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2019-08-18 Home Front: Culture Wars
Here's why my fellow millennials are seduced by socialism
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-18 07:10|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6498 views ]  Top

#1 Our system, it seems, is skewed in favor of older people, and we see it every day: We long for something more.

That's why WE HATE THESE PEOPLE! We want our "something more" NOW, NOW! Not at age 62 or 67.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-18 07:32||   2019-08-18 07:32|| Front Page Top

#2 ...I would give anything to see a breakdown of the degree subjects that these people are pursuing. I suspect that if THAT were publicized, the voting public would rise up in righteous fury at any suggestion that those loans be paid off with their money.

Mike

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2019-08-18 07:35||   2019-08-18 07:35|| Front Page Top

#3 "You chose......poorly." SJW Studies are unnecessary
Posted by Frank g 2019-08-18 07:37||   2019-08-18 07:37|| Front Page Top

#4 They'll just have to go to work on the night shift at the factory and attend school part-time. Oh wait... there are no factories.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-18 07:44||   2019-08-18 07:44|| Front Page Top

#5 Sooooo... The solution to a train of bad decisions is another bad decision. Hokayyyyy...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-18 07:45||   2019-08-18 07:45|| Front Page Top

#6 No medical benefits, no 401k, no computer, no overtime pay, no retirement program, no day-care, no iPhone, no Facebook, no Starbucks, no.......
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-18 07:57||   2019-08-18 07:57|| Front Page Top

#7 After graduation, we quickly found out that our alma maters did little to prepare us to be job-ready. Millions of young Americans are now trapped in underemployment or unemployment in their industry of choice.

Just as we get our first student-loan bill, we find ourselves navigating unpaid and low-paid internships that are often a dead end professionally.


Aren't you part of this 'getting ready for adulthood' thing, bunky? Where the hell were you for that one?
Posted by Raj 2019-08-18 08:11||   2019-08-18 08:11|| Front Page Top

#8 no

It is the education itself. The millenials making big bucks at twitter and facebook and google are also big fanboys of Warren and Harris and Bernie.
Posted by lord garth 2019-08-18 08:53||   2019-08-18 08:53|| Front Page Top

#9 Their souls are cheap.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-18 10:44||   2019-08-18 10:44|| Front Page Top

#10 You think it was easy when I was a kid? Think again.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-08-18 11:11||   2019-08-18 11:11|| Front Page Top

#11 Re #3: Frank, in my opinion, any major with the word "studies" in it is useless.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2019-08-18 11:26||   2019-08-18 11:26|| Front Page Top

#12 Where are their parents in all this?
What if anything were they told by their parents would happen?
From Roald Dahl's many poem-songs:
What do you get
When your kid
Is a brat?
Who is to blame
For all of that?
The-mother-and-the-fa-ah-ther
...
Posted by Lex 2019-08-18 11:40||   2019-08-18 11:40|| Front Page Top

#13 Snivel, get a Kleenex. College is not a work program. It is there to create an environment to enrich the brain. They think the world owe them something, we don't. They seem to think that hanging out in a frat house or dorm room studying college courses is somehow paying their dues for a good life. Its not! Welcome to the real world, America IS the world of dreams where anything is possible and what the millennials forget is the rest of the sentence, "If your willing to work for it", and college is not work.
Posted by 49 Pan 2019-08-18 12:11||   2019-08-18 12:11|| Front Page Top

#14 These idiots are the result of everyone getting a participation trophy, their views never challenged, and never being made to work for their grades.

The result is laughably predictable. They turned you all into debt slaves with no skills to get out of the predicament you are in.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-08-18 12:42||   2019-08-18 12:42|| Front Page Top

#15 How many of these people are would-be apparatchiks that have never had a "production job" and think that a piece of paper makes them employable? In Capitalism you can't ass-u-me that someone will hire you -- in Socialism there is always the gulags (but they ass-u-me that only the deplorables will be sent there!)...
Posted by magpie 2019-08-18 12:56||   2019-08-18 12:56|| Front Page Top

#16 Magpie, I call that "commissar syndrome." The true believers always are sure they will be among those in charge. If they actually studied the history, they know that most true believers were seen as "useful idiots" by the ones who wound up in charge...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-18 13:15||   2019-08-18 13:15|| Front Page Top

#17 Ref 16: If they actually studied the history, they know that most true believers were seen as "useful idiots" by the ones who wound up in charge...

The John Brennan-Obama relationship for example. Soetoro being the consummate .... "useful idiot."
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-18 13:22||   2019-08-18 13:22|| Front Page Top

#18 Obama gave us socialism light which stunted the economic recover until Trump showed up and tore it apart to release the economy. So now these geniuses want more socialism. Sympathy drying up.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-08-18 13:28||   2019-08-18 13:28|| Front Page Top

#19 When you are talking about what went wrong with successive generations to get here, you must also consider the slow deviation from character consciousness that occurred in the prosperity after the last great war.

The Chomsky brand of education, modern psychiatry and systematized parenting overseen by an increasingly paranoid nanny-state. The simultaneous rise of alt-religion. Acceptance of teen sex, hallucinogens and paraphernalia as a 'part of growing up'. The replacing of the Sunday sermon with 'Santa Barbara' reruns.

You may mind me saying it, but the idiot adherence to mercenary politics disguised as socialism that we see in American youth today is due to the purely suicidal influence of Godlessness. An evil influence of the sort that gone out of a body, seeks an empty place and returning to find one, swept and tidied by ritalin and 'experts', brings with it seven others. And the end of that is even worse.

From what I understand of Americans, the very element of your people lay in hard work. Making your lives count, laying foundations, building and inventing the future for yourselves and others. A society that never much cared for who's in office, because you put the food on your table, not some clown in DC.

The current trend though, is to wait for a technical messiah, a superhuman savior 'with a plan for everything', some intellectual and moral giant that shall take away years of troubles and return gladness and relief just by his/her presence. One can expect this attitudinal lethargy from people of a third world shithole with a history of idol and nature worship, but America was a Christian nation built by its peoples out of nothing but rock and dirt, with no one but God smiling down on the farmer, the miner, the railroad worker...

Today's young America looks down upon the God-fearing, any mention of Jesus, any dialogue on the difference between holy and profane is considered puerile in this time of Hawkings and Hitchens.

There's no way the mental health of the next generation will not be even worse. I just find it a terrible waste.

It can't be turned around without God and only politics. I think people should make the most of the times of Trump, push for a return and appreciation for christian values, emblems and practices. Watch those enemies crumble like the walls of Jericho then.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-18 16:38||   2019-08-18 16:38|| Front Page Top

#20 Jesus is Lord. Fuck anyone bothered by that fact.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-18 18:35||   2019-08-18 18:35|| Front Page Top

#21 ...here you go.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-18 18:46||   2019-08-18 18:46|| Front Page Top

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