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Today’s Advice to Grads: No ‘Selfies’ at Ceremonies

May 3, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Toss your cap. Turn your tassel. Just don’t snap that “selfie.” Graduates at the University of South Florida and Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I....

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TrollSlayer

May-03-14 7:01 PM

Come on, cal. You libbies think a selfie of a Weiner in nothing but a bow tie is "formal."

One can only give thanks that Twitter didn't exist during the Clinton administration. Can you imagine? [shudder]

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caltransplant

May-03-14 6:11 PM

"keep it formal" is a value? I don't think so.

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richardwhee

May-03-14 1:23 PM

Lets keep it formal, as it was intended. Then too,all other values in this country are being destroyed.

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TrollSlayer

May-03-14 12:59 PM

Maricopa County, Arizona, district attorney indicted 10 illegal aliens who had registered to vote. (All had sworn on their registration forms that they were U.S. citizens.) Four had actually voted in elections. The district attorney was investigating 149 other cases. Securing the Vote: Arizona: Hearing Before the Committee on House Administration, 109th Cong. (2006) (statement of Andrew P. Thomas, Maricopa County District Attorney); see also Transcript of Southwest Conference on Illegal Immigration, Border Security and Crime, May 16, 2006.

I could go on and on to prove your claim is a lie, Clueless, but why bother? You’re a hopeless, clueless ideologue. Just keep believing and parroting the lies your masters tell you. LOL

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TrollSlayer

May-03-14 12:59 PM

Harris County, Texas 1996, Brazilian citizen was able to vote at least four times in general and primary elections. Non-Citizen Voting and ID Requirements in U.S. Elections: Hearing Before the Committee on House Administration, 109th Cong. (2006) (statement of Paul Bettencourt, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector and Voter Registrar).

Harris County, Texas, Norwegian citizen was discovered to have voted in a state legislative race that was decided by only 33 votes. Joe Stinebaker, Loophole Lets Foreigners Illegally Vote; 'Honor System' in Applying Means the County Can't Easily Track Fraud, Houston Chron., Jan. 16, 2005.

Bexar County, Texas, hundreds of illegal aliens registered to vote and at least 41 of them have voted, some several times, in a dozen local, state, and federal elections. Guillermo Garcia, Voter Fraud Case Takes a New Twist, Express-News, Sept. 12, 2007; Jim Forsyth, Hundreds of Non Citizens Have Registered to Vote in Bexar County, 1200 WOAI, May 16, 2007.

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TrollSlayer

May-03-14 12:59 PM

Mayor's race in Compton, California, aliens testified under oath in court that they voted in the election. Daren Briscoe, Non-citizens Testify They Voted in Compton Elections, L.A. Times, Jan. 23, 2002, at B5

1996 congressional race in California stolen by non-citizen voting. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform turned up 624 invalid votes by non-citizens who were present in the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) database. H.R. Doc. No. 105-416 (1998) An alien in southern Florida, Rafael Velasquez, not only voted, but even ran for the state legislature. Crim. Div., Pub. Integrity Section, U.S. Dep't of Just., Election Fraud Prosecutions & Convictions: October 2002- September 2005 (2006).

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bloomin

May-03-14 12:16 PM

Seems we are educating more people, and they are less mature and self centered at this age than in the past, when they had worked for a paycheck for 4 years instead of partying and provided all this technology. Even middle aged people have digressed with this.

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bloomin

May-03-14 12:13 PM

Its a shame that youth are so self focused that the administration needs to tell them not to do this. Do it on your own time. I have sat through graduations and they are very long. Be proud you have graduated from college, but dont think it makes you so special that you have the right to hold things up. Where is the respect. Congrats to grads, but this social media has become nonsense, sharing where you are eating dinner, stuck in traffic, having a drink, what you are thinking, glad your work day is over, etc. It has become over the top, both with reporting and with selfies. Once in real world, boss doesnt care.

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GETACLUE

May-03-14 9:33 AM

"illegals voting" Got any proof of illegals voting because if you do you would be the only one in the country to have some.

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mikeyd

May-03-14 6:59 AM

school administrators should be worried about whether or not that these kids can read.school boards should be sued by parents when their kid graduates and can't read.nobody cares about these pictures.

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