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loyalsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-18-07 05:56 PM
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8. There is always a bridge
where generations meet. The culture in which Obama came of age was most definitely not the Baby Boom generation. At 37 I'm a full on Gen Xer.
When I was in grade school and he was in High School disco was all the rage.
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  -Obama: The first post-baby-boomer candidate Willinois  Feb-18-07 05:27 PM   #0 
  - Obama is a baby boomer: includes those born 1946-1964  hlthe2b   Feb-18-07 05:34 PM   #1 
  - Was he old enough to serve in Vietnam?  Willinois   Feb-18-07 05:40 PM   #2 
  - This generational division is offensive and stupid...  hlthe2b   Feb-18-07 05:47 PM   #6 
  - huh?  Willinois   Feb-18-07 08:27 PM   #16 
  - There is always a bridge  loyalsister   Feb-18-07 05:56 PM   #8 
     - As a gen Xer, how would you know that?  hlthe2b   Feb-18-07 06:04 PM   #9 
        - I'm not dumb  loyalsister   Feb-18-07 06:45 PM   #12 
           - I don't think you are dumb... please don't put words  hlthe2b   Feb-18-07 07:32 PM   #14 
              - I was simply answering your question  loyalsister   Feb-19-07 06:26 AM   #20 
  - I was going to say the same thing.  Mass   Feb-18-07 05:41 PM   #3 
  - I suppose that when Kennedy said  Radical Activist   Feb-18-07 05:44 PM   #5 
  - probably.  Mass   Feb-18-07 05:47 PM   #7 
  - Obama has already lost my vote - I have a big mouth and  DURHAM D   Feb-18-07 06:33 PM   #10 
  - Trashing?  Radical Activist   Feb-18-07 08:23 PM   #15 
  - Care to elaborate?  ripple   Feb-19-07 01:53 PM   #25 
  - I can't say I'm surprised  Willinois   Feb-18-07 08:45 PM   #17 
  - It's the usual electioneering nonsense.  michaelwb   Feb-19-07 08:57 AM   #22 
  - Technically maybe  loyalsister   Feb-18-07 05:41 PM   #4 
  - Bill Clinton was the first Boomer candidate....  Catchawave   Feb-18-07 06:37 PM   #11 
  - So we boomers only get one president???  Morgana LaFey   Feb-18-07 07:15 PM   #13 
  - Well  Willinois   Feb-18-07 08:47 PM   #18 
     - LOL!  Connie_Corleone   Feb-19-07 06:36 AM   #21 
     - Huh. Isn't that interesting? I forgot about him completely.  Morgana LaFey   Feb-19-07 11:25 AM   #23 
        - he barely qualifies  spooky3   Feb-19-07 11:28 AM   #24 
        - I wouldn't count him either. n/t  Willinois   Feb-19-07 04:23 PM   #28 
  - The point is that Obama appeals to a new generation of voters, as well  Katzenkavalier   Feb-18-07 08:50 PM   #19 
  - You make a good point  ripple   Feb-19-07 02:21 PM   #26 
  - I agree -- I think it would be good for us to get past the divisions of Vietnam and the 60s.  DeepModem Mom   Feb-19-07 02:32 PM   #27 

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