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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-01-06 02:01 AM
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Cheney Flunked Out of Yale Twice & Bush Got Gentleman's C's >>>
Edited on Wed Nov-01-06 02:13 AM by Stephanie

They are patently too STUPID to pull off this illegal, immoral Iraq scheme. Kerry is correct.







http://www.thewashingtonnote.com/archives/000190.php

This is going to be a neocon era. That may be a sad truth, but it is a fact.

So we should hope for smart neocons rather than dumb ones. Consider VP Cheney:
--- flunked out of Yale twice (remember this was Yale at the time when as dim a bulb as W could ern C's!)
--- finished up undergrad at Caspar College in Wyoming with a distinctly modest record
--- headed off to grad school at UW in Madison where he failed his quals in the PhD program





http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,100399...


On a personal level, Cheney was not always a bull-by-the-horns guy. After Cheney graduated from high school, Tom Stroock, a local oilman who was impressed by the young man, arranged his entrance and full scholarship to Yale. After four semesters, Cheney's grades were so bad, the university asked him to leave. David Nicholas, who has known Cheney since junior high school and who went to Harvard, thinks part of the problem was that the Casper schools had not prepared the boys for Ivy League academics. "We were competing with kids who went to Andover and Exeter, and they knew what it was all about," Nicholas observes. What's more, say those who knew Cheney then, he spent more time "in the bend-your-elbow club," as a former Yalie puts it, than in the library. Cheney hung out with his cohort on the freshman football team, stayed up late playing cards and drinking beer. "Dick wasn't big on studying," remembers Jacob Plotkin, one of his roommates.

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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-01-06 02:03 AM
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1. He should apologize for Iraq -- and for Katrina -- and North Korea
and just about everything else he has done in his reign -- including sexually harassing Angela Merkel in front of the the whole world.
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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-01-06 02:05 AM
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2. Rangel is right too.
Cheney is disturbed.
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TomInTib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-01-06 02:06 AM
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3. I know of quite a few idiots who have done quite well.
Because they are ruthless.

Without fucking conscience.

Ruthless.

(with apologies to babylonsister)
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-01-06 02:25 AM
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4. I wonder if Tom Stroock had a hankerin' for ol' Dick.....
That would certainly explain Lynn...

Staying up late with the "Freshman Football Team...."

You don't have to be Fellini to figure that one out...
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