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Hah Greatest Generation still the greatest! I did my part to do them in. Thanks for the 50 years of nuclear terror & anti-socialist propoganda, guys.

― Emperor Cos Dashit (Adam Bruneau), Thursday, May 17, 2012 9:18 PM Bookmark

To be fair, wasn't most of this the work of Lost Generation or older? eg:

MacArthur born 1880
J. Edgar Hoover born 1895
Dulles brothers born 1888, 1893
Dean Rusk born 1909
Ronald Reagan born 1911
McNamara born 1916
JFK born 1917
Alexander Haig born 1924
etc., etc.

Not sure about Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnny Ray, South Pacific, Walter Winchell, or Joe DiMaggio.

Doctor Casino, Friday, 18 May 2012 02:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

eh, it's not so much the people in power as much as the giant group that kept them in place

mh, Friday, 18 May 2012 14:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

ehh, i dunno - - "It's not so much the people who systematically misled the population, as it was the population that was systematically misled"

Doctor Casino, Friday, 18 May 2012 14:54 (2 years ago) Permalink

oh, sure, if you want to act like trusting authority is a good norm

mh, Friday, 18 May 2012 14:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

There are always assholes in power and they are probably from a generation. Everybody will get their chance!

He's sick of the Swiss. He don't like em. (Austerity Ponies), Friday, 18 May 2012 15:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

My theory of boomer resentment is that the children of boomers hate the boomers because the boomers raised them with expectations of a boomer life -- just do what you love and somehow magically make a great living doing it. It's the crushing disappointment that led to the bitterness.

this guy's a gangsta? his real name's mittens. (Hurting 2), Friday, 18 May 2012 15:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

my dad somehow has the anxious "most work hard at your job, must always have a job, must keep shit together" mentality despite being a boomer. I don't know that this necessarily served me well, since... well, that mentality works well in 2012 but I think I actually was taught an even more paranoid mentality than our time requires?

mh, Friday, 18 May 2012 15:47 (2 years ago) Permalink

http://www.aarp.org/work/retirement-planning/info-02-2011/many_boomers_report_no_savings_at_all.html

well, enjoy paying for their retirement:

"A poll released Wednesday found that a whopping 25 percent of people ages 46 to 64 say they have no retirement savings — and 26 percent have no personal savings."

this guy's a gangsta? his real name's mittens. (Hurting 2), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 03:06 (2 years ago) Permalink

and being continually underemployed b/c the boomers are too broke to retire.

Boris Kutyurkokhov (Eisbaer), Tuesday, 22 May 2012 04:46 (2 years ago) Permalink

wtff

mh, Tuesday, 22 May 2012 14:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

The time is ripe for Generation Banaka

― Banaka™ (banaka), Wednesday, May 2, 2012 3:40 PM (3 months ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

your native bacon (mh), Friday, 10 August 2012 14:17 (2 years ago) Permalink

so u say u want banakalution / well, you know, we all want to be uploaded into the singularity

Mordy, Friday, 10 August 2012 14:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

fulled formed adult banaka units

your native bacon (mh), Friday, 10 August 2012 14:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

5 months pass...

boomers.

coffin on the dancefloor (boy_slayer), Friday, 18 January 2013 00:30 (1 year ago) Permalink

FXX is just asking for lols

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Friday, 18 January 2013 00:39 (1 year ago) Permalink

i guess my children will be watching FXXX some day

Mordy, Friday, 18 January 2013 00:45 (1 year ago) Permalink

and their web channel FXXX YOU

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Friday, 18 January 2013 00:55 (1 year ago) Permalink

the relatable, eternally depressing existence of the aged

j., Friday, 18 January 2013 01:21 (1 year ago) Permalink

4 weeks pass...

http://www.salon.com/2013/02/16/millennials_will_save_us/

Mordy, Saturday, 16 February 2013 22:55 (1 year ago) Permalink


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