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What a well liked GOP guy thinks about the age of the earth

Original post made by Resident, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Nov 20, 2012

So this is what a well liked republican, Marco Rubio, thinks about how old the earth is:

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Posted by Darwin
a resident of Mohr Park
on Nov 20, 2012 at 5:22 pm

Gee, thanks for another really important post.


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Posted by Nonresident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:53 pm

Exactly how does this 'news' impact you, resident. What will you do differently as a result of your post? Is your point just to denigrate people with religious beliefs? Why is this important to you?


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:50 pm

" Why is this important to you?"

Because it is scary to think that people who think that way (you know, do not believe in evolution, etc) could be in a position of leadership. It is important for people to continue to find out what the GOP is all about. I heard Rubio is seen as a potential GOP presidential candidate in 2016. Wow! Good thing is, the majority of people in this country rejected backwards views this year - with the economy the way it is and Obama not doing a good job, the fact that we managed to re-elect him says a lot about people rejecting the GOP's backwards ways!



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Posted by Observer
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:12 pm

What's even worse is when they're on the Science Committee...


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Posted by Shawndra
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:33 pm

Is the Republican Party capable of fielding ANYONE who doesn't wilt within three minutes once asked an intelligent question? See Republican primary debates.... All these guys, Jindal, Rubio, Jeb, Christie, Portman, Ryan, they're all posers who sold out any smidgeon of intelligence they had once they sold their souls and adopted the Republican ideology. Repub ideology and intelligence are contradictory.


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Posted by john
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:45 pm

Nonresident,

I would say young earth creationist beliefs are closer to superstition than religion, and I agree with the others that such beliefs held by people with power over investment in science and direction of scientific research and education is scary.


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