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buddhavista
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns

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I agree with your other reasons, except for the "anti-science" tidbit.


Well I hear it from my co-workers, and I work in high tech. They think the republican party is anti-science.

It doesn't matter if the party is actually anti-science, they think it.


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Jim Rockford
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
In addition to the social conservatism millstone, there are gems like this. GOP Rep Lamar Smith, father of SOPA, will chair the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. As one online commenter said, "this is like making an arsonist the fire chief."

LINK


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thekingfish225
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
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Just like the MSM


really?? come on fox news is one of the most watched media outlets get off the bull shite MSM claim. Rush and Beck has millions of idiots listening to him there is no such thing as a left wing agenda by the MSM because the MSM is made up of both MSNBC, FOX, CNN, and all the idiotic radio actors preying on the fears of people all the way to the bank


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AngryBeavers
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
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Thoughts on why the creme of the crop tech employees overwhelmingly supported Obama over Romney? I would assume we all can agree that they are not looking for handouts. And do you see this as a legitimate issue for the GOP going forward?


It's "Cool" to a Marxist these days...


BugAC
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
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Thoughts on why the creme of the crop tech employees overwhelmingly supported Obama


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Silicon Valley


California

That's why

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Jim Rockford
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
A lot of good comments in this Reddit thread touching on the same issue. LINK


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PaddlingTiger
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
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It's "Cool" to a Marxist these days...


Yeah, the Stanford grads working in Palo Alto and dreaming about billion dollar exits are Marxists.

Denial isn't just a river in Africa. I live in the high tech world, have an office in Palo Alto and most of my clients are either tech investors or tech companies. The issue with the Republican party for many tech entrepreneurs is the party's anti-science stance. And you are anti-science when you have candidates who will state with a straight face that they do not believe in evolution.


HailHailtoMichigan!
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
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party's anti-science stance.
You are nothing more than a fricking idiot.

The democratic electorate and politicians are no less "anti-science+ (idiotic term) than republicans.



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cwill
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re: Article: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns
You idiots still don't get it - it's social issues! The republicans need to become more libertarian and they will win over these extreme entrepreneurs.


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