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What happens when 2 wingnuts get locked in an echo chamber, and get an hour to "re-invent the world"?

Sometimes the darnest things get said ...

Rick Santorum Sounds 'Indoctrination' Warning Over Obama College Plan

huffingtonpost.com --  February 24, 2012

Rick Santorum believes Obama wants to 'indoctrinate' students by encouraging higher college enrollment. The GOP hopeful sat down with Glenn Beck for a wide-ranging interview that aired Thursday, and he warned that higher education leads to secularization.

“I understand why Barack Obama wants to send every kid to college, because of their indoctrination mills, absolutely," he said. "The indoctrination that is going on at the university level is a harm to our country.”

So American Universities are "indoctrination mills" is that right, Rick Sanctimonious?

That must explain why progress-oriented people from around the world want to attend them -- must be for those "Indoctrination Degrees" ...


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So what would you propose to replace these institutions of higher learning indoctrination, Mr Santorum?  That your neighborhood "book club" get together and teach young people everything they need to know, like they did on The Waltons?

Of course, only if they use Heartland-approved books, that is ...

Santorum: Obama wants to 'indoctrinate' students by boosting college enrollment
by Rebecca Kaplan, Matthew Shelley, CBSNews -- February 23, 2012

A champion of home-schooling, Santorum also expanded on his vision of dramatically reduced involvement in public education by both the states and the federal government, although he was more exact about eliminating the present system than his plan for replacing it.

He said, "Education should be the parental responsibility and the local community should be the one to be working with the parents to make sure that children get the best educational in environment for each child in America. The federal government needs to get out of education. The state government by and large needs to get out of education, other than making sure there are sufficient resources, particularly in poorer neighborhoods, to be able to help (have) some sort of equality of education in America ... to have the resources to have the best customized education."

Sounds like Rick is running for a lead role on "Little House on the Prairie" -- instead of the most intensely serious job on the planet.

Better "study-up" Rick.  The job you're applying for actually takes smarts, and tolerance, and a boatload of common sense.

And an innate ability to be able to "work well with others" ... you might want to take a University course or two on Political Science, Rick -- just to get an idea of what you're signing up for.

President of ALL the American People, not just those who live in your tunnel-vision bubble, dude. Hey Vanna, can you help Mr Santorum buy a clue ... He's not in Kansas anymore.

It's called democracy Rick.  And Universities are our historic legacy to free thinking in the free world.  "Indoctrination" actually only still exists in small enclave communities, trying to force everyone else back to the Dark Ages.  Newsflash man, The Dark Ages are over -- and were NOT going back.

Sorry dude, that ship SS Enlightenment has sailed.  {Pssst!  I think you missed it.}

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