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HillbillyBob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-12-10 06:41 AM
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16. I graduated from a rural WV school in 1980, the teachers wanted us
to think for ourselves. I was not a very good student, being bullied gay kid I did not want to be where others could abuse me.
So instead of being able to concentrate and learn, I was pushed around etc.
I still like learning about history, we take advantage of the various information sources our Dish TV offers, news from overseas, history, culture, etc.

I noted the anti intellectualism in about 7 grade, Foolball is important, Bball is oh so much more 'interesting' than the Revolutionary War.
We don't care what happened yesterday its almost time for pro rastling.
Like sport is so much more important than figuring out how our government does not represent us anymore or how to fix it so it does.
Yes sport has its place, but so does music, math, gammer, and respect for others.

Tv has had a large impact, but I think more it has been the soap sold by the rs that edumacation is for dummys that has trashed our middle class with greed *u 2 can be reech!@ bs.(sic)

The first election I was able to vote in was 1980.. had just turned 18 that Sept. I was pretty naive, but had heard parents and grandparents talk about politics for years and tried to pay attention (ADHD).
I knew that raygun was a fool and so were all those others that voted for a senile clown puppet..and NOTHING happened since to change my mind ( I mean looking at evidence not happy feelgood we r murikans bold and brave blather).

Our supposed exceptionalism has become a false front since WWII.
We are the invaders, poseurs, manipulators and rapist of other nations for resources. The miseducated masses have been fooled because they are self centered and narrow of focus and mindless parroting propaganda.
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