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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-11-08 08:37 AM
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21. You are too young to remember "Don't trust anyone over 30." Heh. We Boomers felt the same way, about
OUR voices.
Guess what? WE STILL DO.

And some of us think the candidate closer to OUR experiences is the better one.
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  -In the past, you've roasted the youth for not being involved. Now they are and you call them stupid Political Heretic  Feb-11-08 05:21 AM   #0 
  - Wait about 15 years...  Sapphocrat   Feb-11-08 05:26 AM   #1 
  - get over yourself  skooooo   Feb-11-08 08:58 AM   #28 
  - delete - wrong place!  FLDem5   Feb-11-08 09:30 AM   #39 
  - What do I know?  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Feb-11-08 05:28 AM   #2 
  - Of course that's just as bad. We can rally and be frustrated together!  Political Heretic   Feb-11-08 05:29 AM   #3 
  - Delete  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Feb-11-08 05:29 AM   #4 
  - You need some help with your internets old timer? :D  Political Heretic   Feb-11-08 05:31 AM   #5 
     - Tube malfunction  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Feb-11-08 05:38 AM   #10 
  - And some of these people raised this generation  sandnsea   Feb-11-08 05:32 AM   #6 
  - You are so right. Many of us boomers don't feel that way, though.  TexasObserver   Feb-11-08 05:34 AM   #7 
  - Talk about sweeping generalizations...obviously you're no stranger to a broad brush.  Raster   Feb-11-08 05:36 AM   #8 
  - You're right. My fifteenth thread of youth insults in the last two days made me generalize....  Political Heretic   Feb-11-08 05:38 AM   #9 
     - That is, thank you. I sense your frustration. Ignore those that would demean you or  Raster   Feb-11-08 05:43 AM   #12 
  - I've got one thing to say about this post:  Vinca   Feb-11-08 05:41 AM   #11 
  - LOL I don't know! What should I say... seems weird to describe myself as "youth"  Political Heretic   Feb-11-08 05:46 AM   #13 
  - Well, if you consider yourself "Born" at age 18.. we're really only 12 in Political Years. :)  RoadRage   Feb-11-08 09:15 AM   #33 
  - it's all because 40 is the new 20  TexasObserver   Feb-11-08 05:49 AM   #14 
     - Not to hear some people here  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Feb-11-08 05:56 AM   #15 
  - I'm sorry you encountered that attitude here. I would guess that  Arkansas Granny   Feb-11-08 06:02 AM   #16 
  - I'm delighted young people are getting more involved, and I apologize for any insults.  Perry Logan   Feb-11-08 06:15 AM   #17 
  - You'll never hear that kind of nonsense from me.  Heidi   Feb-11-08 06:24 AM   #18 
  - This 47 year old woman supports Obama  RadFemFL   Feb-11-08 08:02 AM   #19 
  - the young would be the ones paying with their lives if war escalated. what more do people want?  ursi   Feb-11-08 08:32 AM   #20 
  - You are too young to remember "Don't trust anyone over 30." Heh. We Boomers felt the same way, about  WinkyDink   Feb-11-08 08:37 AM   #21 
  - Well. as an 'old folk' myself  caseycoon   Feb-11-08 08:39 AM   #22 
  - Excellent reply caseycoon  burythehatchet   Feb-11-08 08:51 AM   # 
  - I support Obama too. :o) n/t  caseycoon   Feb-11-08 08:57 AM   #27 
  - Excellent reply caseycoon  burythehatchet   Feb-11-08 08:51 AM   #25 
  - Excellent reply caseycoon  burythehatchet   Feb-11-08 08:51 AM   #26 
     - What do you think of the reply by caseycoon?  joeglow3   Feb-11-08 09:01 AM   #30 
        - Browser is acting a little funny. Sorry n/t  burythehatchet   Feb-11-08 09:27 AM   #37 
  - I've been very impressed with the young voters working for Obama  zulchzulu   Feb-11-08 08:44 AM   #23 
  - ....  calico1   Feb-11-08 08:45 AM   #24 
  - As a Fellow 30 year old, I AGREE!!  RoadRage   Feb-11-08 09:01 AM   #29 
  - Not a thing wrong with dreaming.  Skidmore   Feb-11-08 09:40 AM   #41 
  - More power to you  WesDem   Feb-11-08 09:07 AM   #31 
  - Why do you care what random keyboard warriors say about you online?  IronLionZion   Feb-11-08 09:11 AM   #32 
  - I'm an oldish person  ocelot   Feb-11-08 09:16 AM   #34 
  - Excellent post. I know several younger people feeling exactly the same as you.  bunnies   Feb-11-08 09:26 AM   #35 
  - Well said!  Spazito   Feb-11-08 09:26 AM   #36 
  - I Don't Recall DUers Bashing Youth For Years, For Not Being Involved  Crisco   Feb-11-08 09:28 AM   #38 
  - and these children...  FLDem5   Feb-11-08 09:31 AM   #40 
  - You claim "people at DU have spent years bashing the youth"... you've been here less than 2 months  troubleinwinter   Feb-11-08 12:52 PM   #42 
  - who are these people at DU you're railing against?  bigtree   Feb-11-08 12:54 PM   #43 
  - Irony check: It is immature to take statements about a group personally  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-11-08 12:56 PM   #44 
  - I hate sweeping generalizations except when I make them!  rinsd   Feb-11-08 12:56 PM   #45 
  - Didn't some generation say 'Don't trust anyone over 30'?  NoBorders   Feb-11-08 12:58 PM   #46 
  - Narrow you broad claims down a bit ---and i might respond  rodeodance   Feb-11-08 12:59 PM   #47 
  - Narrow you broad claims down a bit ---and i might respond  rodeodance   Feb-11-08 12:59 PM   #48 
  - It's a weak attempt at voter disenfranchisement.  Bornaginhooligan   Feb-11-08 01:01 PM   #49 
  - And they are tactics the Republicans have used against us for 50 years.  TexasObserver   Feb-11-08 01:05 PM   #51 
  - Damned Dennis Hopper  mtnester   Feb-11-08 01:03 PM   #50 
  - Response to all the "you're generalizing" responses:  Political Heretic   Feb-11-08 02:01 PM   #52 
  - Further response:  Political Heretic   Feb-11-08 02:07 PM   #53 
 

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