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Daphne08 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-10 10:14 AM
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4. I've noticed an effort to turn one generation against another
over the past twenty years.

It's disturbing.
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  - Adult children ratting out their retired civil service parents in the media??? Peregrine Took  May-06-10 10:06 AM   #0 
  - Nobody sane would decry the pensions of hard working police and teachers.  TwilightGardener   May-06-10 10:09 AM   #1 
  - Link?  Liberal In Texas   May-06-10 10:10 AM   #2 
  - These are things I read in the local rag and heard on the radio.  Peregrine Took   May-06-10 10:12 AM   #3 
  - I've noticed an effort to turn one generation against another  Daphne08   May-06-10 10:14 AM   #4 
  - Yes, yesterday there was a headline about how "elders" were standing  Peregrine Took   May-06-10 10:15 AM   #5 
  - Hey- I'm 61 and I'm working  NBachers   May-06-10 10:30 AM   #16 
  - Hatred for baby boomers is especially prevalent, from what I've experienced.  Heidi   May-06-10 10:33 AM   #17 
     - amen to that  CountAllVotes   May-06-10 10:44 AM   #22 
  - I know; it's crazy. I read a sappy fictional book once that had a line that's always stuck with me:  Brickbat   May-06-10 10:15 AM   #6 
  - Great response! Agreed about Pawlenty.  Peregrine Took   May-06-10 10:18 AM   #8 
  - Very much so. He has had nothing but contempt for state workers and what the state can do for  Brickbat   May-06-10 10:20 AM   #10 
  - It's not quite that simple  NoNothing   May-06-10 01:14 PM   #27 
  - Plants or ungrateful spawn. n/t  Gormy Cuss   May-06-10 10:18 AM   #7 
  - I'm beginning to wonder if 90% of these stories aren't fabricated  wtmusic   May-06-10 10:18 AM   #9 
  - Also, what "a lot" of money is  JoDog   May-06-10 10:21 AM   #11 
  - Sure, policemen get 'too much' and teachers have 'huge' pensions. It's relative.  sinkingfeeling   May-06-10 10:21 AM   #12 
  - You're right, it's relative  NoNothing   May-06-10 10:27 AM   #15 
     - No, envy isn't hard to understand, but it sure isn't pretty.  sinkingfeeling   May-06-10 10:41 AM   #20 
  - Tea-baggers selling out their own parents. Doesn't suprise me.  mrbarber   May-06-10 10:25 AM   #13 
  - I am NOT buying this story.  Hutzpa   May-06-10 10:25 AM   #14 
  - What aren't you "buying?"  Peregrine Took   May-06-10 10:42 AM   #21 
  - glad I don't have any adult children  CountAllVotes   May-06-10 10:33 AM   #18 
  - They can't take pensions away...  CoffeeCat   May-06-10 10:33 AM   #19 
  - What do you mean they can't take pensions away  exboyfil   May-06-10 11:21 AM   #25 
  - I Know a Young TeaHo Who Doesn't Think Her Grandma "Deserves" Her UAW Pension  we can do it   May-06-10 10:47 AM   #23 
  - jealousy.  RaleighNCDUer   May-06-10 11:00 AM   #24 
  - Thank you  Hutzpa   May-07-10 06:57 PM   #28 
  - When I started helping my elderly (80+) parents with their bills, taxes and banking,  enough   May-06-10 11:55 AM   #26 
  - IOW: DIE SOONER, YOU OLD BAGS. I NEED YOUR $$.  WinkyDink   May-07-10 08:03 PM   #29 

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