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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 09:58 PM

The most educated First Lady

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Reply The most educated First Lady (Original post)
syringis Tuesday OP
oasis Tuesday #1
Tarheel_Dem Tuesday #2
ProudLib72 Tuesday #3
dhol82 Tuesday #4
grantcart Tuesday #6
deurbano Tuesday #22
spooky3 Wednesday #34
deurbano Wednesday #38
Cheviteau Wednesday #40
GetRidOfThem Wednesday #50
GoCubsGo Tuesday #8
dhol82 Tuesday #9
GoCubsGo Tuesday #13
xmas74 Tuesday #15
RandomAccess Wednesday #52
grantcart Tuesday #5
unblock Tuesday #7
grantcart Tuesday #10
lastlib Tuesday #21
IrishEyes Wednesday #25
spooky3 Wednesday #35
LisaM Wednesday #53
Cha Tuesday #11
njhoneybadger Tuesday #18
Cha Tuesday #20
ProudMNDemocrat Tuesday #12
njhoneybadger Tuesday #14
Docreed2003 Wednesday #29
DoctorJoJo Tuesday #16
flotsam Tuesday #17
democratisphere Wednesday #26
syringis Wednesday #28
democratisphere Wednesday #37
syringis Wednesday #41
Scarsdale Wednesday #42
Shipwack Wednesday #43
Scarsdale Thursday #54
LAS14 Tuesday #19
calimary Tuesday #23
syringis Wednesday #27
calimary Wednesday #30
syringis Wednesday #31
calimary Wednesday #44
IrishEyes Wednesday #24
spooky3 Wednesday #36
MadDAsHell Wednesday #32
syringis Wednesday #33
defacto7 Wednesday #39
olegramps Wednesday #45
FiveGoodMen Wednesday #46
olegramps Thursday #55
stuffmatters Wednesday #47
flying_wahini Wednesday #48
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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:00 PM

1. "The More You Know"

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:02 PM

2. Love Michelle.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:02 PM

3. Well my dear Syringis, that may count in some countries

but over here the majority party hates education. We are an idiocracy. Please take heed and do not let this happen in other countries.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:08 PM

4. Doesn't Hillary give her a run for the money?

Not sure but it seems that they both have bachelors degrees and law degrees.
Is there something else?

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #4)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:08 PM

6. They both are 'most'

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Response to grantcart (Reply #6)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:28 PM

22. Also, most Ivies (including Princeton) didn't admit women when Clinton was entering college as an

undergraduate.

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Response to deurbano (Reply #22)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:00 PM

34. Exactly right. Both women are superior, brilliant people, and have overcome

unfair discrimination.

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #34)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:50 PM

38. That's why they are both so reviled by the Deplorables. HRC and Michelle Obama are a threat to

their whole way of "thinking"...

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #34)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:10 PM

40. But...but...but...

quotas !! And also Benghazi. (Benghazi) has nothing to do with the education of FLOUS, but it's against the law to mention Hillary Clinton sans Benghazi.

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Response to Cheviteau (Reply #40)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 08:31 PM

50. And don't forget those emails...!

I find it ironic that Agent Orange is using an unsecured personal cell phone....

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #4)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:10 PM

8. Yes.

Hillary went to Vassar and got her law degree at Yale. I'd say they share that title.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #8)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:12 PM

9. Actually, Wellesley, but who is counting?

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:14 PM

13. Yep. My bad.

I knew it was one of the the big women's colleges.

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:37 PM

15. And was the student speaker at her graduation from

Wellesley.

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #4)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 08:51 PM

52. Yeah, I was gonna say - what's Hillary's law degree, chopped liver??

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:08 PM

5. Obama/Biden was the highest educated team in history, all 4 had post graduate degrees

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Response to grantcart (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:10 PM

7. Er, Obama/Biden!

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Response to unblock (Reply #7)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:12 PM

10. Serves me right for posting on 100 degree weather after a walk. Thanks

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Response to grantcart (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:11 PM

21. Don't forget, Jill Biden has a Doctoral degree in Education!

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Response to lastlib (Reply #21)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 01:59 AM

25. Jill Biden is an amazing person

She has earned

A Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware
A Master of Education with a specialty in Reading from West Chester University
A Master of Arts degree in English from Villanova University
A Doctor of Education in educational leadership from the University of Delaware (which she earned at age 55)

She is also the first Second Lady to hold a paying job while her husband was Vice President. She worked as an associate professor at Northern Virginia Community College teaching three English and writing composition courses two days per week. Her position there was as normal as she could make it, sharing a cubicle with another teacher, holding regular office hours for students, and trying to get her accompanying Secret Service agents to dress as unobtrusively as possible.

