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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-04-09 12:47 PM
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56. Their crime rate is still the lowest on record
And their volunteerism is the highest on record. I'll go with the kids over the geezers, thanks.
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  -The kids are NOT alright! smalll  Jun-04-09 12:51 AM   #0 
  - Suddenly, I don't feel like such a disappointment to my parents. nt  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:00 AM   #1 
  - LOL - I can say the same thing! /nt  smalll   Jun-04-09 01:01 AM   #2 
  - You are taking a few asshole monsters as proof that my generation is fucked up?  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 01:01 AM   #3 
  - Well, the baggy ass pants and the facial tattoos don't help.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:02 AM   #4 
  - People said the same thing about the Boomers' tie-dye shirts, long hair, and...  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 01:08 AM   #5 
  - Couple of differences there.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:31 AM   #7 
  - Well, aren't you on a high horse.  Quantess   Jun-04-09 02:02 AM   #12 
  - Prison fashion?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 04:48 AM   #16 
  - Roomy is one thing....  polmaven   Jun-04-09 06:36 AM   #22 
  - Really?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:43 PM   #66 
     - Not all jail and/or prison attire  polmaven   Jun-04-09 01:45 PM   #67 
        - Well, you're probably correct in that  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 12:14 AM   #74 
  - Awesome post!  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:27 AM   #33 
  - Well, you got me on the facial tattoos. The practice is indeed ancient.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:37 AM   #40 
  - You're really jumping through hoops there.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:46 AM   #41 
     - Probably because women don't like showing off their underwear  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:37 PM   #64 
  - there's no significant difference. all of them are "looks" sold to kids by corporate media  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 06:06 AM   #20 
  - I find it funny that goths and punks are oh-so conformist about their "non-conformity".  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:23 AM   #32 
  - Git offa my lawn!  Marr   Jun-04-09 11:54 AM   #44 
     - It's a lot of fun actually. But, seriously...  imdjh   Jun-04-09 12:14 PM   #49 
     - i'm not grouchy. i believed the same thing in the 60s.  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 01:11 PM   #59 
  - I am 3O  reggie the dog   Jun-04-09 05:55 AM   #19 
  - Facial tattoos = self-mutilation... long hair = phase that's easily remedied  scheming daemons   Jun-04-09 11:57 AM   #45 
  - That's a superficial criticism.  Quantess   Jun-04-09 02:00 AM   #10 
  - LOL! "The kids" aren't wearing baggy pants anymore in case you haven't noticed.  ContinentalOp   Jun-04-09 12:16 PM   #50 
     - We have both around here.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 01:26 PM   #62 
        - Actually, skinny jeans may be doing NERVE damage even to those thin enough to wear them comfortably.  iris27   Jun-05-09 12:28 AM   #75 
           - Thanks, I will pass that on to the teenager. nt  imdjh   Jun-05-09 12:43 AM   #77 
  - Oy. I don't know why people do this  sandnsea   Jun-04-09 01:22 AM   #6 
  - They weren't 30+ years ago either....  devilgrrl   Jun-04-09 01:38 AM   #8 
  - The only real difference here is the method of communication  Mythsaje   Jun-04-09 01:57 AM   #9 
  - Agreed.  proteus_lives   Jun-04-09 02:03 AM   #13 
  - Parents should talk more with their kids  AncaSuciu   Jun-04-09 02:02 AM   #11 
  - if wages had increased with inflation the last 30 years  Bill McBlueState   Jun-04-09 08:38 AM   #26 
  - If that were true then the face of violent crime in the US would be Vietnamese and Chinese  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:30 AM   #35 
  - Ever heard of the term "statistically insignificant"?  armyowalgreens   Jun-04-09 02:06 AM   #14 
  - Yup. Agree.  Smith_3   Jun-04-09 04:15 AM   #15 
  - You mean anecdotes don't always map perfectly onto entire populations?  Posteritatis   Jun-04-09 01:20 PM   #60 
  - You really want to know what happened?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 05:09 AM   #17 
  - The Boomers have a sad habit of projecting their vices on younger generations.  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:30 AM   #36 
  - wow you are STILL mad at your mommy and daddy eh? nt  Mari333   Jun-04-09 11:49 AM   # 
  - Not especially  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:40 PM   #65 
     - oh come on. you have to blame someone  Mari333   Jun-04-09 02:21 PM   #71 
        - Do you know my mother or father, Mari333?  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 12:07 AM   #73 
