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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by Kriegsspiel » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:31 pm

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Speaking as a late boomer myself with millenial kids, if the crime rate is lower it's because they are too lazy to go commit them, or need one of us to show them how. :P
Self pwnage or humblebrag?
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Post by pugchief » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:59 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:31 pm
pugchief wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:38 pm
Speaking as a late boomer myself with millenial kids, if the crime rate is lower it's because they are too lazy to go commit them, or need one of us to show them how. :P
Self pwnage or humblebrag?
Fortunately, my kids are generally an exception, although at times, I wonder where we went wrong. However, my employees are, sadly, more representative.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by Kriegsspiel » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:06 pm

https://dailycaller.com/2018/10/12/prot ... apologize/

On one hand:
HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

And on the other:
If you want a vision of the future, imagine feminist pussyhatters shrieking in your face- forever.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by Kriegsspiel » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:10 pm

pugchief wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:59 pm
my employees are, sadly, more representative.
I think Harry and Charles Hugh Smith are right; I don't think having employees would lead to a happier life.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by pugchief » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:26 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:06 pm
If you want a vision of the future, imagine feminist pussyhatters shrieking in your face- forever.
The fact that this statement is probably true (maybe not forever, but for a looong time), worries me. Detachment from reality is not a good thing.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by moda0306 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:03 am

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:06 pm
https://dailycaller.com/2018/10/12/prot ... apologize/

On one hand:
HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

And on the other:
If you want a vision of the future, imagine feminist pussyhatters shrieking in your face- forever.
That, and Trumpist MAGA-hatters complaining about powerless shrieking libs, brown people and "thu librul Mediuh" while the country is robbed out from under them by the uber-wealthy.

And the other 60% of the population that's level-headed, chained to a sinking ship.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by jacksonM » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:10 am

Kbg wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:59 pm
jacksonM wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:53 pm
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I spent most of my professional life in the military, and personally I am pretty positive on the younger generation. I've spent a lot of time with the younger crowd in that environment and a church environment. They are more team and group oriented than the baby boomers and to me hearken back to a more community oriented perspective that existed in generations previous to the boomers. What I think we are seeing right now is the last narcissistic thrashing of the outgoing boomer generation (left and right) since they have taken over all the major levers of power from the WW 2 generation. The boomers have always been very "it's all about me." I think it will be good in may ways when they leave the scene. (And I'm right on the tail end of the boomers.)

Whether you like FDRs all we have to fear is fear itself or Reagan's it's morning in America again, being positive has always been a winning political approach in the US. The first party to get out of attack mode and back to laying out a positive vision for America is going to do very well I think. Most everyone I know is really getting sick of this stuff.
Well, I'm on the front-end of the baby boomer generation (1949) so thanks for the "positive vision" you are putting forth.

I know this will sound narcissistic but I plan on disappointing you by living to be 100.

And for the record, as a late baby boomer you must have missed the hippie movement with its emphasis on communal living.
J.M.,

I'm one too and I hope you do live to 100. But I don't take back a single word of what I wrote. Hippie was full on when I was in elementary school. I think there were some great communal efforts that were attempted, but ultimately a self-oriented focus on free love and drugs that went along with a lot of the hippie movement ended up being self-defeating in the end. Community extends way beyond a small farm in a backwoods somewhere and ultimately plays out at a societal level. One of my favorite statistics illustrating my point...millennials have half the crime rate as baby boomers did for equivalent age groups. Boomers also have the largest divorce rate of any US generation. They also have abysmally low retirement and regular savings rates comparatively. The characterization of boomers being one if not the most selfish generation ever is no news flash on my part.
I'm still raising a 22 year old millenial. She was adopted so she she's not infected with my baby boomer genes. On one hand I could commend her for the minimalist lifestyle she is leading. She doesn't drive a car but walks to work every day to her part time job that provides her with all the money she needs or wants. She also has a strong sense of community and carries on a rich social life but it's almost 100 percent online from the comfort of her bedroom.

