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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:24 PM
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58. Very poorly developed and the available responses are skewed.
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 12:27 PM by greyhound1966
So, what's the point of this propaganda?

Edit: I withdraw the question, it's just the product of what now passes for higher education.


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  -How Far To The Left Are You? Faux pas  Jul-23-08 02:34 AM   #0 
  - I scored a 2?????  mcctatas   Jul-23-08 02:38 AM   #1 
  - And here you are a commie like me.  sfexpat2000   Jul-23-08 02:41 AM   #2 
     - Makes me wonder....  mcctatas   Jul-23-08 02:47 AM   #7 
        - The test does seem skewed to the right.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-08 02:49 AM   #9 
        - That's right. For example, you could be against farm subsidies  sfexpat2000   Jul-23-08 02:52 AM   #11 
        - Well there's one of my 2 points explained....  mcctatas   Jul-23-08 02:53 AM   #12 
        - I voted against them, because of those big farm corps that steal the funds.  vaberella   Jul-23-08 04:39 AM   #24 
        - I wanted a "depends" for that one too... I voted for because ORIGINALLY it was for small farms  comtec   Jul-23-08 04:49 AM   #27 
        - Farm subsidies IS a right-wing position.  DutchLiberal   Jul-23-08 12:27 PM   #61 
           - Here they were first for family farms and now they are corporate welfare.  sfexpat2000   Jul-23-08 01:05 PM   #65 
        - Jeezalou-sorry to have offended your elitist sensibilities.  Faux pas   Jul-23-08 03:55 AM   #18 
        - Some people take these things too seriously  rpannier   Jul-23-08 09:19 PM   #99 
           - You're welcome, for sure. And thank you, I appreciate your  Faux pas   Jul-24-08 01:53 AM   #107 
        - That's always my problem with these types of tests.  SpookyCat   Jul-23-08 12:23 PM   #56 
        - I thought so, too - Social Security and Medicare are entitlement programs?  Iris   Jul-23-08 03:41 PM   #83 
        - The "left" seems scrunched up on this scale, doesn't it?  sfexpat2000   Jul-23-08 02:50 AM   #10 
  - 7 n/t  WritersBlock   Jul-23-08 02:41 AM   #3 
  - me too  margotb822   Jul-23-08 05:08 PM   #85 
  - WOW! I'm Che Guevera, and he isn't even on the list! n/t  pepperbear   Jul-23-08 02:43 AM   #4 
  - I've taken that test many times over the last 7 years  temperancedissent   Jul-23-08 02:46 AM   #5 
  - 8 me too  bushmeat   Jul-23-08 10:11 PM   #103 
  - I scored 13.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-08 02:47 AM   #6 
  - Well it is for fun. I don't think it was meant to be taken seriously.  vaberella   Jul-23-08 04:41 AM   #25 
  - 10  frog92969   Jul-23-08 02:48 AM   #8 
  - Bingo!  RC   Jul-23-08 06:12 AM   #35 
  - My number doesn't count because...  TreasonousBastard   Jul-23-08 03:03 AM   #13 
  - That was an easy one for me. Lawyers...House & ER turned me off to doctors.  vaberella   Jul-23-08 04:37 AM   #23 
     - I'm a lawyer and my daughter is a doctor.  JDPriestly   Jul-23-08 10:46 AM   #41 
