Al Gore Got ‘D’ in ‘Natural Sciences’ at Harvard

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  1. Arbo

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    (CNSNews.com) - In his commencement speech at Hamilton College on Sunday, former Vice President Al Gore told the graduates that global warming is “the most serious challenge our civilization has ever faced.” But as an undergraduate at Harvard University in the late 1960s, Gore--one of the most prominent spokesmen on climate change today--earned a “D” in Natural Sciences.

    http://cnsnews.com/news/article/transcript-al-gore-got-d-natural-sciences-harvard

    Not surprising, but you'd think he'd have learned something by now.
     
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    After he got his report card, he was overheard to say, "Well, guess D is for diploma."
     
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    A "D" at Harvard is better than in "A" on high school.

    A person receiving a D may have learned more during a semester than a person who received an A. Depends on where you started out as far as knowledge is concerned. A person who knew nothing and received a D may have learned much more than a person who entered with a B+ knowledge and ended up with an A.

    Grades do not necessarily show how much a person learned.

    Of course the person who started out knowing nothing and earned an A ... now that person really learned a lot.
     
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    He should get an "A" for scams to make millions...
     
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    A "D" does tell us with certainty though that the student did not learn the required material.
     
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    I don't know if you have kids, but if you do, would you buy this excuse for a bad report card?
     
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    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    How is that water pail? Getting heavy?
     
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    The leading heart surgeon nearly failed both high school and college. He went on to be the most consulted heart surgeon in the world.

    Cheers,

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    Al Gore is a dummy. Remember, this hero of the mind-numb left thinks it's several million degrees below the Earth's surface.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMrxC-qEHb8


    Hey Jim, let's have that bloke's name, so's we can have a look-see for ourselves. You're putting up a pretty generalized tale.
     
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    Is it Dr. Oz, or someone else?
     
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    Even failure in one or more subjects does not mean the person is not intelligent. After all Albert Einstein failed the entrance exam to the Swiss Federal Polytechnic in Zurich. His math and physics scores were very high and he was admitted and studies at the Aargau Cantonal School in Aarau.

    So, Gore is not a natural scientist. So what ... I doubt Romney is much of a natural scientist either ... so what?
     
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    Romney doesn't pretend to be one.
     
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    That is obvious.
     
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    Give the guy a break, he was probably busy creating the Internet at that time.
     
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    Is it Dr. Oz, or someone else?
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    I forget his name now, but he practiced in Texas. I'lll try to remember his name.
    Michael Elias DeBakey (September 7, 1908 – July 11, 2008) was a world-renowned Lebanese-American cardiac surgeon, innovator, scientist, medical educator, and international medical statesman

    Cheers,

    Jim
     
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    "The variety in DeBakey's life did not change when he entered Tulane University in 1926. In college, he became an accomplished billiards player and playedsaxophone in the Tulane University band and orchestra. DeBakey had earned enough credits to enter medical school by the time he was a sophomore, but he also wanted a baccalaureate degree.

    Read more: Michael Ellis DeBakey Biography (190:cool: http://www.faqs.org/health/bios/89/Michael-Ellis-DeBakey.html#ixzz1taXHDQlL"
     
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    If memory serves me didn't He and Tipper get lost in the woods his first day on the job? Mr. and Mrs. Nature had to be rescued from some wooded area early in the first term. Had that been Dan Quayle the jokes by the media would have gone on for weeks.
     

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