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70. I've read you. Fucking grow up. How's that? Adult Boomer enough for ya?
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  -I apologize to Baby Boomers AllentownJake  Jul-18-09 11:14 PM   #0 
  - see, you're doing it too  Skittles   Jul-18-09 11:17 PM   #1 
  - My parents both fought in Vietnam voluntarily  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:20 PM   #4 
     - We gave the finger to  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:28 PM   #20 
        - How is America doing right now?  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:32 PM   #26 
           - So what's your problem with people  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:35 PM   #32 
           - I'm off the couch  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:38 PM   #36 
              - Because we like to play with our food  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:43 PM   #43 
                 - I gave 8 months to Obama  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:47 PM   #47 
                    - That was in your self-interest,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:49 PM   #48 
                    - Actually if we are talking in self interest  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:52 PM   #51 
                       - There is no draft -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:56 PM   #55 
                       - I actually did  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:59 PM   #59 
                       - We would have had a draft under McCain  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:05 AM   #68 
                          - Wrong -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:09 AM   #73 
                             - It let Iraq happen  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:26 AM   #85 
                                - All of Iraq has been  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:42 AM   #95 
                                   - It still is America love it or leave it  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:43 AM   #98 
                                   - Right here in the DC environs,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:49 AM   #101 
                                   - Um, no, it's still the conservobots who are doing that.  SeattleGirl   Jul-19-09 12:50 AM   #102 
                                   - Being overly defensive gives you away  spiritual_gunfighter   Jul-19-09 12:58 AM   #106 
                                      - Hmmmm -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 01:25 AM   #119 
                       - "I should have voted for McCain." Why are you even on DU?  uppityperson   Jul-19-09 12:13 AM   #78 
                          - For my personal economic interest  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:24 AM   #84 
                             - You consider voting for McCain as being in your economic interest?  spiritual_gunfighter   Jul-19-09 12:59 AM   #111 
                    - Oooh!  Le Taz Hot   Jul-19-09 07:14 AM   #191 
           - Many of the problems in this country have been brewing for a long,  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:39 PM   #37 
  - I disagree with your second statement.  rustydog   Jul-18-09 11:17 PM   #2 
  - When we all got together and decided what to do well and what to screw up, we neglected to get your  timeforpeace   Jul-18-09 11:23 PM   #9 
     - Ha!  Blue_In_AK   Jul-18-09 11:26 PM   #16 
     - +1,000  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:29 PM   #22 
     - Nailed it!  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:40 PM   #39 
  - The world WE gave you? Have you been following anything?  MichiganVote   Jul-18-09 11:20 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, I Mean  RobinA   Jul-18-09 11:31 PM   #25 
     - Got that right. Frickin' social pre-schoolers.  MichiganVote   Jul-18-09 11:43 PM   #44 
  - nice apology  eShirl   Jul-18-09 11:20 PM   #5 
  - This is really not a sincere apology.  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:22 PM   #6 
  - A generation can be judged on the leaders that come from it  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:23 PM   #8 
  - ROFLMAO! Ah, no, not so long as label flinging dolts are also voting for leaders  havocmom   Jul-18-09 11:27 PM   #18 
  - Have you noticed  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:41 PM   #40 
     - My Grandfather was born in 1913, 1917. My grandmother was born in 1916 and 1922  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:58 PM   #56 
     - So what?  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:01 AM   #61 
     - The people you said weren't Greatest Generation people  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:03 AM   #64 
        - You don't know what Boomers are -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:10 AM   #75 
        - You think Boomers FOUGHT in WW2? Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha  uppityperson   Jul-19-09 12:15 AM   #80 
           - Um  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:29 AM   #87 