     - Ummmm, no.  Romulox   Jul-23-08 12:07 PM   #52 
  - 4 n/t  frebrd   Jul-23-08 03:06 AM   #14 
  - Same here.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-23-08 12:26 PM   #60 
  - I'm a 5.  OMomma   Jul-23-08 03:08 AM   #15 
  - 8  XOKCowboy   Jul-23-08 03:15 AM   #16 
  - 4.  LeftishBrit   Jul-23-08 03:36 AM   #17 
  - 6.  calimary   Jul-23-08 04:02 AM   #19 
  - I got an 11. I don't agree with their representations though.  MrSlayer   Jul-23-08 04:03 AM   #20 
  - Faux pas  Diclotican   Jul-23-08 04:10 AM   #21 
  - I'm a 7. Below HRC, just above Ted Kennedy.  vaberella   Jul-23-08 04:36 AM   #22 
  - Me, too. And I completely disagree with that characterization.  Herdin_Cats   Jul-24-08 04:00 AM   #111 
  - 6  comtec   Jul-23-08 04:47 AM   #26 
  - If they consider Ray-gun as the most conservative, it's definately a R/W poll  comtec   Jul-23-08 04:53 AM   #28 
  - 5-er here  Godlesscommieprevert   Jul-23-08 05:18 AM   #29 
  - 16, but that test has some problems  Zavulon   Jul-23-08 05:38 AM   #30 
  - That was a stupid question because younger people of couse,  JeanGrey   Jul-23-08 10:19 PM   #105 
  - "A shit sandwith on rye or a shit sandwich on wheat?" LOL That's a great way to put it.  Herdin_Cats   Jul-24-08 04:05 AM   #112 
  - I scored 15, which means I'm up there with Bill Clinton. n/t  RebelOne   Jul-23-08 05:55 AM   #31 
  - Ahh..... the leftier-than-thou purity test. Wonderful.  BlooInBloo   Jul-23-08 05:57 AM   #32 
  - Ugh, I hear ya on that.  Snarkturian Clone   Jul-23-08 08:37 AM   #37 
  - It is a poor test of leftism...doesn't distinguish between classical Marxists, social democrats and  entanglement   Jul-23-08 11:28 AM   #46 
     - Don't forget the $10-word-for-$.50-thought leftists.  BlooInBloo   Jul-23-08 12:50 PM   #64 
        - As I posted elsewhere, there is a whole  entanglement   Jul-23-08 01:06 PM   #66 
           - hahahaha! Yes, I'm aware of that fact.  BlooInBloo   Jul-23-08 01:14 PM   #68 
  - 3 -- Right between Jessie Jackson and Ted Kennedy. But the test is flawed...  KrazyKat   Jul-23-08 06:00 AM   #33 
  - 3 for me as well  devilgrrl   Jul-23-08 11:34 AM   #47 
  - Haha... their "far left" figure is Jesse Jackson.  Unvanguard   Jul-23-08 06:06 AM   #34 
  - I'm an 11 and surprised, because  DailyGrind51   Jul-23-08 07:05 AM   #36 
  - Two points:  LWolf   Jul-23-08 01:41 PM   #73 
     - Thanks, I started to worry that I was becoming centrist in my old age!  DailyGrind51   Jul-23-08 09:45 PM   #101 
  - Your Score: = 7 ~ Closer to Ted Kennedy (5) - 100% Liberal !  Breeze54   Jul-23-08 09:04 AM   #38 
  - 7 (nt)  bigwillq   Jul-23-08 09:12 AM   #39 
  - I scored a ten as well. nt  OhioBlues   Jul-23-08 09:17 AM   #40 
  - I got a 7 n/t  dajoki   Jul-23-08 10:51 AM   #42 
  - I'm a 7. Waiting for homeland security right now......  cliffordu   Jul-23-08 11:04 AM   #43 
  - I'm right between Bill & Hilary.  dkofos   Jul-23-08 11:19 AM   #44 
  - 6  RT Atlanta   Jul-23-08 11:26 AM   #45 
  - 18 (Disputed)  alwysdrunk   Jul-23-08 11:45 AM   #48 
  - I've always called myself a centrist  slackmaster   Jul-23-08 11:54 AM   #49 
  - I scored 8, but I didn't like some of their choices  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-23-08 11:58 AM   #50 
