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Greatest Generation the Most Entitled

Another American Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 3:20 PM
I appreciate your service. You are out there ignorant. George Bush, who is a radical liberal in my view, tried and failed to address this over LITERALLY the objections raised by then Sen. Obama, et al. Now you are trying to say those of use who are accurately portraying the dire situation of our entitle spending are Satan and Libs? Social security ends with people my age, 35. My kids will not have this burden. Of course these old RINO;s like Mclame are making things more difficult than they need and still stealing our money to buy votes. But we'll get them soon enough.

One thing nearly everybody agrees upon is that the "sequester" is a silly sideshow to the real challenge facing America: unsustainable spending on entitlements. Ironies abound. Democrats, with large support from young people, tend to believe that we must build on the legacy bequeathed to us by the New Deal and the Great Society. Republicans, who marshaled considerable support from older voters in their so-far losing battle against Obamacare, argue that we need to start fresh.

Perhaps it's time for both sides to consider an underappreciated fact of American life: The system we are trying to perpetuate was created for the...