     - FYI boomers were born between 1946 and 1964, they were preceded by the silent generation  diane in sf   Jul-19-09 12:51 AM   #103 
     - Who says they are the greatest generation anyway?  murielm99   Jul-19-09 12:11 AM   #76 
        - I'm a Zinn fan -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:17 AM   #82 
        - Oh, fuck.  murielm99   Jul-19-09 12:32 AM   #88 
           - No, no, no -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:43 AM   #97 
              - Okay.  murielm99   Jul-19-09 12:59 AM   #109 
                 - I just read that young Mr. Hoffa  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 01:15 AM   #116 
        - Ahh Zinn.  proteus_lives   Jul-19-09 02:38 AM   #175 
  - Calm down guys  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:28 PM   #19 
  - Hey!  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:30 PM   #23 
     - Hehe  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:33 PM   #29 
  - delete  Wapsie B   Jul-18-09 11:22 PM   # 
  - You're assuming that all of us were in the counter-culture of that age.  Wapsie B   Jul-18-09 11:22 PM   #7 
  - Can you be more specific?  Boddingham   Jul-18-09 11:24 PM   #10 
  - I also see some values your parents had that I'd like to restore.  MADem   Jul-18-09 11:24 PM   #11 
  - Every generation looks at the last and says why did you not see  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:26 PM   #15 
     - I don't think the next generation, as a group, are assholes. And I don't think  MADem   Jul-18-09 11:32 PM   #27 
     - There are baby boomers I admire and consider heroes  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:35 PM   #34 
        - Many of those greedy bastards go back several generations  MADem   Jul-18-09 11:41 PM   #41 
           - Agreed  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:43 PM   #42 
     - Eh, a lot of us saw the damn problems coming..  Fumesucker   Jul-18-09 11:35 PM   #33 
  - So, you have fallen into to the trap of judging people by some sort of label they fall under.  parasim   Jul-18-09 11:25 PM   #12 
  - Personally, I have identified more with a class than a generation  havocmom   Jul-18-09 11:25 PM   #13 
  - and you will be yours  nini   Jul-18-09 11:25 PM   #14 
  - guess you didn't read the sign before you posted this turdlinger.....  Gabi Hayes   Jul-18-09 11:27 PM   #17 
  - Here's the national anthem: That bootstrap-pullers and thrift-store denizens both can agree on:  Deja Q   Jul-18-09 11:29 PM   #21 
  - How myopic, to lay blame on a "generation". . .  Journeyman   Jul-18-09 11:30 PM   #24 
  - K&R your response  Deja Q   Jul-18-09 11:33 PM   #28 
  - Well said, Journeyman. Well said!  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:35 PM   #31 
  - Wow! Great post!  scarletwoman   Jul-18-09 11:51 PM   #50 
  - If I could recommend an individual response,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:53 PM   #52 
  - thanks  G_j   Jul-19-09 02:10 AM   #167 
  - I think you may have some issues..  Texasgal   Jul-18-09 11:35 PM   #30 
  - You could at least have been  ohheckyeah   Jul-18-09 11:35 PM   #35 
  - How long do we have to fight.....  lib2DaBone   Jul-18-09 11:39 PM   #38 
  - Yep  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:44 PM   #45 
  - Nope. Our parents were the Greatest Generation  lunatica   Jul-18-09 11:47 PM   #46 
  - I'm not bitter  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:50 PM   #49 
  - You won't speak of your generation as a whole, yet you seem to have  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:54 PM   #53 
     - You don't like me  AllentownJake   Jul-18-09 11:55 PM   #54 
        - I never said that.  SeattleGirl   Jul-18-09 11:59 PM   #57 
        - Sorry this is the post that set me off  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:02 AM   #63 
           - you keep doing this every few weeks or months  eShirl   Jul-19-09 12:08 AM   #71 
           - Wow -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:09 AM   #72 
        - And that thread asked for Baby Boomers -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-18-09 11:59 PM   #58 
        - He seemed to enjoy the spanking you gave him  omega minimo   Jul-19-09 05:56 AM   #183 
        - I've read you. Fucking grow up. How's that? Adult Boomer enough for ya?  MichiganVote   Jul-19-09 12:08 AM   #70 
           - Suck it  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:38 AM   #93 
  - The greatest generation didn't save shit. The USSR did the saving in WWII  JVS   Jul-19-09 03:05 AM   #179 
     - Enlighten me. How did the Russians save the world?  lunatica   Jul-19-09 08:06 AM   #192 
  - One universal truth that never changes:  Speck Tater   Jul-19-09 12:00 AM   #60 
  - LOL!  SeattleGirl   Jul-19-09 12:01 AM   #62 
  - Oh, Tater, you're a smart, wise spud,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 12:05 AM   #66 
  - You do know that the children of many baby boomers are 14 years old, right?  imdjh   Jul-19-09 12:03 AM   #65 
  - I'm a boomer and my GRANDchildren are 19 and 20. nt  Speck Tater   Jul-19-09 12:10 AM   #74 
  - I consider myself the Pepsi Generation  imdjh   Jul-19-09 12:14 AM   #79 
  - I'm a BOOMer with a capital BOOM. Born to the sound of Hiroshima.  Speck Tater   Jul-19-09 01:06 AM   #113 
