What is your education level?

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Bohucka, Oct 29, 2020.

What is your education level?

Poll closed Nov 12, 2020.
  1. Didn't graduate high school

    1.8%
  2. High school graduate

    10.0%
  3. College graduate/Some college

    49.1%
  4. Masters/Doctorate

    33.1%
  5. Trade/Professional School

    6.0%
  1. Bohucka

    Bohucka

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    I keep reading about Trump's "base" being primarily poorly educated white men. I'm curious if that is more MSM BS or if there is an actual correlation between education level and political leanings.

    Feel free to leave comments/qualifiers/rebuttals below.
     
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  2. Rokitt

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    Bachelors in computer science.
    Voting for Trump and detest the democrats.
     

  3. warbow150

    warbow150

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    Master’s. (Public Administration) Registered non-partisan. Don’t care at all for either choice this time around.
     
  4. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy

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    Took a few semesters in college, but never graduated.
     
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  5. cruz lee

    cruz lee

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    me too
     
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  6. wprebeck

    wprebeck Have you seen me?

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    B.S. - Fisheries and Wildlife Science

    Graduate Certificate - Wildlife Management

    Professional Science Master's - Fisheries and Wildlife Administration (upon successful completion and defense of my research, should be March 2021. Planning on submitting said research for publication)
     
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  7. Tacoma12

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    Bachelor's degree...but for HS I opted for the GED. Go figure. And I voted for Trump.
     
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    B.S. degree in Accounting . but not part of Trump or Biden’s “base”. Tired of dems and repubs...neither group motivates me to vote. Pretty sure our current political environment is not what was intended. Follow the money and/or the lobbysist.
     
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  9. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Philippians 4: 6-7

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    BBA - Bachelors of Business Administration
     
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  10. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK

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    HS + 4 YEARS and a lifetime of hard knocks now retired. (no I wasn't held back)
    MAGA Trump Supporter

    Sent from my Stupid Phone
     
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  11. Glock-O-Rican

    Glock-O-Rican

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    I graduated High School , too few Jr. College Classes, went to Vocational School for Inhalation Therapy, last too a NY Institue of Photography correspondence course.

    Think I learned more from life experience, doing & working than formal education.

    Life experience if your eyes are open is a great teacher.
     
  12. Valmet

    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    blkpag1

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    working on finishing my final year for my BSEE.
     
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  14. Borg Warner

    Borg Warner Free Full Clip!

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    I have enough credits for a BA but I could never pass the math requirements to get the degree. I attended Cal State Northridge, UCLA, and several community colleges. I was an art major and wanted to teach art or possibly art history but could never get the certification necessary so I ended up doing construction work most of my life but went back to doing art when I retired and managed an Art Gallery for while.

    Time spent in the military during the Viet Nam war probably influenced my political affiliation more than my education or lack of it. Being in Uniform and having anti-war Leftist Democrats call me names and give me dirty looks turned me permanently against their way of thinking and seeing the mindless inefficiency of big government at work first hand convinced me that the government that governs the least governs the best.
     
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  15. tuica

    tuica

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    Two college degrees. Psychology and History. Focused on the United States and Russian/Soviet Union. Last Democrat Presidential candidate I voted for was Carter. But who knew? I don’t see that changing anytime within my lifetime.

    Many of the people I know who will vote for Mr. Trump are college attendees or graduates. Three with Masters Degrees. Two of them are ex-teachers. But a couple of the smartest Trump voters I know never went to college. They’re not schoolwork type of folk’s.

    That Leftist stereotype of dunderheaded Conservatives is as flimsy as the rest of their backward beliefs. Rush; Dennis Prager; Mark Levin; Joe Pags; Laura Ingraham; Sean Hannity, et all, comprise a powerful intellectual group.

    But unfortunately, those anti-American Leftist beliefs are sprinkled like Acid Rain over our nation. And are very effective in poisoning the minds of gullible Liberals.
     
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  17. Victor Dubya

    Victor Dubya The Kindly Curmudgeon

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    Why no trade schools in your poll?

    I've gone through two.
     
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    BA in Poli Sci. Which is an oxymoron. Then left the Human Race for a law degree. But I'm doing OK.
     
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    You win internet comedy award for the day.
     
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    And a lifetime of amateur observational psychology.

    I was not political until my first son was born, and it kind of hit me that my votes would shape the country for his future as much, if not more than mine.

    The first election I voted in was Dole vs Clinton, and I caught on that the media would always portray Clinton as this hep, happy guy who was always smiling, laughing, and doing something cool. Dole on the other hand, every shot they showed of him he was looking all dour and mean, and they ALWAYS had to get a shot of his gimpy hand in every time they talked about him.

    Media manipulation is nothing new, they're just a lot more blatant now than 30 years ago.
     
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