Saturday, October 25, 2008

Are you smarter than a Democrat?

Are you smarter than a Democrat?

Take this 10-question quiz and find out?

1. How many states are there in the United States?

A. 48

B. 50

C. 58

D. 60

Your answer: _________

Correct Answer: B

Barack Obama’s Answer: D

May 9, 2008. Sen. Barack Obama: “It is wonderful to be back in Oregon," Obama said. "Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it." AK & HI would make 60, after he visits the 58th state where he is “allowed” to go.

2. The Stock Market crashed in 1929. Franklin D. Roosevelt became president of the United States in January of?

A. 1925

B. 1929

C. 1933

D. 1936

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: C.

Sen. Joe Biden’s answer: B.

See quote after question 3.

3. When did a president first speak on television?

A. 1929

B. 1933

C. 1934

D. 1939

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: D.

Joe Biden’s Answer: A.

September 23, 2008: Sen. Joseph Biden: “When the stock market crashed (Note: in 1929), Franklin D. Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the, you know, the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'”

In 1936, there were about 200 televisions in use worldwide. But very few American homes had TV until after the war. Franklin Roosevelt was the first President to speak on TV—in 1939, ten years after the Market crashed.

4. Do they speak the same language in Iraq and Afghanistan?

A. Yes

B. No

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: B

Barack Obama’s answer: A

On Memorial Day, 2008, Sen. Obama stated that U.S. military Arabic translators in Iraq are needed in Afghanistan. “We only have a certain number of them, and if they are all in Iraq, then it’s harder for us to use them in Afghanistan.” The problem is Iraqis speak Arabic or Kurdish. The Afghanis speak Pashto, Farsi, or other non-Arabic languages. So to transfer the translators from Iraq to Afghanistan would be a worthless effort.

5. Who liberated the Auschwitz concentration came in Germany?

A. American Troops

B. Soviet Red Army Troops

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: B

Barack Obama’s Answer: A

Speaking in New Mexico on Memorial Day, Obama said a great-uncle had helped to liberate the Auschwitz death camp at the end of World War II. "I had a uncle who was one of the, who was part of the first American troops to go into Auschwitz and liberate the concentration camps," Obama said.

The Red Army liberated Auschwitz on January 27, 1945.

6. If you wanted to condemn the Russians for invading Georgia, you should:

A. Ask the UN Security Council, where Russia has a veto, to condemn Russia, in hopes that Russia will vote to condemn herself.

B. just go on TV and condemn them.

Your vote: __________

Correct Answer: B.

Barack Obama’s Answer: A

August 26, 2008: "I condemn Russia's decision to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states and call upon all countries of the world not to accord any legitimacy to this action," Obama said. In his written statement that marked a toughening of his rhetoric toward Russia, Obama also said the United States should call for an immediate meeting of the U.N. Security Council to condemn Moscow's decision in coordination with European allies.

7. The leader of Canada is the:

A. President

B. Prime Minister

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: B.

Barack Obama’s Answer: A

August 7, 2007: Barack Obama said, "I would immediately call the president of Mexico, the president of Canada, to try to amend NAFTA….”

8. How many people died when the tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg, KS in May, 2008?

A. 10,000

B. 12

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: B

Barack Obama’s Answer: A

May 8, 2007. Sen. Obama said, "In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died — an entire town destroyed." 12 had died.

9. The terrible “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, AL, iconic to the Civil Rights movement, took place what year?

A. 1960

B. 1961

C. 1965

D. 1969

Your answer: __________

Correct Answer: C

Barack Obama’s Answer: A

“My parents got together because of what happened in Selma.” - Barack Obama, marking the anniversary of the March 1965 “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama. Obama was born in 1961.

10. Iran is a serious threat to the United States?

A. Yes.

B. No

C. Yes and No.

Your Answer: __________

Correct Answer: Most experts say A.

Barack Obama’s Answer: C

May 18, 2008: Iran doesn’t “pose a serious threat to us.” - Barack Obama, stating that “tiny countries” with small defense budgets cannot do us harm. The next day he stated, “I’ve made it clear for years that the threat from Iran is grave.”

1 comment:

  1. Arabic translators are needed in Afghanistan because Al Qaeda fighters are predominantly Arabic speaking foreign fighters