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    Default Professor Rand Paul to Teach at GWU

    Hey it's 2017 and a $#@!ed up year. Why not?

    http://www.newsweek.com/professor-ra...visions-590933

    Because it's 2017 and that seems to mean literally anything can happen, Rand Paul is becoming a college professor. The Kentucky Republican will be teaching an arguably relevant course about dystopian visions at George Washington University this fall.

    "The course will delve into the history of dystopian outlooks and its application and intersection with current events and political discourse," the dean of the university's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Ben Vinson, said in a news release. "When Senator Paul’s office approached us about coming to campus to teach this course, we agreed that his unique voice as a sitting senator would provide an engaging backdrop for our students."

    The class is a three-credit elective and will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. local time, according to the registrar page. The textbooks haven't yet been announced.
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    Oh $#@! thats awesome....I was a horrible student but I would have so much fun in that class.
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    Future CIA recruits being lectured by Rand?
    The essential English leadership secret does not depend on particular intelligence. Rather, it depends on a remarkably stupid thick-headedness. The English follow the principle that when one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it. They keep up their lies, even at the risk of looking ridiculous.

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    The news was reported by The Hatchet, an independent student newspaper.

    "I am thrilled to have an opportunity to join the faculty and students at the George Washington University for the upcoming fall semester," Paul told the university. "The George Washington University is one of our nation's leading higher education institutions and I look forward to my time in Foggy Bottom."

    Paul, a libertarian Republican from Kentucky who ran an unsuccessful bid for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, had previously expressed interest in teaching about dystopian novels and their message about the government becoming too powerful.

    "I've talked about it, but unfortunately I keep developing other projects that get in the way. I would like to do it someday," Paul said. "I think dystopian novels are a discussion of politics, and sort of what happens if you let a government accumulate too much power."

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/ra...rticle/2621521

    newspaper link also plays this recent youtube :


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    Man, that'd be a fun class. Ok, this thread is now about your favorite dystopian novels, go!
    I'll start with a favorite: Alas Babylon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jan2017 View Post


    Paul, a libertarian Republican from Kentucky who ran an unsuccessful bid for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, had previously expressed interest in teaching about dystopian novels and their message about the government becoming too powerful.

    "I've talked about it, but unfortunately I keep developing other projects that get in the way. I would like to do it someday," Paul said. "I think dystopian novels are a discussion of politics, and sort of what happens if you let a government accumulate too much power."

    http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/ra...rticle/2621521



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    Huh. One thing I don't miss about university: 8 am classes.

    Nowadays, waking up for that is simple. But then, savor your sleep.

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    Fantastic, hope they tape them and put them online
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    Quote Originally Posted by r3volution 3.0 View Post
    Fantastic, hope they tape them and put them online
    Evidently some other professors are butthurt about it. And yet the class filled up immediately. Probably those professors aren't fans of the free market...

    https://www.gwhatchet.com/2017/05/01...rates-faculty/

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    Faculty said they were unsure how Paul – a senator and former eye surgeon – was prepared to teach a class about dystopian history and attitudes, especially at the collegiate level.
    I am unsure how the persons responsible for producing generations of illiterate bolsheviks are qualified to speak on any subject whatsoever.
    "The program of liberalism, ...if condensed into a single word, would have to read: property..."

    -Ludwig von Mises

    "Patriotism, not nationalism, should inspire the citizen. The ethnic nationalist who wants a linguistically and culturally uniform nation is akin to the racist who is intolerant toward those who look (and behave) differently. The patriot is a "diversitarian"; he is pleased, indeed proud of the variety within the borders of his country; he looks for loyalty from all citizens. And he looks up and down, not left and right."

    -Erik Maria Ritter von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

    "All the odds are on the man who is, intrinsically, the most devious and mediocre — the man who can most adeptly disperse the notion that his mind is a virtual vacuum. The Presidency tends, year by year, to go to such men. As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

    -H. L. Mencken

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    Quote Originally Posted by r3volution 3.0 View Post
    I am unsure how the persons responsible for producing generations of illiterate bolsheviks are qualified to speak on any subject whatsoever.
    You can bet they do not see it this way.
    The essential English leadership secret does not depend on particular intelligence. Rather, it depends on a remarkably stupid thick-headedness. The English follow the principle that when one lies, one should lie big, and stick to it. They keep up their lies, even at the risk of looking ridiculous.

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    Default Rand Paul will miss his Dystopian Visions course this week

    Missing his class because he is recovering from assault.

    https://www.gwhatchet.com/2017/11/07...-from-assault/
    Rand Paul to miss GW course this week while recovering from assault
    NEWSROOM BLOG By Annie Dobler Nov 7, 2017 7:11 PM

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will miss his Dystopian Visions course at GW this week while he recovers from an assault at his Kentucky home Friday, a University spokesman said.

    A graduate assistant will teach Paul’s course this week, with “input” from Paul and his staff, University spokesman Jason Shevrin said.

    “We expect Sen. Paul to be back on campus in the near future and wish him a speedy and full recovery,” he said in an email.

    Paul sustained five broken ribs and a bruised lung Friday after he was reportedly tackled from behind while mowing the lawn outside his Bowling Green, Ky. home. Aides said it wasn’t clear when he would be able to return to work in the Senate, but recovery could take several months, The Washington Post reported.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he expects Paul will be able to return to D.C. next week...

    (more) https://www.gwhatchet.com/2017/11/07...g-from-assault

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    Thanks for the update, Valli6!

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    landscape dispute is a liberal FAKE NEWS narrative to distract from attacker's socialist background.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.NoSmile View Post
    Huh. One thing I don't miss about university: 8 am classes.
    Wow, you signed up for 8am classes?? What were you, a freshman?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Valli6 View Post
    Missing his class because he is recovering from assault.

    https://www.gwhatchet.com/2017/11/07...-from-assault/
    That's a dystopian vision in and of itself..
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    "Paul said "the wave of the future" is a coalition of anti-authoritarian progressive Democrats and libertarian Republicans in Congress opposed to domestic surveillance, opposed to starting new wars and in favor of ending the so-called War on Drugs."






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