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Response to grantcart (Reply #5)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:01 PM

35. Clinton/Gore was also highly educated. nt

It's no coincidence that "our side" is stronger on this point.

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #35)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:35 PM

53. Tipper Gore has two degrees. N/T


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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:13 PM

11. Thanks for the Reminder, syringis!

Here's another reminder..



And, Props to Hillary, too!

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Response to Cha (Reply #11)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:48 PM

18. Bernie doesn't get it

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Response to njhoneybadger (Reply #18)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:50 PM

20. That's right, njhb

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:13 PM

12. The BEST First Lady.....EVER!



Since Eleanore Roosevelt. Big shoes for any First Lady after Michelle Obama to fill.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:37 PM

14. Melania says, "I'm smart. Not like everybody says,like dumb. I'm smart and I want respect

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Response to njhoneybadger (Reply #14)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 06:10 AM

29. Funny...

But that Fredo quote is more appropriate for her dipshit husband!

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:39 PM

16. But Melania Claimed a Degree In Architecture, a Word I Doubt She Can Spell!

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Response to DoctorJoJo (Reply #16)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:48 PM

17. Sure

But remember she can't spell it in eleventy-two languages!

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Response to DoctorJoJo (Reply #16)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:08 AM

26. Melania was smuggled in under a Genius Visa?!

After 20 years the Genius still struggles with the English language.

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Response to democratisphere (Reply #26)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:51 AM

28. Hi Democratisphere

I'm not the most qualified critic, but not expressing oneself properly after 20 years full immersion, shows little willingness to learn.

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Response to syringis (Reply #28)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:45 PM

37. The broken English is part of her act for the "show".

Always appreciate your OPs and comments syringis! The best!


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Response to democratisphere (Reply #37)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:34 PM

41. Thank you very much dear



You mean, she does it on purpose ?

It is true some public figures cultivate a foreign accent as a distinctive mark.

They often do so through a teacher. Apart from that, they express themselves correctly, in compliance with grammar rules.

I don't see Melania Trump's point in slaughtering English?

Of course, if her husband coaches her, I get it better...

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Response to syringis (Reply #41)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:50 PM

42. Not to mention that

Melanie is the only first "lady" with naked photos all over the internet! She has a build like a 14 year old boy, with tiny boobs, until he bought her bigger ones. Her face lifts are admirable, too.

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Response to Scarsdale (Reply #42)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:54 PM

43. Those remarks are insulting and unnecessary. Nt

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Response to Shipwack (Reply #43)

Thu Jun 14, 2018, 06:56 AM

54. Have you ever read

what "remarks" are said about Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama? THOSE are insulting. Mrs. tRump is a gold digger, quite obviously. She has discovered money can not buy happiness, and looks miserable all the time. The naked photos are available for all to see. She HAS had cosmetic surgery. Truth hurts, eh? Phony president, phony wife, phony administration full of frauds.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:49 PM

19. K& R!!!!

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 11:47 PM

23. DAMMIT, syringis!

Those cud-chewers!



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Response to calimary (Reply #23)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:27 AM

27. Hi Calimary, a larger pic of the kangaroo



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Response to syringis (Reply #27)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:34 PM

30. Can you post a large photo of the - what? Antelope?

Those EARS! OMG! I'm dyin' here!



How the hell did whoever took this photo/vid/whatever hold the camera steady? I would have thoroughly messed up the shot, too busy laughing. I guess a tripod or something?

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Response to calimary (Reply #30)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:46 PM

31. Just ask



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Response to syringis (Reply #31)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 04:20 PM

44. I'm dyin' here!



Those EARS! They kill me! Each one of them needs its own zip code!

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 01:41 AM

24. So far, there have been three First Ladies to earn postgraduate degrees.

Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama.

Here are the other First Ladies with education beyond high school.

1. Lucy webb Hayes - She received a degree in liberal arts from Cincinnati Wesleyan Female College

2. Lucretia Garfield - Hiram College which was then known as Western Reserve Eclectic Institute. She studied all of the classics, and learned to speak Greek, Latin, French, and German. Additionally, she studied science, biology, math, history, and philosophy.

