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  •  Competency tests for all legislators, (5+ / 0-)

    state and federal. That's what this nation needs. In some states, the need is a little greater than in others.

    We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. -Pres. Obama, 1/21/13

    by SoCalSal on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 06:22:10 AM PDT

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    •  MMSE for all legislators? wonder how many (1+ / 0-)
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      SoCalSal

      would fail?  My guess is that it would be in excess of the general population

      •  Sure. Test cognitive function first, (2+ / 0-)
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        entlord, US Blues

        and whoever passes moves on to a comprehensive civics test that covers social issues and economics.

        I can dream, can't I? ;)

        We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. -Pres. Obama, 1/21/13

        by SoCalSal on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 09:20:18 AM PDT

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