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Millenials Rejecting DemocRATS Due To Spying
Chriss Street and Co. ^ | June 25, 2013 | Chriss W. Street

Posted on 06/25/2013 6:58:42 AM PDT by Texas Eagle

The revelations by former National Security Agency operative Edward Snowden that the United States government has been spying on all Americans may be causing a permanent political shift by the American “Millennial” generation (youth born between 1980 and the year 2000) away from President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party. Contrary to the main-stream-media’s claims that “Millennials don’t worry about online privacy,” research demonstrates young people are extremely sensitive about who has access and can engage in mischief with their digital lives. As Snowden’s spying disclosures continue, the blow-back against Obama and the Democratic Party is alienating this future dominant voting bloc.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; democrats; dontspyonme; govtabuse; millenials; nsa; obama
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1 posted on 06/25/2013 6:58:42 AM PDT by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle

Well, this aligns with the natural direction of party affiliation, as the millenials get “mugged”.


2 posted on 06/25/2013 7:01:27 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Texas Eagle

It’s still all about gimmee gimmee gimmee.

Most Obamadrones don’t care what he does as long as they get their “free” stuff.


3 posted on 06/25/2013 7:01:32 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Texas Eagle

Wait until they find out how much it’s going to cost to recharge their “smart” phones once the Kenyan gets his new “global warming” scam regulations in place.


4 posted on 06/25/2013 7:04:25 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama tried and failed. Obama got it done.)
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To: Texas Eagle
I think this is probably true. Certainly a lot of people are sloppy with facebook, and allow too much information to slip out -- but that is an implementation error. I believe the thinking is: "Facebook has privacy settings. I may not use them well. I may not understand them. But, theoretically, I have control over what other people know about me. I can "friend" who I want, and keep out the people I don't like."

And when the truth dawns that there are people you just can't keep out no matter how hard you try, I think these people feel real betrayal. "Hey, that breaks the rules! It's not supposed to be that way! I'm supposed to have control over my stuff!"

That, coupled with a poor economy for young people with entry-level job skills ought to make young folks ripe for the Conservative message. If only we had a political party that wanted to sell such a message. Sigh.

5 posted on 06/25/2013 7:06:13 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Texas Eagle
On reading this, the GOP Leadership commented: "Hunh? Who? Whatza Mellenial?"

Then, they snorted a few times, rolled over, and went back to sleep.

6 posted on 06/25/2013 7:14:39 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
I don't know who said this, but some philosophical person said, "It doesn't matter how many people don't know something. It only matters how many do."

You have your marching orders. Do everything you can to inform your friends. Increase your sphere of influence.

7 posted on 06/25/2013 7:14:44 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: wbill
GOP Leadeship? We don't need no steenking GOP Leadership.

WE are the GOP Leadership.

8 posted on 06/25/2013 7:16:22 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: wbill
How true.

A golden chance to re-explain the promise of America's freedom, as its champion, to a generation who has never heard of it.

A chance to point out how the American traditions the GOP is supposed to support have been distorted and abused by the left....and nothing.

9 posted on 06/25/2013 7:21:39 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Millenials are captive—as long as they walk with their heads down, the government has them buy their thumbs.


10 posted on 06/25/2013 7:26:15 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Texas Eagle

Yawn - 2016 comes around they will be marching for Hillary like they did O-Twink


11 posted on 06/25/2013 7:27:00 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote

True, if presented with a binary choice.

But if someone along the lines of Ralph Nader jumps in and makes the surveillance a core issue ...


12 posted on 06/25/2013 7:30:11 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: GlockThe Vote
Perhaps. If we just sit back and let it happen. We still have 3 years to do whatever we can to get as many as them informed and involved as possible.

We are not potted plants. God gave us a brain and a voice for a reason.

13 posted on 06/25/2013 7:31:16 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: SC_Pete
That's why it is up to us to inform as many of them as possible and do whatever we can to get them to change their way of thinking. We are not powerless. You have more influence than you think.