           - you want change, and you want it fast  Mari333   Jun-05-09 05:39 AM   #80 
              - Do you write for Hallmark, or perhaps "Family Circus"?  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 06:28 AM   #82 
                 - life is short. spending it angry does you no good.  Mari333   Jun-05-09 06:40 PM   #84 
                    - Since you have nothing worthwhile to say, good night  Chulanowa   Jun-06-09 01:14 AM   #90 
  - Fabulous! Excellent rant- but one thing  imdjh   Jun-04-09 12:01 PM   #46 
  - Um...  ContinentalOp   Jun-04-09 12:19 PM   #52 
     - Granted, I can't speak for everyone- but we didn't see it that way  imdjh   Jun-04-09 12:43 PM   #54 
  - I WANT MY MTV BEEYATCH!  snooper2   Jun-04-09 01:51 PM   #69 
     - I'm wondering why they still have the "M" in "MTV"  Chulanowa   Jun-05-09 06:30 AM   #83 
  - Reality: things are the same. Perception: OMG, it's worse!!  TexasObserver   Jun-04-09 05:36 AM   #18 
  - Who are we to question the ways if the Indigo Children? Perhaps their acts of sexual violence...  JVS   Jun-04-09 06:13 AM   #21 
  - LOL!  QC   Jun-04-09 08:28 AM   #23 
  - Ok, this made me laugh out loud.  reflection   Jun-04-09 08:30 AM   #24 
  - That's one that got by me, in all the bullshit I have bought into over the years  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:12 AM   #28 
     - And now those nut-whacks are calling us folks on the Autism Spectrum "Chrystal Children"  Odin2005   Jun-04-09 11:32 AM   #37 
     - And all I eve got called was fat.  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:49 AM   #42 
     - These are the kids that throw french fries and pour catsup on the table  NeedleCast   Jun-04-09 12:04 PM   #47 
     - It's roundly mocked but has a lot of staying power  Posteritatis   Jun-04-09 01:23 PM   #61 
  - Damn.  AB_Positive   Jun-04-09 08:36 AM   #25 
  - Sad part is, that there are those who are more disturbed about the rape because it was same sex  imdjh   Jun-04-09 11:16 AM   #29 
  - These people are just growing up to be the next rethuglicans  Xenotime   Jun-04-09 08:39 AM   #27 
  - "Indigo Children"? Sadly no...It's Gummo Time!  bridgit   Jun-04-09 11:18 AM   #30 
  - And they start illegal wars and shred the Constitution.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-04-09 11:20 AM   #31 
  - Generational generalizations are boring and always inaccuate/imprecise.  RandomKoolzip   Jun-04-09 11:28 AM   #34 
  - You are the smartest kid in class today (Ding!)  8 track mind   Jun-04-09 12:19 PM   #51 
     - i am with both you guyssss. n/t  seabeyond   Jun-04-09 12:54 PM   #58 
  - Because lord knows there weren't thugs, rapists, idiots, & dog-fuckers in previous generations, too.  Warren DeMontague   Jun-04-09 11:35 AM   #38 
  - no, our kids are not alright. n/t  seabeyond   Jun-04-09 11:37 AM   #39 
  - While tragic, I don't think any of these are indicative of "kids" as a whole  NeedleCast   Jun-04-09 11:50 AM   #43 
  - Huh? These aren't kids.  Evoman   Jun-04-09 12:10 PM   #48 
  - Replace young people in your post with any other minority.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-04-09 12:29 PM   #53 
  - There are 300,000,000 people in this country. The freaks you mention are the exception, not a trend  Throd   Jun-04-09 12:45 PM   #55 
  - Exactly. Of course, if you believe that all of this is new and that nothing happens until some media  Greyhound   Jun-04-09 12:52 PM   #57 
  - Their crime rate is still the lowest on record  Recursion   Jun-04-09 12:47 PM   #56 
  - But - but - the news! THE NEWS!  Posteritatis   Jun-04-09 01:27 PM   #63 
  - 330 million people in a semi-free society- you are going to have some nuts  snooper2   Jun-04-09 01:46 PM   #68 
  - Adolph Hitler, B. 1889. Josef Stalin, B. 1878. The influence of the modern typewriter (1867)  Warren DeMontague   Jun-04-09 01:59 PM   #70 
  - Three of the stories feature adults. Only one is exclusively about kids.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-04-09 03:28 PM   #72 
  - There all male perpetrators. Did that escape your attention?  omega minimo   Jun-05-09 01:07 AM   #79 
     - The vast majority of sexual offenders are men. What's your point?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-05-09 06:28 AM   #81 
  - Please post your age, gender and race  Juche   Jun-05-09 12:37 AM   #76 
  - Well a bunch of macho dickheads sneered at enlightenment and trivialized male sexual violence  omega minimo   Jun-05-09 01:06 AM   #78 
  - yup  seabeyond   Jun-05-09 07:03 PM   #85 
  - Well, I speculated that it was because the perps were caught more.  Odin2005   Jun-05-09 07:22 PM   #87 
  - Ain't that the truth?  Odin2005   Jun-05-09 07:21 PM   #86 
  - I am only 30....  octobermoonaeryn   Jun-05-09 07:25 PM   #88 
  - At least most kids are smart enough to know that it's fucking stupid  Telly Savalas   Jun-05-09 07:37 PM   #89 
 

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