3. Frances Cleveland - Wells College

4. Caroline Harrison - Oxford Female Institute which was later subsumed into Miami University campus. Her father was a science professor who opened the all-female institute himself. She studied English literature, theater, art, and painting. In her senior year, she joined the faculty as an Assistant in Piano Music. Her mother Mary Neal Scott joined the school as its matron and the Head of Home Economics.

5. Helen Herron Taft - Studied German and history at Miami University. She later studied music at the University of Cincinnati

6. Florence Harding - Studied at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music until her father pulled her out because he didn't like her companions

7. Grace Coolidge - University of Vermont. The first First Lady to have earned a four-year undergraduate degree

8. Lou Henry Hoover - BA in Geology from Stanford University. She was the only female geology major at Stanford University when she enrolled. She made extensive study of languages including Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, German, Italian and French. She is the only First Lady to have spoken an Asian language

9. Jackie Kennedy - Vassar College but she later transferred to George Washington University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French literature. She also took continuing education classes in American history at Georgetown University.

10. Lady Bird Johnson - University of Texas. She graduated with a degree in history in 1933, and a degree in Journalism in 1934. She also got a certificate in teaching.

11. Pat Nixon - University of Southern California. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in merchandising, together with a certificate to teach at the high school level, which USC deemed equivalent to a Master's degree.

12. Rosalynn Carter - Georgia Southwestern College but later dropped out due to lack of money and also because of obligations to her mother and siblings. Her father died when she was 13. His dream was to see her go to college.

13. Nancy Reagan - BA in English and drama from Smith College

14. Barbara Bush - briefly attended Smith College but dropped out freshman year to marry Bush

15. Hillary Rodham Clinton - BA degree with departmental honors in political science from Wellesley College. She earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Yale law school

16. Laura Bush - BS degree in Education form Southern Methodist University. Master of Science degree in Library Science from the University of Texas at Austin

17. Michelle Obama - Majored in sociology and minored in African-American studies, graduating cum laude with a BA at Princeton University. She earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Harvard Law School.

18. Melania Trump - Studied architecture and design at the University of Ljubljana for one year before she dropped out.

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Response to IrishEyes (Reply #24)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:03 PM

36. thank you! nt

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 01:21 PM

32. Is this some knock on Hillary? Why would you call out Michelle's race??nt

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Response to MadDAsHell (Reply #32)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 01:48 PM

33. Hi MadDasHell

This is not at all a knock on Hillary.

The aim is to denounce racism and the far-fetched idea of skin color as determining an individual's abilities.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:02 PM

39. And she never once had to remind us

how smart she is.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 04:23 PM

45. Isn't obvious? The wrong sex is running the country and the world for that matter.

Isn't it about time for some sanity? Let's admit it guys our track record stinks. Now we have some manic in the White House who actually believes that he is a brilliant leader. So did Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin. How did that work out? I am afraid that this will have a similar distasteful ending.

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Response to olegramps (Reply #45)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 04:58 PM

46. Laura Ingraham, Ann Coulter...

There are bad eggs in EVERY basket.

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Response to FiveGoodMen (Reply #46)

Thu Jun 14, 2018, 02:35 PM

55. If they ran for office, how do you think they would fare?

I don't regard them as normal. More in the same category as gangster's molls. For the much greater part the women elected to congress have performed well and have demonstrated that they are at least open to civil discussions and compromise. Of course there are exceptions. Look at Trumps cabinet. A women in any position would be am improvement.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:13 PM

47. Not to nit pick, but Hillary's the most educated first lady in history..

A summa cum laude from Seven Sisters (Princeton did not admit women in 1965) and a law degree from Yale,the most respected, most competetive law school in the US in 1969 to 1972....(a small class even of men compared to Harvard with maybe a handful of women allowed in back then.)Michelle's wonderful & her education outstanding. But Hillary simply a superstar for a woman in the sixties.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:29 PM

48. I would kiss her if I could.


Miss her grace, her coolheadedness and her sterling class act.

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:44 PM

49. Hillary is at the same level, I think. They are both accomplished and brilliant. nt

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Response to syringis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 08:40 PM

51. Thanks Obama!

Really. Thanks for marrying this tremendous woman!

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