Thursday, January 28, 2016

Fact of the Day: Truman College

While many of the earliest presidents lacked an advanced formal education, Harry Truman was the last U.S. President who never had a single college degree. 

13 comments:

  1. I think that says it all - money and degrees from a Yale or Harvard is no guarantee for intelligence.
    Common sense and decency will always beat a degree.
    Just check out all these "political correctness" degree owners - brainless chunks of humanity.

    He did study at night school and got a law degree, had an excellent WW1 military career, very few servicemen of the USA were killed under his careful command.
    He was responsible for:
    1. The Truman Doctrine
    2. The ending of the Pacific War
    3. The brilliant Marshall plan to rebuild Europe.
    4. The Berlin Airlift which really saved Germany.
    5. N.A.T.O.
    I think that is not too bad to be on a CV.

    He also did not tolerate religious ignorance - like the US revivalist crowd.
    B J Hunnicut aka Colin

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  2. Interesting fact then Adam. Doesn't always matter 'degrees'

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  3. I can only imagine if a candidate was running today without a college degree how he/she would be crucified by the media.

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  4. My Daddy always said that farmers are very smart because they have to know a whole lot more than just how to spread cow sh*t. Guess this proves it since Harry was a farmer.

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  5. Degrees don't mean anything...even nowadays, but yeah...can you imagine if he ran for office now?

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  6. A degree doesn't mean you are smart

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  7. Interesting and even encouraging.

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  8. There are many ways to obtain an education. College isn't the only way.

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  9. My dad and mother sure thought a lot of him...he not only was a good president, he was a good man...I've never heard any thing bad about him. My mom had a little plaque she kept in her living room.."I did my damnedest" Harry S. Truman
    Now I am wondering where it is....

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  10. hey adam, how did i not know this about truman? or did i just totally forget? ya, i'm still alive, & i check out your blog to see pics of you & daisy. i saw your wedding pics last year. congrats! :)

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