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Real Talk: CBO Director Tells Democrats Social Security is a Deficit Problem

AIPAC Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:07 PM
Baby Boomers did do great things. They are also known as the "Me Generation" and for good reason.
psydoc Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:41 PM
Individuals, during that generation. I stick to my post, JustMC. The point to Lois was she was wrong that boomers were a worthless generation. THAT is the point.
psydoc Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:40 PM
Why go there, AIPAC? I was asking you for some of the reasons you thought we (boomer) earned the rep of the "me generation".
JustMC Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:24 PM
psydoc wrote: "If you follow the thread, JustMC, you might have a better understanding of the point. Until you do, your post is utter nonsense. "

It's not nonsense at all. Group-identity accomplishment is as stupid as group-identity-victimhood and redistribution. A "generation" didn't do it, INDIVIDUALS did it.
BabyChe'sCrushedSkull Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:15 PM
Maybe, but so is blaming them, as your gutterslut friend Lois is doing.
psydoc Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:15 PM
If you follow the thread, JustMC, you might have a better understanding of the point. Until you do, your post is utter nonsense.
AIPAC Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:14 PM
psydoc - didn't you just give us some? Are you senile already?

Let me guess, you've never heard of Tom Wolfe because he's not on Fox News...
JustMC Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:12 PM
Praising the accomplishments of a generation is like praising the accomplishments of a particular race or sex or sexual preference. It's just stupid. It's as stupid as anyone who feels himself proud for the achievement of someone else. Utter nonsense.
psydoc Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:09 PM
Name a few, AIPAC. I can guess where this is going to go; however, I would like to see what you have to say.
Over the past few years, Democrats have clung to the idea that Social Security is a self-financing program that needs only tweaks to be fixed and, moreover, has not contributed at all to America's current debt and deficit problem. During Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf's testimony to the Senate Budget Committee today, Democrat Jeff Merkley of Oregon prodded on this point.

"Is it fair to say," Sen. Merkley said, "that Social Security does not contribute to the national debt?"

"I don't think that's right, Senator," Elmendorf responded, before explaining the fiction of the accounting of the Social Security...