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Without Critical Thinking, The Public Will Lose Its Mind

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One of the few issues that unites almost everyone is opposition to waste. No one openly favors wasteful spending or wasting opportunities, for instance. So I want to identify those who have wasted something even more valuable, our time and to demonstrate the much-needed use of critical thinking.

We can start off with those who have made false statements about Barack Obama. Their inane comments would all have been disposed of easily had y they listened:

False: Obama was not a natural-born citizen and is not eligible under the Constitution to serve as the President of the United States.

True: Obama is a natural-born citizen because he was born in Hawaii, as his birth certificate and newspaper clippings prove. He is also a natural-born citizen because his mother was a citizen of the United States. Even if he had been born in Kenya, as "birthers" contend, he would be natural born and could serve as the President.

False: Obama is a Muslim.

True: Obama is a Christian. It does not matter if he were a Muslim, anyway.

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