  - I'm a boomer and my children are 18 and 22.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-19-09 12:33 AM   #90 
  - I'm technically a boomer and my children are six months old. n/t  Crunchy Frog   Jul-19-09 03:51 AM   #181 
  - Here's another hint. You are us.  tkmorris   Jul-19-09 12:05 AM   #67 
  - Exactly of course that will happen!  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:06 AM   #69 
  - To The OP:  Ikonoklast   Jul-19-09 12:16 AM   #81 
     - Of course  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:39 AM   #94 
        - "When I have kids" ???  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:21 AM   #168 
  - You weren't there, man! You weren't fucking there!  johnaries   Jul-19-09 12:12 AM   #77 
  - Yep we have an awful work ethic  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:33 AM   #89 
     - Yes, you grew up with other cultures because of Civil Rights Laws  johnaries   Jul-19-09 12:58 AM   #107 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-19-09 12:21 AM   #83 
  - I actually kind of suck  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:27 AM   #86 
     - That;s not true. The "veterans were spit on and called baby  SeattleGirl   Jul-19-09 12:34 AM   #91 
     - My dad was actually spit on  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 12:37 AM   #92 
        - I joined the National Guard right after Vietnam ended.  johnaries   Jul-19-09 01:02 AM   #112 
        - I will tell you a secret about your father  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:34 AM   #174 
           - +1  LWolf   Jul-19-09 10:58 AM   #200 
     - Oh No! No one else ever had to deal with adversity. Woe! Woe I say  havocmom   Jul-19-09 12:42 AM   #96 
  - The whole notion of calling millions of disparate people the same generation is stupid.  TexasObserver   Jul-19-09 12:44 AM   #99 
  - Score!  SeattleGirl   Jul-19-09 12:53 AM   #104 
  - Indeed. One need only attend family reunions to know how different people the same age can be.  TexasObserver   Jul-19-09 01:15 AM   #115 
  - That is so true.  Blue_In_AK   Jul-19-09 01:12 AM   #114 
  - Very true. You can tell the difference in those who were subject to the draft and those not.  TexasObserver   Jul-19-09 01:20 AM   #118 
  - Exactly**nm  misanthrope   Jul-19-09 01:16 AM   #117 
  - And you are decidedly....  hlthe2b   Jul-19-09 12:48 AM   #100 
  - I'm a tail end boomer, however...  liberalmuse   Jul-19-09 12:55 AM   #105 
  - Hey everybody, the pity party moved over here:  havocmom   Jul-19-09 12:58 AM   #108 
  - Damn,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 01:35 AM   #120 
  - I think you need to work harder on giving them the finger  JVS   Jul-19-09 12:59 AM   #110 
  - I apologize to progressive Baby Boomers  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #121 
  - And the others?  Oregone   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #122 
  - Give me a little break  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #125 
     - Oh woe, oh woe  havocmom   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #126 
     - You sound like my damn mother  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #131 
        - WOAH  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #138 
        - That is my personal experience in life  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #142 
           - Dude - that's in large part EVERYONE's experience here  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #148 
              - My best boss was a woman  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #152 
                 - Welcome to the world.  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #154 
                 - It was a stupid comment and I apologized  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #158 
                    - You apologized for the one line.  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #162 
                       - Whatever you felt was necessary  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #166 
                 - Try listening  omega minimo   Jul-19-09 06:12 AM   #185 
        - And that's different how?  johnaries   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #146 
        - Hmmm, let's see...  kiva   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #153 
     - Im not bustin your balls  Oregone   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #129 
        - oh god  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #149 
           - Thats not what I was encouraging  Oregone   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #150 
  - alright then  Skittles   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #123 
  - What? You couldn't make that admission to those who pointed out your false premise in other thread?  havocmom   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #124 
  - Dear fucking God  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #128 
     - You just don't get it do you?  havocmom   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #130 
     - Your kids are going to need a lot of therapy  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #132 
