From: Carbon on
On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 11:56:14 -0400, BAR wrote:
> Carbon wrote:
>> On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 15:18:39 +0000, The Professor wrote:
>>> Jack Hollis wrote:
>>>> On 14 Sep 2008 14:44:59 GMT, Carbon <nobrac(a)>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> This is all conjecture. I just would like to see Obama's SAT and
>>>>>> LSAT scores. These tests are standardized and correlate highly
>>>>>> with IQ tests.
>>>>> You are correct. As does academic achievement.
>>>> Not really. Mensa has never used GPA or having a degree as
>>>> qualification to join their society. They know that those measure
>>>> are purely subjective. You could an MD and a dozen Ph D's and that
>>>> wouldn't get you in. However, back in Obama's days in school, a high
>>>> enough SAT or LSAT score would do the trick. In fact, you could be a
>>>> high school drop out and get in if your LSAT score was high enough.
>>>> Mensa does not accept SAT scores any more because of all the politics
>>>> surrounding the test.
>>> Not that I care bout MENSA, but the SAT is not a meaningful test. The
>>> ACT does least it tests knowledge. I would like to see the
>>> standardized test scores of people claiming to be intellectually
>>> superior to others though. It's 100% telling when such people won't
>>> give you their scores though. You know that if they were high they'd
>>> be wearing them!
>> Whatever. Of the three, who's scores are likely to be higher on *any*
>> standardized test?
> Again, leadership is not something that is learned from books.

So the ignorant like to say.
From: Carbon on
On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 11:43:37 -0400, BAR wrote:
> Carbon wrote:
>> Do you have any earthly idea how stupid this argument of yours is?
> The whole thing can be cleared up if Obama just publishes his Columbia
> transcript.

I didn't think so.
From: BAR on
Carbon wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 01:42:41 -0400, William Clark wrote:
>> In article <SoGdnZ1kWJWdxVHVnZ2dnUVZ_rLinZ2d(a)>,
>> BAR <screw(a)> wrote:
>>> Alan Baker wrote:
>>>> In article <SoGdnWRlWJV3yVHVnZ2dnUVZ_rLinZ2d(a)>,
>>>> BAR <screw(a)> wrote:
>>>>> Carbon wrote:
>>>>>> On Sat, 13 Sep 2008 15:54:41 -0400, BAR wrote:
>>>>>>> Where is his undergraduate transcript?
>>>>>> Now you're being ridiculous. Palin took six years to finish a four
>>>>>> year degree. McCain graduated 905 out of 909. I can guarantee you
>>>>>> McCain's and Palin's handlers will be avoiding the subject of
>>>>>> academic achievement at all costs.
>>>>> McCain was 895 out or 899.
>>>>> Where was Obama ranked in his undergraduate class?
>>>> I don't know.
>>>> But we *do* know it was good enough to get him into Harvard Law,
>>>> right?
>>> No we don't. All we know is that Obama attended and graduated from
>>> Harvard Law. We do not know how or why Obama was accepted to Harvard
>>> Law.
>>>> Do you supposed McCain's results would have been good enough?
>>> The Navy most likely sent him to Navy PG school. Like they send most
>>> line officers with moderate intelligence.
>> No they did not. And remember, he only made captain as a career naval
>> officer. Hiis father and grandfather made admiral.
>> Pretty sad, eh?
> He only made captain because his father and grandfather made admiral.
> Otherwise he wouldn't even have made it that far.

He only graduated because his grandfather was an Admiral.
From: William Clark on
In article <48cd3636$0$5593$9a6e19ea(a)>,
Carbon <nobrac(a)> wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 11:46:12 -0400, BAR wrote:
> > William Clark wrote:
> >> In article <SoGdnWZlWJV9yFHVnZ2dnUVZ_rLinZ2d(a)>,
> >> BAR <screw(a)> wrote:
> >>> William Clark wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Your getting a little out of your depth here.
> >>>
> >>> I can see spelling and grammar are not your strongest suit either.
> >>>
> >>> Where is Obama's undergraduate transcript from Columbia?
> >>
> >> Probably in his filing cabinet. Keep working on moving those goal
> >> posts, It's getting more pathetic by the minute.
> >>
> >> By the way, what a bout the data on grade inflation? Pretty weak, huh?
> >
> > "what a bout" What does that mean? Can you translate that into English?
> Do you really want to get into a pissing match about spelling and
> grammar? Think about it.

Hey, anything to try to deflect this discussion he is losing so woefully
off course.

From: William Clark on
In article <G7KdnXG2M7wvrlDVnZ2dnUVZ_uCdnZ2d(a)>,
BAR <screw(a)> wrote:

> annika1980 wrote:
> > On Sep 14, 9:44 am, BAR <sc...(a)> wrote:
> >
> >> Do you know what percentage of Naval Officers of any class make Admiral?
> >
> > In McCain's family it's about 2-out-of-3. McCain was the dumb one.
> True, he couldn't keep an plane flying.

I believe it was five planes, actually.