Just think back to your youth. How many things did your parents tell you that you dismissed back then as fuddy-duddyism but now you see as obvious.

14 posted on 06/25/2013 7:34:40 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Yes, I agree. My family uses technology but is not a slave to it.


15 posted on 06/25/2013 7:39:51 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Texas Eagle

GOP Leadership is an oxymoron.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 7:42:00 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Texas Eagle

After what I have seen these last 6 years or so - my faith in the average American voter is Z E R O


17 posted on 06/25/2013 7:42:36 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: C210N

those concerned with privacy will far more likely go with some form of libertarianism than with the republicrats who are busy sounding just like the democrats in their defense of the NSA snooping on us all.


18 posted on 06/25/2013 7:43:21 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

The millenials aren’t about the gimmedats as much as they are about the “I’m a good and superior person because I’m a ‘progressive’”.

Simply put, they’re in it for the idealism.

This is why the voting age should be 25.


19 posted on 06/25/2013 7:44:21 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: GlockThe Vote
they will be marching for Hillary like they did O-Twink

Sadly you're 100% correct. Throw in a rock star VP like DeVal Patrick and let the youts march in lockstep.

20 posted on 06/25/2013 7:44:30 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Texas Eagle

I guess the young folks are learning that all that hopey changey stuff was just a bunch of malarky!


21 posted on 06/25/2013 7:44:56 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: GlockThe Vote

Nice. Here’s hoping your apathy is not contagious. Let the rest of us do the heavy lifting. People like you just get in the way.


22 posted on 06/25/2013 7:45:24 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: nascarnation
Throw in a rock star VP like DeVal Patrick and let the youts march in lockstep.

Or the guy (I think the Mayor) from San Antonio with the s##t eating grin.

23 posted on 06/25/2013 7:46:10 AM PDT by Marathoner (Sarah Palin is our Esther, for such a time as this)
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To: AtlasStalled

Spread the news.


24 posted on 06/25/2013 7:46:25 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Marathoner

Actually I think there’s a good chance it will be NJ Fatboy for VP.

There will be a mediagasm over the “bipartisan” ticket.

I see vote numbers like Baraq 2008.


25 posted on 06/25/2013 7:49:32 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Texas Eagle

This is why Barry will be doing a major suck-up to the extreme Enviro-Left today.

The DUmmies are p*ssed. And Barry is getting scared.


26 posted on 06/25/2013 7:52:28 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Good. Keep him hopping.

The fact that he still has to secure his base should be a source of encouragement for us.

27 posted on 06/25/2013 7:53:56 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

Really depends on which millenials. Obamanomics is crafted to give handouts almost exclusively to minorities and women. Caucasian male millenials will not, over the long haul, benefit from Obama handouts. To a lesser extend, minority male millenials also will not benefit: As the government becomes increasingly cash-strapped, the Obamanauts will have to choose between male minorities and female minorities. They won’t pick males. Indeed, this has always been a tension, but it will become exacerbated over time if we stay on this course.


28 posted on 06/25/2013 7:57:01 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Texas Eagle

They still won’t vote GOP but neither should we...


29 posted on 06/25/2013 7:59:17 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: Buckeye McFrog

DUmmies => totally misplaced idealism and self-righteousness with a huge dose of the F-word to make them sound hip/intelligent to each other.


30 posted on 06/25/2013 7:59:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Thane_Banquo
Obamanomics is crafted to give handouts almost exclusively to minorities and women.

Obamanomics is crafted to give handouts almost exclusively to minority men and women - they're totally PO'd that white women (and their husbands) are able to get around their intent by putting the businesses in their wives' names.

31 posted on 06/25/2013 8:01:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: varyouga

Who said anything about voting GOP? Inform and enlighten and let the chips fall where they may.


32 posted on 06/25/2013 8:04:18 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: C210N

Is that because the CIA, FBI, NSA et al know the cute code words they use for marijuana and other forms of dope?


