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MichaelHarris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 04:53 PM
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My generation tweeted also
Edited on Sun Aug-23-09 04:55 PM by MichaelHarris






We did it a bit differently though. For those bashing the Woodstock crowd, isn't it time to put sandals to the pavement? What are we, 6,7 years into Iraq now?
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Speck Tater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:01 PM
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1. Forget it. The only walking the tweety generation knows how to do is with their fingers. nt
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Posteritatis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:04 PM
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3. Get off your rocking chair and take a look at the last few years; might notice some crowds


But it's easier to just sneer at Kids These Days without any real need to back up your attitude, right?
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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:13 PM
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6. Don't get mad. Just laugh it off.
Edited on Sun Aug-23-09 05:15 PM by lunatica
Just ask him if that foot is tasty?

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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:13 PM
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7. Care to tell me what is the average age of those crowds?
Been at a few, and trust me nineteen it is not.
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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:18 PM
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10. I've seen plenty of young people at the rallies
And I've been to quite a few. SF had three before Bush's Iraq war, and in each one tens of thousands marched. There were thousands of young people there.

Why foment this generational warfare? I just don't get it.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:23 PM
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12. Because locally the rallies have had an average age of mid thirties
not 19

And in my view it is clear the kids need to get out more.

Reality it is not just the kids, but the kids need to as well.

If the aveage was around 25 I'd be very happy actually.

And pointing this out is not generation warfare, marches are but one tool in the tool box. The other is truly the twitter and other tech, were the old foggies lag, and distrust.

So you are talking for your experience and I am talking from mine. Locally it is mid thirties. And yes I do suspect one reason is the fact that lives are not on line.
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Posteritatis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:27 PM
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13. Sure is at the ones in my neck of the woods. (nt)
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:12 PM
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5. Well their lives are NOT at stake
and you know THEY VOLUNTEERED....

Read whatever you want into that... but that is one of the reasons.
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cwydro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:02 PM
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2. Good post,
but good luck.
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:10 PM
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4. And I thought it was going to be about Rockin' Robin.
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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:15 PM
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8. Love those old pix!
:hi:
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:16 PM
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9. Do whatever works, dude


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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 05:19 PM
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11. Well, all things being said and done, you lot had the better clothing and hair styles...
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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:21 PM
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14. So, you think we need a draft?
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Libertas1776 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:23 PM
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15. That
would sure get a lot of indifferent Americans off their asses.
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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:30 PM
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16. The pictures are striking: college kids and a sea of mostly white faces............
I don't favor it, but it's what it took back then.
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