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1 posted on 02/12/2013 1:39:34 PM PST by Sir Napsalot
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It is no secret that young voters tilt left on social issues like immigration and gay rights.

And by 'left' they mean 'ignorant.'

2 posted on 02/12/2013 1:41:12 PM PST by relictele
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““At the same time, this is not a generation of socialists. They are highly entrepreneurial, and know that some of what it takes to create an environment where they can do their own exciting, creative things is having basic systems that work.””

Entrepreneurial? What the hell is that, selling yarn crafts and homemade candles on Etsy?

“Exciting, creative things” means they are not creating the next fortune 500 company but pitching ideas on kickstarter or writing shotty apps while living in mom’s basement.


3 posted on 02/12/2013 1:47:45 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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Ah, the new York slimes....

Looking for a light in every closet....


4 posted on 02/12/2013 1:49:57 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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>>Young people absolutely believe that there’s a role for government<<

Translation: GIMMEGIMMEGIMMEGIMMEGIMME!!!


5 posted on 02/12/2013 1:50:44 PM PST by freedumb2003 (I learned everything I needed to know about racism from Colin Powell)
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Was not this school described in “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance?”

Appropriately?

(Not you, Missoula STEM folks, we know you maintain standards.)


6 posted on 02/12/2013 1:53:00 PM PST by Da Coyote
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(More excerpt) "Under-30 voters are “the only age group in which a majority said the government should do more to fix problems,” the nonpartisan Pew Research Center reported in November. In a Pew survey a year earlier, more than 8 in 10 said they believed that Social Security and Medicare had been good for the country, and they were especially supportive of seeing the programs overhauled so they would be intact when they retire. (Young people were also more open than their elders to privatizing the programs.) "
7 posted on 02/12/2013 1:55:43 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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and then they graduate into the real world and are deeply shocked that it is nothing like they were told.


8 posted on 02/12/2013 1:55:44 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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Perhaps the least obvious consequences of the Cloward/Piven agenda of Obama is that as the Left one by one destroys state economies (expecting Fed bail-outs of course) the youths from these liberal financial basket cases returning from university socialist indoctrination have no job opportunities there...

...so they move to the American Red (as removed from the Communist aka Democrat Red) States to make a living and thus bring with them their benighted ideology which infects the successful regions which prosper only because they reject the noxious notions of these maladroitly mentally molded Marxist minors..

9 posted on 02/12/2013 2:00:34 PM PST by Happy Rain ("Banning guns over Adam Lanza is like banning speech over Bill Maher.")
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Maybe the Founders understood something to specify 21-year-old males for the vote in the Constitution (at a time when life expectancy was what, 45?). I imagine you had a family well-started and were providing for others. You had “skin in the game”, and it made sense that your voice should count.

Modern society has extended adolescence what, well into the 30’s? Live with your parents. Use their insurance. Eat their food. Now they vote at 18. Talk about bass-ackwards.

Just more 20th century destruction of America by Progressives.


10 posted on 02/12/2013 2:07:23 PM PST by Empire_of_Liberty
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That’s the nature of youth, people tend to grow more conservative as they age. Because when you’re young you see a messed up world and want somebody to fix it, as you get older and see more and more attempts to fix it fail and cause more problems you learn they’re best avoided.


11 posted on 02/12/2013 2:11:40 PM PST by discostu (Not just another moon faced assassin of joy.)
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That has been the lefts/communist strategy for 50+ years. Propaganda through the institutions of higher learning to create millions of useful idiots.
14 posted on 02/12/2013 2:24:02 PM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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Two generations of progressive controlled education +

mainstream media as a full supporting member of the regime +

uncontrolled illegal immigration =

BIG TROUBLE

15 posted on 02/12/2013 2:25:31 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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“Show me a young Conservative and I'll show you someone with no heart. Show me an old Liberal and I'll show you someone with no brains.” ― Winston Churchill
17 posted on 02/12/2013 2:34:46 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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>>> Growing pains.

Anyway, what scares me the most is reading the readers’ response in either the NYT picks or Reader picks sections.


21 posted on 02/12/2013 2:59:37 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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It is news that young people are lefties?


22 posted on 02/12/2013 3:00:58 PM PST by jwalsh07
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U of M

(dancing school of the north) :)


24 posted on 02/12/2013 3:19:59 PM PST by utax
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Young, Liberal and Open to Big Government

In other words, bums who want to use the state to steal from their neighbors what they refuse to earn for themselves. Democrat scum bums.
25 posted on 02/12/2013 3:22:26 PM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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“At the same time, this is not a generation of socialists. They are highly entrepreneurial, and know that some of what it takes to create an environment where they can do their own exciting, creative things is having basic systems that work.”

Bull poop. You can't be both. What "basic systems" are they talking about that never worked in the past or don't work now? Nothing but pretty buzz words.

27 posted on 02/12/2013 4:02:26 PM PST by Clock King
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