Hedgecocks feels his parents shouldn't have been allowed to procreate?

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Response to marble falls (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:58 PM

8. 260 million spontaneous abortions(miscarriages) due to god

Consider this post to a Conservative site: quoted
You are wrong about abortion. Abortion has saved America and Conservatives.

At least 75% of babies aborted would have grown up to vote as Democrats, grown up with single mothers, and on food stamps. Of the 55 million, at least 40 million would now be getting taxpayer money and supporting Obama. And socialists in the future. It is logical to support abortion for the sake of the Republic.

The 55 million number is wrong. From 5-10 million additional abortions were in private offices, not reported, and from well-off women who flew to Switzerland, London, Sweden, or just went to Canada.

And the 55 million number ignores all the spontaneous abortions (miscarriages). A conservative estimate is that for every medical abortion, a spontaneous abortion/miscarriage occurs 5-7 times more often. Thus, there are at least 260 million who were never born because of G-d. God's 260 million trumps doctors' 55 million.

If it were not for abortion, there would not be a single conservative left in Congress.

Morality includes saving ourselves and acting in the interests of our country. Abortion is moral in this way in the greater perspective.

end of quote

The logic is unassailable.

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:32 PM

3. Roger's obvious PROOF

that we support and encourage the inferior to multiply.

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:45 PM

4. Get out the calipers!

It looks like Roger's head isn't shaped quite right.

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:49 PM

5. I can see why he was a disgraced Mayor...

Wanting to tell who can procreate and who can not. You're a hell of a human being, there Hedgecock. How is it a disgraced Mayor can even earn a microphone?

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:26 PM

6. what about the low information

politicians... ya know, the:

rape-apologists
climate change deniers
ones who want to close federal agenicies but can't recite which ones
ones who can see Russia from their Alaskan perches

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:15 PM

7. I thought they didn't believe Darwin.

Well, they sure don't know about Natural Selection. It occurs in "the wild".

Societies are made by men. No one wants social Darwinism, because natural selection is indifferent to compassion, and who wants to live in an indifferent society. Apparently Repugs do because to live the horrors of social Darwinism, you must construct it yourself.



I don't understand how grown people can listen to this sophomoric, idiotic, and thoroughly debunked many decades ago, crap. Who falls for this shit?

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Response to uhnope (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:54 PM

9. The University of Duh

unleashes yet another proud graduate.

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