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    Three great calls about Russia

    Last week on the Dennis Prager show were 3 great call-ins about our knowledge of Soviet culture:

    1, an adjunct professor in the San Diego area said he does no know of any high school students coming into his classes on comparative economies who show any exposure to what communism has actually been like

    2, a Houston professor said in his 10 years there, he knows of one student who knew about Stalin's starvation of Ukraine in 1938-39

    3, a builder from Michigan took his HS freshman son to build a church in Ukraine. "Most villages in our area consisted of generational alcoholic adult males who have been that way since the Soviet era, women and children running the village, Soviet-era farm machinery rusting out on the outskirts of town, and topsoil 12" deep in many places not being productive."
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    The point being...Trump is just like those Soviets, isn't he?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Interplanner View Post
    The point being...Trump is just like those Soviets, isn't he?


    Yep, it takes that kind of an extreme of a comparison just to begin to make Trump appear "not so bad."

    You certainly did..make your point.

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    It's not a bad point, though. The right, with it's "just the 3Rs" program, has emphasized math and language in schools at the expense of science and social studies. And there are consequences, such as those interplanner mentioned.

    In Texas, the idiots running the state education department removed Jefferson from a unit covering those who contributed to American political philosophy.

    It seems to be an intentional dumbing down of our kids for political purposes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    It's not a bad point, though. The right, with it's "just the 3Rs" program, has emphasized math and language in schools at the expense of science and social studies. And there are consequences, such as those interplanner mentioned.

    In Texas, the idiots running the state education department removed Jefferson from a unit covering those who contributed to American political philosophy.

    It seems to be an intentional dumbing down of our kids for political purposes.
    I wasn't aware Trump's schooling had been in Texas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Interplanner View Post
    Last week on the Dennis Prager show were 3 great call-ins about our knowledge of Soviet culture:

    1, an adjunct professor in the San Diego area said he does no know of any high school students coming into his classes on comparative economies who show any exposure to what communism has actually been like

    2, a Houston professor said in his 10 years there, he knows of one student who knew about Stalin's starvation of Ukraine in 1938-39

    3, a builder from Michigan took his HS freshman son to build a church in Ukraine. "Most villages in our area consisted of generational alcoholic adult males who have been that way since the Soviet era, women and children running the village, Soviet-era farm machinery rusting out on the outskirts of town, and topsoil 12" deep in many places not being productive."
    You're a fracturized commie-repent from your literalism......the mission...


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    Acts 4:32 KJV And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danoh View Post
    I wasn't aware Trump's schooling had been in Texas.
    Trump is a self-made man.
    Let's say that I suffer from a delusion. I will call this delusion "Fact-check Syndrome." I respond by citing facts.

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