  - 11, but some questions are false dichotomies. eom  donco6   Jul-23-08 12:03 PM   #51 
  - score of 13.  BB1   Jul-23-08 12:17 PM   #53 
  - 13  MadrasT   Jul-23-08 12:18 PM   #54 
  - Scored a 6...that's about right.  SpookyCat   Jul-23-08 12:21 PM   #55 
  - Eleven.  closeupready   Jul-23-08 12:23 PM   #57 
  - Very poorly developed and the available responses are skewed.  greyhound1966   Jul-23-08 12:24 PM   #58 
  - I'm a 9. Dumb test, because  DutchLiberal   Jul-23-08 12:25 PM   #59 
  - I got a Hillary (10).  Phoonzang   Jul-23-08 12:33 PM   #62 
  - 7. nt  ncliberal   Jul-23-08 12:48 PM   #63 
  - 12. n/t  Dutch   Jul-23-08 01:07 PM   #67 
  - 3  leftofthedial   Jul-23-08 01:15 PM   #69 
  - 9 but some of the answers are dependent on circumstances. nt  Flabbergasted   Jul-23-08 01:22 PM   #70 
  - Ditto here.  Greyskye   Jul-23-08 01:39 PM   #72 
  - 3. nt  LWolf   Jul-23-08 01:36 PM   #71 
  - I'm a 6.  Blue_In_AK   Jul-23-08 01:46 PM   #74 
  - "8" here  Steely_Dan   Jul-23-08 01:46 PM   #75 
  - I scored a 10.  Jesuswasntafascist   Jul-23-08 01:54 PM   #76 
  - I'm a 2  oktoberain   Jul-23-08 01:59 PM   #77 
  - 13  GTRMAN   Jul-23-08 02:02 PM   #78 
  - I'm right behind you... i scored a 13 but the test is pretty bunk imo. n/t  IndependentDem   Jul-23-08 02:13 PM   #79 
     - it is  GTRMAN   Jul-23-08 02:24 PM   #81 
  - 4  Sentinel Chicken   Jul-23-08 02:14 PM   #80 
  - This is hilarious  Redbear   Jul-23-08 02:24 PM   #82 
  - I scored 8  Lurking_Argyle   Jul-23-08 04:47 PM   #84 
  - I'm at the center...  TCJ70   Jul-23-08 05:15 PM   #86 
  - 4  FKA MNChimpH8R   Jul-23-08 05:18 PM   #87 
  - I'm a three  louis c   Jul-23-08 05:18 PM   #88 
  - This test is flawed. I scored an 8, but Stalin would likely score not too far from me as well.  Selatius   Jul-23-08 05:24 PM   #89 
  - Score 11 ....I hate being between Hillary and Bill though.  L0oniX   Jul-23-08 05:34 PM   #90 
  - 13, and I love being between Bill and Hill  Maureen1322   Jul-23-08 05:42 PM   #91 
  - I'm a 4.  asdjrocky   Jul-23-08 05:49 PM   #92 
  - 6  XemaSab   Jul-23-08 06:25 PM   #93 
  - 13.  Zynx   Jul-23-08 06:29 PM   #94 
  - 18 n/t  tammywammy   Jul-23-08 07:15 PM   #95 
  - 6, but I thought the test was flawed. (n/t)  galledgoblin   Jul-23-08 08:45 PM   #96 
  - oo, a 2--and my positions are both reationally AND emotionally reconciled to reality n/t  MisterP   Jul-23-08 08:55 PM   #97 
  - I got a 9  rpannier   Jul-23-08 09:17 PM   #98 
  - I got a 9  LiberalPersona   Jul-23-08 09:29 PM   #100 
  - From the "October 28-30, 1994 issue of USA Weekend"  AmyCamus   Jul-23-08 09:48 PM   #102 
  - A 18. Right in the middle, just as I thought.  JeanGrey   Jul-23-08 10:17 PM   #104 
  - Got a 6  Irishonly   Jul-23-08 10:27 PM   #106 
  - 6  Az   Jul-24-08 02:02 AM   #108 
  - I believe George Bush is the child of Satan sent here to destroy the planet.  EOO   Jul-24-08 02:05 AM   #109 
  - I scored a 7. But the quiz was obviously written in a manner to skew  Herdin_Cats   Jul-24-08 03:56 AM   #110 
  - I scored a 6 -  old mark   Jul-24-08 05:51 AM   #113 
 

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