On the other hand I wonder if she is ever going to be able to leave home and take care of herself.

Update: 25 things we did as kids that would get someone arrested today. I did all 3 of them. https://www.theorganicprepper.com/the-l ... ted-today/
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by Maddy » Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:03 pm

jacksonM wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:10 am

I'm still raising a 22 year old millenial. She was adopted so she she's not infected with my baby boomer genes. On one hand I could commend her for the minimalist lifestyle she is leading. She doesn't drive a car but walks to work every day to her part time job that provides her with all the money she needs or wants. She also has a strong sense of community and carries on a rich social life but it's almost 100 percent online from the comfort of her bedroom.

On the other hand I wonder if she is ever going to be able to leave home and take care of herself.
Just curious-- Why would you "commend" her for a lifestyle that requires you to subsidize it, and that might cause her to be permanently handicapped as a result? No offense meant, but since you seem to be aware of the problem, it seems like a natural question.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by jacksonM » Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:51 pm

Maddy wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:03 pm
jacksonM wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:10 am

I'm still raising a 22 year old millenial. She was adopted so she she's not infected with my baby boomer genes. On one hand I could commend her for the minimalist lifestyle she is leading. She doesn't drive a car but walks to work every day to her part time job that provides her with all the money she needs or wants. She also has a strong sense of community and carries on a rich social life but it's almost 100 percent online from the comfort of her bedroom.

On the other hand I wonder if she is ever going to be able to leave home and take care of herself.
Just curious-- Why would you "commend" her for a lifestyle that requires you to subsidize it, and that might cause her to be permanently handicapped as a result? No offense meant, but since you seem to be aware of the problem, it seems like a natural question.
Was just looking to put some positive spin on it. At least her carbon footprint is very low.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by Maddy » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:58 pm

jacksonM wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:51 pm
Maddy wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:03 pm
jacksonM wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:10 am

I'm still raising a 22 year old millenial. She was adopted so she she's not infected with my baby boomer genes. On one hand I could commend her for the minimalist lifestyle she is leading. She doesn't drive a car but walks to work every day to her part time job that provides her with all the money she needs or wants. She also has a strong sense of community and carries on a rich social life but it's almost 100 percent online from the comfort of her bedroom.

On the other hand I wonder if she is ever going to be able to leave home and take care of herself.
Just curious-- Why would you "commend" her for a lifestyle that requires you to subsidize it, and that might cause her to be permanently handicapped as a result? No offense meant, but since you seem to be aware of the problem, it seems like a natural question.
Was just looking to put some positive spin on it. At least her carbon footprint is very low.

Maybe I shouldn't have been so nosy. I think there are a lot of parents in the same boat, but I suspect most are in denial about the probable consequences of enabling the delaying of adulthood. Considering your honesty and forthrightness about that risk, I guess I was hoping you could shed some light on why a parent would allow that potentially detrimental situation to persist. If you don't want to expand, that's fine. And I realize you may not be the only parent calling the shots.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by jacksonM » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:39 am

Maddy wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:58 pm
jacksonM wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:51 pm
Maddy wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:03 pm


Just curious-- Why would you "commend" her for a lifestyle that requires you to subsidize it, and that might cause her to be permanently handicapped as a result? No offense meant, but since you seem to be aware of the problem, it seems like a natural question.
Was just looking to put some positive spin on it. At least her carbon footprint is very low.

Maybe I shouldn't have been so nosy. I think there are a lot of parents in the same boat, but I suspect most are in denial about the probable consequences of enabling the delaying of adulthood. Considering your honesty and forthrightness about that risk, I guess I was hoping you could shed some light on why a parent would allow that potentially detrimental situation to persist. If you don't want to expand, that's fine. And I realize you may not be the only parent calling the shots.
Answered your question but deleted it and sent it to you as a PM.
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Re: Kavanaugh

Post by boglerdude » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:49 pm

> deleted it and sent it to you as a PM

Lame.
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