     - Aren't you a little bit too old  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #155 
        - Listen  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #160 
           - Listen -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 02:25 AM   #169 
     - Um, to be fair, you're the one who's being an asshole. -nt-  ContinentalOp   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #135 
     - jake  maglatinavi   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #139 
     - It isn't all bad  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #147 
     - Yes, that sounds like life as we know it.  noamnety   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #159 
     - Then tell them to go fuck themselves.  JVS   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #161 
  - Boomers will not be looked upon kindly by future generations.  liberalmuse   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #127 
  - Agreed.  JVS   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #164 
  - No apology needed. We suck and deserve to die.  tomreedtoon   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #133 
  - You did good things  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #140 
     - To use a polite obsenity, bull doody.  tomreedtoon   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #144 
        - I just watched a play called Parade  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #145 
  - Oh dear god.  Iggo   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #134 
  - I don't think the "Boomer backlash" is directed at progressive Boomers.  MercutioATC   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #136 
  - Your parents were the majority then, just as the status quo defenders today are the majority.  Greyhound   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #137 
  - Remember that Gen X will never be the majority.  ContinentalOp   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #151 
     - I've lived it my entire life so it's not likely I'll ever forget it.  Greyhound   Jul-19-09 02:51 AM   #176 
  - Hate your parents, not their generation.  TexasObserver   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #141 
     - It wasn't just daddy  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:00 AM   #143 
        - So get help -  Tangerine LaBamba   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #156 
        - Maybe, but I wager not one of them is a DU'er  tkmorris   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #157 
        - I'm having issues and I need to get help  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #163 
           - Maybe you can cut your folks the same slack you are asking for.  noamnety   Jul-19-09 03:39 AM   #180 
        - Then blame the 6 or 7 adults from your childhood who made you dress like Reagan.  TexasObserver   Jul-19-09 02:01 AM   #165 
  - I was a jerk  AllentownJake   Jul-19-09 02:28 AM   #170 
  - :) At least you have an excuse...  BlooInBloo   Jul-19-09 02:28 AM   #171 
  - But at least you know it  tkmorris   Jul-19-09 02:28 AM   #172 
  - There's great freedom in simply not caring what the snorting herd thinks about you. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-19-09 02:28 AM   #173 
  - Being self absorbed will do that to a person.  TexasObserver   Jul-19-09 02:58 AM   #178 
  - We NEVER wanted to be identified as a generation. The label has been stuck to us  pnwmom   Jul-19-09 02:55 AM   #177 
  - as you get older, i think you'll find, like the boomers did, that you & your generation  Hannah Bell   Jul-19-09 04:09 AM   #182 
  - "you guys want to be identified as a generation"  northernlights   Jul-19-09 06:09 AM   #184 
  - Yeah...sez who?  Orsino   Jul-19-09 06:59 AM   #189 
  - Every generation needs people willing to make a difference by how they live their own lives  omega minimo   Jul-19-09 06:31 AM   #186 
  - Don't trust anyone over 75, Jake.  old mark   Jul-19-09 06:36 AM   #187 
  - I don't have time to read through this but I've read enough to see you  LaurenG   Jul-19-09 06:55 AM   #188 
  - Us boomers  90-percent   Jul-19-09 07:08 AM   #190 
  - We all become our parents, eventually  pipi_k   Jul-19-09 09:25 AM   #193 
  - Boomers are not their parents  notesdev   Jul-19-09 09:37 AM   #194 
  - There's a shiny black wall in Washington, DC  pipi_k   Jul-19-09 10:25 AM   #197 
  - And what will history say about your generation?  kentuck   Jul-19-09 09:38 AM   #195 
  - As a 58-year-old "Boomer", I ask subsequent generations...  DailyGrind51   Jul-19-09 10:19 AM   #196 
  - Unrec for an ugly post. eom  cwydro   Jul-19-09 10:33 AM   #198 
  - Where did you get the idea that "we"  LWolf   Jul-19-09 10:54 AM   #199 
  - Us boomers have a lot to be proud of. What can your generation  Joe Fields   Jul-19-09 11:01 AM   #201 
  - Jake, we're not a 'generation'. We were a marketing demographic.  stubtoe   Jul-19-09 11:09 AM   #202 
  - Pardon us......  BooScout   Jul-19-09 11:12 AM   #203 
  - Well jeepers, I think you're real swell too I just think you've got your head up your ass...  bridgit   Jul-19-09 11:16 AM   #204 
  - I think we can all realize that broad brush assessments  pinto   Jul-19-09 12:00 PM   #205 
 

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