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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 02:42 PM
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What Ruppert was essentially saying after he fled the US:
Edited on Sun Aug-20-06 02:43 PM by HypnoToad
If you want to make a stand, quit your job and damn your credit rating.


(see the other Ruppert threads for more of his pusillanimous escape out of the US before bashing the people within.)


Here is one such post
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skids Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 02:53 PM
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1. I got his answer right here:
He asks why there's nobody willing to put themselves in personal jeopardy for change like in the "good old days" of the 60's.

Well here's the answer:

Cause you assholes took away all the drugs! :silly:


And you gutted our civics courses in high school so we really wouldn't know our rights even if we thought there was any way to stand up for them.

Thank the moms and dads. After a adolescence of freedom fighting, they freaked out and did a 180 and made us into the very sheep they tried so hard not to be.

But hey, don't worry they'll get theirs. I don't think a bunch of sheep with no moral fiber are going to do a very good job running all those nursing homes. Too bad the good will likely suffer with the bad.




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Warren Stupidity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 03:17 PM
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2. We boomers are perhaps the worst generation ever.
Couldn't agree more with your post. I am massively ashamed of what we have become.

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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 03:41 PM
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5. There was a counter revolution to ours of the sixties.
Edited on Sun Aug-20-06 03:42 PM by alfredo
Reaganites revolted against the gains we made, and the corporatist and the media joined the reactionaries. Yeah, some of us are to blame, some aren't. I see a good number still out on the front lines fighting against the authoritarians of the right. Too many have been intimidated into silence, too many have given in to the Stockholm syndrome.

Ruppert should have stayed in they US and fought the power.

When I was considering not returning to the US, I met a lady who convinced me that it was my duty to return and fight for our country. That lady was Mariam Mekeba. She was in the Dakar airport waiting for a plane to the US. I was having serious cold feet. I wanted to stay in Africa. I wanted to disassociate myself from the crimes we were committing in Vietnam. I wanted to keep my humanity by not being swallowed by the American machine.



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Dick Diver Donating Member (158 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 03:35 PM
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3. So what you're saying is...
That the baby boomers, who rebelled against a generation of self-complacence, stability, strong morals and mores, should have made it easy for you. I'm not sure I understand why your generation couldn't do what we did. We rebelled against the "Greatest Generation" that had made a comfortable, stable, life as exemplified by the 1950s and early 1960s.

I guess what you're saying is you want someone else to do if for you. yawn.
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-20-06 03:37 PM
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4. Well who is out there doing it??
Baby boomers. So there you go.
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