33 posted on 06/25/2013 8:05:45 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Texas Eagle

bookmark


34 posted on 06/25/2013 8:12:27 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: Thane_Banquo

The public polling data analysis I saw following the 2012 presidential election show that a majority of white young voters (Young defined as under 30) did in fact vote for Mitt Romney. Minority youth (black, hispanic, and Asian) voted so overwhelmingly BHO, that youth vote wound up once again decisively in the Obama camp. The older you are in America, the whiter you are, the more likely you are to vote GOP. Younger people are much less white and much less likely to vote GOP. With respect to the white vote, the percentage Romney received-—close to 60%-—several decades ago, would have been more than enough to guarantee him a Nixon or Reagan-like landslide. If you could factor out union members, Jewish and gay voters, from the white voting universe, whites do in fact vote almost as overwhelmingly Republican as blacks, hispanics, and Asians vote overwhelmingly Democrat. Race and frequency of religious observance seem to be the biggest factors determining party preference—not socio-economic factors. Why blacks and hispanics vote overwhelmingly Democrat seems perfectly understandable, why Asians do is still somewhat of a mystery.


35 posted on 06/25/2013 9:01:11 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Texas Eagle

Ive thought for some time that young voters were not paying attention to the problems of the economy, the impending issues re social security, medicare, the deficits, changing demographics, terrorism, reverse racism, including that in admissions and employment. Somewhere along the way they will need to wake up. The future is not bright for them IMO unless they start thinking for themselves. I’ve had several friends express fears of the world their children and grandchildren are facing, and I can’t say that I blame them.


36 posted on 06/25/2013 10:37:11 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: SC_Pete

Until the bus hits them crossing the street.


37 posted on 06/25/2013 12:47:39 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: nascarnation

I have said this for awhile now. They will spout some BS like we are all one family, once country yada yada...


38 posted on 06/25/2013 12:49:34 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: A_Former_Democrat

People can blame boomers all they want, when it is all said and done I will blame the millenials for the fall of our country and their uniformed voting.


39 posted on 06/25/2013 12:51:35 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Texas Eagle

I don’t believe it. Seriously.


40 posted on 06/25/2013 12:52:33 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Texas Eagle; a fool in paradise
Millenials

Damn those 12 year olds!

41 posted on 06/25/2013 12:53:33 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Resolute Conservative

It happens.


42 posted on 06/25/2013 1:18:54 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Texas Eagle

As a Millennial who naver supported Obama I can attest to the fact that I care about the privacy of what I post online.

Many, but not are expect that when you post something on say Facebook to just your “Friends”, it is not easily spread around round by others. Yes, someone can take a screen shot, etc. but that is not easy. Many are concerned about how much the government is getting involved in their lives since the NSA leak.


43 posted on 06/25/2013 1:18:56 PM PDT by matt04
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To: ClearCase_guy

Exactly.


44 posted on 06/25/2013 1:20:16 PM PDT by matt04
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To: MrB
This is why the voting age should be 25.

I disagree; one big problem we have is the multitude of different ages that we have that vie for entry into manhood:

  1. 16, when you can get your driver's license
  2. 18, when you can get tobacco, enlist, etc. (Legal age of majority)
  3. 21, when you can legally drink
  4. 26, when your insurance rate goes down

One part of the problem is that societally we don't have a coming-of-age ceremony that acts as a psychological anchor-point/doorway for the transition; Jews, for example, have the Bar Mitzvah [done at 12] to mark coming of age, some African societies have kill a lion, and so forth. The point is that these are concrete events that a man can consciously point to and say I am a man!

45 posted on 06/25/2013 8:19:05 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: matt04
Yes, someone can take a screen shot, etc. but that is not easy.

Windows: Alt+Print Screen.

46 posted on 06/25/2013 9:31:50 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: OneWingedShark

True, however I’m referring to a simple click on a link to share with others.


47 posted on 06/25/2013 10:38:12 PM PDT by matt04
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To: OneWingedShark

You’re right - the problem is not that “teens” are not mature enough to be responsible because of their age.

It’s that our society has allowed the concept of “teen” to be defined as a period of irresponsibility.


48 posted on 06/26/2013 5:14:39 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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