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Tony Snow's latest snow job ...

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by exscentric, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. exscentric

    exscentric Active Member

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    Talk radio in NW is playing an interview that Tony Snow says that 40% of illegal aliens have Ph.D's!

    Hummm the White House spinneth on but the spin is getting out of control.
     
  2. Pastor Larry

    Pastor Larry <b>Moderator</b>

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    Talk radio?? Gotta be true then.
     
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    I find it difficult to believe that Snow would say such a thing.

    Do you have a verifiable source?
     
  4. exscentric

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    Only my ears - heard it several times. Will post a link if the guy posts a quote on his site. Snow talks to the guy now and then so have no reason to question it and just heard the context so it wasn't out of context don't think.
     
  5. Rufus_1611

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    I listened to that when it happened. Ingraham slammed him completely.


    But......isn't she a neocon ? (GASP)
     
  7. Rufus_1611

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    Even a blind squirrel gets a nut once in awhile ;)
     
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    Why in the world would anyone make such an utterly stupid statement?:BangHead:
     
  9. exscentric

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    Oh I'm sure it is just a result of his motor mouth getting ahead of his brain but haven't heard any spin on what he really meant :laugh:
     
  10. BillyG

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    Have a hearing check lately? :wavey:
     
  11. mcdirector

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    that number sounds impossibly high.

    Besides, how do we get verifiable numbers on illegals?
     
  12. TomVols

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    You make a great point about how this is verified.

    Howver, when you consider that in most countries, you merely have to write a dissertation for a Ph.D., and you can enter these programs after a bachelor's degree, I wouldn't find it all too hard to believe. I can rattle off a pretty long list of folks I know in this situation, and remember that illegals come from other places than Mexico, where stereotypically people feel these folks are uneducated.
     
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    " Have a hearing check lately?" Nope, why don't you check it for me at the following link. The quote "in question" is almost to the end of the interview.

    http://www.larslarson.com/ The link is at the top in the middle.
     
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    He shore nuff did say 40%. I'll have a whole new respect for those guys hanging out by the gas station every morning.
     
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    They really want to push this 'tamper-proof' ID, which Lars Larson correctly points out would do no good if everyone doesn't have to have one... so here comes your national ID.
     
  17. Pastor Larry

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    But in those countries, the dissertation is years of full time study and mentorship. It is different than American Ph D in that it doesn't require as many classes. But the writing process is much different.
     
  18. TomVols

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    Not really. Some of the South African, British and Australian schools that I looked at for Ph.D. studies required only about a year or two at the most for a Ph.D. dissertation, and once your proposal was accepted, you wrote your doc and that was that.
     
  19. Pastor Larry

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    The British schools I looked at were very intense studies, and most required a MPhil prior to starting the dissertation .None of whichi s relevant since 40% of illegals are doing their educational work anywhere.
     
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    I know. Sometimes I think of something to say and it comes out completely wrong. I do think Tony has bought in to the argument from GWB that these illegal aliens, (Tony called them Americans, another faux pas) somehow are indispensable to American businesses, and are needing authentication. Problem is, it comes out amnesty, which is unacceptable to Americans.

    I don't think there is an acceptable resolution to this dilemma, except incrementally, one step at a time, beginning with border security.

    And it is wrecking havoc on the GOP.
     
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