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    "Dumb as a rock" Nancy Pelosi calls Africa a "country"

    Biden called it a country also (as did Santorum. Palin was said to have, but never did.)

    Islands tipping over, the country of Africa, our 400 year old Constitution, profit and earnings ratios, and so much more... Our country is being run (into the ground) by downright morons.

    If the Founders are rolling in their graves (and I believe they are), half the time it's probably from laughing their asses off at these idiot clowns.

    http://www.examiner.com/article/dumb...-deletes-tweet

    On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the California Democrat recently called "dumb as a rock" by retired Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, issued a tweet referring to Africa as a country, Twitchy said. Pelosi, perhaps recognizing her mistake, deleted the message, but not before it was captured by a number of people.

    "Honored to join my colleagues & @OfficialCBC at #USAfrica Leaders Summit to discuss the valuable relationship between our two countries," she wrote. There's only one problem, as many on Twitter pointed out. Africa is a continent, not a single country.

    "Okay, unlike Biden's minor slip-up, this is a legit gaffe," said T. Becket Adams. "Dear @NancyPelosi, Africa is not a country … you dingus."

    "I think she and Biden copied the talking points into their Twitter feeds," one person added. While speaking at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum this week, Vice President Joe Biden made the same mistake, referring to Africa as a country twice instead of a continent.

    “There is no reason the nation of Africa cannot, and should not, join the ranks of the worlds most prosperous nations,” Biden said. Conservatives across the country pounced on his gaffe, recalling how liberals ridicule Sarah Palin for allegedly being "dumb."

    "In 24 hrs both Joe Biden & Nancy Pelosi referred to Africa as a 'nation,'" one person said on Twitter. "Is this a great country or what? You can get to the top ignorant!"

    Recently, conservative author and comedian Evan Sayet explained why liberals like Pelosi and Biden rise to the top of their professions despite being "stupid." According to Sayet, liberals succeed because they choose professions that don't require them to actually do anything.

    "They don't build, they don't make, they don't construct, they don't manufacture, they don't prepare, they don't sow, they don't mend," he said. "Every single profession that we associate with liberalism is all talk, but no action, and the thing is when you don't 'do anything,' you don't know what you're talking about."
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    ^ Helfeld is great!

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    He tripped up Weigel real good too.
    Based on the idea of natural rights, government secures those rights to the individual by strictly negative intervention, making justice costless and easy of access; and beyond that it does not go. The State, on the other hand, both in its genesis and by its primary intention, is purely anti-social. It is not based on the idea of natural rights, but on the idea that the individual has no rights except those that the State may provisionally grant him. It has always made justice costly and difficult of access, and has invariably held itself above justice and common morality whenever it could advantage itself by so doing.
    --Albert J. Nock

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    I forgot about that one! We should start a thread: Dumbass politicians saying dumbass things. It would be a long one.
    Based on the idea of natural rights, government secures those rights to the individual by strictly negative intervention, making justice costless and easy of access; and beyond that it does not go. The State, on the other hand, both in its genesis and by its primary intention, is purely anti-social. It is not based on the idea of natural rights, but on the idea that the individual has no rights except those that the State may provisionally grant him. It has always made justice costly and difficult of access, and has invariably held itself above justice and common morality whenever it could advantage itself by so doing.
    --Albert J. Nock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucille View Post
    I forgot about that one! We should start a thread: Dumbass politicians saying dumbass things. It would be a long one.
    I started one a while back. It lived for a fews days.

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    Okay..

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    Quote Originally Posted by green73 View Post
    I started one a while back. It lived for a fews days.
    LOL I have to see it. It should be stickied!
    Based on the idea of natural rights, government secures those rights to the individual by strictly negative intervention, making justice costless and easy of access; and beyond that it does not go. The State, on the other hand, both in its genesis and by its primary intention, is purely anti-social. It is not based on the idea of natural rights, but on the idea that the individual has no rights except those that the State may provisionally grant him. It has always made justice costly and difficult of access, and has invariably held itself above justice and common morality whenever it could advantage itself by so doing.
    --Albert J. Nock



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    Quote Originally Posted by green73 View Post
    I started one a while back. It lived for a fews days.
    Link or it didn't happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DamianTV View Post
    Okay..

    - I visited all 57 States in the US
    - Gun Control will make us Safer
    - You need Govt to protect you from <insert overhyped threat here>
    Well he said 57 states and he had one left to go and then he said he wasn't allowed to go to Alaska and Hawaii.

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    Quote Originally Posted by green73 View Post
    I started one a while back. It lived for a fews days.
    What's it called? I was looking for it the other day?
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    The Official "US elected officials are really f----n stupid" thread

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    Pelosi, Biden, and Rick Santorum, probably the three dumbest people in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucille View Post
    Biden called it a country also (as did Santorum. Palin was said to have, but never did.)

    Islands tipping over, the country of Africa, our 400 year old Constitution, profit and earnings ratios, and so much more... Our country is being run (into the ground) by downright morons.
    Don't forget Obama's 57 states....and Senator Cory Booker (D) who drove to Hawaii.
    Last edited by qh4dotcom; 08-09-2014 at 06:11 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FreedomFanatic View Post
    Pelosi, Biden, and Rick Santorum, probably the three dumbest people in the US.

    you can toss Palin in that group as well....

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    Quote Originally Posted by FreedomFanatic View Post
    Pelosi, Biden, and Rick Santorum, probably the three dumbest people in the US.
    Less than the people who voted for them... Bazinga!
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    "Dumb as a rock" Nancy Pelosi calls Africa a "country"
    In California, “dumb as a rock” puts a person at the 50 percentile...
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    Africa barely even has roads, it doesn't qualify as a country
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTexan View Post
    Africa barely even has roads, it doesn't qualify as a country
    Last time I was on a river in Cameroon I did not even see a postal box .
    Do something Danke

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    You ever look at people like Pelosi and wonder, "How the hell did they get their job?"
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