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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-27-07 10:17 AM
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10. exactly...
they don't care.
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  -Why Do They Think Older People Can Just Keep Working until they are 70+? leftyladyfrommo  Nov-27-07 09:52 AM   #0 
  - I've always thought we would end up back on the streets.  endarkenment   Nov-27-07 10:03 AM   #1 
  - Well, that's an idea worth looking at.  leftyladyfrommo   Nov-27-07 10:09 AM   #4 
     - We could try it without drugs this time  Old Broad   Nov-27-07 11:57 AM   #30 
        - I don't necessarily subscribe to your premise, that  The Village Idiot   Nov-27-07 12:31 PM   #37 
           - Don't trust anyone under 60!  endarkenment   Nov-27-07 01:02 PM   #38 
              - Thank Buddha I live in Oregon...on two counts: Medical Vitamin M and Death with Dignity  The Village Idiot   Nov-27-07 10:52 PM   #42 
  - I don't think they care.  tanyev   Nov-27-07 10:08 AM   #2 
  - exactly...  ixion   Nov-27-07 10:17 AM   #10 
  - It's been my observation that people who are employed at think  hedgehog   Nov-27-07 10:09 AM   #3 
  - Or even just what your body is like after spending 35 years  leftyladyfrommo   Nov-27-07 10:11 AM   #7 
  - There are a lot of different circumstances. I never worked for anyone who provided a pension until  Mountainman   Nov-27-07 10:10 AM   #5 
  - raygun did  madokie   Nov-27-07 10:10 AM   #6 
  - I just can't even imagine how those poor Enron people must  leftyladyfrommo   Nov-27-07 10:13 AM   #8 
     - something tells me a lot of people are going to be hit before this is all over  madokie   Nov-27-07 10:14 AM   #9 
  - The problems of aging populations  NoMoreMyths   Nov-27-07 10:17 AM   #11 
  - Excellent post  dmallind   Nov-27-07 10:36 AM   #14 
  - Because our lifespans keep increasing  krispos42   Nov-27-07 10:27 AM   #12 
  - Only if we have enough people to keep the economy going at the same time  NoMoreMyths   Nov-27-07 10:39 AM   #17 
     - There should be enough natural dispersion  krispos42   Nov-27-07 10:55 AM   #23 
  - I think a whole lot of us are going to  Le Taz Hot   Nov-27-07 10:34 AM   #13 
  - Interesting possibility...  hlthe2b   Nov-27-07 11:30 AM   #25 
  - That's my thought  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-27-07 11:40 PM   #44 
  - more americans are getting sick and sicker every yr.  donsu   Nov-27-07 10:36 AM   #15 
  - My Dad is 67 and he won't stop working until he drops, he tried retirement and he hated it  chimpsrsmarter   Nov-27-07 10:38 AM   #16 
  - "work until you die"  leftofthedial   Nov-27-07 10:44 AM   #18 
  - But that is what I'm saying. People may be living longer but that  leftyladyfrommo   Nov-27-07 10:48 AM   #19 
     - "when we are done with the Amurkan economy...  leftofthedial   Nov-27-07 10:52 AM   #22 
  - Given the direction of our economy, I will be dying at my desk. nt  Javaman   Nov-27-07 10:49 AM   #20 
  - We have some money invested  Blue_In_AK   Nov-27-07 10:50 AM   #21 
  - reminds me of a former supervisor I had  CountAllVotes   Nov-27-07 11:09 AM   #24 
  - I will be 69 years old in January and I am still working full time.  RebelOne   Nov-27-07 11:39 AM   #26 
  - But the younger generations NEED older people to retire  cgrindley   Nov-27-07 11:47 AM   #27 
  - I agree  CountAllVotes   Nov-27-07 11:51 AM   #28 
  - I'm sorry to tell you this...  cgrindley   Nov-27-07 11:59 AM   #31 
     - the date I have posted for this quote is of question  CountAllVotes   Nov-27-07 12:06 PM   #32 
        - Considering he died in 1866...  cgrindley   Nov-27-07 12:19 PM   #34 
           - never mind ok ... n/t  CountAllVotes   Nov-27-07 12:21 PM   #35 
  - And the government needs older people to keep  China_cat   Nov-27-07 12:10 PM   #33 
  - That's why the republicans are so adamant about destroying social security.  B Calm   Nov-27-07 11:55 AM   #29 
  - That and giving our  zidzi   Nov-28-07 11:26 AM   #49 
  - The Bushies don't think anything of us Filthy Little Nobodies.  tom_paine   Nov-27-07 12:25 PM   #36 
  - some of the same thinking that sends the same kids back to a war zone over and over  madokie   Nov-27-07 01:07 PM   #39 
  - I know what you're saying  GTRMAN   Nov-27-07 01:25 PM   #40 
  - I not expecting to live well in old age  kineneb   Nov-28-07 12:59 PM   #54 
  - I am 59 and I can tell you employers are not interested  blues90   Nov-27-07 01:53 PM   #41 
  - I agree with you. I'm 59 and nobody wants to hire me.  leftyladyfrommo   Nov-28-07 10:30 AM   #45 
     - It's no easier at 38 believe me  shadowknows69   Nov-28-07 11:20 AM   #48 
     - I have been at this job since I was 57.  RebelOne   Nov-28-07 12:09 PM   #53 
  - Because they are forced to  shadowknows69   Nov-27-07 11:01 PM   #43 
  - So much for the jobs coming back into the American workplace.  HypnoToad   Nov-28-07 11:58 AM   #51 
  - That is sad, about your friend the hair dresser.  raccoon   Nov-28-07 10:43 AM   #46 
     - It's awful, actually. She is just beside herself with worry.  leftyladyfrommo   Nov-28-07 10:55 AM   #47 
     - If they won't come to her, can she go to them?  elehhhhna   Nov-28-07 11:55 AM   #50 
        - Excellent idea! It would sure be worth a try. nt  raccoon   Nov-28-07 12:04 PM   #52 
     - My hairdresser (and friend) mentioned this to me....  Zookeeper   Nov-28-07 01:16 PM   #55 

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