Entertainment People really are dumb

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    No, America — Judge Judy does not sit on the Supreme Court
    By Andrea Morabito
    January 19, 2016 | 12:31am
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    Nearly 10 percent of college graduates in the United States think that TV host Judith “Judge Judy” Sheindlin sits on the Supreme Court, according to a recent study.
    When the survey sample is expanded to the general American public, the results are even worse — with 13 percent saying Sheindlin is a member of SCOTUS.
    The study — commissioned by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni in late August 2015 — found college grads lacked basic knowledge on all branches of government.
    Based on 1,000 interviews nationwide, 47 percent of graduates couldn’t identify the term lengths for members of Congress. Nearly 40 percent didn’t know that the US Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war.
     
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    Cookiepus Active Member

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    In all fairness the power to declare war has been effectively granted to the president. Also when Trump becomes president I think we can be assured of a Justice Judy Sheindlin.
     
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    American college kids love not to know.
     
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    Ta Ta Toothy Well-Known Member

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    Only in America do people into massive debt to get an "education", only to graduate even dumber than when they started.
     
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    WUT7272G7C Space Chimp

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    I probably knew this stuff when it mattered in school.
    I've forgotten anything civic related.

    There's only so much info my head can handle. I filter out the stuff I don't need (i.e. how our one party system [disguised as a two party system] operates), and focus on the stuff that matters (namely- my family & my job).

    I know how to use google, and that's good enough.
     
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