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Ultra Facepalm: Watch Americans
Struggle to Answer Even One Question
On the U.S. Citizenship Test

Independent Journal Review, by Emily Hulsey

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/7/2014 1:29:27 PM

(Video) What hopeful Americans are asked on a U.S. citizenship test are pretty run-of-the-mill questions that most of us learned in school: How many Supreme Court justices are there? Who was president during World War I? Who is the current vice president? Seems easy enough, right? But when native-born Americans were asked those questions and others, they had a lot of trouble. From Mic.com: Sad as they may be, the video’s results have been replicated before. A USA Today survey in 2012 found that only 65% of native-born Americans could correctly answer 6 out of 10 immigration test questions correctly.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/7/2014 1:39:27 PM     (No. 9913947)

Zowie. A true bumper crop of LOFOs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tren9, 7/7/2014 1:39:54 PM     (No. 9913948)

This tells you nothing about how smart Americans are. It tells you a great deal about the job our schools are doing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 7/7/2014 1:40:25 PM     (No. 9913951)

Not taught in schools...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: brianod1, 7/7/2014 1:42:25 PM     (No. 9913954)

I suspect that such a survey is meant to discount the value of citizenship - that those coming here illegally won´t be any different than current citizens.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ASAvet, 7/7/2014 1:45:44 PM     (No. 9913958)

Democrats/NEA (read "Communists") have been in control of public education for fifty years. Is it any wonder America has become so dumbed down ? They understand perfectly that the more stupid we are the easier we are to control.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rondino, 7/7/2014 2:04:30 PM     (No. 9913990)

I got 50 out of 50
It was easy


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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/7/2014 2:17:48 PM     (No. 9914007)

Here is what they don´t point out, before aliens take the citizenship test, most of them take citizenship classes or self study to be able to correctly answer all the questions that are on the test. If that was not true, very few non English speaking aliens would pass the test. Aliens are also supposed to read, write, and speak English before receiving US citizenship. That language test consists of the alien speaking one sentence in English. The immigration bureaucrats know that they cannot fail too many aliens, as they are prospective voters, and those bureaucrats don´t want politicians jumping all over them.

When the media does a survey of Americans and their ability to correctly answer those same questions, the questions are usually thrown out to the Americans being surveyed out of the blue, without any advanced notice, or time for the Americans to study the answers to the questions.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/7/2014 3:10:17 PM     (No. 9914059)

This is Jay-Walking writ large. (I miss Leno.)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: peebster, 7/7/2014 3:56:40 PM     (No. 9914116)

The headline should read "Some of the smarter Obama voters struggle to answer even one question...."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hotrod, 7/7/2014 4:00:00 PM     (No. 9914122)

Well, did you know that, in a grocery store, a picture of a chicken on a box doesn´t necessarily mean there is a chicken in the box? Many immigrants don´t know this!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 4Justice, 7/7/2014 4:11:57 PM     (No. 9914136)

Gee, and all the time I kept waiting to find a chicken in my box!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ozwestie, 7/7/2014 5:50:19 PM     (No. 9914234)

I´m Australian and I even got 47/50. I think I watch way too much TV :-)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 7/7/2014 6:14:05 PM     (No. 9914256)

These ignorant Americans are the ones who blindly voted for Obama and the Democrats, who caused the current border crisis. Of course, less ignorant but equally guilty are those snotty, elitist liberals, who are committed to destroying traditional American values and those who espouse them.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Kristen, 7/7/2014 7:55:19 PM     (No. 9914389)

So what? That doesn´t mean we want other countries´ rejects. Anyone who wants to become U.S. citizens, they least they can do is make an effort to study for the test.

And if they wanted to become citizens, for example, of even small countries such as Estonia and Lithuania, they would have to pass language tests, etc.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/7/2014 8:29:50 PM     (No. 9914423)

I´m surprised it´s as many as 65%. After all, they elected Stinky twice.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/7/2014 11:09:53 PM     (No. 9914588)

To be fair, how many new citizens can answer the questions 12 months later ?

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