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Ferris Bueller's Super Monotonous Teacher, A.K.A Ben Stein, Says Poor People Are "Lazy," Among Other Choice Adjectives

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Ahh, 1986.

Gas cost less than a buck per gallon, Hungry Hippos was the best game ever, and Ben Stein was just that nerdy but affable economics teacher whose monotonous chant of "anyone… anyone?" put an entire nation to sleep.

Yup, those were the good ole' days!

In 2014, however, things have changed. You need to refinance your house to fill up your gas tank, the hippopotamuses in Africa really are hungry, and Mr. Stein has devolved into an ultra-conservative pundit who shamelessly spouts super insensitive theories on why poor people deserve to be poor!!

In a recent column for The Spectator, Benny Buns proselytized:

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Did NOT Do Well In College

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Can't say this surprises us AT ALL!

Back in June, we heard that Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued a proclamation declaring August 6th as a Day of Prayer which was being sponsored by the nation's leading anti-LGBT groups, and we were NOT pleased!

Now, it appears that Perry's ignorance is actually even more widespread than we realized, because his transcript from Texas A&M University has been released, and the governor earned mostly C's and D's. Ouch.

Here's what a former classmate of Perry's had to say about him:

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It Didn't Work For The Olsens!

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And here we were thinking that these two were like 11! Silly us!

Disney tween favorites Dylan and Cole Sprouse are apparently old enough to be college-bound, and are following in the footsteps of the Olsen twins by attending New York University in the fall!

Cole is majoring in Television and Film Production with a minor in Drama, while Dylan is majoring in Fine Arts with a minor in Economics!

Congratulations, you two!

We're sure you'll be drunkenly peeing on the sides of NYC buildings again soon enough - just like you did with Adam Sandler in Big Daddy way back when!

[Image via WENN.]

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